Safety and Public Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/12/2001
Cloud from Collapsed Towers Causes Concern

Long-term health effects feared in lingering smoke

9/12/2001
Hospitals Report Ominous Emptiness

Fatalities, not injuries, leave health-care workers without people to help

9/12/2001
A Terrorist's Mind

Suicide attacks motivated by beliefs, brainwashing, say experts

9/12/2001
Nation's Blood Supply Holds Steady

Response overwhelming to call for help

9/12/2001
Terrorist Aftermath: Trauma

Keep an eye on yourself and others

9/11/2001
America Awakes to Terror

Attacks in New York and Washington will bring nation to a psychological crossroads, experts say

9/11/2001
Blood Banks Send Out Urgent Call

Terrorist attacks spark appeal for donations

9/11/2001
Attacks Betray Big Holes in Airport Security

Experts say traveling will never be the same again

9/11/2001
Hospitals Prepare for the Worst

Nearby states help with World Trade Center casualties as national disaster-aid system is activated

9/7/2001
Walker with Wheels No Deal for Tots

Claiming they're unsafe, pediatricians want devices banned

9/5/2001
Media Shark!

Expert says publicity over attacks overblown

8/31/2001
Hollywood Should Buckle Down on Buckling Up

When it comes to seat belts, films are flimsy, says study

8/28/2001
Brother, Can You Spare a Pint of Blood?

New restrictions designed to thwart mad cow disease could shrink nation's supply

8/24/2001
Copper in Kitchen Kills the Bad Guys

It's better than stainless steel in wiping out food-borne bacteria

8/24/2001
Judge Rips Johns Hopkins Research Project

OKs lawsuit over lead effects on children

8/22/2001
Busting Bacteria in the Kitchen

Even your sink drains can harbor nasty bugs

8/22/2001
Tracking the Blood Supply

U.S. tries to create early warning system

8/21/2001
A Bait-and-Twitch Ploy

Canadians target Ontario raccoons for rabies vaccine drop

8/10/2001
Abused Girls Become Abused Women

Study: Any violence in childhood lasts a lifetime

8/8/2001
At Home, Cops Keep Guns at Ready

But loaded, unlocked weapons may be danger to kids, says survey

7/31/2001
Abused Women Oppose Reporting Laws

Study find 44% fear reprisals

7/31/2001
Date Violence Common For Adolescent Girls

Related to drug use, pregnancy, suicide

7/23/2001
Byte My Fire

Blazes won't get much higher in the West this year, new computer technology predicts

7/23/2001
Rare Rodent-Borne Virus Surfaces in Vermont

First case of hantavirus lung disease found in New England

7/13/2001
Motorcycle Deaths on the Rise

Government drafts safety plan in response

6/13/2001
Swimming Pool Blues

How to avoid a nasty germ

6/8/2001
Shake, Rattle and Roll

If you live in an earthquake zone, be prepared

6/6/2001
The Grass Is Always Meaner

Ride-on mowers are hazardous to kids, says AAP

5/25/2001
Booze and Boats a Bad Mix

CDC study finds alcohol involved in 60 percent of drownings

5/18/2001
Guano With the Wind

Airborne spores in bat, bird feces may cause 'Acapulco Flu'

5/3/2001
Injuries Land 10% of Americans in Hospital

Falls account for nearly 1 in 4 visits