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Replacing Newcomb’s physician assistant won’t be easy as Adirondacks face health care challenges

Mar 09, 2022 — Rural places like the North Country are struggling desperately to find doctors, nurses, and other people to fill health care jobs. That’s especially true in smaller, more isolated communities like the mountain towns of the Adirondacks. The new issue of the Adirondack Explorer looks at the challenges of health care inside … Read more

Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program Launches Enhancement to Help Shoppers Make Better … | News

PORTLAND, Maine, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Guiding Stars nutrition guidance program has announced an exciting enhancement to its algorithm, the formula it uses to assign stars to foods and beverages. Drink options that are calorie free, like water and seltzer, are now eligible to earn stars, enabling customers to make better choices … Read more

Former Biden advisers, public health experts release ‘roadmap for living with Covid’

CNN — Some of the nation’s leading public health experts, including the former coronavirus advisers to the Biden administration, detail in a new report when and how the United States can transition out of the Covid-19 pandemic phase and back into “pre-pandemic routines and lives. ” Among the recommendations in the report are for the … Read more

Mobile health app users found to be more content with public health governance during COVID-19

In a recent study published in Healthcareresearchers assessed the effect of mobile health (mhealth) app usage on enhancing public health satisfaction during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: The Impact of Using mHealth Apps on Improving Public Health Satisfaction during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Digital Content Value Chain Perspective. Image Credit: DimaBerlin/Shutterstock The constant increase in … Read more

Climate adaptation plans find meaningful actions to promote public health in 22 large cities

A review of 22 large cities’ climate adaptation plans finds that while most include meaningful actions to promote public health, fewer cities have involved their public health agencies in these plans. Mary Sheehan of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS … Read more

Indiana’s Virus Health Order Poised to End With Bill Passage | Indian News

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to administrative steps Gov. Eric Holcomb said were necessary to end the statewide COVID-19 public health emergency while still protecting enhanced federal funding. The governor’s office said Holcomb signed the bill into law shortly after Indiana House members voted by a … Read more

As Vaccine Demand Falls, States Are Left With Huge Stockpile | Health News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press As demand for COVID-19 vaccines collapses in many areas of the US, states are scrambling to use stockpiles of doses before they expire and have to be added to the millions that have already gone to waste. From some of the least vaccinated states, like Indiana and North Dakota, to … Read more

The pandemic’s toll on children’s mental health

CNN — The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating death around the world, causing millions of and leading to many more people becoming severely ill and losing loved ones. It also has led to many mental health impacts, including on children and adolescents. Examining the impact on children in 11 countries, a January study in … 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

Fresno County leaders deny funding to public health project

Members of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, from left, Nathan Magsig, Steve Brandau, Brian Pacheco and Buddy Mendes hold a news conference outside the Hall of Records in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (Bee file photo) CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com In an unanimous vote, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors rejected a project … Read more