Conference demands full inquiry into the handling of the pandemic
The demand for a full public inquiry into the Westminster government’s handling of the COVID pandemic was at the heart of a key debate The impact of COVID-19 on UNISON members, public services and working life at UNISON’s special delegate conference yesterday. Margaret McKee (pictured above), moving a motion for the national executive council, told delegates why it was so important: “That government’s failures over the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) at the very beginning of the pandemic – and conference, that inquiry must also cover how those contracts were awarded – to...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2021 virtual special national delegate conference Covid-19 domestic violence Source Type: news

Analysis of a video campaign to help children prevent online sexual abuse - Bashatah LS.
The current study examines a way to help children take action when they feel that they are being groomed or someone is asking for sexual content online by reporting such instances to a national crime agency. For instance, in the United Kingdom (UK), childr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

AttM-CNN: Attention and metric learning based CNN for pornography, age and Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Detection in images - Gangwar A, Gonz ález-Castro V, Alegre E, Fidalgo E.
Nowadays, the growing number of cases of possession and distribution of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) material pose a significant challenge for Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs). In this paper, we decompose the automatic CSA detection problem into two simpler one... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Body-speak: Poetic intervention for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) - an autoethnographic approach - Gildea IJ.
In this article, I consider what it means to think with the body from the perspective of trauma theory and adult recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA). I argue that acknowledging, cultivating and normalizing the multi-temporality of awareness that com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can we ask everyone? Addressing sexual abuse in primary care - Chappell KK, Hein LC, Andrews JO.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) has lasting, detrimental impacts but remains under addressed. Primary care is well positioned to address CSA. This qualitative study explored addressing CSA in primary care. Three semistructured focus groups were conducted at commu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Male child sexual abuse: not as uncommon as you would think - Ray S, Singh S, Rani M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) in boys is quite prevalent worldwide, with rates reported between 3% and 31%.[1] One in every six boys experience at least one sexual assault globally. A systematic review of CSA in the Indian context published a prevalence of 4% t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Men's Emic perspectives on factors contributing to child sexual abuse vulnerability on the islands of western Kenya - Ombere SO.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a major global health concern. Although it is prevalent in Kenya, there is scant literature on what factors contribute to CSA vulnerability on Kenya's islands. This paper is based on a cross-sectional study of men's perspectives... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The attitude of pre-school teachers towards the abuse of child right in numeracy class within the Krachi-East municipality - Austro Gozah EK, Nortey RS.
This study therefore was conducted into finding the details of what affect learners in the catchment ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Making the case for victims' privacy in civil sexual abuse lawsuits - Phipps-Yonas S.
Requirements that an adult plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit involving childhood sexual abuse cannot proceed without revealing their legal names or identities could constitute a form of revictimization for that person. When courts deny the right for a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Child abuse and neglect as predictors of depressive tendencies among secondary school adolescents in Ideato North local government area of Imo State, Nigeria - Blessing Chioma I, Ifeoma Ugwumsinachi IO.
This study investigated child abuse and neglect as predictors of depressive tendencies among adolescents in secondary schools in Ideato North Local Government Area (L.G.A.) of Imo State, Nigeria. The study adopted a correlational survey research design. Tw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the reciprocal relationships between parent functioning and child posttraumatic stress throughout trauma therapy - Cinamon JS, Bambrah V, Muller RT, Zorzella KPM, Konanur S, Thornback K.
When a child is abused, parental support, emotional reactions, and stress are exacerbated by the child's post-trauma symptoms and negatively impact the child's responses to treatment. Given that these parental factors (PFs) are amenable to change, parental... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effects of intimate partner violence and a history of childhood abuse on mental health and stress during pregnancy - Goldstein BL, Briggs-Gowan M, Grasso DJ.
PURPOSE: Maternal adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and intimate partner violence (IPV) are temporally distinct risk factors that negatively impact mothers and their offspring. Risk associated with ACEs and IPV begin during pregnancy, a period of increa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The mediating processes of revictimization after child abuse in a sample of adult women - Langer L, Neuner F.
Women who survived abuse as children are more likely to be victimized again as adults. To date, this association, also referred to as revictimization, is not well understood. Several mediators have been identified as playing a role in this relationship. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Youth suicide risk screening in an outpatient child abuse clinic - Ngai M, Delaney K, Limandri B, Dreves K, Tipton MV, Horowitz LM.
