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In an effort to reduce silicosis hazards to denim factory workers, the Target Corporation announced recently it would phase out sandblasted denim by the end of 2012.
Overweight people who shed pounds, especially belly fat, can improve the function of their blood vessels no matter whether they are on a low-carb or a low-fat diet, according to a study by Johns Hopkins researchers that is focused on cardiovascular disease prevention.
Obesity adds more to health care costs than smoking does, according to a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
Foodborne disease outbreaks caused by imported food appeared to rise in 2009 and 2010, and nearly half of the outbreaks implicated foods imported from areas which previously had not been associated with outbreaks, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, presented yesterday at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in Atlanta.
Bowing to negative headlines and pressure from lawmakers, the USDA will soon give school districts the choice of opting out of "pink slime," a blend of beef scraps treated with amonia hydroxide intended to kill bacteria.
Scientists say they have identified five eating patterns for U.S. adults that are strongly influenced by age, race, region, gender, income and education.
Smartphones are showing promise in disease surveillance in the developing world.
Bloggers on the National Institute for Occupational Science and Health Science (NIOSH) blog are the latest to weigh in on the hot topic of sleep and work.
A new series of monthly health tips, Time to Talk Tips, will provide consumers with easy-to-read information on complementary health practices.
Laurie Wells, Au.D., Manager of Audiology for Associates in Acoustics, Inc., received the Michael Beall Threadgill Award during a ceremony at the annual conference of the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA).
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.