Security, child mental health awareness areas of focusSecurity, child mental health awareness areas of focusIncreased security, building hardening and awareness on mental health issues are what I believe will do the most to protect our next generations
Mental health isn’t only reason for shootingsMental health isn’t only reason for shootingsWe are told over and over again that the frequent mass shootings we are experiencing are a mental health problem, not a gun problem.
Loh: Can 3 icons devise new health-care model?Loh: Can 3 icons devise new health-care model?Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase intend to form a new and independent company to reduce health-care costs for their employees.
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Column: Mental health services lack resourcesColumn: Mental health services lack resourcesReports indicate that the shooter who killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida, had a history of mental illness, was obsessed with guns and enjoyed shooting small animals.
Mental health reform must be discussedMental health reform must be discussedWhile there is still a stigma attached to anything related to mental health, it’s much better than it used to be
Burrell increases minimum wage to $11 an hourBurrell increases minimum wage to $11 an hourBurrell Behavioral Health is increasing compensation for most employees as part of a strategy to expand mental health care access.
- Daniel Finney
Even dying, my aunt thought of family firstEven dying, my aunt thought of family firstIn her final days, my aunt brought her family together for a special picture of five generations
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Action Sunday health briefs, Feb. 25Action Sunday health briefs, Feb. 25Health briefs are selected by the editorial staff from items submitted. To submit an item to the calendar, visit fdlreporter.com/life and select “Submit Events.”
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Your Turn: Another way to stop school shootingsYour Turn: Another way to stop school shootingsGun control and mental health are getting lots of attention, but there's another problem contributing to school shootings: Disengaged youth.
Commentary: Stand together for mental healthCommentary: Stand together for mental healthExperts agree mass shooters suffer some mental health challenge. But the public shouldn’t believe every person with a mental illness is a risk.
Pennsylvania Dutch: WellSpan tries to close cultural gap in health carePennsylvania Dutch: WellSpan tries to close cultural gap in health careWellSpan now offers a program to improve healthcare access to the "plain community," which includes the services of a Pennsylvania Dutch interpreter.
Lawsuit raises prison health care questionsLawsuit raises prison health care questionsSteven Sipple claims substandard care led to terminal colorectal cancer.
Ear, nose, throat specialists join Mimbres Valley Medical GroupEar, nose, throat specialists join Mimbres Valley Medical GroupEar, nose, throat specialists join Mimbres Valley Medical Group
The 3 most common headaches—and how to get reliefThe 3 most common headaches—and how to get reliefGet a customized pain-busting plan and find the right remedy.
Learning Life | Getting into the essential oils trendLearning Life | Getting into the essential oils trendEssential oils can be used topically for skin agitations, aromatically for respiratory health and relieving stress, among other uses.
10 reasons to pay attention to anxiety levels10 reasons to pay attention to anxiety levelsUnhealthy anxiety levels are detrimental to our health and relationships, but learning coping skills will improve your life.
Alcohol and coffee could help you live past 90Alcohol and coffee could help you live past 90Researchers found that those who drink moderate amounts of beer or wine, along with two cups of coffee, increase their chances to live a long life.
- News A University of California-Irvine study indicates moderate consumption of alcohol and coffee is linked to longer life
TV addicts may be at risk for developing blood clotsTV addicts may be at risk for developing blood clotsA new study shows that television addicts risk vein thrombosis. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.
Leading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ planLeading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ planCalled “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal would provide a path toward universal health care coverage
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Letter: Don't make it harder for poor Iowans to get careLetter: Don't make it harder for poor Iowans to get careNow Iowa wants to make one more impediment to poor Iowans.
Health workshop showed what can workHealth workshop showed what can workThis winter's "6 Weeks to a Healthier You" helped dozens of residents get on the right track.
Infant mortality rate in NC among gaps in state child health report cardInfant mortality rate in NC among gaps in state child health report cardThe annual child health report card released by NC Child shows an increased burden on minority children and families.
Video: 'Everybody is Exhausted' Holistic Medicine with Jim BeckermanVideo: 'Everybody is Exhausted' Holistic Medicine with Jim BeckermanNorthjersey.com's Jim Beckerman sits down with Diane Schwartz, MD of Internal Medicine, and Jennifer Graf, founder of Graf Center for Integrative Medicine in Englewood Hospital&Medical Center to talk insomnia, anxiety, and social media.
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Exclusive: Nearly half of parents worry their child is addicted to mobile devicesExclusive: Nearly half of parents worry their child is addicted to mobile devicesThey also worry about the impact smartphones will have on their kids' mental health.
What is mental health first aidWhat is mental health first aidOne in five young people in America has a diagnosable mental health problem, but only 20 percent receive treatment.
Mental health calls on you to #BetheDifferenceMental health calls on you to #BetheDifferenceYou can become part of something, too. Touch the life of a young person, whether it’s a contribution of time, money, or expertise.
Can weather changes actually make you sick?Can weather changes actually make you sick?Drastic changes in weather can cause headaches but cannot actually make people sick, experts say.
10 peaceful places in the Garden State10 peaceful places in the Garden StateWhen you can find the time to relax and recharge, here are some peaceful places in NJ to unplug.
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600 face tuberculosis threat from infected health care worker600 face tuberculosis threat from infected health care workerA health care worker could have exposed up to 600 people with TB due to working while undiagnosed.
Editorial: Alexa, could health care be fixed?Editorial: Alexa, could health care be fixed?No, not even Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase can cure employer-based insurance system: Our view
Mental health factsMental health factsIt's time to move the conversation away from only mental illness and revisit laws on assault weapons, if we want to stop this spate of mass shootings.
