Black and Hispanic children and young adults with mental health issues are about half as likely as their white counterparts to get mental health care, according to a study out last week. That could play a part in why children from those communities end up getting expelled from school or are incarcerated at higher rates than their white or Asian peers, say authors of the study.
Special Event took place during National Health Center Week.  A new Walgreens specialty pharmacy has opened at the Jesse Trice Community Health Center in Miami. The Jesse Trice Community Health Center is working with Walgreens to provide patients, family members and visitors the conveniences of an on-site, full-service pharmacy with personalized service from an experienced pharmacy staff. A grand opening ceremony took place recently at the Jesse Trice Community Health Center during National Health Center Week.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016: While U.S. authorities in Miami are concerned about the sudden increase in cases of Zika in the city, the disease remains a threat in several Caribbean nations. Latest data accessed by NAN from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control show that these five Caribbean nations have the most suspected cases of Zika. They are:
Persons needing surgeries to remove foreign objects from the oesophagus would have to be transferred to hospitals in Kingston; however this and other services will be boosted at the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department at the Mandeville Regional Hospital following a donation of clinical equipment to enable emergency and surgical intervention for adults.
Black River Hospital’s Developmental Plans: Parish Manager for the St. Elizabeth Health Services, Mr. Sean Brissett (2nd right) explains to Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton (left) the short, medium and long term developmental plans for the Black River Hospital to deal with challenges including overcrowding.
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