Give adequate, quality supply of personal protective gear to nurses, B.C. union says

Give adequate, quality supply of personal protective gear to nurses, B.C. union says

VANCOUVER—Nurses already lacking an adequate supply of personal protective equipment have sometimes been given masks with straps that don’t tie or gowns that don’t fully cover them, the head of the B.C. Nurses’ Union says. Christine Sorensen said Monday the supply issue is affecting nurses in every health authority and has prompted 1,700 complaints to […]

Physical activity linked to sperm quality

Physical activity linked to sperm quality

(Reuters Health) – Healthy young men who exercise regularly may have better quality semen than their sedentary peers, a study of sperm donors suggests. Even though being overweight and sedentary has long been tied to low sex drive and an increased risk of infertility, less is known about how physical activity levels might impact semen […]

Sleep quality may be linked with success during military basic training

Sleep quality may be linked with success during military basic training

Soldiers who experience sleep problems during basic combat training may be more likely to struggle with psychological distress, attention difficulties, and anger issues during their entry into the military, a recent study suggests. “These results show that it would probably be useful to check in with new soldiers over time because sleep problems can be […]