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Category Archives: Health

The Mental Health Costs of Harassment
19 Jun
8:12

The Mental Health Costs of Harassment

As more and more high profile men—such as Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, and Matt Lauer—fall victim to the #MeToo movement, many media stories focus on the huge impact sexual harassment has on women’s paychecks and chances for advancement. But the mental health consequences for women can also be dire. Not […]

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, WHO says, but some health experts don’t agree
18 Jun
8:01

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, WHO says, but some health experts don’t agree

USA Today NetworkLilly Price and Mike Snider, USA TODAY Published 3:54 p.m. ET June 18, 2018 | Updated 10:50 p.m. ET June 18, 2018 CLOSE The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn […]

Transgender kids get their own health-care guidelines
17 Jun
7:02

Transgender kids get their own health-care guidelines

Today the first guidelines specific to the health-care needs of transgender and gender diverse children and adolescents have been released in the Medical Journal of Australia. Gender identity is a person’s innermost sense of who they are – male, female, a blend of both or neither. Most children grow up […]

May ‘locks in Brexit’ with multi-million national health fund boost
17 Jun
3:28

May ‘locks in Brexit’ with multi-million national health fund boost

However, May will risk a backlash from Conservative MPs by opening the door to increased borrowing and tax rises to fund the pledge. The Prime Minister is expected to say details of how the extra funding will be financed will not be announced until a future Budget – pledging to […]

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’
15 Jun
10:50

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on its operations after its initial data-sharing arrangements with the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) ran into a major public controversy in […]

Why Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) shares crashed lower today
14 Jun
1:14

Why Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) shares crashed lower today

The Primary Health Care Limited (ASX: PRY) share price has been one of the worst performers on the local market on Thursday. At the time of writing the healthcare company’s shares are down a sizeable 10% to $3.48, wiping out all the gains that they had made in 2018. Why […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About Dealing With Mental Health Struggles, Willow’s Self-Harm
13 Jun
6:27

Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About Dealing With Mental Health Struggles, Willow’s Self-Harm

11:27 AM PDT 6/13/2018 by Katherine Schaffstall “In this world today we talk so much about what’s happening on the outside and we don’t talk enough about what’s going on within us,” she said. Jada Pinkett Smith opened up the importance of mental health while visiting Megyn Kelly Today on […]

Can mangoes protect heart and gut health?
11 Jun
2:33

Can mangoes protect heart and gut health?

Could mangoes benefit our intestinal flora and blood pressure in one delicious blow? The latest evidence suggests that they may…for certain people, but more evidence is needed. A new study inspects the benefits of mangoes. Mangoes have been cultivated in South Asia for thousands of years, and they now find […]

How early retail health clinics set the stage for today’s mega-mergers
11 Jun
8:51

How early retail health clinics set the stage for today’s mega-mergers

F ifteen years ago, we launched Take Care Health Systems, a pioneering company in retail health clinics. Little did we know that our clinics, and similar ones that followed, would become an important component of the current merger and acquisition and partnership activity currently reshaping health care. We did recognize […]

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade’s deaths spotlight alarming public health trend
10 Jun
1:37

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade’s deaths spotlight alarming public health trend

In a week where the world lost fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain to suicide, many are left wondering an often complex question: “Why?” In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC’s Steve Patterson looks into the jarring spike in suicides in America.Jun.10.2018 Read More