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5 Detroit officers fire 38 shots, killing man with knife during sanity check - what we know

5 Detroit officers fire 38 shots, killing man with knife during sanity check – what we know

DETROIT – Five Detroit police officers fired a total of 38 gunfire, killing a 22-year-old man during a mental health check because he charged them with a knife, authorities say. On Tuesday afternoon, Detroit Police Chief James White showed body camera footage of what happened the night of the fatal shooting. He said he wanted …

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Mind Springs CEO reassures Garfield County commissioners on organization as local rehab deal discussed

Mind Springs CEO reassures Garfield County commissioners on organization as local rehab deal discussed

With a draft agreement on the table to partner with Mind Springs Health for new addiction treatment services in Garfield County, commissioners on Monday sought assurances from the organization’s new CEO regarding drug treatment services. mental health of Mind Springs in the region. Last week, the Behavioral Health Administration sent a cease and desist letter …

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Exercising but still having pain? This might be why

Do you exercise but still have pain? Maybe that’s why

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes It’s an age-old story: you have joint pain that won’t go away, even if you do everything right on paper. You’ve tried more exercise, rehab, and alternative therapies — even the old “give it time” method — but keep hitting a recovery plateau. The result is often discomfort, weakness and …

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New operator of local Planet Fitness gyms adding two more locations - Richmond BizSense

New operator of local Planet Fitness gyms adding two more locations – Richmond BizSense

An interior render of Planet Fitness’ upcoming location at 7297 Battle Hill Drive in Mechanicsville. (Image courtesy of Grand Fitness Partners) New operator Planet Fitness is expanding its orbit with new gyms in Mechanicsville and Bon Air after entering the Virginia market less than a year ago. Grand Fitness Partners, a Planet Fitness franchisee with …

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Jebb Muir, 44, was killed by South Salt Lake police on Tuesday. Family and friends remember him as a "loving, caring, incredible person," who went through a mental health crisis.

‘He’s not the same person’: Friends say man killed by police recently had mental health crisis

Jebb Muir, 44, was killed Tuesday by South Salt Lake police. He is remembered by family and friends as a “loving, caring, amazing person”, who went through a mental health crisis. (Muir family photo) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SOUTH SALT LAKE – “What could I have done differently to prevent this from happening?” This …

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Helping Medicaid: WVU researchers partner with state to assess pandemic policy changes

Helping Medicaid: WVU researchers partner with state to assess pandemic policy changes

An increase in telehealth use among Medicaid recipients is one result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from West Virginia University’s Office of Health Affairs are working with state Medicaid officials to find out if continuing these services will help Mountain State residents in the long term. “When the pandemic was first announced, the state Medicaid …

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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

By JOSH BOAK – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting officials from North Carolina to highlight funding opportunities and hear first-hand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are doing locally. Thursday’s event reflects an expansion …

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Local health agency provided screening, appointments for migrants in Burr Ridge: 'Our goal is to provide care to everyone who needs it'

Local health agency provided screening, appointments for migrants in Burr Ridge: ‘Our goal is to provide care to everyone who needs it’

With buses full of asylum seekers and families arriving in Chicago from Texas, local organizations like VNA Health Care have stepped up to provide care and comfort over the past few weeks. The patient-centered nonprofit provider that serves more patients in suburban Chicago than any other community health center in the area, was recently approached …

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Wexford council to vote on inter-county agreement over community mental health

Wexford council to vote on inter-county agreement over community mental health

CADILLAC – A decision to continue the course or head in a different direction regarding community mental health services is being discussed by the Wexford County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday. At the meeting, the nine council members are to discuss a memorandum of understanding with Grand Traverse County and the other members of Northern …

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