Health and Wellbeing Interventions in Healthcare
The Institute of Employment Studies (IES) has published a new report exploring the evidence base of health and wellbeing interventions used in healthcare and their implications for wellbeing outcomes (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health equals wealth: the global longevity dividend
This report (launched ahead of the G20 Finance Ministers'meeting) looks at the significant, and growing, economic contributions of older people across the G20. It argues that leveraging the economic contributions of older people will be instrumental in the global post-pandemic recovery, and that addressing health barriers to spending, working, caring and volunteering for longer can unlock a significant'longevity dividend'. The analysis finds that countries that spend more on health as a proportion of GDP see higher employment participation, volunteering, and spending by older people. Furthermore, increasing preventive heal...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Employment Disruption - Linked Financial Hardship Found for Female CA Survivors
Considerable burden of financial hardship reported for female adolescent, young - adult cancer survivors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Employment Disruption-Linked Financial Hardship Found for Female CA Survivors
FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- For female adolescent and young-adult (AYA) cancer survivors, there is a considerable burden of financial hardship related to employment disruption, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in Cancer. Clare Meernik,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is the IMF Encouraging World Financial Leaders to Walk Blindly Towards More Austerity?
By Isabel Ortiz and Richard JollyNEW YORK and SUSSEX, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) This week the world’s Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors meet virtually at the 2020 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and decide on the fate of the world. This year’s gathering is particularly important, given that the world is confronting an unprecedented crisis. Governments are struggling to finance emergency care and urgent socioeconomic support to cope with the COVID19 pandemic. Isabel Ortiz While these short-term expenditures are necessary, countries need more than intensive care units,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Richard Jolly Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

To Decolonize Global Nursing and Midwifery, Let ’s Rethink How We Train Health Workers
By Stembile Mugore, Senior advisor for health sector performance and sustainability, IntraHealth International Beatrice Aciro, midwife and graduate of Good Samaritan School of Nursing& Midwifery, conducts a practical exercise with students. Photo by Tommy Trenchard for IntraHealth InternationalOctober 15, 2020When I trained as a nurse/midwife in the United Kingdom, I learned about heart attacks and cardiovascular disease. They were part of the curriculum because they were among the most common diseases in the UK.But when I went back home to Zimbabwe—a country that had just declared its independence from a col...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

The Swedish COVID-19 Response Is a Disaster. It Shouldn ’t Be a Model for the Rest of the World
The Swedish COVID-19 experiment of not implementing early and strong measures to safeguard the population has been hotly debated around the world, but at this point we can predict it is almost certain to result in a net failure in terms of death and suffering. As of Oct. 13, Sweden’s per capita death rate is 58.4 per 100,000 people, according to Johns Hopkins University data, 12th highest in the world (not including tiny Andorra and San Marino). But perhaps more striking are the findings of a study published Oct. 12 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which pointed out that, of the countries the resea...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kelly Bjorklund and Andrew Ewing Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Understanding suicidal risk of LGBTQ veterans: a call for action - Maltseva T, Olenick M, Flowers M, Diez-Sampedro A.
Veterans are identified as a vulnerable population with an increased risk for suicidal ideations and attempts. They face multiple challenges after separation from military service, including finding employment and housing, and reintegration into family and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

‘Time for global solidarity’ to overcome COVID’s health, social and economic challenges
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only led to a “dramatic loss” of human life but also constitutes an “unprecedented challenge” to public health, food systems and employment, a group of leading UN agencies said on Tuesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Domestic violence, decision-making power, and female employment in Colombia - Fajardo-Gonzalez J.
Using data from the Colombian Demographic and Health Survey, I document a positive association between intimate partner violence against women and the likelihood of women's employment. This finding persists when I exploit the husband's own childhood experi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

South Africa: Minister Thulas Nxesi On Progress Made On Measures to Mitigate the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic On Employment and Labour
[Govt of SA] National Council of Provinces - Ministerial Briefing: Employment and Labour (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

