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You already know that regular exercise is good for your overall health and wellness — but it can sometimes be hard to fit in workouts during busy periods, especially when you've got other personal and professional priorities. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has you covered. With an emphasis on periods of moderate activity interrupted by short "bursts" of heart-pumping cardio work, HIIT workouts are designed to help you make the most of whatever time you have.
According to a Gallup survey of about 7,500 full-time workers, 23% said they consistently experienced employee burnout at work. People with purpose-driven jobs like teachers or doctors face the highest risk. Here's how employers can help.
Regardless of what you offer or for how long, it’s critical to do it in a way that helps level the playing field, not only for men and women but for high-wage and low-wage workers, too. When all employees have equal access to time with their growing family, everyone wins — even those who won’t enter the workforce until 2040.
Now more than ever, patients need a champion. Specialty medications come with issues of cost, coverage and many other complexities that can quickly become barriers to starting and staying on treatment. Add the stress of a life-changing diagnosis, and many patients find themselves needing a sympathetic ear and emotional support.
In the most emotionally trying times, nurse navigators fill in the blanks for their patients and their caregivers. Whether they need help tracking their drug shipments or assistance filing an insurance appeal, Amy and her colleagues are the calm, reassuring voices on the other end of the phone.
Patient support programs are critical commercialization services that get your novel therapy in the hands of patients who need it. Because of that, launching a patient support program is an important part of your product launch. With the right mix of strategic planning, collaboration and adaptability, you can launch a world-class program. Here's how.
There comes a point when every aspiring surgeon must go from learning to doing. From simply reading about a procedure to actually holding the scalpel, making the cut, and improving a patient’s life—right there on the operating table. For Jen Jen Yeh, MD, that point came during her general surgery residency at Boston Medical Center (BMC) from 1997 to 2003.
With Abbott's HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device (LVAD), Martha Jumpiere can get back to fun things like bowling and inspire others along the way. Here's how the tiny pump helps her heart do the job it has become too weak to do on its own.
When you have type 2 diabetes, it can seem like you’re surrounded by numbers: numbers on the scale, numbers on food labels, and numbers to meet for fitness goals. In a sea of other important metrics, does the A1C really matter? Yes. Here's why.
The internet can be a problematic place to go when you feel unwell. Still, diagnosing symptoms online is temptingly easy, so it’s not surprising that roughly two-thirds of Americans do it. If you must, here's how to use Dr. Google responsibly.
Even though they may not cover out-of-network care, in many cases HMOs and EPOs are attractive to insurance shoppers because they tend to have lower premiums. That’s not the only reason people buy these plans, though. Depending on where you live and if you buy your insurance through the marketplace, you may not have a choice.
When it comes to translational research, what makes one facility preferred over another? It’s not just about the patient population. At least, not anymore.