AI effective for assessing breast density
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can assess breast density with 94%...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Survey says: Breast density laws really do work Annals article reviews breast density screening guidance Calif. extends breast density law through 2025 Patients remain confused about breast density FDA OKs iCAD's breast density AI software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Thousands of Glasgow women set to strike for equal pay
Thousands of low-paid women in Glasgow are striking for equal pay next Tuesday and Wednesday – 23 and 24 October. In 2018. In one of the UK’s largest councils. Around 8,000 women including school administration workers, learning support workers in schools, nursery workers, home carers, cleaners, caterers and other council workers are taking action over the city council’s failure to settle a long-standing equal-pay dispute. It will be the largest industrial action of its type since the Equal Pay Act was passed in the wake of the Ford machinists’ strike, immortalised in the film and stage show Made In...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News equal pay glasgow Industrial action local government low pay Scotland scotland local government Scottish local government women women members Source Type: news

Do legal cannabis products really work as well as over-the-counter Ibuprofen?
It comes after Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that from next month ‘specialist’ doctors — such as neurologists — will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top athletes weigh in on perceived effectiveness of anti-doping measures
(Frontiers) Doping remains an ongoing problem in competitive sports, but researchers have never before asked athletes to rank the effectiveness of available anti-doping strategies. A new poll of a national pool of top German cyclists and field athletes finds that, according to the athletes, better diagnostics, increased bans and laws against doping are perceived as far more effective than increased fines or leniency programs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘Patients Deserve to Know’: Trump Administration Wants Drug Commercials to Show Prices
TRENTON, N.J. — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry’s main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials, and they’ll start doing that next spring. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar unveiled a proposal that would apply to all brand-name drugs covered by the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which is most medicines. “Patients deserve to know what a given drug could cost when they’re being told about th...
Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LINDA A. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Do legal cannabis products really work as well as over-the-counter Ibuprofen?
It comes after Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced that from next month ‘specialist’ doctors — such as neurologists — will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Breast Density Reporting Laws Increase Awareness?
Most states require at least some women to receive information about breast density —and that information is leading to more conversations. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - October 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: Diagnostic Imaging Staff Tags: Breast Imaging Source Type: news

FDA Approves Once-Weekly Carfilzomib for Myeloma
FDA approves once-weekly carfilzomib/dexamethasone combo for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Thalidomide-Based Treatment Too Risky in Multiple Myeloma?
A study shows thalidomide-based treatment carries risk, but could be an option for certain multiple myeloma patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Arkansas Drops 4,100 More From Medicaid Over Work Rule
Arkansas has nearly doubled the number of people removed from its expanded Medicaid program over a new work requirement that's the subject of a federal lawsuit. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Arkansas drops 4,100 more from Medicaid over work rule
Arkansas has nearly doubled the number of people removed from its expanded Medicaid program over a new work requirement that's the subject of a federal lawsuit (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California's Prop. 11: Ambulance Company has Spent Nearly $22M on Ballot Measure
This article was written by Eric Murphy. From 2013 to 2014, Eric Murphy was employed by AFSCME International. United EMS Workers is a subdivision of that union. It comes to JEMS from Mission Local, a San Francisco-area local, independent neighborhood news source.  (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Eric Murphy, Mission News Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

California's Prop. 11: Ambulance Company has Spent Nearly $22M on Ballot Measure
This article was written by Eric Murphy. From 2013 to 2014, Eric Murphy was employed by AFSCME International. United EMS Workers is a subdivision of that union. It comes to JEMS from Mission Local, a San Francisco-area local, independent neighborhood news source.  (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Eric Murphy, Mission News Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Appeals court upholds canceled patent for blockbuster MS drug
On Friday, an appeals court upheld an earlier ruling that canceled patents for a blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug owned by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Driving under the influence of cannabis: an examination of driving beliefs and practices of medical and recreational cannabis users across the United States - Cuttler C, Sexton M, Mischley LK.
Trends toward the legalization of cannabis are raising concerns about driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC). The goal of this study was to examine the percentage of cannabis users who believe DUIC is safe, who drive within one hour of using cannab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Beyond the bong: edible marijuana use among college students - Vidourek RA, King KA, Burbage M.
Marijuana use is a prevalent behavior among college students. Little is known regarding edible marijuana use among this population. Further, limited research on attitudes towards legalization among edible users is available. The present study examines edib... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence in health care settings: rethinking actions - Fernandes H, Sala DCP, Horta ALM.
OBJECTIVE: To present a reflection on the forms of violence in health care settings and on preventive actions. METHOD: This is a theoretical reflection about the phenomenon of violence and its possible coping actions. RESULTS: Nurses and ot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Variation in rates of fatal police shootings across US states: the role of firearm availability - Hemenway D, Azrael D, Conner A, Miller M.
The USA has very high rates of homicide by police compared to other high-income countries, with approximately 1000 civilians killed annually. The overwhelming majority of these police homicides are fatal shootings. Over the past 5  years, several comprehen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Unravelling causal factors of maritime incidents and accidents - Puisa R, Lin L, Bolbot V, Vassalos D.
