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New series highlights the importance of positive postpartum experiences for all women and newborns

New series highlights the importance of positive postpartum experiences for all women and newborns

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Special Program on Human Reproduction (HRP) have launched a new series in BMJ Global Health on maternal and newborn care to provide a positive postpartum care experience, with six articles providing information on Understand the evidence for the importance of women, newborns, and neonatal care. Parent […]

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Healthcare workers push to keep their own confidential mental health treatment

Healthcare workers push to keep their own confidential mental health treatment

States are redefining when medical professionals can receive mental health treatment without risking notifying the boards that oversee their licenses. Jean Branscum, CEO of the Montana Medical Association, a trade group representing doctors, said health care workers often wait to seek counseling or addiction treatment, causing their work and patient care to suffer. “They put

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Experts say to develop better mental health, children need to start in their earliest years

Experts say to develop better mental health, children need to start in their earliest years

In recent years, a significant number of Wisconsin teens have struggled with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Experts say promoting positive mental health in infants and young children can help children feel more connected later in life. About 80% of brain development occurs in the first three years of life, when babies and young children

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NAMI’s newly renovated offices will provide more local mental health care services

NAMI’s newly renovated offices will provide more local mental health care services

COLORADO SPRINGS — More mental health care services are now available in some of the most underserved areas of Colorado Springs. The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) has a newly renovated space on the Silver Key campus on the city’s southeast side. Lori Jarvis, executive director of NAMI, said the nonprofit needs more space

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How an AI-powered healthcare chatbot learned from questions from Indian women’s organizations

How an AI-powered healthcare chatbot learned from questions from Indian women’s organizations

NEW YORK — Komal Vilas Thatkare says no one can ask her about her most private health questions. “There are only men in my family, no women,” said the 32-year-old mother and housewife in Mumbai. “I don’t talk to anyone here. So I use this app because it helps me with my personal problems.” The

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Integration of digital health interventions doubles use of HIV prevention drugs, study finds

Integration of digital health interventions doubles use of HIV prevention drugs, study finds

This article has been reviewed in accordance with Science X’s editorial procedures and policies. Editors have emphasized the following attributes while ensuring the credibility of the content: Fact checked Trusted source Proofreading OK! Image source: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain × closure Image source: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A UCLA Health-led study found that a combination of interventions

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Woman recovering after Duke Health’s 13th triple double lung transplant

Woman recovering after Duke Health’s 13th triple double lung transplant

Only a handful of patients have received three double-lung transplants, most of which were done through Duke Health. The same is true for Tyler Stephenson. The 26-year-old patient is currently recovering after undergoing a rare and complex surgery. “I was born with cystic fibrosis but wasn’t diagnosed until I was about 9 months old,” Stephenson

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Woman recovering from third double lung transplant at Duke University Health

Woman recovering from third double lung transplant at Duke University Health

Only a handful of patients have received three double-lung transplants, most of which were done through Duke Health. The same is true for Tyler Stephenson. The 26-year-old patient is currently recovering after undergoing a rare and complex surgery. “I was born with cystic fibrosis but wasn’t diagnosed until I was about 9 months old,” Stephenson

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