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  • Academic Resources Early caregiving experiences have long-term effects on social relationships, achievement; How to practice emotional hygiene; You're Wasting Precious Time; Here's How to Take It Back; Keep Your Brain Sharp; New section: Plagiarism - A Fresh Look at Self-Plagiarism; On Reusing Our Previously Disseminated Work; Pardon Me for Repeating Myself; All in a good night's sleep: How quality of sleep impacts academic performance in children; Practice really does make perfect; What is Google doing to your brain?; The Internet Has Become the External Hard Drive for Our Memories; Age of Distraction: Why It�s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus; How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?; New section: Mindfulness/Meditation - Can Meditation Curb Heart Attacks?; How Meditation May Change the Brain; Study Suggests Meditation Can Help Train Attention; iPhone separation linked to physiological anxiety, poor cognitive performance; Light-Emitting E-Readers Before Bedtime Can Adversely Impact Sleep; The impact of light from computer monitors on melatonin levels in college students; Stalking risk increases among college students; Social Media and the Cost of Caring; Facebook not to blame for negative impact on grades, professor says; Sex Offenses, Force - on Campus; Median weekly earnings by educational attainment in 2014; Stalking versus cyberstalking: Effects on victims, their responses compared; Why all-nighters don't work: How sleep, memory go hand-in-hand; Experts call for a rethink on guidelines about children's screen time; 27 Tips For Mastering Anything;10 Strategies Quick Learners Use To Pick Up Anything; 7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Achieve Better Success in Life; 7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter; Why Practice Actually Makes Perfect: How to rewire your brain for better performance; Why we have our best ideas in the show: The Science of Creativity; How much sleep do we really need to work productively; 14 Surprising Things That Affect Your Willpower And Decision Making; Girls lead boys in academic achievement globally; For university students, walking beats sitting; Mindfulness-based program in schools making a positive impact, study shows; Well-Prepared in Their Own Eyes; Essential Screening Tests Every Man Needs; School failure linked to higher use of computers at home, Spanish study shows; Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate; 2014 SAT Report on College & Career Readiness; If Facebook use causes envy, depression could follow; Our thoughts are susceptible to external influence, even against our will; Bibliotherapy: Can you read yourself happy?; Reading Literary Fiction Improves "Mind-reading" skills Finds a study form the New School for Social Research;�LOSING YOURSELF� in a fictional character can affect your real life; Share with Care; College freshmen partied less in high school than their parents, report low emotional health;Tips to Stay Smart, Sharp, and Focused; U.S. students improving � slowly � in math and science, but still lagging internationally; Feeling unloved? Like this post; Angry Tweets Predict Patterns Of Heart Disease, Researchers Say; When Multitasking Makes You Happy and When It Doesn�t; Packing On the Pounds? The Blue Light From Your Phone Could Be to Blame; Most common reasons for dropping out; Are humans getting cleverer?; Time management: Why we feel busier when close to reaching a goal;Reliance on smartphones linked to lazy thinking; This Is What�s Keeping Teens From Getting Enough Sleep;Let Your Kids Sleep More For Better Grades; Let Your Kids Sleep More For Better Grades; Me, Myself, and Authenticity;The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking; Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?; Can Facebook Prolong Post-Breakup Pain?;10 Tricks for Paying Attention; 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health; Productivity video; Is your smartphone making you dumb?;How Millennials get their news; How to take a test; Most Popular postings about test-taking; Are smartphones making our children mentally ill?; Are mobile phones making you miss special moments?; How much math, science homework is too much?; New section: IQ and other academic testing; More schools, more challenging assignments add up to higher IQ scores; IQ of children in better-educated households is higher; Boys plagiarize more than girls at school; We don�t notice much of what we see: 85 college students tried to draw the Apple logo from memory; 84 failed; Phantom vibrations among undergraduates: Prevalence and associated psychological characteristics; Facebook Generation Face Information Withdrawal Syndrome ; 6 Apps That Block Online Distractions So You Can Get Work Done;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Malcolm Gladwell's What the Dog Saw; Charles Duhigg's The Power of Habit; Andy Weir's The Martian;
  • Annotated Wellness Bibliography Malcolm Gladwell's What the Dog Saw; Charles Duhigg's The Power of Habit;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes by Hossein Pishro-Nik;
  • Is Cancer 'Random'?; The simple math that explains why you may (or may not) get cancer; Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk; What to Expect From Radiation Therapy; Cytotoxic T Cells video; Liver Cancer: Symptoms and Treatment; 9 ways to reduce cancer; Cancer experience presents time for lifestyle changes in both survivors and family members; Factors That Contribute to Health Disparities in Cancer; 6 Things You Didn't Know About Chemo; Top 5 Cancer Killers; Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival � United States, 2011; Surviving Cancer Follow-Up Care; Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment; Cancer Survivorship; Thyroid Cancer; Roundup Weed Killer Has Probable Carcinogen, U.N. Says; Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer: World Health Organization; Monsanto Weedkiller Is  � Probably Carcinogenic,� WHO Says; New study points to link between weedkiller glyphosate and cancer;Popular Weedkiller Deemed Carcinogenic: Herbicide May Cause Cancer, World Health Organization Says; W.H.O. Report Links Ingredient in Roundup to Cancer; Preventing Liver Cancer; The Prevention of Liver Cancer; Diet, nutrition, physical activity and liver cancer; Cancer Prevention Recommendations; Liver cancer;
  • Indicators for Chronic Disease Surveillance � United States, 2013; Definitions of Health Terms: General Health; County-Level Variation in Prevalence of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries, 2012; Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease to Improve the Health of Women and Infants; CDC Fact Sheet: Preventing and Managing Chronic Disease to Improve the Health of Women and Infants; U.S. public sees ill health as resulting from a broad range of causes, poll suggests; Changes in health care delivery essential to combat chronic disease;
  • Prescription Cholesterol-lowering Medication Use in Adults Aged 40 and Over: United States, 2003�2012;Optimistic people have healthier hearts, study finds; Summary of Recommendations for Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease; VitalSigns: Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease & Stroke;Excess sitting linked to coronary artery calcification, an early indicator of heart problems; Foods to Help Lower LDL (�Bad�) Cholesterol; Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk;Cholesterol Levels: High, Low, Good & Bad; TIME explains new cholesterol guidelines video; Foods to Avoid If You Have High Triglycerides; Folic acid supplementation among adults with hypertension reduces risk of stroke; THE 10 WORST FOODS FOR YOUR HEART, ACCORDING TO A CARDIOLOGIST; New study links L-carnitine in red meat to heart disease; Study adds evidence on link between PTSD, heart disease;
  • Age-Adjusted Death Rate* for Stroke,� by Hispanic Ethnicity, Race for Non-Hispanic Population, and Sex � United States, 2000�2013;Tips for Taking Blood Thinners; Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Disease;Abnormal Heart Rhythms and Pacemakers; Heart Disease and Heart Bypass Surgery; New score predicts heart disease and stroke risk for anyone in world aged over 40;
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs New section: Disabilities: Disability Etiquette � Tips for Interacting with People with Disabilities - webpage; Disability Etiquette � Tips for Interacting with People with Disabilities (PDF); Guide to Disability for Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators; Disability Guide; Disability Topical Fact Sheets;
  • Chinese Culture Unmasking Horror -- A special report.; Japan Confronting Gruesome War Atrocity;Chinese Culture: Customs & Traditions of China; Terracotta Warriors: An Army for the Afterlife; Marco Polo: Facts, Biography & Travels; How the Chinese Zodiac Affects National Birth Rates; How Autocomplete Was Built into Chinese Typewriters; Life of Giant Pandas - Full Documentary;
  • The Governor's Prevention Partnership; Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving in CONNECTICUT;State of Connecticut Well-being; 2014 SAT Data;
  • Consumer Health Life Expectancy Calculator ; Beat Germs All Over Your House; Will You Live to 100?; Extreme Cold A Prevention Guide to Promote your Personal Health and Safety;PubMed Health for Consumers; Down for the Count; Safety Feature For Pedestrians Has Undesired Consequence; New section: Poisoning Information - Poison Peril; Poison Proof Your Home; What Can you do;
  • Cool Sites Index Page Bibliotherapy: Can you read yourself happy?; A Blast from the Past: How the World of Photography Was Changing Back in 1887; Event Data Recorder - Cars that track your driving and crash data;
  • Cool Sites A- L A Snapshot of Reading in America in 2013; Year in Sculpture; Enter Peter Kogler's Rooms of Illusions; Lose Yourself in the Eerie GIFs of DarkAngel�ne; 1850s-1950s Photoshop before Photoshop; Why Does Mona Lisa's Smile Change?; Did da Vinci Create a 3D 'Mona Lisa'?; 9 Photo Composition Tips (feat. Steve McCurry); The Looming Deadline Retirees Don�t Want to Miss; new sectionBirding Audobon Field Guide;
  • Cool Sites M - Z The Average American Has This Much Saved in a 401(k) -- How Do You Compare?;'Saturday Night Live': All 141 Cast Members Ranked; Are 401(k) Fees Making Companies Richer at the Expense of Workers?;
  • Stress can be a factor for developing diabetes, autoimmune diseases; Added Fructose: A Principal Driver of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Its Consequences; Foods and Drinks That Can Cause Blood Sugar Swings; New section: Central Diabetes Insipidus; What Is Central Diabetes Insipidus?; Oral Diabetes Medications; Are Your Blood Sugars Out of Control? Signs to Look For; Prevent Diabetes STAT Toolkit; Diabetic Coma and Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA); Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer;
  • Epidemiology A- L Scientists now suspect gerbils were the real villains in the Black Death � not rats; History and Epidemiology of Global Smallpox Eradication;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Surveillance Reporting for Enrolled Facilities; Using big data to detect disease outbreaks: Is it ethical?;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving State Fact Sheets; Buckle Up: Restraint Use State Fact Sheets;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... It's official: 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded; NASA | 2014 Continues Long-Term Global Warming; State of the Climate; Explainer: How do scientists measure global temperature?; 2014 Was the Warmest Year in the Modern Record; The Science of Persuasion [Infographic];This is the most detailed map yet of our place in the universe; Laniakea: Our home supercluster video; What is Culture? | Definition of Culture; American Culture: Traditions and Customs of the United States; Greatest Mysteries: How Did Human Culture Evolve?; Greatest Mysteries: What Causes Mass Extinctions?; 70 maps that explain America; The real state of the union, in 33 maps and charts; Coolest Archaeological Discoveries of 2014; Photos of Siberia's Mysterious Craters; Snowflakes Not So Perfect, High Speed Camera Reveals; The mysterious (and cool) science of icicles; Leonardo Da Vinci's 10 Best Ideas; Oldest footage of New York City ever; Daylight saving time: 8 things to know;Daylight Saving Time 2015: All the Memes You Need to See; Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Returning To Most Of U.S.;Daylight Saving Time Spring 2015: Why Arizona doesn't observe Daylight Saving; There�s no proof daylight saving time saves electricity, so why do we even bother?; Earth Pictures: Iconic Images of Earth from Space; The History of Lorem Ipsum; Pi, Anyone? The Secret to Memorizing Tens of Thousands of Digits; UNESCO World Heritage List; What is a Scientific Theory?; What Are Gamma-Rays?;Why Spring Gets About 30 Seconds Shorter Every Year;
  • Evidence-Based Practice LINKS (Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully) database; LINKS (Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully) database Syntheses;
  • Favorite Movie Sites The 10 Sci-Fi Films That Defined 2014; Can I Stream it?; The 30 Best Movie Sequels Ever Made; Moviefone's Movie Galleries; 55 Movies That Can Save Your Marriage; Akira Kurosawa�s List of His 100 Favorite Movies; Why Every Movie Looks Sort of Orange and Blue; Movieseum; 14 Subtle Movie References You Never Caught; 20 Iconic Movie Moments You Never Knew Were Unscripted; Blockbusters: Can EEGs predict a movie's success better than surveys?; 21 True Facts About 'The Matrix' That Will Blow Your Mind; The Rise and Fall of the 'Wilhelm Scream'; The Wilhelm Scream youtube video; 28 Totally Awesome Facts About 'The Lego Movie'; 20 Heartbreaking Disney Moments Guaranteed To Make You Cry; The 10 best and worst robots from movies;Extreme Winter Weather Project Behind the Scenes - Mount Washington youtube video; A more tolerant America?; Why Are Movie Trailers Called "Trailers"?;Film Is Not Dead; 30 Incredible Facts You Never Knew About Quentin Tarantino Movies;
  • Favorite Music Sites Music cuts across cultures; These 20 Unorthodox Instruments Are Making the Music of the Future; The Best Band From All 50 States; The Science of Inherited Nostalgia; Cascading Reminiscence Bumps in Popular Music; Copyright and the Music Marketplace; Terrible at remembering names? Blame it on the music, not the memory; Product placement, branding growing in popular music; How Much Did the Musicians of Woodstock Get Paid?; The Father of the Digital Synthesizer;
  • Fitness Top 12 Rewards of Exercise; All The Exercise GIFs You'll Ever Need; 6 Exercises for Better Posture; 5-minute Exercises at your Desk; Definitions of Health Terms: Fitness; Tips for Power Walking; Dancing as a Workout; Music and Your Workout; Turn Your Walk Into a Workout; Pictures of Blisters: Causes and Treatments; Knee Exercises Slide show; Study: Lack of cardio fitness can increase risk of death by more than a third; Ways to Get Strong Without Lifting Weights;
  • Free Software Ghostery.com; Office 2013 Quick Start Guides; Free tool to extract data from PDFs: Tabula;
  • GraphingTaking Data and Making It Easier to Understand; What Great Data Visualization Looks Like: 12 Complex Concepts Made Easy; 25 of the Best PowerPoint Presentation Examples Every Marketer Should See; How to Make a Chart or Graph in Excel [With Video Tutorial]; How to Build a Pivot Table in Excel: A 1-Minute Explanation [Video];How to Use the VLOOKUP Function in Excel: A 1-Minute Explanation [Video]; Why Most People's Charts & Graphs Look Like Crap; 14 PowerPoint Presentation Tips to Make Your PPT Designs More Effective [+Templates];
  • Health Care Information The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect; Use of Complementary Health Approaches in the U.S. National Health Interview Survey (NHIS); Meditation: What You Need To Know; Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online! NPR.org Guroo.com Search for cost of medical procedures; Guroo.com All Conditions, Care Bundles, and Tests; What is Acupuncture?; The Dangers of Taking a Daily Aspirin;
  • Healthcare Quality Standards The Methods Man A skeptical, but not cynical take on today's medical news;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework; Medical errors in America kill more people than AIDS or drug overdoses. Here's why; Explicit and Standardized Prescription Medicine Instructions; Your privacy online: Health information at serious risk of abuse, researchers warn; The Impact of the Internet on the Consumers Health Behaviour; Patients-self-diagnosing-infographic/;
  • Health Education Resources Designing Effective Health Messages;Closing the Talent Gap, Attracting and Retaining Top Third Graduates to Careers in Teaching 2010; Components of the Whole School Whole Community Whole Child (WSCC);Buyer's remorse: Model shows people demand all that bad news; Make healthy choices a life-long habit to prevent early death;
  • CDC National Health Report Dashboards; Objectives A to Z; Adolescent Health; Explore Resources Related to the Social Determinants of Health; Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Overview Objectives; Access to Health Services; Mental Health Data;
  • Information Quality 9 Tips For Evaluating The Quality Of Your Site's Content vs. A Competitor; Stop Googling your health questions. Use these sites instead;
  • Kids Health BLS.gov's Career Exploration page; Face-to-face bullying worse than cyber-attacks, students say;
  • Kids' Fun Sites Solve The Outbreak;
  • Maternal Child Health Child Sex Trafficking and the Child Welfare System; CDC Immunizaition Tables; National, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19�35 Months � United States, 2013; Understanding Vaccinations; Vaccines do not cause autism, they save lives; Adult Immunization Schedules United States, 2015; Top 10 Vaccine-Preventable Diseases; Relationship of childhood abuse and household dysfunction to many of the leading causes of death in adults. The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study; 10 Questions That Tell If Your Childhood Was Bad For Your Health; The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Acestudy.org; The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Linking childhood trauma to long-term health and social consequences; Take The ACE Quiz � And Learn What It Does And Doesn't Mean;Three Types of ACEs; ACEs Increase Health Risks; Who am I? New study links early family experiences, self-esteem with self-clarity; Wealth and power may have played a stronger role than 'survival of the fittest'; Many things can be read in a newborn's gaze;
  • Nutrition Resources Dietary Sugars Intake and Cardiovascular Health - A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association; What to Do After a Binge; Slideshow: Visual Guide to Binge Eating Disorder; Fructose more toxic than table sugar, mouse study suggests; How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label; May contain nuts. But how much is too much?; The Truth About GMOs; Little or no benefit from nutrient additions to vitamin waters and energy drinks; A Step-by-Step Guide: Using the Healthy Hospital Food, Beverage, and Physical Activity Environments Scans; Creating Healthier Hospital Food, Beverage, and Physical Activity Environments: Forming Teams, Engaging Stakeholders, Conducting Assessments and Evaluations; Best Diet Tips Ever -- 22 Ways to Stay on Track; 5 key findings on what Americans and scientists think about science; FDA to Investigate Added Caffeine; Kids Should Not Consume Energy Drinks, and Rarely Need Sports Drinks, Says AAP; The buzz on energy-drink caffeine; Voluntary and Mandatory Reports on 5-Hour Energy, Monster Energy, and Rockstar Energy Drink; January 1, 2004, through October 23, 2012; Trends in Caffeine Intake Among US Children and Adolescents; Definitions of Health Terms: Vitamins; Definitions of Health Terms: Nutrition;Definitions of Health Terms: Minerals; 10 things Coke, Pepsi and soda industry won�t say; Food Pronunciation Guide; New section: Seafood; Seafood & Your Health; Here�s How Caffeine Can Silently Kill Your Success; Dietary sugars intake and cardiovascular health: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association; Sweet poison: why sugar is ruining our health;Added Sugar in the Diet; Evidence that intermittent, excessive sugar intake causes endogenous opioid dependence; Pizza Is the Most Addictive Food, According to Science, So Here's Some Tips On Not Becoming an Addict; Here Are the Most Addicting Foods, According to Science; Yale Food Addiction Scale;8 Things You Don�t Know About Supplements; Makers of tainted supplements have criminal pasts; 13 Ways to Stop Drinking Soda for Good; Your Guide to Eating Healthy Carbs; Psychology of food choice: Challenging the status quo; Here's Why One Slice of Pizza Is Never Enough; Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease risk by nearly half; How healthy is genetically modified soybean oil?; A Quick Guide To The Mediterranean Diet; Lawmakers Take Aim at Link Between Antibiotics for Livestock and Infections in Humans; The Facts on Omega-3 Fatty Acids; Serious Health Problems Caused by Binge Eating; People with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder have similar brain anomalies;This is what happens to your brain when you stop eating sugar; Spices and Herbs to Pump Up the Flavor; Surprising Food Combos for Big Flavor; New section: Nuts - Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health; New section: Additives to the food supply: Lawmakers Take Aim at Link Between Antibiotics for Livestock and Infections in Humans; Illegal Antibiotics Could Be in Your Milk, FDA Finds; 12 Surprising Sources of Caffeine; The one thing you need to know about weight loss and diet studies; Is It Safe to Eat Tuna Fish Every Day?; Sugar Addiction Is Real, and Here�s How It Happens; Intense Sweetness Surpasses Cocaine Reward; The 10 Dirtiest Foods You're Eating; GMO Science Deniers: Monsanto and the USDA; 10 Ways to Lighten Up Your Favorite Fatty Foods; The Myth of High-Protein Diets; What is the definition of 'natural' foods? Consumers want to know; Who Should�And Who Shouldn�t�Take Vitamin D;
  • Overweight teens lose weight for the right reasons, study shows; Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Adolescent Obesity in Southern Appalachia, 2012; Relationship Between Social Support and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese African American Women in the Rural Deep South, 2011�2013; 15 Things Nobody Tells You About Losing Weight; Weight Loss Surgery: What to Expect; New section: Weight Loss Surgery:Alcoholism after gastric bypass: Is it in your mind or gut?; Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight-loss Program; Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline; Obesity Hyperguide; What is Obesity?;U.S. Obesity Rate Inches Up to 27.7% in 2014; Recommendations for prevention of weight gain and use of behavioural and pharmacologic interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care; Two Different Paths to Obesity and What They Have in Common; Parental Weight Status and Offspring Cardiovascular Disease Risks: a Cross-Sectional Study of Chinese Children; A break in the obesity epidemic? Explained by biases or misinterpretation of the data?; What's Really Making Us Fat?; Level of pollutants accumulated in the body linked to obesity levels; Your Definitive Guide to Losing Body Fat; 10 HABITS THAT MAKE YOU SICK AND FAT; Obesity is associated with brain's neurotransmitters; The Most Obese Cities in America; 2015�s Metro Areas with the Biggest & Smallest Weight Problems; 10 WAYS TO END OVEREATING FOREVER;How Much Should I Weigh For My Age & Height?; Pregnancy weight gain tilts the scales for child becoming obese; Food Cravings That Wreck Your Diet; 5 Gut-Busting Diet Mistakes; Babies' body mass index may predict childhood obesity; 9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Food and Dieting; Obese women 40 percent more likely to get cancer; Body Temperature and Obesity: New Study Suggests Connection; Study measures the foul smell of fat bias;What You Need To Know About Obesity and Cancer; Small, practical steps are best way of maintaining a healthy weight; High-fat diet alters behavior and produces signs of brain inflammation; The Real Gains From Losing Weight; 11 Lazy Ways to Lose Weight; 17 Ways to Lose Weight When You Have No Time;
  • PCH 201 Main Assignments Page Life Expectancy Calculator;
  • PCH 201 Resources Page Life Expectancy Calculator
  • Personality - MBTI Introvert? Neurotic? The Most Common Personality Type In Your State Is...;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Community Approaches to Advance Health Equity - WB2422; Public Health 101; Public Health Materials for Instructors;
  • Public Health Data Incidence of Sickle Cell Trait � United States, 2010; Occupationally Acquired HIV Infection Among Health Care Workers � United States, 1985�2013;United States Renal Data System, 2014 annual data report; Geographic Distribution of Life Expectancy, 1990-2013; 2014 National Health Report; DHDS: Disability and Health Data System; Sortable Stats; Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease; New section: International health data: Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases 2014; Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans with HIV Infection � United States, 2008�2012; HIV Testing and Service Delivery Among Blacks or African Americans � 61 Health Department Jurisdictions, United States, 2013; HIV Infection, Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors among Persons Who Inject Drugs National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Injection Drug Use 20 U.S. Cities, 2012;
  • Public Health Data Sexual Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements; Understanding Sexual Violence 2014 Fact Sheet; Alcohol Poisoning Deaths � United States, 2010�2012; Associations Between Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Assessed in a Southern California Health Care System, 2010�2012; Billing and insurance-related administrative costs in United States� health care: synthesis of micro-costing evidence;Rates* of Deaths from Drug Poisoning� and Drug Poisoning Involving Opioid Analgesics� � United States, 1999�2013; Characteristics of Medicaid and Uninsured Hospitalizations, 2012; Opioid Prescription Claims Among Women of Reproductive Age � United States, 2008�2012; PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE: Geographic Variation in Spending for Certain High-Cost Procedures Driven by Inpatient Prices; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Among Children Aged 7�9 Years � Arizona, Colorado, and New York, 2010; Inadequate Physical Activity and Health Care Expenditures in the United States; Get the Facts from Drugwarfacts.org; National Drug Threat Assessment Summary 2014; Chronic Condition Combinations and Health Care Expenditures and Out-of-Pocket Spending Burden Among Adults, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2009 and 2011; Percentage of Men Aged 25�74 Years Who Consume ≥15 Alcoholic Drinks Per Week,* by Age Group and Veteran Status� � National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2011�2013; Interactive: 'Ecstasy' Among More Popular Illicit Drugs - 2013 National Survey; Prescription Opioid Analgesic Use Among Adults: United States, 1999�2012; 2010 Health Spending for Diseases; Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000�2013; A $10,169 blood test is everything wrong with American health care; Gender, race influences when teens start drinking, smoking and doing drugs; Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance � United States, 2013; American Teens' Sexual and Reproductive Health; Childtrends.org's Dating; Healthy Relationships; Hook-Up Sexual Experiences and Problem Behaviors Among Adolescents;
  • Public Health Data Depression in the U.S. Household Population, 2009�2012; Mortality in the United States, 2013; World Family Map 2014; Sexual Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements; Updated Estimates of Neural Tube Defects Prevented by Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification � United States, 1995�2011; Supplement Use and Other Characteristics Among Pregnant Women with a Previous Pregnancy Affected by a Neural Tube Defect � United States, 1997�2009; State-Based Motor Vehicle Data & Information;National Violent Death Reporting System; Pregnancy-Related Deaths; Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System; Trends in Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Among U.S. Women Aged 15�44; Infant and Maternal Characteristics in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome � Selected Hospitals in Florida, 2010�2011; Suicide Trends Among Persons Aged 10�24 Years � United States, 1994�2012; What Shapes Health; Stressful Life Events Experienced by Women in the Year Before Their Infants' Births � United States, 2000�2010; ge-Adjusted Rates for Cold-Related Deaths,* by U.S. Census Region � and Metropolitan Status of Place of Occurrence � � United States, 2010�2013; New section: Plane Crashes: 6 things everyone should know about plane crashes; How Pilots Are Screened for Depression and Suicide; The disturbing history of pilots who deliberately crash their own planes; Is flying becoming more dangerous?; Glance at plane crashes blamed on deliberate pilot action; Suicide Prevention Among Active Duty Air Force Personnel -- United States, 1990-1999; Suicide by Aircraft: A Comparative Analysis; Aviation Accident Database; PlaneCrashInfo.com; Aviation Safety Network (ASN); NTSB.gov's Aviation Accident Database & Synopses; Federal Aviation Administration Accident & Incident Data; AirDisaster.Com; Reduce Your Odds of Dying in a Plane Crash; Airsafe.com; NTSB Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data (ARG/ARC/ARA); Boeing Statistical Summary of Commercial Jet Airplane Accidents Worldwide Operations | 1959 � 2013; What is a Black Box? Air crash Investigation;1001crash.com Lessons Learnt for Aviation Safety; Banish the Black Box: There's a Better Way to Capture Plane Crash Data;
  • Public Health Practice Social Media at CDC; Public Health versus Civil Liberties; How Health Authorities Might Improve Communication about Vaccinations; A Practitioner's Guide for Advancing Health Equity - Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Recommendations for HIV prevention with adults and adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014; What Heroin Addiction Tells Us About Changing Bad Habits; A Bad Mix: Why Alcohol and Energy Drinks Are Dangerous; Alcohol good for your heart? Evidence is Evaporating; A Shot of Truth: Myth Busting Excessive Alcohol Use; Alcohol places Hispanics at a much greater risk of developing alcoholic liver disease; A lower IQ has been linked to greater and riskier drinking among young adult men; This is what happens to your brain when you give up sugar; Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says: The reward pathway; Drug and Alcohol Use with Diabetes; New section: Allergies: 9 Weirdest Allergies; New EpiPen Law Could Save Lives; Allergies Pictures Slideshow: 10 Common Allergy Triggers; What Works for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: LESSONS FROM EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATIONS OF PROGRAMS AND INTERVENTIONS; 3 drinks a day may raise risk of liver cancer; coffee may lower it; HIV can spread early, evolve in patients� brains;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Providing Comprehensive Health Care to Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM); Understanding Gallstones -- the Basics; Sexual Orientation in the 2013 National Health Interview Survey: A Quality Assessment; Why You Need Emotional Intelligence To Succeed; New section: CO2 Emissions: A visual tour of the world's CO2 emissions; The 10 Biggest Earthquakes in History; 2014 Was the Warmest Year in the Modern Record; �Superman� pill deaths spark calls for dangerous-drugs alert system; Understanding transgender youth; Reading the Mind in the Eyes or Reading between the Lines? Theory of Mind Predicts Collective Intelligence Equally Well Online and Face-To-Face; People Who Are Good at Cocktail Parties Are Also Better at the Internet; Test your social intelligence!; New section: Snow storms: 9 Types of Snow Storms; 10 Biggest Snowstorms of All Time; A look at the top 10 biggest snowstorms on record in NYC; Blizzard Facts and Myths (INFOGRAPHIC); Climate Strange: 5 Monster March Snowstorms; Expect More Giant Snowstorms as Climate Warms (Op-Ed); Lake-Effect Snowstorms Effect Snowstorms; Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Snowstorms in the Contiguous United States; The Science Behind Freak Snowstorms; Winter Storms; HOW TO PREPARE FOR A WINTER STORM; Antisocial and non-antisocial siblings share difficulty recognizing emotions; What LGBT Americans think of same-sex marriage; Regional Snowfall Index (RSI) - Worst Northeastern Snow Events; A Perfect Storm � The Rise in Heroin Addiction in the Middle Class; Stunning maps show what major cities would look like under hundreds of feet of water; All Of These Beautiful Islands Will Be Destroyed By Rising Sea Levels; Meth messes up brains of youths far more than adults; Marijuana: Know the Facts; Proportion of patients in south London with fi rst-episode psychosis attributable to use of high potency cannabis: a case-control study; Fourth National Exposure Report, Updated Tables, February, 2015; New section: Indoor Air: What is aerotoxic syndrome?; Warning over toxic fumes in plane cabins; Not So Harmless? Pot Linked to Heart Problems; Endocrine Disorders; Here�s the Staggering Healthcare Cost of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals; Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later, rat study shows; Marijuana May Trigger Allergies in Some People;The Scoop on Poop;Endocrine disruptors cause fatty liver; El Ni�o has arrived. Will it help make 2015 the hottest year on record?; New section: See above Endocrine Health topic; Early Menopause Linked to Chemical Exposure in Women 3/2015; Estimating Burden and Disease Costs of Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union 3/2015; Male Reproductive Disorders, Diseases, and Costs of Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union 3/2015; Neurobehavioral Deficits, Diseases and Associated Costs of Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union 3/2015; New section: Fatigue - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Gender identity, explained in an adorable infographic; 11 myths about transgender people; Harder-to-abuse oxycontin doesn't stop illicit use; One in six college students misuse ADHD stimulant drugs; Americans are still divided on why people are gay; Metaphor usage highlights social bonds and increases understanding of others' emotions; Heavy Use of Marijuana During Adolescence Equals Weaker Memories;How cannabis use affects people with Bipolar Disorder; 8 Most Addictive Legal Drugs; The big climate question: Can we sever the link between CO2 and economic growth?; 9 Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People; 5 Habits Of Emotionally Intelligent People; What�s Really in Street-Bought Molly?; How Environmental Exposure May Affect Your Child; Legalizing marijuana and the new science of weed; New section: Air pollution; Air pollution linked to increased risk of anxiety and stroke; New section: Thunderstorms - Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning... A Preparedness Guide; Know your Hazards and Choose your Activities; Basic Disaster Supplies Kit;
  • Public Health Sites H-L A History of Ebola in 24 Outbreaks; Death Rates from Viral Hepatitis Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years,* by Age Group and Sex � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999�2011 Weekly; Perceptions of the Risk for Ebola and Health Facility Use Among Health Workers and Pregnant and Lactating Women � Kenema District, Sierra Leone, September 2014; A Visual Guide to COPD; State Ebola Protocols; Interim Guidance for U.S. Hospital Preparedness for Patients under Investigation or with Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease: A Framework for a Tiered Approach; Identify, Isolate, Inform: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) in the United States SCOPE: Applies to emergency medical services providers (including emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, and medical first responders who could be providing patient care; Interim Guidance for Cargo Ships: Monitoring Exposed Crew and Managing Suspected Cases of Ebola Onboard; Remember the Ebola epidemic? It's still not over. Here's the report from the ground;Listen Up!; Noises Can Damage Your Hearing; Use of a Nationwide Call Center for Ebola Response and Monitoring During a 3-Day House-to-House Campaign � Sierra Leone, September 2014; Improving Burial Practices and Cemetery Management During an Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic � Sierra Leone, 2014; Trichinellosis Surveillance � United States, 2008�2012; Recommendations for Managing and Preventing Cases of Malaria in Areas with Ebola; Environment, not genes, dictates human immune variation, study finds; New section: Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Healthcare Settings; Prevention of Colonization and Infection by Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase;Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Long Term Acute Care Hospitals; Tracking CRE; 2012 CRE Toolkit - Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE); Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Control and Prevention Toolkit;General information about CRE; Tickborne Relapsing Fever � United States, 1990�2011; Public Health Response to Commercial Airline Travel of a Person with Ebola Virus Infection � United States, 2014; Update on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection, and Guidance for the Public, Clinicians, and Public Health Authorities � January 2015;Effectiveness of Ebola Treatment Units and Community Care Centers � Liberia, September 23�October 31, 2014; A Plan for Community Event-Based Surveillance to Reduce Ebola Transmission � Sierra Leone, 2014�2015; Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak; The Price of a Human Kidney; Guidance for U.S. Laboratories for Managing and Testing Routine Clinical Specimens When There is a Concern About Ebola Virus Disease; Fungal Infections: What You Should Know; 13 Numbers That Explain The Resurgence Of Measles In The U.S.; Interim Recommendations for Influenza Vaccination and Post-exposure Chemoprophylaxis to Prevent Influenza Virus Infection in People Being Actively Monitored for Potential Ebola Virus Exposure; Preventing Ebola by Screening Travelers; Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic � West Africa, January 2015; Guidance Available for Implementing and Managing Contact Tracing for Ebola in Countries Without Ebola Outbreaks; Measles Vaccination: Who Needs It?; Measles and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It; Measles and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It Fact Sheet for Parents; Addressing Needs of Contacts of Ebola Patients During an Investigation of an Ebola Cluster in the United States � Dallas, Texas, 2014; Use of Group Quarantine in Ebola Control � Nigeria, 2014; Is It a Cold or Is It the Flu?; State Ebola Protocols; Interim Table of State Ebola Screening and Monitoring Policies for Asymptomatic Individuals; Ebola and the Law: Legal Preparedness for Physicians and Hospitals; Measles Outbreak � California, December 2014�February 2015; Clinical Guidance for Smallpox Vaccine Use in a Postevent Vaccination Program; 9 things everybody should know about measles;What You Need to Know: FAQ�s on the Measles; Top Causes of Severe Hearing Loss; Antibiotics give rise to new communities of harmful bacteria; History and Epidemiology of Global Smallpox Eradication; What You Should Know About �Superbug� CRE; 5 things to know about measles right now; Measles outbreak is back in the United States! Are vaccines the answer?; 9 Charts That Will Help You Understand The Current Measles Outbreak; New section: Herd Immunity; Systems for Rapidly Detecting and Treating Persons with Ebola Virus Disease � United States; 7 scary facts about antibiotic-resistant superbugs; Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations; Antibiotic resistance: The last resort; magining the Post-Antibiotics Future;Doctors know they shouldn't give antibiotics for bronchitis, do it anyway; McDonald's USA Announces New Antibiotics Policy and Menu Sourcing Initiatives; FDA's Strategy on Antimicrobial Resistance - Questions and Answers;There's a superbug outbreak in California. But it's really a global problem;Drug-resistant infections will kill more people than cancer by 2050; 7 Devastating Infectious Diseases; Map: How the Ebola Outbreak Spread Through Africa; 10 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease; 10 Signs & Symptoms of Liver Damage; Epidemics: To quarantine or not to quarantine;Common bacteria on verge of becoming antibiotic-resistant superbugs; How the Human Immune System Keeps TB at Bay; National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria; COMBATING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE: Policies To Promote Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs; Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON COMBATING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE; Fighting Ebola with a holistic vision of big data;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Intermittent Explosive Disorder Affects up to 16 Million Americans; A Visual Guide to Asthma; How Different Antidepressants Work; A Visual Guide to Generalized Anxiety Disorder; 27 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health; Cancer Disparities Among Alaska Native People, 1970�2011; Generational Differences in Fast Food Intake Among South-Asian Americans: Results From a Population-Based Survey;10 Ways to Reduce Stress, Fatigue, and Bloating; Study identifies two genes that boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder;How thoughts, behavior affect mood;ADHD in Children Slideshow; Incidence of Notifiable Diseases Among American Indians/Alaska Natives � United States, 2007�2011; Advancing Men's Reproductive Health in the United States; The Truth About Antidepressants; 10 Surprising Signs You May Have ADHD; A Visual Guide to Erectile Dysfunction; On the ups and downs of the seemingly idle brain; Managing Anxiety in the Medically Ill; Stress in America Annual Reports; STRESS IN AMERICA� Paying with Our Health RELEASED FEBRUARY 4, 2015; Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress; Homeless Children and Youth: Indicators on Children and Youth; Brain develops abnormally over lifespan of people who stutter; This is your brain on love; The neurobiology of love; 7 things I wish people understood about OCD; What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?; Reward, Addiction, and Emotion Regulation Systems Associated With Rejection in Love;Neural correlates of long-term intense romantic love; Bipolar II Disorder; Shy babies need secure parent bond to help prevent potential teen anxiety; Unhealthy choices boosted mortality rates for blacks who migrated north; American Diabetes Association Releases Position Statement on New BMI Screening Cut Points for Diabetes in Asian Americans; 5 Things a Man's Finger Length Says About Him; How ADHD typically affects women, and how to cope with it; Good to Know: Which Websites Can Reduce Anxiety and Depression?; Cognitive behavioral therapy at a glance; Nerve Pain Explained; Alzheimer amyloid clumps found in young adult brains; Men tend to be more narcissistic than women, study finds;Brain structure varies depending on how trusting people are of others, study shows; New section: Mental Health - Sidewalk Rage; Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!; More on Pedestrian Aggression; 'Sidewalk Rage': Yes, It's A Real Concept; Sidewalk Rage Is Real and It�s Spectacular; Sidewalk Rage: Mental Illness or �Altruistic Punishment?�; Sidewalk Rage / Pedestrian Rage; Sidewalk-Raging New Yorkers Secretly Want to Punch Tourists in the Head; Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes 3/2015; A Visual Guide to Epilepsy; 7 Timeless Ways to Be Happy at Any Age;Clutter vs. Hoarding: What's the Difference?; Brain processes ongoing pain more emotionally; Listening to classical music modulates genes that are responsible for brain functions;17 Surprising Reasons You�re Stressed Out; 12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder; 10 No-Cost Strategies to Fight Depression; 7 Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder;10 Things You Should Do If You Have Adult ADHD; Quiz: Do You Have Adult ADHD; 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health;25 Surprising Ways Stress Affects Your Health; Best and Worst Ways to Cope With Stress; 5 Surprising Causes of Memory Loss; Mind-Body Connection: How the Brain Can Protect the Heart; Epilepsy Seizure Types and Symptoms;Teaching science to the brain: How the brain learns the way things work; New insights into survival outcomes of Asian Americans diagnosed with cancer; After learning new words, brain sees them as pictures; Top 10 Controversial Psychiatric Disorders; Unlocking the Secrets of the Brain (Gallery); The brain in the supermarket: Index strategy informs decision-making;A Visual Guide to Migraine Headaches;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Suicide Rates,* by Mechanism of Injury� � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999�2013; Skin Problems & Treatments: Common Adult Skin Problems Slideshow; Syphilis Profiles, 2013; Science behind commonly used anti-depressants appears to be backwards, researchers say; New insight into how our brain performs 'mental time travel'; Schizophrenia and Brief Psychotic Disorder; Suicide Trends Among Persons Aged 10�24 Years � United States, 1994�2012; Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment; Top Problems in your mouth; Feeling sleepy? Might be the melatonin; Top Cellulite Fixes and Treatments; Sex and the Superbug The rise of drug-resistant gonorrhea; International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP); Crisischat.org; Crisistextline.org;Livethroughthis.org; Why Super Mario runs from left to right: People prefer it; 12 Signs of Depression in Men; 15 Myths and Facts About Suicide and Depression;8 Signs Someone Is at Risk of Suicide; Workplace suicide on the rise: Specific occupations pose higher risks than others; Suicide: Statistics, Warning Signs and Prevention; The myopia boom; Why some HPV infections go away and others become cancer; Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Oropharyngeal Cancer - Fact Sheet; Vision loss increases risk for thoughts of suicide;
  • Public Health Software 23 maps and charts on language; Stunning maps show what major cities would look like under hundreds of feet of water; Mapping seascapes in the deep ocean; 70 maps that explain America;Mapping the Microbes in New York City�s Subway System; Rediscovered 'Map That Changed the World' Unveiled to Public; How North America Grew as a Continent; The Map that Changed the World; Work site wellness centers equate to weight loss and health care savings, expert says;
  • Research Resources on the Net Effect Size Charts; New section: Systematic Reviews - Systematic reviews of all the relevant evidence; Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions; BMJ Evidence Updates; Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews; Scientists unknowingly tweak experiments, article suggests; Center for Reviews and Dissemination; Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions; Cochrane Library; Healthevidence.org; Health Systems Evidence Mcmasterhealthforum.org; PubMed Health US National Library of Medicine; Testingtreatments.org; Testing Treatments - Better Research for Better Healthcare; Why you can't always believe what you read in scientific journals; Multiplicities in Cancer Research: Ubiquitous and Necessary Evils; Mark Murphy: Science vs. pseudoscience: Understanding quackery in the 21st century; How science goes wrong; Why you can't always believe what you read in scientific journals; This is why you shouldn�t believe that exciting new medical study; Is everything we eat associated with cancer? A systematic cookbook review; Why so many of the health articles you read are junk; Kill or Cure? Help to make sense of the Daily Mail�s ongoing effort to classify every inanimate object into those that cause cancer and those that prevent it;The association between exaggeration in health related science news and academic press releases: retrospective observational study; Press Releases Translating Research Into News; Press releases by academic medical centers: not so academic?; Influence of medical journal press releases on the quality of associated newspaper coverage: retrospective cohort study; Science and health news hype: where does it come from?; Empirical Evidence: A Definition; 3 tips for understanding science journalism;
  • Resources for Health Professionals Human Trafficking: Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting; Physician guidelines for Googling patients need revisions; ACOG.org's Level of Maternal Care; What are X-rays?;
  • Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells, study finds;Prevalence of Reduced Muscle Strength in Older U.S. Adults: United States, 2011�2012; A Very Short History of Death | FRONTLINE; Suicide rates rising for older US adults; Is It Alzheimer�s or Normal Aging?; Loneliness and social isolation are just as much a threat to longevity as obesity; Prescription for living longer: Spend less time alone;This Is What Death Really Looks Like; How to Stay Sharp As You Age;
  • Why is Sleep Important?; NIH and Sleepless in America; Rotating night shift work can be hazardous to your health; Prevalence of Sleep Duration on an Average School Night Among 4 Nationally Representative Successive Samples of American High School Students, 2007�2013; Position Statement on Pediatric Sleep for Psychiatrists; Understanding the Side Effects of Sleeping Pills; Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking; awareness of dreaming;Sleepless in High School: Teens Getting Less Shut-Eye; New section: Pain; Managing Chronic and Recurring Pain; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Sleep problems in teens; Sleepwalking; Night Terrors; Nightmares; Getting Enough sleep; How Snoring Can Cause a Car Crash; One Hour of Sleep Makes a Difference In What You�ll Eat; Less Sleep Pushes Your Brain to Age Faster; Poor Sleep Affects Babies� Weight Later In Life; It�s Time to Pay Attention to Sleep, the New Health Frontier; Can You Catch Up on Lost Sleep?;Can a Lack of Sleep Cause Psychiatric Disorders?; Body Clock Disruption Brings on Manic Behavior; Clock Genes Might Control the Sleep We Need; Strange but True: Less Sleep Means More Dreams; Snooze or Lose: Memory Retention Enhanced by Sleep; Sleep Deprivation Tied to Shifts in Hunger Hormones; Multiple Studies Confirm Importance of Good Sleep; In U.S., 40% Get Less Than Recommended Amount of Sleep; From learning in infancy to planning ahead in adulthood: Sleep's vital role for memory; The Power of Sleep; This Is What�s Keeping Teens From Getting Enough Sleep; Study: Sleep Loss Can Cause Brain Damage; Here�s How Much Experts Think You Should Sleep Every Night; Is too much artificial light at night making us sick?; Why 10 P.M. Is The Perfect Bedtime; 4 Non-Negotiables For A Better Night�s Sleep;Common Sleep Disorders in Teens; Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?;Hit the Sack! People Who Get More Sleep Are Happier; Sleep Paralysis Linked to Genetics, Anxiety & Stressful Events; Strange but True: Less Sleep Means More Dream; Busting the 8-Hour Sleep Myth: Why You Should Wake Up in the Night; Here�s How Much Experts Think You Should Sleep Every Night; How to Get a Good Night's Sleep; How Much Sleep Do I Need?; It�s Time to Pay Attention to Sleep, the New Health Frontier; Older Adults Need Less Sleep; Some People Just Need Less Sleep; Why Do We Sleep?; the Power of Sleep; Sleep Deprivation: The Great American Myth; Sleep Deprivation Tied to Shifts in Hunger Hormones; Sleep Poorly? You're Not Alone;This Is What�s Keeping Teens From Getting Enough Sleep; School Should Start Later So Teens Can Sleep, Urge Doctors; Sleep and Weight Gain; Risk of motor vehicle accidents is higher in people with sleep apnea; Meta-study shows that the experience of time is altered in depression; New work schedule could cure your 'social jetlag'; Binge Eating Disorder vs. Night Eating Syndrome; Sleep and Weight Gain; Naps and Dreams Boost Learning, Study Finds; How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?; 8 Natural Remedies That May Help You Sleep;7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever; Turn Your Bedroom Into a Sleep Haven; Potential Side Effects of Prescription Sleep Drugs; 10 Products That May Help You Sleep; 5 Ways to Sleep Better Every Night;Lack of sleep can have role in obesity and diabetes, study says; Neuropsychology: Power naps produce a significant improvement in memory performance; A short daytime nap could improve memory by fivefold, study finds; Exercise to Improve Sleep in Insomnia: Exploration of the Bidirectional Effects; Stress and Sleep; Smartphone Use At Night Hurts Sleep And Workplace Productivity: Study; Sleep Topics;9 Foods to Help You Sleep;Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep;How Sleep-Friendly Is Your Bedroom?;Bedroom Poll Survey Results; Could You Be A Super Sleeper?;2011 Poll, Technology and Sleep; 2012 Bedroom Poll; Using an e-reader before bed could hurt your sleep: study; National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Exercise Key to Good Sleep; When to Get Help for Middle-of-the Night Awakening;
  • Statistical Functions The nonsensical math behind "best jobs" rankings; Univariate Distribution Relationships; How To Apply Statistical Significance In Business Marketing;Statistical forecasting: notes on regression and time series analysis; RegressIt.com; How random is random on your music player?; New section: Statistical Significance; Statistically significant: where to draw the line? Part 1 of series to help journalists/readers; Are P-values above .05 really just statistical noise? Part 2 of 3; �Acting as though statistical significance implies truth isn�t even approximately correct� � part 3; Tips for Understanding Studies;
  • Statistical Software Sites MaxStat.de; RegressIt.com; How to Use Excel: 14 Simple Excel Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks; How to Create a Pivot Table: A Step-by-Step Tutorial; Evidence-based Medicine (EBM) Glossary; Statistical significance and its part in science downfalls; Nervously Approaching Significance; 6 Tips to Protect Yourself from Data-led Error; The Methods Man: A Statistical Wine Tasting;
  • Temperament Page Computer and personality; Computers may soon know you better than your spouse;Facebook data know you better than your own mother; Friends know how long you'll live, study finds; The Big Five Personality Test;
  • Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions � Four States, 2011�2012; Patch or pills? How quickly smokers metabolize nicotine may point to most effective way to quit; Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols; FDA's Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes); E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit; High-Voltage Vaping May Expose Users to Formaldehyde; AACR, ASCO Urge FDA to Move on E-Cig Regulations; Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or electronic nicotine delivery systems; Carbonyl compounds in electronic cigarette vapors: effects of nicotine solvent and battery output voltage; Regulate E-Cigs Sooner, Not Later; Movies Show Male, Female Brains Differ During Smoking; Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke � United States, 1999�2012;Smoking thins vital part of brain; Smoke-free Skies Anniversary; New CDC Vital Signs: Secondhand Smoke Exposure; 58 million nonsmokers in US are still exposed to secondhand smoke;Second Hand Smoke: Danger!; Health Effects of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke; U.S. Laws and Policies Restricting or Prohibiting Smoking in Private Units of Multi-Unit Housing -January 1, 2015; Secondhand Smoke (SHS) Facts; How We Can Protect Our Children From Secondhand Smoke; Asthma and Secondhand Smoke;Secondhand Smoke Can Make Children Suffer Serious Health Risks; Discovery about beliefs could prove useful in addiction treatment, researchers say; Bans don't help smokers quit, researchers say; Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters; Quitting smoking has favorable metabolic effects; Female fetuses exposed to tobacco smoke may have increased diabetes risk in middle age; Bans don't help smokers quit; E-cigarette advertising makes one crave ... tobacco?;Raise the smoking age? Report predicts big health benefits if we do; Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products; Electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins, have potential to be a public health concern; Exhaled Electronic Cigarette Emissions: What�s Your Secondhand Exposure?; Environmental tobacco smoke is associated with periodontitis in US non-smokers; E-cigarettes can be regulated now without more research, expert says; Effectively Regulating E-Cigarettes and Their Advertising � and the First Amendment by Eric N. Lindblom 3/2015; Association Between Smoke-Free Legislation and Hospitalizations for Cardiac, Cerebrovascular, and Respiratory Diseases A Meta-Analysis; What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever; High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies; Unborn babies whose mothers smoke cover their faces more often � report; One in four high school seniors now try smoking water pipes;
  • US Government & Other National Statistics Sites 21 charts that explain how the US is changing; American Time Use Survey; How Nonemployed Americans Spend Their Weekdays: Men vs. Women; Where Working Women Are Most Common; Open FEMA; U.S. and World Population Clock; State of American Well-being; State of Global Well-being; How Diverse is Your City?; A History of American Wealth Inequality; Educational Attainment: Indicators on Children and Youth 12/2014; How U.S. Cities Count Their Homeless; A Guide to Counting Unsheltered Homeless People; 70 maps that explain America; The real state of the union, in 33 maps and charts; Internet Data Sources for Social Scientists; 30 Places to Find Open Data on the Web; Links to Useful Data; Life Expectancy; How do Americans stand out from the rest of the world?; How Millennials today compare with their grandparents 50 years ago;Study finds racial, ethnic divide in attention to crime news; The Multicultural Edge:Rising Super Consumers;
  • Useful Sites 77 Expiration Dates That You Should Know; How to Use the National System to Find Missing and Unidentified Persons; Unclaimed Persons Database NamUS Unclaimed; NamUs Missing Persons; NamUs Missing Persons Advanced Search; Unidentified Persons Database NamUS Unidentified Persons; Unidentified Persons Database - Advanced Search; 9 Most European Cities not in Europe; 17 Terrifying Bridges You Wouldn't Want To Cross;9 Free Travel Deals That Aren't Really Free; Airline Fees Guide; UNESCO World Heritage List;
  • Webmastering Tools 21 Free Design Tools for Marketers on a Budget; Foto Forensics; Color Theory 101: Deconstructing 7 Famous Brands' Color Palettes; How Old VHS Tapes Helped Save Early Web Design; Pond5 - The Public Domain Project; 15 Examples of Brilliant Website Homepage Design;15 Gorgeous Fonts to Use in Your Next Design; Canva.com's photo collages; 10 Sites for Free, Non-Cheesy Stock Photos; Redesigning Or Creating A Website? Here�s Why Information Architecture Should Be Priority #1; The Ultimate List of Completely Free Images: 43 Handpicked Services; 15 Beautiful Text Effects Created With CSS; 15 Examples of Great Mobile Website Design;
  • Web Resources Your new PC needs these 22 free, excellent programs; 7 critical things to do immediately with a new PC; How to Prepare a Computer, Tablet, or Phone Before Selling It; The HTG Guide to External Battery Packs; 10 best privacy tools for staying secure online; 6 Types of Browser Errors While Loading Web Pages and What They Mean;Here�s What Happens When You Install the Top 10 Download.com Apps; Half Our Gadgets Are Solving Problems Created by Our Other Gadgets; Social Media Update 2014; Trends in American Adults� Social Networking Use; Who�s Using Which Social Networks?; Racists and Bullies Un-friended; Social Media and the Cost of Caring; 20 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should); How I Easily Got 25% More Views on My LinkedIn Profile; 17 Stats You Should Know About Visual Content Marketing in 2015; 10 Incredibly Weird Mobile Apps You Can Actually Download; How to Create a Logo: Designers Give a Look Inside Their Process; 15 Great Landing Page Design Examples You Need to See; FTC Report on Internet of Things Urges Companies to Adopt Best Practices to Address Consumer Privacy and Security Risks; Wi-Fi Blocking is Prohibited; Professional Use of Digital and Social Media; Individuals may fail to navigate complex tradeoffs in privacy decision-making; How 'spontaneous' social norms emerge; Privacy challenges: Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card; 57 Basic Marketing Analytics Terms Everyone Should Know; What Types of Content Perform Best on Social Media?; Social media preferences vary by race and ethnicity; 5 Insightful Instagram Statistics That You Should Know; A Quick Guide to the Worst Corporate Hack Attacks; How a wedding engagement changes Twitter feeds; Feeling unloved? Like this post; Facebook: Overseeing your online afterlife; Better how-to videos: Learners annotate videos, increasing their educational value; New section: 3D Printing: 3D printing: 10 factors still holding it back; 10 facts on 3D printing: Understanding tech's next big game-changer; 10 industries 3D printing will disrupt or decimate; The dark side of 3D printing: 10 things to watch; 3D 'bioprinting': 10 things you should know about how it works; What Does the “+� in Supported DDR4 RAM Memory Types Mean?; 2014 B2B Content Marketing Research: Strategy is Key to Effectiveness; How to Create a Content Strategy That Actually Drives Organic Traffic; How to Think Up a Year's Worth of Blog Post Topics in an Hour; The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Social Media Buttons; Worthmonkey.com - Blue Book value search for used electronics; Angry Tweets Predict Patterns Of Heart Disease, Researchers Say; Angry Tweets Predict Patterns Of Heart Disease, Researchers Say; New section: Net Neutrality - Net neutrality becomes the law of the land 2/26/2015; Net neutrality wins: FCC votes to protect an open Internet 2/26/2015; �Pics or it didn�t happen� � the mantra of the Instagram era; The History of Net Neutrality; Finding psychological insights through social media; New section: Data Breaches - Breach Portal: Health Information Breaches Affecting 500 or More Individuals; Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply; Breach of Confidential Patient Medical Information; China�s Great Firewall is demolishing foreign websites�and nobody knows why; How central are online social networks to our lives?; Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules; Net Fix: 8 burning questions about Net neutrality;Tracking the FREAK Attack; Update: Serious FREAK flaw could undermine the Web's encryption;CTB-Locker virus: How to protect your systems, and what to do if infected; Where Does BuzzFeed Source Its Content From?; Twitter helps smokers kick the habit, study finds; How Do You Google? New Eye Tracking Study Reveals Huge Changes; How Welcome Emails Help Predict Future Subscriber Engagement & Value; Marketing Stats Toolbox: Mapping Tablet Usage Rates By State; 2015 Guide to Social Media Image Sizes � Infographic; Usage Trends for 5 Top Social Media Networks; 11 Tactics to Get More Click-Throughs from Social Media; How to use LinkedIn�s publishing tool to increase your social reach; 26 Social Media Monitoring Tools [Reference Guide]; 26 Social Media Monitoring Tools [Reference Guide] infographic;The Email Scam with Centuries of History; ; Why Your Facebook Page�s Like Total Will Probably Fall; 14 Tips To Incorporate Social Media Into Event Marketing; Why People Unfollow Your Brand on Social Media [New Data]; How Often Should You Post on Social Media? Benchmarks for 9 Different Industries; Battle of the Brands: Which Famous Rival Company Has Better Marketing?; It's National Day of Unplugging Yet You're Still Reading This; National Day Of Unplugging: What Is It And Stop Reading This; Put Your Phone Down: It's The National Day Of Unplugging;24 Hours Without Facebook, Texting, Email: Some Go Offline For National Day Of Unplugging; Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes; Longer life cycle for lithium-ion batteries?;New model of cybercrime factors in perishability of stolen data; Detecting deception online is not so easy; Content creators leave social networks when messaging gets too easy; Facebook-Linked Accounts Can Be Hijacked with This Tool; Guarantees for online anonymity?; Report: Instagram Now Getting More Brand Posts Than Facebook; The Mega Guide to Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks; The Essential Social Media Design & Sizing Cheat Sheet; The Ultimate Social Media Design Blueprint 2015; FCC releases its 400-page net neutrality order; 20 epic Microsoft Windows Automatic Update meltdowns;Google error leaks website owners' personal info; Internet providers ordered to stop hiding the true size of monthly bills;Anatomy of a Globe-Spanning Google Outage; Are you an SEO Guru?; FCC - Open Internet Order - Full Text; These are the FCC's full rules for protecting net neutrality; Hospital ratings on social media appear to reflect quality of care; Poll: Parents share just about everything about their tots on social media, and some may overdo it; Are you a SHARENT? Researchers warn doting parents can cause privacy problems by oversharing their child's pictures online;�Sharenting� trends: Do parents share too much about their kids on social media?;What is 'USB Type C' and 'USB 3.1 Gen 1'?; 'Sharenting' trends: Do parents share too much about their kids on social media?; Who Invented the Computer Virus?; How to Respond to People on Twitter: A Simple Guide for Businesses [Infographic];14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter; Mobile addict parents guilty of child 'neglect' warns psychologist; Stop your children running up bills on an iPad: a how-to guide; Screen addict parents accused of hypocrisy by their children;Mobile phones destroying people's private lives;Mobile phone addiction ruining relationships; The young generation are 'addicted' to mobile phones; Switch Off - Time to Detox; 9 Great Tools to Help You Write & Edit Blog Posts Better; 9 Key Points for Cleaning Up Your Online Reputation Nightmare Via SEO;5 Ways Your Cell Phone Use is Harming Your Health;A visual history of Microsoft's Internet Explorer; The Simple, Elegant Algorithm That Makes Google Maps Possible; New section: Internet of Things - WELCOME TO PRIVACY HELL, ALSO KNOWN AS THE INTERNET OF THINGS; Why (and When) You Need to Replace Your Surge Protector;The undercover war on your internet secrets: How online surveillance cracked our trust in the web; Simple tasks help protect your credit; Why Do Millennials Use Facebook and Twitter?; How Millennials Get News: Inside the Habits of America�s First Digital Generation;The Unfollow Algorithm; The power of visual content in social media marketing; 10 winning growth hacking strategies for Social Media;Twitter�s New Anti-Abuse Tool �Quality Filtering� Rolling Out To Verified iOS Users; The 10 Facebook Friends You Need to Block; Knowledge of location sharing by apps prompts privacy action; 13 WAYS YOU'RE SLOWLY KILLING YOUR COMPUTER; Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificates; New York threatens action if RadioShack sells customer data; One Artist�s Take on the Future of Personal Data; 5 worst smartphone and tablet battery myths debunked; 8 Common Smartphone Mistakes You're Making At Work; 10 specialized browsers that will make you forget about Chrome, Firefox and IE; 5 Engagement-Driven Elements You Should Add to Every Blog Post; Email design concepts for non-designers � A lesson from #SherpaEmail; What the Top 4 Social Networks Can Do For Your Social Commerce Revenue; Thou Shalt Not Google; Troubleshoot hardware issues with these five free tools; The dark side of commercial open source; Protect Your Child's Identity;Little Black Book of Scams; Cellphone vibration syndrome and other signs of tech addiction;
  • Web tools 12 Tools to Create Animated GIFs; An In-Depth Guide on How to Create Awesome Visual Content That Gets Noticed [Jeff Bullas]; 15 Beautiful Text Effects Created With CSS; The Ultimate List of Completely Free Images: 43 Handpicked Services; How to Make Free Stock Images Work for Content Marketing;How to Make a Rocking �Contact Us� Page: 21+ Tips, Tricks, and Examples; New system for detecting adverse effects of medications using social media;A Simple Guide to Designing a Logo [Infographic];
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) 10 Easy Paths to Self Destruction; Your Birth Control Options; Passionate Love Scale;I'm a marriage counselor. Here's how I can tell a couple is heading for divorce; That Loving Feeling Takes a Lot of Work; Forget the �To-Do� List, You Need a �Stop Doing� List;15 Weird Things Humans Do Every Day, and Why; 7 Life Events That Can Lead to Divorce;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) Signsofaddiction.org; 9 ways to reduce cancer;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (12 - 17) How Blood Pressure Causes a Stroke;A Very Short History of Death | FRONTLINE;
  • Women's Health Women in the Labor Force: A Databook;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Your Guide to Menopause;Effect of thyroid disorders on reproductive health; Avoid Harmful Substances; Are Flight Attendants at Higher Risk for Miscarriage?; Pregnancy Complications; Women�s Reproductive Health; Preconception Health and Health Care; 10 Ways to Deal With Menopause Symptoms;Can You Really Freshen Up Women's 'Aging' Eggs?; Vaginal Birth vs. C-Section: Pros & Cons;
  • Women's Health Issues A Visual Guide to Endometriosis; Preventconnect.org; Sexual objectification increases women's fear of crime; Domestic Violence Evidence Project; A Visual Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; The price of protection: Abused women and earnings;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Where Breast Cancer Can Spread; Death Rates* for Cervical Cancer� � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999�2013; What Are the Stages of Breast Cancer?;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Women don't get to hospital fast enough during heart attack; Hot flashes at younger age may signal greater cardiovascular risk; 6 Symptoms of Women's Heart Attacks; Spontaneous coronary artery disease identified as inherited;
  • Writing Free Access to Science Research Doesn't Benefit Everyone; Lake Superior State University's Complete List of Banished Words; Ten ways To Write Every Day; Do You Really Need That Exclamation Point? [Flowchart]; How to Write a Great Value Proposition [Infographic]; Six tips for fitting Word content on a single page; Five strategies scholars use in writing medical review articles; The Revise and Resubmit Series, Part 1: Coping with Criticism; The Revise and Resubmit Series, Part 2: Deciphering Reviewer Comments; New section: Readability Resources �Educational Stage; � Extract Text and Calculate the Reading Level of Any Article Using the Analysis Engine; � Flesch�Kincaid readability tests �FryGraph; �Raygor Readability Estimate; �Readability Test; �SMOG - Simple Measure of Goobledygook; �Tests Document Readability; � Text statistics and readability analyzer; � The Reading Level of the State of Union Address is in Decline; How to Write Better Headlines [Infographic];

