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HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance

HSS highlights recent progress against antibiotic resistance
November 17, 2017

As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, HHS has released a progress report summarizing achievements made during the first 2 years of implementing a national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.

Developed in response to an executive order from former President Barack Obama in 2015, the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria is a government-wide strategy that aims to prevent, detect and control antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at…
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AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and precision medicine, a…

California labs commonly use outdated CRE detection practices

November 14, 2017
Many hospital laboratories in California are using outdated practices to detect carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, leading to false reports of…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Top stories to read on World Pneumonia Day

November 12, 2017
Although pneumonia can be prevented by immunization, good hygiene practices and adequate nutrition, it accounted for…
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VIDEO: AHCA still faces 'uphill battle' in Senate, speaker says

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