The moderating role of sex and self-, teacher-, and father-reported ADHD hyperactivity-impulsivity symptoms, on the association between early adolescent internalizing symptoms and substance use - Pocuca N, Parent S, C ôté S, Boivin M, Tremblay RE, Seguin JR, Castellanos-Ryan N.
AIMS: Internalizing symptoms are theorized to lead to substance use (SU) via a tendency to use substances to cope with or self-medicate negative feelings and emotions; however, empirically, this association is mixed, pointing to the existence of moderating... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gun control policy, climate change narratives, and China's foreign policy in Africa and the Middle East [editorial] - Norman ER.
At the time of writing this Editor's Note, it has been but a few weeks since the horrifying school shooting in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022, that killed 19 children and two teachers, and the supermarket massacre of ten people in Buffalo, New York ten days... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A Kentucky man rescued 5 children and 2 of his former teachers from their flooded homes after getting a message asking for help
Nathan Day was up early Thursday morning helping his son get ready for work when he received a message from a neighbor asking him to save her grandchildren from the rising floodwaters. #grandchildren #nathanday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role of teacher and peer support against bullying among secondary school students in Vietnam - Nguyen TH, Nguyen HMT, Ha TT, Nguyen NN.
Physical bullying is prevalent among secondary school students in Vietnam, and it is thought that support from peers and teachers may make a significant contribution to lessening the problem in the country. The authors aimed to examine the association betw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Donald Singer obituary
My father, Donald Singer, who has died aged 67 of a cardiac arrest, was a clinical academic who worked at St George ’s Hospital Medical School in London for much of his career before moving to the University of Warwick as its founding professor of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics.Donald was born in Forres, north-east of Inverness, to Isabel (nee Brown), a maths teacher, and her husband, Dennis Singer, a chemistry teacher. Part of Donald ’s childhood was spent with his family in Iraq and Bahrain, where his father worked for a period as a lecturer at the technical centres of Iraq Petroleum and then Bahrain Petroleu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Emma Thompson Tags: Medicine Medical research Pharmacy and pharmacology Hospitals Scotland Yale University Source Type: news

Heatwave Plan for England, UKHSA, DHSC, and NHS England (updated 27th July 2022)
The Heatwave Plan for England aims to prepare, alert and prevent people from the preventable health impacts from severe heat in England. 27 July 2022Amended wording to specify rented and social housing when arranging for local authority to perform a home hazard assessment. 20 July 2022Updated guidance for teachers and professionals on protecting children outdoors. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not a World for Young People
It’s nice getting old, being young is far too horrible                                              Hjalmar SöderberghBy Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM, Jul 28 2022 (IPS) Many of us assume that an identification with a certain gender, race, nation or even age makes us particularly knowledgeable. When it comes to age, it is in most cultures of the world assumed that age and experience favour wisdom. I am not entir...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Education Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Inequality Labour Migration & Refugees Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Relationship between teachers' awareness of disaster prevention and concerns about disaster preparedness - Kawasaki H, Yamasaki S, Kurokawa M, Tamura H, Sonai K.
Disaster preparedness in schools is critical for the health and well-being of students and staff. To enhance disaster preparedness, awareness of disaster prevention should be raised among teachers. The aim of the current study was to assess disaster preven... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The big idea: should we be using data to make life ’s big decisions?
Faced with tough choices, people usually fall back on gut instinct or seek the advice of friends. Now, there ’s an alternativeWhom should you marry? Where should you live? How should you spend your time? For centuries, people have relied on their gut instincts to figure out the answers to these life-changing questions. Now, though, there is a better way. We are living through a data explosion, as vast amounts of information about all aspects of human behaviour have become more and more accessible. We can use this big data to help determine the best course to chart.There has long been overwhelming – and often surprising...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Tags: Books Happiness indices Artificial intelligence (AI) Psychology Society Source Type: news

Want to stop feeling hurt when someone says no? Take the rejection therapy challenge
It ’s easy to inure yourself to fear of rejection, all you have to do is be rejected every single dayIn 2012, 30-year-old Jia Jiang walked up to a stranger and asked if he could borrow $100. “No” was the response from the baffled man sitting in a hotel lobby. He wanted to know why he was being asked, but Jiang didn’t explain; he just said thanks then walked away. This was Jiang’s first day of rejection therapy, a concept created by Canadian entrepreneur Jason Comely that challen ged people to approach strangers with weird requests to build their resilience against rejection.Jiang ’s fear of rejection centred on...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Lloyd Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Britain's longest surviving bowel cancer patient is now cancer FREE
Bex Papa-Adams, from Hempstead, Kent, was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer 17 years ago, at the age of 29, and is now a mother-of-three and a qualified yoga teacher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Teachers often see the red flags first": perceptions of school staff regarding their roles in supporting students with mental health concerns - Dimitropoulos G, Cullen E, Cullen O, Pawluk C, McLuckie A, Patten S, Bulloch A, Wilcox G, Arnold PD.
To date, minimal research has explored the perceptions of secondary school staff regarding their realized and potential contributions to the redress of mental health stigma and support of students with mental health concerns within school environments. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer aggression and conflictual teacher-student relationships: a meta-analysis - Krause A, Smith JD.
The relationship between teachers and students plays a critical role in the psychosocial development of children and youth. The literature documents numerous studies over several decades that have examined links between teacher-student relationships (TSRs)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Uvalde Superintendent Recommends Firing School Police Chief
Chief Pete Arredondo has been criticized for a delay of more than an hour in entering the classroom where a gunman had fatally wounded 19 students and two teachers. #petearredondo #gunman #uvalde (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON-supported legal victory secures new holiday rights for all workers  
All workers in the UK will now receive the same minimum level of paid annual holiday leave, regardless of how many hours they work, following a landmark legal judgment by the Supreme Court today (Wednesday).   The case, Harpur Trust v Brazel & UNISON, was taken by music teacher Lesley Brazel. She argued her employer was wrong to give her fewer days of annual leave than the legal minimum because she only worked during the school term. UNISON got involved in the Brazel case because of its implications for thousands of school staff employed on term-time only contracts. The situation had previously been confused bec...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release annual leave term-time contracts Source Type: news