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Coronavirus closures at L.A. Unified extend to May 1; district deal with Verizon will offer free internet
L.A. Unified campuses will be closed until at least May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak, as school employees press forward with plans to distribute computers, provide free internet for students who need it, train families and teachers in distance learning and distribute more food.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Disney+ will reduce its impact on Europe's internet, as streamers adjust to the coronavirus
Disney+ joined a growing number of streaming services that have agreed to reduce their load on Europe's internet infrastructure.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Wendy Lee Source Type: news

Africa: Internet Shutdowns 'Not Justified' in Coronavirus Outbreak
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bangkok/Addis Ababa -Internet shutdowns cannot be justified at a time when access to information is critical to containing the deadly coronavirus pandemic, human rights groups have warned.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Por que surtos como o coronavírus se espalham exponencialmente e como “achatar a curva”
O fluxo inicial de novas infecções por coronavírus se transformou em uma corrente constante. Ao criar simulações simples, podemos ver como desacelerá-la.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Washington Post Staff Source Type: news

You won't lose Internet service as coronavirus spreads. Here's why
Internet providers agreed to an FCC pledge not to cut off service or charge late fees for customers struggling financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meg James Source Type: news

Internet Providers Won ’t Cut Off Users Over Unpaid Bills for 60 Days
The pledge some companies took, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, also calls for them to open public Wi-Fi hot spots and waive late fees, the F.C.C. said.
Source: NYT Health - March 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Johnny Diaz Tags: Wireless Communications & T Inc Federal Communications Commission Pai, Ajit United States Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Comcast Corporation Computers and the Internet Telephones and Telecommunications Source Type: news

Is problematic Internet use associated with alcohol and cannabis use among youth? A systematic review - Lanthier-Labont é S, Dufour M, Milot DM, Loslier J.
The objective of this systematic review is to explore the association between Intern...
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The current situation of internet addiction and its impact on sleep quality and self-injury behavior in Chinese medical students - Wang Y, Zhao Y, Liu L, Chen Y, Ai D, Yao Y, Jin Y.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this cross-sectional survey is to explore the current state of Internet addiction (IA) in Chinese medical students and its connection with medical students' sleep quality and self-injury behavior. METHODS: Respondents were...
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Discriminaci ón por edad tiene un impacto económico
El prejuicio contra los trabajadores mayores le cost ó a la economía estadounidense unos $850,000 millones en el 2018, según un nuevo informe de AARP. ... por: Jo Ann Jenkins, Directora Ejecutiva de...
Source: AARP.org News - March 6, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Su propagaci ón por EE.UU. es inevitable
Skip to content ... Los CDC advierten que el coronavirus se propagar á en EE.UU. ... Cómo debes prepararte para un posible brote y planes de viaje. ... por: Rachel Nania, AARP, actualizado el 2 de m...
Source: AARP.org News - March 4, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The association between community participation and social internet use among adults with traumatic brain injury - Ketchum JM, Sevigny M, Hart T, O ʼneil-Pirozzi TM, Sander AM, Juengst SB, Bergquist TF, Dreer LE, Whiteneck GG.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between social Internet use and real-world societal participation in survivors of moderate-severe traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: Prospective cross-sectional observational study. SETTING: Ten Traumatic Brain In...
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors associated with engagement in online self-help programs among people with suicidal thoughts - Batterham PJ, Han J, Mackinnon AJ, Werner-Seidler A, Calear AL, Wong Q, Torok M, Christensen H.
BACKGROUND: The effectiveness of internet-based self-help programs for mental health may be limited by low engagement. Identifying factors associated with engagement in online interventions assists in developing strategies to improve efficacy through great...
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Engagement in a novel internet intervention for alcohol reduction: a qualitative study of user motivations and experiences - Black N, Loomes M, Juraskova I, Johnston I.
Internet interventions are effective in reducing alcohol consumption, but little is known regarding their acceptability. We aimed to inform recruitment and retention strategies by exploring users' motivations and experiences in using a novel, Internet inte...
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Significant gender differences according to the Problematic and Risky Internet Use Screening Scale among 15-year-olds in Sweden - Victorin Å, Åsberg Johnels J, Bob E, Kantzer AK, Gillberg C, Fernell E.
According to recent national data on media use in 13-16 year olds from Sweden (https://statensmedierad.se/download/18.126747f416d00e1ba946903a/1568041620554/Ungar%20och%20medier%202019%20tillganglighetsanpassad.pdf), 72% use internet more than 3 hours dail...
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Primera vacuna aprobada por la FDA para prevenir la enfermedad meningoc ócica causada por el serogrupo B
La Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) de los Estados Unidos anunció hoy la aprobación del Trumenba, la primera vacuna autorizada en los Estados Unidos para prevenir la enfermedad meningocócica invasiva causada por el serogrupo B de la Neisseria meningitidis en personas de entre 10 y 25 años de edad.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 21, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat #COVID19 or other coronaviruses. Products claiming otherwise should be reported to FDA. #COVID19Fraud #coronavirus https://www.fda.gov/safety/report-problem-fda/reporting-unlawful-sales-medical-products-internet   …
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat #COVID19 or other coronaviruses. Products claiming otherwise should be reported to FDA. #COVID19Fraud #coronavirus https://www.fda.gov/safety/report-problem-fda/reporting-unlawful-sales-medical-products-internet …
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 20, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

