Dirty hospital bed railings at University of PennsylvaniaJuly 25, 2017

Blame over dirty hospital bed railings at University of Pennsylvania unclear. The Philadelphia Inquirer (7/20, Avril, 1.73M) reports that janitorial staff at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania performed substandard work “cleaning the hinges on bed railings last fall,” according to Pennsylvania Department of Health officials. One physician contends, however, the bed hinges’ faulty design, which …

G&C Attorney Fights Illegal Beach DumpingFebruary 23, 2016

Gill & Chamas attorney, Andrew L. Chambarry, has been featured on CBS 2 NY for his help fighting illegal dumping on a Deal, New Jersey beach. As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported Monday (2/22/16), Agate Construction has been accused of illegal dumping of materials at Roosevelt Beach in a sediment removal project. The Army Corps of …

Melanoma in young womenJanuary 28, 2016

Women under 40 who started indoor tanning at a younger age and tanned more often have a higher risk of being diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a new study shows. University of Minnesota researchers wanted to look at the relationship between melanoma in younger adults and indoor tanning because they’re seeing …

New York State to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in 2015December 30, 2014

Opponents of “fracking” and those concerned over the health effects of hydraulic fracturing water contamination and similar issues are applauding a decision by the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban fracking in the state of New York. At a press conference December 17, Cuomo noted that potential health issues and risks to …