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Court says failure to provide mental health services has left ex-prisoner in ‘medical no man’s land’ – The Irish Times

The Supreme Court heard that a seriously mentally ill former prisoner had been left in a “medical no-man’s land” because HSE had failed to provide him with necessary mental health services since his release three years ago. The Department of Health and Safety maintains that the man is too dangerous and ‘deadly’ for the Community …

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Already nearly 3,000 people have died from the flu this season: CDC

Flu season has arrived early and is expected to get worse, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its latest flu data release. “Seasonal influenza activity is high across the country,” the health agency said in its November 28, 2022 issue of the US Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report. The report covered the …

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2 Of the antioxidants in leafy greens, tea is linked to slower memory decline

flavonols; It is a class of antioxidant compounds found in tea, red wine, broccoli, beans, tomatoes, and leeks that possess anti-inflammatory properties. Evidence, mostly from animal studies, suggests that higher intakes of flavonols may protect against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A recent longitudinal study found that higher dietary intake of flavonols was associated with a …

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A social work student receives a prestigious fellowship for mental health treatment

Kelly Sanchez ’15 (CLAS), a third-year master’s student at the UConn School of Social Work, recently received a prestigious minority fellowship from the Council for Social Work Education (CSWE), the national association representing social work education in the United States. Supported by grant funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Fellowship …

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Lower rates of depression and loneliness for sports fans

Post on PinterestNew research indicates that sports fans experience lower rates of depression and loneliness than non-fans. Thomas Barwick / Getty Images Being a fan can lead to a sense of belonging and community. A new book for sports fans found that while 61% of Americans struggle with loneliness, non-fans are lonelier than fans. Whether …

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