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Bill to Reduce Toxic Fumes in Surgical Settings Moves On to Senate Floor

Legislation that would require the state to adopt rules to reduce toxic airborne contaminants, also known as “surgical plumes,” is headed to a vote on the floor of the California Senate.

National Nurses United
August 12, 2016

News

Another deadly consequence of climate change: The spread of dangerous diseases

With President Trump’s decision on U.S. participation in the Paris climate accords expected in the next few days, there has been widespread discussion of the many consequences that climate change will have for us and our children, including extreme weather events, displacement of people, submergence of lands and devastation to our oceans.

By Brian Deese and Ronald A. Klain, The Washington Post

Blog

The UN recently declared “the greatest and most urgent global risk.”

The UN recently declared “the greatest and most urgent global risk.” And it may surprise you to know that threat is antimicrobial resistance.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
February 1, 2017