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Chile's president visits teen who asked to die
14-year-old girl shocked country by pleading on YouTube for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise, music and meditation: How to rebuild your brain after a stroke
AFTER suffering a devastating stroke, psychologist David Roland managed to repair his damaged brain. Here he reveals how he did it to Rachel Carlyle (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Union Budget 2015: No major steps for medical devices sector, says industry
Budget has not initiated any major steps for the import-dependent medical devices sector to give a fillip to the Centre's 'Make in India' campaign, industry has said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IMA for including health care in concurrent subject list
The memorandum was in response to the draft of New National Health Policy-2015 of Union Health ministry, he said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly Halted in Sierra Leone, Ebola Makes Comeback by Sea
Sierra Leone thought it had beaten back the disease, then two fishing boats carrying three infected mariners arrived at a wharf in February. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By SHERI FINK Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Quarantines Ebola Virus Sierra Leone Source Type: news

Shad Khan is backing Downtown aquarium project study
Jaguars owner and local investor Shad Khan is one of a handful of donors who have put up money to explore the feasibility of an aquarium in Downtown Jacksonville, near the Northbank site where Khan has proposed his Shipyards redevelopment plan. AquaJax, the group advocating for the aquarium, has hired outside consultant for $50,000 to conduct the feasiblity study, which will take into account cost estimates, funding options, site locations and other issues. AquaJax itself contributed the $14,000… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 1, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: Colleen Michele Jones Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Meaningful Use Deadlines Eased, SCOTUS Rules in Antitrust Case
(MedPage Today) -- March 20 is the new deadline for attesting to Meaningful Use. (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 1, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fat, Lean Mass Grows With Raltegravir and Protease Inhibitors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Unclear if gains are an adverse effect or signal of improved health. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - March 1, 2015 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Concern over online gonorrhoea care
Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HistorySource: L.B.J. and Truman: The Bond That Helped Forge Medicare
Lyndon Johnson admired Harry Truman and identified with his political career, his treatment by historians and his relationship with the public. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - March 1, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: By MICHAEL BESCHLOSS Tags: Medicare Johnson, Lyndon Baines Truman, Harry S Presidents and Presidency (US) Source Type: news

Gay, bisexual men urged to take part in HSE survey on sexual health
Five years since similar research was conducted (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gay and bisexual men urged to take part in HSE survey on sexual health
Five years since similar research was conducted (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - March 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bill could allow Hawaii Health Connector to offer large group health coverage
A Senate bill that would allow the Hawaii Health Connector to offer large group coverage to health insurers is headed to the Hawaii state House of Representatives. Senate Bill 1338 passed the Judiciary and Labor and Ways and Means committees Friday, with amendments. The legislation would revise the current definition of "small employer," from a business of at least 50 to 100 employees to expand the online health insurance exchange's "potential small businesses market." The bill states that offering… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 28, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lorin Eleni Gill Source Type: news

One Man's Race To Outrun Alzheimer's
Cape Cod journalist Greg O'Brien has always found solace in running, and a diagnosis of Alzheimer's hasn't stopped him. But making it work — for himself and his family — isn't always easy.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Receive Public Welfare Medal, Academy's Most Prestigious Award
In recognition of his extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science, the National Academy of Sciences is presenting its 2015 Public Welfare Medal to astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History. Established in 1914, the medal is the Academy's most prestigious award and is presented annually to honor extraordinary use of science for the public good. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - February 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Finding psychological insights through social media
Social media has opened up a new digital world for psychology research. Researchers are developing new methods of language analysis, and how social media can be leveraged to study personality, mental and physical health, and cross-cultural differences. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Check Out an Astronaut’s Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from Space
Astronaut Terry Virts tweeted a tribute to the late actor Leonard Nimoy from outer space. Virts, an astronaut currently aboard the International Space Station, photographed the “Live Long and Prosper” hand salute that Nimoy made famous as Spock on Star Trek, framed by the coastline of Nimoy’s home state, Massachusetts. pic.twitter.com/ErjTLgCIrL — Terry W. Virts (@AstroTerry) February 28, 2015 The actor passed away on Friday aged 83. (Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - February 28, 2015 Category: Science Authors: danieldaddario Tags: Uncategorized Leonard Nimoy remembrance Science space Terry virts Source Type: news

Zambia: 650 Health Posts to Be Ready 2016
[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Health has said construction of the 650 health posts countrywide will be completed in April 2016. Ministry of Health spokesperson Reuben Mbewe said construction works on 155 sites across the country had commenced and that 78 sites were at slab level. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

This Alien Might Exist on One of Saturn’s Moons, Scientists Say
Scientists have modeled a hypothetical alien life form that might exist on Titan, the largest of Saturn’s moons. Researchers at Cornell University calculated that a methane-based lifeform containing no oxygen might theoretically exist on the orbital moon some 886 million miles away from the Sun. Although it has an atmosphere, Titan’s frigid temperatures and methane seas would not seem to be hospitable to life as we know it. But the researchers at Cornell theorized a lifeform that could exist from the elements available there. Why Titan? It’s the only known body, other than earth, with bodies of liquid kno...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - February 28, 2015 Category: Science Authors: danieldaddario Tags: Uncategorized azotosome Cornell University saturn Science Titan Source Type: news

