Strong Connection Between Violence, Mental Illness in Guatemala During Civil War Lessens in Postwar PeriodFeb. 26, 2015 — Violence during the civil war in Guatemala from 1960 to 1996 resulted in the development of significant mental health problems and conditions for the county’s people, according to a new ... full story
Feb. 24, 2015 — Healthcare professionals should be helped to speak up if they become aware of threats to patient safety or wrongdoing. But as one investigator reports, it's not easy for doctors in India to ... full story
Feb. 20, 2015 — Crack users are much more likely to experience arrest than powder cocaine users, and being poor is the true overwhelming correlate, not being black or a minority, a new study ... full story
Feb. 18, 2015 — Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new ... full story
Feb. 12, 2015 — Experience with the Ebola outbreak highlights local health departments' essential role in responding to global health threats posed by infectious diseases, according to a new ... full story
Feb. 11, 2015 — Public health scientists and a government committee working on nutritional advice receive funding from the very companies whose products are widely held to be responsible for the obesity crisis, an ... full story
Feb. 11, 2015 — Latino adolescents who experience discrimination-related stress are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, and issues with sleep, according to research. These mental health outcomes were more ... full story
Feb. 9, 2015 — Personal information taken from social media, blogs, page views and so on are used to detect disease outbreaks, however, does this violate our privacy, consent and ... full story
Feb. 5, 2015 — Researchers examined social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest and found that communities that were more connected with their neighbors had a better chance of being able to successfully ... full story
Feb. 3, 2015 — As of Dec. 31, 2014, pledges to the Ebola outbreak reached at least $2.89 billion, yet only around two-thirds ($1.9 billion) has actually reached affected countries, finds a new ... full story
Feb. 3, 2015 — Food insecurity creates a host of unhealthy consequences. The roads leading there can be very different. A new study examined four risk factors for families that can lead to varying degrees of ... full story
Feb. 2, 2015 — Alarming evidence of an under-reported wild-meat crisis in the heart of Amazonia has been uncovered by researchers who interviewed households in two Brazilian 'prefrontier' cities -- cities ... full story
Jan. 21, 2015 — Why are health awareness campaigns failing to reduce skyrocketing obesity rates? According to a new study, consumers continue to make their eating decisions based on taste ... full story
Jan. 20, 2015 — As the United States population has doubled since 1955, the number of inpatient psychiatric beds in the United States has been cut by nearly 95 percent to just 45,000, a wholly inadequate equation ... full story
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- Only two-thirds of donations to Ebola crisis have reached affected countries
- Study investigates the complex roads that lead families to food insecurity
- Children's hunger born from mothers' trauma
- How to achieve health equity across races in the U.S.
- Limiting internet congestion a key factor in net neutrality debate
- Health care lessons learned in the aftermath of September 11, 2001
- Low-crime, walkable neighborhoods promote mental health in older Latinos
- New 'science of climate diversity'
- Chicago summer jobs program for high school students dramatically reduces youth violence
- Medical schools have ethical obligation to accept applications from undocumented immigrants, experts say
- What really helps women achieve a good work-life balance?
- People in unhappy places are depressed more than a week a month
- People conceived during Dutch famine have altered regulation of growth genes
- Microfinance program 'Pigs for Peace' also improves mental health symptoms for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Child poverty pervasive in large American cities, new report shows
- Widening wage gap linked to more deaths among black Americans
- Entrepreneurs to venture capitalists: Don’t be a Scrooge
- Barriers to public health data-sharing; life-saving solutions
- Risk analysis for a complex world
- U.S. nursing leaders issue blueprint for 21st century nursing ethics
- Datasets used by policymakers, scientists for public health analyses inconsistent
- Should health systems send patients abroad to save money?
- Most U.S. adults cannot donate a kidney due to preventable health problems, potential loss of income
- Without security, there can be no health care: Infectious disease challenges caused by the conflict in Syria
- Many dialysis patients unprepared for emergencies, disasters
- The Trojan horse burger: Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?
- Prosthetic, orthotic service in developing countries examined
- Satellite images shed light, or lack thereof, on the impact of the Syrian conflict
- Lost Diggers of Fromelles: Identifying, caring for dead of the first world war
- Preclinical oncology coursework could help with practitioner shortage
- Less reward, more aversion when learning tricky tasks
- Half of elderly people are more than happy to consume new foods
- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
- Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst
- Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
- Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
- Size of minority population impacts states' prison rates, study finds
- How to train a robot: Can we teach robots right from wrong?
- Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows
- Reducing chronic disease in Asian Americans: Researchers target diet
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Is Australia prepared for Ebola?
- Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
- Friend or foe: 'Devastating' number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
- 'Compassionate use' and other means of accessing unproven, unapproved treatments could impact long-term medical benefits
- Why are consumers willing to spend more money on ethical products?
- Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of humanmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?
- Recommendations to improve scientific decision-making
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status
- Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows
- When casualties increased, war coverage became more negative
- New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction
- Everyday discrimination impacts mental health