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  • New Governor Launches RecoveryOhio Initiative

    Gov. Mike DeWine's executive order describes Ohio as "facing the worst drug epidemic in my lifetime [and] losing 13 or 14 people a day from accidental drug overdoses. Every county in Ohio and every city, town and village – urban and rural – is affected."

  • UAE Gives $6.5 Million to Aid Hurricane Harvey Recovery

    The gift will support the creation of a short-term housing facility for the Homeless Navigation Center, construction of a new community center run by local nonprofit Avenue CDC, reopening of the Flores Neighborhood Library, and expansion of Houston Health Department services, including new mobile health clinics.

  • Female Nurses Need More Training on Handling Hazardous Drugs, Study Shows

    Despite long-standing recommendations for the safe handling of antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs, many nurses, including pregnant nurses, reported not wearing protective gloves and gowns, the minimum protective equipment recommended when administering these drugs.

  • El Paso (TX) Reports First 2019 Flu Death

    Officials at the city's Department of Public Health continue to encourage all residents to receive the flu vaccine and do whatever they can to stop the spread of the virus.

  • IAEA Develops Radioactive Materials Training Course

    The course covers mobile sources and waste from decommissioning activities of power plants and research reactors. The training material includes a module dedicated to protection from insider threats.

  • DOE Awards Contract for Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services

    DOE's announcement said the total estimated value of the contract is up to approximately $152 million.




  • Crash Testing an Ambulance

    This video provides viewers with an understanding of full vehicle crash testing and how results impact future design and testing efforts. [NIOSH Pub. No. 2017-143-(2)]

  • DoD News In Focus – Combating Malaria

    Inside the Washington, D.C., beltway, scientists and researchers at the Naval Medical Research Center work diligently to combat malaria for the American war fighter and the global population, as shown in this 2017 U.S. Department of Defense video.

  • WHO: BreatheLife – The Walk Home

    Nine in ten people breathe air that is not safe. Air pollution is an invisible killer that we may face on a simple walk home or even in our homes. In this 2017 video, the World Health Organization says, Help breathe life back into our cities and take action to protect our health and climate at