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Reebok bans all soda and sugary drinks from its headquarters

Reebok bans all soda and sugary drinks from its headquarters | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Reebok, a brand built on a foundation of fitness and health, has decided to make a big change, and an even bigger statement, starting in its main office.
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Common antibiotics may be linked to a serious disruption in brain function, delirium, and other brain problems.

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Months after Big Pork said it couldn’t be done, Tyson's raising up to a million pigs antibiotic free

Months after Big Pork said it couldn’t be done, Tyson's raising up to a million pigs antibiotic free | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Just a few months after pork groups ran a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal chastising Subway for its call for an antibiotic-free meat supply, the largest meat company in the US is launching an antibiotic-free (and hormone and gestation crate-free) pork line. The move could make Tyson Foods one of the largest—if not the largest—antibiotic-free pork supplier in...
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Even Hospitals Don't Want to Give Up Junk Food

Even Hospitals Don't Want to Give Up Junk Food | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
In peddling unhealthy meals, health centers fail both their patients and their employees.
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Is reforming hospital food possible?

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The Truth About Hospital Food, Plus What to Eat at the Hospital - Dr. Axe

The Truth About Hospital Food, Plus What to Eat at the Hospital - Dr. Axe | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
If you need to a visit to the hospital do you know what to eat at the hospital? Turns out, not all the choices are the healthiest, so follow this guide.
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Want to change the food system? Start with hospitals.

Want to change the food system? Start with hospitals. | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
The first and probably most important place to defend good food? Hospitals! Get vending machines out of hospitals, and have them replaced with wholesome food. Get junk food out of hospital cafeteri…
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Doctors Rank Hazardous and Healthy Hospital Food Environments

Doctors Rank Hazardous and Healthy Hospital Food Environments | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
A new report reveals the most hazardous hospital food environments in the United States as well as hospitals that provide healthful meals that can prevent and even reverse chronic disease. Through state open records laws, experts with the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—obtained patient menus from 24 hospitals and analyzed the menus for the new report. The Physicians Committee also recently obtained a Chick-fil-A contract with the University of Mississippi Medical Center, a McDonald’s contract with Broward General Medical Center in Florida, and a heavily redacted Wendy’s contract from Wexner Medical Center in Ohio.
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Doctors Unionize to Resist the Medical Machine

Doctors Unionize to Resist the Medical Machine | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
An Oregon medical center’s plan to increase efficiency by outsourcing doctors drove a group of its hospitalists to fight back by banding together.
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As Home Births Grow in U.S., a New Study Examines the Risks

As Home Births Grow in U.S., a New Study Examines the Risks | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
A study of 80,000 pregnancies found that the probability of a baby dying during birth or in its first month — though slight — was 2.4 times greater outside a hospital.
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As Home Births Grow in U.S., a New Study Examines the Risks

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Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
When Jimmy Carter said his advanced melanoma was gone, he credited immunotherapy, treatments that harness the immune system to fight cancer cells. This idea dates back to a 19th-century doctor.
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Robert Spitzer, Psychiatrist Who Set Rigorous Standards for Diagnosis, Dies at 83

Robert Spitzer, Psychiatrist Who Set Rigorous Standards for Diagnosis, Dies at 83 | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Dr. Spitzer issued the first set of rigorous standards to describe mental disorders, providing a framework for diagnosis, research and legal judgments.
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Not entirely accurate, but a decent gloss of Robert Spitzer's, architect of DSM-III, life

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The catastrophic failures of public health - The Lancet

The catastrophic failures of public health - The Lancet | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
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"Where are the zealous physicians and public-health advocates of the 19th and early 20th centuries? Where is the new Jenner, Semmelweiss, Virchow, and Snow? Public health... is failing."

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Are you pre-diabetic? 46% of California adults are, UCLA study finds

Are you pre-diabetic? 46% of California adults are, UCLA study finds | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
For decades, more and more Californians have put on weight and fallen sick with diabetes, prompting warnings that the disease was spiraling out of control. Now experts have data showing just how bleak the situation is. Researchers from UCLA determined that 55% of California adults have eithe
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Hospital food is a recipe for disaster | Prue Leith

Hospital food is a recipe for disaster | Prue Leith | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
The new guidelines are pathetic. Patients deserve so much better than plastic containers filled with sweaty cheese, dabs of marge and unidentifiable grey mush
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Hospital food is horrific in the UK, too. A systemic problem?

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The Truth About Hospital Food, Plus What to Eat at the Hospital - Dr. Axe

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Is hospital food unethical? The American Medical Association of Ethics thinks so. 

If you need to a visit to the hospital do you know what to eat at the hospital? Turns out, not all the choices are the healthiest, so follow this guide.
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Is hospital food unethical? The American Medical Association Journal of Ethics thinks so. 

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The Truth About Hospital Food, Plus What to Eat at the Hospital - Dr. Axe

The Truth About Hospital Food, Plus What to Eat at the Hospital - Dr. Axe | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
If you need to a visit to the hospital do you know what to eat at the hospital? Turns out, not all the choices are the healthiest, so follow this guide.
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Improving hospital food: an essential goal for the growing food movement

Improving hospital food: an essential goal for the growing food movement | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
The first and probably most important place to defend good food? Hospitals! Get vending machines out of hospitals, and have them replaced with wholesome food. Get junk food out of hospital cafeteri…
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UK doctors set to strike after talks collapse

UK doctors set to strike after talks collapse | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Plans could still be called off at the 11th hour.
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Peer-Review Fraud — Hacking the Scientific Publication Process — NEJM

Peer-Review Fraud — Hacking the Scientific Publication Process — NEJM | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Peer-Review Fraud — Hacking the Scientific Publication Process
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What happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

What happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month? | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
Are you sitting down? If so, nice knowing you! If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, one study suggests, you’re 40 per cent more likely to die in the next three years than I am. I’m standing. I’ve been standing all day. I’ll be standing all month, in fact, without a break. I expect at the end of the month I’ll be sore but triumphant, glowing with smug enlightenment.
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Two million people are given statins needlessly, new research shows

Two million people are given statins needlessly, new research shows | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
ALMOST two million people are being advised to take the controversial drug statin despite being at no greater risk of heart disease, research suggests.
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Recent research suggests two million people needlessly on statins in the UK alone.

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Changes in Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance in Physicians and the General US Working Population Between 2011 and 2014 - Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Changes in Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance in Physicians and the General US Working Population Between 2011 and 2014 - Mayo Clinic Proceedings | Food In Healthcare | Scoop.it
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"Burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance in US physicians worsened from 2011 to 2014. More than half of US physicians are now experiencing professional burnout."

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