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Greek in-service and preservice teachers' views about bullying in early childhood settings - Psalti A.
This article presents the results of a pilot study aiming at exploring preservice and in-service early childhood teachers' views on bullyi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Yorgo ’s Foods Inc Is Recalling All Flavored and Unflavored Food Products (Hommus; Tahini Sauces; Yogurt Dip, Salads, Tzatziki, Grape Leaves; Taboule) Due to Possible Health Risk
Yorgo ’s Foods Inc. of Manchester NH, a family-owned company, started in 1993, is recalling all Greek-style food products it manufactures, out of an abundance of caution, as they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal in fections in pregnant women, young children, frail or elderly people, those with weakened immune systems and in unborn fetuses. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 16, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Rescue Efforts Continue in Athens Outskirts after Massive Flash Flooding
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris on the fringes of Greece's capital Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a major highway. There were fears the death toll could rise further as rescue crews searched for potentially missing people in flooded homes and streets on the western outskirts of Athens. The flooding came after a severe overnight storm brought driving rain to the area. Roads turned into muddy rivers that carried away vehicles, tossing them into piles on roadsides and against fences and buildings....
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elena Becatoros, Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Rescue Efforts Continue in Athens Outskirts after Massive Flash Flooding
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris on the fringes of Greece's capital Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a major highway. There were fears the death toll could rise further as rescue crews searched for potentially missing people in flooded homes and streets on the western outskirts of Athens. The flooding came after a severe overnight storm brought driving rain to the area. Roads turned into muddy rivers that carried away vehicles, tossing them into piles on roadsides and against fences and buildings....
Source: JEMS Operations - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elena Becatoros, Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Sterigenics parent company is now Sotera Health
Sterigenics International said today that it has changed the name of its parent company to Sotera Health, with Nelson Labs, Nordion and Sterigenics as Sotera’s three operating companies. The new name drew its inspiration from the name of the Greek goddess of safety, Soteria, and is meant to reflect the company’s commitment to global health. Sotera Health (Broadview Heights, Ohio) provides lab and comprehensive sterilization services, and a global supply of radioisotopes, for the the medical device, pharmaceutical, tissue and food industries. The company has 62 facilities in 13 countries – and more than 6,...
Source: Mass Device - November 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News News Well Sterilization / Calibration nelsonlaboratories Nordion Inc. soterahealth Sterigenics International Inc. Source Type: news

Resilience following emotional abuse by teachers: insights from a cross-sectional study with Greek students - Nearchou F.
An integrative socio-ecological model was developed to investigate the impact of emotional abuse by teachers on children's psychological functioning and test the role of social support and self-confidence as protective factors associated with resilience. E... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Archaeologists unearth 'masterpiece' sealstone in Greek tomb
(University of Cincinnati) Archaeologists with the University of Cincinnati are documenting artifacts contained within their amazing 2015 find, the tomb of the Griffin Warrior in Greece. But the 3,500-year-old treasures include their most stunning historical offering yet: an intricately carved gem, or sealstone, that represents one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: Know thyself
The ancient Greeks urged " know thyself. " In this month's letter, Managing Editor Marie Ellis unmasks what that means — for our editors and our readers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: IT / Internet / E-mail Source Type: news

