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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, Health Professions Coordinator Erin Seger wrote about her experiences at the 17th annual Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, and LGBT health information needs in her article, “LGBT Health Information Resources.” Member Highlights: Stony Brook University, Southampton, NY – learn about how the Applied Health Informatics Program at Stony Brook used NNLM MAR funding to conduct a Wellness Fair for seniors, and later...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Try Small'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise
FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 -- Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching them the merits of exercise. Couch potato kids are a real concern. The College of New Jersey exercise science professor... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA clears Viseon ’ s Voyant MIS spinal surgery tech
Early stage, spinal-focused medical device maker Viseon said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its minimally-invasive Voyant system intended for accessing, visualizing and illuminating spinal procedures. The Voyant system is composed of a sterile single-use, disposable retractor device featuring integrated visualization technology and a reusable controller for manipulation of the surgical site image. The system is designed to display images on existing operating room display monitors, and the sterile device component allows for the adjustment of interoperative depth of focus, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said. &ldq...
Source: Mass Device - October 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Surgical Viseonspine Source Type: news

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures
April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she’s tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from spreading from her breast tissue to other parts of her body. But it returned: this time in her bone. She is almost out of options for her hard-to-treat cancer, but she finds comfort in online support groups where other women with metastatic breast cancer share their experiences. “Eventually we know we will exhaust all of our options until they keep coming up with more treatments,” ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

NEC gears up for growth
UNISON is gearing up for November’s recruitment and retention drive, the union’s national executive council heard when it met in London this morning. The meeting received an update on “very, very detailed plans” from regions and all parts of the union on plans for the month-long activity. The NEC update on the “Grovember” campaign came at the same meeting that heard encouraging news on recruitment, which showed increases in July, August and September this year over the same period in 2017. But, the meeting heard, the union still needs to recruit more and retain the members it already has...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article grovember Industrial action national executive council NEC NHS subcos Source Type: news

What Civil War soldiers can teach us about how trauma is passed from generation to generation
An experience of life-threatening horrors surely scars the person who survives it. It also may have a corrosive effect on the longevity and health of that person ’s children and, in some cases, on the well-being of generations beyond.The latest evidence of trauma ’s long shadow comes from the families... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - October 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

AAL and the American Institute of Dental Public Health Teach...
The Academy for Advancing Leadership in partnership with the American Institute of Dental Public Health and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas convenes the Academic Leadership for Residents Program...(PRWeb October 17, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/aal_and_the_american_institute_of_dental_public_health_teach_strategies_for_success_in_academic_healthcare_leadership_to_the_next_generation/prweb15839819.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health receives $2 million to support students with financial need
A $2 million gift from Jean Balgrosky and Parker Hinshaw will make it possible for more aspiring public health students to pursue their academic goals at UCLA.Beginning with the 2019 –20 academic year, the Jean Balgrosky and Parker Hinshaw Fellowship will provide assistance with tuition and living expenses for incoming students with financial need at theUCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The gift to establish the fellowship will be matched by an additional $1 million from the UCLA Chancellor ’s Centennial Scholars Match.“Providing financial support to students is a top priority for the Fielding School...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Enhance your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingl...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Interrupting the Medtech Status Quo
As a facial trauma surgeon, Dr. Alan Johnson hated using wires and arch bars to immobilize jaws to help heal jaw fractures. “This is commonly known as ‘having your jaw wired shut,’ "Johnson told MD+DI. “It’s miserable for patients, time consuming and risky for surgeons, and an inefficient use of healthcare resources for the health system. The wires are painful to patients’ gums. The application of the wires puts surgeons and their teammates at risk for sharps injuries. And, the techniques used to app...
Source: MDDI - October 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Design Source Type: news

Cochrane Taiwan is expanding its reach through a new Cochrane Affiliate
Cochrane Taiwan aims to promote evidence informed health care in Taiwan, and develops partnerships with institutions in the country to achieve this aim. One of these institutions is the Chang Gung University of Science and Technology (CGUST). CGUST has now been given Cochrane Affiliate status.CGUST is committed to training healthcare personnel, and promotes evidence informed health care actively. This is the first affiliate of Cochrane Taiwan. Cochrane Taiwan and President Ying-Tung Lau of CGUST signed a memorandum of cooperation in the presence of Taipei Medical University (TMU) President Chien-Huang Lin. It is expected t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Five Easy Wellness Lessons A Toddler Can Teach You
While stress itself is not considered a mental health problem it often leads to depression and anxiety, which are the most common mental health issues. There ’s a natural source of inspiration – and even stress relief – in our lives that we may just have overlooked. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Danielle Brooker, Contributor Source Type: news

