Is Facebook Harmful To Your Health?

Is Facebook Harmful To Your Health?

Let's get one thing out of the way - no one is forcing you to use Facebook. While it certainly provides a sense of community and interconnectedness to some, it's not a mandatory part of being human (or even being social, for that matter). Even if your job depends on it (which some states are…
Shutdown Effects Native Americans’ Capability To Get Health Providers

Shutdown Effects Native Americans’ Capability To Get Health Providers

Rachel Martin talks to Kerry Hawk-Lessard of Native American Lifelines, who explains how her group will run out of money to pay for health services, if the government shutdown persists.
What School Nurses Want Moms And Dads to Know

What School Nurses Want Moms And Dads to Know

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) After ten years of working in big city emergency departments and ICUs, I traded night shifts and fast-paced intensity for a new challenge: school nursing. Because my children were in elementary school and night shifts no longer worked for our family, I figured handing out Band-Aids and ice packs would…
Why Your Office Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

Why Your Office Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

Do you believe workplace wellness is becoming a staple of the modern workforce? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER ADVERTISEMENT Answer by David Hauser, Entrepreneur, on Quora: There’s no doubt that a focus on wellness is…
Leading 5 Health Care Startups & & Digital Health Tech Disruptors

Leading 5 Health Care Startups & & Digital Health Tech Disruptors

This is a preview of the 'Digital Health Startups to Watch' research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about digital health startups and healthcare technology disruption, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of…
How The Federal Shutdown Is Affecting Health Programs

How The Federal Shutdown Is Affecting Health Programs

Despite the partial shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration will continue work that is critical to public health and safety. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption toggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AP Despite the partial shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration will continue work that is critical to public health and safety. Jacquelyn Martin/AP There seems to be no…
How Does Lighting Affect Mental Health In The Office

How Does Lighting Affect Mental Health In The Office

Staples SAD Light StationStaples Poor lighting often gets overlooked in the workplace, as we talk about mental health and well-being, and the focus is firmly on creating happier and healthier workplaces. But bad lighting is associated with a range of ill-health effects, both physical and mental, such as eye strain, headaches, fatigue and also stress…
A New Year’s Resolution To Think about: Take A Month Off From Consuming To Enhance Your Health All Year

A New Year’s Resolution To Think about: Take A Month Off...

Consider this modest New Year’s proposal: to help keep your drinking tendencies and physical health on track throughout the year, take a month off from drinking alcohol at the start of the year. That’s the thinking behind the “Dry January” movement, and new research suggests reasons to take it seriously. Not only can going a month…
How Sen. Orrin Hatch Shaped America’s Healthcare In Questionable Ways

How Sen. Orrin Hatch Shaped America’s Healthcare In Questionable Ways

Though his politics are right of center and he lobbied hard against the Affordable Care Act, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch also has been key to passing several landmark health laws with bipartisan support. Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg/Getty Images Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican retiring from 42 years in the Senate as…
Clients Are Relying On GoFundMe To Fill Medical Insurance Gaps

Clients Are Relying On GoFundMe To Fill Medical Insurance Gaps

Even for conventional medical treatments that are covered under most health insurance policies, the large copays and high deductibles have left many Americans with big bills, says a health economist, who sees the rise in medical fundraisers as worrisome. Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images Even for conventional medical…
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