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Self-screening for STI and HPV

Abstract: Cervical Cancer and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) are two diseases affecting women's health that could be greatly reduced through prevention practices and regular screening....

Medical Laboratory Professionals SAVE LIVES every day, but do you know...

Editorial by Rodney E. Rohde, Ph.D April 24, 2016 marks the kick-off of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (#MLPW #LabWeek #Lab4Life). But, I often wonder if...

New Web Surveillance Technology for Disseminating Data Critical for TB Control

Demonstration Data.  Image Courtesy of Public Health Ontario Abstract: The investigation of tuberculosis (TB) transmission and control is significantly enhanced in Ontario, Canada through the use...

FDA Ruling On TRANS FATS (PHOs)

Abstract: This article provides some information about the current state of trans fats regulation in the United States and the European Union. Main Article: Regulation in the...

Antibiotic Resistance – The return of the Four Horsemen

Abstract: Antibiotics are almost singlehandedly responsible for eliminating deaths and mortality caused by infectious disease. However, antibiotic resistance is disseminating among deadly pathogens, returning us...

Food Recalls: European Union – Week 24

Abstract: This article provides a summary of the food recalls in the European Union for Week 24, 2015 Main Article: This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid...

Canada Putting Up No Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Abstract: A number of recent developments in the last three months have catapulted antimicrobial resistance onto the world stage. Many other countries, such as the...

The case for Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Student Call to Action.

Abstract: Antibiotic resistance is a modern-day crisis. Medical professionals are quickly running out of antibiotics that we can use to treat deadly bacterial infections and...