Employment insecurity, mental health and suicide - Fountoulakis KN.
With the economic crisis an increase in suicidality has been reported across Europe but especially in Greece. Τhese reports hit the mass media headlines and were also included in the debate among political parties. The literature suggests that during peri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Ancient tastes: Book examines how Greeks and Romans inspired modern flavors
(University of Kent) Like today, ancient food fads came with dire warnings about the consequences of new arrivals on the scene. For example, when Sicilian sweets were introduced to Greece, some regarded them as a delicious luxury while others -- such as Plato -- said they would destroy the morality of the people. From battlefields and imperial courts to sanctuaries and boudoirs, tasting is a dangerous game in antiquity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Restructuring seriously damages well-being of workers: the case of the restructuring programme in local administration in Greece - Koukoulaki T, Pinotsi D, Geogiadou P, Daikou A, Zorba K, Targoutzidis A, Poulios K, Naris S, Panousi P, Skoulatakis Y, Drivas S, Kapsali K, Pahkin K.
This study examines the impact of "Kallikratis", a major restructuring programme of local administration in Gr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend. Here ’s What Time You Can Watch
Turn off Netflix this weekend and head outdoors to watch the peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower instead. The starry spectacle is set to take place between Oct. 20 and Oct. 22, offering a dazzling display that should delight veteran and novice stargazers alike. This year’s Orionid meteor shower should be especially good because there will be little moonlight that could otherwise drown out the meteors. Just make sure you have clear skies in your local forecast before heading out. “The Orionids peak on October 20 — a dark, moonless night,” wrote NASA’s Jane Houston Jones in a recent statement. &ld...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Samuelson Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Wear what you want to The Marriage of Figaro | Brief letters
Elitism and opera | Neutron stars | Greek theatre acoustics | Jeremiah and the King James Bible | Three-legged stoolsHoward Jacobson (There is no excuse for a man not to wear a suit …’, Weekend, 14 October) reinforces the view that opera is elitist and unapproachable. Nothing could be further from the truth. If the music moves you it doesn’t matter what you wear. And if Mr Jacobson knew his Marriage of Figaro from his Don Giovanni, he would know that Mozart was one of the mo st anti-establishment of composers, and wouldn’t have cared what anyone wore.Sao Bui-VanLondon• When two neutron stars c...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Brief letters Tags: Opera Culture Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Astronomy Space Science Greece Europe World news Theatre Stage The Bible Religion Christianity Books Wales UK news Source Type: news

Whisper it – Greek theatre's legendary acoustics are a myth
Tour guides may tell you that a pin dropping can be heard in every seat of the ancient theatre of Epidaurus – but scientists disagreeIt has been held up as a stunning example of ancient Greek sound engineering, but researchers say the acoustics of the theatre atEpidaurus are not as dazzling as they have been hailed.Dating from the fourth century BC, and seating up to 14,000 spectators, the theatre has long been admired for its sound quality, with claims that audiences are able to hear a pin drop, or a match being struck, at any seat in the house. Even the British archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheelerraved about the thea...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Science Greece Theatre Culture Europe Stage World news Technology History of science Source Type: news

The 2017 MacArthur Fellows Were Just Announced. Here ’s How 6 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners Spent Their Life-Changing Prize Money
Jacob Soll has told this story so many times, he almost sounds removed from it. Not bored, or jaded really. But detached — like it happened to a friend of a friend. Or he read about it in a book, and is a little incredulous. “It was like Oliver Twist or something,” he says. “I was the lowest paid professor at my university. My roof was falling in, pipes were exploding. When I got the call, I was literally walking to the library in the rain, thinking about how ruined I was.” It was fall 2011, and the MacArthur Foundation had just named the historian to its fellowship program, an honor that came...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristen Bahler Tags: Careers grants Source Type: news

My cat is a monster. Why do I love him so much? | Jules Howard
Be it the tale of the Grenfell fire survivor being reunited with her cat, or the ‘refugee cat’ lost in Greece and found in Norway stories of pets draw us in like no otherWhat could be more heartening than the story of the Grenfell fire survivor who was reported this week to have beenreunited with the cat she thought she ’d lost in the blaze? What could warm the cockles more than the story, also reported this week, of the“refugee cat” lost in Greece and reunited with its family in Norway courtesy of a global social media campaign. For stories of cats and dogs, be they heroes or victims, draw us...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jules Howard Tags: Pets Cats Dogs Evolution Science Animals Life and style UK news Source Type: news

