Charlottesville-area buildings to light up green in honor of Mental Health Month | Local News

FROM STAFF REPORTS Several Charlottesville-area buildings will light up green between sunset and sunrise from May 16 until May 20 in honor of Mental Health Month, with a ceremony May 16 kicking off the week. Albemarle County’s County Office Building, Charlottesville City Hall, the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, University of Virginia Hospital, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital … Read more

Editorial: Legally protected quack medicine | Editorial

By the Editorial Board If there is one bill this legislative session that deserves Gov. Mike Parson’s unhesitating veto, it is House Bill 2149. The bill, passed by both the state House and Senate, is effectively a gag order that prevents Missouri pharmacists from doing their jobs when patients come to them seeking quack coronavirus … Read more

Conference focuses on mental health in Native communities | Top Story

BILLINGS, Mont. – As the conversations around mental health in Montana continue, there’s a significant need for services in our indigenous communities. To help address that need, Montana Social Scientists is hosting a three-day conference for mental health providers with a focus on incorporating Native American knowledge into models of care. During the three-day conference … Read more

More than 1 in 6 mothers in Richmond get postpartum depression. VCU researchers are studying how to help. | Richmond Local News

More than 1 in 6 mothers in Richmond had postpartum depression in the first year of the pandemic, a pregnancy risk that has become more severe as the century’s worst public health crisis wears on. It was 1 in 8 in 2017, according to data from the Virginia Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. And a … Read more

Kootenai Behavioral Health closes addiction recovery programs and outpatient psychiatry clinic, cites funding and staff shortages | Idaho News

NORTHERN IDAHO – Kootenai Health, the leading provider of behavioral health services for north Idaho residents, has announced the temporary closure of their addiction recovery programs and the outpatient Kootenai Clinic Psychiatry practice due to staff and funding shortages, despite the nearly $120 million settlement awarded to Idaho in a lawsuit against the nation’s three … Read more

Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Pella Regional recognized for excellence | Local News

PELLA — Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Pella Regional was recognized for clinical excellence in patient satisfaction and wound healing rates and received the Center of Distinction and the Clinical Excellence awards from Healogics®. Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92%, … Read more

UW-Eau Claire researchers studying nicotine use in Eau Claire youth | Medicine

CLEAR WATER (WQOW) – UW-Eau Claire nursing students are trying to answer this question: how easily can adolescents in Eau Claire find nicotine products? One student, Nicole Wolfe, said it turns out anyone can find nicotine products very easily, including youth. She said she was surprised at how accessible these products are. “Not all commercial … Read more

Gwinnett Sheriff’s Office task force helping people with mental health needs get assistance | News

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Pediatricians to do away with race-based medicine

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Doctors across the country used guidelines to diagnose patients that are linked to race. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics, or AAP, released a report detailing their work to dismantle the use of race-based medicine. Tucson Medical Center Pediatrician Sean Elliot said it’s a flawed method of diagnosing patients, but it’s … Read more

How to Stop Yourself From Throwing Up

Photo: Odua Images (Shutterstock) Ugh, here it comes. You feel kind of hot and sticky. Your stomach churns. Your mouth tastes funny. You know you’re going to throw up—imminently. Can you stop it before it happens? Or at least make it less terrible than it needs to be? Whether you’re battling morning sickness, food poisoning, … Read more