Paul Allen ’s death shines light on non-Hodgkin lymphoma
The co-founder of Microsoft died Monday from complications with the disease, which is one of the most common cancers in the United States (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV ads would need to list drug prices under Trump proposal
The proposal, unveiled by HHS Secretary Alex Azar, aims to add information on prices to television spots, which typically contain extensive warnings about a medicine's side effects, but not on price. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$65 million: Aclaris buying rights to rosacea drug from Allergan
Aclaris Therapeutics has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the worldwide rights to Rhofade cream, a rosacea treatment, from Allergan for $65 million. Rhofade was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in January 2017 for the topical treatment of persistent facial erythema, or redness, associated with rosacea in adults. The skin disorder afflicts an estimated 16 million people in the United States, according to the National Rosacea Society . “We are excited to acquire Rhofade;… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Melania Trump to focus on opioids, newborns in hospital tour
First lady Melania Trump will travel to Philadelphia to meet with families of children who were affected by exposure to opioids while in the womb (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bard ’ s peripheral artery stent exceeds acceptable restenosis rate
In this study, a PSVR of more than 2.4 suggests greater than 50% restenosis. At the time of the analysis, 155 subjects passed their nine-month visit and were evaluated for the primary and secondary endpoints. Restenosis through nine months following the procedure was among the factors measured in the study’s primary endpoint composite. Patients will be followed through 36 months. Bard won pre-market approval from the FDA for the LifeStream covered iliac stent for treating peripheral artery disease in June 2017. The PMA covers the treatment of atherosclerotic lesions in common and external iliac arteries wit...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Stents Vascular BD Clearstream Technologies crbard Source Type: news

Trump Administration Wants Drug Makers To Include Price In TV Ads
(CNN) — Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called “historic action”: a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid for by Medicare or Medicaid in television ads. “We will not wait for an industry with so many conflicting and perverse incentives to reform itself,” Azar said at the National Academy of Medicine’s annual forum. “Patients deserve to know what a given drug could cost wh...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Local TV Prescription Drugs Source Type: news

Amgen, Novartis kick off fight for AbbVie blockbuster drug in EU
Rival versions of the world ’s top-selling drug, AbbVie's Humira, went on sale in Europe on Tuesday, years ahead of similar cut-price copies being available in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mapping genetic differences in breast cancer can improve care for underserved populations
(University of Chicago Medical Center) A new study comparing DNA and RNA data from Nigerian breast cancer patients to patients in a United States database found that aggressive molecular features were far more prevalent in tumors from women of African ancestry than women of European ancestry. Those differences could explain disparities in breast cancer mortality for black women across the African Diaspora and hasten a shift to precisely targeted therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Early onset of menopause and diabetes may limit life span
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Only in science fiction novels can scientists predict people's lifespans. However, researchers have advanced the understanding of those risk factors that adversely affect mortality rates. A new study concludes that women who experienced early menopause lived shorter lives and spent fewer years without diabetes than women who experienced normal or late menopause. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fact check: Donald Trump's claims versus climate science
Trump ’s assertions are at odds with scientific consensus that humans are causing higher temperatures that pose immediate and growing threatsAsked about climate change on CBS ’ 60 Minutes and by reporters in Georgia on Monday, Donald Trump suggested that climate change will “change back again, ” that it might not be man-made, and that hurricanes aren’t getting worse. The Guardian compared the US president’s comments to the science.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emily Holden in Washington Tags: Donald Trump Climate change US news Science Trump administration Source Type: news

‘Patients Deserve to Know’: Trump Administration Wants Drug Commercials to Show Prices
TRENTON, N.J. — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry’s main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials, and they’ll start doing that next spring. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar unveiled a proposal that would apply to all brand-name drugs covered by the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which is most medicines. “Patients deserve to know what a given drug could cost when they’re being told about th...
Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LINDA A. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Families Search for the Missing in Hurricane Michael's Aftermath
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds. Maybe she was rescued and is lying in a hospital bed somewhere. The pile of rubble that was once her Mexico Beach home is shallow, too shallow for a body to go unnoticed, Garone Behnke tells herself. "It's torture," says Garone Behnke, who last talked to her Aunt Aggie Vicari right before the storm hit, begging her to leave her cinderblock home. Five days after the hurricane s...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Russ Bynum and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Families Search for the Missing in Hurricane Michael's Aftermath
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds. Maybe she was rescued and is lying in a hospital bed somewhere. The pile of rubble that was once her Mexico Beach home is shallow, too shallow for a body to go unnoticed, Garone Behnke tells herself. "It's torture," says Garone Behnke, who last talked to her Aunt Aggie Vicari right before the storm hit, begging her to leave her cinderblock home. Five days after the hurricane s...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Russ Bynum and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Proposed regulations would require drugmakers to disclose prices in TV ads in Trump administration effort to bring down prices
The Trump administration has proposed regulations that would require list prices of prescription drugs to be included in television advertisements, as part of its attempt to bring down drug prices. The proposal, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, states that drugs that cost more than $35 per month would have to have [ …] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Washington Post Staff Source Type: news

