Perception of Beninese on intimate partner violence: evidence from 2011-2012 Benin demographic health survey - Kpozehouen A, Para ïso NM, Ahanhanzo YG, Klikpo E, Jérôme CS, Ouédraogo LT, Salamon R.
This study aims to identify the factors related to the perception of intimate partner violenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Correction to: Association between firearm laws and homicide in urban counties - Crifasi CK, Merrill-Francis M, McCourt A, Vernick JS, Wintemute GJ, Webster DW.
The authors would like to publish this erratum to correct estimates generated from regression analyses due to errors discovered in the coding of some state laws. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Do anti-bullying laws reduce in-school victimization, fear-based absenteeism, and suicidality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning youth? - Seelman KL, Walker MB.
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth are at heightened risk for bullying and other forms of in-school victimization. Anti-bullying laws are a potential policy mechanism for addressing this issue, yet there has been little investigation of the impact of such po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Penetrating cervical traumatic spinal cord injury due to lawn mowing: an unusual case report - Borgstedt-Bakke JH, Duel P, Rasmussen MM.
We present a case of a 55-year-old farmer who suddenly experienced an electric sensation in the left half of his body during lawn mowing. Neurological examination discovered neurological deficits corresponding to an incomplete spinal cord injury. Magnetic ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Predictors of psychological recommendations in child protection evaluation - Zumbach J, Wetzels P, Koglin U.
Child protection matters from an important social and legal challenge, in which psychologists may be called upon to address a series of questions relevant for judicial decision-making. In an explorative manner, the current study investigates variables that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does mandatory reporting legislation increase contact with child protection? A legal doctrinal review and an analytical examination - Tonmyr L, Mathews B, Shields ME, Hovdestad WE, Afifi TO.
This study had two objectives: 1) to document enactment dat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New study identifies strategies in US climate litigation
(George Washington University) Researchers at the George Washington University have published a study in Nature Climate Change that for the first time analyzes all US climate change lawsuits over a 26-year period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wales to get its own gender identity treatment service
Currently patients with gender dysphoria have to travel to London Related items fromOnMedica Poor diabetes education leading to health complications High Court rules NHS England must fund HIV drug Diabetes will soon cost NHS £16.9bn NICE to review fertility guidance Time to hang up the phone – appointments need to be digitised (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Drug misuse deaths fall but still remain too high
As the ONS releases the latest figures for drug-related deaths in England and Wales, Rosanna O ’Connor discusses the actions taken to tackle these issues Related items fromOnMedica Seaside towns top heroin deaths league table for England and Wales Tougher drug laws may not stop violence Baby-boomers ’ substance misuse problems ignored for too long Fentanyl and cocaine deaths on the rise Learning and growing together (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - August 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Alcohol outlet density and alcohol-related hospital admissions in England: a geographical analysis
Conclusion This study provides a detailed, large-scale picture of the relationship between the shape of the alcohol market in local areas and the levels of alcohol-related hospital admissions in those areas.  It suggests that there is a relationship, and that it is marked especially where there is a high density of any on-trade outlets or licensed convenience stores.  It suggests that this relationship is largely the same for men and women, and applies is a similar fashion irrespective of the relative affluence of a given area. It also suggests that while alcohol outlet density is already high across England, inc...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - August 19, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: admin Tags: Alcohol Insights Source Type: news

A new cover-up? Court orders New Mexico authorities to DESTROY jihadi compound
(Natural News) Just like the case of the horrific Las Vegas shootings nearly a year ago was recently closed without authorities announcing a motive, a court has ordered authorities in New Mexico to quickly begin dismantling a suspected jihadist compound before all the questions surrounding it and those who built and inhabited it have been... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20.08.18: Decision by Hamburg Regional Court in respect of reporting by WirtschaftsWoche
Decision by Hamburg Regional Court in respect of reporting by WirtschaftsWochemehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - August 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctor pleads guilty for his role in $40M scheme; lawyer ’s death delays Forest Park case
A founding surgeon in the Forest Park Medical Center case has agreed to plead guilty for his role in what prosecutors claim was a massive $40 million criminal bribery and kickback conspiracy that involved 21 doctors, hospital administrators and outside consultants. Dr. Wade Barker is the second physician and the seventh individual to plead guilty to participating in a scheme in which the now bankrupt Forest Park, a private hospital that performed expensive specialty bariatric and spinal surgeries… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Curriden Source Type: news

