Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘ Once and for All ’
Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government ’ s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MICHAEL TACKETT and EILEEN SULLIVAN Tags: Opioids and Opiates Drug Abuse and Traffic Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Justice Department Trump, Donald J Trump, Melania Fentanyl United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Google labels "Unplanned" documentary PROPAGANDA in latest attempt to discredit the truth about Planned Parenthood murder of human babies
(Natural News) In a recent show of extreme political bias, Google billed the pro-life film Unplanned as “propaganda.” The documentary follows the real-life story of Abby Johnson — a Planned Parenthood director who opened her eyes and ultimately became pro-life. Now, Google is facing a massive backlash for their subtle dig at the film. While... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Banned by Google for opposing infanticide
(Natural News) America’s PAC is a conservative political action committee run by Tom Donelson. It produces, among other things, radio and television advertising on behalf of, and in opposition to, politicians. Today America’s PAC revealed that it has been permanently banned from advertising by Google: (Article by John Hinderaker republished from PowerLineBlog.com) In their on-going corporate campaign... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millennials Love Wellness. But They ’re Not as Healthy as People Think, Report Says
Millennials are often credited with driving the $4.2 trillion global wellness market, with their love of pursuits like yoga, meditation and boutique fitness. But despite their reputation for valuing health and wellness, millennials are in worse health than their elders in Generation X used to be, according to a new report from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Millennials — who in 2017 were ages 21 to 36 — were overall in good health that year, according to Blue Cross’s data analysis of 55 million commercially insured millennials. But around age 27, millennials’ health began to decline —...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Americans are more focused on health costs than Medicare-for-all, poll shows
Majorities of both parties believe Congress should find ways to lower how much they spend on prescription drugs. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

EMS Physicians Address Ongoing Critical Drug Shortages in DC Hill Day
Washington (April 23, 2019) – National Association of EMS Physicians® (NAEMSP®) members joined other EMS professionals on Capitol Hill last week to advocate for issues affecting quality prehospital patient care. Drug shortages again emerged as a top concern, as emergency medical facilities across the country are forced to severely restrict use of certain IV fluids, anti-nausea medications, airway management medications and other essential emergency medications (EEMs), many of which have no suitable substitute. Of the 176 EMS physician medical directors who responded to a survey NAEMSP conducted ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 24, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

In Remembrance of David A. Hamburg, Former Institute of Medicine President
The National Academies note with great sadness the passing of David A. Hamburg on April 21, 2019. Hamburg served as president of the Institute of Medicine from 1975 to 1980. As president during its first decade of operation, Hamburg was instrumental in clarifying the role and focus areas of the IOM and laid the groundwork for productive relationships with Congress and federal agencies that remain fruitful to this day. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - April 24, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

EPA: Clean Water Act Does Not Apply To Pollutants Released Into Groundwater
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Environmental Protection Agency on April 15 issued an interpretive statement clarifying the application of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and concluded that releases of pollutants into groundwater are "categorically excluded" from the CWA's permitting requirements because Congress "explicitly left regulation of discharges to groundwater" to the states and to the EPA under other statutory authorities. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Roe v. Wade ‘Could Well Be Overturned’ With Kavanaugh on the Court, Planned Parenthood President Says
Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Leana Wen said Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, “could well be overturned” with the addition of Brett Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court. “I’m a doctor and a scientist and I have to look at the evidence,” Wen told TIME at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday. “The evidence is clear on Brett Kavanaugh’s record of being anti-women’s healthcare, anti-reproductive healthcare, anti-healthcare, anti-rights. We are very concerned about what he’ll do.” When Wen was named president of Planned Parentho...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized 2019 TIME 100 onetime Supreme Court Source Type: news

