• Categories

  • Advertisements

“Stress Causes Health Problems, Which Then Cause More Stress”

Article Link

This July 8, 2014 NPR: Shots-Health News article on the 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh NPR station website talks about the vicious cycle of stress causing health issues which in turn causes more stress

Logo used during 1970s

Logo used during 1970s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Advertisements

“Corbett care plan cuts aid for disabled”

Article Link

This July 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the cuts that will occur for those who are disabled and receive Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD) if Governor Corbett’s alternative to Medicaid expansion is approved.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Me...

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Medicaid administrator) logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“What the Hobby Lobby Decision Means for People with Mental Illness”

Article Link

This July 1, 2014 Healthy Place blog post talks about the potential domino effect of issues that could occur as a result of the Hobby Lobby ruling by the Supreme Court.  I truly hope that this doesn’t occur, but the impact could reach beyond birth control and impact other things like medications used to treat mental illness or  other forms of mental health treatment.  In short we need to ask what door has the Supreme Court ruling about Hobby Lobby not being required to pay for birth control due to a sincere religious belief opened and what will the fallout of this ruling look like?

US Supreme Court

US Supreme Court (Photo credit: dbking)

%d bloggers like this: