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Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Cervical Cancer Screening in Title X-Funded Health Centers — United States, 2005–201 »
Cervical cancer screening is critical to early detection and treatment of precancerous cells and cervical cancer. In 2015,...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Opioid Overdose Outbreak — West Virginia, August 2016 »
On August 15, 2016, the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy in Huntington, West Virginia, notified the Cabell-Huntington...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: HIV Care Outcomes Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With Diagnosed HIV Infection — United States »
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM) represent approximately 2% of the U.S...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — September 27, 2017 »
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on September 27 to direct attention to the ongoing and dis...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rural and Urban Differences in Passenger-Vehicle–Occupant Deaths and Seat Belt Use Among Adult »
Problem/Condition:  Motor-vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States. Compared with urban res...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To the rockin’ dental assistants in charge of OSHA and infection control programs »
It's a big responsibility to be in charge of a dental practice's OSHA and infection control programs, one that often falls...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid hepatitis C testing may help better screen young adults »
Routine and rapid hepatitis C virus testing among young adults who use injection drugs improves life expectancy and may pr...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
To Wage War On Superbugs, FDA Clears Way For Scope With A Disposable Piece »
Seeking to prevent superbug outbreaks, federal health officials said they have approved the first gastrointestinal medical...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2017 »
MDR malaria spread Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship New US Candida auris cases...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 21, 2017 »
H3N2v flu in fairgoers Flu vaccine in low-income nations EU malaria transmission...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases »
About three quarters of counties on the US mainland have suitable environments for harboring  Aedes aegypti  a...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
US panel advises on AMR reduction in humans, animals »
A panel of experts in human and veterinary medicine charged with advising the US government on antibiotic resistance has c...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dental assistants play key role in infection control »
September is Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, as designated by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Preventio...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza Vaccine's Effectiveness Following Repeated Vaccination »
Prior season influenza vaccination did not decrease the effectiveness of the current season vaccination, according to a re...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 20, 2017 »
Post-cesarean antibiotics Point-of-care testing Pneumonia vaccine and antibiotics...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 20, 2017 »
Global flu hot spots Flu vaccine trial launch Nigerian yellow fever...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: HPV screen bests Pap smear at detecting cervical cancer »
Human papillomavirus (HPV) screening is better than traditional Pap smears at detecting precancerous cervical lesions, acc...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three-in-one antibody protects monkeys from HIV-like virus »
A three-pronged antibody made in the laboratory protected monkeys from infection with two strains of SHIV, a monkey form o...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing Mosquito Infestations After Irma »
With restoration continuing this week after Hurricane Irma,  Florida Department of Health  officials are warni...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO report confirms »
A report,  Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipe...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1327 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDA: Updated amalgam separator Q&A addresses tenant-landlord responsibility »
Dentists who share a building with other dental practices are contacting CDA Practice Support to inquire about their oblig...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many Nursing Homes Aren't Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies »
Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for far more mundane emergencies than the hurricanes that struc...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
45% of U.S. Parents Report Missing Work Due to Children's Oral Health Issues »
When it comes to their kids, working parents take time off for all kinds of reasons, some planned and some not. Delta Dent...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak in L.A. County »
L os Angeles County health officials declared a  hepatitis  A outbreak Tuesday, days after a public health eme...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 19, 2017 »
New vaginosis antibiotic   Gene sequencing for CRE C diff and tetracyclines...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 19, 2017 »
H7N9 vaccine development   Cyclospora cases rise   MERS vaccine trial...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO report paints dire picture of antibiotic development »
A new report today from the World Health Organization (WHO) argues that the antibiotics currently in clinical development...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vancomycin Vials Voluntarily Recalled for Glass Contamination »
Hospira is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, 750mg/vial. The recall is due to a con...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Academy of Pediatrics announces its first recommendations on tattoos, piercings »
Now that tattoos and piercings have become a mainstream phenomenon, physicians may expect questions and concerns from teen...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep your medical devices safe during natural disasters »
The FDA is reminding medical device companies impacted by a hurricane to take precautions before, during, and after any hu...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics as U.S. government launches bold strateg »
Data released today from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understanding the Factors of Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries »
What risk factors contribute to slip, trip and fall injuries? MORE >>
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness »
Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness? With hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other e...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Employ Older Workers Week Webinar »
September 25 th  to the 29 th  is  National Employ Older Workers Week ! The U.S. workforce is aging...

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