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Occupational health research round-up: October 2018

Østby K A et al. “Personality and long-term health-related benefits”. Occupational Medicine, published online 28 June 2018. DNA damage and exposure to low-dose ionising radiation Chronic exposure to a low dose of ionising radiation (IR) at work ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 05 Oct 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Levin to talk about preventive medicine and public health at Thursday's Walk With a Doc

environmental and occupational medicine, aerospace medicine and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine. They apply knowledge and skills gained from the medical, social, economic and ...

Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph
Published: 12 Oct 2018

New Mexico relaxes occupational license requirements, fees

oriental medicine, architecture, barbers, cosmetologists, tattoo artists, funeral services, massage therapy, public accounting and real estate, social work, sign language interpreting and more. Occupational licensing can address concerns of public safety ...

Source: KVIA
Published: 04 Oct 2018

"Information Matrix", with Laurence Fishburne, Features a New Piece on Preventative Medicine

Preventive medicine specialists are medical doctors who are competent in one or many of the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental and occupational medicine, management of healthcare organizations, injury in population groups and research ...

Source: StreetInsider
Published: 06 Oct 2018

Inside Performing Arts Medicine

Performing Arts Medicine (PAM) focuses on the care and treatment of specific problems affecting performing artists, including musicians, dancers, singers, and actors. Although PAM may be considered a branch of occupational medicine, many performing arts ...

Source: Opioid Calculator
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Cuts are putting a question-mark over future of NHS occupational health

occupational medicine and occupational health practitioners have warned. “We call for investment in OH services, ensuring that all NHS staff and organisations have access to OH delivered by a multidisciplinary team, ideally with clinical leadership from ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Journal of Law and Medicine update: Vol 26 Pt 1

MEDICAL ISSUES – Editor: David Ranson Geriatric Forensic Medicine – A Specialty that can no Longer ... older employees presents a different range of human resource issues and occupational health and safety problems for employers. While there is ...

Source: Thomson Reuters Communities
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Occupational Health and Safety: A Standard Approach

An international standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, ISO 45001:2018—“Occupational health and safety management systems–requirements” replaces OHSAS 18001 as the primary OH&S standard ...

Source: Quality Digest
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Worse than asbestosis: Occupational physician explains the effects and 'tragedy' of silicosis

Dr Graeme Edwards is an occupational physician and Fellow of the RACP, and he tells ABC's Steve Chase the only reliable treatment at the moment is a lung transplant. "From my view its worse [than asbestosis]" he says. "They're in the prime of their working ...

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Brandix supports National Occupational Safety & Health Conference for 9th year

The Brandix Group has provided sponsorship support for the 2018 National Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Conference of Sri Lanka as a key corporate partner for the ninth year. Organised by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH ...

Source: Island
Published: 06 Oct 2018

CEU Healthcare Courses Launches New Website for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Pathologists

CEU Healthcare Courses, LLC provides quality continuing education to physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and others that can be applied immediately upon return to their clinical practice. Courses are evidenced based ...

Source: Pr
Published: 04 Oct 2018

What Is Occupational Medicine & How Can It Help You?

health, safety, and performance of workers. Occupational health specialists provide medical care to workers with work-related injuries and illnesses. They also work with businesses, employees, regulators, insurers, public health, and other occupational ...

Source: UUHC Health Feed
Published: 21 Nov 2017

Sports Medicine PT Fellowship

Duke University Health Systems Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Sports Physical Therapist ... The mission of the fellowship is to provide an in depth experience in the sports medicine management of athletes. This is highlighted ...

Source: sites.duke.edu
Published: 01 Aug 2016

American Family Care (AFC®) New Urgent Care in Cedar Grove Coming

American Family Care (AFC®), the nation's leading provider of urgent care and occupational medicine, continues to expand its national care network with the opening of the latest AFC® urgent care ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Michael's Lingering Threat: Mold

"Where there's dampness and water, there's mold," said Paula Schenck, of the division of occupational and environmental medicine. "Mold is an indicator of a whole soup of biological material.

