Tag Archives: Risk

Thunderstorm asthma risk moderate in Vic

Parts of Victoria are expected to face a moderate risk of thunderstorm asthma, health officials say. A warning shows there may be a high pollen count or a severe thunderstorm in certain areas on Friday, the Health Victoria website shows. Regions at moderate risk include the Central, North Central, Northern Country, North East and Gippsland… Read More »

Big Family, Small Risk of Cancer

Did you grow up in a large family with several siblings? You may remember a lot of chaos, jockeying for your parents’ attention, and complaints about wearing hand-me-downs, but there was probably a lot of love and companionship as well. While that somewhat crowded upbringing might have taught you some questionable life skills—such as eating… Read More »

HHS guidance helps doctors conduct risk assessments

An updated Security Risk Assessment Tool aims to help providers and business associates identify risks to electronic protected heath information. The tool, created by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology and the Office for Civil Rights, is designed for practices with up to 10 providers, along with their business associates,… Read More »