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Day 26: Bowling and Betrayal

It’s been a hell of a time LBC readers.

I’ve now been back at work for two weeks. Work has been both a welcome distraction and a trigger in equal measure. 774 more words

Sustainable integration? Nexus thinking and the foreclosure of progressive eco-politics

by Joe Williams

The water-energy-food nexus has become a powerful framework for sustainable development that seeks to integrate the management of resource sectors for increased efficiency. 888 more words


WHO guidelines for the prevention and control of carbapenem-resistant organisms

WHO have just released some guidelines for the prevention and control of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Pseudomonas aerugionsa. This guideline builds on the excellent… 1,001 more words


How to Put Cultural Competence into Practice

Starting in the late 1980s, the mental health profession responded to the issue of disparity, as does education and other professions and service providers today, , with a new approach to care called cultural competence. 689 more words

Education Management

No more antibiotics for animals

That’s what the WHO stated this week, and it was based on a study, in Lancet Planetary Health. In most news items that I saw animal antibiotic use was directly linked to human infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria. 648 more words

Antibiotic Resistance

Don’t Nudge Me: The Limits of Behavioral Economics in Medicine


Whenever I talk to physicians about outcomes that are worse than you’d expect, they are quick to point out that noncompliance — when a patient does not follow a course of treatment — is a major problem. 811 more words

Trespass. An environmental history of modern migrations

by Marco Armiero

In a new book, Marco Armiero and Richard Tucker have edited together important contributions to the emerging field of the environmental history of modern migrations. 2,202 more words