Category Archives: Health

Looking forward to renovations at LMH Health Cancer Center | LMH Health

LMH Health will soon begin expanding and renovating the Cancer Center. Major efforts are expected to launch in November 2023 as design and construction teams work to create an environment that cultivates healing and focuses on patient-first experience. The Cancer Center renovations are planned to be completed in late 2024. The research and planning for… Read More »

Information, resources for mental health at IU

More than 1.1 million Indiana residents, or one in five adults living in the state, have been diagnosed with mental illness. To help the UI and Bloomington community better address mental health issues, the Indiana Daily Student has compiled a list of information and resources for those seeking help for themselves or others. According to… Read More »

The task force should focus on health, not health care

Opinion editor’s note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes a mix of national and local publications comments online and in print every day. To contribute, click here. ••• In “Task force must address key issues” (September 24), the Star Tribune Editorial Board opined that the state’s new health education task force “should address all issues [its] members… Read More »

Health experts and law enforcement call for mental health funding

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Although Alabama lawmakers have increased funding for mental health initiatives in recent years, the state’s health experts and lawmakers say its resources to treat mental illness are still too scarce. The state’s gaps in mental health care coverage were in the spotlight recently during a meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on… Read More »

Unprecedented Challenges for Health Departments

Pramod Dwivedi, public health director for Linn County Public Health, is pictured at the Dr. Percy and Lileah Harris Public Health Building in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette ) In July, I assumed the role of president of the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO), representing… Read More »

Panelists Matter on Arkansas Health

Arkansas’ notoriously high maternal and infant mortality rate and the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines were two topics that dominated discussion Saturday among political speakers on stage Saturday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The Health & Wellness Expo, presented by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,… Read More »

NFL Stars Shine a Light on Game Time in Mental Health and Services 988

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) comes out of the pocket under pressure from New York … [+] The Jets’ defense shut down Solomon Thomas (94) during an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. The second week of the NFL… Read More »