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Nurses speak out: ‘What I wish I’d known before entering the profession’
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Nurses speak out: ‘What I wish I’d known before entering the profession’

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. FIRST ON FOX: With nearly two-thirds of nurses in the United States experiencing burnout — including 69% of those under 25 years of age, according to the American Nurses Association — many in the industry are calling for change.A recent survey by AMN Healthcare, a health care workforce solutions company based in Texas, found that most nurses are...
8 of the biggest health stories from this week in case you missed them
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8 of the biggest health stories from this week in case you missed them

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Fox News Digital publishes a range of health pieces every day of the week to keep you up-to-date on the most important wellness news.Cutting-edge medical research, breakthrough medications, mental health challenges, personal medical dramas and more are all covered.In case you missed them, here are a few of the biggest health stories from this we...
Rodeo star Spencer Wright’s son opens eyes, lifts head days after river accident
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Rodeo star Spencer Wright’s son opens eyes, lifts head days after river accident

The 3-year-old son of rodeo star Spencer Wright was able to lift his head and open his eyes after an accident left him unconscious for several days, according to CBS News affiliate KUTV. Levi Wright was riding a toy tractor by a creek near their home on May 21 when he veered too close to the water and was swept away, CBS News previously reported. He was swept away a mile downstream, where he was found unconscious. The toddler was airlifted to Primary Children's Hospital, where he remains, according to social media posts from his mother, Kallie Wright. On Friday, she wrote that "LEVI WOKE UP!" after days unconscious.  "We don't know much but the doctor said it was okay for me to get excited about that and I AM!" she wrote. "My baby is so tough!" A few ...
Mobile medical clinics bring health care directly to homeless veterans in 25 cities
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Mobile medical clinics bring health care directly to homeless veterans in 25 cities

Join Fox News for access to this content You have reached your maximum number of articles. Log in or create an account FREE of charge to continue reading. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Las Vegas, Nevada – More than 35,000 veterans in America are homeless — and health care is not always their top priority. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aims to bridge that gap by bringing medical care to homeless vets."The mobile medical unit is a physical truck or van that goes out into the community setting and brin...
Undercooked bear meat to blame for infecting family with rare roundworm parasite: CDC
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Undercooked bear meat to blame for infecting family with rare roundworm parasite: CDC

At least six family members, including a 12-year-old, who gathered for a meal of black bear meat during a family reunion in South Dakota were infected by a rare roundworm parasite known as trichinellosis, the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said in a release on Thursday. Eight members of the family ate a meal together in South Dakota in 2022 that included the meat which one of them had been harvested in Saskachewan, Canada, and frozen for 45 days after a hunting outfitter recommended that as a way to get rid of parasites."Persons who consume meat from wild game animals should be aware that adequate cooking is the only reliable way to kill Trichinella parasites, and that infected meat can cross-contaminate other foods," the CDC said in the release. The meat was then grill...
He fell ill on a cruise. Before he boarded the rescue boat, they handed him the bill.
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He fell ill on a cruise. Before he boarded the rescue boat, they handed him the bill.

Vincent Wasney and his fiancée, Sarah Eberlein, had never visited the ocean. They'd never even been on a plane. But when they bought their first home in Saginaw, Michigan, in 2018, their real estate agent gifted them tickets for a Royal Caribbean cruise. After two years of delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, they set sail in December 2022. The couple chose a cruise destined for the Bahamas in part because it included a trip to CocoCay, a private island accessible to Royal Caribbean passengers that featured a water park, balloon rides and an excursion swimming with pigs. It was on that day on CocoCay when Wasney, 31, started feeling off, he said. The next morning, as the couple made plans in their cabin for the last full day of the trip, W...
ADHD affects 1 in 9 kids in US, new report reveals: ‘Shame and stigma’
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ADHD affects 1 in 9 kids in US, new report reveals: ‘Shame and stigma’

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Diagnoses of ADHD continue to rise among U.S. youth, affecting one in every nine U.S. kids.Approximately 11.4% of U.S. children (7.1 million) have received an ADHD diagnosis at some point, and 10.5% (6.5 million) currently have the disorder, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Researchers analyzed data ...
New ‘FLiRT’ COVID variants: What to know
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New ‘FLiRT’ COVID variants: What to know

According to the World Health Organization, the "FLiRT" variants of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have been the dominant forms of the virus circulating globally this year."FLiRT" is an acronym for the locations of the mutations the variants share on the virus' spike protein.CDC data suggests COVID-related hospitalizations have trended downwards in recent weeks and the number of patients in emergency departments who have tested positive for COVID has been about flat for the past month.The so-called FLiRT variants of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that cause COVID-19 have been the dominant forms of the virus circulating this year globally, according to the World Health Organization.The moniker FLiRT is an acronym for the locations of the mutations the variants share on the virus' spike protein. One...
5 myths about schizophrenia, according to a mental health expert: ‘Huge stigma’
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5 myths about schizophrenia, according to a mental health expert: ‘Huge stigma’

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. About 1% of Americans, or nearly 3.5 million people, are affected by schizophrenia — yet the mental disorder remains highly stigmatized and misunderstood, experts say.The reason, according to Brooke Kempf, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner based in Indiana, is a general lack of knowledge about schizophrenia."People may see somebody ...
Fish oil supplements linked to greater first-time heart attack risk
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Fish oil supplements linked to greater first-time heart attack risk

Join Fox News for access to this content Plus special access to select articles and other premium content with your account - free of charge. Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email and pushing continue, you are agreeing to Fox News' Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, which includes our Notice of Financial Incentive. To access the content, check your email and follow the instructions provided. Having trouble? Click here. Taking fish oil supplements could raise the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.Among healthy people, regular use of fish oil was found to make them more susceptible to developing heart disease and stroke for the first time, the study found.Among those who had existing heart disease, however, fish oil consumption was shown to s...