Newly Identified Strain of E. Coli Bacteria Resistant to the “Antibiotic of Last Resort”

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Antibiotics and similar drugs, together called antimicrobial agents, have been used for the last 70 years to…

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New Research Suggests Physical Brain Injury as A Cause of Psychological Trauma and PTSD

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In military, law enforcement, industrial and disaster management contexts, traumatic stress symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorders have…

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Can an Earthquake Probability Tool Predict the Next Financial Market Shift?

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One of the bragging points for NASA has been the benefits of spin-off commercial projects that stem…

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Distracted Worker Problem Highlights Human Performance Disaster

I have previously called attention to human performance implications of distracted individuals. Such distractions can negatively impact…

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Mental Health Support is Critical for Crisis Managers and Employees in High-Stress Roles

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted an advisory report recommending expanding mental health monitoring, support and…

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Emergency Department Drug Shortages – The Next Healthcare Crisis

Recent headlines have raised an alarming warning concerning a worsening shortfall in available Emergency Department medications  (Drug…

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Challenges of the Killer Smombies

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I have previously written about the dangerous challenges that arise at the intersection of technology and human…

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Employee Amputations Spotlight The Need for Greater Focus On Workplace Safety


I have previously written about the issue of workplace accidents, injuries and fatalities calling for greater remedial…

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A Breath of (Not So) Fresh Air

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If a report were released that forecast 1.3 million premature deaths during the next 15 years due…

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Disaster Cash – The Importance of Physical Currency in a Crisis

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A recent news article about the plan to phase out the USD $100 currency note reminded me…

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