Tag Archives: Wellbeing

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

It’s déjà vu all over again for Americans’ well-being: we haven’t felt this low since the advent of the Great Recession that hit our well-well-being hard in December 2008. As COVID-19 diagnoses reached 200,000 in the U.S. in April 2020, Gallup gauged that barely 1 in 2 people felt they were thriving. In the past 12… Read More »

HOW PILATES CAN AID YOUR OVERALL WELLBEING

There are many reasons why people decide to embark on a new or improved Pilates program. The overall objective normally is the same, and that is to improve core strength, flexibility and coordination. It is adopted as a main form of exercise by some while others use it to improve their performance in other activities.… Read More »

The impact of hearing loss on mental well-being

If you’re dealing with untreated hearing loss, you’re more likely to have mental health concerns that likely increase your need for medical care, according to a recent study. Hearing loss can have far-reachingimpacts on a person’s health. The study, published in November 2018 in the Journal of Public Health, used data from a 2014 cross-sectional… Read More »

Chamomile: Still a Top Choice for Improved Well-Being

People are familiar with chamomile as a flower with a daisy-like appearance.1 However, this member of the Asteraceae or Compositae family is actually a potent herb. There are two known chamomile plants today: German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile).2,3 Some German chamomile plants grow in the wild and close to the ground,… Read More »

Vocera to focus on clinician well-being and IT interoperability at HIMSS19

Clinical communications vendor Vocera will be focusing on a variety of trends at HIMSS19. Two big ones for the developer of voice technology will be elevating the well-being of care teams and patients, and promoting interoperability. When it comes to the first goal, Vocera says it supports the so-called Quadruple Aim of healthcare: improving quality… Read More »