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New consensus on work-related asthma

... a chronic respiratory condition that includes occupational asthma and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA) and ... the importance of obtaining a full medical and occupational history in patients with suspected WRA. The ... specialists in allergy, pulmonary medicine, and occupational medicine, the consensus statement provides ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Lab Manager Magazine Present Webinar On Laboratory Environmental, Health and Safety Compliance Strategies

... lab safety or hazard communication applies for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories -- Recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses -- Assessing need, ... for worldwide environmental compliance, occupational health and industrial hygiene, safety, and ...

Healthcare Industry Faces Mounting Pressure to Prevent On-The-Job Violence, Says Veteran Safety and Health Attorney

... their employees, says LeClairRyan's Joseph P. Paranac, Jr., a veteran occupational safety and health defense attorney. Lawmakers in states like New Jersey, ... could very well become more common," Paranac says. "Regardless, the U.S. occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sooner or later will come up with ...

Time For the Trucking and Heavy Machinery Industries to Wake Up!

... can be made available online for download by the driver's primary care, occupational medicine, or sleep medicine physician. --The ARES can identify ... from the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of occupational and Environmental Medicine and the National Sleep Foundation made ...

Tobira Therapeutics Inc. Announces Key Addition to Scientific Advisory Board

... the Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), before becoming Senior Epidemiologist within the National Institute for occupational Safety and Health, CDC. He served as the Chief Epidemiologist with the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA. He directed the Epidemiology ...

TeleHealth Services Chosen by Baptist Hospital East in Development of New Park Tower

... center, with specialized services for women's health, cancer, heart, orthopedics, neurosciences, emergency care, rehabilitation, sleep disorders, occupational health, and behavioral health, including psychiatric and chemical dependency care. The mission of Baptist Hospital East is to exemplify our ...

New study examines effects of Graniteville, S.C., chlorine gas disaster

... tank was attacked in an urban area. In 2007, terrorists used chlorine gas in at least seven attacks on U.S. troops. While small accidental and occupational exposures to chlorine gas occur regularly, the South Carolina disaster was one of the largest community exposures in modern history. As a result, CDC ...

New Online Imaging Suite Boosts Healthcare Imaging Efficiency, Productivity, and Revenues

... specific to an organization's requirements or the requirements of compliance and regulatory organizations, including The Joint Commission and the occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). For example, managers could build a checklist related to staff safety when performing a patient transfer ...

Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System

... latest in modular respiratory protection, Avon Protection Systems - a subsidiary of Avon Rubber p.l.c. - has received NIOSH (National Institute for occupational Safety and Health) approval for its new ST53 SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) system through its Avon-ISI division. The ST53 system combines ...

New Study Reports Improved Patient Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

... wound care, behavioral health, and acute rehab as well as cancer, cardiology, imaging, lab, digestive, respiratory services, and physical and occupational therapies. For information, visit www.henrymayo.com or call 661-253-8000. ...

ECBC Now Accepting Applications for 2009 Minority Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

... Hispanic, Asian-American and Native-American college sophomores and juniors majoring in biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, occupational safety, physical science, physics or related disciplines at four-year colleges are all eligible to submit a MUSIP application for the 2009-2010 ...

Recent Reports Regarding Mercury and High Fructose Corn Syrup Flawed and Misleading

... toxicologist and industrial hygienist with nearly 25 years of experience in risk assessment, environmental engineering, ecotoxicology, and occupational health. He is currently the President of ChemRisk, Inc., a consulting firm which specializes in human and ecological risk assessment and risk ...

West Penn Allegheny Health System Announces Recruitment of Leading Burn Specialists

... infant to adult. It will include a large waiting area, four exam rooms and a designated area for compression garment fitting and physical and occupational therapy. The center will be staffed with physicians, nurses and support staff who offer years of experience and can provide a continuum of care. ...

