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1654 Articles Matching "safety"

After Viral #ThisIsOurLane Debate, Doctors Find Gun Activism Has Helped Heal Their Own Trauma

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors recently clashed with the NRA over their role in the gun safety debate, speaking out about the endless number of gunshot victims they see. Some have found the process of getting involved therapeutic and a way to combat the burnout so common in the profession....
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Hospitals cut safety-related patient deaths by 22% since 2016: Leapfrog

May 17, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
A national safety-grading group concluded that a combination of factors enabled hospitals to reduce annual safety-related deaths by 45,000, or 22%, since...
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Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in DoubtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests: Report

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Majority of sunscreens tested would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report says

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced Wednesday....
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Regulatory challenges and involving clinicians in the health tech industry

May 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Although health tech and digital health startups have much to offer in terms of transforming healthcare, they often face the challenges of overcoming regulatory hurdles, which are especially stringent in healthcare for the safety of patients. In addition, clinicians can often be torn between being in medical practice and being involved in health tech innovation/research, particularly for those in the public health sector in Singapore. An outcome-based approach to...
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Swimming Safety For The Summer Season

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Temperatures are heating up in the Las Vegas valley, which means more people are heading to the pool. And while swimming is a great form of physical activity for all ages and a good way to beat the heat, safety should always remain an important priority — especially for young children. UNLV School ......
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Young, and Learning Too Late That Sun Safety Matters

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Young, and Learning Too Late That Sun Safety MattersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Ohio town worries about safety after radioactive contamination is found at middle school

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said....
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Health Tip: Contact Lens Safety

May 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Contact Lens SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Experts Want States To Pump The Brakes On Labeling Porn A Public Health Crisis

May 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some experts argue that state resolutions to label pornography as a public health risk create a stigma for marginalized groups like LGBTQ people and miss a key piece of the puzzle by leaving out calls for more robust sex education for teens. In other public health news: gonorrhea, anxiety, Huntington's disease, sex after menopause, school shootings, children's safety and...
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Nursing Home Cameras Aim To Protect The Vulnerable But Present Ethical Dilemmas

May 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For many people who care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home. But an increasingly common means of ensuring that safety -- security cameras installed by relatives -- may do more harm than good, says Clara Berridge, an assistant professor of social work at the Universi......
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Beneath The Bright, Tantalizing Promises Of Stem Cell Industry Festers A Dark Underbelly

May 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Alongside legitimate, scientifically proven treatments, an industry has sprung up in which largely unregulated, specialized clinics offer unproven "miracle" remedies from poorly understood stem cell products. In other public health news: strokes, conference room air, heart failure, anesthesia, food safety and...
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FDA Finds High Systemic Absorption of Sunscreen Ingredients

May 08, 2019 , RxList
Every patient in a small, randomized clinical trial testing over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens quickly developed systemic levels of active ingredients that exceeded the 0.5 ng/mL concentration the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance says should trigger systemic safety testing, FDA researchers report today in...
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Health Tip: Metal Work Safety

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Metal Work SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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High levels of sunscreen ingredients end up in the bloodstream: study

May 07, 2019 , Reuters
The active ingredients of commonly-used sunscreens end up in the bloodstream at much higher levels than current U.S. guidelines from health regulators and warrant further safety studies, according to a small study conducted by U.S. Food and Drug Administration researchers and published on Monday....
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Almost 12 million pounds of Tyson chicken strips have been recalled because they might have metal

May 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday....
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Research Roundup: Drug Safety; Tackle Football; And Breastfeeding

May 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Third Guatemalan Minor Dies In U.S. Custody Reigniting Safety Concerns At Over-Taxed Detention Facilities

May 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Homeland Security Department officials have emphasized in recent months that the surge in Central American families seeking asylum has pushed their facilities beyond capacity and exhausted resources. The high-profile deaths shine a light on those dangers....
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With Head Injuries Mounting, Will Cities Put Their Feet Down On E-Scooters?

May 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As dockless electric scooters run roughshod through cities nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues its first assessment on injuries and safety. It studied the injuries linked to riding e-scooters in Austin, Texas, from September through November. More than 200 people were hurt in scooter crashes and mishaps — with nearly half suffering head...
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