My Child Was Vulnerable Long Before the Pandemic. But the Wait for a Vaccine Is Excruciating
Whenever my 9-year-old seizes, he’s coming out of sleep—as though his brain gets stuck in an elevator between the basement of REM and the lobby of consciousness. Around 5 a.m., always on a day I couldn’t predict, his 50-pound frame starts to tap and jerk, keeping an awful rhythm, and, for too many seconds, he cannot say his name. Seizures are the latest in a litany of medical and developmental challenges that have puzzled his doctors for the last seven years, beginning with the morning his blood sugar dropped to 27 mg/dL. A normal range is around 70-100 mg/dL. We have medication and genetic test results, ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Taylor Harris Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod Source Type: news

Contextualizing the relationship between borderlands and political violence: a dynamic space-time analysis in North and West Africa - Radil SM, Irmischer I, Walther OJ.
This paper examines the role of borderlands in contemporary armed conflicts in North and West Africa. Borderlands are important to the legitimacy and security of states because of their association with sovereignty and the provision of order. They are also... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Emergent axioms of violence: toward an anthropology of post-liberal modernity - Pipyrou S, Sorge A.
This collection highlights the diverse and complicated ways that violence becomes axiomatic, namely through political rhetoric, epistemological impositions, and colonial legacies. Considering how axiomatic violence emerges from events of rupture as well as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Gender and political conservatism as predictors of blaming Asian victims of hate crimes in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic - Yamawaki N, Green J, Wang ANY, Castillo SE, Nohagi Y.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential impact of U.S. government official's comments regarding the source of COVID-19 on individuals' perceptions and tendencies to blame Asian victims of hate crimes in the U.S. Moreover, we examined how... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Safety among newly resettled refugees in the USA - Shaw SA, Rodgers G, Poulin P, Minor O, Allen A.
Within a context of changing political and social perspectives toward refugee resettlement in the USA, this mixed methods study examines experiences of safety among recently resettled refugees. The study was conducted by resettlement agency personnel withi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attributable hospital costs, home care costs and risk of long-term sickness benefits following traffic injuries by road user type - Olesen AV, Petersen KD, Lahrmann HS.
Background Traffic injuries involving vulnerable road users tend to be forgotten in the political prioritisation in many countries. The underreporting of traffic crashes in vulnerable road users is much higher than that of crashes involving cars. Sometime... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Activism and radicalism in adolescence: an empirical test on age-related differences - Pfundmair M, Paulus M, Wagner E.
These days, political mobilization, particularly among young people, is on the rise. However, some of these people not only engage in legal and non-violent (activism) but also in illegal and violent actions (radicalism). In this work, we aimed to empirical... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Doctors Challenged to Be Professional, United
[The Herald] Doctors need to be united, ethical and professional at all times in their discharge of critical service, Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Constantino Chiwenga said last night during a virtual address to the annual Zimbabwe Medical Association Scientific Committee Congress. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Democrats tackling flash points of taxes, health, climate
Congressional Democrats face a daunting assignment (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Biden looks to recapture his political momentum with a full-court press on his domestic agenda
A politically weakened President Joe Biden is looking to spark a turnaround with a renewed focus on his domestic agenda after a month... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Panel Recommends Against Following White House Plan for Booster Doses for All
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee voted unanimously Friday to recommend booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for those over age 65 and those at higher risk of exposure to the virus, including healthcare, frontline and essential workers, under emergency use authorization, but stopped short of recommending boosters for the general population. (Boosters have already been authorized for those with compromised immune systems.) Pfizer-BioNTech had originally requested that the FDA consider full approval of a booster dose for all people who have been vaccinated with its shot. The 18 members ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

As Populists Decline, the Center-Left Sees Hints of a Comeback
A long-struggling political faction has seen surprising gains this year, in part because of changes wrought by the pandemic. Can it hold... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberals get ready to grab wheel of Dem agenda
The Congressional Progressive Caucus' chief says more than half her 96-member group is willing to block the Senate-passed infrastructure... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats Seek Billions for R & D at Minority-Serving Institutions
The Biden administration is seeking to pump billions of dollars into research projects and  infrastructure upgrades at minority-serving institutions, though so far Congress has advanced less ambitious spending plans. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - September 17, 2021 Category: Physics Authors: aschwarber Source Type: news