PROBLEM: Child abuse is an important independent risk factor for suicide. The purpose of the project was to evaluate the implementation of a universal suicide risk screening and assessment tool in an outpatient child abuse evaluation clinic. METHOD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessing mothers' automatic affective and discipline reactions to child behavior in relation to child abuse risk: a dual-processing investigation - Rodriguez CM, Silvia PJ, Lee SJ, Grogan-Kaylor A.
Given the scope and adverse clinical consequences of child abuse, assessment of salient etiological factors can lend critical insights needed for abuse prevention. Increasingly, dual-processing models have been applied to aggression, which postulate that p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Black children are disproportionately identified as victims of child abuse: a National Trauma Data Bank study [meeting abstract] - Diyaolu M, Ye C, Wild H, Tennakoon L, Spain DA, Chao SD.
This study aims to assess whether racial disparities exist in the identification of possible child abuse. METHODS: Na... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child physical abuse: awareness and practices of medical and dental doctors in Pakistan - Ali Khan HM, Mansoori N, Sohail MH, Humayun MA, Liaquat A, Mubeen SM.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the awareness and practices of doctors and dentists in detecting and reporting suspected cases of child physical abuse. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted from November 2017 to June 2018 at the Hamdard College ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Improving compliance in completion of secondary skeletal surveys for suspected physical child abuse: a quality improvement project [meeting abstract] - Woods EA, Marenco CW, Lammers D, Seabold KA, Cma, Escobar MA.
BACKGROUND: The secondary skeletal survey is an important component in the screening of suspected physical child abuse (PCA, formerly nonaccidental trauma) because certain fractures are difficult to detect in the acute setting. However, compliance remains ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Improving evidence-based non-accidental trauma screening in a pediatric emergency department [meeting abstract] - Appenteng R, Williams H, Fain E, Frazier B, Daly C, Phillips A, Boudreaux D, Greeno A, Danko M, Johnson DP.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse and neglect occur in approximately 9.2 of every 1000 children, with the highest rates in children less than 1 year. In 2018, 1770 children died as a result of abuse and neglect, with the youngest at significantly increased risk of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Increased mortality in very young children with traumatic brain injury due to child abuse: a nationwide analysis of 10,964 patients [meeting abstract] - Theodorou CM, Nuno MA, Yamashiro KJ, Stokes SC, Jackson JE, Brown EG.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children with worse outcomes in younger children; however, the impact of mechanism on outcomes has not been fully evaluated. We hypothesized that children with TBI due... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Integrating child protection and mental health concerns in the early childhood care and development program in India - Cg K, S R, S S.
Adverse childhood experiences and protection risks such as neglect and abuse and family psychosocial and protection vulnerabilities, beginning in early childhood, are linked to negative development and mental health. Child protection is becoming an increas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Is the Brief Version of the Child Abuse Potential Inventory a valid and reliable measure for childcare providers? - Lee JY, Sung J.
This study aims to validate a Korean version of the Brief Version of the Child Abuse Potential Inventory (BCAP-K) for use with childcare providers in South Korea. By employing a stratified sampling method, 808 childcare providers in charge of infants' clas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Predictors of child protective services reporting among children presenting to the emergency department with fractures [meeting abstract] - Collins M, Kemp L, Byrd A, McMahon P.
PURPOSE: Approximately one-fourth of the estimated 676,000 children in the US who were victims of abuse and neglect in 2016 were less than 3 years of age. Fractures are a common manifestation of child abuse. To our knowledge, no research study to date has ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Triaging online child abuse material: testing a decision support tool to enhance law enforcement and investigative prioritisation - Mount D, Mazerolle L, Zahnow R, James L.
PURPOSE Online production and transmission of child abuse material (CAM) is a complex and growing global problem. The exponential increase in the volume of CyberTips of CAM offending is placing information processing and decision-making strains on law enfo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse in religious institutions: a comparative study based on sentences in Spain - Tamarit JM, Aizpitarte A, Arantegui L.
This study aimed to analyse the way criminal courts respond to allegations of child sexual abuse in religious institutions in Spain comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Silencing by design: lessons learned about child sexual abuse from a university sexual assault survey - Guggisberg M, Haldane HJ, Lowik V, Taylor A, Mackay B, Signal T.
BACKGROUND: University students have been recognized as particularly being vulnerable to sexual victimization. PURPOSE: With little research to date, and acknowledgement for the need of a better understanding of sexual violence, our study analysed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using deep learning and natural language processing models to detect child physical abuse [meeting abstract] - Shahi N, Shahi A, Phillips R, Shirek GP, Lindberg D, Moulton SL.
