Community activists needed in task of regional health equity, leaders say at NWA Health Summit

Community activists needed in task of regional health equity, leaders say at NWA Health Summit

SPRINGDALE — If health is partly influenced by social conditions, Northwest Arkansas needs a health workforce that reflects that reality, regional health leaders said Friday at the NWA Health Summit. Frontline public health workers who are trusted members of local communities play an important role in addressing social determinants of health such as discrimination, housing, … Read more

Curious About Intermittent Fasting? Here’s What Experts Say You Should Know

Curious About Intermittent Fasting?  Here’s What Experts Say You Should Know

diet21:36What are the benefits of intermittent fasting? While intermittent fasting is becoming more widely discussed, the research is still emerging. This week, Dr. Jason Fung, a nephrologist and expert on intermittent fasting, is sharing his tips for who should fast and how. Intermittent fasting (IF) isn’t a new way of eating, but researchers and experts … Read more

What is the safest and correct way to take insulin and avoid a sugar crash? What should diabetics do in winter?

What is the safest and correct way to take insulin and avoid a sugar crash?  What should diabetics do in winter?

Using too much insulin can lead to hypoglycemia, a condition when blood sugar levels drop dangerously low. Depending on a person’s weight, sensitivity to insulin, and other factors, a dose of insulin can be fatal. Dr Sanjay Agarwal, HOD, Internal Medicine and Senior Diabetologist at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune and Secretary, Governing Council, National Research … Read more

New full-spectrum reproductive health care clinic in Las Cruces still in planning stages

New full-spectrum reproductive health care clinic in Las Cruces still in planning stages

Charlene Bencomo, executive director of Bold Futures, said a new full-spectrum reproductive health clinic in Las Cruces is still a few years away from becoming a reality. Within months of overturning the US Supreme Court Roe v. Wade through it dobbs Following the decision in late June, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a second reproductive … Read more

Health experts urge people to test homes for radon. elk river star news

Health experts urge people to test homes for radon.  elk river star news

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Indiana needs to lead the way in promoting projects that won’t harm public health – Chicago Tribune

Indiana needs to lead the way in promoting projects that won’t harm public health – Chicago Tribune

Something is very wrong in the state of Indiana. As a result of its misguided environmental policies, Indiana has left most people behind. A recently released report by the Northeast-Midwest Institute found that Indiana ranks last in the Midwest in protecting vulnerable communities. Cities like Gary, East Chicago and Hammond have been and will be … Read more

Louisville Health Department offers free fentanyl test strips and Narcan medication

Louisville Health Department offers free fentanyl test strips and Narcan medication Updated: 9:41 PM EST January 27, 2023 hide transcript show transcript News at 11. good evening. I’m Vicki Dortch and I’m Rick Van Hoose. New measures to save lives inside LMDC are paying off just hours after they’re implemented, thanks to training and Narcan … Read more

Healing and Transforming Vibrant Emotional Health Dr. Tia Dooley as the New Chief 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Officer

New York–(business telegram)–The second paragraph, first sentence in the release dated January 26, 2023, has been corrected to read: Dr. Dooley joins Vibrant with more than 20 years of leadership in the mental and emotional healthcare field, most recently Steve as Executive Director of the Fund, the only organization in the country focused on the … Read more

Can Grapes Lower Your Chances of Sunburn?

Share on PinterestScientists are investigating grapes to see if they can help with UV damage. Carlos Ciudad Photos/Getty Images A new study has found that grapefruit may reduce the likelihood of sunburn for some people. The cause of sunburn—UV radiation from the sun—is implicated in the development of skin cancer. The study suggests that microbiome … Read more

The challenge of healthcare reform

Does the state of US healthcare warrant a major new government effort to reform the system? Recent Gallup research measuring Americans’ views about healthcare reveals what I consider a complicated picture, but there is enough evidence of perceived problems to suggest that health care cost, coverage, access and quality Continuous efforts to improve are necessary. … Read more