DOH News Releases:
||Washington Expands Prescription Data Sharing to Better Inform Prescribers, Opioid Crisis Response
||Take Steps Now to Plan For Wildfire Smoke, Poor Air Quality
|05/01/19||State Officials Urge Action on Youth Mental Health Trends
CDC News Releases
||Annual Report to the Nation: Overall Cancer Mortality Rate Continues to Decline
Keep up the good work
||After 20 Year Increase, New Diabetes Cases Decline
The new therapies are amazing. Financial barriers to treatment, not so amazing.
||CDC Creates Interactive Training for Diagnosis, Management of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Cases are on the rise: a record number of RMSF cases reported last year. Free CMEs and CEs.
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WHO News Releases:
||WHO Highlights Huge Scale of Tobacco-Related Lung Disease Deaths
Great strides have been made in tobacco prevention, but we are not on track to meet the goals of world’s first global public health treaty- the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
||5 Billion People Still at Risk from Trans-Fat Exposure
When industrially-produced trans fat is finally cut from the global food supply, it will save millions of lives, and be the first risk factor for a noncommunicable disease ever eliminated.
||Too Many Babies are Born Too Small
High-income countries have seen virtually no progress.
||WHO adapts Ebola Vaccination Strategy in the DRC to account for insecurity and community feedback
Read more about the Ebola Vaccine strategies and fieldwork here
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