How irritating that smug couples have stumbled on the secret of a perfect relationship | Arwa Mahdawi
‘We-talk’ – constantly referring to yourself and your partner in the plural – is annoying. But it is also a sign that your relationship is solid. What else has science got to teach us about staying together?It ’s always we, we, we … have you noticed? We all know people who seem to have lost the capacity to talk about themselves as autonomous individuals the moment they couple up. “We’re doing well, thanks”; “We love spaghetti”; “We are thinking about buying an emotional support squirrel.”Irritatingly, it turns out that these people are not just ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Relationships Science Life and style Psychology Source Type: news

Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety
Anxiety seems like a simple, straightforward topic. After all, it’s a common emotion—everyone feels anxious from time to time. And it’s a common condition. In fact, it’s the most common mental illness in the U.S. Anxiety disorders affect about 18 percent of adults every year. And yet there are many, many misconceptions. Misconceptions that affect how we view anxiety and how we see ourselves. Misconceptions that affect how we navigate anxiety and how we navigate our lives—limiting them and making them less joyful. We asked anxiety experts to share what they really want readers to know about anx...
Source: Psych Central - October 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Disorders General Self-Help Stress Trauma Treatment Anxiety Disorder anxiety facts anxiety myths Source Type: news

Book Review: Calm Clarity:  How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain
While there are many goals we may pursue in life — a better career, a better relationship, a greater sense of meaning, and deeper connection with those around us — they all start with first gaining a sense of clarity over what is getting in our way, what is helping move us toward our goals, and how we can begin to take ownership of our brains in a way that allows us to live the kind of lives we want. For Due Quach, a survivor of PTSD and a successful management consultant, understanding how to improve her brain function wasn’t just necessary, but advantageous. She writes, “It took many years for me ...
Source: Psych Central - October 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Habits Happiness Memory and Perception Mindfulness Motivation and Inspiration Personal Stories Psychology Self-Help Trauma Calm Clarity Due Quach Higher Self Inner Sage PTSD Source Type: news

Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction: The Right Way to Teach Parents Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction: The Right Way to Teach Parents
Constant tearing is a common complaint noted by parents of infants. And it's not always the result of a nasolacrimal duct obstruction.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

WATCH: Lilly is raising awareness for metastatic breast cancer
Miro Sorvino and Anna Kaiser teach "GMA" how to do the "Thriver" yoga routine for metastatic breast cancer awareness. Learn more at the MoreForMBC Facebook page. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Analyse this: what Freud can teach us about Trumpism
As a psychotherapist, here ’s what I’ve learned in the two years since Donald Trump moved into the White House.By Gary GreenbergIt will be left to future historians, if there are any, to explain to their contemporaries why a profession came into existence in the 20th century whose well-paid practitioners sat in an office while people otherwise unknown to them talked about their unhappiness, one after the other, for an hour at a time. I have been a therapist for 35 years, and I still don ’t really understand it. I don’t speak in delphic tongues or offer holy absolution or perform shamanic hocus pocus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gary Greenberg Tags: Donald Trump Sigmund Freud US news Psychology Society Source Type: news

MDI Biological Laboratory awarded NIH grant to promote data literacy
(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory will take a national lead in teaching data literacy to students and teachers though a five-year, $1.2 million SEPA (Science Education Partnership Award) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. The goal is to establish a national learning model for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) secondary school education in data literacy. The project will focus on arsenic contamination of well water in Maine and New Hampshire. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ultrasound predicts fistula success in dialysis patients
Ultrasound can help clinicians predict whether arteriovenous fistulas -- surgically...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT plus ABVS offers a breast cancer staging alternative Can Facebook help teach critical care ultrasound? Ergonomic training may help sonographers avoid MSK injury Remote ultrasound helps Malawi physicians identify TB Elastography, MRI effective for detecting liver lesions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

WATCH: Lilly is raising awareness about metastatic breast cancer
Mira Sorvino and Anna Kaiser teach "GMA" how to do the "Thriver" yoga routine for metastatic breast cancer awareness. Learn more at the MoreForMBC Facebook page. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

' Culturally Tailored' Program Helps Hispanics Cut Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- A program to teach Hispanic stroke patients skills to lower their blood pressure and reduce their risk of another stroke was a big success, according to a new study. The study included 552 white, black and Hispanic stroke... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Shark Bite Training Offered to Cape Cod Town
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy is teaming with a Massachusetts coastal town to provide first aid training for shark attacks. The "Stop the Bleed" program will begin Oct. 18 and taught for free by Orleans Fire Rescue officials. New England Cable News reports the program is meant to help people in life-threatening emergencies by teaching them the basic techniques of bleeding control. On Sept. 15, 26-year-old Arthur Medici died after being attacked by a shark at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. He was the state's first fatality from a shark attack in more than 80 years. Orleans Fi...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 11, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Training News Source Type: news

Army-funded research results in new kits for teaching science
(U.S. Army Research Laboratory) An affordable children's educational kit is the latest commercial spinoff of research pursued by the US Army to create advanced materials for Soldier systems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 11, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

