Can Alternative Medicine Help People With Asthma?
During her time working with underserved communities in southwest Philadelphia, Maureen George encountered many unconventional asthma treatments, including the use of homemade botanical teas or tonics. “You find there’s a rich history of using these home remedies to manage asthma, in part because accessing traditional medicine has been difficult or resulted in disappointing interactions,” says George, a professor of nursing at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. George has published research on asthma self-management and the use of complementary or alternative medicine. Even when people d...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

California could OK abortions by solo nurse practitioners
A new bill in the California Legislature would let some nurse practitioners perform abortions without the supervision of a doctor (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Wellbeats CEO on why the firm found a fitness partner in LifeSpeak
St. Louis Park-based fitness programmer Wellbeats said on Tuesday it would be acquired by Toronto's LifeSpeak for $92 million, but CEO Jason Von Bank said it could've kept running solo. Wellbeats, which produces streaming fitness classes for corporate customers, has been growing rapidly as companies try to boost their employees' physical well-being through digital programs while they work remotely. LifeSpeak is in a similar space, offering mental health and well-being education for corporations… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 15, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Time Honoured Food Traditions, Pleasing for Palate and Planet
Alia Chughtai (standing at the back), a journalist with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar (right, behind the table), and others in their team at Aur Chaawal (And Rice). Chughtai believes in using local fresh ingredients that are healthy and planet-friendly. Her method of cooking fits in with the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition’s Double Pyramid. Credit: Zofeen T. Ebrahim/IPSBy Zofeen EbrahimKARACHI, Nov 19 2021 (IPS) Balance is the absolute key, says Alia Chughtai, a journalist who started a catering service with filmmaker Akhlaque Mahesar, by the name of Aur Chaawal (And Rice), two years ago. She knows what she is talkin...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zofeen Ebrahim Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Action Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations ​ #Nutrition #FoodCulture​ #Barilla #BCFNforum # Source Type: news

Introducing accompanied driving in Denmark. Safety-related differences between youth licensing with immediate or delayed access to solo driving - M øller M, Hyldekær Janstrup K, Hjorth K, Twisk DAM.
In Denmark, the legal license age was lowered from 18 to 17, to allow practice with an experienced driver before solo driving from age 18. The change gives the candidate driver a choice between: a) licensing at age 17 followed by a phase of accompanied dri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Walking the Dog and Fetching Happiness in Your Practice Walking the Dog and Fetching Happiness in Your Practice
An argument for treating your solo practice like...your dog?Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Four Civilian Astronauts. Three Days in Orbit. One Giant Leap. Meet the Inspiration4 Crew
TIME Studios is producing the Netflix documentary series Countdown: Inspiration 4 Mission to Space, starting Sept. 6. Jared Isaacman is not likely to forget the day he almost died at 10,000 ft., back in 2011. He was flying closely alongside three others, all in L-39 fighter jets, tearing along at 460 m.p.h. over the desert southwest of Las Vegas. The group, part of Isaacman’s Black Diamonds aerobatic team, was rehearsing for an air show and trying to come up with a flashy new finish. What they decided on called for flying in a square formation and then suddenly veering toward one another, before pulling back at the l...
Source: TIME: Science - August 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Magazine Space Special Project Source Type: news

Four Civilian Astronauts. Three Days in Orbit. One Giant Leap. Meet the Inspiration4 Crew
Jared Isaacman is not likely to forget the day he almost died at 10,000 ft., back in 2011. He was flying closely alongside three others, all in F-14 Tomcats, tearing along at 460 m.p.h. over the desert southwest of Las Vegas. The group, part of Isaacman’s Black Diamonds aerobatic team, was rehearsing for an air show and trying to come up with a flashy new finish. What they decided on called for flying in a square formation and then suddenly veering toward one another, before pulling back at the last second. It would be a nifty thing to watch go right—and a terrible thing to watch go wrong. [time-brightcove not-...
Source: TIME: Science - August 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Magazine Space Special Project Source Type: news

Sage adviser and bagpiper premieres Covid-inspired musical work
Piece featuring bagpipe solo by one of government ’s scientific advisers aims to capture collaborative nature of experts’ workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA musical composition inspired by research into the Covid pandemic and featuring a bagpipe solo by one of the government ’s scientific advisers is to have its world premiere on Thursday.Prof Calum Semple, one of UK leading virologists and a keen Highland piper, says practising for the piece, sometimes in his garden, has helped him deal with the stress of his Covid research.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Weaver Tags: Classical music Coronavirus Culture Science UK news Source Type: news

Zero-Burnout Practices Often Solo, Physician-Owned Zero-Burnout Practices Often Solo, Physician-Owned
Researchers found no link between burnout and patient volume or the proportion of patients with Medicaid insurance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Family Physicians in Solo and Small Practices Declining Family Physicians in Solo and Small Practices Declining
This brief report shows a steady decrease in the number of family physicians in solo or small practices from 2014-2018. Will this trend have an impact on quality of care?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

MedStation offers co-working space for physicians in Lewis Center
MedStation LLC has opened in Lewis Center, with flexible exam room space that solo and small physician practices can rent. "I would love to think (expansion) is something we could do. First I want to make sure we get this right." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

MedStation offers co-working space for physicians in Lewis Center
MedStation LLC has opened in Lewis Center, with flexible exam room space that solo and small physician practices can rent. "I would love to think (expansion) is something we could do. First I want to make sure we get this right." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

'Robot Doc' starts solo orthopedic practice in Honolulu
Although uncertain of his future as a kid growing up in Keeau on Hawaii Island, Paul Norio Morton said his childhood passion for sports and technology are what eventually led him to pursue a career in orthopedics, specializing in robotic joint replacements. His interest and skill in a robot-assisted approach earned him the nickname “The Robot Doc” among patients and colleagues – a unique aspect of his private practice, which he launched in November. “With hard work, you can do anything,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Seizure in the Skies of Remoteness: A Case Review
Conclusion While this case review describes an unusual approach to a medical retrieval, remote health care providers in developing nations face major clinical, ethical and legal challenges such as these described. The challenges of prehospital care are dynamic, yet in the remote context they are even more so. In these situations, a careful assessment of risk verses reward is paramount. In these situations, it I just as important to withhold certain interventions as it is to administer them. References Broughton W. Pre-hospital paediatric seizures: midazolam versus diazepam. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2014;6(10...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 15, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Exclusives International Patient Care Air Ambulance Case Report EMS Paramedic Source Type: news