Ages of Those Killed in Alabama Tornado Range from 6 to 89
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — The youngest victim was 6, the oldest 89. Relatives said one extended family lost 10 members. The 23 people killed in the nation's deadliest tornado in nearly six years came into focus Tuesday with the release of their names by the coroner. They included 6-year-old Armando Hernandez Jr., known as "AJ," torn from his father's arms two days after singing in his first-grade class musical; 10-year-old Taylor Thornton, who loved horses and was visiting a friend's home when the twister struck; and Jimmy Lee Jones, 89, who perished along with his wife of six decades, Mary Louise, and one of the...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 6, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Rescuers Search for Victims of Alabama Tornado
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday after the deadliest U.S. tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children. Dozens were missing in Lee County nearly a day after the twister struck, according to the sheriff, who said that crews had combed the hardest-hit areas but that other places had yet to be searched. The winds Sunday afternoon obliterated numerous homes, leaving huge, jumbled piles of wood and household belongings. Some homes were reduced to concrete...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Rescuers Search for Victims of Alabama Tornado
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday after the deadliest U.S. tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children. Dozens were missing in Lee County nearly a day after the twister struck, according to the sheriff, who said that crews had combed the hardest-hit areas but that other places had yet to be searched. The winds Sunday afternoon obliterated numerous homes, leaving huge, jumbled piles of wood and household belongings. Some homes were reduced to concrete...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Hemorrhoid Treatments Cost Hundreds of Millions in U.S. Each Year Hemorrhoid Treatments Cost Hundreds of Millions in U.S. Each Year
Just among U.S. adults with employer insurance, non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment costs at least $770 million annually, suggests a study that concludes this common complaint needs more attention.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Hemorrhoid treatments cost hundreds of millions in U.S. each year
(Reuters Health) - Just among U.S. adults with employer insurance, non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment costs at least $770 million annually, suggests a study that concludes this common complaint needs more attention. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Tornado Strikes Small Mississippi Town
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A tornado smashed into a commercial district in the small Mississippi city of Columbus on Saturday afternoon, shattering businesses as severe storms raked the South amid days of drenching rains and a rising flood threat. The tornado struck about 5 p.m. in the east Mississippi city and was confirmed on radar, said meteorologist Anna Wolverton with the National Weather Service in Jackson. She said by phone with The Associated Press that a team would go to the city of about 23,000 people Sunday to gauge the tornado's intensity. There were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries. Lee Lawrence, w...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 25, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hemorrhoid surgery
Hemorrhoid surgery is an effective way of removing hemorrhoids that cause symptoms. There are several types, and recovery time may be a few weeks. Learn more about hemorrhoid surgery here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

How Common is Dyscalculia?
Discussion Numerical understanding is imperative in everyday life. Even making coffee in the morning, a person considers whether she is making 1 cup or 2, and how much fluid will be in each cup. How many more days can she go without buying more coffee with the ground coffee left in the container? Other numerical skills such as telephone numbers, street addresses and locations, time and dates, and buying and selling of products and services occur all day long in people’s lives. What happens when those skills are not automatic? Dyscalculia or developmental dyscalculia (DD) is “a heterogeneous learning impairment...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 4, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Holocaust Memorial Day – Today we remember those ‘torn from home’
Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to come together and say never again. Never again to an anti-semitic and racist ideology that systematically targeted and murdered six million Jews. Never again should anyone be forced to suffer and die like those murdered by Nazi Persecution or in subsequent genocides. Never again. Amongst those targeted and killed were Jews, Roma Gypsies and Slavs. They were Black, LGBT and disabled. They were trade unionists and political opponents of Nazism. All of them torn from home, never to return. Leaving behind families, friends, communities, jobs and lives. “Torn from home” is th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 27, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News holocaust memorial day Source Type: news

Holocaust Memorial Day – Today we remember those “ torn from home ”
Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to come together and say never again. Never again to an anti-semitic and racist ideology that systematically targeted and murdered six million Jews. Never again should anyone be forced to suffer and die like those murdered by Nazi Persecution or in subsequent genocides. Never again. Amongst those targeted and killed were Jews, Roma Gypsies and Slavs. They were Black, LGBT and disabled. They were trade unionists and political opponents of Nazism. All of them torn from home, never to return. Leaving behind families, friends, communities, jobs and lives. “Torn from home” is th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News holocaust memorial day Source Type: news

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week
Public Health England figures today revealed the number of people visiting their GP about flu-like symptoms rose by a third in just a week, with cases in the UK doubling since the new year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Netflix has people (serenely) bulldozing their closets, and thrift stores are riding the wave
Do you have too much stuff? Is your house a loosely-joined collection of garbage piles among which you tread, as dazed and rudderless as a possum in a landfill? Are you tied to your material possessions because you have chosen to fill the empty parts in your life with consumerism and thus your soul is scattered among promotional t-shirts and expired tubes of body lotion? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres
Photographs show piles of clinical waste following the collapse of processing firm HES in North Lanarkshire. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Say This Popular Bathroom Accessory Really Does Help You Poop Better
Using a bathroom stool could help your stool, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. Products like the Squatty Potty (which are known scientifically as “defecation postural modification devices,” or DPMDs) have in recent years gained a cult following for purportedly helping people relieve themselves in the most natural position: squatting. People can mimic a squat by simply placing their feet on a stool while using the toilet, raising their knees above their hips. Given their commercial success, curious scientists set out to see if DPMDs are actually good for you. “...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Managing workload
We all work in fast-paced environments, where there are tight deadlines that regularly need to be met. Do your to-do piles only ever seem to get bigger, your inbox only ever become fuller and do you seem to have an ever decreasing amount of time to complete your work in? (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news