Transit Advocates: Congress Will ‘Step Up To Rescue Riders’ With COVID-19 Stimulus
New York's Riders Alliance is calling for wide support of bipartisan plans to ‘bail out’ public transit in cities like NYC, and thus keep essential workers and economic hubs moving. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

Congress ‘Must Step Up’ For Riders In COVID-19 Stimulus And Beyond, Transit Advocates Say [UPDATED]
The Riders Alliance is calling for wide support of bipartisan plans to ‘bail out’ public transit in cities like NYC, and thus keep essential workers and economic hubs moving. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

Application of learning vector quantization and different machine learning techniques to assessing forest fire influence factors and spatial modelling - Pourghasemi HR, Gayen A, Lasaponara R, Tiefenbacher JP.
This study assesses forest-fire susceptibility (FFS) in Fars Province, Iran using three geographic information system (GIS)-based machine-learning algorithms: boosted regression tree (BRT), general linear model (GLM), and mixture discriminant analysis (MDA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Before, during and after: trauma-informed care in burns settings - Cleary M, Kornhaber R, Visentin D, West S, Neil AL, Kezelman C, McLean L.
Trauma-informed care (TIC) is a model for the relationship of care between service users and service providers that recognises the importance of trauma, past and present, on that person's experiences, vulnerabilities and recovery. Burn injuries are a compl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A decade epidemiological study of pediatric burns in south west of Iran - Keshavarz M, Javanmardi F, Mohammdi AA.
BACKGROUND: Burn is one of the most traumatic injuries and life-threatening states which expose children at a higher risk. The aim of this study was evaluating the epidemiology of pediatric burns in age less than eighteen years old during the last decade. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Complications and outcome of electrical burns in Manipal, India: 6-year institutional report - Thomas J, Sreekumar NC, Shankar C, James A.
This study assessed the socio-demographic characteristics, complications, surgical interventions and outcomes among electr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Epidemiology, treatment, costs, and long-term outcomes of patients with fireworks-related injuries (ROCKET); a multicenter prospective observational case series - Van Yperen DT, van der Vlies CH, De Faber JTHN, Smit X, Polinder S, Penders CJM, Van Lieshout EMM, Verhofstad MHJ.
OBJECTIVE: People in the Netherlands are legally allowed to celebrate New Year's Eve with consumer fireworks. The aim of this study was to provide detailed information about the patient and injury characteristics, medical and societal costs, and clinical a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Air Pollution: A Problem We Can Solve in Our Lifetime
By Shloka NathMUMBAI, India, Mar 23 2020 (IPS) Over the past few years, worsening air quality in India—and in north India specifically—has awakened policy makers and civil society to take urgent action. There have been some efforts to address air quality, specifically the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which was launched in January 2019 with the aim of improving air quality standards by 20-30 percent over the next five years. While this has been a positive step, we not only need a more ambitious agenda, but also a strong compliance framework that ensures accountability to the targets we have set. With gro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shloka Nath Tags: Asia-Pacific Environment Headlines Health Source Type: news

Bayesian network-based risk assessment of single-phase grounding accidents of power transmission lines - Zhang J, Bian H, Zhao H, Wang X, Zhang L, Bai Y.
In this study, a Bayesian network (BN)-based risk assessment model for r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Glaucoma after ocular chemical burns: incidence, risk factors, and outcome - Choi SH, Kim MK, Oh JY.
Effects of chemical injuries on the cornea and limbus have been widely studied; however, little is known about glaucoma after ocular chemical injuries. We herein investigated the incidence, risk factors, and outcome of glaucoma in patients with ocular chem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY: Six ways to BURN calories and FUEL sleep
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: if you are overweight, and your sleep is poor it can be difficult to know whether to prioritise improving sleep or losing weight. Luckily, you can do both at the same time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drivers Protest Outside Uber Offices, Demand COVID-19 Sick Leave And Relief For Gig Workers Under CA Law
Drivers and other gig workers are pushing platform companies to use their resources, including $110 million earmarked to fight AB5, to support and protect workers ASAP. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