Background/Purpose: Recognition of child physical abuse can be challenging and often requires a multidisciplinary assessment. Deep learning (DL) models, based on clinical characteristics, laboratory studies, and imaging findings, were developed to facilita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child abuse and neglect in paediatric burns: the majority is caused by neglect and thus preventable - Loos MLHJ, Meij-de Vries A, Nagtegaal M, Bakx R.
INTRODUCTION: It is complex to distinguish negligent burns from inflicted and non-intentional burns, especially since no deliberate action caused the burn. Its recognition is important to create a safe life without (future) burns for our loved-ones who can... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Child maltreatment and neglect in the United Arab Emirates and relationship with low self-esteem and symptoms of depression - Shah SM, Nowshad G, Dhaheri FA, Al-Shamsi MH, Al-Ketbi AM, Galadari A, Joshi P, Bendak H, Grivna M, Arnone D.
OBJECTIVES: To our knowledge, this study is the first in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to investigate the prevalence of child maltreatment in relation to depressive symptoms and self-esteem. STUDY DESIGN: Exposure to physical maltreatment, emotional abuse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

‘You clipped your wings to let us fly’
When Gabriela  López underwent open-heart surgery at age 12, no one prepared her for the agonizing pain she would suffer afterward. Once she awoke from anesthesia, she was terrified to see a thick tube protruding from her chest and to feel staples under her skin.None of her surgeons had explained the procedure in Spanish to her parents, who had immigrated from Mexico City. L ópez, who was born in the U.S., often served as her parents’ translator.That experience propelled L ópez, now 31, to pursue a career in medicine. The new graduate of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Investing in Lives & Livelihoods of India ’s Women Crucial to Nation’s Full Recovery
Participants in UN Women India’s Second Chance Educational and Vocational Learning Programme. Credit: UN WomenBy Susan FergusonNEW DELHI, India, Jun 10 2021 (IPS) Thousands of Indians have been affected by the latest COVID-19 outbreak. Not only those suffering from the disease, but also those who care for them. Just as with the first wave and as with countless disasters before them, women have taken on the heavy burden of caring for the sick and finding ways to meet their family’s basic needs. The combination of illness, unpaid care, economic slowdown, lack of access to financing for female entrepreneurs, and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Susan Ferguson Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Purification, punishment, and control: eating disorders, self-harm, and child sexual abuse - Hodge L, Baker A.
Eating disorders continue to be viewed as curable diseases, forcing people into predetermined narratives of pathology that shape how they are viewed and treated. Situated in a feminist application of Bakhtin's sociological linguistics, we were concerned wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Calculating the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on child abuse and neglect in the U.S - Nguyen LH.
BACKGROUND: COVID-19 has had a major impact on child abuse and neglect (CAN) in the U.S. leading to a change in the number of reported screened-in CAN investigations, missed prevention cases, and missed CAN cases. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the defici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A comparison of child abuse and neglect encounters before and after school closings due to SARS-Cov-2 - Salt E, Wiggins AT, Cooper GL, Benner K, Adkins BW, Hazelbaker K, Rayens MK.
BACKGROUND: Risk factors for child abuse and neglect and commonly used reporting mechanisms were highly affected by SARS-Cov-2 pandemic; yet, little is known about the effects of SARS-Cov-2 on rates of child abuse and neglect. OBJECTIVE: To compare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does childhood experience of family victimization influence adulthood refusal of wife abuse? Evidence from rural Bangladesh - Karim R, Rahman S, Rahman H, Habib TZ, Arefin S, Swahnberg K.
This study examined how different forms of childhood family victimization are associated with the attitudinal (not actual action) refusal of wife abuse among women and men in rural Bangladesh. It included 1,929 randomly selected married women and men. Of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effective components of school-based prevention programs for child abuse: a meta-analytic review - Gubbels J, van der Put CE, Stams GJJM, Assink M.
School-based programs seem promising for child abuse prevention. However, research mainly focused on sexual child abuse and knowledge is lacking on how individual program components contribute to the effectiveness of school-based prevention programs for an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emotion regulation and distress during the CoViD-19 pandemic: the role of childhood abuse - Siegel A, Lahav Y.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be experienced as traumatogenic and may fuel or exacerbate psychological distress and trauma-related symptoms. Based on trauma research, one might expect that survivors of childhood abuse would be susceptible to these negative out... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence and abuse among working children in urban and suburban areas of lower Sindh, Pakistan - Iqbal M, Fatmi Z, Khan K, Nafees A.
