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Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study upends conventional view of opioid mechanism of action »
A new discovery shows that opioids used to treat pain, such as morphine and oxycodone, produce their effects by binding to...
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Military Personnel Remain at Risk for Infection Long After Hospital Discharge »
Incident infections related to deployment trauma continue well after initial discharge and into Veteran's Affairs (VA) hea...
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV jab safe and effective, study finds »
The HPV vaccine routinely offered to teenage girls in the UK is safe and protects against a virus that can cause cancer of...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Health Grand Rounds - Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use, Best Care »
Antibiotics save millions of lives. Infectious bacterial diseases that were once deadly are now treatable with antibiotics...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1363 »
Newly updated: Popular slide deck for healthcare professionals on meningococcal serogroups A, C, W, and Y disease preventi...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
JAMA Viewpoint Highlights Importance of Integrating Oral Health with Overall Health »
Oral health is important in its own right. But the mouth can also provide clues to many aspects of a patient’s overall hea...
Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Issues Direct Final Rule Revising Beryllium Standard For General Industry »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a  direct final rule (DFR)  clarifying a...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering the 1918 Influenza Pandemic »
It is estimated that about 500 million people or one-third of the world’s population became infected with this virus...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo »
The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in E...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: 'Prevalence is off the charts' in Australia »
An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia's Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and d...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A national conversation is essential to addressing challenging needs of an aging population »
Over forty percent of all older adults in the United States are living with four or more chronic illnesses More&g...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A outbreak definitely involves mainstream population »
In recent months, these headlines popped up in a Google search for “Hepatitis A Outbreak” More>>
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts review 1918 pandemic, warn flu is global threat »
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnered with Emory University to mark the 100th anniversary of t...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Implications of WHO Guideline on Sugars for dental health professionals »
The burden of oral disease is high in populations across the world. This is because of high consumption of free sugars....
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC warns against ticks, mosquitoes »
Disease cases from mosquito, tick and flea bites more than tripled in the U.S. from 2004 to 2016, and the Centers for Dise...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are dentists contributing to antibiotic overuse? »
Though unintentional, the prescribing patterns of dentists can contribute to allergic reactions and antibiotic overuse....
Friday, May 11, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Basic Expectations for Safe Care Training Modules »
This training series covers the basic principles of infection prevention and control that form the basis for CDC recommend...
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registries prove to be powerful tool in raising immunization rates »
Registries can assist in determining when vaccinations are due, sending vaccination reminder/recall messages and identifyi...
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIAID-Sponsored Trial of a Universal Influenza Vaccine Begins »
A Phase 2 clinical trial of an investigational universal influenza vaccine intended to protect against multiple strains of...
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAOSH Week 2018 »
NAOSH Week 2018 More >>
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canadian AMR report urges action, federal leadership »
The Canadian parliament has issued a new report that calls on the country's public health agency to speed up development o...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH eNews - May, 2018 »
NIOSH eNews - The Monthly Newsletter of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health More >>
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pioneering Paper Shows Infection Control and Prevention in Clinics Is in Everyone’s Hands »
When it comes to the examination room at your health care clinic, you might think that avoiding catching the flu or other...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analysis of Prevalence of Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection and Risk Factors among Adults in US »
Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a major cause of oropharyngeal cancer that is increasing in incidence ov...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito Bites: Everyone is at Risk! »
The most effective way to avoid getting sick from viruses spread by mosquitoes is to prevent mosquito bites. More >...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Illnesses on the Rise »
CDC: From mosquito, tick, and flea bites More >>
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harsh flu season winding down, but it left its mark: Highest child death count in at least 5 year »
A brutal flu season is finally on its last legs, but it has taken a heavy toll, including the highest death count among ch...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC reports tripling of vector-borne diseases since 2004 »
In a new Vital Signs publication today, scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released ne...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories in April »
A list of 25 teaching hospitals with the most safety violations most captured readers' attention in April. Here are the 10...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wash. nurse with Hepatitis C may have exposed 2,600 patients, hospital says »
The nurse, who has quit, was found to be stealing drugs meant for patients. Sharing needles is a common way of contracting...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assessment of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing among a large cohort of general dentists in US »
The purpose of this study was to assess dental antibiotic prescribing trends over time, to quantify the number and types o...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Injection drug use and opioid epidemic drives hepatitis C infections »
Intravenous drug use related to opioid use helped fuel a 22 percent increase in reported new cases of acute hepatitis C in...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Even a 'Bad' Flu Vaccine Could Save 61,000 Lives: Study »
A truly dismal flu vaccine could still save thousands of lives, as long as roughly 40 percent of Americans got their shots...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet »
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a group of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by repetitive and cha...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stop Spread of Unusual Antibiotic Resistance »
CDC empowers states to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance—when germs develop the ability to defeat the dru...

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