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Safety & Occupational Health Specialist Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Department of the Interior

occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, and industrial psychology. (You MUST submit a legible copy of your transcripts.) A combination of specialized experience as described in A ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Higher push-up capacity decreases risk for CVD events

“Our findings provide evidence that push-up capacity could be an easy, no-cost method to help assess cardiovascular disease risk in almost any setting,” Justin Yang, MD, MPH, occupational medicine resident in the department of environmental health at ...

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Onerous Iowa occupational licensing laws limit opportunity and cost millions

As the article discusses, current occupational licensing rules require beauticians ... In occupations where the stakes are high, like medicine or emergency services, long training processes are necessary. But low-risk occupations, like hair styling or ...

Source: The Des Moines Register
Published: 12 Feb 2019

UCHealth opens new medical center in convenient Loveland location

The new medical center, which opened today at 221 E. 29 th St., Suite 102, offers UCHealth’s internal medicine, occupational medicine, endocrinology, and other support services in central Loveland, in the middle of a bustling business district and ...

Source: North Forty News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

When and why should we license jobs?

The discussion of state regulation of occupations, or occupational licensing ... most of us are comfortable with the idea that people ought not “practice medicine without a license,” because while licensing doesn’t guarantee that there will never ...

Source: Grand Island Independent
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Prof speaks on medicine during the slave trade

During this period, medicine became an integral part of a proprietary and ... entrepreneurial — doctors had to rely on their healing abilities as opposed to their occupational titles, and in order to gain employment, they had to outcompete midwives ...

Source: Yale Daily News
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Chinese cement company promotes occupational health and safety in Namibia

Chinese traditional medicine such as acupuncture and cupping massage treatment ... The session further raised awareness of occupational safety and health, Hai added. More than 80 Chinese and Namibian employees received treatment. Haraseb said that with ...

Source: News Ghana
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Patricia Casey: 'Harris is latest prince to let 'Cinderella of Medicine' down'

Known as the Cinderella of Medicine for some unfathomable reason ... The huge deficits in filling posts, including psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists, has placed an overwhelming strain on the service. This has culminated in ever ...

Source: Independent.ie
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Estes Park Health Creates An Opportunity For Sports Medicine Class

On January 25th the Sports Medicine class was given an incredible opportunity ... 15 minutes visiting with professionals from Emergency Medical Services, Nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy, and Physicians. We are so fortunate to have this ...

Source: Estes Park News
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Occupational health company expands with latest acquisition

An occupational health company is expanding its range of services following the acquisition of another North West provider. Wirral-based FOHCUS has purchased Sage Occupational Health, which has its head office in Lancaster, for an undisclosed sum.

Source: The UK
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Occupational Therapy and Ankylosing Spondylitis: Benefits and More

This can make it difficult to complete everyday tasks and partake in hobbies on your own. This is where occupational therapy (OT) can help. As part of your treatment plan, your doctor may recommend this type of therapy in addition to physical therapy.

Source: Healthline
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Dr. Robert Harshman

Preventive medicine specialists work to prevent disease and maintain health in individuals and populations. Public health is a large focus, as is occupational medicine.

Source: US News Health
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Occupational Medicine

Persons seeking medical care for a possible occupational disease must usually obtain it from a physician with little or no specialty training in the field; there are very few physicians who are board-certified in occupational medicine. LaDou's book is a ...

Source: Annals.org
Published: 03 Feb 2019

The fight against black lung and all occupational lung disease

Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) and Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) recommend time-weighted average of respirable dust exposure to be immediately reduced to 0.05mg/m 3, with further research to adopt ...

Source: australianmining.com.au
Published: 04 Feb 2019

Reliant Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Centers Earn Accreditation by Urgent Care Association of America

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Centers, located in California has received the Accredited Urgent Care Center designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers, by the Urgent Care ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 14 Jan 2019

Washington Health System's Occupational Medicine office is open in Waynesburg

Looking for a one-stop-shop occupational medicine department close to work and home? Washington Health System is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office in Greene Plaza in Waynesburg. Dr. Scott Leslie, MD, MPH, Kenneth Diddle, PA-C, and ...

Source: Observer-Reporter
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Tri-County Occupational Medicine

Police: Man With Empty Gas Tank, Good Samaritan Were Killed After Falling From ParkwayState police say an empty gas tank started the incident Saturday that ended with two men being killed after falling from the Parkway East. Pittsburgh Will Be As Cold As ...

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
Published: 27 Sep 2018

Snowden becomes occupational medicine provider

MATTOON -- Internist Richard Snowden, MD, recently joined the Occupational Medicine team at Sarah Bush Lincoln as the new Medical Review Officer and collaborating physician. According to a press release, Snowden has 30 years of experience in internal ...

Source: Journal Gazette and Times Courier
Published: 10 Feb 2018

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered

Anna Allen, MD, MPH, is the Associate Residency Director of West Virginia University Occupational Medicine, which is funded by NIOSH. She is currently working on a NIOSH funded project assessing PAPR usage in the healthcare setting. She is also on the ...

Source: The Conversation
Published: 16 Feb 2018

Dr. Akbar Sharip

Dr. Akbar Sharip is an occupational medicine specialist in San Bernardino, California and is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Xian Medicine University and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Source: US News Health
Published: 29 Jan 2019

Occupational Medicine Doctors Aided By New Employee Health Record Portal

The developers of web based PrognoCIS EHR have exceeded physician requests to add employer portal functions to its already robust electronic heath record and practice management software. The PrognoCIS employer portal is an innovative solution to assist ...

Source: Insurancenewsnet.com
Published: 23 Nov 2016

Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine Introduces Mobile Clinic Services

In addition to Virtual Visits and locations in Brighton, Northglenn and Fort Lupton, the mobile clinic will provide more accessible, quality medical care to these communities and beyond. Lauren Lombardi is the Community Relations & Marketing Specialist ...

Source: Your Hub
Published: 19 Feb 2018