Every liberal city in America is headed toward Venezuela... get out while you can
(Natural News) Liberal cities across America are collapsing into Third World status. It’s not just the fact that San Francisco’s streets are now littered with drug needles and human feces, either. Seattle is also collapsing into rampant homelessness and drug addiction, creating an entire class of impoverished, homeless residents who are breeding grounds for HIV... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannibalism next? Socialism's collapse of Venezuela now leading to citizens looting human corpses for anything that can be traded for food
(Natural News) Hoping to stumble upon something, anything, that might help them gain the upper hand amid the ongoing, socialism-induced collapse of their native land, a growing number of desperate Venezuelans is now resorting to looting dead people’s graves, new reports warn. At Cementerio del Sur, for instance, the largest cemetery in the Venezuelan capital... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Red Cross says stepping up aid to Venezuela
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it has reached agreement with the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro to expand aid operations, supporting hospitals and health centers in providing vital medical care. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.N. Urged to Scale Up Aid as Venezuela Crisis Deepens U.N. Urged to Scale Up Aid as Venezuela Crisis Deepens
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Natus Medical deals Medix division to employees
Natus Medical (NSDQ:BABY) said yesterday that it inked a deal to sell its subsidiary Medix Medical Devices in an employee-led buyout. In the sale, Pleasanton, Calif.-based Natus Medical said it is offloading the Medix line of products including incubators and warmers. Natus said that Medix will continue to distribute the Medix products as well as the previously distributed line of Natus products and other third party products in Argentina and Venezuela. The separated Medix will also provide customer service, sales, customer support and warranty and repair services for the products. “This divestiture is an import...
Source: Mass Device - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Natus Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Parenting in times of crisis: Lessons from Venezuela
Widespread blackouts struck Venezuela last week. In the dark, Rosa Larrauri's mind raced. The little bit of food she'd managed to buy would go bad, and she wasn't sure how she'd replace it. Her kids would miss school, and her plans to flee the country continued to be delayed. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using project-based learning with Venezuelan teachers to enhance teacher attitudes about school-based drug abuse prevention: a control-group comparison study - Amesty E, P áez D.
Because teachers have regular access to youth, they have the potential of playing a significant role in health promotion and drug abuse prevention strategies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of training and encouraging project-based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Being a parent in Venezuela
Widespread blackouts struck Venezuela last week. In the dark, Rosa Larrauri's mind raced. The little bit of food she'd managed to buy would go bad, and she wasn't sure how she'd replace it. Her kids would miss school, and her plans to flee the country continued to be delayed. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Red Cross Says It Will Channel Aid to Venezuela International Red Cross Says It Will Channel Aid to Venezuela
The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Friday it was prepared to channel humanitarian aid to Venezuela through an operation that could be similar to one in Syria, potentially helping ease chronic hunger and disease in the South American nation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Venezuelans Facing'unprecedented Challenges,' Many Need Aid -internal U.N. Report Venezuelans Facing'unprecedented Challenges,' Many Need Aid -internal U.N. Report
The United Nations estimates that about a quarter of Venezuelans are in need of humanitarian assistance, according to an internal U.N. report seen by Reuters on Thursday that paints a dire picture of millions of people lacking food and basic services.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Red Cross says it sees conditions for humanitarian work in Venezuela
Venezuela has met the necessary conditions for the Red Cross to carry out humanitarian work in the South American nation, the president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said in a news conference on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What would really happen if things went down? Counting down the 10 most likely things that'll happen when SHTF
(Natural News) We live in an unstable world, where even countries that look financially and politically stable can suddenly descend into chaos. Venezuela is an excellent – albeit sad – example of this. Once the richest country in all of Latin America thanks to its huge oil reserves, Venezuela now resembles a war zone. Residents... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan power outage proves that the value of Bitcoin when the grid goes down is exactly ZERO
(Natural News) The massive power outage that occurred throughout most of Venezuela earlier this month once again brought to light the important fact that, during a major “grid-down” event in which electricity is no longer available, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin instantly become non-existent. Venezuela’s rolling blackout event reportedly left most of the socialist country in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds resurgence of malaria cases at the Ecuador-Peru border linked to the Venezuelan crisis
Researchers say the study shows need for regional collaborations to tackle complex public health issues. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals
Maria Rodriguez's daughter has spent a month in Caracas's J.M. de los Rios children's hospital with hydrocephalus, a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain, but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of a nationwide power outage. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

