Summer is in full effect here in New England, but keep in mind the increased shine brings more sun exposure to your patients. With skin cancer on the rise in the U.S., the CDC projects 106,110 new cases of skin melanomas and 7,180 deaths in 2021. Below, you'll find valuable insights you can share with patients to defend them from these statistics.
Obesity has been headlined as a growing epidemic throughout the United States in adults and children over the last twenty years. So, when the pandemic shut down gyms and kept people confined to their homes, it made sense that undesired weight change increased for many; 61% in fact, according to a study by the American Psychological Association. Learn more about the relationship between the pandemic & weight gain and how to support patients dealing with obesity.
New data from the National Health Interview Survey found that 50.2 million U.S. adults reported pain on most days or every day, limiting daily functioning and productivity. Keep reading to learn how researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital used this data to uncover the negative impact on today's workforce along with how important it is that providers study chronic pain from a multidisciplinary lens.
Topics: Physical health and wellness
On May 31, we come together worldwide to support those wanting to quit smoking on World No Tobacco Day. Annually, this day is an opportunity to reinforce the dangers of tobacco use while educating the general population that tobacco-related disease is preventable. Learn more information you can share with patients, family, friends, employees, or colleagues that offer education and support.
Choosing AllWays Health Partners means access to an innovative health plan with benefits that help patients stay healthy—and save money. That's why it's important that providers and patients know about all of the different initiatives we offer and how they work. Below you'll find some popular benefits every provider should know about.