Response to bullying (RTB): behavioral skills and in situ training for individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities - Stannis RL, Crosland KA, Miltenberger R, Valbuena D.
This study evaluated behavioral skills training (BST) and in situ training (IST) to teach a response to bullying (RtB) to four adults with intellectual disabilities who were victims of bullying. The RtB consisted of refraining from retaliating, stating dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria:Bello University Teaching Hospital Prepares for First Open Heart Surgery
[Premium Times] The Chief Medical Director Of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Lawal Khalid, says the hospital will carry out its first open heart surgery by the end of September. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Developing and piloting videogames to increase college and university students' awareness and efficacy of the bystander role in incidents of sexual violence - Potter SJ, Flanagan M, Seidman M, Hodges H, Stapleton JG.
OBJECTIVE: Researchers at the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire and the Tiltfactor Laboratory at Dartmouth College collaborated with students to create two videogames to teach college students bystander intervention ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Clinical outcome and management for geriatric traumatic injury: analysis of 2688 cases in the emergency department of a teaching hospital in Taiwan - Wu MY, Chen YL, Yiang GT, Li CJ, Lin AS.
Geriatric traumatic injuries in emergency departments are frequent and associated with higher mortality rates and catastrophic functional outcomes. Several prediction scores have been established to manage traumatic patients, including the shock index (SI)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

When numbers lie: the lessons the true Hurricane Maria death toll should teach us about the necessity of addressing radiation therapy access disparities in the United States - McClelland S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Teaching OB-GYN residents to stay in Buffalo
A Doximity report ranks Buffalo-Niagara among the markets where shortages of obstetrics and gynecology specialists could be worst. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Teaching OB-GYN residents to stay in Buffalo
A Doximity report ranks Buffalo-Niagara among the markets where shortages of obstetrics and gynecology specialists could be worst. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Public school teachers in Portland given "social justice" education guides that praise Islam, communist revolutions and violent social justice groups
(Natural News) Public school teachers in Portland, Oregon, one of the most liberal cities in the country, are being instructed to implement as part of their teaching curriculum the far-left concepts contained in a new teaching guide entitled, “Planning to Change the World – A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers.” As its name implies,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most bullying teaches resilience: New research finds most kids "get over it" in a few years
(Natural News) A study published in JAMA Psychiatry has revealed that while children bullied during their pre-teen years may suffer from adverse mental conditions such as anxiety and depression, some children may well outgrow bullying and not endure the lasting negative effects of the abusive behavior. As part of the study, a team of researchers at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes award winner: Dr. Judith Schaad, Allegheny Health Network
Dr. Judith Schaad is a 2018 Health Care Heroes award winner in the community outreach - individual category. Here's her story: Dr. Judith Schaad, director of Allegheny Health Network’s Oncology Rehab Program, has taken the fight against lymphedema, a condition that is manifested by swelling of the arms and/or legs, out into the community by teaching people some simple approaches to avoid the often dibilitating condition . Lymphadema is the result of damage to the lymphatic system, an important… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

New Educational Videos Use Poetry, Dance, Animation and Storytelling to Teach Elements of Genomics
The September issue ofThe Genomics Landscape highlights five new educational videos that were unveiled as a part of the '15 for 15' celebration to commemorate the 15th annivarsary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. Also highlighted: the new NHGRI-funded Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space (AnVIL) initiative, the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, and the recent launch of theAll of Us Research Hub. (Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights)
Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights - September 6, 2018 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: news

Educational Videos Use Poetry, Dance, Animation and Storytelling to Teach Elements of Genomics
The September issue ofThe Genomics Landscape highlights five new educational videos that were unveiled as a part of the '15 for 15' celebration to commemorate the 15th annivarsary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. Also highlighted: the new NHGRI-funded Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space (AnVIL) initiative, the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, and the recent launch of theAll of Us Research Hub. (Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights)
Source: NHGRI Homepage Highlights - September 6, 2018 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: news

