Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis and Flu Influenza, the flu, is a common, very infectious viral infection. Over the years, many people have used the term “the flu” to describe anything from a stomach bug to a bout of food poisoning, but influenza is a respiratory illness and doesn’t have anything to do with the gastrointestinal system – the…

National Golf Month

THE SEVEN HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOLF  “WHY GOLF IS GOOD FOR THE BODY AND MIND” By: Ernie Coletti Pelican Sound Golf &River Club – Estero, FL As all Golfers know, a game of Golf is both mentally stimulating and physically challenging. Golf may not be considered a physically demanding sport, but one round will likely…

School-Based Telehealth Grants

Federal Grants to Boost Telehealth in School-Based Health Centers 120 school-based health centers around the country are getting $11 million in HRSA grants to upgrade services and develop telehealth programs that expand access to mental health, substance abuse and obesity-related services. By Eric Wicklund February 07, 2019 – More than 100 school-based health centers across the country…

Not Enough Psychiatrists?

North Dakota doesn’t have enough psychiatrists. Telemedicine is helping to fix that By MEGAN THIELKING @meggophone MARCH 28, 2019 Until recently, when the North Dakota human services agency had an opening for a mental health provider, months might go by before a single application came in. But that’s started to change as the state boosts telemedicine as…