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Hurricane, Harvey, Hurricane Harvey, Disaster Preparedness, house flooding, Emergency Management

Hurricane & Flood Handbook: After the Storm

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Take it from someone who has seen 27 inches of water lap against the living room walls: plan ahead.

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Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane, Hurricane Aftermath, Flooding, flash flooding, Flood, Infectious Desease, infectious disease control, Infectious Diseases

Infectious Disease Control During Hurricanes and Major Flooding Events

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The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Tropical Medicine, HIV, Research, Grant Award, National Institiutes Of Health, Infectious Disease, T Cell, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases

GW Researcher Awarded $2 Million to Study Natural Immune Response to HIV

GW researcher received a $2 million grant to study the body's natural defenses against HIV in order to drive development of better vaccines and therapies.

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Myositis, myositis awareness, The Myositis Association, Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, Inclusion Body Myositis, necrotizing myopathy, Patient Education, myositis caregivers, international myositis experts

Muscle Disease Patients Gather to Learn About Myositis

The Myositis Association (TMA) hosts their 2017 Annual Patient Conference September 7-10 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. With more than 80 presentations and nearly 500 myositis patients, friends, and family members in attendance, this conference promises to be the largest in TMA history.

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Deforestation, Cambodia, land use change, Conservation, Child And Adolescent Health, Public Health

NUS Study: Deforestation in Cambodia Linked to Higher Risk of Ill Health in Young Children

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia was associated with higher risk of diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever – which are major sources of global childhood morbidity and mortality – in children younger than five years old.

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Stroke Prevention, HPV Vaccines, Early Drinking, Immunotherapy, and More in the Public Health News Source

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Tubercolosis, MDR-TB

NIH Funds Saint Louis University Research of Possible Treatment for Drug-Resistant TB

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Saint Louis University has received a $6.4 million task order from NIAID/NIH to study a treatment for MDR-TB, a worsening, deadly global health threat.

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Plasma Instability, Carbon Nanotubes, Radiological Crimes, and More in the DOE Science News Source

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Undergraduates, Bioengineering, Alzheimer's Disease, Brain Surgery, tb diagnosis

Disease Diagnostics Take Top Honors of DEBUT Biomedical Engineering Design Competition

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Tools to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and latent tuberculosis are among the winning projects in the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge, a biomedical engineering design prize competition for teams of undergraduate students. The teams developed prototypes of devices that advance technology and improve human health.

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flu, Flu Vaccination, Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine Rates in Children May Drop When the Nasal Spray Vaccine Is Unavailable

Influenza vaccination rates in children may have decreased for the 2016-2017 influenza season because of a recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that the nasal spray version of the vaccine not be used, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.







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