Sexual assault and identity disruption: a sociological approach to posttraumatic stress - Boyle KM.
Violence against women and mental illness are two of the most pressing issues in higher education. Despite decades of research, it is not entirely clear how subjective perceptions of victimization events shape distress. The current study integrates trauma ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reducing violence against children by implementing the preventative intervention Interaction Competencies with Children for Teachers (ICC-T): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial in Southwestern Uganda - Ssenyonga J, Hermenau K, Nkuba M, Hecker T.
BACKGROUND: An adolescent's school is often the second most important place for his development and education after the home. However, reports highlight the recurrence of the use of violent discipline in schools. There are few school-based interventions th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Educational tracking creates artificial inequalities among students
(Society for Personality and Social Psychology) New research shows the structure of educational tracking can lead evaluators to favor high over low socioeconomic status students in tracking decisions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales
UNISON congratulates the 300,000 young people in England and Wales who sat their A levels this summer and will receive their results. The union recognises the work they put in for the exams, like their 139,000 peers in Scotland who received their SQA results on 7 August, and hopes their results are what they want. The union also highlights the importance of UNISON members providing careers advice all year round, in schools and colleges, to help young people reach their potential. In Scotland, UNISON members employed by Skills Development Scotland, have been busy using social media to make sure young people know about the h...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article careers advice careers services children's services education services exams Source Type: news

Exploring education and training in older people ’s health and social care
A report from the Picker Institute evaluates the education and training landscape for the workforce that cares for older people in the UK. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars Nominations Now Open
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Sam Houston State University ’s proposed college of medicine moves forward
Sam Houston State University in Huntsville is one step closer to establishing its proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is slated for the Conroe area. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved SHSU’s doctorate in osteopathic medicine, the university announced Aug. 14. The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved the degree in 2017. The next step is for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation to evaluate the proposal.  In 2014, news surfaced that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Olivia Pulsinelli Source Type: news

OrthoPediatrics expands Indiana-based headquarters
OrthoPediatrics said yesterday it is planning a $1 million expansion of its Warsaw, Ind.-based headquarters, looking to double its warehouse space and add administrative spaces. The expansion will include the addition of open-concept offices and dedicated training and education facilities, the company said. A ground-breaking on the expansion is being held on August 16. “Indiana is known as one of the leading hubs for orthopedics, and we are excited to see this trend not only continue but strengthen with the commitment of companies like OrthoPediatrics. Our industry leaders are innovating new products and develop...
Source: Mass Device - August 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News OrthoPediatrics Corp. Source Type: news

Health Professionals Have Role in Warning About Impaired Driving
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 -- Physicians, pharmacists, and public health officials play an important role in educating individuals about the risks of impaired driving caused by marijuana or opioids, according to a report from the Governors Highway... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Massachusetts Law Offers Fresh Approach To Caring For Alzheimer ’ s Patients
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, August 15, 2018 (State House News Service) — A new state law aims to change the way Alzheimer’s Disease diagnoses and treatment are handled in Massachusetts in hopes of addressing what one advocate said is currently the “single largest unaddressed public health threat.” The law, which Gov. Charlie Baker signed on Aug. 9 and marked with a ceremonial signing on Wednesday, requires the creation of an “integrated state plan to address and assist in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease,” establishes an advisory council on research and treatment, and calls upon docto...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Alzheimer's Disease Local TV Source Type: news

Geisel Appoints New Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Geisel School of Medicine Dean Duane Compton has named Stephanie L. White, MD, MSHS, FAAP, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. White succeeds Dean of Faculty Affairs Leslie Henderson, PhD, who has held that position since 2014. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News diversity faculty Home-feature leadership Stephanie White Source Type: news

Food as Medicine: Integrating Nutrition Education into the Medical Education Curriculum
In response to nutrition’s role in maintaining population health, and to improve nutrition education geared toward medical students, Geisel is among a handful of schools integrating evidence-based nutrition content across all four years of its curriculum. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical education nutrition Source Type: news