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  • Academic Resources 16 Everyday Habits of Highly Productive People; 11 Reasons You Should Stop Watching Television Now; 20 Daily habits Of Highly Organized People; 20 Pieces of Life-Changing Advice You Can Actually Learn From Your Daily Life; Reading can help save your memory: It slows decline in brain power say scientists; Stanford study finds walking improves creativity; Successful People Vs. Unsuccessful People (The habits that differentiate them); 15 Things Highly Successful People Do At The Beginning Of The Day That You Should, Too; Adolescents' riskier online behavior suggests need for age-based warnings; The amount of homework kids should have every day, according to science; 9 Hacks To Get Much More Organized In Your Life; The Five Key Reasons Why You Procrastinate; Searching Online May Make You Think You're Smarter Than You Are; Study defines brain and behavioral effects of teen binge drinking; Discover your learning style; Improve Your Study Skills; 6 Habits That Kill Your Intelligence; 7 Ways To Improve Your Memory; 5 Ways to Beef Up Your Brain; A Helpful Guide of Public Speaking Tips [Infographic]; The Science of Creativity; National Survey of College Counseling Centers 2014;Faceboook Can Make You Depressed - Is This Another Reason To Post?; FOMO Drives Teen Spending;The Secret Online Lives of Teenagers Revealed; Getting Distracted Can Be A Good Thing: How And When Interruptions Help You; Facebook users' wishful thinking: Cyberbullying, depression won't happen to me; Study links brain anatomy, academic achievement, and family income; Self-affirmations may calm jitters, boost performance; Nothing beats a good night's sleep for helping people absorb new information, new research reveals; The influence of college experiences on career outcomes; Ingenious: David Krakauer The systems theorist explains what�s wrong with standard models of intelligence;Graduate Student Happiness & Well-Being Report | 2014; We think better on our feet, literally; 10 Things Schools Don't Teach Well; Beyond college rankings: A value-added approach to assessing two- and four-year schools | Brookings Institution; 5 Essential Skills College Grads Need to Get a Decent Job; How Texting Could Be Killing Your Relationship; Getting Distracted Can Be A Good Thing: How And When Interruptions Help You;How to Create Your Own Study Skills Curriculum; Carrot or stick? Punishments may guide behavior more effectively than rewards; The most important psychological concepts for teachers to apply in classrooms; How Colleges Flunk Mental Health; Our attention span is now less than that of a goldfish, Microsoft study finds; Money Minute: 5 things employers are really looking for;The influence of college experiences on career outcomes; Why Your College Major Is More Important Than Enrolling; The Economic Value of College Majors; New section: Post-graduation; 3 Career Tips for Recent College Graduates; Texting and tweeting in the classroom: How do they impact student learning?;
  • Colorectal Cancer* Death Rates,� by Sex � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999�2013; Boosting Immunotherapy Against Brain Cancer;One Important Fact That Will Change How You Think About Cancer; Obesity and 3 Daily Alcoholic Drinks Increase Liver Cancer Risk; Cancer survivors in the United States: prevalence across the survivorship trajectory and implications for care; Tall people 'more likely to develop cancer'; Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer; Telomeres and cancer mortality: The long and the short of it; Invasive Cancer Incidence � Puerto Rico, 2007�2011; New topic: Intestinal Cancer; NIH study finds genetic link for rare intestinal cancer; Chance and circumstance tip immune control of cancer; American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer; Cancer Screening Test Use � United States, 2013; Melanoma Incidence and Mortality Trends and Projections � United States, 1982�2030; Cancer Screening Test Use � United States, 2013; What Are the Risk Factors for Lung Cancer?; American Society of Clinical Oncology Guidance Statement:The Cost of Cancer Care;ASCO in Action Brief: Value in Cancer Care; Supercomputers surprisingly link DNA crosses to cancer;
  • Lifestyle Medicine: Guidelines Support Lifestyle Changes First; Impact of Arthritis and Multiple Chronic Conditions on Selected Life Domains � United States, 2013; Birth Month Affects Lifetime Disease Risk: A Phenome-wide Method 2015; Study Finds How Your Birth Month Affects Your Health;
  • Treatment of Hypertension in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Hypertension; Short people's 'DNA linked to increased heart risk'; Eating out equals high blood pressure?;
  • Trends in Emergency Department Visits for Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: United States, 2001�2011; Change of Heart: Increasing Heart Resuscitation Time Is Backed;Heart Disease: Types, Prevention & Treatments; How Heart Attacks Strike; Marital Spats Raise Risk of Heart Attack; Understanding Aneurysm: The Basics; Stroke classification system called TOAST is easy to use and effective; Age�Adjusted Death Rates* for Stroke,� by U.S. Census Region� � United States, 1970�2013; Stroke from poor air quality; Stroke from poor air quality; Can You Die From a Broken Heart? What happens to our bodies when the bonds of love are breached;
  • Chinese Culture The Chinese 'Paper Son' Who Inspired The Look Of Disney's 'Bambi'; Chinese-American Descendants Uncover Forged Family Histories; Faults of Xinjiang; Facts & Stats Report:Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes; Which Consumer Group Has Almost 4 Times the Buying Power of Millennials?;
  • Consumer Health Educational Tools for your Clinical Practice; Finding safer products just got easier!; Search Products that Meet the Safer Choice Standard;Donation and Transplantation: How does it work? video; Where Is the Safest Place to Sit on a Train?; Safercar.gov's Vin search page; Safer Choice Label widget; Will You Die in 5 Years? This New Test May Tell You; UbbLE Risk Calculator;
  • Cool Sites A- L 5 Basic Knots Everyone Should Know How to Tie; The colors of 94,526 paintings since 1800, charted;What They Found Hidden In These 5 Famous Paintings Is Shocking. OMG; 60South: The Art of Antarctica;
  • Cool Sites M - ZThe Looming Deadline Retirees Don�t Want to Miss; Half of America Saves Almost Nothing for Retirement; How Much Should You?; Saving money: Do consumers spend less if they think about the future?; How Much Needs to be Saved for Retirement After Factoring In Post-Retirement Risks: Evidence from the EBRI Retirement Security Projection Model; How Retirees� Pensions Work Against Social Security Benefits; Vintage Cartoons TV; 6 Money Rules All Single Women Should Live By;
  • 10 Muscle Moves to Help Tame Diabetes; Intrauterine exposure to maternal gestational diabetes linked with risk of autism; AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY � CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING A DIABETES MELLITUS COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLAN � 2015; AACE/ACE COMPREHENSIVE DIABETES MANAGEMENTALGORITHM 2015 4/2015; Per Capita Health Care Spending on Diabetes: 2009-2013 Issue Brief; Age-Adjusted* Percentage of Adults Aged ≥20 Years with Diabetes, � by Race and Hispanic Ethnicity � National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 1999�2002 and 2009�2012; AACE 2015 Diabetes Clinical Practice Guidelines; Diet and Exercise Dramatically Delay Type 2 Diabetes; Diabetes Medication Metformin Also Effective; New section: Type 3 Diabetes; Brain diabetes: the ultimate food scare New; Diabetes increases the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease; Is Alzheimer's really just type III diabetes?; Is Alzheimer�s Type 3 Diabetes;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Using Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Reporting for Public Health Surveillance;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards The Facts Hurt: A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy Report;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes; Spooky! The Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena; Where's the Proof in Science? There Is None; 11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space;Astronomical Knolling Is The Prettiest Way To Organize Objects In Space; Light Pollution Is No Match for the Milky Way in These Stunning Timelapses; Why Is the Heart Emoji so Anatomically Incorrect?; 50 Interesting Facts About The Earth; What Is Visible Light?; Solar Ropes Writhe on the Sun in First Hi-Def Pictures, Video;Size of the Milky Way Upgraded, Solving Galaxy Puzzle; Antarctica; Why Scientific American's Predictions from 10 Years Ago Were So Wrong;Optical Illusions: A Gallery of Visual Tricks; Astronomical Knolling Is The Prettiest Way To Organize Objects In Space; Official One World Trade Center Time-Lapse 2004-2013; Using millions of online photos cobbled together, we can now watch history unfold; Family Ties: 8 Truly Dysfunctional Royal Families; 10 Epic Battles that Changed History; Dark Matter: The Unseen Universe | Video; 7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class; Internet Sacred Text Archive;
  • Favorite Movie Sites 10 of the Best Foreign Gangster Movies; The Man Who Makes Hollywood's Smallest Sounds; 21 Facts About The Movie 'Goodfellas' You Never Knew; 6 of the Most Unbelievable Practical Effects Ever Used; 70 Things You Didn't Know About the 'Fast and the Furious' Franchise; More Than a Bombshell: Marilyn Monroe�s 6 Greatest Movies; 20 Photos That Prove Marilyn Monroe Was Flawless; 21 Wonderful Facts About 'The Wizard of Oz'; 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s; The 30 Best Films of the Decade; Bronx's Lowe's Paradise Theatre, in Panovision; Teens Who Watch Boozy Movies Are More Likely to Drink, Study Finds; Teen drinking linked to alcohol in movies: studies spark calls for change; 12 Different Types Of Netflix Users; 8 Honest Netflix Categories That Need To Exist; Games of Thrones Making Of; 12 Guilty Pleasure Movies You Can't Help But Enjoy;5 of the Greatest Martial Arts Movies of All Time; 12 of the Best Performances by Child Actors; Killer robots in film � in pictures; 5 Brilliant Jokes Almost Everyone Missed In Famous Movies; 9 of the Most Badass Martial Arts Film Heroes; 30 Pixar Movie Facts You Never Knew; Big screen blast-offs: The top 10 movies set in space; 10 Cult Movies Everyone Should See; The 10 most interesting portrayals of AI in movies; 5 Brilliant Jokes Almost Everyone Missed In Famous Movies; Under Quarantine: 4 of the Most Realistic Movies About Pandemics; 10 Movies That Will Probably Make You Cry; Top 20: Best Sites to Watch Movies Online;60 Awe-Inpiring Facts About the Original 'Jurassic Park' Trilogy; 8 Jurassic World moments that pay serious homage to Jurassic Park; 9 movies that get IT (almost) right; 20 Things You Didn't Know About the Original Jurassic Park;
  • Favorite Music Sites 5 Composers Responsible for Almost All of Your Favorite Movies; 15 Long Distance Relationship Songs To Fit Every Mood; 30 Song Titles You Probably Have Wrong; The Death of the One-Hit Wonder; Even Taylor Swift�s Mom Got That �Blank Space� Lyric Wrong � Here�s Why;What musical taste tells us about social class; Using Data Science to Measure a Musical Revolution;
  • Fitness Walking for your Health; How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry; Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps; Exercise, Not Diet, Has Most Impact On Weight As We Age; Gait Speed and Survival in Older Adults; Minimum amount of physical activity for reduced mortality and extended life expectancy: a prospective cohort study;15 minutes of exercise a day can extend life by three years; Effects of Physical Activity on Life Expectancy With Cardiovascular Disease; A Daily Workout Could Add 4 Years to Life, Study Says; High-Intensity Workouts to Burn Calories; To Exercise Or Rest When Sick? This Infographic Will Tell You; Want to Live Longer? Optimal Amount of Exercise Revealed; 6 ways to sit less every day; What is Incidental Activity?;5 Ways to Recover From Overtraining; 8 Caffeine-Free Ways to Increase Your Energy Levels; How Many Calories Am I Burning? (Infographic); What's The Correct 'Dose' Of Exercise? As Much As You Can Do; Mall Walking A PROGRAM RESOURCE GUIDE; Physical Activity and Health The Benefits of Physical Activity;
  • Free Software10 STEM apps to teach you science; 10 essential apps for your tablet or smartphone; Top 20 Most Useful Mobile Business Apps For 2015; Every iPhone User Needs To Have These 22 Incredible Apps to Make Life Easier; Free tool reveals mobile apps sending unencrypted data; he Best Free Antivirus for 2015; 8 Shockingly Interesting Maps of America @Thrillist; TunnelBear;
  • Graphing How to Add a Secondary Axis in Excel; How to Use Excel: 14 Simple Excel Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks; 30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization; Infographic Inspiration: 5 Sources of Interesting Stats;
  • Health Care Information 7 OTC Drugs That You Should Buy Generic; Study: Acetaminophen reduces not only pain, but pleasure, too;Is the placebo effect in some people�s genes?;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Data for Health Learning What Works;
  • Healthcare Quality Standards Hundreds Of Hospitals Struggle To Improve Patient Satisfaction;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues The Healing Power of Your Own Medical Records;Lawyers smell blood in electronic medical records;Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Your EHR; New section - Electronic Health Records (EHR); Despite Increased Use of Electronic Medical Records, Fewer U.S. Doctors Believe It Improves Health Outcomes, Accenture Survey Shows; EMR and HIE Use Increases Among U.S. Doctors, Accenture Annual Survey Finds; Here�s Why Millions of Americans Face Surprise Medical Bills; Teens, Health, and Technology A National Survey; Health Literacy; Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations; New section: Precision Medicine; CDC page;
  • Health Education Resources New section: Health Behavior and Habits; 4 Tips to Help You Break Bad Habits; Understanding the 10 Most Destructive Human Behaviors; Why Beachgoers Let Sexual Assault Happen Right Before Their Eyes; The most important psychological concepts for teachers to apply in classrooms;
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps; CDC Winnable Battles 2010-2015 Progress Report 2014;
  • Information QualityHow to Evaluate Web Resources;A Typical Search for Health Information;
  • Kids Health 101 Animal Shots You'll Go Wild Over; Bullying by students with disabilities reduced by social-emotional learning; Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers; Childhood bullying: Worse long-term mental health than maltreatment by adult; Young people think friends are more at risk of cyberbullying; 13 awe-inspiring NASA photos of space; Nebula's Glowing 'Champagne Flow' Snapped By Very Large Telescope | Video;
  • Kids' Fun Sites 10 Fun Classic Games Millennials Probably Haven�t Played;
  • Maternal Child Health Element of surprise helps babies learn; DNA can't explain all inherited biological traits, research shows; Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse and How to Help Prevent It;A Longer Life May Lie in Number of Anti-Inflammatory Genes; Childhood Trauma Linked to High Blood Pressure Later in Life; Adverse Childhood Experiences and Blood Pressure Trajectories from Childhood to Young Adulthood: The Georgia Stress and Heart Study; Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Sudden Unexpected Infant Death; Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9 video;Editing Human Embryos: So This Happened; The rumors were true: Scientists edited the genomes of human embryos for the first time; Engineering the Perfect Baby; CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in human tripronuclear zygotes; Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos; Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo; Don�t edit the human germ line; Ethics of embryo editing divides scientists; NOTICE PERTINENT TO THE NOVEMBER 2013 REVISIONS OF THE NIH GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCH INVOLVING RECOMBINANT OR SYNTHETIC NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES (NIH GUIDELINES); Chinese edit human embryos, spark fury; Chinese scientists: We�ve edited genes of human embryos; China shocks world by genetically engineering human embryos; Chinese Scientists Edit Genes of Human Embryos, Raising Concerns; Crime scene discovery: Scientist separates the DNA of identical twins Major depression leaves a metabolic mark; Chinese 'Edit' Human Embryos, Scientists Urge Moratorium on Research; MCH: World's first genetic modification of human embryos reported: Experts consider ethics; Gene-editing technique offers hope for hereditary diseases; 10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Children That You Think Are Acts of Love; OMD - Genetic Engineering; A guide to CRISPR, the human gene-editing tool that has scientists excited � and terrified; Read This Before You Freak Out Over Gene-Edited Superbabies; Prevalence of Individual Adverse Childhood Experiences; State Vaccination Requirements; 10,000 Microbes Cornered in Map of Human Body; Personal microbiomes shown to contain unique 'fingerprints'; Your DNA Changes With the Seasons, Just Like the Weather; Genes explain why we are sick in winter; CRISPR-Cas9: From super humans to UC vs MIT fight over patent; UC Berkeley, MIT scientists argue over patent rights to gene-editing tool; The Genome Engineering Revolution;15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer; Explaining �Epigenetics': The Health Buzzword You Need to Know; When your genome costs less than your iPhone: The beautiful, terrifying future of DNA sequencing; THRIVES A Global Technical Package to Prevent Violence Against Children; The Predator Next Door;
  • Nutrition Resources Foods You Should Eat Instead of Taking Vitamins; Highly processed foods dominate U. S. grocery purchases; How Vitamin D May Affect Heart Disease, Diabetes; The Possible Health Risks of 5 Popular Diets; 5 Simple Ingredient Swaps that will make your meals healthier; 10 Nutritious Foods That Won't Break Your Budget; Risk in Red Meat?; Best Diets Overall; Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps; Secret Found: What Makes Food Look Tasty; New report links frequency of diet soda use to waist increases; Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research; Could Fish Oil Interfere With Chemotherapy?; The Mental Health Benefits Of Probiotics: �Good Bacteria� May Improve Mood, Fight Depression; Why The FDA Has Never Looked At Some Of The Additives In Our Food; FOOD SAFETY: FDA Should Strengthen Its Oversight of Food Ingredients Determined to Be Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS); Mycoprotein; Are Carbonated Beverages Harming Your Health?; The Frequency and Characteristics of Dietary Supplement Recalls in the United States; Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how your body�s muscle processes food, researchers find; What the Evidence Really Says About PUFAs; Too many vitamins can give you CANCER, major new study warns the millions who take them; What�s Actually In Instant Ramen; Sugary drinks boost risk factors for heart disease, study shows; High fructose corn syrup raises heart disease risk, study finds; Sugar and carbs, not physical inactivity, behind surge in obesity, say experts; Psychology of the appeal of being anti-GMO;What is the relationship between aspartame consumption and health?; Three secrets to healthier eating; 8 Foods Nutritionists Won�t Eat; Final Determination Regarding Partially Hydrogenated Oils; 5 types of sugars: Which to reach for and which to skip; These foods will make you smarter; Cooking Safely in the Microwave Oven; Setting the Record Straight About Soy; New section: Soy; 6 Ways to Demystify Food Labels; Shrimp Report; 20 Disturbing Fast Food Facts that Will Change Your Diet Forever; 48% of Fast Food Soda Fountains Contain Bacteria that Grew in Feces; Junk Food Rots Your Brain, Increases Risk of Dementia; FDA Defect Levels Handbook; Five Things We Still Don�t Know About Water; Sugar By Any Other Name;Genetically Modified Salmon: Coming To A River Near You?; 10 Reasons to Boycott Scottish �Quality� Salmon This Christmas;
  • 6 Reasons Why Your Belly Fat Won�t Budge; Gap between parental perceptions of child's weight and official classifications; For women, being 13 pounds overweight means losing $9,000 a year in salary; Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps; Eating Specific Proteins, Carbs may be more effective for weight management than counting calories;The True Costs of Obesity in the Workplace Are Becoming Clear; Prevalence of Obesity Map; Strength vs. endurance: Does exercise type matter in the fight against obesity?; 25 Genetic Factors That Could Predict Obesity Risk; The Obesity Paradox is Neither Obesity nor a Paradox�. Discuss; A Helping Hand For Portion Sizes: Measure Pasta By The Fist, Butter By The Fingertip; 3 Reasons Why American Men Have Gained So Much Weight;
  • PHENOM Program DescriptionCalculating the Economic Impact of Volunteers;
  • Personality - MBTI 16personalities.com; Here's the personality trait that predicts success for employees � and entrepreneurs; When are consumers more likely to rely on feelings to make decisions?; Extraversion Lies To You: How Only 1% Of The Population Has A Normal View Of The World;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - June;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Webinar Series for Pink Book;
  • Public Health Data Why death rates among white women are soaring; Death Rates for US Women Ages 15 to 54 Some Unexpected Trends;Death Rates for US Women Ages 15 to 54 - Some Unexpected Trends - PDF; Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index Reports; So How Many Millennials Are There in the US, Anyway? (Updated); YRBSS Data, Questionnaires, & Documentation; Health, 2014, In Brief; Health, 2013, with Prescription Drugs - Figures Health, 2013, with Prescription Drugs - Tables; Outbreaks of Shigella sonnei Infection with Decreased Susceptibility to Azithromycin Among Men Who Have Sex with Men � Chicago and Metropolitan Minneapolis-St. Paul, 2014;
  • Public Health Data Health Spending Explorer; Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps; Preventing Violence: Understanding and addressing determinants of youth violence in the United States; The average number of drinks men and women have at every age, charted; Having just one drink doubles your risk of getting injured; Think you drink a lot? This chart will tell you;Alcohol Intake Peaks at Age 25, But Continues into Old Age; Preventing Youth Violence; The average number of drinks men and women have at every age, charted; Under-reported suicides: Hiding or compounding the tragedy; Acute Chemical Incidents Surveillance � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Temporal Trends of Acute Chemical Incidents and Injuries � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Persons Injured During Acute Chemical Incidents � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Public Health Response to Acute Chemical Incidents � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Geographic Distribution of Acute Chemical Incidents � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008;Top Five Industries Resulting in Injuries from Acute Chemical Incidents � Hazardous Substance Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Top Five Chemicals Resulting in Injuries from Acute Chemical Incidents � Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance, Nine States, 1999�2008; Poisoning Deaths Involving Opioid Analgesics � New York State, 2003�2012; Age-Adjusted Rates for Suicide,* by Urbanization of County of Residence� � United States, 2004 and 2013; Heavy drinking and binge drinking rise sharply in US counties;Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food � Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2006�2014;Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet);Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases 2014; Use of Prescription Opioid Analgesics* in the Preceding 30 Days Among Adults Aged ≥20 Years, by Poverty Level� and Sex � National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2007�2012; Increase in Reported Adverse Health Effects Related to Synthetic Cannabinoid Use � United States, January�May 2015; Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Met National Guidelines for Aerobic Activity and Muscle Strengthening,* by Age Group � National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2013�;
  • Public Health Data Late or No Prenatal Care; Driving Among High School Students � United States, 2013;Trends in Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Among Teens Aged 15�19 Years Seeking Contraceptive Services � United States, 2005�2013; Use of Selected Nonmedication Mental Health Services by Adolescent Boys and Girls With Serious Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties: United States, 2010�2012; Child Health USA 2014;Sudden Unexpected Infant Death; 11 Statistics That Will Change the Way You Think About Depression; The Urban Disadvantage. State of the World's Mothers 2015; Statistical study of first-year college rape; Percentage of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)�Related Deaths,* by Underlying Cause and Age Group � United States, 2013; Occupational Traumatic Injuries Among Workers in Health Care Facilities � United States, 2012�2014; Death Rates* from Unintentional Falls� Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Sex � United States, 2000�2013; Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services � Seven Countries, 2007�2013; Serious Psychological Distress Among Adults: United States, 2009�2013; Intimate Partner Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements, Version 2.0.;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - June 2015 ;
  • Public Health Practice Why good solutions make us oblivious to better ones; The Changemaker's Guide - A community planning curriculum; Managers: Motivating the employee willing to go the extra mile; CDC Winnable Battles 2010-2015 Progress Report 2014 Report; Competency Guidelines for Public Health Laboratory Professionals: CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories;Usability.gov - Methods;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?; Teen Drivers;Teenagers, Dealing With Addiction, on What Might Have Helped; Life course trajectories of alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom using longitudinal data from nine cohort studies; Preventing Teen Pregnancy; Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS); Vital signs: Preventing Teen Pregnancy; Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide;Fracking fluids contain potentially harmful compounds if leaked into groundwater; HIV and Injection Drug Use; Americans Are Drinking More � A Lot More; Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood; Risks from excessive drinking: Social and psychological issues trump physical hazards;Chances are, your teen has sexted; Majority of Minors Engage in Sexting, Unaware of Harsh Legal Consequences; Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use Economics and Public Health Policy; New section: Auto-immune diseases; Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Understanding Lupus; Gout Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments of Gout; New section: Alcohol Use Disorder; The Definition For 'Problem Drinking' Has Changed. Here's Why That Matters; Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Abuse-Deterrent Opioids Prevent Users From Intensifying High; Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Thinning Fast; The art of climate modeling;What No One Is Saying About Marijuana; 7 Craziest Ways Japan's Earthquake Affected Earth; Japan's Biggest Earthquakes; The Science Behind Japan's Deadly Earthquake; Recent earthquakes map; Japan's Explosive Geology Explained; Secret Behind Formation of Volcanic 'Ring of Fire' Found; Tectonic Plates map; Flakka: The New Designer Drug You Need To Know About; Meet Flakka, The Dangerous New Drug Sweeping Florida; Flakka: Rampant designer drug dubbed '$5 insanity'; What is flakka? Florida's dangerous new drug trend; The World�s Deadliest Drug: Inside a Krokodil Cookhouse; Harder-to-Abuse OxyContin Doesn�t Stop Illicit Use; New Designer Drug Flakka Works Like Bath Salts, Causes 'Excited Delirium'; Stereotypes make coming out trickier for bisexuals, experts say; First Impressions - Making Up Your Mind After a 100-Ms Exposure to a Face; Even fact will not change first impressions; Science Exposes How to Make an Excellent First Impression; Asking Advice Makes a Good Impression; Childhood self-control linked to enhanced job prospects throughout life; Does Pot Really Lower IQ?; Prescription Drug Overdose; Prescription Drug Overdose: Understanding the Epidemic; Risk Factors for Prescription Painkiller Abuse and Overdose; Adderall Being Abused By Adults For Workplace Productivity? Report Says 'Yes';Workers Seeking Productivity in a Pill Are Abusing A.D.H.D. Drugs;Cannabis consumers show greater susceptibility to false memories; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD drugs warning!; Adderall In The Workplace: 7 Warning Signs You've Crossed The Line And Need Help; Adderall In The Workplace: Should Managers Turn A Blind Eye?; In search of perfection, young adults turn to Adderall at work;'$5 Insanity': 5 Crazy Facts About Flakka; Illegal Drugs Are Cheaper, Stronger than Ever; Earthquakes & Tsunamis: Causes & Information; What Percentage of Your Country Smokes Marijuana?;Why Air Quality Is Important; Global Views of Our Planet, Then and Now; Likely cause of 2013-14 earthquakes: Combination of gas field fluid injection and removal; More Americans at risk from strong earthquakes, says new report; Emotional intelligence critical for leaders; Fracking? Injecting wastewater? New insight on ground shaking from human-made earthquakes; Traces of Ancient Earthquakes Hidden in Cave Rocks; Are bees 'hooked' on nectar containing pesticides?; What would happen to China if all the ice melted video; Why it is so hard to predict where and when earthquakes will strike; Top 10 Deadliest Natural Disasters in History; Earthquake Magnitude: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake?; Earthquakes; Image Gallery: This Millennium's Destructive Earthquakes; Earthquake That Killed A King Ruptured Ground; The 10 Biggest Earthquakes in History;7.8 Earthquake - Lamjung, Nepal - Aftershocks and PDC Global RVA; Earthquake video; How Are Earthquakes Measured?;Deadliest Earthquakes in History; Can Animals Predict Earthquakes?;Stunning Map Reveals World's Earthquakes Since 1898; New section: poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs); 200 Scientists Warn Against Chemicals Commonly Used To Produce Electronics, Pizza Boxes; Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs; These 9 Common Products May Contain a Potentially Dangerous Chemical;The 3 deadliest drugs in America are all totally legal; We all want high social status; Is the Desire for Status a Fundamental Human Motive? A Review of the Empirical Literature; Why Emotional Events Stick in Your Mind;Bad Memories Stick Better Than Good; Why We Remember Traumatic Events Better; Designer drugs hit dangerous lows to bring new highs; New section: Bisphenol A; Questions & Answers on Bisphenol A (BPA) Use in Food Contact Applications; Pot's Dark Side: Delusions, Psychotic Symptoms; U.S. beekeepers lost 40 percent of bees in 2014-15; �Unheard of� situation: Dying of the Honey Bees; The awful truth about climate change no one wants to admit; Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says;Antarctica�s Larsen B Ice Shelf: The Final Act; NASA: 10,000-Year-Old Ice Shelf in Antarctica Will Soon Be Completely Gone; Greenland�s Glaciers are Accelerating So Fast, They Have Stretch Marks; This Is the New Worst-Case Scenario for Ice Loss in Antarctica; West Antarctic Glacier Loss Appears Unstoppable; West Antarctica Media Teleconference; The "Unstable" West Antarctic Ice Sheet: A Primer; Quick Facts on Ice Sheets; Antarctic Ice Melt Causes Small Shift in Gravity; Ice Mass Changes video; New Views of Dynamic Earth; European Space Agency; Sea Level and Climate; Severe reactions to �Spice� on rise, some associated with drug MAB-CHMINACA; Among transgender adults, stories about a �difficult� transition; Do you see 'the self' in your brain or your heart? Decision-making differs; Emotionally Intelligent People Are Bad at Spotting Liars; Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How To Know For Sure;Let�s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor�s Guide to Accessing Therapy; Making Climate Models Available to the Public;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Employment and Activity Limitations Among Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease � United States, 2013; New genetic link found for alcohol-related liver cirrhosis; New secrion: Shigellosis; Importation and Domestic Transmission of Shigella sonnei Resistant to Ciprofloxacin � United States, May 2014�February 2015; New section: Rabies; Why Do People Still Die of Rabies?; Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus Associated with Surgical Procedures � New Jersey 2010 and Wisconsin 2011; A few simple ways to prevent norovirus outbreaks; Burden of Norovirus Illness and Outbreaks; Norovirus CDC.gov; Norovirus Worldwide; Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks; Should I Take Antibiotics with Probiotics?; How (and Why) to Take Probiotics When Using Antibiotics; Work-Related Asthma � 22 States, 2012; Progress in Identifying Infants with Hearing Loss � United States, 2006�2012; Interim Guidance for Cruise Ships: Managing a Suspected Case of Ebola Onboard;Measles � United States, January 4�April 2, 2015; Ebola Transmission Linked to a Single Traditional Funeral Ceremony � Kissidougou, Guinea, December, 2014�January 2015; Genetic predisposition found for noise-induced hearing loss;The President's Malaria Initiative Ninth Annual Report to Congress; World Malaria Day; Malaria Fast Facts; Drinking just one or two alcoholic drinks a day linked to liver disease; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Steatohepatitis: NASH linked to 50% higher death rate compared with NAFLD; Cancer rates among patients with hepatitis C are increased compared to those not infected; New section: Plague - Outbreak of Human Pneumonic Plague with Dog-to-Human and Possible Human-to-Human Transmission � Colorado, June�July 2014; Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms Indefinitely, CDC Says; Can You Get Ebola from Sex?; Germs Really Are Everywhere (Infographic); Controlling the Last Known Cluster of Ebola Virus Disease � Liberia, January�February 2015; Possible Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus � Liberia, 2015;Cryptosporidiosis Surveillance � United States, 2011�2012; Giardiasis Surveillance � United States, 2011�2012; Arthritis And Lyme Disease; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS); Daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; Ebola Survivors: READ THIS BEFORE YOU HAVE SEX; Frequently Asked Questions on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS‐CoV); Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV);MERS: 5 things to know; Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infections when novel coronavirus is suspected: What to do and what not to do; Implementing Home Care and Isolation or Quarantine of People Not Requiring Hospitalization for MERS-CoV; Interim Guidelines for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) � Version 2.1; Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals; 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings; New section: Borrelia miyamotoi Tick-borne Fever; Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection in the United States; B. miyamotoi; Updated Information and Guidelines for Evaluation of Patients for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection; NIH's Drug-induced Liver Injury Search; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS); Mers: The new coronavirus explained; Scientists identify two mutations critical for MERS transmission from bats to humans; UPDATED RAPID RISK ASSESSMENT Severe respiratory disease associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV); Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Interim Guidance for Airline Crew; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Case Definitions; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Information for Healthcare Professionals ; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Clinical Features;
  • Public Health Sites M - N 10 Questions To Ask Yourself To Stay Positive When Facing Difficulties; The bipolar II disorder personality traits, a true syndrome?; You Might Be Wearing the Wrong Size Condom (and Putting Yourself at Risk);Condom-sizes.org; Poverty may affect the growth of children�s brains; Can money buy your kids a bigger brain?; Family income may influence kids' brain development; Higher income linked to smarter kids; Are Smart Pills & Brain Zapping Risky? Bioethicists Weigh In; Family income, parental education related to brain structure in children, adolescents; Family Income Could Affect Kids' Brain Structures; Law Atlas Map: Long-Term Involuntary Commitment Laws;Older workers bring valuable knowledge to the job;10 Signs of Adult ADHD; Lethal prostate cancer can spread from other metastatic sites, study affirms; Smart Pills: The Truth About Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs; Good Diet, Exercise Keep Brain Healthy; How Your Inner Athlete Makes You Smarter; Top 10 Mysteries of the Mind; Greatest Mysteries: How Does the Brain Work?; Where We Store What We See; The Brain Sees What We Don't; The Human Brain Seen as Master of Time; Your Brain Remembers What You Forget;Brain Breakthrough: Scientists Know What You'll Do;Scientists Say Everyone Can Read Minds; Your Brain Works Like the Internet; Why good solutions make us oblivious to better ones; The rise and fall of cognitive skills - Neuroscientists find that different parts of the brain work best at different ages; New section: Cognitive tests: Testmybrain; Gameswithwords;Your Aging Brain is Brilliant: The Myth of Cognitive Decline; Older Really Can Mean Wiser;Mental Status Testing; The Brain, in Exquisite Detail; The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind; Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test; Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying; BOLD Assumptions: Why Brain Scans Are Not Always What They Seem; Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk of Brain Problems; Near-Death Experiences May Be Triggered by Surging Brain Activity; Trying To Prevent Dementia? 7 Ways You Can Age-Proof Your Brain, According To Science; The brain game: How decreased neural activity may help you learn faster; Study: Most People Diagnosed With Depression Do Not Actually Meet Criteria; Discovery of communication link between brain areas implicated in schizophrenia;Viagra And Other Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Vary In Effectiveness, Side Effects; Birth Control Pill May Alter Woman's Brain Structure; Are There Real-World Consequences?; Why You Get the Joke: Brain's Sarcasm Center Found; Sustained Decrease in Laboratory Detection of Rotavirus after Implementation of Routine Vaccination � United States, 2000�2014; Study finds testicular cancer link for muscle-building supplements; Brain Activity Changes When We View A Murder As Justified: Understanding The Criminal Mind; Don't take Benadryl every day for allergies, Long-term use of this class of drug is risky; Senses and Non-Sense: 7 Odd Hallucinations; Out-of-Body Hallucinations Linked to Brain Glitch; Cancer-Specific Mortality of Asian Americans Diagnosed With Cancer: A Nationwide Population-Based Assessment; nside Synesthesia: Closer Connections Between Brain Regions May Cause Senses To Blend; Emotional Wiring Different in Men and Women; Fear Factor Gene Discovered; 10 Facts Every Parent Should Know about Their Teen's Brain; Brain Scans Show How Teens Are More 'Me-First' Than Adults; 7 Ways the Mind and Body Change With Age; Everything ages, even your brain. Don�t worry so much. It�s probably not Alzheimer�s; Age-related changes in the brain can have significant impact on individuals, society; Teen rebellion marks subconscious separation from parents; New Advice on What To Do About Seizures; This is what the inside of your head looks like when you sing; How Culture Affects Hallucinations; In search of tinnitus, that phantom ringing in the ears; Your Brain on Exercise; Fat tissue controls brain's response to food scarcity, helping regulate optimal amount of body fat for brain function; Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Fibromyalgia; Significant increase in major depression reported during recent recession; New insight into how brain makes memories;Long-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter, Residential Proximity to Major Roads and Measures of Brain Structure; Challenging work tasks may have an upside for the brain; Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia, dysgraphia; Cocaine changes brain, makes relapse more common in addicts; Cracking your knuckles: What really happens inside your joints?; Why We're Afraid Of The Dark: An Evolutionary (And Rational) Impulse To Protect Ourselves; Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States � 2009�2013; What It Feels Like To Have A Mental Breakdown; People with Depression and Bipolar Disorder Feel Sadness Differently; Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment; Why Are Genius and Madness Connected?; Why We Zone Out; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Not Depression Is Associated with Shorter Leukocyte Telomere Length: Findings from 3,000 Participants in the Population-Based KORA F4 Study; Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Associated with Premature Senescence? A Review of the Literature;There Are 3 Types of Perfectionists � and One May Have Psychopathic Tendencies; PTSD Linked to Faster Aging, Earlier Death; Post-traumatic stress disorder linked to accelerated aging; PTSD Symptoms Put Women at Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Sample of Women A 22-Year Longitudinal Study; Psychological and metabolic stress: A recipe for accelerated cellular aging?; How Common is PTSD?;Landmark Study Finds Previously Unknown Link Between The Brain And Immune System; Women, Trauma, and PTSD; PTSD: National Center for PTSD; WHO-depression; Major Depression Among Adults; Nami - Depression;8 Things to Consider When Your Depression�s Not Getting Better; 10 Depression Symptoms to Watch For; Skin Disorders Linked to Stress; What Is Depression?; Out-of-Body Experience Is Traced in the Brain; Allen Brain Atlas; Hiding your true colors may make you feel morally tainted; Severe Infections Linked to Lower IQs; IQ Tests Measure Effort, Too; Men Smarter than Women, Scientist Claims; Emotional Smarts Tied to General IQ; Brain's Decision-Making Spot Found; Kids' Abilities to Delay Gratification May Keep Them Thin Later in Life; Extroverts Prefer Immediate Gratification; Study Sheds Light on What Makes People Shy; Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may share genetic roots with creativity; Chronic Liver Disease and American Indians/Alaska Natives; Alzheimer�s spares long-term musical memory; Emotional brains 'physically different' to rational ones; Man Up!; National Men's Health Week; Could Depression Be Caused By Inflammation In The Brain?; Why This Psychologist Thinks Depression Is An Infectious Disease; Depression's Dance With Inflammation; This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Financial Incentives and Workplace Wellness-Program Participation; New section: Condoms; Condom-sizes.org/;Condom Fact Sheet In Brief; Use of 9-Valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine: Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Reportable STDs in Young People 15-24 Years of Age, by State; GISP Profiles, 2013; CDC�s Report to Congress on Traumatic Brain Injury Epidemiology and Rehabilitation; Herpesvirus activates RIG-I receptor to evade body's immune system; Can You Prevent Myopia?; Optical Illusion Could Help Determine Vision Problems; Who do YOU see: Albert or Marilyn? Optical illusion could reveal if you need glasses; 15 Tooth Problems; Your Mouth, Your Health; What is HPV (human papilloma virus)?; Why is Gonorrhea called clap?;Human Papilloma Virus (HPV);Genital Warts;Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus);Genital Warts and HPV;Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Medications; Genital Warts (HPV) in Women;Herpes Simplex: Herpes Type 1 and 2; Common Symptoms of Genital Herpes;Genital herpes; Picture of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2; Herpes II (genital herpes); One in Three Teenage Boys Experiencing Sexual Assault Tries to Take His Own Life, UB Study Finds; Brain aging: 5 ways to stay sharp urged by U.S institute;Sarcasm Seen as Evolutionary Survival Skill; What's Eating You? Pictures of Parasites; Do Workplace Wellness Programs Save Employers Money?; What Do Companies Really Get Out of Employee Wellness Programs?; Keep Your Vision Healthy; What is a comprehensive dilated eye exam?; Key to a Good Memory: Forget a Few Things; Adult Brain Cells Do Keep Growing; Smart People Choke Under Pressure; Mind Rewind: Brains Run in Reverse; Scientists: You Learn Without Knowing It; Some Imagination! How Memory Fails Us; Your Thoughts Really Are Scattered, Study Shows; Patients Suffer Deja Vu Over and Over; 6 Conditions That Feel Like Clinical Depression But Aren�t; 11 Habits of People With Concealed Depression; CDC STD Fact Sheets in other languages;Geographic Disparity of Severe Vision Loss � United States, 2009�2013;Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015; CDC 2015 Summary of Treatment Guidelines CDC 2015 Treatment Guidelines Wall Chart; Teen Homicide, Suicide, and Firearm Deaths; 2013 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance - Slides; Men and Depression;
  • Public Health Software Study maps development one U. S. county at a time; Of Microbes, Molecules, and Maps; Nepal�s Earthquake: Mapping its ripple effect across Asia; Life Expectancy Map: New York City; Maps to #CloseHealthGaps; It Just Got Easier to See a Cool Historical Maps Collection; 600 years of war and peace, in one amazing chart;
  • Research Resources on the Net Empirical Evidence: A Definition; Science and medicine have 'publication pollution' problem, according to medical ethicist; Data Management Planning; Methods can matter: Where Web surveys produce different results than phone interviews; How the Biggest Fabricator in Science Got Caught; New section: Sleep Beauties: "Sleeping beauties": why some studies only become influential after decades of obscurity; Sleeping Beauty Studies Don't Pay Off for Decades; Sleeping Beauty Research Papers Can Languish For Decades, Even For Albert Einstein; Like Sleeping Beauty, some research lies dormant for decades, IU study finds;How to fake science; What a Chocolate Hoax Can Teach Us About Junk Science; 'Chocolate diet' study was deliberate hoax, exposed shoddy journalism - author; Attempt to shame journalists with chocolate study is shameful;How To Avoid Being Fooled By The Latest Shocking Diet Study; Scientists Who Cheat; Irreproducible life sciences research in U.S. costs $28 billion; Costs Of Slipshod Research Methods May Be In The Billions; How to Create Surveys People Won't Hate Taking; Scientific Retractions are on the Rise, and That May Be a Good Thing;
  • Resources for Health Professionals Human Word Anatomy; 'Google Maps' for the body: A biomedical revolution;
  • Senior Health The Retirement Crisis: Every Story Has Two Sides;Measuring America�s Retirement Deficit; Half of America Saves Nearly Nothing for Retirement; How Much Should You?;Calculating Retirement Savings Needs by Age, Gender, and Chance of Success; The Continuing Retirement Savings Crisis; Elder Americans 2012 - Key Indicators of Well Being; High morale linked to longer survival among elderly; Delirium in elderly adults: diagnosis, prevention and treatment;
  • 6 Habits Of Highly Successful People Before Bedtime; Exploding head syndrome: A real and common psychological phenomenon; What Your Snuggle Habits Say About Your Relationship;Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems; Night Owls Face Higher Risk Of Diabetes Than Early Birds, Study Finds; One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'; Exploding Head Syndrome;Strange sleep disorder makes people see "demons";7 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams; Brain Chemicals That Cause Sleep Paralysis Discovered; Terrifying 'Sleep Paralysis' Needs More Attention; Have Sex While You Sleep; 8 Common Dreams And What They Mean; 16 Common Dreams and Their Interpretations; That loud bang that startles you awake: It may be �exploding head syndrome�; Percentage of Adults Who Average ≤6 Hours of Sleep,* by Family Income Group� and Metropolitan Status of Residence� � National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2013; 7 Alarming Things Your Dreams Tell You About Your Mental Health; Sleep problems prevalent for military members; A dark night is good for your health;Treating Troops' Sleep Problems May Reduce PTSD; Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems; Acting Out Dreams Is Often An Early Sign Of A Deadly Illness; Violent Dreams May Presage Brain Disorders Decades Later;5 Things You Must Know About Sleep; Top 10 Spooky Sleep Disorders; Ever Wake Up and Think You See a Ghost? Here's What's Happening; How To Train Yourself To Control Your Dreams; What Makes Sleep Paralysis Scary;You May Suffer From Sleep Drunkenness;Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Disorder; REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: Updated Review of the Core Features, the RBD-Neurodegenerative Disease Association, Evolving Concepts, Controversies, and Future Directions; REM sleep behavior disorder; Sleep Duration, Restfulness, and Screens in the Sleep Environment; That heavy snorer next to you may be killing brain cells; The Scary Connection Between Snoring and Dementia; Sleep disorders may raise risk of Alzheimer�s, new research shows; Brains flush toxic waste in sleep, including Alzheimer�s-linked protein, study of mice finds; Endogenous circadian system and circadian misalignment impact glucose tolerance via separate mechanisms in humans; Nothing beats a good night's sleep for helping people absorb new information, new research reveals; Why You Keep Dreaming About Being Naked;Working out before bedtime may mean better sleep; The secret to getting enough sleep; Sleep better in a week: Expert shares advice on how to get quality Zzz's; Lack of sleep may make genes less active;Nightmares and Night Terrors; Kids With 'Night Terrors' More Likely To Sleepwalk; Feeling sleepy? You're not alone; Childhood maltreatment linked to sleep problems among adults; Have Trouble Falling Asleep? Doctor Claims This Trick Can Help You Nod Off in 60 Seconds; Sleep hacks, 37 of them; Scientists See Inside the Minds of Dreamers; Why We Dream: Real Reasons Revealed; How Much Sleep Do I Need?; New Theory Questions Why We Sleep; Why Naps Make You Smarter; Naps May Boost Memory; Good Night's Sleep Key to Strong Memories; Sleep: Caretaker of memories, repairer of prejudice; What Your Favorite Sleep Position Says About You; What Your Brain Really Does While You Sleep; 6 Ways That Your Personality Type Affects Your Sleep; The pros and cons of being a night owl instead of a morning person;
  • Statistical Functions I'm a Survivor, and So Can You; The P-Value Is a Hoax, But Here's How to Fix It;
  • Statistical Programs Learn how to use Excel 2013;
  • Temperament What Your Handwriting Says About You;
  • Cigarette Smoking Actually Shrinks Your Brain; What is a hookah?; The Tobacco Atlas 5th edition; 2014 Surgeon General's Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking�50 Years of Progress; Cigarette smoke makes superbugs more aggressive; Cigarette Smoke Creates Increased Resistance In Superbugs Like MRSA; Cigarette warning labels may be more effective with imagery; Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2014; Use of E-Cigarettes Rises Sharply Among Teenagers, Report Says; High schoolers are ditching cigarettes � but embracing e-cigarettes; Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors via the Internet; E-Cigarette Use in the Past and Quitting Behavior in the Future: A Population-Based Study;50 Years of Tobacco Control;Fast Facts; E-cigarette use triples among middle and high school students in just one year; It�s Time to Regulate E-Cigarettes; Nicotine and the Developing Human; Researchers examine the dangers bubbling up from hookah steam stones;State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years � United States, 2011�2013; All forms of smoking are bad for the heart; A study of pyrazines in cigarettes and how additives might be used to enhance tobacco addiction; E-cigarettes Are Just as Addictive as Tobacco, Thanks to Pyrazine Additives; Use of Tobacco Tax Stamps to Prevent and Reduce Illicit Tobacco Trade � United States, 2014; Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade � Nine Countries and the European Union; Why Hong Kong Watchdog Wants To Ban E-Cigarettes; Support a Total Ban on Electronic Cigarettes; Chinese Children Learning To Smoke With Candy Flavored E-Cigarettes; Smoking Rates by County; Kids and Tobacco Use: Some Surprising Findings;
  • US Government & Other National Statistics Sites A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population Is Foreign Born; Reflecting a racial shift, 78 counties turned majority-minority since 2000; Death in Your State: Map Shows 'Most Distinctive' Causes; What Your Area Code Says About You @Thrillist; What It�s Like to Be Declared Dead by the Government; Multiracial in America - Proud, Diverse and Growing in Numbers; Census considers new approach to asking about race � by not using the term at all; Statistical Atlas Revived;
  • Useful Sites 4 Things You Must Know Before You Get a New Social Security Card; 25 Most Jaw-Dropping Places In America You've Never Heard About; These 20 Creative Buildings Make The World Much More Interesting; What to do if you get robbed abroad; BE SMART. PROTECT YOUR CRITICAL DOCUMENTS AND VALUABLES; Passportindex; 11 Things You Need to Do the Day of Your Trip; You Should Always Know Your Aircraft--Here's Why; The 14 Worst Decisions You Can Make While Flying @Thrillist;The World�s 16 Best Free Museums @Thrillist; The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State; Fading Gems: 10 Places to Visit Before They're Gone; Recalls Look-up by VIN (Vehicle Identification Number);
  • Webmastering Tools 13 Quick Tips to Improve Your Web Design Skills; How to Keep your Site Fast for Mobile-Friendly; 9 Things You Need to Know About Google's Mobile-Friendly Update; The Ultimate List of Free Content Creation Tools & Resources; European Space Agency;Should I Use Relative or Absolute URLs? - Whiteboard Friday; 10 Useful Image Tools Every Social Marketer Needs; 4 Ways to Delight Visitors With Your 404 Error Page; 5 (Very) Common SEO Mistakes You May Be Making When You Redesign Your Website; Website Taxonomy Guidelines And Tips: How Best To Organize Your Site; Should I Use Relative or Absolute URLs?; 14 Color Tools to Grow Your Business; Know how colors affect people online;
  • Web Resources How to Use LinkedIn: The Ultimate List of LinkedIn Tips; Six surprising facts about who's winning the operating system and browser wars in the U.S.; How To Connect Your Computer/PC Or Laptop To Your TV; One Artist�s Take on the Future of Personal Data;The 3 important website user experience issues to fix now; A Survival Guide for the Overwhelmed Online Marketer; Top 10 heatmap analytics tools for marketers; 10 Videos That Went Viral Before YouTube Even Existed; Understanding Consumers� Emotional Fingerprint: Why Sentiment Is Misleading; Valuable Ways To Use Twitter For Earning Links; Probing the whole Internet � in under an hour � for major security flaws; 5 effective tactics to unlock a larger reach on Twitter; Bans on texting while driving reduce crash-related hospitalizations; All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are; U.S. Smartphone Use in 2015; Akamai's State of the Internet Reports; Five utilities that help protect your online privacy; How diverse is your social network? The answer may reveal something about your values; 13 Types of Blog Headlines That Will Get You More Traffic; How Marketers Optimize Their Social Content;2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report; Social Intelligence Report - Adobe Digital Index Q1 2014; A Handy Little Guide to Creating Visual Content for Social Media [Infographic]; The Anatomy of a Successful Facebook Post; 11 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs; When must search engines concede the �right to be forgotten�?; Let�s rethink email; Twitter is finally fixing the Quote Tweet button;Twitter, please don�t advertise on my profile page;The Weird, Money-Making World of Parody Twitter Accounts; Twitter Cleans Up �Quote Tweet� & Tweet With Comment Functionality; UH study links Facebook use to depressive symptoms;There Is No Escaping Facebook, Even If You Don�t Use It; ICRI/CIR and iMinds-SMIT advise Belgian Privacy Commission in Facebook investigation; From social media service to advertising network A critical analysis of Facebook’s Revised Policies and Terms; All That Free Software You Use? Here�s How You�re Paying For It; 4 Psychological Principles That Will Make You Better At Content Marketing; Nearly 10% Of Twitter Is Spam & Brands Have It The Worst; Twitter Is Testing A New Search Experience With More Filtering Options; How Facebook Will Be Everywhere in the �Connected World�; How Much Money Are You Worth to These 5 Social Networks?; How to Go Digital and Get Your Old Physical Media Onto Your PC; Rich kids love Instagram, but Facebook is most popular with lower-income youth; Rich Teens Use Instagram, Poor Teens Use Facebook; The US Gov Can Download the Entire Contents of Your Computer at Border Crossings; Google Quietly Drops In Depth Articles Title In Search Results; SumAll Launches Insights To Take The Guesswork Out Of Social Analytics; How To Use Quantitative And Qualitative Data For Search; Teens are officially over Facebook; Picture this: Instagram could be worth $35 billion; What Does Your Email Writing Style Say About You? [New Data]; How to Optimize Your Emails for Mobile: A Beginner's Guide; Email Statistics Report, 2014-2018; How Often Should Companies Blog? [New Benchmark Data]; 5 Quick Tips for Using Periscope, Twitter's New Live Video Streaming App; A Simple Guide to Using Hashtags on Twitter [Infographic]; 14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter;Online creep: Targeted ads may have opposite effect of marketers' intent; Internet of Things Research 2014 Study; An internet search engine operator is responsible for the processing that it carries out of personal data which appear on web pages published by third parties; (Court of Justice of the European Union); Here�s What Scientists Learned In The Largest Systematic Study Of Email Habits; The Quantified Baby; Managing Media: We Need a Plan; Click Here Or Else: The Evolution of Chain Emails; LinkedIn�s Newest App, Elevate, Helps Employees Share Content & Helps Employers View Results;New cyberthreat information-sharing bill may be more friendly to privacy; Web app attacks, PoS intrusions and cyberespionage leading causes of data breaches; Verizon's 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report; Errors Like Email Fails Cause 30 Percent of Data Breaches, Verizon Says; GAO Report Says Airplanes Are Vulnerable to Hacking;Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015; Smartphones In Kids' Bedrooms Are Worse Than TV, Study Says; PIR, GNOC: Texting Acronyms Parents Need to Know; 99 texting acronyms and phrases that every parent should know; Formulas that drive social networks help illuminate organized cybercrime; New section: Artificial Intelligence (AI); More Fear Of Human Intelligence Than Artificial Intelligence In 'Ex Machina'; Twitter turns its home page into a news and information hub; Only 14% Of U.S. Teens Say Facebook Is Most Important, But Nearly Half Still Use It;Twitter Is Pushing Celebrities And Publishers To Stop Using Meerkat;Twitter Flips Switch On New Homepage For People Who Aren�t Logged In; The Man Building Robots to Better Understand Humans; The smartphone: An essential travel guide; Periscope & Meerkat: Your Brand�s Ultimate Guide to Livestreaming Apps; 10 Tactics for Launching a Product Using Social Media; How Search Engines Process Links; New section: Analytics; Periscope & Meerkat: Your Brand�s Ultimate Guide to Livestreaming Apps; Are Travel Selfies Narcissistic?;Updated Airport Wi-fi Guide; 10 Tactics for Launching a Product Using Social Media; Infinite Scroll: Is It Right For Your Site? How Search Engines Process Links; Ten Hidden Gems In Google Analytics: Do Smarter Web Data Analysis; Screwing Up Artificial Intelligence Could Be Disastrous, Experts Say; Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'; History of A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (Infographic); Artificial Intelligence: Friendly or Frightening?; A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence; Don't Let Artificial Intelligence Take Over, Top Scientists Warn; History of A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (Infographic); Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence - Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'; Stephen Hawking: Artificial Intelligence Could End Human Race; New Artificial Intelligence Challenge Could Be the Next Turing Test; Super-Intelligent Machines: 7 Robotic Futures; The Singularity Is Near: Mind Uploading by 2045?;Intelligent Robots Will Overtake Humans by 2100, Experts Say; Chrome users roast Google on spit of hate over revamped bookmarks manager; 5 Reasons to Fear Robots; Science Fiction or Fact: Humanlike Intelligent Machines Will Soon Exist; Noam Chomsky on Where Artificial Intelligence Went Wrong; The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World;Unfriended and Horror�s Long Tradition of Fearing New Tech; The Sheer Difficulty of Defining What a Robot Is; Young women objectify themselves more browsing Facebook, magazines than media types; Increase seen in data breaches of health information;Facebook Says It�s Winning The Battle Against Fake Likes; Feds lay down social media rules; enterprises should, too; New section: Social media standards, policies and guidelines; LA-15-03: OGE Issues Legal Advisory on the Standards of Conduct and Social Media;How to Craft a Social Media Policy; 15 Big Social Media Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them; Feds lay down social media rules; enterprises should, too; The Machines are coming;How to Retweet the Right Way (With a Comment) on Twitter; How to Tweet on Twitter: 8 Formulas to Get You Started; How to Create and Optimize Your Twitter Profile; Social shaming and the search for validation; Robots can't dance; 4 Negative Psychological Effects of Using Facebook Too Much; contagion through social networks; Facebook Use Predicts Declines in Subjective Well-Being in Young Adults; Does Facebook affect our self-esteem, sense of belonging?; 7 Ways Facebook Is Bad for Your Mental Health; Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves'; Top 5 Negative Effects of Facebook on Us; How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy; Positive and Negative Effects of Facebook on Society; The Anxiety of Facebook; 5 Weird Negative Effects of Social Media on Your Brain; Negative Impact of Social Networking Sites; Study: Posting Facebook Photos Negatively Impacts Real-Life Relationships; The Negative Effect of Social Media on Society and Individuals; Facebook not to blame for negative impact on grades, professor says; Social media: how does it really affect our mental health and well-being?; Facebook and Twitter feed anxiety, study finds; Top 10 Negative Effects of Facebook on Teens; The Negative Effects of Social Media on Children and Young Adults; In Emerging Markets, Internet Blamed For Having Negative Impact On Morality; Why Facebook Makes You Feel Bad About Yourself; Social Media: Signs of Negative Impact on Marriage; 44% Of Employees Think That Twitter, Facebook Negatively Impact The Workplace [STUDY]; Cyber-Bullying and its Effect on our Youth; Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects; Battle of the best browsers: IE vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. Project Spartan; Seeing Everyone Else's Highlight Reels: How Facebook Usage is Linked to Depressive Symptoms; Facebook Tinkers With Users� Emotions in News Feed Experiment, Stirring Outcry; Facebook Makes Us Sadder And Less Satisfied, Study Finds; Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional;The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too); 10 Simple Ways Identity Thieves Steal Your Credit Card;Why Blogs on Subdomains are Basically Worthless for SEO; Online discussion forums good for well-being, study shows; Certain interactive tools click with web users; Back to Basics: What Content Marketers Need to Know About Google Analytics; The One Place Where Hackers Don�t Steal Your Information; Better social media techniques increase fan interest, engagement; Top 10 Golden Rules of Facebook; New Research Finds That Facebook Use Is Linked To Depressive Symptoms; Five ways to bump up your Google mobile search ranking;Back to the future: 10 retro technologies that refuse to die; What is a zero-day attack, and can anything defend against it?; 9 New Facts on How Teens Use the Top Social Networks; Everything Marketers Want To Know About Social Media Marketing But Are Too Afraid To Ask; Twitter�s Full Google Search Integration Is Coming In May; 8 Ways Social Media Can Impact Your SEO; How to Disappear from the Web; How to Avoid a Google Penalty; How Twitter can help predict emergency room visits; How Facebook is changing the way we think and feel; Mapping and translating the emoji universe on Instagram; R.I.P., Windows Media Center; US reviews use of cellphone spying technology; Free software to replace Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Outlook, Quicken and more; Check to see if your neighbors are stealing your Internet; This Infographic Will Make You Think Twice Before You Post To Social Media;Cell Phones and Pregnancy;Social network experiments create a tipping point to improve public health; How Photographers Are Using Instagram to Help Nepal; What Facebook�s �It�s Not Our Fault� Study Really Means; Why scientists are upset about the Facebook filter bubble study; Facebook�s Filter Study Raises Questions About Transparency; Facebook�s Emotional Manipulation Study Is Just the Latest Effort to Prod Users; How Far the Internet Revolution Has Come: Who Has Yet to Get Online Internet used by 3.2 billion people in 2015; The Data Made Me Do It; Facebook Use Polarizing? Site Begs to Differ; Exposure to ideologically diverse news and opinion on Facebook; The Filterbubble; New social media section: Flickr; Some Flickr users facing browser support woes; Tech nostalgia: The top 15 innovations of the 1990s; A Beginner's Guide to Publishing on LinkedIn; 22 LinkedIn Hacks That'll Make You More Productive [SlideShare]; Hashing Out Hashtags: What They Are & How to Use Them [Infographic]; How to Tweet on Twitter: 12 Templates to Get You Started; 12 Pinnable Pinterest Pins That Teach You How to Use Pinterest; Which Social Networks Should You Focus On? Here Are 6 Ways to Find Out; 9 Highly Reputable Resources for Compelling Marketing Stats; 8 Myths People Believe About Analytics (But Shouldn't); Want to Learn Marketing Analytics? Start With These 9 Great Resources; How to Analyze Your Blog Posts: A Beginner's Guide; When to Check on Your Marketing Metrics: A Simple Guide; How to Use LinkedIn Emails to Generate Loads of Leads; Rise of the machines; The dawn of artificial intelligence; Teen hormones and cellphones; New section: SnapChat; How to find out if your kids are sexting on Snapchat; Important step in artificial intelligence: Stylized letters classified by their images; Bigger than Heartbleed, 'Venom' security vulnerability threatens most datacenters; Before Heartbleed: Worst vulnerabilities ever?; Tech nostalgia: The top 10 innovations of the 1980s;Young women objectify themselves more browsing Facebook, magazines than media types; Updated Airport Wi-Fi Guide; Is your smartphone being tracked? We asked an expert; 13 Hyperlapse videos that capture the beauty of transit around the world; AIM graveyard: An ode to the chat app that defined my social life; 7 Unhealthy Habits That Mobile Apps Encourage; How to Delete Your Twitter Account;How to Make Facebook Friends Private; Tech nostalgia: The top 10 innovations of the 2000s; Today's Kids Face 'Facebook Depression'; 'Facebook Depression': Rare but Serious Side Effect of Social Networking; A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Blog Titles; How to Spot a Lead on Twitter [Flowchart]; Competing With Content Marketing: 7 Steps to Success [Infographic];A Visual History of Google Algorithm Updates [Infographic]; With one false tweet, computer-based hack crash led to real panic;Online safety: If you want something done right, do it yourself; Americans� Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance; 14 Examples Of The New Tweets Showing Up In Google Search;Facebook: The other Internet; Use privacy software if you want to be safe from Facebook, warns watchdog; 44 percent of parents struggle to limit cell phone use at playgrounds; 9 tech companies' earliest website designs; Tech nostalgia: The top 10 innovations of the 1970s; How Facebook Wants to Be Your Entire Internet; How to Delete Your Facebook Account; Even a factory reset in Android phones leaves user data behind; Most Americans Want More Privacy, Don�t Trust Advertisers, Social Media Or Search; Research Reveals The Distinct Ways Users Search; Facebook status updates reveal low self-esteem and narcissism; 15 Mistakes Too Many People Make When Buying a Computer; 'Deep web search' may help scientists; Restoring a vibrant and open Internet; Data breach costs now average $154 per record; Thieves stole data on 100,000 taxpayers via IRS app; What Insecure People Post on Facebook, Plus More Secret Meanings in Your Status; Don't PANIC but ... UNSTOPPABLE robots IMMUNE to injury built by boffins; Twitter Upgrades Analytics With Audience Insights; How to find someone's social media accounts; Large-scale attack uses browsers to hijack routers; Attackers use email spam to infect PoS terminals; If Narcissus had been on Facebook � Study examines personality as revealed by Facebook updates; Google launches Internet of Things platform Project Brillo; The Internet of Things: Everything You Need to Know In 2 Minutes; Internet of Things (IoT); MIT's self-destructing origami robot could one day heal you from the inside; Meet An Origami Robot That Can Build Itself, Run Around, And Then Dissolve; Your Tool to Watch Netflix Abroad Also Makes You Vulnerable to Hacking; 10 Simple Ways Identity Thieves Steal Your Credit Card; Misuses of 4 Google Analytics Metrics Debunked; State of the internet: 5 takeaways from the annual Internet Trends report; Ten tips to help Windows users transition to OS X; Internet Use: Both Addicts and Abstainers at Risk for Health Problems;Pathological Internet Use May Cause Teen Depression; Teens turn to Internet to cope with health challenges; Is Health a Click Away? Most Americans Find Medical Info Online; Majority of Teens Surf the Web for Answers to Health Questions; Your Step-by-Step Guide to A/B Testing with Google Analytics; You can now protect your Facebook messages from snooping eyes; Teens & Social: What�s the Latest?; US Adults� Daily Major Media Consumption Estimates, 2011-2015; Is the Radiation From My Cell Phone Dangerous?; 46 Percent Of Internet Users Are Aware Of New Domain Extensions [Survey]; Get your head in the cloud: Kurzweil predicts humans will be artifically intelligent by 2030; Today's Kids Face 'Facebook Depression';'Facebook Depression': Rare but Serious Side Effect of Social Networking; Identitytheft.gov; 70 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet; The psychology behind Web browsing; Net Neutrality Goes Into Effect: What Consumers Should Expect; How to Avoid Snooping on Hotel Wi-Fi and Other Public Networks; What your age says about how you use the Web; The psychology behind Web browsing; Why your brain wants to check Facebook every 31 seconds � and how you can stop it;Here�s How to Download and Delete What Google Search Knows About You; PrivacyGrade: Grading The Privacy Of Smartphone Apps; Auto-detect whether your computer is 32 or 64-bit;Who Will Own the Robots?; 9 Important SEO Lessons from Old School PR; 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors; Can You Rank in Google Without Links? New Data Says Slim Chance; Thinking about Deterrence Enduring Questions in a Time of Rising Powers, Rogue Regimes, and Terrorism; New section: Reddit; How to Get Your Slice of Reddit�s 150 Million Pageviews; 7 Ways To Get More ROI From LinkedIn Publisher Posts; The 5 Most Meaningful Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Marketers; 3 �Hidden� Google Analytics Reports For Retailers; Seven Google Analytics tips for beginners; Avoid the Facepalm: 5 Common Mistakes in Your Google Analytics Tracking Code; Instagram behavior for teens different than adults; Hit Counters: The Analytics Tool of the Early Web; 12 fun and crazy Google Tips & Tricks; 7 of the Biggest Smartphones Myths That Just Won't Die; Separating science fact from science fiction in robotics (with video); How To Become A Better Social Media Manager?; The Evolution Of SEO Trends Over 25 Years;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) 20 Differences Between Friends And Best Friends; New section: Lying; 3 Troubling Ways Parents Help Kids Become Liars; The Truth About Lying; Parents Lie More in Front of Sons, Not Daughters; The Google-Twitter Deal Goes Live, Giving Tweets Prominent Placement In Google�s Results; The Number One Relationship Problem, According To Therapists � and How to Fix It;
  • Women's Health Women in the Labor Force: A Databook; Why Women Have More Childhood Memories Than Men; statusofwomen.org; State data of women;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Ozone air pollution could harm women's fertility; Endometriosis associated with a greater risk of complications in pregnancy;
  • Women's Health Issues Understanding Sex Trafficking; Chem Fatale; Hall of Shame Detox the Box Toxic chemicals don�t belong in feminine products. Period.; Chemicals of Concern in Feminine Care Products;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Interpreting Breast Biopsies; All Breast Cancer Mutations Are Not Equal; Breast cancer screening: 90 per cent of all cancers can be detected with MRI;The benefits and harms of breast cancer screening: an independent review; Women Who Sit Too Much Have Higher Breast Cancer Risk; Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention; SEER Stat Fact Sheets: Breast Cancer; Omega-3 fatty acids for breast cancer prevention and survivorship; Screening for Breast Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement; Document Checklist for Plain Language; Cancer and Women; Cervical cancer 'not just a young woman's disease';
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Heart Disease Can Be a Serious, Silent Problem in Young Women;
  • Writing Think Grammar Doesn't Matter? It Could Be Holding You Back From a Promotion; This Embarrasses You and I* Grammar Gaffes Invade the Office in an Age of Informal Email, Texting and Twitter; Serial Comma; Quickanddirtytrips.com; How to Develop a Daily Writing Habit; How to Automatically Format an Existing Document in Word 2013; How to manage Word styles like a pro; THE GREAT �IN-DEPTH ARTICLES� DISAPPEARING TRICK; 4 Psychological Principles That Will Make You Better At Content Marketing; The Psychology Behind Writing a Great Pitch;Publication Prejudices: An Experimental Study of Confirmatory Bias in the Peer Review System; How to Write Content That Engages Mobile Readers; Keep it long: Most science writing advice flops, analysis finds; 9 Simple Ways to Write Stronger Introductions; 5 Bad Writing Habits to Drop Right Now; These 30 Words are Always Mispronounced; A Data-Backed Approach to Writing Great Headlines [Infographic]; In Plain Words: Creating Easy-to-Read Handouts;
  • Career Resources How dysfunctional is your boss?; 20 Things You Should Leave Off Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile; The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs; National Center for Health Workforce Analysis; Older workers bring valuable knowledge to the job; Employee Tenure Trends, 1983�2014; How to Properly Format Your Resume [Infographic]; How to Write a Marketing Resume Hiring Managers Will Notice [Free Templates + Samples];Frequently Asked Questions about working in Antarctica; Job interview noobies: Avoid these 10 mistakes; Three interview questions you need to be ready to answer;The 10 best ways to handle a job interview; 10 ways to be liked in your job interview; Five tips for acing a phone interview; Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun; Most unusual resume mistakes; 10 mistakes that could ruin your resume; Build and maintain your resume with the help of these five apps; 10 resume mistakes to avoid; Current salary benchmarks; Class of 2015: Ready, willing and able;