BACKGROUND: Child labourers are exposed to an insecure environment and higher risk of violence. Violence among child labourers is an under-studied phenomenon which requires contextual assessment. AIMS: We applied Bronfenbrenner's ecological model (micro-, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Race and bias in child maltreatment diagnosis and reporting - Palusci VJ, Botash AS.
Pediatricians have implicit and explicit racial biases that impact the health and well-being of children and their families.1,2 Similarly, effects of racism on diagnosis and reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect to child protective services (CPS) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Barriers to accessing treatment services: child victims of youths with problematic sexual behavior - Slemaker A, Mundey P, Taylor EK, Beasley LO, Silovsky JF.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) remains a significant public health problem. Although the deleterious effects on the child victims could be mitigated through evidence-based interventions, victims often fail to be identified and receive clinical assessment and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual violence and trauma in childhood: a case report based on strategic counseling - Saladino V, Eleuteri S, Zamparelli E, Petrilli M, Verrastro V.
Children and adolescents are too often victims of sexual abuse and harassment. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 150 million girls and 73 million children ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Susan Cole, Advocate for Traumatized Children, Dies at 72
Ms. Cole examined the link between abuse at home and problems in the classroom, and sought to make schools “trauma sensitive.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Neil Genzlinger Tags: Cole, Susan F (1948-2021) Special Education Child Abuse and Neglect Children and Childhood Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Deaths (Obituaries) Legal Profession Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (Nonprofit) Source Type: news

Siblings' perspectives of the impact of child sexual abuse disclosure on sibling and family relationships - McElvaney R, McDonnell Murray R, Dunne S.
This study sought to investigate sibling r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Enhancing and evaluating the capacity of elder abuse fatality review teams to assist victim services - Burnett J, Dyer CB, Heisler CJ.
Fatality review teams (FRTs) have been historically helpful in identifying systemic issues that may lead to child and domestic violence deaths to improve responses, guide prevention efforts, and better serve victims. More recently, these teams have formed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Barriers and facilitators associated with child abuse and neglect reporting among child care professionals: a systematic review - Wilson IA, Lee J.
Hundreds of children die every year due to child abuse and/or neglect (CAN). Despite CAN reporting laws, approximately one fifth of child care professionals fail to report CAN. The current systematic review examines 37 studies on factors associated with CA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Parental neurotic excoriation injury of children: a case series of hidden physical abuse - Hines L, Lang ME, Johnson KL, Ruiz-Maldonado TM, Feldman KW, Graff AH, Hand JL.
BACKGROUND: Recognizable skin findings of child physical abuse include bruises, abrasions, lacerations, bite marks, burns, and oral injuries. Self-induced skin picking, or neurotic excoriation, can correspond to emotional stress, underlying psychiatric ill... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The cost of child abuse and neglect in France: the case of children in placement before their fourth birthday - Prigent A, Vinet MA, Michel M, Roz é M, Riquin E, Duverger P, Rousseau D, Chevreul K.
BACKGROUND: Despite the high prevalence of child abuse and neglect and its consequences on health, very few studies have evaluated the trajectories of children in placement in France, and there are no cost studies available. OBJECTIVE: To estimate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Understanding Risk of Suicide among perpetrators who view child sexual abuse material (CSAM) - Kothari R, Key R, Lawrenson J, Squire T, Farnham F, Underwood A.
Attempts to address the threat of harm posed by perpetrators of child sexual abuse (CSA) have rightly increased in recent years, with well-known efforts such as operation NOTARISE resulting in 750 arrests; however, the cost of such operations is also high.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Naomi Osaka ’s Bravery can be a Teachable Moment about Mental Health
There is no health without mental health. Credit: Unsplash /Melanie Wasser. By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Jun 2 2021 (IPS) Recently, Naomi Osaka, the number 2 ranked women’s tennis player in the world, said she would not participate in the press conference at the French Open (Rolland-Garros) because she wanted to protect her mental health. The organizers of the tournament were incensed, imposed a fine on her and threatened to disqualify her.  Would the organizers have reacted differently if Naomi Osaka said she could not participate in the tournament’s press briefing because of a physica...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Abuse in childhood and risk for sleep disruption in adulthood in the Black Women's Health Study - Boynton-Jarrett R, Sponholtz TR, Rosenberg L, Palmer JR, Bethea TN, Wise LA.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association of early life abuse with sleep disruption risk in adulthood among U.S. Black women. METHODS: We analyzed data from the Black Women's Health Study, a prospective cohort study. In 2005, 29,998 women completed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news