Police Consider Charges After Party That Forced Lincoln-Sudbury To Shift To Remote Learning
SUDBURY (CBS) – Sudbury Police confirmed they may charge members of a family who hosted a large student party that forced Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School to shift from hybrid to remote learning to start the school year. Police broke up a party at a Sudbury home in town last week just days before the school year was set to begin. As a result, the high school had to begin with remote learning for 14 days. Bella Wong, the Superintendent of the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District and principal of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, said following the incident that the “crowded indoor and outdoor party&r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus LINCOLN-SUDBURY REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL Sudbury News Source Type: news

Des Moines says no to governor's demand for classroom return
A dispute between Iowa's governor and the state's largest school district could mean summer school for students and crippling bills for the school system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Only a Labour government can save the NHS, says UNISON   
Speaking at a Labour Party virtual conference discussion later today (Sunday) on how best to recognise and value NHS workers, both during and after the pandemic, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will say: “NHS staff have given their all for all of us. Now is the time to reward their incredible efforts and heroism, with a pay rise of at least £2,000 for every single NHS worker. “We all know that the best thing for our NHS is a Labour government – and we all know that you only get a Labour government when there is real unity. “It’s time to stop looking back and fig...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 20, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release dave prentis labour conference NHS Source Type: news

How to Help Ensure Your Students Get Enough Sleep
SUNDAY, Sept. 20, 2020 -- Nearly 6 in 10 U.S. parents say their children don't get enough sleep on school nights, an American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) survey finds. It included more than 1,000 parents across the country with children between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes
A once-cheerful 35-year-old woman with a learning disability was physically held down by care home staff in the UK - after reaching for her mother's hand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As We Rethink Major Aspects Of Society – What Can We Learn From Healthcare?
Healthcare has been in the process of changing its culture and its business model for years. Leaders have had to consider how to combine the efficiencies and quality of standardization with the understanding that every person is different and health is affected by many factors. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Glenn Llopis, Contributor Tags: Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare glennllopisblog Source Type: news

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Aging in Place?
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Source: AARP.org News - September 19, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

East Africa: EAC Banking On Staff Intervention Emergency Training
[Daily News] THE East African Community (EAC) is now banking on its staff stationed at One Stop Border Post (OSBP) to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Hospital, Staff Shouldering Burden of Fighting Covid-19
[Ethiopian Herald] Yom Fisseha, a graduating medical student at St Paul's Hospital's Millennium Medical College was recently infected by corona virus while giving treatment for mothers giving birth. Due to various symptoms of the virus, many people are affected during the past six months particularly in the Millennium College and nation in general. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Care workers deserve pay to reflect their value, says UNISON
Commenting on Labour’s call for care workers to be paid at least the real living wage and for the prime minister to make good on his promise to fix social care, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said today (Saturday): “Care workers perform skilled word day-in, day-out, looking after the most vulnerable people in society. “Their value has to be reflected in their pay. They must be given at least the real living wage, with full pay if they’re off sick. “The prime minister promised more than a year ago he had prepared a clear plan to fix social care. We’re still waiting. &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 19, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release care workers real living wage Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Here's how you CAN let a second wave wash over you
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Part of the problem with colder weather is that we spend more time indoors. But we're also all still learning how to Covid-behave and it's a steep learning curve. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Cancer Shaped Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’s Life and Work
The name Ruth Bader Ginsburg became almost synonymous with strength and stamina as she rose to prominence in judicial and feminist circles throughout her long career. Famously nicknamed the Notorious RBG and known for her grueling fitness regimen, the late Supreme Court justice also struggled with cancer and other health issues for the better part of her time on the bench — culminating with her death on Sept. 18 at the age of 87 of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg’s health issues became public in 1999, six years after her appointment to the Supreme Court, when she had surgery for early-...
Source: TIME: Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime remembrance Source Type: news

Why East Asians Were Wearing Masks Long Before COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic's toll rises, here's what Americans can learn from countries such as China, Japan and South Korea about the humble face mask. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: U of Colorado shifting students for virus cases
The University of Colorado has forced some students to move out of their dorms to create more isolation housing for students with coronavirus infections as case numbers continue to increase at the Boulder campus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Danica Fujimori Receives Bowes Biomedical Investigator Award
Fujimori was named this year's Bowes Biomedical Investigator (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - September 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The Last Call by Anne Cleeves
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Source: AARP.org News - September 18, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Wastewater predicts COVID-19 outbreaks days before diagnostic testing
Researchers have been able to track the spread of COVID-19 up to seven days before the same pattern is reported by compiled testing data by testing wastewater. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCLA-led team of scientists discovers why we need sleep
Prolonged sleep deprivation can lead to severe health problems in humans and other animals. But why is sleep so vital to our health? A UCLA-led team of scientists has made a major advance in answering  this question and has shown for the first time that a dramatic change in the purpose of sleep occurs at the age of about 2-and-a-half.Before that age, the brain grows very rapidly. During REM sleep, when vivid dreams occur, the young brain is busy building and strengthening synapses — the structures that connect neurons to one another and allow them to communicate.“Don’t wake babies up during REM sleep...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sustainable Development goals are ‘the future’ Malala tells major UN event, urging countries to get on track
The Global Goals represent the future for millions of girls who want education, women who fight for equality, and youth fighting for clean air, UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai said on Friday, at a side event of the General Assembly, challenging Member States, “when are you planning to do the work”?  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Immune system may have another job — combatting depression
An inflammatory autoimmune response also found in the spinal fluid of healthy people suggests immune cells may play a role in protecting our mental health. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

