The Finest Care program will provide members of the New York City Police Department with free mental health services like outpatient therapy, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, New York, and West Virginia.
In most ICUs, it's standard practice to send relatives out of the room when a patient codes, but a growing body of research—and one doctor's personal experience—suggests relatives should be allowed to witness the medical team's efforts, Daniela Lamas, a doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, writes for the New York Times' "Well."
Provisions in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) bill that aims to reduce prescription drug prices in the United States might violate the U.S. Constitution, according to a memo issued last week by Congressional Research Service that was obtained by news outlets.
Psychologists are showing growing interest in so-called "superhero" or "geek therapy," which are forms of therapy that use pop culture figures, such as characters from movies or TV, to help patients express their thoughts and feelings, Olga Khazan reports for The Atlantic.
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