Singhal Receives Department of Defense and U.S. Army ’s Exploration — Hypothesis Development Award
Tarun Singhal, MD, of the Department of Neurology, earned the Exploration — Hypothesis Development Award from the Department of Defense and U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs for his p (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 24, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Nonviolent Ways the United States Could Exploit Russian Vulnerabilities
Russia's use of information warfare and its conventional military arsenal make it a formidable opponent, but the state also has significant weaknesses that could be exploited. A range of nonviolent measures could stress Russia's military, its economy, and the regime's political standing at home and abroad. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - April 24, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Perceived risk of terrorism and policy preferences for government counterterrorism spending: evidence from a U.S. national panel survey - Liu X, Mumpower JL, Portney KE, Vedlitz A.
Drawing on past literature and using data from a two-wave survey, we expand existing research to examine how individual social-economic-political characteristics and psychometric factors shape citizens' terrorism risk perception, and how such risk percepti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Assessing the impact of the political environment on INGO vulnerability to terrorist attack - Lambert KM.
This study analyzes the relationship between four political variables--Regime Type, Political Corruption, Politi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Congress Faces Challenge With Future Medicare Physician Pay Congress Faces Challenge With Future Medicare Physician Pay
The latest report from Medicare's trustees reiterates a 2026 expected date for the depletion of a key hospital fund, an event that would trigger reduced pay for many services unless Congress acts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Innovation at the heart of breast cancer care: First ESMO Breast Cancer Congress
(European Society for Medical Oncology) Innovative breast cancer treatment will be discussed during the first ESMO Breast Cancer Congress in Berlin (May 2-4, 2019). Over 1500 breast cancer researchers and clinicians will meet to discuss basic, clinical and translational research, prevention and epidemiology -- all areas that have implications for treatment now and in the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 23, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Historic examples of civility may help today's civil discourse, according to new book
(Kansas State University) A look at the past may help ordinary people improve civility, according to Kansas State University's Timothy J. Shaffer, co-editor/author of the book, 'A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents' from Routledge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

India's pollution makes everyone "a smoker" — but there's hope
In a country where nearly 1.8 million people die every year from breathing the air, politicians and entrepreneurs are trying to go green (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Vicious, Untreatable Killer Leaves China Guessing
African swine fever, which harms pigs but not humans, has swept across the country, the world ’ s largest pork producer. And the government knows about only some of the cases. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RAYMOND ZHONG and AILIN TANG Tags: Pigs Agriculture and Farming China Shandong Province (China) Livestock Diseases Politics and Government Pork Swine Influenza Epidemics Meat Source Type: news

India's pollution makes everyone "a smoker" - but there's hope
In a country where nearly 1.8 million people die every year from breathing the air, politicians and entrepreneurs are trying to go green (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explosions rock Catholic churches, hotels in Sri Lanka, but none DARE call the attacks what they are: Islamic terrorism
(Natural News) A series of well-coordinated bombings rocked a number of Catholic churches and symbols of capitalism in the country of Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, but politically correct “news” reports omitted one of the most important details surrounding the attacks: The guilty parties. That’s because in today’s world, for some reason, blaming Muslims for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mass media celebration of woman scientist credited for black hole image was bogus... even SCIENCE is now pushing a liberal agenda
(Natural News) In its rush to politicize on the basis of gender, the world’s first computer-generated image of a “black hole,” the mainstream media has once again been caught propagating politically-correct “fake news” by falsely attributing the image’s creation to a female whose algorithms weren’t even used to generate said image. For days, Left Cult... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greta Thunberg ’s visit to Britain is a huge moment for the climate movement | Caroline Lucas
Young people like Greta represent hope in the face of political inaction. Extinction Rebellion must succeed for their sakeThis afternoon an international sensation is taking to the stage in central London. She ’s young, admired around the world and her name isGreta Thunberg. She ’s a 16-year-old climate hero and I couldn’t be more proud to be co-hosting her visit.Greta ’s rise to fame has been vertiginous. Last year she skipped school and sat in front of the Swedish parliament in protest against inaction on climate change – and now she is one of the figureheads of a school climate strike movem...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Lucas Tags: Greta Thunberg Climate change Environment Young people Science Extinction Rebellion UK news Source Type: news

Research by Ural Federal University's social and political scientists receives financial support
(Ural Federal University) Four projects in the field of social and political sciences performed by researchers of Ural Federal University receive financial support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Expert Institute for Social Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘ Medicare for All ’
Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: REED ABELSON Tags: Hospitals Medicare American Hospital Assn Health Insurance and Managed Care Jayapal, Pramila Sanders, Bernard United States Politics and Government Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Source Type: news

