June 17, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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Even before COVID-19, the prevalence of mental illness among U.S. adults was increasing and in 2020 the number of people looking for help with anxiety and depression skyrocketed, according to Mental Health America.

About 1 in 5 Americans experience mental health issues, the National Alliance on Mental Illness reports, but access to quality care remains a challenging issue. Only 45% of U.S. adults with mental illness received treatment in 2019.

To tackle the accessibility and affordability issue, technology-driven mental healthcare startup UpLift is launching in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area backed by $3.1 million in funding from Redesign Health, Kyle

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Grindr is adding a new benefit for its LGBTQ+ employees through the concierge service Included Health, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: One of the disproportionate health care challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people is finding nondiscriminatory care — which the dating app Grindr is trying to make easier for its employees.

  • More than 1 in 10 LGBTQ+ Americans polled by American Progress last summer said they were mistreated by a doctor or health care provider. Many said they stopped seeking treatment at all after facing discrimination.
  • For employers, in order to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market,
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PHOENIX — Seven years after the infamous wait time scandal shook the Department of Veterans Affairs and the veteran community to its core, an internal audit is highlighting major problems inside a VA hospital that officials believed led to the death of a veteran suffering from mental illness.

This has concerned veterans’ groups calling for accountability and change once again while saying amidst the memory of an old scandal, a new one is looming unless VA Secretary Denis McDonough doesn’t act fast.

Joshua Stanwitz who is the Coalitions Director with Concerned Veterans of America tells ABC15 their organization has already

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Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam announced that the department will transition today, May 7, to using Vaccines.gov as the mapping source to help individuals find a location where they can get vaccinated.

“Our goal is to make it quick and easy for people to get vaccinated and to help overcome any hesitancy,” Acting Secretary Beam said. “We know that some people may be looking for a certain brand of vaccine or want to know which locations have vaccine in stock. This transition provides the best information to Pennsylvanians who want to get vaccinated as

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Oxygen is an essential medical treatment to save human lives. But, in recent weeks, it’s become clear just how vital it is as India reels from a deadly surge in COVID-19 cases. Express trains are racing across the country to deliver oxygen from the eastern town of Angul to the capital of Delhi and other regions. Meanwhile, desperate pleas fill social media from people forced to helplessly watch their family members slowly suffocate.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, medical oxygen shortages have struck hospitals in Brazil, Peru, Nigeria, Jordan, Italy, and beyond. In the United States,

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The Neuro Studio uses neuroplasticity-based training to help patients around the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2021) — For the first time, millions of people worldwide who live with a neurological condition now have an online option for live weekly fitness classes and specialized training programs designed to meet their specific needs. The courses are hosted by The Neuro Studio, a leading provider of training, education and advocacy for people with neurological conditions and those who care for them, including physical therapists and fitness professionals. 

The courses represent

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