Where are the hooligans? Dimensions of football fandom in Poland - Kossakowski R.
The present paper aims to outline and explain the social world of the most committed football supporters in Poland. The analysis proceeds from the assumption that such a community is based on a particular culture established by its own discourses, constitu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

When do people value rehabilitation and restorative justice over the punishment of offenders? - Moss SA, Lee E, Berman A, Rung D.
The authors explored the characteristics of individuals that affect their attitudes toward restorative justice---in which offenders, victims, and communities meet to redress the damage the offence had caused. Across three studies, participants completed qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The spectacle of lynching: rituals of White supremacy in the Jim Crow South - Wood AL.
From 1890s to the 1930s, white mobs tortured and killed thousands of African Americans across the South. These lynchings, even those committed by the smallest of mobs, were ritualistic and performative, enacting and reinforcing the core beliefs of white su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The social organization of workplace mental health: local and translocal ruling relations - Malachowski C, Boydell K, Kirsh B.
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to make visible the ways in which peoples' experiences of mental ill health are coordinated and produced in the workplace setting. Design/methodology/approach This institutional ethnography draws from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The determinants of human trafficking in the European Union - Tallmadge R, Gitter RJ.
Human trafficking affects an estimated 27 million people worldwide. We use a recently available European Union longitudinal cross-national data set to determine the factors that affect the rate of trafficking in a nation, employing a model of the number of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Stand your ground laws, homicides and gun deaths - Guettabi M, Munasib A.
An increased recognition of the possibility of treatment heterogeneities of policy changes has resulted in the rise of comparative case studies. Our analysis uses the synthetic control method (SCM) to examine if the passage of the Stand Your Ground (SYG) l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sex trafficking as a news story: evolving structure and reporting strategies - Sobel M, Friedman B, Johnston A.
This quantitative content analysis uses sex trafficking as a case study to understand how news reporting techniques evolve as a social problem emerges on the public agenda. RESULTS indicate that as news organizations became more experienced in cove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

On the perils of race neutrality and anti-blackness: philosophy as an irreconcilable obstacle to (Black) thought - Curry TJ, Curry G.
Race-neutral philosophies often depend on the illusion of a universal humanist orientation. This philosophical position, while common, often misses what is concretely at stake in the diagnosis and analyses of anti-Black racism in the United States. This ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

News reporting on human trafficking: exploratory qualitative interviews with Illinois news journalists - Reichert J, Houston-Kolnik J, Vasquez AL, Peterson E.
Media--in particular news coverage--contribute toward shaping public understanding and opinion on societal issues, and influence policies, programs, and legislative action. While a small number of previous studies have explored journalists' reporting on ot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

My point is valid, yours is not: myside bias in reasoning about abortion - Čavojová V, Šrol J, Adamus M.
The study explores whether people are more inclined to accept a conclusion that confirms their prior beliefs and reject one they personally object to even when both follow the same logic. Most of the prior research in this area has relied on the informal r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Modern trafficking, slavery, and other forms of servitude - Patterson O, Zhuo X.
The claim that there has been a remarkable revival of slavery, other forms of forced labor, and human trafficking in our times has inspired widespread activism and a vast body of popular and academic works. Although the conflation of terms, exaggerated emp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Method of mathematical justification for using 3D zebra crossing - Burlov V, Gomazov F.
Management of traffic systems safety is a complex management task. The application of conventional methods to approach the analysis based system integration does not guarantee achieving the preset result. On the other hand, the application of synthesis bas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Invisible empire of hate: gender differences in the Ku Klux Klan's online justifications for violence - Cohen SJ, Holt TJ, Chermak SM, Freilich JD.
This article presents a systematic linguistic approach to mapping gender differences in the formulation and practice of right-wing ideology. We conducted a set of content- and text-analytical analyses on a 52,760 words corpus from a female-only subforum, d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Inferences from disclosures about the truth and falsity of expert testimony - Moreno-R íos S, Byrne RMJ.
Participants acting as mock jurors made inferences about whether a person was a suspect in a murder based on an expert's testimony about the presence of objects at the crime scene and the disclosure that the testimony was true or false. Experiment 1 showed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Human trafficking and exploitation in the Scottish sex industry: clients' accounts - Cornforth-Camden B.
The need to address demand for human trafficking has been raised both in Scottish and in international anti-trafficking efforts. However, in Scotland, as in many other countries, the semi-legality of the sex industry means that methods for addressing deman... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Health-care provider challenges to the identification of human trafficking in health-care settings: a qualitative study - Recknor FH, Gemeinhardt G, Selwyn BJ.
This study explored health-care providers' perspectives on practitioner-related factors that can challenge their ability to identify adult victims of labor and sex trafficking seeking medical attention in the U.S. health-care system. Forty-four interviews ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Gender crime convergence over twenty years: evidence from Australia - Beatton T, Kidd MP, Machin S.
Historically men have been responsible for the majority of criminal activity and dominate prison populations around the globe. The twentieth century witnessed significant male-female convergence in a myriad of positive dimensions including human capital ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Estimating demand for illicit massage businesses in Houston, Texas - Bouche V, Crotty SM.
Illicit massage businesses are growing in number across the United States, yet they remain an understudied niche of the underground commercial sex economy despite implications for public health and criminal justice. This research fills an empirical gap in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cracking the racial code: Black threat, White rights and the lexicon of American politics - Bennett D, Walker H.
Racially coded language that appeals to racial bias without open bigotry has a long history in the politics of the United States. Politicians intentionally activate the latent racial biases of both racial conservatives and center-left liberals without expl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Bodies are not commodities: examining A21 curriculum's impact on students' knowledge, attitudes, and advocacy about anti-human trafficking rights and issues - Scott LM, Crenshaw C, Venegas EM.
Research supports the notion that there are more people trapped by institutions of slavery than ever before. Human trafficking can include those who fall victim to forced labor conditions, sexual exploitation, human smuggling, and in certain instances, chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

