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Driver education: enhancing knowledge of sleep, fatigue and risky behaviour to improve decision making in young drivers - Alvaro PK, Burnett NM, Kennedy GA, Min WYX, McMahon M, Barnes M, Jackson M, Howard ME.
This study assessed the impact of an education program on knowledge of sleepiness and driving behaviour in young adult drivers and their performance and behaviour during simulated night driving. Thirty-four participants (18-26 years old) were randomized to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Campus sexual assault: future directions for research - McMahon S, Wood L, Cusano J, Macri LM.
Campus sexual assault (CSA) has received unprecedented attention over recent years, resulting in an abundance of federal guidance and mandates. In response, efforts to address and prevent CSA at Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) across the country hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community peer-led falls prevention presentations: what do the experts suggest? - Khong LAM, Berlach RG, Hill KD, Hill AM.
Falls among older adults are a major problem. Despite considerable progress in falls prevention research, older adults often show low motivation to engage in recommended preventive strategies. Peer-led falls prevention education for older adults may have p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Coming of age in a Snapchat world: How do I keep my child safe?
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Reddit. As a parent, your instinct is always to protect your child. But how 
do you protect them in the ever-evolving digital landscape? Social media has become a part of our everyday lives and is changing the way we interact with the world around us. According to a study by Common Sense Media, teenagers use an average of nine hours of entertainment media a day and tweens (ages 8-12) use an average of six hours per day. This does not include using media for school or homework. What is the long-term impact of this amount of media exposure on the developing...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Marie Reilly and Amy Young Tags: Ask the Expert Parenting Teen Health ADHD Division of Developmental Medicine social media Source Type: news

Understanding change in violence-related attitudes for adolescents in relationship education - Savasuk-Luxton R, Adler-Baeder F, Haselschwerdt ML.
Relationship education (RE) targets common correlates of adolescent dating violence (ADV), such as gender role beliefs (GRB) and DV acceptance (DVA), yet few studies have evaluated the influence of RE on GRB and DVA and none have considered participants' s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health improvement and educational attainment in secondary schools: complementary or competing priorities? Exploratory analyses from the school health research network in Wales - Littlecott HJ, Long S, Hawkins J, Murphy S, Hewitt G, Eccles G, Fletcher A, Moore GF.
BACKGROUND: Implementing health improvement is often perceived as diverting resource away from schools' core business, reflecting an assumption of a "zero-sum game" between health and education. There is some evidence that health behaviors may affect young... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Current issues in the impacts of transport on health - van Schalkwyk MCI, Mindell JS.
INTRODUCTION OR BACKGROUND: Transport affects health in many ways. Benefits include access to education, employment, goods, services and leisure, and opportunities for incorporating physical activity into daily living. There are major inequalities: benefit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A Question of Priorities (Editorial)
Several widely different news reports last week came together for us to form a single question: Are upper-level education administrators paid too much? (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The WAR on WHITEY: Schools and colleges are now teaching children to believe that being born white makes you a bad person
(Natural News) Parents of school-age children in Wisconsin are making their grievances known about the latest onslaught of racist curriculum to creep into the state’s public “education” system. According to reports, eighth-graders in West Bend, a northwest suburb of Milwaukee, are apparently now being taught that they’re bad people if their skin color is white,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiny dinosaur that roamed ‘lost world’ between Australia and Antarctica identified
Fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks in Victoria lead to discovery of turkey-sized herbivore which lived in rift valleyMore than 10 years after fossils were discovered sticking out of a rock platform in Victoria ’s remote south-west, scientists have identified a new dinosaur that once roamed the “lost world” between Australia and Antarctica.Foot and tail fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks near Cape Otway in 2005 have led to the discovery of a turkey-sized herbivore which lived in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: Dinosaurs Australian universities Evolution Fossils Biology Science Australian education Zoology Australia news Victoria Source Type: news

