Testimonial psychotherapy in immigrant survivors of intimate partner violence: a case series - Lakshmin P, Slootsky V, Polatin PB, Griffith JL.
Testimonial psychotherapy is a therapeutic ritual for facilitating the recovery of survivors of human rights violations that focuses on sharing the trauma narrative. Originally developed in Chile as a method for collecting evidence during legal proceedings... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"We can stop work, but then nothing gets done." Factors that support and hinder a workforce to discontinue work for safety - Weber DE, MacGregor SC, Provan DJ, Rae A.
Workers have a legal obligation not to perform unsafe work. In many organisations this obligation is supported by an explicit authority to discontinue work or to stop the work of others if the conditions of work are unsafe. The supporting document is often... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

"Outdated laws, outspoken whores": exploring sex work in a criminalised setting - Baratosy R, Wendt S.
This article explores the experiences of sex workers living and working in South Australia under laws that criminalise their profession. A qualitative research methodology was used to interview sex workers about their work experiences. It was found that wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Feminist politics in contemporary Turkey: neoliberal attacks, feminist claims to the public - Co şar S, Özkan-Kerestecioğlu.
This article aims to offer a critical reading of the feminist claims to the public sphere in Turkey in the 2000s when there was transformation in the way public and private spheres are defined. We try to link the feminist claims to the public with the shif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Exploring intimate partner violence before, during, and after pregnancy in Bangladesh - Islam MJ, Broidy L, Mazerolle P, Baird K, Mazumder N.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) against pregnant or postpartum women is known to have multiple detrimental effects on women and their children. Although results from past research suggest much continuity in trajectories of IPV, it is unclear whether pregna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A media analysis of gang-related homicides in British Columbia from 2003 to 2013 - Jingfors S, Lazzano G, McConnell K.
Numerous research studies conducted in the past decade have focused on gangs and gang violence. The results from these studies have assisted law enforcement agencies in developing policies and practices to address gang-related homicides in the community... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Immigration provisions in the Violence Against Women Act: implications for Asian Indian marriage migrants - Kapur S, Zajicek A, Hunt V.
We explore the perspectives of 26 domestic violence advocates from 14 nonprofit organizations on gaps in the immigration-related provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) as these relate to the intersectional needs and experiences of Asian Indian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Gender and policy implementation: analyzing and predicting the progress of congressional bills targeting homeless women, 1977-1987 - Sisco T.
This study examines congressional policymaking and funding support for homeless women during the 1980s. Contemporary research shows that this time period marked an important demographic shift in the composition of homeless individuals in the United States,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Spatial issues revisited: the role of shared transportation modes - Drut M.
This paper investigates the mechanisms through which shared modes help reduce major spatial issues related to mobility in urban areas, namely road congestion and rivalry of use for parking spaces. In this article, I use gross space consumption estimations ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Resilience metrics for improved process-risk decision making: survey, analysis and application - Jain P, Mentzer R, Mannan MS.
The use of metrics in risk assessment and management of chemical process systems is a well-known area of research. There are numerous sources, which provide a comprehensive list of such metrics categorized into leading or lagging and technical or social. H... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Perceptions of harm, criminality, and law enforcement response: comparing violence by men against women and violence by women against men - Allen E, Bradley MS.
The authors compare third-party evaluations of male violence against women and female violence against men with regard to perceived injury severity, criminal labeling, and recommending police contact. They determine if victim-offender gender directly influ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Perception of safety culture: surveying the aviation divisions of Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan, Republic of China - Wang HL.
The Aviation Divisions of the Ministry of National Defense (ADMND), Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC) have established internal independent safety audit systems across various divisions to improve aviation safety performance and maintain safety records. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Modeling risks and uncertainties in residents' license choice behaviors under a vehicle restriction policy - Lai X, Li Z, Li J.
Understanding residents' perception and reaction to vehicle restriction policies is significant for transportation management. However, few studies have examined it from a behavioral and disaggregated perspective, particularly from people's responses to un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Legal aspects in road transport optimization in Europe - Goel A.
Road freight transportation is subject to several legal requirements having direct impact on the practical applicability of routes and schedules. The vast majority of vehicle routing literature, so far, has largely focused on physical constraints such as c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Investigating the difficulties of implementing safety practices in international construction projects - Gao R, Chan APC, Lyu S, Zahoor H, Utama WP.
Globalization facilitated the development of international construction. Construction safety issues have become a global problem. International construction projects lead to complexities and difficulties in safety management given the involvement of partic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and contraception in Pakistan: results from Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13 - Murshid NS.
This study examined the association between reports of IPV and the use of contraceptives among a sample of 658 women from the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13. Sample characteristics, bivariate associations, and multivariate analyses were con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Impacts of the economic crisis on household transport expenditure and public transport policy: evidence from the Spanish case - Cascajo R, Diaz Olvera L, Monzon A, Plat D, Ray JB.
The objective of this paper is to assess the impacts of the economic crisis in Spain on the transport expenditure of households from 2006 to 2014 and how transport authorities reacted to cope with the decreasing public resources and transport demand. The a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Urban travel behaviour and household income in times of economic crisis: challenges and perspectives for sustainable mobility - Papagiannakis A, Baraklianos I, Spyridonidou A.
This article investigates the type and quality of changes in the mobility behaviour caused by the persistent economic and social shock in Greece manifested in 2010 onwards with regard to household income. A trip survey was conducted in 2014 to explore the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Predicting suicide attempts and suicide deaths following outpatient visits using electronic health records - Simon GE, Johnson E, Lawrence JM, Rossom RC, Ahmedani B, Lynch FL, Beck A, Waitzfelder B, Ziebell R, Penfold RB, Shortreed SM.
OBJECTIVE: The authors sought to develop and validate models using electronic health records to predict suicide attempt and suicide death following an outpatient visit. METHOD: Across seven health systems, 2,960,929 patients age 13 or older (mean a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The limits of ethical consumption in the sex industry: an analysis of online brothel reviews - Tyler M, Jovanovski N.
This article weighs arguments about individualised ethical consumption practices in the sex industry through an analysis of the narratives of men who buy sexual access to women in legal brothels in the state of Victoria, Australia. In order to consider cla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

