Tag: health

Health & Wellness 2024: Sitting all day is terrible for your health – here’s a relatively easy way to counteract it

Keith Diaz, Columbia UniversityThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea To reduce the harmful health effects of sitting, take a five-minute light walk every half-hour. That’s the key finding of a 2023 study that my colleagues and I published in the journal Medicine[Read More…]

Franciscan Health hospitals hosting suicide prevention courses

Franciscan Health hospitals in Northwest Indiana and Chicago’s South Suburbs are hosting suicide prevention courses in April and May. The entry level “question, persuade and refer” or QPR Suicide Prevention Courses are based on curriculum developed by the QPR Institute, which aims to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing[Read More…]

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