Social Justice Warriors want students to wear name tags that describe their "preferred gender pronoun"
(Natural News) In order to ensure that college students are completely insulated from ever having their feelings hurt, a pair of social workers believes that everyone involved with the educational system should be required to wear name tags once a week for the entirety of a semester that clearly indicates their “preferred gender pronouns.” University... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA School of Dentistry receives $1.5 million for community-based education
The UCLA School of Dentistry has received a $1.5 million grant from the state ’s largest dental benefits provider, Delta Dental of California, to support launching a community-based clinical education program. The award, which will support UCLA student dentists to care for some of the most vulnerable patients in California, is the largest that Delta Dental has ever given a dental school.Many Californians face inadequate access to oral health care services for many reasons. The biggest challenges are the uneven distribution of providers, underfunded public health programs, lack of understanding of the importance of or...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Texas Failed to Educate, Monitor Disabled Students -Federal Report Texas Failed to Educate, Monitor Disabled Students -Federal Report
Texas violated federal law by failing to identify and educate students with disabilities and deliberately working to decrease the number of students enrolled in special education programs, the U.S. Department of Education said in a report online January 11.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. It’s Not Too Late to Participate in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2018! Learn more about free materials, activities, and opportunities for your school, public library, or community organization t...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Moodle Class Announcement: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles
Discussions within each Module. These submissions can be used to help support the student’s views expressed in the final essay assignment. Objectives: Students who successfully complete the course will: Explain the role big data plays in clinical patient outcomes. Explain current/potential roles in which librarians are supporting big data initiatives Illustrate the fundamentals of big data from a systems perspective Articulate their views/options on the role health sciences sector librarians is in supporting big data initiatives NOTE: Participants will articulate their views on why health sciences librarians should...
Source: MCR News - January 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Data Science Health Sciences Source Type: news

Public Library Spotlight: Sue Simenz Title:   Reference Librarian, Brown County Library, Green Bay, WI
Name:  Sue Simenz Title:  Reference Librarian, Brown County Library, Green Bay, WI Education:  BA in Communication Arts (Radio-TV-Film), University of Wisconsin-Madison, MLS, University of Wisconsin-Madison How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? I’ve been in this job (reference and collection development) for a long time, so I’ve always been cognizant of the need for a quality physical collection and keeping it up to date.  Our health sections get evaluated/weeded more frequently than other areas and I’m doing that for our branches too.  Around 20 years ...
Source: The Cornflower - January 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Public Libraries Public Libraries Spotlight Brown County Library Source Type: news

Guest Opinion: Nurse practitioners held back from peak performance
Nurse practitioners play a unique role in the healthcare system, providing services ranging from diagnosing conditions and prescribing treatments, to educating patients about disease prevention and wellness. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: JoAnn Lachapelle Source Type: news

Video-based learning vs traditional lecture for instructing emergency medicine residents in disaster medicine principles of mass triage, decontamination, and personal protective equipment - Curtis HA, Trang K, Chason KW, Biddinger PD.
Introduction Great demands have been placed on disaster medicine educators. There is a need to develop innovative methods to educate Emergency Physicians in the ever-expanding body of disaster medicine knowledge. The authors sought to demonstrate that vide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Tenet sells its last two Philadelphia hospitals for $170M
Tenet Healthcare Corp. completed its previously announced deal to sell its two remaining Philadelphia medical centers — Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children — for $170 million to American Academic Health System. The closing of the deal means Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, which arrived in the Philadelphia area in 1998 after buying eight hospitals that were part of Allegh eny Health Education and Research Foundation's $1.3 billion bankruptcy, no longer has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Tenet sells its last two Philadelphia hospitals for $170M
Tenet Healthcare Corp. completed its previously announced deal to sell its two remaining Philadelphia medical centers — Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children — for $170 million to American Academic Health System. The closing of the deal means Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, which arrived in the Philadelphia area in 1998 after buying eight hospitals that were part of Allegh eny Health Education and Research Foundation's $1.3 billion bankruptcy, no longer has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

