Survey Finds Demand for Medical Specialists On Rise
(MedPage Today) -- Several factors are making specialists hot commodities, but psychiatrist shortage persists (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HPV jab ‘cuts risk of deadly infections’ in young women carrying the deadly cancer virus
The two infections decreased by 86 per cent in women aged 16 to 21 who were eligible for the vaccine as teenagers from 2010 to 2016, according to Public Health England (PHE). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vital local services are collapsing say council staff in UNISON survey
Local government spending cuts have left councils across the UK unable to meet the needs of local communities and, in some cases, are putting the public at risk, says UNISON today (Monday). A survey, released to coincide with the union’s local government conference, reveals that eight in ten (79%) council workers have no confidence in the future of local services, and half (50%) are thinking of leaving their jobs for less stressful work elsewhere. The survey – of 21,000 local government employees working across all services – reveals that two-thirds (67%) say residents don’t receive help and support...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Heather Hampson Tags: Press release 2018 local local government Source Type: news

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor ’ s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are uninsured and unproven. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIFFANY HSU Tags: Computer and Video Games Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Therapy and Rehabilitation World Health Organization Source Type: news

VA Gets Legionnaires' Disease Under Control (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Rates among Veterans Affairs hospital patients falls by half, even as national cases soar (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Determining if a Job is a Good Fit for You
(MedPage Today) -- What you should make sure to ask during your nursing position interview (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Dems Squeeze Azar on Drug Pricing Blueprint
(MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA eases some rules on pharma-doc communication (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Exploring the influence of attitudes to walking and cycling on commute mode choice using a hybrid choice model - Ding C, Chen Y, Duan J, Lu Y, Cui J.
Transport-related problems, such as automobile dependence, traffic congestion, and greenhouse emissions, lead to a great burden on the environment. In developing countries like China, in order to improve the air quality, promoting sustainable travel modes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Influences of waiting time on driver behaviors while implementing in-vehicle traffic light for priority-controlled unsignalized intersections - Yang B, Zheng R, Kaizuka T, Nakano K.
In-vehicle traffic lights that assist drivers in crossing intersections are in development; however, the availability of the in-vehicle traffic light will be limited if the waiting time of a vehicle is not considered in actual traffic conditions, especiall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Imaging victims, offenders and communities. an investigation into the representations of the crime stakeholders within restorative justice and their cultural context - Maglione G.
This work is a critical analysis of how the main crime stakeholders (victim, offender and community) are represented within policy and legal statutes on restorative justice. The paper starts by sketching out the legal and policy archive of restorative just... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Farmers' experiences as victims of crime: an exploratory study on the Isle of Anglesey - Holmes T, Jones J.
Farming is not only a profession, for many it is a lifestyle. Farmers' place of work is often their home and this reality poses several questions about the challenges farmers face with regard to dealing with victimisation and creating an effective crime pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Assessment of drivers' perceptions of various police enforcement strategies and associated penalties and rewards - Shaaban K.
Road crashes are a major cause of death in many countries. Qatar has been battling to improve road safety on several fronts using different strategies, including road policing. The purpose of this study is to ascertain drivers' perceptions towards five exi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A framework for estimating long term driver behavior - Gadepally V, Krishnamurthy A, Özgüner.
We present a framework for estimation of long term driver behavior for autonomous vehicles and vehicle safety systems. The Hybrid State System and Hidden Markov Model (HSS+HMM) system discussed in this article is capable of describing the hybrid characteri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Analyzing traffic crash severity in work zones under different light conditions - Wei X, Shu X, Huang B, Taylor EL, Chen H.
Previous studies have investigated various factors that contribute to the severity of work zone crashes. However, little has been done on the specific effects of light conditions. Using the data from the Enhanced Tennessee Roadway Information Management Sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Experimental study of collision in scaled naval structures - Oshiro RE, Calle MAG, Mazzariol LM, Alves M.
Experimental tests of the collision of reduced scale naval structures is here detailed described. First, a web girder section constructed in two different scales, 1/1 and 1/4, is subjected to the impact of a rigid indenter at mid span. The second experimen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Bifurcation of lane change and control on highway for tractor-semitrailer under rainy weather - Peng T, Guan Z, Zhang R, Dong J, Li K, Xu H.
A new method is proposed for analyzing the nonlinear dynamics and stability in lane changes on highways for tractor-semitrailer under rainy weather. Unlike most of the literature associated with a simulated linear dynamic model for tractor-semitrailers ste... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Autonomous path planning for road vehicles in narrow environments: an efficient continuous curvature approach - Kiss D, Tevesz G.
In this paper we introduce a novel method for obtaining good quality paths for autonomous road vehicles (e.g., cars or buses) in narrow environments. There are many traffic situations in urban scenarios where nontrivial maneuvering in narrow places is nece... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessment of the vertical load applied to the pavement on pothole events by a commercial truck - Dawson J, Larocca A, Kubo P.
Given the importance of the road transportation and its correct maintenance, the assessment of the real loads applied to the pavement proved to be a relevant subject. On the basis of an experimental methodology and a statistical analysis, this work quantif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Assessment of ground vehicle tankers interacting with liquid sloshing dynamics - Singh B, Ibrahim RA.
This paper presents an assessment of the problems encountered with the design, dynamics and stability of road tankers. Generally, the research activities pertaining to these problems may be classified into three groups, liquid sloshing dynamics in moving c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

