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Why we do Mental Health Awareness Week?

There are a myriad of health education weeks and months for so many different diseases, each with campaigns and events to promote vital information that can engender personal, social, political, and health profession activation. 462 more words

Mental Health

Centers for Disease Control announces RFA for Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers of Excellence

The Centers for Disease Control is sponsoring a funding opportunity for vector-borne disease regional Centers of Excellence.

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to establish vector-borne disease (VBD) regional Centers of Excellence (COEs) aimed at building the capacity to address the problem of emerging and exotic vector-borne diseases in the U.S., including Zika virus infection. 186 more words


Don't let your Facility be the Next Foodborne Illness Headline on the Evening News

By Francine L. Shaw, president, Food Safety Training Solutions, Inc.

No one in the foodservice industry ever wants to discuss foodborne illnesses. Most have an attitude of “It won’t happen to me.” Yet foodborne illnesses do happen, causing many negative repercussions. 941 more words

Food Safety

Think twice about cuddling your cats: CDC warns more are becoming seriously ill from "cat scratch disease"

If you’re a cat lover — you may want to consider giving your pet some space, and less cuddling.

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Memo to "Good Morning America"

“It’s the top of our morning show. We don’t want suicide on the brain.”

That’s how ABC’s Good Morning America asked a group of dedicated, t-shirted, poster-holding suicide prevention campaigners to scram during GMA’s live broadcast on September 8. 235 more words

Mental Health Awareness

CDC report crushes your chicken-kissing dreams

Cancel your weekend plans, because kissing chickens is off the table.

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows an uptick in salmonella cases due to more and more people keeping and raising chickens. 138 more words


the ineffectiveness of “assault weapon bans”, part 4

Now that we’ve covered a variety of ways in which “assault weapon bans” do not and cannot meet their purported goals, let’s hear from the experts with regards to the efficacy of the 1994 Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act, otherwise known as the “federal ‘assault weapons ban'”. 1,213 more words

Assault Weapon