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Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boots on the Ground: Reports from CDC’s Disease Detectives »
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Co...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wash Your Hands »
Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your family, and others from getting sick. More >>
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
For people age 50 or older, doctors say the new shingles vaccine is a must »
Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults...
Monday, April 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tooth loss and pneumonia mortality: A cohort study of Japanese dentists. »
Although associations between oral health and pneumonia have been reported in previous studies, particularly in the instit...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 8, 2018 »
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 8, 2018 More >>
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza B dominating end of flu season »
Flu activity has decreased for the sixth consecutive week, but rates of influenza-like illness in the outpatient setting a...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis C virus elimination programmes report encouraging results: Is elimination within reach? »
Two nationwide programmes in Georgia and Iceland, which were designed to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) at the populati...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New affordable hepatitis C combination treatment shows 97 percent cure rate »
An affordable hepatitis C combination treatment including the new drug candidate ravidasvir has been shown to be safe and...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Surgeon General to Attend the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health »
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is pleased to announce the 2nd International Symposium t...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diagnosis and Management of Children With Mycobacterium abscessus Infections in the Head and Neck »
Controversy exists regarding the most appropriate treatment strategy for children with nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM)...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental Handpieces and Other Devices Attached to Air and Waterlines »
Handpieces and other intraoral devices that can be removed from the air and waterlines of dental units should be cleaned a...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Statement on Reprocessing Dental Handpieces »
CDC recognizes that the dental community requires clear, consistent guidelines on the best way to reprocess dental handpie...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Public Doesn't Take Flu Seriously Enough »
As the nation experiences one of the worst flu seasons in years, thousands of Americans have already died from influenza o...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worried your sore throat may be strep? »
Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it’s not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals can...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working Together to Eliminate the Threat of Hepatitis B and C »
Infectious Disease Doctor listening to patient explaining his painful Viral hepatitis, a group of infectious dis...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis across the world are multi-drug resist »
A worldwide study initiated to investigate the epidemiology and outcomes of bacterial infections in hospitalized patients...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress searches for prescription to help fight growing opioid epidemic »
The opioids epidemic that is ripping apart lives across the country appears to be uniting Republicans and Democrats in Con...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgeon General Addresses Opioid Epidemic, Public Health Challenges During Keynote at National Publi »
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, has seen first-hand the collateral damage caused by the ongoing opioid epidemic....
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Regulatory Look At Nitrous Oxide Delivery »
Fear and anxiety remain prevalent among dental patients. These feelings are not only associated with specific dental proce...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collaboration aims to emphasize patient safety at product level »
Healthcare research firm ECRI Institute is working with the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety—a stakeholder collabo...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECRI Institute Now Offers Culture of Safety Assessment for Health Information Technology (IT) Develo »
Health IT development companies continuously strive for a culture that puts safety at the forefront when designing and dev...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wash Your Hands »
You can help yourself and others stay healthy by washing your hands often, especially during these key times when germs ar...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate National Minority Health Month! »
April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” Learn more and help raise a...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands »
SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands 5 May 2017 - Fight antibiotic resistance - it's in your hands More >>
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DNA testing can rapidly solve Legionnaires' disease outbreaks »
A DNA test method called polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allowed New York City health officials to identify the source of...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alcoholic liver disease replaces hepatitis C infection as the leading cause of liver transplant »
Two independent studies have today reported that alcoholic liver disease has now replaced hepatitis C virus (HCV) infectio...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filtering out Confusion: Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection »
Over 3 million United States employees in approximately 1.3 million workplaces are required to wear respiratory protection...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Too many people die from strokes because treatment is delayed »
As a neurologist, every single day I am left unable to help victims of stroke, despite an effective treatment in hand, sim...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
“I’m One of the Lucky Ones” — Treating Head and Neck Cancer »
In 2018, there will be more than 650,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancers diagnosed worldwide, but early screening...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1359 »
IAC Express - Weekly News and Information More >>
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS studies spotlight infections in health workers, kids »
Investigations surrounding MERS-CoV cases detected in hospitals should cast a wide net when testing health workers and oth...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Top 7 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer »
You know your dentist is looking for cavities during regular check-ups, but you may not realize your dentist can check for...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS sponsors its largest exercise for moving patients with highly infectious diseases »
The largest patient movement exercise in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ history began today to test the nat...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mount Sinai-led task force identifies ways US health care systems can learn from the world »
Millions of Americans have the same life expectancy as the American national average in the 1970s, according to a new task...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis C: A novel point-of-care assay »
One of the major challenges identified by the WHO in efforts to eradicate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the diagnosis of...

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