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Gabby Petito Funeral Arrangements Announced As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie
The funeral will be held Sunday at Moloney's Funeral Home in Holbrook, N.Y., and will be open to the public from noon until 5 p.m.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens
"We see it as a key public health priority and our regulatory obligation to make sure that marketed sunscreen products offer protection from the sun ' s effects."Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Tam is asked to advise parents considering COVID-19 vaccines for children
A reporter asks Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, for her advice to parents considering vaccinating their children once the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available to those younger than 12.
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Covid Test Maker Cue Health Goes Public At $2.3 Billion Valuation As Demand Surges
Cue ’s portable, rapid tests that upload results to a smartphone in around 20 minutes are used by the Department of Defense and the Mayo Clinic.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Does My Mask Protect Me Against Covid-19 If Others Don ' t Wear One?
Masks work best when everyone in the room has one on, but you ’ll still benefit from masking up even when those around you aren’t.
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Masks Protective Clothing and Gear Workplace Hazards and Violations Coronavirus Delta Variant Disease Rates Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Content Type: Service Source Type: news

California to offer COVID booster shots for teachers, healthcare workers, seniors
Following an L.A. County initiative, a coalition of public health experts from California and other Western states endorses offering COVID vaccine boosters.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Compounding Research
FDA is engaged with the following institutions to conduct research to help inform the public and the agency ’s policies regarding compounded drugs
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 24, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

C.D.C. Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Endorses Pfizer Boosters for Frontline Workers
In a highly unusual decision, the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, reversed a move by agency advisers and endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for health care workers, teachers and other workers at risk.
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli and Benjamin Mueller Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Walensky, Rochelle Source Type: news

Replacing Monopolies with Impact Rewards
This article was originally published by OpenGlobalRights
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thomas Pogge Tags: Economy & Trade Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tam asked to advise parents considering COVID-19 vaccines for children
A reporter asks Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, for her advice to parents considering vaccinating their children once the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available to those younger than 12.
Source: CBC | Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

‘We haven’t finished the job’: JVT reflects on 18 months of Covid
Exclusive: Listen to the experts, says deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam, not the celebritiesThey didn ’t ask for the spotlight, and sometimes they didn’t always seem comfortable under the media glare.But the scientists who came into our lives at the start of the coronavirus pandemic became household names. None more so than Prof Jonathan Van-Tam.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus Public services policy Health policy Politics Science Infectious diseases UK news Epidemics Vaccines and immunisation Microbiology Medical research Society World news Source Type: news

