Sudan: Obstetric and Gynecology Conference to Begin On Thursday
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudanese Society for Obstetric and Gynecology specialists announced, on Tuesday, holding of its 31th Conference, in the Police Club, on Thursday.Experts from Ireland, UK, Croatia, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Jordan, USA, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar will participate in the three-day conference. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

7 Essential Books About Pandemics
As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, these works remind us that humans have faced deadly plagues for millenniums. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tina Jordan Tags: Fenn, Elizabeth A Kolata, Gina Preston, Richard Shah, Sonia Shilts, Randy (1951-94) The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus (Book) Epidemics Infections Books and Literature And the Band Played On: Politi Source Type: news

Let ’s Face It, the Robots Aren’t Coming, They’re Already Here!
The robots are here. For years Intuitive Surgical has remained relatively unchallenged in the surgical robotics market. The Sunnyvale, CA-based company has had the da Vinci robot on the market since 2,000, and no other firm has come close to matching its impact in the industry. But Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson are hard-pressed on giving it a try. Separately, the two companies have been building robotics solutions that will undoubtedly be competitors to Intuitive’s da Vinci. New Brunswick, NJ-based Johnson & Johnson found a nice entry point to compete through the Verb joint venture with Verily L...
Source: MDDI - February 24, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Assembly and Automation Source Type: news

Rules of life: From a pond to the beyond
(Arizona State University) In a recent study published in the journal eLIFE a team of researchers, including lead author Jordan Okie of Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration and senior author Jim Elser of the School of Life Sciences, conducted experiments in the Cuatro Cienegas Basin in Mexico. Their goal was to shed light on how fundamental features of an organism's genome - its size, the way it encodes information, and the density of information--affect its ability to thrive in an extreme environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Polly Dunford to Lead IntraHealth International as New President and CEO
February 14, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCToday, IntraHealth International’s board of directors announced Polly Dunford will be IntraHealth’s next president and CEO. She will assume the role on March 16.Dunford is joining IntraHealth after nearly 20 years of service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, Haiti, Jordan, Mozambique, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., most recently as the global director for HIV/AIDS. In this role, she led the agency’s efforts to help countries achieve and sustain epidemic control of HIV/AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Leadership and Governance Source Type: news

Attitudes toward wife beating among female and male adolescents in jordan - Schuster I, Gul P, Eisner M, Ghuneim L.
Previous research in the Middle East and North Africa has revealed justifying attitudes toward wife beating among adults, but little is known about adolescent attitudes and its predictors. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to examine theoreti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Are there any biomarkers for pedophilia and sexual child abuse? A review - Jordan K, Wild TSN, Fromberger P, M üller I, Müller JL.
The use of biomarkers in medicine is a common and valuable approach in several clinical fields. Understanding the relationship between measurable biological processes and clinical outcomes not only is indispensable in the face of understanding physiologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

UNFPA Highlights Need to Address Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women in Crisis Areas
The $683 million will be used for efforts towards women’s reproductive and sexual health rights across 57 countries, of which about $300 million will be directed towards UNFPA’s projects in Arab state regions, including countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Somalia. Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2020 (IPS) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $683million in their mission to address sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in conflict areas in the world.  At the Humanitarian Action Overview 2020, launched on Thurs...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Armed Conflicts Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Sexual and Reproductiv Source Type: news

Suicide by cop: a new perspective on an old phenomenon - Jordan A, Panza NR, Dempsey C.
Suicide by cop (SbC) occurs when an individual purposely engages in threatening behavior toward police officers in an attempt to be killed. Previous studies have found the prototypical SbC subject is male, mid-30s, with disrupted relationships, and mental ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The government should reject Trump ’s dangerous plan for Israel/Palestine
The rights of Palestinian people have always been an international priority for UNISON. Our union has consistently called for a two-state solution, with a viable Palestinian state alongside Israel, in line with decades of UN resolutions and international law on the issue. So it was with extreme concern we noted the launch of President Trump’s so called ‘Deal of the Century’ at the end of January; an unashamed attempt to normalise a brutal occupation which has denied the Palestinian people their freedom, justice and rights for over half a century. These one-sided proposals – drawn up by President T...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Inside the California Military Base a Coronavirus Evacuee Tried to Flee
The 195 Americans who flew from China to California were first told they must clear medical tests that could take 72 hours or many days. Now they are all being quarantined for two weeks. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Miriam Jordan Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Military Bases and Installations Evacuations and Evacuees Riverside County (Calif) China March Air Reserve Base (Calif) Source Type: news

