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COVID-19 Battering Healthcare Workers with 1 in 3 Battling Depression as Pandemic Rages, CulturIntel Study Finds

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:33pm

DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One in three healthcare workers are battling depression and more than 73% report feeling negative about their mental state because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to Voices of Healthcare Heroes, a new study from CulturIntel released today.

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  • DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One in three healthcare workers are battling depression and more than 73% report feeling negative about their mental state because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to Voices of Healthcare Heroes, a new study from CulturIntel released today.
  • For example, the study reveals that physicians are experiencing 1.8 times more anger than the overall population, whereas overall healthcare workers are feeling 1.6 times more traumatized than the overall population.
  • The effect of the pandemic is heightened for healthcare workers as they are not seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and report facing too many challenges to move forward.
  • Despite these challenges, healthcare workers also report being three times more driven by purpose and camaraderie among their community.

The History of Vaccine Mandates in the US Military, States, and Public Schools Dates Back Over 200 Years, per the A-Mark Foundation

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:55pm

There is also coverage of opposition to vaccine mandates throughout history, and an informative chart showing the vaccine requirements and exemptions for K-12 public schools in all 50 states.

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  • There is also coverage of opposition to vaccine mandates throughout history, and an informative chart showing the vaccine requirements and exemptions for K-12 public schools in all 50 states.
  • We also found that all 50 states currently require vaccinations for viruses such as polio, measles, and rubella for students in K-12 public schools."
  • While all 50 states have had mandated vaccine requirements since 1980 or earlier, there are some exemptions allowed.
  • "We hope that our report will add to available information on vaccine mandates, which should allow people to make more informed decisions about this contentious issue."

de Beaumont Foundation Announces Launch of Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:45pm

The de Beaumont Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy focused on state and local public health, has released a new book Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times that serves as a practical guide forsupporting and defending public health.

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  • The de Beaumont Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy focused on state and local public health, has released a new book Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times that serves as a practical guide forsupporting and defending public health.
  • Published in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA), the book includes chapters by some of the nation's top public health experts,offering a variety of insights from advocacy organizations, think tanks, public health schools, and state, local, and federal government agencies.
  • "The field of public health is facing a two-front assault," saidBrian C. Castrucci, DrPH, president and CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation.
  • What people are saying about Public Health Under Siege:
    "Recognizing both the visible and invisible determinants of health and the force that is behind these determinants, Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times brilliantly expands our understanding of these complex issues.

Emotion Detection and Recognition Markets by Solution, Application, Technology, & End-User - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:44pm

The Emotion Detection and Recognition Market is anticipated to grow at the rate of 11.2% CAGR by 2027.

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  • The Emotion Detection and Recognition Market is anticipated to grow at the rate of 11.2% CAGR by 2027.
  • Moreover, the advancement in technology is expected to be a major factor in promoting the global emotion detection and recognition technology market.
  • On the other hand, the huge cost incurred in producing emotion detection and recognition systems is likely to restrict the market growth.
  • Emotion Detection & Recognition is a technology that recognizes a human's behavior and emotion by integrating image processing techniques.

Emotion Detection and Recognition Markets, 2027 - Rising Popularity of Wearable Technology is Estimated to Generate Potential Opportunities for the Key Competitors

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:45pm

Moreover, the advancement in technology is expected to be a major factor in promoting the global emotion detection and recognition technology market.

Key Points: 
  • Moreover, the advancement in technology is expected to be a major factor in promoting the global emotion detection and recognition technology market.
  • In addition, the rising popularity of wearable technology is estimated to generate potential opportunities for the key competitors in the global market.
  • On the other hand, the huge cost incurred in producing emotion detection and recognition systems is likely to restrict the market growth.
  • Emotion Detection & Recognition is a technology that recognizes a human's behavior and emotion by integrating image processing techniques.

