Mental Health Services & Philadelphia: Independence Blue Cross invests in Quartet Health to expand access to care

Mental Health Services & Philadelphia: Independence Blue Cross invests in Quartet Health to expand access to care

Independence Blue Cross is expanding its efforts to address anxiety and depression in southeastern Pennsylvania by deepening its partnership with Quartet Health, which connects patients with mental health services to suit their clinical and insurance needs. Independence led a $ 60 million investment in Quartet Health to help the company increase access to mental health … Read more

New blood test provides more accurate and faster diagnosis of HPV-associated head and neck cancer

New blood test provides more accurate and faster diagnosis of HPV-associated head and neck cancer

Researchers at Mass Eye and Ear and Mass General Hospital have developed a blood test, or liquid biopsy, for head and neck cancer associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV), which in a new study turned out to be more accurate, faster and cheaper than conventional test methods. In the study, published December 2 in Clinical … Read more

Mental health providers are also facing psychological and financial strains during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health providers are also facing psychological and financial strains during the COVID-19 pandemic

The psychological strain of the COVID-19 pandemic has received much attention, as increases in depression, anxiety and loneliness – especially among children – have given rise to concern among mental health providers. The American Academy of Pediatrics is among several organizations that have called on government officials to address the growing crisis. Other health professionals … Read more

Mental health expert explains how to talk to children about tragedies Medicine

Mental health expert explains how to talk to children about tragedies  Medicine

Mental health expert explains how to talk to children about tragedies OXFORD, Mich. (WJRT) – With information constantly being released about the tragedy surrounding Oxford High School, parents and families are beginning to figure out how to talk to their children and families about it. ABC12 sat down with Dr. Recco Richardson, a clinical therapist … Read more

Virtual learning has taken a toll on the mental health of children and parents Health news

Virtual learning has taken a toll on the mental health of children and parents  Health news

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (Health Day) FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) – A new government report confirms what many mothers and fathers already know: Parents and children are struggling fiercely to cope with the strain of distance learning. A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Parents of Children … Read more

How to deal with money anxiety and practice financial self-care | Family finances

How to deal with money anxiety and practice financial self-care |  Family finances

Anxiety about money is common in normal times, so it should come as no surprise if you feel overwhelmed by your finances in this pandemic-challenged and politically charged era. Vacations can make things worse. If you are already struggling to manage your money, the pressure to spend and buy the perfect gift for family and … Read more

Do you feel guilty about ‘useless’ free time? Your mental health likes | Health news

Do you feel guilty about ‘useless’ free time?  Your mental health likes |  Health news

by Cara Murez, HealthDay Reporter (Health Day) THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Are you struggling to decide whether you want to spend another hour in the office or take a walk in the late afternoon? Put on your hiking boots. Prioritizing free time is good for your mental health. For many, especially people … Read more

How Covid pressured children to take responsibility for their mental health

How Covid pressured children to take responsibility for their mental health

The pandemic has been traumatic for young people. While adults have had to get used to working from home and fighting Covid in the wake of losing family, friends and loved ones to the disease and staring at job insecurity, dozens of teens across the country were pressured to take responsibility for their mental health, … Read more

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