University student suicide rates revealed
The Office for National Statistics publishes higher education suicide rates for the first time. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rating road traffic education - Obreg ón-Biosca SA, Betanzo-Quezada E, Romero-Navarrete JA, Ríos-Nuñez M.
In the context of road safety, improvements in road traffic education have been recognized in several countries as an instrument for reducing road accidents. However, the level of road safety education imparted by different institutions lacks an objective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Lung cancer patient education materials are inadequate
Online lung cancer screening patient education materials aren't as helpful...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Patient outreach may boost uptake for CT lung screening ACR points out reasons for low CT lung screening rates ASCO: CT lung cancer screening rates continue to stagnate NCI awards $15.5M for lung cancer screening Lung cancer risk model optimizes follow-up CT screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Helicopter parents' may hinder kids' emotional well-being
Study followed 422 children over an eight-year span, assessing the kids at ages two, five and 10. Researchers also tracked their social and emotional development. The findings underscored the importance of educating 'helicopter' parents about supporting children's autonomy with handling emotional challenges. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Academy of Laser Dentistry Announces Call for Abstracts for ALD 2019 Annual Session
“The Laser-Systemic Connection: Lighting the Way to a Healthier Mouth and Body” will Take Place in Dallas on April 4-6, with Opening Keynoteby Leading Oral-Systemic Health Advocate, Charles Whitney, MDCoral Springs, FL – June 18, 2018 –The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, recently issued a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual meeting.Known internationally as “dentistry’s laser meeting”, ALD 2019 is at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas from April 4t...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 22, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter is now available! This quarter, Michelle Burda talks about the broad potential uses for one of NNLM’s favorite publications in her article, “Five Ideas for Program Planning Using NIH MedlinePlus, the Magazine“. The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). Applic...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Labour government would bring back genuine national pay in education, says Angela Rayner MP
Speaking at UNISON’s annual national conference today (Friday) in Brighton, shadow secretary of state for education Angela Rayner MP said: “I became who I am today thanks to this union.  Because I wasn’t born in to the movement – I was made in it.  That is why I am so proud to be back here on the 25th anniversary of Unison, celebrating our defining values that remain as relevant today as at any time in our history. “UNISON is truly a great trade union, and a great trade union is made up of great trade unionists. We know what it is to be part of a movement. That we each...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference labour Labour Party Source Type: news

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’ – Angela Rayner
Labour shadow education secretary and UNISON member Angela Rayner outlined a number of key public sector aims of a future Labour government, in a rousing speech in Brighton today. These would include introducing a “genuine” pay bargaining body for all education staff, bringing back the NHS bursaries for nurses and restoring the Union Learning Fund to pre-Tory government levels. “The Tories will always thank you for the work you do,” she told delegates. “But Labour will always pay you for the job you do.” Remembering her days as a UNISON activist, Ms Rayner joked that in her first nationa...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference education labour link Labour Party NDC 2018 Source Type: news

‘The work you do saves and transforms lives’
Labour shadow education secretary and UNISON member Angela Rayner outlined a number of key public sector aims of a future Labour government, in a rousing speech in Brighton today. These would include introducing a “genuine” pay bargaining body for all education staff, bringing back the NHS bursaries for nurses and restoring the Union Learning Fund to pre-Tory government levels. “The Tories will always thank you for the work you do,” she told delegates. “But Labour will always pay you for the job you do.” Remembering her days as a UNISON activist, Ms Rayner joked that in her first nationa...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference education labour link Labour Party NDC 2018 Source Type: news

Normalization of 'plus-size' risks hidden danger of obesity, study finds
(University of East Anglia) New research warns that the normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight - undermining efforts to tackle England's ever-growing obesity problem.Analysis of data from almost 23,460 people who are overweight or obese revealed that weight misperception has increased in England. Men and individuals with lower levels of education and income are more likely to underestimate their weight status and consequently less likely to try to lose weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Normalisation of 'plus-size' risks hidden danger of obesity, study finds
(University of East Anglia) New research warns that the normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight - undermining efforts to tackle England's ever-growing obesity problem.Analysis of data from almost 23,460 people who are overweight or obese revealed that weight misperception has increased in England. Men and individuals with lower levels of education and income are more likely to underestimate their weight status and consequently less likely to try to lose weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

(Mis)communicating Sex: Leave Us a Voice Mail With Your Story
We ask readers to share their stories on sex and intimacy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: THE NEW YORK TIMES Tags: Dating and Relationships sex Sex Education Modern Love (Times Column) Daily, The (News Corp) consent New York Times Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Learn about disruptive technologies in health care at free conference
What: “Disruptive Technologies& Practices in Healthcare ” conference is for professionals, health-care practitioners and others interested in proven health-care practices not widely used in the U.S. Hosted by: IDEA (Innovation, Discovery, Education and Art) Tempe When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 30 Where: Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway , Tempe What they said: “People are living with compromised health because they don’t know their options,” said Valerie Bertrand, founder… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

