Derrick Bates

Top 10 Most Common Health Issues

Top 10 Most Common Health Issues Physical Activity and Nutrition Overweight and Obesity Tobacco Substance Abuse HIV/AIDS Mental Health Injury and Violence Environmental Quality Immunization Access to Health Care Physical Activity and Nutrition Research indicates that staying physically active can help prevent or delay certain diseases, including some cancers, heart disease and diabetes, and also …

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Different Types of Health Plans: How They Compare

You have choices when you shop for health insurance. If you’re buying from your state’s Marketplace or from an insurance broker, you’ll choose from health plans organized by the level of benefits they offer: bronze, silver, gold, and platinum. Bronze plans have the least coverage, and platinum plans have the most. If you are under 30, you may also be able to buy …

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Top 7 Strategies for Healthcare Recruiting

In early 2019, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) confirmed that America will face a critical shortage of clinical providers by 2032. The news forced a collective sigh from healthcare recruiters around the country, who were already facing historic unemployment levels for non-clinical teams.   With shortages of physicians, nurses, and mid-levels looming, one thing is clear; the …

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What questions should I ask about the admission and assessment of a nursing home?

MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) — Regular exercise slows disability and prevents falls in patients with Alzheimer’s disease without increasing overall costs, a new study from Finland says. The findings suggest that exercise, particularly when tailored to an individual’s needs and performed at home, may help Alzheimer’s patients maintain their independence and delay the move …

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