What ’s so inspiring about respiration?
Equal parts audacity and hard work define UCLA neuroscientist Jack Feldman ’s impressive career.As a postdoctoral student attending a scientific meeting in Stockholm in 1979, the Brooklyn, New York native presented his research disputing a popular theory. He ’d identified a new cluster of nerve cells as a key driver in how the brain is wired to control breathing. A top investigator took the microphone and loudly ridiculed Feldman’s findings.When his nemesis claimed a year later at a meeting in Germany that he ’d discovered the same brain site, Feldman worried the fellow would name the region after h...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Global EMS Community Looks to NAEMSP for Medical Director Training
OVERLAND PARK, KS – The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) has been invited to provide international medical director training at DevelopingEM 2018. EMS medical directors from across the United States will teach the NAEMSP International Medical Directors Overview Course on December 2, 2018. The one-day pre-conference workshop will focus on enhancing physicians’ expertise in real-world EMS issues. DevelopingEM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the practical delivery of emergency medicine and critical care education. Its 2018 conference will take place December 3-6 in Fiji, where it will spons...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - October 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: NAEMSP (press release) Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Global EMS Community Looks to NAEMSP for Medical Director Training
OVERLAND PARK, KS – The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) has been invited to provide international medical director training at DevelopingEM 2018. EMS medical directors from across the United States will teach the NAEMSP International Medical Directors Overview Course on December 2, 2018. The one-day pre-conference workshop will focus on enhancing physicians’ expertise in real-world EMS issues. DevelopingEM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the practical delivery of emergency medicine and critical care education. Its 2018 conference will take place December 3-6 in Fiji, where it will spons...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: NAEMSP (press release) Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Medtech reporting would change under new opioid law
A section of the recently-passed bill to address the opioid crisis could have implications for medtech. The 250-page Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act) contains a provision that would require manufacturers of certain medical devices, drugs and biologics covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program to report payments or other transfers of value made to “covered recipients.” “Covered recipients,” as originally written in the sunshine provision o...
Source: Mass Device - October 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Featured Healthcare Reform Medicare Regulatory/Compliance Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Donald Trump opioid crisis U.S. Congress Source Type: news

University of Bristol first in UK to launch ‘ Science of Happiness ’ course
The University of Bristol has become the first UK university to launch a ‘ Science of Happiness ’ course, designed to teach students a set of science-based strategies for living a more fulfilling life. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students; Faculty of Science, School of Experimental Psychology; Press Release Source Type: news

Program coaches lower-income women about health and money
Karen Estrada used to read food labels while shopping but often did not know how to interpret the nutritional information. These days, she scours the tiny print for sodium, fat and sugar content. She writes the USDA recommended daily sodium intake at the top of her grocery lists, a reminder to choose low-sodium.“Now I really think about what I am buying and reading labels makes sense,” said Estrada, 28, an administrative assistant who lives with her husband and son, 7, in Los Angeles. “Reading labels and trying to eat different colored fruits and vegetables has been a really big change. I learned I w as e...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Biobanding: a new paradigm for youth sports and training - Rogol AD, Cumming SP, Malina RM.
Sports programs are an important activity for children and adolescents. They provide opportunities for regular engagement in physical activity, the development of motor skills, teaching values and life skills, and enhanced physical and psychological hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Crash characteristics and pattern of motorcycle related facial bone fractures in a sub-urban Nigerian teaching hospital - Obimakinde OS, Olajuyin OA, Rabiu TB, Olanrewaju OJ.
CONTEXT: Recent studies indicated that significant proportion of facial fractures attributed to road traffic mishaps in the middle- and low-income countries are caused by motorcycle (MC) crashes. However, there is limited information on crash characteristi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Health Tip: Teach Your Kids Tolerance
-- As the world becomes more diverse, parents should teach their children how to be open and respect the differences between people, the Nemours Foundation says. It offers these suggestions: Demonstrate your own respect for others. Kids are always... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Teach Your Kids Tolerance
Title: Health Tip: Teach Your Kids ToleranceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Nigeria:What to Know About Brain Cancer (S)
[Guardian] The National Cancer Institute defines Glioblastoma as "a fast-growing type of central nervous system tumour that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord, with cells that look very different from normal ones. Dr. Olufemi Bankole, a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) explained what Glioblastoma is all about and how to manage it. GERALDINE AKUTU reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Top Ranked DNP Nurse Practitioner Program Now Online
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - October 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Can Facebook help teach critical care ultrasound?
Facebook is for more than just keeping up with family and friends. Thanks to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AHRA: 6 ways to work with Generation Z in radiology What is the Twittersphere saying about radiology AI? When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram Social media supports teleradiology efforts in Syria Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rush wins 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award
(Rush University Medical Center) Rush University Medical Center today received the Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award, given annually by healthcare services company Vizient to academic medical centers, complex teaching medical centers and community hospital members that demonstrate superior performance in its Quality and Accountability Study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and pattern of genital injuries among adolescent rape victims attending Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, South East Nigeria - Ohayi SR, Ezugwu EC.
The study aimed to determine the prevalence and pattern of genital injuries among the female adolescents alleged to have been raped that presented at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) from January 1 2013 to August 31 2014. All of the ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Deployment and disaster medicine in an undergraduate teaching module - Back DA, Lembke V, Fellmer F, Kaiser D, Kasselmann N, Bickelmayer J, Willy C.
INTRODUCTION: Modern health systems have to respond to a wide variety of catastrophic scenarios, from natural disasters to terror attacks. It is reasonable to already start educational approaches for physicians in this field at medical school level. An app... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Acute poisonings at a regional referral hospital in western Kenya - Okumu MO, Patel MN, Bhogayata FR, Olweny IA, Ochola FO, Onono JO.
The emergency department (ED) of the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) handles many cases of poisoning. However, there is scant information on the factors, agents, and outcomes of poisoning at the hospital. The aim of this work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Can Medtech Manufacturing Benefit from Deep Learning?
Given medtech’s needs for high levels of quality and precision, machine learning could be put to good use in medical device manufacturing. One particular type of machine learning called “deep learning” could offer particular benefit as it could enable machine vision systems to learn how to recognize and respond to defects much like a human could, according to Bhaskar Ramakrishnan, technical sales engineer, DWFritz Automation. Ramakrishnan will be speaking about potential manufacturing roles for deep learning in the MD&M Minneapolis October 31 presentation, â&#...
Source: MDDI - October 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: MD & M Minneapolis Assembly and Automation Source Type: news

