Group drafts ordinance seeking sanctuary city status for reproductive health | News

The group Athenians for Bodily Autonomy has asked the Athens City Council not to criminalize reproductive health decisions. The group has drafted an ordinance that will be presented to the council for consideration on Friday. The Athens Messenger obtained a copy of the proposed ordinance on Messenger’s website at athensmessenger.com. “We hope to make Athens … Read more

TRIVE Calumet is impacting mental health in Calumet County

HILBERT, Wis. – The student had a problem. So that later friends, family and loved ones wipe away a million tears agonizing over how they missed the mark. What You Should Know THRIVE Calumet is a school-based mental health program serving five school districts in Calumet County, Wisconsin. In the first year of the two-year … Read more

Judge: Walgreens Contributed to San Francisco’s Opioid Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday found Walgreens liable for contributing to San Francisco’s opioid crisis by overdispensing highly addictive drugs for years without proper oversight and failing to identify and report suspicious orders as required by law. decided that he could. San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu said the pharmacy chain … Read more

Why better heart health worldwide is now within reach

As both the number one cause of death and the number one consumer of health resources globally, it is recognized that the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), along with its associated human and economic costs, is an increasingly unsustainable burden on humanity and its health systems. The statistics speak for themselves – 82.6 million … Read more

Health and Well-being disorders are personal

This story appears in the August/September 2022 issue of Forbes magazine. Subscribe Amazon Acquires One Medical (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Getty Images With Amazon’s $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical, the stakes continue to rise for the future of mass-market primary care. As traditional drugstore leaders Walgreen and CVS expand into virtual and personalized … Read more

Vitamin D supplementation may be a problem in America

Additionally, vitamin D has been a common staple on drugstore shelves for years, and its popularity continues to grow. In the United States, its market value is predicted to reach 1.3 billion dollars by 2025. Research shows that there has been a huge jump in vitamin D deficiency diagnoses over the past two decades, and … Read more

US shifts monkeypox vaccine strategy to expand supply

On Tuesday, federal health officials announced a new strategy to manage the monkeypox vaccine, which they said would increase the supply fivefold. What You Should Know The FDA has modified the emergency use authorization for the Jynneos vaccine to extend the supply fivefold. Under the new strategy, healthcare workers can administer Jynneos monkeypox vaccine intradermally … Read more

How researchers are getting farmers to talk about mental health

Christina Proctor spent many hours on the front porches of neighborhood farms in Madison County during her childhood. According to her, she had a rough upbringing and lived in a home plagued by drug addiction. “But we lived on this road surrounded by farmers,” Proctor said. “If something happened at my house, I would go … Read more

Healthcare Providers Use New Strategies, Technologies to Create Meaningful Relationships

New York City’s Mount Sinai Health System is launching a digital health program aimed at delivering teen-friendly messaging to teens at risk for type 2 diabetes. Dealing with a teenager is never easy – just ask any parent. But caregivers at Mount Sinai Health System are making that connection with a new digital health platform … Read more

A pivotal trial of the first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years, hoping to better combat the tick threat. What You Should Know Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the US and Europe to test the first potential Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years. … Read more