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My Doctor Emailed Me The Worst Possible News. It Sent Me Into A Tailspin — And Changed My Life.
“I don’t know if it was cowardice, lack of bedside manner, or just laziness that prompted my doctor to notify me by email. One assumes this kind of news is best delivered in person or at least via the phone, but in any case, it put a crimp on my weekend.”

Study: Physical activity in the evening lowers blood sugar levels
“New research reveals that moderate to vigorous physical activity in the evening for sedentary adults with overweight and obesity is most beneficial in lowering daily blood sugar levels, according to a study titled “Impact of Lifestyle Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity Timing on Glycemic Control in Sedentary Adults with Overweight/Obesity and Metabolic Impairments” appearing in the journal Obesity.”

How “Carewashing” Alienates Employees
“Summary.   Too many organizations with unsustainable “work hard, play hard” cultures believe that checking the well-being box by offering mindfulness training or yoga classes qualifies them as having a positive and safe culture when, in fact, they’re merely “carewashing.”

Why Oprah’s medical weight loss message is still so muddled
“Oprah’s recent “apology tour” has elevated drugs like Ozempic above other weight loss strategies while ignoring the societal pressures that push so many people to try them.”

Expert suggests a more integrated approach to treating people with eating disorders
“Health services should teach patients with eating disorders psychosocial skills to help more people recover and avoid relapse, according to an expert. Anorexia, bulimia and other eating issues affect millions of people, and eating disorder specialist Bethany Crowley warns that eating disorders are often misunderstood. She suggests a more integrated approach to treating people is needed, to focus on the whole person rather than just the disordered eating.”

Alarming trends call for action to define the future role of food in nation’s health
“New public opinion poll and expert analysis reflect crucial need to make healthy food accessible to avert projected crisis in cardiovascular disease incidence, costs”

Planetary Health Diet linked to lower risk of death from cancer, heart disease
“The Planetary Health Diet emphasizes fruits and vegetables as well as protein from plant-based sources. In a new study, researchers said the diet can lower the risk of premature death by 30%. They added that the diet also has environmental benefits for the planet.”

Drug Used to Treat Eczema May Provide Relief for Patients with Intensely Itchy Skin Diseases
“A drug approved to treat eczema provided significant improvement in the symptoms of patients with severe itching diseases that currently have no targeted treatments, according to a new study published in JAMA Dermatology. The drug, abrocitinib, was found to cause minimal side effects during a small 12-week study led by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) researchers. It was beneficial for those with an itching disease called prurigo nodularis as well as for those with chronic pruritus of unknown origin, a condition that causes chronic unexplainable itching symptoms.”