Why Accepting a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder Is So Difficult —and What Actually Helps
One of the biggest challenges in treating bipolar disorder is actually accepting the diagnosis. Because, of course, if you don’t believe you have an illness, you won’t focus on managing it. Psychotherapist Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW, has run a group for individuals with bipolar disorder for over a decade. When she starts teaching the skill of Radical Acceptance, about 95 percent of her clients say they’re currently struggling or have struggled with accepting their diagnosis. Because acceptance is hard. And it’s hard for various reasons. It’s hard because acceptance entails grief and loss. &ldquo...
Source: Psych Central - October 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders Family General Psychotherapy Self-Help Stigma Treatment accepting bipolar disorder accepting diagnosis bipolar disorder self-help bipolar disorder tips bipolar disorder treatment family support Source Type: news

Doctors: My Human Doctor
Medical school teaches us to examine, to research, to treat. We don ’ t learn to err and recover. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SARA MANNING PESKIN, M.D. Tags: Doctors Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Eldoret Hospital Set to Waive Sh1 Billion Medical Bills
[Nation] Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret will waive unpaid bills amounting to Sh1 billion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Latin may help students bridge their native language with English
(Penn State) Researchers found that teaching English learners -- students who aren't fluent in English and often come from homes where a language other than English is spoken -- the Latin roots of words helped them problem solve the meaning of unfamiliar words. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump ’s Attack Against Christine Blasey Ford Mischaracterizes How Memory Works, Experts Say
President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, for not remembering certain details about the alleged incident. “How did you get home? ‘I don’t remember,'” Trump said, imitating Ford. “How did you get there? ‘I don’t remember.'” Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of groping her and pinning her down on a bed during a gathering in Maryland in the 1980s, a charge Kavanaugh has denied. During her testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week...
Source: TIME: Science - October 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Samantha Cooney Tags: Uncategorized memory onetime Source Type: news

How to OPT OUT of cancer and live completely without the disease, no matter what your doctor says
(Natural News) Today, we’re launching a powerful new video series called “Opt Out Universe” which teaches viewers how to opt out of life experiences you wish to avoid in order to improve your life, overcome disease, escape financial servitude and more. The name comes from the philosophical realization that most of the bad outcomes people... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vietnam veteran marks 10 years of walks to raise money for UCLA ’s Operation Mend
Charity ManessRic Ryan has become known as the “Walking Man of Murphys.”Ric Ryan, 72, fought for his country in Vietnam, has had both knees and one hip replaced and, in August, was struck by a car at a crosswalk.The car accident took him out of action for several weeks, but soon he was back trekking along the streets near his hometown of Murphys, California to raise money for a UCLA program that helps wounded veterans of post 9-11 conflicts, most of whom weren ’t even born when Ryan was a Marine fighting in the jungles of Vietnam.In 2008, Ryan saw a TV news story about UCLA Health ’sOperation Mend. ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Whole-Brain Connectome Maps Teach Artificial Intelligence to Predict Epilepsy Outcomes
This study, which focused on mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE), was published in the September 2018 issue of Epilepsia. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news