Advancing child sexual abuse prevention in schools: an exploration of the effectiveness of the Enough! online training program for K-12 teachers - Gushwa M, Bernier J, Robinson D.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) in schools and educator misconduct represents a threat to the safety and well-being of our children. The Enough! Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in My School program is a 1-hour online training course developed to address the problem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Searches and Finds Paramedic Who Was “Comforting Soul” on Her Journey
First responders often have to look hard for the right address, the right house and even the right person to deliver what is often life-saving care. But it’s not often that a survivor of the care provided by a paramedic goes on a protracted search for a first responder – and finds him five years later. Yet that’s exactly what happened in the case of Battle Ground, Wash. paramedic David Crabtree and the young woman whose survival he contributed to on Feb. 12, 2013. When Heidi Stewart, now 23 and an American Heart Association Go Red For Women volunteer, was a senior at Evergreen High School in Vancouver, Wa...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: American Heart Association Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Patient Care Source Type: news

The Lost Boys by Gina Perry review – the experiment that made boys vicious
In 1954 the American psychologist Muzafer Sherif set out to prove that hate was learned with the help of two groups of warring 11-year-oldsAt the beginning of the 1950s, while William Golding was a teacher at a boys ’ school in Salisbury, he took a group of pupils to the nearby iron age hill fort of Figsbury Ring. The novelist told some of the boys to attack the fort while others defended its grassy ramparts. Golding was shocked at how quickly the schoolboys morphed into ferocious warring tribes: “My eyes c ame out like organ stops as I watched what was happening.”Golding ’s research into “the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: PD Smith Tags: Science and nature books Culture Psychology Anthropology Source Type: news

Bullying among Tunisian middle school students: the prevalence, psychosocial associated factors and perceived involvement of parents, teachers and classmates - Sahli J, Mellouli M, El Ghardallou M, Limam M, Gallas M, Ammar A, Mtiraoui A, Ajmi TN, Zedini C.
BACKGROUND: Bullying is a serious public health concern remarkably common among youth. Involvement in bullying can lead to deleterious effect on the emotional well-being of pupils. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of bullying, its psychos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Irie Classroom Toolbox: developing a violence prevention, preschool teacher training program using evidence, theory, and practice - Baker-Henningham H.
In this paper, I describe the development of the Irie Classroom Toolbox, a school-based violence prevention, teacher training program for use with children aged 3-6 years. In-depth interviews were conducted with Jamaican preschool teachers, who had partici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

ESRC project investigates why only two percent of preschool staff are male
(Lancaster University) Currently only around two percent of the UK's early childhood education workforce (ECE) are male -- a figure that has remained stubbornly resistant to change for several decades.Now researchers at Lancaster University's Educational Research Department are to investigate, both internationally and in the UK, how men are recruited, supported and retained in the ECE workforce, as teachers and carers for preschool children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AHA: Cardiac Arrest Survivor Finds Her Rescuer 5 Years Later
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- When Heidi Stewart's heart stopped at age 18 in her high school in Vancouver, Wash., quick-acting school administrators and teachers jumped into action, starting CPR. Taking turns, the principal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Since Parkland, 14 states have introduced measures to arm teachers and staff
Once again, we're talking about arming teachers as a solution to gun violence. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teacher involvement prevents increases in children's depressive symptoms: bidirectional associations in elementary school - Spilt JL, Leflot G, Colpin H.
There is accumulating evidence that social relationships can buffer the development of depression in childhood and adolescence. However, few studies have focused on teacher-child relationships in the elementary school years. In addition, research that has ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Fourth-grade teacher donates kidney to save student's life
Teacher donating a kidney to save the life of a student at her school in Ohio. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and 'an angel on earth'
Teacher donating a kidney to save the life of a student at her school in Ohio. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The latest in the Left's culture wars: Disturbing Canadian poster subtly promotes pedophilia – after all, love knows no age
(Natural News) A teacher at Fairlawn Public School in Toronto’s Brampton neighborhood has been outed for trying to push pedophilia on her elementary-age students – all in the name of taking a stand against “bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny” (whatever that last one means). A teacher by the name of “Mrs. Maciel” – her... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan exchange student, 2 substitute teachers among shooting victims
A Pakistan exchange student and two substitute teachers were among the 10 confirmed fatalities in the mass shooting at a Texas high school. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan exchange student, 2 substitute teachers among shooting victims
A Pakistan exchange student and two substitute teachers were among the 10 confirmed fatalities in the mass shooting at a Texas high school. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shooting at High School in Houston Area, Multiple Fatalities Reported
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Houston-area media citing unnamed law enforcement officials are reporting that there are fatalities following a shooting at a local high school Friday morning. Television station KHOU and the Houston Chronicle are citing unnamed federal, county and police officials following the shooting at Santa Fe High School, which went on lockdown around 8 a.m. The Associated Press has not been able to confirm the reports. Media briefing from @SheriffEd_HCSO https://t.co/c8HUyarBYp — HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) May 18, 2018 The school district has confirmed an unspecified number of injuries but said it wou...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Source Type: news

