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More needs to be done to improve hospital work environments, study finds

Dive Brief: Failure to improve hospital work environments continues to put patients at risk, a new Health Affairs study finds. The researchers analyzed nurse and patient appraisals at 535 hospitals in four states between 2005 and 2016 to see whether their work environment had improved and the extent to which those changes affected patient safety. Just… Read More »

EU Agency: Air Pollution Still Exceeds Limits, Must Improve

COPENHAGEN —  The European Union’s environmental agency says air pollution is slowly improving across the continent but still exceeds the bloc’s limits and guidelines from the U.N. health agency. The European Environment Agency on Monday issued its 2018 report on air quality and said emissions from road traffic, agriculture, energy production, industry and households are… Read More »