Craniofacial and neck burns in the pediatric population - Othman S, Sethi HK, Cohn JE, Shokri T, Davis WJ.
INTRODUCTION: Burn injuries can present with catastrophic physical and psychiatric harm with extensive, long-term sequelae. The pediatric population may especially be at-risk given this population's early neurocognitive and behavioral state of development.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A case of isolated bilateral cataract following high-voltage electrical injury - Yadav A, Katiyar V, Phadikar P, Gupta SK.
High voltage electric burns can cause various ocular injuries and may manifest in the form of conjunctival hyperemia, corneal opacities, uveitis, miosis, spasm of accommodation, cataract, retinal edema, papilledema, choroidal rupture, chorio-retinal necros... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A moderate blast exposure results in dysregulated gene network activity related to cell death, survival, structure, and metabolism - Edwards KA, Motamedi V, Osier ND, Kim HS, Yun S, Cho YE, Lai C, Dell KC, Carr W, Walker P, Ahlers S, LoPresti M, Yarnell A, Tschiffley A, Gill JM.
This study explored how moderate blast exposure influen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

DNA damage signaling in the cellular responses to mustard vesicants - Jan YH, Heck DE, Laskin DL, Laskin JD.
Mustard vesicants, including sulfur mustard (2,2'-dichlorodiethyl sulfide, SM) and nitrogen mustard (bis(2-chloroethyl)methylamine, HN2) are cytotoxic blistering agents synthesized for chemical warfare. Because they contain highly reactive electrophilic ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Preventing operating room fires: impact of surgical drapes on oxygen contamination of the operative field - Culp WC, Muse KW.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to measure underdrape oxygen pooling, surgical site oxygen contamination, and time to restoration of 21% oxygen concentration after cessation of oxygen delivery by measuring oxygen concentration under simulated clinical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Post-fire characteristics of concrete beams reinforced with hybrid FRP bars - Protchenko K, Szmigiera E.
One of the main concerns of experimental and numerical investigations regarding the behavior of fiber-reinforced polymer reinforced concrete (FRP-RC) members is their fire resistance to elevated temperatures and structural performance at and after fire exp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Pyrolysis modeling, sensitivity analysis, and optimization techniques for combustible materials: a review - Nyazika T, Jimenez M, Samyn F, Bourbigot S.
Over the past years, pyrolysis models have moved from thermal models to comprehensive models with great flexibility including multi-step decomposition reactions. However, the downside is the need for a complete set of input data such as the material proper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Role of psychological makeup in psychological rehabilitation of acid attack victims - Mittal S, Singh T, Verma SK.
From eve-teasing to more aggressive forms of sexual violence, subjection of women to sexual violence has been on the rise. One heinous form of sexual violence is the acid attack. Acid attack refers to the intentional act of throwing acid on an individual w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The practice of first aid for burn injuries among the population of east coast of Peninsular Malaysia for years 2012 - 2016 - Seow SN, Halim AS, Sulaiman WAW, Mat Saad AZ, Fatimah MJ.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Lessons From the Future: Advice From People Who Have Been Living With the Threat of COVID-19 for Weeks
Before COVID-19 swept across western Europe and caused schools and bars to close across the United States, it threatened East and Southeast Asia. Millions of Americans and Europeans are now learning to cope with changes to their daily lives brought on by coronavirus precautions—changes that have been a reality since January or February across mainland China and in places like Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. For weeks, in many places across Asia, children have been home from school, employees have been working from home and people have been learning to conduct their lives amid the outbreak. With that in mind, here ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung / Hong Kong Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight Source Type: news

