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August 2015

NIH Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 or Other Nutritional Supplements for Cognitive Decline
National Eye Institute (NEI)
August 25, 2015

Nearly All Contact Lens Wearers in National Survey Report Risky Eye Care Behaviors That Can Lead to Eye Infections
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 20, 2015

Teens Using E-Cigarettes May Be More Likely to Start Smoking Tobacco
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
August 18, 2015

Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 18, 2015

Million Hearts Launches Annual Blood Pressure Control Challenge
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 18, 2015

NIH Study Finds Cutting Dietary Fat Reduces Body Fat More than Cutting Carbs
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
August 13, 2015

Large Percentage of Youth with HIV May Lack Immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
August 13, 2015

Benefits of Early Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Infection
NIH Research Matters
August 10, 2015

Most U.S. Middle and High Schools Start the School Day Too Early
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 6, 2015

Positive Emotions and Your Health: Developing a Brighter Outlook
NIH News in Health
August 2015

CDC Modeling Projects Growth of Drug-Resistant Infections and C. Difficile
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 4, 2015

CDC Funding Helps States Address Infectious Disease Threats
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
August 3, 2015

July 2015

Many Adolescents Still Not Getting HPV Vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
July 30, 2015

Many New Mothers Report No Physician Advice on Infant Sleep Position, Breastfeeding
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
July 27, 2015

Young South African Women Can Adhere to Daily PrEP Regimen as HIV Prevention
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
July 21, 2015

Early Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Non-AIDS Outcomes in HIV-Infected People
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
July 20, 2015

HIV Control Through Treatment Durably Prevents Heterosexual Transmission of Virus
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
July 20, 2015

NIH Body Weight Planner Added to USDA SuperTracker Food and Activity Tool
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
July 20, 2015

White House Conference on Aging Showcases Physical Activity Through Go4Life Month
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
July 13, 2015

HHS Targets Funding, Programs to Help Older People Reduce the Risk of Falling
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 13, 2015

White House Conference on Aging: Combating Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 13, 2015

Aging in 2015: HHS and the White House Conference on Aging
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 13, 2015

HHS Proposes to Improve Care and Safety for Nursing Home Residents
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 13, 2015

Federal Report Shows Drop in Preterm Birth Rate
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
July 10, 2015

Administration Issues Final Rules on Coverage of Certain Recommended Preventive Services Without Cost Sharing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 10, 2015

CDC Versus Ebola: The Road to Zero
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
July 9, 2015

Understanding the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Physical Activity-Induced Health Benefits
Cell Metabolism
July 7, 2015

Advice for Older People on Staying Safe in Hot Weather
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
July 7, 2015

Three Out of 4 American Adults Favor Making 21 the Minimum Age of Sale for Tobacco Products
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
July 7, 2015

New Research Reveals the Trends and Risk Factors Behind America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
July 7, 2015

HHS Awards Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Grants
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
July 6, 2015

NIH-Funded Vaccine for West Nile Virus Enters Human Clinical Trials
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
July 6, 2015

CDC Awards $216 Million to Community-Based Organizations to Deliver the Most Effective HIV Prevention Strategies to Those in Greatest Need
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
July 1, 2015

Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage
NIH News in Health
July 2015