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Karnataka govt aims to conduct health checkups for every resident in 18 months

ANI | Updated: Nov 28, 2022 23:41 IST Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], November 28 (ANI): Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday said that every person above 30 years of age will be checked for diabetes through the Namma clinic and the state government has decided to implement measures to curb non-communicable diseases including diabetes.Speaking at … Read more

Human rights of mental health patients violated amid crisis in care, regulator warns

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email The human rights of vulnerable mental health patients are being violated because of the crisis in care, a regulator has warned. Rob Behrens, the health service ombudsman for England, said urgent action … Read more

New project to study impacts of eviction on health

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Prior to the pandemic, many poor renter households in the U.S. spent over half their income on rent, leading to an epidemic of evictions and negative impacts on physical and mental health, according to Penn State researcher Andrew Fenelon. Fenelon, assistant professor of public policy and sociology, will participate in a new … Read more

Obesity may be associated with ‘poor brain health’ in children

Share on PinterestThe prevelance of obesity among children and adolescents has been growing in recent years. Jeff Gritchen/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images Childhood obesity is a growing healthcare challenge, and according to the CDC, one in five American children is obese. Previously, research in obese adults has shown a link with poor brain … Read more

Providence Health Plan names chief communications officer

Providence Health Plan has named Morgan Ratcliffe as executive director, chief communications officer, effective Nov. 20. Ms. Ratcliffe will lead the company’s internal and external corporate communications strategy, according to a Nov. 22 news release. Previously, she held the same title at Providence Physician Enterprise.  Source link

White House Urges COVID Booster Shots Again, Citing Effectiveness – Consumer Health News

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It’s not too late to get the latest COVID-19 booster shot. Whether it’s the bivalent vaccine from drug maker Pfizer or from Moderna, the shots offer more protection against symptomatic infection, public health officials reiterated at a White House briefing on Tuesday. However, since the vaccines debuted in … Read more

Pickleball: What It Is, Health Benefits, and Getting Started

Pickleball is beginner-friendly — even if you have no experience with racket or paddle sports. “I can take someone who has never played a racket sport, and within one and a half to two hours they can be playing their first game,” says Medina. There’s a lower learning curve, compared with other similar racket sports, … Read more

ACA marketplace shows record high for Americans with health insurance

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it’s seeing a big uptick in the number of new customers buying private health insurance for 2023 from the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. Nearly 3.4 million people have signed up for coverage — an increase of 17% compared to the same time last year. The boost in enrollment comes … Read more