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Rural Poverty Is Still a Scar on the Soul of Colombia, but a New Program Supporting Agri-Entrepreneurship Can Help Heal the Wounds
The objectives for entrepreneurship include an alliance to enhance the development and productivity of rural Colombia, promoting a productive transformation with more innovation, increased labour and business formalization, and better public goods and services. Framed within this overall response, the Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has launched a new program, “El Campo Emprende” [Rural areas are enterprising], that benefits small producers, indigenous peoples, Afro-descendant communities, female heads of household, young people, and in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jesus Quintana Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Inequity Labour Latin America & the Caribbean Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nati Source Type: news

John Oliver Forecasts 100% Chance Of ' Bulls**t ' About Trump ' s National Weather Service Plan
The "Last Week Tonight" host tears into the Trump nominee who would oversee the agency.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

But We’ve Got Our Health (Craig Douglass On Consumers)
As many know, the pre-op regimen can be extensive. It includes purchasing several pieces of medical equipment to aid in the prevention of possible post-op problems. But where surgery is concerned, some preventive measures before and after surgery are not covered by insurance. Curious.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Frequent urination at night is more common as we age
Nocturia can be a difficult issue to discuss because people often feel embarrassed bringing it up or are fearful of what might be wrong.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marcos Del Rosario-Santiago Source Type: news

What men eat and drink may affect their babies’ health
Emerging science indicates that fathers play a more significant role in pregnancy outcomes than previously thought.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Judith Finlayson Source Type: news

Overzealous in preventing falls, hospitals are producing an ‘epidemic of immobility’ in elderly patients
Those who could benefit from activity to avoid disabilities are told not to get up on their own: “They’re not letting me get up out of bed.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Bailey Source Type: news

With cognitive impairment, older adults struggle with — and face risks from — smartphones, computers.
Family members may need to block access to online bank accounts, shopping and social media.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Judith Graham Source Type: news

She began to talk — then mysteriously fell silent. Months later her parents learned why.
A toddler’s puzzling regressions foreshadowed a devastating diagnosis.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra G. Boodman Source Type: news

Lots of Americans have a fear of flying. There are ways to overcome the anxiety disorder.
Therapies, breathing exercises, anti-anxiety medication and cognitive behavioral treatment are among the methods to counter aviophobia.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Vander Schaaff Source Type: news

New research makes it harder to define death
The shifting concept of death is tracked, from the cessation of breathing to the end of brain activity, in an article for Scientific American.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Some patients with vaping-related lung injuries are being hospitalized a second time
The relapses are a disturbing new development in the ongoing national outbreak that has spread to every state except Alaska.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Penis-Shaped Subtropical Storm Melissa Arouses Commentary On Twitter
The storm's phallus-shaped track had people cracking jokes on social media.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 11, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

4 Ways to Support Medical Packaging Education
With skilled labor harder than ever to find, it’s everyone’s responsibility to encourage young people to see a medical packaging career as interesting and lucrative. This is the philosophy behind a 30-year relationship between Prent Corporation (Janesville, WI) and University of Wisconsin-Stout (Menomonie, WI). Together they’ve supported hundreds of young professionals entering into packaging, much to the benefit of the students, the school, and the industry as a whole. Prent is a medical packaging thermoform company that strives to bring more talented people into the i...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Lisa Balcerak Tags: Packaging Source Type: news

Visit the new ClinVar for easier variant interpretation!
The new ClinVar The new design for ClinVar pages is now our default view!  Thank you for the feedback on the new design while it was under development. The redesigned pages have several new features described in a previous post.  The current … Continue reading →
Source: NCBI Insights - October 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

U.S. Public Lands Chief Says His Positions On Climate, Immigrants Don ' t Matter
Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley repeatedly dodged questions at an environmental journalism conference.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 11, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

U.S. Public Lands Chief Says His Position On Climate, Immigrants Don ' t Matter
Bureau of Land Management chief William Perry Pendley repeatedly dodged questions at an environmental journalism conference.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 11, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Appeals panel expresses skepticism about Medicaid work requirements
Judges echo lower-court opinion that Trump administration failed to consider people losing health coverage
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Penumbra Looks to Bolster Indigo Through CHEETAH
The first patient has been enrolled in Penumbra’s CHEETAH post-market study to evaluate the Indigo System with CAT RX Aspiration Catheter in the coronary vessels. About 400 patients are expected to be enrolled at 25 centers in CHEETAH. Alameda, CA-based Penumbra’s Indigo System uses mechanical power aspiration to remove thrombus in the coronaries. The primary study endpoint is a composition of cardiovascular (CV) death, recurrent myocardial infarction (MI), cardiogenic shock or new or worsening New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class IV heart failure within 30 days. Secondary endpoints i...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

