Guns, Knives - Main Cause for Hospital Emergencies
A new study reported in Tuesday’s issue of Canadian Journal Emergency Medicine, suggests that injuries from Knives
& Guns have accounted to over 3% (40,000) of 1.2 million emergency visits in Ontario trauma care between 2002 and 2003. //
The study Researchers at the Toronto-based Institute for...
Survey Finds Knives Being Used As Floss
A survey by the British Dental Health Foundation has found that more than 60 percent of people are using whatever comes into their hand to clean off food debris// struck in between their teeth. Items like screwdrivers, scissors, earrings, needles and knives
are in common use, the survey said.
Thanksgiving Cooks Serve up a Side of Safety to Loved Ones
...ut before bringing any item to the cashier and into your
kitchen, be sure it has been tested and certified for safety."
For everything from electric knives
to slow cookers to food processors,
the easiest way to make sure you have a safer product is to look for an
accredited safety mark, like the UL Mark. ...
New method to overcome multiple drug resistant diseases developed by Stanford researchers
...such a common transporter to ferry a potent medication inside a resistant cell is a bit like recruiting your grandmother to cart a load of switchblade knives
through customs. Indeed, Wender said, "Arginine-rich sequences appear to figure in the mechanisms by which many pathogens invade cells." Wender's team...
Drink and drugs fuel Scottish suicide and homicide rates
...ken and the weapon was usually a knife or other sharp object.
"Drugs and knives
are a dangerous mix, so policy response to these deaths should focus on alcohol and drug abuse in young people and on the carrying of knives
by young men," said Professor Appleby.
"The rise in homicide rates in re...
Angiotech To Participate In The American Academy Of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2007 Annual Meeting
... Introducing SharpGuard(TM) Microsurgical Guarded knives
For Use In Ophthalmic Surgery
VANCOUVER, Nov. 8...my
of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting. About the SharpGuard(TM) Guarded knives
Product Line The SharpGuard(TM) product line is comprised of microsurgical...
A Happy Halloween Means Safety First
...lame-proof, so special care should be taken around pumpkins lit with candles. And stay away from sharp objects -- any make-believe swords, pitchforks, knives
and the like should be made of soft material.
Then there are the treats themselves. Parents should check the candy bags when their kids get home. ...
Specialty Blades, Inc. Expands Management Team With New VP Engineering
...alty Blades helps flexible packaging and other industrial
companies improve their cutting, sealing and separating processes by
providing the very best knives
and blades for their application. No other
potential partner has our unique set of skills or technologies that
produces parts that improve the cutting...
Eritrea Bans Female Circumcision
...to country and culture.
Health workers say that the operation is often carried out in unsanitary conditions.
Razor blades, scissors, kitchen knives
and even pieces of glass are used, often on more than one girl, which increases the risk of infection.
Anesthesia is rarely used.
Raw (or) Undercooked Sprouts May Carry Harmful Bacteria
...ncooked meat, as infected blood from the meat can drip onto the produce
· To prevent cross-contamination between meats and vegetables, use separate knives
and cutting boards
· Wash your hands before and after handling any type of food
Since the outbreaks began, public health officials from the CDC...