Inside a Coronavirus Evacuation: How 195 Americans Got Out of Wuhan
The group flew on a “surreal” plane flight to California, only to begin a waiting process. They must clear medical tests that could take 72 hours or many days. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Miriam Jordan Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Military Bases and Installations Evacuations and Evacuees Riverside County (Calif) China March Air Reserve Base Source Type: news

Can anyone call themself a therapist or a counsellor?
BBC reporter Jordan Dunbar investigates the lack of regulation around private therapy and counselling. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Narcoleptic 15-year-old suffers sudden muscle paralysis if she giggles
Jordan Coomer, from Indiana, suffers from cataplexy, which causes sudden muscle paralysis if she giggles or feels strong emotion. It's a complication of narcolepsy, which can be caused by an infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An explorative study of workplace violence against nurses who care for older people - El-Hneiti M, Shaheen AM, Bani Salameh A, Al-Dweeri RM, Al-Hussami M, Alfaouri FT, Ahmad M.
AIM: To explore the prevalence of workplace violence among nurses who care for older people and its association with working stress, job satisfaction and quality of care in Jordan. DESIGN: A cross-sectional design was used. METHODS: A clust... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How to do no harm: Resources to help journalists avoid re-traumatizing survivors of sexual violence
UNITED NATIONS, New York/AMMAN, Jordan –Sexual and gender-based violenceterrorizes women and girls around the world, affecting as many as one in three women. Reporters play an essential role in bringing these cases to light so that authorities can take action and prevent further abuses. Yet reporting on gender-based violence comes with serious risks to survivors.When journalists tell these stories carelessly, or without proper training, they can leave survivors feeling exploited or exposed to stigma and retaliation. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Comparing resource management skills in a high- versus low-resource simulation scenario: a pilot study - Ripoll Gallardo A, Meneghetti G, Franc JM, Costa A, Ragazzoni L, Bodas M, Jordan V, Della Corte F.
BACKGROUND: Low-resource environments, such as those found in humanitarian crises, pose significant challenges to the provision of proper medical treatment. While the lack of training of health providers to such settings has been well-acknowledged in liter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Katrina Karkazis: ‘You can’t use testosterone levels to divide people into male or female’
The cultural anthropologist on why our view of testosterone as the male sex hormone skews both science and societyKatrina Karkazis, a senior research fellow at Yale University, is a cultural anthropologist working at the intersection of science, technology, gender studies and bioethics. WithRebecca Jordan-Young, a sociomedical scientist, she has writtenTestosterone: An Unauthorised Biography. It is a critique of both popular and scientific understandings of the hormone, and how they have been used to explain, or even defend, inequalities of power.You suggest that testosterone is understood as an exclusivelymale hormone, ev...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Anthony Tags: Anthropology Human biology Medical research Society Science Source Type: news

Religious involvement and racial disparities in opioid use disorder between 2004-2005 and 2012-2013: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions - Ransome Y, Haeny AM, McDowell YE, Jordan A.
BACKGROUND: Psychosocial factors have rarely been studied to understand racial differences in opioid use disorders (OUD). We investigate religious involvement and Black-White differences in OUD risk between 2004-05 and 2012-13. METHODS: We use Non-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Women with Disabilities Speak out Against Exclusion at ICPD25
Jeffrey Jordan/ President of the Population Reference Bureau with ICPD25 participants. Credit: Joyce Chimbi / IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 (IPS) One in five women globally lives with a disability even as they have same needs and interests as women without disabilities, their access to sexual and reproductive health services and rights remains severely limited. Delegates representing people living with disabilities at the ICPD25 Conference painted a grim picture of barriers and challenges they face. “We are perceived to be asexual and therefore offering us reproductive health information is consider...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Conferences Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health ICPD25 Source Type: news

