Republican Attorneys General Criticize Biden Vaccine Order Republican Attorneys General Criticize Biden Vaccine Order
Twenty-one Republican state attorneys general sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Wednesday saying they think his COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal contractors “stands on shaky legal ground."Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Suspected GP attacker charged with nine offences, including actual bodily harm
A man has appeared in court after four members of staff at a GP surgery were reportedly injured - and an alleged threat was made to a Manchester MP. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - October 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

Congestion pricing policies and safety implications: a scoping review - Singichetti B, Conklin JL, Hassmiller Lich K, Sabounchi NS, Naumann RB.
Congestion pricing policies (CPPs) are a common strategy for addressing urban traffic congestion. Research has explored several impacts of these policies (e.g., air quality, equity, congestion relief). The purpose of this review was to synthesize findings ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Judicial judgment and media sensation of violence against medical staff in China: a fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA) - Xu J, Cao Y, Wang Y, Qiao Q.
INTRODUCTION: Violence against medical staff has been prevalent in China over the past two decades. Although Chinese authorities have released many laws and regulations to protect medical staff from violence since 2011, the legal approach alone is unlikely... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Law enforcement violence in the Black community: a catalyst for clinician engagement in social justice - Rushing MD, Montoya-Barthelemy AG, Abrar FA, Medina EM, Popoola-Samuel HAO, McKinney ZJ.
The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020 triggered local, national, and international social unrest, driven by a prevailing and well-founded sense of discrimination within communities of color all over the world, especiall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The legal impact of forensic medical life-threatening danger assessment conclusions in cases of violent offense - Jakobsen LS, Jacobsen C, Asmussen IH, Lynnerup N, Banner J.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the association between the legal outcome for suspected perpetrators and the forensic life-threatening danger assessments conducted as part of the clinical forensic medical examinations of victims with penetr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

J&J’s ‘Texas-two-step’ puts spotlight on US bankruptcy regime
World’s largest healthcare company uses unusual legal manoeuvre to contain talc-based baby powder liabilities (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

State Sues Med-Care, Claiming it Failed to Provide $10M in PPE
The lawsuit seeks a refund, with interest, plus multiple $10,000 penalties. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 28, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Texas GOP lawmaker launches investigation of books on race and sexuality used in school districts
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Luke's Health, Cigna still in negotiation stalemate as end of contract looms
Dr. Doug Lawson, CEO of St. Luke's Health, said he intends to reach out directly to Cigna this week in an attempt to facilitate a negotiation to keep the nearly 70,000 patients in the Houston region in-network with St. Luke's Health and Baylor College of Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