More than 40% of the UK ’s school kitchen staff are in debt due to low pay, says UNISON
Four in 10 (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed. The survey of more than 1,200 school catering employees found that four in ten (43%) say they are weighed down with debt (other than a mortgage). A quarter (25%) of the staff responding say they’ve had to take out loans from banks, credit unions or payday loan companies simply to make ends meet. One in five (21%) have had no choice but to borrow money from friends and family. At the same time, almost half the respondents (46%) said that it&rsquo...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Article catering assistant schools UNISON Source Type: news

More than forty per cent of the UK ’s school kitchen staff are in debt due to low pay, says UNISON
Four in ten (41%) school kitchen staff are worried about their pay, with one in five (21%) earning the minimum wage, a new UNISON survey published today (Friday) has revealed. The survey of more than 1,200 school catering employees found that four in ten (43%) say they are weighed down with debt (other than a mortgage). A quarter (25%) of the staff responding say they’ve had to take out loans from banks, credit unions or payday loan companies simply to make ends meet. One in five (21%) have had no choice but to borrow money from friends and family. At the same time, almost half the respondents (46%) said that it&rsqu...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Article catering assistant schools UNISON Source Type: news

Race, Education Level Predict CRT in Very Elderly With NSCLC
In elderly with stage III lung cancer, black race, lower - educated county tied to not receiving care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Next PNR Rendezvous is January 17
What does it mean for research to be meaningful? How do metrics help and hinder our understanding of research impact? The next PNR Rendezvous session addresses the history and evolution of meaningful metrics in higher education. Robin Chin Roemer, Head of Instructional Design and Outreach Services at the University of Washington libraries will be our guest presenter.  She will address topics such as the pros and cons of bibliometrics; the rise and risks of altmetrics; tools for tracing researcher impact; and the influence of different venues and disciplines on impact communication. The session is eligible for 1 Medica...
Source: Dragonfly - January 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Training & Education Source Type: news

Medical simulation is 'the future of health care education'
Educational institutions are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on the latest high-tech mannequins and software to create labs that simulate for students real-life situations and scenarios they are likely to encounter once they enter the workforce. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

CMS announces new policy guidance for states to test community engagement for able-bodied adults
CMS today announced new guidance that will support state efforts to improve Medicaid enrollee health outcomes by incentivizing community engagement among able-bodied, working-age Medicaid beneficiaries. The policy responds to numerous state requests to test programs through Medicaid demonstration projects under which work or participation in other community engagement activities - including skills training, education, job search, volunteering or caregiving - would be a condition for Medicaid eligibility for able-bodied, working-age adults. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Conference vows to step up campaign against HE marketisation
UNISON will step up its campaign against the increasing turn to markets and commercialisation in higher education, especially in England. The union’s higher education conference in Chester today pointed out that government policy for the sector in England “has been dominated by the pursuit of competition, markets and privatisation”. This has been even more the case since the Higher Education and Research Act came into law early last year, including setting up a new regulator for the sector – the Office for Students – which has no staff voice. Moving the successful motion on behalf of the servi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2018 Higher Education Conference universties Source Type: news

Higher ed: standing up for members during Brexit
“We have to stand up for our members’ rights,” delegates at UNISON’s higher education conference heard this afternoon as they made a number of decisions on Britain’s exit from the EU and its effects on both the sector and the union members who work in it. “We have members who are frightened,” said Rose Babbage from the University of Leeds, “especially as the situation progresses and changes every week.” With both students and staff coming from across Europe, and the wider world, that uncertainty has a particular effect on higher education, conference heard. Recent figur...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2018 Higher Education Conference BREXIT eu migrant Source Type: news

