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A panel of health care professionals discuss racial biases in health and medicine. The panel was a part of Juneteenth Day of Freedom Summit held by the University of Utah on Wednesday. (Ashley Fredde, KSL.com) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The diagnosis of his grandmother’s bladder cancer and her death propelled …

On May 23, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, issued a new advisory that underscores the urgent need to support our health workforce and respond to the burnout crisis. The advisory, Addressing Health Worker Burnout: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving Health Workforce, comes during Mental Health Awareness Month and follows the …

May 26 (Reuters) – World number three Alexander Zverev said he did not open up about the mental health issues he dealt with this year but that he struggled at times due to the intense scrutiny players come under on a daily basis. The German, who came from two sets down to beat Sebastian Baez …

(NEXSTAR) — Some COVID-19 patients are still feeling the effects of an infection suffered back in 2020. According to a news release from The Cleveland Clinic, even those who experienced less-severe infections are suffering long-term consequences. We are also learning that, for some with mild infections or asymptomatic initial infections, those symptoms can resurface for …

Garrett Miller drove his car to the side of the road, parked and called his parents. If what he told them and the tone of his voice was not the last thing they wanted to hear, it was frighteningly close enough. The youngest of Carrie and David Miller’s three children informed his parents that he …

Illustration by Olivia Abeyta Chicago area organizations, such as the Muslim Women Resource Center, are organizing counseling sessions and interpretation services to help the area’s recent influx of Afghan refugees and address mental health challenges. Ayesha Quraishi, the mental health coordinator at the Muslim Women Resource Center, said the waiting area in the organization’s Rogers …

PHOENIX — The homeless population in Maricopa County has surged by 35% over the past two years, according to the Associated Press, and senior citizens make up the fastest growing segment in Arizona. Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) CEO Lisa Glow gave KTAR News 92.3 FM’s  Gaydos & Chad several reasons why, including health, housing …

ESSEX, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a statement indicating that it has has begun to take steps toward improving operations at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant after solid materials were spotted floating in the waters of the Back River this week. The Back River Restoration Committee, based in Essex, says it …

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday issued a warning as COVID case rates are “slowly rising in many areas of the state.” The health department said residents “should be paying close attention to conditions in their local communities” and urged vaccinations and booster shots for eligible populations. “While hospitalizations and deaths tied to …

Chicago’s health department issued a reminder to residents on what they should do if they test positive for coronavirus, with cases continuing to rise as the BA.2 omicron subvariant takes hold. “REMINDER: Regardless of vax status, if you test positive for COVID, you must isolate for 5 days, then you must wear a mask in …