Category Archives: News

Hospital margins hit hard by pandemic, but CARES Act provided huge relief, Moody’s finds

Dive Brief: A new report from Moody’s Investors Service concluded that non-profit and public hospital margins have declined but liquidity has improved during the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily due to advanced Medicare payments under the relief provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. However, overall cash flow slumped. The acuity of inpatients also… Read More »

For the COVID-vaccinated in Canada, a void in public health advice: ‘They seem to be working on it’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada With 9.5 million combined doses due to be delivered by the end of March, many will soon be wondering, I’ve had my shot, now what? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 25, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  175 Comments “It’s a little… Read More »

Fat Hormone Influences Your Motivation to Eat

A new study helps to explain how leptin, a hormone produced by fat tissue, influences your motivation to eat. The researchers described for the first time a collection of leptin-responsive neurons in the brain’s lateral hypothalamic area (LHA). Those LHA neurons feed directly into the mesolimbic dopamine system, which controls the rewarding properties assigned to… Read More »

The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began

Revealed: The NHS hospitals that have suffered the most Covid-19 deaths since the pandemic began University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust had highest death toll, recording 2,578 fatalities It was followed by Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (2,353), according to NHS England data The trusts, which are two of the largest in England,… Read More »

Calories Burned From Skiing Calculator

How many calories does skiing burn? How many calories burned skiing depends on the level of effort you’re exerting, your body weight and the terrain you’re skiing on. Downhill skiing will burn approximately 300 to 600 calories per hour, although it depends on your body weight. A downhill skier weighing 155 pounds can burn 446… Read More »

‘Read more books’ says leading purpose and performance coach Mark Whittle – here’s why reading is so important for our wellbeing

Reading is one of our greatest skills says Purpose and Performance Coach, Mark Whittle. Join us every week for productivity hacks, lifestyle changes and tools to help you through the rest of lockdown  Reading is a privilege. To be able to read, is a privilege. The first written communication dates back to 3,500BC and those who could read, would hold… Read More »