Lifestyle

Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby

Pregnancy is, not surprisingly, many things to many people: It can be exciting, magical, scary and even terrifying. It creates an emotional and physical roller coaster. Ultimately, each pregnancy is unique: some easy, others imbued with physical discomfort. There are many options for how you experience your pre-, peri- and postnatal care. Complementary-medicine practitioners such as acupuncturists, midwives, massage therapists ...

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This Workout Can Seriously Improve Your Mental Health

Too often when we weigh the benefits of exercise, we tend to focus on the aesthetic. There’s a persistent pressure to exercise to look “good”—to whittle ourselves down to a smaller size and to shape our bodies in a way that pleases someone else. Not only can that mindset be detrimental to our physical health by encouraging destructive habits, but it ...

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Congo Ebola outbreak not a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization’s director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said Friday. Robert Steffen, chairman of the WHO International Health Regulations Emergency Committee, said there is no added benefit in declaring an emergency at this time. “If it stays within a country, it ...

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It’s time to tackle unpredictability in health care

Americans are almost universally worried about the cost of health care for them and their families, no matter their income level, age, gender, race or political identification. According to a new Ipsos-Consumers for Quality Care (CQC) poll, health care continues to rank highest on a list of perennial concerns over retirement, housing, higher education and child care, regardless of party affiliation. ...

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In scathing ruling, judge rips insurer for putting ‘bottom line’ over patients’ health

In a scathing decision, a federal judge blasted a subsidiary of the nation’s largest insurance company for focusing on the “bottom line as much or more” than patients’ health, saying the insurer illegally denied treatment to thousands of people. The judge also slammed the company’s medical directors for being “deceptive” under oath. US Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero issued his ...

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Inside Alex Trebek’s Health Battles Throughout His 35 Years on Jeopardy!

Throughout his 35-year career hosting Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek has successfully weathered several health issues. Now, Trebek is hoping to successfully battle his most recent diagnosis: cancer. On Wednesday, the longtime host shared the sad news that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video message, the 78-year-old TV star that he wanted to be “open and transparent” about his health to prevent “overblown ...

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The ROI Of Leadership Development At Temple Health

The healthcare industry is an unique laboratory for studying leadership and leadership development for two reasons. First, because of the sheer size. The top 25 largest health systems in the United States all employee over 25,000 employees. Second, because so much is at stake. The impact of a disengaged workforce literally means not just a reduction in patient satisfaction, but ...

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Health coverage loses its booster shot after funding runs out for this media critic

“The dreck is conflicted single-source stories that should not be called journalism but should be PR and advertising drivel, because it is simply taking spoon-feeding in an unquestioning way and fawning over it.” All of The Platforms™, whether search or social, face issues about surfacing vaccine mis- and disinformation (see: Pinterest’s efforts), and we’re supposed to be filling the data voids with ...

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Chipotle funnels spend into TV and e-commerce in quest for lifestyle brand status

Chipotle is looking to take ownership of the spotlight it found itself in during the E coli outbreaks of 2015, channeling ad spend into primetime TV and e-commerce in a bid to enter the zeitgeist as a ‘lifestyle brand’. By financial standards at least, Chipotle appears to have weathered its E coli storm – the scandal that wounded the brand’s reputation as a ...

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Accor Doubles Down on Lifestyle Sector

Accor is expanding its presence in the lifestyle sector twofold. The France-based hotel giant is launching a new midscale brand in the segment, called TRIBE, and is partnering with sbe Entertainment on a lifestyle venture, the company announced this week. “The lifestyle market continues to grow rapidly and has one of the fastest growth rates in the industry,” said Gaurav ...

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