In an Internet vacuum, private securities companies prosper in the 'new wild west'
(University of Portsmouth) A 'quiet' revolution in unregulated areas of the internet has led to the emergence of a new private security industry, according to latest research from the University of Portsmouth. Often described as the " new wild west " , criminals see new opportunities online, with this latest study showing how individuals and organisations are now taking the law into their own hands in order to protect themselves.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

La FDA refuerza la advertencia de que el estre ñimiento no tratado causado por el medicamento para tratar la esquizofrenia clozapina (Clozaril) puede provocar graves problemas intestinales
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 18, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

W.H.O. Fights a Pandemic Besides Coronavirus: an ‘Infodemic’
Working with the big tech companies, the U.N. health agency has made strides in combating rumors and falsehoods on the internet about the new infection.
Source: NYT Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: your-feed-science Social Media Rumors and Misinformation Online Advertising Computers and the Internet Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Medicine and Health World Health Organization Facebook Inc Pinterest Google Inc Twitter Source Type: news

As Coronavirus Infects The Internet, Are Google And Twitter The Cure?
With the internet awash with coronavirus malware, misinformation and snake oil, can Google and Twitter provide the cure?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Davey Winder, Contributor Source Type: news

Problematic internet use, non-medical use of prescription drugs, and depressive symptoms among adolescents: a large-scale study in China - Fan B, Wang W, Wang T, Xie B, Zhang H, Liao Y, Lu C, Guo L.
This large-scale study aimed to test, among Chinese adolescents, the association between problematic Internet use (PIU), non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD), and depressive symptoms, as well as the mediating effects of NMUPD on the associations a...
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet of Medical Things to be a big draw at Arab Health 2020
The Internet of Medical Things IoMT will be one of the big draws at the 45th edition of Arab Health, the Middle East ’s largest health care event, to be hel...
Source: The Economic Times - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cybercrime: Internet erodes teenage impulse controls
(Flinders University) Many teenagers are struggling to control their impulses on the internet, in a scramble for quick thrills and a sense of power online, potentially increasing their risks of becoming cyber criminals.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Factors associated with adolescents' internet use duration by suicidal ideation - Kwon M, Kim SA, So WY.
This study aimed to identify the factors associated with Internet use duration by distinguishing between individuals with suicidal ideation and those without. Methods: Data were obtained from the 14th Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-Ba...
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevention of teenage suicides committed under the influence of the Internet - Akinina NY, Юрьевна, Glushenko DN, Николаевна.
The subject of the research is the reasons for the commission of unlawful acts provided for by Art. 110.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation committed on the Internet in relation to minors, as well as the existing system for the prevention of t...
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The internet effects on sex crime offenses - evidence from the German broadband internet expansion - Diegmann A.
This paper studies the effects of the introduction of a new mass medium on sex crime in Germany. I use unique data on criminal offenses and broadband internet measured at the municipal level to shed light on this issue. In order to address endogeneity in b...
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How Social Anxiety Is Killing Your Cells and Why the Internet Can Help
Just over 19 percent of US adults experienced an anxiety disorder at some point last year (that figure jumps to nearly a quarter when looking at US women in particular) and over 12 percent of people suffer from social anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. So needless to say, quite a few present readers are about to get some bad news: it’s not just your retinue or lack thereof that’s feeling the consequences of sub-functional mental health. No matter how well you’ve co-opted your mental illness and colored it as an endearing eccentricity, if you’re still chronically distressed, impaired or both, then there...
Source: Psych Central - January 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Greg Hughes, PharmD Tags: Aging Anxiety Neuroscience Social Networking Technology Treatment Brain Social Anxiety telomeres Source Type: news

