How to lose visceral fat: Eating less trans fat could help burn away the harmful belly fat
LOSING visceral fat requires a strict look at one's diet. If you eat too much trans fat, a large amount of belly fat can be a reality. Why does trans fat affect visceral fat so much and what are the top tips to eating less of it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Return to college campuses triggers warnings over Covid-19's spread, financial motives
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention throws cold water on the notion that big colleges and universities can contain the coronavirus' spread on campus and the communities where they reside, raising an important question: Why are so many schools so gung ho when it comes to bringing students back for the spring semester? The CDC's Jan. 9 report, Opening of Large Institutions of Higher Education and County-Level COVID-19 Incidence, found that counties with the largest colleges… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

Brexit: Retailers could burn goods stuck in EU
UK retailers may abandon goods EU customers want to return because it is cheaper than bringing them home. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden won't stop them, and neither will cops, until Portland is burned down
The nation’s capital was hard to recognize on Inauguration Day this year. In response to the Capitol Hill siege on Jan. 6, thousands of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Return to college campuses triggers warnings over Covid-19's spread, financial motives
A new CDC did not identify individual schools or counties where Covid-19 is most problematic, although it implied financial incentives appear to be clouding the decisions of whether to allow students and faculty to return to campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

Making microwaves safer for children
(Rush University Medical Center) Researchers at Rush University Medical Center and other leaders of the campaign, worked diligently to document the frequency and severity of burn injuries resulting from removing hot contents from the microwave and young children's vulnerability to them, published the results of their efforts in The Journal of Pediatrics on Jan. 20. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fierce winds reignite fires south of San Francisco region
Powerful winds raking California on Tuesday reignited fires where a massive summer wildfire burned south of the San Francisco region,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposed: Left-wing insurrectionists planned to turn Trump rally into violent riot
(Natural News) Left-wing rioters, who participated in violent insurrection throughout the summer of 2020, were exposed online and on camera, bragging about infiltrating the Save America March on January 6th and turning it violent. A left-wing activist named John Earle Sullivan was exposed on video inside the Capitol, bragging “we gotta get this shit burned,”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use Difficult Conversations to Provide Better Healthcare
Pretend you are a dust bunny behind the couch. Your life has meaning there, and you find happiness even though this is not what you expected. Times have been better, but things could be worse after all. The default in this world though is to be the fur on the back of a cat, not just some collection of fur, dust and house plant debris. Today, you have a problem and you need help. You aren’t exactly clear on what you want to happen, you just know that you need help. What arrives to your plea is a broom and a dustpan. The broom does not ask many questions – it just sees you as a dust bunny.  Unfortunate...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Justin Porter, RN, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Exclusives Patient Care EMT Healthcare Paramedic Source Type: news

Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move
Health unions representing more than 1.3m workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised wage rise as soon as possible. The letter to Boris Johnson – signed by the heads of UNISON, Royal College of Nursing and Royal College of Midwives – says “hospitals are stretched to the limit”, with many “demoralised and traumatised” staff facing burnout, such is the pressure they’re under. The letter coincides with the results of a poll published by the UK’s 14 health unions showing a majority...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 18, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release #OneTeam2K NHS pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Matching action to need: an analysis of Global Burden of Disease 2017 and population health data to focus adolescent health policy and actions in Myanmar - Cini KI, Win PM, Swe ZY, Than KK, Win TM, Aung YW, Myint AA, Wulan NR, Burns LJ, Kennedy EC, Francis KL, Sanda, Myat SM, Swe S, Ko AK, Yadanar, Hellard M, Hughes CL, Patton GC, Mokdad AH, Azzopardi PS.
BACKGROUND: Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid transitions in health. Its national strategic policy for young people's health is being revised but there is a paucity of population data to inform local priorities and needs. OBJECTIVE: In this pap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Changing diets -- not less physical activity -- may best explain childhood obesity crisis
(Baylor University) Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned daily -- is reliably related to indigenous Amazonian children's body fat, according to a Baylor University study that offers insight into the global obesity epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governors Complain Over Pace of COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and DAVID CRARY Associated Press Governors bitterly accused the Trump administration Friday of deceiving the states about the amount of COVID-19 vaccine they can expect to receive as they ramp up vaccinations for senior citizens and others. But the government attributed the anger to confusion and misguided expectations on the part of the states. Meanwhile, the race between the vaccine and the virus may be about to heat up: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that the new, more infectious variant first seen in Britain will probably become the dominant vers...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Increases in exposure calls related to selected cleaners and disinfectants at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic: data from Canadian poison centres - Yasseen Iii A, Weiss D, Remer S, Dobbin N, MacNeill M, Bogeljic B, Leong D, Wan V, Mosher L, B élair G, Thompson M, Button B, Hardy J, Perwaiz S, Smith A, Wootton R.
Little is known about the use or misuse of cleaning products during the COVID-19 pandemic. We compiled data from January to June in 2019 and 2020 from Canadian poison centres, and report on calls regarding selected cleaning products and present year-over... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The changing risk and burden of wildfire in the United States - Burke M, Driscoll A, Heft-Neal S, Xue J, Burney J, Wara M.
Recent dramatic and deadly increases in global wildfire activity have increased attention on the causes of wildfires, their consequences, and how risk from wildfire might be mitigated. Here we bring together data on the changing risk and societal burden ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Court Blocks PA Safe Injection Again Despite Data, Citing Federal ‘Crack House’ Statute
Judges acknowledged the potential health benefits of safer consumption spaces, but said prior federal law favored by POTUS-elect Joe Biden has tied their hands. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Senior Contributor Tags: Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare technology Source Type: news

PA Court Blocks Safehouse Again Despite The Data, Citing Federal ‘Crack House’ Statute
Judges acknowledged the potential health benefits of safer consumption spaces, but said prior federal law favored by POTUS-elect Joe Biden has tied their hands. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Senior Contributor Tags: Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare technology Source Type: news

