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NPR

Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure
NPR
Jean Loesch and her family live in Seeley Lake, Mont., which saw the longest and most intense smoke from Montana's wildfires this summer. Loesch has 10 children, adopted or in her foster care, and they are learning what it's like to have lingering ...

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ABC News

Find mental health care where traditional healers still thrive
ABC News
Before the sun rises, psychiatric nurse Immaculate Owembabazi makes her way to a small district hospital in the rural village of Kisoro, Uganda. Sister Immaculate, as everyone calls her, lives up to her namesake. Each morning, she greets patients in ...

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Baltimore Sun

Baltimore students in CURE program learn about dental health
Baltimore Sun
The students received more than $3,000 worth of sealants — a non-painful procedure in which a protective coating is placed on teeth in order to fight tooth decay — as part of a day of oral health care. The day also offered those students and three ...



The Ledger

County, state see a rise in children committed for mental-health evaluations
The Ledger
“He was Baker Acted for a few days,” said Fasshauer, the director of crisis services for Peace River Center, a Polk County mental-health agency. “Baker Acting is really the start of treatment, buying an instant ticket to see a psychiatrist.” The number ...

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Salon

Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings
NPR
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: And we're going to be focusing very strongly on mental health because here's a case of mental health. KELLY: President Trump says part of that focus will be keeping guns out of the hands of people with mental illness. Another ...
The GOP's mental health hypocrisySalon
Weekend: Mental Health MomentThe Courier
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KXAN.com

Ending the silence: Austin community works to dispel mental health stigma
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — It's been a little more than a week since 17 people were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “So often, what we are doing is that in these tragedies we quickly point to the scapegoat which is to ...

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County offers free workshops for those with ongoing health concerns
Buffalo News
Free workshops are being offered throughout the county for those with ongoing health conditions, presented by the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging. A 6-week chronic ...



New York Post

Taxpayers fund these luxury health exams for lawmakers
New York Post
New York state Assembly and Senate members can use the Executive Health Program at Albany Medical Center for souped-up checkups in a private suite complete with marble bathrooms and plush robes. The hospital charges the public $975 for the annual year ...



NBC Chicago

Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study
NBC Chicago
The IAFF says the survey is unprecedented and highlights a critical need. “What this study does is really bring home the numbers that we already knew were out there, that fire fighters are suffering from PTSD and other behavioral health disorders ...



New York Times

Measles Cases in Europe Quadrupled in 2017 - The New York Times
New York Times
Outbreaks across the continent infected 21000 and killed at least 35 children, leading some governments to crack down on vaccine compliance.

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