Arkansas Unemployment Drops to Record 3.1% in December
The U.S. jobless rate also declined, to 3.9% in December. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 25, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa
Discussions included the need to engage the younger generation in a world free of stigma and discrimination. Similarly, Marcos Costa, from Morhan in Brazil, spoke of the first Latin American and Caribbean Virtual Meeting of young people affected by leprosy, their family members, and supporters. The meeting, he said, sought to engage young people and their families in a dialogue centered on the challenges faced by those affected by the disease and to explore policy solutions to the problem. “In Brazil, 45 percent of new leprosy cases were not diagnosed in 2020 because of COVID-19. The pandemic has compounded challenge...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Sasakawa Health Foundation Source Type: news

The Work Of The Future: Building Better Jobs In An Age Of Intelligent Machines
The pandemic struck halfway through our three year effort, introducing wild swings: squeezes on essential workers, and mass unemployment followed by acute labor shortages and new ways of working. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Mindell, Contributor Tags: Manufacturing /manufacturing Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Community Organization and Solidarity in Peru Tackle Hunger in Pandemic
Fortunata Palomino is an experienced community organizer from Carabayllo and general coordinator of the Network of Soup Kitchens of Metropolitan Lima, which includes 2,247 soup kitchens. She is critical of the neglect by the authorities and hopes that women will be trained, certified and incorporated into the labor market with respect for their rights. CREDIT: Mariela Jara/IPSBy Mariela JaraLIMA, Jan 24 2022 (IPS) It’s nine o’clock in the morning and Mauricia Rodríguez is already peeling garlic to season the day’s lunch at the Network of Organized Women of Villa Torreblanca, one of more than 2,400 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariela Jara Tags: COVID-19 Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy NGOs Source Type: news

Climate rather than economic variables might have caused increase in US homicide but not suicide rates during the Great Depression - Fountoulakis KN, Fountoulakis NK.
BACKGROUND: It is widely believed that during the Great Depression (1929-1933) there was a rise in suicidal rates which was causally related to the increase in unemployment. There are no studies on the effect the Great Depression had on homicidal rates MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of economic variables on natural disasters and the impact of disasters on economic variables - Tasri ES, Karimi K, Muslim I.
This study aims to study how disaster losses are affected by unemployment and poverty, then how disasters also cause income inequality in Indonesia and the causal relationship between disaster losses and income inequality. To determine the structural relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

What's next for Joe Judge? 6 options for the fired Giants coach (keep an eye on the Texans)
Recently fired New York Giants coach Joe Judge is now unemployed and could find work for Alabama, the New England Patriots or maybe even the Houston Texans. #texans #joejudge #newenglandpatriots (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Opens Embassy in Nicaragua for First Time since 1990 after Taiwan Ties Cut
By Genevieve Donnellon-MayAUSTRALIA, Jan 10 2022 (IPS) For the first time since 1990, China has (re)opened an embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, less than a month after Nicaragua cut ties with Taiwan. The (re)opening of the embassy on January 1, 2022 comes amidst the backdrop of US-China tensions, particularly over trade and Taiwan, as well as worsening Cross-Straits relations. Genevieve Donnellon-MayChina and Nicaragua officially (re)established diplomatic relations last month. On December 10, Asia time, diplomatic relations between China and Nicaragua were officially established. The official “Joint Communiqué ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Headlines TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Unemployment and child maltreatment during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of Korea - Kim YE.
This study aimed to examine the association b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Do macroeconomic shocks in the local labor market lead to child maltreatment and death? Empirical evidence from Japan - Oikawa M, Kawamura A, Kang C, Yamagata Z, Noguchi H.
BACKGROUND: Japan is facing a rapid increase in the number of reported child maltreatment cases. Child maltreatment has long-term consequences for the victims, and unemployment rate is considered a strong predictor of it. However, only few studies have ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Wall Street closes down, indexes still poised for big annual gains
Wall Street closed lower on Thursday, retreating late in thin holiday volume from record highs set early in the session on strong U.S. data including a drop in weekly claims for U.S. unemployment... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The relationship between unemployment and suicide - Lester D, Yang B.
Studies of individuals indicate an association between unemployment (and long-term unemployment) and both fatal and nonfatal suicidal behavior, but it is not yet possible to draw cause-and-effect conclusions from the research. Time-series studies of nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Covid-19 Relief Fraud Potentially Totals $100 Billion, Secret Service Says
Unemployment-insurance programs are among the pandemic-benefits targets for fraudsters and organized crime, the agency says. #fraudsters #secretservice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unemployment and suicide among the Brazilian population in the crisis of capitalism - Barreto AAM, Souza LEPF.
The current crisis of capitalism has multiple economic, financial, social, environmental, cultural and political facets. In Brazil, the severity of the crisis is no different, resulting from the exhaustion of the neo-developmentalist model and its inabilit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

