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Californians increasingly concerned about access to mental healthcare and rising cost of care

Mental healthcare access remains a top priority for nine in 10 Californians, while the rising cost of physical and mental healthcare is causing increasing numbers of Californians to struggle to pay for prescription drugs, medical bills, and healthcare premiums, finds a new poll from the California Health Care Foundation. The poll, Health Care Priorities and… Read More »

School of Dentistry to offer free care to veterans, JPS kids – WLBT

WHY: Many veterans do not qualify for dental benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and cannot afford needed dental care, while the need for early dental care for children in Mississippi remains high. Dental decay is a significant health problem for Mississippi’s third grade children and many have limited access to dental care,… Read More »

Trump’s Latest Health Care Challenge: Gaining Voters’ Trust – Kaiser Health News

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Far more Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s handling of several high-profile health care issues than give him positive marks, underscoring the challenge the president faces in claiming health care as a political asset in his reelection bid. The findings, from the latest Kaiser… Read More »

Katherine Pannel, DO: Fierce advocate for mental health care – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Sarah Katherine Gantz-Pannel, DO (@dameofdementia), who goes by Katherine, is a psychiatrist at Right Track Medical Group in Oxford, Mississippi. Dr. Pannel is… Read More »

Kangaroo Care Reduces Infant Deaths

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 — Low birth weight babies stand a better chance of surviving when their mothers hold them close throughout the day, a new study finds. This technique is called kangaroo care because it mimics how kangaroos shield their babies in their pouch. In women, it involves holding the newborn tightly to her… Read More »