(De)constructing stereotypes: media representations, social perceptions, and legal responses to human trafficking - Rodr íguez-López S.
The way the media portray human trafficking has a significant influence on the construction of social perceptions and, consequently, on the development of a legal framework to fight this crime. Stereotypical ideas, based on the existence of an "ideal victi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Allegations Against the Maker of OxyContin Are Piling Up. Here ’s What They Could Mean for the Billionaire Family Behind Purdue Pharma
Executives from Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of the powerful opioid painkiller OxyContin, admitted in federal court in 2007 that Purdue’s marketing practices and interactions with doctors had understated the strength and addictive potential of the drug — an omission that many experts believe contributed to an opioid epidemic that claimed nearly 50,000 American lives in 2017 alone. But on Thursday, the release of a previously sealed deposition from 2015 showed that Purdue executives knew of OxyContin’s strength long before that $600 million settlement. The deposition, which had been filed in court, reve...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Trump Administration Bans Abortion Referrals at US-Funded Clinics Trump Administration Bans Abortion Referrals at US-Funded Clinics
The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Mass. judge sides with Amazon-backed startup in Optum lawsuit over employee
A federal judge has ruled that a new Amazon-backed health care startup should not be blocked from hiring an employee from Optum, asking the sides to come to a resolution in arbitration. Optum, a subsidiary of national health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), in January sued the health care venture over the hiring of former Optum employee David William Smith. The venture is headed by Brigham and Women's surgeon Atul Gawande and backed by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Berksh ire Hathaway and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Mass. judge sides with Amazon-backed startup in Optum lawsuit over employee
A federal judge has ruled that a new Amazon-backed health care startup should not be blocked from hiring an employee from Optum, asking the sides to come to a resolution in arbitration. Optum, a subsidiary of national health insurance giant UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), in January sued the health care venture over the hiring of former Optum employee David William Smith. The venture is headed by Brigham and Women's surgeon Atul Gawande and backed by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Berksh ire Hathaway and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics
The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UnitedHealth Loses Case to the Health Venture Begun by Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase
A court battle over trade secrets highlighted how the Big Three corporations ’ new unit is unnerving major insurers in the field. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: REED ABELSON Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Amazon.com Inc Berkshire Hathaway Inc Optum Inc your-feed-science UnitedHealth Group Inc Source Type: news

Stimwave calls Nevro patent suit ‘ baseless, unfounded ’
Stimwave today responded to a patent infringement suit filed by Nevro (NYSE:NVRO) stating that the claims made against the company are “completely baseless, unfounded and invalid.” In its suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware last week, Nevro claims that Pompano Beach, Fla.-based StimWave infringed on patents related to Nevro’s Senza system and HF10 therapy. Nevro is seeking preliminary and permanent injunctive relief against further infringement as well as damages and attorney’s fees, Redwood City, Calif.-based Nevro said. “Stimwave has never pract...
Source: Mass Device - February 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Nevro Corp. Stimwave Source Type: news