Pitt researchers create nontoxic clean-up method for potentially toxic nano materials

... professor of chemistry in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, and Valerian Kagan, a professor and vice chair of the Department of Environmental and occupational Health in Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health. These results open the door to further development of safe and natural methodswith HRP or other ...

Governor Rendell Says Life Science Industry Will Fuel New Breakthroughs, Generate Jobs for Decades to Come

... to develop its list, including the amount of state research and development funding and venture capital investments, the level of concentrated occupational employment in biotech; and tax exemptions and university grant funding. "We need to do even more to spur medical innovation in order to ...

Gowlings Adopts RFID and Unifies Practice Management

... The Firm combines traditional legal services with innovative solutions in areas such as transfer pricing and tax, government relations and occupational health and safety, to provide business entities with a competitive advantage. Characterized by national strength and regional focus, Gowlings has 750 ...

2008 National Ergonomics Conference Schedule Announced, Features Four New Tracks of Programming and Focus on Corporate Sustainability and Productivity; Most Product Debuts in Expo's 14-Year History

... feature a record number of conference sessions, and mark the debut of four new tracks of conference programming geared toward workplace design and occupational health professionals, as well as those that work in service and uncontrolled environments. These new tracks are coupled with the NECE's core ...

Celebrity Designer Ty Pennington to Host 10th Annual 'ADHD Experts on Call' Program

... at school and home); that the symptoms continue for at least six months; and that there is clinically significant impairment in social, academic, or occupational functioning and the symptoms cannot be better explained by another psychiatric disorder. Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are accepted ...

BioSpace Launches Life Science Career Content and Resources from the Biotech Work Portal

... defined the biotechnology industry and its segments in NAICS terms, and built a crosswalk between industry-defined occupational titles and SOC occupational titles. This enables the Biotech Work Portal to take advantage of the government's industry and occupational statistics. The Portal's contents are ...

Touch Bionics unveils innovative partner and reimbursement programs at AOPA

... among existing upper limb patients, new patient contacts from within their region, and referral sources such as local doctors, surgeons and occupational therapists. The AOPA National Assembly takes place at The Hyatt Regency in Chicago. Interested parties can visit the company at booth 1413. To ...

Baxter Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

... position resulted from best scores across a number of performance areas including bioethics, codes of conduct, environmental policy/management, occupational health and safety, and social and environmental reporting. "We believe our efforts in sustainability enhance shareholder value by making Baxter a ...

US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award

... HOUSTON, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology Specialty, LP, the state-of-the-art pharmaceutical distribution center of US Oncology, has received the occupational Excellence Achievement Award from the National Safety Council for its outstanding safety achievements. The award is presented to companies who ...

Chemical Lifecycle Management Chooses Chemical Safety's EMS Software

... Safety is a leading provider of software and related technologies for facilities management, chemical management, hazardous waste management, occupational safety management and regulatory reporting. Chemical Safety's Environmental Management Systems (EMS) software has been integrated with U.S. ...

Shire Re-Launches ADHDSupport.com, a Virtual Road Map Providing Information, Tools and Practical Tips About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

... at school and home); that the symptoms continue for at least six months; and that there is clinically significant impairment in social, academic or occupational functioning and the symptoms cannot be better explained by another psychiatric disorder. Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are accepted ...

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says State Number 1 in New Biotechnology Study

... The report identified more than 20 key criteria, including the amount of state R&D funding and venture capital investments; the level of concentrated occupational employment in biotech; tax exemptions and university grant funding among other factors. "Biotechnology plays a critical role in Pennsylvania's ...

Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc. Names Nandini Hadker as Executive Director, Succeeding Susan Windham-Bannister

... Economics from Boston University and her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed, scientific healthcare journals including The Journal of occupational and Environmental Medicine and Haemophelia. She has also been a featured speaker at many professional conferences, especially in the area of new ...

EH&E Launches Interactive Discussion Forum for Healthcare Environment of Care Professionals

... of customizable services to assist hospitals with a variety of needs including: working to help create a healthy and safe work environment, reducing occupational illness and injury, minimizing workers' compensation claims, increasing worker morale and productivity, reducing liability, costly litigation and ...