USDA: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Department of Agriculture is seeking comments and burden estimates on an information collection to obtain information on employment patterns and characteristics of non-disabled adult SNAP participants. Comments are due by November 12, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 13, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Impact of socioeconomic- and lifestyle-related risk factors on poor mental health conditions: a nationwide longitudinal 5-wave panel study in Japan - Nagasu M, Yamamoto I.
The association of socioeconomic status and lifestyle behaviours on mental health appears well-established in the literature, as several studies report that better socioeconomic status such as higher levels of disposable income and employment as well as pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

COVID ’s Impact in Real Time: Finding Balance Amid the Crisis
COVID-19: UNESCO-- Solutions for Distance Learning The contribution of voluntary social distancing was larger in advanced economies where people can work from home more easily or can even afford to stop working thanks to personal savings and social security benefits. By Francesco Grigoli and Damiano SandriWASHINGTON DC, Oct 12 2020 (IPS) One enduring lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is that any lasting economic recovery will depend on resolving the health crisis. Our research in the latest World Economic Outlook shows that government lockdowns—while succeeding in their intended goal of lowering infections—con...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Francesco Grigoli and Damiano Sandri Tags: Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Changes in older people's experiences of providing care and of volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic, ELSA
Engagement in socially productive activities, such as care provision and voluntary work, make important contributions to society, and may have been especially important during the coronavirus pandemic. They have also been associated with better health, wellbeing, and longer survival for older people. The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) Covid-19 Sub-study provided data to allow for an exploration of how changes in caring and volunteering may have occurred during the pandemic, and to examine this in relation to factors such as sex, age, employment status, wealth, Covid-19 vulnerability and symptoms, and pre-pande...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Takes Heavy Toll on Women's Work and Finances: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 12, 2020 -- Young women with cancer are at a high risk for employment and financial consequences, a new study finds. " Our study addresses the burden of employment disruption and financial hardship among young women with cancer -- a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gendering Agriculture so Women Take the Lead in Feeding Africa
Rhoda Tumusiime, IITA Board Member, Former African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, and Chairperson, HOPE   Steven Cole, Senior Scientist and Gender Research Coordinator, IITABy Rhoda Tumusiime and Steven ColeIBADAN, Nigeria, Oct 12 2020 (IPS) Africa’s hopes of feeding a population projected to double by 2050 amidst a worsening climate crisis rest on huge investments in agriculture, including creating the conditions so that women can empower themselves and lead efforts to transform the continent’s farming landscape. Rhoda TumusiimeAs we celebrate the 2020 International Day of Rural ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rhoda Tumusiime and Steven Cole Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Study examines cancer's effects on young women's employment and finances
(Wiley) Cancer and its treatment can impact an individual's ability to work, and employment disruptions can lead to financial hardships. A new study indicates that women who were diagnosed with cancer as adolescents or young adults can be especially vulnerable to these effects. The findings are published early online inCANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 12, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sale and sexual exploitation of children in the context of  travel and tourism in Goa - Ferrao R.
Tourism has three sides: the good, the bad and the ugly. The good side is it generates employment and brings in investment. Tourism earns the state an average Rs 4,000 crore annually. 23 lakh tourists visit Goa; this income contributes to 15 per cent of In... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Workers Union Slams Govt Attempts to 'Militarise' Health Sector
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has slammed government for conscripting all junior doctors into military service before being employment saying the move is tantamount to millitarisation of the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Teachers Shoulder the Burden: Improving Support in Crisis Contexts
Globally 75 million children who cannot access education as a result of crises. A dated photo of a Syrian child in a refugee camp in Jordan. Credit: Robert Stefanicki/IPS.By Yasmine Sherif, Dean Brooks and Mary MendenhallNEW YORK, Oct 5 2020 (IPS) Teachers are at the heart of children and young peoples’ educational experiences. Teachers play multiple roles in their students’ lives by supporting their learning, providing them with inclusive and safe environments to grow and develop, and helping them become more confident as they make their way in the world. As we commemorate World Teachers’ Day on Monday, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif - Dean Brooks - Mary Mendenhall Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Education Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: Application for Deemed Health Center Program Award Recipients To Sponsor Volunteer Health Professionals for Deemed PHS Employment
The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking comments and burden estimates on proposed changes to the Application for Deemed Health Center Program Award Recipients to Sponsor Volunteer Health Professionals (VHPs) for Deemed Public Health Service Employment for Calendar Year 2022. VHPs of deemed health centers may be deemed as Public Health Service employees and are thus qualified for Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) coverage. Comments are due by November 4, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 5, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Study defines risk factors for unemployment in working people with multiple sclerosis
This study points to factors related to risk of unemployment that may be amenable to early intervention. Professionals who provide MS care should be aware of the potential impact of this diagnosis on future employment, and be prepared to intervene before individuals leave the work force.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ADHD, financial distress, and suicide in adulthood: a population study - Beauchaine TP, Ben-David I, Bos M.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exerts lifelong impairment, including difficulty sustaining employment, poor credit, and suicide risk. To date, however, studies have assessed selected samples, often via self-report. Using mental health data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide among ambulance service staff: a review of coroner and employment records - Mars B, Hird K, Bell F, James C, Gunnell D.
BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence to suggest that ambulance service staff may be at increased risk for suicide; however, few studies have explored risk factors within this occupational group. Aim: To investigate factors commonly associated with amb... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The use of personal protective equipment for reducing accidental risk on board - Husna IE, Azise A, Sarifuddin.
Ships have been preferable transportation modes in archipelagic countries like Indonesia because of their capability of transporting heavy loads. Indonesia has a great potential in maritime business and employment. However, accidental rate on board is also... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