What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?
Excavation has revealed fragments of bronze sculpture and raises the possibility of several buried statues in the area. So what do these discoveries tell us?The shipwreck at Antikythera, Greece, continues to reveal its secrets and surprise archaeologists.As reported last week, recent excavations on the 1st century BC shipwreck have revealed statue fragments, bronze ornamentation, and wooden remains from the ship ’s hull. The finds are sensational, but the artifacts and the project have broader importance.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Peter B Campbell Tags: Archaeology Science Greece Heritage Culture Sculpture Art Source Type: news

New shot for men and women
Today I want to tell you about a quick, painless procedure that will put the spontaneity back into your sex life. And you don’t have to take a pill and then wait 30 minutes or more… I’m talking about platelet-rich plasma, or PRP for short. I’ve used PRP in my patients to heal sports injuries, aching joints and surgical wounds. It’s better than a facelift to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. But PRP also works if you’re having trouble in the bedroom. More than a third of men suffer from sexual dysfunction. And 40% of women do too. I’m talking about everything from erectile dysfuncti...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Men's Health Women's Health Source Type: news

Santa Claus May Have Just Been Found 3,700 Miles From the North Pole
The original tomb of Saint Nicholas, the progenitor of Santa Claus, may have been found beneath a church in Turkey. Archeologists uncovered burial grounds beneath the Saint Nicholas Church in Demre in southwestern Turkey, where St. Nicholas is believed to have lived during the 4th century, the BBC reports. “We have obtained very good results but real works start now,” Cemil Karabayram, Antalya Director of Surveying and Monuments, told local media outlet the Hurriyet. “We will reach the ground and maybe we will find the untouched body of St. Nicholas.” The remains of St. Nicholas were said to have be...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Casey Quackenbush Tags: Uncategorized Culture santa Turkey Source Type: news

Antikythera shipwreck yields bronze arm – and hints at spectacular haul of statues
Arm points to existence of at least seven statues from Greek shipwreck, already the source of most extensive and exciting ancient cargo ever foundMarine archaeologists have recovered a bronze arm from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, where the remains of at least seven more priceless statues from the classical world are believed to lie buried.Divers found the right arm, encrusted and stained green, under half a metre of sediment on the boulder-strewn slope where the ship and its cargo now rest. The huge vessel, perhaps 50m from bow to stern, was sailing from Asia Minor to Rome in 1BC when it founde...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 4, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Archaeology Art Sculpture Greece Art and design Europe Heritage Culture World news Source Type: news

Antikythera shipwreck yields bronze arm – and hints at spectacular haul of classical statues
Arm points to existence of at least seven statues from Greek shipwreck, already the source of most extensive and exciting ancient cargo ever foundMarine archaeologists have recovered a bronze arm from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, where the remains of at least seven more priceless statues from the classical world are believed to lie buried.Divers found the right arm, encrusted and stained green, under half a metre of sediment on the boulder-strewn slope where the ship and its cargo now rest. The huge vessel, perhaps 50m from bow to stern, was sailing from Asia Minor to Rome in 1BC when it founde...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 4, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Archaeology Art Sculpture Greece Art and design Source Type: news

These Consumer Technologies Could Show Us What ’s Next in Medical Devices
As the consumer technology industry moves forward it constantly invents, develops, and produces a myriad of amazing technologies. Some of these innovations have important applications in medical devices. These technologies aren’t necessarily vital to effective medical treatment, but they do play a big role in usability and convenience, which are important factors in efficient and effective care. As they become more widely available and cheaper, the opportunities for medical devices to also become better, cheaper, and more readily available also grow. Here are two technologies that you may not immediately connect...
Source: MDDI - October 4, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nigel Syrotuck Tags: Design Source Type: news

Fewer Than Half Of Pregnant Refugees In Greece Have Prenatal Care
Greece is undergoing a refugee crisis, and their public health system is struggling to cope. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘What Gets Remembered’: How Visiting a Cemetery Can Teach You About History
When planning vacation itineraries, graveyard visits may not be top of mind. But Loren Rhoads, author of the new book 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die, makes the case for going out of your way to see burial grounds. “I think it adds a depth to travel that you can’t find anywhere else,” Rhoads tells TIME. “I see cemeteries as kind of open air museums full of art and history and stories and nature and wildlife, gardening… When you go to a graveyard, you see what’s important to a society, what gets remembered.” Rhoads’ book features cemeteries large (like Père Lachai...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Begley Tags: Uncategorized Books Source Type: news

