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A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health Webinar
Archive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation webinar

Find the Healthy People Coordinator in Your State
The Healthy People State Coordinators make Healthy People happen every single day across the United States. For information or to get involved with Healthy People efforts in your State or Territory, contact your Healthy People State Coordinator.

Registration Now Open for the 2011 Disaster Information Outreach Symposium
Please plan to attend the Disaster Information Outreach Symposium, to be held March 29-30, 2011 at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), Bethesda, Maryland. Information professionals, library staff, as well as students are encouraged to attend this free event.  Seats are limited, so register early! The symposium, co-sponsored by NLM, the Medical Library Association, and the Special Libraries Association, will focus on librarians and libraries providing high quality health information during all phases of disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

The Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2010, which update the 2006 Guidelines, will be published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Recommendations and Reports on Friday, December 17, 2010, but will be available for early viewing on the MMWR website the afternoon of December 16. After the release, please visit CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines 2010 webpage for additional information and updates. From there you will be able to order hard copies of the report as well as wall charts and pocket guides. A podcast featuring lead author, Dr. Kimberly Workowski, will be posted on ! Monday, December 20 for viewing. CDC is also developing iPhone and eBook applications of The Guidelines and will keep you updated on their progress and availability. [CDC e-HAP FYI: 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines Update]

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