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Mental health literacy, stigma, and help-seeking behaviors among male college students - Rafal G, Gatto A, DeBate R.
This study assessed MHL, psychosocial determinants, and help-seeking behaviors among male university students. PARTICIPANTS: Male under... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Measuring adolescent drinking-refusal self-efficacy: development and validation of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire-Shortened Adolescent version (DRSEQ-SRA) - Patton K, Connor JP, Rundle-Thiele S, Dietrich T, Young RM, Gullo MJ.
This study aimed to develop and validate a shortened version of the Drinking Refusal Self-Efficacy Questionnaire-Revised Adolescent version (DRSEQ-RA) using a large sample of adolescents. METHODS: Secondary school students (N  = 2609... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

I'm watching you: cyberstalking behaviors of university students in romantic relationships - Marcum CD, Higgins GE, Nicholson J.
As technology has become an ever-present facet in the lives of young people, they have become reliant on it to form and maintain relationships. It has also helped facilitate negative relationship behaviors, such as the monitoring of romantic partners witho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Creepers, druggers, and predator ambiguity: the interactional construction of campus victimization and the university sex predator - Butler L, Ningard H, Pugh B, Ven TV.
In response to the pervasive problem of sexual victimization on campus, many colleges in the United States have adopted bystander intervention programs which seek to educate students and provide them with the tools necessary to intervene in potentially ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Student access to mental health information on California college campuses - Lisa SP, Rachana S, Courtney Ann K, Michelle W W, Bradley D S.
Two surveys of California public college students provide insight into the preliminary impact of the California Mental Health Services Authority's activities on college students' receipt of information about mental health issues and support services. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of cyberbullying perpetration. Findings from a German representative student survey - Bergmann MC, Baier D.
Based on a survey of 9512 ninth-grade students conducted in Lower Saxony in 2013, this paper examines the prevalence of cyberbullying perpetration and the correlates of this behavior. Binary logistic multilevel regression was used in order to analyze corre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How high schools become empowering communities: a mixed-method explanatory inquiry into youth-adult partnership and school engagement - Zeldin S, Gauley JS, Barringer A, Chapa B.
Educational reform efforts emphasize empowerment and engagement, but these concepts are rarely translated into policy or classroom practice. This inquiry explores how schools can become places where students take ownership over their own learning. Phase 1 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children's peer violence perpetration and victimization: prevalence and associated factors among school children in Afghanistan - Corboz J, Hemat O, Siddiq W, Jewkes R.
BACKGROUND: Child peer violence is a global problem and seriously impacts children's physical and psychological health, and their education outcomes. There are few research studies on children's peer violence available in South Asian countries, particularl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children with severe burns display no sex differences in exercise capacity at hospital discharge or adaptation after exercise rehabilitation training - Rivas E, Herndon DN, Chapa ML, Cambiaso-Daniel J, Rontoyanni VG, Gutierrez IL, Sanchez K, Glover S, Suman OE.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Females have a 50% increased risk of death from burn injury compared to males. However, whether exercise capacity and exercise induced training adaptations differ between burned boys and girls is unknown. This project tested the h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