New Report Shows U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Worsen
A new report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms that, with obesity rates for 2017 topping 35 percent of adults in seven states, obesity continues to be a significant health problem in the United States. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Upcoming Webinar: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities
Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 10/24/2018 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe how they designed, implemented, and evaluated the virtual health and wellness workshop series*, covering mental health and wellness topics, targeting the Latino community in rural Minnesota towns. The session will wrap up with consideration...
Source: The Cornflower - October 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Consumer Health From the GMR Funding News from the Region Outreach Public Health Public Libraries Source Type: news

Finding hope in the reign of a super-ego | Letters
Guardian readers respond to Gary Greenberg ’s essay on Trumpian psychoanalysisGary Greenberg ’s beautifully written but flawed account of the first two years of the Trump presidency highlights the limitations of using psychoanalytic concepts to explain wider political and social developments (Analyse this, The long read, 12 October).Far from Trumpism representing the return of “our archaic heritage”, our deep instinctual need to “consume, to pillage, to destroy, to wall out our neighbours and to hate people living in shitholes”, it is rather, like Brexit, a response to 30 years of neolib...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Donald Trump Psychology US news Science Mental health Society Protest World news US politics Source Type: news

Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos, study finds
R&B and hip-hop have become the most popular music in the United States, but their music videos might be sending a bad health message by prominently featuring smoking and vaping, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infant and youth mortality trends by race/ethnicity and cause of death in the United States - Khan SQ, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Best AF, Chen Y, Haozous EA, Rodriquez EJ, Spillane S, Thomas DA, Withrow D, Freedman ND, Shiels MS.
IMPORTANCE: The United States has higher infant and youth mortality rates than other high-income countries, with striking disparities by racial/ethnic group. Understanding changing trends by age and race/ethnicity for leading causes of death is imperative ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States, 2015 - Peterson C, Florence C, Klevens J.
This study aimed to use the most recent data and recommended methods to update previous (2008) estimates of 1) the per-victim lifetime cost, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nutritional assessment and intervention to prevent and treat malnutrition for fall risk reduction in elderly populations - Esquivel MK.
The aging US population is increasing, and it is estimated that adults older than 65 years will make up 20% of the population by 2029 and the proportion of individuals in the United States older than 65 years will outnumber individuals younger than 18 year... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Suicide rates in the United States continue to increase - Hedegaard H, Curtin SC, Warner M.
In 2016, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the United States (1). Although the Healthy People 2020 target is to reduce suicide rates to 10.2 per 100,000 by 2020 (2), suicide rates have steadily increased in recent years (3,4). This Data Brief ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Driving under the influence of cannabis: an examination of driving beliefs and practices of medical and recreational cannabis users across the United States - Cuttler C, Sexton M, Mischley LK.
Trends toward the legalization of cannabis are raising concerns about driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC). The goal of this study was to examine the percentage of cannabis users who believe DUIC is safe, who drive within one hour of using cannab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Patient perceptions on the use of driverless ambulances: an affective perspective - Winter SR, Keebler JR, Rice S, Mehta R, Baugh BS.
Emergency medical transports provide life-saving services to their patients; however, staffing levels in the United States are leading to reduced capabilities or even in extreme situations, an inability to provide ambulance services. As technology continue... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors for pedestrian injury on tribal lands (2384) - Vachal K.
Background American Indians have the highest rate of pedestrian death per capita among ethnic groups in the United States. In North Dakota, the incidence rate for pedestrian involvement in crashes 3.9% on tribal lands compared to less than 0.1% among othe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Poison center exposures due to therapeutic misuse of nonprescription acetaminophen-containing combination products in the United States 2007-2016 - Brass EP, Burnham RI, Reynolds KM.
BACKGROUND: Overdoses due to therapeutic misuse result when the maximum dose of a drug is exceeded while using it for its intended purpose, due to either intentionally exceeding the label dose, misunderstanding the label or use of more than one product wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

President Trump to Visit Storm-Ravaged Florida and Georgia
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen. On Monday, President Donald Trump plans to visit Florida and Georgia and see the recovery effort for himself. Trump declared a state of emergency for Georgia late Sunday. In hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach, crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Russ Bynum and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

President Trump to Visit Storm-Ravaged Florida and Georgia
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen. On Monday, President Donald Trump plans to visit Florida and Georgia and see the recovery effort for himself. Trump declared a state of emergency for Georgia late Sunday. In hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach, crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Russ Bynum and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