Hospital volume-outcome relationship in severe traumatic brain injury: stratified analysis by level of trauma center - Tsai SHL, Goyal A, Alvi MA, Kerezoudis P, Yolcu YU, Wahood W, Habermann EB, Burns TC, Bydon M.
The objective of this study was to understand the state of the volume... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Burn scar outcome at six and 12 months after injury in children with partial thickness scalds: Effects of dressing treatment - Karlsson M, Steinvall I, Sj öberg F, Olofsson P, Elmasry M.
INTRODUCTION: In line with other researchers in the field of burns' care, we think that research investigating the long-term outcome of scars is largely lacking. As scarring is of the utmost importance to the patient, clinicians who treat burns must aim to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Factors influencing length of hospital stay and predictors affecting probability of requiring surgery in severely pediatric burn patients - Zhang C, Chang M, Zhou Z, Yi L, Huang X, Gao C, Guo F, Huan J.
Although many researches have explored the prognostic factors associated with length of hospital stay (LOS) of adult burn patients, fewer reports concerning pediatric burn patients have been conducted. The present study employed pediatric burn data to iden... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Assessing fire-blocking effectiveness of barrier fabrics in the cone calorimeter - Nazare S, Pitts WM, Shields J, Knowlton E, De Leon B, Zammarano M, Davis R.
Cone calorimetry experiments of on flexible polyurethane foam and flexible polyurethane foam covered with a variety of fire-blocking barrier fabrics were used to characterize and rank the effectiveness of barrier fabrics with the ultimate goal being an abi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Characteristics of fire in high-speed train carriages - Bi H, Zhou Y, Wang H, Gou Q, Liu X.
In this study, the cone calorimeter ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Combustion toxicity regulations for construction products - Babrauskas V.
Research literature comparing room-scale combustion toxicity performance of construction products is compared to bench-scale results. It is demonstrated that it is inappropriate the regulate construction products on the basis of performance in bench-scale ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Dangerous games: pool shock chemical burn to the face - Quiroga L, Ebrahim S, Asif M, Caffrey J.
Today information about fascinating chemical reactions is readily available on the internet. Unfortunately, these experiments can have catastrophic consequences. Pool chemicals account for a significant number of injuries in the United States. Pool Shock (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Efforts to catalogue non-governmental organizations with a role in global burn relief - Fabia R, Gallagher J, Wheeler KK, Johnson M, Cadelski K, Armstrong M, Pilato T, Heffernan J, Thakkar RK, Sales S, Giles S, Jeng JC.
INTRODUCTION: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been instrumental in the treatment of traumatic injuries, including burns, particularly in low- and middle-income counties. The purpose of this project was to catalogue burn injury related NGO activi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fire resistance of cold-formed steel framed shear walls under various fire scenarios - Andres B, Hoehler MS, Bundy MF.
This paper presents results of large-scale experiments with varying levels of fire severity on lateral force-resisting systems commonly used in cold-formed steel framed buildings. Gypsum-sheet steel composite panel sheathed walls, oriented strand board she... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Neuroendocrine function and associated mental health outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury in OEF-deployed service members - Ciarlone SL, Statz JK, Goodrich JA, Norris JN, Goforth CW, Ahlers ST, Tschiffely AE.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been linked to mental health disorders (MHDs) and pituitary function alterations. Due to the complex relationship of mTBI, the neuroendocrine system, and MHDs, we propose that neuroendocrine dysfunction (NED) may play... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Smoke sense initiative leverages citizen science to address the growing wildfire-related public health problem - Rappold AG, Hano MC, Prince S, Wei L, Huang SM, Baghdikian C, Stearns B, Gao X, Hoshiko S, Cascio WE, Diaz-Sanchez D, Hubbell B.
Smoke Sense is a citizen science project with investigative, educational, and action-oriented objectives at the intersection of wildland fire smoke and public health. Participants engage with a smartphone application to explore current and forecast visuali... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A closer look at the fat-fighting abilities of coffee
(Natural News) Here’s some news that’s sure to wake you up: A new study suggests that your cup of joe does more than just energize you for the day – it could be causing your body to burn fat. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the study, conducted by researchers at the University of Nottingham,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biophysicists blend incompatible components in one nanofiber
(Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology) Russian researchers showed the possibility of blending two incompatible components -- a protein and a polymer -- in one electrospun fiber. The study also demonstrates that the resulting mat can gradually release the protein. Blended mats containing proteins are promising for biomedical applications as burn and wound dressings, matrices for drug delivery and release, and in tissue engineering. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Do not let this fire burn': WHO warns Europe over Covid-19
Europe now centre of pandemic, says WHO, as Spain prepares for state of emergencyCoronavirus latest - live updatesThe World Health Organization has stepped up its calls for intensified action to fight the coronavirus pandemic, imploring countries “not to let this fire burn”, as Spain said it would declare a 15-day state of emergency from Saturday.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director general, said Europe – where the virus is present in all 27 EU states and has infected 25,000 people – had become the centre of the epidemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combine...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley in Paris and Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news European Union China South Korea Belgium India Norway Ghana Kenya Iran Spain Netherlands France Portugal Bulgaria Romania Czech Republic Source Type: news

