M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

M & A slump expected amid trade wars, stock volatility; here's a look at Louisville's deals
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

Do economic conditions affect pregnancy outcomes?
(Wiley) Economic downturn during early pregnancy was linked with modest increases in preterm birth in a Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology analysis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Data Show that Federal Investment in Research Pays Dividends
In 1990, the federal government formally launched an ambitious initiative to sequence the human genome, to identify all the genes in human DNA, and to develop the tools to store and allow access to this information. The effort took 13 years and cost the federal government $3.8 billion. As is evidenced by technological advancements, the cultivation of new lines of research, and countless subsequent scientific discoveries, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a success by nearly all measures. A question of interest to policymakers, however, is what the economic return on this kind of federal investment is. The HGP generated g...
Source: Washington Watch - January 23, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: Julie Palakovich Carr Source Type: news

M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Comcast's larg est purchase of 2018 was its $40 billion… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue. Here's what it means for Charlotte
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory that experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey, Craig M. Douglas and Amy Shapiro Source Type: news

M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey and Craig M. Douglas Source Type: news

(SLIDESHOW) M & A slump expected as Trump's trade wars, stock volatility continue. Here's what it means for the Triad.
The U.S. economy's merger and acquisition market entered 2018 with a bang and exited on a whimper, a trajectory experts say is unlikely to change in the months ahead. U.S. companies were targeted in roughly $1 trillion in mergers and acquisitions last year on the back of a resurgent technology sector, particularly among the likes of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and entertainment giants Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Volatility in th e energy industry and relatively low… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jane Little Source Type: news

Why Are We All Having So Little Sex?
Matt, a 34-year-old data analyst from Texas, and his wife dated for seven years before getting married in 2013. When they didn’t live together, they had sex every time they saw each other. After they moved in, however, he says things changed. Their sex life became inconsistent. They’d have a really active week and then a month with nothing, or just one at-bat. It began to hurt their relationship. At one point early in their marriage, Matt’s wife got pregnant, but they weren’t sure the marriage was going to make it, so they terminated the pregnancy. Part of the problem for Matt, who spoke to TIME abo...
Source: TIME: Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sexual Health Source Type: news

US birth rate hits record low: CDC reveals drops in EVERY region
Demographers had expected that the sharp dip, which started after the 2008 economic crash, would have leveled off by now. But new CDC figures suggest there is no slow-down in any region. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spain: Health System Review.
Authors: Bernal-Delgado E, Garcia-Armesto S, Oliva J, Sanchez Martinez FI, Repullo JR, Pena-Longobardo LM, Ridao-Lopez M, Hernandez-Quevedo C Abstract This analysis of the Spanish health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Overall health status continues to improve in Spain, and life expectancy is the highest in the European Union. Inequalities in self-reported health have also declined in the last decade, although long-standing disability and chronic conditions are increasing due to an ageing popul...
Source: Health systems in transition - October 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

nTIDE Aug 2018: Return to positive trend for employment of Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) 'The August data reverses the recent but brief downturn we saw in June and July's economic indicators,' according to John O'Neill, PhD, director of employment and disability research at Kessler Foundation. 'This upturn may reestablish the positive trend that Americans with disabilities experienced between February 2016 and May 2018. We know that the majority of people with disabilities are striving to work, and that the demand for workers is high, so a continuation of this upward trend would not be not surprising.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly
A growing number of Americans are dying from liver disease and liver cancer.The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors of a new study said. The researchers suspect the economic downturn in 2008 prompted people to comfort themselves with alcohol. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What did people eat during the Great Depression? A look at the foods that helped people survive famine
(Natural News) The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and continued until about 1939. It affected North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world. It was the most serious economic tragedy ever experienced by the industrialized Western world in modern history. The full burden of the economic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya Can End the Moral Indignity of Child Labour
Although child abuse and exploitation is prohibited by the Kenyan constitution, some children are still engaged in manual labour. XINHUA PHOTO: SAM NDIRANGUBy Jacqueline Mogeni and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 12 2018 (IPS)On 12 June every year is the World Day Against Child Labour. In the world’s poorest countries, around one in four children are engaged in work that is potentially harmful to their health. Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest proportion of child labourers (29 per cent of children aged 5 to 17 years) and is considered detrimental to their health and development.Many children not yet in their...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jacqueline Mogeni and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Democracy Education Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Study: Suicide Rates On The Rise Across The US
BOSTON (CBS Local) — In the wake of Kate Spade’s suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 20 years. Research shows suicides are up in almost every state across the country. In 2016, nearly 45,000 people took their lives. More than half did not have a known mental health diagnosis. “We found that many common life stressors were present in the period preceding the suicide, in relationship problems, financial and job issues, physical health concerns,” said Dr. Anne Shuchat, deputy director with the Centers for Disease Control. Locally, ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Suicide Source Type: news