In fiction young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona) Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people's identities and values. In relation to the depiction of love in television series, young people express a preference for traditional gender stereotypes, reveals a study conducted to identify gender and love stereotypes displayed by young people compared to those they prefer in fictional television series in three Iberian-American countries: Colombia, Spain and Venezuela. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Center for Advanced Studies explores crises in Latin America -- and their solutions
(Bielefeld University) Latin America is confronted with crises - from political unrest in Venezuela, the deforestation of the Amazon, violence against women ( " feminicide " ), the extreme divide between rich and poor, to the threat of a wall between the USA and Mexico. How do Latin American societies cope with crises? To answer this question, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the CALAS cooperative project with a total of 12 million euros in the six-year main phase starting in March. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fear and exhaustion shadow Venezuelan women on the long trek to Peru
TUMBES, Peru –“I have been told that it was too dangerous to travel alone, but I did it for my family’s and my own well-being,” said Britney, 18, part of a mass exodus of people leaving Venezuela in search of a better future.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Sick kids left in limbo by Venezuela-US crisis
When Carlos Acosta was able to fly his son out of a Venezuela that lacked basic medical supplies and see him receive a bone marrow transplant in Spain, it was as if his prayers had been answered (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Only on AP: Sick kids left in limbo by Venezuela-US crisis
When Carlos Acosta was able to fly his son out of a Venezuela that lacked basic medical supplies and see him receive a bone marrow transplant in Spain, it was as if his prayers had been answered (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Venezuela was my home, and socialism destroyed it. Slowly, it will destroy America, too.
(Natural News) The first time I couldn’t buy food at the grocery store, I was 15 years old. It was 2014 in Caracas, Venezuela, and I had spent more than an hour in line waiting. When I got to the register, I noticed I had forgotten my ID that day. Without the ID, the government rationing system... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severely ill children left in limbo by Venezuela-US crisis
When Carlos Acosta was able to fly his son out of a Venezuela that lacked basic medical supplies and see him receive a bone marrow transplant in Spain, it was as if his prayers had been answered (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why Venezuela's crisis could spark a surge in infectious diseases
Experts warn of a surge in diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks as humanitarian crisis in Venezuela worsens (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Venezuela crisis could spark surge in infectious diseases: study
A humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of malaria, Chagas disease, dengue, Zika and other dangerous infectious diseases and threatens to jeopardize 20 years of public health gains, experts warned on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Experts warn of a surge in vector-borne diseases as humanitarian crisis in Venezuela worsens
(The Lancet) The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue, and Zika virus, and threatens to jeopardize public health gains in the country over the past two decades, warn leading public health experts. The conclusion comes from a Review paper that provides the most comprehensive assessment of the impact of the crisis in Venezuela, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Joint statement on Sending Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela
Bogota, 7th of February 2019   RE: Sending Humanitarian Aid to Venezuela   The Humanitarian INGO Forum in Colombia calls on all States to maintain the humanitarian character of aid in order to save lives, alleviate suffering, restore and protect human rights, and preserve the human dignity of persons who are victims of conflicts, complex crises and/or natural disasters. In this context, the Forum would like to express its concerns about the methods through which humanitarian aid is planned to be sent from Colombia to Venezuela.   Therefore, we would like to remind concerned parties of the situation in Ve...
Source: Doctors of the World News - February 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

ANALYSIS: How AOC's Green New Deal would unleash a catastrophic food collapse and Venezuela-style mass starvation across America
(Natural News) The widely-touted “Green New Deal,” aggressively pushed by AOC and radical left-wing Democrats, demands ending reliance on fossil fuels in ten years. All combustion engines must go, the plan insists, and “clean” energy sources such as wind and solar must replace them in order to save the planet from total destruction that Alexandria... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