An advanced technology for structural crashworthiness analysis of a ship colliding with an ice-ridge: numerical modelling and experiments - Ince ST, Kumar A, Park DK, Paik JK.
The structural engineering problem associated with a ship colliding with an ice-ridge involves highly nonlinear mechanisms including buckling, collapse, crushing, plasticity and fracture together with environmental and operational factors, such as the load... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The health care risk of workplace violence - Sheppard F.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Genitourinary surgical workload at deployed U.S. facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2002-2016 - Turner CA, Orman JA, Stockinger ZT, Hudak SJ.
INTRODUCTION: Genitourinary surgery constitutes approximately 1.15% of procedures performed for combat injuries. During forward deployment, surgeons usually deploy without urology support. To better understand the training and skills maintenance needs for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Female genital mutilation' in Europe: public discourse versus empirical evidence - Johnsdotter S, Mestre i Mestre RM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of vehicular countdown signals on driving psychologies and behaviors: taking China as an example - Pan F, Zhang L, Ma C, Li H, Yang J, Liu T, Wang F, Chai S.
Countdown signal control is a relatively new control mode that can inform a driver in advance about the remaining time to pass through intersections or the time needed to wait for other drivers and pedestrians. At present, few countries apply vehicular cou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Extraction method of driver's mental component based on empirical mode decomposition and approximate entropy statistic characteristic in vehicle running state - Zhao SF, Guo W, Zhang C.
In the driver fatigue monitoring technology, the essence is to capture and analyze the driver behavior information, such as eyes, face, heart, and EEG activity during driving. However, ECG and EEG monitoring are limited by the installation electrodes and a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Flood risk assessment in metro systems of mega-cities using a GIS-based modeling approach - Lyu HM, Sun WJ, Shen SL, Arulrajah A.
Metro system is a vital component of mass transportation infrastructure, providing crucial social and economic service in urban area. Flood events may cause functional disruptions to metro systems; therefore, a better understanding of their vulnerability w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Carpal tunnel syndrome after an electrical injury: a case report and review of literature - Wong YS, Ong CT, Hsieh YY, Hung TW, Guo HR.
INTRODUCTION: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is prevalent in workers who utilize hand-held vibration tools, engage in tasks involving repetitive wrist movements, and suffer from wrist overuse. Although electrical injuries involving the median nerve are a rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Ballistic performance of plain, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete slabs under normal impact by an ogival-nosed projectile - Rajput A, Iqbal MA.
The ballistic performance of plain, reinforced and prestressed concrete targets of unconfined compressive strength 48MPa was studied experimentally against long rod steel projectiles. The square targets (450mm ×450mm) of thicknesses 60, 80 and 100mm were s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An experimental and numerical investigation of the ballistic response of multi-level armour against armour piercing projectiles - Ali MW, Mubashar A, Uddin E, Haq SWU, Khan M.
This research deals with the experimental and numerical investigation of ballistic protection provided by a combination of perforated and base armour plates. A 7.62mm armour piercing projectile was used during the experimentation to determine the ballistic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

