Health, Urban Indian Healthcare Adapting a Zero Suicide Approach to Native Communities May 2, 2022 – Edwina Valdo found herself on the receiving end of a desperate phone call last year on the suicide crisis line at Acoma Pueblo Behavioral Health Services in New Mexico. Valdo, whose ... CONTINUE READING Photo of 5600 Fishers Lane in Rockville, MD, home to the IHS and other organizations Health, Urban Indian Healthcare Health clinics serving Native Americans in cities grapple with limited funding, scarce resources Health-care organizations that support Native Americans living in urban areas receive minimal federal funding, even though more than 70 percent of the U.S. Native population lives in metropolitan areas. The 41 Indian health organizations serving them, ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Health Doctors, companies push to keep looser pandemic-era rules for prescribing opioid addiction treatment via telemedicine WASHINGTON -- It got a lot easier for patients with opioid addiction to get their medication remotely during the pandemic — and now addiction doctors and telehealth companies are pushing Congress to make those flexibilities ... CONTINUE READING The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Business & Tech, Featured, Health New FDA program could boost drug development for rare diseases WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration and pharmaceutical companies say they’re hoping to improve drug development and approval for rare diseases, the majority of which lack FDA-approved treatments. There are over 7,000 rare diseases in ... CONTINUE READING
Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits

Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits

WASHINGTON — The long-held precedent of upholding abortion rights, as established in Roe v. Wade, appeared more vulnerable following oral arguments on Wednesday over the legality of Mississippi’s near total ban on the procedure. State Solicitor General Scott Stewart...

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