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Healthcare Positions Dominate List Of Most In-Demand Jobs In 2019

Healthcare professions topped the list of the most in-demand jobs for 2019, according to a recent report.

My Battle Against The Nurse's Cap

Florence Nightingale was among the first nurses who started wearing a nurse’s cap. The cap was derived by nuns and represented those caring for the sick. Hair was neatly tightened into a bun and covered by the cap.

Flu Vaccinations May Have Staved Off 7.1M Illnesses, 8,000 Deaths In 2017-18 Season

Influenza vaccinations significantly reduced the number of flu-related illnesses, medical visits and hospitalizations during the 2017-18 flu season, according to a study.

7 Things You Should Know Before You Decide To Stop Using Birth Control

There are both good and bad effects of discontinuing your form of birth control. Being on birth control and then getting off will continue to keep your risk of ovarian cancer low.

I Lost 182 Pounds, Now I Know The Truth About Obesity

For years, I swallowed all the theories about fat, believing I could be obese and fit. Here are five dangerous myths, debunked

Hospital Acquired Disease Drops By Nearly 1 Million From 2014-2017

New data released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show reductions in hospital-acquired conditions such as adverse drug events and healthcare-associated infections helped prevent 20,500 hospital deaths and save $7.7 billion in health care costs from 2014 to 2017.

Here's Why Roughly Half Of All Hospital Deaths Could Be Related To Sepsis

Sepsis is the leading cause of death to hospitalized patients, but to bring down the sepsis-related mortality rate, prevention and care of other major contributing factors would need to change significantly, according to new research published Friday.


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