Learn about disruptive technologies in health care at free conference
What: “Disruptive Technologies& Practices in Healthcare ” conference is for professionals, health-care practitioners and others interested in proven health-care practices not widely used in the U.S. Hosted by: IDEA (Innovation, Discovery, Education and Art) Tempe When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 30 Where: Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway , Tempe What they said: “People are living with compromised health because they don’t know their options,” said Valerie Bertrand, founder… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

GOP Senators Accuse National Science Foundation Of Funding Climate'Propaganda '
The senators, all of whom deny climate science, are attacking a $4 million program to educate meteorologists on global warming. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 21, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Tips and Tricks For Tick Prevention
The Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center in Stroudsburg says that many people have requested opossums to release into their yards. The popular program got started in 2016. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Separating Kids From Parents Can Cause Psychological Harm. But Experts Say Detaining Them Together Isn ’t Much Better
With an executive order on Wednesday, President Donald Trump put an end to the controversial practice of separating migrant parents caught illegally crossing the border from their children. The practice had drawn widespread criticism, including from medical experts, who cautioned that forced family separation could cause irreparable psychological harm to children. But experts warn that the alternative — detaining families together — may also pose serious risks to kids’ mental health, potentially increasing the incidence of everything from PTSD to suicide. Steve Lee, a professor of psychology at the Unive...
Source: TIME: Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Immigration Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Breast surgeon launches video school for patients
A breast surgeon in Gainesville, VA, has launched an online resource called...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Should Pink October really be Pink February? Hospital websites must improve mammography patient info After breast cancer diagnosis, women turn to texting Siemens launches breast cancer education video VuCOMP launches breast education programs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Facebook bans Alzheimer's, Dementia prevention education videos
(Natural News) In yet another example of tech giants protecting Big Pharma’s evil monopolies by censoring content that helps people heal, Facebook has banned advertising of an upcoming Alzheimer’s and Dementia summit. According to Facebook, offering educational videos for improved health is not a “business model” that Facebook tolerates. Of course, promoting toxic pharmaceuticals and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Funding Awarded to Teaching Health Literacy to Underserved Youth in Milwaukee County
The GMR office is thrilled to announce funding for the creation of a youth health literacy curriculum through the Medical College of Wisconsin via our Health Information Outreach award. Project: Description:  This project will Implement a sustainable youth health literacy curriculum in a health education course at Vel R. Phillips Juvenile Justice Center in Wauwatosa School District in Milwaukee County Wisconsin.  The proposed youth health literacy curriculum, which has a focus on self-efficacy and social interactions, will become a sustainable component of an existing health education course. The project wil...
Source: The Cornflower - June 21, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Blog Funding Success Stories Source Type: news

Educational Strategies Could Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 -- Addressing shortcomings in resuscitation educational efficiency and local implementation could improve outcomes after cardiac arrest, according to a scientific statement published online June 21 in Circulation. Noting that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obesity Rates Higher in Country Than City
Thirty-nine percent of American adults were obese, compared to 17.8 percent of children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Obesity Blacks Rural Areas Education (K-12) Urban Areas Hispanic-Americans Minorities Men and Boys Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Meghan, Trump and UNISON – Dr Johnson stirs it up
“I congratulate you on your new Duchess. I’m also a proud African American woman with a passion for justice, though I have a little more experience than she does.” American trade unionist Dr Lorretta Johnson began her speech to UNISON’s national conference today with humour, but she moved on to a rousing and compassionate call to arms that had delegates on their feet. Currently the secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Dr Johnson explained that her six decades of union activism began in 1966 when she became a teacher’s aide [similar to a teaching assistant in the UK...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference international public services international Source Type: news

Nigeria:Teka Set to Drive Mental Health Crusade in African Countries
[This Day] As an advocate of African women, Queen Misker Kassahun Teka from Ethiopia has revealed plans of kick-starting campaign on mental issues, educating women across at least five African countries (including Nigeria), on causes and prevention, as her prime project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

White Privilege in a White Coat: Racism Shaped My Education White Privilege in a White Coat: Racism Shaped My Education
In this essay, the author reflects on some of the ways racial privilege influenced his experience as a white physician in training.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Teaching About the Health Care Industry Through Gamification Teaching About the Health Care Industry Through Gamification
The authors present a novel way to educate students about the current state of the pharmaceutical industry and the business of health care by using a competitive gaming approach.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

