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Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United »
n the United States, approximately 900,000 youths smoke their first cigarette each year ( 1 ). Health communication inte...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Inpatient Hospitalization Costs Associated with Birth Defects Among Persons of All Ages — Unit »
n the United States, major structural or genetic birth defects affect approximately 3% of live births ( 1 ) and are resp...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South African Study Provides Compelling New Evidence on Role of Person-to Person Transmission in Dru »
A study published today in  The New England Journal of Medicine  provides compelling evidence that extensively...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA issues shortage notice for nitrous oxide »
There is a shortage of nitrous oxide cylinder gas, the Food and Drug Administration said Jan. 19, but the supply is antici...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jan 19, 2017 »
Avian flu in Europe, India, Niger Sepsis and antibiotic Rx   More yellow fever in...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chinese team posts analysis of early, sudden H7N9 spike »
Increased levels of highly pathogenic H7N9 contamination in the environment may be one reason for China's early sudden inc...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New $460 million effort takes aim at MERS, Lassa, Nipah »
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerlan...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
TN Department Of Health Warns About Mumps Outbreak »
Mumps, the illness many associate with childhood, can infect people of all ages and has been on the rise as some neglect t...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New global coalition launched to create vaccines, prevent epidemics »
A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases launched Wednesday with the ambitious aim of pr...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work-related infections in dentistry: risk perception and preventive measures. »
OBJECTIVES: Evaluation of (1) the risk perception of work-related infections in dentistry, (2) the vaccination status,...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA proposes off-label communication norms for medical products »
The U.S. health regulator issued draft guidance for promotional materials and data not on the label of medical products, r...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Person-to-person contact may cause most drug-resistant TB cases »
The worst form of drug-resistant tuberculosis isn't just arising from inadequate treatment, it's mostly being spread from...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H5N2 found in wild Montana duck as H5N8 spreads to Italy »
The highly pathogenic H5N2 avian flu strain linked to several US poultry outbreaks in 2015 has been detected in a wild mal...
Thursday, November 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevalence of drug-resistant tuberculosis in West Africa higher than previously thought »
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) could become a serious public health threat in West Africa unless effective surveill...
Saturday, October 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health system study finds big jump in C diff, MDR organisms »
A first-of-its-kind study on the changing epidemiology of drug-resistant bacteria within a healthcare network indicates a...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 29, 2016 »
Flour E coli outbreak over Saudi MERS case   Rift Valley fever in Niger...
Thursday, August 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘The global pandemic of inactivity’ with Loretta DiPietro »
As the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles are on the ri...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Human Papillomavirus–Associated Cancers — United States, 2008–2012 »
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a known cause of cervical cancers, as well as some vulvar, vaginal, penile, oropharyngeal, a...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Evaluation of the Impact of National HIV Testing Day — United States, 2011–2014 »
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing is the first step in the continuum of HIV prevention, care, and treatment servi...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC URGES SPEED ON ZIKA AS HOUSE MOVES TO NEGOTIATE FUNDING »
The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursd...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Bank: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water »
The most startling finding? The report suggests that by 2050, an inadequate supply of water could knock down economic grow...
Thursday, April 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction — United States, May 2–6, 201 »
The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction* will be observed May 2–6, 2016, and is hosted by the fede...
Friday, April 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Apr 15, 2016 »
Ebola vaccine's future; More US flu deaths; US biodefense coordination; WHO dengue vaccine advice; Carbapenem resistance i...
Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIDCR's March E-Newsletter »
NIDCR's March E-Newsletter is Now Available MORE >>
Wednesday, March 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
COMMENTARY: Six policy options for conducting gain-of-function research »
A  meeting at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) this week  presents a tangible opportunity to spell out c...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study Finds Surprising Benefit of Viral DNA: Fighting Other Viruses »
What could be more alien than a virus? It’s a nanobiological weapon — a microscopic protein shell holding a few genes that...
Friday, January 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NIH Awards Will Support Development of Therapeutic Alternatives to Traditional Antibiotics »
New NIH Awards Will Support Development of Therapeutic Alternatives to Traditional Antibiotics The National Institute of A...
Tuesday, September 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Other People's Flu Vaccines Help Shield Seniors, Too: Study »
Reduction in sickness is even greater when older folks also get immunization MORE >>
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 21, 2015 »
NY Legionella source; H5N6 in Vietnam; C diff virulence; Jamboree-linked meningococcal disease outbreak; Airborne spread o...
Thursday, August 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Human papillomavirus and oral cancer: a primer for dental public health professionals. »
There is strong evidence for causal association between human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer, evidence of associ...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chikungunya virus »
Chikungunya is a virus passed to humans by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever and severe joint pain....
Thursday, May 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: This month marks the 20th anniversary of Hepatitis Awareness Month and the 4th National Hepati »
This month marks the 20th anniversary of Hepatitis Awareness Month and the 4th National Hepatitis Testing Day (May 19) in...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
You can provide important input to the National Institutes of Health Working Group on the National L »
You can provide important input to the National Institutes of Health Working Group on the National Library of Medicine...
Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory Regarding the U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak, Dece »
This is an official CDC HEALTH ADVISORY   Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network...
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Ebola Epidemic — Liberia, March–October 2014 »
On March 21, 2014, the Guinea Ministry of Health reported the outbreak of an illness characterized by fever, severe diarrh...

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