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(8 days ago) Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities." Classification systems such as the WHO Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC

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How behaviors can inform COVID-19 health campaigns

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · Exploring behaviors to inform public health campaigns. The same interdisciplinary team of researchers also considered the personal behaviors involved in …

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Health impact news and latest updates

(5 days ago) Health impacts of lockdowns no worse than large COVID outbreaks, at least in short term. Although lockdowns are undoubtedly associated with health harms, their impact on health

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More than one third of adults have multiple health

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · More than one in three British adults are suffering from two or more chronic health conditions in middle age, such as recurrent back problems, mental ill-health

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A call to change the societal approach to human and

(8 days ago) 1 day ago · A call to change the societal approach to human and environmental health. Without action, inequality in health is going to increase exponentially together with global warming and environmental

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Media coverage of health, especially disease screening, is

(3 days ago) The media covers health extensively, at no time more than during the pandemic. But that coverage often is not sufficiently nuanced. "The media can be a respectable source of information for

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Artificial intelligence tool could increase patient health

(7 days ago) A federal rule that requires health care providers to offer patients free, convenient and secure electronic access to their personal medical records went into effect earlier this year. However

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Health co-op failure in NY leaves doctors owed millions

(5 days ago) Health Republic officials didn't return phone or email messages. Messages left with executives at Alvarez and Marsal, a company brought in by the state to take over management of Health

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Poor health news and latest updates

(3 days ago) The head of the World Health Organization said the COVID-19 delta variant, first seen in India, is "the most transmissible of the variants identified so far," and warned it is now spreading in at

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Health apps track vital health stats for millions of

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · Health-tracking devices and apps are becoming part of everyday life. More than 300,000 mobile phone applications claim to help with managing diverse personal health

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Emphasize personal health benefits of COVID-19 vaccination

(5 days ago) 2 days ago · Messages emphasizing the personal health benefits of COVID-19 vaccines have the best chance of increasing vaccination levels across the nation, according to …

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Health spending news and latest updates

(7 days ago) U.S. health care spending increased 4.6 percent in 2019. Health care spending in the United States increased 4.6 percent in 2019, which was a similar rate of growth as that seen in 2018, according

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New guidelines intended to help health providers prevent

(1 days ago) Health care professionals could help reduce the toll, but only about 20% receive any education on their role in firearm injury prevention. With a goal of …

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Mississippi health system buckles under 'astounding' rise

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · Many health care workers are "absolutely worn out" and some hospital nurses are quitting, which could make dealing with the ongoing spike more difficult, warned Dr. Thomas Dobbs, the state health

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Olympics provide untapped chance to improve health for all

(2 days ago) 8 minutes ago · Olympics provide untapped chance to improve health for all. Given the increased interest in sports and exercise around the Olympics underway …

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Psychological consequences of COVID-19 in health care

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · The researchers invited employees in health care to take part in an online survey from April to July last year, i.e. during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Alongside physicians and

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Study suggests need to screen older adults for mental

(7 days ago) 2 days ago · Study suggests need to screen older adults for mental health symptoms as pandemic continues. As the pandemic enters a new phase, and talk of …

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Postmenopausal women can dance their way to better health

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · Women often struggle with managing their weight and other health risk factors, such as high cholesterol, once they transition through menopause. A new study suggests that dancing may effectively

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Diabetes patients in high-deductible health plans 28% more

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · For Americans with diabetes, being enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) substantially increases the risk of not taking prescribed medications due to cost, according to a …

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New report assesses effects of time sat down on mental

(8 days ago) 2 hours ago · More information: Matthew Pears et al, The impact of sitting time and physical activity on mental health during COVID-19 lockdown, Sport Sciences for Health

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Study shows how U.S. immigration policy can have domestic

(6 days ago) 29 minutes ago · Study shows how U.S. immigration policy can have domestic health effects. After a controversial federal order suspending travel to the U.S. from …

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Expanding Medicare would reduce racial and ethnic health

(5 days ago) When Americans become eligible for Medicare coverage at age 65, research has shown, there are substantial reductions in racial and ethnic disparities in health insurance, access to …

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Caring for the physical health of those with mental illness

(4 days ago) "Many people de-prioritize their health when faced with other crises, or more immediate issues," says Erin Kelly, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of …

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Lower-wealth volunteers experience greater health gains

(8 days ago) Volunteering is regarded as beneficial for volunteer health, and some studies have even suggested the possibility that volunteering could become a low-cost, sustainable public health

