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October 2014

Monday, October 20

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Halloween SafetyVideo (HealthDay)

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New Menu OptionsVideo (HealthDay)

Thursday, October 9Return to top

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Warm Water WarningVideo (HealthDay)

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Heroin Overdose Deaths Increased in Many States Through 2012 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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September 2014

Tuesday, September 30Return to top

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HIV/AIDS Update - Approval of Vitekta (Food and Drug Administration)

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Fruit Flies Yield Insights into AgingFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)

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Adults: Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Wednesday, September 17Return to top

CT and Kidney Stones (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Tuesday, September 16Return to top

National Survey Shows Lower Rate of Illicit Drug Use among Adolescents Ages 12 to 17 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Monday, September 15Return to top

Flu Season Is around the Corner (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Newborn Screening Is Important for Your Baby (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Sunday, September 14Return to top

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Prevent Heat Illness with Acclimatization (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Thursday, September 11Return to top

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Don't Leave Childhood Depression Untreated (Food and Drug Administration)
Millions of Children Not Getting Recommended Preventive Care (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Tuesday, September 9Return to top

Eating Habits, Body Fat Related to Differences in Brain ChemistryFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
NIAAA to Conduct Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use DisorderFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)

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Sibling BullyingVideo (HealthDay)

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My Dog Has Cancer: What Do I Need to Know? (Food and Drug Administration)

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August 2014

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NIH to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine CandidateFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Wednesday, August 27Return to top

Scientists Plug into a Learning BrainFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Tuesday, August 26Return to top

Medical MarijuanaVideo (HealthDay)

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College Dorm Preparation (American Red Cross)

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Monthly Blood Transfusions Reduce Sickle Cell Anemia-Related Brain Injury in ChildrenFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Test Reliably Detects Inherited Immune Deficiency in NewbornsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
Understanding Suicide and Parkinson's Disease (Parkinson's Disease Foundation)

Tuesday, August 19Return to top

Put "HPV Cancer Prevention" on Your Back-to-School Checklist (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Monday, August 18Return to top

HPV VaccineVideo (HealthDay)
Mumps: Be Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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Experimental Chikungunya Vaccine Induces Robust Antibody ResponseFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
Scientists Use Lasers to Control Mouse Brain SwitchboardFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

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FDA Approves New Type of Sleep Drug, Belsomra (Food and Drug Administration)
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Alzheimer's Disease (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)

Tuesday, August 12Return to top

Distracted DrivingVideo (HealthDay)

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Bioengineers Create Functional 3D Brain-Like TissueFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering)
Chemical Concerns?Video (HealthDay)
Emergency Department Visits Linked to Zolpidem Overmedication Nearly Doubled (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

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Emergency Department Visits for Drug-Related Suicide Attempts Rise Over Six Year Period (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
FDA Approves Orbactiv to Treat Skin Infections (Food and Drug Administration)
Reducing Stress May Help Lead to Clearer Skin (American Academy of Dermatology)

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NIH and Italian Scientists Develop Nasal Test for Human Prion DiseaseFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

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Filling in Wrinkles Safely (Food and Drug Administration)
'Gluten-Free' Now Means What It Says (Food and Drug Administration)
Year-Round Preventive Treatment Reduces Malaria Risk in Young ChildrenFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

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Chickenpox Can Be Serious. Protect Yourself and Your Child. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
NIH Scientists Visualize Structures of Brain Receptors Using Subcellular ImagingFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity (Food and Drug Administration)
Pregnant? Get Tdap in Your Third Trimester (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
What Are the Reasons to Vaccinate My Baby? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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July 2014

Thursday, July 31Return to top

Early Treatment Benefits Infants with Severe Combined ImmunodeficiencyFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

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Cord Blood: What You Need to Know (Food and Drug Administration)

Tuesday, July 29Return to top

Increase Expected in Medical Care Costs for COPD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Running for LifeVideo (HealthDay)

Monday, July 28Return to top

Faster, Easier Cures for Hepatitis C (Food and Drug Administration)

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NIH Scientists Find Six New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson'sFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

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Prepare to Go Back to School with Asthma (American Lung Association)

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TCGA Researchers Identify Four Subtypes of Stomach CancerFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute, National Cancer Institute)
Your True WeightVideo (HealthDay)