protection

  • Ear Protection: Docs Offer Advice That’s Easy to Hear

    Hearing loss is on the rise and – as people return to the loud places like the gym after pandemic-induced hiatuses – medical professionals are advising them to protect their hearing. Alyce Schott, an audiologist with Oregon Health and Science University, said people have a tendency to turn up...
  • California’s Youngest Kids at Acute Risk from Covid-19 –Vaccines offer best protection around

    More than two years after Covid-19’s onset, there is finally a federally approved vaccine against it in the United States for children age 6 months to 4 years old. Covid has become the fifth-leading cause of death among kids between the ages of 1 and 4, and the fourth-leading...
  • TierraTalk Q&A: Tormentas en ciudades costeras

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Grandes tormentas como Katrina, Sandy y Harvey fueron devastadoras para las poblaciones locales y reformaron los paisajes de las regiones donde tocaron tierra. También cambiaron la forma en que pensamos y diseñamos nuestras ciudades costeras. Esperemos haber aprendido sobre dónde (y dónde no)...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Storms on Coastal Cities

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Major storms like Katrina, Sandy and Harvey were devastating to local populations and reformed the landscapes of the regions where they made landfall. They also changed the way we think about—and design—our coastal cities. Let’s hope we’ve learned about where (and where not)...
  • KNOW THE SIGNS OF AN IMPOSTOR SCAM WITH HELP FROM YOUR BBB

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau   Have you received a call from someone claiming to be from a government agency? Or perhaps you’ve received a suspicious looking email from a household brand name? Impostor scams occur every day, so it’s important to know what’s real and what’s...
  • Nassar Scandal Prompts Focus on Prevention, Protection, Accountability

    Mona Shand Public News Service LANSING, Mich. – The case of disgraced former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar has prompted state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to look at funding, policy and structural changes to address the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The Progressive Women’s...
  • Tree Maintenance is Key to Property Protection

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Last winter, strong and windy California storms wreaked havoc on drought-stricken trees. Toppled trees and falling limbs and branches damaged homes, cars, power lines, sidewalks, streets, and even caused physical harm to people. Now is the perfect time to hire a tree...
  • Protect Whales and Dolphins

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service SAN DIEGO – Wildlife conservation groups are speaking out against a new federal rule that is supposed to improve conditions for captive marine mammals, including dolphins and orcas, saying the rule actually weakens some existing protections. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released a...
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