Latest Morning Briefing Stories

Children With Mental Health Needs Don’t Always Receive Follow-Up Care, Study Finds

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Only 71% of the children received treatment in the three months that followed an initial insurance claim — but that rate greatly varied between ZIP codes. In the best-performing areas, nearly 90% received follow-up care within three months of an initial claim; in the worst-performing, only half did.

Gyms May Not Be As Safe As Owners Say

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Public health experts question the methods of a study that concluded gyms and health clubs are not spreading the coronavirus. More COVID-related public health news is on nursing homes and home ventilation.

2-Month-Old Baby In Michigan Dies From COVID

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A hospital spokesman said the baby was the youngest person “we know to have passed due to COVID-19.” News is on double lung transplants, vaccinations, mental health, quarantines and more.

Preventive Care Data: Use Lags Behind 2019

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Colonoscopies and some other procedures are gaining ground, however, compared to April. News is on mental health, sex, safe workplaces, ovarian cysts and hunger.