“Their Hope for a Brighter Future Inspires Us All”
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jan 23 2021 (IPS) Looking back upon 2020, we all bear the scars of a devastating year; none so much as girls and boys around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted education for over 1.6 billion children and youth globally and continues to do so. It has also deepened socio-economic inequities and heightened insecurities around the world, further impacting the lives of girls and boys everywhere. Ongoing, protracted conflicts, forced displacement and the worsening climate crisis were no less forgiving. Yasmine Sherif2020 was, in short, a brutal year for the world’s children and youth &nd...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migrati Source Type: news

Technique Talk: 2D Stem Cell Culture
This Technique Talk will teach you the tips and tricks needed for growing stem cells in 2D culture conditions. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars The Scientist University Source Type: news

Amid One Pandemic, Students Train for the Next
Researchers have banded together to find safe, virtual ways to teach the principles of microbiology and epidemiology. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine J. Wu Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Education (K-12) Viruses Microbiology Science and Technology Education (Secondary) your-feed-science your-feed-health Sarasota (Fla) Tucson (Ariz) Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx, NY) Source Type: news

For Insight On New Covid-19 Variants, Look To Natural History Of Coronaviruses
Though the human coronavirus 229E isn ’t nearly as hot a topic as SARS-CoV-2 these days, it is one of several coronaviruses that have been causing us colds for more than half a century. It also has lessons to teach us about the ability of coronaviruses to evolve and evade immunity over time. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

UNISON voices concern at post-18 education proposals
Conclusion of the Review of Post-18 Education and Funding today, and called instead for “a comprehensive set of proposals that place the interests of students and staff at their heart”. The proposals follow the review of post-18 education, which was carried out by Philip Augar in a report commissioned by then prime minister Theresa May in 2018. The report focuses on creating greater parity between academic and skills-based education and aligning technical education and training with employers’ needs. The government is introducing a lifetime skills guarantee, underpinned by a lifelong loan entitlement...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 21, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article further education higher education Source Type: news

Snake sex chromosomes say less about sex and more about survival
(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research) A new study looks to snakes to broaden our understanding of what makes a gene able to survive on a sex-specific chromosome. Comparing surviving genes on snake sex-specific chromosomes to those that are lost to the ravages of time can teach scientists about the evolutionary pressures that shaped sex chromosomes as we know them today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DfE stats reveal high level of COVID infections among school staff
Statistics from the Department of Education (DfE) have revealed that the rate of COVID-19 infection among school staff in England is noticeably higher than the rate of infection in the general population – and even higher than it is for teachers. One report has suggested that rates for school staff could be three times higher in primary schools and almost seven times higher in special schools than in the general population. There are estimates that, in the current lockdown, although the government has said that everyone should work from home where possible, 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Covid-19 school staff schools Source Type: news

Teaching youth science skills using wild birds nets UT extension agent a national award
(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) Andrew Lantz, a 4-H youth development agent with University of Tennessee-Tennessee State University Extension Davidson County, uses wild birds to teach youth STEM concepts. The lesson plans he developed to engage youth in STEM studies involving birds have won him a first-place award from the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, as announced during the organization's virtual conference late last fall. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 19, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good
Ann Bailey Grand Forks Herald (MCT) PARK RIVER, N.D. — Park River Ambulance President Daniel Young pushes boundaries to ensure emergency health services are available not only in his hometown, but across Walsh County. Besides supervising the day-to-day operations of the city’s volunteer ambulance service and overseeing training of its members, Young, a 30-year veteran of the Park River squad, schedules classes and trains first-responders in neighboring Walsh County towns Edinburg, Lankin, Adams, Hoople and Fordville. Young’s outr...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Best Practices News News Feed Spotlight EMS North Dakota Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

NIOSH Releases Report on Deadly Appleton (WI) Shooting During EMS Call
Summary of the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation On May 15, 2019, a career firefighter was killed, and a police officer and a civilian were injured after being shot while on an emergency medical services (EMS) incident involving a patient who overdosed. The firefighter was part of a three-person crew on engine 9321 that was dispatched along with a private ambulance company at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a patient who had a seizure on a public bus at a bus terminal. A police officer was first on scene. The unconscious patient was successfully treated with naloxone on the bus by a paramedic and rega...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Training EMS Firefighter LODD Wisconsin Source Type: news

What history can teach Biden about facing insurrection on Inauguration Day
Thomas Balcerski writes both Abraham Lincoln and Rutherford B. Hayes faced threats of insurrection at their inaugurations, but they... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Interprofessional Abortion Opposition: A National Survey and Qualitative Interviews with Abortion Training Program Directors at U.S. Teaching Hospitals
CONCLUSIONSInterprofessional opposition to abortion is widespread in U.S. teaching hospitals. Interventions are needed that prioritize patients ’ needs while recognizing the challenges hospital colleagues face in their abortion participation decisions. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

