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Public and Public Health Students Travel to Guatemala to Help Underserved Region » Liberty News

Continuing a four-year effort to screen patients and treat medical problems in Guatemala’s underserved communities, a team of two Liberty University professors and four students from the Department of Community and Public Health spent June 11-22 in the Santa Rosa area evaluating 400 residents. The current project is in partnership with the Lynchburg, Virginia, Iglesia …

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Pathways Academy students participate in healthy eating classes

View larger image Students and staff from the Pathways Academy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences take a group photo June 24 at Southeast Arkansas College in Pine Bluff during the closing ceremony of their two-week summer intensive camp. The students are part of the Pathways Program for Research Academic Mentoring Pathways for …

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After Roe, pregnancies will cause bigger health problems, health experts say – News @ Northeastern

Women with unintended pregnancies will be at higher risk of maternal mortality, increased poor pregnancy outcomes and a greater divide in access to health care as a result of the Supreme Court’s recent rejection of Roe v. Wade, Northeast health experts say. The inability to obtain a safe, legal abortion will affect the health of …

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USPS Meets Financial Health Goal, Misses Shipping, CX Goals in FY2021

The Postal Service regulator said the agency met its goal of financial health last fiscal year, the latest sign that the USPS’s long-term financial health is improving. However, the Postal Regulatory Commission, in its analysis of the USPS’s annual performance report for fiscal year 2021, found that the USPS is failing to meet most of …

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3 paranormal experiences that have caught the attention of mental health researchers

New studies are trying to integrate “unreal” experiences with reality. Getty Transcendental, mystical, and out-of-body experiences are becoming mainstream conversation—not only in pop culture, but also in the field of psychological research. Although more and more studies are emerging to try to determine the causes and nature of these experiences, it can still feel unnerving …

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Flexible Spending Health Accounts and Nondiscrimination Issues | Dentons

Employers often provide a range of benefits to employees. One such benefit is a Health Flexible Spending Account (Health FSA). These accounts allow employees to contribute pre-tax dollars to be used for unreimbursed medical expenses incurred during the year. Health FSAs are considered self-funded health plans and must not discriminate in favor of highly paid …

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Machine learning algorithms may help healthcare staff correctly diagnose alcohol-related hepatitis, acute cholangitis – ScienceDaily

Acute cholangitis is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection that is often associated with gallstones. Symptoms include fever, jaundice, right upper quadrant pain, and elevated liver enzymes. Although they may seem like distinctive, telltale symptoms, unfortunately, they are similar to those of a much different condition: alcohol-related hepatitis. This is a challenge for emergency department personnel …

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