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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency, July 23. With more than 4,000 cases in the US, Airmen and Guardians…

Awareness crucial for mental health intervention

Mental health issues come in numerous guises in Rural America as well as in urban settings. The problem, say Shannon Ferrell, Professor, Oklahoma State University, Agricultural Economics, and Tiffany Lashmet,…

Health Risks of Napping Regularly; Mental Activities vs. Cognitive Decline; and Update on Benefits of 10,000 Daily Steps

Napping Regularly May Increase Your Risk of High Blood Pressure and Stroke, Researchers Find Adults who frequently take naps have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure and having…

Scientists Find Psychedelic Mushroom Microdoses Can Improve Mood and Mental-Health

In a new study, microdosing psychedelics resulted in improvements in mood, mental health, and psychomotor ability. Psychedelic microdosers noted multiple improvements compared to non-microdosing peers. Further evidence of the therapeutic…

Violence against health workers rises during COVID-19

Violence against health-care staff has gotten “even worse” since the COVID-19 pandemic—but new strategies are tackling the problem. Jacqui Thornton reports. A new joint study by the International Council of…

Pests, employees not following health guidelines lead to low scores for seafood restaurants

SAN ANTONIO San Antonio Metropolitan Health District inspectors found problems with pests and employees not following basic health guidelines at two separate locations of a local seafood restaurant and bar.…

Orion Health CEO Ian McCrae retires after 30 years

New Zealand-based health IT provider Orion Health has announced that its CEO is stepping down after 30 years to “focus on his health”. Ian McCrae is set to be replaced…

DHEC says health impacts from chemical leak in Kershaw County “unlikely” after WeylChem identifies vapor mixture

ELGIN, SC (WIS) – After a chemical leak Thursday at its facility in Kershaw County shut down parts of the interstate for several hours and led to some evacuations, WeylChem…

England Overhauls Medical Care for Transgender Youth

The National Health Service in England announced on Thursday that it was shutting down the country’s only youth gender clinic in favor of a more distributed and comprehensive network of…

Manchin says he ‘never walked away’ as Democrats push spending deal

Comment on this story Comment With a long-elusive spending deal newly in hand, Senate Democrats set about finalizing their economic package Thursday, hoping they might be able to deliver on…