Health issues

Parents worried about state health survey aimed at addressing youth health issues

COLORADO SPRINGS – Some parents are raising concerns about a state health investigation. The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey is the state’s only comprehensive survey of the health and well-being of young people. This is an anonymous, voluntary survey of middle…

Instagram Triggers Teenage Mental Health Problems

Key points to remember Facebook’s own researchers know Instagram has mental health consequences, especially for teenage girls, but hasn’t clearly addressed it in public. Clinicians see the consequences play out for their clients, particularly through social comparison, eating disorders and…

Common mosquito pesticides worsen health problems associated with Zika virus

(Beyond pesticides, Sept. 28, 2021) A widely used mosquito pesticide could exacerbate the effect of Zika virus on fetal brain development, according to a study published by an international team of scientists in the journal Environmental pollution. Pyriproxyfen, an insect…

Leaving home for college may increase mental health problems – The Oakland Press

This year, college and university students will face unprecedented stress as school officials once again welcome people to campuses amid the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic due to the Delta variant . Moving from home to live on campus or…

Psychedelics May Treat Mental Health Problems Linked to COVID-19

According to the newspaper, Frontiers in Psychiatry, psychedelics may be the answer to tackling mental health issues from COVID-19. The pandemic has impacted society in many ways, and people’s mental health is no exception. However, all does not seem lost…

Assemblies invited to prioritize environmental health issues

Environmental health officials from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (WADA) marked World Environmental Health Day 2021 by calling on assemblies to put environmental health issues high on their agendas. It was on the theme: “Prioritizing Environmental Health for Healthier Communities in…

Health ministers agree to tackle urgent health issues in the Americas at PAHO Directing Council – PAHO / WHO

The resolutions adopted at the meeting focus on regional production of essential drugs and health technologies, reversing the decline of routine immunization, promoting the digitization of the health sector, strengthening of health systems to better cope with emergencies and other…

Manage employees with mental health issues

THE workplace is a very diverse environment with different people from different backgrounds and different needs. While the focus is sometimes on specific age groups and common classifications in the workplace, there is not much talk about managing employees with…

College Students Face Increased Mental Health Issues With Return From In-Person Classes

Since Katelyn Holmgren transferred to the University of Florida for the fall semester, mental health and homesickness have interfered with her daily life. Holmgren previously attended the University of Dayton in Ohio, where she was on a pre-physical therapy trail….

Trader sues UBS over stress-induced mental health issues

A UBS group trader sues his employer on the grounds that the “toxic” London work environment and “punitive workload” have led to a deterioration in his mental health. Simon Rope, who has been unable to work since suffering a blackout…