News tagged with workers

Older firefighters may be more resilient to working in heat

Older firefighters who are chronically exposed to heat stress on the job could be more heat resilient over time. A recent study published in the December issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) ...

Jan 08, 2014
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Seeking lung donors after at-home death

The pair of lungs sits inside a clear dome, gently inflating as doctors measure how well they'll breathe if implanted into a patient who desperately needs them.

Nov 18, 2013
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British medics could face jail for patient neglect

British doctors and nurses who neglect their patients could be jailed under government proposals announced Saturday, in the wake of a scandal at a hospital where hundreds died after receiving appalling care.

Nov 17, 2013
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Mid-level health workers as effective as physicians

Countries facing severe shortages and poor distribution of health workers could benefit from training and deploying more mid-level health workers, such as midwives, nurses, medical assistants and surgical clinicians, according ...

Oct 31, 2013
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