Health-care settings hit hardest by health-professional shortages – such as rural safety-net hospitals and neighborhood community centers – are among the most likely to be served by foreign-born doctors and other providers, thanks to visa programs that encourage them to do so.
The National Academy of Medicine recently released its updated description of patient centered care and framed it as “…care planned, delivered, managed, and continuously improved in active partnership with patients and their families to ensure integration of their health and health care goals, preferences, and values.”
We don’t agree on much in our divided nation.
But the results of the annual American Psychological Association’s Stress in America survey out in February reveal that the majority on both sides of the political spectrum…
Top minds in the U.S. military, mental health, suicide prevention and social media arenas converged Wednesday in a packed room at the Pentagon to find immediate, actionable ways to help people at risk of suicide.
Most of us would agree we’d like to feel more energetic during the day. But different factors sometimes stop us from always feeling our most vibrant.
YouTuber Lauren Toyota shares some tips and tricks in the “2 Minutes To Transform” video above that will get you up on your feet and ready to take on your ...
Which state is the most active in the U.S.? You might be surprised.
Although states like Colorado, California and New York are often lauded for their active populations and great places for recreational activities, those aren’t the states that came up as the most active according to data from ACTIVE Network’s endurance event registration platform. That ...
During Thanksgiving week, people around the United States express gratitude for the bounty of their lives, but many may not realize that in doing so, they’re also improving the quality of their health and increasing their life expectancies.
Is genetics destiny when it comes to heart disease?
A new analysis of data from more than 55,000 people provides an answer. It finds that by living right — by not smoking, by exercising moderately and by eating a healthy diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and grains — people can tamp down even the worst genetic ...
The Food and Drug Administration hasn’t updated its recommendations on what is considered healthy since the ’90s when low fat content was the main focus of health professionals and sugar wasn’t even really on the radar. It will still be years before there’s significant movement, but the agency is finally taking steps toward updating it. ...
The 20 million Americans who have gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act don’t yet know exactly how the presidency of Donald Trump will change their lives — and reactions to that uncertainty range from anxiety to apathy.
Regular stretching may help to boost cardiovascular fitness in people who are unable to exercise due to surgery or poor health, according to a small study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
“Healthy food is so expensive!” I often hear this complaint from people when I tell them what I do for a living. And it’s true; organic produce, pastured eggs, high-end cooking oils-all of these things can really add up. But you don’t have to take out a second mortgage to eat well.
Kick butt on your next run with these eye-of-the-tiger mental tips from Traci Statler, Ph.D., a professor of sport psychology at California State University, Fullerton, who helps give the USA Track & Field team its winning attitude.