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New Paper Calls for More Infection Control Surveillance, Standardization in the Emergency Department

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Washington, DC, September 3, 2014 /3BL Media/– When researchers searched the literature to determine adherence rates for various infection prevention protocols in the emergency department (ED), they discovered both a dearth of studies reporting ED practices and a lack of standardization that rendered some studies incomparable, according to a literature review published in the September issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Ep

Highlights from GSK’s Melanoma Blogger Summit

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer and can be deadly.
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We had the opportunity recently to bring together a group of patient advocates and some of the best and brightest melanoma bloggers to talk with us about the disease landscape and how we can all make a positive impact on the community. We learned a lot from our visitors and wanted to pass some of those learnings along to you – check out our photo slideshow for discussion highlights!

SPF Americas Will Cover the Hottest Topics in EHS, Sustainability and Risk Technology

Conference Sessions will Highlight Mobility, Predictive Analytics and More
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In less than two weeks 500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 50+ expert-led sessions. It will be the largest EH&S, Sustainability and Risk technology conference of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.

Check out a few of the hottest sessions at SPF and then save your seat in the audience by registering today.

Aramark's Healthy Bites Program Expands Students' Food Horizons

Food sampling at school encourages healthy eating habits at home
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PHILADELPHIASeptember 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Each year, students return to school and settle in to their daily schedules for classes, extracurricular activities and socializing with friends.  But this fall, Aramark, a food and nutrition partner with over 500 school districts throughout the U.S., is hoping to shake up the usual K-12 dining routine with its Healthy Bites sampling program. 

Princess Cruises Presents $832,000 Donation to American Heart Association

Money Raised During Line's Sailing to Support Heart Health
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September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Princess Cruises presented a check to the American Heart Association (AHA) for $832,000, the result of the line’s fundraising cruise this past February to support heart health. The special sailing was fully themed around this important cause and was part of the company’s “Cruising for a Cause” program.

Why Do College Students Binge Drink?

Q&A with Author of Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party Too Hard
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Ohio University Professor Thomas Vander Ven spent seven years researching the college binge drinking culture. His book, Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard, details what he learned.

Reed Elsevier Announces 2014 Environmental Challenge Winners

Prizes awarded for innovative safe water and sanitation solutions in the developing world
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Stockholm, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation.

Risk of Diabetes in Children and Adolescents Exposed to Antipsychotics: a Nationwide 12-Year Case-Control Study

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the September 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that children and adolescents diagnosed with a psychiatric diagnosis had an increased risk of developing diabetes if they were exposed to antipsychotics.

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