ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job
Since Cleavon Gilman, MD, lost his job for sharing concerns about the pandemic, he has talked with President-elect Joe Biden, got an offer from Oprah Winfrey, and was rehired by the hospital that fired him.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Group of international students sues Iowa college, alleging forced labor
Students from Brazil and Chile accused Western Iowa Tech Community College of using its visa program to force them to work long hours... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Expanded Vaccine Rollout in U.S. Spawns a New Set of Problems
By JANIE HAR, JENNIFER PELTZ and ALLEN G. BREED Associated Press The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and Wednesday, and many were booted off the site because of technical problems and had to start o...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 15, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Malawi: Ạuthorities Continue With Covid-19 Tests At Lilongwe Girls Secondary
[Nyasa Times] Authorities are today sacrificing their Chilembwe Day holiday to continue with covid-19 tests at Lilongwe Girls Secondary which has since registered the highest number of infections for students. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: LASU Shuts Hostels As 3 Students Test Positive for Covid-19
[Leadership] Three students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have tested positive for COVID-19, compelling closure of all hostels in the college. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A survey of injuries that occurred in veterinary teaching hospitals during 2017 - Whittem T, Woodward AP, Hoppach M.
This study surveyed contemporaneouslycaptured incident reports likel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The role of nursing in the school setting to lead efforts to impact child trafficking: an integrative review - Doiron ML, Peck JL.
Registered professional and advanced practice nurses in the school setting, as a specialized practice entity, are leaders in implementation of evidence-based practice, skilled coordinators of care, advocates for students, and experts in designing systems... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Abuse and suicide risk among college students in the United States: findings from the 2019 Healthy Minds Study - Oh HY, Marinovich C, Jay S, Zhou S, Kim JHJ.
BACKGROUND: Suicide has increased among American youth, and remains a concern on college campuses where students have reported increasing levels of psychological distress, alcohol use, social isolation, and loneliness. Abuse is known to be a risk factor ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The importance of pedagogical and social school climate to bullying: a cross-sectional multilevel study of 94 Swedish schools - Hultin H, Ferrer-Wreder L, Engstr öm K, Andersson F, Galanti MR.
This study investigated if there was an association between pedagogical and social school climate and student-reported bullying victimization, which dimensions of pedagogic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An adolescent's use of veterinary medicines: a case report exploring addiction - Kaggwa MM, Nuwamanya S, Ashaba S, Rukundo GZ, Harms S.
This case report describes a 17-year-old high school student serious suicide attempt using an injectable composite of veterinary medications (vitamins, vaccines, antibiotics, and antihelminthics) typically used to treat chickens. The use of this particul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ontario special education classes can continue in person, but concerns about safety persist
While in-person schools in southern Ontario COVID-19 hot spots will remain closed until at least Feb. 10, face-to-face learning has resumed for students in some special education classes. But is it safe for these students and their teachers to be in classrooms right now?  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Govt Limits Class Sizes, Hostel Occupancy - Bans Assemblies, As January 18 Resumption Date Stands
[Vanguard] The Federal Government, on Thursday, puts limitations to class sizes, hostel occupancy and asked the schools to ensure the compulsory wearing of face masks by all students, teachers and workers, as well ensure temperature checks and put hand washing facilities in strategic locations in all schools, as resumption date stands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

USask study finds COVID isolation worsens student diets, inactivity, and alcohol intake
(University of Saskatchewan) A University of Saskatchewan study has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant worsening of already poor dietary habits, low activity levels, sedentary behaviour, and high alcohol consumption among university students. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Graduate student groups from 15 states awarded for science policy initiatives to engage
(Research!America) Research!America and the Rita Allen Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Civic Engagement Microgrant Initiative. Now in its third year, the microgrant program provides funding to graduate student and postdoc-led science policy groups from across the US to develop and lead outreach activities in their local communities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA shares COVID-19 vaccine information with faculty and staff
 With two COVID-19 vaccines — one from Pfizer–BioNTech and the other from Moderna — having been approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, vaccinations have begun across the United States, including at UCLA Health facilities, where the first doses were administered on Dec. 16, 2020. To date, more than 18, 000 UCLA Health personnel have received the vaccine, and thousands are being vaccinated each week.On Jan. 14, members of UCLA ’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force held a virtual town hall to update faculty and staff on the progress of UCLA Health’s vaccination pro...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

FlowMetric to deploy its mobile Covid-19 testing lab at Delco college to screen returning students
More than 500 returning students are expected to be screened — and get test results in an hour. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots
Across states and schools, medical students ’ access to the coronavirus vaccine has varied widely, creating some confusion and stress. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Medical Schools Vaccination and Immunization Workplace Hazards and Violations Assn of American Medical Colleges Centers for Disease Control and Prevention your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

Be Part of the Solution: Vax Up!
JEMS proudly gives two thumbs up to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS, which, in partnership with the Mentor Fire Department, created an outstanding “Vax Up” edition of their “Be Part of the Solution” public service announcement (PSA) series. The Division of EMS created, and is encouraging distribution, of this PSA as a resource to encourage EMS providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, to highlight the importance of vaccination to all public safety personnel and to the community, and to encourage the populations in the upcoming phases of the vaccination plan to be immunized ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Coronavirus Spotlight EMS EMT Medicine Paramedic Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

GA EMT Saving Lives During COVID Thanks to High School Training Program
Mark Rice Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. (MCT) Alejandro Corredor is the first participant in the two-year-old emergency medical technician program at Shaw High School to pass the national certification exam. He also is the first to be hired. “We’re 18-year-old kids,” he told the Ledger-Enquirer, “but we’re doing big things.” Big things such as saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the winter surge in coronavirus cases, Corredor said, the medics at EMS Care Ambulance in Columbus went on every call assuming the patient was COVID-1...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News News Feed Spotlight Training EMT Georgia Source Type: news

