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The new Vivent Health site in Austin houses all of the services for people living with HIV that it had provided in three different locations.  A $1 million grant from the St. David's Foundation was part of the $5 million project.

Vivent Health’s new center opened as its community faced monkeypox

We forgot about HIV. Or at least many people who have not been affected by the disease have stopped thinking about it. New classes of drugs have allowed people with the virus to live longer, healthier lives and have made it undetectable. Then this summer’s monkeypox outbreak happened, bringing back memories of the 1980s AIDS …

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Electronic News |  WVU encourages flu vaccination to keep community healthy

Electronic News | WVU encourages flu vaccination to keep community healthy

Experts predict widespread infection after two mild seasons. To promote the health and safety of our campus and local community, West Virginia University encourages all students, faculty, and staff to get their flu shot this fall. Watch a video from the School of Pharmacy on the importance of the flu vaccine. In addition to getting …

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How Buffalo is ensuring the black community isn't left behind after mass supermarket shooting |  CNN

How Buffalo is ensuring the black community isn’t left behind after mass supermarket shooting | CNN

Buffalo, New York CNN — The day after Buffalo suffered the largest mass shooting in its history, teams of emergency volunteers and mental health counselors arrived on the scene, offering emotional support and distributing food. The response was robust and quick, but there was one big problem. “The community didn’t feel comfortable going up the …

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Community support can promote lifelong recovery for people with substance use disorders or mental health crisis: Benjamin Boche

CLEVELAND — One in five Americans suffers from a mental health condition in any given year, yet 56% of those people do not receive treatment. Many have concurrent mental illness and substance use disorder. Addressing the range of care and service options, from prevention and screening to early intervention and treatment of mental health and …

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Newsom rejects second effort to make more community college adjunct professors eligible for health care

Newsom rejects second effort to make more community college adjunct professors eligible for health care

Photo by Andrew Reed/EdSource Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a plan to make more part-time community college professors eligible for health care Photo by Andrew Reed/EdSource Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a plan to make more part-time community college professors eligible for health care For the second year in a row, Governor Gavin Newsom has …

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a photo of several young people in scrubs, lab coats and medical masks gathered around a table holding two small dogs

Texas A&M students bring veterinary medicine to underserved members of the campus community

Veterinary students examine the dogs of an essential Aggie. School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences For as long as she can remember, Emma Bender ’22, a recent graduate in biomedical sciences, loved animals and wanted to become a veterinarian. When she also discovered a passion for community service, she decided to dedicate her career …

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Family says more mental health resources needed for Sacramento County homeless community

Family says more mental health resources needed for Sacramento County homeless community

Relatives try to preserve the memory of Tanisha Deal, a Sacramento woman whose life was cut short after a terrible tragedy. Tanisha’s family told KCRA 3 that she was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in August near Garden Highway and Northgate Boulevard in Sacramento. Doctors described his injuries as “catastrophic”. Watch the full story …

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Community health worker support improves inhaler adherence in urban children with asthma

September 22, 2022 4 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Pappalardo reports being a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Asthma Consortium and of the medical advisory boards of Sanofi and Takeda; be a consultant for OptumRx / United Health Group; and receive travel support from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America for …

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Howl of Sea Wolves at the PJ Village Dragon Boat Race Festival | | SBU News

Members of the 2022 Stony Brook Seawolves and Stony Brook Medicine Dragon Boat Teams show off their gold and bronze medals at the annual Port Jefferson Village Dragon Boat Race Sept. 17. Photo by Joan Dickinson. Stony Brook pride was on full display at the Eighth Annual Port Jefferson Village Dragon Boat Race Festival on …

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Community support to promote lifelong recovery

Community support to promote lifelong recovery – Inside INdiana Business

One in five Americans suffers from a mental health problem in a given year, yet 56% of those people do not receive treatment. Many suffer from co-occurring mental disorders and substance abuse. Addressing the range of care and service options, from prevention and screening to early intervention and treatment of mental health and substance use …

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