Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). The Journal’s “in-depth, clinically oriented research articles and technical reports keep occupational and environmental medicine specialists up-to-date on new medical developments in the prevention, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of environmentally induced conditions and work-related injuries and illnesses.” JOEM was first published as the Journal of Occupational Medicine in 1959. Formerly known as the Journal of Occupational Medicine, the publication acquired its current name in 1995 because “the health implications of exposures are not just confined to workers in the occupational environment but extend to everyone in the general environment.”
A subtle change to hospital data collection policies could make a big difference in preventing occupational health and safety hazards, according to workplace safety researchers at the Drexel University School ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Workers with rheumatoid arthritis have higher health care and other costs for U.S. employers than workers without the condition, a new study finds.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new report from Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Community Health raises significant concerns about the federal government's system for tracking work-related injuries.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The cost of lost productivity among U.S. workers with cancer is equal to 20 percent of the nation's health care spending, according to a new study.
Cancer Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers' compensation settlements in Illinois than Hispanic or black construction workers with similar injuries and disabilities, according to researchers at the ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Some workers and residents exposed to dust and fumes after the 2001 collapse of the World Trade Center towers have shown gradual improvement in lung function, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Standard definitions of obesity, which are based on height and weight, may not apply to former National Football League players and other groups with greater muscle mass, according to a new ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UC Davis researchers have found that workers' compensation insurance is not used nearly as much as it should be to cover the nation's multi-billion dollar price tag for workplace illnesses and injuries. Instead, almost 80 ...
Health May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0