Source: US News Health
Published: 15 Oct 2018

SPORTS MEDICINE: Vestibular therapy often vital to concussion recovery

A study of 29 athletes, age 12-30, published in the 2014 British Journal of Sports Medicine demonstrated the superiority of vestibular therapy — physical and/or occupational therapy for the inner ear — over rest for patients with “prolonged ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 16 Oct 2018

How Animal Behavioral Management and Environmental Enrichment Enhances Preclinical Research Performance, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Behavioral management through social, occupational/cognitive ... Join presenters Kumari Smith, DVM, Attending Veterinarian, Comparative Medicine Veterinary Services at Lovelace Biomedical and Jennifer Baszczak, BS, MS, RLAT, Behavioral Management Services ...

Source: Newswire
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Bipartisan Law Significantly Reduces Barriers to Athletic Trainer Care for Student and Professional Athletes

Changes under the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity law ... They prevent and treat chronic musculoskeletal injuries from sports, physical and occupational activity, and provide immediate care for acute injuries. Athletic trainers offer ...

Source: Athletic Business
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Learn more about occupational medicine

The Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety in the UAB School of Public Health will host two days of informational occupational health events on June 28-29, 2013. Best Practices in Occupational Medicine will be 7:30 a.m. to noon on June 29 ...

Source: UAB
Published: 06 Jun 2013

Chattanooga State Nursing And Allied Health Announce November Information Sessions

The Nursing and Allied Health Division at Chattanooga State offers monthly information sessions for students interested in the healthcare professions. The sessions are held at the main campus; some sessions are required for program admittance, while others ...

Source: Chattanoogan.com
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Orthopedic surgeon joins Trinity

The orthopedic and sports medicine service line continues to grow and serve communities ... Outreach clinics offer an array of ancillary services including physical and occupational therapies, laboratory services, radiology services and more, officials ...

Source: HeraldStarOnline.com
Published: 14 Oct 2018

WMCHealth welcomes Chiappini as regional director of physical medicine and rehabilitation

He also leads an interdisciplinary team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation ... He completed an internship in internal medicine at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla and a residency in physiatry at Sinai Hospital ...

Source: Poughkeepsie Journal
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Teaching kids to be allies for disability inclusion

Sally Lindsay is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine. She is also a senior scientist at the Bloorview Research Institute. Doctors’ Notes is a ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Members of Lynas review committee announced, Fuziah dropped

Also in the committee were Universiti Putra Malaysia faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Community Health Department Assoc Prof Anita Abdul Rahman, Universiti Malaysia Pahang's Earth Resources and Sustainability Centre director Assoc Prof Dr Muzamir ...

Source: The Star Online
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Pharnext Announces Positive Topline Results from Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of PXT3003 for Treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Type 1A Disease

"These results are the first direct translation of a preclinical treatment developed in animal models to CMT1A patients," said Michael Sereda, MD, Professor of Neurology at the Max-Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany. "I am ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Occupational medicine in Europe: Scope and competencies

This document presents the current role of occupational physicians in Europe, modified as a result of new legislation and policies in public and occupational health in the European Union and other countries. The new model of occupational health practice ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 02 Feb 2004

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION SERVICES

East Texas employees injured at work can receive treatment for routine/minor injuries in an efficient manner at an ETMC Business Health facility. Comprehensive evaluation and care Through the ETMC Rehabilitation Center, registered and occupational ...

Source: KLTV
Published: 09 Jan 2008

DopaFit Wellness Center Helps People with Parkinson’s Stay Active

When the business was starting out, Moir was studying occupational therapy at American International ... “Exercise is the best medicine,” he added. “Your pills are great because they help with the symptoms of Parkinson’s, but when the medicine ...

Source: BusinessWest
Published: 16 Oct 2018