• What’s wrong with health care, and how to fix it
    Health Care

    What’s wrong with health care, and how to fix it

    Why is the US health care system more than willing to pay for expensive hospitalizations and procedures but unable to prevent debilitating and expensive medical conditions in the first place — for example, by controlling a patient’s high blood pressure and diabetes before they lead to kidney failure? Why aren’t there enough primary care providers or providers who care for mental and substance use disorders? Why is the US health care system maddeningly complicated, even for something as simple as a prescription refill, and why can’t patients get the information and support they need to care for their own medical conditions? Get Weekend Reads from Ideas A weekly newsletter from…

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  • Society’s Biggest Problem and How Dance & Fitness Can Fix It
    Health & Fitness News

    Society’s Biggest Problem and How Dance & Fitness Can Fix It

    While technological advances have contributed significantly to society, they have also caused tremendous harm. It has never been easier to have anything you want delivered to your doorstep or to distract yourself from responsibilities with social media. The entire world is now paying the price for these conveniences as we see a rise in obesity and an overall decrease in resiliency. People are quitting on their goals faster than ever before and are therefore living lives riddled with disease, stress, anxiety and depression. We believe the dance and fitness industry has the power to change this narrative, with the right strategies in place. OTTAWA, ON, July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —…

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  • Your ‘Healthy’ Diet Could Lack Nutrients. Here’s How to Fix That, According to Science
    Diet

    Your ‘Healthy’ Diet Could Lack Nutrients. Here’s How to Fix That, According to Science

    Vegan and vegetarian diets are certainly trendy, with more people than ever before making the switch. While some people are choosing to go plant-based for environmental reasons, others are adopting these diets because of their health benefits.   It’s hardly surprising, given studies have linked vegetarian and vegan diets to a lower body mass index (BMI) and a lower risk of certain diseases – including cancer, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. But while plant-based diets may have many health benefits, they can, without some planning, also result in nutrient deficiencies. In fact, one survey suggests around 28 percent of vegans and 13 percent of vegetarians show one or more…

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