NSF funds Natural History Museum of Utah, College of Ed to develop online curriculum
(University of Utah) NSF has awarded a grant with total funding expected to reach $1.3 million this month to the Natural History Museum of Utah and the College of Education at the University of Utah. This project, titled Engaging Practices for Inquiry with Collections in Bioscience, uses authentic research investigations of objects from the museum's digitized collections to provide students, particularly traditionally underserved populations, with access to museum objects and engaging STEM investigations to improve critical thinking skills. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 21, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

GSA forms partnership with OADN
(The Gerontological Society of America) The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) are collaborating in a new partnership with the goal of sharing education and training tools with their respective members to enhance the care of older adults. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Online Medical Education Ventures Into Medical Marijuana Industry
CPRTrainingFast has announced the launch of it's medical marijuana program to educate healthcare professionals and provide online certifications(PRWeb June 21, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15576418.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Online Medical Education Ventures Into Medical Marijuana Industry
CPRTrainingFast has announced the launch of it's medical marijuana program to educate healthcare professionals and provide online certifications(PRWeb June 21, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15576148.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

$1M Endowment in Child Maltreatment Prevention Established
Beverly Keener has established the $1 million Beverly & David Keener Family Endowed Fund in Child Maltreatment Prevention that will support child maltreatment prevention and education through the David M. Clark Center for Safe & Healthy Children at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NNLM MAR Says Goodbye to Lydia Collins
A special message from NNLM MAR Executive Director Kate Flewelling: Lydia Collins MAR Consumer Health Coordinator Lydia Collins has accepted a position with the All of Us Research Program Training and Education Center, located in the Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh. In her role as Participant Engagement Lead, Lydia will be tasked with creating an All of Us Research Program Participant Engagement Series, to assist in ongoing education, engagement and retention of All of Us participants. She will also be utilizing her consumer health background and skills to develop educational ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Kate Flewelling Tags: @ the RML Source Type: news

Tee for the toothfairy takes a swing at tooth decay
(Charlotte, NC – June 13, 2018) On May 11th, IQ Dental Supply hosted the 2nd Annual Tee for the ToothFairy Charity Golf Tournament in Kenilworth, NJ. Sixty golfers enjoyed beautiful weather, great raffle prizes, lunch and dinner at the event. Close to $18,000 was raised to help support the mission of America ’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF).“This was the second year we were able to host this event and we are thrilled with its growth,” said IQ Dental Supply President, Sergey Kunin. “The turnout was fantastic, the golfers had a great time and...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Monitoring is Key in Precipio ’s Liquid Biopsy Success
The liquid biopsy market has expanded greatly in the past few years. From billion-dollar financings to highly publicized spinouts – the space has managed to attract quite a bit of attention and change the dynamic of diagnostics. Earlier this week, Roche made a big play in the space by acquiring the remaining shares of Foundation Medicine for $2.4 billion. Precipio is hoping to make its own impact in liquid biopsy and said it is focused on the monitoring segment of the market. The New Haven, CT-based company is about a year removed from merging with Transgenomics. The transaction also helped Precipio become a public c...
Source: MDDI - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: IVD Testing Source Type: news

Announcing New Funding Opportunities
The NN/LM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities! NNLM PNR member organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are eligible to apply. If your organization is not currently a member, it’s easy to join! Proposals submitted by August 15, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. If you plan to submit a proposal, we need a brief statement of intent no later than July 25. Please submit your statement of intent to apply to nnlm@uw.edu. Here are brief descriptions and links to detailed information about current funding opportunities: Community Health Outreach Awar...
Source: Dragonfly - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Cathy Burroughs Tags: Funding News From NNLM PNR Source Type: news

What's Holding Back Market Uptake Of Biosimilars?
Four distinctly American features of the biosimilars market have limited uptake: A slow regulatory process, originator company behavior, lack of therapeutic interchangeability designation, and insufficient system-wide education efforts to overcome physician and patient doubts. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

GMR Funds Community Health Engagement Partnership in Cincinnati
Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are at high risk for health-related disparities. Low-income wages, reduced government services, and low educational attainment are a few reasons why these population groups have significant barriers overcoming food insecurity, obesity, mental health is...
Source: The Cornflower - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Success Stories awards Source Type: news

