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Federal prosecutors exposed as criminal THUGS who lie, threaten and withhold evidence to win prosecutions against citizens
(Natural News) Andrea Parker, the wife of Nevada Bundy Ranch defender Eric Parker, has come forward with her account of the miscarriage of justice that took place in this famous case. In a new video published by Northwest Liberty News, Parker recalls how she witnessed egregious abuses of the legal system by federal prosecutors who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress: helping branches help our members
Members rightly look to UNISON for care and support when they experience harm from stress, but we also need to offer realistic expectations of the process for those who want to bring a claim for personal injury. The union introduced a stress claims checklist in 2017 for branches to run through with members, making sure that key criteria are fulfilled so claims with a real chance of success are put forward for Thompsons Solicitors to assess. This has helped us to focus our resources better, manage members’ expectations and streamline the process. However, the union is introducing one more change: the completed checkli...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article activists branches health and safety Key documents and tools for activists legal services Stress supporting activists Source Type: news

Would You Like to Learn How to Work More Effectively with Latino Patients?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Cities, counties ask Big Pharma to limit opioids production
Lawyers for local governments proposed ultra-high-dosage opioids be permanently taken off the market, CBS News has learned (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study questions link between medical marijuana and fewer opioid deaths
(RAND Corporation) Several studies have shown an association between legalizing medical marijuana and lower death rates from opioids. A new study finds that link is more complex than previously described and appears to be changing as both medical marijuana laws and the opioid crisis evolve. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GP's verdict on mobile doctor apps
Dr Lawrence Buckman, a GP in North London and former chair of the British Medical Association ’s GPs’ committee, gives his verdict on some of the apps that allow you to skip the appointment queue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link Between Medical Marijuana and Fewer Opioid Deaths Is More Complex Than Previously Reported
The association between medical marijuana and lower levels of opioid overdose deaths—identified previously in several studies—is more complex than previously described and appears to be changing as both medical marijuana laws and the opioid crisis evolve. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - February 6, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

A GP's verdict on mobile doctor apps
Dr Lawrence Buckman, a GP in North London and former chair of the British Medical Association ’s GPs’ committee, gives his verdict on some of the apps that allow you to skip the appointment queue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bipartisan Coalition to Take on Budget After Ending Shutdown
The bipartisan group of lawmakers that helped end a three-day government shut down are tackling the budget process. The so-called “common-sense coalition” started out with seventeen members and grew to about thirty towards the end of the shutdown. Members of the group include Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). The group is endeavoring to reach a budget deal before the federal government once again runs out of money on February 8th. Senators said that the group also has the ambitious goal of reviving the annual appropriations process. Senators believe...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

EPA Chief Questioned by Democrats at Senate Oversight Hearing
On January 30, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt testified for the first time since his confirmation hearing last year before the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee for the first time since his confirmation hearing last year. He faced tough questions and criticisms from the Democrats on the panel. Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) urged Pruitt to come before the committee and meet with lawmakers more often and criticized some of his actions as the EPA chief, such as delaying environmental rules, removing science advisers, and taking down web pages pertaining to climate scienc...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Become an Advocate for Science: Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center
Quick, free, easy, effective, impactful! Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center. The Legislative Action Center is a one-stop shop for learning about and influencing science policy. Through the website, users can contact elected officials and sign-up to interact with lawmakers. The website offers tools and resources to inform researchers about recent policy developments. The site also announces opportunities to serve on federal advisory boards and to comment on federal regulations. This new tool is made possible through contributions from the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Botanical Society of America. AIBS...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Lawmakers Race to Replace Retiring Appropriations Committee Chairman
Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of this term. Several lawmakers are already scrambling to replace him, including Representatives Kay Granger (R-TX), Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Mike Simpson (R-ID), and Tom Cole (R-OK). Aderholt currently leads the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee and would be next in line based on seniority for the top position on the Committee. He supports cutting discretionary funding and his comments also indicate that he may not support a resurrection of earmarks. Granger is the c...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

