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Five on Friday | July 29, 2016

MCN Five on Friday


Last one to the pool is a rotten egg! I’m bringing these articles with me poolside, to read while the kids do belly flops and cannonballs. We hope you, too, can find time this weekend to dive into these recommended articles from MCN staff.


  1. Kerry, Environmental and Occupational Health Program Manager on New York State requirement for adequate ventilation in nail salons: “Ventilation systems are a stronger way to ensure healthier conditions for nail salon workers amongst a constantly changing menu of chemicals in new and trendy nail products.”

  2. Saul, Health Network Associate, found this email update interesting: Apparently, Community Health Center, Inc. is a Pokestop. Don’t know what that is? Here’s the health center’s take on the Pokemon Go craze, plus a bit of background for those of us who have avoided it thus far.

  3. Ricardo, Health Network Manager, shared this great clinician perspective on social determinants of health from Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP.

  4. Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, shares with us this painful reminder of what unaccompanied minors face in the midst of their hope for a better life in this video of teen boys from Central American living in LA: “Nearly 1 in 4 students at this L.A. high school migrated from Central America.

  5. Paul, Financial Associate, emailed this article entitled, “Cases of Dengue Drop 91 Percent Due to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes,” according to the company producing the mosquitoes.


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