Opinion: Why the fight for Waspi pension justice is far from over
By UNISON’s senior national equality officer Josie Irwin A whole generation of women has been badly let down by politicians. Changes to pension law in 1995 and 2011 delayed the state pension age for 1950s-born women by up to six years. Many received information about the change with just one year’s notice. Some received no notification. An estimated 3.8 million women waited up to six years longer to receive the state pension. Last Thursday (23 March), the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman reported that the Department of Work and Pensions had failed to communicate the changes adequately and recommended that...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 25, 2024 Category: Food Science Authors: Josie Irwin Tags: Article Blogs low-paid women pension age pensioners state pension WASPI Source Type: news

Abdomen trauma from a fall from a height in two university teaching hospital in Burkina Faso - B élemlilga Gueswendé LH, Yabré N, Ouédraogo S, Keita N, Tiendrébéogo L, Zaré C, Zida M.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to describe the nature and reasons for the fall, the injuries caused and their prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study over a period of 9 years. Patients admitted for abdo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of opera on resilience and thriving in serious mental illness: pilot evaluation of the Center Cannot Hold part 2 and resilience workshop - Wells KB, Zhang L, Saks ER, Bilder RM.
There are few studies of impacts of arts on recovery in schizphrenia, on audience mood and social connection. We developed a pilot evaluation of opera performances in a university setting on Elyn Saks' journey from psychosis, teaching law and falling in lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

LGBTQ+ history coming to US schools
Schools in Washington state will be required to teach students about the history and contributions of LGBTQ+ people under a new law signed by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this week. Senate Bill 5462, which passed both state chambers earlier this year without any support from Republicans, mandates that…#jayinslee #bill5462 #republicans #washingtonians #markoliias #democrat #seattletimes #colorado #illinois #nevada (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Not Treat Patients the Same Way We Teach Medical Students?
(MedPage Today) -- "Problems in living" is a broad term that refers to difficulties people may experience in managing or coping with various aspects of activities related to daily living. These problems can be psychological, emotional, social... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 23, 2024 Category: American Health Source Type: news

This Week in AI: Human-Like Reasoning, Robots and Open Source
This week in artificial intelligence (AI) news, a new technique, “Quiet-STaR,” teaches AI to think and chat more like humans by considering various ideas before answering, improving how we interact with technology. Significant investments in AI, including Nvidia’s robot project, GR00T, are rapidly…#nvidia #innermonologue #quietstar #venkyyerrapotu #saudiarabia #andreessenhorowitz #publicinvestmentfund #masayoshison #softbankgroup #google (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teaching Impact on Disabled and Non-Disabled Students
Faculty and doctoral students offer some of the first findings on differentiating the effectiveness of instruction for students with and without disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - March 22, 2024 Category: Disability Tags: Disability Education Source Type: news

Ancient brains, cannibal birds, and more stories you might have missed this week
How does 3D-printed wood compare to the real thing? Do long genes age faster than short ones? And why did scientists teach a robot how to do parkour? Check out the answers below in some of our favorite selections from Science ’s daily newsletter, Science Adviser . How much wood would a 3D printer print if a 3D printer could print wood? According to The Three Little Pigs , building your home out of sticks is a recipe for disaster. But wood is actually quite a sturdy construction material—one that humans have been using to make houses, furniture, and other st...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 22, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Motorola Stock Keeps Hitting Highs; Buys Camera Maker, Gets Rating Upgrade
Top-ranked Motorola Solutions (MSI) shows that you can teach an old dog new tricks. The company, which traces its roots back nearly 100 years, is growing like a pup. Motorola stock keeps hitting all-time highs this year as it grows organically and via acquisitions. On Wednesday, the Relative…#motorolasolutions #motorola #relativestrength #rs #rsrating #bktechnologies #apple #silentsentinel #compositerating #asmrrating (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Educator Turned Founder Is Disrupting the $140B Pet Industry With an Innovative Dog Training Method
Mark Van Wye, the founder and CEO of Zoom Room, a dog training service provider with 60 locations across the U.S., didn’t grow up hoping he’d get a job training dogs and the people who own them. Although he had dogs all his life, his focus was on teaching humans how to teach other humans. Van Wye…#markvanwye #zoomroom #vanwye #waltdisneycompany #nintendo #businesswise #vanwyes #aapa #carlosiracusa #observer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ninez Ponce receives Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award for work in health and data equity
“Without data equity, we will not achieve health equity.”Whether leading the  UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, teaching graduate students at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health or speaking with lawmakers in Sacramento or Washington, D.C., Ninez Ponce is widely esteemed for her decades-long dedication to turning this ideal into reality.In her work, Ponce has helped ensure public health data collection goes beyond just including historically underrepresented communities; she has centered these communities to understand their unique needs and developed health programs and policies to address them. In recogn...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 20, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Possible TikTok ban has U.S. science communicators on edge
For biologist Brooke Fitzwater, a doctoral student at the University of Alabama, the social media platform TikTok has become a key tool for sharing her knowledge of marine biology with some 250,000 followers. Her short, humorous videos on everything from whale sharks to zombie worms have attracted up to 2.1 million views. “TikTok has been an unparalleled way for me to communicate science to the public,” Fitzwater says. Last week, however, Fitzwater and many other science communicators who rely on TikTok got some worrying news: The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation...
Source: ScienceNOW - March 19, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

Surging dollar supply will teach bankers that Bitcoin isn ’t just for speculation, say macro analysts
Bitcoin may soon play a significant macroeconomic role. The ballooning US budget deficit, coupled with rising interest payments, could force the Federal Reserve to issue more US dollars to buy more debt, according to Noelle Acheson, former head of market insights at Genesis. And that would lead…#federalreserve #noelleacheson #genesis #portfolios #cryptoismacronow #ustreasury #treasury #beneficial #quinnthompson #maplefinance (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marketers, Here Is Why the Term ‘Marginalized’ Is Uncomfortable But Necessary
Some of the biggest personal and professional achievements of my life have come out of a period that was uncomfortable or tough, teaching me valuable lessons through a moment for self-reflection and maturation. To understand, advocate for, represent and amplify diverse voices and communities… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two more directors accuse trust leaders of ‘Islamophobia’
Two more non-executive directors have criticised the leaders of Bradford Teaching Hospitals, accusing them of using “Islamophobic tropes” and retaliating against “dissenting opinion”. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 19, 2024 Category: UK Health Source Type: news