David Geffen School Medicine at UCLA presents award for excellence in basic science research
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a Baylor College of Medicine professor whose work holds promise for treating a range of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, received an annual award for excellence in biological and biomedical sciences research from theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.The medical school ’s dean, Dr. Kelsey Martin, presented Zoghbi with the 2017Switzer Prize during a Feb. 16 ceremony. Zoghbi received a $25,000 honorarium and a statuette.“Her story is a beautiful illustration of the connection between medicine and science, and a lesson in the value of maintaining curiosity and open-mindedness,&rdq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Personalized curriculum captures students' imagination, interest
(Penn State) Focusing on their personal DNA and genealogies, middle school students appear to have learned as much as their peers who used case studies, according to a Penn State researcher. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Understanding roots opens students to science, diversity
(Penn State) Focusing science education on students through genetic and genealogical studies may be the way to increase minorities in the pipeline and engage students who would otherwise deem science too hard or too uninteresting, according to a Penn State anthropologist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA presents award for excellence in basic science research
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a Baylor College of Medicine professor whose work holds promise for treating a range of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, received an annual award for excellence in biological and biomedical sciences research from theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.The medical school ’s dean, Dr. Kelsey Martin, presented Zoghbi with the 2017Switzer Prize during a Feb. 16 ceremony. Zoghbi received a $25,000 honorarium and a statuette.“Her story is a beautiful illustration of the connection between medicine and science, and a lesson in the value of maintaining curiosity and open-mindedness,&rdq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Renowned Cardiologist Arthur J. Moss, Pioneer of Research and Treatment in Sudden Death, Passes Away
Moss was known worldwide for his six-decade quest to understand and treat heart disease, for his devotion to patients and for his ground-breaking research collaborations that led to some of the most significant and long-lasting discoveries in the prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac death. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Offers Nitrous Oxide as Pain Management Option for Maternity Patients
Highland Hospital is now the first hospital in the Rochester region to offer nitrous oxide as an additional pain relief option to mothers in labor. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Oxford Student Wins Prize For Photo Of Atom Taken With DSLR Camera
A photo of the "small, pale blue dot" won a science photography prize in the U.K. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 16, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Updated E/M Documentation Rules Good for Preceptors
CMS has changed evaluation and management documentation guidelines to expand medical students'ability to document -- with physician verification -- in the medical record. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA clears software using AI to evaluate CT scans for stroke
Artificial Intelligence healthcare developer Viz.ai said this week it won approval from the FDA for its LVO Stroke platform designed to analyze computed tomography results and notify providers of potential strokes, touting it as the first such system to win FDA clearance. The company’s LVO Stroke platform is designed using deep learning and connects to a hospital CT scanner to alert stroke specialists that a suspected LVO stroke has been identified, with the ability to send radiological images directly to the physician’s phones. “Timely LVO stroke identification and transfer to a specialist hospital that ...
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT vizai Source Type: news

CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew Heineman
Matthew Heineman thought he was going to be a teacher. After getting denied by Teach for America, Heineman and his friends traveled around the country to create a documentary about their generation. Today, the 34-year-old is an award-winning filmmaker and Academy-Award nominee. Heineman stopped by the CBS Local Studio to discuss the beginning of his film career and the best piece of advice he ever received. Heineman also discussed his new docuseries on Showtime called “The Trade.” This series tells the story of the opiod crisis in America from the perspective of users, law enforcement and drug lords. The Dartm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Only CBS Entertainment Matthew Heineman Showtime Source Type: news

Report: Learning from the Flint Water Crisis - Protecting the Public's Health During a Financial Emergency
Report details why shortcomings in the structure and implementation of laws related to public health, safe drinking water, and emergency financial management failed to stop or mitigate the Flint water crisis. Along with key findings, the report provides recommendations to help prevent similar crises from happening in other communities. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

mSakhi in Pictures
February 16, 2018The mobile app is transforming maternal and child health care in a Himalayan state.One of the smaller states in India, Uttarakhand lies in the Himalayan foothills with international borders touching Nepal and China. It ’s a land of mighty rivers, forests, hills, and mountains. Rich in natural resources, it boasts a variety of flora and fauna, including medicinal plants, tigers, and elephants. The terrain, striking and beautiful, also makes it hard for people, particularly those in the middle Himalayan ranges, to access health care, including high-quality maternal and child health services.Many villag...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

AAD 2018: Emphasis on'Adult' Education, Engagement
(MedPage Today) -- More hands-on sessions, direct participant involvement (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: North Pocono Public Library, Moscow, PA – learn about this library’s community education series designed to address difficult life planning decisions. Is your organization working on a similar project? Tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach activities that are happening in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Weekly Funding Tips: Funding Tip 1- Talk it through – through mid-April, NNLM MAR will offer weekly tips for members who inten...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - February 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

