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Hepatitis B vaccine: Safety and side effects

Hepatitis causes inflammation in the liver. The cause of hepatitis B is a virus that can spread through the blood or other bodily fluids. Hepatitis B may not cause symptoms and will clear up without treatment in some cases. In other cases, however, it will require treatment and can cause issues such as digestive problems […]

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Safety first when running outdoors

(HealthDay)—Between the fresh air and the interesting scenery, running outdoors can be invigorating. But there are safety precautions to take when you leave a protected indoor environment. The Road Runners Club of America has a wealth of advice. For starters, take some precautions before you leave home. First, tell loved ones where you’ll be running. […]

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Management’s ‘overt lack of concern’ for employee health and safety puts non-union casino hotel workers at risk

Non-union Las Vegas casino resort workers face increased health and safety risks due in large part to management’s lack of concern for and vigilance surrounding employee work conditions. To understand the health- and safety-related experiences of non-union casino hotel employees, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Associate Professor Diana Romero, doctoral alumnus […]

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A Wilderness Expert’s Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors

SATURDAY, Aug. 18, 2018 — Some simple steps can reduce danger when you venture into the great outdoors, an expert says. “Knowing your limits, not trying to do too much, knowing where you’re going and what you might encounter there and being aware of the environment you’re in are the best ways to avoid problems […]

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Coffee while breastfeeding: Safety and risks

A morning cup of coffee might help a person manage sleep deprivation, but many people worry about the effects of caffeine on their babies. However, caffeine is safe in moderation for people who are breastfeeding. In this article, learn about drinking coffee while breastfeeding, including the risks, benefits, and other sources of caffeine. Coffee and […]

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Stop Eating Chopped Romaine Lettuce ASAP

As if yesterday’s Chipotle food safety shut down wasn’t stressful enough, there’s another health alert to be on the lookout for. For anyone who was planning on having one of those tasty prepared salads or wraps from their local grocery shop today, you might want to stay away because there’s an apparent parasite contamination in […]

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C.S. Mott poll addresses child safety at amusement parks

(HealthDay)—One in five parents say they have not made plans with their children about what to do if they became separated at an amusement park or carnival, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at the University of Michigan. In a survey that included more than 1,200 parents of children […]