Nurses Are Dying From Suicide at Higher Rates

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 — Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high among female nurses compared with American women as a whole, a new study warns. Even within the health care community itself, female nurses were found to be roughly 70% more likely to die by suicide than female doctors. Why? Study […]

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One Good Way to Help Beat COVID: Exercise

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 — Exercise guards against a host of chronic diseases that can plague people as they age, but can it also protect against severe cases of COVID-19? New research suggests that’s so: Being physically active reduced COVID-19 patients’ risk of hospitalization, intensive care unit (ICU) admission and death, and even being just […]

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America’s STD Rate at Record High Again: CDC

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 — There’s another epidemic sweeping the United States: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Statistics for 2019 — the latest data available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — show that STD rates in the United States hit a new high again for the sixth straight year. In 2019, nearly […]

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