Namibia: U.S. Donates Sports Equipment to Prevent HIV, Sexual Violence Among Boys
[Namibia Economist] The U.S.government funded Namibia Adherence and Retention Project (NARP) donated 100 footballs, 24 whistles, two-goal nets, two stopwatches and 20 chess boards to Learners of the Moses van der Byl Primary School in Katutura, Windhoek, and seven other Khomas schools. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

With Help From a Beer Maker, There ’s a New Front Opening in the Battle Over School Masks
Shannon Jensen was diligent about making sure her sons wore masks to school when classes resumed in September. Other parents in Waukesha, Wis., weren’t. And three weeks after school opened, Jensen’s eldest son, who was seated next to an unmasked classmate who had COVID-19 symptoms, fell ill with the virus. Soon, another of her boys had tested positive, according to a lawsuit that marks a new twist in the ongoing battle over what schools should be doing to protect children from the coronavirus. While parents across the country have filed lawsuits against states and school districts to protest mask mandates, Jens...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized Education nationpod News Source Type: news

Namibia: Sex for Money Fuels Kavango West Teen Pregnancies
[Namibian] The Directorate of Education in Kavango West says sex in exchange for money and a negative attitude towards the use of condoms by young boys are some of the contributing factors to pupil pregnancy at schools in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Winning the Human Race, Together
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Oct 14 2021 (IPS) “Now is the time for a stronger, more networked and inclusive multilateral system anchored in the United Nations,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his latest report “Our Common Agenda.” Indeed, there is a fork in the road: we can either choose to breakdown or to breakthrough. Yasmine SherifMaking this moral choice and adopting this legal imperative is more relevant today than ever. The estimated 75 million children and adolescents caught in emergencies and protracted crisis who suffer from disrupted education has now dramatically inc...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & R Source Type: news

"When it's a girl, they have a chance to have sex with them. when it's a boy …they have been known to rape them": perceptions of United Nations peacekeeper-perpetrated sexual exploitation and abuse against women/girls versus men/boys in Haiti - Bartels SA, King C, Lee S.
Peacekeeping missions have been marred by reports of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against local community members. However, there is limited research on how SEA against women/girls versus men/boys is perceived in peacekeeping host societies. In 2017... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Profiles of abuse and neglect and the association with mental health indicators among a large sample of boys and girls from India - Sharratt K, Panicker A, Banerjee R, Mason SJ, Jones A, Varma B, Patil P, Wager N.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a major public health concern, but limited data are available on the occurrence, co-occurrence, and correlates of these phenomena outside Western societies. OBJECTIVES: The first aim of this study was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Indian Health Service Managers Protected a Pedophile in Their Midst. Now the Agency Is Protecting Them
Senior officials failed to act on warnings that Stanley Patrick Weber was preying on Native American boys and even retaliated against... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with cyberbullying, cybervictimization, and cyberbullying-victimization in Iran's high school students - Azami MS, Taremian F.
This study aimed at finding the risk and protective factors of cyberbullying. METHOD : A total of 425 high school students (199 boys and 226 girls) were selected using a cluster randomized procedure. The risk and protective factors inclu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unique and shared correlates of sexual violence perpetration and sexual risk behavior among South African adolescent boys - Tarantino N, Matthews C, Sun S, Orchowski L, Harrison A, Abrahams N, Berkowitz A, Akande M, Kuo C.
We examined SVP and SRB, and their potential correlates among South African boys (N = 8... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When Girls Have Access to Technologies, A True Digital Revolution Will Be In Sight
2.2 billion young people below the age of 25 don't have internet connections at home, and girls are more likely to lack access. Young girls in Guinea. Credit: Karl Grobl/EDCBy Margaret Butler, Julia Fan, and Amy WestNEW YORK, Oct 11 2021 (IPS) This year’s International Day of the Girl theme, Digital Generation, Our Generation, celebrates the potential of digital technologies while calling for the inclusion of all girls in accessing technology. The digital revolution will not be realized if girls without access to digital solutions are left behind. For years, advocates of technology for development have been repeatin...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Margaret Butler - Julia Fan - and Amy West Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

