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…

Social stress ages your immune system, study finds

Immune aging can lead to cancer, heart disease and other age-related health conditions and reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, such as Covid-19, said lead author Eric Klopack, a postdoctoral scholar…

Monday Mind Talks: Are you addicted to social media? Read on to find out

A lot has changed since technology engulfed the world. Before this, not everyone had access or means to afford sophisticated gadgets and internet connections, but now, everyone, including young children,…

Social isolation is directly associated with later dementia — ScienceDaily

Social isolation is directly linked with changes in the brain structures associated with memory, making it a clear risk factor for dementia, scientists have found. Setting out to investigate how…

PQA Sees the Social Determinants of Health Guide Expanding, Evolving

PQA wants to expand the types of services covered and report on the results of the current examples that are profiled in the SDOH guide. Pharmacy Times spoke with Richard…

Playful learning helps children develop social and emotional skills

Urgent attention to children’s learning is needed amid global challenges that are threatening future generations. Traditional education systems must be transformed to incorporate the development of social and emotional skills.…

Livestock and dairying led to dramatic social changes in ancient Mongolia — ScienceDaily

The movement of herders and livestock into the eastern steppe is of great interest to researchers, but few scholars have linked the introduction of herds and horses to the rise…

IMF now warning that food supply shortages will create waves of social unrest across the globe – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a warning about the future, which looks grim. If things continue as they are now – and they more than likely…

New Orleans joins innovative program to address climate resilience and social inequities

The multi-year, multi-city program aims to develop holistic, ground-level solutions to climate risk and resilience building in vulnerable communities in North America. NEW ORLEANS, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The…

From home safety and accessibility, to social support, community services and paid in-home help, National Poll on Healthy Aging shows varied preparation — ScienceDaily

The vast majority of people over 50 say it’s important that they keep living in their current homes for as long as possible. But a new poll shows many of…