Tag Archives: care

Sleep disorders tally $94.9 billion in health care costs each year

Sleep disorders are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization, conservatively placing an additional $ 94.9 billion in costs each year to the United States health care system, according to a new study from researchers at Mass Eye and Ear, a member hospital of Mass General Brigham. In their new analysis, published in… Read More »

Covid: Care home isolation rule axed for low-risk trips in England

Leigh Day partner Tessa Gregory, who is representing John’s Campaign, said: “It appears under the threat of legal proceedings, which the John’s Campaign were due to issue next week, the government has finally agreed to drop the blanket requirement that care home residents self-isolate for 14 days following any visit out. BBC News – Health

Anni Espar: Spanish Female Water Polo Player, Olympic Silver Medalist Talks About her Workout, Diet, Hair and Skin Care

Anna Espar Llaquet is a Spanish water polo player who won the gold medal at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona. Espar also played on the Spain national team which won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She scored 15 goals and was named to the Olympic All-Star Team. In 2012… Read More »

Put nutrition counseling in primary care [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | March 26, 2021 “One of the best solutions to rising obesity and non-communicable disease rates lie in primary care. Medical professionals can influence the U.S. food system indirectly through demand and collective purchasing power by educating their patients to choose and purchase healthier options. Merely improving nutrition education… Read More »

Medical care plunged in pandemic’s early days, studies show

Dive Brief: A new study of one the nation’s busiest public hospitals in the Western Journal of Medicine concluded that COVID-19 led to a massive drop-off in emergency department visits during the first few weeks of the pandemic. A second survey by researchers at The Commonwealth Fund found that COVID-19 also interfered with Medicare enrollees’ access… Read More »