US government to provide $266 million to build community, public health work force

CNN — The US government is awarding more than $266 million from the American Rescue Plan to expand the nation’s community and public health work force, officials will announce Friday. The plan’s overall investment in community health, outreach and health education workers — totaling more than $1.1 billion — is one of its “crown jewels,” … Read more

Americans give health care system failing mark: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Emmanuel Obeng-Dankwa is worried about making rent on his New York City apartment, he sometimes holds off on filling his blood pressure medication. “If there’s no money, I prefer to skip the medication to being homeless,” said Obeng-Dankwa, a 58-year-old security guard. He is among a majority of adults in the … Read more

I-HOPE sparks hope and planning for better health outcomes | News

Several prominent members of the community are working hard to improve Cass County residents’ health. Those community members came together at Ivy Tech’s Logansport campus on Wednesday to form teams and brainstorm ideas. The meeting, called Indiana Healthy Opportunities for People Everywhere (I-HOPE) and hosted by Cass County’s Purdue Extension, was led by I-HOPE Senior … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s doctors were concerned about her health, Buckingham Palace said

Queen Elizabeth II waits before receiving newly elected leader of the Conservative party Liz Truss at Balmoral Castle on September 6, 2022 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Wpa Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — After an announcement earlier in the day that doctors were concerned about the health of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, … Read more