San Francisco — Some call it “soda.” Others prefer “pop.” In the South, it’s largely “Coke.”
Whatever your name for sugary soft drinks, simply saying “no” to selling them in workplaces may help employees experience positive health outcomes such as weight loss and reduced cholesterol, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco say.
Denver — More than 2 out of 5 adults feel unprepared to administer compression-only CPR during a medical emergency, according to the results of a recent survey commissioned by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Boston — Although a recent survey shows millennials outpace Gen Xers and baby boomers in the United States when it comes to using cellphones while driving, one expert says distraction behind the wheel is a notable problem among the older-generation drivers, too.
Bilbao, Spain — A new virtual toolkit from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, also known as EU-OSHA, consists of a series of videos aimed at helping workers understand their risk of musculoskeletal disorders and how to prevent them.
Kyoto, Japan — Researchers want health care professionals to understand the limits of hand sanitizers, after their study showed that ethanol-based sanitizers can take up to four minutes to disinfect hands that carry the flu virus.