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The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are growing in popularity and have legitimate …

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UW to train teachers for appropriate mental health services as demand grows

After health officials signaled a major mental health crisis plaguing schools across the state since before the pandemic, a new University of Washington (UW) Bothell program aims to equip educators with better tools to help their struggling students. “We are very fortunate to live in Washington state, but we still have a lot of homeless …

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UW to train teachers for appropriate mental health services as demand grows

After health officials signaled a major mental health crisis plaguing schools across the state since before the pandemic, a new University of Washington (UW) Bothell program aims to equip educators with better tools to help their struggling students. “We are very fortunate to live in Washington state, but we still have a lot of homeless …

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Utah Mental Health Experts Deal With When To Seek Help, Treatments For Depression

Experts from the Huntsman Mental Health Institute discussed when to seek help for depression on Wednesday and what options are available. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – More than a third of Americans suffer from depression and while Utah’s rate is similar to the rest of the country, …

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NFL players work to ease the stigma on mental health aid

The pressure from the NFL was coming to Marcus Smith II. He hadn’t lived up to expectations of being Philadelphia’s first-round pick, which led to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, being released by the Eagles, and a cross-country transfer to Seattle. Smith didn’t talk about his mental health because he didn’t want anyone to think he …

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NFL players work to ease the stigma on mental health aid

The pressure from the NFL was coming to Marcus Smith II. He hadn’t lived up to expectations of being Philadelphia’s first-round pick, which led to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, being released by the Eagles, and a cross-country transfer to Seattle. Smith didn’t talk about his mental health because he didn’t want anyone to think he …

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NFL players work to ease the stigma on mental health aid

The pressure from the NFL was coming to Marcus Smith II. He hadn’t lived up to expectations of being Philadelphia’s first-round pick, which led to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, being released by the Eagles, and a cross-country transfer to Seattle. Smith didn’t talk about his mental health because he didn’t want anyone to think he …

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NFL players work to ease the stigma on mental health aid

The pressure from the NFL was coming to Marcus Smith II. He hadn’t lived up to expectations of being Philadelphia’s first-round pick, which led to anxiety, depression, panic attacks, being released by the Eagles, and a cross-country transfer to Seattle. Smith didn’t talk about his mental health because he didn’t want anyone to think he …

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The NFL’s concussion protocol does little to protect players’ health

News: On Thursday night, Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was taken off the pitch on a stretcher after sustaining head and neck injuries following a sacking by Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Josh Tupou. Diagnosed with a concussion, Tagovailoa was discharged from the hospital and returned to Florida with the rest of his team. Dispute: Some …

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Florida QB Richardson poised for better health, more heroism

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – No more pre-match backflips. No more dancing in the hotel. No more useless shots. Anthony Richardson is now Florida’s undisputed – and as yet unproven – starting quarterback, a budding star who has already become a popular name found near the top of several 2023 NFL mock drafts. It’s big. It’s fast. …

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