NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2014
VOLUME 7 ISSUE 6
It won’t be long before we are consumed by the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season. In recent years, electronics and new technology have continued to dominate Christmas wish lists. I’ll admit. I am no different than the next person. As a tech junky, I love finding out what the latest personal mobile gadget has to offer.
2014 marked the fourth – albeit stormy – year NPPD has partnered with the Nebraska Power Association (NPA) in hosting a booth at the Nebraska State Fair, held Aug. 22 through Sept. 1.
Meet Cooper Nuclear Station Dosimetry Technician Lisa Corken. Lisa knows a healthy dose about radiation.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s more pressing public health threats. Antibiotics are the most important tool we have to combat life-threatening bacterial diseases, but they can have serious side effects. Antibiotic overuse increases development of drug-resistant germs, reducing or eliminating their effectiveness. Infections with resistant bacteria have become more common in healthcare and community settings, and many bacteria have become resistant to more than one type or class of antibiotic.