Tag archive for ‘Health’
By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Employers’ dream of controlling health costs turns to workers’ sleep

Charlie Blakey had a sense he was sleeping poorly since he often would wake up tired and hear from his wife how loudly he breathed during the night. So he jumped at the chance when his employer, Southern Co., More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Divorce and conversational difficulties with father affect child’s future health

Conversational difficulties with father after a divorce affects the children’s health negatively. “This demonstrates that contact with both parents after a divorce is important,” says Professor More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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WHO spells out most urgent health issues for the next 10 years

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its “to-do” list of the most urgent worldwide health issues that need to be tackled over the next decade. The heart of the issue, argues the WHO, is that More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Electronic health records instead of patient care: waste of time?

Healthcare providers are increasingly murmuring about the amount of time and effort as well as money spent on maintaining an electronic health records (EHR) system in the US. The time outpatients spend with More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Delaying Knee Surgery has a Detrimental Impact on Health, a New Study Finds

A new study has revealed that most people who require knee surgery are waiting too long to get it done, and this is having a detrimental impact on their health and wellbeing. Experts advise that those eligible More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Researchers highlight privacy risks of sharing data from environmental health studies

Before sharing human research data, scientists routinely strip it of personal information such as name, address, and birthdate in order to protect the privacy of their study participants. However, reporting More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Health benefits of a ‘Dry January’

A new year often means a list of resolutions for change, such as abstaining from drinking alcohol, stopping smoking, or living a healthier lifestyle. For one, “Dry January” has become immensely popular because More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Survey uncovers key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health

A survey conducted by The Harris Poll has uncovered key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health, and what they don’t know is putting them at risk of vision loss. With the number of people affected More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Digital videos can be a vital source of cancer health education

Online health videos can be an important source of cancer education, according to Rutgers researchers. Their review, published in the Journal of Cancer Education, analyzed existing research to see how people More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Trace metals in Leatherback turtle eggs could pose health risks to consumers

Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) eggs laid in Bocas del Toro nesting beaches in the Panamanian Caribbean may be harmful to consumers. According to a study by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute More...