Bangladesh faces a challenge to ensure welfare of its aging population
This report is produced by UNB United News of Bangladesh and IPS Inter Press Service.By Abdur Rahman JahangirDHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners)(IPS/UNB) – Bangladesh economy’s impressive growth trajectory over the last decade has been buttressed by the demographic dividend resulting from a large portion of its population — around 65 percent on average — being of working age. However, experts think growing prosperity has also resulted in an increase in the population’s longevity as people live longer these days and that poses a new challenge for the government as the number of depend...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abdur Rahman Jahangir Tags: Health Population Source Type: news

Teens may smoke less pot in states with medical marijuana laws
(Reuters Health) - When medical marijuana becomes legal in a state, teenagers there may be slightly less likely to use the drug, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

St. Petersburg (FL) Fire Rescue EMS Team Takes First Place at JEMS Games 2019
By Steven Lawrence The St. Petersburg (FL) Fire Rescue EMS team took first place against 20 teams in the 2019 JEMS Games at EMS Today 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland. The JEMS Games is a challenging and educational clinical competition for emergency medical personnel, highlighting cutting-edge simulation technology. The competition challenges teams to appropriately assess and provide efficient patient care during realistic high-pressure scenarios. More than 4,600 EMS professionals from around the world attended EMS Today's conference to learn about the most innovative products and services available to the EMS indus...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Patient Care EMS Today Source Type: news

Physician PACs Donate More to Opponents of Firearm Safety Laws Physician PACs Donate More to Opponents of Firearm Safety Laws
Physician organization-affiliated PACs donated more than $7 million to US Senate and US House of Representatives candidates who opposed firearm safety policies during the 2016 election cycle.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

See how the Courier honored 2019 Health Care Heroes: PHOTOS
Leaders in the medical community and hundreds of other professionals joined the Business Courier for the annual Health Care Heroes awards Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency downtown. The awards recognize caregivers, managers, entrepreneurs and others who help elevate the level of health care in the Tri-State. This year's Lifetime Achievement award went to Dr. Lawrence Brennan, a medical oncologist with St. Elizabeth Healthcare who has helped lead the network's effort to build a cancer center. This… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nikki Kingery Source Type: news

Doctors have been speaking up for gun control, but study finds medical PACs give more to pro-gun candidates
Political action committees, or PACs, that are tied to physicians' groups in the United States have contributed more money to politicians who oppose certain gun control laws than to those in support of such policies -- even though many physicians' groups have called for stricter gun control, a new study shows. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In an emotional meeting, Oregon lawmakers consider requiring drug makers to list prices in ads
The House Committee on Health Care also took testimony on a bill that would require pharmacists to substitute brand name drugs with cheaper generics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Dropped Thermos May Have Caused Deadly New York Bus Crash
NEW YORK (AP) — A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board said a thermal bottle could have gotten wedged in the brake and accelerator pedals of the charter bus at the center of the September 2017 crash, preventing the driver from braking. Investigators said they weren't sure the thermos got stuck but couldn't rule it out. Ultimately, they pegged the probable cause of the wreck as unintentional acceleration and an inability to brake "for reasons that coul...
Source: JEMS Operations - February 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Dropped Thermos May Have Caused Deadly New York Bus Crash
NEW YORK (AP) — A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board said a thermal bottle could have gotten wedged in the brake and accelerator pedals of the charter bus at the center of the September 2017 crash, preventing the driver from braking. Investigators said they weren't sure the thermos got stuck but couldn't rule it out. Ultimately, they pegged the probable cause of the wreck as unintentional acceleration and an inability to brake "for reasons that coul...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

