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CDC: Measles cases in the U.S. are highest since measles was eliminated in 2000

This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from this country in 2000.

FDA Considering Roll Back on Frozen Cherry Pie Regulations

Did you even know frozen cherry pies were this regulated?

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

“Providing same-day 24/7 access to mental health crisis intervention and support for Veterans, service members and their families is our top clinical priority,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “It’s important that all Veterans, their family and friends know that help is easily available.”

Vietnam Bans Importation of Glyphosate, Sec. Perdue Says It’s Disappointing

Just days after Vietnam broke ties and banned the importation of glyposate into the country, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a statement calling the decision disappointing. 

E. coli Illness in Georgia Linked to Multistate Outbreak

CDC confirms 17 cases of E. coli O103 infection in Georgia. Because this is an ongoing investigation, the number of cases is expected to increase.

Georgia Department of Public Health Awarded National Accreditation

DPH is one of fewer than 300 health departments that have achieved accreditation through PHAB since the organization launched in 2011.

VA offers $15 million in grant funding to support adaptive sports for disabled Veterans

Know an organization that should apply? $15 million in grants for community organizations that provide adaptive sports, including therapeutic recreational opportunities for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the armed forces.

HHS releases additional $487 million to states, territories to expand access to effective opioid...

Together with the $933 million in second-year, continuation awards to be provided under this program later this year, the total amount of SOR grants to states and territories this year will total more than $1.4 billion.

VA 3D printing proves more useful for shoulder-surgery planning than current visualization methods

3D printing at VA is more useful for orthopedic surgeons in planning shoulder replacement surgery than current approache

A CDC investigation update: Salmonella infections linked to hedgehogs

Since the last update on January 25, 2019, six more people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported, bringing the total to 17 cases.