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Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor talks about change and inclusivity

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor talks about change and inclusivity

For over 20 years, Ketch Secor of the Old Crow Medicine Show has navigated an ever-changing musical landscape – and continues to grow. The group formed in the late 90s when they moved to the mountains of North Carolina and supported their musical careers by working in tobacco fields and whiskey distilleries between streets on …

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Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor talks about change and inclusivity

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor talks about change and inclusivity

For over 20 years, Ketch Secor of the Old Crow Medicine Show has navigated an ever-changing musical landscape – and continues to grow. The group formed in the late 90s when they moved to the mountains of North Carolina and supported their musical careers by working in tobacco fields and whiskey distilleries between streets on …

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My mentally ill son was shot dead by the police.  Here's what needs to change so other moms can protect their children.

My mentally ill son was shot dead by the police. Here’s what needs to change so other moms can protect their children.

Taun Hall worked for years to get help for her son who struggled with mental health issues. The only resource she found was law enforcement, but in the end he was killed by the police. This is the story of his loss and his efforts to make a difference, told to journalist Haven Orecchio-Egresitz. Loading …

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There is a great disparity in the number of Latino doctors and surgeons.  Advocates are working to change that.

There is a great disparity in the number of Latino doctors and surgeons. Advocates are working to change that.

On Saturday’s first ever National Latino Physician Day/a, advocates are working to raise awareness of the relatively low number of Latino physicians and surgeons in the United States amid growing care needs. health and disparities in the community. “Over the past 40 years, the number of Latino doctors hasn’t changed. It’s a failure,” Dr. Cesar …

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What is a "healthy" food?  FDA says labeling needs to change

What is a “healthy” food? FDA says labeling needs to change

The Food and Drug Administration is about to add new restrictions on the use of the term “healthy” on food products. Driving the news: The agency announced a proposed rule on Wednesday that it said would “align the definition of ‘healthy’ claim with current nutritional science,” including dietary guidelines for Americans. Under the current rule, …

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Ronnie Coleman 'doesn't see much change' at Mr. Olympia in 2022, says Derek Lunsford and Nick Walker are wildcards - Fitness Volt

Ronnie Coleman ‘doesn’t see much change’ at Mr. Olympia in 2022, says Derek Lunsford and Nick Walker are wildcards – Fitness Volt

Bodybuilding legend Ronnie Coleman’s illustrious career has come to an end, but that hasn’t stopped him from discussing at length the finer details of the sport. In a recent video shared on YouTube, Coleman opened up about his health and offered his thoughts on scheduling the Men’s Open at the 2022 Mr. Olympia contest. “I …

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State and labor officials seek 'culture change' to improve mental health in construction industry

State and labor officials seek ‘culture change’ to improve mental health in construction industry

With decades of experience in the trades, DeShon Leek understands firsthand the dark side that comes with working in the construction industry. Leek, who is the Southeast Region representative for the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Councilhas seen many cases of workers struggling with mental health issues, even in boom times like the one the …

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A photo of cars on a freeway overpass traveling through orange skies from wildfire smoke in Oakland, CA.

Teaching about climate change in medical schools is gaining momentum

Karly Hampshire had just started medical school when historic wildfires tore through Northern California in the fall of 2018. Hampshire, now a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), was struck by the dystopian bright orange skies on her commute to class, wearing an N95 mask to protect herself from the …

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Federal judge approves acquisition of Change Healthcare by UnitedHealth Group

Federal judge approves acquisition of Change Healthcare by UnitedHealth Group

In a high-profile antitrust case, a federal judge on Monday (September 19th) approved the proposed acquisition of Change Healthcare Inc, by UnitedHealth Group Inc., which had been halted by the intervention of the Department of Justice. As BloombergLeah Nylen of Leah wrote Monday afternoon: “UnitedHealth Group Inc. has won court approval for its $7.8 billion …

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