Monthly Archives: June 2018

In national news:

A new CDC report found that American farming, fishing and forestry workers commit suicide at a rate five times that of general population – 84.5 per 100,000 people.

In medical news:

The FDA approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) [CBD] oral solution for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy.

In neighboring news:

The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation reminds all system participants that amended rules require preauthorization for drugs created through compounding.

In national news:

A recent Trump administration proposal to restructure the federal government would involve merging the Education and Labor Departments.

In safety news:

OSHA and the International Safety Equipment Association signed an alliance to provide members, employers, and workers with information about selecting the appropriate personal protective equipment.

In local news:

AMERISAFE announced that it will release its 2018 second quarter financial results on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018, after the market closes.