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Call for help: Robins offers civilians, Guardsmen options for mental health

The Occupational Medicine Services Clinic, the 116th Air Control Wing director of Psychological Health and the Employee Assistance Program all offer options for mental health fitness. Occupational Medicine Services Clinic and Fast Forward Clinic Dr ...

Source: AF.mil
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Is NHS occupational health at breaking point?

... last summer has cast a spotlight on the intense funding and capacity constraints NHS occupational health and occupational medicine practitioners are working under. Nic Paton investigates. The NHS may be celebrating its 70th anniversary this year but ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Physician, GS-0602-14 (Occupational Medicine) Job in Martinsburg, West Virginia – Department of Homeland Security

Basic Requirements Degree: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant’s graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Pesticide exposure raises risk for cardiovascular disease among Latino workers

The researchers found that participants reporting occupational exposure to pesticides were twice ... the Edmund F. Foley Professor of Medicine in the UIC College of Medicine, director of UIC's Institute for Minority Health Research and principal ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Occupational therapist joins Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie

Jenna Frieburg, an occupational therapist, recently joined the Rehabilitation Services Department at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar in Menomonie. Frieburg earned a master’s degree in ...

Source: Chippewa Herald
Published: 07 Dec 2018

IAEA Signs Agreement to Aid Nuclear Medicine Training

Every year, more than 35 million nuclear medicine examinations are performed globally, particularly to diagnose and manage cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and neurodegenerative disorders.

Source: Ohsonline.com
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) is feeding into this review, including holding regular discussions with the Department for Work and Pensions/Department of Health and Social Care’s Work and Health Unit, which is leading the review process.

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 07 Dec 2018

UT Occupational Therapy experience living with dementia

TOLEDO (WTOL) - University of Toledo Occupational Therapy students got an eye-opening experience through a virtual dementia tour administered to the students by caregivers at West Park Place, an assisted living center. The students were given a series of ...

Source: WTOL
Published: 29 Nov 2018

Occupational licensing harms the economically vulnerable

Some forms of occupational licensing are, of course, necessary to protect public safety. For instance, if someone were to perform an appendectomy on your child you’d want a pediatric surgeon who was licensed to practice medicine. But oftentimes ...

Source: Acton Institute Power Blog
Published: 19 Nov 2018

Saint Francis Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Opens New Location in Sand Springs

The site will provide comprehensive physical, speech and occupational therapies for adults, teens and children. “Physical medicine and rehabilitation can do so much to help patients feel better and enjoy a much higher, more active quality of life ...

Source: Tulsa World
Published: 14 Nov 2018

Dr. George Piligian

Dr. George Piligian is an occupational medicine specialist in New York, New York and is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 28 Nov 2018

Occupational licensing laws cost California $22 billion

With the midterms now behind us, lawmakers should focus on eliminating one of the biggest barriers to creating jobs in California: occupational licensing. Once limited to fields like medicine and dentistry, licensing laws have spread dramatically in recent ...

Source: Topix
Published: 26 Nov 2018

WHO Nigeria calls for new occupational health policies

The World Health Organisation’s Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Rosemary Onyibe, has called for new occupational health policies to effectively respond to the new health needs in workplaces.

Source: The Punch Newspapers
Published: 13 Nov 2018

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

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: 27 Jul 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

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

Dr. Anthony S. Bianchi Takes a New Approach to Occupational Medicine

FRESNO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 1, 2018 / Ever since Dr. Anthony S. Bianchi was a child, he's felt in tune with nature. His upbringing in Denver, Colorado showed him how much there was to appreciate the beauty of the everyday, and his travels in later ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 01 Jan 2018

Occupational medicine in Canada: an end or a new beginning?

Occupational medicine is frequently described in the broad context of the provision of occupational health services as a whole. Although this approach reflects the concepts currently underlying the delivery of occupational health services in Canada and in ...

Source: CMAJ
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine

Dwight Freeney: Cowboys And Texans Are Getting Back To Their RootsGuest Inside The NFL analyst breaks down the similarities between the NFL's Texas teams. Police: Father Accused of Assaulting Two People At High SchoolA Tennessee father charged his way into ...

Source: CBS Atlanta
Published: 03 Jan 2018