A State-by-State Look at Abortion Restrictions in the US A State-by-State Look at Abortion Restrictions in the US
Abortion laws are changing in the United States, prompting hard questions about the current situation across the country. Here is a snapshot of the latest on this contentious issue.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: An Uptick in Legionnaire's
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the possible legalization of hallucinogenic mushrooms (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Supreme Court rejects challenge to strict Arkansas abortion law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a setback to abortion rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for Republican-backed restrictions on medication-induced abortions to take effect in Arkansas that could lead to the shuttering of two of the state's three abortion clinics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WATCH: Recent study examines link between alcohol-related laws and drunk driving deaths
Experts ranked state alcohol policies from strictest to less strict. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Foster Pepper CEO and partners leave to launch Seattle office for national law firm
Foster Pepper Managing Member Steve DiJulio said his Seattle-based law firm expected departures after Foster Pepper declined to pursue merger opportunities and refocused its legal practices. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Hammerand Source Type: news

Portugal parliament rejects legal euthanasia in divisive vote
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's parliament rejected on Tuesday a bill that would have legalized voluntary euthanasia for terminal patients in the Catholic-majority country by a narrow margin, but it secured enough support to ensure continued debate on the issue. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Tough State Drunk Driving Laws Save Lives
The investigators found that in states with more restrictive alcohol policies, the likelihood of alcohol-related crash deaths decreased. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portugal's parliament rejects bills legalizing euthanasia
Portuguese lawmakers on Tuesday rejected by five votes a proposal to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Portugal's parliament rejects legal euthanasia
Portuguese lawmakers have rejected proposals to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Laboratory Assured Compliance Solution powered by Kapios
(Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - May 29, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Molecular Diagnostics, Genetic Testing, Whole Gene Sequencing Source Type: news

South Carolina J & J Baby Powder-Mesothelioma Case Ends in Mistrial
A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Friday in a high-stakes case blaming asbestos-contaminated Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for a woman’s mesothelioma. Jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in the case of Bertila Boyd-Bostic, who was diagnosed with pericardial mesothelioma at the age of 30 and died 15 months later. Bostic’s husband, Antoine Bostic, sued Johnson & Johnson, talc supplier Imerys Talc America and drug store chain Rite Aid, alleging his wife’s death was caused by years of asbestos exposure from inhaling J&J baby powder. The 12-member jury could only reach a unanimous ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 29, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Justices Allow Arkansas to Enforce Abortion Restrictions
The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Stricter state alcohol rules can save 800 DUI deaths a year, says study
Sobriety checkpoints, raising alcohol taxes, open container laws and restricting hours of sales are just some of the state rules that are effective at reducing alcohol-related driving deaths. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portugal's parliament to vote on bills legalizing euthanasia
Portuguese lawmakers are holding a landmark debate on whether to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Breaking Through FDA ’s New “Accelerated” Pathway
Discussion and Collaboration The BDP is consistent in vision to the EAP program but has been modified based upon the applicable provisions of the Cures Act. Devices granted designation under the EAP program have been automatically incorporated in the BDP. FDA is currently addressing public comments on a draft guidance that was proposed last year[1]. Regardless, the provisions of the BDP are already effective per the Cures Act. Unlike the EAP, which only allowed IDE, PMA and De Novo applications, the BDP also applies to Q-submissions (Q-Sub), Investigational Device Exemptions (IDE) and 510(k) premarket notifications. Furthe...
Source: MDDI - May 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kerri-Anne Mallet Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

