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September 2014

Tuesday, September 16

Monday, September 15

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)

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Enterovirus D68 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Prevent Heat Illness with Acclimatization (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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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

Sunday, August 31Return to top

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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)

Sunday, August 17Return to top

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Thursday, August 14Return to top

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)

Wednesday, August 13Return to top

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)

Monday, August 11Return to top

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)

Wednesday, August 6Return to top

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

Tuesday, August 5Return to top

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)

Monday, August 4Return to top

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)

Wednesday, July 30Return to top

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)

Sunday, July 27Return to top

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

Saturday, July 26Return to top

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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)

Tuesday, July 22Return to top

Schizophrenia's Genetic Skyline RisingFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)

Monday, July 21Return to top

Chikungunya Hits Mainland (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Exercise and a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Dementia Risk (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)
Heavy Drinking in Midlife Speeds Memory Loss (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)
How Eating Fish May Help Our Brains (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation)

Sunday, July 20Return to top

Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for AutismFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

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NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in ChildrenFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug TrendsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

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Young Adults More Likely to Attend CollegeFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Thursday, July 10Return to top

Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Wednesday, July 9Return to top

New Treatment Increases Pregnancy Rate for Women with Infertility DisorderFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Tuesday, July 8Return to top

Brain Tumor Invasion Along Blood Vessels May Lead to New Cancer TreatmentsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Low Doses of Arsenic Cause Cancer in Male MiceFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

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Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease Each a Risk of the OtherFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Hurricane Season: Be Prepared (Food and Drug Administration)
Report Shows Combining Drug Use with Underage Drinking Raises Health Risks (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Wednesday, July 2Return to top

Gene Type Confers 26 Percent Chance of Early Celiac Sign by Age 5From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your HealthFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)

Tuesday, July 1Return to top

Adults Stop Anti-Rejection Drugs After Partial Stem-Cell Transplant Reverses Sickle Cell DiseaseFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Germs Is an Ongoing Threat (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
NIH Names New Clinical Sites in Undiagnosed Diseases NetworkFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)
Pelvic Exam DebateVideo (HealthDay)

June 2014

Monday, June 30Return to top

Alcohol Deaths (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Cancer Prevention Starts in Childhood (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Keep Your Cool in Hot Weather (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Lead in Kids' Blood Linked with Behavioral and Emotional ProblemsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
NIH-Funded Researchers Extend Liver Preservation for TransplantationFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering)
Sexting and TeensVideo (HealthDay)
Tetanus: Make Sure Your Family Is Fully Immunized (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Sunday, June 29Return to top

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FDA Approves Afrezza to Treat Diabetes (Food and Drug Administration)

Thursday, June 26Return to top

Breast Cancer - Men Get It Too (Food and Drug Administration)

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Prevent Mosquito Bites (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Safe Use of Flea and Tick Products in Pets (Food and Drug Administration)
Stay Safe during Lightning (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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FDA Approves Sivextro to Treat Skin Infections (Food and Drug Administration)

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Report Shows Rise in Methamphetamine-Related Hospital Emergency Department Visits (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)