5 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health

5 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health

Early studies of the brain determined that there wasn’t much you could do as an adult to improve brain health and cognitive function. Most believed that brain development took place in early childhood and that once you reached a certain age, you just worked with what you had. We now know that this isn’t true. … Read more

Teen’s mental health project creates high school dance & movement room – The Morgan Messenger

Jillian Fortney (right), a Berkeley Springs High School junior, and other high school dance team members paint the new dance room at the high school as part of Fortney’s Girl Scout Gold Award “Moving for Teen Mental Health” project. Photo by Holli McCumbee by Kate Evans Jillian Fortney, Berkeley Springs High School junior, has created … Read more

Adding counselors won’t solve mental health crisis (opinion)

Emotional stress is now the top reason students consider dropping out of college, according to the recently released “The State of Higher Education 2022 Report” from Gallup and Lumina Foundation. The mental health crisis facing campuses has grown so dire that US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently urged higher education leaders to hire … Read more

Apple Watch Series 8 review: better women’s health tracking in same capable package | Apple

The latest Apple Watch adds new safety features and a temperature sensor for some intriguing uses for women’s health and family planning. But otherwise it remains the same as last year’s version. Like the latest iPhones, the Series 8 gets a £50 (A$30 in Australia) price hike over its predecessor, costing from £419 (A$629) despite … Read more

mental health at work

Work can protect mental health Almost 60% of the world population is in work (1). All workers have the right to a safe and healthy environment at work. Decent work supports good mental health by providing: a livelihood; a sense of confidence, purpose and achievement; an opportunity for positive relationships and inclusion in a community; … Read more

Mental Health workers plan to strike on Monday

More than four months after mental health workers hit the picket line at M Health Fairview and Allina Hospitals, they plan to strike again. SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa has filed its notice to strike starting on Monday, Oct. 3. “We were not able to make the progress we were looking for,” said Kellie Benson, … Read more

San Diego declares homelessness a public health crisis. ‘Today, our county takes a significant step’

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared homelessness a public health crisis Tuesday, a move the board said will create a more unified, regional approach to the problem. In another unanimous vote, supervisors also approved a $3 million pilot program to provide $500 a month to 220 seniors to help them avoid homelessness … Read more