A long road to safety, healing for refugee mothers in Iraq
DOMIZ 2, Iraq –“I never thought I would have to start over,” Nermin* told UNFPA from Domiz 2 Camp in Iraq. She was 21 when she was uprooted from her hometown in Qamishli by the horrors of the Syrian conflict. It was 2012, and she had been studying to become a teacher. “The war forced me to choose between my dream and my life,” she said.She travelled with her parents and siblings to a refugee camp in Dohuk, a city in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. But she could not fully escape the violence she had witnessed. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Computerized games offer hope for patients with traumatic brain injuries
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have left hundreds of thousands of veterans and active duty service members truggling with traumatic brain injuries. Even mild cases can have lasting effects. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a new possible treatment. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental disorders among elderly people in Baghdad, Iraq, 2017 - Ibrahim AA, Ai-Lami F, Al-Rudainy R, Khader YS.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and determinants of mental disorders (MDs) among elderly people residing in nursing homes (NHs) and those living with their families (WF) in Baghdad, Iraq, 2017. A cross-sectional study was conducted on all elder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mental Health Awareness Week: Wellbeing in Crisis
15% of Syrians are in need of mental health services because of the trauma they have suffered in their home country or while seeking refuge. After more than eight years since the start of the conflict, healthcare needs are urgent and vast. 13th to 19thMay marks Mental Health Awareness Week. During this period, we want to raise awareness on the impact of conflict, displacement, and life in limbo, on the mental health of Syrian people. We will be sharing stories and data from our clinics, working to support access to mental health in the Middle East. Today, we share our publication, “An Invisible Crisis: Explorin...
Source: Doctors of the World News - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Long-term correlates of mild traumatic brain injury on postconcussion symptoms after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan in the UK military - Rona RJ, Jones M, Jones N, Fear NT, Wessely S.
OBJECTIVES: We assessed whether mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) reported by UK service personnel between 2007 and 2009 was associated with postconcussion symptoms (PCS) 7 to 8 years later. SETTING: United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 4601 servi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Wayne Allen Root calls for nationwide voter ID and the immediate arrest of all "sanctuary city" Mayors and Governors
(Natural News) Shortly after the United States ‘liberated’ Iraq from Saddam Hussein, U.S. military forces, American diplomats, and Iraqi leaders established the country’s first truly free elections in decades. As part of their plan to prevent voter fraud and ensure election integrity, planners adopted a measure requiring everyone who voted to dip their finger in purple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opting In: The Value of Vaccines
A young boy in Pakistan receives an oral polio vaccine (OPV). Over the last 30 years huge progress has been made against polio and it is now only endemic in 2 countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, with only 33 cases confirmed cases last year. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 1 2019 (IPS) Since the introduction of vaccines, diseases such as measles and polio were quickly becoming a thing of the past. However, the world’s progress on immunisation is now being threatened. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 85 percent of the world’s children received basic va...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse North America Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations diptheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) human papillomavirus (HPV) Measles Vaccines World Health Organ Source Type: news

Police: Army vet drove into people thinking they were Muslim
California authorities say an Iraq War veteran deliberately drove into a group of pedestrians because he thought some of the people were Muslim (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