Doctor pleads guilty for his role in $40M scheme; lawyer ’s death delays Forest Park case
A founding surgeon in the Forest Park Medical Center case has agreed to plead guilty for his role in what prosecutors claim was a massive $40 million criminal bribery and kickback conspiracy that involved 21 doctors, hospital administrators and outside consultants. Dr. Wade Barker is the second physician and the seventh individual to plead guilty to participating in a scheme in which the now bankrupt Forest Park, a private hospital that performed expensive specialty bariatric and spinal surgeries… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Curriden Source Type: news

In Pharma Patent Disputes, Data Rules Over Intuition And (Gasp!) Legal Judgment
In patent disputes between branded and generic firms, companies could benefit from having access to data that would help to predict the outcome of litigation rather than relying solely on legal judgment and intuition. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Osborn, Contributor Source Type: news

Nonsuicidal self-injury, suicide ideation and suicide attempts in the National Guard - May AM, Lawson WC, Bryan A, Bryan CJ.
BACKGROUND: Among members of the National Guard, suicide rates are higher than age and sex matched civilian counterparts. Across many civilian samples, nonsuicidal self-injury has emerged as a particularly strong correlate of suicide risk. The current stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unmaking a murderer: behaviour sequence analysis of false confessions - Keatley DA, Marono A, Clarke DD.
The causes of false confessions are an important issue in legal studies and forensics. Recent advances in DNA testing have increased the number of proven false confessions; however, there are probably many cases without scientific evidence to refute the gu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Shared psychotic disorder and the killing of a policeman - Scott R.
By December 2012, 19-year-old Mitchell Barbieri had adopted the persecutory delusions of his mother when he stabbed to death a police officer. Initially, both mother and son were charged with murder. After declining to accept his plea of guilty to manslaug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Responsive versus treatment-resistant perpetrators in batterer intervention programs: personal characteristics and stages of change - Carbajosa P, Catal á-Miñana A, Lila M, Gracia E, Boira S.
This article aims to identify different personal characteristics in treatment-responsive and treatment-resistant perpetrators of intimate partner violence who completed a batterer intervention program (BIP). The sample consists of 105 perpetrators of intim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Measured steps: evidence-based anti-trafficking efforts in the E.D - Chisolm-Straker M.
Human trafficking was defined in the United States in 2000, with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). Studies demonstrate that clinicians are seeing trafficked persons and emergency departments (ED) are among their most frequented healthcare site... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Factors impacting upon attitudes toward sex offenders: the role of conservatism and knowledge - Rosselli MK, Jeglic EL.
This study examined the relationship between knowledge of sex offende... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Biased symptom reporting and antisocial behaviour in forensic samples: a weak link - Impelen A, Merckelbach H, Niesten IJM, Jelicic M, Huhnt B, Campo J.
In two studies (one with 57 forensic inpatients and one with 45 prisoners) the connection between biased symptom reporting and antisocial behaviour is explored. The findings are as follows: 1) the association between symptom over-reporting and antisocial f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Attributions of blame in acquaintance rape scenarios: the role of blame scale presentation order - Murdoch A, Gonsalkorale K.
Three studies were conducted to examine the role of order effects in attributions of blame in cases of acquaintance rape. Participants were presented with a vignette describing an acquaintance rape and were then asked to respond to a victim blame scale and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Individual differences relate to support for insanity and postpartum depression legal defenses: the mediating role of moral disengagement - Wood EF, Trescher SA, Miller MK, McDermott CM.
Postpartum depression defense (PPDD) is a form of insanity defense often used when mothers harm their children. Although courts have determined that insanity defenses, including PPDD, can be used as legitimate criminal defenses, such defenses are often mis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

When hurt heroes do harm: collective guilt and leniency toward war-veteran defendants with PTSD - Jay ACV, Salerno JM, Ross RC.
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are at heightened risk for interfacing with the United States legal system as criminal defendants. Two experiments were used to test the hypothesis that American mock jurors would punish a veteran (vs. a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The psychological effects of road traffic accidents (RTAs): an exploration of a United Kingdom medico-legal examiner's career of rta assessments - Cartwright A.
Around 20 to 50 million people are injured as a result of a road traffic accident (RTA) each year throughout the world. In the United Kingdom there have been considerable efforts made to review the assessment of whiplash claimants following RTAs due to the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

