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SPOTLIGHT

New Research Reviews Opioid Misuse Prevention Policies Across the United States

New Research from Amanda Mauri and Tarlise Townsend

A new review of opioid misuse prevention policies across the United States analyzed the effectiveness of each policy on addressing prescribing, patient behavior, and patient health related outcomes. Read more

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The First Flu Shot

Thomas Francis contributed to the successful development, field trial, and evaluation of protective influenza vaccines and led the way for future public health practitioners. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Defense Study on TCE Prompts Calls for OSHA to Act

Adam Finkel featured in Bloomberg

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration should examine and lower its worker exposure limits to a carcinogenic degreasing agent called trichloroethylene, or TCE, scientists told Bloomberg Law. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: MD Anderson Safety Struggles Show Pressures on Nurses

Christopher Friese featured in the Houston Chronicle

Understaffing and increased patient-to-nurse ratios depict growing pressures on nurses with impacts on patient outcomes. Read more