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Report predicts increased youth mental health struggles related to COVID-19

COVID-19 will have significant mental health consequences for B.C. children and youth, a report released today finds, concluding that the pandemic creates a critical need for government to invest in B.C.’s over-stretched and underfunded child and youth mental health services system. Image credit: Pixabay (Free Pixabay license) COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health, […]

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Report predicts increased youth mental health struggles related to COVID-19

COVID-19 will have significant mental health consequences for B.C. children and youth, a report released today finds, concluding that the pandemic creates a critical need for government to invest in B.C.’s over-stretched and underfunded child and youth mental health services system. Image credit: Pixabay (Free Pixabay license) COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health, […]

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Shift workers at increased risk of asthma, research shows

An international team of scientists led by The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has found that shift workers, especially those working permanent night shifts, showed increased risks of asthma, especially moderate or severe asthma. The study of 280,000 UK Biobank participants also revealed that irregular night shift workers who are morning people (‘larks’), […]

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Shift workers at increased risk of asthma, research shows

An international team of scientists led by The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has found that shift workers, especially those working permanent night shifts, showed increased risks of asthma, especially moderate or severe asthma. The study of 280,000 UK Biobank participants also revealed that irregular night shift workers who are morning people (‘larks’), […]

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Women With Cervical Cancer May Have Increased Risk of Injury During Diagnostic Workup

Among women participating in cervical cancer screening in Sweden, those with a diagnosis of invasive cervical cancer had an increased risk of iatrogenic injuries (as a consequence of medical intervention) and non-iatrogenic injuries (caused by accidents and self-harm) requiring hospitalization, according to results published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. “Cervical cancer screening is one […]