Academy workers face jobs threat
UNISON is meeting members at an academy schools chain across Cheshire after their employer announced 43 redundancies at seven schools. At the same time, UNISON, NEU, NASUWT and ASCL have written to local MP Mike Amesbury – a member of the local government select committee – to ask for meeting where they can discuss the threat to jobs and school provision. The University of Chester Academies Trust operates schools in Ellesmere Port, Warrington, Chester, Kidsgrove (two schools), Northwich and Weaverham. UNISON contacted staff at the seven schools, pledging that “in conjunction with all the teaching unions, ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 18, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News academies academy schools education services school staff unison in schools Source Type: news

Bullying and suicidality in urban Chinese youth: the role of teacher-student relationships - Han Z, Fu M, Liu C, Guo J.
The aim of this study is to examine the link between bullying and the tendency toward suicide (suicidality). In particular, we tested the interaction effect of teacher-student relationships on the association between bullying and suicidality among urban yo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

2018 Health Care Hero: Umpierrez wins Lifetime Achievement Awards
As a physician, researcher and teacher, Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez has dedicated his life to fighting an increasingly common and often disabling disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Erin Moriarty Source Type: news

Method to identify undetected drug suicides wins top NIDA Addiction Science Award
A project that identified and tested a bioinformatics program that can help identify underreported suicides linked to drug overdoses was awarded the first-place distinction at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) —the world’s largest science competition for high school... (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - May 18, 2018 Category: Addiction Tags: Addiction Science, College Students, Researchers, Science Fair Awards, Students, Teachers, Teens Source Type: news

Student, Teacher Killed After School Bus, Dump Truck Collide in New Jersey
School bus collides with truck, killing teacher and student By SETH WENIG and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a teacher and student, officials said. The crash left the bus lying on its side on the guardrail of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, its undercarriage and front end sheared off and its steering wheel exposed. Some of the victims crawled out of the emergency exit in the back of the bus and an escape hatch on the roof. More than 40 people were...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Seth Wenig, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Communicating public health alcohol guidance for expectant mothers: a scoping report
Conclusion The current guidance is grounded in a biomedical approach, but communication and advice should reflect the fact that drinking in pregnancy is a socio-ecological issue.  The impact of guidance on alcohol consumption when pregnant or planning a pregnancy may be limited by many factors, including lack of clarity over the evidence, limited acknowledgement of ‘lived experience’ and lack of recognition of the influence of social networks. Further Information Contact details for corresponding author: Dr Rachel Brown, DECIPHer, 1-3 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3NB (Source: Alcohol Research UK)
Source: Alcohol Research UK - May 17, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: admin Tags: Alcohol Insights Source Type: news

