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Eating in a 10-hour window can reduce the health hazards of shift work

Eating in a 10-hour window can reduce the health hazards of shift work

Firefighters who worked 24-hour shifts and ate only between 9am and 7pm saw improvements in heart health, blood sugar and blood pressure. Health October 4, 2022 With Grace Wade Firefighters and other shift workers can benefit from time-restricted eating Angie Sharp / Alamy Stock Eating meals in the same 10-hour time frame each day can …

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CVS Health announces HBCU supplier diversity partnerships

CVS Health announces HBCU supplier diversity partnerships

As part of a longstanding commitment to supplier diversity and the advancement of social justice and equity, CVS Health® is pleased to announce three new partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), including Morehouse College, Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T University . . Launched as part of our 2022 supplier diversification strategy, …

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Mental health crisis teams make their way through rural areas

Mental health crisis teams make their way through rural areas

Jeff White has been assisted several times in recent years by crisis response teams serving some rural counties in Iowa. Suffering from depression and schizophrenia, White can now call a state-run helpline and request visits from mental health professionals, instead of being admitted to a psychiatric unit or jailed by the police. (KC McGinnis for …

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Chief Medical Officer for Equality Health to Present at MGMA Leaders Conference

Chief Medical Officer for Equality Health to Present at MGMA Leaders Conference

Mark StephenMD values-based care delivery model, health plan partnership best practices, key questions to ask before entering into an agreement, and the importance of culturally competent care PHOENIX, October 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Equality Health, a leading provider of value-based physician networks uniquely equipped to meet the needs of diverse and historically underserved populations, announced …

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Photo ops in hard hats during a behavioral health crisis that won’t give up

Photo ops in hard hats during a behavioral health crisis that won’t give up

Psychological distress can transmit and implant itself into our physical bodies, and for me, anxiety turns into a fist under my navel that can squeeze life out of me, or at least anything I put together well-organized and reasonably. It disrupts plans to leave the house on time, leaving time for anxiety to be out …

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Health chief Derrick Neal hid phone to record meetings, lawsuit says

A former director of Williamson County and the Cities Health District pleaded guilty to two charges, Class C misdemeanors, and was fined $500 each for trying to disclose the recording of a closed meeting last week. While Derrick Neal was district health director, he secretly kept records of two district board meetings over racial discrimination …

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Disability and Health | Health Affairs

About one in four U.S. adults and two in five adults aged 65 and over have a disability. October 2022 issue Health Affairs focuses on the relationship between disability and health. Recognizing the various author preferences regarding language surrounding disability, the articles in this issue use various forms of person-first (“disabled person”) and identity-first (“disabled …

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Kaiser accused of not providing timely mental health treatment to patients

article OAKLAND, California – On some of the darkest days, Barbara McDonald would turn to music. “I’ll sit downstairs and hear her cry and I’ll play the guitar,” she says. His daughter would cry, battered by her struggle with her mental health. “My little girl was exhibiting some behaviors like self-harming, disordered eating,” she says, …

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No deals yet between Texas Health, UT Southwestern, and Blue Cross

Contract negotiations between the state’s largest insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Dallas-Fort Worth’s largest healthcare network continued on Monday as the deadline approached. The companies said that unless a new agreement is reached by Tuesday, doctors and facilities affiliated with Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center will be out of …

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What Are the Health Benefits of Pilates Exercises?

You may know Pilates as an exercise program that provides long, lean muscles and a particularly strong core. The program uses 50 different exercises to improve balance, flexibility and posture, as well as increase muscle strength and endurance, according to previous research. “Pilates has a positive effect on the health of most of the voluntary …

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