Patients with obesity experienced improved CV and mental health after attending a nonjudgmental and personalized lifestyle modification program, according to a study presented at EuroHeartCare. “Obesity develops for multiple reasons and blaming someone for their weight can stop them from getting health care and advice. It can lead to emotional eating and feeling too self-conscious to exercise,” Aisling Harris, cardiac and weight management dietitian at Croí Heart and Stroke Centre in Galway, Ireland, said in a press release.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard Thursday that healthcare employers specifically must abide by to better protect workers from the spread of COVID-19.
Silicon Valley has been talking about how “broken” U.S. healthcare is for years. Tech companies haven’t been shy about promising to “transform,” “disrupt,” and “revolutionize” the current system. But so far, they haven’t made much of an impact, despite Americans spending $3.8 trillion, or nearly 18% of our GDP, on healthcare in 2019.
A nursing shortage — driven by the pandemic — has made life miserable for parents with profoundly disabled children. “What if I’m so exhausted that I make a mistake?”
A group of healthcare organization CEOs recently adopted a Declaration of Principles to improve the safety of healthcare workers. Healthcare settings pose several safety concerns for caregivers and other staff members.
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