Private health insurance: limited data hinders understanding of the role and value of short-term plans in the COVID-19 pandemic

What the GAO found One option that may be available to those who lose their job with the employer’s Pandemic COVID-19 pandemic insurance is short-term plans that may cover some health costs. These plans are generally not subject to the federal individual health insurance requirements established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), … Read more

Development of the missing piece in Mental Health Treatment

It is important for mental health professionals and providers to look for newer approaches and methods to complement the current standard of care. An unprecedented increase in mental health cases caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has flooded the health system. There are about 20,000 mental health applications that work on mental health,1 but despite the … Read more

The Kitsap County Health Board adds unelected charges

A council overseeing the Kitsap County Public Health District will be expanded to include non-elected community members and tribal representatives from pandemic-era Governor Jay Inslee to add more community insights to the organization. At the request of Inslee, a bill passed by Parliament in 2021 calls for equal representation on the health council by elected … Read more

Billions could lose coverage this year when federal protection expires health

Thousands of children in South Carolina and billions across the country could lose their pandemic Medicaid coverage this year after federal protections expired, advocates said. They call on state agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services to keep children and families in the program. Congress passed the First Coronary Response Act in … Read more

Adults involved in Digital Health Programs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Alontxa Health Today, she has announced the results of her latest clinical research, which is said to increase the commitment to increase weight loss for adults. For research, qualified users enrolled in one of Lark’s AI prevention programs: Lark Prevention and Wellness, which includes smoking cessation, stress … Read more

The National Advertising Division recommends that i-Health suspend health-related claims for full Culturelle IBS support

NEW YORK , May 31, 2022 / PRNewswire / – BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that i-Health, Inc. (DSM North America) suspend health-related claims for its Culturelle IBS Full Support, including: The establishment says Culturelle IBS has “clinically shown” that it improves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Product Efficiency Claims; “Full … Read more

Schools struggle with the mental health of students

Placeholder while loading article actions Ask most teachers or principals about student mental health this year, and they will tell you stories that are much worse than normal: More fighting in the hallway. Students cannot focus on the class. Depression and sadness. New federal data helps to quantify the worst. A survey released on Tuesday … Read more

Health Calendar

HEALTH AdventHealth it’s back to the combination of personal and virtual health talks. AdventHealth Dade City and AdventHealth Zephyrhills offer free virtual health talks to be broadcast on AdventHealth Dade City and AdventHealth Zephyrhills Facebook pages. https://www.facebook.com/AdventHealthZephyrhills/. https://www.facebook.com/AdventHealthDadeCity// GAME CHANGER for knee replacements: At noon on June 29, Sarah Vande Berg Tennis and Wellness Center, … Read more