Leftists demand eliminating all Christian crosses from public view, claiming it "triggers" them... political correctness is now equivalent to Satanism
(Natural News) The Antichrist spirit is alive and well in Italy, where a local cemetery in the tiny town of Pieve di Cento, located just north of Bologna, wants to cover all graves bearing crosses and other Christian imagery with black cloths in order to avoid “offending” people of other religions, including the area’s small,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just weeks ago, Democrats said the migrant crisis was a "made up emergency;" now they say it's real and caused by climate change
(Natural News) Leftist bleeding hearts, many of whom live in nice neighborhoods far from the areas impacted by illegal immigration, have kept themselves busy in recent weeks decrying President Trump’s national emergency declaration as a fictitious political stunt. But apparently Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) missed the memo on this one, as the Queen of Cow Farts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Burden of Kidney Disease High, Inequities in Care Common Global Burden of Kidney Disease High, Inequities in Care Common
By 2030, 14.5 million people around the world will have end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), yet only 5.4 million will be treated due to economic, social and political factors. And more than 2 million people will die each year due to little or no access to hemodialysis or kidney transplantation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Our leaders are ignoring global warming to the point of criminal negligence. It's unforgivable | Tim Winton
Humanity survived the cold war because no one pushed the button. On climate change, the button has been pushed again and againAbout this seriesSupport Guardian Australia ’s independent journalism with aone-off or recurring contributionI ’ve been asking myself a question – and even posing it makes me queasy.Is it too late – are we beyond saving?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Tim Winton Tags: Environment Climate change Australia news Australian politics Tim Winton Science Source Type: news

Strategies: ‘ Medicare for All ’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now.
The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEFF SOMMER Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Presidential Election of 2020 United States Politics and Government Medicare Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index Alphabet Inc Amazon.com Inc Anthem Inc Apple Inc Bespoke Investment Group Centene Corp Source Type: news

The NIH Hopes a New Study in 4 States Can Cut Opioid Deaths by 40%. Here ’s How
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Thursday announced an ambitious new study that’s meant to reduce opioid-related deaths by 40% in communities that have been hardest-hit by the ongoing epidemic. The NIH awarded grants to four research sites — the University of Kentucky, Boston Medical Center, Columbia University and Ohio State University — through the three-year, $350 million project, called the HEALing Communities Study. Each site will test the effectiveness of various strategies for combating and preventing opioid addiction in at least 15 communities in those states that are struggling with wid...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Research Source Type: news

Meet ‘Mr. Earth Day,’ the Man Who Helped Organize the Annual Observance
Nearly 50 years after 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, more than 190 countries mark the annual day for raising awareness of environmental causes. And the stakes only grow as the years go by. Though Earth Day has been dogged by rumors that it was founded by a murderer and as communist propaganda, the truth is much more straightforward — but no less fascinating. TIME spoke to Denis Hayes, a real organizer of the first Earth Day, dubbed “Mr. Earth Day” by the magazine in 1999. Hayes is now the president of the Bullitt Foundation, which doles out grants to environmen...
Source: TIME: Science - April 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized Environment Holidays Source Type: news

National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 -- The National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI) has successfully sustained improvement in hand hygiene compliance, according to a study recently published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the European Congress... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Extinction Rebels have got their tactics badly wrong. Here ’s why | André Spicer
Hearts and minds will not be won with protest puppetry, guerrilla gardening and talk of ‘climate justice’Over the past few days, I have watched members of theExtinction Rebellion movement block bridges, disrupt public transport and lock themselves to lorries. I have been moved by their bravery and inspired by their message, but puzzled by their strategy. On the face of it, the rebels have been effective. They have disrupted major cities, gained publicity and built bonds of solidarity. But are they achieving their aim of building a more sustainable world?According to Stanford University ’s Doug McAdam, the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Andre Spicer Tags: Extinction Rebellion Environment Climate change Science Environmental activism Protest World news Source Type: news

With release of Muller report, the greatest political scandal and media hoax ever has finally unraveled
(Natural News) With Attorney General William Barr’s release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on “collusion” between then-GOP candidate Donald Trump and Mother Russia, in which Mueller cleared the president ‘officially,’ the greatest political and media hoax in the history of our republic officially came crashing down. And yet, even... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers
By Carol Bales , Advocacy and policy communications manager, IntraHealth InternationalApril 18, 2019World Health Worker Week was a time to  educate lawmakers on the tremendous impact of frontline health workers.During  World Health Worker Week 2019, frontline health workers and members of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC) took to Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, to educate lawmakers and their staff on the tremendous impact frontline health workers have in their communities and to advocate for greater and more strategic investment in frontline health worker teams aro...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Leadership and Governance Policy & Advocacy World Health Worker Week Health Workforce Systems Nurses USA Source Type: news

Mitch McConnell Wants to Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age From 18 to 21, Including for Vaping Devices
(Bloomberg) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wants Congress to raise the minimum age for tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 nationwide, seeking to curb teenage use the U.S. Surgeon General described as an “epidemic.” Speaking at event Thursday in his home state of Kentucky, the second biggest tobacco producer after North Carolina, the Republican leader said he plans to introduce legislation in May and expects it will get bipartisan support in the Senate. McConnell said he is motivated partly by the growing popularity of vaping products among young people, which stud...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laura Litvan / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg onetime tobacco Source Type: news

