Free school supplies, backpacks, haircuts and health screenings in the Champaign-Urbana area

Free school supplies, backpacks, haircuts and health screenings in the Champaign-Urbana area Back to school can be expensive – area organizations and businesses are here to help families with some needs during the school year The list gets longer every year. Back-to-school haircuts, growing lists of school supplies, school enrollment fees, new shoes and more… … Read more

Losing a spouse to COVID may be worse for mental health than other causes of death – ScienceDaily

Losing a spouse can be a devastating experience for anyone. Experiencing the death of a spouse due to COVID-19 may be worse for mental health than deaths from other causes, a new study has found. Penn State researchers found that while there were strong associations between the recent death of a spouse and poorer mental … Read more

Cincinnati health officials say two possible cases of monkeypox have been reported in Cincinnati

There were two reports of positive cases of monkeypox in Cincinnati on Tuesday, according to the Cincinnati Health Department. CHD says the positive cases were reported by the patients’ healthcare providers. Samples have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to confirm probable cases. CHD expects to receive those results tomorrow. The … Read more

USDA seeks innovation in climate-smart agriculture and soil health

You are here: At home / News / News Releases / USDA in search of innovation in climate-smart agriculture and soil health News release USDA seeks innovation in climate-smart agriculture and soil health Issue number: 2022-07-05 Contact: [email protected] USDA seeks innovation in climate-smart agriculture and soil health PORTLAND, OREGON, July 26, 2022 – The United … Read more

The Grassroots Festival continues despite the denial of a permit by the Ministry of Health

TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY—This year’s GrassRoots Festival had it all: music, art, camaraderie, lots of people in attendance, that usual holiday feel. The one thing it didn’t have? Some of the festival’s work permits. Confirmed by the Tompkins County Health Department and GrassRoots organizers, the festival never actually received a permit for a mass gathering for … Read more

Gun violence is a public health crisis

Recent mass shootings show that it is long past time for accountability and action National Journal of Nursing – April | may | June 2022 Issue On May 14, a white racist shot and killed 10 black people at a Tops supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Ten days later, 19 elementary school children and two … Read more

In Philadelphia, maternal mortality and health care inequity take center stage at abortion access hearing

At a joint hearing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, House and Senate Democratic lawmakers heard from doctors, providers, government officials and advocates about the “far-reaching” impact of the end of Roe v. Wade in Pennsylvania. The hearing, second in a series at Pennsylvania reproductive health meetings focused on the impact abortion bans would have on Pennsylvania’s … Read more

Study Shows Potential to Reduce Metabolic Syndrome Risks — ScienceDaily

A new study in people with a range of risk factors for heart disease found that consuming green tea extract for four weeks could lower blood sugar levels and improve gut health by reducing inflammation and reducing “leaky gut.” . The researchers said this is the first study to assess whether the health risks associated … Read more

UCI Health among America’s best hospitals for 22nd consecutive year | UCI Health

Nationally ranked for cancer, gynecology and senior health services July 26, 2022 Orange, California – For 22n.d another year US News and World Report recognized UCI Medical Center as one of the best hospitals in America. The annual rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most difficult patients and conditions. This year’s report highlights … Read more

6 Startups That Could Transform Healthcare

Innovation challenges in healthcare are expanding. Whether it’s increasing access, making care more affordable, finding more diverse candidates for leadership positions, or developing ways to staff planning more effectively and efficiently, entrepreneurs in the field and beyond are building solutions. At the recent AHA Leadership Summit, attendees got an inside look at six startups at … Read more