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Exploring the health benefits of ginseng

Details: 2 hours ago · The health benefits of ginseng are largely attributed to compounds called ginsenosides, which are present in the roots, stems, and leaves of the plant. Ginsenosides are known to prevent

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Three health issues doctors are seeing more of due to COVID-19

Details: Three health issues doctors are seeing more of due to COVID-19. The stress, isolation and disruption of our routines during the coronavirus pandemic have taken their toll on many of us, leading to

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Substantial health decline among older people supports

Details: 1 day ago · The World Health Organization has proposed a program called Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) based on the principle that simple interventions could improve the health and functioning of

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New York woman who saved husband's life inspires others to

Details: Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 found to improve mental health. Sep 09, 2021. 0. Increased flatulence from eating plant-based diet found to indicate healthier gut microbiome. Sep 09, 2021. 0.

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COVID-19 Tracking Survey: Who do New Yorkers trust during

Details: The COVID-19 Tracking Survey is designed by CUNY SPH in collaboration with the Journal of Health Communication, a peer-reviewed publication edited …

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New study shines light on barriers to diabetes care in NYC

Details: Community health programs and workers can help play a diverse role in improving this community's health to engage the community with necessary health information, social support and assistance

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New CDC chief to target smoking; led charge in NYC

Details: (AP) -- Dr. Thomas Frieden has swung a big stick as New York City's top health official, pushing through bans on smoking and artery-clogging trans fats.

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Children's health-related behaviors negatively impacted by

Details: 3 hours ago · Children's health-related behaviors negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. by Erin Bluvas, University of South Carolina. Mean estimates of (A) physical activity and sedentary behavior, (B

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Most states have cut back public health powers amid pandemic

Details: 1 day ago · A Kaiser Health News review of hundreds of pieces of legislation found that, in all 50 states, legislators have proposed bills to curb such public health powers since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Health impact news and latest updates

Details: Health impacts of lockdowns no worse than large COVID outbreaks, at least in short term. Although lockdowns are undoubtedly associated with health harms, their impact on health is unlikely to be

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Mental health and economic factors influence patients

Details: 20 hours ago · According to the World Health Organization, four million people die from obesity-related causes annually. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery is an effective, lifesaving intervention for

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Turning 65 means a lot for Americans' wallets, health

Details: 2 days ago · The average amount that an older adult paid out-of-pocket for health care dropped 27% from age 64 to age 66, even as incomes stayed about the same and average total health costs paid by insurance

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Fat matters more than muscle for heart health

Details: Fat matters more than muscle for heart health. New research has found that changes in body fat impact early markers of heart health more than changes in body muscle, suggesting there are greater

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The bridge between public health education and government

Details: "The public health workforce is a critical element of the public health system and infrastructure, but a reduction in the number of public health workers in the core government public health

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9/11 survivors' exposure to toxic dust and the chronic

Details: The health risks posed by direct exposure to the acrid dust was underestimated at the time, and poorly understood. Appropriate personal protective equipment, such as P100 half-face respirators

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Packaging and health warnings are key in discouraging

Details: 1 day ago · Packaging and health warnings are key in discouraging youths from using cannabis. by University of Waterloo. Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain. As more countries consider legalizing non-medical

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France gets tough on unvaccinated health workers

Details: 1 day ago · - 'Health pass' row—France's national public health agency estimated a week ago that roughly 12 percent of hospital staff and around six percent of doctors in private practices have yet to be

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Concerns over mental health of doctors increase as COVID

Details: Concerns over mental health of doctors increase as COVID surge hits hospitals. “What has been an open secret amongst doctors, is now being investigated and the importance is increasingly

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Better partnerships between medical and dance

Details: 21 hours ago · The project, Dance, Health and Wellbeing: Debating and moving forward methodologies, was a partnership among the University of Exeter, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and Dance in

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Gut microbes are key to health benefit delivered by hops

Details: The health-enhancing performance of a compound found in hops is dependent upon its interactions with intestinal microorganisms, new research by …

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EU earmarks 30 billion euros for health crisis agency

Details: 2 hours ago · The European Union said Thursday that it will fund its new health preparedness and rapid response agency to the tune of 30 billion euros ($35 billion) over the next six years, even pushing it

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COVID-19 disproportionately impacted Michigan health care

Details: 2 days ago · COVID-19 disproportionately impacted Michigan health care and service workers early in pandemic. A large percentage of Michigan workers continued to report to work despite the state's stay-home