MythBuster Adam Savage Busts The Biggest Myth About Voting In The Midterm Election
"This might be the most important election in United States history," he said. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 15, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

UFO sightings may be falling, but Congress is still paying attention | Nick Pope
Renewed US interest could produce some fascinating hearings, but the focus should be on the quality not just the quantity of reported sightingsThere ’s renewed interest in the UFO phenomenon and it’s coming from an unexpected source: the United States Congress.The Senate Armed Services Committee is looking into a 2004 incident where US Navy pilots flying with the USS Nimitz strike group encountered, chased and filmed fast-moving unidentified objects. Reliable sources say at least two of the military pilots involved have already been interviewed, and a radar operator was subsequently invited to get in touch.Cont...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nick Pope Tags: Space UFOs Science Source Type: news

Investing in your employees ’ mental health is good business
Likely not visually apparent, your bottom line is bleeding due to a silent epidemic. Unaddressed mental illnesses are costing companies, whether they can see it or not. Mental illness is the No. 1 public health problem in the United States, more common than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined. One in four people will face a serious mental health problem during their lifetime: that means you, a member of your family, or a close friend, an employee or a colleague. Why should we, the business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr. Source Type: news

Investing in your employees ’ mental health is good business
Likely not visually apparent, your bottom line is bleeding due to a silent epidemic. Unaddressed mental illnesses are costing companies, whether they can see it or not. Mental illness is the No. 1 public health problem in the United States, more common than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined. One in four people will face a serious mental health problem during their lifetime: that means you, a member of your family, or a close friend, an employee or a colleague. Why should we, the business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr. Source Type: news

USC analysis solves puzzle of poor cancer prognosis in young Americans
(University of Southern California) For decades, some researchers believed cancer survival rates were dismally low among adolescents and young adults in the United States. A reexamination of long-term data by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program shows that 15- to 39-year-olds had the best survival of any age group for many years, and maintained that lead until pediatric cancer survival caught up. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms
President Donald Trump may be the impetus for Democratic anger that is powering the midterm elections, but the Democrats' top issue isn't the president. It's health care. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Facebook, Google declare all pro-liberty speech to be "political spam" or "Russian bots" as pretext to censor conservatives
(Natural News) If Right-leaning media and commentators thought that the big tech firms like Facebook, Google, Twitter, and YouTube were censoring them before, they haven’t seen anything yet. Like the rest of the insane Left, the libs who run the social media behemoths are becoming increasingly frustrated with conservatives and supporters of POTUS Donald Trump... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal Reserve has declared economic war on America in order to destroy Trump
(Natural News) If you listen to ‘official’ Washington, to include the establishment media commentariat, it’s gauche and unacceptable to criticize the Federal Reserve, because it’s supposed to be “independent” from government and thus unassailable, despite the fact that, as our central bank, the Fed decides fiscal policy for the entire country. Never mind that the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Could the Midterm Elections Mean for Medtech?
Speakers at The Medtech Conference from AdvaMed shared their thoughts about the midterm elections in “DC Download and Midterms Preview,” moderated by Greg Crist, executive vice president, public affairs, AdvaMed. The panel included Charlie Dent, former U.S. representative and now senior policy advisor for DLA Piper; Walt Rosebrough, president and CEO of STERIS Corp.; Elizabeth Pika Sharp, senior vice president and managing director, federal government affairs, at AdvaMed; and Jennifer Nieto, vice president, federal government relations and alliance development, California Life Sciences A...
Source: MDDI - October 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news

As IPCC Issues New Warning, Trump Administration Remains Ambivalent on Climate Science
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change outlines the difficult path to limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The Trump administration has neither rejected nor embraced the report, consistent with its generally ambivalent posture toward climate science. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - October 12, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: wthomas Source Type: news

Senators question basis for FDA ’ s digital health pre-cert pilot
Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass., left), Tina Smith (D-Minn., center) and Patty Murray (D-Wash. right) [Images are public domain]Three Democratic senators representing major high tech and medtech hubs in the United States are questioning the statutory basis of FDA’s new pilot program for digital health product precertification. “We support FDA’s efforts to update the medical device review regime to better accommodate digital health devices and believe that it is an important step in ensuring that America remains an innovative, cutting-edge producer of medical devices. However, it is essential tha...
Source: Mass Device - October 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Health Information Technology mHealth (Mobile Health) News Well Software / IT Digital Health Source Type: news

