A new report finds cancer caregivers suffer a steady decline in physical health compared to controls, and that symptoms of depression were the only significant predictor of caregivers’ physical health decline. Writing in Cancer, the authors say assessing and addressing depressive symptoms among caregivers early in the cancer survivorship trajectory may help to prevent premature health decline among this important, yet vulnerable population.
Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital (Turks and Caicos is an archipelago of 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean, a British Overseas Territory southeast of the Bahamas) has implemented a revised program of best practices in fall prevention to help minimize the incidence and severity of falls.
Learn how to protect you and your loved ones during a thunderstorm
July 5, 2017
The weather forecast calls for a slight chance of thunderstorms, but you can only see a few fluffy white clouds overhead. So you and your tennis partner grab your racquets and balls and head for the tennis court.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs has begun instituting procedures aimed at monitoring and managing opioid prescription usage under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act. OWCP’s Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation provides benefits for federal employees who sustain a workplace injury or illness.
The Granite State is tops and the Land of Enchantment isn’t so enchanting when it comes to kids’ wellbeing, according to a new study which looked at data across all U.S. states to determine which are the healthiest for children.
A sudden catastrophic loss of heart function, or cardiac arrest, occurred significantly less among adults who acquired health insurance via the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Fun in the sun will be on everyone’s list of things to do during the spring and summer months, but these are not the only times you should practice protective measures. Keeping yourself and others protected from UV radiation is an important, year-round responsibility.
In today’s industry, computer use and use of digital devices is not limited to the office worker, but occurs in every shop floor, laboratory and other production facility. Manufacturing and industrial operations have computers or other digital screens in many aspects of their operations.
What would the 4th of July be without fireworks? The nation’s favorite summertime holiday is celebrated with fireworks ranging from sparklers for the kids to spectacular pyrotechnics displays for entire communities.
Those shows can involve considerable hazards for those responsible for making sure they go off without a hitch.
Recent estimates show about 10 percent or fewer U.S. adults and children get the recommended 4.5 cups of total fruits and vegetables per day. The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, continues its efforts to change attitudes and behaviors about nutrition during its first-ever Healthy for Good Movement™ campaign supporting National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month in June.