February 25, 2017

A New Edition of Social Science & Medicine Is Now Available

Social Science & Medicine (vol. 176, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Trade Liberalization and Social Determinants of Health: A State of the Literature Review” by Courtney McNamara “Assessment of Acculturation in Minority Health Research” by Molly … Read More

February 23, 2017

Disease ‘Superspreaders’ Accounted for Nearly Two-Thirds of Ebola Cases, Study Finds

(The Washington Post) – They are called superspreaders, the minority of people who are responsible for infecting many others during epidemics of infectious diseases. Perhaps the most famous superspreader was Typhoid Mary, presumed to have infected 51 people, three of … Read More

February 23, 2017

A New Edition of JAMA Is Now Available

JAMA (vol. 317, no. 5, 2017) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Population Health Equity: Rate and Burden, Race and Class” by David Kindig “Responsible e-Prescribing Needs e-Discontinuation” by Shira Fischer and Adam Rose “A Global Vaccine Injury Compensation System” by Sam … Read More

February 22, 2017

A New Psychological Trauma Institute Is Being Established at the University of Dohuk in Iraq, the First in the Entire Region

(Associated Press) – After their rape and torture by Islamic State extremists for months or years, Yazidi women face ongoing suffering from psychological trauma even if they do manage to escape. Until now, a lack of psychiatrists and other mental … Read More

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