News Articles on 'Occupational Medicine'
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
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.
Published: 05 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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
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