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Health departments apply lessons learned from Covid to other public health concerns

“Hopefully your business will never have to respond to an overdose, but we’d rather you have some Narcan on hand just in case,” Piccolo, director of the Park City-County Health Department, told the manager of the hotel. The manager listened to Piccolo’s instructions on how to use Narcan, the brand name of the drug naloxone, …

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Health officials address misconceptions about monkeypox

Anchorage Health Department in downtown Anchorage. (Photo by Joey Mendolia/Alaska Public Media) Identity Health Clinic in Anchorage expects to receive monkeypox vaccines in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the nonprofit, which serves the LGBTQ+ community, is educating people about the virus and addressing misconceptions about how it spreads. “Anyone can get monkeypox,” said Identity health director …

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Mental health services for low-income and uninsured residents are affected tidings

Staffing shortages continue to impact low-income and uninsured Transylvania County residents seeking mental health services. Earlier this month, a number of local organizations received calls from behavioral health staff initially saying Meridian Behavioral Health in Brevard had cut more personal services. As previously reported, Meridian helps low-income residents who are on Medicaid or are uninsured. …

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Nestle holds the first place as the most valuable brand in the world

LONDON — Vevey, Switzerland-based Nestle SA is once again the world’s most valuable brand, according to Food & Drink 2022, which highlights the top 10 global food and beverage brands as measured by consultancy Brand Finance. . Brand Finance annually evaluates the world’s 5,000 largest brands and ranks them by value, brand strength, growth rate …

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BLESS Calumet making an impact on mental health in Calumet County

HILBERT, Wis. – The student was in trouble. The kind that, afterwards, friends, family and loved ones wipe away a million tears as they lament how they missed the mark. What you need to know THRIVE Calumet is a school-based mental health program serving five school districts in Calumet County, Wisconsin In the first year …

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The ingredient meets the demand for specialized ingredients

WESTCHESTER, ILL. — In the second quarter ending June 30, although Ingredion, Inc. continued to face higher corn costs and an unfavorable exchange rate, a 16% increase in net sales was enthusiastically received by investors. On Aug. 9, shares of the Westchester-based ingredients maker traded as high as $95, up 4.5% from the previous day’s …

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TreeHouse snacking and beverages drive second quarter sales

OAK BROOK, ILL. — During an Aug. 8 conference call with securities analysts to discuss second-quarter results, privately held food and beverage maker TreeHouse Foods, Inc. reaffirmed its intention to divest a “significant portion” of its meal-prep segment in favor of deli and snacks. beverage unit. “We continue to work very diligently to reshape the …

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