WATCH: Ohio teacher to donate kidney to 10-year-old girl
A 10-year-old girl in Ohio is receiving the gift of life from a fourth-grade teacher at her school. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Beloved teacher credits students for saving him after suffering stroke
He may have been scared in the moment, but Milford High School senior William Pointer said it didn't stop him from jumping into action. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: High school teacher credits students for saving him after stroke
Dennis "Jack" Candini survived a stroke on April 27 at Milford High School in Massachusetts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Fighting Inequality in Asia and the Pacific
Shamshad Akhtar is the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)By Shamshad AkhtarBANGKOK, Thailand, May 15 2018 (IPS)Inequality is increasing in Asia and the Pacific. Our region’s remarkable economic success story belies a widening gap between rich and poor. A gap that’s trapping people in poverty and, if not tackled urgently, could thwart our ambition to achieve sustainable development. This is the central challenge heads of state and government will be considering this week at the Economic and Social Commission for...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shamshad Akhtar Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Education Environment Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Predicting risky health behaviors 35  years later: are parents or teacher's reports of childhood behavior problems a better judge of outcomes? - Stuart J.
This study sought to understand (1) whether parents and teachers reports of childhood behavioral problems could predict smoking and alcohol consumption 35  years later, and (2) whether propensity for smoking and alcohol consumption differed on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global Health and Tech Thinkers Come Together at SwitchPoint
May 14, 2018From pandemic preparedness to gender equality, here are a few standout moments from the 2018 event.At  SwitchPoint, a two-day conference organized by Intrahealth International —a DAI strategic affiliate—400 global health and technology devotees came together in the North Carolina countryside to share ideas and seed partnerships for solving global health challenges, especially by using technology. The seventh annual event, held April 26–27, featured 30-plus stage speakers and 20-plus microlabs.These talks and microlabs covered a host of topics, from pandemic preparedness and the value...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Employment Opportunity: Health Programming Coordinator, NNLM MAR
The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). We are looking for an energetic, creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual interested in being part of a collaborative team that works together to improve access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources, with an emphasis on resources produced by the National Library of Medicine. Funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) through a cooperative agreement, HSLS...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: @ the RML Employment In the Region Source Type: news

Bristol mother on cutting teachers for deaf children
A Bristol mother explains what a teacher of the deaf service means to her and her family. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The impact of a museum-based hazard education program on students, teachers and parents - MacDonald E, Johnson V, Gillies M, Johnston D.
Museum-based disaster education programs have the potential to offer hands-on and interactive activities unavailable in schools. In our study, we provide promising new insight into the effectiveness of increasing knowledge and disaster preparedness behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A school district in Oregon is accused of forcing LGTBTQ students to read the Bible as punishment
A school district in Oregon is accused of a disturbing pattern of intimidation and harassment against LGBTQ students. Among the allegations: Students were forced to read the Bible as punishment, and a teacher compared gay marriage to marrying a dog. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LGTBTQ students forced to read the Bible as punishment
A school district in Oregon is accused of a disturbing pattern of intimidation and harassment against LGBTQ students. Among the allegations: Students were forced to read the Bible as punishment, and a teacher compared gay marriage to marrying a dog. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hostile Teachers Take the Joy Out of Learning
Title: Hostile Teachers Take the Joy Out of LearningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Hostile Teachers Take the Joy Out of Learning
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 -- Teacher hostility can dampen students'desire to learn and harm their grades. That's the suggestion of a new study that included nearly 500 undergraduate students who watched either a lecture presented in a normal fashion... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Typhoid Fever Confirmed In Child At North Quincy Daycare
NORTH QUINCY (CBS) – A child at a daycare and preschool in North Quincy has been diagnosed with typhoid fever. “I can confirm one case of typhoid fever in a child at Bright Horizons in North Quincy. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working with Bright Horizons and the Quincy Public Health Department to prevent the spread of the disease,” said Ann Scales, spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Health. Bright Horizons spokesperson Bridget Perry said center officials were told that the child had traveled abroad recently. Bright Horizons Daycare in North Quincy closed after a report ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local bright horizons North Quincy Source Type: news

My Greatest Teachers Weren't MDs
(MedPage Today) -- Important lessons med school didn't teach me (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tanzania:Teaching Trainees Get Training On Non-Communicable Diseases
[Daily News] MORE than 1,200 students at Morogoro Teachers College have been equipped with knowledge on non-communicable diseases which cause 27 per cent of all deaths in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