NYC mayor 'very confident' in new school reopening timeline
New York City’s mayor says he is confident the city will meet a revised timeline to bring public school students back to classrooms within the next two weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Canada unveils 'swirl, gargle and spit' Covid test for school-aged children
Test, which is only offered to children in British Columbia, involves gargling saline solution and spitting it into a tubeAuthorities in Canada have unveiled a new non-invasivecoronavirus test that avoids the need for intrusive nasal swabs, in a development which they hope will making testing easier and more accessible for students as they return to schools.The new testing method, unveiled Thursday, is a significant departure from the standard – and often painful – nasopharyngeal swab, which remains the most common method of detecting Covid-19.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Leyland Cecco in Toronto Tags: Canada Coronavirus outbreak Science Americas World news Source Type: news

Self-isolating and sick care staff need proper pay,  says UNISON 
Responding today (Friday) to the Department of Health and Social Care’s adult social care winter plan, UNISON assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Care workers who self-isolate or take time off ill need reassurances they’ll get full sick pay. Shameful employment practices and low wages are endemic in the sector. These issues need tackling properly once and for all. “Making safety kit free for all employers should mean there’s no repeat of the fiasco earlier this year. But the sourcing and distribution of personal protective equipment must be managed centrally...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 18, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Sophie Goodchild Tags: News Press release adult social care Source Type: news

There's No Magic Formula to Slow Your Dog's Aging
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Despite the deep desire to help your dog age gracefully and stay mentally sharp, new research suggests that even the best diet and training won't slow the ravages of time for your furry friend. Just like their human owners,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions A 12-Year-Old Boy With Repetitive Motions
A 12-year-old boy presents with repetitive motions such as blinking or tilting his head. What finding is commonly associated with his condition?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Yale succeeds with a more inclusive approach to heart transplants
A more aggressive selection process for new heart recipients has more than quadrupled the number of successful transplants at Yale New Haven Hospital. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

National Learning Report: Giving families a voice- HSIB's approach to patient and family engagement during investigations, HSIB
In this report, the HSIB have set out their principles and process for effective family engagement, as well as how they evaluated the approach using feedback from families involved in investigations, so other organisations can reflect on how it may be applicable to their work. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the treatment of people with the most common form of liver cancer
Basel, 18 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemi c therapy. Based on this recommendation, a final decision regarding approval of Tecentriq in combination with Avastin in this disease setting, along with the full details of the approved indication, is expe...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the treatment of people with the most common form of liver cancer
Basel, 18 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemi c therapy. Based on this recommendation, a final decision regarding approval of Tecentriq in combination with Avastin in this disease setting, along with the full details of the approved indication, is expe...
Source: Roche Media News - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Relationship between parenting styles and self-harm without suicide intention in Ecuadorian population - Vilchez JL, Vanegas Quizhpi OS, Samaniego-Chalco MJ, Vilchez Tornero M, Sig üenza Campoverde WG.
INTRODUCTION: Family is a context of protection that safeguards the development of the individual. In this area, for the child, learning of useful models begins which they will relate to society later on. It is also the focus of needs to solve by other ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Extended opening hours at nightclubs in Visby: an evaluation of a trial in the summer of 2014 - Norstr öm T, Ramstedt M, Svensson J.
Background and aims: During 10 weeks in the summer 2014 opening hours in nightclubs in Visby (Sweden) were extended by 1 hour, postponing the permitted closing time from 2 to 3 a.m. A number of preventive efforts such as Responsible Server Training, and an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Novel Tool May Predict Bipolar Disorder Long Before Onset Novel Tool May Predict Bipolar Disorder Long Before Onset
A unique machine learning tool shows promise in predicting the onset of bipolar disorder years before it occurs, results of a new proof-of-concept study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

