Experts urge better access to opioid rescue drugs to save lives

Jesse Blanchard, left, Glory Coronati, center, and Jasmine Kinchello, right, All Albany, Ga. , they stand near a hotel after handing out items such as needles, aces, food, and naloxone at a local hotel on Monday, January 23. , 2023, in Albany, Georgia (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Brian Anderson AP Albany, JA. Jesse Blanchard started small … Read more

Baltimore researchers say AI can help reduce disparities and improve access to healthcare – The Baltimore Sun

Cervical cancer, like many diseases, can be cured if caught early, but every year millions of women miss routine Pap smears for the disease, which kills a disproportionate number of black women. During the pandemic, cervical cancer screening rates have gotten worse, especially for low-income women and women from racial and ethnic minority groups. A … Read more

How the Battle Over Snow Crabs Could Open Access to Arctic Oil

CNN – A legal fight in Norway over snow crabs could have major ramifications for access to oil in the Arctic. Norway’s Supreme Court this week hears a case over whether Latvian trawlers can catch snow crabs – a cold-water species whose leg meat is popular in countries such as the United States and Japan … Read more

Grant Will Enable Waukegan Area Residents to Get Affordable Internet Access and Electronic Devices – Chicago Tribune

One of the barriers to giving underprivileged people affordable internet service in Waukegan is about to become less challenging with ConnectWaukegan and one of its community partners, the Waukegan Public Library. After receiving a $360,000 grant last year to get 450 electronic devices through the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure law of 2021, the library and … Read more

SpyCloud Compass identifies infected devices that access critical workforce applications

SpyCloud has launched Compass, a transformative solution to help organizations detect and respond to the initial precursors to ransomware attacks. Compass provides conclusive proof that data stolen through malware infections is in the hands of cybercriminals and provides a comprehensive incident response approach to malware-infected devices, known as post-infection remediation. Application credentials and cookies stolen … Read more

UC Davis Health increases access to specialized care for Medi-Cal patients – the state of the fix

Under a new partnership announced between UC Davis Health and WellSpace Health Friday, Medi-Cal beneficiaries will have greater access to specialized care in Sacramento. The new program, Specialty Connect, places UC Davis Health providers at WellSpace Health’s Oak Park Community Health Center, located at 3415 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, to provide high quality specialized … Read more

Wi-Fi in the Sky: Here’s how much airlines charge passengers for Internet access

This story is part of Home tipsCNET’s collection of practical tips for getting the most out of your home, inside and out. For some of us, plane travel is the perfect excuse to disconnect for a bit, but for others, in-flight Wi-Fi is a near-necessity. Fortunately, an increasing number of flights offer on-board Wi-Fi networks … Read more

The board seeks to improve access to childcare

By Jennifer Fernandez Financial assistance from government support allows Garner resident Alexandra Porter to send her 3-year-old daughter to childcare. “Without childcare, I can’t work, I can’t pay my bills,” said Porter, who was part of a panel discussion Thursday about the relationship between childcare and the economy in North Carolina. Committee members said the … Read more

Dover is getting a new broadband tower as part of a statewide expansion of Internet access

Lieutenant Governor John Hested was in Dover Monday to activate the broadband tower. The tower is expected to provide internet connectivity to more than 2,000 homes. Abigail Butter / Ideastream General Media Ohio’s Digital Access initiative targets 27 counties, as shown on this map on January 23, 2023. The tower is part of JobsOhio’s Ohio … Read more

Community groups step in to help immigrant elderly people access health care

When all people have access to health care, it is better for the entire health care system The health care system in the United States is complex for most people, and those who are not fluent in English or do not have documented residency status have additional barriers to overcome. However, as the immigrant population … Read more