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Tomorrow is World Water Day. According to WHO, more than one billion people drink unsafe water daily.


Proceed To Article Health Experts Issue "Principles For Appropriate Antibiotic Use" For Adults With Upper Respiratory Infections
Increasingly concerned about the health threats from excessive antibiotic use, CDC convened a panel of national health experts to develop best treatment guidelines for adults with colds and acute upper respiratory infections. The guidelines, "Principles for Appropriate Antibiotic Use," were released yesterday in the Annals of Internal Medicine and target the overuse or misuse of antibiotics. More...

Proceed To Article WHO And Stop TB Launch New Initiative To Increase Access To Free TB Drugs: The Global TB Drug Facility
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the global partnership to Stop TB today announced a new initiative to increase access to tuberculosis (TB) drugs for ten million patients over the next five years. The Global TB Drug Facility, which is housed by WHO and managed by the Stop TB partnership, aims to significantly increase access to high quality TB drugs. WHO called for a commitment of at least US $50 million per year for the next five years to the Global TB Drug Facility. More...

Proceed To Article World Water Day – 22 March 2001: Water – Immediate Solutions For Persistent Problems
More than one billion people drink unsafe water and 2.4 billion, 40% of the human race are without adequate sanitation, and 3.4 million people, mostly children, die every year of water-related diseases (more than one million from malaria alone), the majority of them unnecessarily. More...

Proceed To Article Risk Of Dying Of Ovarian Cancer Found To Be Increased By Estrogen Therapy
Women who use estrogen after menopause for 10 years or more have a substantially increased risk of death from ovarian cancer, report scientists from the American Cancer Society in today's Journal of the American Medical Association. More...

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AHRQ’s Child Health Toolbox Is Now Online
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced the availability of an online resource, called the Child Health Toolbox, which provides information on how performance measurement can be used to measure the quality of care furnished to children in programs such as Medicaid, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and Title V maternal and child health programs.
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