Nurses often can't find a spare moment in their shifts to take a break, but Harborview Medical Center in Seattle found a way to give its nurses some much-needed rest—leading to better nurse retention and improved patient outcomes.
Despite the increasing prevalence of obesity, the U.S. health care system is ill-equipped—and providers are sometimes unwilling—to provide appropriate care for significantly overweight patients, Gina Kolata writes for the New York Times.
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