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Patient-centered care considers and incorporates a patient's values, preferences, and goals into clinical decision-making and outcome evaluation. To achieve better outcomes, this collaboration between a caregiver and patient addresses the physical, mental, spiritual, and social determinants of a patient's health. A shift in perspective on patients is required to achieve...
Laws on marijuana have been a hot-button issue for some time now, but now that a new bill has become law in Texas and the state is allowing residents to have medical marijuana prescribed by doctors in other states, it seems the laws will only continue to change. You'll need...
As soon as the World Trade Center collapsed in 2001, building materials, furniture, electronic equipment, and so on, were pulverized and spread throughout the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York. In the months that followed, dust containing toxins continued to infiltrate the air in the area, which resulted...
If you're new or just learning more about the cannabis world, you've probably heard some unfamiliar terminologies that piqued your interest. The two terms often thrown out in most cannabis-related posts online are cannabinoids and terpenes. Both cannabinoids and terpenes are different compounds found in the cannabis plant. However, most...
Medical marijuana has become an essential part of the US healthcare industry, with some believing it is safer than pharmaceutical drugs for treating various ailments. Though you really should talk to your doctor about using marijuana for any reason, most people interested in using marijuana for medical purposes will...
Organizations that demonstrate care and concern for their people are better able to recruit and keep talent, while building a more resilient workforce. One way to reinvent health and benefits for value, and contribute to positive outcomes, is by integrating technology into the workplace that supports employee health and...
Most would agree that diagnosing and treating mental health illnesses is more challenging than treating chronic diseases concerning the body. Physical ailments have clear cause-and-effect pathways, connecting clinical manifestations with pharmaceutical and surgical interventions. Volumes of research allow medical practitioners, physicians, and surgeons to diagnose physical symptoms with accurate...
For the past two years, many of us have been stuck inside our homes more due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while staying at home has been a way to keep people from contracting the virus, there may be other things in (and around) your home that could still...
Healthcare professionals are some of the most important people within our society. They work to create a healthier world by providing valuable services to their patients. Let's explore some very important advice for anyone working in this field! Managing Healthcare Outcomes A healthcare professional is only as good as his/her ability...
  Nursing is one of the oldest professions of the modern world; however, it has evolved tremendously over the years. Today, nursing has become an expansive field that encompasses numerous subfields. Regardless of how many areas emerge in nursing or how much change technology integration brings into nursing practices, the...
Cancer is a disease that can have a significant influence on one's physical, mental, and financial well-being. Having cancer insurance can help you avoid the skyrocketing medical costs that come with it. A cancer insurance policy is a specialized policy that helps you deal with the treatment costs related to cancer. As a supplemental insurance...
The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- the nation's top public health agency -- is speaking out forcefully about gun violence in America, calling it a "serious public health threat."
Dr. Michael DeVere Williams, Population Health Medical Director; Associate Professor of Surgery & Public Policy at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy, joins Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani and Alexis Christoforous to discuss the latest on the coronavirus pandemic.
Yahoo Finance’s Dani Romero reports on businesses requiring covid vaccination are being hit by bad reviews on Yelp.
Chris Marsicano, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at Davidson College, joins Yahoo Finance's Aarthi Swaminathan and Julie Hyman to discuss how colleges are handling the rise of COVID cases, investing more money on COVID testing, and incentivizing students to get their vaccines before returning to campus.
Dr. Kat Ogle, ER Physician and Associate Professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, joins Yahoo Finance's Kristin Myers to discuss the latest on the coronavirus pandemic, vaccinations, and immunity.
An Arkansas dad shares his struggles of having his 1-year-old son hospitalized with Covid-19 and not being able to go visit him. He is urging people to get vaccinated so a similar situation doesn't happen to someone else.
Janet Elkin, ICON Medical Network Holdings President and CEO, joins Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi and Myles Udland to discuss the healthcare industry amid the pandemic and break down what the future of healthcare looks like in a post-COVID world.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to president and director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks to Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) about the development of antivirals for COVID-19 and other viruses with the potential to spread globally.
Eric Ripert, Chef & Co-Owner of Le Bernardin, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss Le Bernardin’s requirement of proof of vaccination to dine indoors, the labor shortage, and outlook for the restaurant industry amid the rise in Covid-19 cases.