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Outdoor Workers Beware: Lyme disease

Summer is heating up, which means prime tick season is officially underway. With 2017 predicted to be a particularly bad year for ticks, it’s more important than ever for outdoor […]

Applauding CTEH’s Dr. Michael Holland, FEAPCCT

Throughout his career, Dr. Michael Holland, CTEH’s senior medical toxicologist, has received prestigious Fellowship Status Awards with the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT), American College of Occupational and Environmental […]

Brrrrrr! Watch out for Cold Stress (Part I)

2017 is off to a cold start! While arctic temperatures continue to blow across the United States, we’re doing our best to stay bundled up indoors. But for those of […]

CTEH Takes on #CleanGulf2016 (Part I)

Missed CTEH at the Clean Gulf Conference and Exhibition in Tampa this year? Don’t worry! Here’s a quick recap of our workshops, presentations and sessions: Emerging Homeland Security Challenges: In […]

Hand Washing 101: True or False? (Part II)

Welcome back to “Hand Washing 101.” Last week, CTEH’s occupational health nurse showed us why hand washing is essential to keeping our workplaces healthy. Now, she’s back to help us […]

Fight back against Zika

Since cases of Zika were first confirmed in Brazil last spring, the virus has quickly spread. Today, it’s impossible to turn on the news, search through social media or talk […]

Thank a Nurse: It’s Occupational Health Nursing Week (April 18-22)

Are you stressed, tired or sick on the job? According to the Centers for Disease Control, every year, businesses in the U.S. lose billions of dollars from employee absenteeism due […]

Save a life! Take part in National Blood Donor Month

Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? In fact, according to the American Red Cross, more than 41,000 blood donations are needed each day. […]

“Do these mix?” Part III: Avoiding food and drug interactions

Have you recently been prescribed a new medicine, but aren’t sure if you can drink your favorite caffeinated beverage when taking it? Welcome back to Inside CTEH, where we’re investigating […]

Mark your calendars: It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 6-12)

 Fever. Sore throat. Muscle aches. Cough. Headache. If you’re experiencing any of these flu symptoms, chances are you aren’t alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), between five […]