July - September 2015


  • Academic Resources Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away; No Phones, Please, This Is a Communications Class; How to Study and Learn Effectively; Smartphones are distracting us even when we aren�t looking at them; Push Notifications Are as Distracting as Phone Calls; Does Being Unpopular With the Opposite Sex Lead to Better Grades?; Suicide on Campus and the Pressure of Perfection; The Science of Laziness; How to Read Critically: 8 Steps; 16 Timeless Quotes About The Power Of Learning; How Standardized Tests Are Scored (Hint: Humans Are Involved);Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children; Why Do Colleges Give Out �Honorary� Degrees?; Notetaking Infographic; The First Aid Kit Every College Student Needs; 4 Tips for Creating an Effective To-Do List; Pressure to be available 24/7 on social media causes teen anxiety, depression; Social Media Use in Teens Linked to Poor Sleep, Anxiety; 1 in 4 Female Undergrads Experienced Sex Assault or Misconduct, AAU Survey Finds; College Drinking - Changing the Culture;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Big Data, Big Problems; 10 things you shouldn't expect big data to do; 10 things you should know about big data's secret sauce; Big Data;
  • 5 Cancers You're More Likely To Get As You Age; Student Indoor Tanning; Colorectal Cancer Screening* Among Adults Aged 50�75 Years, by Race and Hispanic Origin� � National Health Interview Survey,� United States, 2000�2013; 1999�2012 Cancer Incidence and Mortality Data;
  • New section: Lifestyle factors; Unhealthy lifestyle can knock 23 years off lifespan; Healthful Diet and Physical Activity: Counseling Adults with High Risk for CVD; Combined Diet and Physical Activity Promotion Programs to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Among Persons at Increased Risk: A Systematic Review for the Community Preventive Services Task Force; Receipt of Selected Clinical Preventive Services by Adults � United States, 2011�2012;
  • 'Good' Cholesterol: What's in a Number?; What Pill Should I Take for Pain? Heart Age Infographics; Heart Age Predictor Using BMI; Long working hours and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published and unpublished data for 603838 individuals;
  • Chinese Culture The On Leong Tong Building: Chinese Architecture Brought to Life in NYC;Do Chinese People Lead More Nuanced Emotional Lives?; Diabetes and Asians and Pacific Islanders; The Amazing Animals of China;
  • Behavioral Health Barometer - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - Region I, 2014;
  • Cool Sites A- L Financial Protection; 11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography; Back in 1995, Back in 1995, A 1MP Pro Digital Camera Cost $20,000; 20 Simple Tricks For Better Gas Mileage;
  • Cool Sites M - Z 10 Things Credit Card Companies Don�t Want You to Know; Myth Busters: 3 Credit Myths You Should Ignore;How Long Should You Keep Important Financial Documents?;
  • Combined Diet and Physical Activity Promotion Programs to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Among Persons at Increased Risk: A Systematic Review for the Community Preventive Services Task Force;More research links sedentary time to diabetes; Common Diabetes Terms; The Diabetes Report Card 2014;Prevalence of and Trends in Diabetes Among Adults in the United States, 1988-2012; Diabetes in the U.S. Population; Diabetes 2014 Report Card;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards State of American Well-being 2014 Well-being Rankings;Diabetes Report Card 2014;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Calbuco, Chile Video; U.S. History and Historical Documents; 20 Startling Facts about American Society and Culture; Photos: A look at NASA's discovery of Earth 2.0; Official 11 Year Time-Lapse Movie of One World Trade Center; 9/11 Remembered in Space Photos; These 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence;
  • Favorite Movie Sites12 Modern Movies That Were (Surprisingly) Based On Literary Classics; 30 Pixar Movie Facts You Never Knew; Why CG Sucks (Except It Doesn't); 36 Movie Titles With Hilarious Foreign Translations; 15 Changes to the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy That Still Make Us Crazy; 10 Movie Mistakes That Slipped Through Editing; 7 real NASA technologies in sci-fi movie The Martian; �Star Wars, Episode IX�: Everything We Know (and Don�t Know); The 7 Biggest Problems With the Original �Star Wars� Trilogy;
  • Favorite Music Sites Does Music Give You Math Skills? It's a Tricky Equation; Some Artists Are Big in America, Some Internationally, and Some Are Taylor Swift; Music Publishing Economics; How music alters the teenage brain;
  • Fitness Scientists discovered the easiest way to boost your mood; 8 Bizarre Side Effects That Happen to Your Body during Exercise; Should you walk or run for exercise? Here's what the science says.; Why Being Active Matters for Cancer Prevention (and no, it�s not about weight loss; The Benefits of Physical Activity;
  • Free Software SunsetScreen; Five tools for defragmenting your hard disk; Five utilities that help protect your online privacy; How to Convert TIFF,TIF,JPEG,JPG,BMP,WMF,EMF,PNG,TGA to PDF Document (Acrobat)?; Free Scan To PDF Software For Windows 7; Convert Scanned PDF to Word; Converting PDF Images To The Jpeg Image File Format; New section: Presentations; 10 Free Online Tools to Improve Your Workflow and Presentations;
  • Graphing 14 Ways to Present Information Visually; How to Remove the Background of a Photo in Photoshop or PowerPoint; The art and science of the scatterplot; Play Around with Powerpoint 2010; The Content Marketer's Guide to Data Storytelling; 8 Creative Ways to Enhance Your Content Marketing With Visuals;
  • Health Care Information Surgeonratings.Org; Surgeon Scorecard; Homeopathic Treatments: Do They Help or Harm?; Your safer-surgery survival guide - Our Ratings of 2,463 U.S. hospitals can help you find the right one;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Data for Health Learning What Works;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Developing an Organizational Plan for health literacy; CDC page;2014 National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Report Chartbooks; 2014 National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Report;
  • Information Quality How People with Disabilities Use the Web: Overview; How to Evaluate Your Web Pages for Accessibility; 25 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible; Considering the User Perspective A Summary of Design Issues;
  • Kids Health How bullied children face long-term hits to mental health; Understanding and Addressing the Early Childhood Origins of �Mean� Behavior and Bullying: Resources for Practitioners;Bullies in the Block Area: The Early Childhood Origins of �Mean� Behavior;
  • Maternal Child Health Designing Superhumans; Why China won�t listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo; Chinese researchers have genetically modified a human embryo�and many scientists think they�ve gone too far; Genetic Testing for Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder; Why bad genes don't always lead to bad diseases; Chinese Paper on Embryo Engineering Sparks International Debate; Child Maltreatment; Genome Editing, Bioethics, Policy and Politics in the UK and in the US; Levels and trends in child malnutrition;
  • Nutrition Resources Sugar Consumption at a crossroads; 9 GMO Ingredients to Avoid; Health Benefits of Quitting Soda and Diet Soda; 10 Things the Food Industry Doesn't Want You to Know; Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use; This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine;7 Foods You Didn�t Know Were High in Sugar; The Corn (GMO) Syrup in Coke makes it Highly Damaging: It�s the Real (Unhealthy) Thing; The Scary Link Between Muscle-Building Supplements and Cancer; Amid debate over labeling GM foods, most Americans believe they�re unsafe; New GMO Controversy: Are the Herbicides Dangerous?; GMOs: Facts About Genetically Modified Food; GMO FACTS - Frequently Asked Questions; Nutrition 101 Infographic; 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series;25 Healthy Foods That Will Help You Lose Weight; Is diet soda really any better for you than regular soda? Will it help you lose weight?; Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice and incidence of type 2 diabetes: systematic review, meta-analysis, and estimation of population attributable fraction;Some Fruits & Vegetables Are Better For Your Waistline; The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six Pack;
  • Why 'Skinny Fat' Can Be Worse Than Obesity';Strategies to Prevent Obesity; Adult Obesity Facts; Obesity Prevalence Maps; Obesity Maps Put Racial Differences On Stark Display; The State of Obesity; The State of Obesity Report Series (2014- );
  • PCH 201 Main Page Notetaking Infographic;
  • Personality - MBTI People with this personality type are more likely to be a stay-at-home parent;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Genital Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection; Pelvic Inflammatory Disease;11 Web Sites That�ll Teach You Awesome Skills For Free;
  • Public Health Data Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI 2015); Prevalence of Diagnosed and Undiagnosed HIV Infection � United States, 2008�2012; New section: Disability Data; Prevalence of Disability and Disability Type Among Adults � United States, 2013; Unreported Male Sex Partners Among Men with Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection � North Carolina, 2011�2013;
  • Public Health Data Behavioral Health Barometer United States, 2014; Sports and Health In America NPR.org/RWJ.org 6/2015; Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users � United States, 2002�2013; Alcohol-Impaired Driving Among Adults � United States, 2012; Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking Among Women of Childbearing Age � United States, 2011�2013;
  • Public Health Data Children's Health Spending 2010-2013; PDF Report; Appendix;The 2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book; What Really Causes Plane Crashes? (It�s Not What You Think);Death Rates* from Unintentional Injury Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Cause of Death� and Sex � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2012�2013; Bicyclist Deaths Associated with Motor Vehicle Traffic � United States, 1975�2012; Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance � United States, 2012;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September 2015;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Genetics: No more addictive personality; Neuroscience: Rewiring the brain;In Defense of the Disease Model of Addiction; New Section: Palcohol; Palcohol � a New Issue in Alcohol?; Drinking Highest Among Educated, Upper-Income Americans; A 10-year study points to something disturbing that happens to a lot of kids who are cool in high school; Sexual Risk Behavior: HIV, STD, & Teen Pregnancy Prevention; Cognitive Neuroscience Approaches to Understanding Behavior Change in Alcohol Use Disorder Treatments; 4 Words That Will Get Students to Stop Binge-Drinking;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Smoking Marijuana May Affect Weight Gain; 'Safer' Plastics Linked to Health Problems in Kids; Microwaving food in plastic linked to diabetes, other problems: study; Common chemicals may increase risk of hypertension and diabetes in children; Bisphenol S and F: A Systematic Review and Comparison of the Hormonal Activity of Bisphenol A Substitutes; Why �BPA-Free� May Be Meaningless; These Plastic Chemicals May Be Just As Dangerous As What They Replace; Synthetic Cannabinoid�Related Illnesses and Deaths; BPA: 7 Secret Sources; BPA for lunch? 6 kid-friendly canned foods that flunked test; BPA, phthalates linked to teen health woes in study; Phthalate exposure in pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk; Environmental contaminants phthalates linked to obesity in African-American children; New section: Phthalates; Chemical in plastics may affect boys' future fertility; Why More Women Are Turning to Heroin; Today�s Heroin Epidemic; 8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality; Mindfulness for Children; Short Trip? More People 'Microdosing' on Psychedelic Drugs;Marijuana May Be a Gateway Drug Only for Teens Who Have Certain Risk Factors; Overstepping Boundaries: The Danger of Invasive Species Video; New section:Earth Overshoot Day; We Just Entered the Red Earth Overshoot Day: We Just Entered the Red; New section: Extreme Heat; Extreme Heat from CDC; Ready.gov Extreme Heat; Extreme Heat Prevention Guide; How to Prepare for an Earthquake; Heroin use and heroin use risk behaviors among nonmedical users of prescription opioid pain relievers - United States, 2002-2004 and 2008-2010; Homophobic People Often Have Psychological Issues;Adolescent brain may be especially sensitive to new memories, social stress, and drug use;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Prevent Mosquito Bites; Outbreaks of Illness Associated with Recreational Water � United States, 2011�2012; New section: Ebola Sexual Transmission; Interim advice on the sexual transmission of the Ebola virus disease; Ebola: The Overlooked Sexually Transmitted Disease; Sexual Transmission of Ebola; Ebola can be transmitted sexually for weeks after recovery - education is crucial; For months after recovery, Ebola is essentially an STD; Survivors cope with new Ebola after-effects; Ebola Survivors need to use Condoms forever; Ebola Might Be Sexually Transmitted; It�s Possible That Ebola Can Be Sexually Transmitted; Ebola outbreak: sexual transmission drives abstinence and panic; Health Officials Issue New Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Ebola; Signs Ebola Spreads in Sex Prompt a C.D.C. Warning; Everything to Know About Ebola and Sexual Intercourse; CDC Ebola guidance reflects concern over spread via sex; �Survivor man� spreads sexually transmitted Ebola�CDC emphasizing further research before virus makes comeback; Ebola Survivors Can Spread Disease Through Sex For Longer Than Previously Thought; Ebola Triggers Safe Sex Warnings After Virus Was Found In Man's Semen Months After Recovery; Ebola Virus Lives on in Male Survivors' Testicles, Can Be Sexually Transmitted; Ebola Virus Is Sexually Transmitted � WHO Warns; Liberia calls for sexual abstinence to cut Ebola transmission risk; 10 Deadly Diseases That Hopped Across Species; New section: Legionnaires' Disease: Legionellosis on the Rise: A Review of Guidelines for Prevention in the United States; Current Legionnaires� Disease Outbreak: What You Need to Know; Legionnaires� Disease Incidence and Risk Factors, New York, New York, USA, 2002�2011; Monitoring of Persons with Risk for Exposure to Ebola Virus Disease � United States, November 3, 2014�March 8, 2015; Monitoring Exposure to Ebola and Health of U.S. Military Personnel Deployed in Support of Ebola Control Efforts � Liberia, October 25, 2014�February 27, 2015;Care of a Neonate Born to a Mother who is Confirmed to have Ebola, is a Person under Investigation, or has been Exposed to Ebola; Plague Information; Besides Your Mother�s Scorn, Do Tattoos Have Side Effects?;Everybody Has A Tattoo, But Nobody Talks About The Side Effects;Human Plague � United States, 2015; The Black Death: the Plague that Sowed Terror and Death in Medieval Europe - Part 1; The Black Death: the Plague that Sowed Terror and Death in Medieval Europe - Part 2; Clinical Inquiries Received by CDC Regarding Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in Children � United States, July 9, 2014�January 4, 2015; Global Progress Toward Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination � 2000�2014; Percentage of Adults with Selected Hearing Problems,* by Type of Problem and Age Group � National Health Interview Survey,� United States, 2014; How Shakespeare�s great escape from the plague changed theatre;
  • Public Health Sites M - N How Fast Does a Thought Travel?; The Science of Depression; Dealing with ADHD: What You Need to Know; This Is How Negative Emotions Cause Pain On Different Body Parts; Chronic Liver Disease and Hispanic Americans; Asthma and Hispanic Americans; Infant Mortality and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders; Infant Mortality and Hispanic Americans; Chronic Liver Disease and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders;How Can We Understand Health Equity Through Enhanced Data?;Barriers to Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders;More than half of Asian Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed; What It Feels Like To Have A Mental Breakdown; Why Your Memory Sucks: The Science of Remembering in the Internet Age;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z About Your Skin What you should know about your body�s biggest organ; New section: Smell and Taste; Acquiring Taste and Smell; The Surprising Impact of Taste and Smell; Loss of Smell, an Early Alzheimer�s Sign, Reversed in Lab;Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015; Genital Herpes - CDC Fact Sheet (Detailed); Which US City has the Most STDs? @Thrillist; How the Brain Purges Bad Memories;ChemIDPlus - NIH.gov's ToxNet Database; Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2014; Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015; 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines; 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines - Pocket Guide; Summary of 2015 CDC Treatment Guidelines; 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines - Evidence Tables; �Beyond the Four Walls: Why Community is Critical to Workforce Health�; Want a Healthier Workforce? Investing in Community Health Can Pay Off;Know the Warning Signs of Suicide;Facts & Statistics about Suicide; Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior; When robots eliminate jobs, humans will find better things to do; Microsoft Windows 10: Five free apps you should download; Suicide: Prevention Strategies;
  • Public Health Software 38 maps that explain the global economy;
  • Research Resources on the Net Creating a Survey? 7 Tips for Getting More Respondents; How to Know Whether to Believe a Health Study; Covering Medical Research. A Guide for Reporting on Studies; Fostering a Culture of Scientific Integrity: Legalistic vs. Scientific Virtue-Based Approaches; Coverage Error in Internet Surveys - Who Web-Only Surveys Miss and How That Affects Results;
  • Search Engines Index The Ultimate Student�s Guide to Search Engines;
  • Senior Health Fats from fish and plants may help older adults live longer; HHS.gov's Aging; Individual Retirement Account Balances, Contributions, and Rollovers, 2013; With Longitudinal Results 2010�2013: The EBRI IRA Database; Individual Retirement Account Balances, Contributions, and Rollovers, 2013; With Longitudinal Results 2010�2013: The EBRI IRA Database; Inaugural Older Americans Report Looks at Well-Being Among Those Over the Age of 55;
  • How Sleep Clears the Brain; The sleep-deprived brain can mistake friends for foes; The Shocking News About How Sleep Impacts Your Health;The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain; Your Lack Of Sleep Is Probably Making You Sick; Lack of Sleep Dramatically Raises Your Risk For Getting Sick; School Start Times for Middle School and High School Students � United States, 2011�12 School Year; Your Body After a Night of Not-Enough Sleep; Too little sleep infographic; Seven or more hours of sleep per night: A health necessity for adults; What a Messed-Up Body Clock Can Do To Your Health;
  • Statistical Programs MS Excel 2013: 5 Hidden Features that everyone should know; Excel Tutorials;Learn Excel by Yourself: Tips, Resources, Tutorials; 50+ Best Free Excel Templates & Dashboards To Help You Get Ahead at the Office;
  • Consumers unclear about risks or benefits of e-cigarettes; Smokers� and ex-smokers� understanding of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study;E-cigarettes and health � here's what the evidence actually says; E-cigarette usage surges in past year: Reuters/Ipsos poll; 5 Tips For Seniors Trying To Quit Smoking; CHEMICALS in tobacco may help trigger serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, a study suggests; New analysis of smoking and schizophrenia suggests causal link; STATE ESTIMATES OF ADOLESCENT CIGARETTE USE AND PERCEPTIONS OF RISK OF SMOKING: 2012 AND 2013; State Tobacco Control Program Spending � United States, 2011; Teens using e-cigarettes may be more likely to start smoking tobacco; E-Cigarettes: The Facts; Knowns and Unknowns about e-Cigarettes and Teens; Teens More Likely to Follow Friends and Use E-Cigs; Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services � United States, 2011�2013; Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services � United States, 2011�2013; The end of smoking?; Behavioral Counseling and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: A Review of Reviews for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement;
  • US Government & Other National Statistics Sites Share of counties where whites are a minority has doubled since 1980; Older Americans 2012 Key Indicators of Well-Being;Data360; 5 facts about America�s students;A Global Middle Class Is More Promise than Reality;The dangerous separation of the American upper middle class;
  • Useful Sites USA.gov Search Portal page; 19 Excellent Free Things to Do in Seattle; From Glaciers to Archipelagos: Places You Can Only Reach By Boat; Fotojet; The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World; What do those numbered recycle symbols on plastic mean anyway?; Top 30 Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards 2014; Passing Through the World's Most Magnificent Train Stations; The Most Scenic Islands in Italy; 10 Trips That Are Better for Solo Travelers; 10 Things You Didn't Know About Paris; The Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World; 10 Common Mistakes Travelers Make in NYC; 8 Real-World Locations That Inspired Disney Movies; 11 Common Overseas Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them @Thrillist; The Definitive Guide to Removing 8 of the Most Common Clothing Stains; Air Travel Consumer Report; 2016 CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book); 50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die;
  • Webmastering Tools How to Create a Killer Explainer Video [Infographic]; Battle of the Sexes: What Men and Women Think About Colors [Infographic]; 20 Websites To Find Free High-Quality Images; The Ultimate List of Completely Free Images: 43 Handpicked Services; How to Make a Rocking �Contact Us� Page: 21+ Tips, Tricks, and Examples; 15 Examples of Great Mobile Website Design; 10 Cool Things HTML Tags Can Do; 12 Tools to Create Animated GIFs; 20 Examples of White Space Use in Web Design; 9 Simple Tips For Making An About Us Page That Works For Your Brand; Understanding Your Website Loading Speed; 7 Conventional Landing Page Design Tactics You Should Still Test; Top 10 mistakes in handling website images and how to solve them; 16 Reasons Why People Leave Your Website; Why Brand Personality Matters: Aligning Your Brand to Cultural Drivers of Success; 10 free resources to help you learn to code; How to Evaluate Your Web Pages for Accessibility; How People with Disabilities Use the Web: Overview; Considering the User Perspective - A Summary of Design Issues; Introduction to Web Accessibility; 25 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible; Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List; 29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die; Color Theory 101: How to Choose the Right Colors for Your Designs;
  • Web Resources Trojan that hides inside images infects healthcare organizations; The Power of Organic Ranking and How Not to Abuse It; How to Rid Your Website of Six Common Google Analytics Headaches; When�s The Best Time To Tweet? For Maximum Clicks, Buffer Says 2 A.M.; How Exactly Do Sitelinks Affect PPC Performance? | The Search Agents; New Data: Should You Include Social Media Icons on Your Homepage?; How Do People Use Twitter? [Infographic]; 10 Quick Ways To Become A LinkedIn Star; The Biggest Social Media Science Study: What 4.8 Million Tweets Say About the Best Time to Tweet; How much do online advertisers really know about you? We asked an expert;What Facebook Did in 2014 to Get Users to Turn Against It; American Customer Satisfaction Index Benchmarks By Industry; 2014 - The year the world turned on Facebook; Facebook Lawsuit Shows How Outdated Our Privacy Laws Are; 1986 Privacy Law Is Outrun by the Web; 3 Reasons Young People Think Facebook Is Lame; Are Messaging Apps to Blame for a Dip in Social Network Use?; Test Your Emoji IQ; 9 SEO Tactics That Just Don�t Work Anymore; Choosing the Best Big Social Networks for Publishers;How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 41 Resources for Beginners; 13 Things NOT to Do on Facebook;A.I. researchers say Elon Musk's fears 'not completely crazy'; Will A.I. drive the human race off a cliff?; 8 backup and security tips for frequent fliers; How to beef up your browser security; Will Technology Bring Us Together or Tear Us Apart? (Op-Ed);An Introduction to Privacy & Anonymity; Americans� Internet Access: 2000-2015; Norse Attack Map;Government Imposter Scams; 10 things you need to know about artificial intelligence; Five tools for dealing with bloatware on your Android device; The Internet of Things: Your worst nightmare; Social Media Management Tools; Social Media Analytics Case Study: Want Better Social Media Metrics? Here�s How To Do It in 20 Minutes; Smartphones are distracting us even when we aren�t looking at them; You can now download a dataset of 1.65 billion Reddit comments: Beware the Redditor AI; The rise of the new Crypto War; The $100 Million Content Farm That's Killing the Internet; 8 LinkedIn Profile Photo Mistakes That Make You Look Unprofessional [Infographic]; What the Best Social Media Community Managers Actually Do in Their Jobs; 15 Stats Every Digital Publisher Needs to Know [SlideShare];How to Answer 11 Common Marketing Questions Using Analytics; The New Heroin Epidemic; How Hashtags Work on Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr; What Makes A Shareable Social Media Image?; 10 Useful Image Tools Every Social Marketer Needs;10 Facebook Business Page Features You Should Be Using; 7 Content Marketing Tools to Improve Your Productivity; 5 things Google Analytics won’t tell you (and what you can do about it); Using the New Cohort Analysis in Google Analytics; 15 Google Analytics Tips to Speed Up Your Website Data Analysis & Optimization; Getting Valuable Marketing Data Out of Google Analytics (Infographic); 8 Steps for Eliminating Bad Data in Google Analytics; Report: 63% of users consider Twitter and Facebook a source of news; The Evolving Role of News on Twitter and Facebook; Is less privacy worth the price of convenience?; Survey: Facebook, Twitter Gaining As Important News Sources;Love on Facebook: Women More Prone to Jealousy;Facebook Can Incite Jealousy; Updated Twitter Summary Cards Display More Link Content In The Timeline For Mobile Users; Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression; Cellphone security blanket; Depressed? Your cellphone might be able to diagnose you;Your Phone Can Tell Whether You�re Depressed; Mobile Phone Sensor Correlates of Depressive Symptom Severity in Daily-Life Behavior: An Exploratory Study; How your cellphone knows if you�re depressed. It has to do with how you move through time and space; 30 Effective Social Media Tactics Worth Testing for Yourself [Infographic];Push Notifications Are as Distracting as Phone Calls;Big Data, Big Problems: 4 Major Link Indexes Compared; Elon Musk Hopes These Researchers Can Save Us from Superintelligent AI;Want to know if you�re depressed? Check your phone; Creepy or Cool? Your Phone Knows When You�re Depressed; Constantly Checking And Looking At Your Smartphone Could Be A Sign Of Depression: Study; Can your phone really know you�re depressed?;You have no privacy (or security), so get over it; 14 Expert iPhone Hacks That Will Save Your Battery�s Life;'Your Timeline' in Android Maps: Google knows EVERYTHING about you; Will artificial intelligence take over IT and the world?; AP YouTube Archive;Windows 1.0 to 10: The changing face of Microsoft's Landmark OS; Mini-glossary: Business intelligence and analytics terms you should know; Wi-Fi Sense FAQ; How do I opt my network out of Wi-Fi Sense?; Using WiFi Sense to get connected;How to stop Windows 10 from sharing your WiFi password;Wi‑Fi Sense FAQ; Using Windows 10? Microsoft Is Watching; Windows 10: Microsoft under attack over privacy; Windows 10: Here are the privacy issues you should know about; Digging into and Understanding Windows 10�s Privacy Settings; Cringe-worthy tech habits (and how to fix them); 10 Overlooked New Features in Windows 10;Bad vibe brews about Windows 10; Fix Windows 10; Windows 10 Is Spying On You: Here�s How To Stop It; How do I opt my network out of Wi-Fi Sense?; The Only Windows 10 Review You Need To Read; How to stop Windows 10 from using your PC's bandwidth to update strangers' systems;Top Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts; 10 things Windows 10 failed to fix or flat-out broke; 7 places you�ll be surprised to learn are still using Windows XP; Windows 10: The first 5 things you need to do immediately after you install it; How to protect yourself against Windows 10�s controversial new Wi-Fi Sense feature; 5 awful Windows 8 problems that are fixed in Windows 10; Windows 10: The 5 best new features; 5 common problems people are having with Windows 10 � and how to fix them; Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu � here�s how to customize it; Windows 10: The first 5 things you need to do immediately after you install it; 10 things Windows 10 failed to fix or flat-out broke; Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do � here�s how to opt out;Someday, Robots May Save or Destroy Us All�For Now, They�re Still Kinda Dumb; The first 10 jobs that will be automated by AI and robots; Windows 10 violates your privacy by default, here's how you can protect yourself; DoNotSpy10; How to secure Windows 10: The paranoid's guide; Does Windows 10 violate HIPAA?; Windows 10 Privacy: Step by step; Attackers can access Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive files without a user's password; Windows 10: Privacy and data sharing specifics you need to know; Hackers can remotely steal fingerprints from Android phones; The Worst Bugs in Windows 10 and How to Fix Them; Facebook Profiles Out Narcissists;How to Find the Best Twitter Hashtags; 10 SEO Tools to Analyze Your Website Like Google Does; A Data-Driven Guide to Creating Viral Content [New Infographic]; We stopped publishing new blog posts for one month. Here's what happened. [Buffer]; Twitter Analytics: The Only Guide You�ll Ever Need;Save your money and download Microsoft's free eBooks on Windows 10; 5 Twitter Analytics Features You Might Not Know About (But Should); The Internet of Things Can't Afford the Internet;Secure or not, IoT is everywhere. Get used to it; Cloud security: 10 things you need to know; Are we safe from self-aware robots?; Why promises about cloud security make me uneasy; 13 Ways To Break Your iPhone Addiction (That Actually Work); An executive�s guide to the Internet of Things; The Internet of Things: Five critical questions; Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015; How do Americans use Twitter for news?; The Ultimate Facebook Image Size Cheat Sheet; Internet of Things, you have even worse security problems; Take a look at Windows 10's New Command Prompt features; Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Report 123) - Summary Report; Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era (ALRC Report 123);The Power of the Post: Optimizing Blog Posts; Five free encryption apps to help secure your Android device; Internet of Things : Security is getting better, but far from secure; 5 Internet Of Things Questions That Still Need Answers; Why cloud security is your next big, expensive, headache; How to recover deleted iCloud data; You're doing cloud wrong: 99% of companies aren't optimized, says new study; Dissecting the Top Five Network Attack Methods: A Thief�s Perspective; 15% of Americans don�t use the internet. Who are they?;Windows 10: The smart person's guide; Understanding Users in Google Analytics;How to Use Twitter Audience Insights for Your Content Strategy; A Look Into: Cohort Analysis in Google Analytics;5 tips to better social media in business; Supercookies are back, and they're as unappealing as ever; How To Start a Blog � A Complete Beginner�s Guide; A Step-by-Step Guide for On-Page SEO Management [Free SEO Template]; The Internet of Things is a safety issue, and therefore a business risk; Research: 34 percent afraid of artificial intelligence;How To Increase Content Marketing Leads With 13 Cool Analytics Tips; 3 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Every Business; To email or not to email? For those in love, it's better than leaving a voice message; How to Write Networking Emails Executives Can�t Ignore; The Hierarchy of IoT �Thing� Needs; WHAT ERODES TRUST IN DIGITAL BRANDS?;Mini-glossary: AI terms you should know; Manipulating Windows 10's Start Menu; The state of cloud computing: 10 things you need to know; How to Completely Delete Your Microsoft Account; Windows 10 is Great, Except for the Parts That Are Terrible; Windows 10 is Great, Except for the Parts That Are Terrible; How to Recover Deleted Files, Contacts, Calendars, and Photos From iCloud; Report on Strategic U.S. Government Engagement in International Standardization to Achieve U.S. Objectives for Cybersecurity; How to stop Windows 10 downloading automatically; Microsoft forcibly downloads Windows 10 whether you want it or not; Remove unwanted Windows 10 upgrade files from Windows 7 and Windows 8.x; How to Stop Windows 7 or 8 from Downloading Windows 10 Automatically; Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: July 2015; Windows Update Client for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: July 2015; What Is The $WINDOWS.~BT Folder On My Hard Drive?; Guide to Google Analytics Site Speed Metrics;Delete files using Disk Cleanup; Don't want to upgrade to Windows 10? You'll download it WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT; How to Start & Create a Blog Today: Step-by-Step; Social Media Definitions: The Ultimate Glossary of Terms You Should Know; Twitter Analytics: Timeline Activity & Followers; The Complete Guide to Twitter Analytics - How to analyze the metrics that matter; Twitter�s Newest Hidden Feature: Website Analytics; Twitter Analytics Are Now Available to Everyone (And Here�s the Top Metric You Should Watch); A Twitter analytics cheat sheet; How to Get Access to Twitter Analytics Now; How To Access Organic Twitter Analytics (For anyone, for free); Twitter Releases Card Analytics: Here's How to Use 'Em; Americans� Views on Mobile Etiquette; The price of your identity in the Dark Web? No more than a dollar;Five handy tools for dealing with passwords; The Windows 10 privacy debacle: Five big issues to consider; Best time to post; How to start a blog: Step by step; The 20 Best Sites for Wasting Time on the Internet; 20 Weirdest Words Added to the Dictionary Because of Technology; 8 Reasons Why Your Blog Posts Are Hard to Read (And How to Fix 'Em);What Makes Top Company Blogs So Successful? [New Data];
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) 9 Types of People Who Will Never Get Married;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) What Pill Should I Take for Pain?;Blood Alcohol Level Calculator; Nutrition 101 Infographic;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (12 - 17) 10 Things You Should Never Touch on a Plane;
  • Women's Health Girlfriends' Health CDC.gov;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle The Female Condom is Safe and Effective;
  • Women's Health Issues Reproductive coercion and co-occurring intimate partner violence in obstetrics and gynecology patients;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers 3 Lifestyle Choices Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Regardless of Family History;The Subtle Signs of Ovarian Cancer Every Woman Should Know � Explained by Survivors; Ovarian cancer fact sheet;
  • Writing How to Cite Sources & Not Steal People's Content on the Internet; 16 of the Worst Typos, Grammatical Errors & Spelling Mistakes We've Ever Seen; How to Create a Writing Style Guide Built for the Web [Free Template]; Copywriting Lessons From BuzzFeed's Worst Headlines [New Data]; 11 Embarrassing Spelling and Grammar Mistakes From Brands;16 of the Worst Typos, Grammatical Errors & Spelling Mistakes We've Ever Seen; Using Keyboard Shortcuts in MS Word; Entering and editing text in a Microsoft Word document; Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word.

October - December 2015


Updated Pages


All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page, and the Web Polls Stats Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

  • Academic Resources The Role of Compulsive Texting in Adolescents� Academic Functioning; Teenagers Texting Problem; When Girls Compulsively Text, Their Grades Suffer; Teens, Smartphones & Texting;SEE YOU ONLINE - Gender Issues in College Student Use of Instant Messaging; Why We Can't Do 3 Things at Once; 2015 Social Mobility Index; A Plagiarism Guide for Students; Watch Out! Visual Concentration Can Leave You Temporarily �Deaf�; Focusing On A Task May Leave You Temporarily Deaf: Study; There�s a Scientific Reason Why You�re Ignoring People, Study Says;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites 5 powerful data trends to watch in 2016;
  • Chemistry nobel DNA research lays foundation for new ways to fight cancer; Surveillance for Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 2011; 4 Ways to Avoid Getting Cancer; What is Cancer Overdiagnosis?; Cancer is not just 'bad luck' but down to environment, study suggests; Nurture Tops Nature in Cancer Origin Analysis - Up to 90% of cancer risk potentially modifiable, study suggests;Most cases of cancer are avoidable, say researchers;Nine in 10 cancers caused by lifestyle;Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival � United States, 2012;
  • Improving Access to Chronic Disease Data; Introduction to the Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks � United States;
  • LDL Cholesterol: Size DOES Matter; Fasting Triglycerides, High-Density Lipoprotein, and Risk of Myocardial Infarction; Cocoa flavanol intake improves endothelial function and Framingham Risk Score in healthy men and women: a randomised, controlled, double-masked trial: the Flaviola Health Study;Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics�2016 Update; Heart Disease, Stroke and Research Statistics At-a-Glance; Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2016 Update Slide Set;
  • Predicted Heart Age and Racial Disparities in Heart Age Among U.S. Adults at the State Level; ACC/AHA 2013 Cardiovascular Risk Calculator;
  • Chinese Culture Surveying the Ghost Cities of China; In China, 1980 marked a generational turning point;
  • Behavioral Health Barometer - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - Region I, 2014; Status of Women in Connecticut;
  • Consumer Health Food Safety: Information for Consumers; consumerdangers.com;
  • Cool Sites A- L Pyramid Schemes;7 Hidden Art Secrets That Were Uncovered With Technology;Da Vinci's Hidden Portrait Revealed Beneath the Mona Lisa;How Art Experts Discovered A Hidden Portrait Beneath A Picasso Masterpiece; LaMem Demo; Understanding and Predicting Image Memorability at a Large Scale;
  • Copyright Page Measuring Fair Use: The Four Factors; What Is Fair Use?;
  • Take Charge of Your Diabetes; Type 2 Diabetes Genetics beta; The TCF7L2 gene, type 2 diabetes and the Paleo diet; IDF Diabetes Atlas 7th Edition;Diabetes Facts and Figures; 6 Things To Know About Type 2 Diabetes and Dietary Supplements; What is Gestational Diabetes?; Big Data Study Reveals Possible Subtypes of Type 2 Diabetes; Choose More than 50 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards State Profiles for Women�s Health; State-Based Motor Vehicle Data & Information; The Status of Women in the States: 2015;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Regional El Ni�o Impacts and Outlooks Assessments; 15 Things We�ve Learned About the Universe From the Hubble Space Telescope; Everything You Need to Know About the Winter Solstice;
  • Favorite Movie Sites Why Are Black Action Stars So Old?; 11 Netflix Tricks You Aren't Using (But Should Be),@Thrillist; Sickening Cinema: 12 Movies That Made Audiences Lose Their Lunch; 15 Facts You Didn't Know About the Original 'Ghostbusters,' From Bill Murray's Secret Role to the Reptile That Almost Terrorized New York; 50 Best Travel Movies of the Past 50 Years; A �Star Wars� Refresher;
  • Favorite Music Sites NASA's list of moon songs; Music listening habits tell about mental health; This Type of Music Can Help Reduce Stress; The Mozart effect; How Listening To Music Can Provide Insight When Trying To Solve A Problem; The Best Holiday Videos Ever!; 17 Colorful Facts About The Beatles' 'White Album;
  • Fitness Adults Eligible for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Counseling and Participation in Aerobic Physical Activity � United States, 2013; How Many Calories You Burn Playing 14 Different Sports;
  • Free Software Want Hollywood results on a budget? Here�s the best free video editing software; Five portable antivirus and antimalware tools to carry with you at all times; Five super-easy IP traffic monitoring tools; Five apps for benchmarking your hardware;Microsoft sets stage for massive Windows 10 upgrade strategy; GWX Control Panel;The 7 best iPhone photography apps of all time; New section: Photography; The 13 most entertaining iPhone apps of all time; Five tools for generating interactive PDF forms; When iTunes isn�t enough: Here�s our 7 favorite free media players for PC and Mac;
  • Graphing Great Storytelling With Data: Visualize Simply And Focus Obsessively; If the material uses numeric probability to describe risk, is the probability also explained with words or a visual?; Create a quick and effective dashboard using Excel's PivotChart and Slicer objects;
  • Health Care Information The Benefits and Risks of Pain Relievers: Q & A on NSAIDs with Sharon Hertz, M.D.; Caregiver stress;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Data for Health Learning What Works;Best free ICD 10 apps for iPhone and Android;
  • Healthcare Quality Standards Chartbook on Effective Treatment; 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL How the Performance of the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally, 2014 Update;Technical Evaluation, Testing, and Validation of the Usability of Electronic Health Records: Empirically Based Use Cases for Validating Safety Enhanced Usability and Guidelines for Standardization; The Black/White Health Gap; Unequal treatment: what health care system administrators need to know about racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare; Dialogues on Diversifying Clinical Trials; Technical Evaluation, Testing, and Validation of the Usability of Electronic Health Records; Education and Community Support for Health Literacy; Measures of People's Skills and Experiences; Guidance and Standards; Why medicine costs so much in America;
  • Health Education Resources Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC); Healthy Schools;
  • Kids Health Bullying Research;
  • Kids' Fun Sites Time Trial: See If You Can Clock These Time-Warped GIFs;
  • Maternal Child Health World Family Map 2015: Mapping Family Change and Child Well-Being Outcomes; Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the CODIS Program and the National DNA Index System; Gene Manipulation In Human Embryos Provokes Ethical Questions; Industry Body Calls for Gene-Editing Moratorium; Scientists Call for a Summit on Gene-Edited Babies; Genome Editing; Opposition mounts to genetic modification of human embryos;AP News Guide: Summit opens debate on ethics of gene editing;Gene editing�s promise, risks focus of scientists� summit;Will Genome Editing Allow Scientists To Create The Perfect Baby?;Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR Gene Editing�s Monster Year; New section: Epigenetics; Epigenetics: Definition & Examples; Gene Editing Technology CRISPR-CAS9 May Not Work On Human Complex Traits Such As Intelligence; A Pause to Weigh Risks of Gene Editing; Charting Genetic Variation Across the Globe; Where in the world could the first CRISPR baby be born?;Is gene editing moving too fast? CRISPR scientist raises concerns. (+video);A prudent path forward for genomic engineering and germline gene modification;
  • Nutrition Resources Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee; Advisory Report; Report Index; Dairy Crack: The Science Behind Your Crippling Cheese Addiction; Cooking Tips; POTASSIUM BROMATE; 5 Everyday Food Chemicals That Could Be Making You Fat; Does Your Bread Contain This Potentially Cancer-Causing Additive?; IARC Monographs Questions and Answers; IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat; Why Your Brain Isn�t Fooled By Sugar Stand-Ins; 7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda; New section: Processed Foods; What to Know About Meat and Cancer; The Science Behind How Bacon Causes Cancer; Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk; Processed Meat Causes Cancer, World Health Organization Says; Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says; Your �Wild� Salmon Is Probably Farmed; Oceana Reveals Mislabeling of America's Favorite Fish: Salmon;Should I Eat Salmon?; 9 Reasons to Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup like the Plague; Should You Say No to GMO?;Top 5 Reasons to Steer Clear of GMOs;Foods As Nature Made Them; How Can You Avoid Genetically Modified Food?;Making The World Safe FROM SUPERBUGS; The dangers of antibiotic overuse you should worry about; Your doctor is worried�and you should be too; Is Farmed Salmon Really Salmon?; 40 maps that explain food in America;Compendium of Reference Methods for GMO Analysis; DNA sequences in GMOs: Largest database now publicly available; JRC GMO-Amplicons; JRC GMO-Amplicons: a collection of nucleic acid sequences related to genetically modified organisms;8 REASONS YOU SHOULD NEVER ORDER THE SALMON; Food Product Dating; 2013 SUMMARY REPORT On Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals; Helping Patients Make Healthy Eating Choices; The Case Against the Calorie,@Thrillist; The Satiety Index List; Not confused enough about GMOs already? Try defining what the term really means;
  • New Obesity Reports and How It Matters for Cancer Risk; What Are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?; Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2011�2014; Obesity Facts and Figures;
  • Personality - MBTI Why Does the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Seem So Eerily Accurate?; Myers-Briggs: Does it pay to know your type?;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities AHRQ's PCOR CME/CE Activities; Training Course on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems; Pathways to Safer Opioid Use;
  • Public Health Data HIV/AIDS Data through December 2013; DIVISION OF HIV/AIDS PREVENTION Annual Report 2014;The Whys and Hows of Generations Research; Diagnosed HIV Infection among Adults and Adolescents in Metropolitan Statistical Areas�United States and Puerto Rico, 2013; Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos � United States, 2008�2013; HIV Among People Aged 50 and Over; HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos; HIV in the United States: At A Glance; HIV Surveillance by Race/Ethnicity;
  • Public Health Data Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS);Controlled Substance Prescribing Patterns � Prescription Behavior Surveillance System, Eight States, 2013; Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Employed Adults � United States, 1994�2012; Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users � United States, 2002�2013; Opiates and Related Drugs Reported in NFLIS, 2009�2014; Drugs Identified in Deceased Persons by Florida Medical Examiners; Prevalence of Cholesterol Treatment Eligibility and Medication Use Among Adults � United States, 2005�2012; Drug Overdose Deaths by State, US 2013 and 2014; Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths � United States, 2000�2014; Hypertension Prevalence and Control Among Adults: United States, 2011�2014;
  • Public Health Data Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS);Percentage* of Mental Illness�Related� Physician Office Visits by Persons Aged ≥18 Years, by Physician Specialty� and Region� � United States, 2012; Motor Vehicle Crashes, Medical Outcomes, and Hospital Charges Among Children Aged 1�12 Years � Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System, 11 States, 2005�2008; Childhood Blood Lead Levels � United States, 2007�2012;Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18�24: United States, 2009�2013;Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization � National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011; Abortion Surveillance � United States, 2012; Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities; A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013; Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance � United States, 2013; Mortality in the United States, 2014;Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Alcohol and Marijuana Combined Among Persons Aged 16�25 Years � United States, 2002�2014; State-Specific Costs of Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths; Motor Vehicle Injuries; College Sports�Related Injuries � United States, 2009�10 Through 2013�14 Academic Years; Gestational Weight Gain � United States, 2012 and 2013;Current Contraceptive Use and Variation by Selected Characteristics Among Women Aged 15�44: United States, 2011�2013;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December 2015 ;
  • Public Health Practice The CDC Clear Communication Index; International Health Regulations (2005). Second Edition International Health Regulations (IHR) Fact Sheet;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Alcohol can rewire the teenage brain; 6 facts about teen romance in the digital age; Biology of Addiction - Drugs and Alcohol Can Hijack Your Brain; Recognizing teen depression; Average Age* at Death� from HIV Disease,� by Sex � United States, 1987�2013; Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US; Revised Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission by Blood and Blood Products Guidance for Industry;
  • Public Health Sites D-G TRANSGENDER SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVIVORS A Self Help Guide to Healing and Understanding; and also in PDF format; Fentanyl fact sheet: what it is and what it does; Severe Illness Associated with Reported Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids � Mississippi, April 2015; How does a hurricane form?;Tools for Calculating Radiation Dose and Risk;Uniform Standards and Case Definitions for Classifying Opioid-Related Deaths: Recommendations by a SAMHSA Consensus Panel; FENTANYL (Trade Names: Actiq�, FentoraTM, Duragesic�); Fact Sheet: Fentanyl-Laced Heroin and Cocaine; Opioid Overdose TOOLKIT; National Heroin Threat Assessment Summary; Opioid Abuse in the U.S. and HHS Actions to Address Opioid-Drug Related Overdoses and Deaths | ASPE; Controlled Substance Prescribing Patterns � Prescription Behavior Surveillance System, Eight States, 2013;Lesbian and bisexual health fact sheet; Endocrine Facts and Figures; Marijuana use disorder a growing problem; New Report Warns Of Dramatic Changes For Arctic Under Global Warming; Meningococcal Disease Among Men Who Have Sex with Men � United States, January 2012�June 2015;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Strange Designs: 5 Weird Ways Tattoos Affect Your Health; Protect Your Hearing, Promote Hearing Health; HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C; Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; Keeping Cool Under Pressure: NYC Legionnaires� Disease Outbreak, Summer 2015;Ebola RNA Persistence in Semen of Ebola Virus Disease Survivors � Preliminary Report NEJM 10/2015; Molecular Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus NEJM 10/2015; Preliminary study finds that Ebola virus fragments can persist in the semen of some survivors for at least nine months CDC.gov 10/2015;Possible Sexual Transmission of Ebola Virus � Liberia, 2015; We Now Know More About Sexually Transmitted Ebola; State and Territorial Ebola Screening, Monitoring, and Movement Policy Statements � United States, August 31, 2015; ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE THREATS in the United States, 2013; Black Death; State and Territorial Ebola Screening, Monitoring, and Movement Policy Statements � United States, August 31, 2015; Ebola Activities and Updates; Foodborne and Waterborne Disease Outbreaks � United States, 1971�2012; Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks � United States, 2010�2014; New section: Scarlet Fever; Scarlet Fever: A Group A Streptococcal Infection; Active Bacterial Core Surveillance for Legionellosis � United States, 2011�2013;Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: The Pink Book: Course Textbook - 13th Edition (2015); The U.S. Response to Ebola: Status of the FY2015 Emergency Ebola Appropriation; The 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth; 2014 Ebola Outbreak: Full Coverage of the Viral Epidemic; Timeline of "What's New"; Ebola Survivors; Ebola Survivors; EMERGENCY GUIDELINE - Implementation and management of contact tracing for Ebola virus disease; Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae Producing OXA-48-like Carbapenemases � United States, 2010�2015; Ebola Survivors; Clinical Framework and Medical Countermeasure Use During an Anthrax Mass-Casualty Incident; Measles Linked to Disneyland; Ebola gene study reveals multiple spread routes in Liberia; Evolution and Spread of Ebola Virus in Liberia, 2014�2015; Virological.org; Surviving Ebola: Physical & Psychological Ailments Linger for Many; Female survivor may be cause of Ebola flare-up in Liberia;How Do People Survive Ebola?;Ebola Survivors Face Hardships, But New Programs Help; Doctor Who Survived Ebola Describes Disease's Aftermath on the Body;What Are the Long-Term Effects of Ebola?; Scientists Find Ebola Can Linger in Semen for Months; U.S. Ebola Survivors Suffered Health Problems After Disease; Outbreaks of Acute Gastroenteritis Transmitted by Person-to-Person Contact, Environmental Contamination, and Unknown Modes of Transmission � United States, 2009�2013; Chronic kidney disease in US adults with type 2 diabetes: an updated national estimate of prevalence based on Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) staging; Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination � Worldwide, 2000�2014;
  • Public Health Sites M - N The Future Of The U.S. Immigrant Population, In 1 Graphic; General Information about Male Breast Cancer; Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Is it ADHD? Symptom Checklist; ADHD Widget; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)* Faststats; Making the Connections: Study Links Brain�s Wiring to Human Traits; Percentage* of Children Aged 5�17 Years with Diagnosed Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),� by Poverty Status� and Sex � National Health Interview Survey,� 2011�2014; Connectivity is Key to Understanding the Brain; 23 Things to Remember If You Love Someone with Depression; 7 Facts About Psychopaths You Didn't Know Before; There's no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain,' and scientists have the scans to prove it; Brain's limits lead to unconscious choices in what we see and remember; Different Types & Approaches Of Psychology,Therapy, and Counseling; Science Reveals Artists Really Do Have Different Brains; New section: SAD; Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Facts and Misconceptions; Fact Sheet on Stress; 16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016;Diabetes Among Asians and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders � United States, 2011�2014; Chronic Illness & Mental Health;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines - Special Populations;Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18�24: United States, 2009�2013; Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP) Publications; Don�t take lead home from your job!; New Health Dangers from Lead; Acute Occupational Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury � United States, 2007�2010; Reported STDs in the United States: 2014 National Data for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis; Sexually Transmitted Diseases Across Space and Time; How To Tell Someone You Have Herpes Or Another STD Before You Have Sex; Why We Should All Go Stock Up On Condoms;Do You Have to Tell Your Partner about an STD; Sexual Health; Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments; Everything You Need To Know About Condomless Sex; How To Insist On Using Condoms Every Time, Because It's Time To Protect Yourself;What You Don't Know About Condoms; Increase in Incidence of Congenital Syphilis � United States, 2012�2014; Sexually transmitted infections (STIs); Congenital Syphilis --- United States, 2003--2008; 2014 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance; 2014 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance; Are You Resilient? Take this quiz and learn the keys to bouncing back;
  • Public Health Software 38 maps that explain the global economy; animated NYC historical map;
  • Research Resources on the Net The Whys and Hows of Generations Research; Simple errors limit scientific scrutiny;Who's in Clinical Trials?;
  • Search Engines Index The Ultimate Student�s Guide to Search Engines;
  • Senior Health Caregivers.com Blog;
  • New insights into REM sleep crack an enduring mystery;Sleep deprivation may be undermining teen health; Strategies for Getting Enough Sleep; Interrupted Sleep Not Good for Your Mood, Study Suggests; 4 Weird Ways Early Birds and Night Owls Differ; Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study suggests; Childhood maltreatment linked to sleep problems among adults; 7 Unexpected Things That May Be Sabotaging Your Sleep; How a Lack of Sleep Can Actually Kill You;
  • Statistical Functions The Discovery of Statistical Regression; Marketing Analysis: Unlocking The Power Of Descriptive Statistics; New section: Data Scientists; Six Types Of Analyses Every Data Scientist Should Know; 10 Reasons Why You, The Search Marketer, Can Call Yourself A Data Scientist;
  • Statistical Programs The 7 Excel Tricks Every Office Worker Should Know [Infographic];
  • Create Change Toolkit - Tobacco-Free College Campus Initiative; Flavored Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2014; Frequency of Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2014; So You�ve Stopped Smoking. How Long Until Your Lungs Get Better?; Cigarette, Cigar, and Marijuana Use Among High School Students � United States, 1997�2013; Trends in Quit Attempts Among Adult Cigarette Smokers � United States, 2001�2013; Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014; E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?; The Tobacco Atlas; Secondhand Smoke and Cancer; Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults � United States, 2005�2014; E-cigarette flavorings linked with lung disease;E-cigarettes may be just as addictive as the real thing; E-cigarette vapor filled with cancer-causing chemicals, researchers say; Electronic cigarettes won't help smokers quit, study claims; Nearly one in five high school seniors smokes hookah, study says; E-cigarette use doubles among teen students, CDC reports; E-cigarette use triples among teens; Hookah Pens: Flavored Smoking Device Popular Among High School Students; Flavored little cigar use among U.S. youth concerns CDC; Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes); E-cigarettes in U.K. to be regulated like medicines; Regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco products, 40 attorneys general urge FDA; Researchers claim electronic cigarettes "gateway" to real smoking but experts unsure; Electronic Cigarettes and Conventional Cigarette Use Among US Adolescents A Cross-sectional Study; Sharp rise in liquid nicotine poisonings in children; E-cigarette poisoning on the rise; American Heart Association calls for tougher restrictions on e-cigarettes; E-cigarette chemical linked to 'popcorn lung'; Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults � United States, 2005�2014; Teens with fewer mental health issues turn to e-cigarettes; State and Community Resources;
  • US Government & Other National Statistics Sites Prisoners 2014; Prisoners in 2014; NCVS Victimization Tool; Multistate Criminal History Patterns Of Prisoners Released In 30 States - Summary; PDF report; NCHHSTP Atlas; 8 facts about American workers; Poverty Rate by Race/Ethnicity; Socioeconomic Disparities in Health in the United States: What the Patterns Tell Us; The Top 10 Most Startling Facts About People of Color and Criminal Justice in the United States; National Violent Death Reporting System; Wisqars (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System); Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Victim by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Offender, 2014; Mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map; Gun violence in America, in 17 maps and charts; One map that puts America's gun violence epidemic in perspective; 15 striking findings from 2015;
  • Useful Sites The Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites; 10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free; Eprintablecalendars.com;
  • Webmastering Tools35 of the Best Free Fonts You Should Download; Librestock.com; 17 of the Best Free Stock Photo Sites; Learn Coding For Free With These 10 Sites; Why Manual Link Building Will Never Be Obsolete; Five free tools for building websites; Columnist Chris Liversidge explains how to use data to determine where and how to focus link-building efforts;
  • Web Resources How to prepare for the nightmare of losing a smartphone; Why are the bad guys winning? They have a two-month head start, new report finds;Smart machines are about to run the world: Here's how to prepare; Stopphubbing.com; The price of your identity in the Dark Web? No more than a dollar; Man vs. machine circa 2018: A reality check on Gartner's crystal ball; The dark side of wearables: How they're secretly jeopardizing your security and privacy; Wearables open new avenues for security and privacy invasions; The scary truth about data security with wearables; Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks; Evolution of Conversations in the Age of Email Overload; 7 Sketchy Terms and Conditions You Didn't Read (but Probably Should); Android 6.0, Marshmallow: The complete FAQ; 10 keyboard shortcuts to use Windows 10 like a pro; 12 Windows 10 install issues -- and what to do about them; Cellphone Robot; Not All Millennials are Hooked On Social Media;The care and feeding of solid state drives;Victims of Identity Theft, 2014-Summary; PDF report; Windows 10 tips, tricks, secrets, and shortcuts: File Explorer; These cloud-connected devices are totally spying on you (or just letting others do it); The undercover war on your internet secrets: How online surveillance cracked our trust in the web; Download The Biggest Library of Windows Shortcuts; Ebola Transmission; 24 words that mean totally different things now than they did pre-Internet; The Anatomy of a Shareable, Linkable & Popular Post: A Study of Our Marketing Blog; The Anatomy of a Shareable, Linkable & Popular Post: A Study of Our Marketing Blog; The Essential Marketing & Sales Metrics Your Team Should Track; The Benefits of Business Blogs for Marketing; Download The Biggest Library of Windows Shortcuts; Facebook Insights to Test Today: Results From Studying 500 Million Facebook Posts;What 1 Million Tweets Taught Us About How People Tweet Successfully; The Beginner's Guide to Technical SEO: 7 Resources You Should Use; 4 Pinterest Analytics Tools To Maximize Your Pinterest Marketing Campaign;Up to 27 seconds of inattention after talking to your car or smartphone - Distraction rated 'high' for most devices while driving; Meet RankBrain: The Artificial Intelligence That�s Now Processing Google Search Results; How To Leverage The Google Search Analytics API; 12 Simple Hacks to "Undo" Those Embarrassing Tech Mistakes; The 2015 Social Media Glossary: 207 Essential Definitions; 10 tips for spotting a phishing email; Artificial intelligence: Should we be as terrified as Elon Musk and Bill Gates?; How to Teach Yourself SEO in 30 Days; Mini-glossary: Cloud computing terms you should know; The 6 laws every cloud architect should know, according to Werner Vogels; Is smartphone addiction real? We ask the experts; The 11 Worst Internet Scams We�re Still Falling For; Digital Overload/Electronic Addiction; Apple Obsession: The Science of iPad Fanaticism; Digital Overload: Is Your Computer Frying Your Brain?; Digital Overload: Too Much Technology Takes a Toll; Digital Parenting: More Technology Means More Work; 7 Signs Your Child Is an iPad Addict; Are you �addicted� to your smartphone?; Many preschoolers own tablets and smartphones;More than Liking and Bookmarking? Towards Understanding Twitter Favouriting Behaviour;Ransomware is the new hot threat everyone is talking about; How to Find Your Wi-Fi Password; The Biggest Library of Windows Shortcuts; The 18 scariest computer viruses of all time; The 10 scariest cloud outages (and lessons learned from them); Technology Device Ownership: 2015;The 15 most frightening data breaches; Take Advantage Of Repurposing Content � Read These 8 Tips; Five free apps for turning your PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot; The Facebook Experiment from The Happiness Research Institute 2015;The Complete Guide to Advertising on Instagram; Facebook Audience Insights: Advanced Guide To Creating Personas;5 Must-Know Google Analytics Strategies To Measure SEO Success; Columbia professor warns of dangers of our online footprint, offers tools of 'resistance'; How Facebook And Social Media Affect The Minds Of Generation Next; Over 300 Facebook friends may increase stress in teens;30 years of Windows: 10 milestones that changed the face of computing; 9 Ways To Own Branded Search Results; New section: Drones; A Field Guide to Civilian Drones; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force (RTF) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) Task Force Recommendations Final Report November 21, 2015;Facebook "Most Used Words" App as Privacy Lesson;6 Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need to Know Before You Fly,@Thrillist; 2015 First Half Review BREACH LEVEL INDEX;6 nerd words everybody gets wrong; Before the Web: Online services of yesteryear; Before the Web: the Internet in 1991; Oldweb.today; DISTRACTED WALKING STUDY: Topline Summary Findings; The Selfie: A Window into our Sexist Souls; We Exhibit �Inattentional Deafness� To Sound While Focusing On Visual Tasks: Your Friend Looking At His Phone Isn't Quite Ignoring You;One-fifth of Americans report going online �almost constantly�; 9 Computer Shortcuts Everyone Needs to Know,@Thrillist; Restoring files from Windows 10's File History; Let go my info: People are info-egoists when it comes to their privacy;Inside OpenAI: Will Transparency Protect Us From Artificial Intelligence Run Amok?; Are you Facebook dependent?; 4 reasons you just can't seem to quit Facebook; Humans 2.0: How the robot revolution is going to change how we see, feel, and talk;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) 9 Types of People Who Will Never Get Married; The Science of Gratitude; Status of Women - State Fact Sheets;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) National Organization of Students Against Substance Abuse;
  • Women's Health CDC.gov; Women's Health Initiative (WHI); Women's Health Indicators; State Profiles of Women's Health; Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Chartbook on Women�s Progress;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle The Female; Calculate Your Next Menstrual Period, Ovulation & Due Date;
  • Women's Health Issues How to help a friend who is being abused; National Domestic Violence Hotline;U.S. Department of Justice - Domestic Violence Resource Page; Preventing Violence After a Natural Disaster; When It Comes To Domestic Violence, Boyfriends and Girlfriends Can Be More Deadly Than Spouses; SAFE Act Introduced to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors in the Workplace; Domestic Violence Coalitions Map search; The Evolution of the Perfect Female Body;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing;Using Genomics in Precision Prevention of Breast Cancer; Breast Cancer Basics - for Patients; BRCA1 and BRCA2 Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer; Inherited Risk for Breast & Ovarian Cancers;The State of Breast Cancer in America;Why Black Women Are Less Likely To Survive Breast Cancer; Using Genomics in Precision Prevention of Breast Cancer;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Dietary fats, carbohydrate, and progression of coronary atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women;
  • Writing 20 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb;

