There’s no place like home? The experiences of unstably housed transgender & gender non-conforming (TGNC) young people Part 2 of 2

submitted by: ColtMeier

The graduate student symposium showcases the latest research in transgender health from graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other advanced research trainees across a variety of academic disciplines.

There’s no place like home? The experiences of unstably housed transgender & gender non-conforming (TGNC) young people Part 1 of 2

submitted by: ColtMeier

The graduate student symposium showcases the latest research in transgender health from graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other advanced research trainees across a variety of academic disciplines.

Health Behaviors and Perceived Healthcare Needs of Trans Masculine Adults: Findings From a Mixed Methods Community-Based Needs Assessment: Part 1 of 2

submitted by: ColtMeier

The graduate student symposium showcases the latest research in transgender health from graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and other advanced research trainees across a variety of academic disciplines.

Promoting Health and Wellness in the Workplace

submitted by: WentzMR
r. Chip Lavie, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School-The University of Queensland School of Medicine, in New Orleans, LA, discusses his article appearing in the June 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which demonstrates reduction in cardiovascular disease risks and health care costs when health and wellness programs are promoted in the work setting, reaping great benefits for employers....

Scientific Decision Making, Policy Decisions and the Obesity Pandemic

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. James Hébert, Professor of Epidemiology from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, discusses his article appearing in the June 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which clarifies the definition of obesity and the measurement of risk factors in an attempt to develop study designs appropriate to treat the alarming obesity pandemic. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/dylndrt

Bacterial Meningitis in Adults After Splenectomy and Hyposplenic States

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Kirsten Adriani, a Resident in Neurology from the Academic Medical Center, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, reveals a rare, but highly dangerous outcome for patients with splenectomy and bacterial meningitis, and a correlation with patient vaccine status, in an article appearing in the June 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Available at: http://tinyurl.com/dy6xvj9