Understanding the educational inequalities in suicide attempts and their mediators: a Mendelian randomisation study - Zhu J, Liu H, Gao R, Ding L, Wang J, Yang Y, Zhou D, Li Y.
BACKGROUND: Educational inequalities in suicide have become increasingly prominent over the past decade. Elucidating modifiable risk factors that serve as intermediaries in the impact of low educational attainment on suicide has the potential to reduce hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Is a forest fire a natural disaster? Investigating the fire tolerance of various tree species-an educational module - Speck O, Speck T.
Wildfires are unplanned conflagrations perceived as a threat by humans. However, fires are essential for the survival of fire-adapted plants. On the one hand, wildfires cause major damage worldwide, burning large areas of forests and landscapes, threatenin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

White American students' recognition of racial microaggressions in higher education - Midgette AJ, Mulvey KL.
Racial microaggressions often occur in U.S. higher education. However, less is known about how White American students reason about their evaluations of racial microaggressions. The current study investigated how 213 White college students (54.46% cisgende... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex 101: a rapid review of research in the United States on the impacts of college sexual health curricula - Benjamin SN, Crandall AL, Hirsch JS.
Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has been shown to have a wide range of positive impacts for K-12 students. Despite its demonstrated benefits, many K-12 students in the USA do not receive CSE. Because of this, college may be an opportune time to tea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

University of Washington CT expert offers contrast conservation tips
It's definitely possible to reduce CT contrast volume, even in a busy radiology department, according to CT supervisor Gulnoor Sheriff at the University of Washington Medical Center, Montlake, in Seattle. In fact, by taking practical action, Sheriff and colleagues have achieved an overall contrast volume reduction of more than 20% and saved the department $30,000 annually. How? In part through adopting new technology such as syringeless contrast injectors and making use of dual-energy CT scanners. "Strategic investments in the right technology is key to CT contrast conservation, coupled with effective education and train...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news

Education Shakeup: Australia Briefing
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Folly Bah Thibault, the journalist on a mission for education
Women’s empowerment, gender equality, Folly Bah Thibault is pushing boundaries for a fair access to education, especially in Africa. Renowned journalist at Al Jazeera English in Qatar, she sat down with The Dialogue to talk about her engagement from the news desks to the school desks. Folly Bah…#follybahthibault #africa #aljazeera #qatar #guinea #kenya #unitednations (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's how much it costs to go to the 10 biggest colleges in the US
Business Insider looked at the cost of big universities, such as The Pennsylvania State University. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images The average cost to attend the 10 largest US universities is over $17,000 a year. The "college scorecard" by the US Department of Education shows the annual school costs.…#florida #lisamariepane #kennesaw #georgia #eastlansing #michigan #miami #universityoftexas #gettyimageslocation #austin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australia Studies Plan for $6.6 Billion Fund to Reform Education
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colleges Where Students Take On the Most Loans
Nearly 153,000 student loan borrowers are about to have their debt forgiven, according to a recent Biden administration announcement. The federal Education Department would forgive $1.2 billion in student debt for about 153,000 borrowers — provided they borrowed $12,000 or less, have been paying…#educationdepartment #save #usnews #columbiauniversity #stanforduniversity #uticauniversity #utica #avg #bucknelluniversity #pennsylvania (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student-loan borrowers are officially one step closer to benefiting from Biden's second attempt at debt cancellation after a key stage of the process wrapped up
President Joe Biden announced the cancellation of an additional $1.2 billion in student loan debt for about 153,000 borrowers. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The Education Department concluded its fourth negotiation session for student-debt relief on Friday. The final session…#irfankhan #losangelestimes #educationdepartment #highereducationact #supremecourt #hea #tamyabernathy #save #federalregister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Mum and dad would be insanely proud of me, ’ says inspirational student
A student who lost both her parents says they would be “ insanely proud ” to see her graduate today. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 23, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Student life, Postgraduate; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Sinking or swimming: the need for water safety and swimming education in the 21st century - Orhan I.
Swimming lessons are received by few students as a course in the educational curriculum in Turkey. However, aquatic environment activities are carried out as a recreation activity by many individuals of all ages, which cause water safety problems and drown... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

On school superintendents' minds: Guns, culture wars, AI and more
School safety, artificial intelligence, student mental health and academic freedom are top of mind for America's school superintendents, who gathered in San Diego last week for one of the biggest education conferences of the year. Why it matters: The preoccupations of the nation's schools chiefs…#sandiego #k12 #aasa #srn #matthewmcconaughey #uvalde #hopesquad #davidschuler #davidlaw #minnesota (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphones to be banned in Italian classrooms
Phones and tablets can lead to aggression against staff and create tensions in schools, Italy's education minister Giuseppe Valditara claimed. Smartphones and tablets will be banned in Italian classrooms - even for teaching purposes - under new guidelines in Italy. “The use of smartphones and…#giuseppevalditara #italian #unesco (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news