Treating people with mental ill health in hospitals with locked wards, as opposed to hospitals without locked wards, does not reduce their risk of suicide attempts or of unauthorised absence from hospital, also known as 'absconding',...Show More Summary
State health officials are adding medically inaccurate information to a booklet designed to deter women seeking an abortion. This blog post originally appeared at the ACLU of Texas. The doctor-patient relationship is the cornerstone of medical practice, and the foundation of that relationship is trust. Show More Summary
"Every sunset is an opportunity to reset." ? Richie Norton In a world obsessed with getting more done. achieving more and chasing success we often lose sight of the importance of taking time to refresh and recharge. This is where regular resets come in. Resets are, as the name suggests, time for us to reset ourselves in some way. Show More Summary
A new smartphone app is helping University of Virginia Health System surgery patients follow a treatment program to better prepare them for surgery and speed their recovery.
New research on trends in adult human height over the last century confirm that, no surprise, humans are getting taller overall due to better nutrition and disease control. However according to the health science group Non-Communicable Diseases Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), the gain in adult height varies dramatically by country. Show More Summary
We spoke to Julie Ohana, a culinary therapist based in Michigan, to get a better understanding of how cooking can help patients combat depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.
Israeli startup Engie wants to crack open the auto-repair industry with a combination of hardware and software to enable you to better understand the health of your car, tied to a more transparent marketplace for local mechanics. Read More
The 'Confident' singer spoke about her bipolar diagnosis.
Just six states earn a passing grade of a C or better and a seventh state gets a D when it comes to health price transparency, according to the latest analysis from the nonprofit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute and Catalyst for Payment Reform.
Don't judge a fruit by its surface! Those not-so-pretty scabs and bumps are actually battle wounds and the sign of a stronger, better, more antioxidant-packed food.
The accused former employee of the mental health facility told police, "It's better that the disabled disappear," Japanese media report.
It is a common misperception that the U. S. has the best health care in the world, another example of "American exceptionalism." By constant repetition over many years, this myth has become a meme, a part of our language without regard to its merit. Show More Summary
(Photo: Guille Faingold/Stocksy) You know that sleep is essential for good health, and you've tried everything: munching on sleep-enhancing superfoods, banning screens from the bedroom, and getting sleep tips from Arianna HuffingtonShow More Summary
July 1966 holds a special historical significance for those who work to study and improve health care. The landmark event was quiet, but its impact lasts to this day, in the form of better care for Americans of all ages.
Large health care systems are beginning to invest core operating dollars in connecting their patients to community resources, in service of the ultimate solution to better costs and outcomes: keeping patients healthy.
Walgreens made a pledge to provide better care for its LGBTQ patients this week, launching a resource guide for its 70,000 health care professionals nationwide that “helps pharmacists better understand the needs of LGBTQ customers and patients.” The pharmacy chain, which is the second-largest in the U.S. with more than 8,100 locations in all 50... Read more »
Let me first point out that I’m not arguing for a routine life. This isn’t about settling for spending the rest of your days without variability. Going Primal should never mean checking your sense of adventure or love of novelty at the door. If anything, it calls for us to grow our lives beyond the socially […]
Tossing and turning more than usual lately? You’re not alone. As we get older, changes to our sleep patterns can be expected with different health conditions, menopause and even medications. “These changes can result in lighter, more...Show More Summary
Researchers suggest that while no gene 'causes' mental ill health, some genes can make people more sensitive to the effects of their environment -- for better and for worse -- leading to both mental ill health and enhanced mental resilience.
The Veterans Affairs health care system generally performs better than or similar to other health care systems on providing safe and effective care to patients, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Analyzing a decade of research...Show More Summary