Shire Launches Nationwide Adult ADHD Mobile Awareness Tour

... at school and home); that the symptoms continue for at least six months; and that there is clinically significant impairment in social, academic or occupational functioning and the symptoms cannot be better explained by another psychiatric disorder. Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are accepted ...

Treatment with Paliperidone ER May Be Associated with Significantly Reduced Use of Mental Health Resources

... 18 years and older with a diagnosis of schizophrenia were included. At their first and last visits, patients were placed into nine different occupational status categories. The percentage of patients who reported employment during the open-label phase of the study increased throughout the 52-week ...

RediClinic, BIOSAFE Labs and Glycemion to Provide Free Diabetes Risk Assessments to Richmond, Va. School Children

... Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and processes health monitoring and testing products for the consumer, physician, health screening, occupational health, pharmaceutical, disease-management, and medical research markets. For more information, visit http://www.ebiosafe.com . Glycemion, Inc. ...

FDA Approves VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate), the First and Only Once-Daily Prodrug Stimulant to Treat ADHD in Adults

... at school and home); that the symptoms continue for at least six months; and that there is clinically significant impairment in social, academic or occupational functioning and the symptoms cannot be better explained by another psychiatric disorder.(7) Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are ...

ESA LeadCare(R) System Used to Identify Salvadoran Children with Lead Poisoning

... than girls to have elevated lead levels, and the most significantly elevated lead levels were in children whose households included adults with occupational lead exposure. LeadCare's immediate results became an integral part of our education process: for families of children with elevated lead levels, ...

Touch Bionics appoints Head of Clinical Advocacy

... about," said Lindborg. "The i-LIMB Hand offers a level of flexibility and dexterity previously unavailable to the patient, Certified Prosthetist or occupational Therapist working with upper extremity limb deficiencies. I look forward to being a member of the Touch Bionics team and clinically supporting its ...

Federal nanotech risk research plan still comes up short

... risk research are few and far between in relevant oversight agencies such as the EPA, FDA and CPSC. In addition, a limited investment by the NNI on occupational exposure research can only increase dangers to those most susceptible workers. The truth is that while the NEHI made significant strides in this ...

Touch Bionics adds to sales, marketing, production and design teams

... sales, 16 of which have been in the medical field. He has extensive experience in the areas of orthopedics, orthotics and prosthetics, physical and occupational therapy and rehabilitation. Having held positions with a range of companies including General Motors, Dow Chemicals, American Home Products ...

Baxter's Costa Rica Facility Recognized With Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing

... countries. An industry role model, the facility was the first in Central America to receive both ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certification and the first occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 certified company in the region. "A disciplined approach has allowed us to continuously improve ...

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Advocates Screening Fire Fighters for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Using Pulse CO-Oximetry

... from the introduction of shift schedules early in the last century to the enactment of SAFER in 2003. With recognized experts in the fields of occupational health and safety, fire-based emergency medical services and hazardous materials training, the IAFF has established professional standards for the ...

FDA Approves Additional Dosage Strengths of Shire's ADHD Treatment VYVANSE(TM) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Which May Help Physicians Tailor Treatment for Individual Patients

... at school and home); that the symptoms continue for at least six months; and that there is clinically significant impairment in social, academic or occupational functioning and the symptoms cannot be better explained by another psychiatric disorder. Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are accepted ...

Free White Paper Helps Biotech Laboratories Maintain a High Level of Infection Control

... guidelines from leading government organizations, including: -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- National Institutes of Health -- occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) To download the free whitepaper, "Biosafety Review Key to Infection Control," visit ...

The USC Stevens Institute for Innovation Opens Shop on USC Health Sciences Campus

... biology. The 61-acre campus is home to the region's first and oldest medical and pharmacy schools, as well as to acclaimed programs in occupational therapy (ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report) and physical therapy. In addition to Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center, which is one of the ...
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