Is the term 'junior doctor' patronising? Job title could be scrapped
Health Education England have commissioned a study into the expression and its perceived effects on a person's professional 'value'. The changes could be implemented before end of the year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desire for Sterilization Reversal Among U.S. Females: Increasing Inequalities by Educational Level
CONCLUSIONFuture research should consider how insurance coverage of all methods under the Affordable Care Act may affect use of sterilization and desire for reversal. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Truth commissions, education, and positive peace: an analysis of truth commission final reports (1980-2015) - Paulson J, Bellino MJ.
Transitional justice and education both occupy increasingly prominent space on the international peacebuilding agenda, though less is known about the ways they might reinforce one another to contribute towards peace. This paper presents a cross-national an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The Nazi seizure of the International Education Review: a dark episode in the early professional development of comparative education - Epstein EH.
It was not until the 1930s that comparative education, with the initiation of dedicated courses and programmes at universities in various countries, that the field became internationally recognised in its own right. And, it was not until the 1930s that the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

An investigation of disaster education in elementary and secondary schools: evidence from China - Zhu TT, Zhang YJ.
The role of school-based disaster education in mitigating natural disaster has received extensive emphasis across the world. After the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, the elementary and secondary schools in China have attached more importance to disaster educ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Is the term 'junior doctor' patronising? Job title could be scrapped to avoid offending young medics
Health Education England have commissioned a study into the expression and its perceived effects on a person's professional 'value'. The changes could be implemented before end of the year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SwRI seeking to expand San Antonio ’s role in drug development
The institute is investing in infrastructure and educational outreach to draw more attention to opportunities and expertise available here. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

For Online Daters, Women Peak at 18 While Men Peak at 50, Study Finds. Oy.
The study, which looked at nearly 200,000 users, also showed that a man ’ s desirability increased with greater education. For women, it was another story. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Dating and Relationships Online Dating Women and Girls Men and Boys OkCupid Gadsby, Hannah Source Type: news

Poor Oral Health Predicts Higher 10-Year Cardiovascular Risk: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing:September/October 2018 - Volume 33 - Issue 5 - p 429 –436Background: Although the association betweenperiodontitis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been reported, whetherperiodontitis and poororal health behavior influence CVD risk remains unclear.Objective: The aim of this study was to examine whether periodontal disease and poororal health behavior predict 10-year general CVD risk using the Framingham Risk Score.Methods: Patients older than 30 years with no CVD history (n = 8370) were selected using cross-sectional study data from the Korean National Health a...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

HEE pays out millions in redundancy as executives get pay rises
Health Education England spent almost £17m on staff redundancies over the past two years as its chief executive saw his pay and bonus increase. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Faculty of education students' perceptions of violence - Okuyan CB, Sohbet R.
This study is performed to determine the perspectives to violence of the newbie, Faculty of Education. METHODS: 1116 students of Gaziantep University, Faculty of Education included in this study. Six hundred and eighty of them (61.1%) in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Disaster education for landslide risk reduction: an experience in a public school in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil - Mendonca MB, Valois AS.
Public policies for reducing the disaster risk associated with landslides in Brazil, based almost solely on the implementation of engineering works to stabilise hillsides, have proved ineffective, with this type of disaster becoming more common and more se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Embedding understandings of suicide prevention in nursing education and nursing practice: a call to action - Gilje FL.
While it is well known that suicide prevention is often possible and that nurses often encounter persons at risk of suicide, of concern is that many nurses have little or no training in the critical life-saving skills of suicide prevention. This opinion pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Reducing hypnotic use in insomnia management among Australian veterans: results from repeated national interventions - Kalisch Ellett LM, Lim R, Pratt NL, Kerr M, Ramsay EN, LeBlanc TV, Barratt JD, Roughead EE.
BACKGROUND: The Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Veterans' Medicines Advice and Therapeutics Education Services (Veterans' MATES) programme conducted two intervention (March 2009, follow-up intervention June 2012) both of which a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Improved Empirical Antibiotic Treatment of Sepsis Improved Empirical Antibiotic Treatment of Sepsis
Could an educational intervention help improve the delivery of antibiotic treatment in patients with sepsis?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

National Magazine honors UC Riverside program focused on diversifying STEM fields
(University of California - Riverside) The University of California, Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest publication in higher education addressing diversity and inclusion. The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Robots will never replace teachers but can boost children's education
(University of Plymouth) Robots can play an important role in the education of young people but will never fully replace teachers, a new study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dementia training standards framework
In 2018, a review of the original 'Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework' was undertaken, led by the original project partners; Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care. The update and review included several additions regarding food, drink and oral health and the updated framework was re-titled the Dementia Training Standards Framework. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New Textbook Tackles the Occupational Hazard of Physician Suicide New Textbook Tackles the Occupational Hazard of Physician Suicide
The American Psychiatric Association has published a new textbook designed to educate trainees and established practitioners alike about the growing occupational hazard of physician suicide.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

