Romantic relationships, college student alcohol use, and negative consequences of drinking - Pedersen DE, Pithey KP.
This study examined whether being in a romantic relationship is associated with undergraduates' alcohol use and negative consequences of drinking. Alcohol use was operationalized to include amount and frequency of drinking, binge drinking, and drunkenness.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A psychometric evaluation of the Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale-20 among internet samples of adult drinkers - Richards DK, Puentes RP, Gonzales R, Smith JC, Field CA, Morera OF.
Protective behavioral strategies (PBS) are most commonly defined as behaviors that are used while drinking to reduce alcohol use and/or limit alcohol-related problems. Few studies have examined and quantified PBS use among non-college student populations. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Harvard Zoo Experiment: Animals Educating Future Doctors The Harvard Zoo Experiment: Animals Educating Future Doctors
Students at Harvard Medical School have been doing rotations at the Franklin Park Zoo. What they learn goes far beyond comparative medicine and arguably changes their overall perceptions about health.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

Must NP Preceptors Duplicate a Student's Documentation? Must NP Preceptors Duplicate a Student's Documentation?
CMS doesn't require physician teachers to do so, but does this rule apply to advanced practice nurse and physician assistant preceptors?Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

A 35-Year-Old Man in a Crash: USMLE Question A 35-Year-Old Man in a Crash: USMLE Question
A 35-year-old man dies after a severe bicycle accident. Are you able to determine the most likely cause of death?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

RCN urges student nurses to have vaccine against deadly MenW
The Royal College of Nursing is urging prospective student nurses to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia before starting university, as the W strain continues to rise. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 17, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NYU Medical School is Now Free, Almost
All students’ tuition will be funded through its endowment. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 17, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

How OHSU throws future ER docs into the gory fray (Photos)
A 20-year-old woman receives stab wounds and other lacerations in a bar fight. She ’s lying on the gurney in the emergency room of the eastern Oregon hospital where you’re the only doctor on duty. Ready, set, figure out what to do. That was one of the scenarios that students in Oregon Health& Science University ’s advanced trauma life support course dealt with on Wednesday. The other involved a liquor store owner who was shot in the neck and torso during a drive-by shooting. Neither victim… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

How OHSU throws future ER docs into the gory fray (Photos)
A 20-year-old woman receives stab wounds and other lacerations in a bar fight. She ’s lying on the gurney in the emergency room of the eastern Oregon hospital where you’re the only doctor on duty. Ready, set, figure out what to do. That was one of the scenarios that students in Oregon Health& Science University ’s advanced trauma life support course dealt with on Wednesday. The other involved a liquor store owner who was shot in the neck and torso during a drive-by shooting. Neither victim… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: Southwest PA Area Health Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA – learn about this AHEC’s amazing program that collaborates with community health centers, public libraries and other community-focused organizations to address the broader, unmet social health needs of their patients or patrons. Has your organization developed a similar program? Share your story with us to receive a Member Highlight on the MARquee! It’s Back to School time! NNLM has numerous training opportunities for library sta...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - August 17, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds
(Virginia Tech) Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much they ate, and their exact nutritional intake. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students
The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYU Makes Medical School Tuition Free
In a surprise announcement today, the New York University School of Medicine said that it will pay the tuition of all its students regardless of merit or financial need, becoming the first major American medical school to do so. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Adams, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Current, Future Med Students NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Current, Future Med Students
The dean of New York University School of Medicine calls it a'moral imperative'to help students who want to become physicians do so without facing crushing debt.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Alert Source Type: news

Lessons learned: How Jeff Karp stays at the forefront of innovation
Serial entrepreneur Jeff Karp has a philosophy for his laboratory: find important problems and get solutions to people quickly. To learn about the exciting technologies emerging from Karp’s lab, join us at DeviceTalks Boston on Oct. 8-10. After Jeff finished his PhD in chemical and biomedical engineering at the University of Toronto, he knew he wanted to work with Robert Langer. “He’s the intergalactic translational superstar,” Karp said. Langer, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and one of the most cited engineers of all time, receives thousands of applications per year ...
Source: Mass Device - August 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Research & Development DeviceTalks Boston Frequency Therapeutics Source Type: news

