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2014-05-20 12:34:02

Research Finds Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters Have Higher Rates of Hearing Loss, Yet Too Few Get the Treatment They Need POMONA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether face-to-face in the field, or over the telephone or radio, hearing is an important part of communication for first-responders - keeping them informed, safe and connected. Unfortunately, these front-line professionals are also at higher risk for hearing loss, and less likely to get the treatment they need to hear their...

2009-05-06 13:42:00

BERKELEY, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights: A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) shows workers in Las Vegas casinos are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke at work. NIOSH recommends making casinos 100% smokefree to ensure indoor air within casinos is safe for workers to breathe. In 2005, blackjack dealers working in three Las Vegas casinos stepped...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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