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New CDC Homepage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled a new look to their website homepage today: http://www.cdc.gov . Take a look and see what you think! There is a place to provide feedback if you wish.

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Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products

Nov. 30 Webinar: How FDA Regulates Imported Products FDA handles millions of shipments of FDA-regulated products imported into the U.S. each year. Learn more and find out how to connect to this 30-minute webinar at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm280913.htm

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Gallop: Hawaii Continues to Lead in Wellbeing; North Dakota Second

The following was posted on PhPartners New Links Announcement [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.gallup.com/poll/149105/Hawaii-Continues-Lead-Wellbeing-North-Dakota-Second.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication&utm_term=Wellbeing Americans in Hawaii continued to set the national standard in wellbeing in the first half of 2011, followed closely by North Dakota according to data from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being … Continue reading

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Principles of Community Engagement

“Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition Read full text online at http://1.usa.gov/reZWkU The new National Institutes of Health publication, Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd Edition updates and expands the 1997 booklet published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

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Toolkits

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Sustaining Improved Outcomes: A Toolkit http://www.sustainingoutcomes.com/ Improving quality and achieving better outcomes continues to be a major focus in the areas of public health, healthcare, social service, education, and related fields. In … Continue reading

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CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6019a5.htm?s_cid=mm6019a5_x The CDC has identified 10 major public health achievements of the first 10 years of the 21st century that include improvements in vaccine preventable and infectious diseases, reductions in deaths from certain chronic diseases, declines in deaths and injuries … Continue reading

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Helpful Funding Resources from NIH

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Help for Your Unfunded NIH Applications http://HealthResearchFunding.org The National Health Council http://www.nationalhealthcouncil.org/ just announced the availability of a database that will help link unfunded NIH applications with potential non-governmental funding sources. We … Continue reading

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Latest Report on the Nation’s Health Released

http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2011/a0216_nationalhealthreport.html?s_cid=2011_a0216_nationalhealthreport Health, United States, 2010, the 34th annual report prepared by CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics is now available and includes a compilation of health data from state and federal health agencies as well as an in-depth feature section … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases First Set of 5-Year American Community Survey Estimates

http://bit.ly/f9HhAZ New Estimates Provide Detailed Look at Every Community in the United States The U.S. Census Bureau today released 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for the first time, making available social, economic, housing and demographic statistics for every community … Continue reading

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City Doctors Go Online to Reach Out to Patients

This is an interesting news items from India.   http://bit.ly/9qLkau The Times of India Umesh Isalkar, TNN, Oct 11, 2010 Be it sending alerts to patients for a scheduled vaccine, texting a reminder for a quarterly visit or a periodic … Continue reading

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