Tag Archives: health

Employers are vital to promoting mental health, new report says

Training managers to empower their teams to take care of their mental health, while recognizing the signs of mental health disorders, is critically important to

2017 saw slowing in national health care spending

(HealthDay)—National health care spending slowed in 2017, according to a report published online Dec. 6 in Health Affairs. Anne B. Martin, Ph.D., from the Ce

Health law sign-ups lagging as Saturday deadline is looming

Health insurance sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act are down with just a few days left to enroll, even though premiums are stable, consumer

What social stress in monkeys can tell us about human health

Research in recent years has linked a person’s physical or social environment to their well-being. Stress wears down the body and compromises the immune sy

Denying transgender identity has serious impact on mental health

“Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme. But the adage is only half right, according to my r

Hong Kong’s waters benefit health and wellbeing

A ground-breaking study has revealed how spending time in and around Hong Kong’s ‘blue spaces’ (harbours, coastlines and beaches) is linked to

Veterans health administration hospitals outperform non-VHA hospitals in most markets

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, inclu

Harmful, unfounded myths about migration and health have become accepted, used to justify policies of exclusion

Public health protection and cost savings are often used as reasons to restrict migrants’ access to health care, or to deny them entry. Yet, as the new UCL-Lancet Commission

Arc welding fumes detrimental to human health

Working as part of an international group of toxicologists, scientists of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) have found that harmful nanoparticles are for

How safe is your complementary health product?

NUS researchers have found that skin allergies are the most common adverse reaction associated with the use of complementary health products. Complementary h

What does expanded Medicaid mean for the health and work lives of enrollees? A lot

Five states will expand Medicaid in 2019. Fourteen may start requiring Medicaid enrollees to work in return for their health coverage. And a new study could help all of these state

8 health benefits of oatmeal and how to make it

Oatmeal is a very popular breakfast food that consists of oats and a liquid, such as water, cow’s milk, or plant-based milk. Full of nutrients and fiber, oats are one of the

Quercetin: Health benefits, dosage, and side effects

Quercetin is a pigment found in many plants, fruits, and vegetables. It may have some health benefits and help prevent a range of conditions. People can get quercetin through a bal

The health risks of being employed are changing in the US and globally

While most large corporations take responsibility for occupational risks, many partake in transferring these risks to smaller companies and the informal sector, where health risks

Human exposures and health effects associated with unconventional oil and gas development

Development of oil and natural gas from shale and other unconventional geologic formations across the U.S. has expanded rapidly since the early 2000s and its development is project

Being employed puts your health at risk

The modern workplace has undergone a transformation as workers move away from traditional industrial sectors, such as agriculture and manufacturing, into the ser

Assessing India’s health with a single question

A country can estimate its population’s health status by using national survey questionnaires. A country like India, however, requires substantial, costly resources to monito

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records (EHRs) improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout