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Occupational Health Wellcasts

The Fatal Attraction Between MRI Machines and Metal

Jeffrey Palmucci, Director of Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, speaks with Teera Wilkins on the powerful magnetic force of MRI machines. He provides valuable safety information and knowledge of what to expect when entering a room with a MRI machine.

Protecting Our Nurses and Care Givers Through Safe Patient Handling

This Wellcast has great insight and tips to help care givers and nurses lessen their risk of causing an injury when moving a patient.

Tackling Health Disparities in Heart Disease

Tackling Health Disparities in Heart Disease Teera Wilkins interviews Nakeisha Micheaux, Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner.  Nakeisha explains who is affected by health disparities and what can be done to lower the risk. For more information, visit the CDC information page.​

Protecting Your Eyes in the Workplace

Mark Bogard, Senior Safety Officer from Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety explains the importance of wearing eye protection for certain jobs that require it and how to handle eye emergencies.

To Pierce or Not to Pierce: Understanding Body Piercings

Dr. Melanie Swift, Director of the Occupational Health Clinic at Vanderbilt interviews Dr. Michael Smith, Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Smith is a dermatologist with special expertise in body art in adolescents.

Tattoos and Body Art: More than Meets the Eye

Tattoos are certainly popular these days, but how safe are they? Dr. Melanie Swift interviews dermatologist Michael Smith, MD, to learn more about tattoos and how to reduce the health risks of body art.

MRI New Screening Process for Clinicians

MRI New Screening Process for Clinicians Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, Assistant Medical Director of Occupational Health, talks about the new MRI surveillance program for clinicians. ​

Mobile Device Ergonomics

Wilma Traughber, RN, MSN and Ergonomist, offers tips on how to safely talk, text and check emails from any mobile device.

New Latent TB Treatments Now Available

An overview of the new expansion of CDC recommended treatments for people with latent TB.

Feeling Sleepy? Grumpy? Or just Dopey? Go see Doc. It could be Sleep Apnea.

Information about how Sleep Apnea can affect your life.

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