January - March 2016


  • Academic Resources Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to Pot; 5 Ways To Think Differently About Motivation When Setting 2016 Goals; Digital distraction in class is on the rise; Digital Distractions in the Classroom Part II: Student Classroom Use of Digital Devices for Non-class Related Purposes; Texting at night affects teens' sleep, academic performance; First-semester GPA a better predictor of college success than ACT score; GPA to letter grade conversion; The Real Reason Why Multitasking is Bad For You; Three Myths of Multitasking � And Why You Don�t Want To List It On Your Resume; Cognitive control in media multitaskers; The Myth Of Multitasking; This One Trick Could Make You More Productive at Work; Who Multitasks Best? Women, Of Course; Are you trying to be difficult?;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Watch how you handle big data, FTC warns businesses; Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? Understanding the Issues (FTC Report); By 2018, Half of Business Ethics Violations Will Occur Through Improper Use of Big Data Analytics; Banks' use of big data to be scrutinized by EU regulators; How Companies Learn Your Secrets; Big data privacy must be fixed before the revolution can begin;The Big Data Dilemma Report;
  • Age-adjusted rate* of invasive cancer by cancer site and jurisdiction � National Program of Cancer Registries and Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, 50 States, the District of Columbia (DC), and Puerto Rico (PR), 2012; How cancer will affect Americans in 2016 � in seven charts; Cancer riddle solved: How cancer cells form tumors; Does This Cause Cancer?; Cancer; Childhood Cancer Statistics; Chemotherapy; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975�2012;
  • Here�s why some people drop dead while shoveling snow; Here�s why some people drop dead while shoveling snow;The Snow-Shoveler's ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Reference;
  • Connecticut Physician Workforce Profile; Fightfraud.ct.gov; New section: Snow Totals; CT Department of Transportation Weather Regional Weather Reports Index Page; CT Department of Transportation Weather Roundup Reports; How To Get Connecticut Snowfall Totals Geoffox.com; Hartford, Tolland and Windham Counties Snow Totals; Litchfield County Snow Totals; Shoreline Counties Snow Totals; New Haven Maps in Motion; National Weather Forecast - New Haven, CT;
  • Cool Sites Index Page These Drone Photos of Istanbul are Vertigo-Inducing; Surreal Digital Art Recalls Dal� and M.C. Escher;
  • Cool Sites A- L Fotojet.com - Make Photo Collage for Free; The Fastest Car of Every Decade Since Cars Were Invented,@Thrillist; 5 Best Free Websites To Learn Photography Skills Easily; How to Use Photoshop: The Ultimate Photoshop Tutorial for Beginners; How to Take Good Pictures With Your Phone: 17 Tips & Tricks to Try; How to Take Better Travel Photos With Your Phone;
  • Cool Sites M - ZMy70stv.com; How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown;
  • AACE/ACE Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm 2016;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards School Health Profiles; State Prevention Reports; Conducting Mixed-Method Evaluations;Beginner guides - pamphlets about program evaluation; Free Resources for Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Welcome to the Anthropocene: Five Signs Earth Is in a Man-Made Epoch; Anthropocene Epoch: How Humans' Impact on Earth Will Change Geology Forever; geological time scale; Sixth Mass Extinction In Earth's History Underway; Scientists Say Humans To Blame; Big Five mass extinction events; New York Public Library Digital Collection; 25 Surprising Facts About the World, Courtesy of Ken Jennings; NASA's Visions of the Future;How Change of Seasons Affects Animals and Humans; Gravitational Waves vs. Gravity Waves: Know the Difference!;Gravitational Waves: What Their Discovery Means for Science and Humanity; Every State, Ranked by How Miserable Its Winters Are;40 Words For Emotions You�ve Felt, But Couldn�t Explain; Top 10 Inventions that Changed the World;What Death Row Inmates Say in Their Last Words; 89 Of The Creepiest Unsolved Mysteries Of All Time; 10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Holes;
  • Favorite Movie Sitestiii.me - calculate your binge-watch time; Smoke-free movies: from evidence to action;Smoking in the Movies; The 8 Best Movies About the Music Business; Most Expensive Movie Scenes in Silent Film History; Best Sites to Watch Movies Online; The 50 Best Travel Films of the Past 50 Years; The 21 Biggest Academy Award Snubs of All Time; Why we love 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and other sequels; 5 Time Travel Movies That May Have Gone Under Your Radar;
  • Favorite Music Sites The decade in pop music, explained by mashup artist DJ Earworm; David Bowie (1947-2016); 25 Poignant Moments From David Bowie�s Life and Legendary Career; David Bowie's Fashion Evolution; How David Bowie Fearlessly Changed Rock'n'Roll: Billboard's Special Tribute Billboard 1/2016; Remembering David Bowie, See All of His Album Covers; Say �Hello� to the Era of the One-Word Song Title;
  • Fitness Getting Started with Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight; Step it Up! The Surgeon General�s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities; Slideshow: The 7-Minute Workout; The Secret Benefit of Exercise That Almost No One Talks About;
  • Free SoftwareThe 10 hottest Five Apps lists of 2015;Wireless Network Watcher; WifiHistoryView; Five free apps for dealing with hardware problems; Five data recovery tools that could save the day;
  • Graphing Stacked Area Graph for Causes of Death;37 Visual Content Marketing Statistics You Should Know in 2016; Big Data Visualization: Review of the 20 Best Tools; How to Optimize Your Infographic for SEO; To move forward with data visualization, look backwards; The Last Guide to VLOOKUP You�ll Ever Need; 11 of the Best Infographic Designs of 2015; 29 Free Online Design Tools for Creating Stunning Visual Content for the Web;The Start-to-Finish Guide to Nailing Your Next PowerPoint Presentation;
  • Health Care Information 5 Ways Health Insurance Can Rip You Off;
  • Healthcare Quality Standards 2014 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report; 2014 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report Appendix; Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Personalized Health Technology;Why hackers want your health-care data;
  • Health Education Resources Breaking Bad Habits Why It�s So Hard to Change; 9 Everyday Habits That'll Age You More Quickly,@Thrillist;5 Tips to Help You Break Even The Worst Habits; We Are Creatures of Habit; 3 Easy Steps to Breaking Bad Habits; Top 10 Ways to Break Bad Habits; 5 Unexpected Ways To Break A Bad Habit; 4 Tips for Breaking Bad Habits; How to Actually Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions: 9 Data-Backed Tips; How Long Does It Actually Take to Form a New Habit? (Backed by Science);Lessons on Success and Deliberate Practice from Mozart, Picasso, and Kobe Bryan;
  • Health Professional Resources on the Net 2015 State Data Book Snapshots; Health Professional Scope of Practice;
  • Infectious Diseases To Fight the Zika Pandemic, Learn from Ebola; Zika Feared to Be Greater Health Threat Than Ebola; Before Zika Virus, Rubella Was A Pregnant Woman's Nightmare; Zika Virus; Zika Virus: What you need to know; Possible association between Zika virus and microcephaly; Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Liver; Tuberculosis Contact Investigations � United States, 2003�2012;Zika: Coming To America Through Mosquitoes, Travel And Sex; Potential Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus; Zika Virus in Puerto Rico; Zika Virus: What You Should Know; Zika Virus Infection Factsheet for health professionals; Zika Virus Makes CDC Consider A Travel Warning For Pregnant Women; WHO - Zika Virus; Recognizing, Managing, and Reporting Zika Virus Infections in Travelers Returning from Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico;4 Things To Know About Zika's Potential Spread To The U.S.; Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Three Zoo Elephants and a Human Contact � Oregon, 2013; Potential sexual transmission of Zika virus; Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak � United States, 2016; CDC issues interim travel guidance related to Zika virus for 14 Countries and Territories in Central and South America and the Caribbean; Zika Virus Infection; An Illustrated Guide To The Zika Outbreak; Possible Association Between Zika Virus Infection and Microcephaly � Brazil, 2015; Zika Virus Spreads to New Areas � Region of the Americas, May 2015�January 2016;Question and Answers: Zika virus infection (Zika) and pregnancy; Dengue Fever Section; Outbreak of Locally Acquired Cases of Dengue Fever � Hawaii, 2015; Interim Guidelines for the Evaluation and Testing of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection � United States, 2016; What You Need to Know about Lassa Fever & How to Avoid It; Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus; U.S. Becomes More Vulnerable to Tropical Diseases Like Zika; Five Things to Know About Zika Virus; The rare birth defect that's triggering panic over the Zika virus, explained; Zika Travel Information; Zika Virus for Health Care Providers; Zika virus, explained in 6 charts and maps; Zika Virus Babies: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know; Zika 101; Genetically Modified Mosquito May Become Weapon Against Zika Why some people are mosquito magnets; Oxitec Mosquito; Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People More Than Others?; Some Mosquitoes Become Immune to DEET After Just a Few Hours of Exposure; Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Exhibit Decreased Repellency by DEET following Previous Exposure; Mosquitoes smell and avoid the insect repellent DEET; Behavioral insensitivity to DEET in Aedes aegypti is a genetically determined trait residing in changes in sensillum function; Composition of Human Skin Microbiota Affects Attractiveness to Malaria Mosquitoes; Why do mosquitoes bite some people more than others?; Are You a Mosquito Magnet?; Most Common Illnesses You Get From Mosquito Bites; Alternative Mosquito Repellents; Finding Smells That Repel; What you need to know about the Zika virus; Zika: The Unexpected Pandemic World remains unprepared as novel pathogens just keep coming; Zika Virus Outbreak, Bahia, Brazil; Could Climate Change Amplify the Zika Outbreak?; Zika-affected Areas; Zika Facts to Calm and Terrify You; Probable Non�Vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA; Anticipating the international spread of Zika virus from Brazil;Zika Virus FAQs: Top Questions Answered; Mosquitoes: Biology, Repellents & Bite Relief; How to Swat a Mosquito; Mosquito Control;Zika Virus is at least 50 years old. Here's Why You're Only Hearing About It Now; Zika-Linked Brain Damage In Infants May Be 'Tip Of The Iceberg'; Zika Virus Outside Africa; Zika virus (WHO); Zika Virus Transmission from French Polynesia to Brazil; First report of autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in Brazil; Detection of Zika Virus in Urine; Surveillance and Control of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the United States; Aedes albopictus; Zika Virus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment; Zika Virus: Transmission; Microcephaly in Brazil potentially linked to the Zika virus epidemic; Frontline: The Spread of Zika; Zika outbreak: Travel advice; Sex warning issued in the UK after outbreak of Zika virus; Zika Warning: UK Men Told To Use Condoms; Don't try for a baby for a month if your partner has just returned from a Zika-affected country, women told; Zika virus: your questions answered;Zika Virus In The UK: What You Need To Know; Dallas reports case of Zika spread through sex; CDC urges condom use; Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms; Zika is now officially an STI in the US; DCHHS Reports First Zika Virus Case in Dallas County Acquired Through Sexual Transmission; Zika: Here�s what we know about the virus alarming health experts worldwide; Zika Virus: Latest from BMJ; Can the Zika Virus Be Sexually Transmitted?; Zika Virus: The Challenge for Women; Uganda's Zika Forest, birthplace of the Zika virus; Zika virus disease; Zika virus 'sexually transmitted' in Texas;Brazil reports Zika infection from blood transfusions; Brazil Confirms Zika Infection from a Blood Transfusion; Zika and sex: Seven key things you need to know about the case in Dallas; Zika Q&A: What you need to know about sex, blood donations; Zika Infection Transmitted by Sex Reported in Texas; How You Can Now Get Zika Even If You Haven't Left the Country; The four ways you can get Zika virus; Zika Virus; Debunking the Zika Conspiracy Theories; Interim Guidelines for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, 2016; Update: Interim Guidelines for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women and Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States, 2016; Zika virus: The new STD;Like Ebola, Zika Virus Can Be Sexually Transmitted; Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas, CDC confirms; The children of Zika: Babies born with disorder linked to virus; 5 things you need to know about Zika; CDC�s advice on Zika: You may need to consider avoiding sex; How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to Zika; Microcephaly; Brazil finds Zika in saliva, urine; expert warns against kissing;Zika just gave Americans another great reason to practice safe sex; 10 Essential Facts About the Zika Virus; Zika Virus and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know Now; Zika Virus Outbreak on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia; Dengue Fever, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ); DENGUE OUTBREAK 2015 � 2016 Dengue Fever � Hawaii Island Outbreak; Zika Virus: What You Should Know;Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues from Two Congenitally Infected Newborns and Two Fetal Losses � Brazil, 2015;Zika Virus Associated with Microcephaly; Evidence of Zika Virus Infection in Brain and Placental Tissues from Two Congenitally Infected Newborns and Two Fetal Losses � Brazil, 2015; Questions and Answers: Zika and Sexual Transmission; CDC - Zika Virus; Facts about Microcephaly; NIH Zika Virus Page; Zika Virus - What You Need to Know; Local Transmission of Zika Virus � Puerto Rico, November 23, 2015�January 28, 2016; Zika virus persisted in man's semen for 2 months: report; Argentine physicians claim Monsanto larvicide is true cause of microcephaly; REPORT from Physicians in the Crop-Sprayed Villages regarding Dengue-Zika, microcephaly, and mass-spraying with chemical poisons; Zika virus and microcephaly; Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes; Zika virus disease Interim case definition 12 February 2015; ZIKA SITUATION REPORT - ZIKA AND POTENTIAL COMPLICATIONS; Microcephaly Key facts;Possible Airborne Person-to-Person Transmission of Mycobacterium bovis � Nebraska 2014�2015; Guillain�Barr� syndrome Fact sheet; Neurological syndrome, congenital anomalies, and Zika virus infection 17 January 2016; The mosquitoes that changed history; Zika Outbreak: WHO's Global Emergency Response Plan; Chemical Attraction: Why Mosquitos Zone In On Some People, But Not Others; Why men need to worry about Zika virus; Zika Virus: Sexual Transmission and Protection 101; Finding Suggests Zika Virus Can Move From Mother to Child During Pregnancy; Study suggests Zika can cross placenta, adds to microcephaly link; Timeline: Zika's origin and global spread; Zika Virus Outside Africa; Prevention of potential sexual transmission of Zika virus, interim guidance; Zika virus disease: Questions and answers; Zika virus Fact sheet; Update: Interim Guidelines for Health Care Providers Caring for Infants and Children with Possible Zika Virus Infection � United States, February 2016; CDC encourages following guidance to prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus; 5 Things You Really Need to Know About Zika; Ebola May Leave Survivors with Lasting Problems in Brain, Nerves; Mosquito Repellents That Best Protect Against Zika; Zika and Sexual Transmission;Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, & Other Arthropods; Zika Virus Infection Among U.S. Pregnant Travelers � August 2015�February 2016; Transmission of Zika Virus Through Sexual Contact with Travelers to Areas of Ongoing Transmission � Continental United States, 2016; Timeline: Zika's origin and global spread;New FDA guidelines aim to prevent Zika transmission via tissue, cell donation; 9 questions about the Zika virus you were too embarrassed to ask; MRSA Slideshow: A Closer Look at MRSA; Zika: Resources at Your Fingertips; Cluster of Ebola Virus Disease Linked to a Single Funeral � Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, 2014; Malaria Surveillance � United States, 2013; Executive Orders and Emergency Declarations for the West Nile Virus: Applying Lessons from Past Outbreaks to Zika; Zika Virus Microsite; Chikungunya Factsheet; Increase in Reported Prevalence of Microcephaly in Infants Born to Women Living in Areas with Confirmed Zika Virus Transmission During the First Trimester of Pregnancy � Brazil, 2015; WHO's Zika virus and potential complications: Questions and answers; Zika Virus Associated with Meningoencephalitis;Infectious Zika viral particles in breastmilk; New section: WIV1-Cov; New SARS-like virus is poised to infect humans; SARS-like WIV1-CoV poised for human emergence;
  • Kids Health Psychology study explains when and why bystanders intervene in cyberbullying;
  • Maternal Child Health Epigenetics: A Revolutionary Look at How Humans Work; What's in Your Genes? Ancient Parasites; FIVE MYTHS about Child Maltreatment; Guidelines for human genome editing; State Child Welfare and Policy Information Database Data by state; Craig Venter: We Are Not Ready to Edit Human Embryos Yet; 4 things you wanted to know about gene editing; Promise and peril: a primer on gene editing; STAT-Harvard poll: Americans say no to �designer babies�; The Public and Genetic Editing, Testing, and Therapy; Birth defects surveillance training: facilitator's guide;
  • Nutrition Resources Indirect Food Additives: Paper and Paperboard Components; 2015�2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans; How Dietary Guidelines Have Changed; 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines - health.gov; Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee; Searchable Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee; 17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy; Drinking Soda Can Make You Store More Unhealthy Fat; GMOs and Pesticides: Helpful or Harmful?; U.S. Bans Import of `Frankenfish' Salmon With New Ruling; The Drink That Kills 184,000 People Every Year; The 6 Scariest Chemicals in Your Food; Could the food we eat affect our genes? Study in yeast suggests this may be the case; Just one energy drink could increase risk of heart disease, experts warn;
  • The Best Way to Lose Weight Safely; 50 Weight Loss Questions Answered in 5 words or less; 15 Foods That Make Cellulite Worse; The Obesity Paradox: Can Body Fat Ever Be Good For You?; Mysteries of Weight Loss; How the media influence perceptions of obesity;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities AHRQ-Sponsored Continuing Education Activities;
  • Public Health Data New section:Health, United States Spotlight, Winter 2016; HIV-Related Risk Behaviors Among Male High School Students Who Had Sexual Contact with Males � 17 Large Urban School Districts, United States, 2009�2013; Occupational HIV Transmission Among Male Adult Film Performers � Multiple States, 2014; Cluster of HIV Infections Attributed to Unsafe Injection Practices � Cambodia, December 1, 2014�February 28, 2015;Lifetime Risk of HIV Diagnosis;
  • Public Health Data Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths � United States, 2000�2014; Substance Use and Mental Health Estimates from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Overview of Findings; Prevalence of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Among Adults � 23 States and the District of Columbia, 2013;
  • Public Health Data 2010 Pregnancy Rates Among U.S. Women; Age-adjusted death rates for the 10 leading causes of death: United States, 2013 and 2014; Distinctive Causes of Death, by state; How You're Likely to Die, Statistically Speaking @weatherchannel; Mortality Trends Among Working-Age Whites: The Untold Story; Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies � United States, 2011�2013; Top Ten Leading Causes of Death and Injury;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March 2016;
  • Public Health Practice The Precautionary Principle; Precautionary Principle; Precautionary Principle; 10 Qualities Every Good Explainer Video Needs;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Young Adults in Jail or Prison; Gambling is associated with 'risk-taking behavior' in young teens, study finds; Living Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis; Slideshow: Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis; Could You Be Hooked? Surprising Addictions; Depression in Children and Adolescents: Screening; Pharmacotherapy for Adults With Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings; Addiction Changes Brain Biology in 3 Stages, Experts Say; he Most Addictive Drug: Substance Abuse Ranked By Chemical And Societal Effects; The dangers, risks of binge drinking;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to Pot; FDA Revokes Use of Three Perfluorinated Chemicals; What Can Schools Do to Build Resilience in their Students?; Indirect Food Additives: Paper and Paperboard Components; Toxins found in fracking fluids and wastewater, study shows; Indirect Food Additives: Paper and Paperboard Components - Final Rule; The Precautionary Principle World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST); Precautionary Principle FAQs; The Madrid Statement on Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs); The Lawyer Who Became Dupont's Worst Nightmare; Being a woman versus being womanly: the implications after heart attack; Why Are So Many American Youth Abusing Adderall?; Lead Poisoning; Blood Lead Levels in Residents of Homes with Elevated Lead in Tap Water --- District of Columbia, 2004 MMWR 4/2004 Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems; EPA.gov Lead; Lead and Copper Rule; Lead in Water; Toxic Substances Portal - Lead;Mixed emotions a sign of emotional depth, not indecision, say researchers; Tox Town: Lead; Tox Town: Drinking Water; HSDB: LEAD COMPOUNDS; NIH Lead Compounds; Lead and Human Health; Guidelines for the Identification and Management of Lead Exposure in Pregnant and Lactating Women; Are You Pregnant? Prevent Lead Poisoning. Start Now.; Water Security; Lead Poisoning Resources; Lead and Pregnancy; Lead Screening During Pregnancy and Lactation; Blood Lead Screening Guidelines For Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women Minnesota Department of Health; Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children Associated With the Flint Drinking Water Crisis: A Spatial Analysis of Risk and Public Health Response; What Do Parents Need to Know to Protect Their Children?; Blood Lead Levels in Children; Lead Toxicity - What Are the U.S. Standards for Lead Levels?; Lead in Residential Soils: Sources, Testing, and Reducing Exposure; Soil Lead: Testing, Interpretation, & Recommendations; What Opioids and Heroin Do to Your Appearance Over Time; Fentanyl Linked to Rise in Overdose Deaths in Rhode Island; Study says heavy pot use can damage short-term memory; Death by Fentanyl;'BPA-free' plastic accelerates embryonic development, disrupts reproductive system; The changing face of heroin use in the United States: a retrospective analysis of the past 50 years; In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs; The prescription painkiller and heroin epidemic, explained; Does heroin really kill? A look at the science of overdoses; Heroin Overdose: Research and Evidence-Based Intervention; Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Opioid Analgesics: United States, 1999�2011; Increases in Fentanyl Drug Confiscations and Fentanyl-related Overdose Fatalities; The Changing Face of Heroin Use in the United States A Retrospective Analysis of the Past 50 Years; The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Public Health Approach to an Epidemic of Addiction; Riding High: Pot-Smoking Drivers Evade Blood Tests; There's a new clue about what's killing honeybees around the world; Mesothelioma Veterans Center, LLC; New section: Radiation; Breaking Point: How Much Radiation Can The Human Body Tolerate?; Neurologists Warn Against ADHD Drugs To Help Kids Study; Misuse Of ADHD Drugs By Young Adults Drives Rise In ER Visits; More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid; Marijuana use may lead to abuse of other substances; Coffee Pot: What Happens When You Mix Marijuana & Caffeine?; Here's how long different drugs stay in your system; Want to Become More Emotionally Intelligent? Here Are 9 Things You Can Do; Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood; Principles of drug addiction treatment, A research-based guide; Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations | A Research-Based Guide; CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain � United States, 2016; Environmental Impacts on Health: What is the Big Picture?; Prescription Painkiller/Heroin Addiction and Treatment: Public and Patient Perceptions;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Flavorings-Related Lung Disease: Exposures to Flavoring Chemicals; Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer; Hepatitis is now on this page;
  • Public Health Sites M - N What's the Difference Between the Right Brain and Left Brain?;Life's Extremes: Left- vs. Right-Handed; Left vs. Right: Battle in Brain Discovered;What Makes a Lefty: Myths and Mysteries Persist;Southpaw Stats: 11 Fun Facts About Lefties; Zoning out or deep thinking?; Brain can be trained to regulate negative emotions, study shows; Memory capacity of brain is 10 times more than previously thought; Performance Anxiety: The Part Of Your Brain That Makes You Stumble In Front Of An Audience; Language Learning: Strong Neural Connections Make It Easier To Learn A Second Language;Know These Pressure Points that Can Relieve Stress; 7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women; Therapy Types; Different approaches to psychotherapy; Explanation of theoretical approaches; Types of therapy; Types of Therapy; What goes wrong in the brain when someone can't spell; Is Depression Contagious?; Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression Can Be Contagious; Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study; Erectile Dysfunction Causes; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Antidepressants Equally Effective In Treating Major Depressive Disorder: ACP; Brain matter; Your Brain May Work Differently in Winter Than Summer; Men face higher risk of cancers linked to oral sex; 10 Scary Effects of Stress; Male Breast Cancer Treatment; Publications About Children and Adolescents; Adolescent Angst: 5 Facts About the Teen Brain; Want a younger brain? Stay in school -- and take the stairs - Education and physical activity can significantly slow down grey-matter aging;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z 10 Things Your Eye Doctor Knows � And Wishes You Did, Too; From Glaucoma To Cataracts: These Gifs Let You See Through The Eyes Of The Visually Impaired; New section: Condom Information; I Wanna Know; Know your CONDOM DOs & DON�Ts; The Naked Truth; 9 things your hands say about your health; Male Condom Use; How HIPAA Applies to Certain Workplace Wellness Programs; Practice safer sex;
  • Public Health Software GIS Snapshots; Causes of Death; How the world went from 170 million people to 7.3 billion, in one map;
  • Research Resources on the NetTips for Understanding Studies; What's 'Normal' for a Lab Value?; Learn About Clinical Studies; Clinical Trials and Human Subject Protection; Conducting Clinical Trials; Science and Research Special Topics; Clinical Trials - The Basics; Conducting Clinical Trials; How to Create Online Surveys People Will Actually Take [Infographic]; New section: Conflicts of Interest; Risks less likely to be reported by public-health researchers paid by industry or military;
  • Senior Health What the average American gets in Social Security benefits;Skin Care and Aging;
  • Have Insomnia? Researchers Identify Brain Circuit Responsible For Wakefulness, Sleep; The Spooky Effects of Sleep Deprivation; 7 Strange Facts About Insomnia; Sleep Deprivation Makes for Ungrateful Partners; Your Definitive Guide to Beating the 7 Causes of Sleep Procrastination; Why night owls are more intelligent; Nap Time: Studies Show Afternoon Naps Help Improve Emotional Health, Memory; What Happens to Your Body When You Don�t Get Enough Sleep; Not Enough Zzzzs? Social Media Use Could Be Messing With Your Sleep; Zombieland? Tech Wrecking Sleep for Scores of Teens: Study;Study Finds Social Media Leads To Sleep Disturbance; Too much social media could mess up your sleep; Social Media And Sleep: Spending More Time Online Puts You At Hgher Risk Of Sleep Disturbance, Study Finds; Sleep Duration, Quality of Sleep, and Use of Sleep Medication, by Sex and Family Type, 2013-2014; How to Treat Insomnia: 10 Medication-Free Tips; New section: Sleep Apnea; Myths and Facts About Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Prevalence of Healthy Sleep Duration among Adults � United States, 2014; How dangerous is sleep deprivation, really?; The great American sleep recession; Study: A third of U.S. adults don't get enough sleep; Sleep Deprivation; Too little sleep may fuel insulin resistance; 11 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep; How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?; Sleep deprivation spurs hunger; Lack of sleep may shrink your brain; Seven or more hours of sleep per night: A health necessity for adults; Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: A Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society; Best to sleep on it: Brain activity patterns during sleep consolidate memory; Sleep-deprived America in five simple charts: The impact of marriage, education and work; Understanding the Side Effects of Sleeping Pills; Sleep is serious: Catch your Zzzs; Wake up to the need for more sleep; Tablet Use Before Bed Affects Sleep Quality; Study reveals Tablet Computers ruin your sleeping; What Time of the Day Does Productivity Peak? We Asked an Expert; Everything You Need to Know to Sleep Better Every Night; Short Sleep Increases Risk of Death & Over Long Sleep Can Indicate Serious Illness; Sleep Duration and All-Cause Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies; Expert Reveals the Importance of Quality Sleep;
  • Statistical Functions The Methods Man: Interactions, Social and Statistical; Beware the Giraffes in Your Data;
  • Where we stand now: E-cigarettes; E-cigarette Ads and Youth; Smoking Hookah Pumps 2.5 Times The Nicotine Of A Conventional Cigarette Into Our Bodies; One Hookah Tobacco Smoking Session Delivers 25 Times The Tar Of A Single Cigarette; The Health Consequences of Smoking�50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General; The Health Consequences of Smoking�50 Years of Progress - A Report of the Surgeon General; Tobacco use among middle and high school students - United States, 2011-2014; Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General; Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs�2014;Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate; A Randomized Trial of the Effect of E-cigarette TV Advertisements on Intentions to Use E-cigarettes; E-cigarette advertising expenditures in the U.S., 2011-2012; State laws prohibiting sales to minors and indoor use of electronic nicotine delivery systems--United States, November 2014;vaporized: majority of youth exposed to e-cigarette advertising;E-cigarette Ads and Youth;Alcohol in e-cigarettes can affect "vapers" study; Nicotine and the Developing Human: A Neglected Element in the Electronic Cigarette Debate; Pediatricians urge stronger regulation of tobacco, e-cigs; E-cigarettes don�t help you quit smoking, and may have the opposite effect, study claims; Who still smokes in the United States � in seven simple charts; E-Cigarettes: The Side Effects Nobody Talks About; Have national smoking bans worked in reducing harms in passive smoking?;Heart Health and Smoking; Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle School and High School Students � United States, 2014; Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: Key Facts; Is Vaping Actually Better for You Than Smoking?; E-cigarette explodes in man's pocket; Don't even think about vaping on a plane; Cold turkey is best way to quit smoking, study says;
  • US Government Statistics National Assessment of Educational Progress; High School Dropout Rates; Reading Proficiency; Employed persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity; The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060; This year, Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers; How Long Do Couples Date Before Getting Engaged?; WISQARS widgets;
  • Useful Sites 29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier; Business Etiquette 101: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Your Next Business Dinner; Hotel Hygiene Exposed; The Most Beautiful Museums in the World; The European Castle Bucket List: 14 Castles You Must Hit,@Thrillist;
  • Webmastering Tools 9 Lessons Learned from a Site Redesign: How to Prepare When Your Site Changes; 12 Critical Elements Every Website Homepage Must Have [Infographic];How to Make a Website: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide; 66 Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts to Help You Photoshop Like a Pro;
  • Web Resources How to use Twitter like a boss; Criticism of Kilroy's illuminates risks of Facebook rants; Facebook Is Getting in the Way of Your Happiness,@Thrillist; More Facebook friends means more stress, says Business School report; Excessive Facebook use can damage relationships, study suggests;How Facebook can ruin your relationship: 'Site induced jealousy' increases risk of divorce and break-up; Why Following Friends Can Hurt You: An Exploratory Investigation of the Effects of Envy on Social Networking Sites among College-Age Users; New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why; Content Curation for Marketers: The Definitive Guide; The FTC is worried about algorithmic transparency, and you should be too; Mind your analytics, or you could soon be in ethical hot water; Why analytics is eating the world; 5 Worst Types of People on Social Media: Are You One of Them?; Be prepared: Create a Windows 10 Recovery Drive; Employers use Facebook (photos) to screen job candidates; How to Use Twitter to Find New Customers and How to Make Them Find You; The Ultimate Cheat Sheet of Photo & Image Sizes on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Social Networks [Infographic]; SEO Website Redesign Checklist: Don�t Mess Up Your Site Traffic; 301 Redirect Test: How Much Link Juice are YOU Losing?; The Redesign Timeline: When and How to Engage Analytics, PPC, and SEO in Redesign Plans; SEO Website Redesign Checklist: Don�t Mess Up Your Site Traffic; The state of privacy in America: What we learned; Best Wi-Fi Tips for Working Travelers; How face-to-face still beats Facebook; Best Android Twitter Apps (2016);Only 4 Of Your Facebook Friends Really Matter, New Study Finds; Experian releases troubling survey for Data Privacy Day; 5 Mind-Blowing Stats About The Internet Of Things; 6 Things I Learned from Analyzing the Most Shared Blog Posts from Top Content Marketers; New section: Facial Recogntion; Resting bitch face' is real, scientists say; Test if you have Resting Bitch Face; 21 Ideas for Evergreen Social Media Content Updates; Everything You Need to Know to be a Social Media Rock Star in 2016; Internet use is driving a greater wedge in our communities, increasing existing inequalities between rich and poor, a new study reveals; Screen Time Limits for Grownups?; How Twitter�s 140-Character Limit Made Me a Better Writer; How to Take Your Timeline Back from All of Twitter�s Weird Changes, Ads, and Promoted Tweets; 5 Simple Strategies To Improve Your Blog�s Search Rankings; Want to destroy an iPhone? Set the date to January 1, 1970;A Layman�s Visual Guide To Google�s Knowledge Graph Search API; Content Is King, But Does It Rule Alone in SEO?; The most useful link on LinkedIn that is hard to find, until now; Ransomware. A Victim�s Perspective. A study on US and European Internet Users; Caution! 10 Types of Emails You Should Never Open; 24 Awesome Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed; The Handy Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Facebook Pages & More; 15 Hidden Instagram Hacks & Features Everyone Should Know About; How to Spend Less Time on Email: 12 Tips for Keeping Your Inbox Under Control; The Best Times to Post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Social Media Sites [Infographic]; How to Build Your Brand With Instagram: 4 Tried-and-True Tips; 11 Tools for Organizing Your Inbox; How to Search on Google: 31 Advanced Google Search Tips; How to Write Catchy Headlines and Blog Titles Your Readers Can't Resist; How to Edit Instagram Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Instagram Filters & More; How Our Smartphones Are Making Us Dumber Travelers; America's Growing Smartphone Addiction; Most U.S. Smartphone Owners Check Phone at Least Hourly; Stop Googling. Let�s Talk; Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community; Which Generation is Most Distracted by Their Phones?; After-Hours Use Of Work Email May Finally See Some Labor Regulations; Americans spend an alarming amount of time checking social media on their phones; The 15 Best Free Social Media Dashboards and Tools; 5 things you need to know about A.I.: Cognitive, neural and deep, oh my!; Internet of Things: Finding a way out of the security nightmare; What you need to know about the new Twitter timeline; 17 ways the Internet of Things can go horribly wrong; Privacy and Information Sharing; The dirty dozen: 12 cloud security threats;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) 17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy;
  • Women's Health Issues APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls; How Kim Kardashian�s Naked Selfie �Movement� Is Hurting Girls;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Types of Mastectomy to Treat Breast Cancer; What Is Triple-Negative Breast Cancer?; Treatment for Breast Cancer: What Are the Options?; Types of Mastectomy to Treat Breast Cancer; Visible Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments; Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival; Breast, Thyroid Cancer: Risk for Survivors; Mammographic Density and the Risk and Detection of Breast Cancer; Adjunct Screening With Tomosynthesis or Ultrasound in Women With Mammography-Negative Dense Breasts: Interim Report of a Prospective Comparative Trial; Protecting the Patient-Consumer From Later-Stage Cancer: Learning From Connecticut's Breast Density Laws; Malignant breast masses detected only by ultrasound. A retrospective review; Decade of �Normal� Mammography Reports - The Happygram;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Heart Health for Women;
  • Writing Fixing published research mistakes not easy; fixing the publishing system may be harder; 10 Simple Edits That'll Instantly Improve Any Piece of Writing; How to Be a Better Editor: 11 Tips From the Trenches; A Science-Backed Method for Better Writing: How to Find Your Ideal Time of Day; The Kurt Vonnegut Guide to Great Copywriting: 8 Rules That Apply to Anyone; How to Write With Clarity: 9 Tips for Simplifying Your Message; How to Write With Clarity: 9 Tips for Simplifying Your Message; 12 Tips for Writing With Unforgettable Personality;The 31 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills; How to Spell Words You Don't Know: Techniques From Grammar Experts [Infographic]; 10 Things: How to use Word templates effectively; How to Write Compelling Copy: 7 Tips for Writing Content That Converts;10 Very Costly Typos;

