Public health alerts

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  • Fearing that he may have anthrax or smallpox, he e-mails his new doctor a list of his symptoms, along with his itinerary over the previous 14 days. The doctor’s automatic system immediately matches his itinerary against the public health database of anthrax and smallpox occurrences and runs his symptoms against his own personal health record, including his medications. It sends an urgent alert to the doctor, who sees no likely source of exposure for Mr. S. but spots a potential drug-drug interaction.

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  • “It takes a tough guy to raise a tender chicken!” the late Frank Perdue used to proclaim in his radio and t v advertisements. Physical chemist Hervé This (pronounced teess), the internationally controversial molecular gastro- nome, explains to us in understandable yet precise terms the science of ten- derness.

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  • Analyzing the scientific literature via the approaches commonly used for this type of research in different databases by the IRSST Informathèque and the CSST documentation centre identified peer-reviewed journal articles on nanoparticle toxicity. The literature is covered exhaustively up to summer 2007. Among the main databases and search engines consulted, we should mention MedLine, Toxline, PubMed, Inspec, Coppernic, Embase, Ntis, Ei, Compendex, SciSearch, Pascal, Alerts, Teoma and Scirus.

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  • During the past year the Board was also active on the policy front, releasing a major report on ten years of medical malpractice payments in Massachusetts, from 1994 to 2003. The Board also directed its Patient Care Assessment unit to monitor and oversee the implementation of the recommendations made in the Department of Public Health/Betsy Lehman Center report on weight loss surgery.

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  • The United States (US) changed in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City. Certainly two wars, one in Afghanistan and one in Iraq, would have been unlikely without the preceding terrorist attacks. The state embarked on extensive infrastructural and logistical transformations aimed at preventing future attacks.

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  • This report from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) outlines a vision and a process for mobilizing the human, institutional, and technological factors needed to support health decisionmaking through a National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII). NCVHS, a public advisory committee, is statutorily authorized to advise the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on national health information policy. It reports annually to Congress on progress toward privacy protection and administrative simplification.

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  • This information prompted the FDA, in 2005, to adopt a “black box” warning label on all antide­ pressant medications to alert the public about the potential increased risk of suicidal thinking or attempts in children and adolescents taking antidepressants. In 2007, the FDA proposed that makers of all antidepressant medications extend the warning to include young adults up through age 24. A “black box” warning is the most serious type of warning on prescription drug labeling. The study was funded in part by the National Institute of Mental Health. ...

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