City Health Dept. unveils new mural at JFK Airport Terminal 4 to address mental illness stigma –

City Health Dept. unveils new mural at JFK Airport Terminal 4 to address mental illness stigma –

On August 3, John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 4, Arrivals Hall, unveiled a new mural by the city’s Department of Health aimed at reducing stigma against those with mental illness. The mural titled “SEE US, REALLY SEE US” was conceptualized and created by members of the organization. Venture House ClubHouse in Jamaicaan organization … Read more

The Biden-Harris Administration is investing $74 million to improve health care for people in 37 states, Guam and Puerto Rico.

Investments include $32 million to help more than 1 million people in socially vulnerable communities WASHINGTON, August 11, 2022 – USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced today that USDA is providing $74 million in grants to improve health facilities in rural towns across the country (PDF, 321 KB). These grants will … Read more

Democrats need to sell a health care package that doesn’t work right away

Placeholder while loading article transactions Have a blessed Thursday. And a programming note: This month we have a three-day-a-week schedule. Enjoy your summer Friday and we’ll see you back here on Tuesday. Today’s edition: The maker of the only vaccine approved to protect against monkeypox is not happy with the Biden administration’s new dose-sharing plan. … Read more

Unified Health Care Financing in California: The Road Ahead

An unequal, inefficient, and wasteful health care system is widespread in the United States was analyzed and documented. During the last presidential election, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) proposed Medicare for All, a single-payer system to address our health care shortfalls. He aroused the support of the general public for this. In early 2022, Congresswoman Pramila … Read more

What is needed to accelerate the integration of mental health, primary care

Integrating mental health care into primary care practice is key to connecting patients to care they may otherwise have difficulty accessing due to a lack of providers or the stigma that often prevents patients from seeking help for behavioral health conditions. Proper use of virtual care and other digital tools, which have become commonplace during … Read more

A federal bill stripped health care for poor Mississippians

A budget reconciliation bill approved by Democrats in the U.S. Senate over the weekend and now awaiting a vote in the House does not help poor Mississippians trying to get health insurance. Sharon Parrott, president of the Washington-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, praised the bill overall, saying, “However, the current bill does nothing … Read more

The health of a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike is deteriorating

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian prisoner on a long hunger strike was transferred from an Israeli prison to a hospital Thursday as his condition worsened, the prisoner’s wife said. Khalil Awawdeh, the family says, has refused to eat for more than 160 days to draw attention to his detention by Israel without trial … Read more

Despite Roe V. Wade decision, companies aren’t changing health benefits, study finds

Most of the companies in Roe v. He remains silent about Wade. getty Roe v. The Wade decision is top of mind for the public sector, many business leaders, and even scientists. The Turnaway Study, conducted at the University of California, San Francisco, found that abortion does not harm women’s health and well-being. In fact, … Read more

Cardinal Health Announces Leadership Changes

— Mike Kaufmann To resign from the post of Chief Executive Officer and from the Board of Directors — — Jason HollarChief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer appointed — — Patricia English to Serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer — DUBLIN, Ohio, August 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced that its … Read more