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TikTok’s Impact on Youth Mental Health and Public Health Under-Researched, Study Finds

Digital Health Global

In the first part of the study, researchers conducted a systematic review of studies related to TikTok and its association with public health or mental health from 2016 to 2021. Most of these studies were from the USA and used content analysis as their research method. million likes, 13,775 comments, and 21,254 shares.

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The U.S. is a Nation in Pain – America’s Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016

Health Populi

American saw the greatest number of deaths from suicide and alcohol- and drug-induced fatalities was recorded in 2016. wars since 1950, according to Pain in the Nation Update from the Well Being Trust and Trust for America’s Health. life expectancy fell, again, in 2016. The Northeast and Midwestern U.S.

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Bonus Features – September 18, 2022 – HIMSS and WHO to collaborate on digital health, inpatient admissions for pediatric mental health up 60% since 2016, and more

Healthcare IT Today

Research from payment and analytics company Clarify Health found that mental health utilization for pediatrics has increased significantly since 2016. Inpatient admissions for mental health increased 60% from 2016 to 2021, while ED admissions increased 20%.

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One in Two Americans with Work-Based Insurance Worries That Healthcare Costs Could Lead to Bankruptcy

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: U.S. workers with private insurance more likely report poor access to health care, greater costs of care, and lower satisfaction with care versus people covered by public health insurance plans — whether Medicaid, Medicare, VHA or military coverage. households.

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The Ultimate Health Outcome, Mortality, Is Rising in America

Health Populi

year from 2016. The rates of death for younger ages significantly grew between 2016 and 2017 in the age cohorts 25-34 and 35-44. That’s due to the fact that the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths with synthetic opioids (not methadone) increased by 45% between 2016 and 2017. How long can people living in the U.S.

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The CONNECT for Health Act is reintroduced, again

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of legislators has reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act – first introduced in 2016 – to expand opportunities and coverage for telehealth through Medicare. Remove unnecessary in-person visit requirements for telemental health services.

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A Vote for Telehealth is a Vote for American Patients’ and Doctors’ Well-Being

Health Populi

Those pens would do two things to modernize American health care for both patients and doctors: first, Congress would pass the CONNECT for Health Act (HR 4189. S 2016) and second, re-introduce and sign the Telehealth Modernization Act. Plainly put, we have 20 th Century laws governing 21 st century health care delivery.