Top US Military Enlisted Leader Shares Experience of Stigma Surrounding TBI

Recommended Content: Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón “CZ” Colón-López shared his compelling story of recognizing and getting help for traumatic brain injuries on the picking Your Brain podcast, from the Defense Health Agency’s Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence. In an interview with US Navy Capt. Scott … Read more

Public Carry versus Public Health — The Harms to Come from the Supreme Court’s Decision in Bruen

In June, the US Supreme Court ruled in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen that the Second Amendment provides a constitutionally protected right to carry firearms in public. The decision is already creating turmoil in the form of political and public backlash and a scramble by policymakers to find new ways to … Read more

When to get your flu shot: Shots

Gustavo Perez got his influenza vaccine from pharmacist Patricia Pernal in early September during an event hosted by the Chicago Department of Public Health at the city’s Southwest Senior Center. This year’s flu season may strike earlier and harder than usual, experts warn. A flu shot’s your best protection. Scott Olson/ Getty Images hide caption … Read more

Coordinating Housing, Health and LTSS Through Home-Based Care Management

Housing infrastructure can be used to address some of the most intractable challenges in the long term services and supports (LTSS) system, and many health care and LTSS providers alike are working to strengthen their relationships with housing programs and systems. Housing-based care management (HBCM) programs use the housing system to extend primary care and … Read more

Can Amazon remake health care? – Harvard Gazette

At a time when health care providers have gone all in on telemedicine, Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, surprised Wall Street in late July when it announced it would acquire 1Life Healthcare Inc., which runs the subscription-based One Medical primary-care service, for $3.9 billion. Investors and market watchers noted Amazon’s less-than-stellar forays into health … Read more

FDA Proposes Changes to Which Foods Are Labeled ‘Healthy’

On September 28, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed an updated definition for the term “healthy“ When it’s used on food labels, to be more consistent with the latest nutrition science and the current dietary guidelines for Americans, according to a news release. The change to the requirements for a “healthy” label is … Read more

Self-Diagnosis on Social Media Detrimental to Perceptions of Mental Health – The Oberlin Review

As you scroll aimlessly through social media, a video pops up saying, “5 signs you have ADHD.” Quickly losing focus, losing track of time, mood swings, trouble listening, being extremely talkative, losing things easily, or being disorganized — every sign seems to point to you and what you have been struggling with. You might feel … Read more