Austerity, the “New Normal”
Isabel Ortiz is Director of the Global Social Justice Program at Joseph Stiglitz’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, former Director at the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF, and senior official at the UN and at the Asian Development Bank.   Matthew Cummins is senior economist who has worked at UNDP, UNICEF and the World Bank.By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsWASHINGTON DC, Oct 11 2019 (IPS) While this week Ministers of Finance and economists meet in Washington to confront global economic challenges at the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, the majority of the world populat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Senior Editor (Methods) - Full time, permanent
Specifications: Full Time, PermanentSalary:CompetitiveLocation: London/FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 1st November 2019 at midnight (GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Senior Editor to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The purpose of this role is to support the Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library and help to deliver the methods-related objectives and targets of theCochrane Editorial and Methods Department (EMD).The role ’s duties can be divided into the two areas:Editorial and Methods LeadershipTo play a major role in the development of methods used in Coc...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Doctors of the World present a Manifesto to fight gender-based violence
Gender-based violence, particularly violence against women and girls, is one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world, with serious impacts on the health, development, and identity of the individual. In a manifesto presented this afternoon, Doctors of the World warns about this problem and puts forward a set of solutions to fight it.   Portugal, 10 October 2019. Doctors of the World presented this afternoon the manifesto “Gender-based violence, particularly violence against women” addressing the persistence of this type of violence throughout the world, which is a violation of human rights and ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, September 24, 2019
Board Members Present:  Danny Sands, Burt Rosen, Debra Cobb, Eric Bersh, Jan Oldenburg, Joe Ternullo, Judy Danielson, Sarah Krug, Matthew Holt, Vera Rulon, Lynda Mitchell, Sue Woods, Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Brian Eastwood, John Grohol, Michael Millenson, Helene Clayton-Jeter. Board Members Not Present: Full attendance record available here. Welcome and Level-setting                               Sands   Minutes from last two board meetings            Approved   Treasurer’s Report                                              Cobb $...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - October 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news

Man Had 3-Inch Tweezers Stuck In Urethra For 4 Long Years
The exact reason why the tweezers were stuck is unknown.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Health Ranger a guest speaker for The Truth About Cancer LIVE - streaming today - register here
(Natural News) The Truth About Cancer LIVE is streaming today (Friday) from Anaheim, California, and while I’m not there in person, I’ve recorded a special 15-minute message to all advocates of health freedom, nutrition and the real truth about preventing, treating and even reversing cancer. This is a powerful 15-minute segment that hits hard at...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2019, NNLM Webinar: Fall 2019 #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Overview
The next virtual National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on November 20, 2019. During the all-day online event, we invite you to add citations and content to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources like MedlinePlus, PubMed, and Genetics Home Reference. Participants can follow the hashtag #citeNLM on Twitter throughout the day to ask questions, post photos, and share personal experiences. You can also join our fall campaign by hosting an event at your institution. Visit the #citeNLM project page for more information.
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - October 10, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Part Of Anal Sex That Everyone ' s Afraid To Talk About
Anal fissures can happen if you don't take the proper precautions and prep before getting busy.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Part Of Anal Sex That Everyone ’s Afraid To Talk About
Anal fissures can happen if you don't take the proper precautions and prep before getting busy.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imposter Syndrome Hits Harder When You ' re Black
Imposter syndrome and racial discrimination work hand in hand to tear down our self-esteem and mental health.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imposter Syndrome Hits Harder When You ’re Black
Imposter syndrome and racial discrimination work hand in hand to tear down our self-esteem and mental health.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appellate court rejects 11th-hour requests to halt landmark opioid trial
The state of Ohio sought a delay, arguing the cities and counties that brought the lawsuits are usurping state authority.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria
Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended. Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move and that some vital services have been interrupted, including medical facilities and water supplies. Agencies say that some of their staff have fled with their families, while others are on lockdown. An estimated 450,000 people live within 5 kilometres of the Syria-Turkey border and a...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

