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S.C. Officials Indicted for Exposing Firemen to Asbestos
The Marion, South Carolina, city administrator and its fire chief have been indicted on charges of knowingly exposing staff, volunteer workers and community members to toxic asbestos. Both were granted a personal recognizance bond at their arraignment Nov. 17 in the Marion County Courthouse. City Administrator Alan Thomas Ammons and Fire Chief Ralph Walton Cooper III were charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy to violate the Pollution Control Act, and violation of the Pollution Control Act. All three indictments — signed by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson — were filed Nov. 2, 2017. The alleg...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 22, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Tags: Alan Thomas Ammons Alan Wilson asbestos exposure Ashley Brady Marion Fire Station Pollution Control Act Ralph Walton Cooper South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Source Type: news

Cannabis marketplace scores venture capital from Nosara, Lerer Hippeau and others
Now that the New York State Department of Health has warmed up to medical marijuana and expanded the state's provisions regarding distribution, investors are approaching the cannabis industry with more fervor than ever before. Look at LeafLink, a two-year-old marketplace for wholesale cannabis. The New York-based company raised one of the largest funding rounds in the cannabis tech space to date. Nosara Capital, a London-based venture capital shop, led a $10 million Series A effort with investment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

OIG to audit Medicaid telehealth payments as claims increase
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ’ Office of the Inspector General will audit Medicaid payments for telemedicine and telehealth payments to ensure compliance with reimbursement requirements. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 20, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

DHS Requesting Five-Year Extension for BadgerCare Reform Demonstration Waiver
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is requesting a five-year extension for its currentSection 1115 BadgerCare Reform Demonstration Project Waiver. The current waiver expires on December 31, 2018, and per federal regulations, DHS must submit an extension request one year in advance of the waiver expiration. Per direction from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS), the request is being added to the current waiver...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

South Africa:Additional Budget to Strengthen Gauteng Health
[SAnews.gov.za] The Gauteng Department of Health says the additional budget allocation to the department will help alleviate the urgent financial pressures faced by the department. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rabies Found In Superstition, What You Need To Know
The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes popular hiking and camping areas such as the Lost Dutchman State Park, First Water Trail, and the Tonto National Forest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Rabies Found In Arizona: What You Need To Know
The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes popular hiking and camping areas such as Lost Dutchman State Park, First Water Trail and Tonto National Forest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

House committee urges HHS to improve med device cybersecurity
The US House Energy and Commerce committee is looking to the Department of Health and Human Services to shore up medical device cybersecurity, according to a report from The Hill. Committee Chair Greg Walden (R-Ore.) sent a letter to the HHS asking it to require device makers to provide a listed bill of materials, including third-party software components, used in each of its products, according to the report. “Stakeholders do not know, and often have no way of knowing, exactly what software or hardware exist within the technologies on which they rely to provide vital medical care. This lack of visibility directly af...
Source: Mass Device - November 17, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Software / IT Cybersecurity Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) Source Type: news

Public health data to be shifted to NHS 'safe haven'
Public Health England could move potentially millions of patients’ personal data to an NHS “safe haven” – but will likely retain control of the cancer registry for now, the Department of Health has said. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 17, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hawaii's budding cannabis industry experiences growing pains
Only medical cannabis cardholders or individuals who are fingerprinted and background-checked by the Department of Health are allowed to enter a dispensary. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Hawaii's budding cannabis industry experiences growing pains
Only medical cannabis cardholders or individuals who are fingerprinted and background-checked by the Department of Health are allowed to enter a dispensary. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Another dialysis clinic approved for Erie County
A Texas-based dialysis company will build its third clinic in the region, following a contingent approval this week from the state Department of Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

MSK-IMPACT Tumor Profiling Test Authorized by FDA MSK-IMPACT Tumor Profiling Test Authorized by FDA
The MSK-IMPACT tumor profiling test is the first multiplex test to receive FDA authorization. The accreditation of the New York State Department of Health as a third-party reviewer provides a path forward for such tests to receive authorization.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Bristol wins grant to tackle antibacterial drug resistance in Thailand
The University of Bristol has been awarded a grant through the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) cross-research council initiative, in partnership with the Department of Health, to lead an inter-disciplinary research project to tackle the growing threat of antibacterial drug resistance (ABR) in Thailand. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards, Research, Public engagement; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine Source Type: news

Bristol wins grant to tackle antibacterial drug resistance in Thailand
(University of Bristol) The University of Bristol has been awarded a grant by the UK Research Councils and the Department of Health to lead an inter-disciplinary research project to tackle the growing threat of antibacterial drug resistance (ABR) in Thailand. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UB researcher receives $2.4M to improve child welfare services for Native Americans
A University at Buffalo researcher is working to enhance services for Native American families involved in child welfare cases. Melanie Sage, an assistant professor in UB’s School of Social Work, received a $2.4 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to gather evidence and produce resources to improve the services offered by state agencies. The five-year grant, from the Administratio n for Children and Families, was originally awarded before she came to UB… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

