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Work-life balance in healthcare: The fundamentals

People in careers that revolve around helping others are often the worst at maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Healthcare workers are some of the most challenged employees when it comes to self-care, yet they spend every day helping others with health challenges. It...

source: By Catherine Iste
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The Fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released in 2013, yet there remains confusion about its implementation and use in primary care. The update includes diagnoses moved to different...

source: The Clinical Advisor

People with insomnia or poor sleep quality may be less tolerant of pain, new research suggests. The more frequent and severe the insomnia, the greater the sensitivity to pain, the Norwegian study showed. Additionally, the researchers noted that people with insomnia who also...

source: HealthDay News

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has found a three-way link among antibiotic use in infants, changes in the gut bacteria and disease later in life. The imbalances in gut microbes, called dysbiosis, have been tied to infectious diseases, allergies...

source: Medical Xpress

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on May 15 warned that a widely used newer class of Type 2 diabetes drugs sold by AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly in partnership with Boehringer Ingleheim may cause dangerously high levels of blood acids that could require...

source: Reuters

A 2014 norovirus outbreak at an Oregon lake underscores that swimming can also put the public at risk of catching the intestinal bug. Fortunately, following a few easy and effective steps can help maximize the health benefits of swimming while minimizing the risk of getting...

source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men are far less likely than women to be screened for osteoporosis, even though they are more likely to suffer worse consequences from the bone-thinning condition, a new study finds. Up to 2 million American men have osteoporosis, and another 8 million to 13 million men...

source: HealthDay News

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