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A new online tool provides a snapshot of the health of all 435 US congressional districts

Congressional health dashboard can inform policymakers on action to close wide disparities in premature death, mental health, child poverty, broadband and more NEW YORK, January 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, researchers from the New York University Grossman School of Medicine, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), revealed Congressional District Health Board (CDHD), …

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The Recorder – Report examines role of schools, pediatric providers in behavioral health crisis

Published: 01/22/2023 2:30:41 PM BOSTON — Citing progress in addressing children’s behavioral health and the need for further improvement, a new report suggests the potential for schools and pediatric primary care providers to play a greater role in addressing a “longstanding crisis.” The 45-page report, released last week by the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, …

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Florida commission calls for sweeping mental health reforms | Florida Trend Health Care – Florida Trend

Florida commission calls for sweeping mental health reforms A state commission is urging Florida to make sweeping reforms to its patchwork mental health care system. The recommendations come from the Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, which was created in 2021 after a Parkland grand jury called Florida’s mental health system a “mess.” The …

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Association of aldosterone with ideal cardiovascular health in incident diabetes

The incidence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) continues to increase among African Americans (AA). However, a plateau was observed among non-Hispanic whites (NHW). Furthermore, T2D-related mortality and morbidity have been reported to be higher among AA than among NHW. Therefore, the investigation of new factors to understand the differences in prevalence, incidence and mortality of …

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What is the relationship between physical and mental health? | Columnists

The end of the year makes me reflect on my hopes for the new year and my tendency to make resolutions with very limited success in sustaining those possible improvements. Every new year also reminds me that I’m getting older. Despite the fact that aging is an inevitable part of life, we continue to look …

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The Public Health Worker Program provides a low-cost device to improve hearing in the elderly

A first-of-its-kind program that trains trusted older community health workers to fit and deliver low-cost hearing technology to peers with hearing loss significantly improved communication function among participants, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers . A first-of-its-kind program that trains trusted older community health workers to …

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Exploring the root causes of poor mental health in secondary school girls

Many young girls experience poor mental health during middle school. Many people focus on helping each individual, but a Ph.D. student Janne Lund wants us to look at the bigger picture. Because what is it about middle school that leads to poor mental health among girls? There are many factors that affect how we feel. …

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Mindfulness education by combining modalities to impact mental health

The educational and professional environment aims to support students of all ages in building … [+] restorative attitudes. Getty The mental health crisis in schools continues to be a problem area in the U.S. According to The Washington Post, even as federal dollars have flowed into school classrooms since the pandemic, finding mental health professionals …

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The impact of alcohol on health, safety and the economy in Massachusetts is very concerning

The health, safety and economic toll of alcohol on Bay State residents far outweighs the state’s alcohol tax revenue, according to a new report from the Boston School of Public Health (BUSPH). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), alcohol kills an average of 2,760 people a year. The leading causes included …

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