Domestic Violence Month Survey Finds: Stressed Relationships and Growing Anger, Isolation During COVID-19 Point to Increased Rates of Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

34% of Adults Report Ever Having Experienced Domestic Violence, But 26% and 36% of Gen Z and Millennials Say They Have Experienced It Over The Last 18 Months Alone

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  • 34% of Adults Report Ever Having Experienced Domestic Violence, But 26% and 36% of Gen Z and Millennials Say They Have Experienced It Over The Last 18 Months Alone
    COVID-19 Hard on the Mental State of All Americans But Younger Generation Hit Hardest:
    Parents with Kids Under Age 18 Need Help:
    59% of Parents with Kids at Home (vs. 39% w/o Kids at Home) Say Temper
    Domestic Violence Expert: "Social Distancing May Help Contain COVID-19's Spread, But It's Had The Opposite Effect on Domestic Abuse.
  • Time for A National Conversation on Domestic Violence"
    America is stressed and lashing out.
  • Increased feelings of isolation, anger and stressed personal relationships as a result of COVID-19 have contributed to a broad range of abusive and frequently violent domestic behaviors including physical, emotional and verbal abuse, according to the results of a nationwide survey released here today by Saving Promise, one of the nation's leading non-profits focused on domestic violence prevention.October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
  • Visit http://www.savingpromise.org/media/press-release/ to view the full press release.

Disgusted by abuse and politicization, many school superintendents considered quitting last year

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:20pm

Responses from 400 district leaders over the summer shed light on the intense pressure school leaders are experiencing amidst the pandemic.

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  • Responses from 400 district leaders over the summer shed light on the intense pressure school leaders are experiencing amidst the pandemic.
  • The pandemic was coldly politicized, superintendents say, and their workload became outsized as they pivoted to virtual school and introduced safety measures to protect children.
  • Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of respondents said they considered quitting during the 2020-2021 school year.
  • The National Superintendents Roundtable ( superintendentsforum.org ) is a community of school superintendents committed to leadership for just and humane schools.

Magellan Health Opens Free Crisis Hotline to Support First Responders, Healthcare Workers and National Guard in Idaho

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 8:00pm

Critical care workers who call the hotline will speak directly to a certified licensed mental health clinician.

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  • Critical care workers who call the hotline will speak directly to a certified licensed mental health clinician.
  • The mental health and emotional wellbeing of first responders and healthcare workers in Idaho during this critical time are of much concern to us at Magellan, said Jim Murray, president and chief operating officer, Magellan Health.
  • Magellan Health, Inc. , is a leader in managing complex population health, concentrating on all areas across healthcare and pharmaceutical management.
  • Specializing in healthcare services, including behavioral health counseling and support, to millions of individuals across the country, Magellan opens its crisis lines during events such as this to help support the local community as it responds, reacts and rebuilds.

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens Springfield Treatment Services to provide opioid addiction treatment for community

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 3:45pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Treatment Centers , a leader in providing accessible, affordable treatment for individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, opened Springfield Treatment Services today in Clark County, Ohio.

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  • SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Treatment Centers , a leader in providing accessible, affordable treatment for individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, opened Springfield Treatment Services today in Clark County, Ohio.
  • Located at 287 E. Leffel Lane in Springfield, the community-based program serves as Pinnacle's 18th outpatient opioid addiction treatment center in the Buckeye State.
  • "Treatment for opioid addiction is needed now more than ever in communities like Springfield," said Joe Pritchard , CEO, Pinnacle Treatment Centers, which offers a full continuum of care throughout Ohio.
  • Medicaid-friendly, Springfield Treatment Services provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT), particularly methadone, at the facility.

Keio University Research: Brainy insights into emotion recognition

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 10:17am

The Keio Research Highlights website offers more details about this and other recent research being conducted by researchers at Keio University.

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  • The Keio Research Highlights website offers more details about this and other recent research being conducted by researchers at Keio University.
  • Terasawa is working with surgeons and industrial collaborators on gaining insights into the question of "what is emotion?"
  • Keio University is a private, comprehensive university with six major campuses in the Greater Tokyo area along with a number of affiliated academic institutions.
  • Keio prides itself on educational and research excellence in a wide range of fields and its state-of-the-art university hospital.