March 2018 Issue of < I > AJPH < /I > : Work as a Social Determinant of Health
The March 2018 issue ofAJPH showcases articles on health inequities, preventing violence against sex workers, public health education, and the effects of household medical expenditures on income inequality. Articles may require a subscription to view. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NMC releases draft skills list for nursing associate training
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has unveiled a list of over 90 procedures and communication skills that nursing associates should be trained in, as part of draft proposals published yesterday. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Tandem inks distribution deal in Scandinavia for insulin pumps
Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) has inked a distribution agreement with Rubin Medical to commercialize the medical device company’s t:slim X2 insulin pump, insulin cartridges and t:lock infusion sets in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. According to the terms of the deal, Rubin Medical is slated to perform all sales, marketing and customer training for Tandem’s devices. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Tandem inks distribution deal in Scandinavia for insulin pumps appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat tandemdiabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the different types of poop?
A look at different types of poop, which has a range of consistencies and odors. Learn more about the different types and what they mean here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Mum forced to give seven-week-old baby the kiss of life
Mother Nicola Bell from Leeds had to give her seven-week-old baby emergency resuscitation, after she started choking on her own mucus, thanks to training she received at her local hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PSYCH DRUG SHOOTERS: Florida school shooter "was on medication," reports Miami Herald, just like nearly all other mass shooters
(Natural News) Nearly every mass shooting over the last 20 years has one thing in common… and it’s not GUNS. It’s actually psychiatric medications. And now, to no one’s surprise, we are learning that Nikolas Cruz, the shooter who killed 17 students and staff at a Florida high school, was reportedly taking mental health medications,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trust ’s midwives to train using realistic birth simulator
Maternity staff at a teaching hospital are set to welcome a new piece of clinical training equipment that provides realistic simulations of childbirth, following a successful trial of the technology. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nigeria:Uncleared Refuse Litter OAU
[Premium Times] A few parts of the academic area on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, now host refuse dumps, which students say are not only eyesores but unhealthy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Exclusive - OAU Unveils Plan to Renovate Dilapidated Hostels
[Premium Times] The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is set to embark on an ambitious review of its students' accommodation policy to decongest and renovate the halls of residence on the campus, a top official has exclusively told PREMIUM TIMES. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Plants are given a new family tree
A new genealogy of plant evolution, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, shows that the first plants to conquer land were a complex species, challenging long-held assumptions about plant evolution. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Press Release Source Type: news

Performance-driven culture is ruining science | Anonymous Academic
I was told impact metrics could make or break careers. Instead, they broke my faith in scientific researchThe first time I heard about the impact factor I was a few weeks into my PhD. A candidate due to finish in a couple of months warned me emphatically: “It makes or breaks careers.” In my innocence, I didn’t think much about it and returned to concentrating on my research. A decade later, metrics such as these came to dominate my work and ultimately drove me to give up my permanent academic post and move into industry.Since leaving academia, I have found myself wondering about the effect of these metric...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Anonymous academic Tags: Higher Education Network Research Science Source Type: news

ASRT: Radiography program enrollment rises
The number of students enrolled in radiography educational programs increased...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT selects international speaker award recipients ASRT Foundation supports imaging education study ASRT awards grants to 51 members ASRT highlights upcoming RT week ASRT donates to Hurricane Maria relief efforts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question A 40-Year-Old Man With Bumps on His Neck: USMLE Question
A 40-year-old man presents with fatigue, chills, and night sweats for the last month. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

