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Agency and Association Update May 2012

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ADA (American Dental Association)
Specialty recognition for dental anesthesiology moves forward
ADA: Economic recovery offers access opportunity
Fluoridated water reaching more US residents
NIDCR awards grant and changes structure, name of PBRNs
CDC: Oropharyngeal cancer second most diagnosed of HPV-associated cancers
Building boom: Dental schools expand, create new facilities
Court blocks NLRB employee rights notice
Experts question X-ray study
Fluoridation: One big issue for three small towns
Ad Council readying oral health campaign
ADEA (American Dental Education Association)
Influence of community-based dental education on dental students' preparation and intent to treat underserved populations
2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition
AGD (Academy of General Dentistry)
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2012 Annual Meeting
APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
May 2012 webinars brought to you by Clean Spaces, Healthy Patients
APIC introduces infection prevention competency model
HHS, APIC, SHEA announce Partnership in Prevention Award
APIC 2012 Annual Conference
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
CDC recognizes obesity prevention and control initiatives with Pioneering Innovation awards
CDC/ATSDR hydraulic fracturing statement
CDC statement on helmets and tornadoes
CDC issues state health care-associated infection report
CDC's position — Protect patients against preventable harm from improper use of single–dose⁄single–use vials
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration)
FDA proposal aims to help reduce unnecessary radiation exposure for children
FDA issues final rule on sterility testing of biological products
FDA approves new antibacterial treatment for plague
FDA statement on USDA announcement of positive BSE test result
FDA strengthens international collaboration to ensure quality, safety of imported products
Report: FDA strengthens monitoring of post-approval drug safety
FDA issues draft guidance on nanotechnology
FDA takes steps to protect public health
HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services)
Statement from Secretary Sebelius on Older Americans Month
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on National Women's Health Week
Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Mental Health Month
HHS Secretary Sebelius statement on National High Blood Pressure Education Month
Health care law helps community health centers build, renovate facilities, serve more patients
Statement from Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day
HHS seeks comment on National Action Plan to eliminate healthcare-associated infections
IOM (Institute of Medicine)
Alliances for obesity prevention: Finding common ground - Workshop summary
Ranking vaccines: A prioritization framework - Phase I: Demonstration of concept and a software blueprint
Accelerating progress in obesity prevention: Solving the weight of the nation
Ethical and scientific issues in studying the safety of approved drugs
Facing the reality of drug-resistant tuberculosis: Challenges and potential solutions in India - Summary of a joint workshop by the Institute of Medicine, the Indian National Science Academy, and the Indian Council of Medical Research
NIDCR (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
E-Newsletter: April 19, 2012
NIH (National Institute of Health)
Summer swimtime
NIH statement on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18, 2012
NIH Medical Research Scholars Program announces first class
NIH research featured in HBO documentary series on obesity
NIH encourages Americans to make healthy vision last a lifetime
NIH statement on World Malaria Day – April 25, 2012
NIDCR establishes National Dental Practice-Based Research Network
NIH statement on World Asthma Day 2012 - May 1, 2012
NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
NIOSH eNews: May, 2012
The research compendium: The NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Program: Seminal research papers 2012
New study examines the role of intimate partner violence in workplace homicides among US women
Statement by John Howard, M.D., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), For Workers Memorial Day 2012
Cómo prevenir las lesiones por pinchazos de aguja y objetos cortopunzantes
Cómo prevenir los trastornos musculoesqueléticos
Cómo prevenirlas alergias al látex

How to prevent violence on the job (Pub. No. 2012-118) (Spanish) Cómo prevenir la violencia en el trabajo

OSHA (US Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakeview Specialty Hospital for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Waterford, Wis., center
The Joint Commission
Revisions to the emergency management drill requirement
Standards revisions to address patient flow through the emergency department
Ambulatory Advisor - Issue 1, 2012
Study finds accreditation improves safety culture at nursing homes
WHO/UN (World Health Organization/United Nations)
WHO seeks health experts' input for 11th International Classification of Diseases
Oral health
UN chief calls on countries to intensify efforts to combat malaria
UN calls attention to rising number of dementia cases, urges early detection





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