Community Health Club hosts open houseCommunity Health Club hosts open houseCommunity Health Club is hosting an open house event to celebrate its 25th anniversary with free mini classes and demos.
Yazoo, Cook help musicians get health careYazoo, Cook help musicians get health careAmericana musician Elizabeth Cook teamed up with Yazoo Brewing and the Music Health Alliance to help musicians receive health care.
Senator Lamar Alexander on healthcareSenator Lamar Alexander on healthcareTennessee Senator Lamar Alexander talks about healthcare during an interview at The Jackson Sun.
Inspira restricting hospital visits due to flu activityInspira restricting hospital visits due to flu activityThe new guidelines will remain in effect until flu activity decreases.
Commentary: Mental health for first respondersCommentary: Mental health for first respondersLast year, four states approved measures that increase access to mental health benefits for first responders. I want to add Florida to that list.
Red wine toothpaste may eventually help you fight cavitiesRed wine toothpaste may eventually help you fight cavitiesA scientific study says a chemical found in red wine may help with oral health. Before you reach for the cabernet, TC Newman has more information!
Panel OKs use of nasal spray flu vaccine againPanel OKs use of nasal spray flu vaccine againA federal panel says it’s OK for doctors to again start using FluMist, a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine.
6 reasons your farts smell so bad6 reasons your farts smell so badWe all know farts don't smell like summer roses, but sometimes passing gas can be downright offensive! Check out the video for six stinky reasons why your farts may be extra potent.
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Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop helped me kick off 2018Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop helped me kick off 2018The Goop wellness vitamins kickstarted my 2018 resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle.
Ask an Officer: Wis. drivers licenses & testingAsk an Officer: Wis. drivers licenses & testingA driver is required to renew his or her license every eight years.
3D-printed hearts could replace human hearts3D-printed hearts could replace human heartsA startup called BioLife4D is working on a way to print functioning hearts using patients' own cells.
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Tips for avoiding the flu while travelingTips for avoiding the flu while travelingHow to avoid the flu while traveling
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Reach for calcium-filled foods for bone-boosting mineralReach for calcium-filled foods for bone-boosting mineralFrom preventing osteoporosis to helping kids reach their full adult height, adequate calcium intake is crucial for health.
Rosemond: Take smartphone away from sassy teenRosemond: Take smartphone away from sassy teenParenting columnist John Rosemond says to take smartphone away from teen and remove the door to her bedroom to curb disrespectful behavior.
Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care pushGrocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care pushThe owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.
School shooting survivors heading to FL capitalSchool shooting survivors heading to FL capitalAn estimated 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students boarded three buses en route to Florida's capital.
Love your standing desk? This accessory will make it even betterLove your standing desk? This accessory will make it even betterThe Gaiam Evolve Balance Board is on sale at Amazon right now and pairs perfectly with a standing desk.
Albertsons, Rite Aid combine to take on rivalsAlbertsons, Rite Aid combine to take on rivalsA deal between the supermarket chain and Rite Aid would create a company with potential annual revenue of $83 billion, the companies say
Postpartum depression affects many new momsPostpartum depression affects many new momsHealthy Sheboygan County 2020 looks at public health issues through a local lens.
6 key factors of heart health6 key factors of heart healthDeveloping heart disease and premature death and contingent on several factors, including dietary cholesterol, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugar and alcohol.
Walking benefits both the mind and bodyWalking benefits both the mind and bodyWe are going move on to the exercise portion of this series today. Exercise is critical to health, there is no pill, adjustment, or therapy that can take its place.
Minimally invasive procedures help hearts heal – statMinimally invasive procedures help hearts heal – statWith the 2017 introduction of MitraClip, WATCHMAN and more, Health First offers even more options for patients who can’t take on traditional surgery
Two more die of flu, bringing death total to 11Two more die of flu, bringing death total to 11New cases climbed for the third straight week and Monroe County has eclipsed total for 2016-17 flu season
Ronsisvalle: Societal shift needed to stop school shootingsRonsisvalle: Societal shift needed to stop school shootingsTeens feel more pressure, have unrealistic expectations of what to expect out of life, don't know how to deal with disappointment
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Study: Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ casesStudy: Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ casesResearchers estimate 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases in 2014-15 outbreak can be attributed to Flint water switch
Wausau volunteer opportunities: Social mediaWausau volunteer opportunities: Social mediaVolunteer opportunities and in-kind donated items needed in the Wausau-area.
Study: Excess salt intake harms more than blood pressureStudy: Excess salt intake harms more than blood pressureA recent study concluded that excess salt intake can adversely impact the heart, kidneys, blood vessels and brain.
Health pro: Lactation consultant doubles as speech pathologistHealth pro: Lactation consultant doubles as speech pathologistLaene Keith is dual certified as a speech pathologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with Health First.
Focus on Eyes: Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your visionFocus on Eyes: Long-term Plaquenil intake can affect your visionTaking high doses or long-term treatment of Plaquenil, an anti-malaria drug used to treat lupus, can lead to vision problems.
Proper cardio training good for your heartProper cardio training good for your heartCardio exercise keeps your heart healthy and helps you manage your weight. Experts recommend a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity cardiovascular activity five or more times per week.
Flirtey defibrillator delivery program expands coalitionFlirtey defibrillator delivery program expands coalitionFlirtey gets larger coalition for pilot program to deliver defibrillators by drone. Says delivering EpiPens and Narcan a possibility in future.
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How to look youngerHow to look youngerResults found the participants looked as much as three years younger after doing regular face exercises over 20 weeks.