Colleges Offer Recovery Programs for Students Battling Addiction | Healthiest Communities Health News

Stereotypical notions of college life – frat parties, keg stands and bong rips among them – could easily lead to a conclusion that the risk is too high in higher education for a student trying to recover from addiction. But colleges and universities across the US have been making a concerted effort for years to … Read more

Missouri needle exchanges will fight drugs, hepatitis C, HIV

OPINION AND COMMENTARY Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent from the work of our newsroom reporters. Hepatitis C and HIV cost every taxpayer. Preventing new infections isn’t just an issue of health care — it also saves the public money. Lynne Sladky Associated Press file … Read more

Earth Day warning: 9 million more Americans hit with bad air this year, American Lung Association says

This Earth Day, and any other day of the year, it’s getting more difficult for Americans to capture a clean breath of air. Nearly 9 million more people were impacted by potentially deadly particle pollution than just a few years earlier, the American Lung Association says in its 23rd annual “State of the Air” report. … Read more

Is your inner voice keeping you up at night? Here’s how to tame the chatter in your head.

Most nights by the time I get into bed, I am totally exhausted. It doesn’t take long after my head hits the pillow for me to fall into a deep sleep. But there are times that I hear a blaring voice interrupting me just as I am about to doze off. It wants to start … Read more

Is your inner voice keeping you up at night? Here’s how to tame the chatter in your head.

Most nights by the time I get into bed, I am totally exhausted. It doesn’t take long after my head hits the pillow for me to fall into a deep sleep. But there are times that I hear a blaring voice interrupting me just as I am about to doze off. It wants to start … Read more

Is your inner voice keeping you up at night? Here’s how to tame the chatter in your head.

Most nights by the time I get into bed, I am totally exhausted. It doesn’t take long after my head hits the pillow for me to fall into a deep sleep. But there are times that I hear a blaring voice interrupting me just as I am about to doze off. It wants to start … Read more

Diagnosing chronic respiratory diseases from within the bedroom

For World Sleep Day 2022, News-Medical speaks to Max Sieghold, Co-Founder and CFO of Sleepiz, about their technology and its ability to diagnose sleep apnea from the bedroom. Please can you introduce yourself, tell us about your background in sleep research and chronic respiratory disorders, and what inspired your latest research? My Name is Max … Read more

Get tips on how to take care of your mind during Stress awareness month

(ABC4 EXTRAEveryone gets stressed from time to time. There are different types of stress. It can be short-term or long-term. It can be caused by something that happens once or something that keeps happening. Not all stress is bad. In fact, it can help you survive in a dangerous situation. For example, one kind of … Read more

From Opioids to Medicare, Democrats Focusing on Health Care

March 30, 2022 – For Democrats in Washington, this week is focused on health care changes, as they seek to draw attention to proposals for expanding access to medical care, with the White House unveiling its new budget request and lawmakers revisiting the “Medicare- for-all” approach. President Joe Biden’s budget request for fiscal 2023, which … Read more

HEALing Communities: Changing how we talk about addiction | Lifestyles

Monika Salvage Special to The Citizen People often ask me “What can we do to stop addiction?” Considering that humans have used substances to alter their mood for thousands of years, I don’t think it is realistic to aim for a drug-free world. What we can do, however, is rethink how we approach substance use, … Read more