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  • Academic Resources 12 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive; Study or Sleep? For Better Grades, Teens Should Go to Bed Early; Need to remember something? Better draw it, study finds; New section: Music; Does listening to music help babies learn faster?; Music helps develop baby brains; Music May Help Babies Learn Better, Study Finds; Infant attention span suffers when parents' eyes wander during playtime; Depression in young adults linked to social media use; Multitasking is actually kind of a problem � for kids and adults; Digital media may be changing how you think New study finds users focus on concrete details rather than the big picture; Multitasking Test: You May Be Good, But Only A Few Are 'Supertaskers'; 2 PERCENT OF PEOPLE CAN MULTITASK WELL. ARE YOU A SUPERTASKER?; Mulitasking And The Human Brain: Prefrontal Cortex Determines Concentration Level During Multiple Activities; How To Improve Your Memory And Concentration; How to Find Your Flow: A Simple Guide to Better Concentration & Higher Productivity [Infographic]; How to Learn Anything Faster; The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance; How To Remember Better: Working Out Four Hours After Studying May Help You Improve Your Memory; Ranking Your College, Where You Go and What You Make; College Scorecard Data;Memory-Boosting Trick: Exercise After Learning; Adolescent alcohol, marijuana use leads to poor academic performance, health problems; New section: Academic Performance; Genes Aren't Destiny: How Biology Impacts Academic Performance;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Daniel Levitin's This is Your Brain on Music; Scotty Bowers (with Lionel Friedberg)'s Full Service. My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars; Siddhartha Mukherjee's Thee Emperor of All Maladies; Rob Lowe's Love Life; Henry Alford's Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That? A Modern Guide to Manners; Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat; David Lagercrantz's The Girl in the Spider's Web; Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness; Melissa Rivers, Rivers, Melissa. (2015). The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation;
  • Annotated Medical Bibliography Siddhartha Mukherjee's Thee Emperor of All Maladies; Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness;
  • Annotated Public Health Practice Bibliography Siddhartha Mukherjee's Thee Emperor of All Maladies;
  • Annotated Wellness Bibliography Siddhartha Mukherjee's Thee Emperor of All Maladies; Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Big data vs. smart data: Dun & Bradstreet chief data scientist breaks it down; How Big Data Creates False Confidence; Microsoft Bought Tiny Strands Of DNA To Store Big Data; Big data's biggest problem: It's too hard to get the data in; OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science; Data sifted from Facebook wiped after legal threats; Personal Data For Some 70,000 OKCupid Profiles Were Just Released Thanks To Science!; Researchers just released profile data on 70,000 OkCupid users without permission; OKCupid slams social science study that 'scraped' its site and released details of almost 70,000 usernames, sexual turn-ons and locations; Big Data Researchers Post Personal Info Of 70,000 OkCupid Profiles And It�s Not OK; Researchers Intentionally Leak 70,000 OkCupid Profiles For Science; Researchers upload nearly 70000 OkCupid profiles for the public without users' consent; Scientists release personal data for 70,000 OkCupid profiles (updated); 70,000 OkCupid Users Just Had Their Data Published; Can Big Data Deliver on the Huge Expectations of Precision Medicine?; ​Big data is a big miss when it comes to IoT: SAS; Scary and fascinating: The future of big data; Privacy vs. Security in a Big Data World; Big data without the big headaches: How to get your strategy right;Mobile analytics: 10 great apps to visualize big data on the go;
  • Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know; Cancer From Chemicals? 3 Household Products That Are Known Carcinogens; 3 Cancers Men Are More Likely to Get; Known and Probable Human Carcinogens; What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer; Diesel fumes increase risk of numerous cancers, research warns; Smog may boost risk for several cancers; Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers: Mystery Evolves Clues and speculation continue to emerge; Lung Cancer on the Rise in Nonsmokers � But Why? Rates in U.S. and U.K. doubled since 2008 without obvious clues; What is Cancer Overdiagnosis?;Cancer and Women; 15 Cancer Symptoms to Know; Cancer: How Beer, Bacon, and a Big Belly Put You at Risk; New section: Nutritional Aspects; News section: Stomach Cancer; Diet, nutrition, physical activity and stomach cancer; Alcohol, Processed Meats and Obesity Ups Stomach Cancer Risk; Alcohol Use and Cancer; 4 behaviors that may cut the risk of cancer by 30 percent; Cheat Sheet for Men�s Cancer Screenings and Good Health; Cheat Sheet for Women�s Cancer Screenings and Good Health;
  • Heart disease deaths decline, but some areas hit harder; Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults; Description of High Blood Pressure;
  • QRISK�2-2016 risk calculator: http://qrisk.org; Shift work unwinds body clocks, leading to more severe strokes - Research finds living against our body clocks is detrimental to our health; Atrial Fibrillation;
  • Chinese Culture Diabetes Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders; US Total Asian alone or in any combination population, 2014;
  • Spotlight on Connecticut: Impact of Unhealthy Behaviors; Permanent Commission on the Status of Women;
  • Cool Sites A- L The Human Fear of Total Knowledge; Why infinite libraries are treated skeptically in the annals of science fiction and fantasy; How the Tech in Your Car Is Making You a Bad Driver @Thrillist;
  • A Visual Guide to Insulin Resistance; Diabetes Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders; Do germs trigger type 1 diabetes?; Diabetes And Exercise: 20-Year Study Shows Higher Levels Of Cardio Fitness Lower Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes; Coping with Emotional Issues;T2D Knowledge Portal human genetic information linked to type 2 diabetes;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Surveillance Systems to Track Progress Toward Polio Eradication � Worldwide, 2014�2015; Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks United States, 2014: Annual Report;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Spring starts Sunday � 5 myths about the equinox, debunked; Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy; Matter: Definition & the Five States of Matter; The Psychology of Collecting; The leap second: Because our clocks are more accurate than the Earth; NASA National Technology Transfer Program - NASA Technologies Database; Mercury was a total mystery for centuries. We're finally learning its secrets; Top 10 cool things about stars; Goodbye to Night: 80 Percent of Humanity Lives Under Light Polluted Skies; Summer solstice 2016: Everything you need to know about the longest day of the year; Summer solstice 2016: When is the longest day of the year and why is it significant?;
  • Favorite Movie Sites How These 7 Movies Changed the World; Watch Metropolis online; Watch A Trip to the Moon (HQ 720p Full) - Viaje a la Luna - Le Voyage dans la lune - Georges M�li�s 1902; Science Fact or Fiction? 5 Space Myths From Movies and TV;
  • Favorite Music Sites 25 Essential Prince Songs; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Music Videos; Music might give babies' language skills a boost; Surrender to 60 minutes of timeless Cheap Trick cuts;Breaking the law not your thing? Here are 10 sites for free, legal music downloads; Neil Young�s 10 Best Songs of All Time; Psychology Of Music: How Sad Songs Inspire A Mix Of Pain And Pleasure And Evoke Memories; Why Do Songs Get Stuck in Your Head?; The Beatles� George Harrison: 10 of His Best Solo Songs;
  • Fitness These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression; Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight); Tips for Getting Your Steps In; Increased physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 types of cancer; Regular physical activity is 'magic bullet' for pandemics of obesity, cardiovascular disease; Exercise Lowers Risk for These 13 Cancer Types; Exercise May Reduce the Risk of These 13 Cancers; Air Quality and Physical Activity; Physical activity associated with lower risk of many cancers; Healthy Living Chartbook; Physical Activity Builds a Healthy and Strong America;Closest Thing to a Wonder Drug? Try Exercise;Exercise: The miracle cure and the role of the doctor in promoting it;
  • Free Software Five free anti-malware products to safeguard your PC; Five useful tools to help with your DVD burning tasks; Free PDF OCR Converter;
  • Graphing How to Create a Pivot Table in Excel: A Step-by-Step Tutorial (With Video); 5 engaging visual content formats that aren�t infographics; The Open Graph Viz Platform; The Free Design Templates You Need to Create Stunning Visual Marketing Content; 17 Data Visualization Tools & Resources You Should Bookmark; How to Quickly Create a Waffle Chart in Excel; Free Excel Templates; How to Create a Milestone Chart in Excel � Downloadable Template Inside; Step Chart in Excel � A Step by Step Tutorial; How to Create a Gantt Chart in Excel � Batman Style;
  • Health Care Information Association Between Anticholinergic Medication Use and Cognition, Brain Metabolism, and Brain Atrophy in Cognitively Normal Adults; Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden Scale; Long-term anticholinergic use and the aging brain;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Analysis Medical error�the third leading cause of death in the US;
  • Health Education Resources US adults get failing grade in healthy lifestyle behavior; Traditional and Emerging Lifestyle Risk Behaviors and All-Cause Mortality in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: Evidence from a Large Population-Based Australian Cohort; Say "I Do" the Healthy Way;Transforming teaching with Twitter Social networking service helps teachers engage students in class and after; The Psychology Behind Irrational Decisions Has A Lot To Do With How You Manage Emotions;How the brain makes, and breaks, a habit - Neuroscience study identifies brain chemicals, neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior, deliberate decision-making; Impact of Unhealthy Behaviors; Impact of Unhealthy Behaviors Chartpack; 9 Interesting TED Talks on Breaking Bad Habits & Forming Better Ones;
  • Infectious Diseases A - L Sleeping With Ebola; Clinical care for survivors of Ebola virus disease Interim guidance;Zika virus may now be tied to another brain disease; 10 Bizarre Diseases You Can Get Outdoors; Antibiotics in animal feed contribute to drug-resistant germs: Study; Elizabethkingia; Mysterious Outbreak: 5 Things to Know About Elizabethkingia; 5 Things to Know About Elizabethkingia; Infectious outbreaks must be combatted strategically, experts argue; Elizabethkingia � United States of America; A Crash Course In Elizabethkingia, The Rare Bacterial Infection Spreading Across Wisconsin; What is Elizabethkingia?; Ebola virus can reside in a survivor's semen up to 12 months, study finds; Frozen Giant Virus Still Infectious After 30,000 Years; National Targets Set to Help Reduce Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions in Outpatient Settings; Reduced Incidence of Chikungunya Virus Infection in Communities with Ongoing Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Trap Intervention Studies � Salinas and Guayama, Puerto Rico, November 2015�February 2016; Confirmation that the Ebola virus persists in the semen of survivors of the epidemic; Emerging diseases, tracked and mapped - A plague on all your houses; Sexual transmission involved in tail end of Ebola epidemic; uperbugs will 'kill every three seconds'; Lyme Disease Rashes and Look-alikes; Long-Dreaded Superbug Found in Human and Animal in U.S.; The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.; Superbug known as �phantom menace� on the rise in U.S.; Gene that makes bacteria immune to last-resort antibiotic can spread;Amid superbug worries, these states have the highest antibiotic-prescribing rates; Scientists have just found a �nightmare superbug� in the US; 'Nightmare Bacteria' Superbug Found for First Time in U.S.; Ebola studies note sexual, breastmilk, healthcare spread; Disease evolution: our long history of fighting viruses; Disease evolution: the origins of anorexia and how it�s shaped by culture and time; Disease Evolution: How New Illnesses Emerge When We Change How We Live; Over 300,000 unknown viruses could be lurking in mammals; What Is CRE and Why Do People Catch It?; Short Answers to Hard Questions About Antibiotic Resistance; Infection Raises Specter of Superbugs Resistant to All Antibiotics; 4 reasons disease outbreaks are erupting around the world; Antibiotics in Cattle; Outbreak of Colistin-Resistant, Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan; The antibiotic apocalypse is nigh: Scientists found bacteria resistant to a drug of last resort; What will happen when antibiotics stop working?; Superbugs for dummies: Explaining the battle between bacteria and antibiotics; MCR-1: What you need to know about the 'superbug'; Another Nail In The Antibiotic Coffin; 6 Superbugs to Watch Out For; Global rise in human infectious disease outbreaks; National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System for Enteric Bacteria (NARMS); Deficiencies in Environmental Control Identified in Outbreaks of Legionnaires� Disease � North America, 2000�2014; First mcr-1 Gene in E. coli Bacteria found in a Human in the United States; Precautions to Prevent Transmission of Infectious Agents; Facility Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE);
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Cases Among U.S. Residents � United States, January 2015–February 2016; Use of Vaccinia Virus Smallpox Vaccine in Laboratory and Health Care Personnel at Risk for Occupational Exposure to Orthopoxviruses � Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2015; Revision to CDC�s Zika Travel Notices: Minimal Likelihood for Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Transmission at Elevations Above 2,000 Meters; PREGNANT? Read this before you travel (CDC infographic); New research further supports association between Zika virus, infection and microcephaly; On the Seasonal Occurrence and Abundance of the Zika Virus Vector Mosquito Aedes Aegypti in the Contiguous United States; Zika - Epidemiological Update 17 March 2016; Zika virus disease in the United States, 2015�2016; Zika virus vectors and risk of spread in the WHO European Region; Preventing Transmission of Zika Virus in Labor and Delivery Settings Through Implementation of Standard Precautions � United States, 2016;Interim Guidance for Management of Survivors of Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Healthcare Settings; Zika Virus and You; Frequently Asked Questions on Screening for Ebola Virus Disease for Providers, Healthcare Facilities and Health Departments; Messages for the Care of Survivors of Ebola; Countries and territories showing historical distribution of Zika virus, 1947 - 2016; Zika: the origin and spread of a mosquito-borne virus; Dispelling rumours around Zika and microcephaly; Why Men Should Be Worried About the Zika Virus, Too; Rude Male Sperm Giving Zika to Women; Estimating Contraceptive Needs and Increasing Access to Contraception in Response to the Zika Virus Disease Outbreak � Puerto Rico, 2016; Zika virus in the Americas: Early epidemiological and genetic findings; Researchers Think They've Found The Zika Virus Patient Zero; 5 things the world has learned about Zika so far; Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States, 2016; Update: Interim Guidance for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, 2016; Leveling of Tuberculosis Incidence � United States, 2013�2015; Tuberculosis Among Temporary Visa Holders Working in the Tourism Industry � United States, 2012�2014; Zika Virus Infection with Prolonged Maternal Viremia and Fetal Brain Abnormalities; Zika and Pregnancy; Preparing for Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, 2016; 5 Reasons to Think the Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly; Things to Know About Zika Virus; Estimating Contraceptive Needs and Increasing Access to Contraception in Response to the Zika Virus Disease Outbreak � Puerto Rico, 2016; Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States, 2016; Update: Interim Guidance for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, 2016; CDC Emergency Partners Newsletter - Special Zika Virus Edition - March 25, 2016; Preventing Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in Hospitals � United States, 2014;Vital Signs: Preparing for Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, 2016; Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers;The science on Zika is changing rapidly. Here�s what we�ve learned to date; A Brief History Of Zika Virus, From Its Discovery In The Zika Forest To The Global Outbreak Today; Survey of Blood Collection Centers and Implementation of Guidance for Prevention of Transfusion-Transmitted Zika Virus Infection � Puerto Rico, 2016; Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM); Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults; Zika virus may now be tied to another brain disease; Zika may be linked to autoimmune brain disorder; New research suggests the Zika virus is linked to another brain disease similar to multiple sclerosis; Zika Virus May Now Be Tied To Another Brain Disease; Zika may be linked to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: Researchers; Zika virus may cause broader range of brain disorders than previously believed; Zika Virus Linked with Another Brain Disease: What's ADEM?; Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Reproductive Age Women and Men, Sexual Transmission of Zika, and the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry 4/2016; First description of 2015 Zika virus outbreak in Rio de Janiero; Zika Causes Birth Defects, C.D.C. Officials Confirm; It's Official: Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects; Zika Virus Found in Fetus With Severe Birth Defect; Study Finds Zika Damages Babies at All Stages of Pregnancy; Zika Virus Can Be Transmitted Through Anal Sex, Too; Male-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � Texas, January 2016; Detection of Zika Virus in Semen; Zika virus: high infectious viral load in semen, a new sexually transmitted pathogen?; Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus; CDC Confirms Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Involved Two Men; Gay Men Can Catch Zika Virus Through Sex, Too, Officials Confirm; Sexual transmission of Zika seen between gay men for first time; In Babies With Microcephaly, Unique Damage Wreaked By Zika; Gay Men Are Vulnerable To Sexually Transmitted Zika Too; Report describes male-to-male Zika sexual transmission; Zika virus: Everything you need to know about the birth defects this disease can cause; Zika: everything we know about the virus; Patterns in Zika Virus Testing and Infection, by Report of Symptoms and Pregnancy Status � United States, January 3�March 5, 2016; Zika Virus and Birth Defects � Reviewing the Evidence for Causality; Zika Mutates Extremely Quickly, Which Is Why It�s So Scary; Zika Virus Mutation May Explain Spread: Study; The genetic evolution of Zika virus; Zika virus explained; UCLA scientists unravel the genetic evolution of Zika virus; New section: Yellow Fever; Zika virus impairs growth in human neurospheres and brain organoids; 10 ways to keep yourself safe from Zika, now definitively linked to birth defects; Why a yellow fever outbreak in Angola is a "potential threat for the entire world"; Yellow Fever Fact Sheet; Yellow fever: Questions and answers; Yellow fever epidemics: risk assessment; Viral complacency; What you need to know about yellow fever, the virus deadlier than Zika; Officials fear a spreading yellow fever outbreak could become the next pandemic; Fears rise over yellow fever�s next move; Yellow fever : a current threat; A 'Forgotten Disease' Is Suddenly Causing New Worries; Zika history: A timeline to a public health crisis; Another Reason To Fear Zika: Mosquito-Borne Virus Mutates Quickly; From Mosquitos to Humans: Genetic Evolution of Zika Virus; New scientific evidence of sexual transmission of the Zika virus; Tracking Zika�s Evolution; Zika Virus Sequence Analysis Reveals Structural Change to Key Viral Protein; Signs of yellow fever you should look out for; Mosquito-borne Diseases on the Uptick � Thanks to Global Warming; CDC Concludes Zika Causes Microcephaly and Other Birth Defects; Zika Virus Can Cause Brain Defects In Babies, CDC Confirms; Preliminary estimation of the basic reproduction number of Zika virus infection during Colombia epidemic, 2015�2016;Zika Is a Delayed Epidemic; ZIKA VIRUS MICROCEPHALY AND GUILLAIN-BARR� SYNDROME SITUATION REPORT 14 APRIL 2016; Explainer: what autoimmune disorder is newly linked to Zika?; Explainer: what is Guillain-Barr� syndrome and is it caused by the Zika virus?; Zika Seeks, Destroys Developing Neurons; NINDS Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Information Page; Explainer: what is microcephaly and what is its relationship to Zika virus?; Map: Do you live in an area where Zika could strike?; Zika virus and pregnancy: What women need to know; Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women; CDC confirms Zika virus causes microcephaly; Brain scans show full horror of Zika defects, Seattle expert says; All Countries and Territories with Active Zika Virus Transmission; Peru hands out condoms to visitors to curb sex-transmitted Zika virus; Research Shows Sexual Contact Can Spread The Zika Virus; Yellow fever; why timely vaccination is important; The Fight Against Yellow Fever Must Go On; Active Zika virus found in saliva and urine; The President's Malaria Initiative Tenth Annual Report to Congress | April 2016; Eliminating malaria April 2016;Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016�2030; The Sneak-Attack Mosquito;Simple Zika advice for women, from a top CDC official; Update: Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission � Puerto Rico, November 1, 2015�April 14, 2016; Zika Virus: How to Protect Yourself; The Other Zika Mosquito; Mosquito Control; The Sneak-Attack Mosquito; Vector-borne Transmission; Culex Mosquito; A common U.S. mosquito may transmit Zika virus, study says; Mosquito control: can it stop Zika at source?; Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse): A Potential Vector of Zika Virus in Singapore; Spread of the Tiger: Global Risk of Invasion by the Mosquito Aedes albopictus; Types of Mosquitoes: Aedes, Anopheles, and Culex; 10 Zika Facts You Need to Know Now; Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Viruses; Zika virus may cause microcephaly by hijacking human immune molecule; Lab study reveals Zika damage mechanism in fetal brain; Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus; Interim Guidance for Zika Virus Testing of Urine � United States, 2016; Comparison of Test Results for Zika Virus RNA in Urine, Serum, and Saliva Specimens from Persons with Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease � Florida, 2016; Zika threat pales next to 1964 rubella outbreak: Column; How The Zika Virus Damages The Brain; Fetal Brain Disruption Sequence; Report and review of the fetal brain disruption sequence; The Brazilian Zika virus strain causes birth defects in experimental models; Zika Virus Disrupts Neural Progenitor Development and Leads to Microcephaly in Mice; Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy in Mice Causes Placental Damage and Fetal Demise; A Stronger Link Between Zika and Birth Defects; Zika Virus Prevention Kits; Animal studies detail marked Zika damage in developing brains; Brazilian Researchers Find Evidence Zika Is Getting Worse; Yellow plague; An outbreak of yellow fever in Angola could go global; Zika virus and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016; The History of Zika Virus; Map of the Historical Spread of Zika; C.D.C. Investigating 14 New Reports of Zika Transmission Through Sex; Yellow plague - An outbreak of yellow fever in Angola could go global; Animals show how Zika harms fetuses;UCSD study explains how Zika attacks fetal brain; New section: Tick-Borne Diseases; Diagnosis and Management of Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses, Ehrlichioses, and Anaplasmosis � United States, A Practical Guide for Health Care and Public Health Professionals; New section: Polio; Progress Toward Polio Eradication � Worldwide, 2015�2016;Zika Virus: How to Protect Yourself; Fact and fiction in combating mosquitoes; Zika Virus Response Updates from FDA; 7 things that make mosquitoes bite you more; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome linked to higher mortality, more severe illness than non-MERS infection; Possible Zika Virus Infection Among Pregnant Women � United States and Territories, May 2016; How to Protect Yourself; Zika Prevention: What We Know; US Zika Pregnancy Registry; Zika and Blood Transfusion; Zika and Sexual Transmission; Tools for Healthcare Providers: Testing Algorithms, Fact Sheets, Etc; Questions and Answers for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pregnant Women and Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure; Questions and Answers for Healthcare Providers Caring for Infants and Children with Possible Zika Virus Infection; Zika Virus Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment;
  • Information Quality HEALTH AND MEDIC@L INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET; Zika and the Risk of Microcephaly; Collection and Submission of Body Fluids for Zika Virus Testing; State & Local Public Health Laboratories; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS); Emory researchers show how Zika may infect placenta, fetus; Zika data point to sexual transmission in women; Zika virus infects human placental macrophages; How Zika infects the placenta; Zika Virus Can Infect And Replicate In Cells Without Killing Them; It's Also Unique In Its Ability To Cross Placental Barrier; Top mosquito suspect found infected with Zika; How Zika Infects The Placenta; Scientists Find How Zika Infects Placenta; This Is How Zika Infects Placenta And Fetus; Disturbing Zika discovery stuns scientists; Zika found to spread within and pass through the placenta: new study; Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results; Zika: What we know; Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus; Zika May Be Transmitted by Oral Sex, Scientists Find; Zika Virus: Two Cases Suggest It Could Be Spread Through Sex; Zika Virus Might Also Spread Via Oral Sex: French Researchers; Gay Men Can Catch Zika Virus Through Sex, Too, Officials Confirm; Report Hints Zika Can Spread Through Oral Sex; Scientists Find Zika Might Be Transmitted by Oral Sex; Mysteries of the Zika Virus Stump Even the Experts; Study shows Zika virus directly infects brain cells and evades immune system detection; WHO Yellow Fever Situation Report; Zika virus directly infects brain cells and evades immune system detection, study shows; The History of Humanity�s Bloody War Against the Mosquito; Interim Guidance for Interpretation of Zika Virus Antibody Test Results; Mosquitoes Use 6 Needles To Suck Your Blood; Can we predict the next Ebola outbreak? Maps reveal global hotspots for where diseases pass from animals to humans; 5 ways to avoid mosquito bites; To Kill Mosquitoes That Spread Zika, Strike Before They Fly; Scientific sleuths hunt for Zika-carrying mosquitoes; Screening of Blood Donations for Zika Virus Infection � Puerto Rico, April 3�June 11, 2016; Zika's origin and global spread; Technical Statement on the Role of Disinsection in the Context of Zika Outbreaks, 2016; Zika: Which mosquito repellents really work?; Zika: CDC Draft Interim Response Plan; New section: Vector-borne Diseases; Vector Control Tools and Resources for Environmental Health Professionals; Vector Control / Integrated Pest Management (IPM); List of Possible Zika Birth Defects Grows Longer;
  • Kids Health Environmental Health Student Portal; Bullying is a 'serious public health problem,' report says; School bullying is serious public-health problem, federal panel says;
  • Maternal Child Health Genetic testing results don't change how most people behave; Impact of Genome Editing Techniques; HIV Can Resist CRISPR/Cas9 Gene-Editing Attacks: Study; CRISPR: The new tool in the gene editing revolution explained; Technical Packages for Violence Prevention: Using Evidence-based Strategies in Your Violence Prevention Efforts; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); Children and Trauma - Update for Mental Health Professionals; Factors that help children thrive in the face of adversity; Family Legal Issues; Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes; Essentials for Childhood Framework: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments for All Children; Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm, and Programmatic Activities; Understanding Child Maltreatment; Why would scientists want to build human genomes from scratch?; Epigenetics Has Become Dangerously Fashionable; Scientists Want to Create Synthetic Human Genome; The Genome Project�Write; Scientists Find Form of Crispr Gene Editing With New Capabilities; CRISPR gene-editing system unleashed on RNA; Scientists Say They Hope To Create A Human Genome In The Lab; Scientists want to perfect humanity with synthetic DNA; Plan to Synthesize Human Genome Triggers a Mixed Response;New Genetic Engineering Method Called Promising � And Perilous; Species-wide Gene Editing, Applauded and Feared, Gets a Push; �Gene drive� technology could make malaria-proof mosquitoes, but experts say more research is needed; Genetically engineered bugs to fight malaria and Zika? Not so fast, experts say; New section: Gene Drive; Keeping up with the fast-moving science of gene drives; Panel Endorses �Gene Drive� Technology That Can Alter Entire Species; Regulating gene drives; Learning A Foreign Language Isn�t All About Discipline And Dedication � Genetics Play A Role As Well; Is It Possible to Clone a Dinosaur?;
  • Nutrition Resources Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food and the Effect of Increasing Use of Culture-Independent Diagnostic Tests on Surveillance � Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2012�2015; How Your Diet Affects Your Risk of Colon Polyps; Healthy or Harmful? Overdose Symptoms of 6 Supplements;How Breakfast Became a Thing; Listeria (Listeriosis); Red Meat Can Cause Cancer, Announces the WHO; Processed Meat and Cancer; A first look at the FDA�s new nutrition label � and 10 reasons it�s different from the old one; Food Labeling: Serving Sizes of Foods that Can Reasonably Be Consumed at One Eating Occasion; Dual-Column Labeling; Updating, Modifying, and Establishing Certain Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed; Serving Size for Breath Mints; and Technical Amendments; FDA modernizes Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods; Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label; 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Vitamin D;CRISPR gene-editing system unleashed on RNA;What Are Some Tips For People Struggling To Cut Most Of The Additional Sugar From Their Diet?; This Is What Saturated Fats Actually Do to Your Body @Thrillist; Whole grain consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all cause and cause specific mortality: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies; Rethink Your Drink; 70 Most Popular Sodas Ranked by How Toxic They Are;
  • Do You Know Some of the Health Risks of Being Overweight?; Characteristics of Physician Office Visits for Obesity by Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 2012; The World Is Getting Fatter and No One Knows How to Stop It; AACE/ACE ALGORITHM FOR THE MEDICAL CARE OF PATIENTS WITH OBESITY; AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY OBESITY CHRONIC CARE MODEL;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - May;
  • Public Health Data Trends in Attitudes About Marriage, Childbearing, and Sexual Behavior: United States, 2002, 2006�2010, and 2011�2013; Difference in Life Expectancy Between Females and Males at Birth and at Age 65 Years � National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1990, 2000, 2010, and 2014; 10 demographic trends that are shaping the U.S. and the world; Health, 2015, In Brief; Health, 2015; Rates of Prevalent HIV Infection, Prevalent Diagnoses, and New Diagnoses Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in US States, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, and Counties, 2012-2013; Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Communication Resources Microsite; Health Care Use and HIV Testing of Males Aged 15�39 Years in Physicians� Offices � United States, 2009�2012;
  • Public Health Data 5 Insanely Depressing American Health Statistics; Drunken Women Statistics are worrisome; College Students� Alcohol Consumption Changes Throughout The Year: The Peaks Of Binge Drinking; Monthly Variation in Substance Use Initiation Among Full-time College Students; Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance � United States, 2015; Substance-Free Youth; American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Suicide Statistics;
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  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Your Birth Control Options; Medication Use During Pregnancy; WHOLE WOMAN�S HEALTH ET AL. v. HELLERSTEDT, COMMISSIONER, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, ET AL.; Ruth Bader Ginsburg Smacks Down Future Abortion Restrictions In A Single Paragraph; Roe v. Wade Fast Facts; Roe Vs. Wade;
  • Women's Health Issues APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls; How Kim Kardashian�s Naked Selfie �Movement� Is Hurting Girls; Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence: A Strategic Vision for Connecting the Dots; Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too; Sexual Violence: Prevention Strategies; Maternal Depression; Depression Among Women; STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence; How to Use The Chronicle�s Title IX Tracker, and What We�ve Learned; Chronicle�s Title IX Tracker; What a massive sexual assault survey found at 27 top U.S. universities; A shocking number of college men surveyed admit coercing a partner into sex; Report on the AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct; Statement of a Sexually Assaulted Woman;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Surgery Choices for Women With DCIS or Breast Cancer; Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for Women;Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women; Understanding Breast Changes: A Health Guide for Women; Cancer Screening Cheat Sheet Graphic; Researchers find direct link to alcohol, breast cancer risk; This Is Why Ovarian Cancer Becomes Resistant To Chemotherapy; Cheat Sheet for Women�s Cancer Screenings and Good Health
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Can you really get a stroke from a hair salon visit?; For Women: The FDA Gives Tips to Prevent Heart Disease;
  • Writing 10 Very Costly Typos; The Ghostwriting Business; How to Write Subheads that Hook (and Re-hook) Your Readers; 23 Amazing 5-Minute SEO Copywriting Tips To Try Right Now; New section: Linguistics; Language study reveals best words to use when selling products; Everything a Blog Post Needs for Ideal SEO; Now Includes Blogging; 37 Proven Methods To Increase Blog Traffic And Boost Engagement; How to Write a Marketing Email: 10 Tips for Writing Compelling Email Copy; Now includes E-mail and E-reader sections; Email Language that Works: 5 Subject Line Tricks; 7 Types of Blog Posts That Earn The Most Inbound Links; How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You the Job [Template + Examples]; How to Write a Blog Post: A Simple Formula + 5 Free Blog Post Templates; How to Write a Press Release [Free Press Release Template + Example]; How to Train Your Brain to Write More Concisely: 6 Creative Exercises to Try; Open access: All human knowledge is there�so why can�t everybody access it?;
  • Career Resources NUMBER OF JOBS HELD, LABOR MARKET ACTIVITY, AND EARNINGS GROWTH AMONG THE YOUNGEST BABY BOOMERS: RESULTS FROM A LONGITUDINAL SURVEY;The Work-Life Imbalance Report; 7 Jobs You�ll Never Get Without a Master�s Degree; 5 New Jobs Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2016; 13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free; LABOR MARKET ACTIVITY, EDUCATION, AND PARTNER STATUS AMONG AMERICA'S YOUNG ADULTS AT 29: RESULTS FROM A LONGITUDINAL SURVEY;What Analytics Training do I need?; This is the Worst Lie You Can Put On Your Resume; Applying for Entry-Level Jobs? 6 Things Your Resume Needs; Skills You Need To Become A Data Scientist And Step by Step Guide For Professionals At All Levels; Launch My Career Colorado!

July - September 2016


New Pages


  • Fall 2016 Syllabus Page

Updated Pages


  • Academic Resources On Purpose: How Mindfulness Helps You Work With Intention; Genetics play role in character traits related to academic success; Dropping your kids off at college? Here�s the best advice to give them; Tips for College Health and Safety; Cognitive offloading: How the Internet is increasingly taking over human memory;Sleep makes relearning faster and longer-lasting; These Science-Backed Study Tips Help You Learn Faster, Remember Longer; 9 Ways Going to College Affects Your Health; Will You Make More Money If You Attend a Top-Tier School?; 11 Tips to Lower Stress; A meta-analysis of weight gain in first year university students: is freshman 15 a myth?; A meta-analysis of weight gain in first year university students: is freshman 15 a myth?; Drinking to belong: The effect of a friendship threat and self-esteem on college student drinking; How to Stay Healthy When Your Roommate Is Sick; What learning cursive does for your brain; Your Lousy Handwriting Might Actually Make You Smarter; We All Speed-Read; Your Grossest, Most Shameful College Habits, Revealed to Doctors @Thrillist; Studying: Is it bad for your health to pull an all-nighter?;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness; Melissa Rivers The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation;
  • Annotated Medical Bibliography Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness;
  • Annotated Wellness Bibliography Suzannah Cahalan's Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites When Big Data is Bad Data;
  • 1999�2013 Cancer Incidence and Mortality Data; U.S. Cancer Statistics: An Interactive Cancer Atlas; 2013* State Cancer Facts; Good indicator of cancer prognosis turned on its head by new research; Molecule thought to indicate good cancer prognosis not always good; Elevated bladder cancer risk in New England and arsenic in drinking water from private wells; 7 Deadly Types of Cancer Directly Linked to Alcohol Consumption; New Report Links Obesity, Alcohol to Esophageal Cancers; More Evidence of Exercise for Cancer Prevention; Immunotherapy: Harnessing Your Body's Own Defenses; Cancer in Los Angeles County, Trends by Race/Ethnicity 1976-2012; Cancer is now the leading cause of death in 22 states. Surprisingly, that�s good news; 10 Jobs That Put You at a Higher Risk of Cancer; What Causes Cancer? Sugar May Be The Root Of Tumor Growth; Here's How Sugar Might Fuel the Growth of Cancer;
  • State and Regional Prevalence of Diagnosed Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years � United States, 2014; How You Will Die; Years You Have Left to Live, Probably;
  • 12 Clues You Might Have Heart Disease; Long Periods of Sitting Take Toll on the Heart - Small increased risk seen with 10+ hours of sedentary time per day; Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group � 21 States, 2013;Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: An Updated Systematic Review; Surprising Things That Hurt Your Heart; Blood Pressure Control; Memory of a heart attack is stored in our genes;
  • New section: Sudden Cardiac Death; Public health researchers develop model to predict sudden cardiac death;
  • Chinese Culture Diabetes Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders; 2014 China AIDS Response Progress Report; HIV/AIDS: China's Titanic Peril 2001 Update of the AIDS Situation and Needs Assessment Report; Defusing China�s Time Bomb Sustaining the Momentum of China�s HIV/AIDS Response; Remembering the biggest mass murder in the history of the world;
  • Connecticut Commission on Women, Children and Seniors;
  • Consumer Health Preventing and Managing Summer-related Health Conditions; Stay Safe This Summer!;What to Do About 14 Common Aches and Pains; Bad Bugs Slideshow: Identifying Bugs and Their Bites; Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants; 5 Signs that a River or Lake is Not Safe to Swim In; FDA Medication Health Fraud;
  • Cool Sites A- L How to Take Envy-Worthy Travel Photos; Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs; Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?; Night Sky Photography; Egg And Nest Identification; From DSLR to mirrorless and compact, here�s how to choose a digital camera; Which Cars Cost the Most (and Least) to Maintain As They Get Old?; Those Who Read Books Live Longer Than Those Who Don�t, Study Finds; How to Take Your Own Professional Headshot: A Budget-Friendly Guide; A chapter a day: Association of book reading with longevity;A chapter a day: Association of book reading with longevity (article); Mental distraction of Car Voice-Activated Systems; What Is Shakespeare�s Most Popular Play?;
  • Cool Sites M - Z 40 maps and charts that explain sports in America;
  • The Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Test for Diabetes; Preventing type 2 diabetes: When genes fail to respond; World Diabetes Report; Diabetes Fact Sheet; Basics About Diabetes; Working to Reverse the US Epidemic At A Glance 2016;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards The Nation's Report Card on Education; 2016 American Fitness Index Fitness of 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas; American Fitness Index Annual Reports;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Jupiter and Its Moons; What we know about Jupiter; Titan: Facts About Saturn's Largest Moon; Why bad ideas refuse to die; D-PLACE: Database of Places, Language, Culture and Environment; EPIC:Earth; This square isn�t actually rotating. Here�s why; A Brief History of Trial by Combat;
  • Evidence-Based Practice; Barnacle gosling�s terrifying cliff tumble; NASA releases new video showi;ng the globe age one year; 10 Mysterious Deaths and Disappearances That Still Puzzle Historians;Rio 2016 visualized: The Olympics in charts and graphics; Ventusky.com; 10 Mysterious Deaths and Disappearances That Still Puzzle Historians; 14 Strangest Sights on Google Earth; 7 Bizarre Ancient Cultures That History Forgot; Mohs Hardness Scale; Why We Don�t Know If It Will Be Sunny Next Month But We Know It�ll Be Hot All Year; Year�s fastest sunsets around equinoxes; Day and night exactly equal at equinoxes?
  • Favorite Movie Sites Tangled: Count Up to 50th Animated Motion Picture; Documentary Heaven; Fascinating Stop-Motion Film Reveals All the Animation Gear You Never See; 11 Of The Best World War II Films;
  • Favorite Music Sites CRACK A COLD ONE AND TURN UP THIS 45-SONG SALUTE TO AMERICA; Why do we tap our feet to a musical beat?; Why we like the music we do - Musical tastes are cultural in origin, not hardwired in the brain, study suggests; The Beatles Revolver at 50 - 14 awesome facts about the classic album;
  • Fitness Associations of mutually exclusive categories of physical activity and sedentary time with markers of cardiometabolic health in English adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Survey for England; Physical Activity Weakens Dangers of Prolonged Sitting - Confirmation for the risks associated with sedentary lifestyle, and the benefits of exercise;How much physical activity do adults need?; Additional Considerations for Some Adults; Olympic Form: How Sports Influence Body Shape; Olympic Bod Infographic; We Are Nowhere Close to the Limits of Athletic Performance; Office Olympics - Workday Workouts; Rio 2016 visualized: The Olympics in charts and graphics; Exercise and Weight Loss: The Science of Preserving Muscle Mass;
  • Graphing How to Pick the Perfect Color Combination for Your Data Visualization; Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis; When Did Charts Become Popular?;
  • Health Care Information Use of Complementary Health Approaches in the U.S. - National Health Interview Survey (NHIS);
  • Healthcare Quality Issues The most expensive body parts to get repaired, according to medical billing data; Appropriate Use of Medical Resources; Crisis Sta​ndards of Care;
  • Infectious Diseases A - L Global Emergence of Invasive Infections Caused by the Multidrug-Resistant Yeast Candida auris;Overview, Control Strategies, and Lessons Learned in the CDC Response to the 2014�2016 Ebola Epidemic; Legionnaires� Disease Resources for Environmental Health Professionals; Preventing Legionnaires� Disease: Environmental Health Expertise Is Key; Spatial epidemiology of Ebola virus disease | Viz Hub; History credits this man with discovering Ebola on his own. History is wrong; Ebola Lives On in Survivors� Eyeballs and Testicles; Overview, Control Strategies, and Lessons Learned in the CDC Response to the 2014�2016 Ebola Epidemic; CDC�s Response to the 2014�2016 Ebola Epidemic � West Africa and United States (MMWR Summary Report); CDC�s Response to the 2014�2016 Ebola Epidemic � West Africa and United States Links Webpage; New section: Antmicrobials; Safety and Effectiveness of Consumer Antiseptics; Topical Antimicrobial Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use; Antibacterial Soaps Have Phased Out Controversial Ingredients, But Concerns Remain About New Ones; FDA-Banned Chemicals graphic; Tracking mcr-1; Implementation of a National Semen Testing and Counseling Program for Male Ebola Survivors � Liberia, 2015�2016;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z The Danger of a Third-Trimester Zika Infection; Can you get Zika twice? Or are you immune?; Doing the math on Zika and sex; Zika Virus May Affect Infants Even Without Microcephaly and Cause Tissue Death, Studies Find; Zika virus identified in brain, placenta tissue, strengthening link to birth defects; Screening of Blood Donations for Zika Virus Infection � Puerto Rico, April 3�June 11, 2016;New Insights Into How Zika Harms the Brain; Countries and territories showing historical distribution of Zika virus, 1947 - 2016; Cumulative Zika Cases; Projected Zika Virus Importation and Subsequent Ongoing Transmission after Travel to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games � Country-Specific Assessment, July 2016; Block the Buzzing, Bites, and Bumps - Preventing Mosquito-Borne Illnesses; Suspected Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � New York City, 2016; AI Reveals Undiscovered Bat Carriers of Ebola, Other Filoviruses; What Zika means for you: Assess your risk; New Zika section: Other Types of Transmission; This Flowchart Explains Whether Or Not You Should Get A Zika Test; Elderly Zika patient in Utah may have infected a family contact; A Case Of Zika Apparently Spread From A Patient To A Family Caregiver; CDC reports �surprising� but rare ways to catch Zika in the US;Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission � Puerto Rico, November 1, 2015�July 7, 2016; CDC assisting Utah investigation of Zika virus infection apparently not linked to travel; First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection reported in New York City; Is There a New Way to Get Zika?; A mysterious case of Zika raises new fears of person-to-person transmission; Confronting a Lingering Question About Zika: How It Enters the Womb; Strange New Case Might Change What We Know About Zika; How Zika Breaks Into the Brain; Mosquito borne diseases; Zika virus: Scientists map mom to fetus transmission in 1st detailed explanation; Here�s what Zika virus symptoms look like in pregnant women; What Parents Should Know about Zika; New section: Zika Congenital Syndrome; PAHO/WHO updates the characterization of Zika Congenital Syndrome; Why women and babies in the South and Southwest are at risk from Zika; All the reported cases of Zika in the United States; What you need to know about the Zika virus; CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations: Interim Guidance for healthcare providers caring for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus; Interim Guidance for the prevention of sexually transmitted Zika virus; Women & Their Partners Who are Thinking about Pregnancy; CDC Zika Communication Resources; Update: Interim Guidance for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus � United States, July 2016; Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States, July 2016; Projected Zika Virus Importation and Subsequent Ongoing Transmission after Travel to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games � Country-Specific Assessment, July 2016; Florida investigation links four recent Zika cases to local mosquito-borne virus transmission; 10 Deadly Diseases That Hopped Across Species; Five Enduring Questions About Zika; Vector-Borne Disease Emergence and Resurgence; ESTIMATED range of Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti in the United States, 2016*; Advice for people living in or traveling to Wynwood, a neighborhood in Miami, FL 8/1/2016;Prevent Mosquito Bites;Zika Training for Healthcare Providers;Zika Virus Facts And Myths: 9 Things To Know About Symptoms, Treatment And Transmission; How to Protect Yourself Against the Zika Virus; Contraceptive Use Among Nonpregnant and Postpartum Women at Risk for Unintended Pregnancy, and Female High School Students, in the Context of Zika Preparedness � United States, 2011�2013 and 2015; Zika in the United States, explained in 9 maps; Zika Virus: Information for Clinicians; New section: Congenital Zika Syndrome; Congenital Zika syndrome with arthrogryposis: retrospective case series study; Zika virus could be linked with 'whole spectrum' of disorders; Zika linked to baby joint deformities; Is Zika Contagious? Facts And Myths About How It Spreads; Zika Early Symptoms 2016: Warning Signs That You're Infected And What To Do; How Zika Virus Attacks The Body And What Happens After Infection: Everything You Need To Know, Watch For; Zika Infection Risks 2016: 3 Ways The Virus Can Be Transmitted And What We Still Don't Know; Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Pregnant Women and Data on Contraceptive Use to Decrease Zika-affected Pregnancies; PERSISTENT DETECTION OF ZIKA VIRUS RNA IN SEMEN FOR SIX MONTHS AFTER SYMPTOM ONSET IN A TRAVELLER RETURNING FROM HAITI TO ITALY, FEBRUARY 2016; Why Aedes aegypti are so good at transmitting Zika, and other FAQs; Clinical Practice Guidelines Published for Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis; TB Guidelines; Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection � United States, August 2016; Yellow fever in Angola and the DRC: a stark warning from an old enemy; New section: Sepsis; CDC's Sepsis page; Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for Prevention; Making Health Care Safer; Sepsis infographic; Likely Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus from a Man with No Symptoms of Infection � Maryland, 2016; Guillain-Barr� Syndrome During Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission � Puerto Rico, January 1�July 31, 2016; Norovirus in Healthcare Settings; Norovirus US trends; FDA advises testing for Zika virus in all donated blood and blood components in the US; Zika virus in the female genital tract; New section: Sensory Polyneuropathy; Acute virus infection associated with sensory polyneuropathy, Zika experts say; Scientists report new neurological complication from Zika virus infection; New study finds acute Zika virus infection can damage nerves; Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Disease; Key Zika Considerations for Healthcare Settings; Key Messages�Zika Virus; Zika Virus Information for Healthcare Providers; Resources and Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Infants Affected by Zika Virus; Congenital Microcephaly Case Definitions; Hearing Loss in Infants with Microcephaly and Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection � Brazil, November 2015�May 2016; Month by month estimates for potential zika transmission; 5 myths about mosquitoes; All Your Biggest Questions About Zika�Answered; Researchers strengthen link between Zika and microcephaly; Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus, Interim guidance update; Detection of Zoonotic Pathogens and Characterization of Novel Viruses Carried by Commensal Rattus norvegicus in New York City; Lifeform of the week: Rats; Preliminary Findings from an Investigation of Zika Virus Infection in a Patient with No Known Risk Factors � Utah, 2016; Zika Virus Disease Cases � 50 States and the District of Columbia, January 1�July 31, 2016; Epidemiology of Varicella During the 2-Dose Varicella Vaccination Program � United States, 2005�2014; Probable sexual transmission of Zika virus from a vasectomised man; Men with Vasectomies Can Still Spread Zika Via Sex, Report Suggests; Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus � Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, Florida, June�August 2016;
  • Kids Health NEI for Kids (Vision health activities); 8 Things High School Grads Need to Do Before Leaving for College; Youth cyberbullying most common among current or former friends and dating partners; Wounds from childhood bullying may persist into college years, study finds; Bullying: Condition Information;
  • Maternal Child Health Five Misconceptions About the Role of Genomics in Public Health; THRIVES: Core Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Children;INSPIRE: Seven strategies for Ending Violence Against Children; U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to �Enhance� Human Abilities; Six Things YOU Need to Know about Vaccines; What�s changed in genetics since your high school biology class?; DNA Discoveries; A major difference between DNA and RNA could explain why one is the go-to blueprint for life; New section:Human Enhancement; Human Enhancement - The Scientific and Ethical Dimensions of Striving for Perfection; U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to �Enhance� Human Abilities; Human Enhancement The Scientific and Ethical Dimensions of Striving for Perfection; Controversial Human Embryo Editing: 5 Things to Know; Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos
  • Nutrition Resources Omega-3 Fatty Acids Reduce Risk of Fatal Heart Attack; Consortium Links Omega-3s to Decreased Risk of Fatal Heart Attack;6 Unhealthy Foods to Eliminate From Your Diet Now; How Artificial Sweeteners May Mess With Your Brain; Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life; Why artificial sweeteners can increase appetite; Extra virgin olive oil is the best option for frying fish; Vitamins & Minerals new section; Vitamins and Minerals From A to Z;Omega-3 Content of Frequently Consumed Seafood Products; Defect Levels Handbook - The Food Defect Action Levels, Levels of natural or unavoidable defects in foods that present no health hazards for humans; Insect Parts and Mouse Poop: Gross Things in Your Food; Mouse Poop, Rat Hair: Here Are the ꞌDefectsꞌ the FDA Allows in Food; Are Herbal Supplements Safe? Consumer Reports Reveals 15 Dangerous Ingredients To Look Out For; 15 Supplement Ingredients to Always Avoid; Dietary supplements linked to increased cancer risk;How One GMO Nearly Took Down the Planet; There's a Difference Between Buying Organic and Not Buying GMOs; Here's What Olympians Eat for Each Sport; Compounds In Citrus Fruit May Prevent Heart Disease, Fatty Liver, And Diabetes In Obese People; The Influence of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warnings; The Influence of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warnings, A Randomized Trial of Adolescents� Choices and Beliefs; Food Safety Smarts; What's in a Name? What Every Consumer Should Know About Foods and Flavors;10 Interesting Facts About Caffeine;
  • Your diet plan isn't working? New research explains why Study shows health-plan successes determined by 'approach' or 'avoidance' strategies; Prevalence of Overweight, Obesity, and Extreme Obesity Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 1960�1962 Through 2013�2014; High BMI Tied to T2D, but Not to Heart Troubles - Twin study suggests causal link between obesity and diabetes risk, independent of genetics; Being overweight can age your brain up to 10 years; Risk of Some Cancers Rises With Duration of Obesity Extent of overweight intensifies risk; Obesity Is Linked to at Least 13 Types of Cancer;
  • PCH 201 Resources Page How Old Are Your Reactions? ;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Pink Book Webinar Series about Vaccinations; Smoking Cessation for Pregnancy and Beyond: A Virtual Clinic;
  • Public Health Data Adolescence � Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness;
  • Public Health Data Behavioral Health Trends in the United States: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health; See How Firework Injuries Skyrocket on July 4th;Acute Poisonings from Synthetic Cannabinoids � 50 U.S. Toxicology Investigators Consortium Registry Sites, 2010�2015; Trends in Methadone Distribution for Pain Treatment, Methadone Diversion, and Overdose Deaths � United States, 2002�2014; Drug Abuse in Middle Schools; Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9–12 � United States and Selected Sites, 2015; Results from the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Summary of National Findings;Physical Inactivity Among Adults Aged 50 Years and Older � United States, 2014; Behavioral Health Trends in the United States: Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health; National Estimates of Marijuana Use and Related Indicators � National Survey on Drug Use and Health, United States, 2002�2014;
  • Public Health Data Suicide Rates by Occupational Group � 17 States, 2012; Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention � United States and 19 Comparison Countries; Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths - How is the US doing?; Lone Wolf Attacks Are Becoming More Common � And More Deadly; U.S. Child Vehicular Heatstroke Deaths; Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths; Trampoline Park and Home Trampoline Injuries; 'Media contagion' is factor in mass shootings, study says; Surveillance for Violent Deaths � National Violent Death Reporting System, 17 States, 2013; The math of mass shootings; Falls and Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years � United States, 2014;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September, 2016;
  • Public Health Practice The Breaking News Consumer's Handbook; Public Health 101 Series; Field Guide for Health and Safety Officers: Radiological Incidents (New York City, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 6/2014);
  • Public Health Sites A - C Understanding Child Trauma; Report raises 'drunkorexia' concerns in US colleges; HIV and Viral Hepatitis; Even one glass of wine a day raises the risk of cancer: Alarming study reveals booze is linked to at least SEVEN forms of the disease;Subjective aggression during alcohol and cannabis intoxication before and after aggression exposure; 7 Deadly Types of Cancer Directly Linked to Alcohol Consumption; The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Addiction; The A-Z Guide to Alcoholism and Depression: This guide outlines the link between alcoholism and depression; Adolescent exposure to drugs, alcohol fuels use in adulthood; Teens who smoke daily are more likely to report health complaints; Pharmacotherapy for Adults With Alcohol Use Disorder in Outpatient Settings; Anal Sex and HIV Risk; Vaginal Sex and HIV Risk; HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men; Addiction cravings may get their start deep in the right side of the brain; Neural factors that predict adolescent alcohol use; Links Between Addiction and Mental Illness: Myths vs. Facts; How addiction hijacks the brain; Drinking to belong: Students and low self-esteem; Drinking to belong: The effect of a friendship threat and self-esteem on college student drinking; Binge Drinking;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Canned foods linked to BPA risk in new study; Energy and Air Pollution; Cancer From Chemicals? 3 Household Products That Are Known Carcinogens; 7 Ways Marijuana May Affect the Brain; Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA); Bulk Up Your Steroid Smarts; Marijuana Side Effects: 5 Worst Complaints From Users; Why Does Synthetic Marijuana Make People Act Like Zombies?; Cocaine and HIV Infection; Can Cocaine Use Make You More Likely to Get HIV?; Cocaine exposure enhances permissiveness of quiescent T cells to HIV infection; Drug-use may hamper moral judgment - First study to suggest why cocaine, meth users might struggle to discern right from wrong; The 1883 eruption on Krakatoa may be the loudest noise the Earth has ever made; A Visual Guide to Understanding IBS; Global Temperatures Are on Course for Another Record This Year; Why Synthetic Marijuana Is More Dangerous Than Ever; What Your Poop Type and Color Mean; What Your Gut Bacteria Say About You; Cocaine and Meth Users Can't Distinguish Between Right and Wrong, Study Shows; New section: Mercury Poisoning; Mercury Poisoning Linked to Skin Products; Marijuana exposure in kids rose after recreational use legalized in Colorado; These Pesticides Could Be Birth Control for Bees; How Did Opioid Drugs Get To Be So Deadly? A Brief History Of Its Transition From Trusted Painkiller To Epidemic; Secondhand Pot Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels - Impaired endothelial function in rats with even brief exposure; Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Exposures Reported to Poison Centers � United States, 2010�2015; Opioids; 9 Hair Products That Can Be Bad for Your Health; Opioids and overdoses: 4 things to know; Unintended consequences: Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin; All the Drugs Banned at the Olympics, and What They Do @Thrillist; Without Judgement: How Mindfulness Leads to Being More Open-Minded; HSDB - A TOXNET DATABASE - Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB); CTD - A TOXNET DATABASE - Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD�); IRIS - A TOXNET DATABASE - Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS); ITER - A TOXNET DATABASE - International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER); CCRIS - A TOXNET DATABASE - Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS); GENETOX - A TOXNET DATABASE - Genetic Toxicology Data Bank (GENE-TOX); Diarrhea; Incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome � 28 States, 1999�2013; LGB Student Health Risks; Doping at the Games: Why the Olympics Banned These Drugs; CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain; What is flakka? The 'zombie drug' that causes terrifying hallucinations; What Is Flakka? All About the Drug that May Be Behind Florida Man Allegedly Stabbing, Attempting to Eat Couple; What is flakka and what does it do to you?; Flakka Is Like Bath Salts, But Worse; What is flakka and what does it do to you?; How the terrifying 'zombie' drug 'flakka' has already flooded into Australia - and it's WORSE than ice at just $7.50 a hit; Flakka: What is the 'zombie drug' blamed for face-eating attacks?; The Poop on Pooping: 5 Misconceptions Explained; NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory - Flood Basics; Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness; Cocaine Addiction Causes 2016: This Brain Molecule May Drive Compulsive Drug Use; Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide; Florida Zombie Drug Flakka: Everything You Need to Know; Fentanyl Law Enforcement Submissions and Increases in Synthetic Opioid�Involved Overdose Deaths � 27 States, 2013�2014; The Best Foods for Every Kind of Poop Problem; Increases in Fentanyl-Related Overdose Deaths � Florida and Ohio, 2013�2015;Details On Death Certificates Offer Layers Of Clues To Opioid Epidemic; Top Earthquake States: Maps; Earthquakes, Magnitude 3.5 and Greater, 1974 - 2003; Quakes - Live Earthquakes Map;Real Time Earthquake Maps � Where and How Big?; Earthquakes Today; USGS Real Time US Earthquake Monitoring; Someone made a map of the world�s wind. It�s weirdly fun to play around with; Feds Declare War On Herb Touted As A Solution To Opioid Addiction - A new DEA push against kratom shows drug warriors haven�t learned from past failures; The DEA Is Placing Kratom And Mitragynine On Schedule I; The DEA Now Thinks Kratom Is as Dangerous as Heroin; Feds to Ban Chemicals Found in Kratom Plant; This Psychoactive Opioid Is Getting Banned By the DEA; DEA Banning All Sales of Kratom; New section: Tricolsan; Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It -- Use Plain Soap and Water;5 Things to Know About Triclosan; USGS Finally Confirms Wasterwater Fracking Causes Earthquakes; Incorporating Induced Seismicity in the 2014 United States National Seismic Hazard Model�Results of 2014 Workshop and Sensitivity Studies; What Does Transgender Mean? Your Guide to Understanding Trans Terminology; New section: carfentanil; Drug linked to Ohio overdoses can kill in doses smaller than a snowflake; Is carfentanil behind overdoses in Florida?; Unprecendented Number Of Overdoses Due To New Opiate Drugs, Can Kill In Doses Smaller Than Snowflake; An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets; Drug Used To Sedate Elephants Now Causing Massive Overdoses; What Causes Motion Sickness?; Reefer slackness: Does marijuana reduce motivation?; Oxycontin vs Oxycodone: The Important Differences Between Opioid Painkillers; Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response; New Research Reveals Marijuana May Be Far Worse for the Brain Than We Thought; Facts About Prescription Opioid Abuse; The opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic, explained in fewer than 600 words; 5 Things to Know About Kratom; 10 Interesting Facts About Heroin; This is America on drugs: A visual guide;
  • Public Health Sites H-L CD4 T cells: fates, functions, and faults; Shocking new role found for the immune system: Controlling social interaction; Does the immune system control your social Interaction?; Your Immune System May Be Connected With Your Social Behaviors; Controlling Social Interaction Also An Immune System Function; The Immune System May Affect A Person�s Social Life; Immune System Influences Our Personality and Social Behavior, Says Study; Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus; Psychotherapy Helps People Tune Out The Din Of Tinnitus; Prevalence, Severity, Exposures, and Treatment Patterns of Tinnitus in the United States; 50 Million Tinnitus Sufferers Just Got Some Bad News and Some Good News; 2016 Global Peace Index; Migraine Headache Causes And Symptoms 2016: Everything You Need To Know; Getting it 'just right' in the immune system How our immune system scales its response in proportion to any threat to our health; New section: Dizziness; Understanding Dizziness -- the Basics; Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis; Labyrinthitis; New section: Height; How Your Height Affects Your Health: Tall And Short People Face Different Types Of Disease; LSD Triggers Strong Activation Of Mind�s Semantic Networks, Study Finds; Migraines May Signal Vitamin Deficiency; What You Should Eat To Fortify Yourself Against Headaches; New section: Hair; Why Hair Turns Gray, It�s a natural process, but stress and smoking don�t help; Statistics about Hearing, Balance, Ear Infections, and Deafness;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Slideshow: Myths and Facts About Therapy; Surprising Signs of Depression Slideshow; The moral tipping point: Why it's hard to shake a bad impression; Social Anxiety Disorder; New section: Phobias; Phobias Slideshow: What Are You Afraid Of?; New section: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; New section: New section: Panic Attacks; Panic Attack Symptoms; If you�ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started; Updated map of the human brain hailed as a scientific tour de force; New Map Of The Brain Identifies 97 Previously Unknown Areas; This new brain map shows almost 100 areas never described before; How to stop being annoyed by life; Why Some People Handle Stress Better Than Others; Behavioral activation as effective as CBT for depression, at lower cost; A-Z Guide to Addiction and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; 6 Surprising Facts About Erectile Dysfunction; More US Teens May Be Facing Depression: Here's Why; Neuroscientists just figured out what causes d�j� vu (and it�s not a glitch in The Matrix); Differences in Brain Activity May Determine How Smart You Are; The Psychology Behind Erectile Dysfunction: What�s Really Causing It; Loneliness Is a Warning Sign to Be Social; Psychopaths feel fear but see no danger; Bipolar adolescents continue to have elevated substance use disorder risk as young adults; The Best Back Exercises for Preventing Injury and Reducing Pain; New Research Confirms That Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom; Big boys don�t cry: How social norms hurt boys and the rest of us;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z A sexually transmitted disease the world thought it eradicated is coming back at an alarming rate; How Syphilis Came Roaring Back; More than four in 10 working adults think their work impacts their health; Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antimicrobial Susceptibility Surveillance � The Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, 27 Sites, United States, 2014; 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines; Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Resources and References; Gonorrhea may soon become resistant to all antibiotics and untreatable;Human Papillomavirus�Associated Cancers � United States, 2008�2012; This new brain map shows almost 100 areas never described before; New Map Of The Brain Identifies 97 Previously Unknown Areas; New section: Sense of Smell; What Your Nose Knows Sense of Smell and Your Health; Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Low Back Pain; Surprising Reasons You're in Pain; Information for Teens and Young Adults: Staying Healthy and Preventing STDs; Contact Lens�Related Corneal Infections � United States, 2005�2015; The STDs Most People Don�t Know About; UN health agency: Antibiotic resistance forces updates to recommended treatment for sexually transmitted infections; Antibiotic resistance prompts new WHO STD guidance; Female Condom Use; Dental Dam Use; Test your eyes - Can you see properly?; Tell your boss your heart rate and sleep habits? That�s where fitness bands, Apple Watch are headed; Pricked for a pittance � workers share intimate health details with employers, but �wellness� doesn�t work; Workplace Wellness Programs Are a Sham; Workplace Wellness Programs Study Final Report; National Suicide Statistics; Understanding Suicide; Strong alcohol policies can help prevent suicide; Racial and Gender Disparities in Suicide Among Young Adults Aged 18�24: United States, 2009�2013; Preventing Suicide Through a Comprehensive Public Health Approach; Ocular Syphilis Linked to HIV;
  • Public Health Software The world map you know and love? It's been lying to you; How Big Africa Really is; How the World Map Looks Wildly Different Than You Think; The Map of Literature combines centuries of books and poems in one gorgeous illustration;
  • Research Resources on the Net The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists; A placebo can work even when you know it�s a placebo; New section: Placebo; From annoying to bitter, here are the six types of peer reviewers; Publishing: The peer-review scam; Online Surveys: Can We Trust Their Results?; We Should Not Accept Scientific Results That Have Not Been Repeated;Working Paper Version 256 Guidelines for Science: Evidence and Checklists; Conflict of interest/funding disclosure missing from half of news releases we�ve reviewed � a case study on why that�s important;
  • Senior Health 7 Weird Facts About Balance; New study confirms adage that with age comes wisdom; Adults Need More Physical Activity;
  • Want A Happy Marriage? Get A Good Night's Sleep; The Effects of Jet Lag: 6 Things it Does to Your Body; The circadian clock in your gut; These Science-Backed Study Tips Help You Learn Faster, Remember Longer; 6 Science-Backed Cures For Insomnia;How to Reset Your Sleep Cycle; Sleep duration and resting fMRI functional connectivity: examination of short sleepers with and without perceived daytime dysfunction;
  • Social Media 15 Hidden Snapchat Hacks & Features You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner; Networking Using LinkedIn and Social Media; 28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration; Social Media Tools; These Instagram Filters Mean You Might Be Depressed @Thrillist; 'I miss you so much': How Twitter is broadening the conversation on death and mourning; How an Algorithm Learned to Identify Depressed Individuals by Studying Their Instagram Photos; Do Your Instagram Filters Say You�re Depressed??; What Your Instagram Filter Use Says About Your Mental Health; Filtering Through the Emotions;Your Instagram Posts Can Reveal Your Mental Health Status; What Your Instagram Filter Use Says About Your Mental Health; Twitter will tell brands more about people who see their tweets, visit their sites; Rumor patterns on social media during emergencies; Facebook and Twitter take steps to wipe the web of fake news; Be Real-World Smart: A Beginner's Advanced Google Analytics Guide;Can�t Close Snapchat? What That Might Say About Your Mental Health;
  • Statistical Functions Ten simple rules to use statistics effectively; There�s No Such Thing as Innocuous Personal Data; How Should Companies Handle Data From Employees� Wearable Devices?;
  • Statistical Programs QDA Miner Lite, Freeware - Qualitative Data Analysis;
  • Temperament Four basic personality types identified: Pessimistic; optimistic; envious and trusting;
  • State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars � United States, 2015; Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2012; Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business; Teen vaping could reverse progress in the control of tobacco; Tobacco Product Use Among Adults � United States, 2013�2014; Secondhand smoke: Their cigarettes can make you sick; E-cigarette nicotine labels not always accurate; An observational study of compliance with North Dakota's smoke-free law among retail stores that sell electronic smoking devices; DrugFacts: Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes); More cancer-causing chemicals found in electronic cigarettes; FDA and Public Health Experts Warn About Electronic Cigarettes; Trends in Awareness and Use of Electronic Cigarettes among U.S. Adults, 2010-2013; The FDA is banning e-cigarette sales to people under 18; E-cigs create toxic vapors from harmless e-liquids; E-cigarettes; Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Product Packages and Advertisements; Explainer: The nico-teen brain; Vaping may threaten brain, immunity and more; Emissions from Electronic Cigarettes: Key Parameters Affecting the Release of Harmful Chemicals; Electronic cigarettes and nicotine clinical pharmacology; Nicotine Delivery Systems; Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking � United States, 2002�2005 and 2010�2013; FDA�s New Regulations for E-Cigarettes, Cigars, and All Other Tobacco Products; Secondhand E-Cig Vapor Can Penetrate Paint. What Does That Mean For Your Lungs?; Effective and Compliance Dates Applicable to Retailers, Manufacturers, Importers, and Distributors of Newly Deemed Tobacco Products; Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events � United States, 1992�2013; Bacteria in smokeless tobacco products may be a health concern; One more reason to swear off tobacco: The inflammatory trap induced by nicotine; Current Cigarette Smoking, Access, and Purchases from Retail Outlets Among Students Aged 13�15 Years � Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 45 Countries, 2013 and 2014; Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds; Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS);
  • US Government Statistics Service-Connected Disability or Death Benefits for Veterans; 2016 Building a Grad Nation Report; College and Career Readiness of U.S. High School Graduates; Veterans Service Records; diversitydatakids.org;
  • Useful Sites Why It's Harder to Recover from Jet Lag When You Fly East; 6 Flight Secrets Pilots Don't Want You To Know; Submit a Complaint: How to Report a Cosmetic-Related Problem; The 50 Most Beautiful Places in South America; The Mistake Most People Make During an Airplane Evacuation; How to Evade 5 Hidden Airline Fees @Thrillist; What to Do if You Get Lost When Traveling;
  • Webmastering Tools 18 of the Best Examples of Mobile Website Design; Goodfreephotos.com; 9 Best Tools to Optimize Animated GIFs;
  • Web Resources Wiretap Report 2015; How Does Google Analytics Collect Information?; Hackers are coming for your healthcare records -- here�s why; Hackers, phishers, and disappearing thumb drives: Lessons learned from major health care data breaches; The first big Internet of Things security breach is just around the corner; Your smartwatch is giving away your ATM PIN; We literally cannot let go of our smartphones, new�; All your IoT devices are doomed;How to safely access and navigate the Dark Web; Fix Windows 10; Windows 7 & 8.1 spies too. Fix it using our short manual; Researchers report cybersecurity risks in 3-D printing; The Internet of Things: Some positives, several problems;New worries about ransomware � attacking smartphones; Windows 10 then and now: The changing look of Microsoft's latest OS; Windows 10: CNIL publicly serves formal notice to Microsoft Corporation to comply with the French Data Protection Act within three months; Decision No 2016-058 of 30th june 2016 serving a formal notice on Microsoft Corporation; 5 Ways Your Smartphone Can Get a Virus; No More Ransom: law enforcement & IT security companies join forces to fight ransomware; No More Ransom: law enforcement and IT security companies join forces to fight ransomware | Europol; Security Experts Team Up to Help You Fight Ransomware; New Portal Offers Decryption Tools For Some Ransomware Victims; Nomoreransom.org; Ransomware 2.0 is around the corner and it's a massive threat to the enterprise; KeySniffer - Wireless Keyboard Sniffing and Injection; The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Addiction; What�s the Right Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?; Tricks that ransomware uses to fool you; IoT hidden security risks: How businesses and telecommuters can protect themselves; New section: Ransomware; Infographic: The 5 phases of a ransomware attack; Microsoft won't fix Windows flaw that lets hackers steal your username and password; Four misleading myths about the Dark Web; 75 Marketing & Business Acronyms & Abbreviations Every Industry Pro Should Know; 11 ways to fight off ransomware;Researcher hides stealthy malware inside legitimate digitally signed files; 20 Free Chrome Add-Ons That Will Improve Your Life Immediately @Thrillist; The Hacking Teams: who they are, what they want, and how they hack;Your Computer Doesn�t Care If You Lose Everything: Back It Up Right Now; How to avoid ransomware attacks: 10 tips; Computer scientists reveal history of third-party web tracking;'Massive' Locky ransomware campaign targets hospitals; Quiz: Are you addicted to the Internet?; New section: Biometric Data;Your Facebook photos could be betraying important biometric data; Despite billions spent on cybersecurity, companies aren�t truly safe from hacks; So your company�s been hacked: How to handle the aftermath; Using the Google Analytics Site Search reports; Data breach average costs hit $4 million mark; Ransomware: The smart person's guide; Dark Web: The smart person's guide; New section: Cybersecurity; Governments and nation states are now officially training for cyberwarfare: An inside look; Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity; The Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2015 | Europol; iPhone vs Android: Choice Of Smartphone Reveals Your Personality Traits; 15 unique analog and mechanical computers from throughout history; Why We Love How-to Videos; How it works: Iris scanning improves smartphone security; Cybercrime and cyberwar: A spotter's guide to the groups that are out to get you; How to safely access and navigate the Dark Web; How not to verify a data breach (and why some really want you to get "pwned"); How to Report On a Hack; Here's how I verify data breaches; How your data is collected and commoditised via �free� online services; Evolution of Speech Technologies; 68% of organizations don�t have an IoT test strategy; Here's how the Internet of Things will explode by 2020; Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues:Study; Why ransomware is exploding, and how your company can protect itself; An ISTR Special Report: Ransomware and Businesses 2016;Cybersecurity predictions for 2016: How are they doing?; Breach Level Index; Categorizing Data Breach Severity with a Breach Level Index; New section: Emotion Recognition;Detecting emotions with wireless signals;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) Who's Happier: People Who Hook Up, or Those in Relationships; The 10 Most Surprising Sex Statistics; Conflict Resolution Skills For A Healthy Relationship: Focus On The Future, Says Study;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) Binge Drinking video;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle What Your Menstrual Cycle Says About Your Fertility; Tracking Duration Can Help Women Trying To Get Pregnant; U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2016; U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2016; Campus hookups:
  • Women's Health Issues See How Your State Legally Defines Rape (or Doesn�t); Stand up for Yourself; Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Existing Federal Efforts to Increase Awareness Should Be Improved; Campus hookups: Double standards and disempowerment; Human Trafficking in the United States;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Infographic: �What Every Young Woman Needs to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer�; Breast Cancer Gene Update 2016: The 2 Genes Linked To Higher Risk Of Death;7 Ovarian Cancer Facts All Women Should Know;
  • Writing How to Write a Great Email Signature: 9 Tips With Real Examples; How to Search Engine Optimize Your Blog Content; 12 Blogging Mistakes Most Beginner Bloggers Make; 9 Tips for Making Your Writing More Interesting; FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers; U.S. government agency sues publisher, charging it with deceiving researchers; FTC vs. OMICs lawsuit; Pros and cons of supplementary materials in scientific publishing; Friends are no better than strangers in accurately identifying emotion in emails;
  • Career Resources 21 Things Recruiters Absolutely Hate About Your Resume;What 3,000+ Job Postings Taught Us About Today's Content Marketers; Get a STEM Job With Less Than a 4-Year Degree; The 9 Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make at Work;


