Misc. Safety and Public Health News

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10/25/2017
Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?

Growing resistance to powerful medications cause for concern, review authors say

10/25/2017
Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush

Triclosan is still allowed in toothpaste in U.S., but not soaps and wipes

10/24/2017
Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical

Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

10/23/2017
Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors!

Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

10/20/2017
Private Water Wells and Safety

The importance of testing private water wells for arsenic

10/19/2017
State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

10/18/2017
HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study

Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

10/18/2017
2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Their Well Water

Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems

10/13/2017
Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

Cellphone safety when you're on the move

10/11/2017
Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response

Study confirms the effectiveness of one in particular

10/11/2017
'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market

Researchers caution that potential health concerns remain largely unknown

10/11/2017
What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

10/10/2017
10/9/2017
9/29/2017
Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators

Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

9/27/2017
Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?

Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

9/21/2017
Frequent Blood Donations Safe for Some, But Not All

In certain donors, iron deficiency might need to be addressed long term, study finds

9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

9/21/2017
Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People

Suggestions to help prevent falls

9/21/2017
9/20/2017
Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

9/19/2017
Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

9/19/2017
Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries