Utibe Effiong is published in the Detroit Free Press, discussing the risks of labeling the recent Ebola outbreak as a foreign issue.
The electricity required to keep a computer running 24 hours a day and seven days a week can cost up to $600 per year. Add to that the electricity consumption of lighting, fume hoods, and other lab equipment, and a research lab quickly becomes very energy-intensive and expensive. Fortunately, a few simple behaviors can greatlyContinue reading “Exposure Research Lab Gets Certified as a “Sustainable Lab””
Dr. Rick Neitzel recently gave an interview to the Michigan Daily about a recent study he authored in Environmental Health Perspectives. One surprising finding: most people were voluntarily “driving their own exposure” by listening to music with headphones.
Kansas City Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium just topped the standing Guinness World Book of Records for the loudest stadium crowd at 137.5 decibels. The New York Times describes the health risks of this excessive noise exposure.
Credit kakisky / MorgueFile Dr. Rick Neitzel was interviewed on NPR recently about the dangers of living in a noisy society. Hearing loss isn’t the only danger- noise can contribute to heart disease, hypertension, sleep disturbances and learning problems in children.
The University of Michigan Risk Science Center showcased our recently funded project, “Noise Job Exposure Matrix for the U.S. and Canada” on their blog. The write-up featured comments from Dr. Rick Neitzel, who noted: “In both the US and Canada there is a lack of standardized and comprehensive information on the level of noise exposureContinue reading “Study to analyze noise exposure for every job category in U.S. and Canada”