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6 hours ago
San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban sales of e-cigs »
The city of San Francisco on Tuesday voted to impose a blanket ban on e-cigarettes — making it the first American city to...
6 hours ago
Conversations with Claire – NIAID Director Dr Anthony Fauci »
“Conversations with Claire” is a new video series featuring Emory President Claire E. Sterk interviewing some of today’s m...
6 hours ago
Fried Illuminates the Future of Dentistry »
For anyone who dreads going to the dentist, there may be light at the end of the tunnel. Advances in laser and light-based...
7 hours ago
New Law Strengthens U.S. Efforts to Prepare, Respond and Recover from Disasters »
The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (PAHPAIA), signed into law last night by th...
7 hours ago
The longest flu season in a decade, charted »
This year's influenza season lasted 21 weeks, making it the longest flu season in a decade, according to a CDC report....
7 hours ago
2019 Marks 2 Decades Since the Arrival of West Nile Virus in the US »
It’s been nearly 20 years since West Nile virus was first detected in the Western Hemisphere and, now with the arrival of...
21 hours ago
Med Students' Smartphones Loaded With Staph, Other Germs »
Smartphones have become an essential part of modern medicine, but they might be exposing patients to potentially deadly st...
21 hours ago
Immunizations for Older Adults Are Vital »
Immunizations are an important part of preventive care for adults 65 and older. Specific recommendations from the Adviso...
21 hours ago
NIH launches large TB prevention trial for people exposed to multidrug-resistant TB »
A large clinical trial to assess treatments for preventing people at high risk from developing multidrug-resistant tubercu...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Improving Visual Acuity »
Whether age or digital exposure is affecting a clinician’s vision, strategies are available to improve eyesight. MORE...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Patients with feared superbug shed large amounts of it from their skin, study says »
New research on a frightening new superbug confirms what scientists have both suspected and feared: Some hospitalized pati...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Solution to Antibiotic Resistance Could be in Your Kitchen Sponge »
Researchers from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) have discovered bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria,...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Strategies for Dental Unit Waterline Management »
The proper management of dental unit waterlines is key to safe patient care. MORE >>
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Disposal of Opioids: How Hygienists Can Prevent Abuse through Education »
Dental hygienists are acutely aware that the opioid crisis exists. However, we do not always put ourselves on the front li...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Measles Cases in 2019 »
From January 1 to June 20, 2019, 1,077** individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states. This is an increase...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Up Close: The New and Improved HIV.gov Services Locator »
Big news! We’ve launched a new and improved version of our HIV Testing and Services Locator. Designed to help users find H...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 16, 2019 »
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 16, 2019 MORE >>
Monday, June 24, 2019
Disinfection of dental loupes: A pilot study. »
The recommended prophylaxis and disinfection protocol worked well when used correctly, but it was likely that the protocol...
Monday, June 24, 2019
New study focuses on dentists’ occupational health »
Something often overlooked in dentistry is the occupational health risks to practitioners. In a new study, researchers fro...
Monday, June 24, 2019
FDA releases millions of records of incidents involving medical devices »
The previously undisclosed records were filed by device makers from 1999 to April. MORE >>
Monday, June 24, 2019
A universal flu vaccine could finally be within sight »
Influenza is a shape-shifter virus that could spark a global pandemic. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health ar...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Risk for Invasive Mold Infections in People with Immunosuppression After Hurricane Harvey »
An investigation into mold exposures after Hurricane Harvey demonstrated that immunosuppressed adult residents were expose...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Over half of hospital insects harbour drug resistant bacteria »
More than half of bacteria recovered from flying insects in a group of English hospitals were resistant to one or more ant...
Monday, June 24, 2019
Poll: US public aware of antibiotic resistance but sketchy on details »
A new Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) poll indicates that intensive efforts to educate the US public about the threat of an...
Friday, June 21, 2019
E-Cigarette Exploded in a Teenager’s Mouth, Damaging His Jaw »
The Food and Drug Administration has expressed concern about e-cigarette and other vaping device injuries from overheating...
Friday, June 21, 2019
OSHA Publishes Webpage on Measles Prevention »
Despite a great reduction in the number of cases and near eradication of the disease in the United States at the start of...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Facial fractures in older Americans »
Falls are a frequent cause of injury among older Americans and contribute substantially to health care costs for this coho...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Safe + Sound Week, August 12-18, 2019 »
Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event to celebrate the successes of businesses that have implemented safety and health p...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Assembly of the human oral microbiome age 1 to 12 »
The composition of the oral microbiome is critically important in oral health and disease, but the patterns and mechanisms...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Injured or sick? What to consider before going to work »
Even a swollen finger or a small cut on your hand can impair your clinical skills—and leave you vulnerable to a difficult-...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 16, 2019 »
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—June 16, 2019 MORE >>
Friday, June 21, 2019
Ohio hospital didn’t disinfect water lines linked to Legionnaires’ »
Officials from Mount Carmel Health System said that the Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital in Grove City, Ohio, did not prop...
Friday, June 21, 2019
MMWR Weekly »
Weekly / Vol. 68 / No. 24 MORE >>
Friday, June 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2018–19 Season and Composition of t »
Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2018–19 Season and Composition of the 2019–20 Influenza Vaccine...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Adherence to safety protocols protects patients, physicians »
The recent homicide charges against a Vanderbilt nurse for overriding safeguards and administering vecuronium instead of V...

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