Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070 — and that’s likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about mental health in the workplace, with guests; Christina McCarthy, Operations & Member Engagement Director of One Mind at Work; Rachael Steimnitz, Workplace Mental Health Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness-NYC (NAMI-NYC); & Kelly Greenwood, Founder & CEO of Mind Share Partners.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about supporting future doctors, with guests; Julie Davidson, Executive Director of Oregon Medical Education Foundation, & Joyce P. Hendricks, President and Chief Development Officer of Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation.
The major ingredients of a heart- and brain-healthy diet are fairly well-established: fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish and low-fat dairy. Research shows people who stick to this eating pattern are less likely to get sick and more likely to live longer free of chronic disease.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about colorectal cancer, with guests; Chris Evans, President of Colon Cancer Coalition Michell Baker, Director of Philanthropy of Fight Colorectal Cancer & Carolyn Aldige, Founder and President of Prevent Cancer Foundation.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has released a list of community-based clinics that it proposes to close in New Mexico and other rural areas around the country as part of a years-long process aimed at modernizing the department and streamlining its infrastructure.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teachers in Minneapolis say they’ve noticed more kids with anxiety and depression. One school counselor says she’s seen more fights and drug use. Some kids tell parents they’re frustrated — because learning stops when teachers have to deal with disruptive students in class.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republicans in the Oklahoma House on Monday unveiled a package of new restrictions on the state’s booming medical marijuana industry, designed to crack down on illegal growers who sell cannabis on the black market.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about teenage mental health, with guests; Marico Sayoc. Executive Director of CASSY – Counseling and Support Services for Youth, & David Mineta, President & CEO of Momentum for Health.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor proposed a plan Thursday to offer more services to homeless people with severe mental health and addiction disorders even if that means forcing some into care, a move that many advocates of homeless people oppose as a violation of civil rights.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about organizations that assist people suffering from MS, with guests; Sara Loud. CEO of Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis, Gina Murdoch, President and CEO of Multiple Sclerosis Association of America & Cyndi Zagieboylo, President & CEO of National MS Society.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion about developmental disabilities, with guests; Tom Gillespie, President & CEO of Living Well Disability Services, Tracy Garner, CEO of Easterseals Louisiana, & Charles McLister, President & CEO of Elwyn.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two abortion providers in Oklahoma said Tuesday that they’re still seeing a massive influx of women from Texas who want to terminate their pregnancies after Texas last year passed the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the U.S. in decades.