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Agency and Association Update October - November 2010

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ADA (American Dental Association)
House OKs Health Screening Program's return for 2011 session
California city seeks amalgam ban
House workforce resolutions emphasize dentist's role as team leader
ADA council chairs named for 2010-11
EBD critical summaries available on the Web
Beware of strange e-mails
Alaska dental therapist report issued
Whirlpool offer extended
CDA Journal explains new perinatal guidelines
Dr. Gist installed as ADA president
Dr. Calnon is ADA's new president-elect
Panel explores fluoride benefits
A helping hand with health issues
EBD launches patient Web page, mobile app for dentists
EPA announces intent to regulate dental mercury waste
CDC reports increased access to fluoridated water
AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)
Annual meeting
APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
APIC Representative Speaks at Needlestick Safety Event
Experts call for elimination of potentially deadly infections
APIC partners with superheroes to fight germs!
Rigorous infection control in outpatient care the focus of IIPW commemorative
Study of bloodstream infections reveals inconsistent surveillance methods, reporting among hospitals
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CDC releases two reports on excessive alcohol use and related harms
HHS announces $30 million in new resources to support the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
HHS awards nearly $100 million in grants for public health and prevention priorities
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
FDA, USDA, Cornell University announce alliance for produce safety
NOAA and FDA Announce Chemical Test for Dispersant in Gulf Seafood
FDA laboratory receives accreditation
FDA: Possible increased risk of thigh bone fracture with bisphosphonates
FDA Issues Regulatory Science Report
FDA awards nearly $3 million for TB research
NIH and FDA announce awards to advance regulatory science
Advancing regulatory science Moving regulatory science into the 21st century
FDA awards $904,000 to Pan American Health Organization for information ‘hub'
FDA warns three companies to stop making unproven claims on mouth rinses
FDA issues final rule on safety information during clinical trials
HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)
HHS announces new tobacco strategy and proposed new warnings and graphics for cigarette packs and advertisements
Secretaries Geithner, Sebelius, NIH Director Collins Announce Recipients of Affordable Care Act Grants to Support Groundbreaking Biomedical Research
HHS announces the availability of up to $335 million to boost access to primary health care
HHS announces a major new investment in community health centers
Statement from Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding Breast Cancer Awareness Month
BARDA grants help build global flu vaccine manufacturing capacity
Kaiser Permanente opens access to internal medical terminology to help others meet HHS' goals for better use of health information technology
Federal health IT coordinator completes nationwide system to assist doctors and hospitals in switching to electronic health records
IOM (Institute of Medicine)

Forty Years at the IOM

Examination of Front-of-Package Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols: Phase 1 Report

IOM elects 65 new members, four foreign associates
Examination of front-of-package nutrition rating systems and symbols: Phase 1 report
Building a national framework for the establishment of regulatory science for drug development - Workshop summary
BioWatch and public health surveillance: Evaluating systems for the early detection of biological threats - abbreviated version
NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
NIAID Web Bulletin: NIH Network Identifies Better Treatment Regimen for HIV-Infected Infants
NIAID Media Availability: Malaria-Transmitting Mosquito Evolving, NIH Grantees Find
NIH Funds Four Clinical Trials to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
NIAID Media Availability: NIH Studies Influence Revision of WHO Guidelines for Treating HIV-Infected Women, Infants
NIH statement on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
NIH funds advanced development of three biodefense vaccines
NIH scientists describe how Salmonella bacteria spread in humans
NIH scientists consider fate of pandemic H1N1 flu virus
NIH scientists find more health benefits from starting HIV treatment early
NIH scientists freeze virus fragment in shape recognized by immune system
NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
NIDCR completes its commitment of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds
NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Statement from NIDDK Director Griffin P. Rodgers for National Diabetes Month, World Diabetes Day,
From Touchpad to Thought-pad?
1000 Genomes Project publishes analysis of completed pilot phase
NIH scientists discover how dengue virus infects cells
NIH grantee wins 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Transformative R01 program
NIH scientists describe how salmonella bacteria spread in humans
NIH Director's Pioneer Award
NIH launches Genotype-Tissue Expression project
NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
NIOSH eNews  Volume 8, Number 7 (November 2010)
NIOSH eNews   volume 8 number 6 (October 2010)
NOIRS 2011
Seasonal Influenza (Flu) in the Workplace
OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
Statement by US Department of Labor's OSHA Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels on injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work in 2009

OSHA targets high-hazard worksites for inspection

Statement of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis on reported decline in workplace injuries and illnesses
US Labor Department's OSHA reports on state-run occupational safety and health programs
US Labor Department's OSHA reaches out to prevent distracted driving
WHO/UN (World Health Organization/United Nations)
Launch of the WHO Global Tuberculosis Control Report 2010
Haiti's cholera epidemic likely to grow much larger
UNICEF rolls out innovative way to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in Kenya
UN-backed polio campaign to reach 72 million African children
New action plan lays the foundation for tuberculosis elimination
World Sight Day
Donors pledge billions to help UN-backed fund combat AIDS, TB and malaria





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