Exploring the Connection Between Sleep and Weight Management

A recent sleep study indicates people who sleep more eat less. Research findings indicate that sufficient sleep could benefit overweight and obese patients.

Put into Practice: Nurse Practitioners Increasingly Gain Full Clinical Authority

As a major physician shortfall looms, states are turning to nurse practitioners (NPs) to help shore up the ranks of healthcare providers. For many states, that means expanding NPs’ practice authority.

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Satiety-inducing Device Shows Promise for Obesity Treatment

Bariatric surgery is the most effective option for sustained obesity treatment. However, new research published in ACS Applied...


Behaving Well: Healthy Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Practicing at least four of five key healthy lifestyle behaviors can reduce women’s risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by more than 30%, according to a new study.

Movement for Memory: Study Finds Cognitive Improvement in Tai Chi Participants

Tai chi is linked to global cognitive function with more improvements than those gained with conventional exercise.