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May 2016

New NIH-EPA Research Centers to Study Environmental Health Disparities
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
May 25, 2016

FDA Modernizes Nutrition Facts Label for Packaged Foods
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
May 20, 2016

Visual Impairment, Blindness Cases in U.S. Expected to Double by 2050
National Eye Institute (NEI)
May 19, 2016

Thousands of Public Pools, Hot Tubs Closed Due to Serious Violations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 19, 2016

Large-Scale HIV Vaccine Trial to Launch in South Africa
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
May 18, 2016

NIH Statement on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
May 18, 2016

Weight Loss Before Fertility Treatment May Improve Pregnancy Odds For Women With PCOS
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
May 17, 2016

Increased Physical Activity Associated With Lower Risk of 13 Types of Cancer
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
May 16, 2016

CDC Study: Former NFL Players Not At Increased Risk of Suicide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 9, 2016

Investigational Malaria Vaccine Protects Healthy U.S. Adults For More Than One Year
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
May 9, 2016

FDA Takes Significant Steps to Protect Americans From Dangers of Tobacco Through New Regulation
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
May 5, 2016

Control Is Their Goal: Million Hearts Recognizes the 2015 Hypertension Control Champions
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 5, 2016

New CDC Campaign Reminds Docs, Nurses that "Clean Hands Count"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 5, 2016

Hepatitis C Kills More Americans Than Any Other Infectious Disease
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
May 4, 2016

NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2016
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
May 3, 2016

Elevated Bladder Cancer Risk in New England and Arsenic in Drinking Water From Private Wells
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
May 2, 2016

FDA Launches Public Education Campaign To Prevent and Reduce Tobacco Use Among LGBT Young Adults
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
May 2, 2016

April 2016

Teen Birth Rates Fall Nearly 50% Among Hispanic and Black Teens, Dropping National Teen Birth Rate to an All-Time Low
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 28, 2016

A New Study Shows Link Between E-Cigarette Ads and Use Among Youth
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 25, 2016

NIH Study Finds Factors That May Influence Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
April 19, 2016

FDA Launches First Ad Campaign Focused on Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco Among Rural Teens
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
April 19, 2016

Healthy Diet May Reduce High Blood Pressure Risk After Gestational Diabetes, NIH Study Suggests
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
April 18, 2016

Greenness Around Homes Linked to Lower Mortality
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
April 15, 2016

No Decline in Overall Youth Tobacco Use Since 2011
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 14, 2016

FDA Approves Folic Acid Fortification of Corn Masa Flour
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
April 14, 2016

Study Supports Single-Question Alcohol Screen for Adolescents
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
April 6, 2016

FDA Releases Final Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
April 5, 2016

Block the Buzzing, Bites, and Bumps: Preventing Mosquito-Borne Illnesses
NIH News in Health
April 2016

National Zika Summit Focused on Coordinated U.S. Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
April 1, 2016