Tag Archives: EHS

New from Risk Bites – Why vaccinate against HPV?

Risk Bites, a delightful series of videos that provide insights into the science of risk, has released a new video on dose response.  Enjoy and comment here.

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WISER for Windows 4.5 now available

The National Library of Medicine’s WISER for Windows 4.5 is now available. This new version of WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) fully integrates Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) content and updates the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) content to 2012. … Continue reading

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Unpacking the FDA’s new Trans fat ban

Ten University of Michigan School of Public Health graduate students are once again blogging at Mind the Science Gap.  Here’s a recent post on a ruling by the Food & Drug Adminstration on trans fats. Enjoy–& comment!

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Could alien blood be toxic?

Our friends at Risk Bites have released a new video:  Could Alien Blood be Toxic?  Enjoy & comment!

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Tylenol and hangovers: A dangerous mix?

An updated version of this video has just been released.   Our friends at Risk Bites have released a new video on the science of mixing acetaminophen & alcohol. Enjoy!

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Lecture today: Global Water Issues and U.S.-Japan Cooperation

Kazunari Yoshimura will provide a general overview of global water issues and discuss the possibility of U.S.-Japan cooperation in terms of water treatment, water security, and disaster prevention. Mr. Yoshimura will also go into detail on waste water treatment technologies … Continue reading

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What Is the Precautionary Principle, and Is It Good or Bad?

From our friends at Risk Sense come a new video (& resources) on the precautionary principle. Take a look! http://youtu.be/3RC7EGDtOYM

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A brief history of materials

I’m coming a bit late to this party (vacations & all), but our friends at Risk Bites have started a new series on advanced materials safety.  Start here, then follow the series for 7 weeks.

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Pollution leads to drop in life span in northern China

From the New York Times: Southern Chinese on average have lived at least five years longer than their northern counterparts in recent decades because of the destructive health effects of pollution from the widespread use of coal in the north, … Continue reading

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The Naked truth about (scientific) models – Part 1

From our friends at Risk Bites, a new series of videos on what scientific models are and aren’t.

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