Injury

Family claims hair styling led to resident's death at skilled nursing facility

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The daughter of a former New Hampshire nursing home resident has filed a lawsuit claiming her mother suffered a reaction to chemicals while receiving a perm at the facility's salon that eventually led to her death.

Most back injuries are preventable — here's how

Most back injuries are preventable — here's how

Healthcare workers have the highest rates of back pain and often experience low back injuries associated with lifting at a rate that exceeds those for workers in construction, mining and manufacturing! But most lifting injuries are preventable. Here are the tried-and-true rules for lifting with care, without hurting your back.

Experts provide new definitions for malnutrition

An international panel of nutrition experts has released new and universally applicable definitions of malnutrition to help researchers, clinicians and healthcare workers identify and treat malnutrition.