CDC Director Resigns Amid Reports of Tobacco Stock Trade
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on January 31, 2018, that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald would resign as the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The statement read, “Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director. Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period.” The decision came a day after Politico reported that she bought stock in a large tobacco company within a month of start...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Patients to address court in doctor's opioid kickback scheme
Victims of a kickback scheme involving a highly addictive opioid spray are expected to speak at a hearing to help determine the sentence for a doctor who pleaded guilty to accepting money for prescribing it (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Here are the media personalities and news outlets who were RIGHT all along about Obama’s spying on Trump (including the Health Ranger)
(Natural News) Democrats and their sycophantic supporters in the “mainstream media” continue to denounce the newly-released and highly revealing FISA Memo, savaging Republican lawmakers and President Donald J. Trump because they were brave enough to believe the American people needed to know what was in it. In an incredible and rare act of transparency, House... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shareholders sue Sucampo, claim proposed sale undervalues the company
Four lawsuits were filed in January after the Rockville pharmaceutical company announced a deal to sell to Mallinckrodt PLC. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Shareholders sue Sucampo, claim proposed sale undervalues the company
Four lawsuits were filed in January after the Rockville pharmaceutical company announced a deal to sell to Mallinckrodt PLC. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Terminally Ill People Want More Access to Experimental Treatments. Here ’s Why Doctors Are Pushing Back
Doctors and medical ethicists are criticizing a bill supported by President Donald Trump that would allow people with fatal illnesses to have access to drugs not yet approved by federal authorities. “Right to Try” is a policy that Trump mentioned during his State of the Union Address on Jan. 30. “People who are terminally ill should not have to go from country to country to seek a cure — I want to give them a chance right here at home,” he said. “It is time for the Congress to give these wonderful Americans the ‘right to try.'” Right-to-try laws have passed in some 38 states...
Source: TIME: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized compassionate use compassionate use act compassionate use drug experimental treatment FDA Food and Drug Administration Goldwater Institute healthytime medicine right to try right to try act right to try bill right t Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical settles shareholder suits for $12m
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) last week revealed a nearly $12 million legal settlement covering a slew of cases brought by investors alleging that the robot-assisted surgery pioneer misled them. In a regulatory filing, Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Intuitive said it struck a deal in September 2016 to settle the cases filed by some five shareholders in state and federal court, dating back to 2013. Ratified more than a year later in one of the cases, by the end of last year the settlement had been put in place across the other suits. The settlement prompted Intuitive to take an $11.7 million pre-tax charge for 2017 to c...
Source: Mass Device - February 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Robotics Wall Street Beat Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Patients to Address Court in Doctor's Opioid Kickback Scheme
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Victims of a scheme in which a doctor prescribed them a highly addictive opioid spray in exchange for kickbacks are expected to tell a federal judge how their lives were affected, including stories of overdoses, monthslong withdrawals, weight loss and broken bones from falling while on the powerful drug. Jerrold Rosenberg told one patient, "Stop crying, you're acting like a child," when she complained of severe side effects, which included losing 40 pounds and repeated vomiting for years, according to an excerpt of grand jury testimony filed by prosecutors in the case. Thursday's hea...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Patients to Address Court in Doctor's Opioid Kickback Scheme
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Victims of a scheme in which a doctor prescribed them a highly addictive opioid spray in exchange for kickbacks are expected to tell a federal judge how their lives were affected, including stories of overdoses, monthslong withdrawals, weight loss and broken bones from falling while on the powerful drug. Jerrold Rosenberg told one patient, "Stop crying, you're acting like a child," when she complained of severe side effects, which included losing 40 pounds and repeated vomiting for years, according to an excerpt of grand jury testimony filed by prosecutors in the case. Thursday's hea...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

New Report Details Misuse of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents, responding to pressure from many directions. Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem, and want the pressure to intensify. According to the latest data from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, known as CMS, the percentage of long-term nursing home residents being given antipsychotic drugs dropped from about 24 percent in late 2011 to under 16 percent last year. Decreases were reported in all 50 states, with the biggest in Tennessee, Ca...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: David Crary, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