U.S. job growth slows; nearly 4 million Americans permanently unemployed
U.S. employment growth slowed more than expected in September and over 300,000 Americans lost their jobs permanently, dealing a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Feminist Perspective from Middle East & North Africa on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Illustration by Rawand IssaBy Farah DaibesBERLIN, Oct 2 2020 (IPS) Since before the COVID-19 pandemic, feminists across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been increasingly shedding light on the global shifts that will shape the Future of Work. From their perspective, those shifts would mainly be driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the impact of climate change and the looming global care crisis. However, they did not account for a global pandemic that would shake the world and drive the acceleration of those shifts, drastically changing the way we live and work and making various feminist concerns about ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farah Daibes Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Middle East & North Africa Peace Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

nTIDE Sept 2020 Jobs Report: Unease rises as numbers fall for Americans with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) 'The labor force participation rate is a bell-weather of the long-term employment prospects of people with disabilities,' cautioned UNH-IOS economist Andrew Houtenville, PhD. 'September's decline in this indicator suggests that people with disabilities are leaving the labor market--they are no longer on furlough or actively looking for work. As the pandemic continues and more workers are permanently let go, we are likely to see further declines in the labor force participation rate.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As Covid-19 Affects Mental Health Of Youth, ILO Says Need To Protect Right To Disconnect
With Covid-19 affecting employment and learning opportunities of the youth, and placing increasing pressure on their mental health, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said that there is a need to protect the rights of youth, including the right to disconnect. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Disha Shetty, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Coronavirus Source Type: news

The Triple Humanitarian Crisis and Why Kenya Deserves An A + in its Response
This article was originally published in Forbes Africa.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The post The Triple Humanitarian Crisis and Why Kenya Deserves An A + in its Response appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Dean - College of Science
Requisition ID: 2020-2966 Number of Openings: 1 Category (Portal Searching): Administrative/Clerical Position Type: Benefited Full-Time City: Logan Job Classification: Exempt College: College of Science Department: Dean-Science Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience plus excellent benefits Overview Utah State University (USU) invites nominations and applications for a significant academic leadership position as Dean of the College of Science. The College of Science at USU is a dynamic and innovative academic unit comprising of six departments: Biology, Chemistry and Biochemist...
Source: AIBS Classifieds - October 1, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Classifieds Tags: Other Positions Available Source Type: news

