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Latest Carbon monoxide poisoning Stories

2010-08-26 09:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frankfurt am Main Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Germany and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced that every EMS vehicle in the city of Frankfurt, Germany will be equipped with a Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeter--making...

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2010-08-09 06:56:26

Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions. According to wire service reports and Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry, as of Aug. 6, 2010, some 558 fires were burning. The fires have killed at least 52 people, destroyed some 2,000 homes and charred more than 1,796 square kilometers (693 square miles). Russia's capital city of Moscow is...

2010-08-05 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Odessa Fire Company in the State of Delaware and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Masimo rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM), Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring(TM), and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today jointly announced that 150 Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeters will be distributed to every fire district in the state of Delaware during a statewide training event...

2010-06-28 12:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients Medical, a leading integrative and holistic medical center in New York City, is premiering the new 2.0 ATA Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chamber in July - the only soft chamber of its kind available in a private office in Manhattan. Daniel Silverstein, MD, specializing in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) protocols, explains how the treatment works and its many health benefits. "Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a non-invasive therapy that uses...

2010-04-02 13:18:00

DENVER, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon monoxide (CO) is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in America. This odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas is known as the "Silent Killer." Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric has seen a rise in requests for CO alarms and detection systems. "People are becoming more aware of issues related to CO poisoning," said John Ward, president of Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric. "In most cases, CO build up is caused by household...

2010-01-27 09:35:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- It's silent, deadly and can lurk in your home while your family sleeps. Dubbed the "silent killer," carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless and poisonous gas that kills 500 people and sends 20,000 more to the hospital each year. While 60 percent of Americans say they are more confident they can prevent CO poisoning than a serious fall down the stairs at home, the results from a recent survey by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) tell a different...

2010-01-21 06:18:00

CARMICHAELS, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fire Safety Store is asking families, businesses, and communities to get the word out that "Carbon Monoxide Kills." The Fire Safety Store is your partner in Fire Prevention and Carbon Monoxide Awareness since 1997. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100121/AQ40958) Through their monthly newsletter and website The Fire Safety Store creates an awareness of the lifesaving value of carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Often referred to as the...

2010-01-19 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued a Federal warning about the increased risk of carbon monoxide exposure during the winter season--urging heightened awareness and precaution for firefighters, who are at increased risk of duty-related CO danger. The life-threatening...

2010-01-05 10:40:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced that a new case study, published in the January-March 2010 issue of Prehospital Emergency Care, showed that noninvasive screening with Masimo carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO) provided emergency first responders with immediate and accurate detection of CO-poisoned employees and enabled the identification of the...

2009-12-22 14:55:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families look for ways to save money in tough economic times, there is an increased risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings and fire deaths associated with the use of alternative heating and power sources. The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to check all home heating systems from fireplaces to furnaces, including any back-up power systems. (Logo:...


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