See inside a Caracas hospital, where frustrated workers care for desperate patients
In Venezuela, food isn't the only thing that's hard to come by. Hospitals are struggling to meet the needs of patients as even basic medications and supplies are hard to come by. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Friday News Roundup - International
Savage, climate change and the latest on Venezuela are some of the things that made headlines this week.(Image credit: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’
The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Venezuela crisis: A health system in a state of collapse
Inside the hospital where there's barely running water, let alone medicines. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Trump's war on socialism is more necessary than ever
(Natural News) Donald Trump, announcing a major theme of his 2020 campaign, declared war on socialism during his SOTU Tuesday night: (Article by Roger L. Simon republished from PJMedia.com) We stand with the Venezuelan people in their noble quest for freedom — and we condemn the brutality of the Maduro regime, whose socialist policies have turned... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON spells out Brexit concerns
As we approach the “crisis point” of 29 March, UNISON has three major Brexit concerns, general secretary Dave Prentis told today’s meeting of the union’s national executive council in London. These are: maintaining workers’ rights; keeping tariff-free, barrier-free trade with our largest trade partners; no hard border in Ireland. On workplace rights, Mr Prentis – who met prime minister Theresa May recently – said it was “notable that the protections offered to investors during transition is far greater than that being offered to workers.” On trade, the general secreta...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News 2019 National Delegate Conference activists national executive council NEC Source Type: news

UNISON seeks peaceful resolution in Venezuela
UNISON calls on the government to promote dialogue to foster a peaceful solution instead of stoking tensions as a way to resolve the Venezuelan crisis. The UK, along with European countries such as Germany, France and Spain has joined the US, Canada and several Latin American countries in endorsing Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan opposition leader and President of the National Assembly, who declared himself interim President of Venezuela. UNISON is concerned at the escalation of international interference, including the possibility of military intervention, in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation. UNISON vehemently re...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 6, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article international Source Type: news

More Babies Dying in Venezuela as Crisis Worsens - Researchers More Babies Dying in Venezuela as Crisis Worsens - Researchers
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Russia sends 400 armed mercenaries to try to defeat Venezuela's uprising against the tyranny of socialist Maduro
(Natural News) As Venezuela’s economy continues to collapse and social unrest rises in response to new political instability, Russia has sent hundreds of “mercenaries” to the South American country in support of embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Some 400 mercenaries were arriving in the country as U.S. diplomats and their families were packing up to leave... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have Americans learned nothing? As Venezuelans are throwing off the chains of socialism tyranny, Americans keep voting more Left-wing authoritarians into power
(Natural News) The collapse of Venezuela would provide invaluable political and economic lessons for Americans if only our media would accurately report what has happened to the country once considered to be the Eden of South America. For instance, this week the mainstream media (MSM) is reporting that the Trump administration no longer recognizes President... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infant deaths are on the rise in Venezuela, reversing years of improvements, study says
More babies are dying before their first birthdays in Venezuela as the country is mired a severe economic and political crisis, according to a study published Thursday in The Lancet Global Health. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infant deaths are on the rise in Venezuela
More babies are dying before their first birthdays in Venezuela as the country is mired a severe economic and political crisis, according to a study published Thursday in The Lancet Global Health. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Dead, Dozens Injured in Bombing at Colombia Police Academy
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A car bomb exploded at a heavily guarded police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens in an attack that recalled the bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-fueled guerrilla conflict. The scene outside the General Santander police academy in southern Bogota was chaotic in the aftermath of the midmorning attack, the biggest against a police or military facility in Bogota in years. Videos circulating on social media show panicked officers hauling injured colleagues on stretchers with debris and body parts strewn in front of red tile-roofed cadet barrac...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

How gun control became an instrument of tyranny in Venezuela
(Natural News) Is Venezuela paying the price for adopting gun control? (Article by José Niño republished from Mises.Org) The shocking nature of Venezuela’s economic collapse has been covered ad nauseam. However, one aspect of the Venezuelan crisis that does not receive much coverage is the country’s gun control regime. Fox News recently published an excellent article highlighting Venezuelan citizens’... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This is socialism: Ocasio-Cortez proposes new 70 percent federal tax rate to fund “Green New Deal” fiasco
(Natural News) Wherever it has been tried, true socialism as an economic model has been a resounding failure in literally every case, as evidenced in places like Venezuela and Cuba, the latter of which has elements of communism thrown in for good measure. And yet, it is a model that leaders around the world continue... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news