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Fall means more deer on the road: 4 ways time of day, month and year raise your risk of crashes

Fall means more deer on the road: 4 ways time of day, month and year raise your risk of crashes Deer cross roads whenever they wish, but some time periods are higher risk than others. Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images Tom Langen, Clarkson University Autumn is here, and that means the risk of hitting deer on […]

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Under Pressure, Montana Hospital Considers Adding Psych Beds Amid a Shortage

2021-09-16 Under Pressure, Montana Hospital Considers Adding Psych Beds Amid a Shortage Katheryn Houghton   Gary Popiel had to drive more than 200 miles round trip to visit his adult daughters in separate behavioral health facilities as they received psychiatric and medical treatment.   It was 2000, and the family’s only options for inpatient psychiatric beds […]

Health Care Unions Defending Newsom From Recall Will Want Single-Payer Payback

2021-09-15 Health Care Unions Defending Newsom From Recall Will Want Single-Payer Payback Angela Hart   SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Should Gavin Newsom survive the Republican-driven attempt to oust him from office, the Democratic governor will face the prospect of paying back supporters who coalesced behind him. And the leaders of California’s single-payer movement will want their […]

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California Set to Spend Billions on Curing Homelessness and Caring for ‘Whole Body’ Politic

2021-09-11 California Set to Spend Billions on Curing Homelessness and Caring for ‘Whole Body’ Politic   Angela Hart OAKLAND, Calif. — Living unmedicated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, Eugenia Hunter has a hard time recalling how long she’s been staying in the tent she calls home at the bustling intersection of San Pablo Avenue and […]

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Florida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme

2021-09-09 Florida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News   A Florida orthopedic surgeon and designer of costly spinal surgery implants was arrested Tuesday and charged with paying millions of dollars in kickbacks and bribes to surgeons who agreed to use his company’s devices. Dr. Kingsley R. […]

New Social Network Supports Skilled Trades this Labor Day

New Social Network Supports Skilled Trades this Labor Day (NewsUSA) – Transportation technology is critical to the American economy, as are the skilled technicians who help maintain steady supply chains and get goods where they need to go.The demand for transportation technicians is surging. However, many students planning their futures and individuals considering career changes […]

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On Vacci-Dating: Singles Seem Enamored of Sharing Vaccination Status Online. Is That Wise?

  On Vacci-Dating: Singles Seem Enamored of Sharing Vaccination Status Online. Is That Wise? Victoria Knight (KHN) As cold weather descended upon Washington, D.C., last fall, I deleted my dating apps. I had tried a few video-chat dates when the pandemic was new last spring. They were fun and novel at the time, and felt […]

Federal Speech Rulings May Embolden Health Care Workers to Call Out Safety Issues

Federal Speech Rulings May Embolden Health Care Workers to Call Out Safety Issues Harris Meyer   Karen Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing executives at the hospital where she worked as an activities coordinator, arguing that their actions led to staffing shortages and other patient safety problems. Hours after her letter […]

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Paying Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding This Instead?

Paying Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding This Instead? Judith Graham July 6, 2021 If you could invest $56 billion each year in improving health care for older adults, how would you spend it? On a hugely expensive medication with questionable efficacy — or something else? This isn’t an abstract question. Aduhelm, a […]

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