Celebrate National Library Workers Day with the Region 6 Movers & Shakers
Tuesday, April 9th is National Library Workers Day, a day for everyone to recognize the valuable contributions made by library workers. We wanted to help celebrate some librarians from Region 6 who have received a 2023 Movers & Shakers recognition from Library Journal. Katie Clausen | Movers & Shakers 2023—Educators In addition to being a beloved story time leader and early childhood literacy advocate, Katie Clausen—“Miss Katie” to her youngest stakeholders—holds a professional certification in Adverse Childhood Experiences. When she realized that families in her community needed age-appropriate mental-he...
Source: The Cornflower - April 9, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog National Library Week National Library Workers Day Source Type: news

Women DO sleep worse than men... and scientists say it's because their body clocks run six minutes quicker
Experts at the universities of Harvard, Stanford and Southampton reviewed dozens of academic papers published in the last decade on the poorly-understood 'sleep gap'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incitement to violence and stochastic terrorism: legal, academic, and practical parameters for researchers and investigators - Amman M, Meloy R.
In the U.S., legal incitement is generally understood as speech that is intended to incite or produce imminent lawless action, and is likely, in fact, to do so. It is an a old construct extending back to ancient Greece. In contrast, stochastic terrorism is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Efforts to support Palestinian scientists struggle with the realities of war
Mou’yed Issa Talab Ismail was thrilled when, last month, he received an offer to begin a doctoral program in medical physics at the University of Sherbrooke. “Canada is considered one of the best countries in the world in my field of scientific research,” he says. “This will open the way for me to complete my studies.” One of several recently launched efforts to support scientists and technical students in war-torn Gaza helped match Ismail with the Canadian program. But throwing a lifeline to Palestinian scholars is proving difficult, and it’s unclear when Ismail will make it to Canada. He is currently sh...
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety, hopelessness, and suicide in first-degree relatives of patients hospitalised in intensive care units in T ürkiye - Yanmaz BM, Yüce Aktepe M, Erdoğan A, Çakin.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression, anxiety disorder, hopelessness, and suicide among first-degree relatives of patients hospitalised in medical and anaesthesia intensive care units at an academic medical c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

New England Journal of Medicine Ignored Nazi Atrocities, Historians Find
The New England Journal of Medicine published an article condemning its own record during World War II. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexander Nazaryan Tags: World War II (1939-45) Holocaust and the Nazi Era Research Medicine and Health Jews and Judaism Discrimination Anti-Semitism War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Academic and Scientific Journals New England Journal of Medicin Source Type: news

Prestigious Medical Journal Ignored Nazi Atrocities, Historians Find
The New England Journal of Medicine published an article condemning its own record during World War II. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexander Nazaryan Tags: World War II (1939-45) Holocaust and the Nazi Era Research Medicine and Health Jews and Judaism Discrimination Anti-Semitism War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Academic and Scientific Journals New England Journal of Medicin Source Type: news

Major mail delivery delays raise concerns about voting in the 2024 elections
In Virginia, hundreds of veterans had their colon cancer screening tests invalidated after the results took months to arrive by mail. An Atlanta college student missed an academic trip to Ghana when their passport with two-day shipping took a month to show up. A bride in Texas had to rent a dress…#virginia #atlanta #ghana #houston #uspostalservice #postalservice #louisdejoy #leoraymond #mailershub #nationwide (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding the History of African Slavery: The Europeans Were not the Only Slave Traders
While modern academic and media culture portray black Africans as victims only of Europeans, the history of the African slave trade is much more complicated than historians and journalists want us to believe.#africans #europeans #african (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bullying victimization in children and adolescents and its impact on academic outcomes - Vadukapuram R, Trivedi C, Desai S, Mansuri Z, Jain S, Reddy A.
Bullying victimization has been identified as a significant factor influencing academic outcomes. We sought to evaluate the educational outcomes and psychiatric comorbidities in children and adolescents who are victims of bullying using the National Survey... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between maladjustment to academic life in the first year of university and psychological distress in the third year - author_in_Japanese, author_in_Japanese, author_in_Japanese, author_in_Japanese, Bernick P, author_in_Japanese, author_in_Japanese, author_in_Japanese.
Among university students who take a leave of absence, there are many who feel unfit to study at university. Feeling of academic maladjustment means. It is a state of not being able to concentrate. Although the relationship between feelings of academ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maybe The Academic Bubble Is Finally Popping
Authored by Jeffrey A. Tucker via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), (Emily Karakis/Unsplash.com) Commentary Academia has fallen on hard times, most signified by the disgrace of Harvard. When high-paid, high-status professors are revealed as plagiarists,…#jeffreyatucker #epochtimes #commentaryacademia #harvard #generationz #wsj #hvac #adp #gibill #worldwarii (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The rise of theranostics: Part 2 -- Moving into communities
A decade ago, only a few radiopharmaceutical agents were used to help treat cancer patients. That has changed and the field of theranostics is expanding rapidly in various ways, as described in part 1 of AuntMinnie.com's series on the rise of theranostics. However, few freestanding theranostics centers exist today. Even if some private urology, radiation oncology practices, or radiologist groups are building the ability to perform theranostics, experts are cautious about patient management, radiation safety, and the risk of unnecessary imaging. They're also mindful of the multiple dedicated teams required to build a thera...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 4, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Liz Carey Tags: Practice Management Radiation Oncology/Therapy Nuclear Medicine Medicolegal Genitourinary Radiology Source Type: news

Highmark Health, AHN Announce Plans to Transform Allegheny General Hospital Campus
As part of a $1 billion, 10-year investment plan, Allegheny Health Network's flagship academic medical center will be transformed with a new cardiovascular tower and emergency department, among other upgrades, further advancing and modernizing the hospital's care delivery and... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 4, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: CXP Source Type: news

Daniel Kahneman obituary
Influential psychologist who studied how people make decisions and changed the way economists thinkThe psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who has died aged 90, won the 2002 Nobel prize for economics despite describing himself as “mostly cheering … from the sidelines” of the subject. He achieved celebrity status in 2011 with the pop psychology bookThinking, Fast and Slow, at the age of 77 and after a lifetime of rigorous academic research. Such unpredictable events were typical of his long and eclectic career, while also provoking him to ask the myriad questions about human behaviour that formed the basis of his often coun...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 4, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Georgina Ferry Tags: Psychology Science Economics Nobel economics prize Source Type: news