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Friday, November 23, 2018
What if a deadly influenza pandemic broke out today? »
It’s been a century since the Spanish flu claimed up to 100 million lives. It’s only a matter of time until a similar stra...
Friday, November 23, 2018
Pennsylvania Agrees to Deal for Inmate Hepatitis C Treatment »
Pennsylvania's prison system is moving toward settling a lawsuit by agreeing to expedite treatment of all prisoners who su...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
MMWR Weekly »
Weekly / Vol. 67 / No. 46 MORE >>
Thursday, November 22, 2018
HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured Californians in Need of Medications Lost in Wildfires »
Uninsured citizens in California’s Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties are eligible for no-cost replacements of critic...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
New model predicts which animal viruses may spread among humans »
Researchers have developed a model that predicts which of the viruses that can jump from animals to people can also be tra...
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Checking water quality at the tap »
When consumers turn on a faucet, they expect the drinking water that gushes out to be safe. A new report in ACS' journal...
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WHO and EU commit to work together to accelerate progress on health »
On the occasion of the 70th anniversaries of WHO and of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights , Dr Tedros emphasized...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Medicine and Dentistry: Undoing an Illogical 150-Year Divide »
It’s no secret that medicine and dentistry have evolved an unnatural professional separation that is helpful to no one and...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything? »
Money is just the obvious obstacle. A few diseases, like H.I.V., so far have outwitted both the immune system and scientis...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Increased Risk for First and Second Primary Cancers in Patients With HIV/AIDS »
Increased cancer prevention, screening, and treatment are needed for people living with HIV both before and after an initi...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
One-third of parents won't vaccinate their kids against the flu this year »
The fact that nearly 200 kids died from the flu last season wasn’t enough to scare many parents into making sure their chi...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Burnout, depression and suicidal ideation in dental and dental hygiene students. »
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between burnout, depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in dental...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
IAC Express #1395 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition MORE >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Quest to Understand Dental Stem Cells »
NIDCR-Supported Researchers Explore Basic Biology & Therapeutic Potential MORE >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Fires and Wildfires: Health Information Guide »
Fires and Wildfires: Health Information Guide MORE >>
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Using Snapchat To Extend In-Person Health Education »
Last month HIV.gov shared the results from the Pew Research Center's report on Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018 ....
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare »
Violence in healthcare continues to pose the greatest risk to hospital staff, according to an article on the Source Secur...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
WHO Reports on Global Antibiotic Consumption »
While the countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo battles an Ebola outbreak and influenza season is upon us in...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
CDC Establishes AFM Task Force »
The AFM Task Force will bring together experts from a variety of scientific, medical, and public health disciplines to hel...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Hard water blamed for stained instruments at Michigan hospital »
Memorial Healthcare in Owosso has switched to a reverse osmosis system for its water after some staining was found on surg...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Surgical instrument discoloration prompts another hospital to cancel procedures »
Tampa General Hospital rescheduled some elective surgeries because of discoloration in surgical instruments, according to...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Effective ways to improve healthcare data security »
Be aware of everything included in the network is one of the most effective ways to improve healthcare data security, acco...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Eyes of CJD patients show evidence of prions »
Finding could help early diagnosis, raise concern for eye exams and transplants. MORE >>
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Everyone at high risk of HIV should be offered preventive meds, panel says »
An influential panel of medical experts recommended for the first time Tuesday that physicians offer preventive medication...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
WHO and partners launch new country-led response to put stalled malaria control efforts back on t »
Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria repor...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
New PAHO manual guides management of antimicrobial resistance in the Americas »
A new manual launched by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the Robert Stempel...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Dental Professionals: Help Your Patients Quit Smoking »
You can play a key role in fighting tobacco use, the number one cause of preventable death and disease in the United State...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Adverse reactions to antibiotics land thousands of kids in the ER each year. What parents should »
Nearly 70,000 children end up in emergency rooms every year after experiencing adverse reactions to antibiotic drugs, acco...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
New blood pressure guideline could prevent 3 million cardiovascular events over 10 years »
In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, low...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Healthcare providers -- not hackers -- leak more of your data »
Your personal identity may fall at the mercy of sophisticated hackers on many websites, but when it comes to health data b...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Targeted Hepatitis C testing misses substantial number of cases in correctional setting »
Researchers recommend routine testing for all incarcerated individuals upon arrival MORE >>
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—November 11, 2018 »
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—November 11, 2018 MORE >>
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
FDA authorizes Ebola fingerstick test »
The FDA announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the detection...
Monday, November 19, 2018
ECRI Institute Opens Access to Clinical Practice Guidelines »
The ECRI Guidelines Trust™ fills void left by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s defunded National Guideline...
Monday, November 19, 2018
In taking on vape companies and menthol, FDA faces determined foes »
When the Food and Drug Administration said this past week it will try to limit sales of flavored vapes to teenagers and wi...

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