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Hospitals, nursing homes fail to separate COVID patients, putting others at risk

Hospitals, nursing homes fail to separate COVID patients, putting others at risk

Convalescent plasma could be an effective treatment for children with COVID-19

Convalescent plasma could be an effective treatment for children with COVID-19

Cadmium levels found to be four times higher in waste pickers

Cadmium levels found to be four times higher in waste pickers

Study: COVID-19 vaccine should be at least 80% effective to prevent ongoing pandemic

Study: COVID-19 vaccine should be at least 80% effective to prevent ongoing pandemic

UIC receives $5 million funding to tackle black lung disease

UIC receives $5 million funding to tackle black lung disease

New kirigami-based shoe sole could help mitigate the risks of slips and falls

New kirigami-based shoe sole could help mitigate the risks of slips and falls

Data omission in widely used pesticides may have adversely impacted public health

Data omission in widely used pesticides may have adversely impacted public health

Study: Cold weather is responsible for almost all temperature-related deaths

Study: Cold weather is responsible for almost all temperature-related deaths

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work

Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity

Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity

Ergonomic lessons from the 'new normal' of working from home

Ergonomic lessons from the 'new normal' of working from home

Study uses MRI imaging to assess the brain matter of WTC responder patients

Study uses MRI imaging to assess the brain matter of WTC responder patients

Requirements for people to wear masks in public are similar to smoking bans

Requirements for people to wear masks in public are similar to smoking bans

COVID-19 rates among health care workers drop at Mass General Brigham after universal masking

COVID-19 rates among health care workers drop at Mass General Brigham after universal masking

SwRI expands its services to include mask testing in response to COVID-19 pandemic

SwRI expands its services to include mask testing in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Colorado School of Public Health's Center for Health, Work & Environment receives $9 million CDC grant

Colorado School of Public Health's Center for Health, Work & Environment receives $9 million CDC grant

Study evaluates Oregon's occupational public health surveillance system

Study evaluates Oregon's occupational public health surveillance system

Three-quarters of U.S. workers can't work from home, face increased risk of exposure to COVID-19

Three-quarters of U.S. workers can't work from home, face increased risk of exposure to COVID-19

GMU researcher evaluating COVID-19 mitigation strategies for H-2A farm workers

GMU researcher evaluating COVID-19 mitigation strategies for H-2A farm workers

Colorado researchers receive $730,000 grant to examine the impact of Senate Bill 181

Colorado researchers receive $730,000 grant to examine the impact of Senate Bill 181