Suicide Rates Up In Nearly Every State; Up 35% In Mass.
BOSTON (CBS Local) — In the wake of Kate Spade’s suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 20 years. Research shows suicides are up in almost every state across the country. In 2016, nearly 45,000 people took their lives. More than half did not have a known mental health diagnosis. “We found that many common life stressors were present in the period preceding the suicide, in relationship problems, financial and job issues, physical health concerns,” said Dr. Anne Shuchat, deputy director with the Centers for Disease Control. Locally, ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Suicide Source Type: news

Why do people rideshare? An experimental study - Amirkiaee SY, Evangelopoulos N.
Enabled by mobile technologies and fueled by the economic downturn, ridesharing has emerged in recent years as a private transportation facet of the shared economy. Our study investigates the motives for participation in situated ridesharing. We propose a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson CFO Caruso to retire, Wolk to take over
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) said yesterday its chief financial officer and exec VP Dominic Caruso will retire, effective in September, with investor relations VP Joseph Wolk slated to take over the CFO role on July 1. Caruso has served as CFO for the New Brunswick, N.J.-based multinational for approximately 11 years, which the company said is the longest any individual has served in the role. During his time with J&J, Caruso oversaw the acquisitions of Actelion, Synthes and Pfizer‘s Consumer Health division, the company said. “During his nearly 12 years as CFO, Dominic provided Credo-based leaders...
Source: Mass Device - March 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes
MONDAY, March 12, 2018 -- The economic downturn of a decade ago did more than shrink retirement portfolios: New research shows it also took a toll on people's health. For instance, blood pressure and blood sugar levels went up. The study found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hidden Brain: Relationship Between Having Babies And The Economy
Americans tend to have more children in a strong economy. Research suggests that conceptions might be a leading economic indicator — meaning declines in conceptions can predict the next downturn. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shankar Vedantam Source Type: news

Pregnancy Rate Might Predict Future Recessions, Researchers Suggest
Conventional wisdom holds that fertility rates go down in response to an economic downturn. But a new study found that conception rates begin to drop before a recession actually begins.(Image credit: SKXE/Flickr) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

US generic business to face pricing pressure for 12 months: ICRA
The US generic business has been a significant contributor to growth and profitability for Indian generic companies over the last decade, but is facing a slowdown over the last couple of years. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Beyond Genghis Khan: how looting threatens to erase Mongolia's history
Mongolia ’s cold, dry climate can result in incredible archaeological finds, but a harsh economic downturn means looting has risen to disastrous levelsIt ’s a sunny, late summer day in northern Mongolia’s Darkhad Basin – a large glacial lake basin nestled against the country’s Russian border. To the south stretch the grasslands of the Eastern Eurasian Steppe; to the north, the Siberian boreal forest. We stand – almost precisely – at the p lace they meet, at the forest’s edge overlooking a large, grassy valley the administrative district of Ulaan Uul. We’ve come to this ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 26, 2017 Category: Science Authors: William Taylor Tags: Archaeology Science Mongolia Heritage Culture Source Type: news

Clarivate Analytics 2017 State of Innovation report shows that global innovation is growing, but at a slower rate
According to the 2017 State of Innovation Report: The Relentless Desire to Advance, released today, analysis of year-over-year research and patent activity across 12 key industries shows that the growth rate has slowed in 2016. Patent volume is still on an upward trajectory, with over 2.6 million published patents in 2016. This indicates that global corporations, universities, government agencies and research institutions are continuing to relentlessly contribute new solutions to address the world’s biggest problems. The eighth annual study from Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in provi...
Source: News from STM - September 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

