National Academies Completes Review of National Toxicology Program ’s Draft Monograph on Fluoride and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Effects
Today the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released its review of the National Toxicology Program ’s (NTP) draft monograph Systematic Review of Fluoride Exposure and Neurodevelopmental and Cognitive Health Effects. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - March 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Duty to Plan: Health Care, Crisis Standards of Care, and Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (HMD). Published: 3/5/2020. In this discussion paper for health care planners and clinicians, the authors discuss the application of Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) principles to clinical care, including personal protective equipment, critical care, and outpatient and emergency department capacity challenges posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus or other major epidemic or pandemic event. Health care facilities should be developing tiered, proactive strategies using the best available clinical information and building on their existi...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Public health leaders call for coordinated communication response to COVID-19
(CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy) On Thursday in the National Academy of Medicine's Perspectives, public health leaders including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, MD called for informed and active public policy leadership to employ strategically coordinated health communication and outreach on COVID-19 and other emerging global health threats. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 5, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bringing in the community: a university-community endeavor to teach marital and family therapy students about community-based violence and trauma - Lane SD, Rubinstein RA, Schimpff TR, Keefe RH, Jennings-Bey T, Leed SR, Iles B, Cuff PA, Satterly LB.
This article reports the results from a course module, based on the model developed in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health, for students e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Neanderthal migration
(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) At least two different groups of Neanderthals lived in Southern Siberia and an international team of researchers including scientists from Friedrich-Alexander-Universit ä t Erlangen-N ü rnberg (FAU) have now proven that one of these groups migrated from Eastern Europe. The researchers have now published their findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The future of global refugee protection
(The University of Bergen) Refugees are exiting Turkey towards Europe, bringing the topic of refugee protection to the table in EU countries. This high-profile conference in Brussels will discuss the possible consequences of the Global Refugee Compact on international refugee protection. March 9, 2020, The Palace of the Academies, Rue Ducale 1 - 1000 Brussels. Representatives from the UNHCR, ECRE, civil society and the researchers involved will be present at the conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UofSC engineering pioneer recognized by national academy
(University of South Carolina) Distinguished Professor Michael Sutton has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for groundbreaking work in mechanical engineering that's had a cross-disciplinary impact in both the state of South Carolina and the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study examines potential link between partner bereavement and skin cancer
(Wiley) Psychological stress has been proposed as a risk factor for melanoma, but clinical evidence is limited. A recent British Journal of Dermatology study funded by the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology looked for a potential link between the death of a partner, which is one of the most stressful life events, and melanoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A School Administrator Contracted Coronavirus on a Class Trip. A Week Later, Parents Found Out.
Rhode Island ’s first coronavirus case is an administrator at a Catholic school, who came down with symptoms after a trip to Italy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Barry Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Rhode Island Private and Sectarian Schools Tests (Medical) Teachers and School Employees Italy St Raphael Academy (Pawtucket, RI) Source Type: news

Gene variants may increase susceptibility to accumulate Alzheimer's protein tau
(Mayo Clinic) The toxic protein tau is a key biological feature in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. Yet the factors that make people susceptible or resistant to tau accumulation are not well-understood. A preliminary Mayo Clinic study shows that inherited DNA variants may be associated with developing tau deposits in older adults. The research will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 72nd Annual Meeting in Toronto April 25-May 1. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Academy Urges HHS to Factor FPs Into COVID-19 Response
Federal agencies need to start communicating faster and more fully with the primary care workforce about coronavirus disease 2019, the AAFP told HHS on March 2. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 2, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Enhance Your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 2, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NASEM Report Offers Recommendations for Increasing Women in STEMM
A new report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine offers recommendations for actions to increase the representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) fields. The report notes that culture change driven by systemic actions by higher education institutions, funding agencies, and lawmakers are required. The committee authoring the report included two past presidents of the American Institute of Biological Sciences: Dr. Rita Colwell who chaired the panel and Dr. May Berenbaum who served on the committee. The report, Promising Practices for Addressing ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - March 2, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

