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Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming

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Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming Credit: CC0 Public Domain An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a two-year study on the efficacy of workplace wellness programs and found that such programs have little impact on employee health, …

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    Better understanding of transgender and nonbinary biology benefits patients

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    Better understanding of transgender and nonbinary biology benefits patients Better understanding of transgender and nonbinary biology benefits patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain Many people have their complaints about navigating the health care system. But if a person belongs to an underrepresented minority group, like those in the LGBT+ community, the …

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      Higher fiber saves lives, but food processing may remove benefits

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      Higher fiber saves lives, but food processing may remove benefits Higher fiber saves lives, but food processing may remove benefits Credit: CC0 Public Domain Eating more fiber can improve life expectancy for those with diabetes, Otago researchers say. Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, is associated with serious …

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        Parent-led discussion about mutual strengths benefits parent-teen communication

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        Parent-led discussion about mutual strengths benefits parent-teen communication Parent-led discussion about mutual strengths benefits parent-teen communication Credit: CC0 Public Domain A primary care-based intervention to promote parent-teen communication led to less distress and increased positive emotions among adolescents, as well as improved communication for many teens, according to a new …

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          Mayo Clinic Minute: Health benefits of gardening

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          Mayo Clinic Minute: Health benefits of gardening Mayo Clinic Minute: Health benefits of gardening Credit: CC0 Public Domain Practicing social distancing means more time spent at home. And many people use this time to start a garden in their backyard. There’s a saying that you reap what you sow. And …

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            Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies

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            Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain A world-first study led by Monash University has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby’s heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant …

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              The unexpected benefits of tailored exercise for aged care residents

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              The unexpected benefits of tailored exercise for aged care residents The unexpected benefits of tailored exercise for aged care residents Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tailored exercise programs led by accredited exercise physiologists don’t just provide physical benefits for residents living in aged care—they improve mental wellbeing and social engagement, according …

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