California jobless rate below 7%; 1st time since March 2020
California's unemployment rate has fallen below 7% for the fist time since March of last year at the start of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to 3.4% in November
Nine major industry sectors reported growth. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fed will tighten credit faster and sees 3 rate hikes in 2022
WASHINGTON — With inflation surging and unemployment falling, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will shrink its support for the economy more quickly and expects to raise interest rates... #ratehikes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Objective job demands of oneself and one's partner, and depressive symptoms. evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal study - Kretzler B, K önig HH, Hajek A.
BACKGROUND: Job characteristics are an important predictor of depressive symptoms. Recent research detected unemployment's spillover effects on spouses' depressive symptoms, but there is still a lack of studies that examine the association between objectiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Fed to pivot on inflation fears in the face of another uncertain year
The U.S. Federal Reserve, stung by persistently high inflation and encouraged by lower-than-expected unemployment, is set on Wednesday to chart a path of higher interest rates next year as... #policymakers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels
Just as unemployment fell statewide in October, to 3.7%, unemployment rates in all eight Arkansas metro areas also declined, with rates falling by 0.2 to 0.4 percentage points. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - December 13, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Urban Meyer denies Jacksonville Jaguars reports: 'If there is a source, that source is unemployed'
Jaguars coach Urban Meyer on Sunday denied that he and receiver Marvin Jones had a screaming match and that he called his assistant coaches losers, and said anyone leaking information risks losing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SNL' mocks Chris, Andrew Cuomo as Billie Eilish performs double duty
NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at unemployed brothers Andrew and Chris Cuomo as the show returned from a two-week hiatus with Billie Eilish doubling as host and musical gue… #chriscuomo #snl #hiatus #andrewcuomo #billieeilish (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Navrio-Pio Commends NHRC for Its Impact On Healthcare
[Ghanaian Times] The Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) has played a critical role in reducing the rate of unemployment in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality, Pe Denis Aneakwoa Balinia Adda Asagpaare II, has stated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to 3.7% in October
The U.S. jobless rate was also down, hitting 4.6% in October. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - November 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Opposite nonlinear effects of unemployment and sentiment on male and female suicide rates: evidence from Australia - Botha F, Nguyen VH.
We investigate gender differences in the effects of unemployment and sentiment on suicide rates. Using monthly Australian data, we find a positive relationship between the unemployment rate and the suicide rate, and a negative relationship between consumer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 among young people currently and formerly in foster care - Rosenberg R, Sun S, Flannigan A, O'Meara M.
BACKGROUND: COVID-19 continues to have devastating impacts across the United States, causing high levels of unemployment and disconnection from work and school. Furthermore, some communities are at higher risk for adverse outcomes due to the pandemic, incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. School Buses May Never Be The Same Thanks to Biden ’s Infrastructure Plan
Assembly line workers at the Thomas Built school bus factory in High Point, North Carolina are over the moon about the new infrastructure bill—specifically Title XI, Section 71101. Buried deep in the 2,702-page document approved by the House last week, that line item allocates federal funds to help localities purchase brand-new battery-powered school buses. That’s good news for Thomas Built, a subsidiary of German auto giant Daimler that controls nearly 40% of the North American school bus market. And for Chris Pratt, president of the local United Auto Workers chapter and a 22-year veteran welder at the Thomas ...
Source: TIME: Science - November 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Unemployment Adversely Linked to Recommended Cancer Screening
Lower prevalence of screening for unemployed adults was no longer seen after accounting for health insurance coverage (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Unemployed, uninsured less likely to receive cancer screening, study finds
Unemployed adults in the United States are less likely to undergo recommended cancer screening due to a lack of health insurance, a survey published Monday by the journal Cancer found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly jobless claims better than expected in another sign of healing for employment
Initial claims for unemployment benefits were expected to total 275,000 for the week ended Oct. 30. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: Jobless Youth Grapple With Effects of Covid-19 in Wcr, KMC
[The Point] Scores of unemployed youths within the West Coast Region (WCR) and Kanifing Municipality (KM) have lamented how the covid-19 pandemic affected their lives and livelihood, especially during the overwrought period of the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IRS issuing additional tax refunds to 430,000 people
It’s the latest batch of corrected refunds for millions of people who paid taxes on unemployment benefits, which were excluded from income last year under the American Rescue Plan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to 5 Million Children Have Lost Parents During the Pandemic. Here ’s How They’ve Coped
Adin James is only 8 years old, but he has some very strict rules about how the world should work in the age of the pandemic. For starters, there’s the business of avoiding unmasked people. “They don’t have their masks on,” he’ll say when he sees an uncovered face on the street or in a store. “That’s not right. They’re making other people sick.” Then there’s the matter of doctors—who might have been trusted once but not anymore. “They lied to me. They told me my dad was gonna be better,” he tells his mother, Ebony James, 50, a principal at a mid...
Source: TIME: Health - November 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Unemployment, religious disintegration and suicide fluctuations in Alberta - Trovato F.
This study looks at the relationship between unemployment, religious disintegration and suicide in Alberta during 1997-2015. Religious disintegration is operationalized as the percentage of population with no religious affiliation. Economic theory predicts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Unemployment, bankruptcies, and deaths from multiple causes in the CoViD-19 recession compared with the 2000 ‒2018 Great Recession impact - Brenner MH.
OBJECTIVEs. To determine whether unemployment and bankruptcy rates are related to increased excess deaths during the COVID-19 recession and to examine whether the current recession-based mortality rate not only is dependent on COVID-19 but also continues t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Iowa governor signs vaccine mandate exemption bill into law
Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law a bill that allows Iowa workers to seek medical and religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates and guarantees that those who are fired for refusing a vaccine will qualify for unemployment benefits (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The relationship between economic growth and child abuse in Malaysia - Shaari MS, Mariadas PA, Nangle B, Ridzuan AR.
This study employs the ARDL approach to analyse data on GDP per capita, inflation, unemployment, and the number of child abuse cas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey
The Census Bureau is seeking comment on proposed revisions to the Household Pulse Survey, which helps to inform on a range of topics related to households' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposed revisions include modifications to questions relating to vaccinations that expand response options for the number of doses and brand of COVID-19 vaccine received; three items regarding unemployment insurance benefits, with a modified reference period; and a question relating to the use of public transit and ridesharing. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 26, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Unemployed Mothers and Caregivers Struggle to Access Covid-19 Grant
[GroundUp] Since 1 July receiving a child support grant should not exclude one from getting the R350 Covid-19 grant (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Unemployment Drops to 4% in September
The professional and business services sector grew the most, adding 10,000 jobs. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

