Health

Experts debate saturated fat consumption guidelines for Americans

Should public health guidelines recommend reducing saturated fat consumption as much as possible? Nutrition experts are tackling that controversial question head-on in a new series of papers outlining key points of agreement—and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines how Americans are coping with COVID-19 stress

Several months into the pandemic, most Americans are familiar with the physical toll COVID-19 takes on those who contract it. But what about the mental and emotional implications of stress caused by the pandemic itself?

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

High-tech devices help NFL teams keep players safe, in shape

Darius Leonard works relentlessly at his rural South Carolina home to prepare for another football season. He's also wary of pushing too hard, knowing a minor injury could become a major setback given the dearth of medical ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults

Relationships are key to influencing positive health behaviors and should not be forgotten during social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Strong relationships can help adults stay active in older age, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey reports lowest daily COVID-19 death in over a month

Turkey on Friday reported 48 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours—the lowest number of daily fatalities in more than a month. The country's total death toll now stands at 3,689.

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Guideline

A guideline is any document that aims to streamline particular processes according to a set routine. By definition, following a guideline is never mandatory (protocol would be a better term for a mandatory procedure). Guidelines are an essential part of the larger process of governance.

Guidelines may be issued by and used by any organization (governmental or private) to make the actions of its employees or divisions more predictable, and presumably of higher quality.

Examples or guidelines are:

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