New Fronts in the War on Misinformation
National Academies host three events to explore ways to expand the reach of accurate science and health information online (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - March 2, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

To predict an epidemic, evolution can't be ignored
(College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University) Whether it's coronavirus or misinformation, scientists can use mathematical models to predict how something will spread across populations. But what happens if a pathogen mutates, or information becomes modified, changing the speed at which it spreads? In a new study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers show for the first time how important these considerations are. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence could enhance diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Artificial intelligence has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine, resulting in more patient-centered care and better outcomes, according to a new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2 Rhode Island Coronavirus Cases Tied To Italy Trip
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two people who returned to Rhode Island from a trip to Europe tested positive for the new coronavirus disease, and a third person from the trip is undergoing tests, health officials said. A man in his 40s contracted the virus after traveling to Italy in mid-February, prompting dozens of people to be self-quarantined and the Catholic high school that organized the trip to close while it’s being sanitized, the Rhode Island Department of Health said in a statement Sunday. Hours later, the state Department of Health released another statement saying that a teenage girl from the trip had test...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Rhode Island News Source Type: news

Rhode Island Officials Announce Two ‘ Presumptive ’ Coronavirus Cases, Testing For A Third
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CBS/AP) — Rhode Island has identified a second presumptive positive case of the COVID-19 virus Sunday. A third person is also being tested. The second presumptive case is a teenager and the case being tested is a woman in her 30s. Both are home with mild symptoms after attending the same school trip to Europe as the man in his 40s who is the first presumptive case. The school, Saint Raphael Academy, will be closed for the week. “All three people went on the same trip to Italy. This is precisely why we are being so aggressive in identifying contacts, ensuring monitoring, and testing people who ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Coronavirus Rhode Island News Source Type: news

Rapid Expert Consultations on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Published: 3/2020. This web page provides information about the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats, and links to the committee's COVID-19 Rapid Expert Consultations. The committee anticipates beginning to focus on intermediate-term questions, where the answers have a time constant measured in weeks to months rather than hours to days. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rapid Expert Consultation on SARS-CoV-2 Survival and Incubation for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 3/2020. In response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a standing committee of experts to help inform OSTP on critical science and policy issues related to emerging infectious diseases and other public health threats, including the COVID-19 pandemic. A previous Rapid Expert Consultation, dated March 15, 2020, provided feedback concerning issues of COVID-19 virus survival on surfaces and in the air, and virus/disease incubation period. This 10-page publication provides...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Regulating Medicines in a Globalized World: The Need for Increased Reliance Among Regulators
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 3/2020. Drug development, authorization, and regulatory supervision have become international endeavors, with most medicines becoming global commodities. This 148-page report considers the role of mutual recognition and other reliance activities among regulators in contributing to enhancing public health. It identifies opportunities for leveraging reliance activities more broadly in order to potentially impact public health globally. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Checklist to Prepare Physician Offices for COVID-19
Source: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Published: 3/2020. This three-page checklist for physicians is designed to educate staff and patients about changes they can expect to be implemented in the office during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak or a pandemic, and about ways to prepare themselves and their families. Topics include Office Preparedness; Triage and Patient Flow Systems; Referral or Transfer of Patients; Waste Disposal; and Checklist of Required Equipment/Supplies. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are grandma, grandpa sleepy during the day? They may be at risk for diabetes, cancer, more
(American Academy of Neurology) Older people who experience daytime sleepiness may be at risk of developing new medical conditions, including diabetes, cancer and high blood pressure, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 72nd Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, April 25 to May 1, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

