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A Serious Mental Health Crisis Is Turning Doctors To Drugs

Apr 24, 2019 , Forbes
Today, a new report by the British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union that represents all doctors in the UK, has highlighted a serious mental health crisis within the medical...
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Many Dentists Not Equipped To Handle Patients With Unique Needs Like Those With Autism, Developmental Disorders

Apr 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients with developmental disabilities are unable to endure even regular dental exams or cleanings without general anesthesia. But most dentists don’t offer it and getting insurance to cover it for routine dental work is often a struggle. In other public health news: sugary drinks, skipping breakfast and permanent daylight...
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We're losing the war on climate change

Apr 23, 2019 , CNN Health
For years now, people like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change....
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Since Columbine, Millions Spent On ‘Hardening’ Schools, But That Has Done Little To Ease Fears

Apr 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Mass shootings at schools remain rare, but the threat of one keeps America in its grips. Experts caution that schools should avoid over-preparing for mass shootings and should instead focus on more typical threats to students’ safety, such as mental health issues and family trauma....
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Infographic: Green hospitals in the U.S.

Apr 23, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Saving lives and saving the planet can be part of the same goal. Progressive hospitals focus on more than patient care. Energy efficiency, reducing waste and costs, and leaving a lower carbon footprint are also priorities for hospitals worldwide. Check out this infographic to learn some of the environmentally friendly features of the greenest medical facilities in […] The post Infographic: Green hospitals in the U.S. appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Northwell Health Opens Emergency Telepsychiatry Hub, Reducing ER wait Times

Apr 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Northwell Health on Thursday will be opening an Emergency Telepsychiatry Hub that provides remote, around-the-clock consultations for mental health patients in crisis coming to the health system's emergency departments (ED) throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester County. Telepsychia......
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The Woman Who Nearly Died Ten Times To Defeat Depression

Apr 22, 2019 , Forbes
A new book tells the story of the extreme lengths one woman went to overcome her treatment-resistant depression – participating in an experimental therapy that brought her to near-brain death multiple...
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Talking to a therapist through Alexa could make mental health care more accessible

Apr 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
For many people who struggle with anxiety and depression, it's a huge challenge to find a therapist they can afford. Now, a growing group of apps, including Talkspace and The Difference, are using technology to improve...
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Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

Apr 20, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment....
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Montana Lawmakers Send Medicaid Expansion Bill With Work Requirements To Governor

Apr 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The legislation comes as Montana faces an expiration date on the state's Medicaid expansion, which was approved in 2015. "It was in our best interest to continue the program to help as many folks as we can, especially with drug addictions [and] mental illness. Those are big things that plague Montana, and they’re very expensive. And everyone that we can treat and have success in those areas is a huge win for everyone," said Republican state Rep. Ed Buttrey of Great...
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State Highlights: Money Hinders Push For Mental Health Urgent Care Clinics In Massachusetts; Calif. Drinking Water Contaminated With Carcinogenic Toxins From Wildfires

Apr 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, California, Washington, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, Minnesota and New Hampshire....
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Patients more willing to share mobile mental health data with doctors than family, EHRs

Apr 19, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
In a small study published in JMIR, patients were more willing to share health data, such as activity and sleep trackers, than personal data, like call logs and...
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Experimental Blood Thinner May Help Prevent Stroke, Without the Bleeding Risk

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Experimental Blood Thinner May Help Prevent Stroke, Without the Bleeding RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Stop letting your kids stare at iPads in restaurants, science says

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
I try to be restrained in my judgments of other parents. We have so many obligations and pressures when it comes to parental duties that it's probably more detrimental to kids if their parents are further stressed by worrying that they're doing it all wrong....
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Why one insurer is expanding a mental health integration pilot statewide

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Early indications of savings and positive provider feedback led one Blue Cross plan to expand statewide a behavioral care telehealth...
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Experimental blood pumping system restores some function to brains of dead pigs, study says

Apr 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A new experiment has raised questions as serious as those surrounding gene editing: A support system delivering artificial blood to pig brains prevented degradation of important neural functions, Yale researchers discovered....
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Major Study Finds One In Five Children Have Mental Health Problems

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health care provider, says the Ontario Child Health Study (OCHS). Although those overall results echo a similar study from 1983, the new study found a much larger proportion ......
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How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress

Apr 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A relentless barrage of news—often frightening and negative—can take a toll on our mental and physical health. Communicators can help people cope in these trying times. The 24/7 news cycle and social media—combined with global violence and heartbreaking stories closer to home—can elevate stress levels in patients and workplaces. Employees in hospitals, schools and government […] The post How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress appeared first on Health Care...
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State Highlights: New York’s Effort To Track Safety Of Mentally Ill Residents Is Faulty, Report Says; Jury Finds Former Head Of Chicago Group Homes Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Illinois, New Hampshire, Missouri, Connecticut, Texas and...
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Gilead teams up with insitro for experimental NASH treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it will partner with privately held insitro to develop therapies for a fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as the drugmaker tries to overcome its recent setback in developing NASH treatments....
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