With his views on eugenics, why does Toby Young still have a job in education? | Polly Toynbee
The new schools champion has done a Tim Farron – only this time the issue that makes a powerful man’s position untenable is not gay sexAre you free to think whatever you like? Of course you are. There are no thought police, though the paranoid right likes to imagine “politically correct” commissars are out to martyr them. But expressing outlandish or dangerous views while holding a public position may create a conflict, forcing you to choose.Look at the very different cases of Tim Farron MP, the former Liberal Democrat leader and Toby Young, still hanging on to a powerful position as head of the New...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Polly Toynbee Tags: Toby Young Media Tim Farron Genetics Education Politics New schools Source Type: news

UNISON sets out higher education pay targets
UNISON vowed to work with other unions for an end to poverty pay in the country’s universities, its higher education service group decided today. Delegates at the union’s higher education conference in Chester voted this morning for a pay campaign to include: a pay rise of £1,500 a year or 7.5% – whichever is higher; for all employers to pay the real living wage and work towards a minimum rate of £10 an hour in the sector; eradicating the gender pay gap by 2020; an end to zero-hour contracts. And it called for the campaign to be backed by the possibility of escalating, lawful industrial acti...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News 2018 Higher Education Conference higher eduction pay pay up now universities Source Type: news

‘We are a force for good,’ UNISON’s university activists hear
“Unions have brought about many of the positive changes in higher education,” Denise Ward told UNISON higher education activists at the service group conference in Chester this morning. Moving the annual report at the start of the conference, Ms Ward, who chairs the service group executive, declared: “We are a force for good.” But, she told delegates, “we need to build our membership so we are a force to be reckoned with.” In particular, she said that UNISON in universities needs to campaign for pay that “catches up and keeps up,” in line with UNISON’s national Pay...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News 2018 Higher Education Conference education services Source Type: news

New Bioinformatics Training for Librarians beginning January 29!
The NNLM Training Office has announced a new learning opportunity for bioinformatics and biology training. Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications is a 16-week, self-paced course worth 25 hours of continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. The course will run January 29 – May 18, 2018. An introductory, online bioinformatics course for librarians conducted in the Moodle learning management system, this course is designed for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; as well as for librarians who use bioinformatics...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Source Type: news

Patient education brochure provides low-cost solution to avoid diversion of unused Opioids
(American College of Surgeons) A new patient education brochure that describes safe disposal practices of unused pain pills can be a low-cost and effective way of getting patients to properly dispose of their leftover medications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heidi M. Sosik selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society
(The Oceanography Society) The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates Dr. Heidi M. Sosik (Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) on her selection as as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. The citation on Dr. Sosik's certificate recognizes her for outstanding contributions to phytoplankton ecology, sensor development and graduate and undergraduate ocean science education. Dr. Sosik will be formally recognized on February 13, 2018, during a ceremony at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in Portland, Oregon. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 11, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Teenagers gamble away their education
(Springer) The odds are stacked against teenagers who regularly gamble. A new study in Springer's Journal of Gambling Studies shows that a 14-year-old who gambles is more likely to struggle at school. The study was led by Frank Vitaro of the University of Montreal, Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Center and the Research Unit on Children's Psychosocial Maladjustment in Canada. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Education and income determine whether women participate in cervical screening
(University of Gothenburg) The impression that foreign-born women in Sweden more often are excluded from gynecological cancer screening needs to be reconsidered. A study from Sahlgrenska Academy, published in the journal PLOS One, makes it clear that foreign-born women participate to the same extent as women born in Sweden with a corresponding educational level and income. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BU Medical student wins award at national anesthesiology conference
(Boston University School of Medicine) Pamela Huang, a fourth-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), recently received the ;Best Scientific and Educational Award' at the 2017 PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology in New York for her presentation on patient safety that combines the use of a book with high-definition video. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Taking the stress out of effective presenting
Giving a presentation is an opportunity to get your ideas across, inform, educate and influence, or win people over. Sometimes it ’s all of these. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

