Nearly 50 Dead, Hundreds Injured in China Chemical Plant Explosion
BEIJING (AP) — A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 47 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them seriously. Thursday's blast in an industrial park in the city of Yancheng, north of Shanghai, was one of China's worst industrial accidents in recent years. State-run television showed crushed cars, blown-out windows and workers leaving the factory with bloodied heads. Photos: Deadly Chemical Plant Explosion in China Schools were closed and nearly 1,000 residents were moved to safety as a precaution against leaks and additional explosi...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news
Doctors adopt neutral position on assisted dying
RCP surveys UK fellows and members Related items fromOnMedica Medical errors now US ’s third-leading cause of death Dealing with police requests The potential perils of social media GMC stresses duty to report poor care Legal lessons from Gosport (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
Machines Treating Patients? It ’s Already Happening
Rayfield Byrd knows when it’s time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living room offering a cheery good morning. Except Byrd lives alone. A little after 8 a.m. each day, a small yellow robot named Mabu asks Byrd how he’s doing. Byrd has Type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure, and about three years ago, he had surgery to implant a microvalve in his heart to keep his blood flowing properly. To stay healthy, he takes four medications a day and needs to exercise regularly. To make sure his heart is still pumping effectively, his doctor needs to stay on to...
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence Life Reinvented medicine Source Type: news
Senegal ’s New eLearning Platform Helps Prevent Service Disruptions as Health Workers Train
By Moussa Dia, Technical advisor for health systems performance, IntraHealth InternationalMarch 21, 2019Unlike other online platforms, it covers several areas of care and is useful for all types of health workers.en fran çaisMaty* is the only nurse in her remote village in Senegal. When she travels to the health district for training —which she must do frequently—it means there are no qualified medical personnel in her village to care for pregnant women, deliver babies, treat sicknesses, or respond to medical emergencies.If she ’s gone and her clients need help, they must either wait or go to ano...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Neema Digital Health Mobile Technology Education & Performance eLearning Management and Performance Nurses Senegal Source Type: news
Back to nature: Palm oil plantations are being turned back into protected rainforest
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) Scientists in collaboration with Borneo's forestry authorities want to turn palm oil plantations into rainforests. Lessons learned from this project can then be used as a blueprint for future reforestation projects. The pilot project will be led by the Rhino and Forest Fund (RFF). At the Heart-of-Borneo Conference, the RFF will receive an award from the Malaysian government of Sabah for its achievements to date. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Lessons from independent care provider investigations
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has published a good practice guide for adult social care providers improve their services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
Shops to offer lessons in detecting breast cancer
WOMEN are being offered free high street lessons in how to check their breasts for cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Early phase psychiatric response for children and adolescents after mass trauma: lessons learned from the truck-ramming attack in Nice on July 14th, 2016 - Askenazy F, Gindt M, Chauvelin L, Battista M, Guenol é F, Thümmler S.
Recent years have seen a multiplication of terrorist attacks in public places across European and North American countries, thus heightening the need for public mental health planning and response strategies focused on the special needs of children and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The distinctiveness of grief, depression, and posttraumatic stress: lessons from children after 9/11 - Geronazzo-Alman L, Fan B, Duarte CS, Layne CM, Wicks J, Guffanti G, Musa GJ, Hoven CW.
OBJECTIVE: The clinical and nosological significance of grief reactions in youth exposed to a shared trauma (9/11) was tested by examining whether the (1) predictors (i.e., non-loss related trauma vs. traumatic bereavement), (2) clinical correlates, (3) fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Lessons learned from Lantheus CEO Mary Anne Heino
At MassMedic’s Women in Medtech event last month, Lantheus Medical Imaging CEO Mary Anne Heino spoke with MassDevice.com editor Sarah Faulkner about her career in life sciences, the power of mentorship and the necessity of courage. When Mary Anne Heino first joined Lantheus Medical Imaging (NSDQ:LNTH) in 2013, she knew admittedly very little about the field of diagnostics. “I was walking into a company where the average tenure was more than 25 years,” she said. “So these were people who knew what they were doing and had been doing it for so long…I was intent from day one to sho...
Source: Mass Device - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diagnostics Featured Imaging Wall Street Beat johnsonandjohnson Lantheus Medical Imaging MassMEDIC Source Type: news
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: What I've learnt living life on one leg!
While my injury has been an inconvenience, it has taught me a number of lessons I feel compelled to pass on. First, I have a new-found appreciation for my body, writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Book Review: Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for Presence
I didn’t know how very much I needed this book until I opened it — one of the biggest gifts for a reader, and for a person who seeks understanding. That word bodyfulness is instantly recognizable as a side-stepping of mindfulness, but you’re wrong if you think it intends a substitution of body for mind. As you would expect from a book published by Shambhala, it embraces a much more comprehensive understanding of the lived experience. The book includes lessons on how to be centered within yourself in a moment-to-moment way and how to find and hold on to yourself when the winds are buffeting. A very intere...
