The Health News USA August 31 2017

Overview

  • Trish Patterson, a nurse at Prestige Urgent Care in Redding in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse. ancy.
  • The US government says about 500,000 fewer Americans had no health insurance the first three months of this year, but that slight dip was not statistically significant from the same period in 2016.
  • Employees of Tokyo Grill & Buffet, a restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina were caught on camera committing a “critical violation” of health safety standards after footage appeared to showing employees preparing food on the filthy ground resurfaced.

News on Health Professional Radio. Today is the 31st of August 2017. Read by Tabetha Moreto. Health New

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/08/28/health-professionals-report-cases-where-people-put-sunscreen-on-their-eyeballs-to-watch-eclipse.html

A health professional in California reported cases where eclipse-viewers sought medical treatment because they put sunscreen on their eyeballs to view last week’s solar eclipse. KRCTV.com reported that these individuals applied the sunscreen because they did not have the NASA-approved eyewear. Trish Patterson, a nurse at Prestige Urgent Care in Redding, California said that one of her colleagues at moonlight in the United States stated yesterday that they had patients presenting at their clinic that put sunscreen on their eyeball, and presented that they were having pain and they were referred to an ophthalmologist. The Sun also reported that doctors in Virginia have reported patients complaining of applying sunscreen to their eyes.
The nurse said that it only takes seconds of staring at directly at the sun to cause lasting damage to the retina.

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/govt-report-281m-us-lack-health-coverage-49481619

The government says about five hundred thousand fewer Americans had no health insurance the first three months of this year, but that slight dip was not statistically significant from the same period in two thousand sixteen. Progress reducing the number of uninsured appears to have stalled in the last couple of years, and a separate private survey that measured through the first half of two thousand seventeen even registered an uptick. Tuesday’s report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found twenty eight one point million uninsured from January-March, or eight point eight percent of the population. That compares to forty eight point six million people — or sixteen percent of Americans — when the Affordable Care Act passed in two thousand teen under former President Barack Obama. With Republicans still talking of repealing “Obamacare,” it’s unclear if insurance gains will be maintained or reversed.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/28/critical-violation-charlotte-restaurant-reportedly-caught-preparing-food-on-ground-next-to-filth.html

A restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina was caught on camera committing a “critical violation” of health safety standards after footage appeared to showing employees preparing food on the filthy ground resurfaced. Employees of Tokyo Grill & Buffet were caught on camera in May peeling onions outside the restaurant onto the ground next to a dumpster and garbage cans, according to FOX46 that acquired the video. The Mecklenburg County Health Department described the footage as a “critical violation” of health safety standards. The department quickly sent out a health inspector to the restaurant, following the media outlet’s inquiries.

The general manager of Tokyo Grill & Buffet admitted the food was previously prepared on the ground but noted that one employee from the video is no longer working in the restaurant.

He claimed nobody could have stopped rogue employees from violating hygiene standards. No manager was present that day they prepared food next to filth, he said.

The health department said having no manager on duty is itself a violation. The department also said that the restaurant manager admitted to preparing more food on the ground as late as in August. It forced the venue to throw away the food. So far, the restaurant had three health inspections this year.  Preparing food on the ground is considered to be a serious violations of standards and drastically lowers the score, the health department said.

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