Employment and marijuana use among Washington State adolescents before and after legalization of retail marijuana - Graves JM, Whitehill JM, Miller ME, Brooks-Russell A, Richardson SM, Dilley JA.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to describe associations between employment and marijuana use among adolescents 2 years before passage of 2012 ballot initiative and 2 years after the implementation of retail recreational marijuana sales took place in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Best Advice for Getting a New Job: Medscape Wants to Hear From You Best Advice for Getting a New Job: Medscape Wants to Hear From You
Share your best tips and advice with peers looking for a new employment opportunity.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

' Outside' Income-Producing Activities Forbidden'Outside' Income-Producing Activities Forbidden
Should you accept an employment contract that forbids having a second source of income?Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

US Launches First National Firefighter Cancer Registry
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has launched the first nationwide Firefighter Cancer Registry, linking workplace exposures to deadly malignancies such as mesothelioma. Officials administering the study believe the registry will help reduce the incidence of various cancers for firefighters. “A national registry will go a long way toward answering the many questions still out there,” Dr. Kenny Fent, an industrial hygienist at NIOSH who is leading the effort, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “We’re just laying the groundwork now, but in the long run, we want to h...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 18, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Targets Women in Asia
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Wendell Balderas and Mary AssuntaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) International Women’s Day on 8 March recognized and celebrated the progress women are making globally. The day also acknowledged the risks, exploitation and suffering many continue to endure. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) puts the spotlight on the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics targeting women and girls especially in Asia to market its deadly products. While smoking prevalence among females remains relatively ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell Balderas and Mary Assunta Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Devon mental health scheme focuses on employment skills
A case study shows how a project run by Devon Partnership NHS Trust has helped more than 1,000 people develop employment skills as part of their therapy. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Investigation into the relationship between fatal work accidents, national income, and employment rate in developed and developing countries - Kahraman E, Akay Ö, Mahmut Kılıç A.
OBJECTIVES: Industrial advances, as a result of globalization, causes many threats to the working life. These threats are generally associated with the level of economic development of countries. While threats from industrialization are decreasing in devel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2019
Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of these three groups in science and engineering education and employment. Data and figures in this digest are organized into the following topical areas: enrollment, field of degree, employment status, and occupation, including academic careers. Surveys conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation provided a large portion of the data used in this report. NCSES's mandate is the collection, interpretation, analysis, and ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 8, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

7 women in medtech you should know
Women hold more executive leadership roles in the medtech industry today than they did 20 years ago, but there’s still a long way to go. There is still a women’s leadership gap in the U.S., though. According to a report from the Centers for American Progress, women hold 52% of professional jobs in the U.S. Only 14.6% are CEOs. A mere 8.1% are top earners, and a scant 4.6% are Fortune 500 CEOs. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission also reports that only a fifth of executives, senior officers and managers in the U.S. high-tech industries are women. Keeping with the theme of Women’s History Month and ...
Source: Mass Device - March 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Aris MD Digital Cognition Technologies Eastman Chemical Fresenius GE Healthcare Medtronic Reva Medical Inc. Women in Medtech Source Type: news

Don ’t be hoodwinked by PM’s promises on workers ’ rights, warns UNISON
Commenting on the government’s announcement about workers’ rights, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Any guarantees about protecting existing and ensuring future employment rights must be in the Prime Minister’s withdrawal agreement. “Anything less, and the promises aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. “European laws have made working in the UK safer and better. Brexit mustn’t mean UK employees become the cheapest to hire and the easiest to fire. “No-one should be hoodwinked into thinking that this is a good deal for workers. It isn’t.&rdquo...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release workers rights Source Type: news

Health care giant to close Nashville facility, impacting 250 workers
CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefits subsidiary of CVS Health Corp., is shutting down a MetroCenter facility it has operated for more than a decade. The company will close its Nashville call center effective May 3, according to a filing with the Tennessee Department of Labor& Workforce Development. The closure will impact 250 workers, according to the filing. In an emailed statement to the Nashville Business Journal, CVS Health said some employees will be eligible to continue their employment from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Health care giant to close Nashville facility, impacting 250 workers
CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefits subsidiary of CVS Health Corp., is shutting down a MetroCenter facility it has operated for more than a decade. The company will close its Nashville call center effective May 3, according to a filing with the Tennessee Department of Labor& Workforce Development. The closure will impact 250 workers, according to the filing. In an emailed statement to the Nashville Business Journal, CVS Health said some employees will be eligible to continue their employment from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Highwoods, developer of Laser Spine's $56 million Tampa headquarters, responds to sudden closure
The North Carolina developer that built and owns Laser Spine Institute's Tampa headquarters outlined on Sunday how the company's sudden closure will affect it. Highwoods Properties Inc. (NYSE: HWI) developed the 176,000-square-foot building in Westshore's Avion Park after Laser Spine signed a long-term lease in 2014. Development costs were pegged at $56 million. Laser Spine on Friday announced it was ceasing all operations, effective immediately, termi nating the employment of nearly 600 people.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Source Type: news

