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Los médicos y los investigadores reconocen cada vez más que el cuidado de las personas con demencia compromete la salud física y mental de los cuidadores.
Editorial pages examine a range of health policy issues with the Republicans health bill, the American Health Care Act, including an analysis of two Republican governors’ signals on preexisting conditions and doubts about how people with mental illness fare.
Salt may actually be involved in weight loss. In other public health news: Facebook and suicide, loneliness in seniors, gunshot wounds, and autism.
The workshop, hosted by the Food and Drug Administration, is designed to review the ways that physicians can treat pain and safely prescribe opioids. But Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is concerned that the preliminary list of groups that are scheduled to participate in the workshop have ties to drugmakers. Meanwhile, states are being overwhelmed by the increased popularity of fentanyl.
Free, daylong sessions run by UCLA teach caregivers how to keep their loved ones safe and engaged, while minimizing the stress in their own lives. Similar programs exist in other states.
Also making public health news: loneliness in seniors; Zika testing guidelines for women; school officials’ concerns over “suicide tapes”; baby monitor dangers; one-two punch of substance abuse and mental health issues; and more.
The proposal was rebuked by Republicans and Democrats as a potentially reckless move.
Media outlets report on news from Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Minnesota, Kansas, Maryland, Illinois, Arizona, Wisconsin, Ohio and California.
“Gray death is one of the scariest combinations that I have ever seen in nearly 20 years of forensic chemistry drug analysis,” says Deneen Kilcrease, manager of the chemistry section at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. In other news, a sales representative for an opioid maker talks about his secret addition. And highway safety officials say that drug-impaired driving is a growing problem.
Editorial writers from across the country examine the House Republican’s plan and offer their thoughts on how it treats concerns ranging from preexisting conditions to mental health.
Media outlets report on news from California, Florida and Colorado.
“The greed and recklessness of one company and its partners helped spark a public health crisis in the United States that will take generations to fully repair,” the lawmakers wrote in a letter to the organization. “Please learn from our experience and do not allow Mundipharma to carry on Purdue’s deadly legacy on a global stage.”
Media outlets report on news from Delaware, Florida, New York, New Hampshire, Texas, Connecticut, Ohio, Utah, Kansas, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Regulations that have been baked into the Medicaid program are thwarting advocates’ efforts in the battle against opioids. A handful of states are now seeking federal waivers as a way to get around them. Media outlets report on the crisis out of Maryland, Georgia, Florida and Pennsylvania.
A selection of state-based opinions on health care.
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Florida, Ohio, Minnesota, California, Colorado and Texas.
Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) wants local police departments to get federal money for peer-to-peer counseling and other mental health aid for officers with PTSD. Elsewhere, New Hampshire Public Radio examines data on police shootings and finds they often involve people who are severely mentally ill.
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Oregon, New York, Massachusetts, Iowa, California, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Colorado, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
As the opioid crisis rages on, these supervised injection facilities provide people a place to take the drugs under medical supervision. Media outlets report on the epidemic out of New Jersey, Ohio and Virginia, as well.
Bloomberg looks at companies pushing the boundaries of medical development, and what that means for the future of diseases. In other public health news: calorie counts, peer reviews, police and mental illness, infertility treatments and more.