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An Update on Bioterrorism-Related Conditions »
It has been nearly 14 years since the anthrax attacks took place. In the months and early years following these attacks, t...
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Knowledge of HIV and Willingness to Conduct Oral Rapid HIV Testing among Dentists in Xi'an China. »
China is considered a country of low HIV prevalence (780,000 people living with HIV), however, HIV infections among high-r...
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Flu Scan for Mar 05, 2015 »
New estimate of flu deaths; GBS and flu hospitalization MORE >>
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News Scan for Mar 05, 2015 »
More Saudi MERS cases; College meningitis B outbreak; More contaminated scopes MORE >>
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Avian flu in South Korea, Taiwan prompts massive culling »
South Korea and Taiwan have destroyed more than 2.7 million poultry in recent weeks and months in efforts to halt highly p...
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Avian flu in South Korea, Taiwan prompts massive culling »
South Korea and Taiwan have destroyed more than 2.7 million poultry in recent weeks and months in efforts to halt highly p...
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Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch »
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that a phase 3 trial of a Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine will launch...
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Widening superbug outbreak raises questions for FDA, manufacturers »
By the time 18-year-old Aaron Young wound up at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles last October, he’d been w...
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UN health agency announces start of Ebola vaccine testing in worst-affected areas of Guinea »
The World Health Organization ( WHO ) announced today that it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea t...
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New CDC report highlights U.S. children's caries problem »
Almost a quarter of U.S. children between 2 and 5 years of age have caries in their primary teeth, according to a new repo...
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Billions 'have untreated tooth decay' »
More than 2.4bn people have untreated tooth decay across the globe, a study in the Journal of Dental Research suggests....
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Untreated Dental Decay Is Falling Among Children »
Cavities in preschoolers appear to be declining and fewer young children have untreated dental decay, federal health autho...
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FLU WINDS DOWN AS FDA AIMS FOR BETTER VACCINE NEXT WINTER »
 The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even as the govern...
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California: More Drug-Resistant Cases Are Linked to Medical Device »
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced on Wednesday that four patients had contracted a deadly, drug-resista...
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Seroprevalence and risk factors for hepatitis B and C virus infection in Damietta Governorate, Egypt »
The main risk factors for both HCV and HBV were exposure to dental procedures, surgery, stitches, schistosomiasis treatmen...
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WHO to basically everybody: Stop eating so much sugar »
The World Health Organization is worried about how much sugar you're eating. And how much I'm eating. And how much people...
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Preventing Chronic Disease: February 2015 Releases »
Preventing Chronic Disease ( PCD )? February 2015 . At www.cdc.gov/pcd , where you will find other downloadable ar...
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New Hospital Guidelines Say No Cats Allowed »
Only dogs should be allowed to visit because they're more reliably trained and less risky, says the Society...
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Americans Come Clean on Handwashing, Germs and Restrooms »
A national survey finds that Americans are hit-or-miss about washing their hands after using a public restroom. And, men s...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian Flu Scan for Mar 04, 2015 »
H5N1 deaths in Egypt; H7N9 case in China MORE >>
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Mar 04, 2015 »
New Saudi MERS case; Polio emergency continues; Cholera on Hispaniola MORE >>
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ebola levels on the rise in Guinea, Sierra Leone »
Reflecting the tough challenge responders have in getting Ebola cases to zero, the number of confirmed infections increase...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA panel endorses WHO picks for 2015-16 flu vaccine »
As expected, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee today endorsed the World Health Organization's (WHO's...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disasters have same human impact as tuberculosis: U.N. »
Deaths, economic damage and other negative impacts from disasters have caused losses equivalent to 42 million life years a...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SHEA releases guidelines for animal visitation policies in hospitals »
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has released infection control recommendations regarding the use of ani...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UN health agency points to ‘solid evidence’ backing its call to reduce sugar intake »
New guidelines released by the United Nations health agency today recommended that adults and children worldwide reduce th...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opening at CDC Divison of Oral Heatlh »
The CDC Division of Oral Health has posted a job opening for someone to lead our Program Services Team.  This Program...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
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Monkeys infected after deadly bacteria escapes at Louisiana lab: USA Today »
n">A deadly bacteria being analyzed at a high-security primate research lab in Louisiana escaped and infected four monkeys...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
April is Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, but health care providers should look for th »
April is Oral and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, a time to pause to consider the ravages of this disease and r...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study »
Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests MORE >>
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Johns Hopkins Researchers Identify Key to Tuberculosis Resistance »
The cascade of events leading to bacterial infection and the immune response is mostly understood. However, the molecular...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECRI Institute Advises Culturing of Duodenoscopes to Help Reduce Risk of Deadly Infections »
News of patient deaths caused by outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) infections is fueling media at...
Wednesday, March 04, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diagnosing Diabetes at the Dentist Is Feasible »
Screening patients for high glycemic levels using oral blood collected during a routine dental procedure gives as accurate...
Tuesday, March 03, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Mar 03, 2015 »
Flu vaccine performance; HCWs, flu, and fever; H7N9 in China; H5N1 in Nigeria MORE >>

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