Razones por las que AARP se enorgullece del 2019
Skip to content ... 19 razones por las que AARP se enorgullece del 2019 ... Recordemos todo lo que hemos logrado juntos este último año. ... AARP, 16 de diciembre de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... LEE ESTE...
Source: AARP.org News - December 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gadget of the Year: The Toaster Oven
They keep getting smarter and more powerful. We compared an internet-connected toaster oven and an old-fashioned one side by side.
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian X. Chen Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Ovens and Stoves Bakeries and Baked Products Cookies Chickens Bagels Computers and the Internet Brava Wolf Source Type: news

Bristol's Smart Internet Lab partners with Ben-Gurion University
The University of Bristol ’ s Smart Internet Lab has formalised an agreement to collaborate with the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel on research and education in Telecommunications Networks, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence.
Source: University of Bristol news - December 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Business and Enterprise, Current students, International, Postgraduate, Research; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths, Faculty of Engineeri Source Type: news

The mediating effect of Internet gaming disorder's symptoms on loneliness and aggression among undergraduate students and working adults in Malaysia - T'ng ST, Ho KH, Sim DE, Yu CH, Wong PY.
Insufficient attention has been given to the integration of the mediating effect of Internet gaming disorder (IGD) symptoms on loneliness and four components of aggression-physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger, and hostility-in the Malaysian contex...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Redesigning the internet to protect user privacy
When an American researcher imagined a new way to bolster internet privacy (an online system built on 'mix-nets' that would block eavesdroppers from accessing information about who was communicating with whom, and what they were saying), his vision remained on the fringe for decades. But now, an EU-funded project has invented a way to use his idea to protect Europeans' data online.
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - December 5, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

C ómo evitar delicuentes en internet y amenazas cibernéticas
De sitios falsos a apps para enviar dinero, qu é hacer para no caer en la trampa de los cibercriminales. ... por: Andrés Cavelier, 27 de noviembre de 2019 | Comments: 0 ... Protégete y denuncia el f...
Source: AARP.org News - November 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Personal factors, internet characteristics, and environmental factors contributing to adolescent internet addiction: a public health perspective - Chung S, Lee J, Lee HK.
Individual characteristics, family- and school-related variables, and environmental variables have equal importance in understanding Internet addiction. Most previous studies on Internet addiction have focused on individual factors; those that considered e...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet-Distributed HIV Self-Tests Can Reduce HIV Transmission Among Gay Men Internet-Distributed HIV Self-Tests Can Reduce HIV Transmission Among Gay Men
Internet-distributed HIV self-tests increase testing rates and newly identified infections among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to results from a randomized clinical trial.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Data anomaly detection for internet of vehicles based on traffic cellular automata and driving style - Ding N, Ma H, Zhao C, Ma Y, Ge H.
The data validity of safe driving in the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) is the basis of improving the safety of vehicles. Different from a traditional information systems, the data anomaly analysis of vehicle safety driving faces the diversity of data anomaly ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Internet of Things enabling condition-based maintenance in elevators service - Lai CTA, Jiang W, Jackson PR.
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how Internet of Things (IoT) technology can enable highly distributed elevator equipment servicing by using remote-monitoring technology to facilitate a shift from traditional corrective maintenance (CM) ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

SpaceX Just Put 60 More Broadband Internet Satellites Into Space
(Bloomberg) — Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched its second batch of 60 Starlink satellites on Monday, taking another step toward Elon Musk’s vision to create a network for space-based broadband internet service around the world. One of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets rumbled aloft at 9:56 a.m. local time from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellites deployed a little over an hour after the launch. Liftoff! pic.twitter.com/Rz6Y4EnEnM — SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 11, 2019 A space-based internet service will be an important source of funding for the closely held company, ac...
Source: TIME: Science - November 11, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Dana Hull / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized onetime Space Source Type: news

