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Zohydro Ban by Massachusetts is Blocked by Federal Judge


It was ruled that the state did not have the power to overrule the FDA’s approval of a drug. However, Governor Deval Patrick was given a chance to respond with controls to monitor the prescribing and use of the drug. 103 more words

Drugs / Natural Products / Devices

Quote of the day

Dr. Walter Willett, nutrition chair at Harvard (among other things), has a new book — Thinfluence — coming out next month. In a promotional interview with The Atlantic… 303 more words

QOTD

Love-all: Students mentor autistic youth through tennis program

ACEing Autism, a non-profit organization focused on teaching tennis skills to autistic youth ages 4-20, expanded to Tulane this semester and held the first of two sessions on March 23.

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News And Newsworthy

Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men

Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men
Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)

This report summarizes published findings of a community-based organization in New York City that evaluated and demonstrated the efficacy of the Many Men, Many Voices (3MV) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention intervention in reducing sexual risk behaviors and increasing protective behaviors among black men who have sex with men (MSM).

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Social And Cultural Issues

Missouri Case Study 4: Nudging Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Welcoming Policies

Andrew Shaughnessy

Manager of Public Policy, PROMO

Building off of the work of Tracy McCreery, former Manager of Public Policy for PROMO, my name is Andrew Shaughnessy, current Manager of Public Policy. 272 more words

LGBT Policy

Patricia Facquet

Title: Assistant Clinical Nursing Professor, Registered Nurse

Company: Adelphi University

Location: Hauppauge, N.Y.

Just this year, Dr. Patricia Facquet received a Ph.D. in public health from Walden University. 209 more words

Nursing

Draft California Communities Environmental Screening Tool v2.0 (CalEnviroScreen 2.0)

California Environmental Protection Agency
http://oehha.ca.gov/ej/pdf/CES20PublicReview04212014.pdf

…The screening tool, called CalEnviroScreen, was developed by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, a branch of Cal/EPA, to pinpoint the communities with the highest exposure and vulnerability to multiple environmental hazards, including polluted air and water, waste facilities and contaminated soil… 100 more words

Energy And Climate