More than support to court: rape victims and specialist sexual violence services - Hester M, Lilley SJ.
This article explores the involvement of specialist sexual violence services, including Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs), in supporting victims/survivors of rape and sexual abuse to engage with the criminal justice system (CJS) in England and W... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Domestic and family violence, mental health and well-being, and legal engagement - Douglas H.
This article reports on the findings from a qualitative study involving 65 women who have engaged with the legal system after experiencing domestic and family violence. The interviewees report on the increased levels of stress and trauma they experience as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological and legal aspects of dangerous sex offenders: a review of the literature - Rowlands MT, Palk G, Young RMD.
The purpose of this article is to review legislation on 'dangerous sex offenders' critically. Most modern legislation determines an individual to be 'dangerous' if he or she is at unacceptably high risk of committing further sexual violence. While the deci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The experiences of young complainant witnesses in criminal court trials for sexual offences - Randell I, Seymour F, Henderson E, Blackwell S.
For effective provision of justice it is important that young witnesses are involved in criminal trials, yet participation may be detrimental to their well-being and presents challenges for gaining full and accurate evidence from them. Innovations in court... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Multiple dimensions of violence against healthcare providers in Karachi: results from a multicenter study from Karachi - Baig LA, Ali AK, Shaikh S, Polkowski MM.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the causes, consequences and possible solutions for violence against healthcare. METHODS: The qualitative study was conducted in Karachi June 2015 to December 2015 using in-depth interviews and focus groups discussions wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

VIDEO: Firefighters Rescue 14-Year-Old Dog from Sinkhole
  OLD FORGE, Pa. -- Emergency crews were able to rescue a dog that fell into a sinkhole in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. A firefighter from Old Forge was lowered down and pulled Damon, a 14-year-old Husky, out of that hole Thursday afternoon. Read more at Fox6Now.com. Below video clip of rescue courtesy WNEP Facebook:   : EMS Assessment and Treatment of Dogs and Cats Involved in Fires Pro Bono: Legal Issues in Treating Injured Pets EMS Transport of Service Dogs & Support Animals (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - August 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fox6Now Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News News Videos Source Type: news

VIDEO: Firefighters Rescue 14-Year-Old Dog from Sinkhole
  OLD FORGE, Pa. -- Emergency crews were able to rescue a dog that fell into a sinkhole in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. A firefighter from Old Forge was lowered down and pulled Damon, a 14-year-old Husky, out of that hole Thursday afternoon. Read more at Fox6Now.com. Below video clip of rescue courtesy WNEP Facebook:   : EMS Assessment and Treatment of Dogs and Cats Involved in Fires Pro Bono: Legal Issues in Treating Injured Pets EMS Transport of Service Dogs & Support Animals (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fox6Now Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News News Videos Source Type: news

Why the children of the identical twin couples will be SIBLINGS
Identical twins share 100 percent of their DNA, so when Brittany and Briana Salyers have children with their new husbands Josh and Jeremy, their kids will be legal cousins, but genetic siblings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appeals court deals Medtronic blow in $1.4B dispute with IRS
A U.S. Court of Appeals sent a decision favoring Medtronic in a long-running dispute between the medical-device giant and the Internal Revenue Service back to a federal tax court for review. The ruling, handed down Thursday, relates to a complex and years-long battle over how Medtronic accounted for business at its Puerto Rico manufacturing facilities. The IRS argued that Medtronic underreported its taxable income by $1.4 billion. The dispute covered 2005 and 2006. Medtronic struck b ack against… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Appeals court deals Medtronic blow in $1.4B dispute with IRS
A U.S. Court of Appeals sent a decision favoring Medtronic in a long-running dispute between the medical-device giant and the Internal Revenue Service back to a federal tax court for review. The ruling, handed down Thursday, relates to a complex and years-long battle over how Medtronic accounted for business at its Puerto Rico manufacturing facilities. The IRS argued that Medtronic underreported its taxable income by $1.4 billion. The dispute covered 2005 and 2006. Medtronic struck b ack against… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Synthetic Marijuana Seen as a Public Health Danger
A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger. Some marijuana smokers turned to it because it is relatively cheap and not detected in routine drug testing. Dozens of people in New Haven, Connecticut, went to the hospital this week after overdosing on a batch of synthetic pot. A look at the issue: What is it? While states have moved to legalize traditional marijuana, synthetic marijuana has become a public health threat. Synthetic pot is a mind-altering drug made by taking plant material and spraying it with chemicals that can mimic the high from mariju...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Synthetic Marijuana Seen as a Public Health Danger
A decade after first appearing in the United States, synthetic marijuana is seen as a growing health danger. Some marijuana smokers turned to it because it is relatively cheap and not detected in routine drug testing. Dozens of people in New Haven, Connecticut, went to the hospital this week after overdosing on a batch of synthetic pot. A look at the issue: What is it? While states have moved to legalize traditional marijuana, synthetic marijuana has become a public health threat. Synthetic pot is a mind-altering drug made by taking plant material and spraying it with chemicals that can mimic the high from mariju...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Aug 17, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Aug 17, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Screening athletes, AF ablation complications, physician gender and MI mortality, the rise of chronic kidney disease, and the rosuvastatin lawsuit are discussed in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Campaign group wins right to appeal ACO ruling
The Court of Appeal has granted a campaign group permission to appeal a judicial review ruling it lost against NHS England in May. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Magnolia Medical, Kurin trade lawsuits
Magnolia Medical Technologies said yesterday it filed a lawsuit against blood-culture-focused device developer Kurin claiming the company “mischaracterized its clinical data as well as the functionality and ease of use of its device.” The suit comes in response to a similar suit filed by Kurin in the Southern District of California in May which claimed that Magnolia violated the Lanham Act based on false and misleading statements. Kurin claims that Magnolia falsely implied that “its Steripath device is FDA approved/cleared, and misrepresents product performance data by selecting only the most favorable re...
Source: Mass Device - August 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Legal News kurin Magnolia Medical Technologies Source Type: news

