Conscientious objection in medicine: experience in Chile - Kottow M.
Latin American countries have slowly enacted laws decriminalizing abortion in three circumstances: Life-threatening risk for the pregnant woman, extra-uterine non-viability of malformed foetus, and pregnancy due to rape or incest. Chile is one of the last ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

BOMBSHELL: FBI knew sub-source for Steele dosser was a Russian operative, but they lied to FISA court anyway
(Natural News) Four years after the Obama-led deep state launched a ‘denial’ operation to keep then-GOP nominee Donald Trump out of the White House — which suggests early on they had internal polling showing he had a really good chance of beating Hillary Clinton — we are still learning the sordid, disgusting details behind what... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump says Supreme Court vacancy must be filled immediately to deal with mail-in ballot "scam"
(Natural News) Waiting until the White House is occupied by a Democrat in order to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s empty seat on the Supreme Court, an alleged Ginsburg death wish, is not an option, President Trump has announced. The United States needs a full court in order to deal with the mail-in ballot “scam,” Trump... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Justice Department's designation of left-wing Democrat cities as “anarchy” zones is triggering unhinged responses from complicit mayors
(Natural News) There has never been an administration that has taken such an aggressive stand against Democrat-run cities that are lawless cauldrons and incubators of violence like the Trump administration, as his Justice Department proved once again this week. In a move that infuriated leftist mayors, Attorney General William Barr and the DoJ singled out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnet ingestions in children presenting to emergency departments in the United States 2009-2019: a problem in flux - Reeves PT, Rudolph B, Nylund CM.
BACKGROUND: Small rare-earth magnet (SREM) ingestions are a dangerous, potentially fatal health hazard in children. The U.S. Consumer Safety Commission removed these products from the market in 2012 until a federal court decision vacated this action in 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Patients Not Getting Access to Their Medical Records—Despite a Legal Right to Do So
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - September 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Best of the Rest Source Type: news

Report: Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett for Court
Amy Coney Barrett, 48, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago since 2017, is President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, according to the New York Times. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Over our dead bodies – literally": Radical Left vows mass violence if Senate Republicans attempt to fill Ginsburg's seat before election
(Natural News) Radical leftists all over the country are escalating their violent actions and rhetoric to prevent President Donald Trump and the U.S. Senate from filling the Supreme Court seat vacated by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Many have even gone so far as to threaten to leave dead bodies everywhere and to “burn down” the country to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The search for someone to monitor Sutter yielded 5 white men. The court said try again.
The court found the application process to find an independent monitor to oversee Sutter Health had significant barriers that prevented diversity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

The search for someone to monitor Sutter yielded 5 white men. The court said try again.
The court found the application process to find an independent monitor to oversee Sutter Health had significant barriers that prevented diversity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

The search for someone to monitor Sutter yielded 5 white men. The court said try again.
The court found the application process to find an independent monitor to oversee Sutter Health had significant barriers that prevented diversity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

The search for someone to monitor Sutter yielded 5 white men. The court said try again.
The court found the application process to find an independent monitor to oversee Sutter Health had significant barriers that prevented diversity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Posts Interim Results from Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
Interim analysis from the ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate (JNJ-78436735) was posted today on the pre-print server medRxiv.The data demonstrate that a single dose of JNJ-78436735 induced a strong neutralizing antibody response in nearly all participants aged 18 years and older and was generally well-tolerated. Immune responses were similar across the age groups studied, including older adults. The ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial is designed to study the safety and immunogenicity of two dose levels of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, and as single and two-dose schedules. The interim...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Examining effects of age on outcomes after nontraditional motorized vehicle accidents - Jameson M, Lawson C, Wheeler H, Leonard M, Quinn M, Burns B.
This study examined patient outcomes from accidents involving nontraditional motorized vehicles. A total of 558 patients aged>17 years were observed retrospectively. The study groups were divided by age. The Adult Trauma Group (ATG) (N=452) consisted of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Some challenges in child abuse prevention in a middle income country: the Brazilian perspective - Williams LCA, Gama VD, Oliveira RPS, D'Affonseca SM.
In this article, we present child abuse and neglect data available in Brazilian public health system platform and in a national childline reporting channel (Dial 100) from 2011-2017. Overall, Brazil has a robust set of laws to protect its children, however... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Awareness of concussion-education requirements, -management plans, and knowledge in high school and club sport coaches - Stamm JM, Post EG, Baugh CM, Bell DR.
CONTEXT: A growing number of high-school-aged athletes participate on club sport teams. Some, but not all, state concussion laws apply to both interscholastic and private sport organizations. However, concussion education, management plans, and knowledge h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US Health Department's Caputo Has Cancer, Spokesperson Says US Health Department's Caputo Has Cancer, Spokesperson Says
Michael Caputo, who is on leave from his role as spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after accusing government scientists of sedition, has metastatic cancer, a state lawmaker said.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Why Hospitals And Health Plans Worry About Trump ’s Supreme Court Pick
The possibility that Donald Trump will pick a conservative to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has hospitals, health insurers and other medical care providers worried about the loss of millions of paying customers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money business pharma Source Type: news

