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Healthcare workers in Cape Town ambivalent about patients who disengage from HIV treatment

A qualitative study sought to understand healthcare workers’ perspectives on patients who disengage from antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Results showed that healthcare workers had contradictory feelings about these patients, ranging from empathy to anger. Having sub-optimal adherence to or stopping HIV treatment can lead to drug resistance, HIV… Read More »

Calories Burned From Skiing Calculator

How many calories does skiing burn? How many calories burned skiing depends on the level of effort you’re exerting, your body weight and the terrain you’re skiing on. Downhill skiing will burn approximately 300 to 600 calories per hour, although it depends on your body weight. A downhill skier weighing 155 pounds can burn 446… Read More »

A Serious Wake-Up Call From a Doctor Motivated This Guy to Lose 210 Pounds

“I’ve been obese my whole life, ever since I was a kid,” says Jeancarlo, 40. “I’ve always known food was an addiction; I realized that I was never able to maintain a normal eating habit.” In a recent episode of Truly’s Brand New Me transformation series, Jeancarlo speaks about his experiences of obesity, and how… Read More »

S&P says risk of hospital operator defaults plummet from last year’s highs

Dive Brief: The risk of healthcare facilities defaulting on their debt has dropped significantly from nearly a year ago, according to a new report from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The median probability of default for healthcare facilities within the next year was just 0.9% this week. In late April 2020, at the height of uncertainty… Read More »