Lessons from maritime accidents are conventionally used to inform safety improvements in design and operation of ships. However, this process is only as good as the core understanding derived from accident analysis is. The current explanation of accidents ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Understanding drivers of human-leopard conflicts in the Indian Himalayan region: spatio-temporal patterns of conflicts and perception of local communities towards conserving large carnivores - Naha D, Sathyakumar S, Rawat GS.
Human killing is the decisive and most critical expression of human-leopard conflict and needs to be addressed sensitively to maintain local support for leopard conservation in India. This research was undertaken to investigate the ecological aspects of hu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The relationships between cultural variables, law enforcements and driver behaviours across 37 nations - Üzümcüoğlu Y, Özkan T, Lajunen T.
[Abstract unavailable]... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The historical examples of 'self-bumping' by inadvertency - Ivanov IN.
The stories of 'self-bumping up' against a sharp object by inadvertency appeared in the historical chronicles with a periodicity of once per each 1000 years. The victims of such accidents include, inter alia, the Persian tsar Kambik II (522 b.c), Russian t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The effect of media reporting of a homicide committed by a patient with schizophrenia on the public stigma and knowledge of psychosis among the general population of Hong Kong - Chan SKW, Li OWT, Hui CLM, Chang WC, Lee EHM, Chen EYH.
This study aimed to investigate the effects of media reporting of a homicide committed by a patient with schizophrenia on the knowledge about and stigma regarding psychosis among the general Hong Kong population. The effects of using the term 'sch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The contingent effect of guardianship on victimization: an examination of people with and without mental health problems - Teasdale B, Daigle LE, Gann T.
Mixed effects of guardianship on victimization have been found in the literature. It is possible that these divergent findings have emerged because research has not recognized how the need for guardianship may shape the results. That is, individuals who ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Speed limit policy in Michigan: the effects on air pollution and human health (2287) - Stapleton S, Chakraborty M, Ghamami M.
Highest Scoring Abstract: Doctoral Background In 2017, Michigan raised the speed limit from 70 to 75 mph for passenger vehicles on 614 miles of freeways and raised the truck speed limit from 60 to 65 mph on all freeways statewide. While most of the focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Slavery and institutional morality at Georgetown University: reply to Nelson - Rothman A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Should drivers be informed about the equipment of drivers with green light optimal speed advisory (GLOSA)? - Preuk K, Dotzauer M, Jipp M.
Previous research demonstrated that green light optimal speed advisory (GLOSA) affects driving behavior at signalized intersections: On the one hand, drivers assisted with GLOSA show more energy-efficient and eco-friendly driving. Following unequipped vehi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual violence against women in Tunisia - Fekih-Romdhane F, Ridha R, Cheour M.
BACKGROUND: Sexual violence exists everywhere in the world. It depends mainly on the cultural and religious norms conveyed in the various societies. This is a neglected area of research. Available data are insufficient, especially in Arab-Muslim context. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual assault examination of the unconscious patient: a legal, ethical and professional grey-area for the forensic physician - Rogers JE, Odell MS, Schreiber JR.
When treating unconscious patients believed to have been victims of sexual assault, forensic physicians must decide whether to conduct physical examinations in order to collect evidence while patients are unconscious and cannot consent. The choice is urgen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Risk factors for antisocial behavior in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of longitudinal studies - Murray J, Shenderovich Y, Gardner F, Mikton C, Derzon JH, Liu J, Eisner M.
Violent crime is a major cause of social instability, injury, and death in low- and middle-income countries. Longitudinal studies in high-income countries have provided important evidence on developmental precursors of violence and other antisocial behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Risk compensation and bicycle helmets: a false conclusion and uncritical citations - Radun I, Radun J, Esmaeilikia M, Lajunen T.
Some researchers and many anti-helmet advocates often state that when cyclists wear a helmet they feel safer and take more risks. This hypothesis - risk compensation - if true, would reduce, annul or even reverse the assumed benefits of helmets in reducing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Risk assessment based on novel intuitionistic fuzzy-hybrid-modified TOPSIS approach - Yazdi M.
The risk matrix is an essential and powerful tool for identifying and assessing hazards to improve the safety performance of a company. Therefore, the parameters of a risk factor, severity, and likelihood are evaluated to measure the risk value using a con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Residence in unsafe neighborhoods is associated with active transportation among poor women: Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) Study - Lee RE, Kim Y, Cubbin C.
This study investigated associations of neighborhood context with active transportation among women with children after controlling for sociodemographic variables. We used data from the Geographic Research on Wellbeing study (GROW). In 2012-2013, GROW surv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Psychopathy and perception of vulnerability to criminal victimization - Dinkins BJ, Jones S.
This study replicates and extends prior research indicating that individuals with elevated psychopathic traits are better able to identify vulnerability to criminal victimization. Specifically, the current study aims to further assess this finding, examine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Preventing psychosocial risks at work: an evaluation study of labour inspectorate interventions - Weissbrodt R, Arial M, Graf M, Iff S, Giauque D.