International Day of the Girl Child
patwariThu, 10/07/2021 - 15:43In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, recognizing girls ’ rights and the unique challenges girls around the world face realizing them.UNFPA works to protect the health and rights of adolescent girls through access to sexual and reproductive health counselling, information and services; comprehensive sexuality education; and through encouraging girls' empowerment and participation in the decisions that most affect them. UNFPA also works with boys and men to advance gender equality, and to encourage ...
Source: UNFPA News - October 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Britney Spears ’ Sons Jayden, 15, & Sean, 16, Are So Grown Up In Rare New Photo
Britney Spears’ boys are all grown up! The pop stars’ teen sons were all smiles as they made a rare social media appearance. Check out... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers find a higher than expected risk of myocarditis in young men after full vaccination.
(Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Men and Boys Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc New England Journal of Medicine Source Type: news

New Education Cannot Wait Annual Results Report Highlights Multiplying Education Challenges for Children & Adolescents Living in Emergencies & Protracted Crises amid Covid-19
By External SourceGENEVA / NEW YORK, Oct 5 2021 (IPS-Partners) On this World Teachers’ Day, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, announced it has reached more than 4.6 million children and adolescents (48% of whom are girls) with quality education in more than 30 of the worst humanitarian crises around the world. The Fund’s new Annual Results Report ‘Winning the Human Race,’ stresses the importance of investing in the teaching force to support and promote quality learning outcomes for crisis-affected girls and boys. To date,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Out of sight: Girls in the Children and Young People's Secure Estate
The Children and Young People Secure Estate (CYPSE) provides placements for children aged between 10 and 17, either for a young person's welfare or through the youth justice system. Centre for Mental Health was commissioned to review the needs of girls in the CYPSE by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership with the Youth Custody Service. The review is informed by interviews with girls who had been in the CYPSE, conducted by Leaders Unlocked. Out of sight finds that girls entering the CYPSE are a highly vulnerable group, with high levels of trauma and poor mental health. Girls from racialised communities are over-r...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan Women – The Emerging Narrative and Why it is Wrong
By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanROME and AMSTERDAM, Oct 5 2021 (IPS) The USA and its allies have repeatedly stated that promoting women’s rights was one of the key reasons they were in Afghanistan. The US military top brass, in a letter to marines stated that they were in Afghanistan “for the liberty of young Afghan girls, women, boys, and men who want the same individual freedoms we enjoy as Americans”. Daud KhanPost-war, women’s rights are now among the conditions for improved relations. For example, it is a one of the conditions for release by the US of US$9 billion of Afghan assets. Similarl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine Khan Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Where are Peyton and Eli Manning on 'Monday Night Football'? Imagining their Chargers-Raiders conversations
We miss you, boys! (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA raises $611 million in 2020 –21, supporting students and advancing critical research
UCLA raised more than $611 million in gifts and pledges in the fiscal year ending June 30, exceeding its annual goal and drawing donors from all 50 states and 72 countries.“Generous donors at all levels have continued to partner with UCLA to effect meaningful change on campus, in the community and around the world,” said Chancellor Gene Block. “Despite a challenging year, our friends have once again demonstrated their extraordinary commitment to UCLA’s mission of education, research and service.”In response to conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, many donors focused on students ’...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Lucy Letby: Nurse denies murdering eight babies
Lucy Letby is accused of murdering five boys and three girls at the Countess of Chester Hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One-third of teenagers in Australia have thought about self-harm due to crushing lockdowns and social isolation
(Natural News) Nearly one in every three teenagers in Australia has considered self-harm, with adolescent girls more likely than boys to report thoughts and incidents of self-harm. This is according to a report titled “Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children” that was recently released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, a federal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official UK data shows how Covid poses a tiny threat to children
Figures published by the Department of Health show that around one in 330,000 boys aged 10 to 14 and around one in 200,000 girls of the same age who test positive succumb to the virus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical activity as both predictor and outcome of emotional distress trajectories in middle childhood - Harbec MJ, Goldfield G, Barnett TA, Pagani LS.
OBJECTIVE: This prospective longitudinal study assesses the reciprocal relationship between physical activity, including sport participation, and depressive and anxiety symptoms, conceptualized as emotional distress, over time. METHOD: Boys and gir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