I await a second Magnum opus | Brief letters
Morris Traveller in the Alps | What ’s the point of Sats? | DNA ancestry tests | A dog called Trevor | Lolly sticksIn the early 60s, I drove a Morris Traveller (Letters, passim) laden with three friends and a month ’s worth of camping gear to Yugoslavia. We stalled on a 1:2.5 gradient up the Julian Alps from Villach in Austria to the border. We set about unloading all my passengers and possibly the luggage with a view to them humping everything to the pass. Fortunately, an Austrian army jeep came swooping do wn, swung round and threw out a tow rope, and dragged us up to the top. Angels! We then rolled down chee...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Motoring Sats Schools Education Race issues Biology Dogs Ice-cream and sorbet Source Type: news

First Responder Sepsis Education Video and Training Module Available
Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading sepsis organization, launched Sepsis: First Response, a 15-minute educational video and 60-minute training module that provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel with the tools to rapidly identify and begin treating sepsis cases in the field. Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening reaction to an infection that takes more than 270,000 lives a year in the United States.   As many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the patient’s community. First responders are often the first medical providers to reach these cases. They transport as many as 50% of patien...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sepsis Alliance Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

First Responder Sepsis Education Video and Training Module Available
Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading sepsis organization, launched Sepsis: First Response, a 15-minute educational video and 60-minute training module that provides Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel with the tools to rapidly identify and begin treating sepsis cases in the field. Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening reaction to an infection that takes more than 270,000 lives a year in the United States.   As many as 87% of sepsis cases originate in the patient’s community. First responders are often the first medical providers to reach these cases. They transport as many as 50% of patien...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sepsis Alliance Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Evaluation of Introduction of Nursing Associates: Phase 1 report for Health Education England
An independent evaluation of the first cohort of trainee nursing associate (TNA) pilot sites, commissioned by Health Education England. The report is primarily focused on evaluating the training and development of TNAs. It provides insights into challenges and benefits of the new role, emerging impacts of the TNA training, and reflections on the approaches to academic and work-based learning settings. It also provides recommendations about how to support TNAs while in training. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Associations between violence in school and at home and education outcomes in rural Malawi: a longitudinal analysis - Psaki SR, Mensch BS, Soler-Hampejsek E.
Growing evidence of the prevalence of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) has raised concerns about negative effects on education. Previous quantitative research on this topic has been limited by descriptive and cross-sectional data. Using longitu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Accounting for genocide: transitional justice, mass (re)education and the pedagogy of truth in present-day Rwanda - Bentrovato D.
This article, focusing on the case of post-genocide Rwanda, raises the question of the possibilities, limitations and desirability of approaches w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Typical food store in Brazzaville, Congo. Credit: WHOBy Adelheid Onyango and Bibi GiyoseBRAZZAVILLE, Congo, Aug 14 2018 (IPS)When faced with a crisis, our natural reaction is to deal with its immediate threats. Ateka* came to the make-shift clinic with profuse diarrhoea: they diagnosed cholera. The urgent concern in the midst of that humanitarian crisis was to treat the infection and send her home as quickly as possible. But she came back to the treatment centre a few days later – not for cholera, but because she was suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Doctors had saved her life but not restored her health. And...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose Tags: Africa Development & Aid Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Creating New Compounds For 3D Printed Medical Devices
A new biomaterial company,  FibreTuff, has announced plans to begin manufacturing cellulose-based biomaterials that are biocompatible, absorbable, and nondegradable for Class I and II medical devices. The company’s PAPC ingredients can be compounded into pellets to make 3D printing filament that can be used to print a variety of medical devices and implants. “FibreTuff compounds biomaterials that contain cellulose and blends them with thermoplastics branded as PAPC (polyamide, polyolefin, and cellulose) compositions for use in Class I [and] ...
Source: MDDI - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

The public loves to hear from experts – if we present them in the right way | Tom Shakespeare
My Caf é Scientifique project brings academics and the public together in an informal setting. It has been a revelationTwenty years ago,Caf é Scientifique was born, borrowing from the French tradition of caf é philosophiques, where challenging ideas are discussed in the informal setting of a cafe or bar. That it’s still going is testament to just how much public interest academic work can have if it’s presented in an accessible way.When I started Caf é Scientifique withDuncan Dallas, a science television producer, we wanted to create evenings which were a bit like going to the theatr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tom Shakespeare Tags: Higher Education Network Science Research Academics Lecturers Academic experts Source Type: news

