Hospitals in peril? Only 1 in 3 nurses plan to stay on job after 2025

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BOCA RATON, Fla. — Nurses haven’t received the respect they deserve for decades. They work exceedingly long hours, juggle numerous responsibilities on a day-to-day basis, and are routinely tasked with administering delicate medications and treatments — all while getting a fraction of the pay doctors receive. The COVID-19 pandemic greatly exasperated these issues, as the virus …

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Mental health disorders send the risk of heart attack or stroke skyrocketing

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SEOUL, South Korea — A massive study including over 6.5 million people finds an astoundingly strong connection between mental health and cardiovascular fitness. Study authors discovered that young adults in their 20s and 30s with mental disorders had an up to three-fold higher likelihood of suffering either a heart attack or stroke. Notably, the research …

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The molecular magic behind ‘magic’ mushrooms: How psychedelic psilocybin works to cure mental health problems

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ODENSE, Denmark — Psychedelics are making a comeback. Although governments once banned and criminalized the use of these substances, the world is now taking a renewed interest in hallucinogens as potential treatments for various mental health conditions. To better understand how hallucinogens like psilocybin (magic) mushrooms can help, scientists say we first need to know …

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Here’s how TikTok can affect your mental health


MINNEAPOLIS — If you’re already feeling down in the dumps, the last thing you should do is go on TikTok, computer scientists warn. New research suggests that social media content and its unique algorithm can worsen someone’s already struggling mental state. While interviewing TikTok users, researchers from the University of Minnesota found that people liked …

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