Chemical in medical-device cleanser – used in the Lehigh Valley – poses cancer risk, EPA says

The US Environmental Protection Agency is warning residents who live near medical sterilizing plants in 13 states and Puerto Rico about potential health risks from emissions of ethylene oxide, a chemical widely used in their operations. Laredo, Texas; Ardmore, Oklahoma; and Lakewood, Colorado, are among the communities facing the highest risk from ethylene oxide emissions, … Read more

Warfarin Reversal With Four-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for Left Ventricular Assist Device Conversion Surgery Monitored by TEG6s: A Case Report

Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) require careful therapeutic anticoagulation with warfarin to prevent pump thrombosis. However, the best method to reverse warfarin for elective LVAD conversion surgery with massive bleeding remains unclear. We report the case of a 39-year-old Japanese man who was administered a four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) as warfarin reversal when he … Read more

City Life Org – New ‘Tackle Box’ Smartphone Feature to Enhance Fishing-Related Tourism in New York State

Addition to HUNTFISHNY App Makes Fishing in New York State Easier and More Enjoyable Unparalleled Mobile Access to Fishing Regulations, Waterbody Information, Species Identification, Stocking, and Much More App Complements Existing Efforts to Simplify Fishing and Attract More Anglers to New York’s Renowned Fishing Destinations Governor Kathy Hochul announced the State’s new ‘Tackle Box’ mobile … Read more