NYU makes tuition free for all medical students
New York University will offer a scholarship that covers tuition to every new, current and future medical student, it said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students
New York University, citing a 'moral imperative' to reduce debt, is offering free tuition for all of its medical students (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New York University offers free tuition to all medical students
New York University medical students received life-changing news on Thursday -- the School of Medicine will cover full tuition going forward, regardless of need or merit. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NGOs and Universities Can Team Up to Improve Global Health through Digital Health
August 16, 2018Here's a  process that works—and benefits us all.The Research Triangle area of North Carolina is named for three world-class universities that form a triangle of academic and research excellence: University of North Carolina (UNC), Duke University, and North Carolina State University. We ’re lucky at IntraHealth International that our headquarters falls right in the middle of them.I came to IntraHealth in the fall of 2013, after 20 years at UNC, in part to figure out how to engage these universities in the global health work happening on the ground in countries around the world, and to work ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Further decline in students given place on UK nursing courses
New figures revealing a drop in nursing student numbers have escalated fears about the future of the profession already in the grip of a staffing crisis. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Decline in students given place on UK nursing courses continues
New figures revealing a drop in nursing student numbers have escalated fears about the future of the profession already in the grip of a staffing crisis. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Experiences of justice in school and attitudes towards democracy: a matter of social exchange? - Pretsch J, Ehrhardt-Madapathi N.
In a democratic society, school has the goal to foster democratic attitudes in students. Besides explicit attempts to do so, justice experiences in school may be crucial to develop positive attitudes towards democracy. Therefore, we studied the relationshi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: School Issues Source Type: news

Gender and ethnic stereotypes in student teachers' judgments: a new look from a shifting standards perspective - Holder K, Kessels U.
Teacher judgments of student performance might be biased by stereotypes, which can result in disadvantages for members of negatively stereotyped social groups. On the basis of the shifting standards theory, we examined gender and ethnic biases in student t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence and characteristics of three subtypes of dating violence among Danish seventh-grade students - Karsberg S, Bramsen RH, Lasgaard M, Elklit A.
BACKGROUND: A high prevalence of adolescent dating violence (ADV) has been documented in recent years. However, the majority of ADV studies have been conducted in North America and moreover, ADV studies have primarily focused on high school or college p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How adverse childhood experiences relate to single and multiple health risk behaviours in German public university students: a cross-sectional analysis - Wiehn J, Hornberg C, Fischer F.
This study aims to identify risk factors for ACEs and to examine the associations between ACEs and single and multiple HRBs in a sample of unive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early adolescents' social goals and school adjustment - Dawes M.
This article discusses the importance of assessing students' social goals during the early adolescent developmental period when pee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying in Australian schools: the perceptions of victims and other students - Rigby K.
Students' perceptions of the nature and prevalence of bullying and how the problem was being addressed were investigated in a convenience sample of 1688 students in years 5-10 attending Australian government schools. Comparisons were made between students ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Supporting gender equality in extracurricular activities and the impact on female bullying victimization in school - Lehman B.
This study examines gender differences in the extent to which U.S. high school students are bullied in connection with participation in and attitudes towards extracurricular activities. Previous research suggests that students are bullied when their partic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relation between students' justice experiences and their school refusal behavior - Donat M, Gallsch ütz C, Dalbert C.
In a cross-sectional questionnaire study with N = 1658 German students, aged between 12 and 17 years (M = 14.1, SD = 0.5), we investigated the relation of students' personal belief in a just world (BJW) to their school absenteeism and functions of school r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'It Depends': a qualitative study on how adolescent students explain bystander intervention and non-intervention in bullying situations - Thornberg R, Landgren L, Wiman E.
The aim of the current study was to examine how junior high school students interpret, motivate, and explain various bystander behaviors in bullying situations. The participants were 17 junior high school students recruited from four schools in Sweden. Sem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Life Biosciences funds MDI Biological Laboratory aging course
(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Life Biosciences, a biotech company co-founded by David Sinclair, Ph.D., a leading researcher on aging and age-related diseases, has contributed $100,000 to fund its biomedical innovation course on aging. The intensive, two-week course attracted graduate and post-doctoral students from around the globe to the coast of Maine to study the latest advances in the biology of aging with the leaders in the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Educational tracking creates artificial inequalities among students
(Society for Personality and Social Psychology) New research shows the structure of educational tracking can lead evaluators to favor high over low socioeconomic status students in tracking decisions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales
UNISON congratulates the 300,000 young people in England and Wales who sat their A levels this summer and will receive their results. The union recognises the work they put in for the exams, like their 139,000 peers in Scotland who received their SQA results on 7 August, and hopes their results are what they want. The union also highlights the importance of UNISON members providing careers advice all year round, in schools and colleges, to help young people reach their potential. In Scotland, UNISON members employed by Skills Development Scotland, have been busy using social media to make sure young people know about the h...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article careers advice careers services children's services education services exams Source Type: news