Assessment of occupational noise-related hearing impairment among dental health personnel.
CONCLUSION:Hearing impairment was higher among dental professionals than the control group and especially among dental assistants and technicians. The authors recommended screening guidelines and adapting hearing protection methods for dental professionals and particularly for dental assistants and technicians. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Patient Care Is Wrenching: A Psychiatrist, a Nurse and a Doctor Bare All
Three new books by medical professionals delve into the human emotions involved in tending to the gravely ill. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tina Jordan Tags: Books and Literature Seven Signs of Life: Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor (Book) The Soul of Care (Book) Kleinman, Arthur How to Treat People: A Nurse ' s Notes (Book) Case, Molly Abbey, Aiofe Alzheimer s Disease Nursing and Nu Source Type: news

Impact of pre-trauma, trauma-specific, and post-trauma variables on psychosocial adjustment of Syrian refugee school-age children - Khamis V.
This study investigated the psychosocial adjustment in Syrian refugee children and adolescents who resettled in Lebanon and Jordan by examining the potential effects of pre-trauma, trauma-specific, and post-trauma variables. The sample consisted of 1000 ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Workforce development in health care
The Albany Business Review hosted three experts to discuss the challenges the health care industry faces in developing an effective and abundant workforce. As health care is rapidly changing through an aging population, increased dependence on technology and cost restraints, how should hospitals, colleges and insurers be preparing the workforce for tomorrow’s health care environment? Chris Jordan, Acute Care Chief Nursing Officer and Vice Presiden t Care Services, St. Peter’s Health Partners:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Workforce development in health care
The Albany Business Review hosted three experts to discuss the challenges the health care industry faces in developing an effective and abundant workforce. As health care is rapidly changing through an aging population, increased dependence on technology and cost restraints, how should hospitals, colleges and insurers be preparing the workforce for tomorrow’s health care environment? Chris Jordan, Acute Care Chief Nursing Officer and Vice Presiden t Care Services, St. Peter’s Health Partners:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Smashing the patriarchy: why there's nothing natural about male supremacy
Psychologists such as Steven Pinker and Jordan Peterson argue patriarchal society is the ‘natural order’, but it is a relatively new development, writes Gaia VinceFathers are happier, less stressed and less tired than mothers, finds a study from the American Time Use Survey. Not unrelated, surely, is the regular report that mothers do more housework and childcare than fathers, even when both parents work full time. When the primary breadwinner is the mother versus the father, she also shoulders the mental load of family management, being three times more likely to handle and schedule their activities, appointme...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Gaia Vince Tags: Society books Science and nature books Culture Gender Biology Source Type: news

Designing 'healthy' prisons for women: incorporating Trauma-Informed Care and Practice (TICP) into prison planning and design - Jewkes Y, Jordan M, Wright S, Bendelow G.
There has been growing acknowledgment among scholars, prison staff and policy-makers that gender-informed thinking should feed into penal policy but must be implemented holistically if gains are to be made in reducing trauma, saving lives, ensuring ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Governments Must Short Circuit Tobacco Industry ’s Pervasive Tactics
This report card ranked countries according to their efforts in protecting public health policies. Japan, Jordan, Egypt and Bangladesh are among those that scored the highest in the level of tobacco industry influence, which means weaker resistance of governments from industry meddling, while the United Kingdom, Uganda and Iran lead in protecting health policy from industry meddling. The ranking is based on civil society reports from 33 countries covering about 70% of the world population. The Global Tobacco Index is released by the STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products) project. Key global findings • Tr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr. Mary Assunta and Dr. Ulysses Dorotheo Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Engaged parenting, gender, and children's time use in transnational families: an assessment spanning three global regions - Jordan LP, Dito B, Nobles J, Graham E.
Global circuits of migration regularly separate parents from children. How families navigate this separation has changed markedly. The sharp decline in the cost of international communication makes possible new forms of transnational parenting. In many con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 10/19/19
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio podcast 10/19/19 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and three breast cancer topics are featured on the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast. Dr. Sarvam TerKonda, a Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, discusses reconstruction surgery after breast cancer treatment. Also, Dr. Jordan Ray, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains the importance of heart care for breast cancer [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 21, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Michael Jordan-Funded Healthcare Facility Opens In Charlotte
Basketball legend, business leader and philanthropist Michael Jordan, together with his family, partner with Novant Health to open the first of two healthcare clinics for underserved neighborhoods. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Pfister, Contributor Source Type: news

