Tag Archives: Getting

Am I Getting Enough Zinc?

Learn how to increase your zinc intake naturally. If you’ve been fighting seasonal health issues this winter, you’ve probably noticed that many over the counter remedies for coughs and colds include the ingredient zinc. Research has shown that this nutrient may prove beneficial when it comes to keeping you well, promoting a strong immune response,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Are you getting enough sleep… or too much? Sleep and stroke risk

The importance of getting enough sleep has been emphasized by hundreds of studies in recent years, and we’ve covered the topic many times on this blog. Inadequate sleep has been linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems. And, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to 72,000… Read More »

Getting sleep in the hospital

If you or any of your loved ones has ever been hospitalized, one of the complaints you may have heard about most is how hard it is to sleep in the hospital. There are lots of things about hospital routines that can make things difficult for patients to sleep, besides noise and illness. While some… Read More »

EHRs in 2019: Still a source of frustration, but getting better bit by bit

For years now, health IT professionals have been speaking of the post-EHR era. And indeed, for most hospitals and health systems, that’s where they are. The basic blocking and tackling of electronic health record implementation now behind them, they’ve pivoted toward a future of advanced analytics, population health, telemedicine, connected devices and artificial intelligence. Nonetheless,… Read More »