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Job task and psychosocial risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders among newspaper employees.
OBJECTIVES A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the association of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and work-related factors among employees using video display terminals at aExpand
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Depressive Symptoms among Firefighters and Related Factors after the Response to Hurricane Katrina
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health conducted an evaluation regarding physical and psychological health symptoms among New Orleans firefighters 13 weeks after Hurricane KatrinaExpand
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Application of microchip assay system for the measurement of C-reactive protein in human saliva.
In the last decade, saliva has been advocated as a non-invasive alternative to blood as a diagnostic fluid. However, use of saliva has been hindered by the inadequate sensitivity of current methodsExpand
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Biomonitoring of chemical exposure among New York City firefighters responding to the World Trade Center fire and collapse.
The collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 11 September 2001 exposed New York City firefighters to smoke and dust of unprecedented magnitude and duration. The chemicals and the concentrationsExpand
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Mental Health Outcomes in Police Personnel After Hurricane Katrina
Objective:We examined symptoms of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) personnel who provided law enforcement and relief services to affectedExpand
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Physical and mental health symptoms among NYC transit workers seven and one-half months after the WTC attacks.
BACKGROUND On September 11, 2001, 600-800 New York City transit (NYCT) workers were working near the World Trade Center (WTC) Towers. After the disaster, employees reported physical and mental healthExpand
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Casino Dealers
Objective: This study quantified casino dealers’ occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Methods: We measured casino dealers’ exposure to ETS components by analyzing full-shiftExpand
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Are aluminium potroom workers at increased risk of neurological disorders?
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether long term potroom workers in an aluminium smelter are at increased risk of neurological disorders. METHODS: Cross sectional study of 63 current and former aluminiumExpand
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