Health care bills are already shaping up for 2021 Legislative session
The session is still four months out but lawmakers are already setting their sights on various measures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Trump Signs US Healthcare Executive Orders That May Have Little Impact Trump Signs US Healthcare Executive Orders That May Have Little Impact
Trump on Thursday signed two executive orders on healthcare for Americans that lawyers said will carry little weight.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Public Sector EU Websites Must Now Be Accessible
All European public-sector bodies now legally obliged to have accessible websites for all members of the public including persons with disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 25, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Website Accessibility Source Type: news

Congo-Brazzaville: 'It Weighs You Down,' Covid-19 Survivor Says
[WHO] Yaffa Fatoumata hoped that the fever and the sore throat she was suffering were just signs of a passing flu. However, when the symptoms persisted, the26-year-old legal assistant in Republic of the Congo's Ministry of Communication decided to get tested for COVID-19. Two days after the test, her results turned out positive for the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Notification laws may not lead to more breast screening
Breast density notification laws may not prompt mammography facilities to offer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Language matters when screening women with dense breasts DBT benefits are strongest for initial breast screening Breast density group calls for standard language Are breast density notification laws really working? Breast density laws don't boost ultrasound rates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study could be first step in providing personalized care to patients with ureteral stents
(Lawson Health Research Institute) Published today in Cell Reports Medicine, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University conducted a novel microbiome study to examine bacteria associated with ureteral stents. They found that nearly all the stents, whether visibly coated or not, had unique bacterial profiles that were most associated with a patient's medical condition rather than antibiotic use. For patients with ureteral stents, they may benefit from a personalized approach to care and antibiotic treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 25, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How Trump Hasn't Protected Those With Pre-Existing Conditions
The president ’s promises on health care stand in stark contrast with his legislative, regulatory and legal record. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Presidential Election of 2020 Trump, Donald J Health Insurance and Managed Care Executive Orders and Memorandums Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Source Type: news

Blue Cross Insurers Reach Tentative Settlement in Antitrust Lawsuit
The health insurance group may pay $2.7 billion to resolve allegations that the chain blocked competition. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: your-feed-science Health Insurance and Managed Care Suits and Litigation (Civil) Aetna Inc Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn CIGNA Corporation your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Youth Exposure to Marijuana Advertising in Oregon's Legal Retail Marijuana Market
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Behind the cloak of competence: brain injury and mental capacity legislation - Moore S, Wotus R, Norman A, Holloway M, Dean J.
PURPOSE Brain Injury Case Managers (BICMs) work closely with individuals with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), assessing needs, structuring rehabilitation interventions and providing support, and have significant experience of clients with impairments to decis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Can novices trust themselves to choose trustworthy experts? Reasons for (reserved) optimism - Brennan J.
Novices face a problem when it comes to forming true beliefs about controversial issues that they cannot assess themselves: Who are the trustworthy experts? Elizabeth Anderson offers a set of criteria intended to allow novices to form reliable assessments ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Dealing with conspiracy theory attributions - Martin B.
Academic discussions concerning what to do about conspiracy theories often focus on whether or not to debunk them. Less often discussed are the methods, audiences and effectiveness of debunking efforts. To motivate a closer examination of the 'how' of debu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Epistemic justice and the struggle for critical suicide literacy - Fitzpatrick SJ.
The concept of suicide literacy is currently used to describe a perceived deficit in public knowledge about suicide that is directly related to specific health actions and outcomes. It thereby fulfils an important function in determining the way health edu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Exploring primary care responses to domestic violence and abuse (DVA): operationalisation of a national initiative - McGarry J, Hussain B, Watts K.
PURPOSE In the UK, the Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) initiative has been developed for use within primary care to support women survivors of domestic violence and abuse (DVA). However, while evaluated nationally, less is known regard... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How not to deal with the tragic dilemma - Mugg J.
Race is often epistemically relevant, but encoding racial stereotypes can lead to implicitly biased behavior. Thus, given the way race structures society, it seems to be impossible to be both epistemically rational and moral. While some suggest that we nee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

