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Home air purifiers may improve markers of cardiovascular health in people with COPD

Home air purifiers may improve markers of cardiovascular health in people with COPD

A six-month study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine finds that using portable home air purifiers can improve certain markers of cardiovascular health in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. People with COPD often suffer from shortness of breath, chest tightness and chronic cough. Cardiovascular diseases such as arrhythmias, heart failure, strokes and …

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The former health secretary detailed in his pandemic diaries the government's early decision-making to try to protect the country's fragile and elderly community

Matt Hancock’s justification of Covid care home policy sparked industry outrage

Nursing home group accuses Matt Hancock’s diary and memoir of events of ‘nothing like the facts’, with official saying ‘it was a man who lied’ Matt Hancock’s defense of Covid care home management sparked industry outrage The former health secretary explained many of his decisions in his pandemic diaries But industry insiders said his memory …

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They won't be home for the holidays: Why some people say no to family reunions and yes to themselves

They won’t be home for the holidays: Why some people say no to family reunions and yes to themselves

Sarah is not going home for the holidays. She plans to read, spend time with her dog, and even participate in a few yoga sessions. The 30-year-old, who uses her first name to protect her family’s privacy, lives in Seattle, just 30 to 45 minutes from her loved ones. Despite the short commute, she enjoyed …

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An exterior view of the makeshift shower Bianca Farias built in The Zone, a large homeless encampment near the Human Services Campus in Phoenix.

Phoenix should get homeless treatment before giving them a home

Homelessness in Phoenix is ​​an unprecedented disaster. The number of homeless people living on the streets has tripled since 2016, even as the number in shelters has fallen. In 2020, more than 500 homeless people died on the streets. This year, the number of homeless deaths in the city is expected to exceed 1,000. Most …

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The Aussie PT credited with getting footballer David Beckham into yoga has shared the 'spicy' ab workout she swears for a toned, ripped physique (Shona Vertue pictured)

Shona Vertue: David Beckham’s personal trainer shares the ‘spicy’ abdominal workout you can do at home

The Australian personal trainer credited with getting footballer David Beckham into yoga has shared the “spicy” abs workout she swears for a toned, ripped physique. Elite gymnast Shona Vertue, originally from Sydney but living in London, says you should never “overlook your oblique muscles” if you want to get in shape. The external oblique muscle …

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DispatchHealth raises more than $330 million to expand its high-acuity home care technology ecosystem

DispatchHealth raises more than $330 million to expand its high-acuity home care technology ecosystem

Optum Ventures Leads Equity Funding Round to Further Accelerate DispatchHealth’s Leading Technology-Based Home Care System Funding will help DispatchHealth evolve its alternative hospital care model, advance its technology platform innovation, and fund strategic growth initiatives to meet the growing need for high-acuity home care DENVER, November 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DispatchHealththe nation’s leading home-based high-acuity …

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Black Friday deals: fitness, home health and home tech

Black Friday deals: fitness, home health and home tech

Refresh 2022-11-23T16:57:45.240Z (Image credit: Lloyd Coombes) One of our favorite models, the Fitbit Charge 5, is currently 33% off at Amazon, saving you $50. It includes a built-in GPS tracker, stress management tools, and sleep tracking. Choose between black, white and steel blue. Read our full Fitbit Charge 5 review (opens in a new tab) …

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Why 'staying home when you're sick' is so important right now |  Radio-Canada News

Why ‘staying home when you’re sick’ is so important right now | Radio-Canada News

“Stay home when sick” came before “mask up” as a message to prevent the spread at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that influenza, RSV and other viruses have joined the mix, the original advice is truer than ever, say some Canadian doctors. The triple threat of respiratory viruses hitting pediatric hospitals across Canada …

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