|Welcome to the ISIPS Newsletter||June 28, 2013|
|Medical colleges want less gruelling residency training shifts - CBC.ca|
|Retractable Technologies, Inc. Declares Dividends to Series I and II Class B ... - Wall Street Journal|
|Preparing for the unannounced OSHA inspection - Dental Economics|
|Needlestick and sharps injuries bid goes to parliament - Nursing Careers Allied Health|
Preparing for the unannounced OSHA inspection
Would your dental practice be able to survive a $76,500 OSHA fine? That's the fine a dental office faced after just a single employee needlestick accident. The fine was severe because there was no written bloodborne pathogen exposure control plan, the injured employee was not sent for medical evaluation, and the source patient was not tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV.
|San Diego Marks National HIV Testing Day - KPBS|
|CARES opens Clarksville AIDS/HIV outreach office at Trinity - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle|
|LA centers offer free services during National HIV Testing Day - Los Angeles Times|
|Locals encouraged to take advantage of free HIV testing - WWL|
|U.S. Conference of Mayors Takes on HIV Criminalization - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)|
|9 Things to Know About HIV Treatment - CNN|
|Cure for HIV-Infected Newborns? - Scientist|
|Sub-Saharan success against HIV - Aljazeera.com|
|Miami-Dade Metrorail stations, clinics offer free HIV tests on National HIV ... - MiamiHerald.com|
|Bid to cure HIV ramps up - Nature.com|
AIDSVu Maps Depict Impact of HIV in America
Yesterday, National HIV Testing Day, marked the third annual update to AIDSVu , an interactive online tool that maps the HIV epidemic across the United States.
|Hepatitis B total rises to 18 in investigation of North Charleston center - Charleston Post Courier (subscription)|
|Jury asked to convict 2 in Vegas hepatitis C trial - San Francisco Chronicle|
|More frozen fruit recalled over hepatitis A outbreak - CBS News|
|Hemopurifier to be Studied as Treatment Option for Hepatitis C - Medgadget.com|
|US authorities urge widespread Hepatitis C testing in baby boomers - Raw Story|
The prosecution has rested in the hepatitis C trial involving Dr. Dipak Desai.
Now the defense will have their turn to present evidence and witnesses.
Questions swirl around doctor, clinic in DHEC inquiry
In September 2011, Tri-County Spinal Care Center began offering pain relief injections, and the facility’s owner, Cameron Wills, hired a physician to provide them. Since then, three patients who received injections at Tri-County Spinal Care have tested positive for hepatitis B; the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has found lapses in infection control and injection procedures; and hundreds of the clinic’s patients have been asked to undergo testing for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. The clinic isn’t regulated by DHEC, officials said.
Allegheny County judge tosses 3 hepatitis C lawsuits against UPMC, lets 2 go forward
Lawsuit blames uninsured man’s doctors at UPMC Mercy for his death. An Allegheny County judge tossed out three lawsuits against UPMC arising from a traveling medical technician who allegedly exposed patients to hepatitis C, but he allowed two class-action lawsuits to go forward.
|West Nile Virus Logs Deadlist Year After Hotter Summer - Bloomberg|
|West Nile virus found in Payette County - Ontario Argus Observer|
|DuPage County Debuts West Nile-Danger Alert System - Patch.com|
|Weather Gives Rise to Mosquito, West Nile Concerns - Patch.com|
|West Nile: Health Department Creates Safety Index; More Tips To Stay Healthy - Patch.com|
|Asian Tiger Mosquitoes May Spread West Nile - The Inquisitr|
|West Nile-infected mosquitos found in East St. Louis - Belleville News Democrat|
|Dallas County's so-called West Nile case fails to meet state's definition - Dallas Morning News|
|Two-day rainfall ends; warmer weather, West Nile warning follows - Sacramento Bee|
|West Nile-carrying mosquitoes turning up in area - Chicago Sun-Times|
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