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African Americans Less Likely to Get Flu Vaccine Than White Americans

Fewer than half of American adults get vaccinated despite strong recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and widespread availability of free and low-cost vaccines. Furthermore, African Americans are less likely to...
9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Society for Risk Analysis Call for Abstracts

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites submission of abstracts for presentations at the 2017 SRA Annual Meeting to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia from Dec. 10-14, 2017.
1-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

FDA Study Offers Food Establishments Better Methods for Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks

If you’re sick, stay home. Wash your hands before preparing food. When preparing food, always wear gloves or do not touch the ready-to-eat food with bare hands. For food service workers, following this simple advice, which is part of the FDA Food...
23-Feb-2017 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Who Is Responsible for the Health of NFL Players, Why, and What Can Be Done to Promote Player Health?

A groundbreaking report out of Harvard University explores who is responsible for the health of NFL players, why, and what ca be done to promote player health. The authors of the report are available for interviews.
2-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Crew-Scheduling Approach Could Cut Air Travel Delays, Save Airlines Millions

A study based on massive amounts of data offers a new way to forecast flight late arrivals and departures and to schedule crews based on expected needs during holiday and other seasonal travel. The new approach could help to cut delays that both...
20-Dec-2016 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Peaceable Risk and Resilience Revolution Is Happening in San Diego

Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting December 11-15, 2016
9-Dec-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Offers Coastal Communities Better Way to Prepare for Devastating Storms

With massive coastal storms on the rise, a new study describes a method for stakeholders in vulnerable communities to be involved in preparing for, absorbing, recovering and adapting from devastation.
29-Nov-2016 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Miami Hispanic Immigrants Face Higher Toxic Chemical Risks Than U.S.-Born Hispanics

Toxic chemical and other environmental risks that Miami area Hispanics face are higher than those faced by the area’s U.S.-born Hispanic and white residents, but are almost identical to risks faced by the area’s black population.
25-Oct-2016 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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