Entries by anthonywbrown

Flight Attendant Lung Study

Can Qigong Practice Improve Respiratory Health for Former or Current Flight Attendants? Call to learn more: 1-603-653-9972 Qigong (an ancient form of meditative movement practice) includes specific meditative movement techniques that have been used traditionally to improve the quality of life and well being of individuals with respiratory disorders. A research study is being conducted to determine […]

Residential exposure to aircraft noise and hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases: multi-airport retrospective study

Andrew W Correia quantitative analyst 1, Junenette L Peters assistant professor 2, Jonathan I Levy professor2, Steven Melly geographic information systems specialist3, Francesca Dominici professor, associate dean of information technology Download the article: Aircraft Noise and CVD admissions Objective: To investigate whether exposure to aircraft noise increases the risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular diseases in […]

Flying the smoky skies: secondhand smoke exposure of flight attendants

J. Repace. Tobacco Control 2004;13;i8-i19 Download the publication: FA smoking lit Flight attendants reported suffering greatly from SHS pollution on aircraft. Both government and airline sponsored studies concluded that SHS created an air pollution problem in aircraft cabins, while tobacco industry sponsored studies yielding similar data concluded that ventilation controlled SHS, and that SHS pollution […]

Flight Attendant Fatigue, Part IV: Analysis of Incident Reports

Federal Aviation Administration December 2009 Download the publication: Crew Fatigue IV CAMI 2009 Voluntary safety reporting is one method by which aviation personnel can report safety issues to their airline and the Federal Aviation Administration. The Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) is a program managed by the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research […]

Cancer incidence in airline cabin crew

Cancer incidence in airline cabin crew E A Whelan Evidence that flight crew are at increased risk for certain types of cancer is growing although epidemiological evidence remains inconclusive. Download the article: Cancer and Flight Crews – Whelan Conclusion: The evidence that flight crew are at increased risk for certain types of cancer is growing […]