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Over a Quarter of California Hospitals with Worse-Than-Expected Infection Rates
Over a Quarter of California Hospitals with Worse-Than-Expected Infection Rates
11/26/2014 3:11:11 PM
Last month, Kaiser Health News published information about their analyses of states with a high percentage of worse-than-expected infection rates. The analysis looked at data from six different categories of infections published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from over 3,000 hospitals nationwide. According to the report, California was one of 13 …
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
New Guidance for Indoor Air Quality in Schools
11/26/2014 3:07:58 PM
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new guidance to help school districts protect indoor air quality while increasing energy efficiency during school renovations.  The practices outlined in the new guidance support schools as healthy, energy-efficient buildings that play a significant role in local communities.   According to the EPA, nearly …
Androgel Lawsuits Scheduled for Late 2016 Trial, Judge Says
11/20/2014 6:16:20 PM
Multidistrict litigation (MDL) for lawsuits alleging injuries from testosterone therapy  was established in the Illinois court in June 2014, after a growing number of similar testosterone cases were filed in courts across the country.  When the MDL for Low T lawsuits was first presented, there were only 45 cases filed. Judge Matthew Kennelly is now overseeing more than 223 …
Nursing Home Infection Rates on the Rise According to New Study
Nursing Home Infection Rates on the Rise According to New Study
11/20/2014 5:56:47 PM
In October, the Columbia University School of Nursing published a news release about a study that found rising infection rates at nursing homes. The study found increasing rates of a variety of infections, including multiple drug-resistant organisms (MDROs), after examining infections in nursing homes in the United States over a five-year period. “Infections are a leading …
Freeclaim welcome new rules for concussion in rugby union
11/20/2014 9:49:01 AM
Due to many recent incidents, new rules have now been introduced in professional rugby union for the assessment and management of concussion and head injuries. This is further to changes also made by the Football Association early this year in relation to head injuries in football. The rules are designed to minimise the risk of serious head injuries in sport. The changes to …
Stable Ischemic Heart Disease By Michelle O’Donoghue, MD
11/19/2014 11:14:32 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen listened to Michelle O’Donoghue, MD, cardiologist, discuss “SIHD (Stable Ischemic Heart Disease) Screening and Diagnostic Modalities” in Athens, Georgia on November 12, 2014. The educational lecture was sponsored by Expert Exchange and the Athens Classic City Area American Association of Critical-Care Nurses …
Asbestos Removal Begins at Reputed Haunted House in Clovis
Asbestos Removal Begins at Reputed Haunted House in Clovis
11/13/2014 3:42:37 PM
Last month, The Fresno Bee published an article that asbestos removal had begun in a famous property in Clovis, California. The work began at Wolfe Manor, a former sanitarium that has been featured in a number of television shows and is reputed to be haunted. Several years ago, the city designated the house as unsafe to occupy before declaring it a nuisance and danger …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At Sepsis, Guillain Barre and Critical Care Cardiology Symposium
11/13/2014 11:47:56 AM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended an educational symposium presented by the Athens Classic City Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia on November 12, 2014. About the Symposium: Dr. Nehal Bhatt of Athens Pulmonology and the medical director of the St. Mary’s …
Will Egg Farmers Give up the California Market Because of Prop 2? Alabama’s Still Fighting
11/13/2014 9:34:22 AM
Giving up sales to California will be difficult, not to mention costly for farmers. Prop 2 may force a lot of hands come January 1. What will the farmers do? What will the consumers do? These are all questions that remain to be answered. Giving up sales to California will be difficult, not to mention costly for farmers . That’s because the Golden State has one of the …
PSC Urges Appeals Court to Affirm GSA Schedules are Commercial
11/12/2014 9:14:47 AM
The Professional Services Council filed an amicus brief calling on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to affirm that orders through the GSA Schedules Program must follow commercial practices. Contrary to numerous Government Accounting Office decisions, the lower U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled that orders placed against GSA Schedules are not subject to the …
Fatalities and injuries in the workplace still too high
Fatalities and injuries in the workplace still too high
11/12/2014 8:41:01 AM
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have released figures showing the number of workplace accidents and injuries that were reported in 2013/14. The results show that although health and safety procedures have improved, the occurrence of serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace is still far too high. 133 people sadly died in a workplace accident in 2013/14. …
Home Buyers Turn to EMSL’s Mold Experts for Answers to Important Questions
Home Buyers Turn to EMSL’s Mold Experts for Answers to Important Questions
11/11/2014 4:23:38 PM
While there are some home buyers and investors who may look for properties that are in need of major repairs, most people buying a home do not want to deal with anything more than minor cosmetic fixes when purchasing a home. There are few things that can cause a bigger headache or expense for new homeowners than discovering water damage and mold growth in their home after …
German Court Rules Patent Infringement Case in Favor of ITW Zip-Pak®
11/5/2014 2:14:53 PM
The Düsseldorf Regional Court recently ruled in favor of Zip-Pak®, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in a patent infringement case against Elplast Sp.z o.o. (case number 4a O 107/13) initiated in November 2013. The court ruled that an Elplast product infringed several claims of the Zip-Pak patent in question.  The ruling was pronounced final October 6, 2014. Krieger Mes …
Oklahoma Supreme Court Protects Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
11/4/2014 5:31:55 PM
Today, the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), temporarily blocked an Oklahoma law requiring physicians to have admitting privileges at a local hospital that was scheduled to go into effect on November 1. This law is part of a national trend of TRAP laws (targeted restrictions of abortion providers) that threaten …
Atlanta Attorney Deborah Gonzalez Talks Online Privacy, Security And Safety
Atlanta Attorney Deborah Gonzalez Talks Online Privacy, Security And Safety
11/4/2014 2:12:38 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended a talk by Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. in Athens, Georgia October 28, 2014 on online privacy, security and safety. Gonzalez recently published two books: “Managing Online Risk: Apps, Mobile & Social Media Security” and “Online Security for the Business Traveler.” About the talk: Gonzalez covered …
Dr. Frederick W. Lorey Awarded The Prestigious George Cunningham Visionary Award In Newborn Screening
11/3/2014 10:13:31 PM
At a ceremony held on October 29th, 2014 at the Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium, awards were presented to leaders in the field of Newborn Screening. Among recipients was Dr. Frederick W. Lorey, retired director of the California Department of Public Health’s Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP), and medical advisor to the Save Babies Through Screening …
United States Reaches Settlement with Hyundai and Kia in Historic Greenhouse Gas Enforcement Case
11/3/2014 11:29:47 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified …
Public Storage Lawsuit Filed
Public Storage Lawsuit Filed
10/31/2014 7:11:47 PM
A wrongful self-storage auction lawsuit has been filed against Public Storage in Los Angeles. Case BC562265, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that a Public Storage customer who rented a storage unit from Public Storage was subjected to a wrongful storage contents auction in which her property was wrongfully auctioned off, in violation of California self-service …
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
Janet Napolitano Talk At University Of Georgia School of Law
10/29/2014 3:39:55 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen attended The 112th John A. Sibley Lecture presented by Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California, at The Chapel on the University of Georgia (UGA) campus on October 27, 2014. About the Lecture: Napolitano was introduced by Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., Associate Dean and Cleveland Distinguished …

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