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In The News May - July 2013
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Antibiotic Resistance
Change route of delivery to mitigate antibiotic resistance
Pressure grows to create drugs for ‘Superbugs'
Antibiotics missing from US drug pipeline, researchers warn
Dental Office Safety
Revisit OSHA compliance
Dentistry is safe for patients!
Emergency Preparedness
Every moment counts
Keeping older adults safe in emergencies
Infection control after a disaster
How to prepare for a tornado
Environmental Health
Surge in valley fever blamed on climate change
Musculoskeletal disorders and symptom severity among Australian dental hygienists
Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder: as an occupational hazard in dentistry
Hand Care and Hygiene
Hospitals seek high-tech help for hand hygiene
Study: 95% of people don't wash their hands 'correctly'
With money at risk, hospitals push staff to wash hands
WHO encourages patient involvement in hand hygiene
4 elements of successful hand hygiene education
Infectious Diseases
Should we worry about Saudi Arabia's lethal MERS virus? WHO expert answers
APHA HIV/AIDS public health infographic
77 hepatitis C cases reported in Okla. infection scandal
Indiana reports four fair-linked H3N2v cases
Flu spreads quickest among kids, teachers, health-care workers
Analysis: Flu may boost bacterial pneumonia 100-fold
Hepatitis C blood test for all baby boomers, U.S. panel urges
National parks raise guard against virus
Difference identified between MERS-CoV and SARS
MERS coronavirus has potential to cause pandemic: WHO
Measles is serious: Take care before and after travel
New bird flu strain may be capable of spreading from human to human - study
CDC releases final West Nile virus national surveillance data for 2012
H7N9: Is this flu something to worry about?
One in 12 hospital patients carries antibiotic-resistant 'superbug'
Hepatitis C: Testing baby boomers saves lives
Doctors' hepatitis not seen as a risk
May Is Hepatitis Awareness Month
Task force calls for routine HIV testing for all adults
Patient Safety
Three million Europeans catch infections in hospital annually
Facts about the National Patient Safety Goals
Wrong-patient medication errors examined by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
Forum on emerging topics in patient safety
Top 10 ways to improve patient safety now
Vaccines and Immunology
New barcodes on vaccines enhance safety of the U.S. immunization system, save millions
Healthcare workers: Protect yourselves!
No evidence of increased risk of Guillain-Barre Syndrome following vaccination
Federal officials weigh H7N9 vaccine options
FDA approves Sanofi's four-strain flu shot
Vaccine exemptions rising, tied to whooping cough
Vaccine-resistant pertussis strains found in Philadelphia
SARS-like virus vaccine unlikely, experts say
Parents and health care professionals have the power to protect young children through Immunization






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