From Chi-Raq to Iraq: the retreat of the state and the rise of organized violent nonstate actors - Wozniak JSG.
Spike Lee's latest film, Chi-Raq, draws upon a portmanteau coined by local rappers to describe the violence and chaos of Chicago's South Side, home of some of the most violent neighborhoods in America. City leaders condemned the title as inflammatory and h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Crystal meth and crowded jails: problems mount in Iraqi oil city
The southern Iraqi city of Basra is struggling to cope with a growing drug problem that has overcrowded prisons and strained police resources, only months after violent protests over poor municipal services. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The impact of blast implosions and bullet injury on maxillary air sinus - Al-Quisi AF, Al-Anee AM, Mohammed AS.
BACKGROUND: Successive waves and generations of terrorists attacked the Iraqis in the years following the fall of the regime in Iraq in 2003, after the US invasion of the country under the pretext of weapons of mass destruction. Hence, the Iraqi people enr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A retrospective comparison of five-year health outcomes following upper limb amputation and serious upper limb injury in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts - Melcer T, Walker J, Franklin Sechriest V, Bhatnagar V, Richard E, Perez K, Galarneau M.
BACKGROUND: Limited population-based research has described long-term health outcomes following combat-related upper limb amputation. OBJECTIVE: To compare health outcomes following upper limb amputation with outcomes following serious upper limb i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen diagnosed with bowel cancer
The BBC Middle East editor undergoes chemotherapy after noticing "funny pains in legs" while in Iraq. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health and health seeking in Mosul during ISIS control and liberation: results from a 40-cluster household survey - Lafta R, Cetorelli V, Burnham G.
OBJECTIVES: ISIS seized Mosul in June 2014. This survey was conducted to assess health status, health needs, and health-seeking behavior during ISIS control and the subsequent Iraqi military campaign. METHODS: Forty clusters were chosen: 25 from ea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Three Interventions Involved in Decrease in Combat Mortality
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- Increased use of tourniquets, blood transfusions, and more rapid prehospital transport time accounted for 44.2 percent of the total mortality reduction seen over time in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Use of combat casualty care data to assess the US military trauma system during the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts, 2001-2017 - Howard JT, Kotwal RS, Turner CA, Janak JC, Mazuchowski EL, Butler FK, Stockinger ZT, Holcomb BR, Bono RC, Smith DJ.
IMPORTANCE: Although the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts have the lowest US case-fatality rates in history, no comprehensive assessment of combat casualty care statistics, major interventions, or risk factors has been reported to date after 16 years of conf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ISIS at its apogee: the Arabic discourse on Twitter and what we can learn from that about ISIS support and foreign fighters - Ceron A, Curini L, Iacus SM.
We analyze 26.2 million comments published in Arabic language on Twitter, from July 2014 to January 2015, when Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s strength reached its peak and the group was prominently expanding the territorial area under its control... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Survival of US soldiers during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars increased three-fold
A new study from the University of Texas at San Antonio found that without interventions such as tourniquets and blood transfusions, there would have been nearly 3,700 more deaths. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UTSA study quantifies injuries and combat casualty care trends during War on Terror
(University of Texas at San Antonio) UTSA researcher, Jeffrey Howard, published an article today in JAMA Surgery that takes a closer look at the casualties of war and the trauma care they received during the military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq that began after September 11, 2001. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Genetic predictor of current suicidal ideation in US service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan - Zhang L, Hu XZ, Benedek DM, Fullerton CS, Forsten RD, Naifeh JA, Li X.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is one of the ten leading causes of death in United States and the suicide rate in the military population has increased since the start of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. However, few biomarkers for current suicidal ideation (CSI) have b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Combat-related extremity wounds: injury factors predicting early onset infections - Stewart L, Shaikh F, Bradley W, Lu D, Blyth DM, Petfield JL, Whitman TJ, Krauss M, Greenberg L, Tribble DR.
We examined risk factors for combat-related extremity wound infections (CEWI) among U.S. military patients injured in Iraq and Afghanistan (2009-2012). Patients with ≥1 combat-related, open extremity wound admitted to a participating U.S. hospital (≤7 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Correlates of depression in U.S. Military service members with a history of mild traumatic brain injury - Kennedy JE, Lu LH, Reid MW, Leal FO, Cooper DB.
OBJECTIVES: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are identified as signature injuries of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Statistics have confirmed a high incidence of PTSD among military personnel with mild TBI (mTBI) wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The baby born without a NOSE: Iraqi child can only breathe through its mouth
The unidentified child lives in Fallujah, around 40miles (64km) west of Baghdad - the capital of the war-torn nation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New coalition seeks to give veterans easier access to medical marijuana
This story first appeared  on MassLive.com. Iraq War veteran Stephen Mandile was prescribed 57 medications over 10 years of treatment through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and pain from a spinal cord injury. Eventually, he tried to kill himself. He says things got better after he started using medical marijuana when the first Massachusetts dispensary opened in 2015. “I was able to get off of all my other medications and have an improvement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shira Schoenberg Source Type: news