Source: Psych Central - March 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Lori Handelman, PhD Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Happiness Memory and Perception Mindfulness Motivation and Inspiration Psychology Relaxation and Meditation Self-Esteem Self-Help bodily authority Bodyfulness books about meditation books about se Source Type: news
Start kids' swimming lessons at 1 year old, safety experts say
It only takes seconds for a child to drown . Parents can help protect their kids with these tips (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
“We are working against all odds”: Despite progress, FGM and child marriage numbers cause alarm
Damboya, ETHIOPIA/New York, UNITED NATIONS –Tadelech Ermias remembers the ridicule she faced when she refused to undergofemale genital mutilation (FGM), which was considered a requirement for brides in her community. “It was inconceivable then for a girl to get married without being cut,” she said. That was 10 years ago, in the southern Domboya District of Ethiopia. Members of her family were aghast. But she gathered strength from the lessons she learned in a special group of girls – the uncut girls club. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news
Securing the emergency department during terrorism incidents: lessons learned from the Boston Marathon bombings - Hojman H, Rattan R, Osgood R, Bugaev N, Yao M.
Terrorist incidents that target hospitals magnify morbidity and mortality. Before a real or perceived terrorist mass casualty incident threatens a hospital and its providers, it is essential to have protocols in place to minimize damage to the infrastructu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
Thank you, climate strikers. Your action matters and your power will be felt | Rebecca Solnit
Nothing is possible without action, and almost anything is when we rise up together, as you are todayI want to say to all the climate strikers today: thank you so much for being unreasonable. That is, if reasonable means playing by the rules, and the rules are presumed to be guidelines for what is and is not possible, then you may be told that what you are asking for is impossible or unreasonable. Don ’t listen. Don’t stop. Don’t let your dreams shrink by one inch. Don’t forget that this might be the day and the pivotal year when you rewrite what is possible.Related:The lessons infantile adults can ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Solnit Tags: Climate change Activism Protest Environment Science Pollution Source Type: news
Community-based approach for a flood preparedness plan in Malaysia - Shariff NNM, Hamidi ZS.
Floods have caused inevitable major disasters around the world as well as in Malaysia. This paper demonstrates that lessons can be taken from the previous flood disasters when developing an effective flood preparedness plan. As a common practice, disaster ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Some parents overlook dangers of medicines, sending thousands of children to ER
Nearly 52,000 children under age 6 were treated at emergency rooms across the United States in 2017, according to a new report. Although that's a decline since 2010, the report identifies some reasons why children may continue to be poisoned by medicines, offering key lessons for other parents. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Extremity war injuries XII: homeland defense as a translation of war lessons learned: erratum -
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
England to fund free sanitary products for girls in secondary school and college
England will fund free sanitary products for school and college students after teachers raised concern that some girls were skipping lessons while menstruating because they could not afford tampons and pads. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
5.11 Launches 5.11 ABR Academy at Company-Owned Retail Stores
IRVINE, Calif. – Global leader in innovative tactical apparel, footwear and gear, 5.11 Tactical, is officially launching a program of instructional classes hosted at its 45 company-owned retail stores throughout the U.S. The 5.11 ABR (Always Be Ready) Academy events are free to the public and will be held monthly at different company-owned retail locations nationwide. The 5.11 ABR Academy shows 5.11’s commitment to the 5.11 Always Be Ready mentality extending beyond just a customer’s apparel, footwear and gear. “One of the main focuses of 5.11’s company-owned retail expansion plan is to make 5...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 12, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: 5.11 Tactical (press release) Tags: Press Releases Equipment & Gear Source Type: news
Fight or flee? Lessons from insects on aggression - Rillich J, Stevenson PA.