Refugees' health problems in Greece mostly unmet: medical charity
ATHENS (Reuters) - Refugees and migrants in Greece receive little or no medical care for most health problems they face and fewer than half of those pregnant had access to maternal care, aid group Doctors of the World said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Breakthrough in invisibility technology: Scientists have created a material that allows light waves to pass straight through
(Natural News) Scientists developed a new idea for invisibility technology that would allow light waves to pass straight through a special material without any obstruction, as reported by Science Daily. Researchers from University of Technology (TU Wien) in Vienna, together with colleagues from Greece and the United States, discovered a new idea for cloaking technology in which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raccoons solve an ancient puzzle, but do they really understand it?
(Springer) Scientists have been using an ancient Greek fable written by Aesop as inspiration to test whether birds and small children understand cause and effect relationships. A group of US scientists led by Lauren Stanton of the University of Wyoming have now extended this body of work to study raccoon intelligence. Their research in Springer's journal Animal Cognition is the first to use the Aesop's Fable paradigm to assess if mammalian carnivores understand the principles of water displacement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 29, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Promised Land
In the summer of 2015, a curious piece of world news brought a flicker of hope to the wretched Syrian city of Palmyra. Islamic State fighters had taken over the ancient town, toppling its monuments and executing anyone who resisted their draconian rules. And yet at one of the city’s darkest moments, rumors of a sanctuary far away began to filter in, generating dreams among a populace that had already lost everything. On Aug. 31 of that year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that her country was prepared to take in hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing war in the Middle East. “We can do this,” ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker / Berlin Tags: Uncategorized finding home Germany Refugees Source Type: news

Coping strategies of Greek 6th grade students: their relationship with anxiety and trait emotional intelligence - Antoniou AS, Drosos N.
The aim of this study was to investigate children's coping strategies and explore their relationship with anxiety and trait emotional intelligence using a sample of 245 Greek 6th Grade students. Coping strategies are estimated with Kidcope - Children versi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Coroner: Hiker Was Likely Killed and Dismembered by Wolves on Desolate Path
(THESSALONIKI, Greece) — A missing British hiker whose dismembered, fleshless remains were found in the hills of northern Greece was probably attacked by wolves while walking alone on a remote path, torn apart and devoured, a Greek coroner said after an autopsy Wednesday. Coroner Nikos Kifnidis told The Associated Press that both the woman’s thigh bones had been cracked open by bites and large sections of her body are still missing. He said a vet at Wednesday’s autopsy in the nearby town of Komotini confirmed that no dog or jackal could have administered such bites. The remains — mostly bare, gnawed...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Costas Kantouris / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Greece onetime Source Type: news

Something to Think About: Don't hurt yourself
Dr. Amit Sood says, "Do not let hatred, envy, revenge, or anger ?stay in any corner of your being." Dear friend, Hera was the wife and sister of Zeus, the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion. Hera was known for her jealousy and vengeance, which came partly as a reaction to Zeus?s infidelity. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 27, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What ’s in a name? 15 specialist doctors and how they can care for you
Titles of doctors who specialize are often derived from Greek and Latin and can be difficult to decode and impossible to pronounce. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Gnawed Body Found in Search for Missing British Tourist
(THESSALONIKI, Greece) — A missing British tourist may have been mauled to death and devoured by wild animals while hiking between archaeological sites in northern Greece, authorities said Tuesday after a woman’s gnawed body was discovered in a remote hilly area. Police say the human remains were found Saturday near the village of Petrota, 285 kilometers (180 miles) east of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Near them, authorities found a passport for Celia Lois Hollingworth, 63, whom the British embassy in Athens had reported missing in the area Friday. “We believe that the body belongs to the miss...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Greece onetime Source Type: news

