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Editorial: Whatever the motive, state mental health reform is essential

Editorial: Whatever the motive, state mental health reform is essential

As heartbreaking as it is that reforms to the mental health system only seem to be brought up with urgency by those in power in the aftermath of horrific tragedies, remedies for the system’s all too often overlooked problems are still needed and therefore welcome. Regarding the Nov. 13 shooting at a University of Virginia …

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EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: An Indian recipe to soothe micronutrient malnutrition – INSIGHTSIAS

Source: The Hindu Preliminaries: Current events of national importance (various social service programs, micronutrients, anemia FAO, GHI, NFHS-5, POSHAN, ICDS, midday meal program, etc.) GS Paper I & II course: Social empowerment, development and management of health-related social sectors/services. ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS Data from the National Family Health Survey-5 shows that one in two Indian women …

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Editorial: Will Maura Healey make hospital cost clarity a priority?

Editorial: Will Maura Healey make hospital cost clarity a priority?

More than four years after raising concerns about the difficulty of discerning clear price information for hospital services, we expect Governor-elect Maura Healey to be less than happy with a recent study that indicates calculating these costs remains a confusing process. Finding information about healthcare procedures on Massachusetts hospital websites can be a “backdoor or …

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Community Editorial Board: Proposed Adolescent Mental Health Facility

Community Editorial Board: Proposed Adolescent Mental Health Facility

Members of our Community Editorial Board, a group of community residents engaged and passionate about local issues, answer the following question: The Boulder County Planning Commission has voted to recommend that the Alps Boulder Canyon Inn be transformed in a residential facility for adolescents with moderate mental health symptoms. Your opinion ? According to a …

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Editorial: These grocery store health clinics provide needed quality care

Editorial: These grocery store health clinics provide needed quality care

American health care is awash with rules and practices that make it difficult to improve access. Compared to other developed countries, American patients are underserved, overburdened, and at high risk of not receiving the care they need. Some fixes are obvious. States should continue to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, for example, and …

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