ASSIP: a new therapy following suicide attempt - Keller R, Saillant S, Gysin-Maillart A, Michaud L.
Although patients attempting suicide represent a highly vulnerable population, are often reluctant to care and at high risk of repetition, no specific therapy exist for them in French-speaking Switzerland. ASSIP( ®) (Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Pr...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Criminalized black women's experiences of intimate partner violence in Canada - Duhaney P.
Canadian research examining the overlap between Black women's victimization and criminalization is sparse. This qualitative study addresses this gap by examining the ways in which criminalized Black women's intersecting identities of race, class, and gende...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of trauma center designation level on the survival of trauma patients transported by police in the United States - Bou Saba G, Bachir R, El Sayed M.
In this study, we examined the impact of trauma designation level o...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A critical assessment of typologies of conflict and their relevance to public health research conference abstract - Saad G, Damaj Y, Tabaja M, DeJong J.
IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 2021 - Scientific Program Abstract Background Performing multi-country comparisons of the impact of armed conflict on health is not straightforward given the absence of an agreed definition of armed confl...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Policy polarization and death in the United States - Montez JK.
The United States currently ranks last among high-income countries for life expectancy. Since 2014, U.S. life expectancy has declined. By now, these alarming trends are well known to researchers, the public, and policymakers. Nevertheless, there is no cons...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The analysis of the geographical distribution of emergency departments' frequent users: a tool to prioritize public health policies? - Hellmann R, Feral-Pierssens AL, Michault A, Casalino E, Ricard-Hibon A, Adnet F, Brun-Ney D, Bouzid D, Menu A, Wargon M.
BACKGROUND: The individual factors associated to Frequent Users (FUs) in Emergency Departments are well known. However, the characteristics of their geographical distribution and how territorial specificities are associated and intertwined with ED use are ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development of simulated scenarios for quadricycle safety - Pappalardo G, Cafiso S, Severino A.
In Italy, quadricycles can be driven by the youngest category of drivers of 14 years of age. The increasing popularity together with the low-level of safety regulation of these vehicles compared to cars gives cause for concern. Simulators, considered as a ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Inconsistent leadership undermining safety of maternity services, says CQC
Inconsistent leadership and poor teamworking, lack of risk oversight and a failure to engage with women’s needs are among the issues continuing to affect the safety of some hospital maternity services, the Care Quality Commission has found.
Source: HSJ - September 21, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Guttmacher Institute and Many of its Experts Join Two Robust Amicus Briefs That Invoke Extensive Public Health and Social Science Evidence Urging the U.S. Supreme Court to Reject Mississippi Abortion Ban
In one brief, the Institute joins the American Public Health Association, the Center for U.S. Policy, and 547  deans, chairs, scholars and public health professionals in making the case why legal abortion is a public health imperative.
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Safety aware fuzzy longitudinal controller for automated vehicles - Mattas K, Botzoris G, Papadopoulos B.
Vehicle automation holds significant opportunities in the efforts for safer road traffic. Even lower levels of automation like adaptive cruise control (ACC) systems have great potential. Apart from safety benefits, ACC systems could improve the efficiency ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Nitrogen as an environmentally friendly suppression agent for aircraft cargo fire safety - Diakostefanis M, Sampath S, Dinesh A, Beuermann R, Malkogianni A.
Fire suppression systems in cargo compartments are a certification requirement for commercial aircraft safety. Halon production was banned and usage ends in 2040 according to Montreal Protocol for environmental reasons. This necessitates an alternative env...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Numerical assessment for aircraft cargo compartment fire suppression system safety - Xiong Y, Diakostefanis M, Dinesh A, Sampath S, Nikolaidis T.
Fire on board an aircraft cargo compartment can lead to catastrophic consequences. Therefore, fire safety is one of the most important considerations during aircraft design and certification. Conventionally, Halon-based agents were used for fire suppressio...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A behavioral approach to increase pedestrian safety behavior: examining the effects of prompting strategies - Choi J, Lim S, Oah S.
Even now, pedestrian safety remains a serious concern in South Korea. Pedestrians accounted for almost 40% of traffic deaths over the last few years. Pedestrian safety has been addressed in previous studies or policies, but there is a lack of literature co...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Editorial: Anti-trafficking education: sites of care, knowledge, and power - Fukushima AI, Hill A, Suchland J.
This article introduces a Special Issue on anti-trafficking education. The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the sites for anti-trafficking education and the range of educators who shape how the public and institutions understand and respond to h...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What do victim/survivors of sexual violence think about Circles of Support and Accountability? - Richards K, Death J, Ronken C.
Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) are a feature of the criminal justice landscape in Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, parts of Western Europe, and South Australia. Prior research indicates that members of the public may ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maskless 2021 Emmys defended by Los Angeles County after criticism over lack of COVID-19 safety protocols
Despite comments made online by viewers and presenter Seth Rogen, the Emmys broadcast did not violate coronavirus safety protocols, the...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emmys 2021: Seth Rogen gets real about COVID-19 safety
Seth Rogen joked that he 'would not have come' to the Emmys during a bit mocking the show's apparent flouting of COVID-19 safety rules.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nursing Shortages Affect Safety During Labor and Delivery Nursing Shortages Affect Safety During Labor and Delivery
Nursing shortages are the biggest safety risk for patients in labor and delivery units, according to a recent survey of obstetricians.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Western Cape Launches Public Facing TB Dashboard to Help Monitor TB Responses
[Govt of SA] Western Cape Government launches first-of-a-kind public facing TB dashboard to help monitor the province's TB response
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - September 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Microneedling Devices: Getting to the Point on Benefits, Risks and Safety
If you're thinking about microneedling to make your skin look better, know the benefits and risks associated with microneedling devices. Check out the FDA's safety tips.
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

‘Exhausted and demoralised staff are walking away from health care’
UNISON’s virtual health conference opened this morning with a succession of motions aimed at ensuring members’ health and wellbeing as the UK moves forward from the pandemic. Ros Norman (pictured above), chair of the health service group executive (HSGE) said: “The consequences of the virus for health care staff was devastating. Every one of the health care workers who died have left families bereaved, teams in tears and branches who will never ever forget the toll that this virus has taken.” UNISON senior vice president Andrea Egan talked of the “unprecedented challenges” on members’ working lives ca...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2021 Virtual Health Conference Source Type: news

‘Exhausted and demoralised staff are walking away from healthcare’
UNISON’s virtual health conference opened this morning with a succession of motions aimed at ensuring members’ health and wellbeing as the UK moves forward from the pandemic. Ros Norman (pictured above), chair of the health service group executive (HSGE) said: “The consequences of the virus for health care staff was devastating. Everyone of the health care workers who died have left families bereaved, teams in tears and branches who will never ever forget the toll that this virus has taken.” UNISON senior vice president Andrea Egan talked of the “unprecedented challenges” on members’ working lives cau...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 20, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2021 Virtual Health Conference Source Type: news

Dermatologist tackles sun safety while growing her business via QVC
As a mother, Erum Ilyas worried about her children ’s sun safety. Was their sunscreen washing off in the pool? Were their clothes properly protecting them? Did they slather on SPF before heading to the beach with friends? As a doctor, those concerns extended to her patients. The most common cancer in the U.S., an estimated one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association. Seeing the frustrations her patients had with…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lisa Dukart Source Type: news