White House Requests National Academies Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Health Threats in Response to Spread of Coronavirus
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to establish a Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats. The standing committee will provide a neutral forum to convene experts who can engage rapidly with the federal government. It would be prepared to respond on short notice to requests. It will serve as a focal point for discussions on how to integrate science into national preparedness and response decision-making, to explore lessons learned and best practices fro...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Western diets still contain too much processed meat and not enough fish, warn researchers
(Natural News) The average American still eats too much processed meat and not enough fish, according to researchers from Tufts University in Boston. In their report, which appeared in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the team revealed that not much has changed in the past 18 years: U.S. adults still consume the same... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charting the Next 75 Years of Science
Leaders from science, government, academia, business, and philanthropy gathered on Wednesday at the National Academy of Sciences to consider the nation’s scientific enterprise and how it can best serve the U.S. and beyond in the 21st century. Read HighlightsView Archived Webcast (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Increasing Women's Representation in STEMM Fields Will Require Culture Change Driven by Systemic Actions by Higher Education Institutions, Funding Agencies, Congress
A new report from the National Academies urges systemic action to change the culture in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) to address the underrepresentation of women in these fields. Colleges and universities should implement promising strategies and practices that can support improved recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in STEMM, as evidenced by research and real-world success stories, using an iterative approach that accounts for institutional context.Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Mapping A Better Life For Older Adults Of New York
The New York Academy of Medicine's IMAGE: NYC helps users navigate local resources and services of value to older adults in the context of broader demographic patterns and trends. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Source Type: news

Increasing Women ’s Representation in STEMM Fields Will Require Culture Change Driven by Systemic Actions by Higher Education Institutions, Funding Agencies, Congress
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine urges systemic action to change the culture in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) to address the underrepresentation of women in these fields. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Charting the Next 75 Years of Science
On Feb. 26 the National Academies convened leaders from Congress, federal agencies, universities, and industry to explore how to structure science for the next 75 years to respond to the nation ’s emerging needs and future challenges. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

White House Requests National Academies Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats in Response to Spread of Coronavirus
WASHINGTON — In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to establish a Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Seniors: Expanding the Health Care System's Role
Seniors who are experiencing social isolation or loneliness may face a higher risk of mortality, heart disease, and depression, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Despite the profound health consequences— and the associated costs— the health care system remains an underused partner in preventing, identifying, and intervening for social isolation and loneliness among adults over age 50. The report outlines five goals that the health care system should adopt to address the health impacts of social isolation and loneliness. It also offers recommendations for stren...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Child Death Grief a Public Health Threat
An eight-month-old boy is examined by a doctor in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS By External SourceNAIROBI, Feb 27 2020 (IPS) Grief over the loss of a child poses a threat to public health in Sub-Saharan Africa, as nearly two-thirds of mothers in some countries suffer the death of at least one child, a study has found. According to the World Health Organization, 5.3 million children under five died in 2018 globally. The risk of a child dying before reaching five is about eight times higher in Africa than in Europe. According to the study published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Africa Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news

Health Care System Underused in Addressing Social Isolation, Loneliness Among Seniors, Says New Report
Seniors who are experiencing social isolation or loneliness may face a higher risk of mortality, heart disease, and depression, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Despite the profound health consequences — and the associated costs — the health care system remains an underused partner in preventing, identifying, and intervening for social isolation and loneliness among adults over age 50. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 27, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Excellent long-term stability of treatment gains of stepwise treatment for pediatric OCD
(Elsevier) A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that the long-term stability of treatment gains for children and adolescents diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), participating in a stepwise manualized treatment, is excellent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New, Innovative Approaches to Dust Control Needed at Owens Lake
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine finds new and innovative approaches to dust control are needed at Owens Lake, California, to improve air quality, reduce water use, and preserve habitats.Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 26, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

