Executives to Watch: Alvin Cheung, president and CEO, California Northstate University
California Northstate University's local real estate projects extend beyond the teaching hospital and campus it's planning in Natomas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

WeightWatchers Is Now Prescribing Weight Loss Drugs
WeightWatchers has been through a lot of changes recently. In 2018 the popular weight loss program changed its name to WW with an updated mission: “Wellness That Works.” For the first time, that mission includes medications. Last spring, the company acquired Sequence, a digital health company, which allowed members to get prescriptions for weight loss drugs. Now the 60-year old company is launching WeightWatchers Clinic, which will give them access to telehealth weight loss management and doctors who can prescribe weight loss medications like semaglutide (Wegovy) and tirzepatide (Zepbound). [time-brightcove...
Source: TIME: Health - December 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Sucheta Kamath, Founder and CEO of ExQ ® for School, an Executive Function curriculum, announces new team member, Dr. Pam Smith as Partnership Development Director
Sucheta Kamath, Founder and CEO of ExQ® for School, a patented, individualized curriculum designed to teach Executive Function, announces the addition of a new team member, Dr. Pam Smith as Partnership Development Director. Pam joins ExQ with a focus on expanding and growing the ExQ... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PER Source Type: news

Accidental iron poisoning in children - experience from a teaching institution - Chandran J, Sanketh R, Vyasam S, Chrysolyte A, Ebenezer K.
We report a case series of five children presenting afte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

University-public partnerships for disaster recovery: promoting community resilience through research, teaching, and engagement - Smith G, Nguyen MT.
This article describes a state-supported, multiuniversity, interdisciplinary effort to address unmet disaster recovery needs identified by six hard-hit, low-capacity North Carolina communities following Hurricane Matthew. At the request of the director of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Retracted: Study on the role of college sports games and taekwondo teaching based on information health - And Biomechanics AB.
[This retracts the article DOI: 10.1155/2022/2873759.]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Paul Brandus: Norman Lear, Charlie Munger, Rosalynn Carter and Sandra Day O ’Connor lived long and impactful lives. What can they teach us?
TV producer Norman Lear made it to 101. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was 100 when he died. Berkshire Hathaway’s No. 2, Charlie Munger, was just a month shy of 100. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter was 96. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was 93. When I was growing up,…#normanlear #henrykissinger #charliemunger #rosalynncarter #supremecourt #sandradayoconnor #uscensusbureau #lisakerngriffin #arizona #supremecourts (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The incredible world of animal perception, and what it can teach us – podcast
Ian Sample meets Ed Yong, who recently won 2023 ’s Royal Society book prize for An Immense World, which delves into the incredible world of animal senses. From colours and sounds beyond our perception, to the weird and wonderful ways that animals grow new ears and experience smell, Ed explains why understanding how animals perceive the world ca n transform our own experience of life on EarthContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample; produced by Madeleine Finlay and Eli Block; sound design by Joel Cox; the executive producer is Ellie Bury Tags: Science Animals Biodiversity Mammals Birds Insects Source Type: news

Khan Academy ’s founder says AI ‘coaches’ will soon submit essays to teachers instead of students
Sal Khan, who is responsible for teaching more than 130 million students about writing, reading and math as the founder of free online learning nonprofit Khan Academy, recognized AI’s potential to open the cheating floodgates from the moment he got access to OpenAI’s GPT-4 technology in 2022.…#salkhan #khanacademy #openai #fortunesbrainstormai #gpt #khanmigo #beforechatgpt #kenya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How some of California's worst schools got better at teaching reading
Back in 2017, the families of children in some of California's worst-performing public schools sued the state for failing to teach low-income black and Hispanic children how to read. This led to a legal settlement in which the state's 75 worst-performing elementary schools agreed to invest in…#hispanic #stanford #jenniferjennings #herishingerreport #reasoncom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of Know & Tell ®: increasing adults' knowledge of child maltreatment and reporting responsibilities - Speropolous L.
Many educational programs aimed at addressing child maltreatment focus on teaching people how to recognize only one type of child maltreatment, most commonly child sexual abuse, rather than all types of abuse and neglect children might experience. Limited ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How NCTJ plans to tackle AI ‘shockwaves’ through industry
Everyone associated with the NCTJ knows that in an industry undergoing rapid and irreversible change, it must perform a leadership role in clarifying and teaching journalism based on contemporary journalism standards. That’s why we’re putting so much emphasis on raising awareness of the power of…#nctj #grammarly #googletranslate #initiative #cardiffuniversity #google #nationalworld #proctorio #cirrus #karynfleeting (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Who Lead in Mental Health: Leslie Robinson of the University of Memphis
As a professor, Leslie Robinson, Ph.D., conducts research on risky health behavior in young people and teaches graduate courses for doctoral students in clinical psychology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 11, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shoshana Cenker Source Type: news

What ’s the biggest benefit you get out of Stacker News
The biggest benefit I get is to learn in the Bitcoin space. Stackers challenge my viewpoints and help me fall deeper into the rabbit hole. I’d like to see us better challenge Bitcoin misconceptions so that we can teach others! As always thanks for helping me along my journey. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life in the Woods Life in the Woods
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach." – Henry David ThoreauMDedge (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 8, 2023 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news