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Pregnant during a heatwave? ONE thing this expert says you need to be doing

With temperatures breaking records, the heat can be uncomfortable – especially if you’re pregnant. Dietitian Laura Tilt reveals how to stay hydrated and why it’s key to managing a heatwave Uncomfortable heatwave still going…. Heatwaves can have serious health implications for some. If you are elderly, sick or pregnant be sure to keep an eye… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

We Should Hold Nurses in Our Hearts the Whole Year Round, But Especially This May

Tom Neal By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA We owe all frontline healthcare workers a huge debt of gratitude for their selfless devotion to their patients, willingness to risk contracting the COVID-19 virus themselves or bringing it home to their families, and amazing ability to adapt expertly to the ever-changing realities that the virus constantly… Read More »