Entries by The Healthcare Standard

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Nursing Major

A nursing major prepares students for a career path in nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing. Nursing students are equipped with the skills needed to assess clinical scenarios, navigate patient interactions and work successfully in a variety of health care settings. Graduates with a nursing degree will be ready to become a registered nurse, […]

7 Natural Ways To Recover From Lyme Disease Faster

So, despite your best efforts to prevent tick bites, you’ve somehow contracted Lyme disease. Don’t beat yourself up; it happens to the best of us (read all about how my chronic Lyme disease came back even after antibiotics, and how I healed myself naturally). “If your immune system is strong, you’re going to take care […]

Don’t Take a Vacation From Your Healthy Lifestyle

Well, summer is finally here. Summer signals the official time for fun, play, recreation, and travel. Whether you’re doing a staycation or travel vacation, it’s tempting to want to skip your exercise routine, eat whatever you want, and just generally chill. After all, summer is about family and friends sharing time together, eating deliciously grilled […]

Insurance Linked to Hospitals’ Decision to Transfer Kids with Mental Health Emergencies

A national study finds children without insurance who seek treatment for a mental health disorder in the emergency department (ED) are more likely than those with private insurance to be transferred to another hospital. The study, conducted by researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry, showed differences in the […]

Health Officials Offer Tips for Surviving the Heat

JUNEAU — With high temperatures expected over much of Wisconsin this week, Dodge County Public Health Officer Abby Sauer is reminding residents to be proactive. “It’s important to stay cool, hydrated, and informed,” she said. Sauer recommends people stay in air conditioning; check on their family and friends; keep an eye on pets; avoid the […]

Florida’s Smaller Counties Worried About Medicaid Expansion

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Some of Florida’s smaller and poorer counties are worried that expanding Medicaid access to low-income childless adults could force them to raise property taxes. The “fiscally constrained counties” expressed their concerns to Florida economists, who are conducting an analysis of a proposed constitutional amendment that would require the state to expand Medicaid […]

Klick Health Leaders Celebrated for Excellence in Science, Innovation, Strategy, and Mentorship

TORONTO & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Klick Health today announced that Managing Director Greg Rice and Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy Leslie Jamison are being honored this evening as 2019 PM360 ELITE 100 award winners. They are the latest Klicksters to be recognized for their accomplishments in the life sciences marketing industry. Earlier this year, MM&M […]