Confluence Health Nurses Continue to Face Understaffing Issues

Two Confluence Health nurses describe some of the systemic issues they have been facing as a new Omicron sub-variant reaches hospitals nationwide. When Sara Morgan Bergenholtz began working for Central Washington hospital five years ago, she saw Confluence Health as the “gold standard” in nurse to patient ratios. “There was a sense of community within the facility and a […]

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Fort Smith’s Arkansas Colleges of Health Education set to start new master of public health degree program in 2024

FORT SMITH — Arkansas Colleges of Health Education officials believe their new graduate degree program will bolster both the school’s offerings and health in the community. The school announced Jan. 18 the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accrediting organization, gave it the go-ahead to launch a master of public health degree with a scheduled start […]

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Yuga Labs co-founder to take leave of absence due to health reasons

Nonfungible token (NFT) entrepreneur Wylie Aronow of Yuga Labs — the team behind Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and CryptoPunks — will be taking a leave of absence from the office to prioritize his health following a congestive heart failure diagnosis. In a Jan. 28 tweet to his 144,900 followers, Aronow said the tough decision […]

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Health effects of shrinking hyper-saline lakes: spatiotemporal modeling of the Lake Urmia drought on the local population, case study of the Shabestar County

Manisalidis, L., Stavropoulou, E., Stavropoulos, A. & Bezirtzoglou, E. Environmental and health impacts of air pollution: A review. Front. Public Health https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2020.00014 (2020). Google Scholar  Remoundou, K. & Koundouri, P. Environmental effects on public health: An economic perspective. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph6082160 (2009). Google Scholar  WHO. World Health Organisation. Air Pollution. Available […]

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Improving mental health, preventing chronic diseases top county plan

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced the release of Oneida County’s Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan that has identified improving mental health and preventing chronic diseases as leading areas of focus over the next two years. “The goal of our Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan is to provide a […]

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