From the UW eScience Institute: Data Science for Social Good
Are you interested in using data-driven discovery for societal benefit?  The University of Washington eScience Institute, in collaboration with the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, is excited to announce the summer 2018 Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program. The program brings together Student Fellows with data and domain researchers to work on focused, collaborative projects for societal benefit. Sixteen DSSG Student Fellows will be selected to work with academic researchers, data scientists, and public stakeholder groups such as government officials, academic researchers, non-profit organiz...
Source: Dragonfly - January 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Many women uninformed about breast cancer surgery options
(Reuters Health) - - Women with breast cancer often feel rushed to make a decision about surgery, and some of them might benefit from more time and better educational materials to inform their treatment choices, two recent studies suggest. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Participate in National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week 2018
It’s not too Late to Participate in National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week 2018 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® to be held January 22-28, 2018 links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to stimulate educational events in communities so teens can learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism became a partner starting i...
Source: MCR News - January 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences K-12 Public Libraries Source Type: news

So you want to be an outreach librarian? Spotlight on Marcia Francis
Marcia Francis exhibits on behalf of the GMR. In the far northwest corner of the GMR is the state of North Dakota, so large and rural that the University of North Dakota (UND) Partner Outreach Librarians have divided the state into four quadrants to maximize their outreach potential.  Today we spotlight Marcia Francis, who conducts outreach on behalf of the GMR, presenting educational sessions on National Library of Medicine resources. See our website to learn more about our Partner Outreach Libraries. Name: Marcia Francis Title: Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian, University of North Dakota School of Medicine &...
Source: The Cornflower - January 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Jacqueline Leskovec Tags: Outreach Partner Outreach Libraries Source Type: news

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on chest pain
Dr Ivan Benett and Dr Toni Hazell offer a free module on how to implement NICE guidance on chest pain of recent origin. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - January 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: 15.1 Cardiovascular Problems Source Type: news

Apple pledges to tackle kids' iPhone addiction
Apple is pushing back on claims that it isn ’t doing enough to curb iPhone addiction among children, saying its engineers are working on new tools that will give parents more control of their kids’ mobile experience. “Apple has always looked out for kids, and we work hard to create powerful products that inspire, entertain, and educate children while also helping parents protect them online,” the California-based company said in a statement. “We have new features and enhancements planned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

Apple promises upgrades to tackle iPhone addiction among kids after pressure from major shareholders (Video)
Apple Inc. is pushing back on claims that it isn ’t doing enough to curb iPhone addiction among children, saying its engineers are working on new tools that will give parents more control of their kids’ mobile experience. “Apple has always looked out for kids, and we work hard to create powerful products that inspire, entertain, and educate children while also helping parents protect them online,” the Cupertino-based company said in a statement to reporters late Monday. “We have new features… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

Apple promises upgrades to tackle iPhone addiction among kids after pressure from major shareholders (Video)
Apple Inc. is pushing back on claims that it isn ’t doing enough to curb iPhone addiction among children, saying its engineers are working on new tools that will give parents more control of their kids’ mobile experience. “Apple has always looked out for kids, and we work hard to create powerful products that inspire, entertain, and educate children while also helping parents protect them online,” the Cupertino-based company said in a statement to reporters late Monday. “We have new features… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

National STD Curriculum
A free educational site which addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Opioid Crisis: An Examination of How We Got Here and How We Move Forward
Full committee hearing from the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor& Pensions on the opioid epidemic. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sex education doesn't reflect real-life realities of lesbian and bisexual girls
(University of British Columbia) Most lesbian and bisexual girls don't know they can get sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from other girls, because sex education is mostly designed for their straight peers. This knowledge gap could be placing them at increased risk for getting STIs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Higher-ranked colleges don't necessarily provide a better educational experience
(Binghamton University) College rankings dominate the conversation regarding quality inpostsecondary education, but new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York reveals that rankings have little to no relationship to student engagement, an important indicator of collegiate quality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news