New Report Details Misuse of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents, responding to pressure from many directions. Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem, and want the pressure to intensify. According to the latest data from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, known as CMS, the percentage of long-term nursing home residents being given antipsychotic drugs dropped from about 24 percent in late 2011 to under 16 percent last year. Decreases were reported in all 50 states, with the biggest in Tennessee, Ca...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: David Crary, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Jake Files' Fall Could Imperil Arkansas Medicaid Plan (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)
An Arkansas lawmaker's guilty plea for pocketing thousands of state dollars intended for a sports complex created a black eye for the Capitol, but it may have caused an even bigger obstacle for supporters of a hybrid Medicaid expansion that already faced an uncertain future. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - February 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Could ketamine help treat alcohol dependence?
Current treatments for alcohol dependence often fail. So researchers are investigating more unusual interventionsJanuary 2018 has come to an end and with it the month that people increasingly use to abstain from alcohol. It is still unknown whether Dry January has alasting effect on drinking behaviours, and people with an alcohol dependency problem should always seek support from their GP before going through detox. Nonetheless, Dry January undoubtedly drives a critical conversation about alcohol use and provides an opportunity for us to reconsider our relationship with alcohol (one of the main goals of the charity Alcohol...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Beth Marsh, Lilla Porffy, Meryem Grabski, Will Lawn Tags: Science Alcohol Society Drugs Source Type: news

In a new twist, Oregon Health Authority sues FamilyCare
The Oregon Health Authority turned the tables on FamilyCare Health, filing a lawsuit in U.S. District Court last week to preempt the coordinated care organization from suing the state agency once again over its funding. Ironically, OHA filed the lawsuit the day FamilyCare went out of business as a CCO. The following day, FamilyCare transferred all 115,000 Medicaid members to Health Share and two smaller CCOs. It had made the decision to shut down in late December after failing to secure more funding… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Philippine lawyers sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine
MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine government agency on Monday filed a lawsuit against French drugmaker Sanofi demanding compensation for the parents of a 10-year-old girl the agency said had died as a result of receiving its controversial anti-dengue vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Legal fund for Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba raises more than £300,000
A crowdfunding appeal in support of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba - struck off after what campaigners have called an 'unforgivable' High Court ruling last month - has raised more than £300,000. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Practice News Source Type: news

Africa:Climate Change Is Hurting Children the Most - Here Is How to Protect Them
[IPS] In the United States, the 21 young people who are plaintiffs in the case Juliana v. United States will soon make their case against the government for failing to take action against climate change. Similar lawsuits have been filed in countries including Portugal, India, and Pakistan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Violence as honorable? Racial and ethnic differences in attitudes toward violence - Rose MR, Ellison CG.
Criminologists have suggested that Latinos differ from Southern Whites in their views of violence. A sample of 1,429 Texans indicated whether they agreed that violence deserves a violent response, whether violence is necessary to prevent future violence, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The West Kingston/Tivoli Gardens incursion in Kingston, Jamaica - Cordner S, Pollanen MS.
On May 24, 2010, 800 soldiers and 370 police officers stormed into Tivoli Gardens, an impoverished district in the capital of Jamaica. Their aim was to restore state authority in this part of Kingston and to arrest Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who was wanted ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The short-term deterrent effect of executions: an analysis of daily homicide counts - Hong M, Kleck G.
Does capital punishment exert any deterrent effect on homicide, above and beyond the effects of noncapital punishment? We hypothesized that potential deterrent effects should be strongest within a few days of executions because that was when news coverage ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The impact of structural disadvantage on the gender-gap and sex-specific rates of nonlethal violent victimization - Powers RA, Chamberlain AW, Boggess LN.
This study examined the gendered impact of structural disadvantage and economic inequality on two forms of nonlethal victimization (assault and robbery). Compared with research on the gendered impact of structural disadvantage on perpetration, few studies ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The driver behaviour questionnaire in South-East Europe countries: Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia - Stanojevic P, Lajunen T, Jovanovic D, S ârbescu P, Kostadinov S.
Using data from three samples and more than 1000 participants, this study have examined the psychometric properties of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ) in three countries from South-East Europe. Differences in driving behaviour between countries we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The anti-human trafficking collaboration model and serving victims: providers' perspectives on the impact and experience - Kim HW, Park T, Quiring S, Barrett D.
PURPOSE: A coalition model is often used to serve victims of human trafficking but little is known about whether the model is adequately meeting the needs of the victims. The purpose of this study was to examine anti-human trafficking collaboration model i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Social capital, type of crime, and social control - Moore MD, Recker NL.
Several studies demonstrate a relationship between social capital and reductions in crime. However, recent research has begun to demonstrate that social capital may affect violent and property crime differently. Moreover, some researchers have suggested th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Silence speaks: the relationship between immigration and the underreporting of crime - Gutierrez CM, Kirk DS.
Scarce in criminological literature is an exploration of whether crime reporting varies geographically. Yet, there are substantive reasons to believe not only that the percentage of crimes reported to the police varies across jurisdictions but also that cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Reversing broken windows: evidence of lagged, multilevel impacts of risk perceptions on perceptions of incivility - Link NW, Kelly JM, Pitts JR, Waltman-Spreha K, Taylor RB.
Despite a large number of studies testing Broken Windows Theory (BWT), the reverse theoretical pathway has never been assessed longitudinally (risk perceptions → incivilities perceptions). It is estimated here using panel data from Baltimore, Maryland. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Registered sex offenders and reported sex offenses - Stucky TD, Ottensmann JR.
Geographic restrictions on registered sex offenders (RSOs) have become commonplace. Such policies generally assume that sex offenses are likely to be higher near RSOs. Yet, few ecological studies have examined this question empirically. The current study e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Pick a number: mapping recidivism measures and their consequences - Andersen SN, Skardhamar T.
The Nordic countries are often seen as "exceptional" in that they have moderate punitive policies while also having low rates of crime and recidivism. It is, however, a challenge for comparative recidivism research that recidivism is measured in widely dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Organizational-level police discretion: an application for police use of lethal force - Nowacki JS.
Research on police behavior suggests that discretion is vital to police decision making. Although discretion can originate from many sources (e.g., officers, situations, structure), relatively few studies examine how organizational variables affect officer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Identification of client involvement in sex trafficking in Mississippi - Williams PR, Wyatt W, Gaddis A.
This study used the Trafficking in Victims Identif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How far from the tree does the apple fall? Field training officers, their trainees, and allegations of misconduct - Getty RM, Worrall JL, Morris RG.
Grounded in both organizational- and individual-level theories, this study examined the relationship between police field training officers (FTOs) and their trainees' subsequent allegations of misconduct. Trainees in the sample were each exposed to multipl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Geographic and social movement of sex offender fugitives - Bierie DM, Detar PJ.
This study exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

