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From:PRDaily By Kevin Allen | Posted: April 26, 2016
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, mobilized 20 million Americans from all walks of life. Their actions led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Acts. Today, over one billion people in 192 countries participate in Earth Day activities, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
How to spot elder abuse and neglect in the ER: Things are not always as they seem
From MNT(Medical News Today) Published: Wednesday 23 March 2016
When older adults in severely debilitated states show up for treatment in the emergency department, emergency physicians and staff must be able to identify and document their symptoms and decide whether to report their concerns to adult protective services. This is a difficult decision as the patient’s symptoms may stem from willful neglect, unintentional neglect or sub-acute symptoms caused by an underlying illness than manifest as neglect. Two papers published online recently in Annals of Emergency Medicine highlight a problem that promises to grow rapidly with the aging of the Baby Boom generation.