Coordinating housing, healthcare and LTSS through home care management

Residential infrastructure can be used to address some of the most intractable challenges in the long-term services and supports system (LTSS), and many health care providers and LTSS are working to strengthen their links with residential programs and systems. Home-based care management (HBCM) programs use the housing system to extend primary care and human service …

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Self-diagnosis on social media is harmful to perceptions of mental health – The Oberlin Review

As you aimlessly scroll through social media, a video pops up that says, “5 Signs You Have ADHD.” Rapid loss of focus, loss of time, mood swings, difficulty listening, excessive talkativeness, losing things easily, or disorganization—any a sign seems to point to you and what you have been struggling with. You may feel like you …

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Seniors in Texas deserve continued access to home health care

Approximately a quarter of a million Texans benefit from home health services each year. But now the federal government is threatening seniors’ ability to access this preferred method of care. Unless Medicare works to protect home health, many older Texans may lose the ability to choose where they want to be treated after hospitalization. Medicare …

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Drinking coffee is linked to better cardiovascular health, longevity

Share on PinterestA study found that drinking light to moderate coffee daily can help reduce the risk of arrhythmias, the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality. Sabine Krish/EyeEm/Getty Images Researchers analyzed how the amount and type of coffee consumption affected the risk of arrhythmias, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in adults aged 40 to …

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Cowboys vs. Commanders: Who Has the Health Advantage?

from Dr. Matt ProvencherFOX Sports Injury and Performance Analyst Last season, thepredictors.com and FOX Sports introduced the Banged Up Score (BUS™), a tool that uses a proprietary algorithm to measure the health of NFL players and their teams. We know from years of historical data, as well as our team’s experience on the NFL sideline, …

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Salem’s health commissioner wants a per capita increase | News, Sports, Work

SALEM — Salem Health Commissioner Alana Stainbrook has officially requested an increase in the department’s per capita amount from $5 to $7 for each city resident. “I know you’re on a tight budget and with the services the department provides, it’s not an unreasonable request,” said Mayor Cindy Baronzi Dickey. Stainbrook said such an increase …

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The NFL’s concussion protocol does little to protect players’ health

News: On Thursday night, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carried off the field on a stretcher after suffering head and neck injuries following a sack by Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Josh Tupou. Diagnosed with a concussion, Tagovailoa was released from the hospital and flew back to Florida with the rest of his team. Dispute: …

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CSO opens new clinic in Springfield to meet growing mental health needs created by pandemic

SPRINGFIELD – The COVID lockdown has left hundreds of children dealing with grief and isolation, thrown a wrench in the recovery process for people facing substance abuse and left many feeling terrible without knowing why. Since pandemic lockdowns began in March 2020, Clinical & Support Options has seen a 20% increase in the number of …

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Shades of Blue Project promotes maternal mental health, offers free support services

Kay Matthews’ world was turned upside down nearly 10 years ago when she lost her daughter in childbirth. The Houston native said she felt alone in her grief as she struggled to find people who would listen and believe what she was going through. “I gave birth to my daughter stillborn and no one made …

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Behavioral health experts identify problems with CARE Court program – State of Reform

A pair of speakers in Health Policy Conference on the State of Reform in Los Angeles in 2022 have identified some challenges they anticipate with the implementation of the recently established CARE Court system. The panelists also discussed how they expect CARE courts to impact the state’s behavioral health system. Get the latest country-specific healthcare …

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