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Chain restaurants are less healthy than fast food, global study finds

Overly large portions and food laden with sugar and fats are regularly being served in sit-down eateries, as well as fast food outlets, according to two studies published in the BMJ on Wednesday. Contrary to popular belief, the problem — which experts say is fueling obesity, pushing up rates of diabetes, heart disease and other… Read More »

Nurses struggle with burnout, harassment and mental health issues, study finds

Burnout, overwork and harassment continuing to affect nurses and impact patient care in 2018, due in large part to the national nurse shortage, finds a new study from travel nurse staffing provider RNnetwork. According to the study, 49 percent of all respondents have considered leaving nursing in the past two years, a number that has… Read More »

Cuba 'acoustic attack' mystery continues as study offers more details on US diplomats' symptoms

The call came last year in February. Hoffer answered, and he heard: “This is the State Department. We have a problem.” Hoffer was told that an individual in Havana was hearing odd noises, experiencing pain and ringing in the ear, and feeling dizzy and confused. That person, and others with similar symptoms, were United States… Read More »