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Arkansas Unemployment Increases to 3.6 Percent
Arkansas' unemployment rate in October rose to 3.6 percent from 3.5 percent in September, but it was still lower than the 4 percent reported for October 2016. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - November 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How to narrow Europe's job skills gap
An EU-funded project's analysis of the mismatch between labour market needs and the skills available feeds into Europe's efforts to tackle ongoing high unemployment. Ensuring businesses have access to the skills they need could also boost growth and create jobs. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 16, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

What support of young presenting a first psychotic episode, when schooling is being challenged? - Vacheron MN, Veyrat-Masson H, Wehbe E.
Psychiatric disorders (more specifically mood disorders and psychosis) represent the 1st cause of disability among young people. Unemployment rate between 75 to 95% for the person with schizophrenia. It is correlated to poor social integration and bad econ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medtech Employers Need to Keep Pace with Job Market
The medical device and diagnostics industry is a smart place to build a career. Professionals working in the field say they enjoy the work for the chance to pioneer new medical advances, to solve challenges, and to make a positive impact for patients. For the past few years, medtech employees have been able to call the shots, with an abundance of well-paying, meaningful roles and continued growth in the sector. As the trend toward crossover with consumer tech continues and as other industries piles on cool perks, high salaries, and prestige, leading medtech recruiters are urging medtech companies to keep an eye on their ke...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marie Thibault Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Identification of major depressive disorder among the long-term unemployed - Nurmela K, Mattila A, Heikkinen V, Uitti J, Ylinen A, Virtanen P.
PURPOSE: Depression is a common mental health disorder among the unemployed, but research on identifying their depression in health care is scarce. The present study aimed to explore the identification of major depressive disorder (MDD) in health care on l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Insights into youth unemployment
Despite signs that Europe's economic troubles are easing, unemployment and insecurities in the labour market remain an issue for young people. Involving them more strongly in employment policymaking and implementation is just one of the insights to come out of ongoing EU-funded research. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 9, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Book explores why some Muslim clerics become jihadists
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) What turns people into radical jihadist clerics? A new book by an MIT political scientist offers a new answer: thwarted career ambitions. More specifically, the book finds, a certain portion of Muslim clerics who end up advocating for jihad -- war against Islam's foes -- started out as mainstream clerics looking for state-sponsored jobs where they could use their intellectual training, only to become unemployed, disenchanted, and radicalized. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster
This article first appeared in the Autumn 2017 edition of U Magazine.  The article Ms Smith Goes to Westminster first appeared on the UNISON National site. (Source: UNISON Health care news)
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 2, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Magazine Black history month labour link nursing one team for patient care race discrimination Save our NHS women members Source Type: news

Unemployment triggers increase in child neglect, according to new research
(University of Oxford) The number of reported cases of child neglect in the United States of America increased as a result of the spike in unemployment following the financial crisis of 2007-08, according to new Oxford University research. The first study of its kind, suggests that unemployment can cause an increase in child neglect because parents have more limited access to the resources required to provide for a child's basic needs, such as clothing, food and medical care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Look at Attacks Where Vehicles Have Been Used as Weapons
The attack on a bike path in New York City, which killed eight and injured 11 others, is the latest example of a driver who used a vehicle as a weapon. Some were orchestrated by extremist groups, others by unstable individuals with unclear motives. Radical groups have urged supporters to use any weapons at hand, including cars, a tactic that presents a major challenge for security forces around the world. Here's a look at some other attacks: ___ Aug. 17, 2017 A rented van veered into Barcelona's crowded Las Ramblas promenade, swerving along the walkway and killing 13 people. Armed with an ax, knives and false explosives be...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News WMD & Terrorism Source Type: news

Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession, Just in Time to Replace Baby Boomers Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession, Just in Time to Replace Baby Boomers
Nursing generally offers stable earnings and low unemployment, which likely sounds good to young adults who came of age during the Great Recession.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Satisfaction with Life over Time in People with Burn Injury: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Burn Model System Study
Conclusions: SWL after burn injury can be described by two different trajectories with substantially different outcomes. Older age, mental health and unemployment prior to injury predicted the membership in the dissatisfied class. Additional services could be provided to those at high risk for low SWL to achieve better outcomes (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:Premier Stanley Mathabatha On Passing On of Ministry of Health Spokesperson Mr Joe Maila
[Govt of SA] The Limpopo Provincial Government joins the rest of the country in mourning the untimely death of one of the foot soldiers in the war against poverty and unemployment. When he was in the province, Joe Maila served in the unit of Communications in Departments of Health and Labour. Through his hard work and dedication, Mr Maila got appointed a spokesperson for the Nation Department of Health where he served with diligence until his untimely death through a freak shooting accident. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Short-run and long-run effects of unemployment on suicides: does welfare regime matter? - Gajewski P, Zhukovska K.
BACKGROUND: Disentangling the immediate effects of an unemployment shock from the long-run relationship has a strong theoretical rationale. Different economic and psychological forces are at play in the first moment and after prolonged unemployment. This s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Unemployment and Jumping Back Into the Workforce
Start Getting Your Member Benefits Today! Discounts on travel and everyday savings. Subscription to AARP The Magazine. Free membership for your spouse or  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - October 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Innovation for Climate-Smart Agriculture Key to Ending Hunger in Kenya
Vaccination of live stock in Samburu County, Kenya. Credit: @FAO/LUIS TATOBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya , Oct 23 2017 (IPS)Some parts of Kenya are reeling from the effects of probably the worst drought in the last 20 years. With nearly 3.4 million people food insecure, Kenya’s food security prognosis looks gloomy, with climate change and natural resource depletion set to pose even greater risks in the long term. Rising temperatures and unpredicatble rainy seasons could destroy crop yield gains made in the recent past, and the threats of extreme weather such as flooding, drought and pests becoming more real. T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Aid Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDG Source Type: news

Arkansas Unemployment Remains at 3.5 Percent
Arkansas' unemployment rate in September remained steady at 3.5 percent. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Driven to Extremes –How Poverty Fuels Extremism, and How to Help Africa’s Youth
African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldier greets a group of children during a patrol in the Kaa’ran district of Somali capital, Mogadishu. Credit: UN Photo/Stuart PriceBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 2017 (IPS)Poverty is a blight, and one that disproportionately affects sub-Saharan Africa. It is a vast and complex issue whose tentacles reach into many areas, including climate change, sustainable development and–crucially–global security. The link between poverty and violent extremism is compelling, and means that if we want to address extremism, we must fight inequality too. This yea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Aid Climate Change Crime & Justice Education Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The New Health Care: How a Healthy Economy Can Shorten Life Spans
In general, prosperity brings better health. But economic booms are also associated with air pollution, stress and car accidents. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Medicine and Health Recession and Depression Air Pollution Deaths (Fatalities) Unemployment Source Type: news

Mother fired by convenience store for defending her life against a violent attacker ... Self-defense can now leave you unemployed
(Natural News) A single mother of three from Albuquerque, N.M., has lost her job after defending herself against an armed robber that attacked the Circle K convenience store she had been working at for the past five years. ABC affiliate KOAT 7 recently reported that Jennifer Wertz felt she needed to be ready to defend... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela rapidly collapsing into another North Korea; nearly all flights halted, media controlled, citizens blocked from escaping
(Natural News) It looks like more trouble in paradise for the socialist utopia of Venezuela. The list of issues includes food rationing and widespread starvation, skyrocketing unemployment, rampant crime and social unrest, political corruption and suppression of opposition parties, state-controlled media, hyperinflation, and gasoline shortages despite the country having the world’s largest oil reserves. All this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report Offers Guidance to Federal Government on Creating a New Statistics Entity to Combine Data From Multiple Sources While Protecting Privacy
A new report from the National Academies offers detailed recommendations to guide federal statistical agencies in creating a new entity to enable them to combine data from multiple sources in order to provide more relevant, timely, and detailed statistics– for example, on the unemployment rate or the rate of violent crime. The report reviews options for structuring the new entity, identifies approaches for protecting individuals' privacy while linking multiple sources of information, and identifies areas where staff training is needed. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - October 2, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Here ’s How Jay Z Showed His Support for Colin Kaepernick on SNL
Jay Z silently showed his support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick while performing on Saturday Night Live during the show’s season premiere. The rapper wore a sports jersey emblazoned with “Colin K” on the back and the now-unemployed football star’s number “7” on both sides. While he never vocally acknowledged Kaepernick on the show Saturday, Jay Z has previously praised the NFL kneeling movement Kaepernick started last year. Since Kaepernick first chose not to stand for the national anthem during games in protest of injustices in the U.S. against black people...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime Television Source Type: news

Inside Donald Trump ’s Latest Battle Against the NFL
The world’s most powerful man picked a busy week to go to war with America’s most popular sport. Donald Trump was navigating a nuclear standoff with North Korea when he touched down in Alabama for a political rally on Sept. 22. In Puerto Rico, millions of Americans were without water or electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria. A plan to revamp the nation’s health care system faced a pivotal hurdle in the Senate. But the President had another matter on his mind: the squad of football players who had protested racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling, raising their fists or locking their arms du...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Altman and Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized NFL president trump Source Type: news

Analysis of Human Needs Index Shows Unmet Need in Rural America
This report is based on the Salvation Army's tracking of basic assistance for things like food, clothing, housing, furniture, medical services, and utilities. Potential explanations for this discrepancy include less rural access to government services, a potential preference for local and church-based assistance over government assistance, and persistent unemployment leading rural people to stop looking for jobs, driving down the state's official unemployment rate. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 28, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

North Africa set to adopt five-year plan to boost youth employment – UN labour agency
With a youth unemployment rate at 28.8 per cent – twice the global average – countries in North Africa need to adopt a broader, more concerted response to tackle the crisis, the United Nations labour agency warned today. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - September 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What to Know About the Catalan Independence Referendum
Spanish authorities are racing to block Catalonia secessionists from carrying out an independence referendum currently scheduled for Oct. 1. So far, officials have seized almost 10 million ballot papers, imposed fines on top Catalan officials, and detained numerous politicians. Catalonia’s battle with Madrid over the vote, which both the Spanish constitution court and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy deem illegal, has created the worst political crisis Spain has seen in decades. Here’s what to know: Where is Catalonia? Located in the country’s north-east corner, Catalonia has an economy larger than that of Po...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara John Tags: Uncategorized Spain Source Type: news

Contraception Is about Partnerships —in More Ways than One
September 25, 2017To make family planning work for young people, we need to look at the bigger picture.Imagine you are very, very poor. You and your family have, say, $100 or less for the entire month. What are your priorities?For most people, the main concerns would be food, safe drinking water, shelter, and maybe education, if there ’s anything left over. When you’re making decisions under this type of pressure, a lot of important things fall to the bottom of the list.Contraception is one of them.In the global health community, we call the hardships that dog impoverished families “economic barriers.&rdq...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

‘Going Down In a Blaze of Glory.’ The Brief, Crusading Life of the Cambodia Daily
Phann Ana represents the best of everything the Cambodia Daily stood for. In 17 years at the newspaper — which Cambodia’s strongman prime minister cruelly snuffed out in early September — Ana championed poor villagers persecuted by the country’s acquisitive oligarchy, investigated political murders, and exposed illegal logging and grand corruption, again and again and again. He worked his keyboard with a malicious grin and his sources with an unmistakable soprano chortle. He seemed able to retrieve internal documents from government ministries as easily as if they came from his own desk drawer. &ldq...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Douglas Gillison Tags: Uncategorized Cambodia onetime Source Type: news

NFL Owners Should Stand Up to Donald Trump on National Anthem Protests
With his threat at the United Nations this past week to “totally destroy” North Korea if necessary, and his labeling of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a “Rocket Man” on a “suicide mission,” President Donald Trump escalated his war of words with a country flirting with a nuclear strike. Few world leaders at the General Assembly cheered him. On Friday, Trump got his applause — by hurling his “tough” talk at America’s de facto national pastime, NFL football. At a rally in Huntsville, Ala., in support of Republican Senator Luther Strange, Trump cursed some of its ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump NFL onetime Roger Goodell Source Type: news

Cognition and return to work after mild/moderate traumatic brain injury: a systematic review - Mani K, Cater B, Hudlikar A.
BACKGROUND: Approximately two percent of the United States population are traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors. The unemployment rate among them is substantial. Cognitive skills are essential to perform any job. OBJECTIVE: We analyzed the literat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Aaron Hernandez Had CTE. How Much More Damage Can The NFL Take?
Is the chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) diagnosis for Aaron Hernandez, the convicted murderer and former New England Patriots tight end who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence, all that surprising? Not really, given what we know about this degenerative brain disease. Several ex-NFL players (Junior Seau, Dave Duerson, Andre Waters, Ray Easterling) who took their own lives were diagnosed with CTE postmortem. CTE victims have struggled with impulse control, turned violent against their spouses, abused drugs, raged and acted irrationally. In 2012 Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who had C...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized Aaron Hernandez CTE Football New England Patriots NFL Source Type: news

Puerto Rico Could Be Left Without Electricity for Months. Here ’s What to Know
On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico directly, landing as a Category 4 hurricane in the town of Yabucoa with sustained winds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). The storm destroyed hundred of homes and knocked out power across the island, reports the Associated Press (AP). Ricardo Rossello, the island’s governor, has imposed a daily curfew between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. through Saturday to allow for recovery operations. The entire island is now in a total blackout as a result of the storm, with recovery in some parts not expected for an extended period of time. “Once we’re able to go outside, we’re goi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Hurricane Maria onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news

Out of Africa: Understanding Economic Refugees
Young African migrants seek opportunities abroad as the World Bank projects that “the world’s extreme poor will be increasingly concentrated in Africa”. Credit: Ilaria Vechi/IPSBy Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 19 2017 (IPS)Not a single month has passed without dreadful disasters triggering desperate migrants to seek refuge in Europe. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), at least 2,247 people have died or are missing after trying to enter Europe via Spain, Italy or Greece in the first half of this year. Last year, 5,096 deaths were recorded. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Europe Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Read President Trump ’s Speech Threatening to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea
President Donald Trump threatened North Korea and its leader on Tuesday during his first United Nation address.   Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “Rocket Man,” a reference to the country’s recent missile and nuclear tests, and said he was on “a suicide mission.” “We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea,” Trump said, before adding that “hopefully this will not be necessary.” Trump’s comments come after Kim said the nation would continue working on its various weapons programs despite international condemnation. North Korea has al...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Marie Segarra Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump onetime United Nations White House Source Type: news

50 Years Ago This Week: The Beatles Change the World
Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME. Catch up on last week’s installment here. Week 38: Sept. 22, 1967 The release and success of the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was only one of the reasons why The Beatles found themselves on the cover of TIME this week. More importantly, the story was a recognition of the fact that the band had rather smoothly moved on from the teenybopper sound th...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized Media Source Type: news

South Africa: Why People Who Attempt Suicide Need More Than Meds
[The Conversation Africa] Meet Jane. She's 22 years-old. She has a quirky smile and an unconventional sense of humour. She's finished high school and has a young baby. She has been unemployed for a long time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Robot replacement begins in fast food industry: Burger flipping robot set to replace humans next year in 50 California restaurants
(Natural News) In the world we live today, technology is so advanced that robots continuously do some jobs for us. More and more companies start to replace humans with robots to do the job, which then results to unemployment. And now, robots will soon take over the fast food industry. According to a Daily Mail... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About the Five Major Votes Happening in the Next Five Weeks Across the World
Five important votes are scheduled over the next five weeks around the world. Here’s what you should be keeping tabs on. Germany Little drama accompanies Germany’s September 24 elections — Angela Merkel and her CDU party will win a fourth consecutive term, making her the second longest-serving chancellor in modern German history when her term wraps up. Even Merkel’s prime challenger, Martin Schulz of the center-left SPD, has effectively admitted defeat, spending his last days on the campaign trail detailing the conditions he’ll set for joining Merkel’s ruling coalition rather than convin...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ian Bremmer Tags: Uncategorized politics World Source Type: news

