Dr. Ruth White, MPH

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  • Dr. Ruth White, MPH - Seattle, WA - Social Work

    Why is it so hard to convince Americans to lead healthier lifestyles?

    As someone who has spent a lot of time designing and implementing health education, one of the key reasons is that in a country where people keep living longer despite bad health behaviors, there is no clear motivation for changing health behaviors. And understand that this is not only an American problem. But we live...Read More
  • Dr. Ruth White, MPH - Seattle, WA - Social Work

    Can I prevent bipolar disorder?

    Bipolar disorder cannot be 'prevented', however, with careful management symptoms can be minimized and some people actually find that some of the symptoms are prevented. Medications used as prescribed can prevent certain symptoms, as can counseling with a mental health professional. Regular e...Read More