Rural educators struggle to meet student mental health needs with limited resources, UMaine study finds – UMaine News

Teachers in rural Maine schools are struggling to meet the mental and emotional needs of their students because of a lack of resources and institutional support, according to a new study from the University of Maine. In education around the world, there is a tension between achieving institutional goals such as fiscal efficiency, literacy, and …

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PHYSICIAN’S WEEKLY PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR HISPANIC HEALTH TO STRENGTHEN ITS COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN HEALTH CARE

BASKING RIDGE, NJ, November 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Physician’s Weekly, a trusted source of medical news, perspectives and education at the point of care and National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH), the leading national, science-based Hispanic health advocacy group, partners with the common goal of advancing health equity to ensure that everyone has the opportunity …

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Declarations are not enough. Health care equity needs action, health care leaders say

Ask a health care organization what its top priority is today, and many will say health care equity. But when it comes to creating real change, lip service won’t cut it, one executive said. “This is virtue signaling,” SCAN Health Plan CEO Sachin Jain said in a recent interview. “It’s fashionable to say you care …

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Stop hospital consolidation to lower health care prices for all Americans

With 2023 bringing divided government and inflation at levels not seen in decades, reducing health care costs is a political and moral imperative. Over the years, Americans have found that insurance coverage alone does not equal access, and that despite near-universal health insurance coverage, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than one in five …

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The Wood County Health Department is conducting inspections

Inspectors from the Wood County Health Department visited eateries in Rossford, Perrysburg, Bowling Green and Pemberville earlier this month. The following inspections were carried out on November 7. Truenorth Store, 1000 Buck Road, Rossford, had one critical violation, which was that temperature-controlled foods were not being refrigerated at the correct temperature. Corrected on review. On …

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Health Promotion Makes Healthy Choices Easier > Grand Forks Air Force Base > News

GRAND FORKS AIR FORKS BASE, North Dakota — Assessing the physical health of the whole wing and implementing evidence-based programs to influence healthy lifestyle change is a difficult task for an office. That’s the unique challenge for Anna Ojczyk, health promotion program coordinator for the 319th Reconnaissance Wing. As the sole member of the health …

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Understanding the ‘sweet stuff’ – natural vs added sugars

Outpatient diabetes and nutrition education program As diabetes educators, we are asked questions daily about the difference between “natural sugars” and “added sugars.” This is especially true since the FDA’s Nutrition Facts label was changed and the “Total Sugars” section now has a line that says “Contains ___ Added Sugars.” Some of our customers are …

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Accumulating Scientific Evidence Reignites Fracking Health Concerns – Mother Jones

Active unconventional or fracked gas wells in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Fighting misinformation: Register for free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow important news. This story was originally published by For E360 and is reproduced here as part of Climate desk cooperation. Almost 20 years since the adoption of hydraulic fracturing began to increase …

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Should the elderly risk major surgery? New research offers guidance

Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to a major new study that sheds much-needed light on the risks older people face when they have invasive procedures. Older patients with probable dementia (33% die within a year) and frailty (28%) and those having emergency operations (22%) are …

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