Nearly a quarter of student nurses in the UK are dropping out of their degree courses before graduation, according to figures that bode ill for the staffing crisis in the National Health Service (NHS).
Randy Brooks’ son had a request three years ago: What could his dad do to make wildland firefighting safer? To Brooks, a professor at the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources who deals with wildland firefighting, it was more of a command.
The government in the United Kingdom is studying why more and more people are using food banks amid allegations that its social welfare policies have led to more poverty and destitution across the country.
When it comes to being fit, are genes or lifestyle — nature or nurture — more important? Researchers at San Francisco State University, CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly, Pomona removed the nature part of the equation by studying a pair of identical 52-year-old twins who had taken radically different fitness paths over three decades.