Better understanding of carcinogenic exposures may decrease skin cancer incidence among firefighters
One year ago - By Healio
Alberto J. Caban-Martinez
A high percentage of young firefighters in Florida developed skin cancer, suggesting the potential for elevated risk in this population, according to a research letter published in JAMA Dermatology.
“The increased skin cancer rates and earlier presentation may be attributable to carcinogenic occupational exposures; however, nonwork-related ultraviolet light exposure may also contribute. Better understanding of these carcinogens is needed to inform best practices for protection,” Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, DO, PhD, MPH, CPH, public health researcher with
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Intense Strain may Put Young Athletes at Risk of Bone Marrow Edema
One year ago - By Medindia Health
Young athletes who undergo a high-intensity mechanical strain may develop Bone marrow edema in the lower spine. Bone marrow edema or the accumulation of excess fluid in bone marrow can lead to an inflammatory process.
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