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Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
Health Concerns Continue in City that Housed PCB Manufacturing Plant
10/24/2014 10:04:19 AM
Last month, FoxNews.com published a report about the ongoing challenges faced by Anniston, Alabama in the city’s battle to cleanup polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination.  The Anniston PCB site consists of the entire area in and around the city where the chemicals can be found. Up until 1999, when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shut down Fort McClellan Army …
Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant At "Gut Brain" Seminar
10/23/2014 2:09:12 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- Atlanta legal nurse consultant Liz Buddenhagen, RN, CLNC, educated with Lisa E. Goehler, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing Research, Neuroimmunology and Behavior at the University of Virginia during an Institute for Brain Potential seminar presented in Athens, Georgia on October 2, 2014. About the Gut Brain Seminar: Dr. Goehler began by explaining …
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
Campylobacter Outbreak Hits School District in Western Wisconsin
10/23/2014 9:39:40 AM
Last month, WCCO in Minneapolis published a report about an infectious disease outbreak of high school students at a school district in western Wisconsin.  According to the article, one student has already been confirmed with a Campylobacter infection and others have been hospitalized. Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes an infectious disease known as …
Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease Seminar Attended by Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant
10/22/2014 4:08:58 PM
Atlanta, Georgia -- James M. Coggin, MD of the Institute of Natural Resources taught a seminar on “Arthritis, Back Ache and Bone Disease” in Athens, Georgia on September 24, 2014. Liz Buddenhagen, RN and Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant attended. “We always keep up with continuing education, current medical issues and how they relate to our ongoing cases,” said …
California Considers Banning Lead Fishing Weights to Reduce Environmental Hazards
California Considers Banning Lead Fishing Weights to Reduce Environmental Hazards
10/21/2014 5:17:48 PM
Last month, the Los Angeles Times published an article discussing Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to sign off on a three-year Department of Toxic Substances Control study.  The agency will look into the environmental impact of lead fishing weights and if they should be banned.  The project is part of California’s Green Chemistry Initiative to study the safety of “priority …
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
Repair Work Uncovers Mold Problem that Temporarily Closes California School
10/20/2014 5:20:06 PM
Earlier this month, KCRA published a story about the discovery of mold at an elementary school in Lincoln, California.  According to the report, the problem was discovered when workers repairing drips from the school’s air conditioning system came across mold growth.  As a safety precaution, the school was then closed for several days to prevent exposing children and faculty …
Asbestos Discovery Temporarily Closes Humboldt State University’s Health Center
Asbestos Discovery Temporarily Closes Humboldt State University’s Health Center
10/20/2014 10:26:39 AM
Last month, The Lumberjack published an article that reported that asbestos had been found during a remodeling project of the Student Health Center at Humboldt State University.  The article stated that facility staff identified some construction debris that included tiles and upon further investigation the mastic glue used on the tiles was confirmed to contain …
World Cup Players’ Head Injuries Spark Change In Uefa Rules
World Cup Players’ Head Injuries Spark Change In Uefa Rules
10/16/2014 9:00:00 AM
For those who watched the World Cup this year, perhaps two harrowing incidents standout, aside from England being knocked out that is! Uruguay’s Alvaro Pereira and Germany’s Christoph Kramer suffered what can only be described as sickening head injuries during high profile games in Brazil. In two separate games, both Pereira and Kramer were knocked unconscious after …
No Clients, No Job, No Problem, An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
10/16/2014 6:00:00 AM
Wayne Schoeneberg presents to you a new book, “ No Clients? No Job? No Problem!: How To Grow Your Practice To Success ”.  This book is designed for beginning lawyers, law students and others faced with the prospect of entering a shrinking profession. It is designed to inspire and motivate them into having the confidence that they, too, can have a successful practice by reading …
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
Chico Fire Station Begins Repairs to Prevent Mold from Returning
10/15/2014 5:42:19 PM
