Ochsner to build neuroscience center, including early dementia clinic | Healthcare/Hospitals

Ochsner to build neuroscience center, including early dementia clinic |  Healthcare/Hospitals

Ochsner Health will break ground early next year on a new, stand-alone neuroscience center that will house an early dementia clinic, rehabilitation services and integrative services such as music and aquatic therapy, in what the system hopes will make New Orleans a “true destination for neurological diseases,” said Dr. CJ Bui, co-director of the Ochsner … Read more

Infrastructure, jobs, health and safety: Urban renewal neighborhoods prove successful in River City

Infrastructure, jobs, health and safety: Urban renewal neighborhoods prove successful in River City

The Post Falls Urban Renewal Agency was established in 1991. Its stated mission is to promote sustainable economic and community improvement that enhances the overall quality of life in Post Falls by: • Provision and improvement of infrastructure • Attracting jobs • Improving the safety and health of citizens Urban renewal neighborhoods are typically created … Read more

How environmental exposures affect women’s health

Katie Huffling, DNP, RN, CNM, FAAN, executive director of the Nursing Alliance for Healthy Environments, recently gave a presentation on how environmental exposures have affected women’s health at the 25th Annual Women’s Health Conference in Houston, Texas, held in person from September 29th to October 2nd. In his presentation, Huffling examined data from the World … Read more

Coe dedicates center that connects students to health care

Coe College President David Hayes speaks Thursday during the dedication of the David and Janice McInally Center for Health and Community at Coe College in northeast Cedar Rapids. The $2.6 million facility will offer healthcare education to students regardless of their major, including minors in health and social studies, as well as student partnerships at … Read more

Americans Rate Health Care System Failure: AP-NORC Survey

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa worries about the rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes refrains from refilling his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I’d rather skip the medicine to be homeless,” said Obeng-Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among a majority of U.S. adults who say health care … Read more

3 Little-Known Benefits Your Health Insurance Plan May Have

Image source: Getty Images You may be surprised at the benefits you are entitled to. Key points Many people’s health insurance plans leave them stuck with hefty bills Your insurance plan may actually come with hidden benefits that do the opposite. Look for savings on fitness subscriptions, medications and mental health services. Without health insurance, … Read more

Major health insurers will expand Medicare Advantage to hundreds of new counties by 2023.

Health insurance companies that are big players in Medicare Advantage, including CVS Health’s Aetna … [+] unit, Cigna, UnitedHealth Group and Humana are launching popular plans in several new states and hundreds of new counties in 2023. This Nov. 8, 2018 file photo shows a page from the 2019 US Medicare handbook in Washington. (AP … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more