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Tips for Successful Sterilization »
The sterilization of instruments is integral to the safe and effective provision of dental care. MORE >>
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APIC commends researcher for hand hygiene study »
The Implementation Science Award is presented annually for studies that represent notable advances within the field. Parad...
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New hepatitis C drugs are costing Medicare billions »
Medicare spent $4.5 billion last year on new, pricey medications that cure the liver disease hepatitis C — more than 15 ti...
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NYU College of Dentistry Partners with Rheonix, Inc. on NIH Grant to Develop Test to Detect HIV Anti »
The NYU team will work to help achieve a commercial-ready test for use in the developing world MORE >>  
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Measure kids’ medicines in metric units, not spoonfuls, doctors say »
Children’s liquid medicines should only be measured in metric units to avoid overdoses common with teaspoons and tablespoo...
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INDIANA ALLOWS NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM TO STEM HIV OUTBREAK »
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps Thursday to help contain the sprea...
Saturday, March 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
APIC statement in support of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria »
Today the Administration released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by key Federal departm...
Saturday, March 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why NIH's Anthony Fauci is treating Ebola patients himself »
As head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Anthony Fauci wields a $4.4 billion research...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Mar 27, 2015 »
More H5N2 in Minnesota; Intercontinental H5N8 viruses; US flu season persists MORE >>
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News Scan for Mar 27, 2015 »
Funding Syria's health crisis; Measles alert in Florida MORE >>
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Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered »
Results from a Liberian trial suggest that two candidate Ebola vaccines are safe, clearing the way for the next step to te...
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White House releases plan to curb antibiotic resistance »
In its latest salvo in the battle against antibiotic resistance over the past year, the Obama administration today unveile...
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USDA at work on poultry vaccine for H5N8, H5N2 »
With the highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI) strains H5N2 and H5N8 threatening US poultry flocks, the US Department of Agri...
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White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria »
The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears...
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Don't be Misled by "Latex Free" Claims »
If you’re allergic to natural rubber latex, FDA has good news for you: in the future, you are less likely to be misinforme...
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White House Releases Action Plan on Antibiotic Resistance »
The Obama administration has issued a  detailed plan  to address the problem of antibiotic resistance, complet...
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White House crafts first-ever plan to fight superbugs »
The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the...
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Administration drafts plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria »
The Obama administration is about to release a long-awaited plan to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria – bu...
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Ebola Virus in Latest Outbreak Does Not Show Unusual Mutations, Study Finds »
Fears that the current  Ebola  epidemic, the deadliest in history, was caused by a more lethal, fast-moving or...
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Why aren’t we producing medications for looming global disease threats? »
In the United States, any cluster of tuberculosis cases makes headlines, no matter how small the numbers. For example, loc...
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In effort to halt outbreaks, protocol for cleaning medical scope is updated »
The manufacturer of a type of medical scope linked to the spread of deadly bacterial infections  issued detailed new...
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News Scan for Mar 26, 2015 »
H5N2 in Wyoming; A probiotic for meningitis; Global health funding; HIV emergency in Indiana MORE >>
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Latest Saudi MERS update points to multiple exposures »
A World Health Organization (WHO) update today on 15 recent MERS-CoV cases in Saudi Arabia points to a variety of possible...
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Gene study finds no worrisome changes in Ebola virus »
A genetic analysis published today of Ebola virus samples over the course of the outbreak found few changes and noted that...
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MMWR: QuickStats: Colorectal Cancer* Death Rates,† by Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United »
In 2013, the age-adjusted death rate for colorectal cancer was 14.6 per 100,000 population, the lowest rate ever recorded....
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MMWR: Announcement: Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Day — April 2015 »
April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Day. These observances offer the opportunity to highlight the...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Updated Recommendations for the Use of Typhoid Vaccine — Advisory Committee on Immunization Pr »
These revised recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices update recommendations published in ...
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MMWR: Use of 9-Valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine: Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations of »
During its February 2015 meeting, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended 9-valent human papil...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Mycoplasma pneumoniae Outbreak in a Long-Term Care Facility — Nebraska, 2014 »
On June 20, 2014, a Nebraska long-term care facility notified the East Central District Health Department (ECDHD) and Nebr...
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MMWR: Employment and Activity Limitations Among Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — »
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of progressive respiratory conditions, including emphysema and chr...
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Prepare for Spring Weather »
Spring weather can be unpredictable. When severe weather hits unexpectedly, the risk of injury and death increases, so pla...
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