Posts Tagged: drug

Leading the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases: A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

For more than six decades, the National Institute of Allergyand Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has been at the forefront of research in infectious and immune mediated diseases, microbiology, immunology, and related disciplines. It conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, diagnose, prevent, and treat infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, as well… Read more »

The Tragic Toll from the Epidemic of Opiate Drug Use

BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE May 10, 2012 by Ron Manderscheid, Exec Dir, NACBHDD 0 Comments Share on facebookShare on linkedinShare on twitterShare on google | More Sharing ServicesShare | Print Accidental deaths from drug overdosing now exceed those from automobile crashes This week, I had the privilege to participate in the Ohio 2012 Opiate Summit: Miles Traveled… Read more »

Preventing An “American Hiroshima”

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI recently issued a memo to its state and local law enforcement partners titled “No Specific Threat to American Jewish Community, Despite Recent World Events.” The intelligence document said in part: “We have no specific information that Iran or its surrogates are targeting Jewish organizations, facilities, or personnel in… Read more »

Fast and Furious Cleansing- by Joshua Jacobs

It seems well overdue but the head of the ATF and a pair of district attorneys have gotten the boot (call it resignations or a force out) after a Congressional investigation and appearances in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform finally forced the issue. It’s tough to avoid the story, again,… Read more »

Using Dashboards in Government

The use of dashboards in the federal government took off when President Obama released his Open Government initiative in early 2009. Here’s a snapshot of where they are today, and some lessons learned from the pioneers. Vivek Kundra is leaving the federal government after having served as its first chief information officer. Probably one of… Read more »

Drug Information : Patient and Caregiver Resources at the National Library of Medicine® (NLM®)

NLM Reference and Consumer Health FAQs are at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/faqref.html . Five of our drug information FAQs: 1) FAQ: Discounted/Free Medical and Dental Care and Medicines – US and International – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/freemedcare_int.html 2) Pill Identification – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/drug_id.html 3) FAQ: US Drug Information – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/drug.html 4) FAQ: International Drug Information – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/drug_intl.html 5) FAQ: Dietary Supplements, Complementary… Read more »