First Asian Leprosy Assembly Calls for Greater Social Inclusion for the Affected
Amar Bahadur Timalsina, president of IDEA, Nepal, a group founded by people with leprosy for people with leprosy, is in agreement that there needs to be greater inclusion for those affected by the disease. Timalsina was affected by disease, also known as Hansen’s disease, as a child. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulMANILA, Mar 3 2019 (IPS)Growing up in Kathmandu, Nepal, Amar Bahadur Timalsina wasn’t allowed to attend school as a young boy because he was affected by leprosy. But decades later, after treatment and being able to re-integrate into his community, the boy who was once denied an education is now ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations leprosy Nippon Foundation Philippines Sa Source Type: news

It ’ s time to end poverty wages and exploitative practices
Poverty wages and exploitative working practices have scarred the social care workforce for decades, UNISON’s community service group conference declared in Southport this afternoon. At the same time, conference expressed clear doubt over promises from Whitehall that a government Green Paper expected toon will “ensure that the care and support system is sustainable in the long term”. That can only happen if “care workers are treated with the dignity and fairness they so deserve,” declared. Kevin Jackson, for the service group executive speaker, recalled that when he started work in the sector,...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article 2019 Community Conference care communities pay pay up now social care Source Type: news

3D Child Welfare: How Data, Design and Digital can Create a New Approach to Making Real Change
Opinion Article by Rainer Binder, Managing Director, Global Employment and Social Services, Accenture Child welfare remains a pressing challenge for governments around the world, and the statistics are heart-breaking. In the U.S. for instance, there are four million reports of child abuse each year, and the government spends $29 billion annually on services to support child welfare and prevent maltreatment. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Opinion Business and Industry Source Type: news

Child Poverty Rate Could Be Cut in Half in Next Decade Following Proposals in New Expert Report
In light of the many costs generated by child poverty for the United States, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides evidence-based policy and program packages that could cut the child poverty rate by as much as 50 percent and increase employment and earnings among adults living in low-income families. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Largest Bioscience & Health Technology Companies in Oregon & S.W. Washington
Information was obtained from firm representatives through questionnaires and could not be independently verified by the Portland Business Journal. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. 2,079: Combined Oregon and S.W. Washington employment at all firms that responded to the survey for The List 75,592: Combined total global employment at all firms that responded to the survey for The List 882: Combined U.S. patents filed by all firms that responded to the survey for The List 2005: Average year founded locally of all firms that responded to the survey for The List (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Precarious employment, business performance and occupational injuries: a study protocol of a register-based Swedish project - Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Johansson G, Burstrom B, Kjellberg K, Hemmingsson T, Ax én M, Davis L, Wegman D, Bodin T.
INTRODUCTION: There is uncertainty regarding the trends in occupational injuries (OIs) in Sweden due to a significant and increasing problem with under-reporting to injury registers. Under-reporting, in general, is likely to be exacerbated by the rise in p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Differential effects of employment grade on the association between long working hours and problem drinking - Cheng WJ, Pien LC, Cheng Y.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between working hours and problem drinking in employees from different employment grades. METHODS: We used data from a national survey of randomly sampled Taiwanese workers. A total score of 2 or more on the Cu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

System working staff mobility/portability: guidance for employers.
As organisations and ICSs develop ways of collaborative, place-based patient care, this guide supports staff movement across NHS organisations as part of workforce sharing agreements. It offers practical advice and guidance on the employment law issues that might arise when staff work across different NHS organisations and includes case studies where workforce sharing is working effectively. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Restates Commitment to Promotion of Healthy Working Condition for Nigerian Workers
[Daily Trust] The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mrs Ibukun Odusote, has expressed the Ministry's commitment to the promotion of healthy working conditions for Nigerian workers in line with International Labour Standards. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stephanie Shine Sheds Light on Employment Retention Strategies
Stephanie Shine, the vice president for Robert Half Finance & Accounting, says soft skills are increasingly important for accounting professionals. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 25, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2019 National Survey of Psychiatrists
The U.S. Census Bureau is requesting comments on a proposed 2019 National Survey of Psychiatrists. The survey would gather data on the demographics, distribution, and employment characteristics of psychiatrists in the U.S. using a probability sample method. Comments are due April 22, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 21, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks HR Assistant - London, UK
Specifications: Part time 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE), days and times to be agreedSalary:£28,000 pro rataLocation: London - with flexibility to work from home 1 day a weekApplication Closing Date: 3rd March 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a HR Assistant to make a difference in the field of health care research.  As part of the Human Resources Team, the HR Assistant assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the HR functions and duties.Key tasks:Work with the HR Team in providing HR support to deliver a responsive, pro-active HR function.To support the sm...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Manager winner: Kathy Dobbins | Wellspring
As its longtime director of programs and, for nearly the past decade, CEO Kathy Dobbins has led Wellspring to expand the mental health, housing and employment services the organization provides. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Brent Schanding Source Type: news

