Meat tenderizer assault and associated facial trauma: a case report - Hudnall R, Hassman B, Geelan-Hansen K.
BACKGROUND: Blunt trauma to the face, head and neck is frequently encountered in violent assaults (Brink, 2009 [1]). There can be trauma to the cranium in high energy mechanisms, though interpersonal trauma is less likely to be associated with traumatic br... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?
A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine. The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public. It’s the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in Montreal, Radio-Canada...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Damian Shepherd and Alex Millson / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire Disease healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Rising NHS staff exits require urgent government action, says UNISON
Commenting on new figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council ​published today (Wednesday) that show a rise in the number of people leaving the professional register, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “With more than 500 nurses and midwives leaving every week, there’s no room for government complacency. “The pandemic has left deep scars on staff, many of whom are no longer willing to put up with the constant pressure or the lack of value put on their incredible work. “Ministers must ensure the reality of NHS work doesn’t push new ​recruits into less pressured and better paid work outside the health...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 17, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release NHS staff NMC Sara Gorton Source Type: news

UNISON fights to protect rights of workers with long COVID
UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea has written a strongly worded letter to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) accusing it of misrepresenting the Equality Act 2010 when it comes to workers with long COVID and their rights as disabled people. Almost 5% of the UK workforce are struggling with long COVID. UNISON’s legal advice is clear that the Equality Act 2010 means that anyone with a long-term physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial impact on their day-to-day activities, is likely to be a disabled person. On 9 May, the EHRC tweeted that workers with long COVID were unlikely to be disable...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 17, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News Covid-19 disabled members equalities long covid Source Type: news

Neil Patrick Harris Apologizes For Serving Amy Winehouse's Corpse As A Meat Platter
The internet is full of horrors, and many of those horrors are a result of people trying to be funny. Every once in a while, one of those horrors will resurface, and everyone involved will be... #amywinehouse #meatplatter #neilpatrickharris #davidburtka (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Tick That Causes a Meat Allergy Is on the Move
The lone star tick can trigger an allergic reaction to red meat in those bitten. Now this arachnid ’s territory is expanding. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Livia Albeck-Ripka Tags: Ticks (Insects) Lyme Disease Global Warming Deer Allergies Delaware United States Source Type: news

Report: Trump Officials, Meat Companies Knew Workers at Risk
Emails also show the companies submitted a draft of the executive order Trump issued to keep meatpacking plants open as critical infrastructure. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 13, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Americans are less likely to buy fruit and vegetables when grocery shopping online
Americans do not trust their courier shopper to make proper produce and meat choices when ordering groceries for deliver, a new study finds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump officials and meat industry blocked life-saving Covid controls, investigation finds
Congressional investigation reveals the lengths meat industry went to downplay risks to workers and lobby receptive Trump officials #trump (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural India Has a Diabetes Problem – What Is Causing it?
South India has a higher rate of diabetes compared to North India, possibly due to its partiality towards white rice, which has a high glycaemic index. | Picture courtesy: Total HealthBy Sweta AkundiMay 10 2022 (IPS) At a healthcare clinic in Thodathara, a village in the Thavanampalle mandal near Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Dr Vijay Kumar calls in his next patient. “He is the most disciplined man I know,” Dr Kumar says with a hint of pride. Reddyappa Reddy walks in and takes the seat opposite Dr Kumar. “Ten years ago I found out I have diabetes. I took Dr Kumar’s advice. Today, I walk up and down the lengths of a man...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sweta Akundi Tags: Asia-Pacific Food and Agriculture Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Government has run out of ideas to tackle cost of living crisis, says UNISON   
Responding to the government’s agenda as set out in the Queen’s Speech today (Tuesday), UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “This is a government that’s run out of ideas. Thirty-eight laws proposed but there are no answers to the biggest cost of living crisis in recent times. “Ministers haven’t grasped the seriousness of the situation. Families are being forced into debt and are going hungry. “Nothing announced today will make a shred of difference to the millions crushed by soaring living costs. European countries have done much more to shield their citizens from surging energy bil...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 10, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea cost of living Source Type: news

Sandwell leisure workers strike to open new pay battle
UNISON members in the West Midlands are taking strike action today in support of a 10% pay claim or a return to national local government NJC pay. Joined by members of GMB and Unite, this new dispute follows the fire and rehire of all 280 staff at Sandwell Leisure Trust to remove them from national pay terms in March 2021. In February this year, Sandwell metropolitan borough council announced that it was terminating the contract with the trust to run nine leisure centres across Sandwell, and looking at how to run the centres in the future, after a series of strikes by staff over their being fired and rehired. Today’s...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 10, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News local government pay West Midlands Source Type: news

TUC demo: Seven bonus reasons to enjoy a day out in London
Doing the right thing doesn’t have to be angst-ridden. You can argue for a change in how the government copes with the cost of living crisis and have some fun with your friends and family. You can demand better and have a good time too. Take in the sights. Let’s face it, all the marches through the centres of the UK’s great capitals have some great views. Closed off roads at the start of summer, doing some sightseeing, what’s not to like?And for those going on the London march, treat it as your own tour of those infamous partygate venues. Spot the Tesco! Top up your tan. Overseas travel is opening up again, but th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 10, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article cost of living demonstration TUC march Source Type: news

What diet is best for living longer, healthier life?
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Removing the Animals from Lab-Grown Meat
Growing meat in a laboratory may seem like science fiction, but researchers around the world are perfecting the culture of animal muscle intended for human consumption. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 9, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Article Source Type: news