MESOTHELIOMA HUB: FIRST RESPONDERS AND MESOTHELIOMA

The generic term “first responder” refers to the first medically trained people to arrive at an emergency and offer medical care. Certified first responders (often referred to as “emergency medical responders” in the United States) are professionals who have received a specialized certification in providing pre-hospital care beyond first aid. These responders are trained to... Continue Reading →

HEALTH ECAREERS: BIG SODA MONEY COULD MEAN BIG HEADACHES FOR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine names 96 national health organizations that accepted money from Coca-Cola Company and or PepsiCo from 2011–2015, including organizations dedicated to combating diseses like diabetes, obesity and dental disease. During that same time period, the soda companies lobbied against 29 public health bills designed to reduce... Continue Reading →

HEALTH ECAREERS: MEASLES PARTY MADNESS?

By now you've probably heard about the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in California in December and has since swelled to more than 120 cases across the country. The virus was nearly eradicated over a decade ago after the introduction of a measles vaccine in the early 1960s (the vaccine is considered 95 percent... Continue Reading →

GAIAM: SHOULD YOUR PET GO GRAIN-FREE?

I have a confession to make: for years now I’ve treated myself to wholesome, organic foods while buying my pets conventional pet food. Not off-brand mystery kibble or cat chow, mind you, but still. I blamed the cat; he’s a notoriously picky eater, and the one time I offered him a sample of “the good... Continue Reading →

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