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Medical News Today: What are simple partial seizures?
Simple partial seizures are a form of seizure where a person does not lose consciousness. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Machine learning predicts working-memory performance
Can the combination of a machine-learning algorithm and diffusion MRI metrics...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Artificial intelligence guides lower PET tracer dose Deep learning analyzes PET for signs of dementia MRI shows football position, career length affect the brain Can machine learning and MRI diagnose depression? Concussion effects vary among former football players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deaf children learn words faster than hearing children
(Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences) Each year many deaf children get a cochlear implant to connect to the world of sounds. So far, it was not clear which processes take place in these children when they start to learn language -- and why they differ in the level of language they achieve. Now, the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences found that deaf children with a cochlear implant learn words even faster than those with normal hearing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Become an Advocate for Science: Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center
Quick, free, easy, effective, impactful! Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center. The Legislative Action Center is a one-stop shop for learning about and influencing science policy. Through the website, users can contact elected officials and sign-up to interact with lawmakers. The website offers tools and resources to inform researchers about recent policy developments. The site also announces opportunities to serve on federal advisory boards and to comment on federal regulations. This new tool is made possible through contributions from the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Botanical Society of America. AIBS...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 23, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Curcumin improves memory and mood, new UCLA study says
Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss, according to the results of a study conducted by UCLA researchers.The research, published online Jan. 19 in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, examined the effects of an easily absorbed curcumin supplement on memory performance in people without dementia, as well as curcumin ’s potential impact on the microscopic plaques and tangles in the brains of peop...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Botulism can kill you are you sure your preserved foods are safe? 8 signs they aren’t
(Natural News) Knowing how to preserve food is an important skill for a prepper, but you also need to read up on food safety if you’re interested in learning about food preservation. If you make a mistake during the canning and preserving process, anyone who eats the food you preserved can get sick and they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The scandal that keeps on giving: FBI claims it “LOST” months of text messages belonging to disgraced anti-Trump agent Peter Strzok
(Natural News) When the complete (and unbiased) history is written on President Barack Obama’s administration, future generations of Americans will come to learn that his was the most corrupt in the country’s history. Forget Teapot Dome. Forget Watergate. Forget Bill Clinton’s sexual proclivities. Barack Obama has them all beaten, and by a wide margin. Because,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fearing regulatory backlash, Nokia proactively removes pulse wave velocity feature from Body Cardio scale
Nokia has announced that it will disable the pulse wave velocity measurement feature on its Withings ’ Body Cardio scale as of January 24. The company said it is now learning the technology may require a different level of regulatory approval. However, no specific regulation is cited and the company said the FDA did not recommend or request the removal.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Top picks for Amazon ’s new headquarters (and what markets left off the finalists list can learn from them)
Atlanta and Raleigh top the list of potential second headquarters for Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN). That is according to GBH Insights, a technology marketing and research firm. GBH lists the two Southern cities followed by Washington D.C., Boston and Austin as its top picks for Amazon HQ2, according to CNBC. Amazon announced its 20 finalists for the $5 billion headquarters Thursday. Los Angel es and Denver made the list but bids from Phoenix, Tucson, San Diego, Sacramento and Salt Lake City didn’t… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mike Sunnucks Source Type: news

Microsoft announces closure of HealthVault Insights project; HealthVault platform unaffected
Microsoft announced recently that it will be shuttering HealthVault Insights, the company ’s app-based research project that used machine learning to help users analyze and access their personal health records. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

A day in the life of This Morning's resident GP
ITV's This Morning's resident doctor  Dr Ranj Singh joined the North West ambulance service for a shift, where he learnt how the team work with no idea what the next 12 hours may bring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Signify: 2018 to be strong year for ultrasound market
After a year of mixed fortunes, the global ultrasound market is set for a strong...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are the good times over for compact ultrasound? Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity? A step closer to Doc McCoy's beloved toy? Does breast MRI hold future for mammography market? Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Care sector ‘is vital for our society and our economy’
“The care sector is vital for our society and our economy,” general secretary Dave Prentis declared as he opened UNISON’s first social care seminar in London last week. “Our government and our country must show they care about those who care for our loved ones,” he added. Care is one of the largest industries in the UK – and it faces a mass of problems affecting both carers themselves and those who need care. The seminar, at UNISON Centre in London, followed a decision by the union’s national delegate conference and examined a range of issues affecting both home care and care homes...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article adult social care care sector care workers health and social care homecare homecare workers save care now Source Type: news

