COVID-19 exposed many flaws in American society. Nowhere is that more true than nursing homes, where 36% of coronavirus deaths took place. Many factors contributed to these deaths. For one, healthy residents were forced to share rooms with those who had tested positive, leading to increased transmission. Banning family visits was not enough to protect […]
Mental health illnesses have become a topic of concern due to the pandemic. But mental health issues existed long before the global outbreak, and they will continue to do so in the future. Unfortunately, most people still don’t know how to detect mental health illnesses in themselves or their friends and family. The lack of […]
One year later after the start of the global pandemic, many are heading away from telehealth visits, and going back to in person doctor visits. There is no question that collecting payments on the payer side and going to the doctor during COVID-19 has become an increasingly complex and disconnected process.
Intermittent fasting is a very popular health trend these days, as more people are concentrating on wellness and boosting their immune systems. But what is it exactly? To understand the physical effects, benefits and types of intermittent fasting, it’s important to recognize how the body naturally stores and uses energy.
Nursing homes are in need of a great change, as COVID-19 exposed the underlying issues facing these facilities. Nursing homes face a myriad of problems, including poor living conditions and health code violations. 94% of nursing homes were cited for health violations and 17% caused real, physical harm to patients, including bedsores, medical confusions, faulty […]
One of the top frustrations that diabetics have is that Type 2 Diabetes can be hard to wrap your head around. Especially if you are newly diagnosed. That’s because so much of the online information on diabetes gets compilated and uses a lot of medical terms and jargon. And the information you’ll get at the […]
Fad diets, fad fashions, fad healthcare? It seems like trends are just another way we live our lives these days. Our culture is built around the rapid change in what is socially acceptable. But how does that apply to health care? 2020 was a year full of change, trends, and uncertainty and all those factors […]
Core strength isn’t just having a beach body or a six pack. While crunches and ab workouts are great for attaining a fit physique, keeping these muscles tight and firm is more important than simply getting your stomach ready for summer.
Under normal circumstances, vaccines typically take 10-15 years to develop, but the recent COVID-19 vaccine was created faster than any other vaccine in history. The quick development has made some people nervous to receive the vaccine. Many factors contributed to the speed of development. Scientists around the world, with the help of previous research into […]
When it comes to improving your overall health, nothing beats the simplicity of drinking enough water. Water is the foremost nutrient that your body needs for optimal performance of various bodily functions. Drinking plentiful water throughout the day helps keep lethargy, fatigue and headache away. Water also aids in weight loss by helping boost metabolism. […]