The Act of Living by Frank Tallis review – what the analysts can teach us
We need a strong sense of self, to feel safe, to be loved. Reading Freud and others in the psychotherapeutic tradition can help, this genial study arguesAn old man with a shaggy white beard and matching hair stands in front of an audience of seekers and flower children. They are looking for ways of amplifying their human potential, of becoming more aware of their sense perceptions. It ’s the tail end of the 1960s and the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, is where it’s happening.Throughout the decade, the fame of Fritz Perls – founder of Gestalt therapy in the 50s along with his rarely mentioned wif...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lisa Appignanesi Tags: Society books Psychology Culture Mental health Source Type: news

What 1919 Teaches Us About Pent-Up Demand
A hundred years ago, a world war and a pandemic wreaked havoc on baseball and other industries. But pent-up demand helped them come roaring back.(Image credit: Library of Congress) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Greg Rosalsky Source Type: news

Incidence and pattern of road traffic injuries in tribal population of Jharkhand: one-year study in a tertiary care teaching hospital - Gupta GK, Rani S, Kumar R, Priyedarshi P, Singh B.
This study aimed to assess the incidence and pattern of RTIs in the tribal population of Jharkhand. METHODS AND MATERIALS: This prospective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Analysis of machete cut fractures in Nigerian civilian trauma setting - Omoke NI, Lasebikan OA, Ahaotu FN, Nnadozie UU, Nwigwe GC.
Machete cut fracture is an important component of morbidity associated with machete injuries although it is under reported. This was a retrospective study to assess machete cut fractures in patients seen in Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki and Nationa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

JHSON Virtual Grand Nursing Rounds: Renewables, Climate Change, and Policy
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 11, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

An Appreciation for Vaccines, and How Far They Have Come
The DTP vaccine teaches us about how brilliant vaccine technology can be, but also how it can be studied and improved over time. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Perri Klass, M.D. Tags: Whooping Cough Vaccination and Immunization Tetanus Smallpox Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Children and Childhood Diphtheria Poliomyelitis Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Self-Teach Your Child During Lockdown
[The Herald] Features Writer (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

North and south are not poles apart | Brief letters
Geophysics | Covid tests | Spring decorations | Manchester City goal | Severn Bridge namingYour claim that “at least north is still north” (Terrawatch, 6 January) sounds as reassuring as it is wrong. I ’ve always taught my students that opposite poles attract. The north pole of a free magnet will point north. Therefore the earth’s north pole must be a south pole. Historically, north has sometimes been north, but currently it is south. Oddly, my students found my teaching methods confusing.Matt AtkinsonCEO, Lighthouse Learning Multi-Academy Trust, Southampton• As a participant in the Oxford Univ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Physics Science Coronavirus Christmas Football Source Type: news

Nigeria: LUTH Worries Over Increasing Severe Cases of Covid-19
[Vanguard] Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, yesterday, raised the alarm over the upsurge of severe cases of Covid-19 new infections in the hospital, even as it expressed worry that most of the patients were on oxygen, while many others come in when they are in critical condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New review says the ineffective 'learning styles' theory persists in education
(Swansea University) A new review by Swansea University reveals there is widespread belief, around the world, in a teaching method that is not only ineffective but may actually be harmful to learners.For decades educators have been advised to match their teaching to the supposed 'learning styles' of students. However, a new paper by Professor Phil Newton, of Swansea University Medical School, highlights that this ineffective approach is still believed by teachers and calls for a more evidence-based approach to teacher-training. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Implementation and maintenance of a community-based intervention for refugee youth reporting symptoms of post-traumatic stress: lessons from successful sites - Lampa E, Sarkadi A, Warner G.
Over the last few years there have been attempts to scale-up Teaching Recovery Techniques (TRT), a community-based group intervention for refugee youth reporting symptoms of post-traumatic stress, across Sweden using the distribution network pathway mode... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characteristics and factors associated with injuries sustained by motorcycle occupants admitted to Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya, Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2014 - Rathnaweera RHAI, Gunarathna EGUN.
The objective of this study was to investigate the characteristics of motorcycle accidents and to describe and compare i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Police Use of Neck Restraint Never Medically Appropriate, Neurologists Say
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- Despite training that teaches police officers to use neck restraints, there is no medical justification for the tactic, three neurologists write in JAMA Neurology. The killing of George Floyd, who died in May 2020 after an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Women-centred Digital Platforms can Enhance Empowerment
This article is a sponsored feature.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post How Women-centred Digital Platforms can Enhance Empowerment appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Development & Aid Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Covid school closures 'put children's lives on hold', says Ofsted chief
England's chief inspector for schools speaks out after teaching unions call for nationwide closures. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Course to Promote Self-Care for Nurses to Address Burnout A Course to Promote Self-Care for Nurses to Address Burnout
A new educational program teaches strategies to effectively manage nursing burnout.OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Activist dismayed 'affluent black kids are demanding lowered standards,' not equal treatment
(Natural News) Civil rights activist Carol Swain, who was just named to President Trump’s “1776 Commission” to teach American heritage, told Just the News this week she is dismayed that “affluent black kids are demanding lowered standards” instead of equal treatment under the law. (Article by Carrie Sheffield republished from JustTheNews.com) Swain, a prominent African-American social and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Guardian view on responding to the Covid-19 surge: not enough | Editorial
Millions more are in tier 4 and schools face a delayed return – but tougher action is needed to seize the opportunity offered by the new vaccineThe contrast between the good news and the bleak could not have been starker. The UK ’sapproval of the low-cost, highly efficacious Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine represents a shining moment of hope. Never has it been more needed.The announcement came as ambulances queued for hours outside overwhelmed hospitals in London and Birmingham, and Essexdeclared a major incident due to the pressure on health services. For a second day, more than 50,000 cases were recorded, along wi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Microbiology Education Children Schools Teaching Source Type: news