Attacks on Houses of Worship over Last Decade
Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists. Here are some of the deadly assaults over the last decade: Oct. 31, 2010: Al-Qaida in Iraq militants attack Our Lady of Salvation Catholic Church in Baghdad during Sunday night mass, killing 58 people in the deadliest assault targeting Christians since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion there. Al-Qaida in Iraq later became the Islamic State group. Dec. 15, 2010: Two suicide bombers from the Sunni extremist group Jundallah blow themselves up near a mosque in southeastern Iran, including six Revolutionary Guard commander...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Disaster risk reduction in Iraq - Al-Shamsi MTM.
Iraq is at risk of multiple hazards including both natural and man-made calamities. Little effort had been made before 2003 to address the disaster risk; even though many legislations enacted to provide a relief in the event of the acute crisis, they were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

David Kerr on Combating the Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq David Kerr on Combating the Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq
David Kerr on how the AMAR Foundation, Iraqi government, and Yazidi Spiritual Council joined forces to repatriate thousands of displaced Yazidis, including formerly enslaved women and their children.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

The calypso caliphate: How Trinidad and Tobago became an ISIS recruiting hotspot
(University of Kent) Research from the University of Kent has shed new light on individuals from Trinidad and Tobago that have traveled to Iraq and Syria to join ISIS since 2013, finding that they do not conform to the stereotypical Western view of an ISIS fighter. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rebuilding Iraq's Healthcare System After 40 Years of War Rebuilding Iraq's Healthcare System After 40 Years of War
Having just returned from Iraq, David Kerr asks the cancer community to support healthcare development in this war-torn country.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Enucleations and eviscerations for combat ocular trauma performed during Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom: 2001 to 2011 - Stevens BJ, Justin GA, Reed DS, Jaksha AF, Davies BW, DeMartelaere SL, Ryan DS, Weichel ED, Colyer MH.
PURPOSE: To describe the demographics and clinical outcomes of patients who underwent posttraumatic enucleation or evisceration during Operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Enduring Freedom (OEF) from 2001 to 2011. METHODS: The Walter Reed Ocular Trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Black History Month: Talking With Antonio Webb, MD
(MedPage Today) -- A challenging upbringing, then service in Iraq, now orthopedic surgery (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 27, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Modern irregular warfare: the ISIS case study - Beccaro A.
ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) has become a key political and military actor in the Middle East and in North Africa. This essay aims at outlining ISIS warfare through an analysis of its operations in the frame of hybrid warfare theory proposed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

A descriptive analysis of causalities undergoing CASEVAC from the point-of-injury in the Department of Defense Trauma Registry - Schauer SG, Naylor JF, Bellamy MA, Maddry JK, April MD.
INTRODUCTION: The recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan entail an asymmetric battlefield without clearly defined forward lines of troops as seen in previous wars. Accordingly, the United States military medical services have increasingly adopted casualt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury: sex differences in veterans - Epstein EL, Martindale SL, Va Mid-Atlantic Mirecc Workgroup, Miskey HM.
This study evaluat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

An enemy hides in the ceiling; pediatric traumatic brain injury caused by metallic ceiling fan: case series and literature review - Hoz SS, Dolachee AA, Abdali HA, Kasuya H.
We report a series of 29 pediatric patients who sustained head injuries due to metallic ceiling fans. They all were admitted to the Emergency Department of Neurosurgery Teaching Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, during January 2015 to January 2017. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A World Party
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Feb 21 2019 (IPS)I have been a member of the first international party: the Transnational Radical Party, founded in 1956 by Marco Pannella and Emma Bonino. Then in 1988, I was a wetness of the large protest, in Berlin West, against the meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, a precursor of the “Battle of Seattle” in 1988, where 40.000 protesters disrupted the annual meeting of the two world’s financial institutions. I was even detained for a day by the police, even if was just a witness: ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity South-South TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

