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Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles in Childhood Affects Airflow Obstruction in Midlife »
Childhood measles infection appears to compound the associations between smoking, current asthma, and post-bronchodilator...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Center for Oral Health: Report Finds Untreated Tooth Decay is Hidden Epidemic Among Older Adults »
A new report by the Center for Oral Health (COH) found that a significant number of older Californians are plagued by oral...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
JADA: Dentists are prescribing more opioids than ever »
The number of opioids prescribed by dentists appears to be increasing over time, according to a new study in the Journal...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC director predicts U.S. can end AIDS epidemic within seven years »
The AIDS epidemic in the United States could be ended in the next few years, the new director of the Centers for Disease C...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What the Hospitals of the Future Look Like »
The sprawling institutions we know are radically changing—becoming smaller, more digital, or disappearing completely. The...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In emotional speech, CDC’s new leader vows to uphold science »
Robert Redfield Jr., the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gave a deeply personal agencywide...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) »
Dental health-care professionals (DHCPs) with nasal colonisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and chronic periodontitis »
Current studies show that, even in the era of antiretroviral therapies, HIV-1 infection is associated with more severe and...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. drug overdose deaths continue to rise; increase fueled by synthetic opioids »
An in-depth analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically an...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Severe weather: The four extreme threats safety personnel need to know »
Seventy-eight percent of disasters recorded in the United States each year are weather-related. Still, when asked what typ...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incidence of Healthcare-Associated Influenza-Like Illness After a Primary Care Encounter Among Young »
Despite potential respiratory virus transmission in pediatric clinics, little is known about the risk of healthcare-associ...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDI joins WHO’s Working Group to address growing burden of noncommunicable diseases »
The World Health Organization (WHO) has invited FDI to join its Civil Society Working Group on the United Nations (UN) thi...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Our greatest fear’: Highly drug-resistant gonorrhea confirmed by health officials »
A super-resistant strain of gonorrhea has been reported in the United Kingdom following warnings from global public health...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video from NIH MedlinePlus: Antibiotics vs. Bacteria: Fighting the Resistance! »
At NIAID, slowing and preventing antimicrobial resistance is serious business. NIH MedlinePlus has produced a video about...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Epidemics Going Viral Innovation vs. Nature »
EPIDEMICS GOING VIRAL: INNOVATION VS. NATURE Epidemics going viral: Innovation vs. Nature examines this complex challenge...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decades-long trends, not flawed vaccine, explain resurgent whooping cough »
Researchers and public health officials have struggled to explain the resurgence of whooping cough in the United States si...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic use increases risk of severe viral disease in mice »
People infected with West Nile virus can show a wide range of disease. Some develop life-threatening brain infections. Oth...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health agency warns UK parents as scarlet fever cases soar »
England's health agency is warning parents to be aware of the signs and symptoms of scarlet fever as infections continue t...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents of young children have reason to be watchful as flu season ends »
The flu season may be winding down, but parents of young children have reason to remain watchful. More >>
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global use of antibiotics soars as resistance crisis worsens »
In recent years, antibiotic resistance has risen to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. Yet despite this gr...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nearly 1 million people were out of the workforce because of opioid addiction in 2015, according »
Nearly 1 million people were not working because of opioid addiction in 2015, the latest research to show that drug use is...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns »
Flu season may have peaked in February, but we’re not out of the woods yet. The bulk of this year’s deadly flu season...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline »
Though fewer Americans are now dying from infectious diseases, great disparities persist across the country, a new study f...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Level Disinfection Control Alert for Health Centers »
Our surveyors at community health centers are observing many serious infection control-related risks concerning high-level...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS creating infection control course for Final Rule compliance »
A new, multi-day course is being designed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to help nursing homes prepare for an...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Regulatory Look At Nitrous Oxide Delivery »
Fear and anxiety remain prevalent among dental patients. These feelings are not only associated with specific dental proce...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study examines usability of electronic health records, safety events »
The usability of electronic health records may be associated with some safety events where patients were possibly harmed....
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ADA offers opioids prescribing recommendations in FDA comments »
The Association March 16 filed comments with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration offering ways the agency can improve op...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surge In Antibiotics Is A Boon For Superbugs »
The development of antibiotics in the middle of the 20th century was one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine....
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rate »
Testing for hepatitis C, a major cause of liver cancer, is lagging behind among the group of Americans with the highest ra...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infection prevention and control programs are essential to antibiotic stewardship efforts »
Infection prevention and control (IPC) and antibiotic stewardship (AS) programs are inextricably linked, according to a jo...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) »
Dental health-care professionals (DHCPs) with nasal colonisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tool kits can help you start the journey to wellness »
Your Healthiest Self, a set of tool kits from the National Institutes of Health, was designed to help you improve your wel...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
For patients with drug-resistant infections, infectious diseases experts may be lifesaving »
  When infectious diseases (ID) specialists were involved in the care of patients with certain kinds of drug-resist...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First proof a synthesized antibiotic is capable of treating superbugs »
A "game changing" new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs has been successfully synthesised and used to treat...

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