Delta halves cash burn in the fourth quarter, narrows losses to cap worst year ever
Delta lost a record $12.39 billion in 2020 but is setting its sights on a recovery in 2021 even though it expects more difficult months ahead. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Eating more soluble fibre can help to burn belly fat
HOW TO lose visceral fat: When looking to cut down on the dangerous type of fat which is known as visceral fat, turning to one's diet is always paramount. By eating the right kind of fibre you will be able to burn away your belly fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Capsaicin & yohimbine suppress the appetite to burn fat
BEST supplements for weight loss: To lose weight one's appetite should be carefully monitored. What if there were two supplements which helped to suppress your appetite and make weight loss easier? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychometric and normative information on the child and adolescent behavior inventory in a nationally representative sample of United States children - Burns GL, Preszler J, Becker SP.
OBJECTIVE: Psychometric and normative information is provided for the Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Inattention, ADHD Hyperactivity/Impulsivity, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Callous-Unemotional Behaviors (Limit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parents' lived experiences of parental needs for support at a burn centre - Lernevall LST, Moi AL, Gjengedal E, Dreyer P.
PURPOSE: A burn injury to a child is a traumatic event and the parent's emotional reactions and coping strategies affect the child's adaptive outcome. It is therefore important that parents get the right support. The aim was to explore parents' lived exper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Fire at the Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse: a disaster life cycle-based analysis - Tolle F, Chen AP, Barnett DJ, Hsu EB.
OBJECTIVE: Structural fires remain a prominent threat to public health and safety even in several regions of the developed world, where rising housing costs force many to reside in unsafe environments. This case report of the Ghost Ship Warehouse fire in O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Heart rate response to alarm tones in firefighters - Marciniak RA, Tesch CJ, Ebersole KT.
OBJECTIVE: To examine cardiovascular responses to medical (MED) and fire (FIRE) alarm tones in firefighters. METHODS: Heart rate was collected throughout 24-h shifts (N = 41). Call logs were utilized post hoc to identify heart rate at the time the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Mass casualty management after a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion in an urban area - Gamberini L, Imbriaco G, Flauto A, Monesi A, Mazzoli CA, Lupi C, Costa DMR, Mora F, Dell'Arciprete O, Cordenons F, Picoco C, Gordini G.
This report de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The Beirut blast 2020: lessons learned from the Swiss Emergency Medical Team specialized "Mother & Child" - Hagon O, Dumont L.
On August 4, 2020, Beirut was hit by a devastating explosion leading to mass casualties: thousands were injured and there were significant damages to residences, offices, and health structures. The Emergency Medical Team (EMT) specialized "Mother and Child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Expression of GFAP and Tau following blast exposure in the cerebral cortex of ferrets - Schwerin SC, Chatterjee M, Hutchinson EB, Djankpa FT, Armstrong RC, McCabe JT, Perl DP, Juliano SL.
Blast exposures are a hallmark of contemporary military conflicts. We need improved preclinical models of blast traumatic brain injury for translation of pharmaceutical and therapeutic protocols. Compared with rodents, the ferret brain is larger, has sub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cardiovascular health impacts of wildfire smoke exposure - Chen H, Samet JM, Bromberg PA, Tong H.
In recent years, wildland fires have occurred more frequently and with increased intensity in many fire-prone areas. In addition to the direct life and economic losses attributable to wildfires, the emitted smoke is a major contributor to ambient air pol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Burn severity and long-term psychosocial adjustment after burn injury: the mediating role of body image dissatisfaction - Huang YK, Su YJ.
BACKGROUND: Persons with severe burns often develop long-term psychosocial difficulties such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Significant appearance changes following burn injury (e.g., scarring and disfigurement) can lead to body i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Alcohol-related burns during the COVID-19 pandemic - Miles JC, Johnson A, Lloyd N.
The World Health Organisation declared the SARS-CoV-2 virus a global pandemic on 11th March 2020, following which the British Government announced a period of restriction of personal movement on 16th March, colloquially termed "lockdown". The impact of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Alarming rate of substance use in motor vehicle collisions at an Appalachian trauma center - Proctor R, Taylor MP, Quinn M, Burns BJ.
Prescription drug use is a growing public health concern and studies show it is a contributing risk to motor vehicle collisions. The Appalachian region is also known to have an ever-increasing number of patients on controlled substances. This retrospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Paediatric chemical burns: a clinical review - Nguyen ATM, Chamberlain K, Holland AJA.
Although they account for a small proportion of burns in paediatrics, injuries from chemicals can be just as devastating as other mechanisms of burn injury. At least 25,000 chemicals exist which can cause burns: in children, they are often caused by hous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Return to employment for working-aged adults after burn injury: a scoping review protocol - Katsu A, Tyack Z, Mackey M, Elliott JM, Mackenzie L.
INTRODUCTION: Cutaneous burns can have a catastrophic effect on people's lives and may restrict opportunities for employment due to physical impairment and psychosocial deficits. Failure or delay in return to work can result in loss of income and support... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Flammability thresholds or flammability gradients? Determinants of fire across savanna-forest transitions - Newberry BM, Power CR, Abreu RCR, Durigan G, Rossatto DR, Hoffmann WA.
Vegetation-fire feedbacks are important for determining the distribution of forest and savanna. To understand how vegetation structure controls these feedbacks, we quantified flammability across gradients of tree density from grassland to forest in the B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Info-analytic technologies in the work of fire and rescue units using infrared technologies - Nguyen HT, Topolsky N, Tarakanov D, Mokshantsev A.
PURPOSE The salvation of human life is the goal of work for all rescue units. At the same time, a significant part of rescue operations is carried out in buildings or premises, which themselves are often in a state of destruction or are emergency ones. Thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

