Napa’s Health Insurance Guys: Don’t Have Long Term Care Insurance? You may need to pay a fee.

THOMAS SCHRETTE, JOHN ALAN CASH, KYLE IVERSON I read your column about the impending tax on people unless they have a long-term care plan in place. The trouble is, I have quotes for my wife and I and the price is so high! We only made $250 a day, two years, 3% inflation and a … Read more

Mental health respite facilities are filling care gaps in more than a dozen states

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If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by dialing “988” or the Crisis Text Line by texting “HOME” to 741741. Aimee Quicke has made repeated trips to emergency rooms, hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and psychiatric lockdowns for mental health crises — including suicidal … Read more

Pholcodine-based cough and cold medicines coming with warning, experts decide next step – News18

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India's drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), to issue a warning regarding the use

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India’s drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), issue a warning regarding the “cautious” use of the product. (Representative Photo/Shutterstock) In March, the World Health Organization issued a warning amid concerns that pholcodine use could cause sudden and life-threatening … Read more

Transforming everyday health, one app at a time

Transforming everyday health, one app at a time

Patients, even those with serious conditions, can be empowered to have greater control over their health through a combination of monitoring, awareness and diagnosis along with education, treatment and prevention. With our digital solutions, we can help improve healthcare outcomes for patients, says Timothy Broke-Smith, vice president of global pharmaceutical partnerships at Huma. We accelerate … Read more

California promises better care for thousands of inmates as they leave prison

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California has agreed to improve health care for newly released disabled inmates, including through a series of measures that advocates say will help nearly anyone trying to transition from incarceration. Lawyers representing inmates say adequate assistance during the transition from prison has long been lacking and can lead to homelessness. A recent study found that … Read more

How healthcare may be affected by the affirmative action ruling of the high courts

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Doctors fear that a Supreme Court ruling handed down on June 29 will have far-reaching effects not only on the diversity of doctors and other health professionals in training, but ultimately on patient care as well. The decision found it unconstitutional for colleges and universities to use race as a factor in student admissions, which … Read more

Breaking barriers: Men overcoming stigma and seeking mental health support

Myths and stigma often keep men from seeking help for their mental health issues. Published: July 03, 2023, 7:00 am IST Society’s expectations often dictate that men be tough and inflexible, making it difficult for them to address their mental health issues openly. |) Society’s expectations often dictate that men be tough and inflexible, which … Read more

DEA relaxed online prescribing rules during covid. Now he wants to keep them in check.

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Federal regulators want most patients to see a healthcare provider in person before receiving prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs through telehealth, which hasn’t been required in more than three years. During the covid-19 public health emergency, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed doctors and other healthcare professionals to prescribe controlled medications during telehealth appointments without … Read more

Potential health insurance regulations pit providers, legislators against companies

For the first time, Wyoming lawmakers are trying to put rules in place that guide how health insurance companies can approve and deny medical care. However, the second interim meeting of the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee on Thursday in Evanston revealed the gap that exists between insurance companies and health professionals and … Read more

Benefits of the Substances of Human Origin (SoHO) Regulation.

The EU needs more plasma!

At the end of June, the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) will vote on amendments to the European Commission’s draft proposal for a regulation on quality and safety standards for substances of human origin intended for human application (SoHO Regulations). This includes plasma. It is essential that the … Read more