Shortage of mental health professionals in rural Oklahoma schools

MONDAY. AND KEEPING WITH OKLAHOMA EDUCATION, THERE’S A SHORTAGE OF MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN RURAL SCHOOLS. AND NOW A MULTI-MILLION DOLLARS GRANT IS TRYING TO FIX THAT. OUR KOCO IS EVAN ONSTOT JOINING US HERE IN STUDIO SEVEN. RESEARCHERS FROM OH, YOU ARE LEADING THIS PUSH AND THEY’VE GOT A PLAN. THEY WANT TO TRAIN … Read more

Do YOU ​​know what counts towards your five a day?

Advice to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables each day has been peddled since the 1990s. But, despite being drilled into our brains for decades, surveys still show we wrongly think foods like jam, crisps and wine count towards the target. As another study today warned of the potential dangers of ultra-processed foods and … Read more

FDA revamping foods program to move past ‘constant turmoil’

The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced an overhaul of the agency’s food safety and nutrition division, vowing that a new structure will better protect consumers and the US food supply. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said he would create a new human foods program led by a deputy commissioner with … Read more

My heart rate is 100 beats a minute when I wake up. Would an ablation help? DR MARTIN SCURR answers

My heartbeat is rapid — very rarely below 100 beats per minute, even after a good night’s sleep. I have atrial fibrillation and am prescribed bisoprolol, but I am still not cured. Would an ablation help? Allan Pirrie, Livingston, Scotland. Your rapid heartbeat is most likely a feature of your atrial fibrillation (AF), the most … Read more

NY bans cosmetics with deadly mercury amid health concerns

New York is banning cosmetic products containing mercury, becoming the third state to do so. The new law, signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul in December, will go into effect June 1 and will ban the sale of any beauty merchandise that contains the potentially dangerous neurotoxin. Mercury has been linked to a number of debilitating … Read more

Blood-based test could detect Alzheimer’s disease early, study suggests

Blood-based test could detect Alzheimer’s disease early, study suggests A new test analyzing components in the blood could detect Alzheimer’s early King’s College London established the test to predict the risk of condition The study could detect changes three and a half years before typical diagnosis By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 20:02 EST, 26 January … Read more

Doctors reveal first warning sign of Parkinson’s… and it’s not one of the three tell-tale symptoms

Parkinson’s first warning sign may not be the tell-tale muscle stiffness, tremors and balance problems, experts claim. Instead, altered speech may strike before the other hallmark effects of the disease, Lithuanian researchers say. More than 10 million people worldwide are thought to have the condition, including Michael J. Fox, Billy Connolly and Jeremy Paxman. Parkinson’s … Read more