Some Vaping Companies Are Turning to Synthetic Nicotine to Outsmart the FDA
Troy Johnston swears he wanted to play by the rules. Johnston, who owns the Texas-based vaping company VaporSalon, tried to follow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) guidelines for selling e-cigarette products, which required all manufacturers to file paperwork known as premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) by Sept. 9, 2020. In these applications, companies were tasked with proving that their products were, on balance, good for U.S. public health—namely by giving adult smokers a less-dangerous alternative than traditional cigarettes. As required, Johnston filed applications for all 47,000 ni...
Source: TIME: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

If Women Farmers were Politicians, the World Would be Fed, says Danielle Nierenberg
Women produce more than 50 percent of the food in the world but are disadvantaged when it comes to access to resources such as land and financial services. Credit: Busani Bafana, IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Sep 17 2021 (IPS) Women, key contributors to agriculture production, are missing at the decision table, with alarming consequences, says Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg in an exclusive interview with IPS. Giving women a seat at the policymaking table could accelerate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and keep the world fed and nourished. This necessitates a transformation of the currently lopsided...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Biodiversity Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Gender Global Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraV Source Type: news

Coronavirus: plans to end free rapid tests in England ‘reckless’
Mayors, teaching unions and health chiefs say decision will speed up spread of virus and deepen health inequalitiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEngland ’s coronavirus testing strategy has been been criticised as “reckless” amid plans to end the free provision of rapid tests and relax the monitoring of cases from abroad.Families and businesses will have to pay for lateral flow tests from next year in an overhaul of Downing Street ’s approach to the pandemic.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Josh Halliday Tags: Coronavirus UK news England Health policy Infectious diseases Medical research Politics Public services policy Society Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Results from Phase 1b/2 NORSE Study in Patients with Metastatic or Locally Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma Treated with BALVERSA ® (erdafitinib) in Combination with Cetrelimab, a PD-1 Inhibitor
September 17, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced results from the Phase 1b/2 NORSE (NCT03473743) study evaluating BALVERSA® (erdafitinib) in combination with cetrelimab, an anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) monoclonal antibody, compared to BALVERSA® monotherapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) with fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR)3 or FGFR2 genetic alterations who are ineligible for cisplatin, a current standard of care treatment for mUC. The results were highlighted in an oral present...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pandemic politics fuel long-shot Republican challenges to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Abbott has former President Donald Trump’s support, plenty of cash and a national reputation for championing conservative causes. But... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK scientist warns over relaxation of Covid travel rules
Prof Alan McNally says genome surveillance remains vital, as ministers prepare to overhaul travel rulesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of the scientists behind the UK ’s testing network for quickly identifying Covid variants of concern has urged the government to continue surveillance of coronavirus cases brought in to the UK from abroad.Alan McNally, a professor in microbial evolutionary genomics who worked on setting up the lighthouse laboratories, made the comments amid reports ministers are preparing to overhaul Covid travel restrictions, including a relaxing of test rules.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Grierson Tags: Coronavirus Medical research Vaccines and immunisation Foreign policy Health Infectious diseases Politics Society Microbiology UK news World news Science Source Type: news

Russia's authoritarianism and political crackdown could get worse after weekend vote, experts say
Russia will be holding elections to the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, this weekend and experts expect the vote to bolster... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche presents first phase II data on giredestrant, a next generation selective oestrogen receptor degrader, in untreated oestrogen receptor (ER)-positive, early breast cancer
Basel, 17 September 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced interim data from the randomised phase II coopERA Breast Cancer trial evaluating neoadjuvant treatment with giredestrant (formerly known as GDC-9545), an investigational next generation oral selective oestrogen receptor degrader (SERD), in post-menopausal women with ER-positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer. In the window of opportunity phase, after 14 days of treatment, giredestrant showed a reduction in Ki67, a prognostic marker that measures tumour proliferation, compared to anastrozole (80% versus 67% respectively, p=0.0222). The safety ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a Republican who voted to impeach Trump, won't seek re-election
The two-term congressman faced a primary challenge from Trump-endorsed Max Miller (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump issues support for Jan. 6 riot defendants as police brace for Capitol rally backing prisoners
The Jan. 6 Capitol riot interrupted the confirmation by Congress that President Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the race for the White House. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden goes after top 1 percent in defending tax hikes
President Biden on Thursday went after big corporations and wealthy Americans while promoting his economic agenda that congressional... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GAO: Coordinated Federal Effort On Diets Could Save Lives, Money
GAO called on Congress to identify and direct a federal entity to lead development and implementation of a federal strategy for diet-related efforts aimed at reducing Americans' risk of chronic health conditions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ted Knutson, Contributor Tags: Personal Finance /personal-finance Money /money Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Investing Source Type: news

