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In Landmark Report, Public Health Leaders Outline Steps for Urgent Action on Opioids

The report, “The Opioid Epidemic: From Evidence to Impact,” maps out a blueprint for national action on the epidemic and details dozens of concrete, evidence-based steps for everyone working to fight the opioid crisis in America – from the health care, advocacy, nonprofit, government, academic, and business sectors.

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Last Unknown Structure of HIV-1, a Novel Compound, Blood Equality, and More in the AIDS and HIV News Source

The latest research, features, and experts on HIV and AIDS.

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Influenza, Flu Season, flu bug, Flu Vaccination, Vaccinate, Primary Care, Internal Medicine

Physicians React to Flu Forecasts, Recommend Preparing Now for Flu Season

Australia has seen its worst flu season on record and could indicate a rough season for the United States.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Supports Trump Administrations’ Declaration of Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency

ASA today announced its support of President Donald J. Trump’s announcement officially declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The ASA applauds the president’s administration for taking this important step toward addressing drug addiction and opioid overuse and abuse.

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WVU Experts Available to Talk About Opioid Epidemic in Light of New Designation as Public Health Emergency

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Duke Expert: Opioid Public Health Emergency Is a First Step, But Many More Needed

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Machine Learning Detects Marketing and Sale of Opioids on Twitter

Using advanced machine learning, a cross disciplinary team of University of California San Diego researchers developed technology that mined Twitter to identify entities illegally selling prescription opioids online.

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Professor Charts Digital Plan to Fight Domestic Violence

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New app myPlan a tool to help with making safety decisions, connecting to resources

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Exposure to Glyphosate, Chemical Found in Weed Killers, Increased Over 23 Years

Analyzing samples from a prospective study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that human exposure to glyphosate, a chemical widely found in weed killers, has increased approximately 500 percent since the introduction of genetically modified crops.

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Montefiore-Einstein Physician Awarded $1 Million to Train the Next Generation of Bronx-Grown Medical Professionals

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Juan Robles, M.D., attending physician at Montefiore Health System and assistant professor of family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has earned a $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support Bronx students pursuing healthcare careers and create a more inclusive workforce dedicated to underserved communities.







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