Month: June 2018

Medical Housing? Why Boston Medical Center Is Investing In Housing

Medical Housing? When we think of healthcare we usually think of clinical care… hospitals, white lab coats, and stethoscopes. We think of pills, IV bags, and syringes. Too often we overlook what really determines health. We seldom think of housing or relationships or spirituality. Yet these “social determinants” of health are really the forces in …

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Wellness Travelers Seek Agent Guidance as Market Continues to Expand

Wellness Travelers Travel can be great fun. There are wonderful sites, exotic foods, new people, history, and culture. While more people are travelling and enjoying it, there are increasingly more wellness travelers. A recent study by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) puts wellness tourism at a whopping $563 billion industry. The growth momentum of this …

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Stressing Stress: Understanding the world’s No. 1 health problem

Stressing Stress It seems that we have no way to explain the impact of stress on our lives other than stressing stress. Everyone in the Modern World gets it. Deadlines. Financial Pressures. Family Disruptions. Strained Relationships. Addictions. The list goes on and on. There are so many pressures that mount on us. There seem to …

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There’s a severe shortage of mental health professionals in rural areas. Here’s why that’s a serious problem – CNN

Rural America Is Short Mental Health Professionals As the US and other countries integrate mental health as a critical component of overall health, we find rural America is critically short on mental health professionals. This is especially concerning with an opioid epidemic in many rural areas where mental health programs could make a considerable difference. …

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Severe stress may send immune system into overdrive

Stress Linked To Immune System Disorders While there is still only correlation, not causation, a new study highlights additional risks that come with severe stress. Namely, stress is linked to 41 immune system disorders. This research may well help healthcare providers pursue more holistic approaches to severe stress in order to avoid costly and debilitating …

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Put women’s nutrition on the workplace menu – Personnel Today

Workplace Menu Can Promote Women’s Health Many workplace menus still focus on satisfying hunger. There is a real opportunity to promote health and well-being throughout the workforce with better menu choices. In fact, the workforce menu can promote women’s health in particular in so many ways. Women can experience specific health-related vulnerabilities and, as such, …

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Partnership Introduces Natural Prescription for Health

Natural Prescription There is undoubtedly something healing about spending time in Nature. Whether just the benefits of walking along a simple trail or a more mindful practice like the Japanese forest bathing, we tend to feel better holistically. With really nothing but positives for our physical, mental, and even spiritual health it really makes sense …

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