Monthly Archives: October 2021

Ambulance companies questioned by the departmental committee

October 30 — Members of the Effingham County Ambulance Watch Committee continued this week their review of three ambulance services that wish to provide 911 ambulance service for the county. Representatives from Rural Med, Lakeside EMS and Abbott EMS all attended a meeting on Wednesday to answer questions from the …

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Youth mental health and the pandemic: a sick future – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article was written exclusively for The European Sting by Ms Maria Carolina Sawadi Guizilini and Ms Maria Victória Lima Waquim is a medical student attending classes in the 5th semester at the Faculty of Medicine of Unicesumar, Brazil. They are affiliated with the International Federation of Medical …

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Can you donate plasma if you have hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver. It is spread between people through contact with blood containing the infection. Doctors can treat the virus with direct-acting antiviral drugs to the point where a person is in prolonged remission. However, people who have had the virus at …

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Reconnaissance Media Inc. Celebrates Growth of “Let’s Talk Mental Health” Podcast

Reconnaissance Media Celebrates Growth of ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Health’ Podcast, Improving Mental Health in Over 150 Countries, One Conversation at a Time Jeremy Godwin Reconnaissance Media Celebrates Growth of ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Health’ Podcast, Improving Mental Health in Over 150 Countries, One Conversation at a Time Reconnaissance Media …

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Pawtucket School Committee Expresses Frustration with Vendors | New

PAWTUCKET – School board members express frustration that providers do not deliver the services promised and are not held accountable for providing appropriate learning conditions for students and staff during ongoing upgrades. At a meeting on October 12, member Gérard Charbonneau said the committee had fallen into a “comfort” model …

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Community mental health seeks support from Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS – Community Mental Health for Central Michigan seeks support from the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners with a resolution opposing two laws in the Michigan House and Senate. House Bill 4925 would amend the Mental Health Code to create a Behavioral Health Oversight Council within the Department of …

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How a pig kidney can help save lives

For the first time, doctors were able to use a kidney obtained by a pig and attach it to a human. Throughout the transplant and observation period, the researchers detected no signs of rejection. This marks an important step towards the use of animal organs to help human patients. Doctors …

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Richmond schools close 2 more days for mental health |

RICHMOND – Schools in Richmond will close for the entire first week of November, including two days “in the interest” of workers’ mental health, the superintendent said. Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras announced the change on Wednesday, noting the stress on school workers, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. “Over the …

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Donate blood safely despite the national shortage

Share on PinterestBlood banks say they have protocols in place to ensure donors can donate blood safely. JuFagundes / Getty Images Blood banks report critical blood supply shortages and even offer gift cards and other incentives to encourage donors. Officials say the COVID-19 pandemic is a major factor, as there …

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Local police tackle mental health stigma

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Staff shortages are causing burnout in many areas, but on top of that, police are spending a lot of time around a tragedy. Many police officers will tell you that their encounters with the tragedy are only part of their job. Sonny Provetto, a former Vermont …

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US warns against China’s efforts to collect DNA data

BETHESDA, Maryland – Chinese companies are collecting genetic data from around the world, as part of an effort by the Chinese government and companies to develop the world’s largest biological database, U.S. intelligence officials reported on Friday. The National Counterintelligence and Security Center said in a new document that the …

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New funding for more mental health beds

Posted: October 22, 2021 / 10:07 AM CDT / Update: October 22, 2021 / 10:13 CDT (WLAX / WEUX) – HSHS Sacré-CÅ“ur and Saint-Joseph hospitals will add 22 mental health beds to their facilities. Yesterday, the state building commission voted to release $ 15 million to finance the project. HSHS …

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The health clinic returns to Poteet

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) presented an American flag that flew over the United States Capitol to members of the Poteet Health Center during its grand opening ceremony on Friday morning. Pictured, left to right, Kara Luna, Maria Garcia, ACH Board Chair Lillian Cashmer, Congressman Cuellar, Poteet City Mayor Denise Sanchez, …

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New method to respond to mental health crises

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) – “We’ve been going for a few months, but so far we’ve kind of found our niche, determined where we’re useful and who we’re useful to,” Megan Cambron, Coordinator of crisis awareness at the University of Illinois Police Department, said. This is a new process for …

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Schoeller appointed to the federal committee

SBJ file Shane Schoeller in 2022 begins his seventh year as head of the Greene County Clerk’s Office. Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller has been appointed to a federal election committee. Schoeller has been chosen to fill a vacant position on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Technical Guidelines Development Committee, …

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Spain’s Crying Room seeks to ban mental health taboo

MADRID, October 17 (Reuters) – “Come in and cry,” a sign tells visitors. “Me too, I have anxiety”, lights up another notice in pink. There are phones in a corner with the names of people you can call when you’re feeling down, including a psychologist. Welcome to La Lloreria, or …

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Solid Waste Committee Appoints Rush, Jackson | Local News

The Hamblen-Morristown County Solid Waste Council on Friday morning appointed new leaders to its council. Former Vice President Tom Rush has been named the new President, replacing Tony Cox. Cox decided in September not to continue in his role on the board. Rush was nominated by Keith Jackson and seconded …

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‘Everyone I Know Has It Difficult’: Students and Mental Health Experts Share Ways to Cope with Burnout After Mid-Term Sessions | New

As mid-term approaches, Colby Mitchell struggled to juggle his sophomore chemical engineering classes with his social life and extracurricular activities. The stress of a busy college lifestyle came to a head when Mitchell took his first exam for one of his toughest engineering courses and quizzes for several other courses …

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Maui organization launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 15, 2021, 11:23 a.m. HST Mālama Yo Mama, a community organization in Maui created an event to benefit uninsured and underinsured Maui women with screenings and biopsies throughout the year. Leslie, owner of Mālama Yo Mama, brought together over 62 small businesses to participate in a silent auction with …

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Doug Luithly – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Years at Loveland: 41 Professional experience: Retirement. Previously Field Engineer for a Safety Certification Company, Laser Optics Lab Assembly Technician, Warranty Repair Technician, and Radar Technician and Operations Analyst in the US Air Force. Education: Associate in Liberal Arts at Aims Community College; associate of science at Northland Pioneer College; …

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