Greek media workers on 24-hour strike over health care fund
Greece is under a news blackout after the country's biggest press union called a 24-hour strike to protest the feared closure of a special health care fund for media employees (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Greece makes measles vaccination appeal amid European spike
Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outbreak in Europe (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC
(University of Cambridge) Analysis of Iron Age textiles indicates that during c. 1000-400 BC Italy shared the textile culture of Central Europe, while Greece was largely influenced by the traditions of ancient Near East. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arianna Huffington: 10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture
There are endless truisms about the importance of company culture — so many that the idea of a strong culture has become a cliché. We often just nod our heads and move on. But it matters. So how can we put flesh and blood on the idea to make it more than just a nice saying? How can companies embody the connection between culture and the bottom line? Here are ten ways. 1) End the burnout delusion. Burnout is not the price we must pay for success. Leaders need to realize that taking care of their human capital is just as important as PnL, Ebitda and quarterly earnings. Living a sustainable life, and making sure ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Arianna Huffington Tags: Uncategorized Careers & Workplace The CEO Initiative Source Type: news

'Labyrinth' chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells
(University of Michigan) Inspired by the Labyrinth of Greek mythology, a new chip etched with fluid channels sends blood samples through a hydrodynamic maze to separate out rare circulating cancer cells into a relatively clean stream for analysis. It is already in use in a breast cancer clinical trial. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Plants combine color and fragrance to procure pollinators
(Cornell University) Who knew that it's possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color?This is true for many of the 41 insect-pollinated plant species growing in a Phrygana scrubland habitat on the Greek island of Lesbos. An international research team   published their findings Sept. 4 in Nature Ecology& Evolution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 20, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Out of Africa: Understanding Economic Refugees
Young African migrants seek opportunities abroad as the World Bank projects that “the world’s extreme poor will be increasingly concentrated in Africa”. Credit: Ilaria Vechi/IPSBy Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 19 2017 (IPS)Not a single month has passed without dreadful disasters triggering desperate migrants to seek refuge in Europe. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), at least 2,247 people have died or are missing after trying to enter Europe via Spain, Italy or Greece in the first half of this year. Last year, 5,096 deaths were recorded. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Europe Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Obese people trying to slim down should eat six smaller meals per day instead of the normal three, according to experts
(Natural News) Eating six small meals a day may result in more significant weight loss than eating three large meals, a Greek study revealed. To carry out the research, a team of health experts at the Athens University Medical School examined 47 participants with either type-2 diabetes or prediabetes during a 24-week study period. The participants were instructed to follow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A battle with prejudice: why we overlook the warrior women of ancient times | Natalie Haynes
The Amazons are not alone: from Viking warriors to racy Roman poets, we are only just beginning to find out how little we know about female historyWarrior women have fascinated us for millennia. In ancient Greece,Amazons were the second most popular characters to feature in vase paintings. Only the exploits of Hercules (one of which involved Hippolyta, an Amazon queen) appeared on more pieces of pottery. In the images that survive, Amazons are always shown racing towards danger, never away from it.Related:Harridans, harlots and heroines: women of the classical worldContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Haynes Tags: Archaeology Science Women Roman Britain UK news Source Type: news

How many more warrior women are missing from the history books? | Natalie Haynes
The recent discovery of female bones in a Viking warrior grave is yet another indication that we ’ve only scratched the surface of female historyWarrior women have fascinated us for millennia. In ancient Greece,Amazons were the second most popular characters to feature in vase paintings. Only the exploits of Hercules (one of which involved Hippolyta, an Amazon queen) appeared on more pieces of pottery. In the images that survive, Amazons are always shown racing towards danger, never away from it.Related:Harridans, harlots and heroines: women of the classical worldContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Natalie Haynes Tags: Archaeology Science Women Roman Britain UK news Source Type: news

