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Exclusive: Sonde Health raises $19M Series B to detect disease in voice

Exclusive: Sonde Health raises $19M Series B to detect disease in voice

Sonde Health has raised $19.25M in Series B funding to globalize its voice-based disease screening technology with partners in Korea and India, CEO David Liu tells Axios exclusively. Why is this important: Noninvasive health tracking has grown in popularity during the pandemic, and voice tags have long since emerged as a lucrative potential arena for …

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OKC Police Chief Gourley talks about new helicopter and mental health response

OKC Police Chief Gourley talks about new helicopter and mental health response

OKCPD Chief Gourley on new helicopter, mental health response Helicopter approved at Tuesday’s city council meeting Updated: December 8, 2022 10:41 a.m. CST Hide transcript View Transcript THE TIME IS NOW 911. JUST ABOUT 912 HERE. SO KEEP YOU INFORMED, THE OKLAHOMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THEY ARE WORKING TO KEEP YOU ALL SAFE. THIS …

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In the photo above, the advent calendar recalled by Lidl.  These were sold between October 5 and December 5 in the United States at the company's 177 stores.

Festive food poisoning as Lidl recalls chocolate advent calendars over salmonella fears

FDA Warns Lidl Advent Calendars Sold in Nine States May Contain Chocolate Contaminated with SALMONELLA Chocolate Advent calendars sold by Lidl recalled due to contamination There have been no reports of illness yet due to schedules, Lidl said But salmonella is dangerous for the young, the frail and the elderly, health experts warn By Luke …

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Does Childhood Adversity Cause Mental Health Problems?

Does Childhood Adversity Cause Mental Health Problems?

It is well known that the experience of adverse events in childhood (such as abuse, domestic violence or parental substance abuse) is associated with mental health problems. But, despite decades of research, we still don’t know to what extent these negative childhood experiences (ACEs) cause mental health problems. This confusion stems from the fact that …

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Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Center For Discovery provides outpatient and residential treatment ANGELS, December 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing network of evidence-based mental health, addiction and eating disorder treatment centers, has opened a new 48-bed facility in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Located in a seven-story skyscraper, the facility will offer adult programming under …

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CHIP at 30: Pennsylvania Children's Health Insurance Program Marks Three Decades

CHIP at 30: Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program Marks Three Decades

Maureen Ciedro’s children were enrolled in CHIP – Children’s Health Insurance Program of Pennsylvania – in the 1990s when she was a cash-strapped single mother. But even many years later, she still remembers the peace of mind the program gave her, knowing that her children had health insurance if anything were to happen. “When you’re …

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Quieauna Wilson is suing Detroit police in the fatal shooting of her 20-year-old son, Porter Burks, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia.  Police say five officers fired 38 shots in three seconds at Burks after he lunged at them with a knife on Oct. 2, 2022. Video edited from body camera footage of a Crisis Response Officer shows that Burks was well away from the officers when he was shot.

America has a mental health crisis. Jail is not the answer.

When Porter Burks began to experience a mental health crisis on October 2, his family called 911 in hopes of receiving help for the 20-year-old who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Instead, five Detroit police officers arrived at the home, where they fired 38 rounds at Burks, killing him and leaving his family forever shattered. …

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