News tagged with police officers

3Qs: Access expands to opioid overdose antidote

Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. The Massachusetts State Police has reported 185 fatalities since Nov. 1, which doesn't include the large cities of Boston, Springfield, and Worcester. ...

Mar 06, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Reassigning cells to fight infection

Just as a uniform helps distinguish a soldier from a police officer, scientists use proteins that immune cells wear on their surfaces to determine their job in the body. T cells, for example, that display ...

Apr 26, 2013
popularity 4.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Sleep disorders common among police officers

A survey of police officers indicated that about 40 percent have a sleep disorder, which was associated with an increased risk of adverse health, safety and performance outcomes, according to a study in the December 21 issue ...

Dec 20, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0