June 25 – Parkview Health Graduate Medical Education welcomes 19 residents | fwbusiness

Nineteen medical residents marked the start of their residency programs with Parkview Health Graduate Medical Education with a white coat ceremony on June 24. Parkview also marked a milestone by officially opening its first two residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Higher Medical Education. During the ceremony at the Parkview Mirro Center for … Read more

Pacific University to open dental clinic in Sacramento

A Physician Assistant student practices exams at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. The school plans to open a medical and dental clinic in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento as early as 2024. University of the Pacific Pacific University plans to build an innovative new medical teaching clinic on its Sacramento campus that … Read more

Alaskan children served sealant instead of milk in school program | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARK THIESSEN – Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A dozen children and two adults were given floor sealer instead of milk during a summer daycare program at an Alaska elementary school after containers were apparently mixed, the school district superintendent said Wednesday. Several students have complained of burning sensations in their mouths and … Read more

Senate negotiators announce gun deal, breaking deadlock | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework in response to last month’s mass shootings, a notable but limited breakthrough offering modest gun restrictions and enhanced efforts to improve school safety and programs. of mental health. The proposal falls far short of tougher measures long sought … Read more

Senate negotiators announce outline of gun violence deal | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ALAN FRAM – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Sunday announced a bipartisan framework responding to last month’s mass shootings, a modest breakthrough offering measured gun curbs and strengthened efforts to improve school safety and health programs. mental. The proposal falls far short of tougher measures long sought by President Joe Biden … Read more

Nebraska needs more mental health care providers, says retired state doctor | Policy

A senior Nebraska state medical official sees opportunities and challenges ahead for the state’s ability to deliver mental health resources, and they both boil down to the same factor: people. For the past few years, Janine Fromm has served as an executive physician with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, capping decades of … Read more

Bird flu arrives in the South West after the death of millions of birds | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona officials have confirmed the first cases in the Southwest of a bird flu that has killed 37 million birds on commercial farms in the central and eastern states. -United The disease was spotted after tests by federal wildlife officials on three wild cormorants that were found dead in a park in … Read more

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow to step down next year | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PA CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow, who guided the Ivy League school through the coronavirus pandemic and convened a panel to examine the university’s deep ties to the slavery, announced Wednesday that he plans to step down next year. “There’s never a good time to leave a job like this, but … Read more

Parkview Health Graduate Medical Education Adds Two Accredited Programs and Prepares First Medical Residents | News Sun

FORT WAYNE — As it prepares for the arrival of its first medical residents, Parkview Health’s graduate medical education program is already expanding. In addition to its internal medicine and general surgery programs, which will welcome medical residents in June, Parkview has added a transition year program and a physical medicine and rehabilitation program. Parkview … Read more

College athletes put mental health first | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By HANK KURZ Jr. and ERICA HUNZINGER – AP Sports Writers Cailin Bracken came to Vanderbilt to play lacrosse already well aware of the importance of athlete mental health. She knew of at least two female college athletes, including one near where she grew up, who had committed suicide. Bracken has been overwhelmed with college … Read more