Background: Although there is evidence that mental health services can be delivered in pediatric primary care with good outcomes, few changes in service delivery have been seen over the past decade. Practices face a number of barriers, making interventions that address determinants of change at multiple levels a promising solution. However, these interventions may need…
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While other studies have focused on the adverse affects of black killings, the Lancet study researchers aimed for a better sense of how police violence is felt on a population level months before and after a shooting.
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Medicaid expansion is supposed to take effect July 2, but the law is on hold until oral arguments in a lawsuit can be held in later in the month. Meanwhile, the state’s legislature has approved a bill directing up to $54.5 million in surplus funds and tobacco settlement money for expansion.