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Optum Labs Funds Opening of Digital Health Research Center at Cornell

Optum Labs Funds Opening of Digital Health Research Center at Cornell

Photo: Al David Sacks/Getty Images Optum Labs, the research and development arm of the UnitedHealth Group, and Cornell Tech have created a collaborative research center at Cornell University in New York that will focus on precision behavioral health and the advancement of equity in health care. The move, Optum said, was spurred by recent innovations …

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Skipping meals is one of the worst things for your mental health. What to know

We’ve all been there. A full day of errands takes us away and we forget to eat. Or we intentionally skip meals to try to lose weight. Whatever the reason, skipping meals can do more damage to your body and mind than you expect. Let’s talk about why not eating could be harming your mental …

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Healthcare organizations are finding new uses for virtual healthcare technology

The virtual health revolution has been prevalent in recent years, especially fueled by generation-changing events such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, healthcare leaders, organizations and policy makers are seeing the value of virtual health, both in terms of patient convenience and experience, as well as the cost savings that virtual health can …

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Farts Say More About Your Health Than You Think: Now Scientists Are Listening

Like David Ancal he opened video after video of diarrhea this year, it hit him—it’s not what he expected to do for his PhD. Ancalle, a mechanical engineering student at Georgia Tech who researches fluid dynamics, is currently working to demystify the acoustics of urination, flatulence and diarrhea. His team is training artificial intelligence to …

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New York mayor says NYPD and first responders can unintentionally commit those in mental health crisis

New York Cnn — New York Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday ordered first responders to enforce a state law that allows them to potentially unintentionally commit people suffering a mental health crisis, as part of a bid to address concerns about homelessness and crime . Adams said it was a myth that first responders could …

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Charlie Health Expands Services in Colorado, Furthering Its Mission to Make Behavioral Health Treatments Affordable for Today’s Youth

BOZEMAN, Mont., November 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Charlie Health, the largest provider of virtual intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) for youth and families in crisis, announces expansion into Colorado. With this critical development, the company will provide an effective and accessible virtual treatment option for youth and families Coloradowhich currently ranks 42nd for both pediatric mental …

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Wealth does not alleviate the racial gap in maternal and child health

Share this Item Feel free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. According to the research, wealthy black mothers and children fare worse than poorer white mothers and children. When tennis star Serena Williams first told how she struggled to get medical attention after developing complications after giving birth, her experience struck …

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Does weight loss surgery relieve pain?

New research shows that bariatric surgery can contribute to lasting improvements in pain and physical ability. Weight loss surgery has many proven benefits, including lowering blood pressure, improving blood sugars, and reducing cardiovascular risk. Now, data from a large multicenter study of bariatric surgery in the United States suggests that lasting improvements in pain and …

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Drugs slow down Alzheimer’s but can they really make a difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug has modestly slowed the inevitable worsening of the brain disease, researchers reported Tuesday, but it’s not clear how much difference it could make in people’s lives. What you need to know New data shows experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slows inevitable worsening of brain disease The next question is how much difference …

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Farts Say More About Your Health Than You Think: Now Scientists Are Listening

Like David Ancal he opened video after video of diarrhea this year, it hit him—it’s not what he expected to do for his PhD. Ancalle, a mechanical engineering student at Georgia Tech who researches fluid dynamics, is currently working to demystify the acoustics of urination, flatulence and diarrhea. His team is training artificial intelligence to …

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