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The Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center (GRCTC) was one of 13 teams nationwide to win a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Inventeam Grant. The students received the award for having invented a system to sanitize firefighters’ boots to help prevent the spread of communicable diseases. They were winners in the health invention category and with the funds they …

Eight of the state’s 11 COVID-19 mitigation regions saw the same or lower positivity rates from the day before as of Monday, as that data lags three days behind the current day. “We continue to see concerning trends statewide in our hospitalization data, but in the most recent two or three days, we’ve seen a …

BOSTON — Addressing the health disparities highlighted and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic will require looking beyond the medical sector alone, doctors said Monday during a panel hosted by Attorney General Maura Healey. A new report from Healey’s office outlines steps the state can take to address health inequities, including building a more diverse health …

Ann Robinson attends a public meeting Tuesday in Casper, where the Natrona County County Commissioners decided to enact a mask mandate for county-owned buildings. Health officers from around the state have written a letter to Gov. Mark Gordon urging him to implement a statewide mask order. …

DUBLIN, Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Sports Medicine Device Market Insights 2020, Analysis and Forecast Global and Chinese Market to 2025, by Manufacturers, Regions, Technology, Product Type” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Sports Medicine Device market with …

Record numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have prompted health care providers to call for Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts to adopt stricter health measures to stem the spread of the disease. “Nebraska hospitals are suffering,” Dr. Erica Carlsson, an emergency medicine physician at Nebraska Medicine, said on Twitter. “Our ER’s are jam-packed and we are …

One of the best reviews of a state’s return on investment in Medicaid expansion was done by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which reviewed over 1,000 separate studies. They found that in those states that adopted Medicaid expansion, total employment grew 1.3%, more than those states that did not adopt. For example, Colorado experienced 31,074 additional …

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GetSetUp, a new interactive video platform where older adults better their lives through the pursuit of learning, has partnered with The Aging & Adult Services Agency at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to make its interactive learning platform available to the state’s 2.5 million older …

A leading infectious disease expert in the US has warned that the coming weeks “are going to be the darkest” of the entire coronavirus pandemic. Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, says the US is seeing a fresh surge in cases while awaiting a …