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  • Academic Resources Your Grossest, Most Shameful College Habits, Revealed to Doctors @Thrillist; Studying: Is it bad for your health to pull an all-nighter?; Going for a run could improve cramming for exams; Internet use in class tied to lower test scores;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Finding patterns in corrupted data;
  • Surveillance for Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 2012; 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC); New section: Cancer-Causing Viruses; NIEHS's Cancer-Causing Viruses; Smoking a pack a day for a year causes 150 mutations in lung cells;Cancer and tobacco use - Tobacco use causes many cancers; Cancer Is Linked To Unexpressed Anger, Studies Say (And Here Are Ways To Deal With It);
  • Cause of disability-adjusted life-years in rich nations. (IHME); Cause of disability-adjusted life-years in all nations.(IHME); Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases;
  • How calcium supplements may be damaging your heart - A new study suggests that taking calcium supplements may increase cardiovascular risks; Calcium Intake From Diet and Supplements and the Risk of Coronary Artery Calcification and its Progression Among Older Adults: 10‐Year Follow‐up of the Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA);Total and High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Adults: United States, 2011�2014; Calcium Intake From Diet and Supplements and the Risk of Coronary Artery Calcification and its Progression Among Older Adults: 10‐Year Follow‐up of the Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA); Genetic Risk, Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle, and Coronary Disease; 22 Foods You Should Avoid as Much as Possible; Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths � Trends and Projections in the United States, 1969�2020;
  • Physical Activity and Anger or Emotional Upset as Triggers of Acute Myocardial Infarction -The INTERHEART Study;12 Clues You Might Have Heart Disease;
  • Chinese Culture The Complicated Sex Lives of Giant Pandas; Megatomb of the First Emperor of China; New section: Terra-Cotta Warriors; Discoveries May Rewrite History of China's Terra-Cotta Warriors; The forgotten history of Chinese immigrants in this Mexican border town;
  • Cool Sites Index Page Bookish fools;
  • Cool Sites A- L Phone Photography 101: How to Take Good Pictures With Your Phone;Everyday Driving Habits That Could Save Your Life @Thrillist; Why The Golden Ratio Is Better Than The Rule Of Thirds; Get Out of Auto: How to Use Your Camera�s Shooting Modes for Better Photos; How to Develop a Better Eye for Taking Good Photos; How to Photograph the Supermoon: NASA Pro Shares His Tips;How to Take Good Sunset Photos;Best Photo Management Apps for Android; Cheeky Sign Artworks Say What Everyone's Really Thinking; We like what experts like -- and what is expensive - Art taste bends to social factors;
  • Cool Sites M - Z Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK);
  • A Visual Guide to Insulin Resistance; WHO's Diabetes Fact Sheet;Global Report on Diabetes; Disparities in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes � United States, 1999�2002 and 2011�2014; 7 Things That Increase Your Chances of Getting Diabetes;
  • Epidemiology A- L 'Patient zero': The misunderstood stories of how disease spreads;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Day and night exactly equal at equinoxes?; A Nonlinear History of Time Travel - Births, deaths, and other time travel paradoxes; Why It's Impossible to Know a Coastline's True Length; Photo Timeline: How the Earth Formed; 25 Most Mysterious Archaeological Finds on Earth; What's That Noise? 11 Strange and Mysterious Sounds on Earth & Beyond;Four keys to understanding moon phases; The Mirror Effect - How the rise of mirrors in the fifteenth century shaped our idea of the individual; The 7 Biggest Mysteries of the Human Body; Alpha Centauri Gets a New Moniker as 227 Star Names Are Clarified; Naming Stars; Americans Name the 10 Most Significant Historic Events of Their Lifetimes;
  • Favorite Movie SitesStar Wars Timeline;
  • Fitness Want to optimize those 10,000 (or fewer) steps? Walk faster, sit less; 15 Things That Slow Your Metabolism; Does Exercise Really Fight Depression?; How Fit Are You, Really?; This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising; 15 Ways Exercise Makes You Look and Feel Younger;
  • Free Software The best free music players for Windows; This weird globe-folding map isn�t perfect, but it�s pretty damn close; Autha Map; Pocket your favorite videos with our guide to downloading from YouTube;
  • Graphing Your Guide To Designing Effective Visual Communication � infographic; 10 Types Of Awesome Visual Content Your Brand Should Be Creating Right Now [Infographic];8 Helpful Resources for Creating Beautiful Infographics; New guidelines aim to improve understanding of scientific data; Data Visualization 101: How to Choose the Right Chart or Graph for Your Data;
  • Health Care Information 5 Over-the-Counter Meds That Are More Dangerous Than You Think; What Makes a Medication a Controlled Substance?; How to Choose Between an HMO, PPO, and EPO Health Plan; 4 Over-the-Counter Meds That Are Dangerous to Take Together; The US government is finally telling people that homeopathy is a sham; Enforcement Policy Statement on Marketing Claims for OTC Homeopathic Drugs; NHMRC Statement on Homeopathy and NHMRC Information Paper - Evidence on the effectiveness of homeopathy for treating health conditions; A brief history of homeopathy; Medication Safety Basics; My Health Resume;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Making Decisions for Your Health: Getting the Info You Need; New sectin: Health Risks; Understanding Health Risks - Improve Your Chances for Good Health;Electronic health records: The smart person's guide; Why we rely on inaccurate information;
  • Health Education Resources There Are No True Rebels - We follow others no matter how hard we try; 6 Bad Habits That Are Making You Dumb; How to Make or Break a Habit;
  • Infectious Diseases A - L Pathogen Genomics; Foodborne (1973�2013) and Waterborne (1971�2013) Disease Outbreaks � United States; 7 Absolutely Horrible Head Infections; The 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth; Investigation of the First Seven Reported Cases of Candida auris, a Globally Emerging Invasive, Multidrug-Resistant Fungus � United States, May 2013�August 2016; 27 Devastating Infectious Diseases; Ebola adapted to better infect humans during 2013-2016 epidemic; Your flu risk may be linked to the year you were born; First flu is forever; Types of Influenza Viruses; Why Some Flus Are Deadliest in Young Adults - The first flu you get matters for the rest of your life;'Patient zero': The misunderstood stories of how disease spreads; Top 7 Germs in Food that Make You Sick; Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases; 5 Rare and Deadly Diseases You Should Know About; 7 Diseases You Didn�t Know Could Be Deadly;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus � Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, Florida, June�August 2016; Number of confirmed and probable Zika virus disease cases reported from U.S. states and the District of Columbia � January 1�July 31, 2016; Number of confirmed and probable Zika virus disease cases reported from U.S. states and the District of Columbia, by month of illness onset and source of infection � January 1�July 31, 2016; Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years with Zika Virus Disease Acquired Postnatally � U.S. States, January 2015�July 2016; Update: Interim Guidance for Preconception Counseling and Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus for Persons with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States, September 2016; Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years with Zika Virus Disease Acquired Postnatally � U.S. States, January 2015�July 2016; Key Messages - Zika Virus Disease; Everything You Need to Know About Zika, in the U.S. and Abroad; Zika Virus: How to Protect Yourself; Prolonged Detection of Zika Virus in Vaginal Secretions and Whole Blood; Zika virus infection alters human, viral RNA; New section: Mayaro Virus; The Mayaro Virus Could Be Every Bit As Bad As Zika; Preparedness for Zika Virus Disease � New York City, 2016; Zika virus infections modify viral and human genetic material, research finds; Adult brain cells may be vulnerable to Zika infection, new study suggests; Zika causes a unique syndrome of devastating birth defects; Zika causes a unique syndrome of devastating birth defects; Incidence of Zika Virus Disease by Age and Sex � Puerto Rico, November 1, 2015�October 20, 2016; Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination � Worldwide, 2000�2015; Zika virus can live for hours on hard, non-porous surfaces; Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2015; Trends in Tuberculosis, 2015; Take on TB Infographic; Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children; Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy � Colombia, January�November 2016; World Malaria Report 2016; Mosquito-borne diseases Mosquitoes cause millions of deaths every year; Zika Virus RNA Replication and Persistence in Brain and Placental Tissue;
  • Information Quality Students have trouble judging the credibility of information online, researchers find; Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning;
  • Kids' Index Page The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship;
  • Kids Health NEI for Kids (Vision health activities); BULLYING SURVEILLANCE AMONG YOUTHS: UNIFORM DEFINITIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND RECOMMENDED DATA ELEMENTS; Understanding Bullying CDC 2016 Fact sheet; Sexual harassment common among middle school children, study finds; Photos: The Freakiest-Looking Fish;
  • Maternal Child Health Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos; Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations; Prenatal Genetic Diagnostic Tests; Prenatal Genetic Testing Chart (Infographic); Developmental Milestones; 25 Scientific Tips For Raising Happy (& Healthy) Kids; Why bad genes aren't always bad news;
  • Nutrition Resources WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks; Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health; Dietary Guidelines 2015 - 2020; Vitamins and Minerals Fact Sheets;Herbal Supplements You Shouldn�t Try; How Much Do We Actually Know About GMO Foods?; The 6 Different Types of Eaters: Which One Are You?; Scientists uncover genetic evidence that 'we are what we eat'; The Supplements You Should Stay Away From; 5 Ways Processed Meats Are Destroying Your Health;
  • To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep; Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2011�2014; Obesity ties cancer as top health threat, new survey shows; Understanding of risks of obesity is improving, but major misperceptions about causes and treatments persist; Obesity rises to top health concern for Americans, but misperceptions persist;New insights into Americans� perceptions and misperceptions of obesity treatments, and the struggles many face; What Do We Know About Kids Who Rapidly Get Fatter?; Trends in Obesity Among Participants Aged 2�4 Years in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children � United States, 2000�2014;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December;
  • Public Health Data Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980�2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015; Adolescence � Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness; Health at a Glance 2015; Trends in HIV Diagnoses, Risk Behaviors, and Prevention Among Persons Who Inject Drugs � United States; Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2015; Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death � United States, 2010 and 2014; Trends in U.S. HIV Diagnoses, 2005-2014;
  • Public Health Data Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Employed Adults � United States, 1994�2013; Surveillance for Silicosis � Michigan and New Jersey, 2003�2011; Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths � United States, 2010�2015; Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits by State,2009�2014;
  • Public Health Data Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death � United States, 2010 and 2014; Abortion Surveillance � United States, 2013; Mortality in the United States, 2015; 2014 Assisted Reproductive Technology National Summary Report Figures; 2014 Assisted Reproductive Technology Fertility Clinic Success Rates Report;
  • Public Health Documents National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention ;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December, 2016;
  • Public Health Practice CDC Winnable Battles - Final Report;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Here's how young people decide when they're drunk 'enough,' according to math; Fragranced products: Risks for people and profits?; Adolescents do not 'get the gist' when it comes to making risky decisions online;�Patient Zero�: The Absence of a Patient�s View of the Early North American AIDS Epidemic; The truth about 'patient zero' and HIV's origins; Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story; Genetic Sleuthing Clears �Patient Zero� of Blame for U.S. AIDS Epidemic; How scientists proved the wrong man was blamed for bringing HIV to the U.S.; Mythology of �Patient Zero� and how AIDS virus traveled to the United States is all wrong; AIDS: The making of the 'Patient Zero' myth; Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks'; Why Go Fragrance Free?; Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Known to be a human carcinogen;About HIV/AIDS; How 8 Common Medications Interact with Alcohol; Teenage binge drinking can affect brain function of future offspring; Facing Addiction in America, The Surgeon General�s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health 2016; National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020; The Basics of HIV Prevention;
  • Public Health Sites D-G 5 Things to Know About Kratom; 10 Interesting Facts About Heroin; This is America on drugs: A visual guide; WHO releases country estimates on air pollution exposure and health impact; ShakeOut Scenario video; Southern California Earthquake Situation; Find Help & Treatment;"Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict video; Prescription Drug Abuse Public Service Announcement - Miami; Get Smart About Drugs; How Drugs Alter Brain Development and Affect Teens; Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale; Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale graphic; Safe Drug Use After a Natural Disaster;Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency; Preventing Misuse of Prescription Opioid Drugs; Mixing the Pot? 7 Ways Marijuana Interacts with Medicines; New section: Pesticides; Acute Nonoccupational Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury � United States, 2007�2011; Acute Occupational Pesticide-Related Illness and Injury �United States, 2007�2011; Increase in Adverse Reactions Associated with Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids � Anchorage, Alaska, 2015�2016; Pink: Stronger Than Heroin, But Legal In Most States; There's a Good Chance the Water You're Drinking Is Bad for You; Pharmacists on the Front Lines of Prescription Opioid Overdose Prevention;That Plastic Container You Microwave In Could Be Super-Toxic; BPA Is Still Present in 60% of Cans in the U.S.: Study; BPA Linked to Premature Babies: Study; Health Problems from Common Chemicals Cost $340 Billion Per Year: Study; You Asked: Is Perfume Bad for Me?; This Makeup Additive Is Linked to a Lower IQ; Plastic Chemicals During Pregnancy Linked to 70% Increased Asthma Risk; The Link Between Asthma and This Chemical; BPA Exposure in Pregnant Women May Affect Daughters� Behavior; How BPA May Disrupt Brain Development; Chemical Exposures Prove Costly for U.S. - Endocrine-disrupting chemicals are at fault; Regular Marijuana Users Are Twice as Likely to Break a Bone; Scientists are unlocking the mystery of how marijuana makes us get high; High-Potency Pot Doubles Risk of Marijuana Dependence; Cannabinoid receptor structure revealed; Why Some Pot Smokers Face a Higher Risk of Drinking Problems; Children who witness violence or are sexually abused are more likely to inject drugs as adults; The �chemsex� scene: An increasingly popular and sometimes lethal public-health problem; Radon and Cancer;The global climate 2011-2015: hot and wild; Decline of Arctic�s thickest sea ice; New section: U-47700; U.S. DEA temporarily bans synthetic opioid 'pink' after 46 deaths; Schedules of Controlled Substances: Temporary Placement of U-47700 into Schedule I; 50 Amazing Volcano Facts; Study explores how immune system functions during sleep; 9 Weird Ways You Can Test Positive for Drugs; Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety OPINION ON Parabens; 9 Hair Products That Can Be Bad for Your Health; Health Effects of Mercury Exposure; What Is Plate Tectonics?; Arctic Resilience Report 2016; Vestibular function declines starting at age 40; Why fentanyl is deadlier than heroin, in a single photo; �Truly terrifying�: Chinese suppliers flood US and Canada with deadly fentanyl; Agony of Opioid Withdrawal; A new threat in fight against overdoses: elephant sedative; BIG ONE FEARS: Huge tear on Ring of Fire could lead to CATASTROPHIC earthquakes & tsunamis; New section: AK-47 25 Karat Gold; Drug 85 Times as Potent as Marijuana Caused a �Zombielike� State in Brooklyn; New section: Hazardous waste; Learn the basics of hazardous waste;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Surprising Things That Can Hurt Your Kidneys; New section: Intelligence: Everyone Is Talented In Their Own Way: The 9 Types Of Intelligence You Should Know; Which Of The 9 Types Of Intelligence Dominate Your Brain?; New section: Inflammation; Inflammation: Causes, Symptoms & Anti-Inflammatory Diet; Immune System: Diseases, Disorders & Function; Does Inflammation Harm Your Health?; New section: Sneezing; Ah-CHOO! 7 Tickling Facts About Sneezing; Fingernails on a Chalkboard: Why This Sound Gives You the Shivers;13 Tips to Strengthen Your Immune System; Generation Deaf: Doctors Warn of Dangers of Ear Buds; Headphones and damage; Emotional Abuse in Childhood May Mean Migraine Later Migraine onset preceded by emotional abuse in 83% of cases;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Open Forest ADHD Related Posts; The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know (Fact Sheet); Learn More About ADHD; Health of Hispanic Adults: United States, 2010�2014; Health of Non-Hispanic Asian Adults: United States, 2010�2014; 9 DIY Ways to Improve Your Mental Health; Depression's physical source discovered; Lies Breed Lies: Brain May Get Desensitized to Dishonesty; A Soft Murmur; Nosili.com; Questions and Answers about Bursitis and Tendinitis; A Visual Guide to Enlarged Prostate (BPH); Embarrassing Male Body Problems; Handouts on depression; 5 Ways Stress Can Make You Fat; Seasonal affective disorder prevention and treatment; As days darken, doctor sheds some light on Seasonal Affective Disorder; Ten reasons that you get... Sad; Time change may lead to �winter blues�; Understanding seasonal affective disorder; Coping with the end of daylight saving time; Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently'; Traumatic stress changes brains of boys, girls differently; PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show; Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls; Breast Cancer in Men (Male Breast Cancer); Fear of the unknown common to many anxiety disorders; Cancer Among American Indians and Alaska Natives; Frequently Asked Questions About Cancer For Native Americans and Alaska Natives; Spiritual Mind: What a Religious Experience Looks Like in the Brain; 10 Myths You Shouldn�t Believe About Psychopaths and Sociopaths; Your Pun-Divided Attention: How the Brain Processes Wordplay; SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder; Social anxiety disorders? Cognitive therapy most effective treatment; Strategies to Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Ocular Syphilis Linked to HIV; Health determined by social relationships at work; How Back Pain Took Over the World - The biggest cause of disability around the world is surprisingly banal;2015 STD Surveillance Report; 13 Tips to Prevent Eye Fatigue; Tips to Keep Your Joints Healthy; Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group � 21 States, 2013; Do you know someone who may be considering suicide?; Mynoise.net; Chronic Pain Can Cause Long-Lasting Damage To Your Brain;HPV and Men - Fact Sheet; Suicide Attempts among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults; New section: Personality Disorders; What Are Personality Disorders?; Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Millions;
  • Public Health Software The Killer Hiding in the CDC Map - What caused Haiti�s cholera epidemic? The CDC museum knows but won�t say; This weird globe-folding map isn�t perfect, but it�s pretty damn close; Google's Timelapse; These maps show how Americans are dying younger. It�s not just the opioid epidemic;
  • Research Resources on the Net A bot crawled thousands of studies looking for simple math errors. The results are concerning; Everyone Plays a Role in Research Integrity; Why Fake Data When You Can Fake a Scientist?; Ranking major and minor research misbehaviors: results from a survey among participants of four World Conferences on Research Integrity; Why articles are retracted: a retrospective cross-sectional study of retraction notices at BioMed Central; The predatory publishing phenomenon: dead end or just an inconvenience on the road to a new scholarly publishing landscape?; Understanding randomization of clinical trials crucial to success;
  • Senior Health Adults Need More Physical Activity; 6 Big Mysteries of Alzheimer's Disease; Important Facts about Falls; Beyond Alzheimer�s: 7 Types of Dementia Everyone Needs to Know About; The aging brain benefits from distraction; How Not to Die, According to Harvard Researchers @Thrillist; The Talent for Aging Well; Healthy Aging in Action: Advancing the National Prevention Strategy;
  • 10 Things to Know About Your Child's Sleep; Sleep Hygiene; Scary Ways Technology Affects Your Sleep; Sleeping While Awake; Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Drowsy Drivers, United States, 2009 � 2013;6 Ways Sleep Deprivation Is Slowly Annihilating Your Health; 10 Tips to Reset Your Internal Clock; Lack Of Sleep May Raise Risk Of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study; Sleep deprivation: Late nights can lead to higher risk of strokes and heart attacks, study finds; 8 Scary Side Effects Of Sleep Deprivation; Sleep Deprivation Can Change Your Genes; Good Sleep Habits; Not Enough Sleep Could Increase Stroke Risk: Study; Poor sleep in old age prevents the brain from storing memories: Sleep and Depression; Why the Body in Your Dreams May Not Match the Real You;The Science Behind Our Strange, Spooky Dreams; Why does daylight affect our mood?; Inadequate Sleep as a Risk Factor for Obesity: Analyses of the NHANES I; If You Do This Before Bed, Your Sleep Will Seriously Suffer; Unplug! Too Much Light at Night May Lead to Depression; Consuming violent media linked to 13x surge in violent dreams; Study finds sexual media content also affects dreams; Jet lag and obesity share similar pathways to liver cancer; How kids' brains respond to a late night up Sleep deprivation affects children's brains differently than adults'; Portions of the brain fall asleep and wake back up all the time; Driving on 5 hours of sleep is like driving drunk; How to Sleep - Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician�s guide to sleep in a stressful age; 5 Ways Not Getting Enough Sleep Hurts Your Health and Appearance; Why Late Nights Are Bad for Your Immune System; Sleep is NOT for the weak: Why staying up late is bad for the brain and body; How to Rewire Your Brain for Better Sleep; Why Are Some People Early Birds and Others Night Owls?; Jet lag and night shifts disrupt rhythm of hundreds of genes, study shows;Going To Bed Late Can Increase Negative Thinking And Worry; Acute Sleep Deprivation and Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash Involvement: Fact Sheet and Full Report; Why Is Blue Light before Bedtime Bad for Sleep?;
  • Social Media Can�t Close Snapchat? What That Might Say About Your Mental Health; Instagram Analytics: Tools, Tips and Tactics; Science reveals what really increases Twitter followers; Average Number of Twitter Followers;How to Create Social Media Buttons for All the Top Social Networks; 9 things you need to know about tracking social media with Google Analytics; Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents; More time on digital devices means kids less likely to finish homework; Health Effect of Social Media Use; Link found between selfie viewing, decreased self-esteem; 7 Ways You May Look Like a Psychopath or Narcissist on Facebook; 6 Facts About Facebook That Will Make You Mad; How Visual Content Drives Social Media Growth #infographic; Social media posts can cost you your job, the First Amendment has no protection; How Online Harassment Can Cause Damage in Real Life; Social Networking Platforms� User Demographics Update 2016; 17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About; New section: YouTube; How to avoid feeling depressed on Facebook; Trouble with Social Media Trolls? 6 Tricks to Take Them Out; The new words that expose our smartphone obsessions; Do You Know Who�s Tracking You? These 6 Companies Are; Feeling Depressed? 8 Reasons to Blame Your Internet Use; 8 Ways Your Tech Is Hurting You, and How to Stop It; 7 Ways Facebook Can Ruin a Relationship; Is Technology Bad For Your Health? 6 Gadget Habits to Avoid; Does life online give you 'popcorn brain'?; Excessive internet use linked to depression, research shows; Overcoming Information Overload;
  • Statistical Functions How Should Companies Handle Data From Employees� Wearable Devices?; The problem with p-values; Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science; Why Most Published Research Findings Are False; Empirical assessment of published effect sizes and power in the recent cognitive neuroscience and psychology literature; P-Value; Calibration of p Values for Testing Precise Null Hypotheses; An investigation of the false discovery rate and the misinterpretation of p-values; Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness Against Null Hypothesis Significance Testing;
  • Statistical Programs Freeware - Qualitative Data Analysis;
  • Temperament These are the four most common personality types � which are you?;
  • Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS); E-Cig Flavoring, Battery Voltage Linked to Cellular Toxicity - Strawberry flavoring most toxic of five tested flavors; Smoking just 15 cigarettes harms your DNA, finds cancer study on gene mutation; E Cigarette Explosions: An In Depth Investigation; Report Highlights Explosion Risk from E-Cigarettes - Seattle burn center reports 15 cases in less than a year;Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014;Snus May Increase Prostate Cancer Progression, Death - Smokeless tobacco product appeared to raise disease-specific death risk; State-Level Cancer Mortality Attributable to Cigarette Smoking in the United States; Smoking and Cancer; The Health Consequences of Smoking�50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General; Safer to Puff, E-Cigarettes Can�t Shake Their Reputation as a Menace; Deaths from Smoking-Attributable Cancers; Smoking a pack a day for a year causes 150 mutations in lung cells - Genetic damage caused by smoking measured in different organs of the body; Mutational signatures associated with tobacco smoking in human cancer; Teens Using Candy-Flavored E-Cigs Show High Interest in Smoking Are flavored vaping products gateways to youth smoking?;Teens who vape are more likely to become teens who smoke � and smoke more often; Teens Who Vape Are Much More Likely to Become Heavy Smokers: Study; Cancer and Tobacco Use; Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults � United States, 2005�2015; Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 2004�2013;Electronic-cigarette Use and Respiratory Symptoms in Adolescents; Smoking electronic cigarettes kills large number of mouth cells; Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick; Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 2004�2013;Vapors from some flavored e-liquids contain high levels of aldehydes; No safe level of smoking: Even low-intensity smokers are at increased risk of earlier death; Eight-fold STEMI Increase in Younger Adult Smokers - Adults <50 appeared to have highest smoking-related heart attack risk in U.K. study;Consumption of Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco � United States, 2000�2015; Know the Risks - E cigarettes and Young People; Smoking down, number of lives saved up as more countries embrace tobacco control measures;
  • US Government Statistics Where in America Are the Most Online Fraudsters?; diversitydatakids.org; Who Still Lives at Home with Their Parents?; The Equality of Opportunity Project; The American Dream, Quantified at Last; 500 Cities: Local data for better health;
  • Useful Sites The World's Scariest Bridges; How to run a free background check; 10 Secrets Airlines Don�t Want You to Know; What are the dirtiest places on airplanes and airports?;
  • Webmastering Tools 9 Best Tools to Optimize Animated GIFs; Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse; 20 of the Best Free Stock Photo Sites; How to Generate Leads From the Most Popular Pages on Your Website; How to turn any YouTube video into an animated GIF;
  • Web Resources Detecting emotions with wireless signals;Remove ransomware infections from your PC using these free tools; Watson's the name, data's the game; Why Google A.I. is the last user interface; 5 Ways Your Favorite Devices are Harming Your Health; Let�s get serious about IoT security; IoT malware behind record DDoS attack is now available to all hackers; The 20 biggest tech disasters of all time; Virlock ransomware can now use the cloud to spread, say researchers; The cost of ransomware attacks: $1 billion this year; Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation; IT Security Spending Trends; Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, and Neural Networks, Explained; 3 security mistakes that can ruin your next trip;Can AI really be ethical and unbiased?; It's a world wide web of lies (but facts strike back); These free ransomware decryption tools have rescued data from 2,500 locked devices; Half of U.S. adults are profiled in police facial recognition databases; The use of police photo databases raises questions about a lack of regulation and the accuracy of results; Yes, using more social networks raises your risk of ID theft � a lot, says ID Analytics;Gaining an �edge� in IoT; Police Scan 117 Million Driving Licence Photos for Face Recognition Database; Breaking Down Mirai: An IoT DDoS Botnet Analysis; Digitalattackmap.com; Why you should devote as much time to dark data as big data; How the Grinch Stole IoT; New section: DDoS; How the Grinch Stole IoT; Why hackers choose DDoS attacks; Here's how the 'Internet of Things' is being used for major cyberattacks on corporations; Internet of things research study - 2015 Report; CAIDA - Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis; Robots are most likely to take the jobs of those who least expect it; The least educated people in the world are in denial about how robots will take over their jobs; Robots will steal your job: How AI could increase unemployment and inequality;History repeating: How the IoT is failing to learn the security lessons of the past; The first big Internet of Things security breach is just around the corner; Internet of Things: Finding a way out of the security nightmare; Statement for the Record Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community - Senate Armed Services Committee; IoT devices can be hacked in minutes, warn researchers; Hackers in the house: Why your IoT devices may have already joined a botnet; DDoS attacks: Getting bigger and more dangerous all the time; IoT devices being increasingly used for DDoS attacks; Ransomware's next target: Your car and your home; RAA ransomware now targets businesses, installs data stealing 'Pony' malware; This data-stealing Trojan is the first to also infect you with ransomware; Easy to carry out, difficult to fight against: Why ransomware is booming in 2016; Ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity threat; US, Canada issue alert on ransomware; New ransomware skips files, encrypts your whole hard drive; Criminals in the cloud: How malware-as-a-service is becoming the tool of choice for crooks; IoT, mobile tracking devices for iPad, iPhone riddled with critical flaws;Electronic health records: The new gold standard for cybercriminals; Data breach average costs hit $4 million mark; How to defend against the internet's doomsday of DDoS attacks; DDoS attack methods and how to prevent or mitigate them; Does privacy exist anymore? Just barely; An After-Action Analysis of the Mirai Botnet Attacks on Dyn; Researchers blame Dyn DDoS attack on script kiddies targeting video game company; Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Device; Hackers create more IoT botnets with Mirai source code; 4 Puzzling Technology Questions; hinese firm admits its hacked products were behind Friday's DDOS attack; IoT's moment of truth -- who can secure the data flows?;The secret behind the success of Mirai IoT botnets;How to Easily Deny Denial of Service; Small Cybersecurity Steps You Should Take. Today; Tor: The smart person's guide; How to keep your gadgets from being part of a botnet;The Dark Web Isn�t All Dark;4 of the Most Shocking Internet Privacy Laws; Your smartphone may be hurting your sleep; These were the biggest hacks, leaks and data breaches of 2016;66% of organizations won't recover after cyberattack, study says; Half of surveyed U.S. businesses admitted to suffering a ransomware attack; The light side of the Dark Web; Vintage '90s tech you'll never see again; How to secure your IoT devices from botnets and other threats; What Are Denial of Service and DDoS Attacks?; What�s the Difference Between TCP and UDP?; What Is a Botnet?; Not All �Viruses� Are Viruses: 10 Malware Terms Explained;The Internet of Things is making hospitals more vulnerable to hackers;Inside the black box: Understanding AI decision-making; Bad (internet of) things - What we can do to keep all those clever devices from causing harm; DDoS attack shows dangers of IoT 'running rampant'; IoT botnet highlights the dangers of default passwords The Mirai botnet used IoT devices to launch a massive DDOS attack; The biggest threat to artificial intelligence: Human stupidity; New section: Phishing; hishing made easy: Time to rethink your prevention strategy?; 5 Reasons to Assume Your Odds of Getting Hacked Are 100%; Video: The top 5 reasons you should care about privacy; Video meets the Internet of Things; An executive�s guide to the Internet of Things; Learn cybersecurity basics with these essential YouTube videos; Worried about identity theft? Then you should avoid these password pitfalls; How snapping a quick selfie could help identify genetic diseases; 12 Signs That You Use Your Smartphone Too Much; Your iPhone Is Making You Depressed; 'Gadget allergy' disability recognised in French court; Phishing remains a data breach weapon of choice, says Verizon; 14 eyebrow-raising things Google knows about you - Some are fascinating, others are frightening -- but here's how to find out what Google has on you;13 Ways Policy And Politics Stole Your Privacy In 2016; How to securely erase hard drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs); Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) Who's Happier: People Who Hook Up, or Those in Relationships; The 10 Most Surprising Sex Statistics; Conflict Resolution Skills For A Healthy Relationship: Focus On The Future, Says Study; 12 Good Things That Can Go Bad; 7 Secrets of Healthy People; The 8 Most Dangerous Types of Relationships to Steer Clear Of;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) Binge Drinking video; "Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict video; Prescription Drug Abuse Public Service Announcement - Miami;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (12 - 17) San Jose: Boys in Audrie Pott case apologize in wrongful-death lawsuit settlement; Audrie Pott suicide: Details of online chats emerge a year after teen killed herself following alleged assault and cyberbullying; Sexting, Shame and Suicide A shocking tale of sexual assault in the Digital Age;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Tobacco Use and Pregnancy; 5 Dangerous Health Conditions That Can Develop During Pregnancy; Study links antidepressants in pregnancy with language disorders; 7 Ways Pregnant Women Affect Babies; Mood Swings & Mommy Brain: The Emotional Challenges of Pregnancy; Pregnancy and Infant Loss; STDs during Pregnancy - CDC Fact Sheet (Detailed);
  • Women's Health Issues Human Trafficking in the United States; Depression Among Women; Sexual Assault Fact Sheet; Intersections of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault by Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers 7 Ovarian Cancer Facts All Women Should Know; Breast Cancer Awareness; Patterns and Trends in Age-Specific Black-White Differences in Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 1999�2014; Mammography: What You Need to Know; Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women; 5 Factors That Increase Your Risk for Breast Cancer; Breast Cancer: The First Sign Isn't Always a Lump; These Breast Cancer Symptoms Often Go Unnoticed;What Are the Symptoms of Breast Cancer?;
  • Writing 21 Brutal, Honest And Relatable Things That Happened In Academic Publishing, Publish AND perish?; How to Defeat Your Most Dangerous Writing Habit: 7 Ways to Lift 'The Curse of Knowledge'; 13 Hilarious Memes About the Importance of Grammar; The 34 Best Tools for Improving Your Writing Skills; Grammar Police: 30 of the Most Common Grammatical Errors We All Need to Stop Making; The Ultimate Collection of Free Content Marketing Templates; The predatory publishing phenomenon: dead end or just an inconvenience on the road to a new scholarly publishing landscape?; Why science news embargoes are bad for the public; New section: Fake News; How to spot it lies, 'fake news' and propaganda; How Academia, Google Scholar And Predatory Publishers Help Feed Academic Fake News; The Ultimate List of Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark;

January - March 2017


New Pages


  • Spring 2017 Syllabus Page

Updated Pages


All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

  • Academic Resources Education Pays 2016 The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society; How much workers (35 - 44) earn by education level; The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan�s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking; Want to be a better critical thinker? Here�s how to spot false narratives and �weaponized lies�; Information avoidance: From health to politics, people select their own reality;
  • Annotated Academe Bibliography N. Carr, Nicholas, The Shallows. What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains ;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Carr, Nicholas, The Shallows. What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains; Barrymore, Drew, Wildflower;
  • Annotated Wellness Bibliography Carr, Nicholas, The Shallows. What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Big data privacy is a bigger issue than you think;
  • Alcohol and Cancer Risk: The Latest Research; Melanoma; Indoor Tanning: The Risks of Ultraviolet Rays; Surveillance for Cancer Incidence and Mortality � United States, 2013; Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival � United States, 2013; Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report; Preventing Cancer Infections; Cancer, Infection, and Sepsis Fact Sheet; Health Tip Sheets for Preventing Infection During Cancer Treatment; What You Can Do to Prevent Cancer and Why It Works; What Is Cancer?;Physical Activity and Cancer; Colorectal Screening Tests At-a-Glance;Colorectal Cancer Awareness; Exercise Lowers Risk for These 13 Cancer Types; The 2016 revision of the World Health Organization classification of lymphoid neoplasms; New section: Genomic Aspects; �It�s Not Your Fault�: Researchers Confirm Cancer Is Often Random; More than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying errors, study says; Stem cell divisions, somatic mutations, cancer etiology, and cancer prevention; 'Bad luck' mutations increase cancer risk more than behavior, study says; More Cancers Occur by Random Chance Than for Any Other Reason, Study Finds; Cancer Is Partly Caused By Bad Luck, Study Finds; Sorry Environmentalists, DNA Causes 66% Of Cancers;
  • Brain activity 'key in stress link to heart disease';Here�s How Stress Might Cause Heart Attacks, Strokes; Telomere Length Change Predicts Chance Of Death In Heart Disease; How to Prevent High Blood Pressure - Also called: Lowering High Blood Pressure; How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Meds; 10 Ways You�re Increasing Your Risk of Heart Disease; Unhealthy diets linked to more than 400,000 cardiovascular deaths; Intermountain Risk Score;
  • ; Unexpected Heart Attack Triggers; Cardiac Diagnostic Tests; Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD);
  • Chinese Culture Remembering N�shu, the 19th-Century Chinese Script Only Women Could Write.This gender-specific practice continues to fade with time; The Legacy Of The Mississippi Delta Chinese;
  • Child Maltreatment Facts FFY 2014: Connecticut;
  • Cool Sites A- L Moon Photography Tips from Astrophotographers: A Visual Guide; How to get started with drone photography;
  • Cool Sites M - Z Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK); Top 10 scams coming after your money!;
  • Sweet illusions: Get the facts on diabetes; Tips to Help You Stay Healthy with Diabetes; Five Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Managing Your Type 2 Diabetes Infographic; Glycemic index and diabetes; Management of Type 2 Diabetes in 2017 - Getting to Goal;
  • Epidemiology A- L John Snow: A Legacy of Disease Detectives; How the "ghost map" helped end a killer disease;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards Child Welfare Fact Sheets for FFY 2014 - State-level stats fact sheets for Child maltreatment, Foster care, Adoption, Relative caregiving;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 22 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets; Remembering the Apollo 1 Fire (Infographic); A Brief History of Productivity: How Getting Stuff Done Became an Industry; Aurora Borealis: What Causes the Northern Lights & Where to See Them; The Tangled History of Big Bang Science; Going Bananas: The Real Story of Kepler, Copernicus and the Church; The Nostalgia Pendulum: A Rolling 30-Year Cycle of Pop Culture Trends;
  • Favorite Movie Sites 25 Greatest Gangster Movies of All Time; The 33 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time; The Shy Edwardian Filmmaker Who Showed Nature's Secrets to the World; The Most Overrated Oscar Best-Picture Winners @Thrillist; The Best Movies of 2016, Ranked @Thrillist; A Monster-Sized Breakdown of Every Insane 'Godzilla' Movie @Thrillist;
  • Favorite Music Sites LSD May Help Reveal What Makes Music Meaningful; Science Says Guitar Players� Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Else�s; Happy notes, happy memories; Study notes how musical cues trigger different autobiographical memories; Your Brain on Music: Why Certain Songs Bring Pleasure; Why Do Songs Get Stuck in Your Head?;4 Unusual Ways Music Can Tune Up the Brain; The 50 Best Modern Songs That Sound Like the 1980s; These Are YouTube's 10 Most Popular Music Videos Ever @Thrillist; Why Giving Up Playing Music When You�ve Grown Up Is Bad For Your Brain;If You Play Any Musical Instruments, Your Brain Is Very Different From Others�;
  • Fitness Global recommendations on physical activity for health; Information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health 5 - 17 years old; Information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health 18 - 64 years old; Information sheet: global recommendations on physical activity for health 65 years and above;
  • Free Software F-Secure Router Checker; 10 free data recovery programs for Windows; Oldversion.com; What�s the Difference Between Notepad and WordPad in Windows?;
  • Graphing How to Create Data Visualizations Using Evidence-based Practices; Five Ways to Lie with Charts - Want to spin your data? Here�s how; How to convert boring text into fun visuals in PowerPoint;
  • Health Care Information Pharmacogenomics Fact Sheet; 7 Bizarre Drug Side Effects; Acupuncture: In Depth; 11 Surprising Facts About Placebos; Things That Can Affect Your Medication;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues New Section - Cybersecurity; Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff;
  • Health Education Resources Changing Your Habits for Better Health; Can Personality Be Changed?; Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone�s �true� self is; Our Personalities Are Constantly Changing, Even if We Think They�re Not; Self-acceptance could be the key to a happier life, yet it's the happy habit many people practice the least; 13 Bad Habits You Need to Quit Right Away; Recess Planning in Schools: A Guide to Putting Strategies for Recess into Practice;
  • New section: Mid-course Review; Progress made toward targets for Leading Health Indicators; Summary of progress made toward targets by topic area; Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review; Midcourse Review;
  • Health Professional Resources on the Net Nonproprietary Naming of Biological Products Guidance for Industry; 10 Diseases That Still Have No Cure;
  • Infectious Diseases A - L The 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth; 12 Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Scientists Worry Could End Humankind;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Study Finds Zika Virus Replicates and Persists in Fetal Brains and Placentas;West Nile Virus and Other Nationally Notifiable Arboviral Diseases � United States, 2015; Zika Grand Rounds Facilitation Guide: Nurses; Zika Grand Rounds Facilitation Guide: Pediatrics; Prevalence and Clinical Attributes of Congenital Microcephaly � New York, 2013�2015; Zika's Persistence in Body Fluids Surprisingly Long; Zika Virus RNA Replication and Persistence in Brain and Placental Tissue; Going Viral: 10 of the Deadliest Viruses in the World; New section: Nipha Virus; Nipah Virus (NiV) Infection; Nipah Virus Distribution Map; Nipah Virus (NiV) Fact Sheet; Transmission of Zika Virus � Haiti, October 12, 2015�September 10, 2016; New section: Zika Pregnancy Registry; CDC U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry Healthcare Provider Toolkit for Health Departments - for Obstetricians; CDC U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry Healthcare Provider Toolkit for Health Departments - for Pediatricians; WHO Zika Virus Classification Table; Zika situation report 3/10/17; ZIKA SITUATION REPORT ZIKA VIRUS MICROCEPHALY GUILLAIN-BARR� SYNDROME Who.int 10 MARCH 2017; Tuberculosis � United States, 2016;
  • Kids Health Bullying Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Adolescents; Behind Bullying: Why Kids Are So Cruel; Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected; Why Bully Victims Suffer in Silence;Map of Mathematics; Map of Physics; Childhood bullying may lead to increased chronic disease risk in adulthood;
  • Maternal Child Health CRISPR �Off Switch� Could Increase Precision Of Gene-Editing Tool; How Scientists Are Trying to Keep Genetic Engineering From Ruining the World; �CRISPR-Cas9: Safeguarding Gene Drives�; Off-Switch for CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing System Discovered; Identifying and Referring Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities to the Early Intervention Program; Parents� presence when TV viewing with child affects learning ability; Defending Childhood Protect Heal Thrive Report of the Attorney General�s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence; Inpatient Hospitalization Costs Associated with Birth Defects Among Persons of All Ages � United States, 2013; Birth Defects; Child Welfare Fact Sheets for FFY 2014 State-level stats fact sheets for Child maltreatment, Foster care, Adoption, Relative caregiving; Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger, UNITED STATES, 2017; How Many Genetic Mutations Do I Have?; Low levels of simple chemical associated with aging, DNA damage; DNA repair discovery could lead to drugs to reverse ageing, fight cancer and help space travel; Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging;
  • Nutrition Resources Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D is associated with higher risk of frequent headache in middle-aged and older men; New section: Food processing Contaminants; Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods; Ingredient in Nutella may cause cancer, study finds; The Science of Hunger: How to Control It and Fight Cravings; Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists; 11 Ways Processed Food Is Different from Real Food; Is Burnt Toast Bad for You? The Science of Cancer and Acrylamide; Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Is Associated With Change of Visceral Adipose Tissue Over 6 Years of Follow-Up; The One Ingredient Secretly in a Ton of the Seafood You Eat @Thrillist; Vitamin D Deficiency Also called: Hypovitaminosis D, Low Vitamin D; What is MSG? Is it bad for you?; 18 Foods Banned Around the World; What�s in Your Water?; What You Should Know About Processed Meat; New section: Food Allergies; Will This Trigger My Food Allergy?
  • United States Adolescents' Television, Computer, Videogame, Smartphone, and Tablet Use: Associations with Sugary Drinks, Sleep, Physical Activity, and Obesity; Diet and Weight Loss: The Best Ways to Eat;
  • PCH 201 Resources Page How Old Are Your Reactions?;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March;
  • Public Health Data Maps Based on Data from 2015 HIV Surveillance Report;Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2015; HIV Surveillance�Adolescents and Young Adults (through 2015); HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas (through 2015);HIV Incidence: Estimated Annual Infections in the U.S., 2008-2014 Overall and by Transmission Route; AtlasPlus;
  • Public Health Data Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Heroin,* by Selected Age Groups � United States, 2006�2015; Healthy People 2020 Mid-course Review - Substance Abuse; Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care - Reports; Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Among U.S. Youth, 2011�2014;Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption Among U.S. Adults, 2011�2014; Drugs Most Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths: United States, 2010�2014; Multiple Fentanyl Overdoses � New Haven, Connecticut, June 23, 2016; Drugs, Alcohol, and Suicide Represent Growing Share of U.S. Mortality; Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9�12 � United States and Selected Sites, 2015; Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits by State, 2009-2014;
  • Public Health Data Trends in Emergency Department Visits Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2006-2013; Global Infant Mortality; Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance � United States, 2014; National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010 Summary Report; Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders Global Health Estimates;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March, 2017;
  • Public Health Practice New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education: Bolstering students; 2016 revised criteria; CEPH Accreditation Criteria; Is It Really 'FDA Approved?'; Social Determinants of Health Recommended Queries; Report finds chemicals in one-third of fast food packaging; Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals in the U.S. Population: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003�2004 and Comparisons with NHANES 1999�2000;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Gambling addiction triggers the same brain areas as drug and alcohol cravings; Autoimmunity and infections: When the body fights itself; Denial of Petition to Initiate Proceedings to Reschedule Marijuana; New research might explain why you get so hungry when you're drunk; The great unknown: Risk-taking behaviour in adolescents; Alcohol�s Effects on Immunity�Increasing the Risks for Infection and Injury; Powdered Alcohol;Alcohol Use Screening (AUDIT-C) - Instructions;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Is there such a thing as an emotional hangover? Researchers find that there is; Snowstorms & Extreme Cold; These Photos Show How Heroin, Cocaine and Oxycodone Change Your Appearance Over Time; Researchers reveal connection between female estrogen cycle, addictive potential of cocaine; Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water; Panel studies the good, bad and unknowns of marijuana�s health effects; Lead (Pb) Air Pollution; Lead and Your Baby; U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana; In US, More Adults Identifying as LGBT; Why Sex Is Mostly Binary but Gender Is a Spectrum; New section: Ice Storms; What Ice Storm Accumulations Mean and How to Stay Safe; Winter Storm Safety Tips and Resources; Ice storm aftermath: Staying safe during power outages; wikiHow to Prepare for a Winter Storm; Rates of Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Heroin,* by Selected Age Groups � United States, 2006�2015;Fluorinated Compounds in U.S. Fast Food Packaging; Researchers: Fast food wrapped in chemically treated paper linked to cancers, thyroid disease; 2017 Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals Updated Tables, January 2017, Volume One; Here's Why Synthetic Marijuana Isn't Safe; 9 Weird Ways You Can Test Positive for Drugs; EPA: Fracking activities can put drinking water at risk due to toxicity;Syphilis & MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men) - CDC Fact Sheet; How Do Hallucinogens Work?; Opiate Use Red Flags; New evidence about the dangers of Monsanto's Roundup; EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto �Kill� Cancer Study; Weed-Whacking Herbicide Proves Deadly to Human Cells; Monsanto Weed Killer Roundup Faces New Doubts on Safety in Unsealed Documents; EPA deputy accused of working with Monsanto to kill cancer study; Roundup's active ingredient facing wave of legal challenges as alleged carcinogen; IARC Monographs Volume 112: evaluation of five organophosphate insecticides and herbicides; Medical Alert! Climate Change Is Harming Our Health; 10 Ways the EPA Has Protected Earth and You;Guideline Resources: Patient & Partner Tools; Greenland Ice Sheet Today;
  • Public Health Sites H-L How Your Hearing Is Affected By Volume, and What the Damage Sounds Like; Online Hearing Test and Audiogram Printout; Pee a Rainbow: Scientist Snaps Shot of Colorful Urine; What's in Urine? 3,000 Chemicals and Counting; Urinary System: Facts, Functions & Diseases; Auditory and non-auditory effects of noise on health;Hearing loss due to recreational exposure to loud sounds A review Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability; Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Adults � United States 2011�2012; Age-related dizziness and imbalance BALANCE AND FALL PREVENTION FOR SENIORS; Too Loud! For Too Long! Loud noises damage hearing; Hearing Loss: Tips for Better Communication; A Visual Guide to Migraine Headaches; Hidden Hearing Loss;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Six surprising sources of stress � and how to do away with them; Directory of Domestic and Gender Violence Programs Serving Asians and Pacific Islanders - September 2016; Biological changes could underlie higher psychosis risk in immigrants; 7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women; Everything You Need to Know About Testicular Cancer; Why Are Most People Right-Handed?; 10 Things You Never Knew About PTSD; To Clear Negative Thoughts, Physically Throw Them Away: Study; Bothered by Negative, Unwanted Thoughts? Just Throw Them Away; Depression Is Not One-Size-Fits-All, And Neither Is The Treatment; Seasonal Affective Disorder; 10 Mental Illness Myths You Shouldn�t Believe; Creative People Have Better-Connected Brains; Asian Smokers' Quitline; Depression Screening (PHQ-9) Online;Causes and Treatment of Low Back Pain; 10 of the Most Common Adult Behavioral Disorders; New section: Behavioral Addictions; Introduction to Behavioral Addictions; 5 Types of Depression You Should Know About; A Visual Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; How Fast Will Your Brain Age? Scientists Identify Key Gene TMEM106B;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z New section: Stuttering; Stuttering linked to reduced blood flow in area of brain associated with language; CDC STD Fact Sheets; You Can't See This (MIND TRICKS); Thyroid disease; What Your Eyes Say About Your Health; Uncommon Mouth Disorders; Handout on Health: Back Pain 8/2016;It�s STD Awareness Month. So Here Are Some Scary STD Stats & Facts For You!;Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices; Trends in Suicide by Level of Urbanization � United States, 1999�2015;9 of the Absolute Worst Foods for Your Skin;
  • Research Resources on the Net 11 Surprising Facts About Placebos; Is the Placebo Effect Real?;
  • Sleep Duration and Injury-Related Risk Behaviors Among High School Students � United States, 2007�2013; Age-adjusted percentage of adults who reported ≥7 hours of sleep per 24-hour period, by state � Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2014; What Really Works When You�re Too Anxious To Fall Asleep; Trouble sleeping? Maybe it's your iPad; Microsoft's big data-like study on sleep proves what doctors already know The company finds out what every doctor knows: Sleep deprivation takes its toll; Scary Ways Technology Affects Your Sleep; Chronic sleep deprivation suppresses immune system; The Role of Sleep in Health NIH.gov 68-minute video; How Much Sleep Do I Need?; How Sleep Resets the Brain;Why Is Sleep Important?; Sleepy Teens 4.5 Times More Likely to Commit Crimes as Adults; Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person; Here�s A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You; Spring Ahead Without Car Accidents and Misery - Sleep Tips for DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME;
  • Social Media How to Get More Followers on Instagram: A Guide to Earning Your First 1,000 Followers; Social Media Fact Sheet; Facebook Tinkers With Users� Emotions in News Feed Experiment, Stirring Outcry; 4 Negative Effects of Using Facebook Too Much; Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks; On Digital Dating: Never Committing, And Never Breaking Up; Does Facebook affect our self-esteem, sense of belonging?; 5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using Facebook; Facebook Is Using You; One in five young people lose sleep over social media; How social media is crippling democracy, and why we seem powerless to stop it; Twitter, Instagram, Vine: Fast track to nitwit; Why we underestimate time when we're having fun on Facebook; Tech's Relationship With Depression, Suicide and Asperger's;Can Your Phone Change Your Personality? Research Says Yes; Social Comparison May Lead To Depressive Symptoms. These Mantras Are Here To Alleviate That; How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy; Facebook use linked to depressive symptoms; The 2017 Facebook Image Sizes Cheat Sheet [Infographic]; Twitter Analytics: A Guide for Marketers; Audit This: Why It Matters Where You Put Google Analytics Code; Finding Credibility Clues on Twitter - Millions of tweets analyzed to measure perceived trustworthiness; Like or Unlike? Facebook May Harm Health; Social Media Use in Teens Linked to Poor Sleep, Anxiety; College Students 'Addicted' to Social Media, Study Finds; Cyberbullying on Social Media Linked to Teen Depression; Cyberbullies and Victims Suffer Physical and Mental Toll; Cyberbullying Rampant for Lesbian and Gay Teens; 10 Things Your Social Media Profile Says About You; Why we underestimate time when we're having fun on Facebook; How to Keep Up With Social Media News & Trends; Social Media Are Driving Americans Insane; The Stories Behind 5 Social Networks That Never Caught On; Feeling Lonely? Too Much Time On Social Media May Be Why; Too Much Social Media Use Linked to Feelings of Isolation; The more you're on Facebook, the more isolated you feel; Why We Can�t Look Away From Our Screens; More social connection online tied to increasing feelings of isolation; Social media and social isolation; Smartphone interruptions: Are yours relentless and annoying? Study reveals that personality traits influence, help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications; SEO Cheat Sheet for Facebook, Yelp, Pinterest, Etsy, and Google [Infographics]; Can Social Media Leave You Socially Isolated?; 20 YouTube Tricks, Hacks & Features You'll Want to Know About; The State of Social Media Demographics: 2017 Benchmarks [Infographic]; Getting to Know the Ghost: The Complete Beginners Guide to Snapchat; Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data; LinkedIn Analytics: A Guide for Marketers; Understanding bounce rate in Google Analytics; How to Analyze Your Instagram Marketing: 4 Metrics to Consider;
  • Statistical Functions Lies, Damned Lies, and P Values; The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world; Using Statistics Ethically to Combat �A Scientific Credibility Crisis�; How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram; Hashing Out Hashtags: What They Are & How to Use Them [Infographic]; A Brief History of Snapchat;
  • Statistical Programs 15 Excel Formulas, Keyboard Shortcuts & Tricks That'll Save You Lots of Time; How to Learn Excel Online: 13 of the Best Resources for Excel Training;
  • Temperament Trait-Reputation-Identity (TRI); New personality model sets up how we see ourselves, and how others see us; The 4 Worst Types of Bosses and How to Handle Them; Can Your Phone Change Your Personality? Research Says Yes; Can Personality Be Changed?; Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone�s �true� self is; Our Personalities Are Constantly Changing, Even if We Think They�re Not; Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone; 8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality; What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?; What Your Handwriting Says About Your Personality; Job Advice: 5 Personality Traits That Can Boost Your Career; Job Stability? 5 Types of Employees That Companies Don�t Want Anymore; Overwhelming Majority of Companies Say Soft Skills Are Just as Important as Hard Skills, According to a New CareerBuilder Survey; Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?; How the structure of your brain influences your personality;
  • Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2015; Quitting Smoking Among Adults � United States, 2000�2015; The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control; Health consequences of smoking; Health consequences of secondhand smoking; The Prohibition of Distributing Free Samples of Tobacco Products Guidance for Industry DRAFT GUIDANCE; New section: Chemicals in Tobacco; Chemicals in Cigarettes: From Plant to Product to Puff; Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHCs); Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents in Tobacco Products and Tobacco Smoke: Established List; Regular E-Cigarette Use Associated with CVD Risk Markers Vaping shows physiological effects similar to smoking, not attributable to nicotine; E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults A Report of the Surgeon General; E-Cigarettes and Young People: A Public Health Concern; Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents; Study adds to evidence that electronic cigarettes are not harmless; Survey: 'Dripping' Common Among Teen E-Cig Users - Practice produces thicker vapor clouds, more volatile aldehydes; "Direct Dripping": A High-Temperature, High-Formaldehyde Emission Electronic Cigarette Use Method; This Man Is An Athlete In The Sport Of �Cloud Chasing�; 'Dripping' may be a new, dangerous trend for teens who vape; E-Cigarettes and �Dripping� Among High-School Youth; E-Cigarettes Deliver Harmful Chemicals, Report Finds; E-cigarette use as a predictor of cigarette smoking: results from a 1-year follow-up of a national sample of 12th grade students; Vaping May Be 'One-Way Bridge' to Cigarettes for Teens Surveyed e-cig users had diminished view of smoking harms; Smokeless Tobacco: Health Effects;
  • US Government Statistics Education Pays 2016 The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society; Federal Justice Statistics, 2013-2014; Federal Justice Statistics, 2013 - Statistical Tables; Federal Justice Statistics, 2014 - Statistical Tables;
  • Useful Sites Global Etiquette Rules: Why You Should Take Your Shoes Off in Japan; These national parks will offer free admission for 10 days in 2017; 7 things to avoid touching in a hotel room; Airplane Etiquette: The Most Annoying Passenger Behavior; Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler @Thrillist; Ranking the Most Dangerous Countries for American Tourists;
  • Webmastering Tools 63 Web Design Terms Every Marketer Should Know; Fonts & Feelings: Does Typography Connote Emotions?; 375,000 Pieces of Art You Can Use Without Restrictions; 28 Places to Download Free Images for Websites and Blogs; The Do's and Don'ts of Infographic Typography [Free Guide]; Decoding Video Infographic; Don't Make Them Wait: How to Reduce Page Weight on Your Website;
  • Web Resources New section: Machine Learning; Machine learning: The smart person's guide; 30 security terms you need to know to protect yourself online; The nonsense � and danger � behind the algorithm economy; The top zero day Dark Web markets; Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity; Cybersecurity Framework; New section: Voice Assistants; 7 Scary Reasons You Shouldn�t Use Siri or Google Assistant; How much RAM does your PC need? Probably less than you think; Spora: The new ransomware that hijacks your computer; What is behind far too many security leaks? Laziness; Your Cell Phone Is Changing Your Personality; Does your smartphone make you less likely to trust others?; World's Biggest Data Breaches; It�s All In The Cards;Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster; Over four billion data records were stolen in 2016; Artificial Intelligence: Legal, ethical, and policy issues;Essential Artificial Intelligence Glossary for Marketers; History of the Web; A Little History of the World Wide Web; Invention of the PC; 5 shocking new threats to your personal data; 10 Things Your Social Media Profile Says About You; No hype, just fact: Artificial intelligence in simple business terms; Data Breach Digest; akamai�s [state of the internet] / security Q4 2016 report; How 'artificial swarm intelligence' uses people to make better predictions than experts; Hacker Shows How Easy It Is To Hack People While Walking Around in Public; Why Nothing Works Anymore,Technology has its own purposes; Understanding the differences between AI, machine learning, and deep learning; Machine learning: The smart person's guide;Tax Identity Theft;Are smartphones killing the art of face-to-face conversation? We ask the experts;The Black Report: Attacking your system, from the hacker perspective; Amazon S3: The smart person's guide; Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web; SSD vs. HDD: What's the Difference?; It's time to face the ugly reality of face recognition; Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and you don't even know it?; Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT - Data errors, security holes and rapidly changing standards are among the pitfalls to know about; Worm on the sensor: What happens when IoT data is bad?; How to make IoT in the home more secure: Assume the worst; Your Ultimate Guide To Making Your Pinterest Pins Searchable; Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies; What the Public Knows About Cybersecurity; Tempted by the dark side? Here's what you need to know about the Dark Web; Ranking Online Digital Rights; Kaleidoscope on the Internet of Toys; When you move to the cloud, don't fall asleep on cybersecurity: A 6-part checklist from IBM;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) Online Dating: The Do�s and Don�ts Everyone Needs to Know; Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?; 13 Scientifically Proven Signs You're in Love; Moving Out After a Breakup: 10 Ways to Make It as Painless as Possible; The Role of Sleep in Health; NIH.gov 68-minute video; College Women's Health;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) FDA's Birth Control Guide;
  • Women's Health College Women's Health;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Pregnant Women Turn to Marijuana, Perhaps Harming Infants; Eating Fish: What Pregnant Women and Parents Should Know; FDA Birth Control Guide;
  • Women's Health Issues Lifetime Economic Burden of Rape Among U.S. Adults;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers New section: Breast Implant Cancer; 9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants; Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL); The 2016 revision of the World Health Organization classification of lymphoid neoplasms; Breast Implant�Associated ALCL: A Unique Entity in the Spectrum of CD30+ Lymphoproliferative Disorders; Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) In Women with Breast Implants: Preliminary FDA Findings and Analyses; Breast Implant�Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma - Review of a Distinct Clinicopathologic Entity;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Women and Heart Disease Fact Sheet; Map of Women's Heart Disease Mortality, 2011-2013; Gender Differences in heart attack symptoms;Paracardial Fat a CV Risk Factor in Older Women - Strongest associations found among women with lower estradiol levels; What is Heart Disease; New section: Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD); SCAD: The Heart Attack That's Striking Young Women;
  • Writing Fake news invades science and science journalism as well as politics; Medical research coverage often contains too few independent, conflict-free comments; Time for change in science journalism?; Fake Medical Journals Are Spreading, And They Are Filled With Bad Science; How to quickly spot dodgy science; Therapeutic Touch Pseudoscience: The Tooth Fairy Strikes Again; Therapy Babble Hyperbolic, messy, pseudoscientific theories about therapy are all too common; Vanity and predatory academic publishers are corrupting the pursuit of knowledge; Predatory publishers criticised for 'unethical, unprincipled' tactics; Joke Science Papers Get Less Funny Every Year; The Ethics of Sarcastic Science; Literallyunbelievable.org; It's not just politics: 2016 was an epidemic year for fake news in science, too; Effective Note-Writing: A Primer for Psychiatry Residents; New section: Vocabulary; Moist. Probe. Crevice: Why Do We Hate Certain Words?; New section: Journaling; If You Want Better Mental Health, You Should Use Your Journal In This Way; How to Write a Case Study: The Ultimate Guide & Template; How to Create a Writing Style Guide Built for the Web [Free Template]; New section: Editing; The Ultimate Online Editing and Proofreading Checklist; Got �significosis?� Here are the five diseases of academic publishing; Identifying Predatory or Pseudo-Journals; AWS typo gaffe isn't the first, or last in technology; History is littered with typo miscues that led to major tech outages, mixups and lots of losses; The Typo that Destroyed a NASA Rocket;