An Exhaustive List of All the References We Could Find in Mother!
Warning: spoilers for the movie mother! follow. Eliza: So the movie mother! was…something else. Eliana: I am shook. Eliza: I am…confused? Infuriated? Discombobulated? Eliana: I’m coping by Googling as many references as possible: there’s the Genesis story, and I kept thinking about The Giving Tree, which is already depressing for a kids’ book. But this movie takes things to a whole new, bloody level. Eliza: Yeah, and it was nearly impossible to avoid chatter in the ether that the whole thing is a warning about our present path to destroying the environment. Eliana: Yes, the director, Darren...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman and Eliza Berman Tags: Uncategorized Jennifer Lawrence movies Source Type: news

Family Mourns LSU Freshman Who Died in Possible Frat Hazing: ‘I Will Be Grieving the Rest of My Life’
The close-knit family of a Louisiana State University freshman who died in a possible fraternity hazing incident at the school is grieving the loss of a young man who they said had a big future ahead of him. Maxwell Gruver, 18, died Thursday in what university police are investigating as a possible hazing incident. The teenager from Roswell, Ga. was taken from Phi Delta Theta’s fraternity house to the hospital, where he died before noon, East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark said. The circumstances surrounding Gruver’s death are unclear. Gruver’s grieving family is now waiting for the results of an autopsy,...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized Louisiana onetime Source Type: news

Busy Philipps Was Mistaken for Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She Was Not Happy.
In conclusion: Sanders was most definitely not a star on Freaks and Greeks. This article originally appeared on People.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Mizoguchi / People Tags: Uncategorized celebrities celebrity Source Type: news

LSU Student ’s Death After Frat House Visit Being Investigated as Possible Hazing Incident
Louisiana State University Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old student as a possible hazing incident, the university said Thursday, adding that all Greek life activities at the university would be suspended indefinitely. Maxwell Gruver, a freshman from Roswell, Ga., was transported from a fraternity house to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Thursday morning, East Baton Rouge Coroner Dr. Beau Clark told TIME. Gruver died in the hospital before noon, but officials have not confirmed the cause of death. Clark will conduct an autopsy on the student Friday. The case involves Phi Delta Theta fraterni...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Louisiana onetime Source Type: news

Hillary Clinton Writes the First Draft of Her History
Hillary Clinton has spent 40 years trying to be liked. In her new memoir, What Happened, she describes the myriad ways she has tried to modulate herself to fit our expectations of her, which is a tidy but long list of all the usual impossible standards women face. She changed her name, her clothing and her demeanor in response to criticism and rejection. She spent what adds up to a month of time on the 2016 campaign trail having her hair and makeup done; if she showed up without having those things done, she got slammed. She even hired a linguistics expert so she could learn to rev up a crowd by shouting while not sounding...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Books hillary clinton what happened Source Type: news

The future of EU workers is ‘ a fight that ’ s too important to lose ’
As hundreds of EU migrants, including UNISON members, rallied in Trafalgar Square last night in defence of their rights, London Mayor Sadiq Khan told them: “This is a fight that’s too important to lose.” The rally followed a Westminster lobby, during which dozens of MPs and peers signed a pledge to guarantee the rights of both EU citizens in the UK and British citizens in the EU. It was the second lobby of Parliament this year, with UNISON members from all over the country and from all walks of the public sector again urging their MPs to end the uncertainty of EU citizens over whether they will be able to...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News BREXIT eu migrant migrant workers NHS NHS staff Source Type: news

How an Outlaw Became the ‘Turkish Lawrence of Arabia’
This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today. In the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, 100 years ago, a restless Turkish prisoner of war languished in Malta, then a British possession. With copious leisure time forced upon him, Eşref Bey began to write his adventures as an officer in the Ottoman army. His biography has not survived, yet, from the archival material that has, we can imagine what it might have included: a string of increasingly momentous assignments for the Committee of Union and Progress (Ottoman patriots opposed to the policies of the sultan) and...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin C. Fortna / History Today Tags: Uncategorized People Source Type: news