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tablet

Tablet use puts strain on neck: study

Pullman, WA – Looking at a tablet computer puts 3 to 5 times more strain on users’ neck muscles than when the neck is not bent, recent research from Washington State University indicates.
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truck

FMCSA reveals study plan for restart rule

Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published details about an upcoming study into whether a 34-hour restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers improves safety for truckers and commuters.
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hospital

Lead aprons can lead to pain for health care workers: study

Rochester, MN – Health care workers who wear lead aprons for protection in radiology departments and interventional laboratories such as cardiac catheterization labs face a higher risk of musculoskeletal pain, indicates a recent study from the Mayo Clinic.
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