Pediatrics

Blindfolding leader improves pediatric resuscitation training

(HealthDay)—Team leaders who wear a blindfold during pediatric resuscitation simulation-based training show improved leadership skills compared with standard training teams, according to a study recently published in Frontiers ...

Pediatrics

Blindfolded training could help doctors save young lives

In a simulation training study, pediatric team leaders who wore a blindfold improved their leadership skills ratings by 11% over the course of 3 resuscitation scenarios, versus 5% for non-blindfolded leaders. Published in ...

Other

Valeant names new chief executive

Embattled Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant named as its new chief executive and chairman on Monday Joseph Papa, who has left his post leading Perrigo, a maker of over-the-counter medical products.

Health

Former athletes finish first in race for top jobs

Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs, according to a new Cornell University study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Note to teens: Just breathe

In May, the Los Angeles school board voted to ban suspensions of students for "willful defiance" and directed school officials to use alternative disciplinary practices. The decision was controversial, and the question remains: ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychopathic boldness tied to US presidential success

(Medical Xpress)—The fearless dominance associated with psychopathy may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance, suggests an analysis published this week in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.