West Virginia University
The dangers of coal mining enter the spotlight periodically when disasters strike, but one West Virginia University researcher argues that coal mine dust exposure, which has caused an increase in the prevalence and severity ...
Health May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A published study conducted by researchers at West Virginia University has found that doctor and pharmacy shoppers are at a greater risk for drug-related death.
Medications Sep 07, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by researchers in the West Virginia University School of Public Health and the University of Colorado shows that exercise can improve bone density in postmenopausal women.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by researchers in the West Virginia University School of Public Health shows that aerobic exercise and diet can improve cholesterol in adults.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A recently published study by a researcher in the West Virginia University School of Public Health found that more than half of young worker deaths in North Carolina resulted from employers violating the child labor laws.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to air pollution particles at mountaintop mining sites may lead to cardiovascular dysfunction, study finds
A published study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Medicine and School of Public Health is the first of its kind to suggest that exposure to air pollution particles from mountaintop mining sites may ...
Cardiology Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University (WVU-ICRC) have found that intimate partner violence resulted in 142 homicides ...
Health May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0