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Woman Looks Back At Her Toxic N.J. Youth

Jon 26789

Her body's betrayals, in her 45 years, range from asthma to infertility, from miscarried quadruplets to malformed organs. She wears a scar across her throat like a necklace that binds her to others who have had thyroid tumors removed.  

Woman Looks Back At Her Toxic N.J. Youth

Jon 26838

Her body's betrayals, in her 45 years, range from asthma to infertility, from miscarried quadruplets to malformed organs. She wears a scar across her throat like a necklace that binds her to others who have had thyroid tumors removed.  

Nurse Declared Totally Disabled Psychiatrically Due to Latex Allergy

Jon 10763

A Nebraska workers' compensation judge awarded total disability benefits to a registered nurse as a result of her latex sensitivity. In determining the injured worker's disability, the Court evaluated not only her physical symptoms, but also took into consideration her psychological stress factors and declared her totally disabled from a psychiatric standpoint.

Nurse Declared Totally Disabled Psychiatrically Due to Latex Allergy

Jon 10770

A Nebraska workers' compensation judge awarded total disability benefits to a registered nurse as a result of her latex sensitivity. In determining the injured worker's disability, the Court evaluated not only her physical symptoms, but also took into consideration her psychological stress factors and declared her totally disabled from a psychiatric standpoint.

Pennslyvania Court Holds Exposure at Work

Jon 5902

 A registered nurse was able to meet the burden of proof by demonstrating that her exposure at work was significant and therefore materially contributed to her latex sensitivity. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board recently held that a registered nurse submitted sufficient competent evidence to support her claim that as a result of her exposure to latex gloves at work she developed increased sensitivity.

Pennslyvania Court Holds Exposure at Work

Jon 5901

 A registered nurse was able to meet the burden of proof by demonstrating that her exposure at work was significant and therefore materially contributed to her latex sensitivity. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board recently held that a registered nurse submitted sufficient competent evidence to support her claim that as a result of her exposure to latex gloves at work she developed increased sensitivity.

Nothing to Sneeze at: Growing Latex Allergies Lead to Use of Safer Products in Medical Field

Jon 7118

Mysterious skin rashes, watery eyes and laryngitis attacked Susan Sharrock in 1990. 

She found the answer to her ailments in the palms of her hands, which were sheathed in powdered latex gloves. 

Latex gloves, especially those powdered for easy donning, have increasingly created allergy problems for medical professionals in the past decade. Some people block allergic reactions by using powder-free...

Nothing to Sneeze at: Growing Latex Allergies Lead to Use of Safer Products in Medical Field

Jon 7119

Mysterious skin rashes, watery eyes and laryngitis attacked Susan Sharrock in 1990. 

She found the answer to her ailments in the palms of her hands, which were sheathed in powdered latex gloves. 

Latex gloves, especially those powdered for easy donning, have increasingly created allergy problems for medical professionals in the past decade. Some people block allergic reactions by using powder-free...

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