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Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure
NPR
Jean Loesch and her family live in Seeley Lake, Mont., which saw the longest and most intense smoke from Montana's wildfires this summer. Loesch has 10 children, adopted or in her foster care, and they are learning what it's like to have lingering ...

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Medical News Today

Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health
Medical News Today
But a new study says that it might protect your oral health. Some of us love to savor a glass of red wine — or two — with dinner every once in a while. The catch is that this velvety drink often leaves the teeth stained, so maybe it's not such a good ...

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ABC News

Find mental health care where traditional healers still thrive
ABC News
Before the sun rises, psychiatric nurse Immaculate Owembabazi makes her way to a small district hospital in the rural village of Kisoro, Uganda. Sister Immaculate, as everyone calls her, lives up to her namesake. Each morning, she greets patients in ...

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Baltimore Sun

Baltimore students in CURE program learn about dental health
Baltimore Sun
The students received more than $3,000 worth of sealants — a non-painful procedure in which a protective coating is placed on teeth in order to fight tooth decay — as part of a day of oral health care. The day also offered those students and three ...



The Ledger

County, state see a rise in children committed for mental-health evaluations
The Ledger
“He was Baker Acted for a few days,” said Fasshauer, the director of crisis services for Peace River Center, a Polk County mental-health agency. “Baker Acting is really the start of treatment, buying an instant ticket to see a psychiatrist.” The number ...

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Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Health clinic moving locations
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
The Community Health Clinic's mission is to provide basic health care, dental care, prescription assistance, advocacy and education to uninsured and under-insured residents of Hardin, LaRue, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson counties in order to enhance ...

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NBC4 Washington

Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study
NBC4 Washington
The IAFF says the survey is unprecedented and highlights a critical need. “What this study does is really bring home the numbers that we already knew were out there, that fire fighters are suffering from PTSD and other behavioral health disorders ...

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Salon

Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings
NPR
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: And we're going to be focusing very strongly on mental health because here's a case of mental health. KELLY: President Trump says part of that focus will be keeping guns out of the hands of people with mental illness. Another ...
The GOP's mental health hypocrisy - Salon.comSalon
Weekend: Mental Health MomentThe Courier
The challenge of preventing mass shootings through mental health recordsPBS NewsHour
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KXAN.com

Ending the silence: Austin community works to dispel mental health stigma
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) — It's been a little more than a week since 17 people were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “So often, what we are doing is that in these tragedies we quickly point to the scapegoat which is to ...

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County offers free workshops for those with ongoing health concerns
Buffalo News
Free workshops are being offered throughout the county for those with ongoing health conditions, presented by the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging. A 6-week chronic ...


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