Kids Count’s 2022 County Data Book measures the well-being of Kentucky children, by county; Smoking during pregnancy decreases | News

Examining the well-being of children in each county, the 2022 Kentucky County Children’s Data Book emphasizes the importance of creating meaningful policies to support Kentucky youth, with an emphasis on listening and acting on what young people have to say. important to them. “We want to challenge our lawmakers to read and listen to this … Read more

The study found a ‘tremendous’ increase in the number of children going to the emergency room with suicidal thoughts

Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or mental health issues, please call 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, or visit the hotline website. CNN – There has been a steady increase in the number of children seen in emergency rooms with suicidal thoughts, according to a new study — and … Read more

A doctor’s office stress test can measure your heart risk

Written by Kara Morris, HealthDay Reporter (health day) WEDNESDAY, November 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that assessing a person’s psychological stress could be a good way to measure cardiovascular disease risk. The results of the study showed that a brief questionnaire could help in the evaluation. “Our study is part of … Read more

A looming mental health crisis

Raised with a big heart and an inquisitive mind, Reese Fassett spent her adolescence learning and worrying about the planet and its protection. She has made her motto “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” and by 15 years old, she has become a vegetarian to reduce the environmental impact of her diet. A year later, when her friends … Read more