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Have a say on local health care
How important to you is quality health care close to home?. Important enough for you to commit an hour to participate in a focus group at the Almonte General Hospital?. The Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation is conducting four focus groups. Between five and eight different people are
Mental health specialist in Sheboygan charged with sexual assault
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A mental health specialist faces forty years in prison after police say he pressured a patient into sex. Andrew Schmaling worked at a mental health community in Sheboygan.
Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg suffers health emergency
Sharon Salzberg, the teacher of Buddhism and meditation and bestselling author of Real Happiness, Lovingkindness, and more, has suffered what a new letter from Salzberg’s director of operations, Lily Cushman, describes as “a major health emergency this past weekend.”
Why dairy is bad for your health
The dairy industry’s massive public relations campaign dating back to the 1960s has brainwashed most people into thinking cow’s milk is good for you when it, in fact, is just the opposite. Milk products or lacticinia, are a type of food produced from or containing the milk of mammals, primarily catt
Inslee health proposal echoes national debate
OLYMPIA — A proposal for expanded health coverage is bringing a national debate to Washington State. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to broaden state subsidies for private insurance is provoking both concerns over costs and criticisms that it doesn't go far enough.
Scammers misrepresent health center through phone calls
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MO – A potential scam was reported by an area health care provider. The Livingston County Health Center says callers with the wrong phone prefix have been identifying themselves as “the health center.” The scam likely attempts to gain personal information, such as SS number, bank
Health is Wealth
The following is an editorial by Armstrong Williams. This past week, something happened that’s almost unheard of for me: I got the dreaded flu. It’s such a rare occurrence, 22 years since I was last affected, that I had forgotten what it felt like to not feel 100% all of the time. Over the course of
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Local researchers need your help as they study pets ' health and wellness
It's the chance to help out some local researchers, and the sole focus is your four-legged friend!. The Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph has launched a new online survey which looks at your pet's health and wellness.
Evers seeks $ 28 mil for women 's health care
The first proposed budget from Governor Evers will include nearly $28 million for a range of women’s health care issues. He wants to restore restoring funding for Planned Parenthood that was blocked by former Governor Scott Walker.
Unilateral Spinal Rotation Exercise to Improve Posture and Back Health
This is a simple spinal mobility exercise that you can use to improve and maintain good posture and back health. Start on all fours. Extend one leg behind you and keep it relatively straight with the balls of that foot anchored on the ground.
Gut health : Protecting your second brain
Everyone knows about the brain in your head, but did you know about the one in your gut?. There is a matrix of millions of neurons that can control intestinal muscle movements without any help from your central nervous system living in your colon.
The gifts of volunteering as a disaster mental health counselor
I was presenting at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference in Santa Rosa, California, on the evening of Nov. 8, 2018, when the urgent call came. The American Red Cross was frantically looking for certified disaster mental health counselors to help with what appear
Nebraska mayor unhappy with mental health center 's location
BELLEVUE, Neb. — A Nebraska mayor is warning that his city could lose property tax revenue if county officials move ahead with their choice for the site of a new mental health crisis center.
Take an active role in health care
Inappropriate lab tests cost billions, report says, Feb. 14. The CD Howe Institute report is correct in claiming that inappropriate lab tests harm the sustainability of publicly funded health care. Running blood tests, ordering diagnostic and exploratory tests is extremely expensive when you conside
UnitedHealth loses bid to block exec from joining Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan health care venture
A federal judge has rejected an effort by UnitedHealth Group Inc. to bar a former employee from joining a new health care venture by Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.B) and JP. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM).
Marshall County Parks Dept. and J&R Pharmacy offering free health checks
The Marshall County Parks Department is proud to partner with J&R Pharmacy to offer a free health check on Thursday, February 28th from 10AM – 12PM. The health check will take place at the visitor’s center of Mike Miller Park.
Lehigh University presents plans for new health , science and technology building
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Lehigh University officials presented plans for a new, state of the art, health, science and technology building during the city of Bethlehem Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday.
Fort George site explored as location for new primary health care hub
The agreement, initially for 12 months, will give the WHSCT time to get the necessary business case approvals and funding confirmed. No further marketing of the Fort George site will take place while the viability of the proposal is being considered although this remains as a contingency option if r
Fire district updates health insurance to address retirees ' spouses
The Captiva Island Fire Control District's commissioners approved a clarification to the department's health insurance policy relating to retired employees and their spouses during its recent meeting.