Category Archives: Rural Health

Mental health care requires evidence-based treatment

By: Teo Jion Chun Evidence-based treatment must be introduced to help people living with mental health and counter the stigma that are facing, said experts in a plenary session that took place at University of Washington (UW) yesterday evening. “As … Continue reading

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New terrain adds different stressors to the lives of refugees in the United States

By: Alisa Reznick When immigrants gain legal refugee status in the United States, one might consider the next few steps to be significantly easier than whatever situation the refugees have escaped. However, as the Marginalized Populations panel made clear, gaining refugee status … Continue reading

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Health Impacts of Climate Change

By Peder Digre | @pederdigre LuAnne Thompson, Director of the UW Program on Climate Change and Professor of Oceanography, headed a session entitled, “Health Impacts of Climate Change.” Dr. Thompson introduced the session as an excursion into the “impacts of … Continue reading

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