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Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Children and Teens Aged 4–17 Years Ever Diagnosed with Attention-De »
During 2013−2015, the percentage of children and teens aged 4–17 years who had ever received a diagnosis of ADHD was signi...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Team-Based Care for »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently posted new information on its website: “Diabetes Management: Team-Ba...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Evaluation of a Perceived Cluster of Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Among Worker »
In 2014, CDC received a request from workers at a natural gas company in Illinois for a health hazard evaluation. The requ...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — U.S. Territories, Ja »
Pregnant women living in or traveling to areas with local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission are at risk for Zika viru...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Breastfeeding Among Infants Enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program f »
Breastfeeding is widely accepted as the optimal method of infant feeding ( 1 , 2 ). New York Special Supplemental Nutr...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Serious Bacterial Infections Acquired During Treatment of Patients Given a Diagnosis of Chroni »
The term “chronic Lyme disease” is used by some health care providers as a diagnosis for various constitutional, musculosk...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Electronic Cigarettes as an Introductory Tobacco Product Among Eighth and 11th Grade Tobacco U »
During 2011–2015, increased electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) and hookah use offset declines in cigarette and other tobac...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2016 »
obacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States; nearly all tobacco use begins durin...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza virus can overcome potentially crippling mutations »
New research could improve the effectiveness of flu vaccines and therapies MORE >>
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Researchers discover new antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria »
Scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the biotechnology company NAICONS Srl., and elsewhere have discovered a...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
High prevalence of CRE in Washington, D.C. healthcare facilities »
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a family of highly pathogenic antibiotic-resistant organisms, are endemic a...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1311 - Ask the Experts »
From the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 14, 2017 »
Drug resistance in GI illness MDR in neonatal sepsis MORE >>
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 14, 2017 »
MERS cases in Saudi Arabia South America flu rise   Chikungunya blip...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
China reports more high-path H7N9 outbreaks in poultry »
In the latest avian flu developments, China reports more highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreaks in three provinces, and South Ko...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
 IAC Express #1310 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 13, 2017 »
Antibiotic side effects Allergy history and pre-op stewardship MORE >>
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 13, 2017 »
Zika and swallowing Cholera in Somalia, Yemen   Pneumonia in young kids...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO reports 2 polio clusters in the DRC, new details in Syria »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today said two separate circulating vaccine-derived polio clusters have been detected...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO details Saudi MERS clusters as outbreak grows »
The World Health Organization (WHO) today provided new details on three MERS-CoV clusters in Saudi Arabia involving 32 out...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infection Prevention and Control Program Management Gets Boost from New Guidelines »
The healthcare landscape is, of course, very different today than it was 40 years ago, when a landmark study first called...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study »
It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women MORE >>
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA reinstates final rule on amalgam separators »
The Environmental Protection Agency June 9 issued a final rule governing the management of dental amalgam discharges into...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 12, 2017 »
Ebola vaccine trial Brazil yellow fever Afghanistan polio case MORE >>
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICU-room sink removal may cut bacterial colonization »
Dutch investigators found that removing sinks from intensive care unit (ICU) rooms and using a "water-free" method of care...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saudi Arabia reports 7 new hospital MERS cases »
Over the weekend and today, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported seven new cases of MERS-CoV. All the cases...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The EPA Brings Back Mercury Pollution Rule After NRDC Sues »
In response to an NRDC lawsuit, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency restored a rule to protect the public from mercur...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CME from CDC: Environmental Services and Infection Prevention »
Please watch and share this new free continuing education opportunity focusing on Environmental Services and Infection Pre...
Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIAID scientists discover rare genetic susceptibility to common cold »
Unusual case provides insight into leading cause of acute illness worldwide. MORE >>
Saturday, June 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New findings aim to improve global medical device standard on auditory alarms »
The global medical device standard IEC 60601-1-8, first published in 2006, specifies safety and performance requirements f...
Saturday, June 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves 4th-Generation Latent TB Blood Test »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved  QuantiFERON-TB Gold Plus (QFT-Plus ); (QUIAGEN NV), a fourt...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jun 09, 2017 »
More Saudi MERS Measles vaccine timing Yemen cholera outbreak MORE >>
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase reported in H7N9 avian flu cases in China »
In its weekly report, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) today confirmed 12 H7N9 avian flu cases reported from...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Findings conflict on C diff rates in acute vs long-term care »
Two new studies offer somewhat conflicting signals on the comparative rates of  Clostridium difficile  infecti...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika, Ebola Updates Provided at AIHce 2017 »
Only three occupational cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission have been recorded in the United States, a NIOSH p...

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