Health care workers love careers, but face burnout, poll shows

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Heading into the third year of a wearying pandemic, America’s health care workers report significant levels of burnout, even anger about the complications of politics and rising incidents of abuse from patients and their families. But three-fourths of them still say they love their jobs, an exclusive USA TODAY/Ipsos Poll of doctors, nurses, paramedics, […]

Pope hails health care workers as heroes for COVID service

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Feb. 20, 2022Updated: Feb. 20, 2022 8:48 a.m. 1of5Pope Francis delivers the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022.Gregorio Borgia/APShow MoreShow Less 2of5Pope Francis delivers the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, […]

Ohio survey details views on racial bias in healthcare settings; hospitals aim to address how unequal treatment can affect care

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Yvonka Hall hoped a nutritionist could provide answers about her unexplained weight gain despite her healthy eating habits. But the nutritionist was more focused on his computer than her. He didn’t ask questions; just gave his opinion. Stop drinking Pepsi, and you’ll lose weight. “I’m sitting there […]

Chefs whip up funds for health care for the uninsured

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A healthy diet might keep the doctor away, but a local nonprofit is using gourmet cooking to fund health care services for the uninsured. Oasis Free Clinics in Brunswick is raising money through its second “Cooking With Oasis” series, which beams some of Maine’s best culinary minds into local foodies’ […]

Consumers Opted Out of Needed Medical Care

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Most consumers typically access healthcare at their primary physician or doctor. In fact, 61% of consumers saw their primary physician or doctor in the last 12 months, in person or online, according to Wellness And Affordability, a PYMNTS report with research sponsored by CareCredit. Get the report: Wellness And Affordability: […]

Thank you to our health care community

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Sixteen years ago, last August, my wife went into high-risk labor with premature twins. The doctors made the call to transport her from Midland to Medical Center in Odessa. Jonah and Jude were born via C-section and placed in PICU to allow their little lungs to develop. It is hard […]

Physician-Pulmonary Critical Care job with USAJobs

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Duties Summary The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia, is hiring for a Full-Time, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician. The incumbent serves as the staff physician in the Pulmonary/Critical Care Section in Medicine Service of the Central Virginia Veterans Affairs Health Care System (CVVHCS) in Richmond, Virginia and […]