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NLM MedlinePlus Magazine Spring 2015 »
Here is what's new this week in To Your Health, a consumer health oriented podcast from NLM, that helps you use MedlinePlu...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage of Currently Employed Adults Who Had Paid Sick Leave,* by Industry† — N »
During 2009–2013, approximately 60% of employed men and women had paid sick leave at their main job. For both men (90%) an...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month — July 2015 »
July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness and improve understandin...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Introduction of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine and Switch from Trivalent to Bivalent Oral Poli »
Since the 1988 World Health Assembly resolution to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio), transmission of wild poliovirus (WPV)...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Sodium Intake Among U.S. Adults — 26 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2013 »
Excess sodium intake is a major risk factor for hypertension, and subsequently, heart disease and stroke, the first and fi...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Monitoring Exposure to Ebola and Health of U.S. Military Personnel Deployed in Support of Ebol »
In response to the unprecedented Ebola virus disease (Ebola) outbreak in West Africa, the U.S. government deployed approxi...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR:Monitoring of Persons with Risk for Exposure to Ebola Virus Disease — United States, November 3 »
On October 27, 2014, CDC released guidance for monitoring and movement of persons with potential Ebola virus disease (Ebol...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tetanus: Make Sure Your Family Is Protected »
Make sure your family is up to date with their tetanus vaccine so they are protected against this serious infection common...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Food Outbreak Scan for Jul 02, 2015 »
Cyclospora in Texas; Tainted chicken entrees MORE >>
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 02, 2015 »
MERS in South Korea; Saudi MERS cases; H5N1 in Egypt; US Ebola monitoring MORE >>
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
GSK upgrade delays supply of adjuvanted H5N1 vaccine »
The first batch of an adjuvanted H5N1 influenza vaccine intended for US pandemic preparedness won't arrive for another 2 y...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Salmonella cases in 40 states tied to live poultry »
A total of 181 people in 40 states have recently been infected with  Salmonella  associated with live chicks a...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The U.S. just recorded its first confirmed measles death in 12 years »
Health officials on Thursday confirmed the country's first measles death since 2003, and they believe the victim was...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike »
Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients MORE >>
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six dentists suspended over hygiene breaches »
Six Sydney dentists have been suspended and another six cautioned over poor hygiene control that may have exposed up to 12...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sydney dental patients at risk of HIV, hepatitis exposure »
Tens of thousands of dental patients in Australia face an anxious wait after discovering they could be at risk of infectio...
Thursday, July 02, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Materials That Don’t Crack Under Disinfection »
The focus on preventing hospital-acquired infections has led to another problem: surfaces that are wearing out from repeat...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UN EBOLA RESPONSE MISSION FLAGS IMPORTANCE OF STAYING VIGILANT AS VIRUS RESURFACES IN LIBERIA »
The World Health Organization ( WHO ) today reported that Ebola had resurfaced in Liberia after a teenager who died earl...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS Scan for Jul 01, 2015 »
South Korea MERS drop-off; New Saudi MERS case MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 01, 2015 »
National Ebola center; H pylori vaccine tests well; Pandemrix-narcolepsy study MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hopes rise as avian flu pause continues »
With a respite from H5N2 avian influenza outbreaks in the Midwest continuing, officials say it's too early to declare the...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
As Liberia's Ebola cluster grows, cases continue elsewhere »
Initial test results suggest two more people in Liberia have been infected with Ebola, both of whom had contact with a boy...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA investigators to focus on key hazards during healthcare inspections »
Targeting some of the most common causes of workplace injury and illness in the healthcare industry, OSHA is expanding its...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS education and training resources on multiple chronic conditions for the health care workforce »
New training material to help provide health care professionals with education necessary to care for people living with mu...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plan for Diabetes Care in Heat & Emergencies »
Plan ahead for diabetes care during summer heat, storms, and emergencies. MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevent Mosquito Bites »
Staying at home or traveling abroad this summer? Protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites that can make you si...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EHP July 2015 Table of Contents »
Environmental Health Perspectives MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts »
International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS launches National Ebola Training and Education Center »
Three hospitals funded to train, prepare other U.S. health care facilities for Ebola and emerging threats MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study »
In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC MORE >>
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Repeated Courses of Antibiotics May Profoundly Alter Children's Development »
A new animal study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers adds to growing evidence that multiple courses of commonly us...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes are More Widespread Than Ever, and Spreading »
Scientists behind the first global distribution maps of two species of dengue and chikungunya-carrying mosquitoes warn the...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cuba first to ​end mother-to-child transmission of HIV, an important victory in fight against AIDS »
Cuba on Tuesday earned the distinction of becoming the first country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of the...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Mandates Vaccines for Schoolchildren »
California on Tuesday became the largest state in the country to require schoolchildren to receive vaccinations  un...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report: Cardiac arrest kills many, often ignored »
Cardiac arrest  is America's third-largest killer, but is too often ignored, an expert panel concluded Tuesday....

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