Societal derivations for the illegal gun trafficking in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Birara EI.
Civilians are not allowed to buy or own a gun in Ethiopia. There are national laws, regulations and administrative procedures that allow production, export, import, and retransfer of small arms which are limited to state and federal security purposes; whil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Self-harm and suicidal behaviour among incarcerated adults in the Australian Capital Territory - Butler A, Young JT, Kinner SA, Borschmann R.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is the leading cause of death in prisons worldwide. Improved understanding of the factors associated with suicide is necessary to inform targeted suicide prevention and interventions. Here we aim to (a) document the prevalence of suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

KFx inks Zimmer licensing deal, sues Stryker over patent infringement
KFx Medical said yesterday it inked a licensing agreement with Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) for patents used in knotless double row rotator cuff repair and that it filed a lawsuit against Stryker (NYSE:SYK) which it claims infringes on patents also related to knotless double row rotator cuff repair. Through the licensing agreement, Zimmer Biomet and its affiliates will have the right to use and promote products for knotless double row rotator cuff repair. The technology had previously been licensed to Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and its Mitek subsidiary, Wr...
Source: Mass Device - August 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Legal News Patent Infringement KFx Medical Stryker zimmerbiomet Source Type: news

17.08.18: Bayer rejects WirtschaftsWoche report on Dicamba lawsuits
Bayer rejects WirtschaftsWoche report on Dicamba lawsuitsmehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bayer rejects WirtschaftsWoche report on Dicamba lawsuits
(Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Appeals court shoots down Medtronic win in IRS feud
A federal appeals court yesterday shot down a U.S. Tax Court decision in a longrunning transfer prcing dispute between Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS maintains that Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic owes $1.4 billion in back taxes for transfer pricing arrangements among the company’s various units during the tax years 2005 and 2006. In transfer pricing, income is allocated among branches in different countries. It’s a legal tax maneuver companies can use to attribute profits from a product made and sold in the U.S. to a unit in a foreign country. The federal...
Source: Mass Device - August 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Wall Street Beat Medtronic U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Source Type: news

UK lawmakers urge government to relax rules on e-cigarettes
A committee of British lawmakers is urging the government to loosen restrictions on e-cigarettes as a way of cutting the smoking rate (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

DHSC wins legal case over £730m logistics contract
A high court judge has dismissed a company’s legal challenge over the Department of Health and Social Care’s decision to award a £730m NHS logistics contract to a new provider. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Investigating the Potential Impact of Changing Alcohol Product Labels
Conclusion Changes to the design and content of alcohol labels could help drinkers make more informed choices in relation to alcohol and health. However, this study suggests that consumers pay little attention to health information as currently found on labels. This includes warnings about drinking while pregnant and ‘drink responsibly’ messaging. Such information is typically placed in small font on the reverse of labels (Royal Society for Public Health, 2018)[8] but consumers are more likely to look at information if it is prominently displayed on the front of a product rather than the back or side (Spink, J....
Source: Alcohol Research UK - August 17, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: admin Tags: Alcohol Insights Source Type: news