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.5 Percent
Arkansas' unemployment rate in August increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.5 percent. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 15, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Women more likely than men to lose interest in sex
Conclusion This study appears to suggest that many factors increase the likelihood of both men and women reporting a lack of interest in sex. Overall, women seem to be more likely to lose interest than men. While this large study provides some insight into the possible reasons behind having a lack of interest in sex, it has a few limitations: As so many factors were considered, there were bound to be some that showed statistical significance – this could just be by chance. The cross-sectional nature of the study means we can't be sure if the specific factors reported on caused the lack of interest, or vice versa. Peo...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

The 20 Happiest States in the U.S.
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lucy Yang / Business Insider Tags: Uncategorized bi onetime onetimetravel States Source Type: news

Overdose Deaths, Hospital Visits and Unfilled Jobs: The Opioid Crisis in Missouri and Kansas (September 2017)
The aim of this policy brief is to identify linkages between unemployment and opioid dependence at the county level in Missouri and Kansas using state and national datasets.(Missouri Health Association)(Kansas Health Association) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report: These KC metro counties face highest risk of opioid abuse
Kansas City has been hit hard by the opioid crisis, a report shows. The Kansas Hospital Association and Missouri Hospital Association released a joint study on Tuesday looking at the link between unemployment and the risk of opioid dependence. The study determined high-risk areas by looking at 10 years of unemployment data in both states, as well as drug-related deaths, morphine milligram equivalents prescribed per capita and opioid-related hospitalizations. “While the vast majority of opioid-related… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Report: These KC metro counties face highest risk of opioid abuse
Kansas City has been hit hard by the opioid crisis, a report shows. The Kansas Hospital Association and Missouri Hospital Association released a joint study on Tuesday looking at the link between unemployment and the risk of opioid dependence. The study determined high-risk areas by looking at 10 years of unemployment data in both states, as well as drug-related deaths, morphine milligram equivalents prescribed per capita and opioid-related hospitalizations. “While the vast majority of opioid-related… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Unemployment and Jumping Back Into the Workforce
8 things to do before handing over your employee ID. Should You Take a Pay Cut? Getting Help From American Job Center · AARP TEK Technology Education  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - September 6, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A Few Metaphors to Better Understand Depression
Depression is a difficult illness to understand. It’s hard to understand for the people suffering from it, but it’s downright impossible to know everything that a person who deals with depression on a daily basis goes through if you have never experienced it personally. For this reason, I have come up with a few real-life examples to help those who may not fully understand what depression is or how it functions. Of course, this will be the simplistic version. Depression is an extremely complex disease. As a person with depression myself, I have learned that it is very difficult to understand even for those who ...
Source: Psych Central - August 30, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caitlin Gearsbeck Tags: Antidepressants Depression General Happiness Personal Stories Self-Esteem Bipolar Disorder Depressed Mood Depressive Episode Mental Illness Stigma Mood Disorder Source Type: news

Battlefield to farm field: risk perceptions of US military veterans transitioning into agriculture (Safety-2016 abstract #365) - Bendixsen CG, Barnes K, Weichelt B, VanWormer J, Keifer MC.
BACKGROUND Prompted by wars in the past two decades largely in the Middle East, the United States veteran population in the United States often struggles with unemployment. America is increasingly occupied by the mental health ramifications of deployment. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Africa: How Hunger Affects the Mental Health of Pregnant Mothers
[The Conversation Africa] The mental health of pregnant women can be affected by a range of factors, including partner violence and unemployment. But one of the key drivers that adversely affects a pregnant woman's mental health is food insecurity. Being food insecure is when someone doesn't have food or has the wrong kinds of food. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Media now pushing claims that being unemployed is healthier than holding down a "stressful" job ... all part of the push toward "basic monthly income" welfare
(Natural News) It should be obvious to even the casual political observer that the Alt-Left media is the driver of so-called “progressive” idealism. Once the media begins pushing a concept, it becomes part of the Left’s modus operandi. In recent years progressives have been pushing the concept of a “universal basic income” — that is,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news