Canada must 'learn from' the pandemic crisis in parts of the West, Tam says
Canada's chief public health officer says other provinces need to learn from the poor pandemic example being set by Alberta and Saskatchewan if they want to avoid the crisis now afflicting health services in those provinces. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Exxon, Chevron, BP and Others Called to Testify on Climate Disinformation
Executives from Exxon, Shell, BP and others are being called to testify in Congress next month after a secret recording this year... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rules on GM farming and cars to be top of UK bonfire of EU laws
Minister reveals plans to change laws inherited from EU, with rules on medical devices also in crosshairsRules on genetically modified farming, medical devices and vehicle standards will be top of a bonfire of laws inherited from the EU as the government seeks to change legislation automatically transferred to the UK after Brexit.Thousands of laws and regulations are to be reviewed, modified or repealed under a new programme aimed at cementing the UK ’s independence and “Brexit opportunities”, David Frost has announced.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent Tags: Brexit Law David Frost GM European Union Environment Farming Politics Science UK news Artificial intelligence (AI) Conservatives Technology Medical research Business Source Type: news

2021 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Runs Sept. 17-18
The 16th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference takes place Sept. 17-18, featuring 40 speakers from seven countries plus the first-ever Art, Advocacy and Shared Stories film festival. This virtual event is open to all free of charge, requiring only an online registration. It is designed to educate the public about the dangers of asbestos, intensify efforts to ban asbestos, and aid in research to improve treatment for asbestos diseases, including mesothelioma cancer. Sponsoring the event is the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, an independent nonprofit regarded as the world’s le...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 16, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Fauci review – laudatory but lenient portrait of the US vaccine czar
Anthony Fauci ’s firmness in the face of Trump’s anti-scientific stance is rightly celebrated, but this documentary doesn’t fully examine his record on AidsRetirement age doesn ’t apply to the increasingly legendary Dr Anthony Fauci, who at 80 years old continues in US public life like a benign version of J Edgar Hoover, or maybe like a supreme court justice. This documentary from National Geographic gives him something like the Ruth Bader Ginsburg treatment. Fauci is th e director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, having taken up that post in 1984 and served under seven ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Peter Bradshaw Tags: Film Documentary films Anthony Fauci Coronavirus Aids and HIV Culture Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Society US news World news Source Type: news

Republicans, Wary of Political Fallout, Steer Clear of Rally for Riot Suspects
WASHINGTON — Ever since a pro-Trump mob attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, Republicans have been trying to shift the national conversation... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Recovery Requires Justice Beyond Rhetoric
Credit: Global Policy ForumBy Jens MartensBONN, Germany, Sep 16 2021 (IPS) Policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have exacerbated rather than reduced global inequalities. On the one hand, the net wealth of billionaires has risen to record levels since the outbreak of the pandemic (increasing by more than US$ 5 trillion to US$ 13.1 trillion from 2020 to 2021), on the other hand, the number of people living in extreme poverty has also increased massively (by approx. 100 million to 732 million in 2020). These contrasts alone show that something is fundamentally wrong in the world. In respon...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jens Martens Tags: Civil Society Economy & Trade Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Study of Covid Booster Shot Benefits Fans Debate Over Extra Doses
Independent experts, including government scientists, were skeptical of the research from Israel, which included limited data over a short period. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Preventive Medicine United States Politics and Government Immune System Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Antibodies Blood Elderly Deaths (Fatalities) New E Source Type: news

Jaws made us scared of sharks but is a lack of sharks scarier? – podcast
Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) world conservation congress took place in Marseille. Guardian biodiversity reporter Phoebe Weston was there and heard about the latest updated ‘red list’ of threatened species, which included a warning that over a third of all shark and ray species now face extinction.To find out more, Anand Jagatia spoke to Phoebe about the findings and what they mean for the fate of sharks, rays and the ecosystems they inhabitArchive: TODAY News, Sky News AustraliaContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented and produced by Anand Jagatia with reporting from Phoebe Weston Tags: Conservation Sharks Animals Wildlife Marine life Environment Source Type: news

