• Top 5 Diets For 2023 From U.S. News & World Report
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    Top 5 Diets For 2023 From U.S. News & World Report

    For the sixth year in a row, the Mediterranean diet — a way of eating focused on whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean protein and healthy fat — is the best overall diet, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking. The DASH diet, which aims to lower blood pressure, and the flexitarian diet, a modified vegetarian pattern of eating, tied for second place to round out the top three best overall diets. “The reasons (that the Mediterranean diet is popular) are fairly simple. You’re eating delicious whole foods. It’s backed by decades of research showing its health benefits for a variety of conditions,” Gretel Schueller, managing editor of health…

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  • Middle East & Africa Fitness Equipment Market Report to 2027 – Featuring Icon Health & Fitness, Life Fitness, Johnson Health Tech and Technogym Among Others –
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    Middle East & Africa Fitness Equipment Market Report to 2027 – Featuring Icon Health & Fitness, Life Fitness, Johnson Health Tech and Technogym Among Others –

    DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Middle East & Africa Fitness Equipment (Cardiovascular & Strength) Market Outlook, 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report provides a complete analysis of the fitness equipment market with its historical and forecasted performance. The fitness equipment market of the Middle-East and Africa has been promising and driven by increasing commercialization of the industry which has let the market growth with a CAGR of above 7% till 2027. Increased awareness of the consequences of lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity, high blood pressure, strokes and diabetes will increase the number of subscribers. The market is poised to gain traction with the rise in the number of health…

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  • Report: Minnesota health care workers leaving at ‘crisis rates’
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    Report: Minnesota health care workers leaving at ‘crisis rates’

    In 2022 Minnesota nursing homes reported staffing shortages that were worse than anywhere else in the country. The ability to find direct care workers for these institutions and others has become a crisis. That’s according to a new report from the University of Minnesota.  “The crisis of low-wage healthcare workers is a crisis for all those that require care,” report authors wrote.  While direct care work can be incredibly dangerous, it is not paid well. According to the report, over 40 percent of direct care workers in Minnesota earn below 200 percent of the federal poverty line and nearly half use Medicaid or Medicare for insurance. That’s for frontline work…

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  • Health care IT workers report increased cyberattacks affecting patient care
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    Health care IT workers report increased cyberattacks affecting patient care

    Written by AJ Vicens Sep 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Nearly 90% of information technology professionals working in health care said their facilities suffered a cyberattack in the past year, according to a report out Thursday from the research organization Ponemon Institute. Many of them said the attacks, which averaged 43 at various types of health care organizations including hospitals and insurance providers, increasingly affected patient care. More than 600 IT and IT security practitioners responded to the survey sponsored by the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. The report comes amid frequent warnings from federal cybersecurity officials about ransomware and other cyberattacks on health care organizations. Fifty-three percent of the respondents said their…

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  • New Report Explores Link Between Environmental Harms of Capitalism, Reproductive Health
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    New Report Explores Link Between Environmental Harms of Capitalism, Reproductive Health

    TUCSON, Ariz.— A new report from the Center for Biological Diversity explores the harms caused by environmental threats like pollution and climate chaos to fertility, pregnant people, fetuses, infants and children. The Influence of Environmental Toxicity, Racial Inequity and Capitalism on Reproductive Health describes the damages caused to reproductive and environmental health by fossil fuel extraction, plastic production, pollution from industrial agriculture, and climate catastrophe under market capitalism. It brings reproductive harms into the conversation over how environmental toxins and climate change lead to poor public health outcomes, especially in low-wealth communities and communities of color. “All of us are affected by the environmental destruction being caused by capitalism’s push…

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  • New report has PFAS health guidance
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    New report has PFAS health guidance

    A new report from the National Academy of Sciences provides new recommendations for how doctors should treat patients who have been exposed to PFAS, a group of man-made chemicals that were widely used in consumer products like non-stick cookware and fabric that can resist stains. PFAS contamination has affected communities across New Hampshire, with hotspots of pollution in the Merrimack area, from the Saint-Gobain manufacturing facility, and on the Seacoast, from the former Pease Air Force base. The report lays out the health effects associated with PFAS exposure, provides guidance for clinicians about how to understand risk levels associated with blood testing results and how to treat patients testing at…

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  • European Health and Fitness Market Report 2022: Analysis By Value, By Membership, By Club, By Region Size and Trends – ResearchAndMarkets.com
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    European Health and Fitness Market Report 2022: Analysis By Value, By Membership, By Club, By Region Size and Trends – ResearchAndMarkets.com

    DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “European Health and Fitness Market with Impact of COVID-19 and Forecast up to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The European health and fitness market in 2021 was valued at US$22.94 billion. The market is expected to reach US$32.55 billion by 2026. The European health and fitness market growth is to be driven by key structural trends such as urbanization, public health promotion, fitness technology and employee well-being programs. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.25% during the forecast period of 2022-2026. Market Analysis: By Membership: The report provides analyses of the European health and fitness market based on membership. In 2021,…

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  • UnitedHealth Group 2021 Sustainability Report Includes New Health Equity and Environmental Health Commitments
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    UnitedHealth Group 2021 Sustainability Report Includes New Health Equity and Environmental Health Commitments

    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today released its 2021 Sustainability Report detailing the company’s ongoing commitment to helping meet the needs of those it serves, including customers, employees, shareholders and society broadly. “This year’s report demonstrates how UnitedHealth Group is helping to improve the lives of the people and communities we serve through the work carried out each day by our 350,000 team members,” said Patricia L. Lewis, executive vice president and chief sustainability officer, UnitedHealth Group. “As a leading health care organization, we recognize there is more work to be done. We continue to prioritize our responsibility to help advance sustainability efforts through community partnerships and systemwide collaboration — working…

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