Cochrane Infectious Diseases seeks part-time Clinical Research Associate in Evidence Synthesis - Liverpool, UK
Contract type:Part-time, Fixed-term appointment at 0.6 FTE for up to 2 yearsClosing date:24 September 2018Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  LSTM’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane, and established the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now recognised as one of Cochrane...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Endocrine Nurse Grant Award winner for 2018 announced
Congratulations to winner of the first-ever Endocrine Nurse Grant, Julie Lynch, Senior Research Nurse at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Julie has been awarded for her project:‘Assessing the impact of residual adrenal function on adrenal crises and infections: can we direct educational resources?’Do you have a project aiming to improve nursing or clinical practice, or do you need to gather preliminary data to be used in a PhD application?Apply for anEndocrine Nurse Grant before28 November 2018 and you could receive up to£5,000 to complete your project. (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Africa:What Fanon Still Teaches Us About Mental Illness in Post-Colonial Societies
[The Conversation Africa] The contemporary turn towards decolonial thinking is frequently cited in literature from the late 1990s and early 2000s. But this lens through which to understand the world has been around for a much longer time. It has an impressive lineage among Latin American, Caribbean, African and other Southern scholars. But it's the scholar Frantz Fanon who stands head and shoulders above them all. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why Some People Hate Being Hugged, According to Science
If you hate being hugged, the world can be a challenging place. You never know when someone you’re meeting for a quick coffee will approach you, arms open wide, coming in for an embrace. Your options are limited: you can awkwardly dodge the gesture, stick out your hand for a handshake, or submit to the unwanted bear hug. Regardless of whether you are pro or anti-embrace, here’s everything to know about the human behavior of hugging: Why people love or loathe hugging So why is it that some people love a good hug, while others abhor them? According to experts, it may have something to do with how you were raised....
Source: TIME: Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized behavior hugging Living psychology Source Type: news

National Preparedness Month: Make and Practice Your Plan
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan and prepare for disasters, and offer opportunities to learn and become involved. The first weekly theme this National Preparedness Month is Make and Practice Your Plan. Ready.gov provides tips for putting together your family/household plan. Don’t forget...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Source Type: news

National regulator called in over 'dysfunctional' surgical unit
A beleaguered London teaching trust has called in NHS Improvement to oversee its efforts to turn around its heart surgery unit. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Knowledge of African-American language and culture benefits teachers in STEM fields
(Linguistic Society of America) A new study of K-12 STEM educators demonstrates how adding linguistic information into classroom teaching can help remove barriers to STEM achievement for African-American students. The article, 'Balancing the Communication Equation: An Outreach and Engagement Model for Using Sociolinguistics to Enhance Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining K-12 STEM Education,' by Christine Mallinson (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) and Anne H. Charity Hudley (University of California, Santa Barbara), will be published in the September, 2018 issue of the scholarly journal Language. (Source: Eur...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

School staff buckling under intolerable workloads and mounting stress
Drastic cuts, staff restructuring and rocketing stress levels are becoming the norm in UK schools, according to a survey of school support staff published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. The findings – summarised in the report Lessons in Austerity – highlight the funding crisis that is having such a devastating effect on workloads and morale as pupils return to classrooms after the summer, says UNISON. The 12,120 school employees who completed the survey include teaching assistants, technicians, caterers and office staff. Almost nine in ten (87%) said that cutbacks in their schools have had a noticeable effect. The ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Source Type: news

School staff buckling under intolerable workloads and mounting stress, says UNISON
Drastic cuts, staff restructuring and rocketing stress levels are becoming the norm in UK schools, according to a survey of school support staff published today (Tuesday) by UNISON. The findings – summarised in the report Lessons in Austerity – highlight the funding crisis that is having such a devastating effect on workloads and morale as pupils return to classrooms after the summer, says UNISON. The 12,120 school employees who completed the survey include teaching assistants, technicians, caterers and office staff. Almost nine in ten (87%) said that cutbacks in their schools have had a noticeable effect. The ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Source Type: news

Integrating Clinical Relevance With Foundational Science Integrating Clinical Relevance With Foundational Science
The authors present practical tips addressing the challenge of teaching pharmacy students how to best apply foundational science knowledge to pharmacy practice.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

