1896 Articles Matching "mental"

New BCBS Institute working with Lyft, CVS, Walgreens to tackle social determinants

Mar 21, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Anyone paying attention to population health management knows that it demands close attention be paid to crucial socioeconomic and environmental...
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Social Media May Be More Harmful To Girls Than Boys, Study Finds

Mar 21, 2018 , Forbes
Social media in high doses isn’t great for anyone's mental health, but it seems to have a particularly strong effect on young...
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CMS cites University of Maryland hospital for EMTALA violations

Mar 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS has found the University of Maryland Medical Center in violation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act for its handling of a mentally ill patient who was found in just a gown and socks outside the medical center's mid-town...
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Male Birth Control Pill Shows Early Promise

Mar 20, 2018 , WebMD
In a four-week trial of men under 50, an experimental hormone-based birth control pill was found to be...
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State Highlights: Measles Warnings Issued In 3 States Due To Sickened Travelers; California Grapples With Cuts For Mental Health Services

Mar 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Michigan, New Jersey, Tennessee, California, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia and...
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Beneath Virginia’s Medicaid Battle Is More Fundamental Fight Over Political Path Forward In Trump Era

Mar 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Virginia was the first state to see its Legislature reshaped by an anti-Trump wave, but while many seats in the House were nabbed by Democrats, the Senate wasn't touched....
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Q&A: What Should We Be Doing About the Opioid Crisis?

Mar 15, 2018 , WebMD
Kennedy has also tried to draw the connection between addiction and mental health. While in the U.S. House of Representatives, Kennedy sponsored legislation that requires insurance companies to treat mental illness, depression and addiction the same as they treat illnesses of the body. The bill, known as the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, was signed into law in...
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7 Things To Know About Experimental Drugs And The 'Right To Try' Act

Mar 14, 2018 , Forbes
The House plans to vote on its version of the "Right To Try" Act on Tuesday. Like previous iterations, the newest draft of the bill aims at allowing terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatment options. Since the State Of The Union, discussions on Right To Try have been...
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Right-to-try experimental drug bill fails to pass in House vote

Mar 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress fails to approve a measure that would provide another avenue for terminally-ill patients to get access to experimental...
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Researchers Investigate The Role Of Arsenic In The Development Of Diabetes

Mar 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will help researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago answer basic questions about the role of arsenic in the development of diabetes and examine the mechanisms by which selenoproteins – found in th......
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Georgia Will Begin Checking Water Utilities’ Lead Testing Sites

Mar 14, 2018 , WebMD
For the first time, Georgia Division of Environmental Protection will check the addresses where water systems take their samples to be sure those sites are at the highest risk for lead...
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Sarepta Says FDA Welcomes Review Of New Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Mar 13, 2018 , Forbes
Sarepta Therapeutics says regulators at the Food and Drug Administration have told it they were open to reviewing its next experimental treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, meaning that it could file an application for the new medicine by the end of this...
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Early Periods Tied to Mental Health Issues Into Adulthood

Mar 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Early Periods Tied to Mental Health Issues Into AdulthoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Movement To Team Up Cops, Therapists In Emergency Response Teams Gaining Traction

Mar 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Police departments are starting to embrace the idea of bringing an expert along to situations that involve a mental health crisis. In other public health news: malaria, the flu vaccine, lung disease in dentists, cellphones, genetic testing, clinical trials and more....
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Toxic particle linked to diesel kills 6,000 a year in Germany: Agency

Mar 09, 2018 , Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 6,000 early deaths linked to nitrogen oxides (NOx) are recorded each year in Germany, the Federal Environmental Agency said on Thursday, providing more evidence of the health hazards posed by the toxic particles mostly produced by diesel engines....
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Alex Azar, Trump's New HHS Secretary, Makes Surprisingly Bold Policy Speech

Mar 09, 2018 , Forbes
Azar spoke to the Federation of American Hospitals and laid out a set of policy principles aligned with priorities long espoused by employer groups, addressing the fundamental flaws in the economics of health...
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Longer Looks: Mental Illness And Homelessness; Death By Bacon; The End Of Mall-Walkers

Mar 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Some proposed risk-adjustment changes threaten Medicare Advantage revenue

Mar 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurer and provider groups railed against the CMS' proposal to use more patient encounter data for Medicare Advantage plans' risk scores in 2019, but supported its suggestion to account for patients' mental health and substance abuse...
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After Shooting, Advocates Say What’s Really Needed To Improve Mental Health Services Is Money

Mar 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Florida's proposed gun legislation under consideration by the legislature would include a boost in funding for state mental health services, which advocates see as necessary before any problems can be fixed. Meanwhile, Aetna is donating $200,000 to the March for Our Lives...
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Researchers Identify New Drugs That Could Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Mar 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that inhibiting an enzyme called cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) protects mice and rats from noise- or drug-induced hearing loss. The study, which will be published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, suggests that CDK2 inh......
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