Tag Archives: health problems
Nursing Experts On Heat Stroke

Nursing Experts On Heat Stroke

In Why is heat such a killer? Claire O’Connell writes:
Wildfires in Russia and a death at the world sauna championships have served as recent reminders in the news that the human body does not always fare that well at high temperatures. More generally, it’s not unusual to read reports of fatalities during intense heat waves in Europe and the US – so why is heat such a killer?

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Experts & Dole Banana Case

Experts & Dole Banana Case

Judge Victoria Chaney will rule decide Thursday whether the case Tellez v. Dole Food Co. has merit. Experts testified in a similar case last year which Chaney through out after testimony that plaintiffs pretended to have been workers on Dole banana farms in the 1970s and faked lab tests to show they were rendered sterile by pesticides.

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Test Tubes, Laboratory Testing

Public Health Experts Testify At Hearing On Antibiotics in Animals

Veterinarians, professionals in human and animal medicine, government officials, drug industry representatives and researchers came together yesterday at a hearing put on by the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to discuss the use of antibiotics in animals. Christine Hoang, DVM, assistant director of the Scientific Activities Division at the American Veterinary Medical Association, testified yesterday in support of judicious use of antimicrobials in food animals but cautioned against federal bans. Such bans can have far-reaching impacts on both animal and human health, she said.

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