From "a theology of genocide" to a "theology of reconciliation"? On the role of Christian churches in the nexus of religion and genocide in Rwanda - Schliesser C.
This paper explores the role of a specific religious actor, namely Christian churches, in the nexus of religion and genocide in Rwanda. Four factors are identified that point to the churches' complicity in creating and sustaining the conditions in which th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Following incarceration, most released offenders never return to prison - Rhodes W, Gaes G, Luallen J, Kling R, Rich T, Shively M.
Recent studies suggest that 50% of offenders released from state prisons return to prison within 3 to 5 years. In contrast, this article shows that roughly two of every three offenders who enter and exit prison will never return to prison. Using data from ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Explaining the "female victim effect" in capital punishment: an examination of victim sex-specific models of juror sentence decision-making - Richards TN, Jennings WG, Smith MD, Sellers CS, Fogel SJ, Bjerregaard B.
Only a limited body of research has focused on how victim sex may affect capital sentencing decisions. Acknowledging this issue, the present study uses a large sample of capital cases from North Carolina (n = 709) and victim sex-specific logistic regressio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Examining the concentration of registered sex offenders in upstate New York census tracts - Socia KM.
This study examined the census tract characteristics associated with the spatial concentration of registered sex offender (RSO) residences in 1,823 census tracts across 53 counties in upstate New York. The concentration of RSOs for each tract was measured ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Examining differences in bias homicide across victim groups - Gruenewald J, Allison K.
Little is known about how situations of bias homicide might vary dependent upon who is targeted. Drawing from doing difference theory, we comparatively examine several event-level variables for bias homicide involving three different target groups. Data on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Dynamic model for pedestrian crossing in congested traffic based on probabilistic navigation function - Hacohen S, Shvalb N, Shoval S.
More than 1.2 million people die in road crashes each year, and more than 20 million are severely injured, making it the 9th leading cause of death in the world (2.2% of all deaths globally). Pedestrian deaths comprise more than 35% of road accident deaths... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news