New virtual reality program teaches children about road safety
A new study by Guelph researchers suggests a virtual reality program may be useful in helping children learn how to cross streets safely. Children who took part in the program made 75 to 98 per cent fewer road-crossing errors on a test when compared to their untrained counterparts. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Arms industry spends millions to promote brands in schools
Defence groups sponsor lessons that promote building and sale of military hardwareArms manufacturers are spending millions of pounds a year promoting their brands in Britain ’s schools, theObserver has learned.The companies, which between them have sold tens of billions of pounds of weapons to overseas governments, including those with poor human rights records, sponsor a series of school events at which their brands are prominently on display. In addition, they issue teaching materials for use in classrooms that promote the defence sector, sponsor competitions and award prizes.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Doward Tags: Arms trade UK news World news Schools Education BAE Systems Business Weapons technology Science Source Type: news

Each One Teach One
Dear Dr. Jeff: (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jeffrey Nichols Tags: Dear Dr. Jeff Source Type: news

Kenya:Patients At Kisii Hospital Complain of Staff Laxity
[Nation] Service delivery at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital (KTRH) has deteriorated, shaming a facility that enjoys big funding from the county government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Behind Big Results in Zambia, Big Ideas and a Creative Team
August 30, 2018Meet some of the people who ’ve been driving major progress in HIV care for members of Zambia’s hard-to-reach key populations.Five years is a very short period in the grand scheme of things. But when the right people work together toward a common goal, great things can be achieved.Great things like reaching 738,951 people with HIV testing and counseling. And of the 10% who tested positive, getting 87% initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) to help treat the disease.This is what happened in Zambia, whereIntraHealth International has been working to improve HIV testing and counseling and expand ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

ITLS Mourns Loss of Founder and President Dr. John Campbell
It is with tremendous sadness that International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) announces the passing of our founder and president, John Emory Campbell, MD, FACEP, of Alabama. Dr. Campbell passed away in his home on August 29, 2018 after a long illness. He was 75 years old. Known worldwide for his groundbreaking work in developing prehospital trauma education, Dr. Campbell founded the Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) program in 1982. It was the first course and curriculum dedicated to prehospital trauma assessment and trauma care worldwide. Dr. Campbell conducted the first BTLS course at Southeast Alabama EMS System on August ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

Teach pupils the signs of cancer in school, urge parents
More than 1,000 concerned mothers and fathers of 11 to 16 year olds in Britain were quizzed for the survey, commissioned by The Eve Appeal, a gynaecological cancer charity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gutenberg Teaching Award 2018 goes to Geoffrey Brennan
(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) The Australian economist Geoffrey Brennan receives the 2018 Gutenberg Teaching Award for the development and direction of innovative interdisciplinary study programs combining the fields of philosophy, political science, and economics (PPE) as well as his lifelong commitment to academic teaching. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Here ’s how you can teach the FDA a thing or two
Medical device manufacturers, the FDA would like to pay you a visit. As part of its experiential learning program, the agency’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) wants to send its premarket review staff out in the field to learn about industry practices, innovative technologies, regulatory impacts and needs, and how patient perspective and quality systems management advance the development and evaluation of innovative devices, and monitor the performance of marketed devices. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Here’s how you can teach the FDA a thing...
Source: Mass Device - August 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Research & Development Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Source Type: news

Teaching Your Kids Online Safety
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 -- Limiting online access used to be the main parenting strategy to protect kids from internet hazards like cyberbullying and sexual predators. But research suggests that teaching them how to avoid these risks in the first... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Teaching Your Kids Online Safety
Title: Teaching Your Kids Online SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

UMass Amherst microbiologist will lead new soil warming studies
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Microbial ecologist Kristen DeAngelis at UMass Amherst has an NSF CAREER award that will support research and teaching on soil microbes and their response to environmental change. She will enlist a small army of microbiology students who will annotate soil microbe genomes, map traits and carry out other investigations in bacteria in the lab and at Harvard Forest, home to the longest running soil warming experiment in the world, now 26 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 29, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Why I Teach Health Policy in Med School
(MedPage Today) -- I don't care if it's'too political'-- physicians need to pay attention (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Saudi medical trainees allowed to stay in Canada for now
More than 1,000 medical trainees from Saudi Arabia have been told they can stay in their Canadian positions for a while longer, bringing relief to teaching hospitals and universities that have come to depend on them. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Saudi medical trainees allowed to stay in Canada, for now
More than 1,000 medical trainees from Saudi Arabia have been told they can stay in their Canadian positions for a while longer, bringing relief to teaching hospitals and universities that have come to depend on them. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

