Toxic productivity: when work goes wrong, causing burnout
Hustle culture, workaholic, toxic productivity, do you have an unhealthy obsession with being productive? When your office is your home, and your home is your office the line between work and home can become blurred. Whether it’s pressure from work, an extreme exercise routine, learning a long list of new skills, if you don’t take a break all that productivity could turn toxic. AdIf you feel your habits may be toxic, consider re-defining your work-life boundaries and re-evaluating the way you set your goals. Contributor(s) to this news report include: Sabrina Boradbent, Producer; Robert Walko, Videographer; Robert Walko, Editor.
One family helps researchers seek cause of Schizophrenia
TELLURIDE, Colo. – Hearing voices, paranoia, irrational and angry thoughts, these are just some of the symptoms people with schizophrenia deal with. “Every one of us spent a good portion of our lives fearing,” Lindsay Rauch told Ivanhoe. Lindsay vocalized, “Some of my most vivid, early childhood memories are of his illness.”Ad“Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of An American Family“ details what it was like for the Galvin family. “Some of these symptoms can be very subtle and unfortunately, family members sometimes chalk it up to stress, family life transition,” affirmed Albers-Bowling. You’ll be seeing more of the Galvin family soon as Charlize Theron has contacted Lindsay and is creating a miniseries to raise awareness of schizophrenia.
Nurse navigators help patients deal with medical issues step-by-step
Health officials: Baylor University student being tested for possible case of coronavirusThe shock of the news lingered into her next appointment, but this time Ashley Marks was there taking notes. “Ashley was like this beautiful bridge between my family and everything at this hospital,” Watts said. Marks serves as a nurse navigator who stays with patients every step of the way. "I could not have made this journey without Ashley Marks," Watts said. Woman’s Hospital has expanded the program to pregnancy and weight loss patients.
Relying less on opioids after abdominal surgery
CLEVELAND – Recovering from abdominal surgery is tough. A combination of pain blockers and local anesthetics are placed right next to the incision before surgery. "They feel better, they're happier and they have less pain," Horattas said. According to Horattas, the recovery protocol can be used on all abdominal surgery patients and is being expanded to those going through breast surgery. This is a very serious problem because nearly 30% of patients who are prescribed opioids for pain misuse them.
Heart and the flu: Know the signs before it kills you
Did you know the flu can attack your heart? Meet one man who nearly ended up on the heart transplant list and why he warns not to ignore the signs. "They were telling me my heart was failing, heart transplant is imminent," he said. Reyna said heart disease due to flu can happen to anyone, so if you think you have the flu, get help. For more information on the flu and heart disease, click here.