‘Systemic reform’ recommended for Indiana’s mental health system

‘Systemic reform’ recommended for Indiana’s mental health system

In 2019, Indiana ranked 42nd for overall mental health in the US LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Indiana Behavioral Health Commission has released its findings, following two years of research, in a report detailing the state’s mental healthcare system, recommending “systemic reform” take place. The Indiana Behavioral Health Commission was established in the 2020 sitting session, … Read more

Xavier Becerra kicks off Latino health tour in Sacramento

The president’s advisor in charge of public health for the country paid a visit to Sacramento to launch a nationwide campaign to aid underserved communities and people of color. Xavier Becerra, who once served as California’s top prosecutor before joining Joe Biden’s cabinet as US Health and Human Services Secretary, announced on Friday the start … Read more

Summit promotes mental health among Black womxn

The CBCSA held the event in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry, Viterbi School of Engineering, USC Black Alumni Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha. (Milind Raj | Daily Trojan) At USC Village on Friday morning, 40 to 50 Black women and nonbinary students repeated the affirmation, “Siss, you’re a vision of beloved Blackness.” The affirmation, … Read more

How important is breakfast, really? A health expert explains how to do it right

The meaning of the word “breakfast” hides in plain sight: breaking a fast. “I think the idea of ​​breakfast is interesting,” Steven Malin, a health professor at Rutgers University, tells Inverse. “We typically think of certain foods as breakfast foods, but in reality, all breakfast refers to is breaking the fast from sleep.” Technically, then, … Read more

Fetterman hits back at Oz’s attacks on his health at rally in Pittsburgh

Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman hit just about every Pittsburgh cultural touchstone in a rally with hundreds of supporters in Pittsburgh’s Strip District Saturday. His 12-minute speech began with Fetterman taking the stage to Styx’s “Renegade” — a song closely associated with the Pittsburgh Steelers — and familiarized local traditions like putting French fries … Read more

California Leads on Reproductive and Trans Health Data Privacy

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, anti-choice sheriffs and bounty hunters will try to investigate and punish abortion seekers based on their internet browsing, private messaging, and phone app location data. We can expect similar tactics from state officials who claim that parents who allow their transgender youth to receive gender-affirming health … Read more

How environmental exposures affect women’s health

Katie Huffling, DNP, RN, CNM, FAAN, executive director at Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, recently gave a presentation on how environmental exposures have impacted women’s health at the 25th Annual Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference in Houston, Texas, held in-person from September 29 to October 2. In her presentation, Huffling examined data from the World … Read more