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Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Hospitalizations Climb as US Season Hits New Heights »
Flu hospitalizations across the country are still increasing, and at least by one metric the season has reached a height n...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIDCR's Winter 2018 E-Newsletter »
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research sent this bulletin on 01/19/2018.  More >>
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare Personnel Working with Flu-like Illness »
A NIOSH study recently published in the American Journal of Infection Control found that more than 40 percent of health ca...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yes, Lots of People Are Getting Flu Symptoms. No, This Season Isn’t So Unusual. Here’s Why. »
As of late January, the 2017-2018 flu season was called “intense” by Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Di...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Analysis Strengthens Link Between EV-D68, Poliolike Complications »
A research team that reviewed studies on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare poliolike illness, and enterovirus D68 (EV-D...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu May Be Spread Just By Breathing, New Research Shows »
It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led st...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists Move Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine »
The University of California, Los Angeles–led group reported in this week’s Science that they may have created the “Goldil...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminding people about vaccinations can increase rates of immunization »
An updated Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that reminding people when their vaccination...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Two-Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults Now Available »
Dynavax Technologies announced the availability of Heplisav-B (hepatitis B vaccine [recombinant], adjuvanted) for the prev...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Scientists Find Microbes on the Skin of Mice Promote Tissue Healing, Immunity »
Beneficial bacteria on the skin of lab mice work with the animals’ immune systems to defend against disease-causing microb...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SHEA Announces New Public Health Scholarship »
In 2018, the SHEA Education & Research Foundation (SHEA/ERF) established SHEA/ERF Public Health Scholarships to promot...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Moves to Reduce Use of Opioid Containing Cough Meds »
The FDA is requiring safety labeling changes to limit the use of prescription opioid cough and cold medicines containing c...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating a Culture of Safety in Dental Practice Settings »
Historically, dentistry in the US has not been associated with high numbers of health-care-acquired infections (HIAs)—that...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insulin Resistance in HCV May Be Reversed With DAAs »
Hepatitis C (HCV) is associated with insulin resistance, and elimination of the virus may help re-establish glycemic contr...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global-, Regional-, and Country-Level Economic Impacts of Dental Diseases in 2015 »
Up-to-date information about the economic impact of dental diseases is essential for health care decision makers when seek...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu stresses hospitals, shows we’re not ready for emergencies »
Experts agree the U.S. is not ready for a bad epidemic, or even for some other disaster that would affect hospital supplie...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety of Clofazimine in Treating Children With Mycobacterium abscessus Infections »
Clofazimine may be a safe and effective part of a surgical and multidrug regimen for treating children with Mycobacterium...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults »
On November 13th, 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology issued the first comprehensi...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Timothy Ray Brown, cured of HIV, rallies public to support research funding »
In the 10th anniversary year since a bone marrow stem cell transplant cured Timothy Ray Brown of his HIV infection, despit...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Us Redesign the NIOSH Pocket Guide »
To celebrate the NPG’s 40 years, we’re reprinting the hard copy and updating all versions (web and app), adding new inform...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-ventilator Hospital-acquired Pneumonia: An Emerging Threat »
Non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) has long been associated with mostly elderly patients in intensive car...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pan American Journal Of Public Health Features Special Issue On Immunization In Americas »
Special issue of PAHO’s scientific journal explores the past, present, and future of vaccination in the Americas. ...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Neutrons reveal hidden secrets of the hepatitis C virus »
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood born virus that causes liver disease and cancer, with more than 300,000 people dyin...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oral Microbiome Tied to H&N Cancer Risk »
A greater abundance of certain bacteria in the oral microbiome were associated with a decreased risk of head and neck squa...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu stresses hospitals, shows we’re not ready for emergencies »
Experts agree the U.S. is not ready for a bad epidemic, or even for some other disaster that would affect hospital supplie...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1345 »
IAC Express: Weekly News and Information from the Immunization Action Coalition.  More >>
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA to speed review of medical products for use by military »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense launched a program on Tuesday to speed the development and...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Hygienists Should NEVER Treat Patients with Active Oral Herpes »
Clearly, there are many reasons to exercise caution when a patient appears with an active herpes simplex lesion. However,...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Penalties »
Below are the penalty amounts adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 2, 2018. More >>
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., updates on some ongoing shortages related to IV fluids »
As we continue to hear concerns about shortages in our discussions with hospitals and health care providers, as well as in...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA to release more clinical trial information for newly approved drugs »
The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make it easier for doctors, patients and researchers to get access to...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memory Loss from West Nile Virus May be Preventable »
More than 10,000 people in the United States are living with memory loss and other persistent neurological problems that o...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., in response to GAO report regarding FDA’s »
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., in response to GAO report regarding FDA’s ongoing commitment to empl...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Need a Universal Flu Vaccine before the Next Pandemic Strikes »
This year the world will mark the 100th anniversary of one of the most devastating infectious disease events in recorded h...

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