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Reviews | Don’t let vindictiveness seep into medicine as it has in politics

The callous and inhumane dislocation of migrants recently perpetrated by the state governors of Florida and Texas reminded me of an equally dismissive and appalling tactic used by healthcare workers since the 1960s: “Greyhound Therapy”. Greyhound therapy refers to attempts by health workers and administrators to remove unwanted patients from emergency rooms, hospitals and other …

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Boston-area families could be in the $1,500 red with soaring health care costs, report says

Boston-area families could be in the $1,500 red with soaring health care costs, report says

A state agency is warning that Massachusetts is at risk of letting its health care system become “increasingly unaffordable” and more inequitable without further action to control costs, citing new findings from its annual report. The Health Policy Commission was created under a 2012 law aimed at curbing rising healthcare costs, and lawmakers tasked the …

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Cahoots staff meet a camper after he was rescued from a campfire that consumed part of his campsite along the train tracks in Glenwood.  (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard)

Vote ‘mixed bag’ for the fight to add a mobile crisis team to Salem

The push to create a mobile crisis unit to respond to homelessness and behavioral health crises took a step forward, a step back at the Salem City Council meeting on Monday. Councilwoman Vanessa Nordyke, a longtime supporter of establishing a civilian-led crisis unit in the city, introduced two motions. A motion to add the unit’s …

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Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds |  CNN

Combining strength training with another activity could lower your risk of premature death, study finds | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you adopt a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Aerobic activities and strength training have health benefits on their own, but their combination could have an even greater effect when it comes to preventing disease and risking early …

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Exercising with weights linked to lower risk of premature death, study finds

Regular exercise with weights is linked to a lower risk of premature death, according to the largest study of its kind. And making sure your weekly exercise routine includes both weights and aerobic activities appears to have an even greater beneficial effect, the researchers found. Their findings were published in the British Journal of Sports …

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Vermont Supreme Court finds COVID-19 can damage property

Vermont Supreme Court finds COVID-19 can damage property

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 As noted on this blog, policyholders have long believed that the presence of substances like COVID-19 and its causative virus SARS-CoV-2, which render the property unsafe or unsuitable for normal business operations, should be sufficient to trigger coverage under commercial all-risk insurance, as it has for over 60 years. However, many …

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Morrison and Cerniglia discuss the need to expand Cook County mental health services

Morrison and Cerniglia discuss the need to expand Cook County mental health services

Democratic Cook County 15th District Commissioner Kevin Morrison of Mount Prospect and Republican challenger Chuck Cerniglia of Hoffman Estates shared their views on the need to expand county mental health services — partly in response to acts of violence like the 4th of July Parade shooting in Highland Park in which seven people were killed …

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North Korea resumes rail trade with China, imports badly needed food and medicine

North Korea resumes rail trade with China, imports badly needed food and medicine

North Korea is once again importing large quantities of food and medicine from China as rail trade between the two countries resumed for the first time since April, sources in both countries told RFA. The first train left the Chinese border town of Dandong on Monday morning and arrived at a quarantine facility near Sinuiju …

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Historical Society and Averitt Center for the Arts Host Annual "Ol' Scarecrow Statesboro" Medicine Show for Bulloch County Third Graders - AllOnGeorgia

Historical Society and Averitt Center for the Arts Host Annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro” Medicine Show for Bulloch County Third Graders – AllOnGeorgia

Russell Scarecrow and Jim teach children about local history / Bulloch Co Schools This week, the Bulloch County Historical Society, in partnership with the Averitt Center for the Arts, held its annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro” medicine show for third graders from public and private elementary schools in Bulloch County. For 14 years, local puppeteers have …

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