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Verizon's Galaxy Tab 10.1 getting Ice Cream Sandwich | Android …

Friday, September 14th, 2012 | Permalink

With support from third-party apps, users can connect to wireless medical devices and sensors in hospitals, fitness centers, homes and elsewhere. So, there’s that. Look for it on a tablet near you. Source: Verizon (PDF); thanks …

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Verizon's Galaxy Tab 10.1 getting Ice Cream Sandwich | Android …

CDC: 13 deaths tied to bath refinishing chemical

Friday, February 24th, 2012 | Permalink

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Thursday about using a common paint-stripping chemical to refinish bathtubs after tying it to 13 deaths in 10 states.

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CDC: 13 deaths tied to bath refinishing chemical

New Fact sheet: HIV Expanded Testing Program

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 | Permalink

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1,178,350 Americans are living with HIV; of those, approximately 240,000 are unaware of their HIV-positive status. Increasing the number of persons who are aware of their status is a critical strategy for preventing HIV infections. As of 2008, over half a million African Americans are estimated to be infected with HIV, with 21.4% undiagnosed. To increase awareness of HIV status, CDC established the Expanded Testing Initiative (ETI), under which three programs have been launched.

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New Fact sheet: HIV Expanded Testing Program

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PS12-1201: Comprehensive Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Programs for Health Departments

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 | Permalink

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a 5-year HIV prevention funding opportunity for health departments in states, territories, and select cities. Providing funding to health departments has long been a central component of CDC’s HIV prevention strategy, and is CDC’s single largest investment in HIV prevention. CDC’s new funding opportunity represents a new direction in HIV prevention, and is designed to achieve a higher level of impact with every federal HIV prevention dollar.

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Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PS12-1201: Comprehensive Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Programs for Health Departments