Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK to focus on age, not occupation for next vaccines

Britain's next phase of coronavirus vaccines will be administered based on age rather than occupational risk, an advisory group said Friday, sparking anger from police and teachers who said they should get priority.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain activity can predict resilience against post-traumatic stress

Why does one person develop post-traumatic symptoms after a stressful event while another does not? Police officers with higher activity in the anterior frontal brain area appear to respond more resiliently to a traumatic ...

Medications

Doctors who say no to opioid use face threats from patients

One patient threatened to shoot Dr. Terry Hunt if physical therapy didn't relieve his pain as effectively as opioids did. Another harassed his staff, then roamed a hospital searching for Hunt after being told he would be ...

Vaccination

German panel keeps advice against AstraZeneca jabs for over-65s

Germany's vaccine commission on Friday maintained its advice against using AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccines on older people, despite the EU regulator's decision to authorise it for all adults in the bloc over 18 years old.

Vaccination

States report vaccine shortages and cancel appointments

The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first ...

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Police

A police service is a public force empowered to enforce the law and to ensure public and social order through the legitimized use of force.

The term is most commonly associated with police services of a state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. The word comes via French Policier, from Latin politia ("civil administration"), from ancient Greek πόλις ("city").

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