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PBSC Launches Construction And Health Science Programs

New degree and certificate programs in construction and the health sciences are slated to begin this fall term at Palm Beach State College to meet industry hiring demands.

With the Building Construction Management Associate in Science degree and related certificate, PBSC aims to bring much-needed new talent into the growing construction industry to replenish its rapidly aging workforce. The Associate in Science degree and certificate programs in Health Services Management, Surgical Services and Medical Assisting will provide employers with the better-prepared workforce needed to handle the increasing complexities of healthcare delivery.

Fall term classes begin Aug. 23, and prospective students may attend virtual information sessions for the construction programs on June 22, Surgical Services on June 23 and Medical Assisting on July 7. To attend, register at http://palmbeachstate.campuslabs.com/engage and search for either “construction” or “health.”

Building Construction Programs

The Building Construction Management degree and Building Construction Specialist College Credit Certificate

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Mental Health Continuing Education

Fakultas ini terbagi lagi menjadi beberapa subfakultas. Of these, those working in management, scientific, and technical consulting services have the highest average salary, at $125,980.

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Undiagnosed and untreated disease identified in rural South Africa

IMAGE: Emily Wong, M.D.
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Credit: Africa Health Research Institute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A comprehensive health-screening program in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has found a high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled non-communicable diseases, according to a study published in The Lancet Global Health.

Researchers found that four out of five women over the age of 30 were living with a chronic health condition, and that the HIV-negative population and older people — especially those over 50 — bore the higher burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

The study was co-led by Emily Wong, M.D., a resident faculty member at the Africa Health Research Institute, or AHRI, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Wong is also an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Medicine and an associate scientist in the UAB Center

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Things To Consider About America’s Online PHD Degree

Since massage therapist usually work in health clubs, hospitals, corporate setting or in the field of education, a knowledge on basic holistic medical approach must also be considered and studied.

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Clinical Laboratories where bodily fluids are tested can be hazardous to the technicians who carry out the procedures. Currently, the job is can be sought in hospitals, clinics, blood banks, research and testing laboratories, Veteran’s hospitals, and some government agencies. The salary range can vary, especially depending on the part of the country that you live in, but in general the average salary for an MLT is usually somewhere around $25,000 on up. The higher end of the range is somewhere in the mid to upper $40,000’s. That would apply to someone with plenty of experience who is working in a larger facility. Located in Pensacola, the University of West Florida is a regionally … Read the rest

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Tracking anti-science views via social media could help with public health

In the realm of social media, anti-science views about COVID-19 align so closely with political ideology — especially among conservatives — that its predictability offers a strategy to help protect public health, a new USC study shows.

Resistance to science, including the efficacy of masks and vaccines, poses a challenge to conquering the coronavirus crisis. The goal of achieving herd immunity won’t happen until society achieves consensus about science-based solutions.

The USC study’s machine-learning assisted analysis of social media communications offers policymakers and public health officials new tools to anticipate shifts in attitudes and proactively respond.

“We show that anti-science views are aligned with political ideology, specifically conservatism,” said Kristina Lerman, lead author of the study and a professor at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. “While that’s not necessarily brand new, we discovered this entirely from social media data that gives detailed clues about where COVID-19 is likely

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Who do we invent for? Patents by women focus more on women’s health, but few women get to invent

Invention and identity

Members of social groups may be more likely to patent inventions targeted toward their own group’s needs and interests. Koning et al. examined US biomedical patents and found that although fewer women engage in commercial patenting compared with men, their patents are more likely to focus on women’s health (see the Perspective by Murray). In an evaluation of biomedical articles, the researchers found that women were also more likely to make scientific discoveries that might lead to women’s health patents. These findings demonstrate that a lack of representation among inventors translates into a lack of breadth in inventions.

Science, aba6990, this issue p. 1345; see also abh3178, p. 1260

Abstract

Women engage in less commercial patenting and invention than do men, which may affect what is invented. Using text analysis of all U.S. biomedical patents filed from 1976 through 2010, we found that patents with all-female

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Team describes science-based hiccups intervention

IMAGE: The Forced Inspiratory Suction and Swallow Tool, shown here, is designed to stop hiccups on one or two attempts. It was developed at The University of Texas Health Science Center…
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Credit: Figure courtesy of JAMA Network Open

SAN ANTONIO (June 18, 2021) — Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) and colleagues worldwide describe a new science-based intervention for hiccups in a research letter published June 18 in the journal JAMA Network Open.

In the publication, the scientists coined a new term for the intervention: the “forced inspiratory suction and swallow tool,” or FISST. The team also reported the results of a survey of 249 users who were asked whether it is superior to hiccup home remedies such as breathing into a paper bag.

The need

“Hiccups are occasionally annoying for some people, but for others they

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The ACA Lives

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen to podcasts.

For the third time in nine years, the Affordable Care Act has survived a constitutional challenge at the Supreme Court. In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled that the states and individuals who filed the latest challenge lacked standing to sue.

Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers are looking for ways to expand health benefits as they pull together spending plans on Capitol Hill. And criticism is growing of the Food and Drug Administration, which approved a controversial drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease over the recommendation of its own expert outside advisers.

This week’s panelists are Julie Rovner of KHN, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Rachel Cohrs of Stat.

Among the takeaways from this week’s episode:

  • The ACA
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Corte Suprema se niega a revocar ACA, por tercera vez

La Corte Suprema se negó por tercera vez a revocar la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA) el jueves 17 de junio, desestimando una demanda presentada por un grupo de fiscales generales estatales republicanos que alegaban que un cambio realizado por el Congreso en 2017 había vuelto inconstitucional a toda la ley.

Por 7 a 2 votos, los jueces ni siquiera llegaron a los méritos del caso, resolviendo que los estados e individuos demandantes, dos personas de Texas cuentapropistas, carecían de “argumentos” para llevar el caso a los tribunales.

“No procederemos más allá”, escribió el juez Stephen Breyer. “Ni los individuos ni los demandantes estatales han demostrado que el daño que sufrirán o hayan sufrido sea ‘razonablemente atribuible’ a la ‘conducta supuestamente ilegal’ de la que se quejan”.

Los dos jueces disidentes, Samuel Alito y Neil Gorsuch, no estuvieron de acuerdo. “Los estados han demostrado claramente que … Read the rest

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Unvaccinated, Homebound and Now Hospitalized With Covid in New York City

Dr. Leora Horwitz treats fewer and fewer covid patients at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. Still, she thinks there are too many.

And they almost all have something in common.

“I’ve only had one patient who was vaccinated, and he was being treated for cancer with chemotherapy,” she said, reflecting recent research on the vaccines’ limited effectiveness for cancer patients. “Everyone else hasn’t been vaccinated.”

While taking care of those seriously ill with covid, she asks patients, with sympathy and respect: Why not get vaccinated? A few of them told the internist and hospital researcher that they’re concerned about vaccine safety. But mainly, she said, the responses break down into two groups: One comprises people who have been planning to get vaccinated but didn’t get around to it yet. The second highlights a disturbing deficiency in the pandemic response: those eager to get vaccinated but unable to … Read the rest

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