Q & A: Microsoft's head of retail health innovation on understanding consumers, implementing innovation, gaining trust
Microsoft's Neil Jordan sat down this morning with HIMSS CTIO Steve Wretling at the Connected Health Conference to answer a battery of questions on the shifting market. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Michael Jordan, Novant Health partner to open clinic in west Charlotte
Novant Health opened a new clinic in west Charlotte following a $7 million donation from Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan and his family. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinic is a 6,800-square-foot space on Freedom Drive. It has 12 exam rooms and an X-ray room. Services include primary and preventative care, physical therapy, behavioral health and social support. It is staffed with two doctors and one physician's assistant . This is the first of at least two clinics that Jordan,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Taxes Must Be Deducted From Disability Claimant's Settlement, Judge Says
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - A West Virginia federal judge on Sept. 25 denied a disability claimant's motion to enforce a settlement without a deduction for applicable tax withholding after determining that the plan at issue and the Internal Revenue Service require that taxes be withheld from the settlement amount because the settlement clearly qualifies as replacement wages for tax purposes (Noel Jordan v. AT&T Integrated Disability Service Center Disability Plan, et al., No. 18-94, S.D. W.Va., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164015). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - October 15, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

C. elegans Development, Cell Biology, and Gene Expression Meeting
Dear Members of the Worm Community, We are happy to announce that registration is now open for: C. elegans Development, Cell Biology, and Gene Expression Meeting, within the larger TAGC 2020 Meeting, April 22–26, 2020. Conference website:    https://genetics-gsa.org/tagc-2020/   Location:  Washington, DC, USA (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)Abstract Submission Deadline*: December 5, 2019Registration Deadline:  December 5, 2019Early Discount:  December 5, 2019Submit a Workshop Proposal: by November 1, 2019Travel Award Deadline:&...
Source: WormBase - October 12, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Michael Paulini Tags: meetings Source Type: news

