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Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understanding the Factors of Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries »
What risk factors contribute to slip, trip and fall injuries? MORE >>
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness »
Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness? With hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other e...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Employ Older Workers Week Webinar »
September 25 th  to the 29 th  is  National Employ Older Workers Week ! The U.S. workforce is aging...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances »
As deaths mount in America’s opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost. MO...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 18, 2017 »
Resistant E coli clone in kids New pneumonia antibiotic UK strep guidelines MORE...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 18, 2017 »
Chikungunya in Italy US Zika birth defects Avian flu in Italy, South Africa...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Pediatric HCV: Screening, Treatment, and Other Considerations »
Of approximately 200 million people infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide, children comprise 0.05% to 0.4% of in...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate Get Ready Day Sept. 19 and spread the word about the importance of preparedness »
Held each year on the third Tuesday in September, APHA’s Get Ready Day is timed to coincide with National Preparedness Mon...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Health Grand Rounds Presents "Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults" »
CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents: “Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults” Tuesday, Septemb...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 15, 2017 »
Promising novel assay   Transmissible Enterobacteriaceae Additional FMT benefits...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 15, 2017 »
H7N9 case Campy, Crypto worksite risk Shingles vaccine Measles in It...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: 14 new Salmonella cases tied to papayas »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday confirmed 14 new cases in four ongoing multistate  Sa...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC issues alert over raw milk and Brucella infection »
After a Texas woman contracted brucellosis from drinking raw (unpasteurized) milk from a Texas dairy and other possible ca...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decontaminating a Utility After a Contamination Event »
DESCRIPTION Decontaminating a Utility After a Contamination Event Course Description : Water Uti...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hand Hygiene Science Asking New Questions About Product Volume and Hand Coverage »
As hand hygiene-related science advances, we gain a better understanding of how handwashing contributes to infection preve...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Risks and Benefits of Repeated First Trimester Influenza Vaccination Against Pandemic H1N1 »
One of the cornerstones of pregnancy management, stemming from the unequivocally heightened risk of this condition for sev...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAM TRAINING AND RESOURCES »
AAOHN’s Respiratory Protection Program includes a Respiratory Protection course and accompanying resources for occupationa...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New dental school in STL earns full accreditation partnering with community health center »
Although skeptics had doubts on whether this new model of dental education would work, receiving full accreditation withou...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Interventions Engagi »
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently posted new information on its website: “Diabetes Management:...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Child Passenger Safety Week — September 17–23, 2017 »
In 2017, National Child Passenger Safety Week is being observed during September 17–23. In the United States, motor vehicl...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month — September 2017 »
September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, approximately 15,000 U.S. children and adolescents aged <2...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Vibrio cholerae Serogroup O1, Serotype Inaba — Minnesota, August 2016 »
On August 20, 2016, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) was notified of a case of  Vibrio cholerae  infec...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Updated Dosing Instructions for Immune Globulin (Human) GamaSTAN S/D for Hepatitis A Virus Pro »
GamaSTAN S/D (Grifols Therapeutics, Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina) is a sterile, preservative-free solution...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Occupational Animal Exposure Among Persons with Campylobacteriosis and Cryptosporidiosis — Neb »
Campylobacter  and  Cryptosporidium  are two common causes of gastroenteritis in the United States. Nati...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Rates and Trends of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia — United States, 2001–2014 »
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most prevalent cancer among children and adolescents in the United States, repre...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Assessment of Hospital Emergency Department Response to Potentially Infectious Diseases Using »
Recent outbreaks of infectious diseases have revealed significant health care system vulnerabilities and highlighted the i...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: National Preparedness Month — September 2017 »
Every September, CDC, private and public health institutions, and approximately 3,000 government organizations support pre...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Surveillance for Certain Health Behaviors and Conditions Among States and Selected Local Areas »
Chronic diseases and conditions (e.g., heart diseases, stroke, arthritis, and diabetes) are the leading causes of morbidit...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Hurricane Season Public Health Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Guidance for Health Care P »
CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) have guidance and technical materials available in bo...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 14, 2017 »
Antibiotic use and VRE infections   European AMR initiative Antibiotic-resistant...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 14, 2017 »
Flu vaccines and birth outcomes Mixed results for malaria vaccine Avian flu outbreaks...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sepsis occurs in 6% of US hospitalizations but is holding steady »
Sepsis, a life-threatening syndrome that involves multi-organ failure and infection, is a costly outcome frequently seen d...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New rapid molecular test for MDR-TB shows promise »
A new rapid molecular test has shown the ability to detect, with reasonable certainty, mutations associated with multidrug...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chronic pain common in people living with HIV »
HIVMA comprehensive guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV, offering multidisciplinary treatment focusing on non...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Designing for disaster »
People in the US spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, so it’s no surprise that the design of buildings can impact...

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