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bostonglobe.com - Editorial Board - Let Duxbury tragedy be a warning: Postpartum mental health care needs to be a priority - The Boston Globe
Let Duxbury tragedy be a warning: Postpartum mental health care needs to be a priority - The Boston Globe
BostonGlobe.com

This editorial has been updated with breaking news. The horrific tragedy in Duxbury — in which 32-year-old nurse Lindsay Clancy allegedly murdered two of her young children and strangled a third (who died on Friday), then jumped out a…

forbes.com - Paul Hsieh - The Power Of Ordinary English To Improve Healthcare
The Power Of Ordinary English To Improve Healthcare
Forbes

For non-physicians, medical terminology can be frustratingly opaque. One of my friends is a highly-educated computer professional who knows multiple programming languages, but he has also told me, “I don't speak ‘Doctor'.” When…

globalnews.ca - Atlantic Canada needs health care funding based on need, not population: Green Party
Atlantic Canada needs health care funding based on need, not population: Green Party
Global News

The Green Party is calling on the federal government to fund health care in Atlantic Canada in keeping with the needs of residents, not based on the share of the region's population. Story continues below advertisement Federal Green Party Leader…

nationalobserver.com - Rochelle Baker - B.C. health minister announces $30 million to address health-care crisis in North Island
B.C. health minister announces $30 million to address health-care crisis in North Island
Canada's National Observer

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix announced a $30-million infusion to tackle the health-care crisis in North Island communities. The money, a mix of one-time capital investments and operating funding, will drive a range of measures to immediately…

ctvnews.ca - The Canadian Press - Atlantic Canada needs health-care funding based on need, not population: Green Party
Atlantic Canada needs health-care funding based on need, not population: Green Party
CTV News

Published Jan. 27, 2023 3:53 p.m. ET Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, deputy leader Jonathan Pedneault (centre) and David Coon, New Brunswick Green Party leader, attend a news conference in Fredericton, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. (THE CANADIAN…

wqad.com - Peter Hancock - Pritzker signs 'omnibus' health care bill - here's what's in it
Pritzker signs 'omnibus' health care bill - here's what's in it
wqad.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A law recently signed by Gov. JB Pritzker will extend the deadline for the state to transfer criminal defendants deemed mentally incompetent to stand trial from jail to a mental hospital. That same bill, House Bill 240…

provokemedia.com - Paul Holmes - Why Consumer Empowerment Is Leading To A Boom In Asia-Pacific Health Care Communications
Why Consumer Empowerment Is Leading To A Boom In Asia-Pacific Health Care Communications
PRovoke Media

It's no secret that the Asia-Pacific market is large and powerful. A few statistics mentioned in this PRovoke Media Podcast include that Asia is the second largest consumer market in the world, it has 50% of the world's population, and last year we…

kob.com - Christina Rodriguez - Health care workers demand better working conditions
Health care workers demand better working conditions
KOB 4 Eyewitness News - KOB.com

SANTA FE, N.M. — Dozens of nurses and medical workers protested outside the Roundhouse Friday morning. They are demanding better staffing conditions inside hospitals, and state lawmakers are working to make that possible. A nonprofit health…

thehill.com - Joseph Choi - Health Care - FDA to ease blood donation rules for gay, bisexual men
Health Care - FDA to ease blood donation rules for gay, bisexual men
The Hill

Celebrity organizer Marie Kondo says she's “given up” on tidying her home after having her third child. She says spending time with family is now what sparks joy. The FDA has moved to make donating blood more accessible for men who…

vtdigger.org - Kristen Fountain - New numbers highlight Covid-19's impact on inpatient mental health care and emergency departments
New numbers highlight Covid-19's impact on inpatient mental health care and emergency departments
VTDigger

New numbers reported this week suggest that inpatient psychiatric care capacity in Vermont slowly started to rebound last year, but still remains significantly below pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, the total number of days that patients seeking…

richmond.com - Levar Stoney - Column: Virginia must protect reproductive health care
Column: Virginia must protect reproductive health care
Richmond Times-Dispatch

A bortion care is health care, and health care is a human right. However, Americans' access to reproductive health care and abortion is not guaranteed. In June, in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the Supreme Court of the…

thestreet.com - Dan Weil - Health-Care Stocks Have Outperformed; Here Are a Few Undervalued.
Health-Care Stocks Have Outperformed; Here Are a Few Undervalued.
TheStreet

Health-care stocks have outperformed the market as a whole over the past year, as our demand for health products and services hasn't quit. The S&P 500 Healthcare index rose 4.8% over the past 12 months, compared with a 6% decline for the S&P 500 as…

nytimes.com - Maureen Farrell - Start-Up Raises $200 Million to Speed Up Drug Trials
Start-Up Raises $200 Million to Speed Up Drug Trials
The New York Times

For individuals suffering from a deadly disease, clinical trials for drugs offer lifesaving hope. But for all the rapid advances in science and medicine, some of the building blocks of clinical trials — the back-end technology, data…

jmir.org - Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Text Mining of Health Care Workers' Opinions
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Text Mining of Health Care Workers' Opinions
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Artificial intelligence (AI) is being increasingly adopted in the health care industry for administrative tasks, patient care operations, and medical research. Objective: We aimed to examine health care workers' opinions about the…

gartner.com - Beyond ChatGPT: The Future of Generative AI for Enterprises
Beyond ChatGPT: The Future of Generative AI for Enterprises
Gartner

Venture capital firms have invested over $1.7 billion in generative AI solutions over the last three years, with AI-enabled drug discovery and AI software coding receiving the most funding. “Early foundation models like ChatGPT focus on the…

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