UB researcher receives $2.4M to improve child welfare services for Native Americans
A University at Buffalo researcher is working to enhance services for Native American families involved in child welfare cases. Melanie Sage, an assistant professor in UB’s School of Social Work, received a $2.4 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to gather evidence and produce resources to improve the services offered by state agencies. The five-year grant, from the Administratio n for Children and Families, was originally awarded before she came to UB… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Trump nominates Big Pharma executive to run HHS, proving government has been hopelessly corrupted by the drug industry
(Natural News) There’s a new chief in town, Alex Azar, who, should he receive confirmation from Congress, will soon take over as head of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). But not everyone is happy with this decision because Azar is the former president of Lilly USA, the American arm of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Past Heads of HHS? Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Past Heads of HHS?
President Trump is nominating Alex M. Azar to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health& Human Services. How much do you know about the former heads of HHS?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Test Yourself! Surprising Facts About Past Heads of HHS Test Yourself! Surprising Facts About Past Heads of HHS
President Trump is nominating Alex M. Azar to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health& Human Services. How much do you know about the former heads of HHS?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Trump Nominates Pharma Exec to Lead HHS
President Donald Trump announced via Twitter on Monday that he is nominating Alex Azar to be the secretary of the Department of Health and Human... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Conversation with Karen Madden
Discussion focuses the history of National Rural Health Day and the Power of Rural movement, among other things. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 14, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

New HHS Chief Reportedly Picked
Pharma exec Alex Azar could be next in line to take over as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - November 10, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Gabriel Perna Tags: Healthcare Reform Patient Relations Patients Practice Models Source Type: news

There for us: A better future for the NHS workforce
This report highlights that there are no domestic “quick fixes” to the severe workforce shortages in the NHS, and that any significant reduction in the number of overseas staff in the next few years is likely to have a serious and damaging impact on services for the public. The report focuses on the response from the Department of Health and it s arms-length bodies to the NHS's growing workforce challenges (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dayton-Area Hospital Maternity Departments
Data from organizations listed and Ohio Department of Health. Some organizations contacted did not respond. Information current as of August 2017 and may be edited for space. For information about the lists contact Jane Applegate (937) 528-4423, jaapplegate@bizjournals.com. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Dayton-Area Hospitals
Data from organizations listed and Ohio Department of Health. Some organizations contacted did not respond. Information current as of August 2017 and may be edited for space. For information about the lists contact Jane Applegate (937) 528-4423, jaapplegate@bizjournals.com. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Most Active Shelby County Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers
Information on The List was obtained from each individual organization through surveys and the Tennessee Department of Health ’s 2016 Joint Annual Report of Hospitals and could not be independently verified. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Busiest Memphis Area Hospitals
Information on The List was obtained from each individual organization through surveys and the Tennessee Department of Health ’s 2016 Joint Annual Report of Hospitals and could not be independently verified. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Dayton-Area Hospital Maternity Departments
Data from organizations listed and Ohio Department of Health. Some organizations contacted did not respond. Information current as of August 2017 and may be edited for space. For information about the lists contact Jane Applegate (937) 528-4423, jaapplegate@bizjournals.com. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Ex-pharma Exec Azar Is Top Choice to Run U.S. Health Agency -Sources Ex-pharma Exec Azar Is Top Choice to Run U.S. Health Agency -Sources
Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive, is U.S. President Donald Trump's top pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services, two sources with knowledge of the confidential process said on condition of anonymity on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

US Senators urge CMS head Verma to include med device ID on claims
Two US Senators this week wrote to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid head Seema Verma urging her to add a field for unique medical device identifier information on insurance claim forms. The letter, from Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), cited a report from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General from September. The report claims that nearly $1.5 billion in costs to Medicare came from patients treated with seven specific cardiac devices from 3 manufacturers that were recalled or showed high failure rates over a 10 year period. The OIG release also claimed...
Source: Mass Device - November 9, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Regulatory/Compliance Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Source Type: news

Ex-pharma exec Azar is top choice to run U.S. health agency: sources
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive, is U.S. President Donald Trump's top pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services, two sources with knowledge of the confidential process said on condition of anonymity on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Get Your Flu Shot Now, Be Protected for the Holidays
With the holiday season approaching, now is a good time to get aflu shot to make sure you, your friends, and your family are protected for all the events and activities to come. According to health officials, it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to take effect, so those who get a flu shot now can be protected by Thanksgiving. This advice comes on the heels of a review of influenza vaccination data by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 8, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