Public Disclosure Law Improves Nurse Staffing Ratios
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- A New Jersey law requiring hospitals and nursing homes to publicly report the number of patients per nurse has led to better nurse staffing ratios, according to a study published online March 28 in Policy, Politics,&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- For certain procedures, surgical site infection (SSI) rates differ by gender, according to a study presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology& Infectious Diseases, held from April 13 to 16 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European experts discuss how to tackle obesity
In thisPolitico series, experts debate how the European Parliament can address health policy issues in Europe. Obesity is the focus of this instalment.Politico (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The purge of conservatives from social media continues as Instagram bans popular political cartoonist Ben Garrison for “offensive” content
(Natural News) If you are a news junkie, then chances are good you’re also a fan of political cartoons, the point of which is to use exaggerated artwork and other techniques to make a strong statement about an issue of the day. But even non-news junkies can understand and appreciate statements behind political cartoons. A... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role of digital technologies in mobilizing the alt-right
(University of Chicago Press Journals) In 'Misogynistic Men Online: How the Red Pill Helped Elect Trump,' published in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Pierce Alexander Dignam and Deana A. Rohlinger examine the transformation of online alt-right forums from marginal spaces of misogynistic collective identity to sites of political mobilization. Dignam and Rohlinger focus on one of these semianonymous forums, the Red Pill, to elucidate the increasing salience of online discourse and the centrality of misogyny and antifeminism in the 2016 campaign and election results. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

If Hitler ran Twitter, he would run it exactly the same way as Jack Dorsey, with secret de-platforming orders, covert shadow banning and zero transparency
(Natural News) Free speech is under such attack within the digital realm of Twitter that Congress is now calling for an independent audit of the social media platform, which Twitter head Jack Dorsey has patently refused – reiterating once again the fact that, had Twitter existed back during the 1930s and 1940s, it would have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IP, Security, and Other International Issues--Ignore at Your Peril
Diplomacy, national security, intellectual property rights, and immigration policy have been topics of frequent discussion and debate in political and public policy circles in Washington, DC, for a few years now. Click here to read more.       (Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials)
Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials - April 17, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Mother Nature may have contributed to the rise of the Roman Empire: Volcanic eruptions, drought found to coincide with political events in ancient Egypt
(Natural News) Pre-industrial climate change of the natural variety may have brought down the Ptolemaic dynasty that ruled ancient Egypt from 305 to 30 BC given internal strife and its later conquest by the Roman empire. That is part of the conclusion of a new study published in Nature Communications, which was based on evaluating ice core data of volcanic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 -- Health care workers are less likely to perform hand hygiene when they move from dirtier to cleaner tasks, according to a study presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology& Infectious Diseases, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UnitedHealth CEO bashes Medicare-for-all on earnings call
UnitedHealth Group Inc. pushback over political calls for a single-payer health care system came to the fore during an earnings call Tuesday. UnitedHealth CEO Dave Wichmann, during discussion of the company's better-than-expected first quarter, said that a single-payer system, sometimes called Medicare-for-all, would damage the nation's health care system and fail to achieve its mission of increasing coverage. "The wholesale disruptio n of American health care being discussed in some of these… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Alex Wittenberg Source Type: news

In India, a Renewed Fight Against Leprosy
Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: APOORVA MANDAVILLI Tags: Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) Disabilities Bacteria Rumors and Misinformation Skin Tuberculosis Discrimination Politics and Government London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine World Health Organization India your-feed-science Source Type: news

Logical reasoning: An antidote or a poison for political disagreement?
(Society for Personality and Social Psychology) New research exploring American liberals and conservatives shows that regardless of political affiliation, tribal instincts kick in and people's ability to think logically suffers when it comes to arguments related to their political belief systems. When confronted with the unsound reasoning of opposing groups, people become better able to identify flawed logic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Liberal MP 'in a mood to celebrate' as Manitoba signs on to health accord after 18-month delay
If there was frustration over the more than 18 months it took for Manitoba to finally sign on to Ottawa's health accord, the politicians who gathered Tuesday morning at the official announcement wouldn't show it. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Political fake news: they might be a liar but they're my liar
An international collaboration has investigated how people perceive politicians when they spread misinformation. The research found supporters of the politicians reduced their belief in misinformation once corrected, yet their feelings towards the political figure remained unchanged if misinformation was presented alongside an equal number of facts. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news