Roe v. Supreme Court. Wade’s decision could affect health insurance coverage

Golero | E + | Getty Images Roe v. When Wade was in force and women had the legal right to abortion wherever they lived in the U.S., the procedure’s health insurance coverage was limited. Many states limit what plans they can cover, and a decade-long national law prohibits the use of federal abortion funds, … Read more

Wildlife officials accused of fraudulent health benefits Government and Politics

WILDWOOD – Mayor Pete Bryon, Ernest V. Troiano Jr. former mayor and current city commissioner Steven E. Mikulski was charged with fraudulent participation in the State Health Benefits Program on Friday, acting attorney general Matthew J. Platkin said. Byron, 67; Trojan, 71; and Mikulski, 57, were charged with theft for illegally taking and manipulating public … Read more

It is possible to reduce gun violence through public health policy [column] | Local Voices

Like many others, I have followed the terrible news from Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas. Cannot scroll from gunviolencearchive.org without being overwhelmed. Mass shootings — many apparently motivated by anger and hatred, and because they are carried out not only on the news but also on semi-automatic weapons — are now an epidemic. A … Read more

The outbreak of Monkeypox is spreading mainly through sex, according to WHO officials

Pavlo Gonchar | Rocket | Getty Images The outbreak of the monkey virus in North America and Europe is spreading mainly through sex among men, with at least 200 cases confirmed and suspected in at least a dozen countries, World Health Organization officials said on Monday. The outbreak has been rapidly advancing in Europe and … Read more

Neighbors say China used a health tracker to control the crowd

TAIPEI – Angry technology bank customers who traveled to a central Chinese city trying to recover their savings from troubled rural banks were stopped by a common technology: a QR code. The QR code that residents need to have should display their health status, such as whether they have COVID-19 or have had a close … Read more

Faisal Khan, acting health director of St. Louis County, will step down Politics

CLAYTON – Dr. Faisal Khan, St. The acting director of the Louis County Department of Public Health will step down on Sept. 2, officials said Thursday. Khan, 48, submitted a letter of resignation to County Director Sam Page on Thursday, calling his appointment “honorable and privileged.” The letter did not state the exact reason for … Read more

Celebrate together Oleander Pride | Entertainment

Already historically a scenic neighborhood, Oleander is taking on a little more pizazz this Saturday at Oleander Pride. Now in its third year, the community event invites residents to decorate their backyards with demonstrations of LGBTQ community inclusion and support. Attendees can see these exhibits and the art created by Creative Crossing Co-Create artists on … Read more

Legislators allocate COVID funds to pediatric mental health News

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma lawmakers plan to invest more than $ 50 million in federal and state funding for coronavirus support to help the University of Oklahoma’s health care system build a state-of-the-art pediatric mental health facility. The $ 115.8 million behavioral health center will have 72 inpatient beds and will include a neurodevelopment and … Read more

Legislators allocate COVID-19 funds to the pediatric mental health project Don’t miss this

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma lawmakers plan to invest more than $ 50 million in federal and state funding for coronavirus support to help the University of Oklahoma’s health care system build a state-of-the-art pediatric mental health facility. The $ 115.8 million behavioral health center will have 72 inpatient beds and will include a neurodevelopment and … Read more

The Struggle for Western Mental Health

There has been talk of a mental health epidemic in the U.S. since the 1990s, especially among young people. The shootings of 18-year-old gunmen in Uvalde (Texas) and Buffalo (NY) last month have heightened fears of something going terribly wrong. But the problem is not new. American psychiatrists have been studying rates of functional mental … Read more