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Southwestern Vermont Health Care moves to join Dartmouth network

Southwestern Vermont Health Care moves to join Dartmouth network

Affiliation would give the smaller network access to a shared electronic medical records platform and joint purchasing, among other benefits, he says. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger Dartmouth Health’s already significant influence in the Vermont healthcare market is expected to grow next year with the addition of Southwestern Vermont Health Care. The board of the …

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Doctors and friends find healing and purpose in Ride for Mental Health

Doctors and friends find healing and purpose in Ride for Mental Health

“The pervasive sentiment shared by all is that regardless of your personal journey and experiences with mental health, you are not alone.” In 2017, when New York lawyer and avid cyclist Mac Dorris founded The Ride for Mental Health in New Paltz, New York, it was a way to find hope, healing and purpose after …

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WA public health officials urge again to mask indoors amid 'triple outbreak'

WA public health officials urge again to mask indoors amid ‘triple outbreak’

It’s time, Washingtonians: You should start wearing a mask indoors regularly, if you haven’t already. The new guidelines from 12 county health workers and 25 hospital leaders are fueled by the surge in viral respiratory illnesses in the region and the country – primarily influenza and RSV, although COVID-19 numbers are starting to rise. go …

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Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Your Baby - Stanford Medicine Children's Health Blog

Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Your Baby – Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Blog

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert recommending parents and caregivers not to use pillows to shape infants’ heads, as they can create an unsafe sleeping environment for infants and may increase the risk of suffocation and death. According to the FDA, pillows have not has been shown to be safe or …

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Singer Donny Hathaway inspired Hyde Park mural celebrating his music and promoting mental health

Singer Donny Hathaway inspired Hyde Park mural celebrating his music and promoting mental health

A mural in Hyde Park features a towering image of Donny Hathaway, the late Chicago-born singer and songwriter who won a Grammy Award with Roberta Flack for their 1972 recording “Where is the Love.” The painting, done earlier this year by Richard Wilson, was meant to “pay tribute to Donny for the gifts he gave …

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Nutritionist Shares the 'Underrated' Longevity Foods She Eats Every Day to Boost Her Immune System

Nutritionist Shares the ‘Underrated’ Longevity Foods She Eats Every Day to Boost Her Immune System

Looking for a healthy, inexpensive protein that can boost your immune system and help you live longer? Take legumes the next time you go to the grocery store. According to a 2022 study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, replacing red meats and processed foods with legumes, whole grains and vegetables can increase life expectancy …

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8 tips for finding affordable health care without insurance

8 tips for finding affordable health care without insurance

Although it is recommended that everyone have at least medical insurance, it can be very expensive if your employer does not pay for it. Plus, navigating the health insurance market can seem downright chaotic and nerve-wracking. About 10% (PDF) of Americans had no health insurance in 2020, and most of those who are uninsured because …

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Lexington Girl Scout educates local kids about mental health - The Boston Globe

Lexington Girl Scout educates local kids about mental health – The Boston Globe

Like so many other teenagers, Sarah Liu was insecure about her self-image. And as a student at Lexington High School, she found the pressure of rigorous classwork only added to her stress and anxiety. But Liu found comfort in knowing she wasn’t alone. His classmates were also struggling to maintain their mental health, and despite …

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Mental health in rural areas: join the Seattle Times for a live discussion

Mental health in rural areas: join the Seattle Times for a live discussion

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. Mental health care can be hard …

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How a Corporate Speaker Uses K-Dramas to Explore Mental Health Topics

How a Corporate Speaker Uses K-Dramas to Explore Mental Health Topics

Chang uses this scene from “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” to illustrate the butterfly hug technique … [+] which is used to calm anxiety. netflix As a therapist and speaker, Jeanie Y. Chang often discusses mental health at corporate events. His conferences and workshops in companies such as Microsoft MSFT , generally focus on …

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