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CDC moves disease surveillance system to the cloud

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  • Government Computer News

July 28, 2011

The BioSense program, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks, is remaking itself to provide a cloud-based collaboration platform for federal, state and local health officials.

Back the Institute for the Ages

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  • Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 24, 2011

The Institute for the Ages is seeking "start-up funding" from Sarasota County's Economic Development Fund. The County Commission will decide this week whether to grant the request.

Low 'Health Literacy' Hazardous to Your Health

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  • U.S. News & World Report

July 21, 2011

If you have low "health literacy," defined as having difficulty understanding medical information, your health may be at risk.

Study: People Unprepared for Food Safety During Power Outages

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  • USAgNet

July 20, 2011

With hurricane season under way, a new study by researchers at RTI International, Tennessee State University, and Jackson State Community College finds that most Americans are not prepared to ensure food safety during an extended power outage.

The pros and cons of generic drugs

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  • British Medical Journal

July 19, 2011

It is a tough time for Big Pharma. The pipeline of new blockbuster drugs has largely dried up. Many are losing their patent protection, allowing competition from generic versions to emerge.

Best Hospitals 2011-12: the Methodology

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  • U.S. News & World Report

July 18, 2011

Our intent when we published the first Best Hospitals annual rankings in 1990 was to help people who find themselves in need of unusually skilled inpatient care, and that mission hasn't changed in Year 22.

Low "health literacy" may mean worse health

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  • Reuters News

July 18, 2011

People who have trouble reading and understanding health information may also be worse off when it comes to their actual health, a new research review finds.