Manager winner: Kathy Dobbins | Wellspring
As its longtime director of programs and, for nearly the past decade, CEO Kathy Dobbins has led Wellspring to expand the mental health, housing and employment services the organization provides. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brent Schanding Source Type: news

System working - staff mobility / portability guidance for employers
Practical advice and guidance on the employment law issues that might arise when staff work across different NHS organisations (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parenthood contributes to gender imbalance in STEM employment, but it's not just an issue for mother
(University of Michigan) Nearly half of new moms and a quarter of new dads leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assistant general secretary hails the difference UNISON makes
“Being the biggest union – being the biggest women’s union – gives us power and with that power comes responsibility.” Addressing the union’s national women’s conference in Bournemouth, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea told delegates that they were meeting during a period of significant anniversaries. It was 70 year since the founding of the NHS, 150 years of the TUC and 100 years since (some!) women got the vote. And, of course, 25 years of UNISON itself. “I’m sure to many younger women this may feel like ancient history, but it feels like ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 16, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 Women's Conference 25 years Christina McAnea Source Type: news

Rehabilitation Facilities
Rank Business Name/URL/prior rank Licensed therapists Local employment Area locations Patient visits (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Rehabilitation Facilities
Rank Business Name/URL/prior rank Licensed therapists Local employment Area locations Patient visits (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adventist Health lays off 1,331 employees at Paradise hospital
All of the Adventist Health Feather River hospital's 1,331 employees have been issued layoff notices following the Camp Fire in Paradise. The Roseville-based health system listed the positions as “closed temporarily,” according to a Jan. 8 notice filed with the state Employment Development Department. The final paychecks were delivered to former employees Feb. 5. The Feather River hospital sustained significant damage from las t November's Camp Fire, which has been characterized as the deadliest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

We should be proud of our past and ready for the battles ahead, says UNISON general secretary
Speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference today (Friday) in Bournemouth, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “UNISON is now the biggest union in the country and, with a million women members, that means the biggest union in the country is a women’s union. “What we have done, is create a union where women call the shots. The majority of the NEC, the presidential team and the assistant general secretaries are women. Nationally, locally and regionally women are leading the union. “Last year, more than 100,000 low-paid women workers won the living wage in the NHS. That’...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release 2019 Women's Conference dave prentis Source Type: news

Blog: Taking the sleep ins fight to the Supreme Court
Our union has a proud record of standing up for our members, in workplaces, on the streets and in the courts. One of the proudest moments of my life was our Employment Tribunal Fees victory – so I’m pleased that in the coming months we will once again be taking the fight for our members rights to the highest court in the land. We’re fighting every step of the way to win our case on “sleep ins” – making sure care workers who stay overnight with the vulnerable people they care for receive the pay they deserve for their work. And this week we were granted permission to take our case to the ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Sleep-in payments Source Type: news

Delegates stress their union ’ s role in fighting sexual harassment
Introducing a major debate around sexual harassment, Sarah Walsh from the young members’ forum applauded the #MeToo movement, but went on to point out that working-class women don’t have red carpet and the paparazzi to help them make their voices heard. What they do have, though, is their union. The motion called on the national women’s committee for research across the union on harassment in the workplace, with a toolkit to be produced to tackle it, linked to a campaign to the Call It Out! South East regional delegate Mary Moore pointed out that, while “anybody can find themselves the victim o...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 Women's Conference health and safety sexual harassment Source Type: news

Union is key in fighting sexual harassment
Sarah Walsh from the young members’ forum applauded the #MeToo movement, when she spoke to fellow delegates at UNISON’s national women’s conference, but pointed out that working-class women don’t have red carpet and the paparazzi to help them make their voices heard. What they do have, though, is their union. Conference called on the national women’s committee to carry out research across the union on harassment in the workplace, and produce toolkit to tackle it, linked to a campaign to Call It Out! South East regional delegate Mary Moore pointed out that, while “anybody can find th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2019 Women's Conference equality health and safety sexual harassment women members Source Type: news

