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Protection from Flu Vaccination Reduced this Season

Feb 2, 2015 |
CDC urges early treatment of severely ill and high-risk patients A report published in the January 16 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) estimates that getting a flu vaccine this ... Read more

The Militarys Organ and Tissue Banking

Feb 2, 2015 |
Imagine no waiting lists for organ transplants. (Photo provided by LTC Luis M. Alvarez, Ph.D., United States Military Academy West Point, NY/Released) According to leading ... Read more

What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly

Jan 22, 2015 |
Food Safety If the power is out for less than 4 hours, then the food in your refrigerator and freezer will be safe to consume. While the power is out, keep the refrigerator and freezer doors ... Read more

Alcohol poisoning kills six people in the US each day

Jan 7, 2015 |
Alochol Poisoning Deaths: Common in all ages, most in middle age. Entire Infographic More than 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning each year in the United States – ... Read more

Too many people die of alcohol poisoning in the US

Jan 7, 2015 |
Alcohol Poisoning Deaths Vital Signs: Alcohol Poisoning Kills Six People Each Day Alcohol poisoning deaths are caused by drinking a large amount of ... Read more

FTC thwarts company’s mole, skin tag, and wart-removal claims

Jan 2, 2015 |
So, a frog hops into a bar and says, “Hey, did you hear the one about DermaTend?” Apparently, explained the frog, ads said this product removed moles, skin tags and warts — fast and ... Read more

These anti-aging claims could leave you light-headed

Jan 2, 2015 |
A “solar-powered” lotion that transforms UV rays into red light to give you the same anti-aging results you’d get from laser treatment in a doctor’s office, or from an ... Read more

Paving the way to end Ebola

Dec 29, 2014 |
  Capt. Eric Hudson Spc. Daniel Martin from Lakefield, Minn., left, watches as Pfc. Melina Knight works on grading the road outside the Ebola Treatment Unit near Buchanan, ... Read more

HHS supports efforts to speed Ebola vaccine delivery

Dec 24, 2014 |
New projects accelerate development, evaluation, and manufacturing of promising Ebola vaccines Contracts to speed further development of two promising Ebola vaccines, known as rVSV-ZEBOV-GP and ... Read more

Ebola epidemic continues to spread, requiring intensified effort

Dec 24, 2014 |
After more than a year of Ebola transmission in Guinea and more than 7 months of transmission in Liberia and Sierra Leone, there is still much to be done to stop the world’s first Ebola ... Read more

Supporting West African Ebola Survivors

Dec 20, 2014 |
Ebola survivor, accompanied by medical director, being welcomed by her community - Firestone District, Liberia, 2014 Truck transporting solidarity kits containing essential ... Read more

More than 16 million children live in states where they can buy e-cigarettes legally

Dec 20, 2014 |
State laws and e-cigarettes Entire Infographic Forty states have enacted laws prohibiting the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, ... Read more

Increase in Raw Milk-Associated Outbreaks

Dec 20, 2014 |
“Back to nature”-- that’s what many Americans are trying to do with the foods that they buy and eat. They are shopping at farmers’ markets, picking organic foods at their ... Read more

ElectRx Has the Nerve to Envision Revolutionary Therapies for Self-Healing

Dec 18, 2014 |
Proposals sought for groundbreaking neuromodulation capabilities that would maximize the immunological, physical and mental health of military Service members and veterans   Many chronic ... Read more

Army Scientist Uses Diagnostic Tools to Track Viruses

Dec 18, 2014 |
FORT DETRICK, Md., Dec. 17, 2014 – An Army virologist using diagnostic tools found traces of Ebola virus in patient samples in West Africa -- a region thought to be untouched by the disease -- ... Read more

DTRA Medical Countermeasures Help West African Ebola Crisis

Dec 15, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2014 – Since 2003, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency has invested more than $300 million to develop medical countermeasures against hemorrhagic fever viruses, and those ... Read more

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps to help treat Ebola patients in Liberia

Sep 17, 2014 |
A team of specialized officers from the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is being prepared to deploy to manage and staff a previously announced U.S. Department of Defense hospital in ... Read more

What can be done to help children eat less sodium?

Sep 17, 2014 |
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 1:00 p.m. ET Audio recording    [MP3, 4.47 MB] OPERATOR :  Welcome, if you would like to ask a question, please press star one on your ... Read more

Millions of children not getting recommended preventive care

Sep 17, 2014 |
Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

CDC Finds Sodium Consumption is High Among U.S. Children

Sep 17, 2014 |
More than 90 percent of school-aged children nationwide eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease in adulthood, according to a new ... Read more