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More parents believe vaccines are ‘ unnecessary, ’ while a mumps outbreak grows

The contrast between parents’ attitudes about vaccines today and a decade ago is striking. A survey published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics shows that more and more moms and dads are refusing the shots for their children. Much of the blame for this phenomenon can be attributed to continuing claims from everyone from actor Jim Carrey to […]Related:Singapore Zika cases rise to 56 at one construction site; Malaysia starts border screeningPrenatal depression may be the most severe form of maternal depressionCPAP machines don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes in some sleep apnea sufferers
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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This study aimed to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and pathological aspects of an outbreak of poisoning byKalanchoe blossfeldiana in cattle in the semiarid region of Pernambuco, Brazil. Epidemiological and clinical data were obtained from the owner and veterinarian during technical visits. Prunings of this plant were disposed of in a pasture with a shortness of forage. Seventeen cattle had clinical signs, and thirteen died 4 –5 days after the first clinical signs were observed. Clinical signs and gross and histological lesions include gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular disorders.Kalanch...
Source: Tropical Animal Health and Production - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among young people globally. In light of emerging evidence supporting the effectiveness of school-based suicide prevention programmes, an analysis of cost-effectiveness is required. We aimed to conduct a full c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: We investigated the age at exposure to parental suicide and the risk of subsequent suicide completion in young people. The impact of parental and offspring sex was also examined. METHOD: Using a cohort study design, we linked Taiwan's B...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the prevalence and correlates of self-harm among young people in detention in Australia. The sample included 215 (177 male; 38 female) young people who were in youth detention in the state of Victoria, Australia. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study serves to provide an updated meta-an...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
OBJECTIVE: Depression is common among adolescents, but many lack ready access to mental health services. Integrated models of care for depression are needed, along with evidence to support their use in regular practice. The authors examined the effectivene...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The purpose of this study was to compare patterns of suicide ideation and suicide attempt in three ethnic groups. We analyzed data from 463 students with ethnic backgrounds of African American (AA), Asian American (ASA), and European American (EA) for 6  y...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
PURPOSE: Although adolescents' mental health problems and self-injurious thoughts and behaviors (SITBs) have been a serious public health concern worldwide, descriptions of risk factors for SITBs often fail to take migration into account. There are roughly...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The purpose of this study is to explore frequency, severity of self-injury methods, motivation and the predictors which may influence Non-Suicidal Self-Injury(NSSI: the deliberate behavior of damaging one's own body without intent to commit suicide). For t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Global health officials stepped up defensive measures against Zika over the weekend as the virus continued to expand its reach at a rapid pace. Singapore reported one of the largest single clusters outside of the Americas, confirming 56 infections, mostly among foreign workers at a construction site. On Monday, inspectors armed with insecticide were visiting high-rise public housing […]Related:More parents believe vaccines are ‘unnecessary,’ while a mumps outbreak growsPrenatal depression may be the most severe form of maternal depressionCPAP machines don’t prevent heart attacks, str...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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