More Public Spending, Not Tax Cuts, for Sustainable, Inclusive Growth
Tax cuts do not magically improve economic growth. Instead, the government should focus on building more economic capacity with new investments in infrastructure, research and development (R&D), education, and anti-poverty programs. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPSBy Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 26 2017 (IPS)The Trump administration’s promise to increase infrastructure spending should break the straightjacket the Republicans imposed on the Obama administration after capturing the US Congress in 2010. However, in proportionate terms, it falls far short of Roosevelt’s New Deal ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Energy Featured Financial Crisis Global Global Governance Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Road Safety in urban areas in Greece during economy downturn. A before - after comparison - Mpogas K, Kopelias P, Mitropoulos L, Kepaptsoglou K.
The deep economic recession in Greece has significant effects on urban lifestyle. Negative economic conditions with serious consequences in everyday life, such as the loss of 25-30% of GDP within five years and an unemployment rate over 25% have impacts on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Former venture capitalist preps for life sciences co-working space launch in downtown Durham
This fall, Durham ’s Chesterfield Building becomes innovation central. At least that’s the hope of Eric Linsley and his team, currently finalizing plans for what’s being called BioLabs North Carolina. Linsley, a former managing partner at Pappas Ventures, says the concept was born out two things “Number one, failure, and number two, random interactions.” Before the economic downturn, Linsley was involved in founding a Cambridge startup, Sequent. The company couldn’t scale to viability,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Better Care Reconciliation Act Could Cause Loss of Nearly 1.5 Million Jobs By 2026; Almost Every State Will See Fewer Jobs and Weaker Economies
If it becomes law, the draft Better Care Reconcilliation Act (BCRA) proposed by the U.S. Senate could cause an estimated 1.45 million jobs to disappear by 2026 and trigger an economic downturn in all but one state, according to a report published today by Leighton Ku and colleagues at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and The Commonwealth Fund. The projected overall job losses from the BCRA are about 50 percent greater than the nearly one million estimated for the House-passed American Health Care Act by Ku and colleagues in an earlier report.       ...
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom - July 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nutrition Market in Brazil: Growth Against the Odds
Until the recession of 2014, Brazil saw a sustained period of strong growth in the functional foods and nutritional supplements market, albeit from a low base. The wealth gap was closing and a burgeoning, better-educated middle class with a rising disposable income was increasingly interested in nutrition products, both as lifestyle accessory and aid to healthier, longer lives.While growth was tempered by the deep recession that hit the country two years ago – and restrictive government regulations remained an ongoing challenge – the recession is now (slowly) easing and optimism about the Brazilian market is fa...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

The driving downturn: a preliminary assessment - Manville M, King DA, Smart MJ.
Problem, research strategy, and findings: We examine why American driving fell between 2004 and 2013, weighing two explanations: that Americans voluntarily moved away from driving (peak car), and that economic hardship reduced driving. We analyze aggregate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Nutrition Market in Brazil: Growth Against the Odds
Until the recession of 2014, Brazil saw a sustained period of strong growth in the functional foods and nutritional supplements (VMS) market, albeit from a low base. The wealth gap was closing and a burgeoning, better-educated middle class with a rising disposable income was increasingly interested in nutrition products, both as lifestyle accessory and aid to healthier, longer lives.While growth was tempered by the deep recession that hit the country two years ago – and restrictive government regulations remained an ongoing challenge – the recession is now (slowly) easing and optimism about the Brazilian market...
Source: EyeForPharma - June 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

The American Health Care Act Could Cause Loss of Nearly a Million Jobs
If it becomes law, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, could cause an estimated 924,000 jobs to disappear by 2026 and trigger an economic downturn in nearly every state, according to a report published today by researchers at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and The Commonwealth Fund. States that expanded their Medicaid coverage are likely to experience more severe losses.         (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

US Employers Add Modest 138K Jobs; Rate at 4.3 Percent
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs, though the gains were enough to help nudge the unemployment rate down to a 16 year-low. The Labor Department said Friday that the jobless rate fell to 4.3 percent the lowest level since 2001, from 4.4 percent. Still, the rate declined mainly for a less-than-encouraging reason: People stopped looking for work in May and so were no longer counted as unemployed. More: See the full report. The government's report suggested that eight years into the recovery from the Great Recession, job growth may be slowing after a long stretch of...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 2, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Federal budget would win, but the most vulnerable and poor would lose, under capped Medicaid funding scenarios
The Trump administration ’s intent to reform Medicaid includes financing changes that would save hundreds of billions in federal dollars over time, but at the expense of cutting significant health care benefits to tens of millions of the program’s most vulnerable recipients — the disabled, children and elderly America ns, according to a new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.None of three “capped” financing systems — block grants, capped allotments and per capita caps — discussed in previous health proposals guarantees benefits for those who quali...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Novant Health tops out $80M Mint Hill medical campus (PHOTOS)
Novant Health placed the final steel beam in its $80 million Mint Hill medical campus on Tuesday. Plans call for that long-awaited hospital to open by October 2018. “We are really pushing for that,” says Joy Greear, president of the Mint Hill hospital. It’s been roughly a decade since Novant gained state approval to construct that facility. The project was delayed during the economic downturn, and the scope has continued to evolve over time. The final plans call for an 80-acre medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Novant Health tops out $80M Mint Hill medical campus (PHOTOS)
Novant Health placed the final steel beam in its $80 million Mint Hill medical campus on Tuesday. Plans call for that long-awaited hospital to open by October 2018. “We are really pushing for that,” says Joy Greear, president of the Mint Hill hospital. It’s been roughly a decade since Novant gained state approval to construct that facility. The project was delayed during the economic downturn, and the scope has continued to evolve over time. The final plans call for an 80-acre medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Farm suicides in New Zealand, 2007-2015: a review of coroners' records - Beautrais AL.
OBJECTIVE: Economic recessions and severe weather events are often associated with increased suicide rates. The Global Dairy Crisis 2015/2016 led to an economic downturn in the New Zealand dairy farming industry and, coupled with droughts in some regions a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Alberta suicide rate dropped dramatically in 2016
The suicide rate in Alberta dropped dramatically last year after a spike in 2015 that coincided with the worst of the economic downturn, the latest figures show. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Rapid Risk Assessment: Zika Virus Disease Epidemic; Tenth Update, 4 April 2017
European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. 04/04/2017 This 13-page risk assessment concludes that despite the fact that the Zika virus epidemic is showing signs of a significant slow-down in the Americas and the Caribbean since the last rapid risk assessment in October 2016, the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) Member States should continue to consider a range of options for risk reduction. It provides information to healthcare providers in the EU/EEA, epidemiological developments, country classification scheme, and main scientific developments. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource G...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 5, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Regulation Can Be A Huge Goad To Innovation And Creativity
There is a paradox of regulation clearly not known in the Trump White House. It is this: Regulation can stimulate creativity and move forward innovation. This has been especially true of energy. Ergo, President Donald Trump’s latest move to lessen the effect of regulation on energy companies may have a converse and debilitating impact. Consider these three examples: When Congress required tankers to have double hulls, after the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound in 1989, the oil companies and their lobbyists wailed that it would push up the price of gas at the pump. Happily, the government ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 31, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Blog: Let Copeland be our final warning
No-one objective could argue that last night’s by-election results were good for Labour. Whilst it was undoubtedly pleasing to see serial fibber Paul Nuttall and his Trumpian politics put in their place in Stoke, this was never a seat where the result should have been in doubt. But to lose Copeland – held by Labour for 83 years – to a party that has inflicted seven years of painful spending cuts on our country, and is damaging the NHS, is disastrous. Last autumn I said that Labour had never been farther from government in my lifetime. Five months on the party hasn’t moved an inch closer to Downing S...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Labour Party Source Type: news

A Daughter Of Coal Country Battles Climate Change — And Her Father's Doubt
In southwestern Pennsylvania, collapsed mining and steel industries led to economic and environmental downturn. A divided father and daughter work to find common ground to save their hometown.(Image credit: Stephanie Strasburg for WBEZ) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

School Shootings Are More Common When The Economy Is Bad
Episodes of gun violence at America’s schools are both heartbreaking and disturbingly frequent, but the circumstances that inspire them remain elusive. A new Northwestern University study comes up with at least a partial answer. It finds such incidents are more common during periods of high unemployment. During an economic downturn, the assumption that a diploma leads to a good job is revealed as false (at least for the moment), leading to frustration, disillusionment, and, sometimes, violence. “In the last 25 years, there have been two periods of elevated gun violence at schools in the U.S., and the timing of ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

School Shootings Are More Common When The Economy Is Bad
Episodes of gun violence at America’s schools are both heartbreaking and disturbingly frequent, but the circumstances that inspire them remain elusive. A new Northwestern University study comes up with at least a partial answer. It finds such incidents are more common during periods of high unemployment. During an economic downturn, the assumption that a diploma leads to a good job is revealed as false (at least for the moment), leading to frustration, disillusionment, and, sometimes, violence. “In the last 25 years, there have been two periods of elevated gun violence at schools in the U.S., and the timing of ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Health Care Spending Rose Faster Last Year Because More People Got Care
WASHINGTON ― Health care spending by U.S. households, businesses and the government rose almost 6 percent last year to $3.2 trillion, driven by the large expansion of health coverage brought about by the Affordable Care Act, federal auditors reported Friday. The good news is this means more Americans had health insurance or government health benefits and that they used them to receive medical care. The bad news is the uptick, which follows several years of historically low growth in health care spending, means health care made up an even larger share of the U.S. economy, reaching 17.8 percent in 2015, a 0.4 percentage p...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news