Yale is negotiating to settle a mental health case

Karen Lin, Senior Photographer Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. *** The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help another person. To speak with a certified listener, call 1-800-273-8255. Crisis Text Line is an emotional crisis support text message service. To speak with … Read more

He called behavioral health care shortages with high demand

BOSTON β€” The COVID pandemic has exacerbated a behavioral health crisis, particularly in western Massachusetts, highlighting the urgent need for accessible community services, lawmakers and behavioral health care leaders in western Massachusetts agreed during a recent virtual forum. β€œThe roadmap for behavioral health is about creating and crossing that doorway to medical evaluation and prompt … Read more

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says she will work to comply with upcoming Republican investigations

Comment on this story Suspension Happy Thursday. We’re glad it doesn’t snow, but you might find us Looking at these pictures of snowflakes all day. ❄️ ❄️ Send your thoughts to rachel.roubein@washpost.com. Today’s release: The Biden administration has launched a national dashboard to track non-fatal opioid overdoses. The imminent congressional backtracking on authorizing a covid … Read more

Colorado is applying to import 112 drugs from Canada

DENVER β€” The state of Colorado has officially submitted its plan to the federal government to begin importing prescription drugs from Canada. The 804 Import Program (SIP) application listed 112 drugs that the country hopes to start bringing across the border to save people money. “The big picture is that we have Colorado residents who … Read more

Nurses in Minnesota are up to tentative deals with nearly all hospitals ahead of the strike

Minneapolis – Minnesota nurses have reached tentative agreements with nearly all hospitals to avoid a strike planned for later this month. The Minnesota Nurses Association called the agreements a “historic win” for both nurses and patients, saying the agreements include unprecedented language to address staffing shortages. The Nurses Union also says it includes a massive … Read more

Conversation with Medicare Program Director Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD

Medicare director Meena Sechamani, MD, PhD Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services When Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law in 1965, the path to entrepreneurship and retirement was much clearer than it is now. Today, Americans work longer and many start their businesses later in life. Actually, it is The number of people Starting … Read more

The battle doesn’t necessarily end even when voters agree to a ballot

Comment on this story Suspension Good morning, and Happy Monday, as there will be a lot of waiting on Capitol Hill this week. Got tips on a government funding bill? Send these to rachel.roubein@washpost.com. Today’s release: Congress is considering whether to rescind the military’s coronavirus vaccine mandate. The Biden administration plans to end the monkeypox … Read more