Last month, the Chico Enterprise-Record published an updated report about Fire Station 5 that had come under scrutiny late last year.  According to the article, repairs and demolition work are finally taking place to prevent future water intrusion and mold problems. It was last December when the news outlet first reported that the fire station was about to undergo several …
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
Formula 1 Crash Highlights Dangers Of Wet Weather On Roads
10/15/2014 7:06:12 AM
In the wake of Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi’s tragic accident, Freeclaim solicitors are encouraging drivers to take extra care on the roads as the autumn weather affects driving conditions on our roads. During the Japanese Grand Prix recently, the Marussia driver lost control of his Formula 1 car due to the severe wet weather conditions. The Frenchman, 25, crashed into a …
No Clients, No Job, No Problem Is Now Free on Amazon for the Next 5 Days
10/13/2014 5:00:00 AM
Wayne Schoeneberg presents to you a new book, “ No Clients? No Job? No Problem!: How To Grow Your Practice To Success ”.  This book is designed for beginning lawyers, law students and others faced with the prospect of entering a shrinking profession. It is designed to inspire and motivate them into having the confidence that they, too, can have a successful practice by reading …
No Clients, No Job, No Problem Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (10/13/2014)
10/12/2014 6:00:00 AM
Wayne Schoeneberg presents to you a new book, “ No Clients? No Job? No Problem!: How To Grow Your Practice To Success ”.  This book is designed for beginning lawyers, law students and others faced with the prospect of entering a shrinking profession. It is designed to inspire and motivate them into having the confidence that they, too, can have a successful practice by reading …
Patent Suit Against Applied DNA Sciences is Dismissed
10/7/2014 1:18:15 PM
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today that a patent infringement suit brought against it by SmartWater, Ltd. (“SmartWater”) had been dismissed “with prejudice” by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on September …
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
10/2/2014 10:06:53 AM
The cosmetic surgery industry is booming in the UK but unfortunately the number of botched private operations is also on the increase. Many people are falling victim to botched cosmetic surgery performed in particular by foreign surgeons.  The surgeons fly into the UK and use private UK clinics. However many private clinics where these surgeons are practicing, refuse to …
ACLU Asks Court to Suspend Alabama Law That Puts Minors Seeking Abortion on Trial
10/1/2014 12:34:26 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Alabama today asked a federal court to block a new Alabama law that could force some minors seeking an abortion to stand trial. The law, which applies to minors who cannot safely obtain a parent’s consent and are therefore seeking a judicial bypass of that requirement, goes far beyond any other parental consent law in the …
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
9/30/2014 6:10:06 PM
Last month, a California company near San Diego issued a recall of its Organic Carob Powder because it had the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella .  The announcement was posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recall list after routine product testing by a supplier to the company revealed the possibility of the bacteria. The recalled powder was …
Commercial Tenant in Bakersfield Faced with Mold Dilemma
Commercial Tenant in Bakersfield Faced with Mold Dilemma
9/30/2014 4:51:13 PM
Last month, KBAK broadcasted a story about a Bakersfield, California business owner and her unexpected discovery that has disrupted plans for her new endeavor.  According to the report, the business owner thought she had found the perfect location to open her new business and signed a lease.  Shortly after signing the lease, she noticed a musty smell in the bathroom. Upon …
Occupational Exposure to Benzene a Global Concern
Occupational Exposure to Benzene a Global Concern
9/30/2014 10:01:06 AM
Last month, Apple made the news once again, but this time it was not for the introduction of their latest consumer electronics.  Instead, Apple announced that they had updated their restrictions to explicitly prohibit the use of benzene in the final assembly processes at their facilities. Benzene is widely used across the globe as well as in the United States and ranks in …
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
9/30/2014 4:54:14 AM
The Health and Safety at Work Act recently reached its 40th anniversary. The Act was introduced in 1974 in a bid to reduce workplace accidents and to make employers better protect their workers from harm. The Act sets out guidelines and rules for employees to follow to protect not only their employees, but also members of the public, as well as guidelines for employees …