Benefits You Can Get From LTAC Nurse Staffing Agencies

Looking for a job in the current economic scenario can prove to be among the most challenging things to do. Whatever your field may be, finding a suitable job takes lots of time and effort. For people in the medical industry and are looking for a job opportunity, LTAC nurse staffing agencies are an option to consider. In some hospitals and medical centers, there is a considerable shortage of nurses and assistants. Inadequate medical staff often results in poor service for these hospitals.

LTAC Nurse Staffing Agency

Considering the diverse needs, LTAC nurse staffing agencies seem to be the most suitable option. A LTAC nurse staffing agency is a business that provides nurses and health care assistants to people in need of services of health care professionals. The need of the hour is the help of the most dependable long term acute care nurse staffing that can help hospitals find … Read More

UN urges SE Asia to build back better from COVID-19 crisis

Judith J. Mercado

BANGKOK (AP) — The United Nations advised Southeast Asian nations to tackle inequality and green their economies to build a more resilient and inclusive future as they strive to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The policy report released Thursday said other critical missions for the region’s governments should be bridging the digital divide and upholding human rights and good governance practices.

“One pathway could lead to a prolonged, deep recession, exacerbated by closed borders and characterized by rising social tensions, vulnerabilities and a return to environmentally unsustainable development,” the report said. “The second pathway involves adopting globally and regionally coordinated policies that recognize the imperative of an inclusive, resilient and sustainable approach to development.”

It said the pandemic has highlighted problems in Southeast Asia despite the region’s strong economic performance before the pandemic hit. It cited high inequality, low social protections, a large informal working sector, regressions in justice and

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5 health benefits of running and how you can get started

Judith J. Mercado
Running can improve your physical and mental health — and it has short-term and long-term benefits.
Running can improve your physical and mental health — and it has short-term and long-term benefits.

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Running is one of the best forms of exercise for your overall health. From better sleep to a stronger heart and improved mental health, the health benefits are extensive. 

And you don’t need to be a world-class sprinter or marathon runner. Even a slow and steady jogging pace can help you achieve the following health benefits: 

Running may help you lose weight 

Running is an especially efficient form of exercise for weight loss because of the calorie- and fat-burning advantages

The exact number of calories you burn largely depends on your weight and the intensity of your workout. But, in general, people burn around 100 calories for every mile they run. 

When compared to other types of aerobic exercise (or cardio), running burns many more calories in the same amount of

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My Immigrant Parents Came To The U.S. For A Better Life. Here’s Why I May Want To Leave.

Judith J. Mercado
The author. (Photo: Courtesy of Maz Do)
The author. (Photo: Courtesy of Maz Do)

More than 40 years ago, my father’s family fled the Vietnam War and came to America. He left behind his younger brother and my grandparents (they would take a separate journey), and settled in a refugee camp in the Midwest. He tells me that he would eat fish from the backwater creeks behind the camps ― fish that Americans would never touch, and though he got sick he continued to eat because food was food. Eventually the family moved to California and reunited under one roof. In those days, my father, his brothers and his grandmother slept together on one mattress ― they had fitful dreams, I’m sure.

My father made his way to UCSD, and there, he met my mother who left Indonesia to attend college in America. A decade later they married. In the ’90s, on a winning combination of hard

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