April - June 2017


New Pages


  • Fall 2017 Syllabus

Updated Pages


  • Academic Resources How Our Brains Trick Us into Believing the Wrong Things; Information avoidance: From health to politics, people select their own reality; New section: Listening Skills; 6 Phrases to Demonstrate Active Listening -- at Work, or Elsewhere; People�s preferences for complex explanations (new study); When students pay attention in class, their brains are in sync; In This Noisy World, Kids Really Need Critical Thinking; OECD.org: United States- Results of 2012 PISA Study; 10 Tips for Teaching Kids to Be Awesome Critical Thinkers; 50 Soft Skills for Lifelong Happiness and Success; Critical thinking can be taught; Factors that lead to greater college success; Building Mental Toughness Off the Field; Building mental toughness off the field: It's all about practice; Science fact: Your smartphone really is making you dumber; Pay attention: Practice can make your brain better at focusing;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity; 500 Excel Formula Examples;
  • Malignant Mesothelioma Mortality � United States, 1999�2015; Cancer Prevention Overview (PDQ�)�Health Professional Version; Cancer Prevention Overview (PDQ�)�Patient Version; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975�2014, Featuring Survival; Changes in five-year relative survival for select childhood cancers (0–14 years), SEER 9*, 1975�2012; Age-standardized incidence rates and recent trends (five years) for the most common cancers by sex; Age-standardized death rates and recent trends (five years) for the most common cancers by sex; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975�2014; Metastatic Cancer; Kidney Cancer; What Bone Metastasis Looks Like; Metastatic Cancer; Metastatic Cancer - how cancer spreads; Risks and Benefits of Immunotherapy; Types of Cancer Treatment; Poor overall environmental quality linked to elevated cancer rates; Guide to Liver Cancer; 6 things to keep in mind if you read cancer-related news in the next few days; Lower Your Risk of Cancer;
  • RAND Corporation: Multiple Chronic Conditions in the United States; Childhood intelligence in relation to major causes of death in 68 year follow-up: prospective population study;
  • FDA Stiffens Warning on NSAID Cardiovascular Risk; Labels to get more specific on heart attack and stroke risks All Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Have Cardiovascular Risks; Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart attack, study says; Non-aspirin Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Drug Safety Communication - FDA Strengthens Warning of Increased Chance of Heart Attack or Stroke; Public Health Advisory - FDA Announces Important Changes and Additional Warnings for COX-2 Selective and Non-Selective Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs); Use of Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs - An Update for Clinicians: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association; Risk of acute myocardial infarction with NSAIDs in real world use: bayesian meta-analysis of individual patient data; 'Heart attack risk' for common painkillers; Common NSAID painkillers linked to higher risk of heart attack; FDA issues strong heart attack, stroke warning for common painkillers; Could these common painkillers increase heart risk?;Chronic anabolic steroid use may damage heart, arteries;How Your Education Level May Be Linked to Your Risk of Heart Disease; Beyond Vegetables and Exercise: 5 Surprising Ways to Be Heart Healthy;Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association;
  • 9 Unexpected Stroke Symptoms You Need to Know; Heart Devices 101: Guide to the Tools That Keep You Ticking; WHO classifies stroke as neurological disease;Understanding Heart Disease -- Diagnosis and Treatment; What You Need to Know About Stroke; What You Need to Know About Stroke;Cardiac Arrest: An Important Public Health Issue;
  • Chinese Culture As Chinese Exclusion Act Turns 135, Experts Point To Parallels Today;Chinese Heritage; Chinese Exclusion Act (1882); Terracotta Warriors: An Army for the Afterlife;
  • Consumer Health 5 surprising items that can become dangerous when left in a hot car;
  • Cool Sites A- L 8 Travel Photography Tips from People Who Do It For a Living; The Hypnotic Allure of Cinemagraphic Waves;
  • Diabetes increasing in youths; Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition; A Visual Guide to Insulin Resistance;
  • Epidemiology A- L Florence Nightingale Was Born 197 Years Ago, and Her Infographics Were Better Than Most of the Internet�s;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Criminal and Epidemiological Investigations Handbook International Edition, 2016;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... The Hunt for the Very First Stars Is Taking Us Back to the Moon; What is Dark Matter?; NASA Image and Video Library; Cassini's Grand Finale; Cassini's First Grand Finale Dive: Milestones; Cassini at Saturn; 50 Soft Skills for Lifelong Happiness and Success; Names.org; Planet Classification: How to Group Exoplanets;
  • Favorite Movie Sites Inside the Science of Fictional Treknology; The 30 Greatest, Straight-Up Ass-Kicking Action Movies of the Century @Thrillist; 15 Actors Who Always Play the Villain; 25 of the Best Action Movies of All Time; Our taste in movies is highly idiosyncratic, and at odds with critics' preferences; The Biggest Movie From the Year You Were Born @Thrillist;
  • Fitness Feel Down? Get Up�Emotional Benefits of Exercise; Emotional Benefits of Exercise Infographic; How walking benefits the brain - Researchers show that foot's impact helps control, increase the amount of blood sent to the brain; Staying Active at Any Size; The New Science of Exercise;
  • Free Software Protect your PC from the cyber-flu with these awesome free antivirus options;
  • Grants Get the Experience to Land the Job:Grant Writing;
  • Graphing visual-content-marketing-statistics;Florence Nightingale Was Born 197 Years Ago, and Her Infographics Were Better Than Most of the Internet�s; 22 free tools for data visualization and analysis; Got data? These useful tools can turn it into informative, engaging graphics; The of Data-Driven Decision-Making;
  • Health Care Information Warning Signs You Overdosed on These 10 Medications; How to Read Medicine Labels;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Big Data in the health care system; New section: Health Data Breaches; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal: Notice to the Secretary of HHS Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information - Breaches Affecting 500 or More Individuals; HIPAA and Disasters: What Emergency Professionals Need to Know;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues The Health Literacy of America�s Adults Results From the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy; The next wave in healthcare cyberattacks: Ransomware; Cybersecurity and Healthcare Facilities; Indicators Associated With WannaCry Ransomware; THE FDA�S ROLE IN MEDICAL DEVICE CYBERSECURITY; Why Can't Scientists Talk Like Regular Humans?; Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry;
  • WHO's Essential Health Services;
  • Infectious Diseases Globalization and infectious diseases: A review of the linkages - World Health Organization; The Science of the 10 Plagues; First large-scale survey of Chagas disease in the United States confirms that the 'silent killer' is a major public health challenge for the country; Biggest Threats;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Update on Zika Virus�Associated Birth Defects and Evaluation of All U.S. Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Exposure � U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, 2016; Zika Virus - Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies; Zika Virus: Psychosocial Support Videos; Why the Menace of Mosquitoes Will Only Get Worse; Mosquito-Borne Diseases; Malaria Surveillance � United States, 2014;Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy � U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016�April 25, 2017; Insecticides and chemicals used to combat Zika linked to reduced motor function in infants;
  • Kids Health Cyberbullying Associated with Depression and Dissociation in Teens; Secrets You Never Knew About Your Cat; 9 Weird Ways Kids Can Get Hurt;
  • Maternal Child Health Pregnancy Week by Week; Foster or Adopted Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused; Essentials for Childhood framework; Child Abuse Prevention; What Is CRISPR?; DNA Fingerprinting; State School and Childcare Vaccination Laws; Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS, CAREGIVERS, AND TEACHERS; Undermining Genetic Privacy? Employee Wellness Programs and the Law;What Both the Left and Right Get Wrong About Race - Setting the scientific record straight on race, IQ, and success;
  • Nutrition Resources 6 Foods That Could Increase Your Dementia Risk (and What to Eat Instead); Facts About Trans Fats; Avoid These 10 Foods Full of Trans Fats; Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fact Sheet for Consumers; Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants; Diet soda study looks at dementia, heart risks; 10 Reasons to Give Up Diet Soda - Find out why zero-calorie drinks may be doing you more harm than good; Diet Coke Exposed: What Happens One Hour After Drinking Diet Coke, Coke Zero Or Any Other Similar Diet Soda; 5 serious health risks of drinking diet soda; Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Risks of Incident Stroke and Dementia - A Prospective Cohort Study; New Worries About Energy Drinks Research continues to suggest that ingredients in these beverages may harm your heart; What that energy drink can do to your body; Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt; A Visual Guide to Understanding Eating Disorders; Food Labels Survey - 2016 Nationally-Representative Phone Survey; Food label terms;GMOs 2.0 Ingredients Database! (Beta);9 Popular Foods That Are Still Sneakily Hiding Trans Fats; Low-Carb Vegetables � the Best and the Worst; Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables; How Farmers Turn Their Salmon Pink; Fish Faceoff: Wild Salmon vs. Farmed Salmon Debating the health benefits and risks;11 Ways Processed Food Is Different from Real Food; 'Ultraprocessed' Foods Make Up More Than Half of Americans' Diets; New section: Bad oils; Which Everyday Products Contain Palm Oil?; Sorry, coconut oil isn�t actually good for you, heart docs say; Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association; 3 Supplements That Actually Work�and 3 That Are Just Wasting Your Money; SNACK F.A.C.T.S. Food Advertising to Children and Teens Score 2015;
  • About-Face on 'Obesity Paradox': Extra Fat Does Raise Risk of Death; Carrying Some Extra Pounds May Not Be Good After All; Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents Aged 2�19 Years: United States, 1963�1965 Through 2013�2014; Trends in obesity among children and adolescents aged 2�19 years, by age: United States, 1963�1965 through 2013�2014; Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years;
  • Public Health Data Trends in HIV Infection, Stage 3 (AIDS); Pediatric HIV Surveillance; World Health 2017 Health Stats;
  • Public Health Data Alcohol Poisoning Deaths; WHO's Essential Health Services; Drugs Most Frequently Involved in Drug Overdose Deaths:United States, 2010�2014; Women of Childbearing Age and Opioids; Prescription Drug Use and Misuse in the United States: Results from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health; Underage Drinking Statistics; Patient Characteristics of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Nationally and by State, 2014; Drug Use, Dependence, and Abuse Among State Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2007-2009;
  • Public Health Data Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century:2014 Mental Health Atlas;Mental health Atlas country profile 2014: USA; Startling maps show every terrorist attack worldwide for the last 20 years; Indicators Of Mental Health Problems Reported By Prisoners And Jail Inmates, 2011-2012; Indicators Of Mental Health Problems Reported By Prisoners And Jail Inmates, 2011-2012 Summary Report;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - June, 2017;
  • Public Health Practice From opium to fentanyl: How did we get here?; WHO's Essential Health Services; 9 Tips for Crafting Effective Media Bites; Communicating for Change, Shaping Public Debate with Framing and Messages;
  • Public Health Sites A - C The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Full Video; Alcohol poisoning infographic; For Parents: What to Look For if your child is using drugs; Alcohol Abuse Fact Sheet; Pediatric HIV Surveillance; What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later - High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds; Is 'Internet Addiction' Real?; More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says; Moderate alcohol consumption as risk factor for adverse brain outcomes and cognitive decline: longitudinal cohort study; White matter integrity pre- and post marijuana and alcohol initiation in adolescence; Moderate drinking may alter brain, study says; Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection Medical Monitoring Project 2014 Cycle (June 2014�May 2015);
  • Public Health Sites D-G The New Face of Heroin: An Investigative Series in Four Parts; A seismic mapping milestone Team produces 3-D map of Earth's interior; Quality of Life and Cannabis Use: Results from Canadian Sample Survey Data; Tracking hazardous chemicals from fast-food wrappers in the body; Here�s What Experts Know About How Marijuana Affects Your Body; Exposure to BPA Substitute, BPS, Multiplies Breast Cancer Cells; Global Climate Report - December 2016; Yale Climate Opinion Maps � U.S. 2016; Yearly temperature anomalies from 1880 to 2014; Here's What Happens During a Fentanyl Overdose; Prince's Death: Why It's So Easy to Overdose on Painkillers; Characteristics of Fentanyl Overdose � Massachusetts, 2014�2016; The Emotional Intelligence Test: What's Your Emotional IQ? [Quiz]; Carfentanil [INN] Toxnet Profile; New section: Drugged Driving; Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone - Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse grows; Impaired driving; The 16 scariest maps from the E.U.�s massive new climate change report; Prescription Drug Abuse Fact Sheet; Infographics on health and climate change; Climate change: How do we know?; Climate Change Knowlege; WHO Climate Change and health infographics; Particle Pollution; ER visits related to marijuana use at a Colorado hospital quadruple after legalization - More than half of teens' marijuana-related visits also involved psychiatric evaluations; Images of Warming: National Parks in 2050 Posters; �Gray death,� the drug that looks like concrete, kills in one dose; What Is Gray Death? The Killer Drug Cocktail Is Latest Battle in War Against Opioids; Gray Death: The Most Powerful New Opioid Combo That's Risky Even To Touch; Hurricane Preparedness Week 2017; Interactive website helps to reduce dizziness; Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT); Researchers Test How to Accurately Assess Use of New Psychoactive Drugs such as �Bath Salts�; How to accurately assess use of new psychoactive drugs such as 'bath salts' - 'Bath salt' use underreported, study reveals; New York Times Climate Change Special Report; Fentanyl, the opioid so potent it can cause an overdose through accidental contact, explained; The opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic, explained; Acetyl Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities � Rhode Island, March�May 2013; Recommendations for laboratory testing for acetyl fentanyl and patient evaluation and treatment for overdose with synthetic opioids; Prescribing Data; Opioid Addiction 2016 Facts & Figures; The Role of Science in Addressing the Opioid Crisis; Fentanyl Crisis: DEA Issues Guideline for First Responders Dealing With Deadly Drug; What Is Fentanyl? The Drug That Killed Prince Has Killed Thousands of Others;Allergy medications: Know your options; The Prescription Medications Most Parents Don�t Realize Their Kids Are Misusing; Opioid Basics; Bisphenol A (BPA): Use in Food Contact Application; Why You Shouldn�t Drink That Water You Found in the Car; Teen cannabis use and illicit drug use in early adulthood linked; Hepatitis: What Puts You at Risk; 8 Signs of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership; 3 New Dangerous Drug Habits in Teens | New Drug Trend in Kids;5 key findings about LGBT Americans key findings about LGBT Americans; The opioid crisis changed how doctors think about pain; Substance Name: Glyphosate [ANSI:BSI:ISO]; 5 facts about same-sex marriage; Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis � United States, 2015; OMG Mission - Greenland�s Ice Melting Faster Than Previously Thought (Video);
  • Public Health Sites H-L What is Kidney Disease?; When to Worry About Ringing in Your Ears; World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring health for the SDGs; Surprising And Sobering: 7 Facts About Global Health; 2015 Kidney Disease Statistics; Why You Have Tinnitus; Think Before You Ink: Are Tattoos Safe?; From Millennials to Baby Boomers, U.S. Adults Say Public Places Are Too Noisy; A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing; In �Enormous Success,� Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence; Researchers find dozens of genes associated with measures of intelligence, Lots of genes, but a cumulatively small impact;A Loud Warning: Millions of People Do Not Protect Their Ears; 15 Things That Can Make Tinnitus Worse;
  • Public Health Sites M - N 5 Things You Should Know About Stress; Stress symptoms: Effects on your body and behavior; Mental Health Screening Tools; Mindfulness just as effective as CBT for a broad range of psychiatric symptoms; Mindfulness just as effective as CBT for a broad range of psychiatric symptoms (Lund University); Myths and Facts About Therapy; New section: Mindfulness; The heady benefits of mindfulness in the workplace; New section: Personality Disorders; Alert: If You Always Avoid Things You Fear, You May Have This Issue; The One Thing That Is More Important Than Social Needs: Self Actualization; Borderline Personality Disorder; Any Personality Disorder; Antisocial Personality Disorder; Becoming 'brain aware' to calm chaos, boost productivity; Intel experiments with mindfulness to combat digital overload;Distortions and deceptions in strategic decisions; What�s Wrong With My Shoulder?; Autism Spectrum Disorder;Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory; Depression Fact Sheet; Anxiety Fact Sheet; Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans � United States, 1999�2015; Depression: FDA-Approved Medications May Help; The Facts on Bipolar Disorder and FDA-Approved Treatments; 12 Signs Your Mood Swings Could Actually Be Bipolar Disorder; Does the Heart Have a Sense of Smell?; Acute stress alters individual risk taking in a time-dependent manner and leads to anti-social risk; Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows; HIV & Intimate Partner Violence Among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women; HIV & Intimate Partner Violence Among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women Presentation Slides and Fact Sheet; Does the Brain Use More Energy During Particular Activities?; 11 Mental Health Disorders That Are 100% Misunderstood; As Brains Mature, More Robust Information Networks Boost Self-Control; What is the Mandela Effect? We explain the causes of false memories; Half of adults with anxiety or depression report chronic pain; The Scientific Explanation on Why We Attract What We Are; Why Men Don�t Live as Long as Women; Guide to Testicular Cancer; Ways to Avoid Erectile Dysfunction; HIV Among Asians in the United States; HIV Among Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in the United States; Men�s Health Month - Helping Men Stay On Top of Their Game; Breast Cancer in Men: Treatments and Genetic Counseling; Being Defensive, how Psychotherapy Sees You; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; Men and Mental Health;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z State-Specific Rates of Primary and Secondary Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men � United States, 2015; Prevalence of HPV in Adults Aged 18�69: United States, 2011�2014;Congenital Syphilis - CDC Fact Sheet; Congenital syphilis; Congenital syphilis infographic; Syphilis in pregnancy;Protect your baby from syphilis; It�s STD Awareness Month. So Here Are Some Scary STD Stats & Facts For You!; STD Prevention Infographics; Lowdown on STD Prevention; CDC Fact Sheets; It's Your Future, You Can Protect It - Teen Condom Fact Sheet; 13 REASONS WHY Talking Points; CDC Call to Action - Let�s Work Together to Stem the Tide of Rising Syphilis in the United States; How Effective are Condoms?; People Smell Great! Human Sniffers Sensitive as Dogs'; Testing sense of smell may give early warning of Alzheimer's risk; Hidden consequences of olfactory dysfunction: a patient report series; Effects of ageing on smell and taste; How We Smell;
  • Public Health Software National Environmental Health Tracking Network; Traveling Back in Time With Colorful Isochrone Maps;
  • Research Resources on the Net Questionable research practices among italian research psychologists; How many scientists admit to questionable research practices?; How the GOP Could Use Science�s Reform Movement Against It - The principles of openness, transparency, and reproducibility might be weaponized to defund and deny research; 1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility; How much does a retracted result pollute the field?; Reproducibility Issues graphics; Most citations to retracted papers don�t note they�re problematic, authors say; PubMed to Include Conflict-of-Interest Statements with Study Abstracts; 6 things to keep in mind if you read cancer-related news in the next few days; How Rampant is Fabrication in Medical Literature? Inappropriate statistics in new paper may exaggerate the problem; Scientists Screwed Up? Send them to Rehab;
  • Senior Health Deaths from Alzheimer�s Disease � United States, 1999�2014;
  • How Time Zones May Affect Cancer Risk; Fixing lousy sleep could keep us healthy longer; Could better sleep prevent gestational diabetes?;Deep sleep may act as fountain of youth in old age; Sleep Is the New Status Symbol; A 'Hot Zone' In The Brain May Reveal When, And Even What, We Dream; Coloured sagittal MRI scans of the human brain. Changes in brain activity offer clues to what the dream is about; Dreaming 'hot zone' found at the back of the brain; Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming; Scientists Can Now Tell If Someone Is Dreaming from Their Brain Waves; Sleep and your Circadian Rhythm;What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Problem Sleepiness?; Healthy Sleep Also called: Sleep Hygiene; The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say; Chronic sleep deprivation may lead to brain eating itself; Deep Sleep Maintains the Learning Efficiency of the Brain; Sleep Shrinks the Brain�s Synapses to Make Room for New Learning - The process keeps the attic of your mind well organized; When You Eat Can 'Reset' Your Biological Clock; New section: Jet Lag; Why It's Harder to Recover from Jet Lag When You Fly East; The Science of Jet Lag: 5 Surprising Findings; Jet Lag Leaves Kidneys In Another Time Zone; Jet-Lagged Mice More Likely to Die; Understanding of Human Body Clock Reworked; How to Beat Jet Lag: Don't Eat; What Is Jet Lag?; 'Social Jet Lag' Called Potentially Hazardous - Sleeping in on weekends linked to more fatigue, higher CVD risk;
  • Social Media Who Has the Best (and Worst) LinkedIn Profile Photos?; Big data in social networks; A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel; 6 New LinkedIn Features You May Have Missed; How Generations X, Y, and Z Consume Video Content [Infographic]; The Multicultural Millennials; No thanks, Facebook: Here's how to permanently delete your account; How technology use affects at-risk adolescents More use of technology led to increases in attention, behavior and self-regulation problems for adolescents already at risk for mental health issues, new study finds; More Technology Use Linked to Mental Health Issues in At-Risk Adolescents; The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More;Don�t Let Facebook Make You Miserable; Instagram worst social media app for young people�s mental health; 'Fuelling a mental health crisis': Instagram worst social network for young people's mental health; Instagram Might Not Be Great For Young People's Mental Health; Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds; In Obvious News: Social Media Sharing Is All About Your Social Cred - Other people's opinions drive what we share on Facebook; 15 Hidden Instagram Hacks & Features Everyone Should Know About; 5 Helpful Insights You Can Find Using Twitter Analytics; What Your Tweets Say About You;Psychological Language on Twitter Predicts County-Level Heart Disease Mortality; Personality, Gender, and Age in the Language of Social Media: The Open-Vocabulary Approach; Social media as a measurement tool of depression in populations; How to Disable or Permanently Delete an Instagram Account; The Arguments That Are Completely Inappropriate to Have on Twitter; Texting slang; How to Use Twitter Analytics: The Complete Guide for Marketers; Are Other People Allowed to Use My Tweets?; Alone in the crowd: the structure and spread of loneliness in a large social network;
  • Statistical Functions J-Shaped Curves and Public Health; New section: Methods 101; Methods 101: Random Sampling video; Are Propensity Scores As Good As Randomized Trials? They may not offer much more than multivariable adjustment;How Rampant is Fabrication in Medical Literature? Inappropriate statistics in new paper may exaggerate the problem;
  • Nicotine and Tobacco In-Depth Report;Tobacco-Product Use by Adults and Youths in the United States in 2013 and 2014; To Your Health 1 in 4 youths exposed to secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes, study shows; How e-cigarettes landed 2 metro Detroiters in burn unit; New section: Thirdhand Smoke; Children of Smokers Carry Tobacco Toxins on Their Hands - Thirdhand smoke exposures high in kids with household cigarette smokers; Tips to Help Avoid "Vape" Battery Explosions; The shadow of Big Tobacco looms over e-cigarettes and harm reduction;Social smoking carries same heart-disease risks as everyday habit One in 10 Americans screened said they sometimes smoked, study found; Health Warnings;European Commission - Press release - 10 key changes for tobacco products sold in the EU; The new laws on vaping and smoking: All you need to know - The new Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 comes into force imminently; Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications; Modified Risk Tobacco Products; Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2016; HIV Smokers Twice as Likely to Die from Smoking Than from Disease; HIV Smokers Twice as Likely to Die from Smoking Than from Disease;
  • US Government Statistics Bureau of Labor Job Statistics; The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students; Capital Punishment, 2014�2015; National Environmental Health Tracking Network; Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2015; Hate Crime Victimization, 2004-2015 Summary Report;
  • Useful Sites Navigating Power of Attorney: How to Help Loved Ones Manage Their Money; Travel Health Slideshow: 25 Ways to Stay Well Abroad; CDC Yellow Book; Tip of My Tongue - Find that word that you've been thinking about all day but just can't seem to remember; Get Help In Emergencies; U.S. Embassies; Foreign Disasters;
  • Webmastering Tools How to Pick the Perfect Font Pairings for Your Website: 7 Free Tools; Where Can You Find High-Quality Images for Social Media?; 39 Free Tools for Creating Unique Images;
  • Web Resources How the Human/Computer Interface Works (Infographics); Digital Dividends; Three privacy tools that block your Internet provider from tracking you; HTTPS Everywhere; Big data in industries; Top 5 ways to track data breaches; Breach Portal: Notice to the Secretary of HHS Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information; What is "brain hacking"? Tech insiders on why you should care; 5 ways robots are vulnerable to cyberattacks;The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI; Bad News: Artificial Intelligence Is Racist, Too; Profiling 10 types of hackers; How to eliminate insider threats; MASSIVE ATTACK - How a weapon against war became a weapon against the web; Technology is great, but are we prepared for the consequences?; Cyber security breaches survey 2017; New section: Blockchain; FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?; Healthcare, retail industries give blockchain a try; 5 things you should know about the blockchain; You�re Addicted to Your Phone if You Agree with These Statements; Largest Distracted Driving Behavior Study; Distracted Driving;Executive's guide to implementing blockchain technology; An Army of Thousands of Hacked Servers Found Mining Cryptocurrencies; Ways to create secure IoT devices; You Cannot Encrypt Your Face; NSA chief: This is what a worst-case cyber attack scenario looks like; Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies;Net neutrality: The smart person's guide; Indicators Associated With WannaCry Ransomware; WHAT IS WANNACRY/WANACRYPT0R? US-cert.gov fact sheet;Tech Adoption Climbs Among Older Adults; Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week�s WCry worm spread so widely; Report: The darknet contains a vast treasure trove of stolen Fortune 500 data; A third of Americans live in a household with three or more smartphones; 94% believe unsecured IoT devices could lead to 'catastrophic' cybersecurity attack; Ransomware; Ransomware: Best Practices for Prevention and Response; WannaCry: The smart person's guide; Machine Vision; The Dangerous Texting Slang All Parents Should Know; 7 in 10 smartphone apps share your data with third-party services; The 4 types of cybersecurity threats and a formula to fight them; Six quick facts to know about the Petya global ransomware attack; New section: Malware; Fileless malware: The smart person's guide; Report: 37% of adults at 'serious risk' of being hacked through their IoT devices; 10 facts about smartphones as the iPhone turns 10; WannaCry: The smart person's guide; Internet History Timeline: ARPANET to the World Wide Web;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) How to lower your odds of becoming disabled - Embrace a healthy lifestyle;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) FDA's Birth Control Guide;
  • Wellness Resources Part III (12 - 17) Metastatic Cancer - how cancer spreads; ;
  • Women's Health Issues What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain?; Police Response to Domestic Violence, 2006-2015; 12 Times You Need to See Your Gynecologist Immediately; Everything You Need to Know About Sexual Assault; Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Breast Density and Your Mammogram Report; More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer; Breast Cancer Incidence 2008 - 2012; 5 Things Women Should Know About Ovarian Cancer; Study estimates number of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer; Drinking and breast cancer: Risk increases with even one drink, study finds; A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk, report says; Diet, Nutrition Physical Activity and Breast Cancer - AICR; Guide to Uterine Cancer;
  • Writing Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?; How to Use an Writing Cleanroom to Avoid Plagiarism; Debunking the Accidental Plagiarism Excuse; Five reasons blog posts are of higher scientific quality than journal articles; Reputational incentives and post-publication review: two (partial) solutions to the misinformation problem; Data Authorship; New section: Letter Writing; To Whom It May Concern: Do All Formal Letters Have to Start Like This?; When a 'Remix' Is Plain Ole Plagiarism - Digital technologies make it easier for people to copy the work of other artists�yet the same tools make it more likely for them to get caught. 5/2017; The therapeutic value of adolescents� blogging about social�emotional difficulties; The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post; The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows;
  • Career Resources New section: Wage Gap; Wage Gap graphic; America�s Women and the Wage Gap; The Paycheck Fairness Act; The Healthy Families Act; For Equal Pay Day, New State-by-State Analysis Shows Terrible Toll Gender Wage Gap Takes on America�s Women and Families; Recognizing Compassion Fatigue in the Helping Professions; Personality factors are best defense against losing your job to a robot - Personality traits, interest in arts and science predict better job outcomes; 15 Secrets Employers Don�t Want You to Know; These Key Bad Behaviors Drive Your Employer Crazy, But You Can Fix Them; Will Robots Take my Job? Enter your job title and see what the chances are; How to Write a Resume: The Ultimate Checklist of Resume Tips;Competency-Based Job Descriptions;


July - September 2017


Updated Pages


  • Academic Resources The Science behind Relentless Breakthroughs; An Underdeveloped Right Brain Is the Greatest Barrier to Creativity; Think Like Steve Jobs: How Design Thinking Leads to Creativity; How I Rewired My Brain to Think Like a Designer and Unlock My Creativity;How to Declutter Your Brain and Get Organized; How to Boost Creativity: Secrets of the Creative Brain; How Clutter Drains Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It); We Don't Need More Stuff, We Need Less (a Lot Less); Twelve Natural Ways to Enhance Brain Power; College Women's Health; Why the Conscientious Mind Is a Successful Mind; Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students � United States, 2015; Health & Academics;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites The hidden value in imperfect big data;
  • Benchmarking life expectancy and cancer mortality: global comparison with cardiovascular disease 1981-2010; Basic Cancer Terms You Need to Know;Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004�2013, and Deaths, 2006�2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties � United States; Hormone replacement therapies help breast cancer grow, spread - Hormone replacement therapies could cause specialized cancer cells to induce growth, metastasis; New section: Bone Cancer; Guide to Bone Cancer; Guide to Malignant Mesothelioma; Guide to Eye Cancers; Guide to Brain Cancer; Guide to Head and Neck Cancers; Guide to Kidney Cancer; Average annual age-adjusted rates* of new cases� of common cancers (2009�2013) and deaths� from common cancers (2011�2015) in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties� � United States; Cancer Words You Need to Know; Cancer incidence attributable to lifestyle and environmental factors in Alberta in 2012: summary of results; Guide to Blood Cancers; CAR T Cells: Engineering Patients� Immune Cells to Treat Their Cancers;
  • Chronic Disease Index Benchmarking Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths;
  • HDL Cholesterol: The Good Cholesterol; Ozone Pollution Connected to Cardiovascular Health; Never Buy These Deadly �Heart-Healthy� Foods; Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: Current State of the Evidence; Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of the Research for Adults; Treatment of Cholesterol in 2017;
  • How Is Heart Disease Treated?; Preventing Stroke Deaths Progress Stalled;Recent Trends in Stroke Death Rates � United States, 2000�2015;
  • Chinese Culture How The White Establishment Waged A 'War' On Chinese Restaurants In The U.S.; How White America Tried to Eliminate Chinese Restaurants in the Early 1900s; How a Chinatown-by-the-Sea Popped Up on the Jersey Shore; Americans of Chinese Heritage with Heavy Southern Accents in Mississippi; E. Samantha Cheng: Discovering the Mississippi Delta Chinese Legacy;A Chinese perspective on autumn;
  • Consumer Health Can Your Swimming Spot Make You Sick?; Making Water Safe in an Emergency; Disinfecting Wells After a Disaster;
  • Cool Sites A- L Half in US choose cremation as views on death change; How to make your landscape photography stand out; How to photograph the solar eclipse: NASA tips for taking pictures of Aug. 21 event;4 secrets: How to take professional photos with your smartphone; Top 5 tips for photographing solar eclipse; How to take the best photos of a solar eclipse: Tips from the pros; Birdnote.org; Could artificial intelligence disrupt the photography world?; How to take video of a solar eclipse: Advice from the experts; Solar Eclipse iPhone Photography: Warnings and Tips; Smartphone Photography of the Eclipse;
  • Cool Sites M - Z Group Security - ATM Card Skimming and PIN - Capturing Customer Awareness Guide; Equifax: What now? My credit freeze primer. Also, don�t over react; Credit Freeze Information by State;
  • National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017 Estimates of Diabetes and Its Burden in the United States; National Diabetes Statistic Report, 2017; Does Short Sleep Mean Higher T2D Risk for Kids? - An extra hour of sleep tied to reduction in insulin resistance; Lots of red meat and poultry linked to diabetes risk;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... Eclipse Across America Map;What to look for in a total solar eclipse; The Day the Sky Goes Dark: August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse; How Earth looks from outer space; This is your brain on art; Carbon calculations say sixth mass extinction looms; The big five mass extinctions;
  • Favorite Movie Sites Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies � United States, 2010�2016; Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows; Why Smoking in Films Harms Children; Exposure to Movie Smoking: Its Relation to Smoking Initiation Among US Adolescents; Smoke-free Movies; Smoke-free Movies and Media; 50 Best Travel Movies of the Past 50 Years; Watch full-length movies for free; The 100 Greatest Props in Movie History, and the Stories Behind Them; Tubitv.com; Can Rotten Tomatoes Crush a Movie at the Box Office?; How to Stream Thousands of Free Movies Using Your Library Card;
  • Favorite Music Sites Learning with music can change brain structure - Using musical cues to learn a physical task significantly develops an important part of the brain, according to a new study; A Global Tour of Remarkable Musical Instruments; Beatles Albums Ranked Worst to Best; Top 50 Beatles Songs; The 1,000 Best Songs on Spotify @Thrillist; Blame it on the bossa nova: How music changes our perception of touch; 16 Sad Songs to Listen to When You Need a Good Cry;
  • Fitness Health Risks of an Inactive Lifestyle Also called: Sedentary Lifestyle, Sitting Disease; Physical Activity; Promoting Airport Walking - A Guide; Mall Walking - A Program Resource Guide; 10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Exercising;10 ways a daily walk can change your mind and body; Study shows a walk in the park fixes a fuzzy brain;
  • Free Software 9 of the Best Free Video Editing Software to Try;
  • Graphing The Scottish Scoundrel Who Changed How We See Data - When he wasn�t blackmailing lords and being sued for libel, William Playfair invented the pie chart, the bar graph, and the line graph.; How to Create the Best Powerpoint Presentations, With Examples; 10 time-saving tips for speeding your work in PowerPoint;Guidelines for Good Visual Information Representations; Designing for the Mobile Environment � Some Simple Guidelines;
  • Health Care Information Complementary and Alternative Therapies;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Mirror, Mirror 2017: International Comparison Reflects Flaws and Opportunities for Better U.S. Health Care; AHRQ.gov's Health Literacy; Too much information can be a good thing - Psychologists examine how to package health recommendations; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal: Notice to the Secretary of HHS Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information; What Makes People Like (and Dislike) Their Doctors?;
  • Health Education Resources Mott Poll Report: Bullying and Internet Safety Are Top Health Concerns for Parents; Qualifications of Health Education Specialists - SOPHE;
  • Health Disparities Widget;
  • Infectious Diseases Bedbugs: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Too Disgusted to Ask; Antibiotic Use in the United States, 2017: Progress and Opportunities; Ebola detected in semen of survivors two years after infection - Researchers suggest updating WHO guidelines and exploring aging; 14 Diseases You Almost Forgot About (Thanks to Vaccines); Ebola RNA lingers in semen longer than expected;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Sexual Transmission & Prevention of Zika Virus;Ticks and Travel: What You Need to Know to Prevent Tick Bites and Illnesses; Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure � United States (Including U.S. Territories), July 2017; Guide to Tick-Borne Diseases;
  • Kids Health Nearly half of those who have been harassed online know their harasser;
  • Maternal Child Health If European Borders Were Drawn By DNA Instead Of Ethnicity; DNA copying is more random than we thought;Using CRISPR, scientists efficiently edit genome of viable human embryos; In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos; 4 Associations Between Depression in Parents and Parenting, Child Health, and Child Psychological Functioning; Parental Substance Use and the Child Welfare System;
  • Nutrition Resources 20 Ways You Can Get Food Poisoning; New section: Junk Food; How Bad for You Are Fried Foods?; The 40 Unhealthiest Foods if You�re Over 40; EWG�s Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives; The 10 most contaminated foods in your fridge you need to trash right now � and healthier alternatives; Improving Diet Over Time May Reduce Risk of Death Three healthy diets shared common characteristics; Chronic liver inflammation linked to Western diet - Food, antibiotics, and gender are just some of the factors that can throw off the balance between the gut and liver, according to a new report in The American Journal of Pathology; Artificial Sweeteners Have Little or No Benefit to Health, Researchers Conclude; Artificial Sweeteners May Boost Blood Sugar, Study Finds; Souring on Artificial Sweeteners: Substances May Boost Appetite; Artificial Sweeteners Have Little or No Benefit to Health, Researchers Conclude; How Safe Is Splenda? Group Urges Caution for Artificial Sweetener; The Truth About Aspartame; Chemical Cuisine; The Bitter Side of Diet Soda: Strokes; Acids in Popular Sodas Erode Tooth Enamel; Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia; Low Calorie Sweeteners Alter Glucose Uptake and Promote Adipogenesis in Human Fat Biopsy-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) in-Vitro and in Subjects� Subcutaneous Fat; 6 Ways Eating Too Much Sugar Messes With Your Entire Body; Artificial sweeteners: Where do we stand?; Can Skipping Dinner Help You Lose Weight?; What does �natural flavors� really mean?; Diet quality matters not just quantity in mid-to-late-adulthood; Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's - MIND diet rich in vegetables, berries, whole grains, nuts; The MIND Diet: A Detailed Guide for Beginners; New section: Microbiome; From ancient tribes to modern civilization, what do our microbiomes say about us?; Federal Microbiome Project Aims to Solve Tiny Riddles of Science; Healthy or Hype? Our Nutrition Expert Decodes the Latest Good-For-You Food Fads;Dietary Supplements Are Poisoning More and More People; This Man Got Hepatitis From His Energy Drinks. How the Heck Does That Even Happen?; The Supplements You Should Stay Away From; Rare cause of acute hepatitis: a common energy drink;You can improve your health in 2 weeks by cutting back on sugar; 8 'Healthy' Foods That Aren�t;Energy-drink consumption may lead to cocaine use, study says; Sweet, low-calorie foods confuse our metabolism; Herbal Supplements You Shouldn�t Try; Eating foods away from home; Is coconut oil healthy?; Sugary Drinks and Obesity Fact Sheet - The Problem: Sugary Drinks Are a Major Contributor to the Obesity Epidemic; Facts on Sugar Drink Consumption; Short-Term Removal of Sugar Reduces Sugar-to-Fat Conversion in Liver; Conversion of Sugar to Fat: Is Hepatic de Novo Lipogenesis Leading to Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Chronic Diseases?; No fads, no gimmicks: 5 food rules that stand the test of time; These Are the Absolute Worst Carbs You Can Eat (and Drink);
  • Weight Loss Surgery: What to Expect;Can Skipping Dinner Help You Lose Weight?; New section: Overfat; Map of Overfat populations; Study finds 90 percent of American men overfat; Study finds 90 percent of American men overfat; ARE YOU 'OVERFAT'?Girls in the UK and US are FATTEST in the world � here�s how to tell if you�re �overfat�; Study finds most men and women are �overfat� � here�s what this means; 90 Percent Of U.S. Men Have This Problematic Health Condition; Overfat Adults and Children in Developed Countries: The Public Health Importance of Identifying Excess Body Fat; What Causes Obesity? 10 Food Items That Can Cause Excessive Weight Gain; The State of Obesity; Study of Children Ages 10 to 17 (2016); The Fastest Weight Loss Methods � That Actually Work;
  • PCH 201 Resources Page How Old Are Your Reactions? ;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September;
  • Public Health Data Trends in Hospital Inpatient Stays in the United States, 2005-2014; Patient Characteristics of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Nationally and by State, 2014;Emergency Department Visits Related to Suicidal Ideation, 2006-2013; Changes in Opioid Prescribing in the United States, 2006�2015; Trends in Hospital Inpatient Stays in the United States, 2005-2014; Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women; Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence � United States, 2003�2014; Health Behaviors of Adults: United States, 2008�2010; Opioid Overdose; Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes � 2017; Trends in Deaths Involving Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Excluding Methadone, and Law Enforcement Drug Product Reports, by Census Region � United States, 2006�2015; Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students � United States, 2015;
  • Public Health Data You Live in Alabama. Here�s How You�re Going to Die. A look at the most common causes of death by state.; Indicators of Mental Health Problems Reported by Prisoners and Jail Inmates, 2011-12; New section: Occupational Health; Surveillance for Silicosis Deaths Among Persons Aged 15�44 Years � United States, 1999�2015; Costs and Outcomes of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in the US;Age-Adjusted Rates for Homicides,* by Race/Ethnicity�� United States, 1999�2015; Major Depression Among Adults; Repeat Violent Victimization, 2005-14;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Guide to Autoimmune Diseases; Alcohol�Organ Interactions: Injury and Repair; Are YOU drinking too much? Answer these 10 questions to find out: Experts reveal the classic warning signs you've become dependent on booze; 7 Deadly Types of Cancer Directly Linked to Alcohol Consumption; The Toxic Dangers of Typical Laundry Detergent; Toxic Chemicals Found In Common Scented Laundry Products, Air Fresheners; Alcohol industry misleading the public about alcohol-related cancer risk;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Widely Used Pesticide Is a Buzzkill for Honeybees - Findings add fuel to the debate over whether a commonly used chemical damages insect populations; Putting Some Emotion into Your Design � Plutchik�s Wheel of Emotions; Testing Finds Industrial Chemical Phthalates in Cheese; Powdered mac and cheese, like Kraft, may contain toxic chemicals; The 14 Toxic Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid (and How to Find Healthier Alternatives); Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse in the United States; Phthalates implicated in heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure in men; Evaluating low-dose toxicity from endocrine active chemicals; Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women; More than 8. 3 billion tons of plastics made: Most has now been discarded; Today's Air Quality Index;Antarctica's disappearing sea ice, from its peak in August 2016 to a record low on March 3, 2017;Stoned Plus Buzzed: Mixing Caffeine and Pot Brings New Risks; New section: Chlorpyrifos; Chlorpyrifos General Fact Sheet; This Harmful Pesticide Should Have Been Banned Years Ago. Now It Could Finally Happen; EWG's Tap Water Database; In the US, most people are drinking water that is legally �safe� but isn�t actually risk-free; Prescription Behavior Surveillance System (PBSS) ISSUE BRIEF; Opioid Prescribing - Where you live matters;Cannabis: the facts; Students Using Cannabis Fail University Courses More Often, According To Study; Public Perception of Climate Change and the New Climate Dice; Global Temperature in 2015; Mindfulness For People Who Think They Can't Meditate; Mindfulness For People Who Think They Can't Meditate; Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say; The Anatomy of Procrastination;What�s in Your Water?; Heat in the southeastern United States: Characteristics, trends, and potential health impact; Emotional Intelligence Needs a Rewrite - Think you can read people�s emotions? Think again; 6 Facts About Naloxone, the Drug That Reverses Overdoses; 9 Potential Side Effects of Opioid Medications; Judicious Prescribing of Antibiotics; Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risk of Dying from High Blood Pressure; Stroke, Heart Failure Linked to Marijuana; How to talk to yourself to control emotions; Anger and hatred can make us feel happy, says study; Fentanyl linked to thousands of urban overdose deaths; HUMAN HEALTH THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON IN THE UNITED STATES A Scientific Assessment (Summary Report); HUMAN HEALTH THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON IN THE UNITED STATES A Scientific Assessment (Full Report); The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment Web site; A Human Health Perspective On Climate Change; Climate Change in The American Mind; How do hurricanes start? A step-by-step guide; The PHQ-9 - Validity of a Brief Depression Severity Measure; 15 Health Problems Linked to Monsanto's Roundup;How Your Legs Secretly Tell Others About What You Are Thinking; How to Be More Sensitive for an Emotionally Insensitive Person;Young adults� daily use of marijuana a concern; College Adults and Substance Use;Marijuana Use May Promote Nicotine Consumption; How to Prepare for a Hurricane; Hurricane Irma: Storm trackers and other survival tools for mobile and desktop users; Hurricane Season Public Health Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Guidance for Health Care Providers, Response and Recovery Workers, and Affected Communities � CDC, 2017; Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals; Emergency Response for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities; Ground Water and Drinking Water; Helping Families Deal with the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster; Hurricane Safety Resources;Disaster Distress Helpline; Climate Change Is Complex. We�ve Got Answers to Your Questions; Cannabis, 'spice' � better think twice;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Living Peacefully With Tinnitus; Tinnitus - Understanding the Facts; How Tattoos Might Affect Your Workout; Cannabis risk awaits young teens with depression; What is hepatitis?; Snakebites: What You Need to Know; Migraines Are Correlated with Higher Levels of Nitrate-, Nitrite-, and Nitric Oxide-Reducing Oral Microbes in the American Gut Project Cohort; Having A Tattoo Might Make You Sweat Less (And That's Not A Good Thing); Ringing in ears keeps brain more at attention, less at rest, study finds; How to Spot a Liar within Seconds; 5 Kinds of Toxic People That You Need to Get Rid of Now; Listen Up! Protect Your Hearing (infographic); How hidden toxins in your tattoos can migrate to your lymph nodes; The ink used to make tattoos might produce cancer;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Cancer and Men; What Happens When You Break a Bone; Brain training has no effect on decision-making or cognitive function, researchers report; Brain Activity During Decision-making; In Witnessing the Brain�s �Aha!� Moment, Scientists Shed Light on Biology of Human Consciousness; Women have more active brains than men; Playing action video games can actually harm your brain;Feeling bad about feeling bad can make you feel worse - Embracing your darker moods can actually make you feel better in the long run, psychologists find; 16 Sad Songs to Listen to When You Need a Good Cry; Depression;Paternal Depressive Symptoms and Child Behavioral or Emotional Problems in the United States; What Happens When You Have a Panic Attack; What Is a Psychotic Disorder?; Stress in America: The Impact of Discrimination;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Making the Sexual History a Routine Part of Primary Care; Antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Global surveillance and a call for international collaborative action; Suicide Rates*,� for Teens Aged 15�19 Years, by Sex � United States, 1975�2015; Transmitting an STD: Criminal Laws & Penalties; Can people who spread STDs be charged with attempted murder?; Can people who practice safe sex be charged with transmission of an STD?; Can people who spread STDs be locked up?' To be charged with transmitting an STD, must intercourse have occurred? STDs and the Law; It�s The Law: Disclosing A Positive HIV Status; What�s The Difference Between HIV and AIDS?; Condom Use During Sexual Intercourse Among Women and Men Aged 15�44 in the United States: 2011�2015 National Survey of Family Growth; Preventing Suicide; Just Diagnosed? Next Steps After Testing Positive for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia; Suicides under age 13: One every 5 days;Unmarried Men�s Contraceptive Use at Recent Sexual Intercourse: United States, 2011�2015; Ebola, Zika & More: How Many Viruses Can Get into Men's Semen?;
  • Research Resources on the Net Data Sharing Statements for Clinical Trials: A Requirement of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors; Ten Simple Rules for Scientific Fraud & Misconduct; CHECKLIST: Policies and Procedures for Handling Research Misconduct Allegations; Checklist Allows Institutions to Evaluate Their Policies and Procedures; Pharmaceutical companies� policies on access to trial data, results, and methods: audit study; Monsanto Was Its Own Ghostwriter for Some Safety Reviews; The first World Atlas of the artificial night sky brightness; The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness; New atlas shows extent of light pollution � what does it mean for our health?;
  • Senior Health Medicines: Use Them Safely; Improving Health Literacy for Older Adults;Cognitive Impairment Detection and Earlier Diagnosis - KAER Toolkit: 4-Step Process to Detecting Cognitive Impairment and Earlier Diagnosis of Dementia; Engage Your Brain: GCBH Recommendations on Cognitively Stimulating Activities;
  • Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health; Why You Need to Get Enough Sleep; Insufficient sleep may add more than an inch to your waist, study suggests; Researchers identify neurons that control brain's body clock; Sleeping less than six hours a night is as bad as binge drinking and severely damages your brain, study finds; The Science of Jet Lag: 5 Surprising Findings;A dark night is good for your health; 13 Facts About Sleep Paralysis That Will Keep You Up At Night; Sleep Paralysis � Overview & Facts; Sleep Paralysis Stories � The Scariest Sleep Disorder Of All;Protein Links Gut Microbes, Biological Clocks, and Weight Gain; Why sleep matters � the economic costs of insufficient sleep; Fiber and Saturated Fat Are Associated with Sleep Arousals and Slow Wave Sleep; The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science; 10 Things to Hate About Sleep Loss; Why Do People Lack Sleep? Scientist Pins Blame On Modern Society And Workplace Culture;Are You Getting Enough Sleep?; Sleep Deprivation May Treat Depression. But Would It Ever Be Prescribed?;
  • Social Media Selfie Profiles; Why You Need Emoji - Emojis are the body language of the digital age; Emojis; What kind of Facebook user are you?; The misappropriation of identities of famous people on Twitter; 7 New Twitter Features (and 4 Others You May Have Missed); Online Harassment 2017; The four types of Facebook users; What do Trump's tweets say about his personality?; Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them; 18 Hidden Snapchat Hacks & Features You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner; Just seeing Facebook�s logo makes users crave more; Major Facebook users share more offline, too; Can bad experiences on Facebook cause depression?; Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking; Why Facebook is so hard to resist; What your social media profile photo says about your personality; What you �like� on Facebook gives away your personality; The secret system controlling your Facebook News Feed; What your Facebook �likes� really say about you; Sea of selfies � social media�s monoculture threat; OkCupid and Facebook Aren�t the Only Ones Manipulating You, but That�s No Excuse; Is the selfie trend a dangerous phenomenon?; When you're blue, so are your Instagram photos - Researchers discover an early-warning system for depression in social media images; Millennials will benefit and suffer due to their hyperconnected lives;Study says you�re one of these four types of Facebook users; The Smiley Index: Ranking Countries, Companies & Jobs by 'Smileyness'; Facebook �friends� aren�t real, judge says; 29 LinkedIn Tips for Professional Networking, Business & Marketing; How to enforce life skills that tech might be eroding; 12 Free Social Media and Brand Monitoring Tools We Love (and Why); Tweet life vs. street life: Exploring the gap between content, feelings; What is Reddit? A guide to the front page of the internet; New study reveals how information spreads on social media;
  • Statistical Programs New section: Unstructured Data; Unstructured data: The smart person's guide; How to Use Excel: 14 Simple Excel Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts; Three quick sorting tips for Access and Excel; Don�t Believe What You Read: Social Media Screenshots Are Easy to Fake;
  • Temperament People With This Personality Trait Literally See the World Differently; Why Openness To Experience Is The Key To Creativity; Seeing it both ways: Openness to experience and binocular rivalry suppression; Creative people physically see and process the world differently; People with no mind�s eye may help us boost our creativity; Sixth personality trait measures your Machiavellian potential; Can You Predict Your Scores on an Important Personality Test?; Measuring the Big Five Personality Domains; THE HEXACO PERSONALITY INVENTORY - REVISED A MEASURE OF THE SIX MAJOR DIMENSIONS OF PERSONALITY; New section: Big Five Personality Domains; Modern Media Is a DoS Attack on Your Free Will; Why the modern world is bad for your brain;
  • Electronic Cigarettes as an Introductory Tobacco Product Among Eighth and 11th Grade Tobacco Users � Oregon, 2015; Do Smokers' Lungs Heal After They Quit?; How big tobacco has survived death and taxes; Top 10 countries by highest number of tobacco deaths in 2010; Inside Philip Morris� campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty; WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control;FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation; FDA Announces Regulatory Plan to Shift Trajectory of Tobacco-related Disease and Death; Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting; E-Cigs May Still Damage Blood Vessels - Arterial stiffness increased immediately after vaping session; Heart Health and Smoking; Nicotine in e-cigs is not only addictive, it might also increase your risk of heart disease; E-cigarettes can damage your heart with just one puff; Chemicals in E-Cigs Connected To 'Popcorn Lung' Disease;
  • US Government Statistics Child Marriage in America; Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2015 - Statistical Tables; A snapshot of America's Top States for Business 2017;
  • Useful Sites Pack Smart; CDC Yellow Book 2018 Health Information for International Travel Online; Out of This World: The 25 Most Surreal Landscapes on the Planet; Germophobes Beware: Don�t Touch These 10 Germ-Infested Tourist Attractions; The Planet�s Most Amazing Trees and Where to Find Them; How to Get TSA PreCheck: Everything You Need to Know; 100 Best Things to Do in New York; The Science of Wanderlust; Bedbug Registry.com; The Most Stunning Caves in America @Thrillist; European Traveller's Guide to Drinking Water;15 Ultimate Things to Do in Boston;
  • Webmastering Tools How to Create an Animated GIF in Photoshop; Seven Sites With Free Photos You Can Use However You Want;
  • Web Resources SECURITY REPORT 2016/17; Malware 2016;How to master Google Chrome; What File System Should I Use for My USB Drive?; Ranking the Most Popular Websites by Demographic; Internet of Things in the enterprise: The state of play;Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?; World's Biggest Data Breaches; What is Data Breach? Data Breaches visualization shows the recent ones; Public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud: What's the difference?;Your Smartphone Reduces Your Brainpower, Even If It's Just Sitting There - A silent, powered-off phone can still distract the most dependent users; What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know from public and private cloud to software as a service;Pwned websites - Breached websites that have been loaded into this service; World Wide Web Timeline; What kinds of people fall prey to identity theft, phishing, and hacks? It's not who you think; Cyberwar: The smart person's guide; Stuxnet: The smart person's guide; Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency; Microsoft cloud cybersecurity attacks up 300% in last year, report says; Ways Your Smartphone Can Wreck Your Health; Should We Fear the Rise of Intelligent Robots?; Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web;Blue light has a dark side - Exposure to blue light at night, emitted by electronics and energy-efficient lightbulbs, harmful to your health; A history of artificial intelligence in 10 landmarks;
  • Women's Health Seven Things You May Not Know about Women's Health;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle LactMed A TOXNET DATABASE - Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed); Impact of Maternal Stress, Depression & Anxiety on Fetal Neurobehavioral Development;
  • Women's Health Issues Final Report: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women; Human Trafficking and Child Welfare: A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies;Maternal Depression Making a Difference Through Community Action: A Planning Guide; Straight Women Reveal The Specific Movements That Make Them Orgasm; Women's Experiences With Genital Touching, Sexual Pleasure, and Orgasm: Results From a U.S. Probability Sample of Women Ages 18 to 94; Intercourse isn't everything for most women, says study -- try 'outercourse'; Female orgasms aren't all that mysterious A new study suggests it's pretty easy to figure out.; Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000; Sexual Violence: Consequences; Sexual Violence - Facts at a Glance; Involving Men in Efforts to End Violence Against Women; Interpersonal and Physical Dating Violence among Teens; Understanding Perpetrators of Nonphysical Sexual Coercion: Characteristics of Those Who Cross the Line; This Is How Long Sex Actually Lasts For Most Couples; New section: Non-cancerous Breast Conditions: Fibroadenomas of the Breast; What Is a Fibroadenoma?; Fibroadenoma;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers You Might Have a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer Due to These 5 Factors; These hormones may make breast cancer act like stem cells; Three Steps To Lower Breast Cancer Risk, New AICR Report; Outdoor light at night linked with increased breast cancer risk in women; The mystery of breast cancer; Breast cancer and circadian disruption from electric lighting in the modern world;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Risk of a fatty heart linked to race, type of weight gain in middle-aged women;
  • Writing Why People From Manchester Are Mancunians, Not Manchesterians. Demonyms are vital to our conceptions of ourselves, but the rules behind them can be pretty messy; 20 of the Worst Typos, Grammatical Errors & Spelling Mistakes We've Ever Seen; How to Write Faster: 12 Unusual Hacks [Infographic]; PolitiFact's guide to fake news websites and what they peddle; Health Literacy Online - A guide to writing and designing easy-to-use health Web sites; 7 words (and more) you shouldn�t use in medical news; How to Decide What to Blog About: 6 Data-Driven Tactics for Choosing Blog Topics; 4 Tips for Getting Your Work Emails Read and Answered; To boost your writing, pick tougher stuff to read; Employer Survey & Economic Trend Research; Why Americans can�t write; Why can�t college graduates write?; Why so many college students are lousy at writing � and how Mr. Miyagi can help; Why Many College Students Never Learn How to Write Sentence;From an Engineer to an Author, I Find These Writing Tips Really Helpful; The One Technique You Need to Turn Boring Writing into Compelling Words; Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever; Essential Editing and Proofreading Tools for Polish Academic Writing; 9 Academic Writing And Study Habits Used By Successful Students; 8 Tricks to Writing Quickly; How To Turn Sadness Into Creativity; What�s the Best Way to Write a Blog Post? Marketers Weigh In; New section: Expressive Writing; New study says that writing can help you stop worrying; Are You A Frequent Worrier? New Study Shows How You Can Drastically Reduce Worry; 8 Reasons Why Writing Is A Great Life-Hack & Can Make You Healthier (Backed By Science); The puzzling way that writing heals the body; Scientific Studies Show How Writing In A Journal Can Actually Benefit Your Emotional & Physical Well-Being; Keeping a diary makes you happier;Fake news more likely to thrive online due to lowered fact-checking;