FirstWatch Acquires ZOLL Data Systems ’ Resource Planner Application
Carlsbad, Calif.: FirstWatch, the leading data analytics and improvement firm serving EMS and public safety, announced the acquisition of ZOLL Data Systems’ RescueNet Resource Planner software. Resource Planner helps build optimized schedules to boost productivity and shift coverage while working to improve crew morale, by taking into account personal shift preferences. “We’ve been big fans of Resource Planner for years,” said Todd Stout, president and founder of FirstWatch. “We have several FirstWatch customers who are power users of Resource Planner and they are excited to share their bes...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: FirstWatch Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

FirstWatch Acquires ZOLL Data Systems ’ Resource Planner Application
Carlsbad, Calif.: FirstWatch, the leading data analytics and improvement firm serving EMS and public safety, announced the acquisition of ZOLL Data Systems’ RescueNet Resource Planner software. Resource Planner helps build optimized schedules to boost productivity and shift coverage while working to improve crew morale, by taking into account personal shift preferences. “We’ve been big fans of Resource Planner for years,” said Todd Stout, president and founder of FirstWatch. “We have several FirstWatch customers who are power users of Resource Planner and they are excited to share their bes...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: FirstWatch Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Wash and Learn Promotes Health Literacy
Wash and Learn started from an exploratory program with Libraries Without Borders to create pop-up literacy spaces. Laundromats proved to be incredibly popular places to host the program. Photo attribution: Libraries Without Borders U.S. and Michigan Radio The Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine awarded a health information outreach award to Libraries Without Borders (LWB), a non-profit organization “striving to invent the 21st century library so that regardless of circumstances, people throughout the world can live with dignity and have the opportunity to thrive through access t...
Source: The Cornflower - August 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: All of Us Consumer Health Funding Public Libraries Anoka County Library Libraries Without Borders public library funding Scott County Library St. Paul Public Library Success Stories Source Type: news

Fort Lauderdale to consider plans for office building, commercial center, cannabis dispensary
Fort Lauderdale officials will consider applications for an office building, a commercial development, and a medical marijuana dispensary and education center. All three applications will go before the city’s Development Review Committee on Aug. 14. Located just north of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Museum for Discovery& Science, the 100 Avenue of the Arts project would have 49,054 square feet of office space, 3,038 square feet of retail/restaurant space, and 109 parking … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Did you solve it? The mystery of Cherry's lottery ball
The solution to today ’s puzzleUpdate: Several readers spotted a mistake in the setting of the puzzle. Apologies. (Prem, who set the puzzle, responds below the line). This is the first time in more than three years that I ’ve set a puzzle with such an issue. In order to stop this happening again, if anyone would like to be a ‘puzzle-tester’ for this blog please get in touch with me on the email address below.In my puzzle blog earlier today, I set you the following “common knowledge” puzzle:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Science Mathematics Logic puzzles Education Source Type: news

Self-esteem and national identification in times of Islamophopia: a study among Islamic school children in the Netherlands - Thijs J, Hornstra L, Charki FZ.
Despite strong debates about the role of Islamic education in Western societies, very little is known about the ways these schools can affect how Muslim children feel about these societies and themselves. This research examined how the self-esteem and nati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

AHA: After Mini-Stroke at 41, She's on a Mission to Educate Others
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- During a meeting in their Manhattan office, Stacy Quinn was trying to tell her supervisor, " Gill is working on the project. " " Are you OK? " her boss said, having heard Quinn utter an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Inside Hologic ’ s evolving definition of women ’ s healthcare
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX), known in the medtech industry for its mammography and diagnostics devices, is rethinking what it means to be a women’s healthcare company. The 6,000-person company wants to expand its reach to include products that care for women’s well-being, as well as their health – a concept that Dr. Edward Evantash honed when he led the Ob/Gyn division at Tufts Medical Center. “The beauty of being an Ob/Gyn is that you really take care of women throughout the continuum of their lifecycle,” Evantash, Hologic’s medical director & VP of global medical affairs, told MassDev...
Source: Mass Device - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Cynosure Inc. Hologic Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Southwest PA Area Health Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Connections4Health Connections4Health is a program from the Southwest Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center (AHEC) designed to collaborate with community health centers, public libraries and other community-focused organizations to address the broader, unmet social health needs of their patients or patrons. These unmet needs may include food security, employment, housing, or utility assistance. The ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - August 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Can't Decide On A Birth Control Method? This Should Help
Educate yourself on the side effects now, and know what to expect later. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news