From the concept of the communist 'new man' to nationalist hooliganism: research perspectives on sport in socialist Yugoslavia - Brentin D, Zec D.
The article offers an introduction into the myriad of social functions sport and physical culture had during the Yugoslav socialist project. It illustrates how sport was central to the establishment of the federation's physical and leisure culture in the e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Alcohol and violent behavior among football spectators: an empirical assessment of Brazilian's criminalization - Nepomuceno TCC, de Moura JA, e Silva LC, Cabral Seixas Costa AP.
The relationship between alcohol and the violent behavior, expressed as branches of hooliganism, is receiving considerable theoretical attention in social and psychological literature along the past decades while empirical researches on that matter are tak... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Better protection of glass-fronted stoves is needed in Sweden because of the increase in the number of contact burns among small children - Z ötterman J, Steinvall I, Elmasry M.
The impression among the attending physicians at their Burn Centre is that the number of contact burns caused by glass-fronted stoves is increasing, particularly in the youngest group of patients. It is an interesting subgroup, as these injuries are preven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The association between mediterranean diet and the risk of falls and physical function indices in older type 2 diabetic people varies by age - Tepper S, Alter Sivashensky A, Rivkah Shahar D, Geva D, Cukierman-Yaffe T.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Diabetes and dysglycemia increase the risk of frailty and decreased physical abilities. Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet (MD) may reduce this risk. We hypothesized that adherence to the MD is associated with physical function in old... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Association between stairs in the home and instrumental activities of daily living among community-dwelling older adults - Tomioka K, Kurumatani N, Hosoi H.
BACKGROUND: There is insufficient evidence regarding the relationship of home environment with functional capacity among community-dwelling older people without disabilities. We conducted a population-based longitudinal cohort study and examined whether st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Association between health risks and frailty in relation to the degree of housing damage among elderly survivors of the great East Japan earthquake - Tsubota-Utsugi M, Yonekura Y, Tanno K, Nozue M, Shimoda H, Nishi N, Sakata K, Kobayashi S.
The objectives of this prospective study were: a) to clarify the differen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The health-related quality of life of students involved in school bullying - D íaz Herráiz E, Gutiérrez RB.
AIM: To analyse health-related quality of life (HRQL) in relation to participation in bullying (frequency and role). The main goal was to investigate how effects of bullying are related to role and to determine whether the effect of bullying involvement on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring the development of critical incident response teams - Lockhart CF, Woods K.
Critical incidents, such as human or natural disasters, can have profound effects upon children and young people, and upon the adults who work with and care for them. Educational psychologists have contributed to and led the development of critical inciden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Callous-unemotional traits, relational and social aggression, and interpersonal maturity in a sample of behaviorally disordered adolescents - Bell GR, Crothers LM, Hughes TL, Kanyongo GY, Kolbert JB, Parys K.
The authors examined the degree to which callous-unemotional traits and narcissism predict relational aggression, social aggression, and prosocial skills in a sample of 79 adolescent offenders (13-18 years old; 26% girls; 74% boys) attending a school for y... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Borderline personality features in students: the predicting role of traumatic experiences and aggressive traits - Sajjadi SF, Riyahi H, Behbuei S.
This study aimed to determine the relationship between early trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An analysis of social justice research in school psychology - Graybill E, Baker CN, Cloth AH, Fisher S, Nastasi BK.
The purpose of the current content analysis was to build upon previous empirical research both within school psychology and in other subdisciplines of psychology to refine the operationalized definition of social justice within school psychology research. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An analysis of prevalence rates of Saudi's students with emotional and behavior problems and its effects of gender and age - Keshky MESE, Alahmadi NA.
Emotional and Behavioral Problems (EBPs) have an adverse impact on a child's education performance. EBPs have been considerably addressed in the Europe and North America nonetheless in Middle East, North Africa and most parts of Asia including Saudi Arabia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Agressivity in adolescence and its connection to attachment - Dervishi E, Ibrahimi S.
AIM: The present research is to explore the manifestation of aggressive behaviors in the years of adolescence and its relation to the type of attachment a with caregivers such as the mother and father, starting from the teenage point of view. The study was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Over 40s health check to include dementia advice
Public Health England wants to give advice to patients to help reduce the risk of the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MedPAC Recommends Cuts to Freestanding Urban EDs
(MedPage Today) -- Panel also backs Medicare readmissions policy, suggests fee-schedule shift (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Polio has not returned to Venezuela, WHO says
A child in Venezuela who was reported to have a common symptom of polio does not have the viral disease, World Health Organization said Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Tips to Secure Your Healthcare Communications
(MedPage Today) -- From faxing to Facebook, don't get caught off guard (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

PPHF -Building Public Health Infrastructure in Tribal Communities to Accelerate Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Indian Country
This is a supplement to DP17-1704 to increase public health capacity and infrastructure for chronic disease prevention, health promotion, and prevention and control of priority public health problems, by strengthening core public health functions of Tribal Epidemiology Centers. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Teaming up with Harvard to Bring Health to Business
" Improving Your Business Through a Culture of Health, " a free online course open to all aims to help business leaders understand how to prioritize health. It features leading faculty from Harvard's business, medical and public health schools. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Think Differently When Trying to Reduce Obesity, Experts Suggest
(MedPage Today) -- People won't buy a'healthy'chocolate bar, but firms can reduce calories quietly (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Husband Saves His Wife ’s Life Using Skills He Learned in Red Cross CPR Training
Many people don’t learn how to perform CPR because they never think they’ll be in a situation where they will have to use it. But this Father’s Day, Luke Benrud ... The post Husband... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety Benrud cpr CPR training Luke and Andrea Red Cross CPR Red Cross training Source Type: news