California governor approves mental health courts for homeless people

EPA probes environmental justice in Louisiana projects

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With more than 100,000 people living on the streets, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a new law that could force some of them into treatment under a program which the first-term governor describes as “caring” but opponents argue it’s cruel. Newsom signed the Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment Act … Read more

ROACH: Can a low-oxalate diet improve blood pressure? | Lifestyles

OF THE NORTH AMERICAN UNION, 300 W 57th STREET, 15th FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10019 CUSTOMER SERVICE: (800) 708-7311 EXT. 236 TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH #12345_20220525 FOR RELEASE WEEK OF May 23, 2022 (COL. 3) BY LINE: By Keith Roach, MD TITLE: Can a low-oxalate diet improve blood pressure? — Dear Dr. Roach: My blood … Read more

Clinical health outcomes of omicron “less severe” than delta for pediatric patients

Clinical health outcomes of omicron "less severe" than delta for pediatric patients

New research from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine suggests that children younger than 5 infected with the COVID-19 Omicron variant have a lower risk of serious health problems than those infected with the Delta variant. The study, published Friday in JAMA Pediatrics, is the first large-scale research effort to compare the health … Read more

Wildlife Commission Announces First MDC-Positive Deer in North Carolina | Local News

Wildlife Commission Announces First MDC-Positive Deer in North Carolina |  Local News

YADKIN – The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission announced March 31 that a sample taken from a white-tailed deer harvested by a hunter in Yadkin County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first case of MDC detected in the North Carolina deer herd and was confirmed by the National Veterinary Services … Read more

Progress 2022 — Food Fuels Fitness: Nutrition Basics | News

Progress 2022 — Food Fuels Fitness: Nutrition Basics |  News

Food is an essential part of daily life. As essential as it is, a lack of knowledge and advertisements for particular diets can make nutrition confusing. Providers at King’s Daughters Medical Center have looked at the impact of nutrition and diet not only on life, but also on fitness and sport. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brock … Read more