'Just Breathe': Guide to teach kids meditation and how to de-stress
Mallika Chopra wants to teach the ancient art to a new generation with her book, “Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness and More.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

How teachers become teacher researchers: narrative as a tool for teacher identity construction - Taylor LA.
While scholarship on teacher research suggests the value of this work for teaching and learning, there are challenges in sustaining it beyond teacher education, in part because teachers may not envision themselves as researchers. Drawing on sociocultural t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Teaching children to grow their own food greatly reduces obesity, study finds
(Natural News) Teaching children the basics of gardening and food production may stem childhood obesity, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. To carry out the study, a team of researchers from the University of California, Davis examined more than 400 children aged nine to 10 years old at four schools... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Responsive parenting affects childhood weight
Teaching first-time mothers how to respond to their infant ’s body cues reduced the child’s weight by age 3 compared with a control group. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert Advice for a Safe Trip Back to School
MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 -- Whether your kids walk to school, take the bus or ride in a carpool, teaching them some common-sense practices will make for a safer trip, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Children who take a school bus should be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Recommended Dose podcast: Cochrane co-founder Iain Chalmers
A very special conversation with a maverick British medico who set up a tiny research centre in Oxford and watched it grow into a global collaboration of over 40,000 people across 130 countries. Three decades on, Cochrane   now produces the world's most trusted health evidence that is used by patients, health professionals, researchers and policy makers around the world every day.Cochrane co-founder Iain Chalmers joins host Dr. Ray Moynihan to look back on the origins of the organisation and the extraordinary life of its namesake, Archie Cochrane. Iain also reflects on his work beyond the collaboration - from working ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Data Flash: Hospital or academic or data-interested librarian? 2 opportunities for data-related training, free!
Whether you’re in a hospital or academic or research center or other data-related setting, take a look at these two amazing training opportunities—there’s something for everyone!  And they’re free! 1) “Clinical Information, Librarians and the NLM: From Health Data Standards to Better Health” When we did our regional data needs assessment last year, many of you who are hospital librarians said that you wanted to be able to “speak IT”; in other words, to know more about data standards such as UMLS, SNOMED CT, and more. Well, here’s your chance!  This interactive...
Source: Dragonfly - August 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Glusker Tags: Blog Data Science News from NNLM Technology data standards IT research data management Source Type: news

Heart surgeon ‘was posted dead animal and decapitated doll’
A major London teaching trust has had its suspension of a senior cardiac surgeon challenged in the High Court. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 24, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: Southwest PA Area Health Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA – learn about this AHEC’s amazing program that collaborates with community health centers, public libraries and other community-focused organizations to address the broader, unmet social health needs of their patients or patrons. Has your organization developed a similar program? Share your story with us to receive a Member Highlight on the MARquee! National Network of Libraries of Medicine News MAR Executive Director Kate Flewelling wa...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - August 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Netflix ’ s ‘ The Bleeding Edge ’ raises big questions for medical device manufacturers
Sandra Maddock, president and CEO, IMARC Research Thanks in large part to innovation in the medical device industry, the average human lifespan has nearly doubled in the past hundred years. Medical devices have undoubtedly improved the quality of life for millions of people, too. But a provocative new Netflix documentary raises an important question: Is there a point when innovation goes too far? The Bleeding Edge, produced by Academy-Award nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, tells the stories of patients who say they’ve suffered serious health problems as a result of recent medical devices being used ...
Source: Mass Device - August 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Francis Collins Pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen
Duped into an interview with the comedian, the NIH director caught on to the joke and seized it as a teaching opportunity. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 24, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Hospital launches course to teach nurses how to read ECGs
A first-of-its-kind course teaching nurses how to read an electrocardiogram (ECG) has been launched to address a “skills gap” and potentially save lives. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 24, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news