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Nurses Top Gallup Poll as Most Trusted Profession for 18th Consecutive Year

For the 18th year in a row, Americans rate the honesty and ethics of nurses highest among a list of professions that Gallup asks U.S. adults to assess annually. Currently, 85% of Americans say nurses' honesty and ethical standards are "very high" or "high," essentially unchanged from the 84% who said the same in 2018.

Allergic To Dogs? It May Only Be The Males

Love dogs but find yourself uncontrollably sneezing around some of them? There might be a solution that's easier than allergy shots. Neuter your male pup or opt for a female dog.

14 Proven Ways to Lose Weight Without Exercise in 2020, According to Experts

It’s a perennial question: Can you lose weight without exercise? Let’s start with this: Exercise is terrific for your body and mind, in so many ways. It cuts down on your risk for a multitude of diseases and can lower your incidence of depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems, as well as boost your energy, help you sleep, and more.

A Nurse Won’t Let This Patient Die

The sun sets a cascade of pink and yellow in the window of an ICU room. The slow hum of ventilation dampens the buzzes and beeps from machines. I stand in a room inundated by equipment. A machine to monitor vital signs with purple, green, blue, and red on a black background displays peaking and rolling waveforms.

Having A Baby In The U.S. Now Costs More Than $4,500

For women in many developed countries, having the baby—not paying for it—is the hard part. Giving birth in Finland, for example, will set you back a little less than $60. But in the U.S., the average new mother with insurance will pay more than $4,500 for her labor and delivery, a new study has found.

Health Care Providers Are Unrecognized Victims Of Mass Killings. We’re Doing Little To Support Them

The night a gunman opened fire on a crowd of 20,000 at a Las Vegas music concert, Dr. Kevin Menes was in charge of the emergency department at Sunrise Hospital. “I was pulling people five or six at a time out of patrol cars, pickup trucks, ambulances, you name it,” he recalled after the mass killing.

It Began With A Piece Of Popcorn Stuck In His Teeth. It Ended With Open-Heart Surgery.

An Englishman underwent open-heart surgery, and it all started with a piece of popcorn firmly lodged between his teeth. Adam Martin, a 41-year-old who lives in the fishing village of Coverack, Cornwall, is still recovering from multiple surgeries, after an infection carried through his blood targeted his heart, his wife said. It began when Martin irritated his gums while trying to pry out the husk of a popcorn kernel.


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