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URMC is focused on early intervention in mental health

In an effort to prevent psychotic episodes and improve patient outcomes, the University of Rochester Medical Center is launching a new mental health early intervention clinic. Created with a $770,000 grant from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation of Buffalo, Intercept is the first clinical high-risk program in upstate New York, officials say. The Lee Foundation …

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Registered dietitians, who play a key role as grocers, connect food with health

Brief description of the dive: Registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) are playing an increasingly important role in grocers’ health and wellness efforts as they relate to food, the Food Industry Association (FMI) found in its latest report. Eighty-one percent of food retailers surveyed employ nutritionists, with nearly two-thirds (65%) at the corporate level, nearly one-third (31%) …

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Southwestern College of Naturopathic Medicine is now Sonoran University of Health Sciences

The transition to university broadens the scope and offerings TEMPE, Arizona, September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ –Today, Southwestern College in Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, a leader in the field of holistic and natural approaches to medicine and health sciences, is proud to be Sonoran University of Health Sciences. New degree programs, a state-of-the-art research institute, …

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Report: Children and young people continue to experience mental health problems

Getty Images. Irene Diane is excited about her senior year at Bowie High School, serving as the school’s Student Government Association President, and future aspirations to attend college. But the 17-year-old Prince George’s County resident says mental health remains a challenge among her peers. One way to eliminate it: Maryland lawmakers must approve a state …

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Opinion | Catholic hospitals are expanding — and denying basic health care

Let’s say a patient is considering tubal ligation after a planned cesarean because she doesn’t want to get pregnant again. Here are some factors that go into this decision: her vision for her reproductive future, her doctor’s advice, state regulations, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology recommendations, the latest scientific research. Here are some factors …

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Ensuring Bone Health for Transgender-Identifying Adolescents

About 1.4% of American adolescents report identifying as transgender. That figure comes from a report published in June by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, after analyzing data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This estimate nearly doubles the organization’s previous figure for this age group from 2017 …

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The Immunologist Offers 4 Tips for Evaluating Health Information on the Internet – Twin Cities

As a mother who truly worries about my child’s health, and as an educator and scientist who appreciates hard facts, I understand how difficult it can be to make choices that affect your family’s health. This has become even more challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic; the decisions we make affect not only us, but also …

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