"The giant data monopolies want one thing: more and more data to drive their huge profits. Entrusting Amazon's Alexa to dispense health advice to patients simply opens the door to the holy grail – our NHS data. This is the beginning of a Mission Creep," he said in a Tweet. … [Read more...] about Amazon Alexa given new NHS health advice role: But what about patient privacy?
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Fang is part of the 13th batch of Chinese medical team that arrived in Namibia in January this year. The team, composed of two doctors and two nurses, replaced the 12th batch to continue providing health care services at the state hospital. … [Read more...] about Feature: Chinese medical team providing quality public health services in Namibia
“The empirical evidence [of] the negative repercussions of chronic sleep loss on health, safety and performance in adolescents … has been steadily mounting for over the past decade,” wrote Judith Owens, a pediatrician and the lead author of the report, in an email. “For example, an important recent study published this spring by Dr. Kyla Wahlstrom documented the positive effects of school start time delay in over 9000 students from eight high schools in three states, including improved grades and standardized test scores and up to a 65 to 70 percent reduction in teen car accidents.” … [Read more...] about Students Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep—School Starts Too Early
"I also come from a place of learning very practically, on country. And the kids [I work with] are the same. But a lot of their teachers have gone to fairly good schools and might not have the experience with that trauma. And that background makes it very hard for those kids to relate to them." … [Read more...] about Scott Morrison wants Indigenous people to help with Closing the Gap. They already are
White said that, while controversy at the Alexandria site has sparked a flurry of emails and Facebooks posts in recent weeks, there are no plans to merge the center or move it to Baton Rouge. … [Read more...] about Former Lafayette superintendent leaving state post