Sleep-in appeal to the Supreme Court is extremely good news
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court to grant permission for an appeal against last summer’s Court of Appeal judgment affecting care workers on sleep-in shifts is extremely good news, says UNISON. The UNISON-backed case – taken on behalf of care worker Clare Tomlinson-Blake – argues that sleep-in shifts should count as working time and be paid at least hourly minimum wage rates. Commenting on the news that permission to appeal has been granted UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is extremely good news. Last year’s judgment has meant uncertainty for employers and care staff...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release dave prentis mencap Sleep-in payments Source Type: news

Association of behavior in boys from low socioeconomic neighborhoods with employment earnings in adulthood - Vergunst F, Tremblay RE, Nagin D, Algan Y, Beasley E, Park J, Gal éra C, Vitaro F, Côté SM.
IMPORTANCE: Identifying early childhood behavioral problems associated with economic success/failure is essential for the development of targeted interventions that enhance economic prosperity through improved educational attainment and social integration.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2017
Tables from the 2017 Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR) present data on the demographic characteristics, labor force status, occupations, employment sector, and median annual salaries of individuals with a U.S. research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health field. The SDR is sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation and by the National Institutes of Health. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 12, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Finland's Basic Income Trial Boosts Happiness but Not Employment Finland's Basic Income Trial Boosts Happiness but Not Employment
Finland's basic income scheme did not spur its unemployed recipients to work more to supplement their earnings as hoped but it did help their wellbeing, researchers said on Friday as the government announced initial findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

The experience of self-employment among young people: an exploratory analysis of 28 low- to middle-income countries - Burchell BJ, Coutts AP.
Youth unemployment has become the global "wicked" policy issue for governments and multilateral agencies with many regions experiencing endemically high levels. In response, governments and international organizations have introduced more active labor mark... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Blog: There are so many reasons to be proud of UNISON
There are so many reasons to be proud of our union. We’re the biggest union in the country, and growing, representing more than 1.3 million public service workers. We’re also the biggest organisation for women in the country with more than a million women in membership. We’re the union that fought and won on Employment Tribunal Fees – a win that benefitted all working people. We won the fight for the minimum wage and now we fight and win the battle for the living wage for all. From branches to regions, nationally and internationally, our union is known for our work fighting for fairness, justice and...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News heart unions Source Type: news

Association between occupational injury and subsequent employment termination among newly hired manufacturing workers - Huizinga NC, Davis JA, Gerr F, Fethke NB.
Few longitudinal studies have examined occupational injury as a predictor of employment termination, particularly during the earliest stages of employment when the risk of occupational injury may be greatest. Human resources (HR) records were used to estab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The top 10 medical device states: Everything you need to know
[Image from Unsplash]California, Minnesota and Massachusetts dominate the U.S. medical device industry. But many other states also play a significant role in medtech. From industry employment to venture capital investment to number of major headquarters, read on and discover how the medical device industry’s top states compare. Next>> Sources: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Compare Minnesota tool for industry employment and establishment numbers (2017) and medical device patent numbers (2015), PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree report for venture capital data (2017), Medical Design ...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Minnesota Source Type: news

Metaphysics of terrorism - Etim F.
Terrorism as the calculated use of violence or the threat to violence through the employment of intimidation and violence in order to attain goals that are political, religious or ideological in nature has taken a global dimension and at alarming frequency... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Efforts and preliminary study for preventing accidents of disabled persons employed at University - 瑠美子, 博, 賢吾, 端, 太志, 静昭.
Promoting employment of persons with disabilities in universities is important not only for fulfilling the social responsibilities of universities but also for constructing safe campuses and improving work efficiency based on diverse perspectives. It is al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Human Resources Manager - London, UK
Specifications: Full TimeSalary:CompetitiveLocation: LondonApplication Closing Date: 1st March 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in HR Management to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Human Resources Manager will lead and manage a high quality, responsive, efficient and effective Human Resources function for Cochrane and its subsidiaries.Key areas:•Recruitment and on-boarding• Talent attraction and management• Employee Relations• People Relations for secondment and consultancy contracts• Learning and Development• Monitoring and ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Health matters: health and work
The latest edition of Health matters brings together data, toolkits and the evidence of what works in addressing and removing health-related barriers to gaining and retaining employment. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chinese national draws 27-month sentence in Medtronic, Edwards trade theft case
A Chinese national engineer who stole confidential trade secrets from Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) and ev3, formerly owned by Covidien and now a subsidiary of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, according to a posting from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. Wenfeng Lu, 46, pleaded guilty last May to six counts of unauthorized possession and attempted possession of trade secrets. Lu admitted that he stole secrets from the Irvine, Calif.-based labs of both Edwards and ev3 while he worked there from January 2009 until his arrest in 2012, ac...
Source: Mass Device - January 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Legal News Edwards Lifesciences Medtronic Source Type: news