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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The mental health of farm youth is often overlooked

Mental health has come to the fore in recent years, including the mental health of farmers and others involved in agriculture. “Agriculture is a uniquely stressful industry. “Individual growers are forced to deal with conditions that are completely out of their control,” says Josie Rudolfi, PhD, assistant professor and extension specialist at the University of …

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White House Conference Shines Desperately Needed Spotlight on Hunger, Nutrition and Health – SaportaReport

By guest columnists MATTHEW PEEPERexecutive director of Open Hand Atlanta and KEVIN WOODSpresident of the Atlanta Medical Association. After moving to Atlanta in 2020, David, a successful publicist and professor, finds himself in a financial crisis after the pandemic wreaks havoc on his career. Things took a turn for the worse when a rare disease …

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All about you: Put some spirit into your safety committee

EDITOR’S NOTE: Motivating employees to work safely is part of a safety professional’s job. But who motivates the motivator? In this monthly column, safety professional and professional speaker Richard Hawk offers his entertaining brand of wisdom to inspire safety professionals to perform at their best. Unless you’re new to the safety and health profession, you’ve …

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