ICYMI: The Plight Of Veterans And Bad News About Your Favorite Selfies

This week, we took in a gorgeously photographed personal account of a 37-year-old veteran, who found himself homeless in New York City until a local organization connected him with the resources he needed to put his life back together following the trauma of war.   We also reaffirmed our frustration with the discrimination New York's 535,839 disabled people face every day -- both overt discrimination from taxi drivers and public transportation operators and less obvious discrimination in the form of potholes, crumbling curbs and improperly sloped sidewalks.  through the inaccessibility of the city's sidewalks.   Read on and tell us in the comments. What did you read, watch and love this week? 1. 25 Years After The ADA, Navigating New York City Is Still Daunting For The Disabled -- The Huffington Post Neither the public, nor the private sector is doing enough to make New York City handicap-accessible. 'I have to be prepared for an obstacle course when I decide to travel through public transportation,' said 31-year-old Lisa Rivera, who was born with cerebral palsy and diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2011.   2. Professional Videogaming Has Doping Scandals, Too -- Wired After a professional videogamer admitted that he and his teammates were taking Adderall during a recent competition, the Electronic Sports League moved to create a drug-testing policy for pro gamers. We need to tackle the problem before it gets out of control so eSports doe...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 22 July 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Alec Paschalis, Beshara Sheehan, Ruth Riisnaes, Daniel Nava Rodrigues, Bora Gurel, Claudia Bertan, Ana Ferreira, Maryou B.K. Lambros, George Seed, Wei Yuan, David Dolling, Jon C. Welti, Antje Neeb, Semini Sumanasuriya, Pasquale Rescigno, Diletta Bianchini, Nina Tunariu, Suzanne Carreira, Adam Sharp, Wim OyenAbstractBackgroundProstate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA; folate hydrolase) prostate cancer (PC) expression has theranostic utility.ObjectiveTo elucidate PC PSMA expression and associate this with defective DNA damage repair (DDR).Design...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Aims: The aim of the current study was to provide estimates of the distribution of alcohol-related problems in a large sample of college and university students. We also sought to examine trends in the distribution of alcohol-related problems from 2...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder are neurodevelopmental disorders that emerge during the developmental period. A significant barrier that impedes the social adaptation of individuals with these disorders is the exhibition of problem beh...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
We examined awareness and recall of such information and messaging among adolescents in the United Kingdom. METH...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
To better address the mental health and substance use crises facing youth globally, a comprehensive approach, inclusive of mental health promotion is needed. A key component of mental health promotion is policy intervention to address the social and struct...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Alcohol expectancies (AE), that is, the anticipated effects of alcohol, start developing early in childhood and are important predictors of alcohol use years later. Whereas previous research has demonstrated that parental drinking relates to ch...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study sought to examine the ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION: Alcohol consumption is a considerable public health problem that is especially harmful to young people. To develop effective prevention programmes targeted at adolescents, it is important to understand the social mechanisms triggering alcohol...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Bystander interventions for sexual assault promote third-party interference. People who endorse rape myths blame victims more and perpetrators less; consequently, rape myth acceptance (RMA) can impede helping behaviors toward sexual assault victims. Acute ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
We examined prospective changes in drinking patterns and their associations with socio-behavioral and health status variables in older adults in Spain using data from a prospective cohort of 2,505 individuals (53.3% women) representative of the non-institu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
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