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UpToDate opens up content on Ebola Virus ofter HIFA Request

Last week HIFA wrote to the publishers of UpToDate, the ‘premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource’ requesting  that their Ebola content be made freely available to all, in full, to assist in global and local efforts to contain the epidemic. 63 more words

Public Health

Canada Pulling Ebola Lab Team From Sierra Leone

TORONTO (AP) – Canada is evacuating a three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone after people in their hotel were diagnosed with Ebola. The… 259 more words

National

Medical School: The First Day

I started this blog two years ago with an explanation of why I wasn’t going to medical school. And now here I am, about to tell you about my first day of medical school. 320 more words

Your own personal WOF: taking your heart seriously

I got my results from my regular blood tests, called a lipid blood test, this morning: cholesterol and blood sugar are both in the normal range. 624 more words

Public Health

CA Senate unanimously approves ACEs reduction resolution

On August 18, the California Senate unanimously approved Concurrent Resolution (ACR) No. 155 to encourage statewide policies to reduce children’s exposure to adverse childhood experiences. As reported on ACEs Too High, the resolution is modeled after a Wisconsin resolution that encourages state policy decision-making to consider the impact of early childhood adversity on the long-term health and well being of its citizens…. 13 more words

Halifax company could play hand in fight against Ebola

HALIFAX – A Halifax-based company could play a key role in the fight against Ebola.

Immunovaccine announced positive results from a study of an Ebola vaccine using patented technology it created called Depovax. 802 more words

Health

Pharmacists could be the key to solving some drug therapy problems.

Pharmacists could be the key to solving some drug therapy problems. Read here:

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/improving-patient-safety-and-saving-health-care-dollars-pharmacists-can-play-key-role-in-reducing-drug-therapy-problems-2014-08-26

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