health care

Wyo. Mom campaigns for passage of Medical Nutrition Equity Act | Government & Politics

CHEYENNE — Little did Kala McWain know she would be lobbying federal lawmakers after the birth of her youngest son or that she would not get their support. She was at Casper in Wyoming Medical Center two years ago when medical staff came to her hospital room to take her son for a newborn screening. …

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Experts offer advice and information in free virtual webinar series this fall – News

The UAB National Alumni Society presents free how-to webinars and more on relevant and trending topics from academics and experts in their fields. Starting August 25th, take advantage of a series of free virtual webinars where experts offer advice on valuable and fascinating topics. The calendar features sessions this fall, including nutrition for every stage …

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Mental health counselors get big win in Albany | local business

Antoinette Steinbarth has been fighting for this for more than a decade. It included trips to Albany and numerous meetings with key stakeholders to gain their support. Then, in the most recent legislature in Albany, the time had finally come. The Buffalo Next team of News reports on Buffalo Niagara’s changing economy. Get the news …

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Proposed changes to employee compensatory benefits spark debate | local business

Proposed change to employee compensatory benefits sparks debate Critics speak of a financial burden on companies and would undermine reforms of a few years ago. Proponents say it would protect injured workers’ finances in times of need. A proposed change to the state’s workers’ compensation system draws sharp opposition. And Governor Kathy Hochul will decide …

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The new building makes its return to Buffalo | local business

Warning: This is not a drill (it is a jackhammer) The sights and sounds of new construction are back in full swing in and around downtown Buffalo. Several development projects are underway that create new and taller buildings in the city’s landscape, in addition to the renovation and restoration of older and historic buildings that …

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Risk profiles in adults with cardiovascular disease are not improving despite advanced guidelines and treatments

In an analysis of medical information from more than 6,000 American adults with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD), researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine conclude that CVD risk “profiles” in secondary prevention have been improving in recent years haven’t improved in two decades. Secondary prevention refers to the prevention of recurring cardiovascular events, such as …

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