Do You Know What to Do in the Case of a Radiation Emergency?
Get Inside. In a radiation emergency you may be asked to get inside a building and take shelter for a period of time. Learn more about sheltering options. This action is called “sheltering in place.” Get to the middle of the building or a basement, away from doors and windows. Bring pets inside. Stay Inside. Staying inside will reduce your exposure to radiation. Learn what to do while taking shelter. Close and lock windows and doors. Take a shower or wipe exposed parts of your body with a damp cloth. Drink bottled water and eat food in sealed containers. Stay Tuned. Emergency officials are trained to respon...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Consumer Health Disaster / Emergency Preparedness News from NLM/NIH Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you get a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding?
In this article, learn about the risks of getting a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding. How can you identify and prevent an infection? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Why 2018 promises to be strong year for ultrasound market
After a period of mixed fortunes, the global ultrasound market appears to be...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are the good times over for compact ultrasound? Is enterprise imaging on a slow road to mediocrity? A step closer to Doc McCoy's beloved toy? Does breast MRI hold future for mammography market? Machine learning in radiology targets efficiency (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hungry for solutions: New research tackles college hunger
(University of Houston) If you're too hungry to study, can you learn? University of Houston's Daphne Hernandez launches a study of hunger among college students and evaluates a local intervention, food scholarships. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Finding unravels nature of cognitive inflexibility in Fragile X syndrome
(New York University) Mice with the genetic defect that causes Fragile X syndrome (FXS) learn and remember normally, but show an inability to learn new information that contradicts what they initially learned, shows a new study by a team of neuroscientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Next stop, puzzles: learning on the go in Philadelphia
A baby lab is installing games in urban spaces to teach problem-solving and creativity (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Do I Counsel Families to Use Car Seats Safely in the Winter?
Discussion During the wintertime, everyone needs to bundle up to stay warm but too much clothing or using it improperly can cause problems. General rules for infant and children’s clothing is to have them wear one more layer of clothing than the adult is comfortable wearing in the same environment. Premature infants may need a second layer. (In hot weather a single layer for infants and children is enough.) Dress the children in thin, multiple layers. Here are a couple of examples: Infant Undershirt and diaper, socks or booties Pajamas or dressing gown Blanket sleeper, sleep sack or receiving blanket *Hat and mi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 22, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Vyasa Analytics Introduces Deep Learning Software for Life Sciences...
Cortex automates the analysis of large data sets with deep learning technology(PRWeb January 22, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/01/prweb15111786.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions...
The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions presented Med Learning Group with the 2018 Award for Outstanding Educational Collaboration for the DETECT Initiative, which focused on...(PRWeb January 22, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/01/prweb15112938.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Going off grid? Here’s a look at 9 solar lanterns
(Natural News) Are you planning on shopping for a solar lantern for your upcoming camping trip? Here are some tips to help you decide what you ought to buy without having to test every single one of the displays in your favorite outdoorsman store. Before anything else, make sure you learn what the specifications mean. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Basic first-aid every prepper, survivalist, and camper should know
(Natural News) For any prepper, survivalist, and camper, a basic knowledge in first-aid is essential, since it increases his survival rate during emergency situations. To get you started on basic first aid, here are six skills that you need to know. (h/t to SHTFBlog.com) Learn how to do CPR – A person who knows cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hydrosalpinx: Symptoms, fertility, and treatment
Hydrosalpinx is the name for a condition where a woman's fallopian tube becomes blocked with fluid. Learn about how it affects fertility. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Study of learning and memory problems in OCD helps young people unlock potential at school
(University of Cambridge) Adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have widespread learning and memory problems, according to research published today. The findings have already been used to assist adolescents with OCD obtain the help they needed at school to realize their potential -- including helping one individual go on to university. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

