N.S. needs to boost long-term care facilities’ staffing levels to address ‘overstressed’ homes: expert panel

An expert panel says Nova Scotia’s Liberal government needs to quickly boost staffing at long-term care facilities to address “overstressed” homes that aren’t meeting residents’ needs. Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey appointed the panel in September in the wake of media reports that raised questions about the quality of care in the facilities, including severe bedsores. Panel chairwoman Janice […]

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Recall campaign: the drugstore chain dm takes rice due to fungal toxins from the shelves

Callback in dm: Increased Aflatoxin levels in the organic long grain rice The drugstore chain dm has started a recall for the article “dmBio long-grain rice nature”. It cannot be excluded that in the product increased Aflatoxin levels. These fungal toxins can affect health. Impairment of the health The drugstore chain dm calls back to the article “dmBio long-grain rice […]

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Better oral health with new type of glass ceramic

Researchers at Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University have now developed glass ceramics that are three times stronger than current ones. This paves the way for better dental care where patients benefit from stronger teeth and do not have to visit their dentist as often. Ceramics are inorganic and non-metallic materials that constitute the main group of materials. Examples of ceramics […]

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Surgeon Will Pay $3,000 Fine for Removing Kidney He Mistakenly Thought Was a Tumor

A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine, as well as perform hours of continued medical training, after removing a woman’s kidney during what was intended to be back surgery. According to court records, Maureen Pacheco, who checked into Florida’s Wellington Regional Medical Center in April 2016 to have a few vertebra in her lower back fused together, […]

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German Smoking more cigar

While in Germany, less and less cigarettes are sold, increasing the sales of cigars and cigarillos, significantly, shows an analysis of the Federal Statistical office. In total, have been sold in the past year, 74 billion cigarettes officially. Approximately 1.9 percent less than in 2017. In the case of all other tobacco products, there was a Plus to cigars because […]

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Six signs of an unhealthy lifestyle – these warning signs you should take seriously

With these 6 signals warning you of your body from unhealthy habits: 1. Unhealthy Sleep A little more than seven hours of the average German sleeps every night. Good! Because rest periods are essential. The only way to regenerate the body. In our sleep we process experiences. We are to suffer or sleep disorders, concentration and performance. Restless Sleepers eye […]

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Health Tip: Reduce Childhood Stress

— Stress is a function of the demands placed on people and their ability to meet them, the Nemours Foundation says. Stress affects anyone who feels overwhelmed, including children. Signs of a stressed child include mood swings, acting out, changes in sleep patterns or bedwetting, the foundation says. Additional signs may be stomachache, headache, trouble concentrating or appearing withdrawn. Nemours […]

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Kate Hudson Defends Her Role as WW Ambassador: ‘My Struggle Is Not in Weight Loss’

Kate Hudson thinks she’s a great fit for WW, even if others have questioned her new role as an ambassador for the wellness company. The 39-year-old actress experienced some backlash in December after partnering with WW, formerly Weight Watchers, with some people saying she wasn’t a good role model for weight loss. But Hudson said Thursday that WW is more […]

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Women in the U.S. Are Having Fewer Babies, Says CDC

U.S. fertility rates are relatively low from coast to coast, according to new data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The report looked at total fertility rates, or the number of children that a group of 1,000 women could be expected to have over their lifetimes given current age-specific birth rates. As […]

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Hawthorn was named medicinal plant of the year 2019

Hawthorn has been named the medicinal plant of the year 2019! For centuries, the hawthorn is used in medicine. Already pastor Sebastian Kneipp recommended the Plant to support the heart and circulation. The study group development history of medicinal plant science at the University of Würzburg has chosen the hawthorn medicinal plant of the year 2019. In ancient times, people […]

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