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December 2013

Revised Autism Screening Tool Offers More Precise Assessment
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
December 23, 2013

FDA Proposes New Food Defense Rule
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
December 20, 2013

Sixty Percent of 12th Graders Do Not View Regular Marijuana Use as Harmful
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
December 18, 2013

Lung Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall, Helping Drive Decrease in Overall Cancer Death Rates; Annual Report to the Nation Includes Special Feature Highlighting the Contribution of Other Diseases on Survival of Patients
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
December 16, 2013

CDC Looks Back at 2013 Health Challenges, Ahead to 2014 Health Worries
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
December 16, 2013

New Report Highlights Benefits of Flu Vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
December 12, 2013

NIH Network Revolutionizes Stroke Clinical Research
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
December 12, 2013

Public Gets Early Snapshot of MRSA and C. difficile Infections in Individual Hospitals
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
December 12, 2013

NIH Study Links Family Structure to High Blood Pressure in African-American Men
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
December 12, 2013

Tobacco, Drug Use in Pregnancy Can Double Risk of Stillbirth
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
December 11, 2013

Stimulant-addicted Patients Can Quit Smoking Without Hindering Treatment
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
December 10, 2013

Concussion Secrets Unveiled in Mice and People
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
December 8, 2013

President Obama Signs Reauthorization of PEPFAR
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
December 5, 2013

Measles Still Threatens Health Security
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
December 5, 2013

CDC Releases New Findings and Prevention Tools to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants
December 2, 2013

A Burning Issue: Handling Household Burns
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
December 2013

Personalized Medicine
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
December 2013