Businesses spent $375 billion on R&D performance in US in 2016
Businesses spent a total of $375 billion on research and development (R&D) performance in the United States in 2016, an increase of 5.3 percent from 2015. Funding from companies' own sources was $318 billion in 2016, an increase of 7 percent from 2015. Funding from other sources was $57 billion in 2016 and $59 billion in 2015. Of the $375 billion companies spent on R&D in 2016, $25 billion (7 percent) was spent on basic research, $61 billion (16 percent) on applied research, ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296760&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Federal HIV/AIDS funds awarded to ECMC
Erie County Medical Center will receive nearly $800,000 in federal funds to continue its HIV/AIDS programs. The aid is part of a $2.34 billion allocation from the Department of Health and Human Services from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Funding comes through the Health Resources and Services Administration to support a system of HIV primary medical care, medication and essential support services to more than half a million people living with HIV in the United States.  Funds were awarded in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

What Made Neil Armstrong the Right Man to Be First on the Moon, as Told in 1969
Neil Armstrong’s stoic nature and personal challenges are at the center of Damien Chazelle’s new film First Man, in which Ryan Gosling portrays the legendary moon walker. As Armstrong, Gosling brings out the astronaut’s quiet side — one that his contemporaries couldn’t help but notice. A 1969 profile of the Apollo 11 crew in TIME calls Armstrong “tight-lipped and phlegmatic” as well as “an inscrutable loner.” His wife Janet told LIFE at the time: “Silence is a Neil Armstrong answer. The word no is an argument.” But beneath the quiet surface, Armstrong had a ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized movies neil armstrong onetime space Source Type: news

Mary Robinson on climate change: ‘Feeling “This is too big for me” is no use to anybody’
The former president of Ireland has a new raison d ’être: saving the planet. Yet, despite the dire warnings of this week’s IPCC report, she is surprisingly upbeatOn the morning that the world ’s leading climate scientists warn thatthe planet hasuntil 2030 to avert a global warming catastrophe, Mary Robinson appears suitably sombre. She wears black shoes, black trousers and a black sweater and perches at the end of a long table at her climate justice foundation, headquartered in an austere, imposing Georgian building opposite Trinity College Dublin. The only dash of brightness is a multicoloured broo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rory Carroll Tags: Climate change United Nations Ireland Politics Source Type: news

New Funding Opportunity – NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) is pleased to announce the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Through this collaboration, NNLM’s Regional Medical Libraries and National Offices will focus on raising awareness about All of Us and improving public access to high quality health information in communities throughout the United States, specifically by working with public libraries. The purpose of the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Kate Flewelling Tags: @ the RML All of Us Funding Source Type: news

Benco dental helps prevent pain and suffering for pediatric dental patients with product donation to america ’s toothfairy
(Charlotte, NC – October 2, 2018) Children who live in poverty are twice as likely to suffer from untreated tooth decay than their more affluent peers. Thanks to a generous product contribution to America ’s ToothFairy from Benco Dental, thousands of children will receive pain-free treatment.Over $167,000 in Graham Chemical Articaine and Epinephrine anesthetic was donated by Benco Dental to America ’s ToothFairy. The product donation was distributed to ten nonprofit clinics to support treatment services for underserved youth, including Dr. Earl R. Crane Children’s Dental Health Center and the O...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

LiberalMob.com documents what Democrats refuse to acknowledge: They are being taken over by Left-wing “shock troops”
(Natural News) During a ‘discussion’ on his program Tuesday about the rise of Left-wing mobs that threaten, intimidate and employ physical violence against Trump supporters and Republicans in general, CNN host Don Lemon angrily shut down a conservative dissenter, claiming that such behavior was protected speech under the First Amendment. The discussion got so heated that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:U.S. Hails Progress in Fight Against Cholera
[The Herald] The United States government believes Zimbabwe has made steady progress in the fight against cholera, which claimed 49 lives, mainly in Harare. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Analyse this: what Freud can teach us about Trumpism
As a psychotherapist, here ’s what I’ve learned in the two years since Donald Trump moved into the White House.By Gary GreenbergIt will be left to future historians, if there are any, to explain to their contemporaries why a profession came into existence in the 20th century whose well-paid practitioners sat in an office while people otherwise unknown to them talked about their unhappiness, one after the other, for an hour at a time. I have been a therapist for 35 years, and I still don ’t really understand it. I don’t speak in delphic tongues or offer holy absolution or perform shamanic hocus pocus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gary Greenberg Tags: Donald Trump Sigmund Freud US news Psychology Society Source Type: news

EU Open Access Advocate Visits DC as White House Reviews Publication Policy
European funders are forcing the issue on open-access publishing, while the Trump administration reviews U.S. policies on disseminating federally sponsored research. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - October 11, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: awolfe Source Type: news

Morning Break: Unsafe EpiPens; 9/11 Cancer Cluster; Trump's Op-Ed
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - October 11, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news