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Latest Carbon monoxide poisoning Stories

2011-09-26 07:00:00

A new bill signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 7, 2010 requires all dwellings in the state of California to currently be equipped with carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.

2011-09-20 13:35:31

Scientists have discovered how living organisms – including humans – avoid poisoning from carbon monoxide generated by natural cell processes.

2011-05-09 12:01:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You can't see it, smell it, or taste it. Yet being able to detect its presence in your home can literally mean the difference between life and death.

2011-04-28 13:22:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the availability of new, enhanced versions of its reusable, noninvasive carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO) sensors--with improved accuracy and reliability performance for patients with low oxygen saturation (SpO2) between 90% and 95% and elevated methemoglobin (SpMet®) between 0% and 2%.

2011-04-21 10:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new study published in this month's issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Annals of Emergency Medicine, demonstrates that noninvasive Masimo carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO®) measurements provide an "effective means for screening at-risk populations for CO poisoning" with "acceptable bias and precision" compared to invasive blood gas analysis.

2011-03-30 14:23:00

MEBANE, N.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While brighter, warmer days are on the horizon, the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning still looms in Oregon homes.

2011-03-01 08:13:00

MEBANE, N.C., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after New York's carbon monoxide (CO) alarm legislation - "Amanda's Law"-- went into effect, a new survey on behalf of Kidde, the leading manufacturer of fire and CO safety products, found that nearly half of New York families remain unaware of the law.

2010-12-15 09:35:00

Colorless, Odorless Killer Claims Hundreds of Lives Each Year, More than 20,000 Visit ERs WASHINGTON, Dec.


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