Evening With The Stars Nominations Now Open
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Teacher, 44, donates a kidney to his sixth-grade student after own son beat kidney failure
Kaden Koebcke, 12, from Powder Springs, Georgia, was in desperate need of a kidney transplant after being on a dialysis for many years when he received a match from an unlikely donor: his teacher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FundamentalVR launches new tool that lets physicians, students see, feel virtual surgery
For young surgeons, watching a procedure from from the sidelines and performing an operation with their own hands are two very different experiences. But one company is trying to remedy this experience gap with a new interactive virtual reality platform that lets surgeons and trainees virtually see and feel what it's like to perform specific operations.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Food as Medicine: Integrating Nutrition Education into the Medical Education Curriculum
In response to nutrition’s role in maintaining population health, and to improve nutrition education geared toward medical students, Geisel is among a handful of schools integrating evidence-based nutrition content across all four years of its curriculum. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical education nutrition Source Type: news

Innovations in doing conflict research: the legacy of Daniel Druckman - Beriker N, Allen S, Larson MJ, Wagner L.
This article celebrates Daniel (Dan) Druckman, the recipient of the 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM), and provides glimpses of his career through the lens of his former graduate students and cu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Simulation of primary school-aged children's earthquake evacuation in rural town - Xiao ML, Zhang Y, Liu B.
All of us are concerning about how to mitigate students' casualties when an earthquake attacked primary and secondary school buildings. Pupil's earthquake evacuation simulation for school building was manipulated in this paper: first, we investigated and a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Learning from experience: emergency response in schools - Tipler K, Tarrant R, Tuffin K, Johnston D.
This study explored emergencies (i.e. bomb threat, a flood, and an earthquake) in three case study schools in New Zealand. Within each case,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evidence-Informed Public Health: Resources for Students (Oct 11)
October 11, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evidence-Informed Public Health: Resources for Students
October 10, 2018 6:00-7:30pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Liberia:Nursing Students Saddened By Tuition Increment
[New Dawn] Over 350 students of the Phebe PARA Medical School Program in Suakoko District, Bong County have expressed dissatisfaction over the alleged action of the school's administration to increase tuition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is this Nazi Germany? College student DENIED admission because he followed Alex Jones on Twitter
(Natural News) China’s new “social credit score” has earned plenty of scorn, but it seems similar practices are already being adopted here in the United States. According to recent reports, an American college student was just denied admission to a premiere university for the simple fact that he followed Alex Jones, founder of InfoWars, on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Faculty of education students' perceptions of violence - Okuyan CB, Sohbet R.
This study is performed to determine the perspectives to violence of the newbie, Faculty of Education. METHODS: 1116 students of Gaziantep University, Faculty of Education included in this study. Six hundred and eighty of them (61.1%) in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

National Magazine honors UC Riverside program focused on diversifying STEM fields
(University of California - Riverside) The University of California, Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest publication in higher education addressing diversity and inclusion. The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Students' social skills flourish best in groups with similar skill levels
(University of Missouri-Columbia) Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social skill levels, rather than with peers who have a similar disability or disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

America's future doctors are skipping school in favor of online classes   
A quarter of medical students report that they 'almost never' went to class last year, choosing to learn online instead and performing just as well - but wondering what they are paying tuition for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here are the best hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area
One of the biggest rivalries in Bay Area health care is between UC San Francisco and Stanford University, which are more often than not locked in a fierce competition for patients, funding, faculty and students. The dueling academic health centers also take the top two spots on the U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the best hospitals in the region. In this instance, UCSF Medical Center edged out Stanford Hospital with 15 nationally ranked specialties compared to 12 specialties. Both… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Here are the best hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area
One of the biggest rivalries in Bay Area health care is between UC San Francisco and Stanford University, which are more often than not locked in a fierce competition for patients, funding, faculty and students. The dueling academic health centers also take the top two spots on the U.S. News and World Report's annual list of the best hospitals in the region. In this instance, UCSF Medical Center edged out Stanford Hospital with 15 nationally ranked specialties compared to 12 specialties. Both… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news