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The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned that in order to conduct certain kinds of research into the H5N1 influenza virus, scientists could be creating newer and more dangerous forms of the virus that could ultimately pose a risk to public health.
Each year, one of every 150 two–year–olds visits an emergency department in the United States for an unintentional medication overdose, most often after finding and eating or drinking medicines without adult supervision.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has come out in opposition to the Utility MACT rule released recently by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says the MACT rule recently issued by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unrealistic and will have a negative impact on the economy and the reliability of electricity.
The American Public Health Association is endorsing the new standards released recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would strengthen safeguards against toxic pollutants, including mercury, emitted from coal-burning power plants for the first time.
Health experts writing on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science Blog strengthened the case for combining both work and personal factors when designing programs to maintain a well-functioning workforce -- an approach NIOSH recommends in its total Worker Health program.
The Executive Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) recently adopted a resolution on the future European health and safety strategy.
Sleep problems are common among police officers and are associated with more health issues and poorer performance on the job, a new study shows.
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.