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

US Supreme Court should prevent execution of murderer who no longer remembers his crime -
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The indirect effects of self-efficacy on cannabis use via cannabis protective strategies: a preliminary study - Hetelekides EM, Tyskiewicz AJ, Prince MA, Collins RL.
Cannabis use has more than doubled in the past decade and nearly three of 10 users develop a cannabis use disorder. The increase in users, combined with the ongoing changes in the medical, legal and social status of cannabis, has contributed to interest in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Racial and ethnic differences in use of state-operated inpatient substance abuse services, 2004-2005 versus 2010-2011 - Cruza-Guet MC, Flanagan EH, Tharnish S, Boynton E, Davidson L, Delphin-Rittmon ME.
This study examined ethnic-racial differences in referral source, length of stay, legal status, and diagnosis in state-operated substance abuse inpatient treatment in Connecticut. METHODS:: Data from 2004-2005 (N=1,484) and from 2010-20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

NHS pays out £100million to disabled children left brain damaged at birth in just 24 hours 
The High Court approved settlements in 11 cases on Monday and Tuesday last week, which breached the monumental sum in total. One of the payouts was for a record £37million to a six-year-old boy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Expert Canvasses Multi-Pronged Approach to Healthcare Delivery
[Guardian] Ilorin -A medical doctor with Melclev Multi-Specialists Hospital, Ilorin, Dr. Lawal Ibrahim, has advocated a multi-dimensional approach to healthcare delivery system as a panacea to epileptic healthcare in most hospitals in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cannabis health products are everywhere – but do they live up to the hype?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is now available in the UK in everything from skin creams to beers. But don ’t set your hopes too highThis has been the year medical cannabis hit the mainstream. The government hasannounced that it is relaxing laws on when cannabis medicines can be prescribed by doctors, following high-profile cases such as that ofBilly Caldwell, the 13-year-old boy hospitalised by his epileptic seizures after he was denied legal access to the cannabis oil that helps control them. Meanwhile a new generation of cannabis medicines has shown great promise (both anecdotally and in early clinical trials) in treating a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Amy Fleming Tags: Health & wellbeing Alternative medicine Medical research Science Cannabis Source Type: news

If cannabis use increases after legalization, government must alter the act
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) If cannabis use increases after legalization of recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, the Government of Canada should commit to changing the act to prevent negative health effects, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Retro Report: Code Name Jane: The Women Behind a Covert Abortion Network
In the years before abortion became legal, a clandestine group helped women with unwanted pregnancies get around the law. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CLYDE HABERMAN Tags: Abortion Roe v Wade (Supreme Court Decision) Women's Rights Supreme Court (US) Kavanaugh, Brett M Chicago (Ill) Source Type: news

Guards, inmates ally against state in radon-exposure cases
Guards and inmates at a Connecticut prison are on the same side of a legal fight against the state over radon (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ebola outbreak could spiral out of control as health workers deal with armed insurgents, hostile locals
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: health experts struggle to contain Ebola outbreak; the intense celebrity showdown between Taylor Swift and Kanye West turns political; experts answer questions about cannabis legalization plan. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/The National Source Type: news

Widower takes ban on military injury claims to Supreme Court
Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel bled to death within hours of childbirth at a Washington state military hospital, but her husband still doesn’t know exactly what happened. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. appeals court upholds ruling that canceled Teva Copaxone patents
A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that canceled patents owned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mary Robinson on climate change: ‘Feeling “This is too big for me” is no use to anybody’
The former president of Ireland has a new raison d ’être: saving the planet. Yet, despite the dire warnings of this week’s IPCC report, she is surprisingly upbeatOn the morning that the world ’s leading climate scientists warn thatthe planet hasuntil 2030 to avert a global warming catastrophe, Mary Robinson appears suitably sombre. She wears black shoes, black trousers and a black sweater and perches at the end of a long table at her climate justice foundation, headquartered in an austere, imposing Georgian building opposite Trinity College Dublin. The only dash of brightness is a multicoloured broo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rory Carroll Tags: Climate change United Nations Ireland Politics Source Type: news

Vivek Maru: How Can We Make Legal Support Accessible To All?
Often, people who don't understand the law or can't pay for lawyers end up being mistreated. Lawyer Vivek Maru calls for a global community of paralegals to place the law on the side of the people.(Image credit: Ryan Lash/TED) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR/TED Staff Source Type: news

Steven Wise: If Chimpanzees Can Feel And Think, Should They Also Have Legal Rights?
Animals like chimpanzees are autonomous beings with rich emotional lives, says animal rights lawyer Steven Wise. He's working to get courts to recognize them as "legal persons" and grant them rights.(Image credit: Steven Wise) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR/TED Staff Source Type: news

The Left insists "Women must always be believed,” but what about when they’re lying?
(Natural News) If you watched the Christine Blasey Ford/Brett Kavanaugh testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee a few weeks ago, you likely heard Democrats parroting the line that Ford had to be believed simply because her allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of the newest Supreme Court justice 36 years ago at a party... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Problems with Ancestry DNA Analyses
Diagnostic medical laboratories may sequence DNA genetic tests correctly, but there are issues with how companies analyze the information In 2017, some 12 million people paid to spit in a tube and have their genetic data analyzed, according to Technology Review. Many companies offer this type of DNA testing, and each of them works with […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - October 12, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operat Source Type: news

Religious freedom laws linked to poor health in LGBT people
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) After Indiana's passage of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 2015, sexual minorities increasingly reported poor health on a national survey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicinal cannabis will be legal from next month
Specialist doctors and not GPs will be able to prescribe cannabis Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Tougher restrictions on valproates Cannabis compound may help curb frequency of epileptic seizures Multidisciplinary prescribing can help reduce errors Government to review medicinal use of cannabis (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Abortion clinic, other groups seeking $1.5M from Kentucky
Kentucky's only abortion clinic and two groups are asking for almost $1.5 million in legal costs from the state after winning a federal case over the clinic's existence (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Jewelry containing metal with cancer risk sold at Ross, Nordstrom Rack
Jewelry containing the cancer-causing metal cadmium is being sold by national retailers like Ross and Nordstrom Rack. Lab trials for the Center for Environmental Health found most pieces tested contained more than 90 percent cadmium. Currently, no laws regulate the toxic metal in adult jewelry. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opinion: Washington lawmakers should repeal medical device tax
SonoSite President Rich Fabian and Philips North America SVP Joe Robinson argue for the permanent repeal of the medical device tax. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Richard “Rich” Fabian and Joe Robinson Source Type: news

What Does It Take to Develop a VR Solution in Healthcare
Technology is changing the face of healthcare as we know it. Virtual and Augmented Reality that once were associated only with game and film industries are now becoming a real game-changer in healthcare. Gone are the days when students practiced on real patients. Today, VR and AR solutions can not only improve medical education and training but also provide profound patient treatment, medical rehabilitation, consultation, and diagnosis. What’s next? AR & VR in Healthcare: The Industry Landscape A recent report by Research and Markets states that augmented and virtual reality in the healthcare market ...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marta Hlova Tags: Digital Health Imaging Source Type: news

Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening For the Underserved
A study of an equal-access military health system shows universal health insurance for both the military and civilian populations could improve CRC screening rates. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news