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Protecting Emergency Responders

When disaster strikes, the nation depends on emergency response workers who are prepared and trained to respond effectively. This need is particularly clear as we observe the anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and honor the responders who performed heroic service during that somber time. Response work can range from well-contained, localized efforts to Read More >

Posted on by Jim Spahr, MPH1 Comment

VHA’s Success with Increasing Movement at Work

How can we help keep employees from becoming office potatoes?  It is a fact that a person who leads a sedentary lifestyle (commonly referred to as a couch potato) is at a higher risk of health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and certain cancers, but lately we have been hearing that sitting Read More >

Posted on by Ebi Awosika, MD, MPH 27 Comments

Brain Injury in the NFL

A new NIOSH Study finds that NFL players may be at a higher risk of death associated with Alzheimer’s and other impairments of the brain and nervous system than the general U.S. population. Read More >

Posted on by Everett Lehman, MS15 Comments

Happy N95 Day!

What? You didn’t know it was N95 day? Don’t worry! Exchanging gifts is not a required practice. N95 Day is a time to recognize the importance of respiratory protection in the workplace and familiarize yourself with the resources out there to help you make educated decisions when selecting and wearing a respirator. There are many Read More >

Posted on by Jaclyn Krah, MA4 Comments