Fostering a safe warfighting environment: applying Title IX and student discipline in higher education to the military's fight against sexual assault - Engel SM.
Sexual assault in the military and in higher education has come under increasing scrutiny in the past few years. The military has the ability to criminally prosecute servicemembers who commit sexual assault and has therefore defined the problem of sexual a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Making 2019 the year for young workers
“Research shows that you don’t join a union by the time you’re 25, you’re much less likely to join one later in life,” UNISON national young members forum chair Kendal Bromley-Bewes told delegates at the union’s national delegate conference this morning. She was introducing a motion on making 2019 the year of young workers, after the presentation of the young members’ organising award – renamed in honour of late president Eric Roberts – to the Cymru/Wales young members’ group. This was in recognition of the Respect Your Youth campaign, highlighting the importance ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference Cymru Wales Young Members UNISON Cymru/Wales young workers Source Type: news

Making 2018 the year for young workers
“Research shows that you don’t join a union by the time you’re 25, you’re much less likely to join one later in life,” UNISON national young members forum chair Kendal Bromley-Bewes told delegates at the union’s national delegate conference this morning. She was introducing a motion on making 2019 the year of young workers, after the presentation of the young members’ organising award – renamed in honour of late president Eric Roberts – to the Cymru/Wales young members’ group. This was in recognition of the Respect Your Youth campaign, highlighting the importance ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference Cymru Wales Young Members UNISON Cymru/Wales young workers Source Type: news

Feminist resistance and resistance to feminism in gender equality planning in Finland - Ik ävalko E, Kantola J.
This article explores feminist resistance and resistance to feminism in gender equality planning in educational institutions in Finland. Focusing on feminist resistance signifies asking whether gender equality planning makes feminist resistance possible, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Life-saving stroke educational program goes global
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In an effort to improve stroke recognition and reduce life-threatening pre-hospital delays worldwide, researchers at Penn Medicine created a universal stroke awareness program, Stroke 112. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Project Population: Addressing Asia ’s Ageing Societies
A seventy-year-old woman laughs with family members inside a grocery store in Tachilek, Myanmar. UN Photo/Kibae ParkBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 2018 (IPS)While populations have seen and undergone changes since the beginning of time, one trend in particular is unfolding across the world: less children, older people. In an effort to tackle the complex issue in Asia, government officials are convening to help create a sustainable society where no one is left behind.In Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar, 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering to discuss sound policy approaches to population issues...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs aging Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Population Growth Source Type: news

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2017 (Data update)
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (S&E) provides the latest information about the participation of these groups in S&E higher education and employment. These updated data cover occupations, salaries, employment status, and disability status. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - June 19, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Food Sustainability, Migration, Nutrition and Women
By Enrique YevesROME, Jun 19 2018 (IPS)We worry about how we can continue to put food on our tables; and yet one-third of food is never eaten, instead being lost or wasted.We worry about eating properly, and yet in many countries , poor nutrition, obesity and micronutrient deficiencies are increasingly common. This trend is taking place in the Americas, Oceania, Asia, Africa and in Europe. Enrique YevesWe want to empower women and girls, yet in every sector we still see serious disparities in terms of equal pay for equal wages and getting more women into senior management positions. We worry about the mass movement of peop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Enrique Yeves Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Gender Global Globalisation Green Economy Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Migration & Refugees N Source Type: news

Further education colleges in crisis
UNISON vowed to continue to fight for further education jobs and to negotiate the best conditions for workers in the face of drastic and on-going cuts. Local government conference heard that with more than 30,000 UNISON members working in further education and sixth form colleges across the UK, there continues to be concerns about the future of FE provision. A recent National Audit office report revealed that more than half of all colleges are in deficit and could face an uncertain future. This is despite the sector having lost one million learners since 2009 and 16 to 18s receiving the same funding as they did in 1990. &l...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 Local Government Conference further education northern region Source Type: news

Curricular Evolution: Geisel School of Medicine Embarks on a New Integrated Curriculum
Geisel’s recently approved integrated curriculum creates a cohesive pedagogical approach throughout all four years, building on the medical school’s strong foundation in biomedical sciences and clinical competence. It also creates expanded clinical opportunities in the fourth year. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - June 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News curriculum medical education Source Type: news

American Medical Association goes all-in for gun control, turning doctors into police state enforcers
(Natural News) The American Medical Association (AMA) is a powerful organization that defines medical education and medical practice in the U.S. The organization creates policies for all physicians to follow and they can threaten a doctor’s medical license if they do not follow along. In 2018, the AMA has decided to support gun control as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improving Rural Oral Healthcare Access (May 2018)
This policy brief seeks to discuss the oral and systemic health connection, explores the current dental shortage, highlights the need for interprofessional education and identifies recommendations for improving rural oral health access to care. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Teachers view immigrant, minority parents as less involved in their children's education
(University of Pennsylvania) A study from the University of Pennsylvania revealed that such perspectives from educators can end up hampering the academic trajectory of the students involved. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news