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  1. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), Child Safety, CPR, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Health Tips, Info News, Press Releases & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Emergency First Aid & Treatment Guide - Smartphone App

    The Emergency First Aid and Treatment Guide features include: international emergency numbers, current CPR guidelines and steps on what to do. It covers emergencies ranging from choking, to burns and heat exhaustion. This app is .99 cents and available for both Android and Apple devices. Click here to get app
  2. Categories: Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Aspirin - Risk of Liver Damage - Recall

    Mislabeled Aspirin Increases Risk of Liver Damage FDA is alerting consumers, pharmacy and health care professionals to a nationwide recall of one lot of 81 mg Enteric Coated Aspirin Tablets because of the possibility that the tablets in these bottles may actually contain tablets with 500 mg of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in other pain relievers such as Tylenol. The...
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    ADA, Title 24, The Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 23 years ago today. ADA provides civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities and ensures equal opportunity in employment; public accommodations; public transportation; state and local government services; and telecommunications.USAVisit for information on disability programs and services throughout the nation. links to resources from federal, state, and local government; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.  Continue reading →
  4. Categories: Info News, Press Releases & Disaster & Survival Forum

    DOL provides grant to assist Arkansas with storm recovery efforts - Just as new Tropical Storm Dorian heads in

    The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1,054,112 National Emergency Grant to assist Arkansas with cleanup and recovery efforts after the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck the state May 30 to June 3. See news release below - But Wait there's more! Tropical Storm Dorian begins westward trek Trade winds are pushing Tropical Storm Dorian west-northwest across...
  5. Categories: Asthmatic Child, Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News & Press Releases

    Forced or Indentured Child Labor

    Are you buying products that come from forced Child Labor? How do you know? Many would not wish to purchase these items (the purchases of which indirectly endorse or support indentured and/or forced child labor.) There's an easy way to know that what you buy is not promoting slave labor by children. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International...
  6. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Hepatitis B

    1 in 12 Asians Americans and Pacific Islanders has Hepatitis B Hepatitis B is common worldwide, especially in many parts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. In the US, Hepatitis B disproportionately affects Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). While AAPIs make up less than 5% of the U.S. population, they account for more than 50% of Americans living with...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Affordable Care Act Tutorial

    National Network of Public Health Institutes has released a new tutorial and planning tool to help public health organizations strategically plan for changes driven by the Affordable Care Act. “Leading through Health System Change: A Public Health Opportunity.” This planning tool has been designed to assist public health leaders in thinking strategically about the future in light of the changes...
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    US Government runs a SmartPhone App Contest

    As part of the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division is challenging innovative minds to develop a smartphone application that will transform the way the public is able to use departmental enforcement data.  By providing consumers with information at their fingertips about which businesses have treated their workers fairly...
  9. Categories: Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Cancer Survivorship

    Survival & Recovery from Cancer is on the Upswing! Millions of Americans are cancer survivors, living with, through, and beyond cancer. As the number of cancer survivors grows, CDC is working with partner organizations to help survivors throughout their cancer experience. The Good News People are living longer after a cancer diagnosis. Nearly 12 million Americans are alive after being...
  10. Categories: Info News, Pet Safety & Press Releases

    The National Institutes of Health plans to substantially reduce the use of chimpanzees biomedical research

    NIH to reduce significantly the use of chimpanzees in research “Americans have benefitted greatly from the chimpanzees’ service to biomedical research, but new scientific methods and technologies have rendered their use in research largely unnecessary,” said Dr. Collins. “Their likeness to humans has made them uniquely valuable for certain types of research, but also demands greater justification for their use...

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