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June 24, 2015 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will begin enforcing safe patient handling practices to prevent hospital workers from suffering debilitating injuries.
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March 5, 2015 Changes to workers' compensation laws mean families and government bear more of the costs that result from injuries on the job.
Some treatments to straighten hair rely on formaldehyde, which can irritate the skin and lungs. It's also carcinogenic.
November 11, 2011 While some brands of hair straightener bill themselves as free of formaldehyde, some may contain significant concentrations of the chemical, an irritant and a cancer risk. An independent study confirms previous government reports that some hair products are mislabeled.
September 8, 2011 The Food and Drug Administration is taking issue with the claim that "Brazilian Blowout" hair straightener is formaldehyde free. But the maker of the popular product says it is still safe and meets government standards.
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