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May 2017

FDA Warns Americans About Risk of Inaccurate Results From Certain Lead Tests
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
May 17, 2017

Study Finds Tens of Millions of Americans Drink Alcohol at Dangerously High Levels
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
May 17, 2017

High Blood Pressure Linked to Racial Segregation in Neighborhoods
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
May 15, 2017

New NIAAA Strategic Plan Aims To Advance Alcohol Research Across a Broad Spectrum of Areas
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
May 15, 2017

New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled Over Five Years
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 11, 2017

Study Finds Worsening Outcomes in Service Members Five Years After Mild Blast-Induced Concussion
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
May 10, 2017

Protein Involved in Hearing Loss Recovery
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 9, 2017

Enzyme Drives Middle-Age Weight and Fitness Changes
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 9, 2017

Systemic Therapy Outperforms Intraocular Implant for Treating Uveitis
National Eye Institute (NEI)
May 8, 2017

CDC Updates Guidance on Interpretation of Zika Testing Results for Pregnant Women
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 5, 2017

How the Body Regulates Salt Levels
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 2, 2017

Cough Culprits: What’s the Difference Between Bronchitis and Pneumonia?
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 2017

African-American Death Rate Drops 25 Percent
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 2, 2017

NIH Discovery in Mice Could Lead to New Class of Medications To Fight Mid-Life Obesity
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
May 2, 2017

Individualized Exam Schedule for Diabetic Eye Disease
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 2, 2017

Diagnosing Cystic Fibrosis With Wearable Devices
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 2, 2017

NIH Research Improves Health for People With Asthma
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 1, 2017

Keeping Your Gut in Check: Healthy Options to Stay on Tract
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
May 2017

April 2017

U.S. and Canada Announce Independent Competitions To Improve Wellness Data Collection
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
April 27, 2017

NIOSH Presents Awards for Significant Scientific Contributions
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
April 27, 2017

Quick, Sensitive Diagnostic Tests With CRISPR
National Institutes of Health
April 25, 2017

Diabetes Increasing in Youths
National Institutes of Health
April 25, 2017

NIH Statement on World Malaria Day – April 25, 2017
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
April 25, 2017

Dispatches From the Front Lines: CDC's Disease Detective Conference
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 24, 2017

NIH Funds Seven International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
April 21, 2017

FDA Statement on New Warnings About the Use of Codeine and Tramadol in Children and Nursing Mothers
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
April 20, 2017

Campylobacter, Salmonella Led Bacterial Foodborne Illnesses in 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 20, 2017

Fewer Exams and Better Eye Health? Aye-Aye, Finds Type 1 Diabetes Study
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
April 19, 2017

Researchers Discover Mitochondrial "Circuit Breaker" That Protects Heart From Damage
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
April 18, 2017

Rates of New Diagnosed Cases of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among Children, Teens
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
April 13, 2017

HHS Sponsors New Zika Diagnostic Test, Boosting National Testing Capacity
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
April 12, 2017

NHLBI Stem Cell Consortium Provides New Insights Into Genetics of Heart Disease, Other Conditions
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
April 6, 2017

Higher Death Rate Among Youth With First Episode Psychosis
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
April 6, 2017

FDA Allows Marketing of First Direct-To-Consumer Tests That Provide Genetic Risk Information for Certain Conditions
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
April 6, 2017

Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
April 6, 2017

NIDA Announces Recipients of 2017 Avant-Garde Awards for HIV/AIDS Research
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
April 5, 2017

A Biomarker for Tracking the Progression of ALS
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
April 4, 2017

About 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnant Women With Confirmed Zika Infection Had a Fetus or Baby With Birth Defects in 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 4, 2017

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 3, 2017

Keep Your Voice Sound: How To Prevent and Avoid Voice Problems
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
April 2017