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More than one-third of workers report work-related health problems

(HealthDay)—More than one-third of employed individuals report work-related health problems, according to research published in the April 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Hannah Free, M.P.H., from the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues estimated the lifetime prevalence of self-reported work-related …

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Can medical workers safely reuse face masks in COVID-19 pandemic?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Urgent research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is investigating whether health care providers can safely reuse protective face masks, which could slow the Covid-19 pandemic and ease a critical equipment shortage endangering medical workers and patients worldwide. Richard Peltier, professor of environmental health sciences in …

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