Tag Archives: needs

Yes, minister: Lobby group meets health boss to discuss Bathurst’s needs

REPRESENTATIVES of the Bathurst Health Services Action Group have met with the Minister for Health, Brad Hazzard, to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the provision of clinical services. The meeting last week was arranged by Member for Bathurst Paul Toole at the group’s request, and he sat in for the chat. Bathurst Regional councillors Warren… Read More »

Your Heart Needs More Than Six Hours of Sleep Nightly

When you think of methods to boost your heart health, you probably think about diet and exercise, but there’s another component that’s also important: sleep. Getting enough sleep each night, and quality sleep at that, has previously been associated with cardiovascular risk, and recent research also found that sleep is connected with subclinical atherosclerosis.1 Atherosclerosis… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Consider treating teething pain with a teething ring made of firm rubber (not frozen) or by rubbing the gums with a clean finger. Read this article and watch these videos to learn more. Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Teething is normal but may be a painful experience for infants and toddlers. Too often, well-meaning… Read More »

No single telehealth vendor meeting all customer needs, KLAS says

Dive Brief: Despite growing enthusiasm for telehealth options, no vendors currently are capable of meeting all of healthcare organizations’ virtual care needs, a new KLAS Research survey finds. KLAS asked healthcare professionals how they have fared with nine different telehealth vendors, including American Well, Epic, InTouch Health, MDLive and SnapMD.  None of the vendors equally met… Read More »