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Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Announcement: National Food Safety Education Month — September 2017 »
September is National Food Safety Education Month. One of CDC’s food safety objectives is to raise awareness about healthy...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Clostridium perfringens Outbreak at a Catered Lunch — Connecticut, Septe »
In September 2016, the Connecticut Department of Public Health was notified of a cluster of gastrointestinal illnesses amo...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Vital Signs: Recent Trends in Stroke Death Rates — United States, 2000–2015 »
Introduction:  The prominent decline in U.S. stroke death rates observed for more than 4 decades has slowed in recen...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses »
Among all influenza viruses assessed using CDC’s Influenza Risk Assessment Tool (IRAT), the Asian lineage avian influenza...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students — United States, »
Studies have shown links between educational outcomes such as letter grades, test scores, or other measures of academic ac...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing stroke deaths »
After decades of decline, progress has slowed in preventing stroke deaths. Not only has progress in preventing deaths slow...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be Safe After a Hurricane »
The storm might be over, but that doesn’t mean the danger is. Keep your loved ones safe after the storm by following our s...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy People 2030 advisory committee discusses recommendations, progress »
The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention gathered at a public meeting Sept....
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In A Case That Is 'Almost Impossible,' Girl Dies Of Malaria In Italy »
A 4-year-old girl has died of malaria in Italy, where the disease is thought to have been wiped out. Troubled health offic...
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Should Oral Health Professionals Know in 2040: Executive Summary. »
The "Advancing Dental Education in the 21 st  Century" project assesses current status and trends to prepare for th...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 06, 2017 »
Precision antimicrobials Money for antibiotic development Canada AMR framework...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 06, 2017 »
Two MERS cases Newer rapid flu tests Zika-GBS link More Cyclospora...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDSA slams proposed budget cuts to AMR programs »
Current and past leaders of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) are taking aim at proposed budget cuts they...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV vaccine may protect against 90% of cervical cancers »
A large double-blind study conducted in 18 countries found the nine-valent (nine-strain) human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccin...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The bacteria responsible for legionellosis modulates the host cell metabolism to its advantage »
Intracellular pathogens adopt various strategies to circumvent the defences of the host cell and to proliferate intracellu...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boosting PPE compliance: This simple switch can improve patient, staff safety »
Hospitals are placing more emphasis on reducing healthcare-associated infections amid the emerging threat of antibiotic-re...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preventing Stroke Deaths »
After decades of decline, progress has slowed in preventing stroke deaths. Almost 800,000 people have a stroke each year,...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Of Canada Releases Pan-Canadian Framework On Antimicrobial Resistance »
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most serious global health threats facing the world today. Existing antibioti...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harvey's Health Hazards Will Continue During Cleanup »
Hurricane Harvey is finally winding down, but residents and volunteers in the Houston area must remain on guard against he...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1324 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition  MORE >>
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults »
CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents: “Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults” Americans are L...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Sep 05, 2017 »
Flu and pregnancy Global flu hot spots More H5N8 in South Africa MORE >>
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 05, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case CRE treatment   Cholera in Yemen Chikungunya dr...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Racial, ethnic disparities found in pediatric antibiotic prescribing »
White children treated at pediatric emergency departments (PEDs) are more likely to receive antibiotics for viral respirat...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sanofi halts work on Zika vaccine amid federal funding cuts »
Late Friday on the eve of the long Labor Day weekend, Sanofi announced it would suspend work on a candidate Zika vaccine t...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Occupational Research Agenda: Second Decade in Review | 2006–2016 »
At the end of each decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), NIOSH reviews the contributions of the deca...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bacterial Culprit in Child Bone Infections May Lurk in the Throat »
Many children with bone and joint infections also carry the causative bacteria in their throat, an observation that may ai...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence »
Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Evidence Links the 'Mono' Virus to MS Risk »
There's more evidence that having mononucleosis may up the risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), with researchers reporting th...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PolyU Scientist Discovers a Newly Emerged Superbug »
The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of H...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Boarding Procedures, Smaller Cabin Size May Limit Infection on Planes »
During major epidemics, cramped airplane cabins are fertile ground for the spread of infection, but new research suggests...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Harvey’s Public-Health Nightmare »
Physicians and other professionals are scrambling to contain a multitude of epidemics that might arise after the flood....
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
N95 Day 2017: When to think Beyond the N95 FFR »
Buckle your seat belts! Put on your high-speed safety gear! We’re about to blast off on a journey to explore the N95 respi...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs »
Special antibacterial scrubs for nurses don't fend off germs any better than traditional nursing garb, a new study finds....
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New flu guidance reiterates importance of vaccine for everyone older than 6 months »
With the 2017-’18 influenza season imminent, the Academy has updated its recommendations for the prevention and treatment...

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