Day: May 11, 2020

Healthy Retirement: Save by Being Proactive

Despite all the negative news about the state of retirement savings, 48% of us didn’t save more in 2018… and 13% of us actually saved less.

The shortfall isn’t just about money – it’s about our health too.

A new research report about leveraging your health to drive 401(k) contributions says you can boost your retirement savings to the tune of $100,000 or more simply by making better health choices.

The research indicates that people who take their healthcare seriously make better financial decisions and have more money to save.

High blood pressure – the plague of so many of us gray hairs – isn’t taken seriously by most. Twenty percent of those diagnosed with it don’t take their medication, and 50% stop taking it within six months.

But if people with hypertension take their medication, they can realize as much as $2,000 per year in savings on healthcare costs

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Arts in Medicine – UAB Medicine

About Arts in Medicine

The UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine (AIM) encourages healing through the arts. The first of its kind in Alabama, AIM provides engaging arts opportunities to patients, caregivers, and even clinical staff to enhance their physical environment through creative bedside interaction, art exhibits, and performances in common spaces.

Services are provided by professional artists in residence, all of whom are trained in creative activities for the health care setting. They use visual art, crafts, storytelling, dance and movement, guided meditation, theatre, and creative writing to deliver the proven benefits of Arts in Medicine, which include reduced stress levels, greater pain tolerance, improved moods, and faster recovery rates.

The program is a partnership between UAB Medicine and UAB Visual and Performing Arts and underscores UAB’s commitment to patient-centered care. Piloted in 2013, AIM maintains a rotating schedule for a growing number of UAB Medicine units.

Patients or

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First Fitness Nutrition Shake Recipes

Since many of our valued customers have been inquiring about First Fitness Nutrition shake recipes for a while, I decided to bring you the greatest collection of FFN shake & healthy drink recipes you can find online! The recipes can be divided into several groups or categories: Muscle Building shake recipes, Balanced Nutrition shake recipes, Weight Loss shake recipes, Health & Wellness shake recipes and Healthy Refreshing drink recipes. So, here they are, all listed below for you to try them, enjoy them and greatly benefit from ALL of them! Your body will be thankful.

Muscle Building Shake Recipes

Almond Joy Shake

  • 2 scoops Body FX Chocolate Paradise
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes or 2 tbsp coconut extract
  • ¼ cup natural, unsalted almonds
  • 6-8 ice cubes
  • 8 oz water or skim milk

Banana Almond Shake

  • 2 scoops Body FX Tropical Crème
  • ¼ cup natural, unsalted almonds
  • ½
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Abacus Medicine – Better Access. Better Healthcare.

Information on the Corona virus crisis

In many countries, the healthcare systems are currently experiencing an exceptionally difficult period as a result of the Corona virus (Covid-19).

Abacus Medicine is part of the pharmaceutical supply chain and we are continuing our operations in order to offer all possible support.

We will continue to purchase medicine from our suppliers and continue to deliver medicine to hospitals, pharmacies and all other customers.

We are operating in accordance with the instructions and recommendations from the relevant, national authorities. Some of our employees are already working from home, but our service and supply remains unaffected. We are in full operation and will continue to answer your calls and reply to your e-mails. 

Please rest assured that we are doing everything within our control to ensure the continued supply of medicine.

 

For Healthcare Authorities

Our extensive network in the EU and globally often allows us

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Demystifying Medicine

Demystifying Medicine

Tuesdays: January 7 through May 12
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Building 50 / Conference Room 1227
(unless otherwise noted)

Main Page
Course Materials
Speaker Profiles
Topic Introductions
Demystifying Medicine Flyer
Final Examination

Until further notice, onsite attendance is not encouraged.
You are encouraged to view the presentation line by visiting https://videocast.nih.gov/.

 

Date Video Title Speakers
January
7
Canceled Due to Weather
January
14
Ebola: Then, Now and the NIH Daniel Chertow, MD, MPH (CC)
Vincent Munster, PhD (NIAID)
Nancy Sullivan, PhD (NIAID)
January
21
Biophotonics: From Light Pulses to Heart Pulses: Viewing Life on the Inside Bruce Tromberg, PhD (NIBIB) and colleague
January
28
Taxol: Discovery, Mechanism and Cancer Treatment Susan Band Horwitz, PhD (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Jung-Min Lee, MD (NCI)
February
4
HIV: Latest Challenges in Mechanism and Management

Location: Building 10 / Lipsett Amphitheater

John Coffin, PhD (NCI/Tufts)
Frank Maldarelli, MD, PhD (NCI)
February
11
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a subreddit for medical professionals

A lot of people have been asking me what it’s like being on the COVID wards in the hospital, so I figured I’d share what a typical day looks like for me:

6am – Wake up. Roll off of my pile of money that Big Pharma gave me. Softly weep as it doesn’t put a dent in my medical school loans

6:30am – Make breakfast, using only foods from the diet that gives me everlasting life by avoiding all fats, sugars, carbs, and proteins. For details buy my book and check out my shop.

7am – Get to work, load up my syringes with coronavirus before rounds.

8am – See my patients for the day. Administer the medications that the government tells me to. Covertly rub essential oils on the ones I want to get better.

9:30am – Call Bill Gates to check how 5G tower construction is going, hoping

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Rural Utah district seeks OK for four-day school week

SALT LAKE CITY — Boulder Elementary School is small, rural and remote.

If a student or staff member needs to see a doctor or a dentist it means they will miss most, if not an entire day of school traveling to appointments. Same goes for adults who need groceries or professional services such as banking.

The school community has asked the Utah State Board of Education to grant a waiver of a state board rule that says schools must conduct school for at least 180 days and 990 hours per year, which would allow the school to shift to a four-day school week.

The school, which serves fewer than 20 students, wants to make the change so families and employees can schedule personal and professional appointments on a specific day of the week, with the goal of reducing absences of students and staff.

Currently, the school offers a half-day of

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How are Fitbit Users Finding New Ways to Achieve Their Fitness Goals?

Shelter-in-place orders have changed much of Fitbit users’ everyday lives. We’ve been staying home, getting more quality rest (a happy surprise), cooking more, and finding new ways to stay active, given that our step counts are down. But, our resting heart rates have improved across the board, which is great news for heart health.  

When it comes to staying active, we’ve had to get creative—and Fitbit users have risen to the challenge. In fact, data from mid-April shows that more users exercised one to two times a week in April 2020 than in April 2019. (Exercises were either auto-detected or manually logged on users’ Fitbit devices, and lasted for a duration of at least 15 minutes.) This rings true across major American cities including San Francisco, Denver, and New York, as well as global cities including Paris, Seoul, and Tokyo—with Madrid being one notable exception.  

Note that week 15 is

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