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Format: 2014-07-11
Format: 2014-07-11

Shortage in child mental health beds

11 Jul 2014
NHS England says it does not know how many hospital beds are needed to deal with increasing demand for children's mental health services.

Stigma a big issue in mental health disability

10 Jul 2014
Stigma continues to be a major issue for people with emotional, psychological and mental health (EPMH) disabilities, a new report has revealed. According to the report, which was published by the...

Obscure Rule Restricts Health Law’s Expansion of Care for Addicts

10 Jul 2014
The Affordable Care Act says substance abuse treatment as an “essential health benefit,” but an older law is making residential care hard to get.

Health warning over Ramadan fasting

10 Jul 2014
The Muslim Council of Great Britain says Muslims who fast during Ramadan - despite being ill - may be putting their health at risk.

Young adults suggest six ways to improve HealthCare.gov

10 Jul 2014
Young adults represent a significant portion of the uninsured population, and have been the focus of recruitment initiatives as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s first open...

Young adults suggest six ways to improve HealthCare.gov

10 Jul 2014
Young adults represent a significant portion of the uninsured population, and have been the focus of recruitment initiatives as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s first open...

The New Old Age Blog: Where Older People Are Gloomy About Their Health

10 Jul 2014
Older adults in the South believe their health to be worse than those in the Northeast and Midwest, government researchers find.

Carers living abroad should receive allowance - EC

10 Jul 2014
The European Commission has requested Ireland to ensure that people who qualify for Carer's Allowance under Irish social security law can obtain it even if they reside in another member state.

64th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe

10 Jul 2014
Health 2020, strengthening health systems, investing in children, action plans for food and nutrition and vaccines, and WHO reform are on the agenda at WHO/Europe’s annual meeting for Member States...

Psychiatric medications common cause of ED visits in US

10 Jul 2014
Many adverse drug events treated in US emergency departments can be attributed to psychiatric medications, according to recent study findings published in JAMA Psychiatry. Lee M. Hampton, MD, MSc, of...

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