Application of data mining algorithms for improving stress prediction of automobile drivers: a case study in Jordan - Hadi W, El-Khalili N, AlNashashibi M, Issa G, AlBanna AA.
Driving daily through traffic congestion has been recognised as a major cause of stress. High levels of stress while driving negatively impact the driver's decisions which could potentially lead to accidents and other long-term health hazards. Accordingly,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Making mental health a priority on college campuses: implementing large scale screening and follow-up in a high enrollment gateway course - Forbes FM, Whisenhunt BL, Citterio C, Jordan AK, Robinson D, Deal WP.
Objectives: We sought to evaluate a universal mental health screening program for undergraduate students using graduate student clinicians and online interviewing tools. Participants: Participants included 455 undergraduate students. Data wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Kaiser Permanente marks south Placer growth with new office
Hard to miss from Interstate 80, Kaiser Permanente ’s new Roseville medical office is meant to be that way. At a dedication event for the five-story, 210,000-square-foot structure last week, area manager and senior vice president Jordan Herget said the nonprofit health care provider wants it to be one-stop “shopping” for members. “In Rosev ille, we’re growing like crazy, and that translates to membership growth,” he said. “This was the best place to do it, with leadership that’s very… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Kaiser Permanente marks south Placer growth with new office
Hard to miss from Interstate 80, Kaiser Permanente ’s new Roseville medical office is meant to be that way. At a dedication event for the five-story, 210,000-square-foot structure last week, area manager and senior vice president Jordan Herget said the nonprofit health care provider wants it to be one-stop “shopping” for members. “In Rosev ille, we’re growing like crazy, and that translates to membership growth,” he said. “This was the best place to do it, with leadership that’s very… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Pittsburgh Researchers Investigate Some of Climate Change ’ s Most Critical Questions
How can science help cities respond to the challenges of climate change? Jordan Fischbach, co-director of the RAND Climate Resilience Center, spoke toPublic Source for this article on how Pittsburgh researchers are addressing critical questions about our uncertain climate future. (Source: RAND Announcements)
Source: RAND Announcements - September 25, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Man, 30, complained of having a 'very ugly penis' after getting married
Doctors in Jordan said the unnamed man's problem was caused by not regularly taking off his sheath - a condom-like covering that is given to incontinent men to collect urine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The U.S. Will Move to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes, Trump Official Says
(Bloomberg) –– President Donald Trump called vaping a “problem” and his health secretary said the government would force companies to remove flavored vaping products from the market after reports of hundreds of U.S. cases of a mysterious illness related to e-cigarette devices. “Not only is it a problem overall, but really specifically with respect for children,” Trump told reporters at the White House after a meeting with advisers including Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Norman Sharpless. “We may very well have to ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Josh Wingrove and Jordan Fabian / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg onetime White House Source Type: news

Analysis of young drivers' safety in Jordan using the quasi-induced exposure method - Naghawi H.
This research describes one of the first attempts to study the relative propensity of young drivers in Jordan to cause a traffic crash under different circumstances including driver's age, gender, number of vehicles involved, location, severity of crash, e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Atlanta Sterilizer Closes as Locals Plan Air Tests
In a related matter, state Sen. Jen Jordan and two area residents filed a lawsuit asking a Fulton County judge to throw out a consent order on the Sterigenics construction plan that the company struck in August with state officials. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supporting a Human-Centered Home Health System in Jordan
By Mirna Fakhoury, Project manager, USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program ; Omar Shamieh, Chairman, Department of Palliative Care ; Bridget Johnston, Research Fellow, Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine Jordanian home care patient Zuhdiyyah, age 76, receives a visit from her care team--no hospital trip required. Photo by USAID.September 09, 2019Jordan’s health care system is considered one of the more modern in the Middle East, and many patients travel from neighboring countries to access its medical offerings. However, Jordan struggles with rising health care costs, an aging population with a changing d...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Health Workforce & Systems Nurses Source Type: news

The number of billionaires in Nashville is about to nearly double — see who is joining the club
Music City billionaire ’s club is a small group — but it’s about to nearly double, with three new members. SmileDirectClub’s upcoming initial public offering is set to make the company’s two 30-year-old co-founders and its CEO Nashville’s newest billionaires.  Co-founders Jordan Katzman and Alex Fenkell’s stakes in SmileDirectClub stand to be valued at nearly $1.5 billion each once the company goes public, according to filings. CEO David Katzman, Jordan’s father, will own nearly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Fascinating spy plane photos from the 1950s and 60s reveal hidden archaeological spots in Aleppo, Jordan and Nimrud
(Natural News) The still-raging Syrian Civil War wrecked much of the ancient city of Aleppo. However, it lives on in declassified photographs taken by American spy planes during the early decades of the Cold War. The CIA recently released black-and-white images taken by a U-2 recon aircraft that flew over Middle Eastern countries during the 1950s and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This App Aims To Save New Moms' Lives
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jordan Tobias Source Type: news

When do we punish people who don't? - Martin JW, Jordan JJ, Rand DG, Cushman F.
People often punish norm violations. In what cases is such punishment viewed as normative-a behavior that we "should" or even "must" engage in? We approach this question by asking when people who fail to punish a norm violator are, themselves, punished. (F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news