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VA authors argue agency wait times beat private sector: JAMA

Dive Brief: Wait times for new patients at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and private hospitals were similar in 2014, a new Journal of the American Medical Association study authored by researchers affiliated with the VA found. But while wait times in the private sector appeared to be static between 2014 and 2017, wait times… Read More »

13 ways to beat muscle soreness

Untie knots, rope in new strength and spring back from injury By Scarlett Wrench Posted on November 30, 2018 Salt wounds If your desk job is making you cramp up, channel your better half and run a bath. But ditch the lavender for a soak in Epsom salts (AKA magnesium sulphate). It eases aches and… Read More »

Rheumatoid arthritis almost paralysed this woman – here’s how she beat it

Rheumatoid arthritis affects young people as well as old – in 2015 Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel was diagnosed with a form of it in her 30s.  This is how she reversed its devastating effects  The emotional new Versus Arthritis advert shows a young woman unable to get out of bed and get to the teaching job she loves… Read More »