For Boys, Sports Key to Mental Health
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

For Boys, Sports Key to Mental Health
Title: For Boys, Sports Key to Mental HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 27, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Among Those Who Marched Into the Capitol on Jan. 6: An F.B.I. Informant
A member of the far-right Proud Boys texted his F.B.I. handler during the assault, but maintained the group had no plan in advance to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Latest "Russiagate" indictment by John Durham proves, again, that the FBI must be disbanded
(Natural News) For years, Natural News has reported about how the FBI has gone completely rogue by working harder to entrap people into invented crimes and ‘acts of terrorism’ than actually stopping crimes and acts of terrorism. One of the most recent, egregious examples involved the FBI entrapping a bunch of good ol’ boys in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss in Childhood May Protect Boys Against Future Infertility
Title: Weight Loss in Childhood May Protect Boys Against Future InfertilityCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/24/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 24, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Roche presents new data at World Muscle Society (WMS) 2021 highlighting new advances for people living with rare neuromuscular disorders
Basel, 24 September 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced data from across its growing neuromuscular portfolio at the World Muscle Society (WMS) Virtual Congress 20 – 24 September 2021. The presentations included additional results from the RAINBOWFISH study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of Evrysdi® (risdiplam) in babies with pre-symptomatic spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) from birth to six weeks of age and data supporting the continued clinical investig ation of gene therapy, SRP-9001, in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).“These new data for Evrysdi may help extend the potential ben...
Source: Roche Media News - September 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche presents new data at World Muscle Society (WMS) 2021 highlighting new advances for people living with rare neuromuscular disorders
Basel, 24 September 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced data from across its growing neuromuscular portfolio at the World Muscle Society (WMS) Virtual Congress 20 – 24 September 2021. The presentations included additional results from the RAINBOWFISH study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of Evrysdi® (risdiplam) in babies with pre-symptomatic spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) from birth to six weeks of age and data supporting the continued clinical investig ation of gene therapy, SRP-9001, in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).“These new data for Evrysdi may help extend the potential ben...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens
Two adolescent boys were successfully treated with IV infusions of steroids and other drugs after developing reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruptions (RIME) following coronavirus infection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Cohort effects on gender differences in alcohol use in the United States: how much is explained by changing attitudes towards women and gendered roles? - Keyes KM, Platt J, Rutherford C, Patrick ME, Kloska DD, Schulenberg J, Jager J.
Gender differences in binge drinking have converged in recent cohorts, due in part to faster decreases in consumption among boys in adolescence, and faster increases in consumption among women in young to middle adulthood. Changes in education and occupati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Jupe, Martell Set For "Lost Boys" Remake
Noah Jupe (“A Quiet Place,” “No Sudden Move”) and Jaeden Martell (“IT,” “Knives Out”) are set to lead the cast of a remake of Joel... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taliban deny claims girls will be banned from school -- but don't say when they'll be allowed in
The Taliban have denied claims that Afghan women would be banned from secondary schools after calling on boys, but not girls, to resume... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depressive mood and violent behaviour among teenagers: a gender dynamic approach to the study of stressor effects - Gavray C, Boulard A.
Numerous studies have shown that the risk of depression in girls and the risk of violent behavior in boys progressively increase during adolescence. However, studies that clearly link the social mechanisms of gender to these results are relatively rare and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Inequalities, isolation, and intersectionality: a quantitative study of honour-based violence among girls and boys in metropolitan Sweden - Strid S, Baianstovu R, Enelo JM.
The paper examines the prevalence and patterns of honour-based violence and oppression by documenting and analysing self-reported experiences among youth in contemporary metropolitan Sweden. The material is gathered via three surveys of 15-year-olds in met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex as boys' fame, but girls' shame: adversarial adolescent gender roles and gender-based violence in Guyana - Rodney R, Gastaldo D, Trotz DA, Crooks CV.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant issue for youth in Guyana, particularly among young women. Yet, discussions about sex, dating, and violence rarely occur at the community level. To understand the heightened risk for GBV with youth in Guyana, we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen
"Everything looks very dark," a schoolgirl tells the BBC as schools reopen for boys but not girls. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Vaccine Preprint Study Prompts Twitter Outrage COVID Vaccine Preprint Study Prompts Twitter Outrage
The authors'conclusions about rates of myocarditis after COVID vaccine in boys 12 to 17 years of age are attacked for supposedly stoking anti-vaccine sentiment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Correlates of high school boy's intention to garner sexual consent - Dunn HK, Orchowski LM.
The current study examines correlates of high school boys' intentions to garner consent in a future sexual encounter (N = 816). Bivariate correlation analyses demonstrated that increased intention to garner sexual consent was negatively correlated with rap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Uganda: Jinja Nursing School to Scrap Male Admissions Over Lack of Hostel
[Monitor] Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery management has announced plans to scrap the admission of male students due the institution's lack of a boys' hostel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pfizer Covid vaccine: Healthy boys are more at risk of serious side effect warns new study
VACCINATING children against COVID-19 remains a hot-button issue, with the Government coming under fire for floating the prospect in recent weeks. New research further adds to the controversy. According to a US-based study, healthy boys are more at risk from a serious side effect of the Pfizer jab than Covid itself. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gender inequality: Covid vaccines are harming boys more than girls
(Natural News) There appears to be systemic sexism built into the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccination” agenda, which is disproportionately harming boys more than girls. It turns out that Donald “father of the vaccine” Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” injections are six times more harmful to males than they are to females, at least as far as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boys more at risk from Pfizer jab side-effect than Covid, suggests study
US researchers say teenagers are more likely to get vaccine-related myocarditis than end up in hospital with CovidCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHealthy boys may be more likely to be admitted to hospital with a rare side-effect of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine that causes inflammation of the heart than with Covid itself, US researchers claim.Their analysis of medical data suggests that boys aged 12 to 15, with no underlying medical conditions, are four to six times more likely to be diagnosed with vaccine-related myocarditis than ending up in hospital with Covid over a four-month peri...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Coronavirus Health Vaccines and immunisation Society Children Young people Medical research US news UK news Source Type: news