War families and the Iraq Wars - Sjoberg L.
In this paper, I argue that it is not just that wars impact people's lives--it is that people live wars and wars are constituted by people living them. It is appropriate to think of war as happening on battlefields and in bedrooms, in command centers and i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Charting the territory: space and power in the Iraq War - Hristova S.
I analyze the 2007 mapping and walling of Baghdad's neighborhoods into 'gated communities' and 'ghettos' as a way of distinguishing and segregating Sunni and Shia 'friends and 'foes'. This walling was part of the Iraq War (2003-2010) in which a US-led mili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Iraqi mother, 25, gives birth naturally to SEPTUPLETS
The 25-year-old - who has not been named - gave birth at a hospital in the Diyali Province of eastern Iraq in what is believed to be the first septuplet case in the Middle-Eastern country. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optimism may protect against chronic pain in soldiers
(Reuters Health) - Soldiers who displayed high optimism before deployment were less likely to develop chronic pain after being sent to Afghanistan or Iraq than those who were more pessimistic, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter
FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 -- Optimism may be key to coping with chronic pain, claims a new study of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. And you don't need to be a vet to benefit from a positive attitude, the research suggests. Among nearly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reaching women in Mosul, where the shadow of conflict still lingers
MOSUL, Iraq –After the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS or Daesh) captured Mosul in 2014, most of the maternity wards and hospitals in the city were shuttered, leaving hundreds of thousands of women and girls in a grim state. “During the reign of ISIL, we were in a really bad state. We had nothing,” Eman, a mother from West Mosul, told UNFPA.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Remembering Lamia Al-Gailani, Pioneering Iraqi Archaeologist
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Arraf Source Type: news

Methodological Paper: Impact and Experience: Assessing Severity of Conflict Displacement
Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). Published: 2/2019. To call attention to displaced population situations of particular concern, highlight key threats to internally displaced people's safety and well-being, and better measure progress toward finding solutions to internal displacement, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre aims to complement displacement figures with an assessment of displacement severity. This nine-page report outlines the methodology adopted and provides preliminary results for Colombia and Iraq. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treat psoriasis naturally with vitamin D and zinc
(Natural News) Psoriasis is a chronic skin problem that affects over 7.5 million Americans. The condition can result in complications ranging from arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and even depression; however, a study from Al-Furat Al-Awsat University in Iraq suggests that these complications could also cause a decline of nutrients needed to battle the condition. In their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At War: The Day They Came to Tell Me My Husband Died
Grieving people remember compassion, like the compassion I received from the sheriff ’ s deputies who stayed by my side until I was no longer alone. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MELISSA THOMAS Tags: Iraq War (2003-11) United States Defense and Military Forces Afghanistan War (2001- ) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Source Type: news

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear War Veterans' Burn-Pit Toxic Injury Case
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 14 denied certiorari to a group of veterans who sued private contractors for injuries and deaths they contend were caused by the defendants' disposal of toxic chemicals in open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan (Alan Metzgar, et al. v. KBR Inc., et al., No. 18-317, U.S. Sup.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 25, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Increasing murder rate is erasing gains in life expectancy among Mexican men, UCLA research reports
This study confirms that homicide is so widespread that even when considering all causes of death, it stands out as a factor in slowing growth in men’s life expectancy.”Using cause-of-death data from the Mexican Institute of Statistics, the researchers found that life expectancy for men at age 15 increased by more than a year from 57.08 years in 1995 to 58.25 years in 2005. But from 2005 to 2015, they found, life expectancy only increased by about a half a year, from 58.25 years to 58.80 years.According to the study, the slower growth in life expectancy for the more recent decade was mainly due to an increase i...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Better together: reliable application of the post-9/11 and post-Iraq US intelligence tradecraft standards requires collective analysis - Marcoci A, Burgman M, Kruger A, Silver E, McBride M, Thorn FS, Fraser H, Wintle BC, Fidler F, Vercammen A.
Background: The events of 9/11 and the October 2002 National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq's Continuing Programs for Weapons of Mass Destruction precipitated fundamental changes within the United States Intelligence Community. As part of the reform,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news