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US health care systems reduce costs, improve patient experience by delivering integrative care

US health care systems and clinics report reducing costs, improving patient experience and health, while enhancing clinician wellbeing by delivering integrative care, according to a new white paper published by The Family Medicine Education Consortium and Samueli Foundation. The Case for Delivering Whole-Person Health Care details how shifting treatment practices to a whole-person approach that … Read more

“Love Yourself” – Taking Charge of Your Fibroid Health

Cynthia, you have recently joined up with the USA Fibroid Centers as an ambassador to spread awareness on fibroids. What inspired you to take on this role? Cynthia: Like many women, fibroids took over my life. When I finally decided to take care of my fibroids, I asked my producers of Real Housewives of Atlanta … Read more

Union Health donates $1M to boost Ivy Tech nursing program in Terre Haute | Local News

The first event held in Union Hospital since February of 2020 was a big one — Union Health Foundation on Tuesday announced it will be giving $1 million to Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute, the largest gift in campus history, to expand its School of Nursing enrollment capacity. Currently, 576 Ivy Tech graduates are … Read more

Attorney General Bonta Announces $120,000 in Grants for Childhood Nutrition Research and Education in Disadvantaged California Communities

OAKLAND – California General Rob Bonta today announced the recipients of a $120,000 grant program to fund research and education around childhood nutrition and water consumption, with a particular focus on disadvantaged communities where childhood obesity, diabetes, and other health issues are more prevalent. The grants stem from a 2017 settlement with The Gatorade Company … Read more

Healthy heart, healthy you: Nutrition tips for American Heart Month – News

Nutrition plays a role in building a resilient heart to battle against disease and can be done through small changes, like reducing sodium intake and excess saturated fats. Written by: Jessica JerniganMedia contact: Adam Pope February is a time when we keep matters of the heart close. Between American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, it … Read more

Hugh Long, Tulane professor with interests in law, music, health care, dies at 82 | Education

Hugh Wilson Long, a Tulane University professor whose broad realm of interests embraced teaching, music and health care management, died Wednesday in a snowmobile accident in Yellowstone National Park. He was 82. A faculty member since 1969, Long held appointments in Tulane’s School of Law, AB Freeman School of Business and School of Public Health … Read more

Autry Tech continues focus on health care, manufacturing | Progress

Autory info box ❝If that’s a route somebody wants to take, we ought to make it easy for them. It shouldn’t be a hard thing to do. So probably in just a little over a year, you could have an associate degree after you graduate high school.❞ Dwight Hughes, superintendent and CEO, Autry Technology Center … Read more

Revival of health-education standards more likely after Nebraska state ed-board vote | Politics

Emotions ran high during a meeting of the Nebraska State Board of Education on Friday as the board appeared to move closer to reviving the controversial health education standards. Board members voted 6-1 to draft a policy that, if adopted, would express the board’s intent to develop academic standards in “all subject matter areas,” including … Read more

Son’s health issues fuel UNL researcher’s interest in building virtual immune system | Health and Fitness

For decades, engineers have used computer models to simulate the workings of engines and rockets before launch, and today’s passenger jet engines have computer replicas that alert airlines when repairs are necessary. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher is working to develop a similar tool for one of the human body’s most complex machines — the … Read more

New York City mayor plans to lift indoor vaccine mandate | Health and Fitness

By BOBBY CAINA CAVAN – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Sunday that a dramatic drop in coronavirus infections could lead to the lifting of vaccine mandates on restaurants, bars and theaters as soon as March 7. His announcement came shortly after Gov. Kathy Hochul announced her own … Read more