3 hospitalized after commercial plane landing gear collapsed at Miami International Airport
Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries after the landing gear of a Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic collapsed as it landed at the Miami International Airport, spokesman Greg... #dominicanrepublic #gregchin #landinggear #redair (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plane Catches Fire After Landing at Miami International Airport
A plane carrying 126 people caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport Tuesday. Red Air Flight 203 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, had landed around 5:30 p.m. when the... #santodomingo #landinggear #redairflight203 #dominicanrepublic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At What Age Do Children Have Imaginary Friends?
Discussion Paracosms are imaginary worlds or societies and is a creative activity in middle childhood. Storytelling and narrative activities are believed to help people “…to promote insight into behavior, contribute to empathy, help us find meaning in life events, and extend our experience beyond personal circumstance.” These narrative activities are public or private and based in real or fictional experiences. They can be communicated verbally or acted out and can focus on the character or the plot of the narrative. There is not a great deal of research on paracosms and much is asking adults to remember ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 13, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Dominican Republic environment minister shot dead in his office
Officials say Orlando Jorge Mera, founder member of Modern Revolutionary party, shot and killed by close friend #dominicanrepublic #foundermember #orlandojorgemera #environmentminister #officeofficials (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and association with dating violence and symptoms of mental illness among adolescents in the Dominican Republic - Luft HS, Mersky JP, Choi C, Canario Guzm án JA, Quezada Ortiz MV, Sehi GT, Temple JR.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent dating violence (ADV) and mental illness are highly prevalent, interrelated public health priorities. Increasingly, scholars are looking to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) to explain risk for these health concerns. OBJEC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Actor Ray Liotta, star of "Goodfellas" and more, dies at 67
His publicist says Liotta died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic. #dominicanrepublic #publicist #goodfellas #rayliotta (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' star and gifted character actor, dies at 67
He died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a movie called “Dangerous Waters,” according to his publicist. #publicist #dominicanrepublic #goodfellas #characteractor #rayliotta #dangerouswaters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norwegian cruise ship runs aground in Dominican Republic
A Norwegian cruise ship carrying thousands on board ran aground Monday shortly after leaving a port in the Dominican Republican, officials said. #dominicanrepublic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The World ’s Farmers Need to Prepare for Serious Cash Crop Disruption
Climate change has its winners and losers. As global temperatures rise, some species will find themselves squeezed out of suitable living arrangements while others—for a while at least—will see new opportunities opening up. The same goes for what we eat and drink. A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS One zeros in on how climate change will impact some of the food and drink we love most. Scientists at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland found that the ideal regions for growing coffee, cashews and avocados will either disappear, shrink or shift as global temperatures continue...
Source: TIME: Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized adaptation climate change Climate Is Everything Food & Agriculture healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Vaccine used in much of the world no match for Omicron variant
A new study by researchers at Yale and the Dominican Republic finds the Sinovac vaccine offers little immune protection against the Omicron variant. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 20, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic signs agreement with Seguros Reservas
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Mayo Clinic has signed an agreement with Seguros Reservas for coverage of care at Mayo’s U.S. sites. Under the agreement, Seguros Reservas policyholders will have access to care at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; Jacksonville, Florida; and Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona. Mayo Clinic rece ntly opened a patient information office in Santo Domingo to assist patients who wish to make appointments at Mayo Clinic locations. The office staff, fluent in Spanish… (Source: Mayo Clinic Business News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Business News - January 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué on the Res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Alexithymia and insecure attachment among male intimate partner violence aggressors in the Dominican Republic - Verg és-Báez L, Lozano-Paniagua D, Requena-Mullor M, García-González J, García-Álvarez R, Alarcón-Rodríguez R.
The complexity of intimate partner violence and the impossibility of understanding it from single factors have been studied from different biological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 187 men involved in l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Nine people killed in Dominican Republic private jet crash
Nine people were killed on Wednesday after a private aircraft crashed while making an emergency landing at Las Americas Airport in the Dominican Republic's capital Santo Domingo, according to the... #emergencylanding #lasamericasairport #santodomingo #jetcrash #dominicanrepublic #helidosaaviationgroup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approved COVID-19 vaccines and countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination, Department for Transport and DHSC (updated 7th December 2021)
Approved vaccines and list of countries and territories with approved COVID-19 proof of vaccination for travel to England. 7 December 2021Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia and Ukraine can use EU DCC to add proof of vaccination status in the UK passenger locator form. 22 November 2021Belarus, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, the Faroe Islands, Laos, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Samoa, Senegal, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe added to the list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination for travel to England. Sinovac-CoronaVac, Sinopharm Beijing and Covaxin ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news