U.S. top court rejects challenge to strict Arkansas abortion law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a setback to abortion rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday paved the way for Republican-backed restrictions on medication-induced abortions to take effect in Arkansas that could lead to the shuttering of two of the state's three abortion clinics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Justices allow Arkansas to enforce abortion restrictions
The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Child marriage laws around the world: minimum marriage age, legal exceptions, and gender disparities - Arthur M, Earle A, Raub A, Vincent I, Atabay E, Latz I, Kranz G, Nandi A, Heymann J.
The marriage of children below 18 is widely recognized in international human rights agreements as a discriminatory global practice that hinders the development and well-being of hundreds of millions of girls. Using a new global policy database, we analyze... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tough State Drunk Driving Laws Save Lives
TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 -- States that get tough on drunk driving see drops in alcohol-related car crash deaths, new research shows. About 30 percent of deaths in car crashes occur when one or more drivers has a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Latest Wave Of State Opioid Lawsuits Shows Diverging Strategies And Lawyer Pay Scales
The latest wave of state lawsuits over the opioid crisis illustrates sharp differences emerging in how governments litigate these cases, both in whom they choose to sue and whether private lawyers stand to get a piece of the action. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

Portugal's parliament debates whether to allow euthanasia
Portuguese lawmakers are preparing for a landmark debate on whether to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why thousands of AI researchers are boycotting the new Nature journal
Academics share machine-learning research freely. Taxpayers should not have to pay twice to read our findingsBudding authors face a minefield when it comes to publishing their work. For a large fee,as much as $3,000, they can make their work available to anyone who wants to read it. Or they can avoid the fee and have readers pay the publisher instead. Oftenit is libraries that foot this bill through expensive annual subscriptions. This is not the lot of wannabe fiction writers, it ’sthe business of academic publishing.More than 200 years ago,Giuseppe Piazzi, an isolated astronomer in Palermo, Sicily, discovered a dwa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Neil Lawrence Tags: Science Academic experts Higher education Magazines Newspapers & Media Source Type: news

Straws. Bottle caps. Polyester. These are the new targets of California's environmental movement
It took years of activist campaigns to turn the plastic bag into a villain, and hard-fought legislation to reduce its presence in oceans and waterways. Now, environmentalists and lawmakers are deploying similar tactics against a new generation of plastic pollutants.There are drinking straws, which... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rosanna Xia Source Type: news

Northern Ireland rally calls on Britain's May to ease abortion rules
BELFAST (Reuters) - Hundreds of women's rights activist rallied in Belfast on Monday to put pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May to reform Northern Ireland's highly restrictive abortion rules after neighboring Ireland's vote to liberalize its laws. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Most U.S. gun owners support stronger gun laws
(Reuters Health) - While gun owners and non-gun owners disagree on a handful of proposed policies, they agree on many new measures to strengthen gun laws, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UCLA celebrates 3 medical graduates who overcame extraordinary odds to be called ‘doctor’
Some 200 students in the Class of 2018 will receive their medical diplomas on June 1 during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.Earning an M.D. requires unwavering focus and the stamina to survive grueling hours and demanding classes. It ’s a tough journey for any student, but the following graduates overcame additional hurdles to achieve their dream of becoming a doctor. Each of them is enrolled in UCLA’sPRIME, a five-year program whose goal is to develop medical leaders dedicated to improving the lives of underserved patients. The program requires medical graduates to ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Portugal considers allowing euthanasia, assisted suicide
After legalizing abortion and same-sex marriage in recent times, Portuguese lawmakers will decide Tuesday on another issue that has brought a confrontation between faith and politics in this mostly Catholic country: euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Straws. Bottle caps. Polyester. These are the new targets of California's environmental movement
It took years of activist campaigns to turn the plastic bag into a villain, and hard-fought legislation to reduce its presence in oceans and waterways. Now, environmentalists and lawmakers are deploying similar tactics against a new generation of plastic pollutants.There are drinking straws, which... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rosanna Xia Source Type: news

Hamburg’s diesel ban belies green claims, say experts
Two-street plan ‘not a matter of public health, just avoiding court cases’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Facebook confirmed to be a massive spy machine that records your conversations and violates your privacy
(Natural News) Facebook is once again at the helm of controversy and has been accused of spying on app users. A court case in California alleges that the social media giant used its apps to gather information about patrons and their friends — including reading their messages, tracking their location and even accessing photos on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news