Number of Californians with mental health distress sharply increased from 2014 to 2018
From 2014 to 2018, the number of California adults who reported that they had experienced serious psychological distress in any given year increased by 42%, according to aUCLA Center for Health Policy Research policy briefpublished today.The finding is based on research in theCalifornia Health Interview Survey, which each year gathers data from more than 20,000 respondents. Based on the surveys, UCLA researchers project that nearly 2.2 million Californians experienced serious psychological distress in 2014, and that the figure steadily increased through 2018, when, according to their projections, 3.2 million experienced su...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Blog: Ten years of the Equality Act and still fighting
This October is the 10th anniversary of the Equality Act in Great Britain, and COVID-19 has shown why it is still so needed. As a UNISON activist in a voluntary sector branch, I rely on the Equality Act when representing members – including disabled members discriminated against and facing dismissal because of sickness levels, lack of disability leave or reasonable adjustments. I have also used it to prevent discrimination happening in the first place, working with employers to introduce accessibility passports for disabled workers. The Equality Act was a fantastic achievement. Years of trade union campaigning and a ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 30, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News Covid-19 equalities equality act Source Type: news

East Africa: Region Slowly Reopens for Business After Covid-19 Havoc
[East African] Businesses across East Africa are racing to pick up the pieces after six months of Covid-19 restrictions, setting the stage for economic recovery and a rise in employment numbers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New peer reviews of COVID-19 preprints from the MIT Press journal Rapid Reviews: COVID-19
(The MIT Press) Peer reviewers highlight promising research highlighting reform in public health and employment law, an approach for identifying asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, and strong evidence that inhaled corticosteroids do not protect against COVID-19 related deaths. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Report: Mass. health care industry now accounts for nearly 1 in every 5 jobs
Health care employers in Massachusetts added more workers between 2008 and 2018 than any other industry, nudging the field's share of statewide employment upward to nearly one-fifth, according to a new report. The number of Bay State employees working in health care grew from 627,234 in 2008 to 721,274 in 2018, representing a 15 percent expansion that outpaced population growth, according to a Pioneer Institute study published Monday based on MassEconomix data. With that jump, the largest industry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Lisinski Source Type: news

Report: Mass. health care industry now accounts for nearly 1 in every 5 jobs
Health care employers in Massachusetts added more workers between 2008 and 2018 than any other industry, nudging the field's share of statewide employment upward to nearly one-fifth, according to a new report. The number of Bay State employees working in health care grew from 627,234 in 2008 to 721,274 in 2018, representing a 15 percent expansion that outpaced population growth, according to a Pioneer Institute study published Monday based on MassEconomix data. With that jump, the largest industry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Lisinski Source Type: news

Short Takes
Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, led by Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), have introduced bipartisan legislation to create a new postdoctoral fellowship program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help keep early career researchers whose employment opportunities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the STEM pipeline. "I am deeply concerned about the disappearance of STEM job opportunities and the potential long-term consequences for our STEM pipeline," stated Chairwoman Johnson. "For established researchers, the COVID-19 crisis has severely limited their...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 28, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

South Africa: Underpaid and Unprotected - the Case for Supporting Community Health Workers
[spotlight] In July 2020, Community Health Workers (CHWs) staged a protest outside the offices of the Eastern Cape Health Department in Bhisho, calling for their enlistment as full-time employees in the Department of Health. Subsequently, the Eastern Cape MEC for Health, Sindiswa Gomba, stated that the full-time employment of CHWs was 'not a straightforward issue for the province'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Volunteers receiving government aid while unemployed face scrutiny, bias from public
(Indiana University) With the worldwide spike in unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many people may turn to volunteerism as a way to pass their newly found free time. But new research suggests that volunteers who also receive government aid are often judged negatively as " wasting time " that could be used to find paid employment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Do California hotel workers deserve extra job security? They think so
If AB 3216 passes, anyone who lost their jobs at hotels, airports and private clubs during this pandemic and any future 'state of emergency' can get their position back based on seniority — assuming their place of employment survives. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gustavo Arellano Source Type: news

