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Understanding the Causes of Major Birth Defects: Steps to Prevention

GOOD AFTERNOON OR MORNING OR EVENING, DEPENDING ON WHERE AND WHEN YOU’RE LISTENING TO THIS SESSION. I’M DR. JOHN ISKANDER. WELCOME TO PUBLIC HEALTH’S GRAND ROUNDS. CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES, PHARMACISTS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS. PLEASE SEE MORE AT THE GRAND ROUNDS WEB SITE. GRAND ROUNDS IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON ALL OF […]

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Progress Review on Cancer & Genomics (Part 6 of 10)

(Muin Khoury) What we’re trying do here is to try to identify more than a million people in the United States who are at risk for certain types of hereditary breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancer and would benefit from evidence-based preventive interventions. Next slide, please. So, our office…some background information…which is the latest kid on […]

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USDA Veterinary Services Organisms and Vectors Permitting

We have two speakers from the USDA who will present veterinary organisms and vectors permitting. Dr. Abu Sayed will focus on when a USDA permit is required for these organisms and vectors. Dr. Sayed.>>Thank you and good morning. One of the many functions of the USDA is to protect American livestock and poultry. To protect […]

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Legionella Ecology & Intro to Env Health & Engineering for Outbreaks

((Music)) Welcome to the first in a series of videos on environmental aspects of legionellosis outbreak investigations. ((Music)) Legionella bacteria commonly live in natural sources of fresh water – like rivers and lakes. However, Legionella only becomes a problem in manmade water systems, under conditions where amplification and aerosolization can occur. In order for there […]

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