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Agency and Association Update December 2010 - January 2011

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ADA (American Dental Association)
ADA urges administration to maintain oral health focus
ADA commends new fluoride recommendations
Upcoming standards meetings to eye electronic health records, imaging and dental products
NIOSH surveys health and safety practices
FDI Congress will convene Sept. 14-17 in Mexico City
Association supports continued amalgam regulation and research
Association testifies on behalf of amalgam
Association policy advanced in child nutrition law
Dental Quality Alliance update
Dental workforce projection model report available
Delegates move forward on national licensure exam
White House panel calls for universal exchange language for health care information
FDA posts documents for Dec. 14-15 amalgam review
Red Flags exemption OK'd
WHO releases report on dental materials, amalgam
NY Times looks at cone-beam computed tomography
Kellogg moves ahead on dental therapist project
Forum displays dental loupes
House urges interaction between dental schools, labs to meet future needs
ADA, DTA to co-host ISO meeting
Maine voters set stage for new dental school
Members sought for standards organization
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AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)
AGD Annual Meeting
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APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
APIC Film Festival to Promote Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control
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CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CDC report documents important health disparities, need for better data
HHS and EPA announce new scientific assessments and actions on fluoride
CDC reports 1 in 6 get sick from foodborne illnesses each year
New articles highlight the science behind government's response to 2009 H1N1 pandemic
US Surgeon General to Release New Report How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease
CDC Press Briefing on Vital Signs Report: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults — United States, 2001–2009
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FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
Acetaminophen information
US Marshals seize dental devices from Florida manufacturer
FDA launches website to help regulated industries save time, resources
FDA announces recall of Abbott glucose test strips
FDA Urges Consumers to be ‘Smart' about Antibiotic Use
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HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Surveys show significant proportions of hospitals and doctors already plan to adopt electronic health records and qualify for federal incentive payments
HHS and Walgreens announce new effort aimed at addressing health disparities in flu vaccination
HHS announces the nation's new health promotion and disease prevention agenda
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on World AIDS Day
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, Regarding National Epilepsy Awareness Month
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IOM (Institute of Medicine)
The digital infrastructure for a learning health system: Foundation for continuous improvement in health and health care - Workshop summary
Establishing precompetitive collaborations to stimulate genomics-driven product development - Workshop summary
Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D
IOM Report Recommends Changes in How US Tracks Health Trends And Measures Health Outcomes
Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Sub-Saharan Africa Expected to Greatly Outpace Treatment Resources by 2020; Urgent Need to Ramp Up Prevention
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NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
2009 H1N1 Vaccine Safe and Induces Robust Immune Response in People with Asthma
Media Availability: A Flu Vaccine that Lasts—NIH Scientists Consider Prospects for a Universal Influenza Vaccine
NIH Scientists Identify Mechanism Responsible for Spreading Biofilm Infections
NIH-sponsored Panel Issues Comprehensive U.S. Food Allergy Guidelines
NIH Study Suggests That Early Detection is Possible for Prion Diseases
NIAID Media Availability: Landmark Discoveries Characterize NIH HIV/AIDS Research in 2010
Daily Dose of HIV Drug Reduces Risk of HIV Infection
NIAID Media Availability: NIH Experts Describe Influenza Vaccines of the Future
NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Show how Anthrax Bacteria Impair Immune Response
NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Explore 1510 Influenza Pandemic and Lessons Learned
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NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah to present David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture
E-Newsletter: November 23, 2010
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NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Trace amounts of germ-killing molecules predict disease survival
Impaired clearance, not overproduction of toxic proteins, may underlie Alzheimer's disease
NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers info on anxiety disorders in older adults
Viral counts necessary for gauging health of children with HIV
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NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
NIOSH eNews - January 2011
Slip, trip, and fall prevention for healthcare workers
Seasonal influenza (flu) in the workplace
Warning: Surgeon General Finds that Cigarette Smoking Is Even More Dangerous to Your Health
NIOSH eNews - December, 2010
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards CD ROM (Pub. No. 2010-168c)
Prevention Through Design: Plan for the National Initiative (NIOSH Pub. No. 2011-121)
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WHO/UN (World Health Organization/United Nations)
UN health agency launches action plan to halt malaria drug resistance
Haiti: Ban appoints four top medical experts to probe source of cholera epidemic
Revolutionary new meningitis vaccine set to wipe out deadly epidemics in Africa
New study: global burden of disease from second-hand smoke
WHO endorses new rapid tuberculosis test
Health care-associated infections more common in developing countries
New WHO guidelines: TB prevention for people with HIV
Caring for the carers   International guidelines launched to protect health workers against HIV and TB
World governments show unity against tobacco industry and agree to new tobacco-control measures

 

 

 

 

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