Top-Line Questions From Moms About MMR
We all want our children to be safe and healthy. Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease, but, fortunately, we can prevent it with immunizations. The measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is safe and the best way to protect your child against measles and other diseases. I understand that some parents are concerned about vaccines. The evidence about the vaccine's safety and benefits is strong and consistent. There is a lot of inaccurate information circulating about the measles vaccine, so let's make sure we separate the facts from the myths. If you have any concerns or questions, talk to your child's health...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Newborn survives rare heart transplant surgery
Baby Oliver had a major heart defect when he was born seven weeks premature, but he got a second chance (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six-day old newborn survives rare heart surgery
Baby Oliver may be the youngest heart transplant recipient ever. He was born seven weeks premature at Phoenix Children's Hospital with a bad heart. Doctors feared for the worst, but the baby survived the surgery. Carter Evans reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds evidence Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological illness
Thor BensonNEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Researchers from Columbia University and elsewhere have found evidence Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological illness, not psychological. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sierra Leone vice president places himself in Ebola quarantine
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana said on Saturday that he had placed himself in a 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards died of Ebola amid a worrying recent surge in new infections in the West African nation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Time trend by region of suicides and suicidal thoughts among Greenland Inuit - Bjerregaard P, Larsen CV.
Background. Suicides remain a major public health problem in Greenland. Their increase coincides with the modernization since 1950. Serious suicidal thoughts are reported by a significant proportion of participants in countrywide surveys. OBJECTIVE... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Adolescent over-general memory, life events and mental health outcomes: findings from a UK cohort study - Crane C, Heron J, Gunnell D, Lewis G, Evans J, Williams JM.
Previous research suggesting that over-general memory (OGM) may moderate the effect of life events on depressive symptoms and suicidality has sampled older adolescents or adults, or younger adolescents in high-risk populations, and has been conducted over ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation: health care needs of victims - Greenbaum J, Crawford-Jakubiak JE.
Child sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) are major public health problems in the United States and throughout the world. Despite large numbers of American and foreign youth affected and a plethora of serious physical and ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood adversity and subsequent mental health status in adulthood: screening for associations using two linked surveys - Patten SB, Wilkes TC, Williams JV, Lavorato DH, El-Guebaly N, Wild TC, Colman I, Bulloch AG.
Aims. Accumulating evidence links childhood adversity to negative health outcomes in adulthood. However, most of the available evidence is retrospective and subject to recall bias. Published reports have sometimes focused on specific childhood exposures (e... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment predicts allostatic load in adulthood - Widom CS, Horan J, Brzustowicz L.
This study sought to determine whether child abuse and n... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood trauma exposure and toxic stress: what the PNP needs to know - Hornor G.
Trauma exposure in childhood is a major public health problem that can result in lifelong mental and physical health consequences. Pediatric nurse practitioners must improve their skills in the identification of trauma exposure in children and their interv... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College men and alcohol use: positive alcohol expectancies as a mediator between distinct masculine norms and alcohol use - Iwamoto DK, Corbin W, Lejuez C, Macpherson L.
College men are more likely to engage in health-compromising behaviors including risky drinking behavior, and experience more alcohol-related problems, including violence and arrest, as compared to women. The study of masculine norms or societal expectatio... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Compliance of camps in the United States with guidelines for health and safety practices - Olympia RP, Hollern K, Armstrong C, Adedayo P, Dunnick J, Hartley J, Doshi B.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the compliance of US camps with guidelines for health and safety practices as set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Department of Homeland Security. METHODS: An electronic questionnaire was distributed t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology of burns in children and adolescents from Chile's Metropolitan Region - Solís F F, Domic C C, Saavedra O R.
OBJECTIVE: To determine demographic, clinical and health care factors associated to prevalence of burns in children less than 20 years of age in the districts of Cerro Navia, Lo Prado and Pudahuel, and their comparison with incidence in 2011. PATIENTS AND ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Externalizing symptoms moderate associations among interpersonal skills, parenting, and depressive symptoms in adolescents seeking mental health treatment - Rodriguez EM, Donenberg GR, Emerson E, Wilson HW, Javdani S.
This study examines links among teens' interpersonal... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Identification of mental disorders with potential for violence in adolescents and young adults - Chambers S, Kelley U.
Violence is most prevalent among adolescents and young adults and represents a major public health concern. In the United States, youth violence is a leading cause of injury and death for young people aged 15 to 24 years and is the leading cause of death i... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reduced sleep duration and history of work-related injuries among Washington State adolescents with a history of working - Graves JM, Miller ME.
BACKGROUND: The relationship between sleep and occupational injury risk has not been adequately explored for working adolescents. METHODS: Data were analyzed from the 2010 Washington State Healthy Youth Survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th grade public sc... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Preparedness for natural disasters among older US adults: a nationwide survery - Al-Rousan TM, Rubenstein LM, Wallace RB.
OBJECTIVES: We sought to determine natural disaster preparedness levels among older US adults and assess factors that may adversely affect health and safety during such incidents. METHODS: We sampled adults aged 50 years or older (n = 1 304) from t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The effects of age, gender, and crash types on drivers' injury-related health care costs - Shen S, Neyens DM.
There are many studies that evaluate the effects of age, gender, and crash types on crash related injury severity. However, few studies investigate the effects of those crash factors on the crash related health care costs for drivers that are transported t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news