Food imported into the United States from countries with low GDP poses higher safety risks, suggesting the need for food safety management reforms, according to a new analysis of federal import violations data.
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Study explores why some people react altruistically to news about an Ebola outbreak while others do not.
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Journalists are invited as guests to find great news leads and meet experts at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA, December 6-10, 2015.
27-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Diving restrictions do not protect divers from injuries, new research suggests.
23-Nov-2015 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
Although U.S. airlines are extraordinarily safe, they are missing an important opportunity to acquire even more safety-related information because some incidents involving close calls are not probed as evidence of potentially dangerous behavior but...
29-Oct-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mothers who are pregnant or have young children would be expected to be more concerned about protecting their offspring from environmental risks that are reported most in the news, but a new study raises doubts about that conventional wisdom.
28-Sep-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists conclude that increasing life jacket wear by only 20 percent would have saved 1,721 out of 3,047 boaters involved in accidents between 2008 and 2011, a finding that could be used to argue for regulations requiring use of the safety...
4-Aug-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Under-vaccinated communities face heightened risk of measles outbreaks that can spread nationally within a year unless squelched quickly, but a vigorous vaccination response during a 2014 outbreak in North American Amish communities in Ohio...
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