Monthly Archives: November 2022

Spike overdose alert issued for Columbia County

COLUMBIA COUNTY, NY (NEWS10) – Greener Pathways, an addiction resource center, issued a peak overdose alert for Columbia County after several reported overdoses occurred overnight. The alert says cases of overdose could be a sign of a contaminated drug supply. Get the latest news, sports, weather and events straight to …

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Encompass Health Appoints New CEO of Elizabethtown Facility | Local News

Encompass Health has appointed a new chief for its Elizabethtown operation. David Fredericks has been named chief executive of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Lakeview, according to a press release from the organization. In his position as CEO, Fredricks oversees day-to-day operations as well as patient care and quality at …

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Researchers study the mental health of postgraduate students during the static managements of the Covid-19 pandemic

Newswise — A team of researchers has undertaken a study of the mental health of postgraduate students during the static management of the Covid-19 pandemic. They determined that when students received high-level social support, it reduced stress, anxiety, and depression caused by static management. The results of their research are …

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Incumbent mayor and committee member win general election seats to stay on Hopewell Township committee

Democratic Mayor Courtney Peters-Manning and committee member David Chait regain their places on the township committee after defeating their Republican opponents in the general election. Peters-Manning and Chait were each given three-year terms on the township committee. They faced Republican candidates, Jennifer DiDonato and Daniel Hanley Jr. in the Nov. …

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Dover NH’s 6-part plan for better mental health unveiled

DOVER — Suzanne Weete is a leader of Community Partners, and she describes herself as a mom who got involved because she saw a mental health issue. “As a mom, I’m passionate about my kids,” she said. “So if I didn’t know the risks and the warning signs, how can …

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Calgary soccer fan who worked on Qatar World Cup committee is ready for the trip of a lifetime – Calgary

For 18 years, Bruce Hallady and his family made Qatar their home. It’s where his children were born and raised – a place they call their second home. The Calgary IT professional spent the last of those years on the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy – the entity responsible …

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CMA partners with IHA to support efforts to improve dating data quality

November 18, 2022 The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) launched the Encounter Data Resource Center to help medical practices, community health centers, and other stakeholders improve the quality of encounter data. The California Medical Association (CMA) Physician Services Organization (PSO) is proud to partner with the IHA on a number of …

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ProMedica Transfers Ownership and Management of Skilled Nursing Facilities to Welltower

The real estate investment trust will now enter into a joint venture with Integra Health to operate the skilled nursing assets. Last week, ProMedica, a nonprofit health and wellness organization based in Toledo, Ohio, announced plans to transfer real estate and management responsibilities for its skilled nursing facilities to Welltower, …

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Biden’s chief regulator wins support from two GOP senators (1)

A key Senate committee endorsed the president Joe Biden‘s choice for White House regulatory chief, after two senior Republicans crossed party lines to advance his nomination. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 9-2 on Wednesday to send the nomination of law professor Ricky Revesz to the full …

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Nearly 20% of Lehigh, Northampton County students have ‘seriously’ considered suicide, Lehigh Valley Justice Institute finds in mental health study

Lehigh Valley students have not been spared from what has become a growing nationwide mental health crisis. Middle and high school students in the Lehigh Valley are experiencing the same mental health issues seen in young people across the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new …

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A virtual health service for common conditions

At Amazon, we want to make it significantly easier for people to get and stay healthy. We started this journey with Amazon Pharmacy, where customers can easily have their medication delivered to their doorstep, in just two days for Prime members. We also entered into an agreement to acquire One …

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Triad Colleges Offer Mental Health Help

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — People facing some of their darkest moments have made more than 20 million calls to the Suicide and Crisis Hotline since 2005. In 2021, the number was the highest ever with more than 2.5 million calls. Church raises money for Davidson County school lunches after unpaid …

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Shannon Bird and Emily Sirota appointed to influential budget committee | Elections

House Speaker-elect Julie McCluskie on Sunday named Representatives Shannon Bird of Westminster and Emily Sirota pf Denver to the Joint Budget Committee, the group tasked with shaping Colorado’s state budget. “It is certainly bittersweet for me to leave the budget committee, but with the intervention of these two lawmakers, I …

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Parents and advocates calling for more mental health resources after North Carolina’s 4th state suicide

RALEIGH, North Carolina – Another North Carolina State University student died of an apparent suicide Thursday, the fourth such death this semester, according to a university spokesperson. The student, a sophomore, was found dead in a room at Wolf Hall, he said. “Obviously it’s very sad. He’s our classmate,” said …

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Meadow Wind Health Care Massillon has $1.5 renovation, dialysis center

MASSILLON — A major renovation of the Meadow Wind Health Care Center has made room for a new dialysis center on the east side of town. Recent building upgrades totaling approximately $1.5 million have been completed, paving the way for a six-bed dialysis center, which is part of the first …