This study aimed to assess the effects of inspection visits at company level. A survey was conducted in two groups of companies. In one group,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Predicting e-bike users' intention to run the red light: an application and extension of the theory of planned behavior - Yang H, Liu X, Su F, Cherry C, Liu Y, Li Y.
Electric bike (e-bike) users in China have a high red light running (RLR) rate, contributing to a large number of accidents. This paper aims to examine the psychological motivation of e-bike users' RLR intentions. A survey questionnaire was designed employ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Paranoid personality disorder and criminal offense - Bouthier M, Mah é V.
BACKGROUND: Currently, all of the studies that focus on the relationship between paranoia and criminal offenses exclusively concern subjects suffering from a delusional paranoid disorder. However, subjects with single paranoid personality disorder, without... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Monitoring daily activities and linking physical activity levels attributed to transportation mobility choices (2446) - Oh JS, Hasan R, Irshaid H, Joo S, Lee S, Al-Fuqaha A.
Background Transportation decisions impact human health at least in three ways, such as traffic crashes, environmental impact, and physical fitness. While there have been ample efforts in reducing traffic crashes and environmental impacts, less attention ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Model victims of hate: victim blaming in the context of Islamophobic hate crime - Erentzen C, Schuller RA, Gardner RC.
Prior research has explored victim blaming in the context of hate, often depicting hate crime victims as relatively passive recipients of harassment and violence. In reality, victims often do engage with their perpetrators, and the present research explore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Jobs and safety: a social exchange perspective in explaining safety citizenship behaviors and safety violations - Laurent J, Chmiel N, Hansez I.
In this paper we extend the Job Demands Resources model of situational and routine safety violations proposed by Hansez and Chmiel (2010) to incorporate contextual variables (participation in voluntary safety activities and the perspective employees take o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Intra-individual differences in offenders' motivation and behavioral change after a driver rehabilitation program - Jacot A, Raemdonck I, Frenay M.
Although many studies have applied the theory of planned behaviour (TPB) to predict a variety of risky behaviors, only a few of them have examined changes in TPB variables after a driver rehabilitation (DR) program. Moreover, drawing from the educational a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Harming animals and massacring humans: characteristics of public mass and active shooters who abused animals - Arluke A, Lankford A, Madfis E.
Researchers have extensively studied the tendency of certain violent criminals to hurt or torture animals, primarily focusing on domestic abusers and serial killers. However, little is known about the extent or nature of prior animal abuse among active sho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Evidence for the 'safety in density' effect for cyclists: validation of agent-based modelling results - Thompson JH, Wijnands JS, Mavoa S, Scully K, Stevenson MR.
The safety in numbers (SiN) effect for cyclists is widely observed but remains poorly understood. Although most studies investigating the SiN phenomenon have focused on behavioural adaptation to 'numbers' of cyclists in the road network, previous work in s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Animal maltreatment: implications for behavioral science professionals - Levitt L.
Despite the widespread belief among the public and an increasing number of law enforcement personnel that individuals who harm animals often harm other people, the subject of animal maltreatment has received little attention from behavioral scientists. Adv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A model of factor analysis: reasons for using a helmet in a sample of non-competitive italian cyclists - Ferraro OE, Orsi C, Montomoli C, Morandi A.
Introduction The increased bicycle use for transport as an alternative to motorized vehicles has by now become a common occurrence in all Italian cities. Even though the benefits of using a helmet to protect against trauma in bicycle accidents have been d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

"What makes a cooperative driver?" identifying parameters of implicit and explicit forms of communication in a lane change scenario - Kauffmann N, Winkler F, Naujoks F, Vollrath M.
An automated vehicle needs to learn how human road users communicate with each other in order to avoid misunderstandings and prevent giving a negative outward image during interactions. The aim of the present work is to develop an autonomous driving system... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Quality of online news reporting of suicidal behavior in Bangladesh against World Health Organization guidelines - Arafat SMY, Mali B, Akter H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major, however under attended public health problem in Bangladesh. There is dearth of research regarding how newspapers communicate it to the mass population. OBJECTIVES: We assessed the quality of online newspapers reporti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Using social network analysis to identify successful relationship patterns within sexual assault response teams (SARTs) - Greeson MR, Watling Neal J, Campbell R.
The current study used social network analysis (SNA) to examine relationships within three effective Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) that coordinate the response of legal, medical, and advocacy organizations to sexual assault. Within each SART, organ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Qualitative evaluation of high school implementation strategies for youth sports concussion laws - Yang J, Davies S, Coxe K, Harvey HH, Singichetti B, Guo J.
CONTEXT:  : All 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws governing concussion management and education. These concussion laws, featuring common tenets regarding removal from play, return to play, and concussion education, have shaped schoo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Integrating early refresher practice in height safety and rescue training - Lawani K, Hare B, Cameron I.
The non-routine practice of wind turbine height safety and rescue skills after training has significant impact on the competency and health and safety of construction and maintenance technicians. The proposition is that wind technicians who undertake initi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news