Two Florida teens accused of planning a Columbine-style school shooting
The two boys were charged with conspiracy to commit a mass shooting at a middle school in Lehigh Acres, about 15 miles east of Fort... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Educational strengths and functional resilience at the start of primary school following child maltreatment - Armfield JM, Ey LA, Zufferey C, Gnanamanickam ES, Segal L.
This study explored the associations between child maltreatment and functional resilience at school commencement, and investigated factors related to resilience separately for boys and girls. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: Children wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Afghanistan ’s Girls Need our Unwavering Support in Education
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 9 2021 (IPS) The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls’ education be promoted and protected. Yasmine SherifTwenty years ago, under the Taliban regime which prevailed from 1996 to 2001, schooling for girls was banned, although private home-based classes for girls were allowed in some parts of the country. From 2001 onwards the enrolment of girls and boys in schools saw steady gains in Afghanistan, accompanied by a large intake of female teac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (EC Source Type: news

How does Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus Present?
Discussion Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (LSA) is a chronic inflammatory disease with a strong autoimmune association. It can occur with other autoimmune diseases. Its specific cause is unknown. It affects females and males of all ages, but especially females 40-60 years. In the pediatric population it affects prepubertal females most often. Treatment includes steroid medications or anti-inflammatory medications. Other treatments may be offered including phototherapy, and much less commonly systemic steroids or immunosuppressive therapy. Circumcision may also be an option for some males. Childhood LSA generally improves b...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Tradition of Afghan girls who live as boys may be threatened
For a select few girls in Afghanistan, there has historically been a temporary reprieve from some aspects of girlhood. Now, "bacha... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Birthing #BlackBoyJoy: black midwives caring for Black mothers of black boys during pregnancy and childbirth - Goode KL, Bernardin A.
BACKGROUND: Structural racism mediates all aspects of Black life. The medicalization of pregnancy and childbirth, and its detrimental impacts on Black birth, is well documented. The Black Lives Matter movement has elevated the national consciousness on all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Data Confirm Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Bring Small Risk of Myocarditis for Boys
A panel of experts advising the C.D.C. also discussed data showing that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines bring a small risk of heart problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Heart Moderna Inc Pfizer Inc Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news