“I Wake Up Screaming”: Gaza’s Children Bear the Brunt of Violence
Palestinian child on donkey cart next to garbage container in Gaza City. Credit: Mohammed Omer/IPSBy Will Higginbotham and Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 10 2018 (IPS)Reham Qudaih wakes up nightly to the same nightmare: her father shot, lying on the ground in a pool of blood.“In my dreams he is on the ground shot. When I have that dream – which I’ve had more than once I wake up screaming,” she told the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). In a recent study, NRC found that children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration since clashes...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Will Higginbotham and Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Statement on Teacher Appreciation Week 2018
William J. (Jim) Lewis, the acting assistant director for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), issued the following statement on Teacher Appreciation Week: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources want to acknowledge and celebrate the nation's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers for their dedicated ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245406&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - May 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

A study on the perception and demand of kindergarten teachers on children with maladjusted behavior - Kim K, Kim I.
This study was intended to investigate what kind of symptoms the early childhood teachers perceive for the maladjusted young children, how they understand and respond to the maladjusted behaviors and what are the needs of the early childhood teachers. To t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine
Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkassy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Young peoples' reflections on what teachers think about family obligations that conflict with school: a focus on the non-normative roles of young caring and language brokering - Crafter S, Cline T, de Abreu G, O ’Dell L.
This article explores perceptions of that process in relation to two home act... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Zanu-PF Extends Olive Branch to Teachers, Doctors and Nurses
[New Zimbabwe] LESS than a month after sacking a reported 5000 nurses and under a week before teachers embark on what threatens to be a crippling strike, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to review the working conditions of civil servants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Children of Incarcerated Parents
There are over 2.7 million children in the United States who have a parent who is incarcerated. Children who have a parent in prison are impacted in many ways, including mental and physical health. They may face financial hardship, trauma, or social stigma. Disruption of family live may lead to additional problems and negative outcomes for children. Organizations that offer family-oriented support programs for children of incarcerated parents include Youth.gov, which was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, composed of representatives from 20 federal agencies that support programs and services focusi...
Source: Dragonfly - May 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: K-12 Source Type: news

Spinoffs: Teacher, Pastor Now Bed and Breakfast Owners
Bill and Linda Petry have been staying at inns dating back to their honeymoon in 1986. ... They talked then about the possibility of one day running one, and now — decades later — they own a bed an... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study explores the down side of being dubbed 'class clown'
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Being dubbed the class clown by teachers and peers has negative social repercussions for third-grade boys that may portend developmental and academic consequences for them, University of Illinois recreation, sport and tourism professor Lynn A. Barnett found in a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers: The Meaning of Biomedical Meanings: Confessions of an English Major Who Cared Deeply About Data Interoperability for Biomedical Discovery and Translational Research
May 2, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bullying victims' perceptions of classroom interaction - Havik T.
This study investigated bullying victims' perceptions of their teachers' support and monitoring when controlling for level of mental health problems, peer relationships, gender, and grade level. Given the nested structure of the data, multilevel analyses w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relative contribution of subjective office referrals to racial disproportionality in school discipline - Girvan EJ, Gion C, McIntosh K, Smolkowski K.
To improve our understanding of where to target interventions, the study examined the extent to which school discipline disproportionality between African American and White students was attributable to racial disparities in teachers' discretionary versus ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Causes Flushing?
Discussion Flushing is usually thought of as a benign condition such as blushing, but can be quite irritating if it is frequent or persistent (i.e. menopausal hot flashes) or even pathologic (i.e. malignancy). “Flushing is a subjective and sensation of warmth that is accompanied by reddening of the skin anywhere on the body but favors the face, neck, and upper torso…. Flushing can be broadly divided into episodic or persistent. Episodic flashing is mediated by the release of endogenous vasoactive mediators or medications, while persistent flushing result in a fixed facial erythema with telangiectasias and cyan...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news