If adolescence now lasts until 24, what does that mean for the rest of us? | Yvonne Roberts
The rigid boundaries of youth are giving way, but sooner or later we must all learn to grow upIn medieval times, childhood ended at the age of seven, with the arrival of a supposed understanding of right from wrong. Childhood and adolescence have constantly been refashioned. Last week it received its latest round of remodelling.Scientists have announced that adolescence, previously thought to end at 19,now stretches from 10 to 24, and they recommended that laws should be changed to take this into account (considerably raising the criminal age of responsibility in England and Wales from 10 would be a start, but is probably ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 21, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Yvonne Roberts Tags: Society Ageing Science Children Young people Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Purulent drainage: Color, types, and treatment
Purulent drainage is a thick and milky discharge from a wound that is often a sign of infection. Learn more about this and other types of drainage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Adenopathy: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Adenopathy is any disease or inflammation that involves glandular tissue or lymph nodes. Learn about what causes swollen lymph nodes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Immune System / Vaccines Source Type: news

UCLA study describes structure of tumor herpes virus associated with Kaposi ’s sarcoma
UCLA researchers have provided the first description of the structure of the herpes virus associated with Kaposi ’s sarcoma, a type of cancer.The discovery answers important questions about how the virus spreads and provides a potential roadmap for the development of antiviral drugs to combat both that virus and the more common Epstein-Barr virus, which is present in more than 90 percent of the adult population and is believed to have a nearly identical structure.In the study, published in the journal  Nature, the UCLA team showed in the laboratory that an inhibitor could be developed to break down the herpes vi...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Parent reading workshops can help low-income kids learn
(Reuters Health) - Even in communities where many people lack a high school degree, reading workshops for parents can give their kids a leg up on learning in preschool, a study in Brazil suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Our Complacency About the Flu Is Killing Us
Everyone’s talking—and rightly so—about this year’s flu season, which is on its way to becoming the worst in 15 years. The news is full of stories about hospitals resorting to tents to accommodate the influx of patients and parents dealing with school closings in nearly every state. We count and mourn the dead. As a family doctor, my heart is with those patients and their families. As a global health professional with four decades of experience in combating epidemics, my mind is on the one critical thing we aren’t talking about at all as we suffer in this flu season: complacency. Put plainly, ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH Tags: Uncategorized deaths from flu 2018 flu epidemic flu epidemic 2018 flu peak flu season 2018 flu shot effectiveness healthytime how many people have died from the flu new flu symptoms public health why are people dying of the flu Source Type: news

Blog: Proud of UNISON ’s history tackling inequality and racism
It was a great pleasure to address UNISON Black Members Conference in Liverpool this afternoon. This is a year of historic milestones, so it was great to address the biggest conference of Black Trade Unionists in Europe in this important year – 25 years of UNISON, 150 years of the TUC and 30 years of celebrating Black History in the UK. I’m proud that children today don’t just learn about Florence Nightingale, they also learn about Mary Seacole. And when they learn about Nelson, it’s more likely they’re talking about Mandela – the UNISON member – than the Admiral with the column. B...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 19, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News 2018 Black members conference Source Type: news

Surgery to remove blood clot saves London ’s kidneys
Todd and Lindsey Taylor had barely settled in at home in Syracuse, New York with their new baby, London, when their world turned upside down. London, who had seemed perfectly healthy at birth, woke up nine days later vomiting and struggling to breathe. They rushed her to their local children’s hospital. “The doctors did an ultrasound and found a large blood clot in her aorta that was blocking the flow of blood to her kidneys,” says Todd. “They said she was in near fatal condition when we arrived, but they put her on dialysis and were able to stabilize her.” Desperate for options The doctors in...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories blood clot Dr. Anne Hansen Dr. Heung-Bae Kim Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension (MAS/RVH) Program neonatal intensive care unit Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® begins on Monday! If your organization is getting involved with busting myths about drug use or addiction, tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