California's job growth took a hit as the Delta variant spread
California's job growth slowed last month and its unemployment rate remained high as the state struggled to recover economic momentum. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Margot Roosevelt Source Type: news

Inflation Bogey Blocking Recovery
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 2021 (IPS) The bogey of inflation has been revived. Dubious pre-pandemic economic progress, fiscal constraints and vaccine apartheid were bad enough. Now, ostensibly anti-inflationary measures also threaten recovery and sustainable development. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised downwards its latest global growth forecast. Its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) warns of a “dangerous divergence” between richer and poorer countries. This has been exacerbated by, but has also worsened national fiscal disparities and the &lsqu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

No Unemployment Checks for Health Workers Who Refuse Vaccine No Unemployment Checks for Health Workers Who Refuse Vaccine
"Refusing to comply with an employer's policies, including a health or safety policy, typically disqualifies a person from being eligible to receive unemployment benefits."Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Sit-At-Home, Covid-19 Effects Trigger Depression, Mental Illness - Neuropsychiatrist
[Premium Times] "...other triggers included: high level of unemployment, inflation, terrorism, banditry, communal conflicts and kidnapping, which have led to considerable changes in people's daily lives and activities..." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
Growing up in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, where people sometimes die of preventable or treatable illnesses like diarrhea, typhoid and malaria, taught Abdifitah Mohamed a painful lesson: adequate health care is indispensable. In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound. Her death, Mohamed says, inspired him to go to medical school, and for about four years he worked to treat the sick and injured in Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. But Mohamed hasn’t been able to work as a doctor since 2015, when he left for the United States, where his wife emigrate...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Entrepreneurship, beekeeping, and health training to decrease community violence in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a pilot study for an intervention trial - Outwater AH, Abraham AG, Iseselo MK, Sekei LH, Kazaura MR, Killewo J.
BACKGROUND: High unemployment rates and limited access to resources, services, and economic opportunities are associated with many types of violence. In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, most violence is experienced by unemployed, poorly educated men between the ag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

The effect of absolute and relative deprivation on homicides in Brazil - Aransiola TJ, Ceccato V, Justus M.
This paper investigates the effect of absolute deprivation (proxy unemployment) and relative deprivation (proxy income inequality) on homicide levels in Brazil. A database from the Brazilian Information System about Mortality and Census of the year 2000 an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Unemployment benefits ended, but hiring did not surge in September
Out-of-work Americans did not rush back into the job market after beefed-up unemployment benefits ended nationwide in September. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news