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Washington, Ramsey county schools to boost mental health help for preteens
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Schools in Washington County and parts of Ramsey County are intensifying efforts to help preteens struggling with stress and anxiety, which can lead to more serious mental health problems if not treated. “We want to try to head this off before it ...



CNBC

Health tech flaw: Patients hate going to the doctor - CNBC.com
CNBC
"This gap is what makes digital health a funnel or a stopgap rather than a revolution," experts say.

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Omaha World-Herald

Anti-anxiety pills could be next US drug epidemic, public health officials say
Omaha World-Herald
Public health officials warn that people who abruptly stop taking benzodiazepines risk seizures or even death. With heightened public awareness of the nation's opioid epidemic, some state and local officials are insisting that these anti-anxiety ...

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Motley Fool

Better Buy: CVS Health Corporation vs. Walgreens Boots Alliance
Motley Fool
The share prices of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) have taken a hit by the prospect of giant internet retailer Amazon.com entering the retail pharmacy business. But fears of what might happen sometimes ...

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Philly.com

Health officials report significant overdose spike in Philadelphia
Philly.com
On Friday afternoon, police in Kensington – the epicenter of the city's heroin epidemic – reported six apparent overdoses in the space of a few minutes, an unusually high spike, Farley said. The health department alerted hospital emergency rooms ...

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MyWebTimes.com

New midwife IVCH women's health center
MyWebTimes.com
Jacqueline Ma is the newest midwife to join the staff of the Women's Health Care Center at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. Originally from Swedona, Ma is a graduate of the nursing school at Northern Illinois University. She spent five years working ...



Forbes

How Self-Care And Women's Health Are Shaping The Cannabis Industry
Forbes
Women are increasingly turning to cannabis for health reasons with menstruation, menopause and sex listed as the top conditions they are treating. They are consuming cannabis at higher rates than before and boosting sales of items like infused candy, ...



The Mercury News

Food for the heart in a new California health program
The Mercury News
One reason she's better, she said, is the two large grocery bags that just arrived at the front door of her little apartment in southwest Los Angeles—part of a new state experiment using diet to improve the health of congestive heart failure patients ...



Medical News Today

Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?
Medical News Today
It has been generally accepted that high levels of 'good cholesterol' protect the heart. But new research questions this, urging specialists to reassess.

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Digital Trends

Sweating up a storm? A new health sensor will eat that up
Digital Trends
Today's wearables generally depend upon your pulse and heart rate to gauge your fitness and health. A team of scientists from Stanford is taking a closer look at another metric: sweat. Researchers from the California institution have created a flexible ...

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