Experts focus on expanding global radiation medicine capabilities
Improving radiation medicine capabilities in poorer countries is key to bridgin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Jamaica gets first public nuclear medicine center IAEA launches project on software dosimetry IAEA expands SAFRON to support radionuclide therapy IAEA publishes SPECT/CT usage guide IAEA launches competition for radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Two brothers are dead after jumping off ‘Jaws Bridge’ in Massachusetts
Tavaris and Tavaughn Bulgin, originally from Jamaica, were working for the summer at a restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard, according to police. #jawsbridge #marthasvineyard #tavaris #tavaughnbulgin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescent experience with dating violence in relation to virginity status: findings from a Jamaican sample - Mason GE.
This study examined this relationship for 178 Jamaican adolescents in Grades 9-11. The expectation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Men who jumped off Martha's Vineyard Jaws bridge identified as brothers
Tavaris Bulgin, 26, and his 21-year-old brother, Tavaughn Bulgin, both from Jamaica, jumped from the so-called Jaws Bridge on Sunday night. The older man’s body was recovered the following da… #jawsbridge #tavarisbulgin #tavaughnbulgin #marthasvineyardjaws (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Search resumes for missing man who jumped off the popular ‘Jaws’ bridge on Martha’s Vineyard
Authorities on Tuesday resumed the search for a 21-year-old Jamaican man who presumably drowned when he and his older brother jumped off the bridge connecting Edgartown and Oak Bluffs Sunday night. #marthasvineyard #oakbluffs #jaws #jamaican #edgartown (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health and behavioral outcomes among Jamaican women: the role of childhood abuse & witnessing parental violence - Lee KA, Priestley SR, Hylton KK.
Background Studies have shown significant links between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and mental and behavioral health outcomes. However, limited research has examined these associations among Jamaican women. Objective We investigated the asso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. women shock Jamaica to win 4x100 relay; U.S. men flounder again at world championships
The U.S. women pulled a shocking upset over Jamaica in the 4x100 relay at world championships Saturday, while the men finished second to Canada. #worldchampionships (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Team USA SHOCKS JAMAICA for women's 4x100 World Title
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Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New England Neo-Nazi Group Holds Rally Near Mass. Civil War Memorial
A New England-based neo-Nazi group held a brief rally early Saturday afternoon at the Soldiers Monument in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood. Apparent members of the group, whose name is... #civilwar #facemasks #jamaicaplain #soldiersmonument #nazi #neonazi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kirsten Dunst marries longtime boyfriend Jesse Plemons in Jamaica
A source tells Page Six that the pair, who have been dating six years and have two children together, said “I do,” last weekend in Jamaica. #pagesix #jesseplemons #kirstendunst (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I Was the First Person in America to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine. It Taught Me a Powerful Lesson
I was always ready to say yes to the COVID-19 vaccine. I’d been following its development from the very beginning of the pandemic and said, again and again, that I’d happily get vaccinated. Working in critical care during the first deadly wave of the virus, my team and I had yearned for any relief from the frustration and sorrow we felt. We lived in the constant presence of death and loss, treating patients without treatment options while living in fear of contracting the virus ourselves. We needed the hope a COVID vaccine might deliver. When my employer, Northwell Health, asked for volunteers to get the shot o...
Source: TIME: Health - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra Lindsay Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Health Care Source Type: news

Jamaica gets first public nuclear medicine center
Jamaica has opened the country's first public nuclear medicine center, at th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IAEA launches project on software dosimetry IAEA expands SAFRON to support radionuclide therapy IAEA publishes SPECT/CT usage guide IAEA launches competition for radiation safety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How the US can have guns but fewer gun problems - Hemenway D.
The US will probably always have lots of guns, so we need to learn to live with them. Currently, we are dying from them. We are also causing many deaths in neighbouring nations, as US guns are readily available to criminals in Mexico, Jamaica, and Canada. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

International midwives recruited
As part of the NHS Maternity Workforce programme, up to 500 midwives have been recruited from various countries, including Jamaica, Zimbabwe, Italy, India and the Philippines and will support mums, babies and families at 80 NHS trusts. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 10, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The role of nature-based solutions for disaster resilience in coastal Jamaica: current and potential applications for building back better - Lee S, Hall G, Trench C.
Jamaica, like most Small Island Developing States, is at high risk from coastal hazards due to its exposure to tropical storms, high levels of coastal development, vulnerable coastal communities and the predicted impacts of climate change. Environmental de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news