HEART HEALTH NEWS
There are two reasons why employee health and fitness are vital. Healthy workers are more productive workers, and that helps the company’s bottom line. Healthy workplace activities and programs reduce the development of chronic disease risk factors, lowering cases of cardiovascular diseases, and deaths from cancer.
There is plenty of scientific evidence connecting faith and heart health. Specifically, how regular worship/fellowship attendance is good for the body and soul. Overall, experts have found that people who embrace a religious lifestyle are more likely to take better care of themselves.
While New Yorkers wait for guidance on reopening gyms, one fitness professional is asking, “If this is going to go on as long as we think it is – we are going to need to find a way for people to pursue their mental and physical health.”
As we have transitioned from hand-written notes to electronic medical records, there are still improvements necessary to upgrade the American healthcare system. “The goal is to improve the system so that physicians can deliver the highest quality of care at the lowest cost,” Dr. Connor Healey suggests.
“Public health is interesting because it is a union between individual health needs and community health needs,” explained Dr. Brion Winston. In normal times, public health workers cover a wide scope of concerns from childhood vaccinations, to speaking out for smoke-free areas and seatbelt warnings.
You asked, “how is a drug made?” Mohammed Uddin, our pharmacy intern (Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), details the long journey of research and drug development.