Women’s Health: Preventive Screenings
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Women’s Health: Preventive Screenings

Women should regularly meet with their doctor to discuss their overall health, ask questions and get preventive care. Preventive screenings help detect disease and illness earlier, often leading to faster recovery or less-severe consequences. Meeting with your doctor regularly and establishing a relationship will not only make you feel more comfortable, but it will also…

Most Adults Shouldn’t Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack
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Most Adults Shouldn’t Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack

Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) issued its final recommendation on aspirin as a preventive medication to avoid heart disease, stating that most adults do not need to take aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. This change to a long-standing recommendation is based on new evidence that the potential…

The Impact of Employee Mental Health and Well-being on Workplaces
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The Impact of Employee Mental Health and Well-being on Workplaces

Employee well-being refers to the overall state of employees’ physical, mental, social and financial health, which can often be influenced by various workplace dynamics (e.g., workload, connections with co-workers and available resources). While employee well-being plays a key role in employee retention, it also has a significant impact on business performance. As a result, it’s…

Managing Chronic Conditions
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Managing Chronic Conditions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 in 10 adults have a chronic disease—and 4 in 10 have two or more. Major chronic diseases in America include heart disease, cancer and diabetes. If you’re coping with a chronic condition, you can take charge and manage it with these strategies: Study your chronic disease. The more…

Pandemic Disrupted 30% of Health Care Visits for Patients Aged 50 and Older
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Pandemic Disrupted 30% of Health Care Visits for Patients Aged 50 and Older

Approximately 1 in 3 Americans aged 50 and older canceled health appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, according to a recent study from Michigan Medicine’s National Poll on Healthy Aging. Canceled appointments included those for both medical and dental reasons, such as blood tests or teeth cleanings. As of January 2022, most Americans aged…

Excessive Phone Use and Associated Health Risks
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Excessive Phone Use and Associated Health Risks

Ever stop scrolling on social media and realize you’ve been on the app for way too long? That’s the reality for many people as every video view, swipe and double-tap add up. According to data.ai, the average American spent 4.8 hours each day on mobile devices in 2021—that’s one-third of daily waking hours. This article…