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A mental health nonprofit turned down donations from Jamie Lynn Spears’ book sales – NPR

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UK health minister says Covid cases may hit 100,000 a day in winter, no contingency measures for now – CNBC

Commuters, some wearing face coverings to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, ride a Transport for London (TfL) underground train in London on October 20, 2021. TOLGA AKMEN | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Health Secretary Sajid Javid on Wednesday said the government won’t be implementing the so-called “plan B” strategy of its …

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Around the Pac-12: Mental Health Awareness Week – Pac-12.com

Pac-12 universities along with the Conference’s Student-Athlete Health & Well-Being Initiative (Pac-12 SAHWBI) worked together to bring mental health awareness week (Oct. 3-9) to campuses and student-athletes. All across the Conference, universities worked to help break through the stigma by sharing their support for promoting mental health awareness.   How do 𝒚𝒐𝒖 take care of your mental health?#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek | …

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Medical Groups Declare Youth Mental Health Crisis – The New York Times

Leading medical groups have declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health triggered by prolonged isolation, uncertainty and grief during the coronavirus pandemic. In a joint statement issued Tuesday, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Children’s Hospital Association said the coronavirus pandemic worsened an …

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Bozeman bar employee charged with obstructing a public health officer’s inspection – MTPR

Gallatin County prosecutors have filed misdemeanor charges against an employee at a Bozeman bar accusing him of obstructing a public health officer from inspecting the bar’s compliance with pandemic restrictions. Charging documents allege a bar employee prevented then-Gallatin County health officer Matt Kelley from inspecting Bar IX in April when some coronavirus restrictions, like a …

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Racism Is Declared a Public Health Crisis in New York City – The New York Times

The New York City Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis on Monday, passing a resolution that directed the Health Department to take steps to ensure a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic. The resolution called on the department to work with other agencies to root out systemic racism within policies, plans …

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Transgender U.S. Public Health Official Breaks Ground in Covid Fight – The New York Times

Dr. Rachel Levine, who has helped lead the nation’s coronavirus response as President Biden’s assistant secretary for health and made history as the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate, has a new title: admiral. The Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday morning that Dr. Levine has been sworn in as …

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Health equity 101: What causes healthcare disparities, and where does tech fit? – Technical.ly

For the immigrants served by the Southwest Philadelphia-headquartered Coalition of African and Caribbean Communities (AFRICOM), health inequity doesn’t just look like the false stigmatization of immigrants as COVID-19 super spreaders or lessened access to food benefits programs — though it looks like those, too. There’s also a cultural barrier to accessing care, especially during the …

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Applications open for Soil Health Advisory Committee – Fence Post

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the department and the commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program (HB 21-1181). The Soil Health Program Advisory Committee provides a critical link between CDA and agricultural producers, …

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Mental Health America Releases Annual State of Mental Health in America Report, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Top The State Rankings, Based on 15 Mental Health Indicators – Yahoo Finance

Arizona, Idaho, and Nevada are the bottom-ranking states Alexandria, VA, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, for the eighth year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health in America report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 15 mental health access and …

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