Plants help human health, but they can't always be used in healthcare settings. This study protocol aimed to investigate artificial and natural structures' effects on humans' stress levels, emotions, pulse, and blood pressure.
Caregiving can significantly impact caregivers' health. Identifying caregivers through screening in primary care is a form of preventive medicine because it allows for the triaging of caregivers to appropriate supports and services.
Emerging evidence indicates that the gut microbiota are connected to the onset and maintenance of obesity. Better understanding of how the gut microbiota regulates weight may aid in the development of more effective treatments for obesity.
Despite the many challenges impacting healthcare systems worldwide, there is room for optimism. Savvy consumers, patient advocates, telehealth and improved doctor-patient communications are changing healthcare delivery for the better.
Personal stories and reflections from the front lines of health care as told by doctors, patients and others committed to "better health by design".
The JHD believes in "Better health by design." Read more about the physician's vision that started it all.
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