Aggression between members of the same species serves to secure resources, but the costs can quickly outweigh benefits. Hence, for aggression to be evolutionarily adaptive, animals must decide when best to flee, rather than fight. How its done, is arguably... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
CQC faces criticism after charity escapes prosecution over abuse
National Autistic Society care home where people were bullied and humiliated given £4,000 fine Related items fromOnMedica Clinical negligence: does clerical staff bear responsibility? Legal lessons from Gosport Cost of clinical negligence continues to spiral out of control Healthcare should be made a ‘safety critical industry’ New NHS regulator is launched (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
5 Important homesteading lessons to learn from American pioneers
(Natural News) The legacy and memory of homesteading live on in us. And while the era that our great-great-grandparents had to live through is long over, there are still some lessons we can learn from that time that we can use in our own homesteading plans today. (h/t to BackdoorSurvival.com) Keep it simple, go back... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ThriveGlobal.com Interview: Lessons In Leadership
I was interviewed recently by Adam Mendler for ThriveGlobal.com about Lessons in Leadership. Here is the resulting piece he posted. I discuss a number of concepts around leadership that I've used throughout my career, and which are in my new book, available May 7th. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Williams, Contributor Source Type: news
Break the Menstrual Taboo
In India, less than 10 percent of women and girls have access to sanitary products. Many are forced to seek alternatives, from old rags to newspapers. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Mar 8 2019 (IPS)It is time to rise up and fight a long neglected taboo: menstruation.Marking International Women’s Day, United Nations human rights experts called on the international community to break taboos around menstruation, noting its impacts on women and girls’ human rights.“Persistent harmful socio-cultural norms, stigma, misconceptions and taboos around menstruation, continue to lead t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse North America Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Internationa Source Type: news
5 Tips From ‘ Embracing The Journey – A Christian Parents ’ Blueprint To Loving Your LGBTQ Child ’
Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster Greg and Lynn McDonald are co-founders of Embracing the Journey Inc., one of the nation’s first Christian ministries dedicated to building bridges between LGBTQ individuals, their families, and the church even when they seem at odds. They are also authors of the book by the same name Embracing the Journey–A Christian Parents’ Blueprint to Loving your LGBTQ Child, published by CBS sister company Howard Books. Based on the McDonalds’ own 18-year journey of having a gay son, coupled with their experience of coaching and counseling many hundreds of struggling Chris...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Simon and Schuster Source Type: news
Is it really the result of a concussion? Lessons from a case study - McGeown JP, Hume PA, Kara S, Neary JP, Gardner W.
BACKGROUND: Within the last two decades, attitudes have shifted from considering sports-related concussion as an insignificant minor injury with no long-term repercussions to a potentially serious brain injury garnering attention from media, clinicians, re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news
Doctors: The Lesson of Impermanence
A chance encounter with a sand painting helped me learn how to doctor patients I knew I would lose. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUNITA PURI, M.D. Tags: Hospice Care Death and Dying Monasteries and Monks Hospitals Buddhism Source Type: news
Scientists Blast Proposals by Climate Change Doubters Targeting School Lessons
(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A Connecticut lawmaker wants to strike climate change from state science standards. A Virginia legislator worries teachers are indoctrinating students with their personal views on global warming. And an Oklahoma state senator wants educators to be able to introduce alternative viewpoints without fear of losing their jobs. As climate change becomes a hotter topic in American classrooms, politicians around the country are pushing back against the near-universal scientific consensus that global warming is real, dire and man-made. Of the more than a dozen such measures proposed so far this year, some ...
Source: TIME: Science - March 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: MICHAEL MELIA / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change Connecticut Education onetime Source Type: news
Send us your questions for Carlo Rovelli
The Observer New Review offers you the chance to quiz the superstar physicist on time, space or anything in betweenCarlo Rovelli ’s first popular science book,Seven Brief Lessons in Physics, has sold over a million copies since it was published in 2014. It has established him, alongside the likes of Stephen Hawking and Richard Feynman, as one of the great popularisers of theoretical physics.Related:'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about timeContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 5, 2019 Category: Science Authors: The Observer Tags: Science Books Physics Culture Source Type: news
Request For Abstracts - Rural Health
Health Affairs is planning an upcoming issue on Rural Health to be published in December 2019. They are seeking abstracts related to the differences between rural and non-rural regions of the country, the diverse conditions that characterize rural communities, and the differential effects these conditions have. The issue will be aimed at drawing lessons from a growing rural health evidence base. Abstracts must be submitted by March 25, 2019. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - March 5, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news
Singing for science: How the arts can help students who struggle most
(Johns Hopkins University) Incorporating the arts -- rapping, dancing, drawing -- into science lessons can help low-achieving students retain more knowledge and possibly help students of all ability levels be more creative in their learning, finds a new study by Johns Hopkins University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Encountering bikelash: experiences and lessons from New Zealand communities - Field A, Wild K, Woodward A, Macmillan A, Mackie H.
The construction of bike lanes in communities is widely seen as an enabler of cycling, which in turn supports positive outcomes for population health, transport systems and the environment. Yet despite the evidence for their benefits, proposals to change r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news
The Checkup: Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick
The arts can be a source of joy in a child ’ s day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Art Education (K-12) Reading and Writing Skills (Education) Memory Creativity Music Dancing Children and Childhood Teachers and School Employees Source Type: news
Have We Forgotten Our Role as Advocates?
