Cincinnati health officials say two probable cases of monkeypox have been reported in Cincinnati

Cincinnati health officials say two probable cases of monkeypox have been reported in Cincinnati

According to the Cincinnati Department of Health, two positive cases of monkeypox were reported in Cincinnati on Tuesday. The CHD says the positive cases were reported by the patients’ healthcare providers. The samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to confirm probable cases. The CHD expects to obtain these results tomorrow. … Read more

Mental Health Awareness in Corpus Christi

Mental Health Awareness in Corpus Christi

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi brought together a panel of diverse community members to discuss ways that everyone, from all different backgrounds, can access help. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – July is Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and, in recognition, a group of community members have come together to discuss ways for everyone to … Read more

St. Charles Health System lays off and cuts 2 senior positions due to financial, staffing and ‘maximum capacity’ issues

Dr. Jeff Absalon, St. Charles chief physician officer, spoke at Gov. Kate Brown

Reactivates ‘incident command system’ but denies it is turning away patients or rationing care BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Three days after Joe Sluka resigned as president and CEO of St. Charles Health System, the organization announced it had terminated and eliminated two senior-level positions to reduce costs and reactivated its incident command system to deal … Read more

The Rémillard Family Community Fund Announces Grant Recipients to Improve Local Health

Remillard Family Community Fund announces recipients of grants to improve local health

Established at the medical school in 2015 with a $3 million gift from the Remillard Family Foundation, the Remillard Family Community Service Fund is dedicated to providing ongoing support to local community outreach programs. The Remillard Family Community Service Fund announced the recipients of its 2022 funding round, awarding 10 grants to support innovative projects … Read more

Greg Gutfeld calls Oregon health official ‘evil’ for claiming ‘urgency is white supremacy value’

Greg Gutfeld calls Oregon health official 'evil' for claiming 'urgency is white supremacy value'

Gutfeld: ‘Emergency’ is now racism “Gutfield! The panelists react to reports that the Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) Office of Equity and Inclusion delayed a meeting because “urgency is a white supremacist value.” NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Good bump day, America. So, do I have a good monologue tonight? Best of the … Read more

Tri-state agencies combat mental health crises with crisis response teams

Tri-state agencies combat mental health crises with crisis response teams

CINCINNATI — Local law enforcement agencies are always looking for new tools to add to their crime-fighting tool belt. But mental health advocates say mental health crises require a different kind of tool: compassion and de-escalation. Amanda Shaw is program director for Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky and Southwestern Ohio. She said the Crisis … Read more

Home Healthcare industry pushes back against CMS budget neutral methodology for PDGM

Home health agencies should prepare for the PDGM battle later this year

Since the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed payment rule was released, home healthcare players have sat in their respective “war rooms” trying to navigate the proposal. . As vendors geared up for the unveiling of the proposal, many knew that CMS’s analysis of whether the Patient-Centered Groupings Model (PDGM) led to … Read more

Men’s gut health can benefit from beer

Study: Impact of Beer and Nonalcoholic Beer Consumption on the Gut Microbiota: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. Image credit: MsMaria / Shutterstock

In a recent article published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistryscientists analyzed the effect of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer ingestion on the gut microbiota. Study: Impact of beer and non-alcoholic beer consumption on gut microbiota: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. Image Credit: MsMaria/Shutterstock Background The fermented extract of malted barley grains, beer, is … Read more

Studies show that investing in public health can prevent foodborne disease outbreaks

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A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health shows that investing in public health programs helps prevent the spread of foodborne illness. The study, publish in the Journal of Emerging Infectious Diseases, assessed structural and outbreak factors associated with reporting foodborne outbreaks. The study found that the number and types of reported foodborne … Read more

Douglas County Health reports sharp decline in STD testing in 2021

Douglas County Health reports sharp decline in STD testing in 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – For years, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases and infections in Douglas County has far exceeded the national average. Health officials say the pandemic is exacerbating the problem. “Chlamydia remains our highest STI that we see, and that hasn’t changed, and you can see the rates for that have gone up,” … Read more