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PREVENTION NEWS - Page 11

New Report Sheds Light on Types of Food That Contribute to Food-Borne Illness
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration released a report that sheds light on the types of food that contribute to food-borne illness.
Male Virgins Still at Risk for HPV Infection
A new study conducted by University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston investigators finds that male virgins can still acquire HPV, underscoring the need for vaccination.
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The first step in global health security is prevention, but how does it work against a diverse range of threats?
Twelve US States Are Now Reporting Widespread Flu Activity
More states are reporting widespread flu activity as CDC researchers up their annual estimate of flu deaths around the world.
FDA Issues Final Rule on Use of Certain Antiseptic Ingredients
The FDA issues a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients in over-the-counter health care antiseptic products.
Flu Vaccine: The Jar Is Three-Quarters Full, Not Half Empty
William Schaffner, MD, explains the strengths and weaknesses of the flu vaccine.
How One Hospital Won a Battle Against an Outbreak of Two Virulent Superbugs
One intensive care unit utilized advanced infection control efforts to tackle an outbreak and won.
ACAAI Updates Practice Parameters on Flu Shots for Individuals with Egg Allergy
Individuals with an egg allergy do not need to avoid the annual flu shot.
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The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.
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