CMS Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; New Categories for Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Process; Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Methodology; Physician-owned Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots, Radiation Oncology Model; and Reporting Requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to Report COVID-19 Therapeutic Inventory and Usage and to Report Acute Respiratory Illness During the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Notice of final rule with comment period and interim final rule with comment period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The final rule revises the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Medicare Ambulatory Surgical Center (ACS) payment system for calendar year 2021, updates and refines the requirements for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program and the ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program, and establishes and updates the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating beginning with the 2021 calendar year, among other things. The interim final rule modifies the Radi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 29, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Effectiveness of structured teaching program regarding child abuse on knowledge among mothers of school-age children at selected rural areas - Sanghpriya.
BACKGROUND: Child abuse is a significant global problem with a serious impact on the victims throughout their lives. According to WHO (2013) which estimates that the international level of prevalence in child abuse and neglect was approximately 50500 child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

CT EMT and Student Thrives in Unfamiliar Circumstances
Sten Spinella The Day, New London, Conn. (MCT) Dec. 25—This is part of a series that highlights the work of those who stepped up to help others during the difficult days of 2020. To read other articles in the series, go to www.theday.com/brightlights2020. Sydney Bryan, a Connecticut College senior, is working two EMT jobs during a pandemic while taking classes. Who does this? Her dance professor at Conn, Heidi Henderson, may know the answer: “Sydney, evidently!” But, why? “She’s a person who’s interested in things. She doesn’t just float thr...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Connecticut COVID-19 EMT Source Type: news

CT EMT and Student Thrives in Unfamiliar Circumstances
Sten Spinella The Day, New London, Conn. (MCT) Dec. 25—This is part of a series that highlights the work of those who stepped up to help others during the difficult days of 2020. To read other articles in the series, go to www.theday.com/brightlights2020. Sydney Bryan, a Connecticut College senior, is working two EMT jobs during a pandemic while taking classes. Who does this? Her dance professor at Conn, Heidi Henderson, may know the answer: “Sydney, evidently!” But, why? “She’s a person who’s interested in things. She doesn’t just float thr...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Connecticut COVID-19 EMT Source Type: news

CT EMT and Student Thrives in Unfamiliar Circumstances
Sten Spinella The Day, New London, Conn. (MCT) Dec. 25—This is part of a series that highlights the work of those who stepped up to help others during the difficult days of 2020. To read other articles in the series, go to www.theday.com/brightlights2020. Sydney Bryan, a Connecticut College senior, is working two EMT jobs during a pandemic while taking classes. Who does this? Her dance professor at Conn, Heidi Henderson, may know the answer: “Sydney, evidently!” But, why? “She’s a person who’s interested in things. She doesn’t just float thr...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Connecticut COVID-19 EMT Source Type: news

CT EMT and Student Thrives in Unfamiliar Circumstances
Sten Spinella The Day, New London, Conn. (MCT) Dec. 25—This is part of a series that highlights the work of those who stepped up to help others during the difficult days of 2020. To read other articles in the series, go to www.theday.com/brightlights2020. Sydney Bryan, a Connecticut College senior, is working two EMT jobs during a pandemic while taking classes. Who does this? Her dance professor at Conn, Heidi Henderson, may know the answer: “Sydney, evidently!” But, why? “She’s a person who’s interested in things. She doesn’t just float thr...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Connecticut COVID-19 EMT Source Type: news

CT EMT and Student Thrives in Unfamiliar Circumstances
Sten Spinella The Day, New London, Conn. (MCT) Dec. 25—This is part of a series that highlights the work of those who stepped up to help others during the difficult days of 2020. To read other articles in the series, go to www.theday.com/brightlights2020. Sydney Bryan, a Connecticut College senior, is working two EMT jobs during a pandemic while taking classes. Who does this? Her dance professor at Conn, Heidi Henderson, may know the answer: “Sydney, evidently!” But, why? “She’s a person who’s interested in things. She doesn’t just float thr...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 28, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed Connecticut COVID-19 EMT Source Type: news