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September 2017

Five African Countries Approach Control of Their HIV Epidemics as U.S. Government Launches Bold Strategy To Accelerate Progress
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 19, 2017

Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
September 19, 2017

Life-Saving Post-ER Suicide Prevention Strategies Are Cost Effective
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
September 15, 2017

HHS Commits $144.1 Million in Additional Funding for Opioid Crisis
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
September 15, 2017

VA Releases Veteran Suicide Statistics by State
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
September 15, 2017

CDC and Texas Health Officials Warn About Illness Linked to Raw Milk From Texas Dairy
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 15, 2017

New Oral Health Infographic From Healthy People 2020
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
September 14, 2017

Researchers Turn to Creative Approaches To Battle Kidney Stones
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
September 13, 2017

Blocking the Pathway to HIV-Related Cardiovascular Risks
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
September 12, 2017

HHS Awards $14.5 Million in Grants for Suicide Prevention Programs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
September 12, 2017

Drugs Extend Healthy Lifespan in Mice
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
September 12, 2017

Dr. James Ostell Named Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
September 11, 2017

FDA Commissioner – New Qualified Health Claim Advising That Early Introduction of Peanuts to Certain High-Risk Infants May Reduce Risk of Peanut Allergy
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
September 7, 2017

Help Patients Talk with Their Doctors About Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
September 7, 2017

CDC Releases New Data on the Connection Between Health and Academics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 7, 2017

Progress Has Stalled in U.S. Stroke Death Rates After Decades of Decline
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 6, 2017

NCI's Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller To Receive 2017 Lasker Award
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
September 6, 2017

CDC Awards $28.6 Million To Help States Fight Opioid Overdose Epidemic
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
September 5, 2017

Drug Combination Reduces Risk of HIV Infection Among Teen Males
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
September 5, 2017

FDA Clears Mammography Device with Option for Patient-Assisted Compression
U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
September 1, 2017

August 2017

Probiotic Prevents Infant Infections in Rural India
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
August 29, 2017

Detecting Early Signs of Cancer in the Blood
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
August 29, 2017

Insights Into How Female Embryos Develop
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
August 29, 2017

NIOSH Releases Updated Regional Data on Commercial Fishing Fatalities
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
August 29, 2017

2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Survey Data Set Now Available
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 28, 2017

FDA Commissioner – FDA's Role in Ensuring Americans Have Access to Clear and Consistent Calorie and Nutrition Information
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
August 25, 2017

Most U.S. Teens Are Getting Cancer-Preventing Vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 24, 2017

Some Infants Still Not Receiving the Recommended Screenings and Interventions for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 24, 2017

Report Reveals That About 1 in 8 Children Lived With At Least One Parent Who Had a Past Year Substance Use Disorder
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
August 24, 2017

NIOSH and CDPH-OHB Release Video About Safe Oil and Gas Tank Gauging
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
August 22, 2017

Scientists Develop Infection Model for Tick-Borne Flaviviruses
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
August 22, 2017

FDA Commissioner – FDA Is Carefully Evaluating Prescription Opioid Medications Approved To Treat Cough in Children
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
August 21, 2017

AHRQ Publishes 2016 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
August 21, 2017

Most Adolescent Contact Lens Wearers Report Habits That Could Cause Eye Infection
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 17, 2017

FDA Provides New Tools for the Development and Proper Evaluation of Tests for Detecting Zika Virus Infection
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
August 17, 2017

New Resources From NIDA on Opioids and More
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
August 17, 2017

Scientists Give Star Treatment to Lesser-Known Cells Crucial for Brain Development
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
August 16, 2017

Public Members Appointed to New Federal Effort To Address Serious Mental Illness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
August 16, 2017

New Report Finds That 12th Grade-Aged High School Dropouts Are More at Risk for Substance Use
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
August 15, 2017

Risk Factors for Heart Disease Linked to Dementia
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 15, 2017

Water Changes Mark Parkinson’s Disease Progression
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 15, 2017

Brain Cells That Influence Aging
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 15, 2017

NIOSH Launches Mobile Lifting Calculator App
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
August 14, 2017

Updated Information, Tools, and Resources Regarding the NIH Definition of a Clinical Trial
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 11, 2017

Enhancing Trauma-Informed Approaches in Behavioral Healthcare
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
August 11, 2017

FDA Warns of Potential Contamination in Multiple Brands of Drugs, Dietary Supplements
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
August 11, 2017

FDA To Expand Public Education Campaign To Focus on Prevention of Youth E-Cigarette Use
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
August 8, 2017

Midlife Cardiovascular Risk Factors May Increase Chances of Dementia
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
August 7, 2017

CDC Invests More Than $200 Million To Help States Respond to Infectious Disease Threats
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 4, 2017

New Social Determinants Infographic From Healthy People 2020
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
August 3, 2017

NIH Scientists Track Zika Virus Transmission in Mice
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
August 3, 2017

NCI Study Shows Feasibility of Cancer Screening Protocol for Patients With Li-Fraumeni Syndrome
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
August 3, 2017

SAMHSA Announces $6 Million In Grants To Support the International President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
August 2, 2017

NIMHD Announces Recipients for the Inaugural William G. Coleman Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
August 1, 2017

HHS Awards $3.2 Million for a Registry of Residents Affected by Lead Exposure in Flint, Michigan
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
August 1, 2017

Getting It Straight: Improve Your Posture for Better Health
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 2017

Patient Guide: What Are Your Health Risks?
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
August 2017