Northwell aims to reduce severe health risks in Black women

In an effort to drive down severe health risks among Black women, Northwell Health has named Dr. Dawnette Lewis as the director of its Center for Maternal Health. When it…

New tech aims to reduce racial disparities in blood measurements — ScienceDaily

A team led by a University of Texas at Arlington bioengineering professor and an Austin businessman has published key findings in the British Medical Journal Innovations that illustrate how a…

Fentanyl From the Government? A Vancouver Experiment Aims to Stop Overdoses

So she started to provide a replacement for the street drugs, first Dilaudid, then fentanyl patches, and, now, the fentanyl capsules. Her project purchases the fentanyl from a pharmaceutical manufacturer,…

New Black-focused Social Prescribing Project aims to improve health in Black communities with a proven holistic approach grounded in Afrocentric principles of wellbeing

TORONTO, July 12, 2022 /CNW/ – The Black Health Committee, a committee of the Alliance for Healthier Communities in Ontario, is launching a new Black-focused Social Prescribing Project. The project…

New Rogue Shop Aims To Bring Holistic Healing to EC…

BEST BUDS. New Rogue Shop is focused on educating people on the benefits of CBD. What started as a hobby quickly became a lifestyle for the owners of Rogue Shop,…

Survey Aims to Create Holistic Picture of IN Addiction Recovery Needs / Public News Service

The State of Indiana wants to learn more about Hoosiers’ experiences with substance-use disorder and addiction-recovery services. Administered by the state’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA), the “Recovery…

F.D.A. Aims to Slash Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is planning to require tobacco companies to slash the amount of nicotine in traditional cigarettes to make them less addictive and reduce the toll of…

New Behavioral Health Administration Aims To Make Care Accessible, Affordable – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– Colorado is currently developing a new Behavioral Health Administration (BHA).  It’s one of the most ambitious efforts to reform how people access mental health care in our state’s history.…

NIST Aims to Help Cities Assess How ‘Smart’ They Are

Smart Cities Get a New Way to Measure Transformation The H-KPI framework uses several metrics to evaluate smart cities. These include alignment of community priorities across elements, investment alignment with…

Community Bus Tour aims to promote mental health awareness, reduce crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Kennadi Larkins knows firsthand the struggles of mental health. “When I was 9 years old I was on vacation with my grandparents and we get a call…