WakeMed seeking approval for $60M expansion in Cary
WakeMed Health& Hospitals is seeking state approval for a $60 million expansion in Cary. The hospital system has filed a certificate of need application for the expansion, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services stated Tuesday. According to NC DHHS, WakeMed’s proposed project involves relocating “30 approved but undeveloped acute care beds and one operating room” to Wa keMed Cary Hospital from the system’s Raleigh campus. The acute care beds and operating room would be located… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Trust chief warns of unsafe staffing levels across NHS
A veteran NHS chief executive and former director general of workforce at the Department of Health has warned patients could die due to unsafe staffing levels unless action is taken on a national scale. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 8, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Veritas out as United Medical Center operator
The D.C. Council on Tuesday cut ties with the company overseeing operations at District-owned United Medical Center, ending another chapter in the long saga of the troubled Southeast D.C. hospital. The council voted 7-6 to block a one-year, $4.2 million contract extension for Veritas of Washington, a D.C. company with ties to Mayor Muriel Bowser. Veritas was tapped by the Department of Health Care Finance to run UMC under an emergency contract in April 2016. The vote came amid serious quest ions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Veritas out as United Medical Center operator
The D.C. Council on Tuesday cut ties with the company overseeing operations at District-owned United Medical Center, ending another chapter in the long saga of the troubled Southeast D.C. hospital. The council voted 7-6 to block a one-year, $4.2 million contract extension for Veritas of Washington, a D.C. company with ties to Mayor Muriel Bowser. Veritas was tapped by the Department of Health Care Finance to run UMC under an emergency contract in April 2016. The vote came amid serious quest ions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Brooks Memorial to close dialysis unit, transition patients to new DaVita clinic
Three years after first proposing to close its dialysis service, Brooks Memorial Hospital is now moving forward with that plan just as a privately-owned national dialysis company prepares to open a clinic in Dunkirk. The hospital filed plans with the state Department of Health to discontinue outpatient dialysis services in the hospital and discontinue home peritoneal dialysis training and support. The program currently serves 33 patients. The decision also affects seven nurses who run the program.  The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

South Africa:KZN Oncology Crisis - Minister Motsoaledi Must Place KZN Department Under Administration
[DA] The DA will submit an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) to the Department of Health, to gain access to the letter with recommendations that the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi sent to the KZN Premier, Willies Mchunu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Select Materials on Drug Shortages and Scarce Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 11/06/2017 This Web page from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) highlights resources developed to help stakeholders prepare for and manage drug shortages and the allocation of scarce resources. Resources include relevant TRACIE-developed resources, and TRACIE Topic Collections. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Making a reality of the Accelerated Access Review: improving patient access to breakthrough treatments
This report sets out the joint response from the Department of Health and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to the Accelerated Access Review. It sets out how government will work with industry and the health system to create an approvals system so that cost-effective breakthrough products can get to NHS patients as fast as possible.ResponsePress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 3, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: NHS finances and productivity Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: news

Health Tip: Supporting Breast-feeding Moms on the Job
-- There are a number of options available if businesses want to make it more convenient for mothers to express breast milk at work. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests: Find a devoted space for nursing mothers. If a mother... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HHS: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019
Proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) setting forth payment parameters and provisions related to risk adjustments, cost-sharing reductions, and user fees for federally-facilitated and state-based Exchanges. Proposed changes seek to enhance state flexibility in determining essential health benefits (EHBs), certifying qualified health plans (QHPs), and establishing Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Exchanges. Comments regarding the proposed rule must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern on November 27, 2017. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 2, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

National Audit Office gives its verdict on WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS
This report outlines the findings of an investigation into the impact of the WannaCry ransomware attack on the NHS and its patients; why some parts of the NHS were affected; and how the Department of Health and NHS national bodies responded to the attack. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 2, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

ASPR TRACIE Technical Assistance Request: Installing Generators at Health Care Facilities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 10/26/2017 This five-page document from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) provides resources in response to a request for information on best practices, lessons learned, and mitigation strategies related to installing generators at nursing centers and assisted living facilities. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Investigation: WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS
This report details the findings of an investigation into the WannaCry cyber attack, focusing on its impact on the NHS and its patients; why some parts of the NHS were affected; and how the Department of Health and NHS national bodies responded to the attack (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation
The Department of Health is seeking views on proposals to reform the regulation system for healthcare professionals in the UK. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 1, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Obamacare Benchmark Premiums up 37 Pct in 2018 After Subsidy Cut-off Obamacare Benchmark Premiums up 37 Pct in 2018 After Subsidy Cut-off
The average monthly premium for benchmark Obamacare insurance plans will surge around 37% in 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday, fueled by the Trump administration's suspension of billions of dollars in subsidy payments to health insurers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 31, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Opioid Use Disorders: HHS (Health and Human Services) Needs Measures to Assess the Effectiveness of Efforts to Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment
U.S. Government Accountability Office. 10/31/2017 This 36-page report reviews the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)'s and other efforts related to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. It describes HHS's key efforts to expand access to MAT; examines HHS's evaluation, if any, of its efforts to expand access to MAT; and describes efforts by selected stakeholders (states, private health insurers, and national associations) to expand access to MAT. It recommends that HHS set targets to measure improvements in access and establish evaluation time frames. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Reso...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Opioids: The Prescription Drug and Heroin Overdose Epidemic
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 10/25/2017 This Web page provides information about the Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis, declared by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary on October 26, 2017, and the HHS Five-Point Strategy to Combat the Opioid Crisis. It also provides general information about opioids and the national opioid crisis. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news