- New genetic link reveals some ovarian cancer passed down by fathers February 24, 2018
- Flu sending fewer to doctor's office, but season 'not over yet' February 23, 2018The deadly grip of the flu season appears to be weakening, according to statistics released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- High school swimmer saves life of opponent who was drowning February 23, 2018Xavier Staubs, a 15-year-old Michigan teen, noticed a competitor sinking to the bottom of the pool after they each completed their race. Without hesitation, he dove right in.
- Inside the Texas school district that arms its teachers February 23, 2018While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years.
- Parents paint messages of joy and kindness on school bathroom stalls February 23, 2018When an elementary school in Texas picked happiness as this year's campus theme, a group of parents decided to bring the cheer straight to the students -- and to their bathrooms.
- Two Collapsed Bridges: Hakuna Matata! February 25, 2018(MedPage Today) -- MSF's Ida Moberg, MD, on her first days in Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Creepy Scam Targeted Young Female HCPs February 25, 2018(MedPage Today) -- 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog.' Now some women in medicine are feeling the bite
- Exaggerated Medical Press Releases: That’s Improbable! February 25, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Also, earprints to solve crimes?
- 10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy February 24, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Weekly Quiz: February 16-22
- Transgender Care in Dermatology February 24, 2018(MedPage Today) -- Ways to improve cultural competence and access to care
- Scott Israel says one officer failed to protect students as he defends his department's response to shooting February 25, 2018Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Sunday he was "disgusted" an armed school resource officer did not enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as shots rang out and vowed to investigate any other allegation of inaction.
- Tapper to sheriff: Are you taking no responsibility? February 25, 2018Jake Tapper presses Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on the missed red flags with the Florida school shooter.
- Sheriff says he won't resign after questions on shooting response February 25, 2018A Florida state representative is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from his post "for neglect of duty and incompetence" during the high school massacre.
- Shooting survivor thanks conspiracy theorists February 25, 2018Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor David Hogg calls those who have attacked him on social media "great advertisers," saying their comments expose them for how "disgusting they are."
- Read Sheriff Israel's full interview on 'State of the Union' February 25, 2018JAKE TAPPER, CNN ANCHOR: Hello. I'm Jake Tapper in Washington, where the state of our union is still raw in the wake of the tragedy in Florida.
- Pasteurized Donor Human Milk and Milk Banking Through the Human Milk Banking Association of North America February 23, 2018In 2017, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a position statement related to the use of pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) for hospitalized infants, which indicated that PDHM should be prioritized for very-low-birth-weight infants and possibly infants with abdominal wall defects. The position statement clearly focused on the quality and safety of nonprofit milk banks […]
- National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births—Supporting Intended Vaginal Births February 22, 2018Cesarean births and associated morbidity and mortality have reached near epidemic proportions. The National Partnership for Maternal Safety under the guidance of the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care responded by developing a patient safety bundle to reduce the number of primary cesarean births. Safety bundles outline critical practices to implement in every […]
- Experiences of Women Who Donated Human Milk February 22, 2018To examine the experiences of women who donated breast milk to a hospital-based milk bank regulated under the policies and procedures set forth by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).
- Factors That Influence Parents' Adherence to Safe Sleep Guidelines February 20, 2018To explore factors that influence parental behaviors related to newborn sleep positions and environments in the home after hospital discharge.
- In Response February 15, 2018We thank Drs. Krick and Chabra for the careful review of our article. We would like to address and reflect on the two issues raised in their letter: the ethical decision-making model in place at our perinatal center between 1994 and 2015 and the parental attitudes toward involvement.
- CDC Telebriefing: Transcript for Vital Signs African American Health May 3, 2017New Vital Signs Report – African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about 25% over 17 years, primarily for those aged 65 years and older
- Annual EIS Conference looks to shape the future of public health - Digital Press Kit April 24, 2017The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27, 2017, in Atlanta.
- Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the rise among children, teens - Press Release April 12, 2017Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are increasing among youth in the United States, according to a report, Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002-2012, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
- 66th Annual EIS Conference - Media Advisory April 12, 2017CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) will host the 66th Annual EIS Conference from April 24-27 in Atlanta. During the event, EIS officers—also known as CDC disease detectives—describe the investigations they conducted over the past year.
- CDC assisting investigation of animal material found in packaged salad - Media Statement April 8, 2017Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support an investigation of a dead bat that was found in a packaged salad purchased from a grocery store in Florida.
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