Column: Do California hotel workers deserve extra job security? They think so
If AB 3216 passes, anyone who lost their jobs at hotels, airports and private clubs during this pandemic and any future 'state of emergency' can get their position back based on seniority — assuming their place of employment survives. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gustavo Arellano Source Type: news

Adolescent employment, mental health, and suicidal behavior: a propensity score matching approach - Shin H, Kim KH, Kim JS, Lee E.
This study aimed to confirm the relationships between part-time work experience, mental health, and suicidal behavior in adolescents. The impact of part-time work in this population is a controversial topic, perhaps because of the sociocultural background-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The importance of community action and community resilience in the response to Covid-19, BPS
The Covid-19 pandemic is a global community event which has affected everyone in some way. There have been many negative impacts, including illness and loss of life, psychosocial isolation, loss of schooling, employment and financial hardship. All of these events have significant psychological effects on individuals and communities. These impacts are not, however, evenly shared within society. The pandemic has rendered visible that psychological functioning cannot be separated from the social conditions in which it takes place. Psychologists have a number of ways of conceiving of these impacts and the mechanisms through w...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Introducing Rhondair - New Dental Aerosol Capture System Provides Post-COVID Protection.
Rhondium Dental Labs is excited to introduce Rhondair – an Aerosol Capture System designed in New Zealand by local dentist turned serial inventor and entrepreneur Dr Simon McDonald.Dentists are one of the most at-risk occupations for exposure to pathogens, including COVID-19, primarily due to the aerosol-generating nature of most dental procedures and their proximity to patients. The Rhondair is specifically designed for dental industries to reduce the harmful impacts of dental aerosols on both dental practitioners and their patients.Rhondium was successfully awarded funding from the New Zealand Ministry of Business,...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 22, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

SOAS members secure victory against compulsory redundancies
UNISON members working at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) are celebrating this week after victory in their fight to halt compulsory redundancies. The redundancies at the school, which is part of the University of London, were set to happen at the end of this month as part of a restructure. In response to planned strike action for today and tomorrow, following online branch meetings (pictured), SOAS management has agreed to return to the negotiating table. Management has made the commitment to UNISON that there will be no compulsory redundancies for professional services staff, including cleaning, cat...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News higher education Source Type: news

Perspective on employment rates after spinal cord injury - 30 years after the ADA
(Kessler Foundation) Thirty years after the passage of the ADA, planning for return to work is often a low priority during rehabilitation for spinal cord injury, The authors emphasize that vocational rehabilitation services, when delivered soon after injury and integrated into the medical rehabilitation plan, contribute to better employment outcomes. " Implementing evidence-based practices during rehabilitation is an important step toward fulfilling the promises of the ADA for people with spinal cord injury, " Dr. O'Neill concluded. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Corium Inc., Xtime close Peninsula offices, lay off workers
A biopharmaceutical company and a software firm are closing their local offices and laying off a total of almost 80 employees, according to new filings with state employment officials. On Oct. 30, Cox Automotive-owned Xtime is closing its 1400 Bridge Parkway office in Redwood City, where around 90 employees work. About 30 of those employees will continue to work remotely, but 60 others will be laid off in phases between December 2020 and December 2021, according to Cox Automoti ve. All operations… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison Levitsky Source Type: news

Corium Inc., Xtime close Peninsula offices, lay off workers
A biopharmaceutical company and a software firm are closing their local offices and laying off a total of almost 80 employees, according to new filings with state employment officials. On Oct. 30, Cox Automotive-owned Xtime is closing its 1400 Bridge Parkway office in Redwood City, where around 90 employees work. About 30 of those employees will continue to work remotely, but 60 others will be laid off in phases between December 2020 and December 2021, according to Cox Automoti ve. All operations… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison Levitsky Source Type: news