Ministers must give proper support to student nurses, says UNISON
Responding to the Nursing and Midwifery Council decision to allow final year nursing students again to work for the NHS during the pandemic, UNISON national nursing officer Stuart Tuckwood said: “The NHS is in desperate need of help. But asking student nurses only some way into their training to do paid work in the NHS carries risks for everybody. “Students need proper supervision and time to develop their skills and knowledge. This allows them to become the well-trained professionals the country needs. “Many stepped up to help the NHS and the country through the first wave, with huge disruption to their ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus health workers nursing students Source Type: news

Scholars link diet, dentition, and linguistics
(University of Miami) University of Miami anthropologist Caleb Everett and former student Sihan Chen used a novel data analysis of thousands of languages, in addition to studying a unique subset of celebrities, to reveal how a soft food diet--contrasted with the diet of hunter-gatherers--is restructuring dentition and changing how people speak. Their findings were published this week in Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lyon Implements Intake, Surveillance Testing to Slow Virus Spread
Testing once. Testing twice. Testing every other week? That’s what Lyon College in Batesville is doing this semester as it makes a return to in-person classes and students living on campus. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 14, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study: College Campuses Are COVID 'Superspreaders'
On some campuses, 1 in 5 students had been infected with the virus by the end of the fall term. Four of the schools had more than 5,000 cases. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘It’s Unimaginably Bad.’ How Government Failures and the New COVID-19 Variant Are Pushing the U.K.’s Health System Into Crisis
Dr Rachel Clarke never dreamed that in her medical career, she would say out loud that hospitals in Britain are running out of oxygen. Yet some hospitals in the U.K. are now in that critical situation, as doctors say the U.K.’s third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is pushing the country’s National Health Service to its limits. “We’re seeing younger patients, we’re seeing sicker patients, and we’ve never really recovered from the first wave,” says Clarke, who works on an acute medical ward in a hospital in Oxfordshire, England, and also in an in-patient hospice setting. “You...
Source: TIME: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ciara Nugent and Suyin Haynes Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer Londontime Second click United Kingdom Source Type: news

College campuses may be COVID-19 'super-spreaders,' study finds
More than half of colleges across the country reported " spikes " in COVID-19 cases, suggesting students and others may be " super-spreaders, " according to a study published Wednesday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dreaming in crisis - Neufeld M.
This article explores how socio-political crises that implicate teachers and students play out in dreams about the psychical and material realities of schooling. Teacher dreaming during crisis reveals the impossibility of the dream of education - a fantasy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Predictors of poor reading performance in student-athletes following sport-related concussion - Sherry N, Trbovich A, Holland C, Eagle S, Bitzer H, Kontos AP.
The goal of the current study was to determine which sport/recreation-related concussion (SRC) assessments predict academic reading performance following SRC. The study included 70 concussed students aged 14-22  years (M = 16.21, SD = 1.90) evalua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Help-seeking intention among Chinese college students exposed to a natural disaster: an application of an extended theory of planned behavior (E-TPB) - Shi W, Hall BJ.
PURPOSE: Professional mental health help-seeking is generally low among Chinese populations with mental problems, and this may also the case following natural disasters. The help-seeking intention within Chinese populations exposed to natural disaster rema... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects of implementing multiple components in a school-wide antibullying program: a randomized controlled trial in elementary schools - van Verseveld MDA, Fekkes M, Fukkink RG, Oostdam RJ.
This study investigates the effectiveness of the PRIMA antibullying program for elementary education using a cluster-randomized trial with two experimental conditions (with and without student lessons) and a control group. Students of 31 schools participat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Factors associated with symptom reporting in U.S. Service Academy cadets and NCAA student athletes without concussion: findings from the CARE Consortium - Caccese JB, Iverson GL, Hunzinger KJ, Asken BM, Clugston JR, Cameron KL, Houston MN, Svoboda SJ, Jackson JC, McGinty GT, Estevez CA, Susmarski AJ, Enrique A, Bryk KN, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea M, Pasquina PF, Buckley TA, CARE Consortium Investigators.
BACKGROUND: Symptom resolution is a key marker in determining fitness for return to activity following concussion, but in some cases, distinguishing persistent symptoms due to concussion versus symptoms related to other factors can be challenging. OBJE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Policy Research Scholars
is a national leadership development program for full-time doctoral students from nonclinical, research-focused disciplines in which policy is a key lever for change. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - January 13, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Source Type: news

Stats on HIV among men who have sex with men could help resolve China's epidemic
(Cactus Communications) China has been dealing with an HIV epidemic and seeing rising infections among male college students who practice sex with men. But what is driving this increase and how to put a halt to it? To find out, scientists from China have conducted a study across seven cities, focusing on recent HIV incidence and resistance to therapy among this population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Superheroes, foods and apps bring a modern twist to the periodic table
(American Chemical Society) Many students, especially non-science majors, dread chemistry. The first lesson in an introductory chemistry course typically deals with how to interpret the periodic table of elements, but its complexity can be overwhelming to students with little or no previous exposure. Now, researchers reporting in ACS'Journal of Chemical Education introduce an innovative way to make learning about the elements much more approachable -- by using " pseudo " periodic tables filled with superheroes, foods and apps. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study gauges psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on university students
(PLOS) More than half of all university students in the United States have experienced high levels of psychological impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Matthew Browning of Clemson University, US, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Colleges and Universities Need Campuswide Culture Change to Better Support Students ’ Well-Being and Address Mental Health Problems
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls on U.S. colleges and universities to take comprehensive, campuswide approaches to more effectively address mental health and substance use problems among students and to develop cultures that support well-being. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news