New guidelines on opioid tapering tell doctors to go slow
Rules advise clinicians to be careful and deliberate in cutting dosages for people in chronic pain.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

New guidelines on opioid tapering tells doctors to go slow
Rules advise clinicians to be careful and deliberate in cutting dosages for people in chronic pain.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

Five Things You Should Know on World Mental Health Day
Karen Koski-Miller is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Disaster Mental Health Senior Associate for the American Red Cross. In her role, she manages the Disaster Mental Health program... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster Health & Safety Karen Koski-Miller mental health Mental Illness stigma suicide suicide prevention World Mental Health Day Source Type: news

Gender-related challenges in educational interventions with Syrian refugee parents of trauma-affected children in Turkey - Diamond M, Oberg C.
Since 2012, more than three million Syrian refugees have fled to Turkey. While these refugees vary in socioeconomic background, it is notable that 50% of Syrian refugee children in Turkey display symptoms of post-traumatic stress and that more than 663,138...
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Right Way To Tell Someone You Love They Should Try Therapy
Therapists share the best ways to approach someone about seeking help from a mental health professional.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All Hail Holly, The No. 1 Chonk Of This Year ' s Fat Bear Week
She's fat, she's fabulous and she's the winner of Fat Bear Week 2019.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 10, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Risk of PE significantly raised well beyond six weeks post-surgery
Postoperative pulmonary embolism risk still elevated 7-12 weeks later, regardless of the type of procedure Related items fromOnMedica Prescribe higher dose opioids for shorter time after surgery Poor pain management - a major cause of opioid crisis Statin use after stroke not linked to bleeds Don ’t delay young children’s surgery for fear of GA harms Earlier thrombolysis improves stroke outcomes
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dogs Can Help You Live Longer, As If You Needed Another Reason To Get One
Puppies are good for the soul — and for the heart, it turns out.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IP Explained: FACT CHECK: March-In Authority and the Bayh-Dole Act
In our lastIP Explained post, we outlined how the Bayh-Dole Act laid the foundation for effective technology transfer across industries in the United States and helps foster continued medical innovation that helps patients.
Source: The Catalyst - October 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Wilbur Tags: Research and Development Intellectual Property IP Explained Source Type: news

Abortion Remains an Unresolved Issue: ICPD25 Meeting next Month
Osamu Kusumoto is Secretary General and Executive Director of Asian Population and Development Association (APDA)By Osamu KusumotoTOKYO, Japan, Oct 9 2019 (IPS) Currently, the topic of abortion as human rights leaves the world bustling. When the state of Alabama1 in the United States enacted a very strict ban on abortion, it shocked the world. This prompted so-called conservative movements, led by female business owners, to make a full-scale advertisement in the New York Times claiming abortion is a human right2 ; hence the global debate between pro-life and pro-choice. Osamu KusumotoThis discussion is a remnant of the de...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Osamu Kusumoto Tags: Education Global Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

RN Hiring Event
Join us on  October 24 for our annual hiring event for registered nurses. All experience levels welcome. Learn about opportunities throughout the health system, meet with hiring managers, hear about benefits and speak with nurse recruiters.CTA Link: Details and TimesPhoto: Is Guest WiFi Page Only Announcement: 
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

“If it wasn’t for the smoke alarms, my son would’ve never got out.”
Originally published on the Red Cross Western and Central New York blog.  “The fire was very devastating. We lost pretty much everything,” Margaret Phillips said of the fire that ripped... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Home Fire Margaret Phillips new york red cross smoke alarm Sound the Alarm Volunteers Source Type: news

Elizabeth Warren ’s Climate Justice Plan Aims To Keep Water Public, Study Pollution More
The Democratic presidential hopeful is adopting much of what former candidate Jay Inslee put out.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 9, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

3 Scientists Win 2019 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Development Of Lithium Ion Batteries
Through their work, the laureates laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 9, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Think You ' re 100% An Introvert? There ' s A Good Chance You ' re Wrong.
All personality traits exist on a spectrum, and it’s not necessarily valuable to define ourselves as one thing or another.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Think You ’re 100% An Introvert? There’s A Good Chance You’re Wrong.
All personality traits exist on a spectrum, and it’s not really valuable to define ourselves as one thing or another.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emily Eccles was left holding part of her jaw in her hands after a freak riding accident
Part of Emily Eccles's jaw was left hanging on by a flap of skin after her horse bolted and she hit a wooden post.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news