As many as half of all clinicians suffer from the problem, creating risks to patients, malpractice claims and absenteeism, study finds.
During the 2018-2019 flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that about 45% of U.S. adults received the flu vaccine. While this is an increase of 8% from 2017-2018, it falls way below the national goal of 70% of American adults receiving a flu shot.
Despite ranking as the second "best hospital city" in the U.S., Los Angeles has a relatively low rate of nurses per capita at 29.47, according to a digital healthcare company based in London.
If you often hit that midafternoon slump and feel drowsy at your desk, you're not alone. The number of working Americans who get less than seven hours of sleep a night is on the rise.
There are plenty of unhealthy eaters in the land of plenty. Despite improvements in essential nutrient deficiencies, the status quo of the American diet continues to be of great concern, according to the US Department of Health’s 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines:
We all know that walking does the body good. Time and again, researchers have shown the plethora of health benefits that this simple exercise can offer in terms of weight management and cardiovascular health, as well as libido and pain relief. But did you know that walking can also be good for the brain?
The availability of up to the minute information, presented 24/7/365, could assist a democratic society in making the best choices in determining its future. That was the promise of cable news. Unfortunately, cable news has fallen short of its potential and has led to the further polarization of America. More than that, it has changed the way your brain works. Not for the better!
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Liz Di Bernardo