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University rolls out early warning to track mental health on campus – The Oberlin Review

The Counseling Center and Office of the Dean of Students have rolled out a wellness and support app called Early Alert. The service, which includes a weekly check-in, informs users of resources on Oberlin’s campus to aid in the general well-being of students. “Early Alert is a once-a-week text message …

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Governor Hutchinson Presents Final Balanced Budget to Joint Budget Committee: Arkansas, Asa Hutchinson, Governor

For immediate release 11.10.2022 Governor Hutchinson Presents Final Balanced Budget to Joint Budget Committee LITTLE STONE – Governor Asa Hutchinson presented his final balanced budget to the Joint Budget Committee: As Governor Hutchinson’s administration draws to a close, Arkansas is in the strongest financial position in state history with $2.78 …

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Irwin Naturals Mental Health Clinics to Enter the Pacific Northwest

The company has agreed to acquire a clinic in Washington. Irwin Naturals Inc. (CSE: IWIN) (OTC: IWINF) (FRA: 97X) will expand its chain of psychedelic mental health clinics in the Pacific Northwest. The Company has entered into a binding, arm’s length agreement to acquire the assets of Tri-Cities Infusion & …

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Californians Reject Dialysis Clinic Proposal, Ban Flavored Tobacco

California voted “no” on Proposition 29, which would have required more medical staff at dialysis clinics. Voters said “yes,” however, to Proposition 31, a measure that bans most flavored tobacco products in the most populous state. AP: Californians reject move to change dialysis clinic rules For the third time in …

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Professors aim to have open communication about mental health – Iowa State Daily

Falling behind in class due to burnout, personal difficulties, or lack of motivation is not uncommon among students. When sanity declines, so do grades. A study in the 2020-2021 school year revealed that more than 60% of students meet the criteria for at least one mental health disorder. Among others, …

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A New Way to Do College Football Playoff Rankings

“A good scout, a good analyst, they go and they watch the game. Your eyes see the game much better than the numbers. But the numbers see every game. And that’s a big deal.” That’s what Dean Oliver, statistician, author of the seminal “Basketball on Paper”, former head of analysis …

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Resources for Journalists and Media

Results of a Cleveland Clinic trial show that six dietary supplements commonly used and marketed to improve heart health did not reduce “bad cholesterol” compared to a low-dose cholesterol-lowering drug (also called a statin) or a placebo. The six supplements studied included fish oil, garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, plant sterols and …

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New tool helps employers assess how well they support mental health

The Northeast Business Group on Health has launched a new tool Thursday to help employers determine if their company is providing adequate mental wellness support to their staff. The survey tool, called the Well Gauge, asks participants a series of questions divided into four sections: communicating a commitment to mental …

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Western State Hospital patient charged with murder in roommate’s death

A Western State Hospital patient suspected of fatally strangling his roommate was charged Wednesday with murder, Pierce County prosecutors said. Jason Day, 51, is accused of killing his roommate at the Adult Psychiatric Hospital, one of two such public facilities in Washington. He will undergo a competency assessment to determine …

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Southwestern Health Resources and Dialyze Direct are working together to provide post-acute dialysis to patients referred to skilled nursing facilities

Affiliation creates a beneficial approach to continuity of care for geriatric patients with end-stage renal disease, ssimplify patient placement in single locations for rehabilitation, dialysis and recovery while reducing pressure on SWHR resources. BROOKLYN, NY, November 04, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dialyze Direct, the nation’s leading provider of home hemodialysis services in Skilled …

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Keans Mental Health Fair

By Ja’Bria Lester | Posted on November 3, 2022 Life as we know it could have a big impact on our mental health and affect anyone, especially students. The older we get, the more responsibilities we have to take on, whether it’s with school, family, bills, or even our personal …

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NCAA Swimming Committee asks championship hosts to reserve 7% of tickets for the public

At its April meeting, the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Committee reaffirmed its policy of requiring host facilities to leave a certain number of tickets available to the general public. Current ticket sales guidelines state that, whenever possible, 7% of the total number of seats available in each venue …

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Orange County declares health emergency amid RSV spread

Fast-spreading viral infections have pushed pediatric hospitalizations and daily emergency room visits to record highs in Orange County, prompting authorities to declare a health emergency. The county, like the rest of California, is facing a viral triple whammy: continued circulation of the coronavirus, seasonal increase in influenza, and increased spread …

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Mental health and crime, and Ukraine

Reduce crime with mental health help What’s happening to our world? Man convicted of killing two puppies needs help [“Man gets 1 year for beating 2 puppies to death,” News, Oct. 27]. If a person could beat two helpless puppies to death, can they function normally in society after their …

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