First Report of Parkinsonism Associated With Indoximod First Report of Parkinsonism Associated With Indoximod
Learn about a case of Parkinsonism likely associated with indoximod, an indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase inhibitor.Journal of Global Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Newly-hatched salmon use geomagnetic field to learn which way is up
(Oregon State University) Researchers who confirmed in recent years that salmon use the Earth's geomagnetic field to guide their long-distance migrations have found that the fish also use the field for a much simpler and smaller-scale migration: When the young emerge from gravel nests to reach surface waters. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to train like the world's most successful female cross-country skier
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) If you want to be as fast or as strong as the world's most decorated female winter Olympian ever, you'll have to train a lot -- more than 900 hours a year. But don't worry -- most of that training will be low intensity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AGS responds to President Trump's FY 2019 budget request
(American Geriatrics Society) The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) expressed deep disappointment with proposed cuts that could curtail training for the health professionals we all will need as we age, as well as impede a range of services for older adults--all outlined by President Trump in his budget plan for 2019. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DDW ® 2018 offers reporters access to leading research in digestive health
(Digestive Disease Week) Digestive Disease Week ® (DDW) will host its annual scientific meeting in Washington, DC, from June 2-5, 2018, bringing together physicians, researchers, and academics from across the world. Recognized as a top 50 medical meeting, this is your opportunity to learn cutting-edge medical advances and report on the latest research in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. This year's press program will offer reporters multiple opportunities to interact with leading researchers from the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Update on PharmD curriculum transformation
Vice Dean Sharon Youmans shares her perspective on the School ’s new PharmD curriculum. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Paula Joyce Source Type: news

UCLA scientists receive $7.7 million grant to study HIV recurrence
The virus that causes AIDS is known to hide in certain rare cells. When people with HIV stop taking their medications, the virus can re-emerge and multiply, or “rebound,” from those hiding places. To better combat HIV, scientists have been working to understand how and why the virus re-emerges.“It’s the resurrection of virus that you couldn’t see in the body before,” said Jerome Zack, professor of medicine and chair of the UCLA department of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Zack, who is director of the  UCLA Center ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Making integrated care happen
Michael Macdonnell, national director of health system transformation at NHS England, discusses integrated care and building on the work from the vanguard programme Related items fromOnMedica How vanguards are increasing healthy life expectancy in Nottinghamshire Ealing ’s integrated care journey: learning from international models Approaches to integrated care ‘too top down’, says health alliance Integrated health and social care workforces is the future Stick with STPs, government and NHS urged (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - February 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health panelists behind Walker's ACA proposal, criticize Medicaid initiative
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ’s proposal to stabilize the individual health insurance marketplace received kudos from Milwaukee-area health care executives but his plan to require co-payments, drug-testing and work or job-training requirements on some Medicaid recipients did not. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Are You Interested in Helping Parents and Their Young Children?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 15, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

DataFlash: Data Horror Stories
In the spirit of Love Data Week’s 2018 theme, Data Stories, it’s important to consider cautionary tales as well as good outcomes. We should, after all, learn from our mistakes. Perhaps the best known collection of data horror stories is Dorothea Salo’s Research Data Management Horror Stories pinboard. Dorothea, a University of Wisconsin academic librarian and library-school instructor, has been pinning data tales of woe since 2010. We probably all have our own personal examples of data hell, but here are a few of my favorite themes… Submitting a grant proposal and neglecting to include a well thou...
Source: Dragonfly - February 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Data Science Data_Science Source Type: news

Med Students Need Mentors
(MedPage Today) -- People are more important than curricula and milestones, says Robert Centor, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Getting Alcohol From Mom or Dad Doesn ’ t Prevent Risky Drinking Getting Alcohol From Mom or Dad Doesn ’ t Prevent Risky Drinking
Parents may be tempted to give teens an occasional taste of alcohol to teach responsible drinking habits, but a new study suggests this may have the opposite effect.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

INDOCTRINATION: Colleges now starting to require “diversity” course to graduate
(Natural News) Forget about learning to create a resume and pay taxes; at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington State, students will soon be required to take a course on diversity before they graduate. Starting in the fall of 2018, the two-year community college will require that “Every direct transfer AA-degree seeking student will need to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news