People with an intellectual disability: under-reporting sexual violence - Willott S, Badger W, Evans V.
PURPOSE People with an intellectual disability are much more likely to be sexually violated and the violation is less likely to be reported. Despite this being high-lighted at least 3 decades ago and improvements in both safeguarding and national reporting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities: findings from a national database - Clawson R, Patterson A, Fyson R, McCarthy M.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to compare the UK demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities and people without learning disabilities to inform effective safeguarding practice. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH An analysis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Towards ethics of wonder and generosity in critical suicidology - Jaworski K.
More than ever before it is clear that suicidology requires a serious re-thinking of its approach to understanding and responding to suicide. This is not simply because disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry and psychology dominate what counts as valid k... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Viewpoint: CPS guidance on prosecuting rape and sexual assault cases - Foley M, Cummins I.
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to highlight concerns about recent CPS guidance on the prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH The paper places the CPS guidance in the wider policy context of concerns about se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Even if Amy Barrett is confirmed to SCOTUS, she's still a statist who promotes forced vaccinations and indefinite lockdowns
(Natural News) Conservatives are clamoring online, hoping that President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States. As conservatives rush to nominate a Supreme Court Justice before the 2020 election, they may get the opposite of what they really want. Republicans are on the verge of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leslie Rutledge Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Virus Mandates
Arkansas reported 20 more deaths from the illness caused by the coronavirus on Wednesday as the state asked a judge to dismiss an effort by some Republican lawmakers to invalidate virus safety restrictions. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Baby Dumping Accused to Go On Trial Next Year
[New Era] The Katutura Magistrate's Court has scheduled the trial hearing of a teenage girl who was arrested for allegedly dumping her dead infant last year after giving birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 24, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection, PHE (updated 23rd September 2020)
Update in this version (published 23rd September) - updated to include new legal requirements for self-isolation due to come into effect on 28th September 2020. Update in version published 10th September - updated link on support bubbles in guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Undercutting Scientists, Trump Says Tightening Covid-19 Vaccine Guidelines ‘Sounds Like a Political Move’
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and three other top U.S. health officials told lawmakers they would take a vaccine approved by the F.D.A. Johnson& Johnson announced plans to enroll 60,000 people in a major vaccine trial. Israel will tighten its coronavirus restrictions on Friday. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides
(University of Washington) In the United States, individual state laws barring 18- to 20-year-olds from buying or possessing a handgun make little difference in the rate of homicides involving a gun by people in that age group, a new University of Washington study has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Push to reopen private schools arrives in federal court
A federal judge is weighing whether pandemic-related occupancy limits for private schools in New Mexico violate constitutional rights to equal protection and freedom of assembly (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Firm that serves Advanced Pain Management files for receivership, lays off 240
The company that provides services to the Advanced Pain Management chain in Wisconsin filed for receivership and will lay off 240 employees. The Greenfield-based business said in a press release that APM Wisconsin MSO LLC and “certain related entities” filed a voluntary Wisconsin Chapter 128 petition for receivership in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. The company said the receivership will allow a wind-down of operations and liquid ation of its remaining assets. APM Wisconsin MSO provides administrative… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

An Even-More-Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Could Be Devastating for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dedicated her career to upholding equality and ending discrimination. She fought tirelessly for reproductive rights and gender equity, knowing that bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom are the foundation for everyone ’s full participation in society. Her replacement could cement a conservative U.S. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too Lawmakers Focus on Price of One Drug, While Others Rise Too
As drug prices spiral upward, politicians in Washington, DC and in state governments across the country have sought to address the problem in limited ways, focusing mostly on one drug: insulin.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

CMS Proposes a New Rule That Would Shift Many Procedures from High-Cost Inpatient Healthcare Settings to Lower-Cost Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Centers
If the proposed rule becomes final, it may shift some inpatient medical laboratory testing away from hospital labs and to independent clinical laboratories Medical laboratories in hospitals and health systems already feel the pinch of less test orders originating from their own emergency departments (ED). Now, more tests associated with inpatient care might also shift […] The post CMS Proposes a New Rule That Would Shift Many Procedures from High-Cost Inpatient Healthcare Settings to Lower-Cost Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Centers first appeared on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 23, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology ambulatory surgical center anatomic pathology ASC ASC Quality Reporting ASCQR ClearHealthCosts Clevela Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Initiates Pivotal Global Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Janssen ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., September 23, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the launch of its large-scale, pivotal, multi-country Phase 3 trial (ENSEMBLE) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, JNJ-78436735, being developed by its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The initiation of the ENSEMBLE trial follows positive interim results from the Company’s Phase 1/2a clinical study, which demonstrated that the safety profile and immunogenicity after a single vaccination were supportive of further development. These results have been submitted to medRxiv and are due to be published online i...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Africa at the Crossroads: Time to Abandon Failing Green Revolution
By Million Belay and Timothy A. WiseSTOCKHOLM, CAMBRIDGE (US), Sep 23 2020 (IPS) As COVID-19 threatens farming communities across Africa already struggling with climate change, the continent is at a crossroads. Will its people and their governments continue trying to replicate industrial farming models promoted by developed countries? Or will they move boldly into the uncertain future, embracing ecological agriculture? Million Belay It is time to choose. Africa is projected to overtake South Asia by 2030 as the region with the greatest number of hungry people. An alarming 250 million people in Africa now suffer from &ldqu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Million Belay and Timothy A. Wise Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news