CDC Releases New Edition of Yellow Book; Gold Standard for International Travel Health Information
CDC Press Release A revised travel health resource will better assist travelers in planning safer trips abroad. The new edition of the Yellow Book, a health information tool for international travel published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and considered by many to be the gold...
Teens Still Exposed to Tobacco Ads Despite Advertising Restrictions
CDC Press Release Despite restrictions imposed on tobacco advertising, young people are frequently exposed to high levels of tobacco promotion in retail stores, according to a new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study found that more than 90 percent of... Methadone Maintenance and Patients in Alcoholism Treatment
Alcoholic ex-heroin addicts who are in methadone-maintenance treatment can be treated for their alcoholism without first withdrawing them from methadone, according to the results of clinical research. Alcoholism treatment programs have frequently had a policy of first taking the ex-heroin addicts... CDC Breaks Ground on New Scientific Communications Center
CDC Press Release The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) broke ground today on a state-of-the-art Scientific Communications Center that will house meeting space for scientific training programs for public health professionals, a hub for distance learning, and a place for visitors to...
Autism Makes Families and Society Poorer
April 3, 2008, 6:12 am
Parents of children with autism earn 14% less than parents of children without autism says an article in this monthís Pediatrics magazine. This statistic is based on surveying the parents of 11, 000 children with autism whose ages are between kindergarten and 8th grade.
Comparing the... Are the Cell Phones Hurting Our Teenagers Instead of Protecting Them?
April 7, 2008, 1:00 pm
I bought my first cell phone when I was 34 years old. Somehow, I managed to survive the teenage years, college days, and travel without a cell phone. Of course, now I donít go anywhere without it. I feel completely lost if I accidentally leave it at home during a simple trip to the grocery store.... Adopting In Montana
May 11, 2010, 6:06 am
Welcome to the twenty-sixth post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in Montana, the Big Sky state. (Isn't that a cool motto?) Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other adoption professional with specific questions. If you have adopted in...
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