Does internet use affect levels of depression among older adults in China? A propensity score matching approach - Wang Y, Zhang H, Feng T, Wang H.
BACKGROUND: Emerging research on the use of new technology suggests that internet use is generally associated with high levels of efficiency among older adults in the following areas: quality of life, mood, positive psychological well-being, and the indivi...
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mobile edge computing for the internet of vehicles: offloading framework and job scheduling - Feng J, Liu Z, Wu C, Ji Y.
As an enabling technology for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), mobile edge computing (MEC) provides potential solutions for sharing the computation capabilities among vehicles, in addition to other accessible resources. In this article, we first introduce a...
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Some crowdsource their STD diagnosis on the internet. Here's why that's dangerous to everyone
People are increasingly turning to strangers on internet forums to diagnose their sexually transmitted diseases, and some even discard their doctor's advice, a new study says.
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aumenta el inter és por el turismo genealógico
Skip to content ... Aumenta el inter és por el turismo genealógico ... Descubrir y visitar los lugares de donde proviene tu familia puede ser una experiencia insuperable. ... por: Andrea Barbalich, ...
Source: AARP.org News - October 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institute collaborate to enable holographic persona at the Simple Things Festival
A unique collaboration by the University of Bristol ’ s Smart Internet Lab and Brigstow Institute and the Simple Things Festival 2019 will allow festival ticket holders to experience a world premiere artistic performance in a multi-user Virtual Reality (VR) experience.
Source: University of Bristol news - October 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

Response errors in surveys of defensive gun use: a national internet survey experiment - Kleck G.
A national Internet survey of a probability sample of 5,550 U.S. adults was used to study possible sources of error in surveys of defensive gun use (DGU). Respondents (Rs) were randomly exposed to variant question wordings, question sequences, and combinat...
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

It ' s the 3rd week of #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth. Medical devices are increasingly connected to the Internet, hospital networks, and other medical devices to provide features that improve health care and increase the ability of health care providers to treat patients.
It's the 3rd week of #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth. Medical devices are increasingly connected to the Internet, hospital networks, and other medical devices to provide features that improve health care and increase the ability of health care providers to treat patients.
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

A systematic review of internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for alcohol misuse: study characteristics, program content and outcomes - Hadjistavropoulos HD, Mehta S, Wilhelms A, Keough MT, Sundstr öm C.
Alcohol misuse is a common, disabling and costly issue worldwide. Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) has the potential to reduce the harms of alcohol misuse, particularly for individuals who are unable or unwilling to access face-to-face ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exposure to community violence, affiliations with risk-taking peer groups, and internet gaming disorder among Chinese adolescents: the moderating role of parental monitoring - Liang Q, Yu C, Chen Q, Xie X, Wu H, Xing J, Huang S, Dou K.
Among adolescents, exposure to community violence (ECV) has been consistently linked to problem behaviors such as internet gaming disorder (IGD). However, the associated risk and protective factors have not been adequately explored in past studies. Therefo...
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ¿Por qué mis heces son verdes? Explicación del color de las heces
Las heces verdes usualmente son causadas por comer demasiados vegetales o tomar ciertos antibi óticos. Cuando ocurre sin motivos conocidos, la causa podría ser más grave. Qué significa el color de las heces y cuándo debes consultar con un médico.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mapping online hate: a scientometric analysis on research trends and hotspots in research on online hate - Waqas A, Salminen J, Jung SG, Almerekhi H, Jansen BJ.
Internet and social media participation open doors to a plethora of positive opportunities for the general public. However, in addition to these positive aspects, digital technology also provides an effective medium for spreading hateful content in the for...
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ¿Por qué siento dolor en mis talones y qué puedo hacer al respecto?
El dolor en el tal ón es un problema común que puede afectar debajo, el costado y detrás del talón. Por lo general, es causado por la presión continua o el estrés en el pie y puede ser muy doloroso. Tipos de dolor, tratamientos y cómo prevenirlo.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news