What the death of a parent can teach us, if we're willing to learn
The death of a parent can send shock waves through your self-perception and reposition the mental space you occupy on the planet. The grief can be life changing. Think you ’re noticing a higher than usual number of people posting on Facebook about a parent passing recently? You’re right.Studies... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alene Dawson Source Type: news

Empowered Eaters: A Road Map for Stronger New York State Nutrition Education Policies and Programs (January 2018)
Tis report provides a road map to strengthen the systems that help New Yorkers eat well throughout their lives, in all of the places where they live, work, learn, worship, and play. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2018
January 19, 2018It ’s notallbad news.When we set out to compile our annual list of global health issues to watch this year, it seemed like all bad news. And true, that ’s often what we deal with in global health—the problems that need tackling, the suffering we can help alleviate.But then stories and columns likethis one cheer us up. They remind us that no matter how complicated and frustrating our work may get, fighting back against poverty and inequality works.There are and always will be global health challenges to face. But there ’s boundless hope, too. And a field full of determined health work...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Nuneaton boy lived after born with brain outside his head
EXCLUSIVE, WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Jamie Daniel, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, suffers from cerebal palsy, learning disabilities and double incontinence but defied the odds to survive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy lived after being born with his brain outside his head
EXCLUSIVE, WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Jamie Daniel, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, suffers from cerebal palsy, learning disabilities and double incontinence but defied the odds to survive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20 People to Know: Health Care (PHOTOS)
The objective is to introduce our readers to people who are achievers within their organizations but who are not typically on the front lines for their businesses. On occasion, top-level executives who are new to their posts will appear. But the point is to learn about people you need to know in the business community. Consider People… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brent Schanding Source Type: news

Rural Health Clinic Institute
9-part webinar series to help State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) build capacity to provide technical assistance to clinics in their states. SORH will learn about the needs of RHCs, compliance issues for RHCs, how to support RHCs to do better billing and collection, ways to help RHCs become innovative, and how to organize their office's efforts so that they can be effective technical assistance providers for RHCs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Pursuing Safety in Diagnosis and Treatment at the Intersection of Design, Systems Engineering, and Health Services Research (R18)
This R18 Request for Application (RFA) calls for the creation and utilization of Patient Safety Learning Laboratories. These learning laboratories are places and networks where transdisciplinary teams identify closely related threats to diagnostic or treatment efforts associated with a high burden of harm and cost. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

USDA Invests in e-Connectivity to Restore Rural Prosperity by Providing Training and Health Care Services
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program to improve connectivity in rural communities. The grants will support projects in 28 states and will be used to provide virtual access to job training, educational and healthcare opportunities, opioid abuse treatment, and mental health counseling. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 19, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Wiley Partners with Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) to provide member access to health science research
(Wiley) The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) has enhanced its partnership with global research and learning company, John Wiley and Sons Inc., (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B) to provide members with access to the full collection of journals published on Wiley Online Library. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The flu vaccine could get a much-needed boost
More than 700,000 Americans were hospitalized due to illnesses associated with the seasonal flu during the 2014 –15 flu season, according to federal estimates. A radical new approach to vaccine development at UCLA may help lower that figure for future flu seasons.The scientists used leading-edge genomics to identify and eliminate the virus ’s defense mechanisms, enabling them to develop a vaccine “candidate” — meaning that it must still undergo evaluation and approval by the FDA — that in animals has been proven to be safe and highly effective against influenza.In the study, which was pu...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists Peek Inside The 'Black Box' Of Soil Microbes To Learn Their Secrets
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

Most States Don ’ t Require That Kids Be Checked for Health Issues Most States Don ’ t Require That Kids Be Checked for Health Issues
Most U.S. states don ’ t require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children ’ s Health Fund (CHF).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Recruitment Information Session - St Louis, MO
March 01, 2018All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question& answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements and the recruitment process and a Doctors Without Borders aid worker from the local area will share their stories of life in the field.SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER.Location: St Louis Public Library - Training RoomSt. Louis  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news