St. Luke's Health, Cigna still in negotiation stalemate as end of contract looms
Dr. Doug Lawson, CEO of St. Luke's Health, said he intends to reach out directly to Cigna this week in an attempt to facilitate a negotiation to keep the nearly 70,000 patients in the Houston region in-network with St. Luke's Health and Baylor College of Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Alec Baldwin ’s criminal liability in 'Rust' movie shooting 'has not been ruled out,' legal expert suggests
"It will take many more facts, corroborated facts, before we can get to that criminal negligence standard," said District Attorney Mary... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawyer: Julian Assange suffers from autism and would commit suicide if sent to United States
A lawyer for Julian Assange told a British court Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder is suffering from an autism disorder that could... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks 3 New Antiabortion Laws Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks 3 New Antiabortion Laws
In a 5-3 ruling on Monday, the court granted a temporary injunction that prevents the laws from taking effect.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Kliff Kingsbury addresses player injuries, possible starter replacements vs. Packers
Cardinals center Max Garcia, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, nose tackle Rashard Lawrence and J.J. Watt are game-time decisions on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Cotton to AG Garland: 'Thank God you are not on the Supreme Court'
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., tore into Attorney General Merrick Garland during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, chastising... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicare and paid leave are big sticking points as Democrats rush to finish Biden's spending plans
Medicare and paid leave remain two of the biggest unresolved issues among Democrats in Congress, even as lawmakers make progress on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU's top court fines Poland 1 million euros per day over judiciary spat
The European Union's top court has ordered Poland to pay a daily fine of €1 million for failing to suspend a disciplinary chamber for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Cotton swipes at Garland: 'Thank God you are not on the Supreme Court'
In a tense exchange Wednesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Tom Cotton told Attorney General Merrick Garland, “Thank God... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How many Americans are still in Afghanistan? State Department number is 'way off,' GOP lawmaker says
Some lawmakers say the Biden administration is undercounting the number of U.S. citizens who are still trying to flee Afghanistan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cotton tells Garland: 'Thank God you're not on the Supreme Court'
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday clashed with Republican senators over the Justice Department's efforts to crack down on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse can ’t be called ‘victims’ in court, judge rules
But defense attorneys may call them ‘arsonists’ or ‘looters’ judge says ahead of contentious trial over fatal shooting of two men (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Business Unity South Africa to Seek Clarity From Court On Compulsory Vaccination for Employees
[Daily Maverick] Business Unity SA expects to get legal clarity from the high court on whether employers and business owners may compel employees to be vaccinated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Israel's covid vaccine efficacy data FAKED: Group of Israeli scientists blow the whistle with "severe concerns," warn FDA about covid "vaccines"
(Natural News) Are Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccines” safe and appropriate for humans, and especially young children? According to the Israeli Professional Ethics Front (IPEF), the answer is no. The group of independent physicians, lawyers, scientists and researchers says it expressed “severe concerns” to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the reliability and legality... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texans and Dolphins have Deshaun Watson deal in place
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has reportedly approved the trade, but on the condition that Watson’s legal issues are settled before the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Merck Will Allow Other Drug Manufacturers to Produce Its COVID-19 Pill
(LONDON) —Pharmaceutical company Merck agreed to allow other drug makers to produce its COVID-19 pill, in a move aimed at helping millions of people in poorer countries get access to the potentially life-saving drug, a United Nations-backed public health organization said on Wednesday. The Medicines Patent Pool said in a statement that it had signed a voluntary licensing agreement for molnupiravir with Merck and its partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. The agreement will allow the Medicines Patent Pool to grant further licenses to qualified companies who are approved to make the drug. Neither drug maker will receive ro...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Poland told to pay €1m a day in legal row with EU
The ruling is the latest step in an escalating dispute over Poland's legal reforms. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US asks UK court to allow Julian Assange to face espionage charges in US
The United States asked Britain’s High Court on Wednesday to overturn a judge’s decision that Julian Assange should not be sent to the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Box Warnings: Legal Risks Doctors Never Saw Coming Black Box Warnings: Legal Risks Doctors Never Saw Coming
Learn about the legal dangers posed by black box warnings before it's too late.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Self-harm during visits to the emergency department: a qualitative content analysis - Lawrence RE, Fuchs B, Krumheuer A, Perez-Coste M, Loh R, Simpson SA, Stanley B.
BACKGROUND: Some patients engage in self-harm behaviors while in the emergency department; both suicidal and non-suicidal self-harm. Little is known about what motivates these behaviors. This gap in the empirical literature limits efforts to develop early ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A minimum data set for traumatic brain injuries in Iran - Edalatfar M, Sadeghi-Naini M, Khayat Kashani HR, Movahed M, Sharif-Alhoseini M.
PURPOSE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the major public health concerns worldwide. Developing a TBI registry could facilitate characterizing TBI, monitoring the quality of care, and quantifying the burden of TBI by collecting comparable and standa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Post-legalization drug communication: examining a Colorado cannabis campaign - Potterf JE, Unnithan NP.
Colorado legalized marijuana use for recreational purposes by adults over 21 in 2012. Our goal is to examine the first major communication campaign (called Good-To-Know) mounted by the state government with the objective of informing the public regarding r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Screening and brief intervention for psychiatric and suicide risk in the juvenile justice system: findings from an open trial - Kemp K, Webb M, Wolff J, Affleck K, Casamassima J, Weinstock L, Spirito A.
Court-involved non-incarcerated (CINI) youth endorse higher rates of lifetime suicide ideation (SI) and attempts than youth in the community. Brief intervention programs to address SI and related psychiatric symptoms upon entry into the juvenile justice sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Egypt Must End State Oppression of Women and Girls
Egyptian women protesters behind bars. Credit: VOA News By Reem Abdellatif and Nimco AliCAIRO, Egypt, Oct 27 2021 (IPS) The fate of Egyptian women and girls delicately hangs in the balance as the country continues to have one of the worst records in the world for gender equality. With oppression often state-sanctioned, Egyptian women face a daily struggle against sexual harassment and other violations of their basic human rights, including institutionalised violence. Today, African Women Rights Advocates (AWRA) and The Five Foundation, The Global Partnership To End FGM, have come together with Equality Now, Democracy for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Reem Abdellatif and Nimco Ali Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi testifies in court but a gag order prevents her defense from being made public
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi testified in court on Tuesday for the first time since she was overthrown in a military coup. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Femicide, intimate partner violence and legal complaints in Spain - Bosch-Fiol E, Ferrer-P érez VA.
Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is a health problem of epidemic proportions throughout the world, and also in Spain. This violence has consequences on health and may even result in death (e.g. intimate partner femicides). Unfortunately, man... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Marianne's liberty in jeopardy? A French analysis on recent counterterrorism legal developments - De Massol De Rebetz R, Van Der Woude M.
This article analyses two recent French counterterrorist legislations (Law No. 2016-386 - hereafter OCT&F law and the Law No 2017-1510 - hereafter the OCT&Flaw) through the lens of distinct yet complementary theoretical frameworks. Combining the State of E... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

