News tagged with public health workers

Farmworkers feel the heat even when they leave the fields

Hot weather may be the work environment for the 1.4 million farmworkers in the United States who harvest crops, but new research shows that these workers continue to experience excessive heat and humidity even after leaving ...

Jun 13, 2013
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Madrid health center directors quit en masse

(AP)—More than 300 directors of some 140 health centers in Madrid resigned from their posts Tuesday to protest plans to partly privatize the region's public health service.

Jan 08, 2013
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Thousands in Spain protest health privatization

(AP)—Several thousand Spanish public health workers and other people marched from four main hospitals in Madrid to converge on a main square in the capital Sunday, protesting the regional government's plans ...

Dec 17, 2012
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New study examines injuries to US workers with disabilities

A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University compared medically attended noncccupational and occupational ...

Aug 06, 2012
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Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: study

Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn't have access to social protections like employment insurance ...

Jun 28, 2012
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