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"The jury is out on whether SDOH needs screening in acute care settings is the silver bullet or a tool that is quickly gaining momentum without testimony for its effectiveness at improving the health and livelihood of the patients most in need."

Here's our updated information about HPV (human papillomavirus) and cancer, including vaccines to prevent #HPV infection:

Seeking applicants for Director, Center for Global Health @theNCI. Interested in leading our team? Applications due June 12, 2019. Learn more via

Deadlines loom for a handful of ADA Foundation awards that provide financial assistance and leadership opportunities to dentists, researchers and Give Kids A Smile program coordinators. Apply by May 31:

#OUTBREAK ALERT: FDA, @CDCgov & state/local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O26 linked to ALDI’s Baker’s Corner flour. There are 17 illnesses in 8 states. ALDI & ADM Milling announced a recall & @RIHEALTH issued a public warning

FLOUR RECALL: Check your home for 5 lb. bags of Baker’s Corner All Purpose Flour sold at ALDI stores; these products may be contaminated with E. coli. Return it to the store or throw it away.

As part of #MHACONF19, we're pleased to have race car driver @Justinpeck49 join us for our breakfast plenary on 6/15! Justin is a #mentalhealth advocate who uses his experience with #bipolar to inspire others. Learn more & get tickets to his event here: []

Bystanders are often first on the scene in a #health #emergency. Learn practical & life-saving skills, such as how to use an epinephrine auto-injector, so that your prepared to help. Learn more: #PrepYourHealth #FridayThoughts

.@PsychUCommunity is wrapping up for #MHM2019 and your support made it a success! Keep in touch in the future by joining the #PsychU Community to get even more #MentalHealth info. [] via @PsychUCommunity #MHAM #4Mind4Body

HCPs: Patients w/ familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) are more likely to develop & die from heart disease but early diagnosis/treatment can save lives. Find patients w/ FH using family history, physical exam, cholesterol testing, and/or genetic testing.

The latest CDC #FluView report is the last full report for the 2018-2019 #fluseason. Shorter flu activity reports are produced over the summer and full reporting will resume October 11, 2019.

Check out the latest FluView here:

This ALS Awareness Month, stay committed to helping researchers understand this devastating disease. Your story can help bring the Registry closer to an answer. Join the cause:

If you have a rare #braincancer, you can participate in an @NIHBrainTumor online study to help researchers understand the outcomes and risk factors associated with your cancer. Learn more: #BTAM

Plan your Memorial Day weekend outings using the @EPA SunWise UV Index app – find the app in your app store: #MDW #DontFryDay

Edward Pound on the late Robert Pear: "You knew you could trust his reporting. He was, to be sure, a reporting machine. But Robert was so much more than that. He was a decent man who cared deeply for others."

It's #DontFryDay! Learn how to protect your skin today and every day, including on sunny and cloudy days:

#FDAapproves new treatment for PIK3CA-mutated advanced or metastatic breast cancer: This is the 1st novel drug approved under Real-Time Oncology Review pilot. It also utilized the updated Assessment Aid, allowing for a more efficient review.

.@NCIGlobalHealth manuscript published: Integration of Research Priorities in Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Qualitative Analysis of National Cancer Control Plans; in the Journal of Cancer Policy. Free access provided through July 10. View via

When Mary Finta left her small #rural town, she never expected she'd follow in her mother's footsteps in serving #ruralhospitals. Read about her journey here. #ruralmedicine #UWSocial @UWMadison

Complementary and alternative medicines during cancer therapy: Some CAM therapies have undergone careful evaluation and have been found to be safe and effective. However there are others that have been found to be ineffective or possibly harmful.

What causes an #asthma attack? Learn about asthma triggers and how to control asthma from @CDCasthma. #FAQFriday #kNOwAsthma

Millions of Americans are living with viral #hepatitis, but most don't know they're infected. As we mark #HepatitisAwarenessMonth, find out if you should get tested or vaccinated: #FridayThroughts #FridayMotviation #FactFriday

Julie Guillot lost her son, Zach, at age 9 to #AML. Through our Children's Initiative, we're determined to find the cures that allow children not only survive their #cancer, but thrive after treatment. To learn more visit:

Is there a volume-mortality relationship for #TAVR hospitals? Catch up on this & other hot research from CV journals in the latest #CardiologyMag Journal Wrap:

Practicing sun-safety isn’t just for summer months and beach days.

What's your favorite way to stay sun safe 365 days a year? ☀️ #StandUpToCancer

Gettin’ your BBQ on for #MemorialDayWeekend? 🍔 🌭 🍗Then be sure to✔️ out our top grill master tips for safe outdoor cooking!

The first reported human infection with H5N1 bird flu since September 2017 has been detected in Nepal. Most human infections with bird flu happen after exposure to infected birds or to virus-contaminated environments.

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RECALL: Karawan and SoCo brand tahini might be contaminated with Salmonella. Check the list for recalled products. Return to the store or throw away.

Technology has revolutionized workplace wellness initiatives; employers can incorporate tools into workplace-wide activity challenges.But it’s important for workplace wellness to incorporate #mentalhealth as a critical part of wellness. #4mind4body

Car injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the U.S. Before you travel for #MemorialDayWeekend, make sure you have the right car seat for your child’s age and weight: #NationalRoadTripDay

The @AmerMedicalAssn offers this advice to every #medstudent during their #medicalresidency: don't make assumptions. #ImplicitBias #meded

Meet Lori, a cancer survivor, whose mom and sister were also diagnosed with cancer. Become a hero and help take down cancer. Join us at

#StandUpToCancer @MarvelStudios @Avengers @Mastercard

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