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    Trauma-informed, mindfulness-based intervention significantly improves parenting among mothers in op

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at Jefferson’s Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) program found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among mothers who participated in a trauma-informed, mindfulness-based parenting intervention while also in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Results of the study, the first to scientifically test a mindfulness-based parenting intervention with this population, were published July 27 in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. [...]

    Trauma-informed, mindfulness-based intervention significantly improves parenting among mothers in op

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at Jefferson’s Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) program found significant improvement in the quality of parenting among mothers who participated in a trauma-informed, mindfulness-based parenting intervention while also in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Results of the study, the first to scientifically test a mindfulness-based parenting intervention with this population, were published July 27 in the Journal of Addiction Medicine. [...]

    DREAMers at greater risk for mental health distress

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Immigrants who came to the United States illegally as small children and who meet the requirements of the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, more commonly known as DREAMers, are at risk for mental health distress, according to a new… [...]

    A lack of knowledge may explain low contraceptive use in Nigeria

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The importance of family planning in addressing a range of challenges in developing countries is now widely accepted. Family planning is a key factor in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And getting it right can help countries in meeting rel… [...]

    Women, Peace and Security in Professional Military Education

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Joan Johnson-Freese Only by including perspectives from both genders is a comprehensive picture of the security environment possible. [...]

    Women, Peace and Security in Professional Military Education

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Joan Johnson-Freese Only by including perspectives from both genders is a comprehensive picture of the security environment possible. [...]

    Second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards recipients selected

    Original @ MIT News – Aeronautical and astronautical engineering Faculty and instructors recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through innovative uses of digital technology. [...]

    Global health lessons from Thailand’s successful liver fluke elimination campaign

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Outreach and education efforts can play an outsize role in disease elimination programs, researchers suggest in a review publishing July 25 in Trends in Parasitology. As a case study, they consider recent public health efforts in Thailand, using everyt… [...]

    Global health lessons from Thailand’s successful liver fluke elimination campaign

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Outreach and education efforts can play an outsize role in disease elimination programs, researchers suggest in a review publishing July 25 in Trends in Parasitology. As a case study, they consider recent public health efforts in Thailand, using everyt… [...]

    NASA encourages kids to Train Like an Astronaut

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Mission X: Train like an Astronaut, since its inception in 2011, has morphed into an international collaboration of physical fitness challenges. The program is an immersive resource that fosters mind, body and spirit in students all around the globe. I… [...]