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  • New Study Evaluates Surgical Masks Vs. N95 Respirators For Preventing Influenza Among Health Care...

    10/13/2009 8:34:13 AM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies · 724+ views
    Medical News Today ^ | 04 Oct 2009 | NA
    New Study Evaluates Surgical Masks Vs. N95 Respirators For Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Workers Surgical masks appear to be no worse than, and nearly as effective as N95 respirators in preventing influenza in health care workers, according to a study released early online today by JAMA. The study was posted online ahead of print because of its public health implications. It will be published in the November 4 issue of JAMA. Influenza is the most important cause of medically attended acute respiratory illness worldwide and the authors write there is heightened concern this year because of the influenza pandemic...
  • Are you ready for some football?(Florida Judge Blocks Terror Preventing Searches At Football Games)

    08/11/2006 12:14:28 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 69 replies · 1,751+ views
    http://www.mdjonline.com ^ | 8 10 06 | mdjonline
    Isn't it ironic that one of the things our enemies, the Islamofascists, hate about America is the very thing that enables them to operate here? I'm talking about our openness. Our rights to privacy. The many freedoms granted us by the U.S. Constitution. And the protections and even special treatment afforded Muslim organizations in the U.S. We're a society like no other. Take for example last week's decision by Federal District Court Judge James Whittemore of Florida, who ruled in favor of ACLU lawyers last week that pat down searches before football games should be prohibited because they violate fans'...
  • Will Washington Support Democracy in Iran?

    02/12/2005 1:49:15 PM PST · by forty_years · 15 replies · 407+ views
    http://www.netwmd.com/ ^ | February 12, 2005 | Michael Rubin
    http://netwmd.com/articles/article890.html After a first term marked by schizophrenic Iran policy initiatives, the Bush White House will soon develop a coordinated policy to promote peaceful regime change in Iran. The Bush administration is heartened by the apparent success of the Iraqi election and believes that Iranians are ready to exert their democratic rights. Bush policy is motivated by the grave and growing threat from the Islamic Republic's nuclear weapons program, and the realization that neither Iran nor the European Union are sincere in preventing Iran's acquisition of nuclear weaponry. The Islamic Republic's potential threat to American security emanates from Tehran's determination...
  • Governor took harassment course-Schwarzenegger, top staff trained in preventing sexual misconduct

    03/31/2004 7:33:57 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 128+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 3/31/04 | Lynda Gledhill - SF Chronicle
    <p>Sacramento -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was dogged during his campaign by allegations of sexual misconduct, said Tuesday in an interview that he voluntarily participated in a sexual harassment prevention course along with his senior staff after taking office.</p> <p>"We all went through that a long time ago," Schwarzenegger said. "Absolutely. We all did."</p>