- Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says July 18, 2019The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday.
- Congo confirms first case of Ebola in major city of Goma July 15, 2019The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, a major transit hub that is home to more than 1 million people on the Rwandan border.
- Experimental Ebola treatments effective in lab study July 9, 2019Two experimental Ebola drugs have been found to be effective in treating the strain of the deadly virus responsible for the deaths of more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to new research published Tuesday.
- Fighting Ebola is hard but mistrust and fear is making it harder June 23, 2019When Ebola first struck this city of more than a 100,000 people last September, many here didn't believe it was real.
- She lived for 99 years with organs in all the wrong places and never knew it April 9, 2019On an early spring day in 2018, the faint smell of formaldehyde floating in the air, 26-year-old medical student Warren Nielsen and four of his classmates prepped a cadaver in the chilly dissection lab at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
- Turning Back the Learning Clock for Seniors July 18, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive, functional gains after learning multiple skills simultaneously
- T1D and Heart Failure Risk: Not Equal Between Sexes July 18, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Increase in HF risk also varied with diabetes type
- A New Way to Stage Alzheimer's Disease? July 18, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Novel biomarker system traces Alzheimer's progression over time
- Results Vary for HIV 'Test-and-Treat' Programs in Africa July 18, 2019(MedPage Today) -- These programs may be the way forward, but they're not there yet, expert argues
- Pregnancies in Isotretinoin Users Have Declined July 18, 2019(MedPage Today) -- But "fetal exposure persists at unacceptable levels," an expert says
- School district sends hundreds of letters warning parents to pay up, or they could face consequences July 21, 2019The Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent out hundreds of letters this week telling parents who had lunch debt to pay or their children could go into foster care.
- Ilhan Omar introduces bill to end school lunch debt shaming June 19, 2019Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Tina Smith, both Democrats from Minnesota, introduced a bill on Wednesday that aims to combat school lunch debt shaming after a string of incidents that caused outrage this year.
- The government already knows how to end school lunch shaming May 12, 2019School lunch shaming was back in the news last week when a Rhode Island school district prepared to serve a separate cold meal -- sun butter and jelly sandwiches -- to students with lunch debt.
- Inside the world's biggest school lunch project February 29, 2016See what goes into helping feed over a hundred million school students in this CNN original report.
- What school lunch looks like around the world April 9, 2018What do schoolchildren across the globe eat for lunch? Here's a look at lunchtime in 11 countries.
- Cost-Effectiveness of Continuous Support From a Layperson During a Woman’s First Two Births July 17, 2019Continuous support by a layperson during a woman’s first birth may lead to improved outcomes and decreased costs during her first and second births.
- Optimizing Outcomes for Women With Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period July 13, 2019The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) opposes laws and other reporting requirements that result in incarceration or other punitive legal actions against women because of a substance use disorder (SUD) in pregnancy and the postpartum period. AWHONN supports universal verbal screening for substance use during pregnancy using a validated tool that […]
- National Partnership for Maternal Safety Consensus Bundles: Correction July 1, 2019Information about the relationship between the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care, its Industry Forum, and the working group responsible for writing the bundles was not disclosed in the following articles:
- Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, July 2019 June 10, 2019A review of new resources to support the provision of evidence-based care for women and infants.
- Adaptation of the MISSCARE Survey to the Maternity Care Setting June 10, 2019The Perinatal Missed Care Survey appears to be a feasible and promising instrument with which to evaluate missed nursing care of women during labor and birth.
- CDC supports WHO declaration of “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” for Ebola outbreak in eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo July 18, 2019As cases of Ebola continue to increase in the eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and travel-associated cases have been reported in neighboring Uganda, CDC fully supports the decision by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the outbreak a “public health emergency of […]
- CDC Food Safety Alert: E. coli. Outbreak Linked to Ground Bison July 17, 2019A CDC announcement about a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to ground bison produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc., has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/bison-07-19/index.html.
- CDC Final Investigation Notice: E. coli O26 outbreak linked to flour July 11, 2019The final investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O26 infections linked to flour has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/flour-05-19/index.html.
- TRANSCRIPT of July 9, 2019, CDC Vital Signs: Nationwide Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis—United States, 2018 July 11, 2019CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
- Most US adults favor lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes July 11, 2019Most US adults—including 8 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor requiring cigarette makers to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are less addictive, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
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