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Agency and Association Update January - February 2013
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ADA (American Dental Association)
New maternal/child oral health resources online
Smiles spread across country today
New draft standards available for review, comment
ADA ACE Panel seeks clinical dentists for product feedback
FDA proposes device reclassification
FDI invites dentists to submit abstracts
New HIPAA rules issued
Congress jump starts dental responder legislation
Treaty imposes no curbs on amalgam use
Infection control pioneer James Crawford, Ph.D., dies at 81
Mercury treaty offers dental amalgam options
Time to champion evidence-based dentistry
Research links vitamin D and healthy teeth
Tips to keep mobile technology secure
ADA Foundation still accepting Hurricane Sandy donations
Three years later, dentists rebuild in Haiti
Fluoridation news
University of Utah set to open state's second dental school in fall of 2013
ADEA (American Dental Education Association)
2013 ADEA Allied Dental Faculty Leadership Development Program
Journal of Dental Education
2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition
AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)
Tips for tots' teeth
2013 Annual Meeting
APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
Study: Infection preventionists know safe care
Top 10 ways to prevent infection in the New Year
Protect yourself from flu this season
Norovirus: How you can stay safe
January issue of AJIC highlights use of personal protective equipment
Disinfection caps cut CLABSI cases in half
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Love your health on Valentine's Day
New norovirus strain causing most norovirus outbreaks in United States
Are your kids protected from HPV-related cancers?
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
Safe drug use after a natural disaster
Heart disease in women
Don't double up on acetaminophen
The evolution, and revolution, of flu vaccines
FDA approves new seasonal influenza vaccine made using novel technology
FDA proposes new food safety standards for foodborne illness prevention and produce safety
FDA approves first drug to treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on African-American History Month
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on American Heart Month
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Statement from Assistant Secretary Nicole Lurie on FDA approval of new influenza vaccine manufactured with novel technology
New rule protects patient privacy, secures health information
New designs to make health records easier for patients to use
HHS announces first HIPAA breach settlement involving less than 500 patients
IOM (Institute of Medicine)  
Childhood immunization schedule and safety: Stakeholder concerns, scientific evidence, and future studies
US health in international perspective: Shorter lives, poorer health
NIH (National Institute of Health)
NIH urges women to protect their heart health and to encourage others to do the same
National Wear Red Day®
NIH-developed candidate dengue vaccine shows promise in early-stage trial
H1N1 flu shots are safe for pregnant women
NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
TWH™ in Action! Volume 2, Number 1 - January 2013
Catching the flu: NIOSH research on airborne influenza transmission
NIOSH eNews: January, 2013
OSHA (US Dept. of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
OSHA reminds employers to post injury and illness summaries
US Labor Department obtains judgment ordering Maine dentist to pay $72,000 to two former employees who raised workplace health concerns
Workplace safety and the flu
US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 7 safety violations at Battle Creek, Mich., medical center for veterans
WHO/UN (World Health Organization/United Nations)
Speeding up access to quality medicines in Africa
African Partnerships for Patient Safety: safer care through international partnerships
132nd WHO Executive Board session
WHO: Measles deaths decline, but elimination progress stalls in some regions
Progress against neglected tropical diseases
Fighting the illicit trade in tobacco products





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