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VIAW Newswire 07.26.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Fast-Growing Craft Brewers Struggle With Worker Safety
Moynihan, a contractor for the craft brewery, dragged himself up the tube and out of the vat while still on fire, suffering serious burns over much of his body. He died 75 days after the 2009 accident, just before his 40th birthday, said his widow, Kim Moynihan.

Type of Helmet May Not Lower Concussion Risk
40,000 high school football kids get a concussion every year, but contrary to equipment manufacturers’ claims, the specific brand of helmet and helmet age were not associated with lower risk of concussion, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting (AOSSM) in Chicago, IL.

California Inmates Sue State After Contracting Valley Fever
About Valley Fever
Researchers estimate that each year more than 150,000 people nationwide contract an airborne fungus known as valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis.
The cocci fungus is commonly found in soil in much of the Southwestern U.S., and is especially common in California’s Central Valley.

Six people fired from Cedars-Sinai over patient privacy breaches
Five workers and a student research assistant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been fired over privacy breaches involving patient medical records.

Study Finds Urgent Care Centers More Available, More Likely To Be Affiliated With Hospitals
Urgent care centers are more available and more likely to be affiliated with a chain or a hospital system than in the past,

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