"Prevent duty": empirical reflections on the challenges of addressing far-right extremism within secondary schools and colleges in the UK - Lakhani S, James N.
Forming part of its wider counter-terrorism apparatus, the United Kingdom's "Prevent duty" imposes a legal requirement on various sectors to show "due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism". Since its introduction in 2015, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rethinking terrorism and countering terrorism from a critical perspective.CTS and normativity - Martini A.
Acknowledging and drawing from previous literature uncomfortable with mainstream and state-centric approaches to counter-terrorism (Horgan and Boyle 2008; Herman and O'Sullivan 1989; Chomsky 1988; Zulaika and Douglass 1996), the founders of Critical Terror... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Socioeconomic status and CoViD-19-related psychological panic in China: the role of trust in government and authoritarian personality - Xie X, Wu T, Zhang Y, Guo Y.
Although the health and economic risks of COVID-19 may differ for higher- and lower-socioeconomic-status (SES) populations, some studies found that people with lower SES do not necessarily experience more psychological panic. In this research, we examine h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The construction of threats by intelligence agencies: analysing the language of official documents in Slovakia - Kovanic M.
Intelligence agencies play a prominent role in the production of knowledge about national security threats and their evaluation. This function is not just a value-neutral technical activity, but a social and political action. The purpose of this article is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Using Loseke to examine the influence of laws, myths, and claims making on sex offenders' socially constructed realities - Burgason KA.
The realities surrounding sex offenders in the United States can often times be inundated with preconceived and even false certainties. A consequence of such misleading beliefs for sex offenders can be the creation of urban legends and myths that motivated... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Assessing the impact of public policy on homicide rates in Brazil: the case of PRONASCI Program - de Castro TE, Justus M, Kassouf AL.
The current study evaluates the impact of the National Public Security with Citizenship Program (PRONASCI) on the homicide rate in Brazilian municipalities. PRONASCI program was implemented in Brazilian metropolitan regions and urban territories with high ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Countering or contributing to radicalisation and violent extremism in Kenya? A critical case study - Breidlid T.
In this article, I argue that the "theological and social-psychological radicalisation model", which has been primarily used in a Western context, has influenced the strategies used by the Kenyan government to explain and combat radicalisation and terroris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Criminalized Black women's experiences of intimate partner violence in Canada - Duhandy P.
Canadian research examining the overlap between Black women's victimization and criminalization is sparse. This qualitative study addresses this gap by examining the ways in which criminalized Black women's intersecting identities of race, class, and gende... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Excluding veiled women from French public space: the emergence of a 'respectable' segregation? - Khemilat F.
The controversies around Islam in France have given rise to a series of public policies. Such measures have led to an expansion of what is usually referred to as 'public space' and a generalization of the principle of 'neutrality' which was previously only... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

"This barbaric terrorist organization": Orientalism and Barack Obama's language on ISIS - Fermor B.
This article explores US foreign policy discourse surrounding the rise of ISIS, from 2014 to 2016. Specifically, it asks how Obama constructed ISIS as a threatening Other at this time. This research responds to a gap in the literature concerning official W... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A Matter of lies and death - necropolitics and the question of engagement with the aftermath of Rwanda's Genocide - H ölscher D, Kanamugire C, Udah H.
This article explores Achille Mbembe's notion of necropolitics in conjunction with Avery Gordon's figures of spectres and the haunting of ghosts. These concepts are applied to consider different acts of subversion and resistance, performed in the face of d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

State alcohol ignition interlock laws and fatal crashes - Teoh ER, Fell JC, Scherer M, Wolfe DER.
OBJECTIVE: Alcohol-impaired driving results in thousands of deaths annually. Alcohol ignition interlocks require a negative breath test to start a vehicle's engine, and 44 states have mandated some form of interlock law for drivers convicted of driving whi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Biden spending bill to include $500B toward climate action, chief of staff says
The Biden administration is pushing lawmakers to include more than $500 billion in funding toward climate-friendly energy practices in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news