- With EPA rule change, worries linger for those near coal ash ponds July 21, 2018In March 2017, coal mogul Bob Murray came to the Washington headquarters of the US Department of Energy for a meeting with Secretary Rick Perry. Also at the table was Andrew Wheeler, who this month became acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- This 11 year old was bullied for her skin color. Now, she owns a successful clothing line July 21, 2018Kheris Rogers can't forget the grade school humiliation. During an assignment where the students had to draw themselves, the teacher handed the shy dark-skinned girl a black crayon instead of a brown one.
- These foods linked to ongoing outbreaks might make you sick July 20, 2018US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food.
- What you should know about Vibrio bacteria July 20, 2018There have been a number of recent reports warning the public of the dangers of Vibrio bacteria from eating certain foods or swimming at the beach. An infection can result in gastrointestinal issues, the loss of limbs and even death. But what are these bacteria?
- 230-plus obstacles in one race sets world record for fun July 20, 2018The rat race, metaphorically speaking, is nothing to aspire to. It represents a craven desire for money and power through one's career. Even if you win the rat race, as a favorite teacher of mine liked to say, you're still a rat.
- Weekly News Quiz: Pollution Exercise | New Cancer Tx | FDA Biosimilars July 21, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Test your medical news knowledge
- Ticks and Illness; Stool Tests and Mortality: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio) July 21, 2018(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include tick-borne illness, late life blood pressure and stroke, a simple ED intervention to reduce suicidality, and fecal occult blood and mortality.
- 'Ridiculously Difficult' for Disabled Kids to Get Needed Equipment July 21, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Children can wait months, even years for wheelchairs
- D.C. Week: Can Imports Fix the Drug Price Problem? July 21, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Also: Bayer to remove Essure contraceptive from market
- How Much of an Issue is Biologic-Refractory RA? July 21, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Nonresponders more likely to be women with shorter disease duration
- The recent indictment of 12 Russian agents could be the high point for Mueller. Or it could be the crest of one of several coming waves. July 22, 2018With the recent criminal indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents, the special counsel's office made clear it has a treasure trove of information for its investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. What's less obvious is how long Robert Mueller will continue his work.
- US interpreter: Atrocious for us to testify July 21, 2018Former Russian interpreter for Ronald Reagan, Dimitry Zarechnak, details the exchange that goes on between two presidents and their interpreters during one-on-one meetings.
- She's accused of using sex, lies and guns to infiltrate US politics July 22, 2018The young Russian gun enthusiast was struggling. Maria Butina had twice applied for visas to attend the National Rifle Association's glitzy annual meeting. But she said she was twice denied.
- Trump: Don't want to get into whether Putin lied July 18, 2018In an interview with CBS, President Trump refused to discuss whether he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin lied to him about interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
- FBI releases Carter Page surveillance warrant documents July 22, 2018The FBI on Saturday released a redacted version of its previously classified foreign surveillance warrant application on Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, which has been the subject of a heated partisan debate over the FBI's tactics investigating members of the Trump campaign.
- Relationship Between Duration of Tube Feeding and Success of Oral Feeding in Preterm Infants July 21, 2018Primary: to identify the potential relationship between duration of tube feeding and success of oral feeding in preterm infants; secondary: to identify the potential relationships among duration of tube feeding and alert behavioral states, orally directed behaviors, and nutritive sucking.
- Development of the NowIKnow Mobile Application to Promote Completion of HPV Vaccine Series Among Young Adult Women July 20, 2018To identify salient beliefs about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine completion among young adult women who live in economically disadvantaged urban communities and to describe the integration of those beliefs into the development of a mobile health (mHealth) application to promote vaccine completion.
- Are Women With Threatened Preterm Labor More Dehydrated Than Women Without It? July 10, 2018To determine if women who present to the labor and delivery unit at 23 0/7 to 36 6/7 weeks gestation with threatened preterm labor (TPTL) are more likely to be dehydrated than women who present at the same gestational age for other reasons.
- Administrator Perspectives of Patient-Centered and Culturally Appropriate Reproductive Health Care for Women From Somalia July 7, 2018To explore health care administrators’ perspectives on (a) institutional values, practices, and policies on the provision of patient- and family-centered and culturally appropriate reproductive health care for women from Somalia; (b) limitations imposed by these institutional values, practices, and policies; and (c) strategies to address these limitations.
- Risk-Appropriate Care to Improve Practice and Birth Outcomes July 4, 2018Identification and referral of women with high-risk pregnancies to hospitals better equipped and staffed to provide care for them have been important steps to improve birth outcomes. From recent recommendations from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine to provide regionalized maternal care for pregnant women at high risk […]
- CDC investigation Update of a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact With Live Poultry July 20, 2018A CDC investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks has been posted.
- CDC Investigation Notice: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products July 19, 2018A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products.
- CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad July 18, 2018CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad, which has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.
- CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela July 13, 2018CDC, state and local health officials, and the S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections.
- CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to McDonald’s salads July 13, 2018CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of McDonald’s salads.
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