War-related ocular injuries in Damascus during the Syrian Crisis - Hamzeh A, Ayoub R, Issa S, Alhalabi N, Sawaf B, Mohsen F, Issa H, Mohsen MA, Khattab MN, Thomas G, Aljammal MB, Shibani M, Alzabibi MA, Ismail H, Hamzeh F, Almoree O, Al-Moujahed A, Saba S.
BACKGROUND:. Ocular injuries constitute a major cause of visual morbidity, and they have a significant socioeconomic impact worldwide. We aimed to document the types and causes of Syrian War related ocular injuries in Damascus, Syria. METHODS:. Me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Short-term effect of gas explosion in real roadway environment on rats' brain neural behavior - Dong X, Yao S, Wu W, Cao J, Weng X, Sun L, Li J, Li H, Li R, Ren W.
OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of gas explosion on brain nerve behavior of rats in real roadway environment. METHODS: Before the gas explosion, the real gas explosion roadway environment was simulated by using the roadway and explosion test system... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Physician-led prehospital management is associated with reduced mortality in severe blunt trauma patients: a retrospective analysis of the Japanese nationwide trauma registry - Endo A, Kojima M, Uchiyama S, Shiraishi A, Otomo Y.
BACKGROUND: Although the results of previous studies suggested the effectiveness of physician-led prehospital trauma management, it has been uncertain because of the limited number of high-quality studies. Furthermore, the advantage of physician-led preh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Paraffin dangers, health and socioeconomic consequences: urgent need for policy action - Kimemia D, Van Niekerk A, Seedat M.
Illuminating paraffin (kerosene) is the primary cooking fuel for approximately two million South Africans. The highly flammable and toxic fuel is burnt in poorly made stoves that are prone to malfunction and are associated with accidental fires, burns an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Mechanism and prognostic indicators for explosion-related eye trauma: eye injury vitrectomy study - Feng K, Yao Y, Wang ZJ, Nie HP, Pang XQ, Chen HJ, Jiang YR, Hu YT, Ma ZZ.
PURPOSE: To explore the clinical features, surgical interventions and prognosis of injured eyes following explosion and to develop the risk factors for poor prognosis. METHODS: A nested case-control study. To the date of 31 December 2018, 99 explo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Injuries, treatment, and impairment caused by different types of fireworks; results of a 10  year multicenter retrospective cohort study - Van Yperen DT, Van Lieshout EMM, Dijkshoorn JN, van der Vlies CH, Verhofstad MHJ.
OBJECTIVES: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the number of patients reported to a hospital with injuries from consumer fireworks in the months December-January in the past 10  years, and to describe the association between the type of firew... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Toxins In Marijuana Smoke May Be Harmful To Health, Dana-Farber Study Finds
(CNN) — Smoking weed may expose you to the same type of toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke, a new study finds. People who only smoked marijuana had higher blood and urine levels of several smoke-related toxins such as naphthalene, acrylamide and acrylonitrile than nonsmokers, according to the study published Monday in the journal EClinicalMedicine. Naphthalene is associated with anemia, liver and neurological damage, while acrylamide and acrylonitrile have been associated with cancer and other health issues. “Marijuana use is on the rise in the United States with a growing number of states legalizing it for...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Dana Farber Cancer Institute Marijuana Source Type: news

For CIA director, Biden taps veteran diplomat William Burns
His selection means a career foreign service officer — not a career intelligence official — could soon be assuming the top job at Langley. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient
Delivered in a logical and pragmatic format, this presentation delivers case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient including discussion of initial triage, fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries and treatment interventions. Emergent care and stabilization of the patient with a thermal injury can determine both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session. The post Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Best Practices Patient Care Training Webcasts Burn Injuries EMS Paramedic Transport Source Type: news

Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient
Delivered in a logical and pragmatic format, this presentation delivers case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient including discussion of initial triage, fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries and treatment interventions. Emergent care and stabilization of the patient with a thermal injury can determine both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session. The post Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 11, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Best Practices Patient Care Training Webcasts Burn Injuries EMS Paramedic Transport Source Type: news