Advanced and Metastatic NSCLC: Lessons From Patients Beyond the Classroom Advanced and Metastatic NSCLC: Lessons From Patients Beyond the Classroom
Angela Christine Argento, MD, reflects on the relative benefits of education and experience in the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine MDAngle Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2022, NCBI Virtual Workshop Series: How BLAST Works & Using Web BLAST Effectively! and Using NCBI 19s Primer-BLAST to Design and Analyze PCR Primers
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is pleased to announce two upcoming virtual workshops that are now accepting applications. The NCBI Education Team invites you to apply and share this opportunity with any colleagues who may be interested. We would appreciate it if you could publicize these workshops to researchers and educators at your institutions. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - September 29, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New Upcoming NCBI Virtual Workshops!
Apply to attend October 2022 interactive, hands-on workshops Want to learn more about NCBI resources and how to implement our cutting-edge tools in your research? NCBI offers a variety of educational opportunities, including workshops, webinars, codeathons, tutorials, and more! We are excited to announce our upcoming virtual workshop series for October 2022. Our interactive, hands-on … Continue reading New Upcoming NCBI Virtual Workshops! → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - September 29, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) iCn3D Metagenomics Primer-BLAST Source Type: news

Government must stop the chaos and abandon its disastrous financial experiment, says UNISON
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s defence of the mini-budget and the news that public services may face ‘efficiency savings’, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The government needs to take its head out of the sand. Ministers must listen to the world’s economic experts urging them to junk this disastrous financial experiment. “​Borrowing to fund huge tax cuts for the super wealthy has taken the UK economy to the brink and ​is in danger of risking much that we hold dear. “Suggestions that benefits won’t rise with soaring inflation and beleaguered public services are...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 29, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea economy public services Source Type: news

Interoperability is more than technology: The role of culture and leadership in joined-up care
Digital technologies can enable better collaboration and joined-up services between health and care partners in integrated care systems (ICSs) and provider collaboratives. We explored what is needed for interoperability to progress in an ICS setting using existing literature and a combination of interviews and workshops with staff in the health and care system and national bodies. Through our workshops we trialled a method for creating a shared space to build trust and relationships while tackling tricky topics. Interoperability has three equally important aspects that are vital for success: good co-working relations...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Reach a Hand Uganda, Dkt Use Music and Drama to Educate Youth On Sexual and Reproductive Health
[Nile Post] Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU), a civil society organisation in partnership with DKT International have started using music, dance and drama to communicate the various challenges that young people go through while accessing contraception services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The First U.S. Data Show the Monkeypox Vaccine Is Effective
We now have the first real-world data showing how well the monkeypox vaccine is working in the current U.S. outbreak. On Sept. 28, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted preliminary data from 32 jurisdictions in the U.S. that reported monkeypox case rates and rates of vaccination with Jynneos, the vaccine currently being used against monkeypox. By comparing the two, researchers were able to preliminarily quantify how effective the vaccine is, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a briefing. People who had received the first dose of the two-dose Jynneos vaccine were 14 times less likely t...
Source: TIME: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate monkeypox Source Type: news

$2M For Immersive Learning and Research
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - September 28, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Primary Care Doctors' Knowledge of IPF Could Speed Up Diagnoses Primary Care Doctors' Knowledge of IPF Could Speed Up Diagnoses
Prompt diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is essential to reduce mortality, and improving education of primary care providers can help.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Clinicians Need More Training in Nutrition Education and Spotting Hunger, Biden Says
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- Doctors and other clinicians need more training on how to recognize hunger symptoms and to teach patients about proper nutrition, President Biden said Wednesday. Guidance to Stay Healthy "In 19 states, more... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 28, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How employers can be better allies for women of color in the workplace
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) partnered with DiversityInc to host a conference focused on women of color and their allies in the workplace — and how to avoid losing them in the talent pipeline.  DiversityInc is a provider of education and resources to companies including best practices and the benefits of cultivating diversity in the workplace.  Carolyn Tandy, Humana’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, said DiversityInc wa s interested in partnering with Humana on the conference because of… (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Upstate to host special pre-admissions workshop for Native students
The Pre-Admission Workshop, held Oct 6 to 8, is designed to increase the number of Native students pursing education for careers in health care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 28, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Quality of YouTube Medical Videos Often Poor for Patient Education
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 -- YouTube videos describing implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) for patients are highly variable with overall low quality, according to a study presented at the annual American College of Cardiology Quality... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Walmart partners with Kindbody to offer fertility benefits
Walmart Inc. has named fertility clinic network Kindbody as a partner to provide family-building services to its employees. Kindbody offers virtual and in-person care including fertility assessments and education, fertility preservation, genetic testing, in vitro fertilization, and donor and surrogacy services as well as physical, mental, and emotional support from preconception through postpartum. Walmart (NYSE: WMT) employees will have access to Kindbody ’s network of facilities across the… (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine report finds medical-dental integration models can improve overall health care outcomes in vulnerable populations
The review, funded by the Delta Dental Institute, indicates streamlined communication and care team collaboration and adaptability are best practices for positive patient outcomes University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine report finds medical-dental integration models can improve overall health care outcomes in vulnerable populations. The review, funded by the Delta Dental Institute, indicates streamlined communication and care team collaboration and adaptability are best practices for positive patient outcomes. AURORA, Colo. and WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2022 Increasing communication between dental and medical provider...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 28, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news