(MedPage Today) -- One nurse's lesson from his day-to-day in the ICU (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: The lesson that could save so many young lives
Homosexuality was never discussed by the nuns and teachers — it was as though gay men and women didn’t exist. The page discussing same-sex attraction in a biology textbook was removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Most Important Prognostic Variable Is Still the'Eye Test'Most Important Prognostic Variable Is Still the'Eye Test '
In the age of biomarker-based risk assessment, oncologist Ravi Parikh gets'a sobering lesson in what really matters when we talk about prognosis in oncology. 'Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news
Are We Relying Too Much on Biomarkers and Algorithms? Are We Relying Too Much on Biomarkers and Algorithms?
In the age of biomarker-based risk assessment, oncologist Ravi Parikh gets'a sobering lesson in what really matters when we talk about prognosis in oncology. 'Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news
Exchange Newsletter: Supporting Hospital Surge —Meeting Patient and Staff Needs, 2019 Volume 1 Issue 8
Source: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services] (HHS ASPR). Published: 3/2019. The articles in this 30-page issue of The Exchange from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) highlight lessons learned, trends, and future initiatives shared by support service staff in response to mass casualty incidents. Article topics are Nutrition and Meal Plans: An Often Neglected Pillar of Healthcare Emergency Planning; Managing Blood Supply, Demand, and Donations in a Disaster; The U.S. Blood Supply: Challenges and Opportunities; T...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Career Lessons From A Top Healthcare CEO And Executive Coach
“It’s about who you are in the process.” That's a core message of Mary Lee Gannon, healthcare CEO and certified executive coach, with over 20 years of experience as a CEO. Here are career insights I gleaned from her own career from homeless single mom with kids to a thriving professional career: (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joan Michelson, Contributor Source Type: news
Ocasio-Cortez caught in "hamburger hypocrisy" involving farting cows, a sandwich and a surreptitious photo
(Natural News) We keep hoping that freshman “Democratic Socialist” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York learns a couple of lessons now that she’s a member of Congress and, ostensibly, one of our country’s leaders. One, we’d like her to learn that words and actions matter. People are defined by what they say and what they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This Weekend ’s SpaceX Launch Will Be a Huge Step Towards Crewed Flights
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX closes in on human spaceflight with this weekend’s debut of a new capsule designed for astronauts. The six-day test flight will be real in every regard, beginning with a Florida liftoff Saturday and a docking the next day with the International Space Station. But the Dragon capsule won’t carry humans, rather a test dummy in the same white SpaceX spacesuit that astronauts will wear. NASA doesn’t expect this crucial shakedown cruise to go perfectly. But the lessons learned should improve safety when two NASA astronauts strap into a Dragon as early as July. Boeing is al...
Source: TIME: Science - February 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: MARCIA DUNN / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime SpaceX Source Type: news
Preventing gender-based violence among adolescents and young adults: lessons from 25 years of program development and evaluation - Crooks CV, Jaffe P, Dunlop C, Kerry A, Exner-Cortens D.
Effective prevention of intimate partner violence (IPV) among adolescents and young adults is a key strategy for reducing rates of gender-based violence (GBV). Numerous initiatives have been developed and evaluated over the past 25 years. There is emerging... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Serendipitous Leadership Lessons
One of the most delightful aspects of reading is serendipity — the happy discovery of insights in unexpected places. After a long workday, sometimes I’d rather curl up with a good book than a professional journal, but important lessons can be found everywhere, even when we’re reading for pleasure. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - February 28, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Kathleen Rathke Source Type: news
Female Islamic preachers call for women ’s rights, contraception in Niger
MARADI, Niger – The preacher Malama Ouani may seem like an unlikely advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights. She teaches women about Islam and family welfare during study groups, known as “madrassas,” in her conservative community in southern Niger.But her lessons explore aspects of family that are seldom discussed in religious circles – includingdomestic violence,family planning andvisits to the gynaecologist. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news
Don't panic: Lessons learned from Hawaii false alarm
(University of Georgia) People did not panic after receiving a false alarm text message about an impending ballistic missile. Instead they looked to others for what to do. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Helping Others Heal: Their fathers' foundations
Long before they met, Susan and Tom Gus listened -- and were shaped -- by their fathers' advice. For Susan, it was the importance of education. For Tom, it was the value of work. The lessons played key roles for both while their mothers dealt with chronic illnesses. A Dairy Dream Susan grew up in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
What the Lion Air Crash Teaches Us About Autonomous Cars
The crash of a Lion Air 737 in Indonesia holds lessons for those contemplating complex autonomy in automobiles -- even in the high regulated world of aviation, small software changes combined with maintenance, training, and human pilots to sow the seeds of tragedy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Mindell, Contributor Source Type: news
Life Lessons From Grandma: Eat Last, Ignore Naysayers, Stop Texting!
In our recent story on the evolutionary benefits of grandmothers, we asked our audience: How did you and your grandma help your family survive and thrive? Readers share their stories.(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jonathan Lambert Source Type: news