New, Innovative Approaches to Dust Control Needed at Owens Lake, Report Says
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine finds new and innovative approaches to dust control are needed at Owens Lake, California, to improve air quality, reduce water use, and preserve habitats. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 26, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex
Source: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] (HHS ASPR). Published: 2/26/2020. During this one-hour, 31-minute webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange), speakers discuss guidance, resources, and lessons learned to help healthcare coalitions develop a pediatric surge annex. They provide an overview of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Pediatric Centers of Excellence; discuss the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response; and provide information about pediatric identificatio...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Report Assesses Long-Term Health Effects of Antimalarial Drugs Used by U.S. Troops
While there is robust evidence about the concurrent side effects of antimalarial drugs, few studies have examined health effects that persist months or years after the drug was stopped. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine finds there is currently insufficient evidence to determine whether there is an association between antimalarial use and neurologic and psychiatric outcomes, including anxiety, depression, and the development of symptoms that mimic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Further research is warranted because existing studies are limited in their design. The repor...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Doctors need to stop moaning and take responsibility for improving NHS, leading medical chief says
Professor Carrie MacEwen, chair of the London-based Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, said ministers can't be blamed for the NHS's problems now the NHS is set to get a cash boost. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Determining Whether There Is a Link Between Antimalarial Drugs and Persistent Health Effects Requires More Rigorous Studies
Although the immediate side effects of antimalarial drugs are widely recognized, few studies were designed specifically to examine health problems that might occur or persist months or years after people stopped taking them. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Expectations Associated With Dissatisfaction After TKA Expectations Associated With Dissatisfaction After TKA
Unfulfilled patient expectations may lead to dissatisfaction after total knee arthroplasty. Which specific expectations are most likely to have impact?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

American Academy Of Pediatrics Recommends Pediatricians Screen Kids For Physical Activity
BOSTON (CBS) — Regular physical activity promotes good physical and mental health, but only about a quarter of American kids get the recommended amount. The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued recommendations to pediatricians on how to get kids moving. Kids and teens should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day, but most are falling short, especially minority children, kids in rural and urban areas, teenage girls, and children with special needs. So the group is asking pediatricians to screen children for levels of physical activity at every visit, to work with caregivers to set realistic strat...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Exercise Physical Activity Source Type: news

Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician Whose Work Inspired the Film Hidden Figures, Dies at 101
Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASA’s early space missions and was later portrayed in the 2016 hit film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died. She was 101. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said on Twitter that she died Monday morning. No cause was given. Bridenstine tweeted that the NASA family “will never forget Katherine Johnson’s courage and the milestones we could not have reached without her. Her story and her grace continue to inspire the world.” The @NASA family will never forget ...
Source: TIME: Science - February 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: BEN FINLEY / AP Tags: Uncategorized NASA onetime Space Source Type: news

AAP: Pediatricians Should Promote Physical Activity in Children
MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 -- Pediatricians should promote physical literacy and activity in children, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics clinical report published online Feb. 24 in Pediatrics. Noting that only 26.1 percent of American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Building an adaptable resident curriculum for acute pediatric sexual abuse evaluations: a qualitative needs assessment - Sagalowksy ST, Pahalyants V, Roskind CG, Pusic MV.
BACKGROUND: Residents are undertrained to perform acute pediatric sexual abuse evaluations. The American Academy of Pediatrics has proposed development of an adaptable child abuse curriculum, though no such curriculum exists. OBJECTIVES: Our goal w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

At Hanford, Experts and Community Members Weigh In on Nuclear Waste Disposal
A series of four reports from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reviews the work of a Federally Funded Research and Development Center on options for treatment and disposal of supplemental low-activity waste at Hanford. Together with public comments gathered by the National Academies, officials can draw on these insights as the future of radioactive waste at Hanford is decided.Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

At Hanford, Experts and Community Members Weigh In on Nuclear Waste Disposal
In 1943, the town of Hanford in Washington State was selected by the Manhattan Project to be home to the first full-scale plutonium production reactor in the world. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 21, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Greener spring, warmer air
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Advanced leaf-out enhances annual surface warming in the Northern Hemisphere (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

John E. Dick, Ph.D., recognized with 2020 Pezcoller-AACR Award for Extraordinary Achievement
(American Association for Cancer Research) The Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research will be presented to John E. Dick, PhD, Fellow of the AACR Academy, at the AACR Annual Meeting 2020, to be held April 24-29 in San Diego. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news