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Health care providers missing opportunities to talk about

(4 days ago) A new study published in Pediatrics—led by the University of Minnesota—found that a majority of adolescents and their parents considered health care provider discussions about puberty

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Leading experts urge health care workers to accept COVID

(8 days ago) Leading experts urge health care workers to accept COVID-19 vaccinations ASAP. Vaccines to prevent common and serious infectious diseases have had a greater impact on improving human health than

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Dearth of mental health support during pandemic for those

(1 days ago) Dearth of mental health support during pandemic for those with chronic health problems. A new scoping review found that those with chronic health concerns, such …

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The role of Aboriginal English in Indigenous health

(5 days ago) Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than non-Indigenous Australians. They are sick more often, die younger and are at higher risk of serious health

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China's digital mental health services outpacing regulation

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · The Lau China Institute has launched a new policy paper, by Dr. Carla de Utra Mendes, on the digital mental health landscape in China post-COVID-19, …

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Digital health technologies hold key to new Parkinson's

(5 days ago) The use of digital health technologies across health care and drug development has accelerated. A new paper titled "Digital Progression Biomarkers as Novel Endpoints in Clinical Trials: A

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How to persuade the unvaccinated

(6 days ago) 4 hours ago · Public health messaging should be sensitive to the roots of U.S. vaccine resistance, said Blendon. Polls show that unvaccinated Americans share a …

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Study finds over 64% of people reported new health issues

(9 days ago) Over 64 percent of respondents claimed to have one or more new physical health issues. Nearly 75 percent of those surveyed experienced one new mental health

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How air pollution in indoor spaces affects human health

(9 days ago) In the UK, poor air quality is a severe environmental risk to public health, with air pollution responsible for 40,000 early deaths. It is estimated to cost £20 billion a year to health services

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Gaps in life expectancy, health, and economic opportunity

(1 days ago) A new report, co-produced by the Business School (formerly Cass), entitled 'The Cost of Inequality', has exposed the gaps in life expectancy, health, and …

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Improving access to mental health services in low-income

(5 days ago) When it comes to improving access to mental health services for children and families in low-income communities, a University of Houston researcher has found having a warm handoff, which is a

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'Trauma Informed Care' can help break the cycle of violence

(9 days ago) 2 hours ago · Health and wealth are inextricably tied to one another, the authors note. "Black and Brown communities suffer heavily from a racial wealth gap relative to white communities, although rural white

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Heart cell protein could lead to new treatments for heart

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · A protein that helps regulate calcium signaling within heart cells could play a key role in preventing chronic heart failure, according to an international study led by University of Utah Health

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The influence of coping strategies on the long-term

(8 days ago) 25 minutes ago · More information: Katie Darabos et al, Peer victimization and relationships to approach and avoidance coping to health and health behaviors, Behavioral Medicine (2021). DOI: 10.1080/08964289.2021

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Language isolation affects health of Mexican Americans

(5 days ago) New research from the University of Georgia finds that older Mexican Americans who live in low English-speaking neighborhoods are at greater risk for poor health

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Mental health conditions up in public health workers

(5 days ago) (HealthDay)—More than half of public health workers reported adverse mental health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published in …

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Importance of preventive health care during COVID-19 pandemic

(6 days ago) Preventive health care helps you maintain your health. Screenings are important to avoid future health problems or catch them early when they are easier to …

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At least 115,000 health workers have died from COVID: WHO

(9 days ago) At least 115,000 health and care workers have died from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the WHO chief said Monday, calling for …

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Mental health needs might not be met among California's

(9 days ago) Mental health needs might not be met among California's Latino and Asian communities. by Elaiza Torralba, University of California, Los Angeles. One conclusion of the reports: Members of the

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Olympian's exit spotlights pressure on athletes

(6 days ago) 2 hours ago · Olympian's exit spotlights pressure on athletes. Many were shocked by U.S. gymnast Simone Biles' decision this week to withdraw from a premier event at the Tokyo Olympics to focus on mental health

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Health safety net for undocumented kids works, study finds

(9 days ago) Health for All Kids allowed children under the age of 19 in families at qualifying income levels to enroll in Medi-Cal (Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program or CHIP in California

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Among COVID-19 survivors, an increased risk of death

(3 days ago) As the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, it has become clear that many survivors—even those who had mild cases—continue to manage a variety of health problems long after the initial infection

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