As Schools Reopen, Many Students, Staff Live With High-Risk Family Member
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- School districts across America are navigating exactly how to resume classes this fall, just as a new study warns that many students and teachers live in homes with people at high risk for severe COVID-19. " For many school... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cochrane Crowd does it again: rapid study identification for a Cochrane Rapid Review
Producing high quality synthesised evidence rapidly in relation to COVID-19 is clearly critical if researchers, clinicians, the public and policy makers are to make headway in understanding and managing this new coronavirus.One key area being addressed by a Cochrane Rapid Review is:Quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control COVID. The initial Rapid Review was published in April 2020. Within months, due to the sheer pace and volume of research being undertaken on COVID-19, an update was needed. The search for new evidence identified an eye-watering 5000 references to assess. EnterCo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 18, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Bristol rises two places in Good University Guide 2021
The University of Bristol has risen two places to 13th out of 131 UK universities in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Alumni, Announcements, Current students, Staff notices, Student life, Student notices, Undergraduate; Press Release Source Type: news

' Dose-Response' Between Exercise and Improvement in Diabetes'Dose-Response' Between Exercise and Improvement in Diabetes
As adherence to a thrice weeky, supervised exercise class rose, A1c levels fell. Aerobic exercise, or a combination of aerobic and resistance training, seems best.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Final Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2021 Rates; Quality Reporting and Medicare and Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Programs Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
Notice of final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to revise the FY 2021 Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for capital and operating costs of acute care hospitals, make changes to Medicare graduate medical education (GME) for teaching hospitals and payments to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Also provides the market basket updated that applies to the rate-of-increase limits for certain hospitals excluded from the IPPS that are paid on a reasonable cost basis, updates payment policies and rates for the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for inpatient hospital servi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Mason scientists receive funding for ecological study of Gunston Cove
(George Mason University) R. Christian Jones, Professor/Director, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center (PEREC), Environmental Science and Policy, Amy Fowler, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, and Kim de Mutsert, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, received $88,866 from the County of Fairfax for a two-part ecological study of Gunston Cove. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 18, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Size and sleep: New research reveals why little things sleep longer
(Santa Fe Institute) Using data from humans and other mammals, a team of scientists including researchers from the Santa Fe Institute has developed one of the first quantitative models that explains why sleep times across species and during development decrease as brains get bigger. Crucially, the model identifies a sharp transition at around 2.4 years of age, where sleep patterns change in humans as the primary purpose of sleep shifts from reorganization, which is essentially learning, to repair. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CU researchers call for national ethics guidelines when student health surveys uncover suicide-risk
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) In a report published today in the highly influential American Journal of Bioethics, the researchers describe a student health survey team that discovered a Colorado school with extremely high rates of suicide risk, and a lack of ethical guidance on whether or how to intervene. The researchers are calling for national ethics guidelines when student health surveys uncover suicide-risk " hot spots. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hawaii Department of Health rolls out new Covid health guidelines for schools
Schools may choose from three different learning models including learning from home, in which students and teachers engage in virtual classes only; traditional in-person learning in the classroom; or a hybrid blended learning model that combines both home learning and in-person classroom learning. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

The use of radiographic imaging technologies by general dentists in Ontario, Canada
ConclusionsThere is widespread adoption of digital imaging technologies by general dentists in Ontario, including CBCT. Greater implementation of long and/or rectangular collimation could markedly reduce the ionizing radiation dose to patients. Changes in dental education curricula and continuing education course offerings may address these issues.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 18, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Meager Meals, Dirty Rooms: Life in ‘Quarantine U’
Students say meager meals, unclean quarters and a general lack of necessities has made isolation feel like a punishment – adding to an already stigmatizing experience. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teacher tells student she doesn't have the right to an opinion because she's "White" and "blonde"
(Natural News) A video clip shows a grandmother confronting a teacher over the phone about how she told a student she didn’t have a right to an opinion because she was “white” and “blonde.” (Article by Paul Joseph Watson republished from Summit.news) The footage starts with the grandmother explaining to the teacher that her granddaughter... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Learning disabilities projects commence
A cohort of 10 new learning disability innovation projects commenced their programme this week. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Lack of COVID-19 resources risking millions in Somalia settlement camps
Lack of information and screening services are threatening Somalia ’s internally displaced people, according to new research by YSPH and The Hagarla Institute. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Manufacturer of the Year 2020 (Excellence in training): Biotronik/MSEI
This low-profile Lake Oswego factory is a major producer of the electronics implanted caridio, neuro and vascular devices. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Upstate first hospital in CNY to use ROSA Brain robot for minimally invasive brain surgery
New technology increases accuracy, reduces procedure time by several hours. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Are people who vote healthier than those who don ’t?
A new policy brief by the  UCLA Center for Health Policy Researchshows that California adults who in are good health with little psychological distress are more likely to consistently vote in local, state and national elections than those with physical or psychological health issues.The brief, which usesdata from the center ’s 2017 and 2018 California Health Interview Survey,also provides evidence that state residents who vote tend to live in more advantaged communities than those who don ’t. The authors note that these disparities in voting may make it less likely that the needs of less healthy and m...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Sample Preparation
Download this white paper to learn the best practices for optimizing sample homogenization in NGS nucleic acid extraction! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news