Academic partnership NIHR announces £ 25 million funding for the School for Public Health Research
The NIHR has reaffirmed its commitment to public health research by awarding a third round of funding to the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR).
Source: University of Bristol news - September 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Accounting for safety barriers degradation in the risk assessment of oil and gas systems by multistate Bayesian networks - Dimaio F, Scapinello O, Zio E, Ciarapica C, Cincotta S, Crivellari A, Decarli L, Larosa L.
In this paper, a multistate Bayesian Network (BN) is proposed to model and evaluate the functional performance of safety barriers in Oil and Gas plants. The nodes of the BN represent the safety barriers Health States (HSs) and the corresponding conditional...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Exploring safety in disaster-induced displacement relocation site schools in Tokwe-Mukosi, Zimbabwe - Chidarikire M, Hlalele D, Tarisayi KS.
The victims of the Tokwe-Mukosi disaster-induced displacements in Zimbabwe were relocated to Chingwizi, Chisase and Masangula. This qualitative article explores the safety of learners in Tokwe-Mukosi disaster-induced displacement schools. The safety of lea...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Visual acuity and knowledge of road safety measures among commercial motorcyclist in Nigeria's metropolitan city conference abstract - Ogunkeyede O, Osungabade K, Ogunkeyede A.
IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 2021 - Scientific Program Abstract Motorcycle crash is the second most common cause of road traffic injuries in Nigeria. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of visual disorder and the knowledge of road safety meas...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Developing trauma resilient communities through community capacity-building - Gilmer TP, Center K, Casteel D, Choi K, Innes-Gomberg D, Lansing AE.
BACKGROUND: Trauma is a significant public health issue, negatively impacting a range of health outcomes. Providers and administrators in public mental health systems recognize the widespread experience of trauma, as well as their limited ability to addres...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The comparison of intention to purchase safer car between Malaysia and Indonesia: an application of theory of planned behaviour - Kassim KAA, Johari MH, Wahi N, Ahmad Y, Jawi ZM, Hassan NWN, Yahya WJ.
Due to the rise of car culture, cars have become faster and smarter. Every vehicle has different features to ensure the safety of the car, with most of the cars were equipped with advanced safety features. There is a rapid urbanization and motorization in ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A concept model to scale the impact of safety risk in a construction project using a semi quantitative method - Sudarsana DK.
The success of a construction project is influenced by variables including time, cost, quality, scope, safety and the environment. These variables all have associated risks. These risks can be managed through the stages of risk identification, risk analysi...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Research on influencing factors of social practice safety risk in colleges and universities - Shuai QIN.
In order to improve capacity of colleges and universities to deal with social practice safety risks,firstly, through used method of literature review and risk classification induction,four kinds of influencing factors were confirmed, including school educa...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characteristics of enhanced safety coordination between high-speed rail operators and manufacturers - Bugalia N, Maemura Y, Ozawa K.
The current study analyzes safety issues that emerge owing to complex inter-organizational coordination between operators and manufacturers of high-speed railway (HSR) rolling stock, a topic rarely discussed in previous literature despite the prominence of...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Safety analysis of signal-coordinated arterials with multiple heterogeneities - Fan Y, Zhang G, Jia Z, Jin M.
In the corresponding research available, the safety impact remains controversial in implementing signal coordination on arterials, which calls for an in-depth exploration with the appropriate statistical methods. Based on the traffic data from Ann Arbor Ci...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Stochastic fuzzy coupled risk measurement for production safety events - Zhixin JIN, Qian LIU, Cunbao D, Yansheng W.
In order to address randomness of factor state change and fuzziness of state change range in risk measurement of production safety events, relationship between their instability domain and activity environment attribute space was analyzed based on safety s...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Africa: WHO's World Patient Safety Day Goals 2021 Promote Safe Maternal and Newborn Practices
[WHO] Geneva -- The World Health Organization is calling on healthcare facility managers, leaders and health workers around the world to adopt a set of 5 World Patient Safety Day Goals 2021 to improve maternal and newborn safety at the points of care, particularly around childbirth. The goals will be launched at a Virtual Global Conference "Together for safe and respectful maternal and newborn care" on World Patient Safety Day on 17 September, with this year's theme - Safe maternal and newborn care.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 20, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CDC: Meetings: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Pre-publication notice that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is hosting a virtual meeting on September 22-23, 2021. The agenda will include discussions on COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting is open to the public, available online via a live webcast.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 20, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Emmys 2021 presenter Seth Rogen comments on lack of COVID-19 safety protocols at award show, Twitter piles on
Emmys 2021 presenter Seth Rogen made jokes about the lack of coronavirus safety precautions at the award show.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NTSB head says Tesla must address 'basic safety issues' with semi-autonomous features
The new NTSB head says Tesla needs to tackle 'basic' safety concerns before expanding semi-autonomous features like Autopilot and Full...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elon Musk ’s Push to Expand Tesla’s Driver Assistance to Cities Rankles a Top Safety Authority
Tesla plans to expand access to its Full Self-Driving system and defends its technology. A safety official says more work is needed and...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news