A continent aflame: ethical lessons from the Australian bushfire disaster - Komesaroff P, Kerridge I.
The havoc wreaked by the disastrous Australian bushfires has caused great pain but has also generated some critical lessons. The damage has been unimaginable: over the course of three months more than seventeen million hectares of forest have been burn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Explosive property and combustion kinetics of grain dust with different particle sizes - Zhao J, Tang G, Wang Y, Han Y.
The effect of particle size on the combustion and explosion properties of grain dust is investigated by Hartmann tube, cone calorimeter (CC), and thermogravimetry (TG), it aims to provide fundamental experimental data of grain dust for an in-depth study on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Using gas-driven shock tubes to produce blast wave signatures - Kumar R, Nedungadi A.
The increased incidence of improvised explosives in military conflicts has brought about an increase in the number of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) observed. Although physical injuries are caused by shrapnel and the immediate blast, encountering the blas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Management outcome of burn injury and associated factors among hospitalized children at Ayder Referral Hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia - Alemayehu S, Afera B, Kidanu K, Belete T.
BACKGROUND: Burn injuries are a global public health problem, accounting for an estimated 265,000 deaths. Globally, over half of the disability-adjusted life years lost from fire-related burns which occurred between the ages of 0 and 14 years. The rate of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Non-pharmacological interventions for anxiety in burn patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Fardin A, Rezaei SA, Maslakpak MH.
AIM: Present review aimed to conduct a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions (NPIs) on reducing anxiety in adult burn patients. METHOD: We searched PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, Cochrane Library, and Googl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Study on behind helmet blunt trauma caused by high-speed bullet - Cai Z, Huang X, Xia Y, Li G, Fan Z.
The mechanism of Behind Helmet Blunt Trauma (BHBT) caused by a high-speed bullet is difficult to understand. At present, there is still a lack of corresponding parameters and test methods to evaluate this damage effectively. The purpose of the current stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Trauma mortality in the emergency department of a tertiary hospital in a low-income country: it's time to walk the talks - Amaefule KE, Dahiru IL, Ejagwulu FS, Maitama MI.
BACKGROUND: Trauma in developing countries has assumed an epidemic proportion and is now a public health problem. This is largely due to the rising incidence of road traffic crashes (RTC), increasing urbanization, industrialization and armed conflicts incl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Burns in diabetes mellitus patients among Indian population: does it differ from the rest? - Vadala R, Princess I, Ebenezer R, Ramakrishnan N, Krishnan G.
BACKGROUND: Burn injuries in adults can be complicated due to various underlying factors. Of all the co-morbidities complicating wound healing and prognosis of the patient post burn injury, diabetes mellitus is the most common in India. We therefore aimed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fire-related deaths among women in India are underestimated - Bhalla K, Sanghavi P.
Unintentional fires pose a unique threat to women in India owing to a cluster of risks, ranging from unsafe kerosene cookstoves being used near highly flammable garments, to sacrificial suicide, and interpersonal violence. In 2009, we estimated that fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

7-Eleven Owner Arrested After Selling ‘Dangerous’ Homemade Sanitizer
The owner of a 7-Eleven in River Vale, New Jersey has been arrested after allegedly making and selling a “dangerous ‘spray sanitizer'” that resulted in apparent burns on children’s skin, authorities said. This comes amid a nationwide shortage of hand sanitizer, as people stock up on cleaning supplies in the face of a coronavirus outbreak. Read more: Americans Are Stockpiling Cleaning Products Due to COVID-19 Fears. Do They Actually Prevent Coronavirus? Manisha Bharade, 47, was arrested Tuesday and charged with deceptive business practices and endangering the welfare of a child, according to Bergen C...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 New Jersey Source Type: news

Store owner charged after homemade sanitizer burns youths
Authorities say a convenience store owner in New Jersey created and sold a spray sanitizer that left four children with burns in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gas-fired power plant burns fossil fuels to generate bitcoins in stunning example of total energy waste
(Natural News) Did you know that in the state of New York there’s a natural gas power plant currently in operation that has its own bitcoin mining rig? It’s known as Greenidge Generation, and about $50,000 dollars’ worth of the virtual cryptocurrency is “mined” there daily using gobs of fossil fuel energy. Located in New... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get rich or die trying: the people trying to make money from coronavirus | Arwa Mahdawi
While most of us are attempting to stay calm and protect ourselves from the disease, others are keen to make a quick buck from the panicThe coronavirus crisis has revealed five distinct personality types. First, the paper panickers (PPs): the peoplestockpiling toilet paper. While most PPs are well aware that loo roll is inedible and does not wipe away the virus, they do not seem to care; they are hoarding it anyway. These people do not want to die with any stain on their reputation.The second group, who arefiddling while Rome burns, are the narcissistic Neros. By “group”, I mean Donald Trump. While it is tempti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases World news Source Type: news

Pre-attendance analgesia advice for small acute paediatric burns in the British Isles: a national survey - Chu H, Sen S.
The development of acute outpatient clinics has enabled burns services to assess the majority of smaller paediatric burns the day after injury. This event can be distressing and it is therefore important to ensure that children are initially assessed in an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news