Tag Archives: Health

Trump to meet with vaping industry, public health advocates as he mulls flavored e-cigarette ban

Vape consumer advocate groups and vape storeowners around the country hold a rally outside of the White House to protest the proposed vaping flavor ban in Washington DC on November 9, 2019. Jose Luis Magana | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump has scheduled a meeting Friday with vaping industry executives and public health… Read More »

OIG: HHS data silos impede efforts to improve nation’s health

How the Department of Health and Human Services manages, shares and secures its data is among the top management and performance challenges facing the agency. That’s the assessment of the HHS Office of Inspector General, which contends that failure to modernize the agency’s data practices will severely limit its ability to improve the health and… Read More »

The Curious Bidirectional Link Between Gut Health and Sleep

Sleep plays an integral role in your immune function, and one of the surprising mechanisms behind this link has to do with how sleep impacts your gut microbiome. Two recent studies shed light on this connection between sleep and your gut health. The first, published in the December 2018 issue of Frontiers in Psychiatry,1 focused… Read More »

Online Course on Women’s Mental Health Starts Next Week: November 4, 2019

This fall, we are offering an online course on women’s mental health. This online course will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women across the reproductive lifespan. Specialized knowledge is necessary to tailor treatments to reproductive events such as pregnancy and pregnancy planning, the postpartum, breastfeeding, the menopausal transition, and menstrual… Read More »