Tag Archives: Health

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

Weld health official explains why too much screen time can harm social, emotional and physical development – Greeley Tribune

Tribune file – May 2015 photo illustration by Joshua Polson.Photo Illustration by Joshua Polson | The Greeley Tribune Recently the subject of guidelines by the World Health Organization, how much time a child spends looking at a screen, whether it’s a TV, computer, tablet or phone, can have lifelong impacts on the child’s health. Weld… Read More »