J & J Faces Federal Subpoenas on Asbestos in Its Baby Powder
Johnson & Johnson executives this week revealed the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission issued subpoenas related to ongoing lawsuits over the company’s alleged asbestos contamination in its popular talcum powder. The company disclosed the federal inquiries in its annual report to the SEC on Wednesday. It was the first time the pharmaceutical giant admitted that federal agencies had subpoenaed the company about its talc products. Despite thousands of lawsuits and a 2017 report that showed J&J executives were aware of the asbestos liabilities since the 1970s, company officials deny ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 22, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Surgeons in Forest Park trial: Why are we here?
The doctors who founded Forest Park Medical Center of Dallas had a clear-eyed goal, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. “They wanted to make as much money as they possibly could,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Wirmani said, delivering the government’s opening statement in a far-reaching medical fraud trial that began this week in U.S. District Court in Dallas. Five of the nine defendants are doctors; all cou ld face long federal prison sentences if convicted. To maximize Forest Park’s revenues,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Bruce Tomaso Source Type: news

Morning Break: Rebranding Eating Disorders; Spike in Kratom Concerns; Vaccine Laws
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

UPMC fires back at attorney general with federal lawsuit — and more
The lawsuit was among a flurry of legal actions made Thursday afternoon by UPMC in three separate courts in two states in the wake of Shapiro ’s efforts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Democrats block vote that would stop infanticide and the coordinated medical murder of children born alive
(Natural News) The Party of Death has once again shot down a proposal by Congressional Republicans to implement proper legal protections for human babies that are born alive following botched abortions. Claiming that infanticide is a “woman’s right,” House Democrats wouldn’t even allow the bill, known as the “Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act,” to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2019 Healthiest Employers: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Description: The NAIC is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Top local executive: Andy Beal, COO and chief legal officer Founded: 1873 Employees: 500 Address: 1100 Walnut St., Suite 1500, Kansas City Highlights: We aim to make wellness fun and varied so it’s accessible to everyone. On site, we have a massage therapist and a wellness coach.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Report Shows How Laws Discriminate Against HIV Positive People
[Monitor] Kampala -Various existing laws criminalise people living with HIV/ Aids, according to a new report released in Kampala on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

In an emotional meeting, Oregon lawmakers consider requiring drug makers to list prices in ads
The House Committee on Health Care also took testimony on a bill that would require pharmacists to substitute brand name drugs with cheaper generics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

In an emotional meeting, Oregon lawmakers consider requiring drug makers to list prices in ads
The House Committee on Health Care also took testimony on a bill that would require pharmacists to substitute brand name drugs with cheaper generics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

AIBS Member Donates $13,000 to Support Graduate Student Leadership
An American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) member has anonymously donated $13,000 to help endow the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award program. The award recognizes graduate students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential at the intersection of biology and science policy. Thirsty-one individuals have been recognized with the Award and an additional 23 scientists have received Honorable Mention recognition since the program was launched 16 years ago. Award winners join a growing network of leaders who will advance the biological sciences for years to come through the promotion of effecti...
Source: AIBS News - February 21, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

FDA May Step In If States Don ’ t Tighten Vaccine Laws
BOSTON (CBS) – Routine childhood vaccines are required to stay in school, but more and more parents are opting out for what they call personal or religious reasons. Now, the head of the FDA says the federal government may have to step in if states don’t strengthen their vaccine laws. Seventeen states allow families to skip vaccines for personal beliefs. Forty-seven states, including Massachusetts, allow religious exemptions. A child gets a vaccine. (WBZ-TV photo) As a result, we’re seeing outbreaks of potentially deadly diseases that were once eradicated, like measles. In fact, there have been at least 12...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall FDA Vaccines Source Type: news

After 15 years, Piedmont Medical gets go-ahead over Atrium to build Fort Mill hospital
It's a green light for Piedmont Medical Center — the health-care group that for 15 years has sought to build a hospital in Fort Mill. The South Carolina Supreme Court earlier today denied a request from Charlotte-based Atrium Health to review a Court of Appeals decision granting Piedmont Medical the rights to build a hospital. This was the se cond request from Atrium denied by the Supreme Court. "We're just overjoyed with the ability to go in there, build a hospital and be a bigger part of this… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

After 15 years, Piedmont Medical gets go-ahead over Atrium to build Fort Mill hospital
It's a green light for Piedmont Medical Center — the health-care group that for 15 years has sought to build a hospital in Fort Mill. The South Carolina Supreme Court earlier today denied a request from Charlotte-based Atrium Health to review a Court of Appeals decision granting Piedmont Medical the rights to build a hospital. This was the se cond request from Atrium denied by the Supreme Court. "We're just overjoyed with the ability to go in there, build a hospital and be a bigger part of this… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news