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Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk for mental or emotional problems later in childhood, a new study finds. Marijuana use during pregnancy was associated with a host of problems in the preteen years, researchers report. Children exposed… Read More »

A new health IT discipline: social informatics

As the pandemic shines a harsh light on healthcare disparities – with COVID-19 affecting poor, minority and underserved communities to a significantly disproportionate degree – more attention has been focused on social determinants of health, and how health systems and community groups can better address them to keep these people safe and healthy. But a… Read More »

Digital Health Gaps in the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Younger Physicians

One universal experience health systems around the globe have witnessed in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic has been the dramatic pivot to telehealth and virtual care platforms. The latest report from Philips Future Health Index series attests to that, and to clinicians’ general recognition that telehealth has been crucial in the early phase… Read More »

The planetary health diet recipes

W hat responsibility do we have as Christians when it comes to what we eat? Some things come to mind immediately. We receive our food with gratitude, acknowledging it as a gift from God. We share meals with loved ones, feeding spirits along with bellies. Perhaps we try to eat less-processed foods, taking the time… Read More »