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Peace Corps removing volunteers as Ebola virus spreads in W. Africa »
The spread of the deadly Ebola virus has prompted the Peace Corps to evacuate volunteers from three West African count...
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Announcing Dental Products Report's Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2014 »
Each of the honorees will be profiled in the September edition of Dental Products Report. MORE >>
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Expert Panel Recommends Sweeping Changes To Doctor Training System »
An expert panel recommended Tuesday completely overhauling the way government pays for the training of doctors, saying the...
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25 New Jersey residents test positive for Chikungunya virus after Caribbean travel »
Twenty-five New Jersey residents have tested positive for the chikungunya virus, according to the state health department....
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Introducing the National Soda Tax »
And it’s about time. You know the big picture, even if you’ve forgotten the details, so I’m going to spare you the stats a...
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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus »
The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the cou...
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Refusal to immunize kids linked to refusal of fluoride treatment »
Caregivers who refuse to have their children immunized are also likely to refuse fluoride treatments for them, citing conc...
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Ensuring safe dental visits: Because safety matters »
"Patient safety," "culture of safety," and "first do no harm" -- these are terms synonymous with a safe patient experience...
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Surgeon General Calls for Action to Reduce Skin Cancer Rate »
The nation’s top doctor called on Tuesday for immediate action to reduce the rate of skin cancer, the most commonly diagno...
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Flu Scan for Jul 29, 2014 »
Mild H7N9 cases in kids; H10N8 in China; Global flu update MORE >>
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News Scan for Jul 29, 2014 »
CDC advisory on Ebola; Meningitis B vaccine uptake MORE >>
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US flu vaccine supply expected to top 150 million doses »
Influenza vaccine producers recently began shipping the first doses of a US supply that's expected to top 150 million dose...
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Multistate Cyclospora spike tops 200 cases »
Several states reported Cyclospora infections over the past week, pushing the total to 202, and health officials are sti...
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NIH scientists find six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s »
Study shows power of combining big data analysis with cutting-edge genomic techniques MORE >>
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Hospitalized Patients and Fungal Infections »
Even though you’re staying in the hospital to get better, it’s possible to get an infection while you’re there. If you’re...
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Why the acting Surgeon General thinks skin cancer is a ‘major public health problem’ »
Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak wants to shine a spotlight on the nation’s ever-growing number of skin c...
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Infection Prevention and Control in Long-Term Care Settings »
The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders,...
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Ebola’s Escape From Africa Unlikely Though Not Impossible »
Ebola, the killer of more than 670 people in four West African countries since February, has spread beyond Africa only onc...
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CDC urges U.S. health workers to be vigilant as Ebola virus’s toll grows in Africa »
Risk of disease spreading to United States is low, agency says MORE >>
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Ebola Virus Disease Confirmed in a Traveler to Nigeria, Two U.S. Healthcare Workers in Liberia »
This is an official CDC HEALTH ADVISORY   Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network July 28,...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 28, 2014 »
Fist bump for hygiene; H5N8 in Korea; Oral drugs for hepatitis C; Saudi MERS update MORE >>
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caribbean chikungunya cases up 7% »
Suspected and confirmed chikungunya cases in the Americas increased about 7.4% last week, reaching 474,880, with the Domin...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola strikes air traveler, American relief workers »
Amid the growing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in three West African nations, two new developments are fanning concer...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Faster, Easier Cures for Hepatitis C »
Transformative advances in drug treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration are giving the 3.2 million America...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola only a plane ride away from USA »
Ebola could easily arrive in the USA on board a plane, but wouldn't spread far, experts say. MORE >>
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report of high-level meeting on World TB Day 2014 published »
The report of the high-level meeting organized to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day 2014 is now published. MORE >>
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH MedlinePlus Magazine »
The latest issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available online. In every issue you'll find information you can u...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotics are becoming less effective, and their overuse is making them dangerous »
The drugs we have relied on for 70 years to fight bacterial infections — everything from infected cuts to potentially dead...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Image Gently in Dentistry: Child-size x-ray dose for kids »
There is no doubt that radiographs help dentists care for children. However, when we image, radiation dose does matter. Ch...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly »
CDC Emergency Health & Safety Tip, July 28, 2014 Keep Food Safe During a power outage, keep the refrigerator and...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Abstracts: 2015 National Oral Health Conference »
The call for abstracts for the 2015 National Oral Health Conference has been posted on the NOHC website http://www.nati...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis Feasible »
The World Health Organization reports viral Hepatitis, which kills nearly 1.5 million people a year, could be eliminat...
Monday, July 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effectiveness of whooping cough vaccine is studied »
Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine...
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Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians »
Health workers with Doctors Without Borders have been threatened with knives, stones and machetes by Guineans who blame th...

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