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Care-experienced children have poorer health outcomes

Details: 1 day ago · Care-experienced children in Scotland have poorer health and higher average rates of mortality when compared to children in the general population, according to a new study. The findings come from

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Focusing on the present during the pandemic can reduce

Details: Focusing on the present and not the past or future will better protect your mental health and wellbeing during the COVID 19 pandemic, a new study has found. The research, led by Dr. Jingshi Liu at

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New mental health treatment withstands lockdown isolation

Details: "Groups 4 Health is a new way to deal with some of the underlying causes of poor mental health," Associate Professor at ANU and Clinical Psychologist Tegan Cruwys said. "The goal for G4H is to

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From bushfires, to floods, to COVID-19: How cumulative

Details: 1 day ago · Mental health issues were a significant concern after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill; greater levels of disruption to people's lives, work, family, and social engagement were associated with

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Health insurance coverage declined during the pandemic

Details: Health insurance coverage declined during the pandemic. Nearly 2.7 million people in the U.S. lost their health insurance over a 12-week period in the spring and summer of 2020 during the COVID-19

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Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 found to improve mental health

Details: In this lastest survey, respondents were asked about impacts on their mental health after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. The researchers found that respondents in the study experienced a 15%

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Rehospitalization increased with delayed home health care

Details: Jamie M. Smith, R.N., from the College of Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and colleagues examined the association between timing of home health

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COVID-19 school closures take toll on mental health of

Details: 1 day ago · More mental health difficulties were seen in older children in remote schooling than those attending in-person schooling (standardized effect size, 0.23 per year older), yielding small effect

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How to promote brain health

Details: People want clear, evidence-based information about exactly which lifestyle changes can improve their brain health, according to a new report from the Lifebrain consortium in collaboration with

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Better mental health supports needed for pregnant

Details: 1 day ago · Better mental health supports needed for pregnant individuals during the pandemic, says study. Dr. Tali Bogler, study lead author and family physician and chair of family medicine obstetrics at St

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Experts propose policies for safer electronic health records

Details: Provided by University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Citation : Experts propose policies for safer electronic health records (2021, September 10) retrieved 14 September 2021 from

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Fighting COVID-19 misinformation

Details: 5 hours ago · The World Health Organization will not steer you wrong. I have profound faith in the World Health Organization and the information it puts out. Another source of trusted information is the

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New book empowers health students to provide inclusive care

Details: Published by Routledge, the book is a first-of-a-kind guide for health students and practitioners to better understand, engage with and address issues of inequity in ways that support growth and

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Report: Guidelines for reducing child deaths from serious

Details: 2 hours ago · Placing parents with children suspected of having illnesses such as meningitis nearer to the center of decision-making, simplifying health services, and ensuring children see the same health

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The looming healthcare crisis: A shortage of health

Details: The looming healthcare crisis: A shortage of health workers would be disastrous. Rates of burnout and stress are high among doctors and other health-care providers. Credit: Shutterstock. The COVID

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Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness

Details: Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness. People who struggle with serious mental illnesses are more likely to die early—about 10 to 30 years early—than those without mental

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At least 115,000 health workers have died from COVID: WHO

Details: At least 115,000 health and care workers have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the WHO chief said Monday, calling for a dramatic scale-up of vaccination in all countries.

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Study shows low COVID-19 infection rate in health care workers

Details: The health care workers had the highest exposure because most of them were caring for COVID-19-positive patients. Nevertheless, at the end of 2020 when vaccinations began, 85% of the study

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Light-to-moderate coffee drinking associated with health

Details: Light-to-moderate coffee drinking associated with health benefits. Up to three cups of coffee per day is associated with a lower risk of stroke and fatal heart disease, according to research

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Air pollution exposure during pregnancy has long-term

Details: 2 days ago · Particulate matter (PM) is a major component of air pollution that is increasingly associated with long-term consequences for the health and development of children. In a study recently published

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No one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to kids' health

Details: If all health factors are weighted equally, the perfect "Goldilocks Day' for children comprises the following: Sleep: 10.4 hours; Sedentary time: 9.7 hours; Light physical activity: 2.4 hours

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Inuit cancer patients often face difficult decisions

Details: 3 hours ago · Inuit cancer patients often face difficult decisions without support far from home. Inuit in the Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin) region must travel long distances south to receive specialized health-care

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