Drug Plan Fails, Signaling Thorny Path for Democrats ’ $3.5 Trillion Bill
Senior Democrats said they could still preserve elements of their plan to lower prescription drug prices, but they have little room for defections, and divisions remain on that and other issues. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Emily Cochrane and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: United States Politics and Government Law and Legislation Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) House Committee on Energy and Commerce House Committee on Ways and Means Rice, Kathleen Sinema, Kyrsten Manchin, Joe III Democratic Party Prices (Fares, Fe Source Type: news

US Covid Booster Shot Policy Is in Flux as Studies Add to Dissent
A week before President Biden ’s plan is to roll out, scientists are at odds about whether extra coronavirus shots are needed and for whom. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sharon LaFraniere and Noah Weiland Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Delta Variant Disease Rates Food and Drug Administration Centers for Disease Control and Prevention United States Politics and Government Regulation and Deregulation of Industr Source Type: news

Touching photo shows Aly Raisman supporting Simone Biles as US gymnasts deliver harrowing testimony about the FBI investigation into Larry Nassar
Four top gymnasts, including Simone Biles, appeared before Congress to testify against the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar case. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats ’ Stumble on Drug Prices Shows Power of Industry
An attempt in the House to take a bite out of drug companies meets resistance. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) United States Politics and Government Federal Budget (US) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Lobbying and Lobbyists Source Type: news

Republicans, Wary of Political Fallout, Steer Clear of Rally for Riot Suspects
The “Justice for J6” rally planned for Saturday on Capitol Hill has presented a dilemma for Republicans, who are toiling to avoid... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Israel is not Switzerland": the impact of political violence in Israel on historically traumatized Argentinian immigrants - Gal S.
This study explores the long-term impact of childhood political trauma on the lives of adult Jewish-Argentinian immigrants who experienced trauma during the military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), and who subsequently immigrated to Israel. Given th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Immigrant sanctuary policies and crime-reporting behavior: a multilevel analysis of reports of crime victimization to law enforcement, 1980 to 2004 - Mart ínez-Schuldt RD, Martínez DE.
Sanctuary jurisdictions have existed in the United States since the 1980s. They have recently reentered U.S. politics and engendered contentious debates regarding their legality and influence on public safety. Critics argue that sanctuary jurisdictions cre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Biden-backed drug pricing proposal hits hurdle in Congress
Bill to allow US government to negotiate lower medicine prices for seniors fails to advance (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pope: No place for politics in Biden Communion flap
Pope Francis declined to give a “yes” or “no” answer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simone Biles tells Congress 'entire system' enabled Nassar abuse
Olympic gymnastics star Simone Biles on Wednesday blamed the “entire system” for enabling the abuse by disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Congress About To Take Historic Steps To Enhance Elder Care?
Over the next few months, lawmakers will decide whether to both increase and fundamentally refocus federal support for older adults and younger people with disabilities. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Howard Gleckman, Senior Contributor Tags: Personal Finance /personal-finance Money /money Retirement /retirement Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick investing personalfinance Source Type: news

‘ It ’ s never too late to follow your passion ’ : Imogen on Uni path 13 years after leaving school early
A student starting university 13 years after leaving school early says “ it is never too late to follow your passion ” . (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Student life, Student notices, Undergraduate; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies; Source Type: news

Evaluation of effectiveness of fence on a country's border: a case study of Pak-Afghan Border Fence - Ali Y, Khan A, Khan G, Khan AU, Ahmad Z.
The border fencing has become a hot topic in the world's current political affairs. At the end of the Cold War, there were only 15 walls all around the world, but now, 70 such barriers are protecting the countries from the terrorists (https://www.usatoday.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Does more equality for women mean less war? Rethinking sex and gender inequality and political violence - Cohen DK, Karim SM.
Recent world events, such as the rise of hypermasculine authoritarian leaders, have shown the importance of both sex and gender for understanding international politics. However, quantitative researchers of conflict have long relegated the study of sex and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

America ’s biopharmaceutical companies to Congress: Government “negotiation” is the wrong approach
Today, PhRMA member companies made public an open letter to Capitol Hill to encourage Congress to abandon old partisan ideas on drug pricing and instead pursue policies that actually address what patients pay out of pocket. As the members state in their letter: (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - September 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Part D Medicare Out-of-Pocket Costs Source Type: news