October - December 2017


  • Academic Resources Doing homework is associated with change in students� personality; The Only Way to Remember Everything You Have Read; New section: Intelligence; Smart people have better connected brains - In intelligent persons, some brain regions interact more closely, while others de-couple themselves; Evidence mounts that laptops are terrible for students at lectures - Time to reconsider the notebook and pen; The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking; Reading on electronic devices may interfere with science reading comprehension; Can�t Switch Your Focus? Your Brain Might Not Be Wired for It;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Tech Companies Finding Value in Merging Survey Research With Internal Data Sets;
  • New section:Chimeric Antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy; Managing Acute Toxicity in CAR T-Cell Therapy - Treatment algorithms detail easy-to-follow 'ground rules for patient safety'; Using Trusted Resources; Trends in Incidence of Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity � United States, 2005�2014; Spotlight on Brain Tumors - Do You Know the Symptoms?; NATIONAL CANCER OPINION SURVEY KEY FINDINGS Infographic; Researchers Link Some Plants Used in Traditional Herbal Medicine to Liver Cancer; Cancer Statistics; ASCO: Alcohol Is Cancer Risk; New section: Lifestyle Aspects; Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology; Lung Cancer Risks: Myths and Facts;Basic Cancer Terms You Need to Know;
  • Chronic Disease Index Learning and staying in shape key to longer lifespan; Learning and staying in shape key to longer lifespan, study finds; Majority of Adults Report A Health Condition; Prevalence of Single and Multiple Leading Causes of Death by Race/Ethnicity Among People Aged 60 to 70 Years;
  • High blood pressure dangers: Hypertension's effects on your body; Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?; 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults; A Visual Guide to the New Blood Pressure Guidelines - The ACC/AHA 2017 recommendations -- in color and by the numbers; Exercising in Smog Weakens Heart, Lung BenefitsLondon study shows surroundings can make, or break, exercise benefits; A Guide to Effective Health Care System Interventions and Community Programs Linked to Clinical Services;
  • A Visual Guide to Atrial Fibrillation; Unexpected Heart Attack Triggers; A visual gide to Vein and Artery Problems; A visual guide to DVT; Surprising Causes of DVT, Tips for Living with DVT; Stroke Risk Scorecard;
  • Chinese Culture Pandas Are No Longer Endangered. But Their Habitat Is in Trouble; Why Are Pandas Black and White?; This Shipwreck Dates to When Genghis Khan's Descendants Ruled China; Poll: Asian-Americans See Individuals' Prejudice As Big Discrimination Problem; Chinese Culture: Customs & Traditions of China;
  • tobacco use in connecticut; Connecticut Health Investigative Team [C-HIT];
  • Cool Sites A- L How to Use a Limited Color Palette for Better Photos;
  • Gestational Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk; New section: Type 3c Diabetes; Incidence, Demographics, and Clinical Characteristics of Diabetes of the Exocrine Pancreas (Type 3c): A Retrospective Cohort Study; Newly-identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2;Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease Attributed to Diabetes Among Persons with Diagnosed Diabetes � United States and Puerto Rico, 2000�2014; Diabetes of the brain is connected to Alzheimer's, new study shows; type 2 diabetes;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards 2017 Tobacco Use State Fact Sheets; School Health Profiles; 2016 School Health Profile Report; National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... 50 Strange But True Facts About the U.S.; Weatherspark.com - The Typical Weather Anywhere on Earth; Gravitational Waves Detected from Neutron-Star Crashes: The Discovery Explained; Solar System Planets: Order of the 8 (or 9) Planets; Plate tectonics: the hidden key to life on Earth;
  • Favorite Movie Sites Blade Runner and the Power of Sci-Fi World-Building; Why Snow, Rain, and Confetti Destroy Streaming Video Quality; Machine Dreams: 22 Human-Like Androids from Sci-Fi; 35 Inspirational Movies That Will Change Your Life; Every Single James Bond Movie, Ranked @Thrillist; The 50 Best Christmas Movies of All Time;
  • Favorite Music Sites The Biggest Song From the Year You Were Born @Thrillist; How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity; Hidden Messages on Classic Album Covers; How your brain singles out 1 sound among many; Why Christmas music is wrapped in nostalgia;
  • Fitness For Your Brain�s Sake, Keep Moving; What happens to your body when you skip the gym - Think twice before you hit pause on your workouts; Do you burn more calories exercising in the cold? Here�s what the science says;
  • Free Software Advanced IP Scanner; DAA WEBCHOICES REQUEST: Opt-out of Targeted Ads Scanning; VSDC Free Video Editor; How to use VSDC Free Video Editor;
  • Graphing Making Data Talk: A Workbook; Information Visualization � Who Needs It?;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Be concerned about how apps collect, share health data, expert says;
  • Healthcare Quality Standards Clinical Quality Measure Alignment;Clinical Quality Measures - Cardiovascular & Cerebrovascular;
  • Health Education Resources Don't rely on mixed messages to change health behaviors; Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum;
  • Infectious Diseases Surveillance for Lyme Disease � United States, 2008�2015;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z New section: Rabies; Person Dies from Bat Bite: How Rabies Kills; Progress Toward Regional Measles Elimination � Worldwide, 2000�2016; Zika Persists Longest in Semen - Median detection rates: 11 days in urine, 2 weeks in serum, 6 weeks in semen; Neurological Symptoms of West Nile Virus May Persist Years Later; Progress in Rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Control and Elimination � Worldwide, 2000�2016; Toxic Shock Syndrome: A Lasting Legacy; Health and Development at Age 19�24 Months of 19 Children Who Were Born with Microcephaly and Laboratory Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection During the 2015 Zika Virus Outbreak � Brazil, 2017;
  • Information Quality Fact checkers use this method to spot sketchy info; LATERAL READING: READING LESS AND LEARNING MORE WHEN EVALUATING DIGITAL INFORMATION;
  • Kids Health Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events A Guide for Parents and Educators;
  • Kids' Fun Sites Free Flight Simulator with Worldwide Aerial Imagery;
  • Maternal Child Health GTEx Portal; Federal Prosecution of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Cases, 2004-2013; DNA has gone digital � what could possibly go wrong?; Designer Medicine Needs More Than Big Data, It Needs New Science;
  • Nutrition Resources 21 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Eating Processed Foods; 6 Ways Fast Food Chains Get You Hooked; Research Proves These Foods Are Just As Addictive as Drugs; What Your Cravings Say About You�And How To Crush Them; Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?; This Is Why You Can�t Ever Just Eat One Potato Chip, According to Science;Should You Ditch Diet Sodas?; Is drinking carbonated water bad for you?; Carbonated (Sparkling) Water: Good or Bad?;Foods You Can�t Stop Eating -- But Should; Basic Information about Your Drinking Water; Get the Facts: Drinking Water and Intake; Here's Which Produce Has the Most Pesticides;Know Your Limit for Added Sugars - Facts about Added Sugars Consumption; The Most Dangerous Foods in the World; Banned, Novel Stimulants Found in Supplements Four compounds found in six sports and weight-loss products; Make better beverage choices; Serious health risks associated with energy drinks; Controversial sugar industry study on cancer uncovered; Foods to Avoid If You Have Anxiety or Depression; Foods That Help Fight Depression;
  • Trends in Incidence of Cancers Associated with Overweight and Obesity � United States, 2005�2014; Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015�2016; 2017�s Fattest States in America; Obesity Paradox? No Such Thing, New Research Claims -'Results were clear and impressive ... no survival advantage for obesity'; How to communicate about obesity without promoting stigma; Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults, by Household Income and Education � United States, 2011�2014;
  • PCH 201 Templates and Grids Using Trusted Resources; Fact checkers use this method to spot sketchy info;
  • PCH 201 Wellness Resources Page
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities National STD Curriculum;
  • Public Health Data HIV Infection, Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors among Persons Who Inject Drugs National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Injection Drug Use 20 U.S. Cities, 2015; Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2016; HIV Surveillance � Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) through 2016;Maps Based on Data from 2016 HIV Surveillance Report; HIV Surveillance � Persons Who Inject Drugs; Epidemiology of HIV Infection through 2016;
  • Public Health Data Hypertension Prevalence and Control Among Adults: United States, 2015�2016; Healthcare Consumers in a Time of Uncertainty: Fifth Annual Nationwide TCHS Survey; Total and High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Adults: United States, 2015�2016; Deaths Involving Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs, and U-47700 � 10 States, July�December 2016; MMWR Opioid Reports; HIV Surveillance in Women (through 2016);
  • Public Health Data 2015 Child Gun Deaths; Antidepressant Use Among Persons Aged 12 and Over: United States, 2011�2014; 1,516 mass shootings in 1,735 days: America's gun crisis � in one chart; Mass Shooter Demographics; Mass Shootings Archive; Gun violence in America, explained in 17 maps and charts; Suicide Trends Among and Within Urbanization Levels by Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Age Group, and Mechanism of Death � United States, 2001�2015; Incidence, clinical management, and mortality risk following self harm among children and adolescents: cohort study in primary care; Abortion Surveillance � United States, 2014;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - December, 2017;
  • Public Health Practice Using Effective Communication to Improve Health Outcomes; Everyday Words for Public Health Communication; From the Front of the Room: An Advocate's Guide to Help Prepare Survivors for Public Speaking;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Why Do We Get Addicted to Things?; Teens take risks, but that�s not a flaw of their brains;Booze and pot use in teens lessens life success - Teens who drank or smoked marijuana heavily are less likely to marry, go to college, or work full time; How Alcohol Affects Your Body; How Much Alcohol is Too Much?; Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused - WHO clinical guidelines - WHO.int; Playing too many video games can cause a mental health disorder, says World Health Organization;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Radiation Exposure; Medical Countermeasures (Treatments) for Radiation Exposure and Contamination; Decontamination - Pets; Health Information for Specific Groups; Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Radiation Emergencies; Radiation Emergencies: Resource Library; What are inhalants?; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - 1/19/17 Snapshot; The Most Addictive Drug: Substance Abuse Ranked By Chemical And Societal Effects; Cannabis consumption increases violent behavior in young people in psychiatric care; The United States of Climate Change; Truth About Lead;How fentanyl became America�s leading cause of overdose deaths; How the opioid epidemic became America�s worst drug crisis ever, in 15 maps and charts; The opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic, explained;The opioid epidemic, explained; Fentanyl Is Now The Leading Cause Of US Overdose Deaths; This Drug Is Cheaper And More Powerful Than Heroin � And May Be Killing Way More People; �Truly terrifying�: Chinese suppliers flood US and Canada with deadly fentanyl;FENTANYL (Trade Names: Actiq�, FentoraTM, Duragesic�); 7 tips for avoiding chemicals that harm fertility;The household chemicals affecting your fertility; Users Say the 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Is the New Adderall � Only Better; Cocaine use during adolescence is even more harmful than during adulthood; 10 Toxic Household Items You Should Throw Away Now; #CLIMATECHANGE Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure; US States of Toxins; A quarter of problematic pot users have anxiety disorders, many since childhood; Excretion of the Herbicide Glyphosate in Older Adults Between 1993 and 2016; Study Links Widely Used Pesticides to Antibiotic Resistance; Underlying Factors in Drug Overdose Deaths;6 ways climate change and disease helped topple the Roman Empire; How Climate Change Affects Cartography - Mapmakers talk about how they approach shifting coastlines and melting ice; How Climate Change Is Already Affecting Health, Spreading Disease; New section: Blue Light; Blue Light: It's Both Bad And Good For You; Balance problems; 20 Things to Do When You Feel Extremely Angry; 3 harmful myths about the opioid epidemic; New section: Harmful Algal Bloom; Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB)-Associated Illness; Air Pollution is an Invisible Killer; Feds Prepare For A New War On Kratom, An Herbal Drug Many Swear By; FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom; Herbal supplement kratom linked to injuries, deaths, FDA warns; A drug that claims to boost focus has been tied to 36 deaths � but you can still buy it online and from a vending machine'; Tiny Slowdown in Earth's Rotation Could Unleash Major Earthquakes; Management of Suspected Opioid Overdose With Naloxone in Out-of-Hospital Settings: A Systematic Review; Top 10 Causes of Dizziness; EXPLAINING EXTREME EVENTS OF 2016 From A Climate Perspective; Megadisasters devastated America this year. They�re going to get worse;
  • Public Health Sites H-L What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?; World Pneumonia Day; Children Pneumonia; National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017; Guide to Autoimmune Diseases; Visual Guide to Liver Problems;
  • Public Health Sites M - N HIV among Latinos; The HIV Crisis among Hispanic/Latino MSM; HIV/AIDS among Hispanic/Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York State; Mental Health Myths and Facts; Conditions That Can Change Your Personality; Does the Mind Impact Health? A Researcher�s Insights; New Study Casts Doubt on Diagnosis of Adult-Onset A.D.H.D.; Facts & Stats Report: Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes, 2015; Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families (2010); Statistics on Violence Against API Women; Women can be psychopaths too, in ways more subtle but just as dangerous; What Boredom Does to You - The science of the wandering mind; Seasonal affective disorder (SAD); The Facts About Depression; 5 Things You Should Know About Stress; Foods to Avoid If You Have Anxiety or Depression; Foods That Help Fight Depression; Psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors: Who to see for your mental health issues; A ROADMAP TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - A Guide to Using Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services; Bad News for the Highly Intelligent Superior IQs associated with mental and physical disorders, research suggests;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z CDC STD Fact Sheets; Reported STDs in the United States, 2016 - High Burden of STDs Threaten Millions of Americans; Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices; Mental health in the workplace; Psoriasis; Health Problems Linked to Psoriasis; Cancer spike, mainly in men, tied to HPV from Oral Sex; HPV-Related Cancers an �Epidemic� in Men, Report Finds; HPV Infections in the U.S., Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus (HPV); Facts About Floaters; Sweet Lullaby: Scientists Uncover How Herpes Virus Sleeps and Wakes; What Your Nose Can Reveal About Your Emotions; To forget or to remember? Memory depends on subtle brain signals; Often Ignored: Healthcare Employees' Well-Being;
  • Research Resources on the Net Dealing with Unethical or Illegal Conduct in Higher Education; Health News Review - Our Review Criteria; Can You Trust Wikipedia on Science?; Disclosures in Nutrition Research -Why It Is Different; Why Garbage Science Gets Published; We overstate our negative feelings in surveys; Science Isn�t Broken It�s just a hell of a lot harder than we give it credit for;
  • Resources for Health Professionals Ten of the world�s weirdest diseases and disorders; Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused - WHO clinical guidelines - WHO.int; A Guide to Taking a Sexual History;
  • Senior Health Shockwave: Experience vs. Expectations in Retirement Spending; Fact Sheet: 2018 SOCIAL SECURITY CHANGES;
  • Sleep Duration and Quality Among Women Aged 40�59, by Menopausal Status; 'Western society is chronically sleep deprived': the importance of the body's clock; 6 scientific tricks for falling asleep; Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'; Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing With Cognitive Function and Risk of Cognitive Impairment A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis; Scientists Want to Help You Have Lucid Dreams; Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel; Beware! This is your brain on sleep deprivation; The Surprising Reason Nighttime Injuries Are Worse Than Daytime Ones; Why Do People Talk In Their Sleep?;
  • Social Media Teens and Parents Agree � Mobile Devices Are Pervasive Distraction; How Frequently Should I Publish on Social Media? A HubSpot Experiment; Google Thought I Was a Man - How Facebook and Google build a picture of who you really are; Why Facebook Is the Junk Food of Socializing; The Meme as Meme - Why do things go viral, and should we care?;How To Protect Your Focus From Being "Robbed" By Notifications and Social Media; Anatomy of news consumption on Facebook; New Healthy Media Habits for Young Kids; Is Social Media Contributing to Rising Teen Suicide Rate?; Landmark Report: U.S. Teens Use an Average of Nine Hours of Media Per Day, Tweens Use Six Hours' Social media use and anxiety in emerging adults; Which Social Media Network Makes Us Feel the Worst? [New Data]; What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction; Why you should be skeptical of science on social media;What can Twitter reveal about people with ADHD?; Social Defaults: Observed Choices Become Choice Defaults; Generation at risk: America�s youngest facing mental health crisis; How social networking keeps people healthy Microblogging may be a valuable online tool for reducing negative emotions for people who experience social anxiety, suggests new research; Essential Facebook settings you need to change now; Update on the Twitter Archive at the Library of Congress;
  • Statistical FunctionsFive ways to fix statistics; Guidelines for Statistical Analysis Plans;
  • Statistical Programs Five ways to take advantage of Excel list features; 20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone An Excel Expert; Openstat; Statistical Packages: Free; Free Statistical Software; statsoft;
  • Temperament

    New section: Four Tendencies; Gretchen Rubin's Quiz: The Four Tendencies; Ta-Da! The Launch of My Quiz on the Four Tendencies. Learn About Yourself!;

  • Tobacco Use; 2017 Tobacco Use State Fact Sheets; The Prohibition of Distributing Free Samples of Tobacco Products Guidance; Vaping Elicits Immune Response in Lungs - Study findings raise new doubts abut e-cigarette safety; Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking; High-Nicotine Vaping May Increase Teen Smoking - Use of e-cigarettes with more nicotine linked to continued vaping; Tobacco Use Among Working Adults � United States, 2014�2016; One in five US adults still using tobacco products in 2015 - Of the nation�s nearly 49 million tobacco users, most are smokers;Tobacco Product Use Among Adults � United States, 2015; Corrective Statements From the Tobacco Industry:More Evidence for Why We Need Effective Tobacco Control; Use big tobacco's Nov 26 corrective statements to reduce smoking; Editorial: Use Big Tobacco�s Nov 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking; E-Cigarettes: What Vaping Does to Your Body;Smoke-Free Policies in the World�s 50 Busiest Airports � August 2017; 'Safer' Cigarettes Still Prove Harmful to Blood Vessels - Heat-not-burn product impacts endothelial function in animal model; Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control; Trajectories of E-Cigarette and Conventional Cigarette Use Among Youth; E-cig use increases risk of beginning tobacco cigarette use in young adults; E-cig use increases risk of beginning tobacco cigarette use in young adults; State Laws Regarding Indoor Public Use, Retail Sales, and Prices of Electronic Cigarettes � U.S. States, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, September 30, 2017; Prevalence of tobacco product* use by race/ethnicity� � National Survey of Drug Use and Health, United States, 2010�2015;
  • US Government Statistics Race and Hispanic Origin of Victims and Offenders, 2012-15;
  • Useful Sites Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: All the Differences, Explained; The Perks (and Pitfalls) of Traveling With Friends; The One Word That Could Negate Your Travel Insurance Coverage; 5 Diseases in America You Could Get While Traveling; How to Avoid Food Poisoning When Traveling Abroad;
  • Webmastering Tools Color Psychology in Marketing [Infographic];
  • Web Resources 6 DoS attacks that made headlines; The current state of cybercrime; Super cute home robots are coming, but think twice before you trust them; The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions; Remember GeoCities? 9 tech titans that fell from grace; WiFi is broken � here's the companies that have already fixed it; Key Reinstallation Attacks - Breaking WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse; Your Wi-Fi Network Is Vulnerable: How to Protect Against KRACK; A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering; A Beginner's Guide to SSL: What It Is & Why It Makes Your Website More Secure; 2017�s States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud; Home Computers and Internet Use in the United States: August 2000; How to make confusing privacy policies usable; Cybersecurity Trends 2017 Spotlight Report; 8 steps to take within 48 hours of a data breach; New section: Electromagnetic Radiation; Wi-Fi Routers; Dangers of Cell Phone Radiation; You Asked: Should I Worry About Wi-Fi Radiation?; Recent Research on WiFi Effects, from Electromagnetic Radiation Safety; I Found the World's First Meme With Help From Meme Historians @Thrillist; Is Your Phone Is Listening to You? Here�s How to Stop It; How to Disable Siri; 10 more things I don't miss about old technology; The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked;Securing the Internet of Things; Four methods hackers use to steal data from air-gapped computers; Blockchain: The smart person's guide; Cyberattacks most likely to happen in these 10 states on Cyber Monday; Cybercrime Map; We Asked 6 Privacy and Legal Experts About Apple�s New Face ID; Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry; A Unified Theory of Meme Death; Ransomware: A cheat sheet for professionals; New section: Health effects of cellphone radiation; California issues frightening cellphone radiation warnings; Cellphone radiation risks hidden by government health officials; Why men should not put phones in their pockets; Mobile phones are 'cooking' men's sperm; A new study claims there is a link between cellphone use and cancer; Cellphones linked to cancer through shocking new study; How to Reduce Exposure to Radiofrequency Energy from Cell Phones; California activists applaud state�s new cell phone safety advisory; CDPH Issues Guidelines on How to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy from Cell Phones; California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket; California Health Officials Release Guidelines To Avoid Cellphone Radiation; Wi-Fi increases a pregnant woman's risk of miscarriage; Radiation typical of cell phones and Wi-Fi linked to high rate of miscarriages; Wi-fi and cellphones increase pregnant women's risk of a miscarriage by nearly 50%, study reveals; Frequently Asked Questions about Cell Phones and Your Health; CT Department of Public Health: Cell Phones: Questions and Answers about Safety; New section: Cryptocurrencies; 10 Things You Should Know About Bitcoin; How Bitcoin Activity Stacks Up Against Other Payment Networks; Cryptocurrency - How it Works; Obsessive selfie-taking is now a mental disorder called �selfitis�; Artificial intelligence used to predict whether your next selfie could be your last;Data Scientists Chart the Tragic Rise of Selfie Deaths; California Health Department Warns Against Keeping Phones Close to You;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) How to dump someone the humane way; The BioDigital Human;
  • Women's Health On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture - Americans say society places a higher premium on masculinity than on femininity;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle 'Don't Eat the Placenta,' Doctors Warn New Parents; There is no safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, new study shows;
  • Women's Health Issues Stalking;What You Should Know About Osteoporosis Meds; The persistent crime that connects mass shooters and terror suspects: Domestic violence; Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused - WHO clinical guidelines - WHO.int;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Understanding Your Pathology Report: Breast Cancer; New section: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS); Stages 0 & 1; Stage 2; Stage 3; Stage 4; The Confusion Over DCIS: What to Do About 'Stage Zero' Breast Cancer?; Understanding Your Pathology Report: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS); Breast Cancer - Estimated Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide in 2012; Estimated Breast Cancer Incidence Worldwide in 2012; Estimated Breast Cancer Mortality Worldwide in 2012; Symptoms of Breast Cancer; Sexual Harassment: 4 Psychological Traits of Perpetrators; Most ovarian cancers get their start in fallopian tubes; Breast Cancer�Health Professional Version; Breast Cancer Types; A Visual Guide to Breast Cancer;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke ;
  • Writing Time Traveler - Find out what year words were created; The Future of Truth and Misinformation Online; Is fact-checking �fake news� a waste of time?; Junk Jargon infographic; New section: Copyrighting; Copywriting 101: 6 Traits of Excellent Copy Readers Will Remember; Why Do People Hate the Word 'Moist?' The Science Behind Word Aversion; The �phantom reference:� How a made-up article got almost 400 citations; Everyday Words for Public Health Communication; Just for journalists: Tips and case studies for writing about health care;Internet trolls rely on social defaults, the online version of herd mentality; Why technology alone won't save us from fake news; Fake news problem: Facebook is a media company run by engineers; Health News Review - Our Review Criteria; Time Traveler: When was a word first used in print? You may be surprised! Enter a date below to see the words first recorded on that year. To learn more about First Known Use dates;

January - March 2018


  • Academic Resources Behavior in high school predicts income and occupational success later in life;Manageable levels of anxiety can help your memory; University education makes students more agreeable, conscientiousness;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites Jason Newsom's Statistics Links; What is big data? Everything you need to know; Big data privacy is a bigger issue than you think; Big Data and Machine Learning in Health Care; AI�s biggest risk factor: Data gone wrong - Bad data is big issue for artificial intelligence, and as businesses increasingly embrace AI, the stakes will only get higher. Here�s how not to get burned;
  • American Cancer Society. Global Cancer Facts & Figures 3rd Edition. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; 2015; CANCER STATISTICS REVIEW 1975-2013: INTRODUCTION; NCI Map Stories; Guide to Gastric (Stomach) Cancer; Here's how viruses inactivate the immune system, causing cancer;
  • Chronic Disease Index Mapping Life Expectancy; Does where you live affect how long you live?;Geographic Variations in Arthritis Prevalence, Health-Related Characteristics, and Management � United States, 2015;
  • Vitamin D3 could help heal or prevent cardiovascular damage; Loud noises are bad for your heart � and your cells; Wrong Direction: Troubling Trends in the Rate of U.S. Cardiovascular Disease Deaths; Trends in Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Patients and Differences by Sex and Race, 2001 to 2010; Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality by 30 per cent in people with cardiovascular disease;
  • First aid - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): First aid; How Heart Disease Affects Your Body;A Visual Guide to Vein and Artery Problems;
  • Chinese Culture How Childhoods Spent in Chinese Laundries Tell the Story of America;
  • National UFO Reporting Center State Report Index For CT; Connecticut pharmacy spending; Cognitive Decline in Connecticut; Weather Info, by Town;Connecticut Snow Depth Analysis (updated hourly); Dementia Caregiving in Connecticut; Cognitive Decline in Connecticut;CTPMP Statistics - CT Prescription Monitoring Program;
  • Consumer Health Surviving Violence in America: What to Do; Four Health and Safety Tips for Mass Gatherings; Tips to Prevent Poisonings;
  • Cool Sites A- L How to Use a Limited Color Palette for Better Photos; How to Move to a Dedicated Camera After Using a Smartphone Camera; How to photograph lightning: Tips for getting the best shots; How to clean your camera sensor safely; Photographing a Stormy Sea in All Its Mythic Glory;
  • Cool Sites M - Z How Stock Markets Work | Investor.gov;
  • Diabetes and pregnancy: national trends over a 15 year period; What Medicines Can Make Your Blood Sugar Spike?; Gestational Diabetes Risk Tied to Seasons in Greek Study - Temperature exposure may affect glucose levels; Ultimate Guide to the A1C Test: Everything You Need To Know; There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2 - Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread; eAG/A1C Conversion Calculator; Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests; New Way to Classify Adult-Onset Diabetes, Explained Clinical, genetic characteristics define groups with distinct progression, risks; Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2; The 5 'New' Types of Diabetes, Explained; Diabetes can be divided into five different groups; here's everything to know; Diabetes Report Card;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards What is Program Evaluation? A Beginners Guide (Presentation Slides); The Most (and Least) Healthy States in America; Diabetes Report Card;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... National UFO Reporting Center;
  • Favorite Movie SitesDrawing Snow White and Animating Buzz Lightyear: Technological Toolkit Characteristics and Creativity in Cross-Disciplinary Teams; Academy Awards: Critical Acclaim vs. Commercial Appeal; The 33 Best Modern Thrillers; From mall cops to sex buddies: 14 times movies about the same thing came out at the same time;
  • Favorite Music Sites Sound Health - Music Gets You Moving and More; Best selling music by state; The Biggest Song From the Year You Were Born; Music Gets You Moving and More; 7 Best Places to Download Free Music (Legally);
  • Fitness Physical exercise is more important for health than weight, study reports; Stress ruins memory, but you can outrun this effect; New section: Physical Activity Guidelines;2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report; How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining; Using pedometers in a short term walking program boosts long term activity; How to Build Your Own Workout Routines � Advice from a Two-time Olympian;
  • Graphing How to Design an Information Visualization; Visual Mapping � The Elements of Information Visualization; Preattentive Visual Properties and How to Use Them in Information Visualization;
  • Health Care Information Which medicines don�t go well with flying?; Caregiving Tips; From Insight to Advocacy: Addressing Family Caregiving as a National Public Health Issue;
  • Healthcare Quality Data New section: Big Data and Machine Learning; Big Data and Machine Learning in Health Care;
  • Healthcare Quality Issues Tackling eHealth Literacy; Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries;
  • Health Education Resources Why willpower is overrated - Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?; Science Tells You How Long It Takes to Break a Habit; We Do What We Know Is Bad for Us, Why?;
  • Infectious Diseases What Everyone Should Know; Viruses or Bacteria What�s got you sick?; National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS); Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (FDOSS); Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight; Behaviors, movements, and transmission of droplet-mediated respiratory diseases during transcontinental airline flights; Trends and Patterns of Differences in Infectious Disease Mortality Among US Counties, 1980-2014;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z The High Cost of Surviving Rabies; Rabies deadlier than ever; Why a simple, lifesaving rabies shot can cost $10,000 in America - Untreated rabies is always fatal � but key drugs leave families with thousands in medical debt; Noncongenital Zika Virus Disease Cases � 50 U.S. States and the District of Columbia, 2016; Emergence of Monkeypox � West and Central Africa, 1970�2017; Tuberculosis � United States, 2017;
  • Kids Health Warning Signs for Bullying; Resources to help children in the wake of a school shooting;Coping with Traumatic Events: Resources for Children, Parents, Educators, and Other Professionals; Child Trauma Toolkit for Educators | October 2008 The National Child Traumatic Stress Network www.NCTSN.org; Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma; Helping Young Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: Policies and Strategies for Early Care and Education; Bullying based on stigma has especially damaging effects - Study examines strategies used to help victims targeted based on race, sexual orientation or other characteristic;
  • Maternal Child Health Accessing your own genomic data is a civil right but requires strategies to manage safety; Risk Score May Reveal if Kids are Victims of Ill-Treatment - Children with higher scores had higher chances of death, hospitalization; New section: Cloning; Cloning Fact Sheet; The prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, nationally, by state, and by race or ethnicity; Educational success curbs effects of child abuse, neglect; New section: Biobank/Genomic Databases; The Struggle to Build a Massive �Biobank� of Patient Data; Million Veteran Program (MVP); What is the Million Veteran Program?;Swedish Haplogroup Database; Problems with AncestryDNA�s Genetic Ethnicity Prediction?;
  • Nutrition Resources Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance Fact Sheet for Consumers; The Secret Ways Scientists Are Altering Your Vegetables; The History and Future of GMOs in Food and Agriculture 2007; Good fats, bad fats; How Much Vitamin D Should You Take For Optimal Health?; 12 Fish You Should Never Eat�And What To Eat Instead; Strong link found between ultra-processed foods and cancer;Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators - of Diet and Nutrition in the U.S. Population; A comprehensive biochemical assessment of nutrition status; How to Stop Eating Sugar; Artificial Sweeteners Impact Metabolic Health Even on Cellular Level Not as healthy as consumers may think, researcher says; Ranking the Most (and Least) Nutritious Meals for Your Dollar;
  • Why Is Losing Weight So Tough?; Prevalence of Obesity Among Youths by Household Income and Education Level of Head of Household � United States 2011�2014; 'Obesity paradox' debunked - Obese people really don't live longer than normal weight people with heart disease, they're just diagnosed at a younger age; Trends in Obesity and Severe Obesity Prevalence in US Youth and Adults by Sex and Age, 2007-2008 to 2015-2016'
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities Public Health Law Academy ;
  • Public Health Data HIV Infection and HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Persons Who Inject Drugs � 20 Cities, United States, 2015; Human immunodeficiency virus testing status among adults aged 18 and over - NHIS 2015; HIV Diagnoses Among Persons Aged 13�29 Years � United States, 2010�2014; HIV Surveillance Annual Report, 2016 NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 12/2017; National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network;
  • Public Health Data Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students � 29 States and United States Overall, 2005�2015; Trends in Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Opioid Overdoses � United States, July 2016�September 2017; Annual Total Binge Drinks Consumed by U.S. Adults, 2015;Overdose Death Rates; Drug Overdose Death Data;
  • Public Health Data Air Travel Safety; Mental Health Statistics; Mass Shootings in the United States: 2009�2016 March, 2017;Surveillance for Violent Deaths � National Violent Death Reporting System, 18 States, 2014; Prevalence of Depression Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 2013�2016; Distracted driving: Everyone hates it, but most of us do it, study finds; driving to distraction - Car tech and the great distraction dilemma; Trends in Fatalities From Distracted Driving in the United States, 1999 to 2008; The state(s) of texting and driving in the US; After 2016 Election, Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Here�s What the Data Tell Us.; Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance � United States, 2015; Face America�s Greatest Danger (Gun Violence Statistics and Facts);
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - March, 2017;
  • Public Health Practice Speak Easy: Tips for Public Speaking like a Pro; Infographic: 7 Things to Consider When Communicating About Health;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students � 29 States and United States Overall, 2005�2015; Changing the Way We Talk to Teens About Tragic Events - Strategies for talking about mass shootings, terrorism or unexpected attacks.Oct 04, 2017; New section: Sexting; That Teen Sexting ; : What Else You Need To Know Before Freaking Out; What Parents Need to Know About Sexting; Commonsense Media�s Sexting Handbook; Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part I. Practice Preparation, Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management; Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part II. Treatment and Ongoing Management; All teens should be screened for depression, new guidelines urge; People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think; PrEP For HIV Prevention; A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors; Nope, hormones aren�t to blame for teen social behavior; This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it;
  • Public Health Sites D-G The world's DEADLIEST volcanoes - Volcanos' volatility have helped shape the world (great slideshow); Yellowstone volcano in pictures; INTERACTIVE MAP: Radioactive elements found in drinking water across the U.S.; The Top 7 Climate Findings of 2017; Health Tips During volcano activity;Emotional Wellness Toolkit; Emotional Wellness Toolkit � More Resources; Radon Toolkit for Public Health Professionals; Consumer�s Guide to Radon Reduction How to Fix Your Home; What Is Global Warming?; STDs in Men Who Have Sex with Men; Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters; The World's Water; Why Your Biology Runs on Feelings - Think feelings are important? You�re more right than you know; Is a major California earthquake overdue?; Compounds in herbal supplement kratom are opioids, FDA says; The FDA has warned of the �deadly risks� of the herb kratom, citing 36 deaths; FDA declares popular alt-medicine kratom an opioid; Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency�s scientific evidence on the presence of opioid compounds in kratom, underscoring its potential for abuse - Additional adverse events associated with kratom use identified; Kratom: What is the‬ herbal drug sweeping America and why has the FDA said it contains opioids?; Consumers have �no choice� in avoiding toxin in plastics, study finds Researchers say that 86 percent of teens regularly ingest BPA; Estimated Excess Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Air Pollution above American Thoracic Society�recommended Standards, 2013�2015; PFASs, chemicals commonly found in environment, may interfere with body weight regulation; Exposure to Magnetic Field Non-Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Miscarriage: A Prospective Cohort Study; Electric & Magnetic Fields; Cell Phones and Cancer Risk; Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom; FDA Warns Against Using Kratom: What People With Diabetes Need to Know About the Opioid;Fracking chemicals linked to pre-cancerous lesions in mice; Estrogen and Androgen Receptor Activities of Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Surface and Ground Water in a Drilling-Dense Region; The many ways your house is killing you; Study finds cleaning chemicals are as harmful as smoking 20 cigarettes per day for women - Researchers say exposure to these chemicals reduces lung function over time; Alcohol might lead to postsexual regret more than ecstasy or marijuana; RR-09: CLARITY-BPA Core Study; RR-09: Data Tables and Supplemental Appendices; New section: Spray Tanning; Are 'Spray-On' Tans Safe? Experts Raise Questions as Industry Puts Out Warnings; DHA Health Risk: Potential Lung Complications; Dihydroxyacetone; Dihydroxyacetone, the active browning ingredient in sunless tanning lotions, induces DNA damage, cell-cycle block and apoptosis in cultured HaCaT keratinocytes; The New Pros and Cons of Spray Tanning; HIV and African American Gay and Bisexual Men; Air pollution linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children; Mexico City earthquake was rare �bending� quake; People with chemical sensitivities are like �human canaries�; The down-low on microplastics; Plastic particles found in bottled water; SYNTHETIC POLYMER CONTAMINATION IN BOTTLED WATER; World's Leading Brands of Bottled Water Loaded With Microplastics, Study Says; Chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors; Prenatal exposure to plasticizer may affect male fertility in future generations; Exposure to low levels of BPA during pregnancy can lead to altered brain development; The health risks of second-hand marijuana smoke shouldn�t be ignored; New section: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning; What is Carbon Monoxide?;Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention; Drugs@FDA: FDA Approved Drug Products; Judicious Prescribing of Opioid Analgesics; New section: Heavy Metal Poisoning; Heavy Metals in Selected Skin Lighting Creams and Medicated Soaps;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Distracted Driving; Distracted Driving - State Laws; Urban-Rural County and State Differences in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease � United States, 2015; Unadjusted prevalence of diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ≥18 years, by county � United States, 2015; Diagnosing and Managing Hepatitis C; Deafness and hearing loss; Promoting Hearing Health Across the Lifespan; World Hearing Day: 3 March; Loud Noise Can Cause Hearing Loss; What does green or yellow phlegm mean?; Asthma Care Quick Reference - DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING ASTHMA; Asthma Action Plan; Childhood asthma and environmental triggers; ASTHMA MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FORM; What does green or yellow phlegm mean?;Get Tested for Chronic Kidney Disease; Kidneys & Women�s Health: Include, Value, Empower; Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative; Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System; National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2017; Take Care of Your Kidneys and They Will Take Care of You; How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining
  • Public Health Sites M - N COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT TOOLKIT; The creative brain is wired differently; A new study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE; A Visual Guide to Sciatica;A Visual Guide to Low Back Pain;Types of Depression; Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure; People with depression have stronger emotional responses to negative memories - A study investigates the brain mechanisms underlying autobiographical memory disturbance in depression; Mental disorders may share molecular origins; Common Genetic Factors Found in 5 Mental Disorders; Self-Assessment;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z 10 Ways STDs Impact Women Differently from Men; Unusual Eye Conditions; STDs in Men Who Have Sex with Men; Prevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2 in Persons Aged 14�49: United States, 2015�2016; Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit; These health problems can be predicted with a look into your eyes; Suicides in Teen Girls Hit 40-Year High; Making the Sexual History a Routine Part of Primary Care; How To Lower Your STD Odds - Unless you're a cloistered monk, you're at risk for a sexually transmitted disease. So learn the facts and protect yourself; Youth Performing Self-Harm More Likely to Commit Suicide Higher suicide rate among adolescents versus young adults after self-harm;
  • Public Health Software ESRI.com - Explore your zip code; Why Isochrone Maps Are Enjoying a Renaissance;
  • Research Resources on the Net Community Based Participatory Research Toolkit; Best Practices for Qualitative User Research; Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative and Qualitative Research; The Inside Story Of How An Ivy League Food Scientist Turned Shoddy Data Into Viral Studies; Crisis or self-correction: Rethinking media narratives about the well-being of science; Methods 101;
  • Resources for Health Professionals Educational Tools for your Clinical Practice;
  • Senior Health The Challenging Landscape of Cancer and Aging: Charting a Way Forward; Gender, education and class impacts on retirement and quality of life in older age; How Much Should the Average American Save for Retirement? The number might surprise you; Money Essentials: Will you have enough to retire?; 1 in 4 workers have less than $1,000 saved for retirement; How much you should have saved for retirement right now;How exercise in old age prevents the immune system from declining; New section: Go4Life; Wolters Kluwer Reviews State Tax Treatments of Retirement Benefits; Seniors & Retirees; More older Americans are working, and working more, than they used to; Measuring Your Fitness Progress; Monthly Progress Test; Weekly Exercise and Physical Activity Plan; Goal-Setting Worksheet; Overcoming Barriers to Exercise: No More Excuses;
  • Here's What You Say When You Talk in Your Sleep; General anaesthetics do more than put you to sleep; Sleep deprivation and irregular sleep patterns are linked to anxiety and depression; Identifying and Managing Sleep Disorders in Primary Care NYC.gov 1/2018;Short Sleep Duration Among Middle School and High School Students � United States, 2015; External temperature also influences our circadian rhythms, study reports; Slowing Down Cancer by Activating the Circadian Clock; The brain�s internal clock continually takes its temperature; Our circadian clock sets the rhythm for our cells� powerhouses; The Ultimate Night Routine Guide: How to Sleep Better and Wake Up Smarter; The Concerning Link Between Inadequate Sleep and Adolescent Substance Use;
  • Social Media The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid�s Tech Obsessions; Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How; Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds - Excessive desire to succeed, compete with others may have negative impact on youth psychological health;Social Media Has Hijacked Our Brains and Threatens Global Democracy; How to Create a YouTube Channel; �Never get high on your own supply� � why social media bosses don�t use social media; 20 YouTube Tricks, Hacks, and Features You'll Want to Know About This Year; Security Tip (ST06-003) Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites; 7 Ways to Make Facebook, Instagram & Your Social Media Life Less Stressful;Stress in America� 2017: Coping with Change; Technology and Social Media; Break up with your smartphone. Practical advice on ending your toxic relationship with your phone;What is "brain hacking"? Tech insiders on why you should care; Addiction for Fun and Profit - Facebook and other Silicon Valley companies strive to keep users hooked. Does that make them evil?; The iPhone Effect - The Quality of In-Person Social Interactions in the Presence of Mobile Devices; The Risk Of Teen Depression And Suicide Is Linked To Smartphone Use, Study Says; Teens post online content to appear interesting, popular and attractive; The good and bad health news about your exercise posts on social media; The Beginner's Guide to Social Media; Done in 60 Seconds; 5 Ways Technology is Making Us Anxious; Social Media Use in 2018; How to spot fake news in your social media feed - Are you sharing fake news without knowing it?; 20 Hidden Instagram Hacks and Features Everyone Should Know About; Ever Wonder How Much Facebook Knows About You? Here�s How to See; How to delete your Facebook account; 70% of employers are snooping candidates� social media profiles; What you miss out on when your social media profiles are invisible to employers; The new social media imperative: Distance yourself - As Facebook just learned, a social network�s reputation can sour in an instant. Here�s how to save your own; Facebook faces a reputational meltdown; This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it; These are the sneaky ways apps like Instagram, Facebook, Tinder lure you in and get you 'addicted';
  • Statistical Functions What is the GDPR? And What Does it Mean for the Marketing Industry?; GDPR Compliance - The GDPR will come into force in May 2018. Are you ready?; General Data Protection Regulation GDPR; General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, deadlines and facts; For Weighting Online Opt-In Samples, What Matters Most? The right variables make a big difference for accuracy. Complex statistical methods, not so much; EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A cheat sheet; What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations; How the GDPR will make consumers king of their data; 3 tips to reducing big data compliance risks; How to get your company on track to comply with GDPR; The top 5 reasons you should care about privacy; GDPR: Look out for 'right to be forgotten storms' ahead - Thousands of EU citizens may ask data controllers to erase their records by the end of May. Will organizations be ready for this coming storm?; Data protection - Rules for the protection of personal data inside and outside the EU; Preparing for GDPR compliance: Where you need to be now and how to get there; Identity data in the world of GDPR;Time is running out on GDPR compliance: Find out if you're affected; What is a graph database? A better way to store connected data - Learn why graph databases excel at exploring highly connected data, and how to leverage them in your organization; What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations; Are you letting GDPR�s privacy rules trump security?; What is personally identifiable information (PII)? How to protect it under GDPR-The EU's General Data Protection Regulation requires companies to protect the privacy of their EU customers. That means keeping personally identifiable information (PII) safe. Here's what you need to know.; RSA Data Privacy & Security Report; The Proposal to Lower P Value Thresholds to .005; p Value Changes;
  • Statistical Programs 239 Excel Shortcuts;
  • Temperament

    The Dark Side of That Personality Quiz You Just Took - Personality tests have captivated people for decades, but their newfound popularity online makes them dangerous;

  • At least 3 out of 5 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers; At least 3 out of 5 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers; Trying just one cigarette leads to a daily habit in majority of people, study suggests; Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says; The first cigarette usually ends in a daily habit: study;Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults � United States, 2016; Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes); New section: IQOS; An FDA panel is ruling on a new Philip Morris product that could upend the cigarette market IQOS, the new �heat not burn� tobacco device, explained.; Overview of the FDA Briefing Document for January 24-25, 2018 discussion of Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTPAs for its IQOS system and three tobacco HeatSticks; 4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet; PH Consequences of E-cigarettes; E-cigarettes and health � here's what the evidence actually says; Microsoft introduces new privacy tools ahead of Data Privacy Day; Windows 10 snooping: Microsoft has halved data it collects from PCs says watchdog; Windows 10 snooping: Microsoft gets more time to tackle 'excessive' data collection; Windows 10: CNIL publicly serves formal notice to Microsoft Corporation to comply with the French Data Protection Act within three months 20 July 2016; Windows 10 violates your privacy by default, here's how you can protect yourself; Configure Windows telemetry in your organization; Windows 10 snooping: Microsoft reveals what data it collects about you and why; Windows 10: Now you can see every bit of data Microsoft harvests from your PC; Stay in control of your privacy - Sign in to Microsoft to view and clear the data that Microsoft saves to the cloud; State-Specific Prevalence of Tobacco Product Use Among Adults � United States, 2014�2015; Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Raises MI, Stroke Risk - Any level of exposure to cigarette smoke is risky; Low cigarette consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: meta-analysis of 141 cohort studies in 55 study reports;New Report One of the Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking; Women's Health and Smoking; E-cigarette flavors are toxic to white blood cells, warn scientists - Cinnamon, vanilla and buttery e-cigarette flavors are among the most toxic -- and mixing flavors is more damaging than vaping just one; Why This Silly Cat Video Could Help Curb Youth Smoking; Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2012�2016; Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk In vitro, in vivo studies show increased pneumococcal airway adhesion; We Asked Teens To Explain Juuling To Us & Wow; Low cigarette consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: meta-analysis of 141 cohort studies in 55 study reports; Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students � National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016; Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Products; Final; Potentially Toxic Levels Of Lead And Other Metals Found In E-Cigarette Vapor; Vaping may pull lead and other metals into your lungs; Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016; Study finds e-cigarette vapors may contain lead and other toxic metals - Researchers say the devices� heating coils are to blame; E-cigarettes may be more harmful than beneficial, according to evidence-based research; Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on pivotal public health step to dramatically reduce smoking rates by lowering nicotine in combustible cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels; Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2014�2016; Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes - A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/16/2018; Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes; E-cigarettes may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver; Trends in Hookah Use Among New York City Middle and High School Students, 2008�2014; Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students in Pennsylvania; The Tobacco Atlas, The Sixth Edition; The secrets of the world�s biggest tobacco company - The Philip Morris Files - A REUTERS INVESTIGATION;
  • US Government Statistics Prisoners in 2016; How Many People Are Alive From the Year You Were Born; Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2012; First Look: KEY DATA HIGHLIGHTS ON EQUITY AND OPPORTUNITY GAPS IN OUR NATION�S PUBLIC SCHOOLS; Alternative School Discipline Strategies; BREAKING SCHOOLS' RULES: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students� Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement; The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060; Defining generations: Where Millennials end and post-Millennials begin;Americans Name the 10 Most Significant Historic Events of Their Lifetimes; 9 machine learning myths;
  • Useful Sites The Bed Bug Registry; 15 Secrets the Airlines Don't Want You to Know; 25 Weird, Wild Things About Flying You Probably Didn't Know; Germs at the Airport; Science Says This Is How Long Your Vacation Should Be; Calendarpedia;
  • Web Resources New section: Blockchain; What is a blockchain? Here�s everything you need to know - Without blockchain, bitcoin couldn't exist. Here's how it works; How to mine Bitcoin: A crash course on cryptocurrency mining; Scientific Experts on Cellphone Radiation Demand Stronger FCC Safety Regulations; Highest and Lowest Radiation Cell Phones; Hundreds of privacy-invading apps are using ultrasonic sounds to track you; America's Smartphone Addiction; 2017 global mobile consumer survey: US edition The dawn of the next era in mobile;Ways Your Smartphone Can Wreck Your Health; Quick glossary: Blockchain; Cheat sheet: Blockchain; Blockchain API; What is blockchain? Understanding the technology and the revolution (free PDF); CryptoKitties: The blockchain can be gamified too; Ripple is blockchain for the financial enterprise, but it's centralized;OPEN LETTER FROM JANA PARTNERS AND CALSTRS TO APPLE INC.; Your iPhone Has Tracked Your Every Move � Here�s How to See the Map; What is the Internet of Things? Everything you need to know about the IoT right now - The Internet of Things explained: what the IoT is, and where it's going next; Spectre and Meltdown: Cheat sheet; Data Privacy Day; Security Tip (ST06-008) Safeguarding Your Data; Security Tip (ST04-013) Protecting Your Privacy; Security Tip (ST04-014) Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks; Security Tip (ST05-019) Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft;802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained;The 11 least secure connected devices; Phones vulnerable to location tracking even when GPS services off; PinMe: Tracking a Smartphone User around the World;Smartphones make people distracted and unproductive A smartphone can sap attention even when it's not in use or turned off and in your pocket. That doesn't bode well for productivity.; Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they�re on the brink of a mental-health crisis; Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure. Pay attention to the technology malady of our time. It's making your employees miserable � and unproductive; New CareerBuilder Survey Reveals How Much Smartphones Are Sapping Productivity at Work; How Distractions At Work Take Up More Time Than You Think; Smartphone Detox: How To Power Down In A Wired World; Decreases in Psychological Well-Being Among American Adolescents After 2012 and Links to Screen Time During the Rise of Smartphone Technology; A concerning new study links miscarriages to cellphone radiation. How worried should we be? Non-ionizing radiation may have more of a biological effect than we thought; It�s Time to Banish Your Screens From the Bedroom; Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies;Smartphones: Bad for some teens but not all, expert says; What is malware? Everything you need to know about viruses, trojans and malicious software; Top 5: Things to know about machine learning; Chaos Engineering: A cheat sheet; An executive�s guide to AI; 3 (Potential) Health Risks of Mobile Phone Usage; What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends; FAQ This! What Is Blockchain?; This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain � and it isn't good;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) Singles in America: Match Releases Largest Study on U.S. Single Population (2017); Singles in America; Singles in America: Match Releases Largest Study on U.S. Single Population for Eighth Year;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) How to Build Your Own Workout Routines � Advice from a Two-time Olympian;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Abortion rates go down when countries make it legal: report - Countries with stricter abortion laws have higher abortion rates; The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the U.S.; Induced Abortion Worldwide;
  • Women's Health Issues New section: Trafficking; Trafficking statistics; Trafficking Recruitment tactics; trafficking; Trafficking Resources List, 2017; Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually assaulted WHO Clinical Guidelines; Showing Up: How We See, Speak, and Disrupt Racial Inequity Facing Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Findings raise new concerns about birth control safety; Contemporary Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of Breast Cancer; Doctors Warn of Heart Risk From Some Breast Cancer Therapies - Health experts are stepping up warnings that certain breast cancer treatments may harm the heart; What Are the Stages of Breast Cancer?; Heart Health for Women; 40 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer After 40 - WHEN YOU REACH MIDDLE AGE, IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION; Fracking chemicals linked to breast cancer in new study - New research points to disturbing implications for those who live near a drilling site; Possible Chlamydia Link with Ovarian Cancer - Associations seen in two separate cohorts of women;
  • Writing Writing process infographic; Commonly Misused Phrases That Will Make You Sound Unprofessional; Understanding the complexities of retractions; Hangry, mansplaining, and lactivism added to Oxford Dictionary; The precarious prevalence of predatory journals; Nature journals tighten rules on non-financial conflicts; Authors will be asked to declare any interests that might cloud objectivity; The Grammar of Online Reviews - Is There a Connection Between Spelling Errors and Negative Online Reviews?; Estimating the Helpfulness and Economic Impact of Product Reviews: Mining Text and Reviewer Characteristics; Is There a Connection Between Bad Grammar and Negative Online Reviews?;Write it Down, Make it Happen | 3 Journaling Habits to Help Your Career; 6 Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help Your Career; 5 Steps to Turning Your Blogging Hobby Into a Job; WordPress website maintenance checklist; Hemingway App; Fake News: Lies spread faster on social media than truth does People are quicker to repeat something that's wrong than something that's true; The science of fake news gets a boost;The spread of true and false news online; The science of fake news; How to spot fake news in your social media feed - Are you sharing fake news without knowing it?; What Is a Whitepaper? [FAQs]; 10 Universal Writing Rules from The Onion�s Founding Editor;

April - June 2018


Updated Pages


All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

  • Academic Resources It�s official: College men think they�re smarter than they really are; Who's smarter in the classroom � men or women? New ASU study shows it�s all about perception; Who perceives they are smarter? Exploring the influence of student characteristics on student academic self-concept in physiology; Education, not income, the best predictor of a long life; Flipping the classroom approach in public health -- does student performance improve?; Curiosity is key to early childhood success in math and reading; The secret to honing kids' language and literacy - Researchers found that a child's ability to self-regulate is a critical element in childhood language and literacy development, and that the earlier they can hone these skills, the faster language and literacy skills develop leading to better skills in the long run; 'Will this be on the test?' Even if it isn't, students might remember it; Give up on �finding your passion� and try this instead; One year of school comes with an IQ bump, meta-analysis shows;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Ken Jennings' Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks; Dan Brown's Origin; David Lagererantz's The Girl Who Takes An Eye for An Eye;
  • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites To understand big data, convert it to sound;
  • Cancer Disparities; Obesity and Cancer; Metastatic Cancer Gorges on Fructose in the Liver; New section: HTLV-1; Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: 'Prevalence is off the charts' in Australia; Epidemiology, Treatment, and Prevention of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1-Associated Diseases; HTLV-1 Community; human T-cell leukemia virus type 1; The discovery of the first human retrovirus: HTLV-1 and HTLV-2; The HTLV-1 neurological complex; TECHNICAL REPORT: Geographical distribution of areas with a high prevalence of HTLV-1 infection; What is HTLV-1? Ancient "cousin" of HIV spreading "off the charts"; How A Virus Called HTLV-1 From 1500-Year-Old Mummies Infected 40 Percent of Adults In Rural Australia; The Real Mystery Behind Spreading Australian Virus is Why it's Been Ignored. HTLV-1 is nothing new.; The dangerous ancient virus that is �off the charts� in Australia; Cousin of HIV virus �infecting 40% of the adult population in rural Australia; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer,Part I: National Cancer Statistics; Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer; Interactive Cancer Risk Matrix - Discover how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect cancer risk; Summary of Strong Evidence on Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer; Summary of Conclusions; Throat Cancer�s Link to Oral Sex: What You Should Know; How Genetic Changes Lead to Cancer; United States Cancer Statistics;
  • Chronic Disease Index The State of US Health, 1990-2016 - Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States; Physical Activity Prevents Chronic Disease;
  • Heart Disease Death Rates Among Blacks and Whites Aged ≥35 Years � United States, 1968�2015; Cruciferous and Total Vegetable Intakes Are Inversely Associated With Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Older Adult Women; Best Practices for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs; Heart Disease Death Rates Among Blacks and Whites Aged >= 35 Years � United States, 1968�2015;Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease; Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs); Hypertension / High Blood Pressure; Unexpected Heart Attack Triggers;
  • Preventing Stroke Deaths;
  • Chinese Culture Is the Chinese Language a Superstition Machine?; Sexual Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities; Asian-American Mothers: Demographic Characteristics by Maternal Place of Birth and Asian Subgroup, 2016; HIV & Intimate Partner Violence Among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women; The Caribbean-Americans Searching for Their Chinese Roots - Hakka Conferences are allowing distant relatives to meet and untangle their complex genealogy;Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration �DNA�; Elder Abuse in Asian Families: Contexts and Dynamics;The Hidden History of Shanghai�s Jewish Quarter;
  • Chartbook: Connecticut health care spending;
  • Consumer Health Hot Cars Can Hit Life-Threatening Levels in Approximately One Hour. Interior temperatures can rise to 116� F, potentially causing fatal injuries to children trapped inside; Extreme Heat and Your Health;
  • Cool Sites A- L The Beginner's Guide to Product Photography [Tutorial + Examples]; The Best Editing Apps for Photos;Taking photos impairs memory of the object or event � but it�s unclear why; Freeze or Blur? The Two Ways to Capture Movement in Photography;
  • Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes in Adults by Diabetes Type � United States, 2016; You're Doubling The Glycemic Index Of A Sweet Potato When You Bake It; Glycemic Index of Sweet Potato as Affected by Cooking Methods; Cooking Treatment Effects on Sugar Profile and Sweetness of Eleven-Released Sweet Potato Varieties;Diabetes and Women; Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Diabetes; Diabetes and Women;Blood Sugar Basics: Terms You Should Know; Blood Sugar Basics: Terms You Should Know; Diabetes Diet, Eating, & Physical Activity; HbA1c, OGTT, Fasting Glucose & More: How to Pick Best T2D Screener; Prognostic Implications of Single-Sample Confirmatory Testing for Undiagnosed Diabetes: A Prospective Cohort Study; Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes�2018 American Diabetes Association Diabetes Care 2018; White paint might be causing a lot of Type 2 diabetes, preliminary research finds;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... What is Daylight Savings Time, how it came to be, and why we should probably get rid of it; What is an exoplanet?; 23 Countries That No Longer Exist and the History Behind Them; Embalming & mummification � everything you wanted to know; ESA - Archive Image Browser;European Space Agency's Planetary Science Archive (PSA);
  • Favorite Movie Sites Tired of Netflix? Here�s where to find free, legal movies online; The 33 Best Movie Songs of All Time; 50 Box-Office Bombs That Are Actually Great @Thrillist; The 45 Best Travel Films of All Time; Every Pixar Movie Ranked; Pixar's Short Films, Ranked @Thrillist;
  • Favorite Music Sites Music intensifies effects of anti-hypertensive medication - Anti-hypertensive drugs improving heart rate more in patients who listen to music after taking medication 4/2018; How to write a hit song; Musical trends and predictability of success in contemporary songs in and out of the top charts; Learning music or a foreign language can help your brain be more efficient; People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain - Higher empathy people appear to process music like a pleasurable proxy for a human encounter -- in the brain regions for reward, social awareness and regulation of social emotions;
  • Fitness 100 Reasons to Walk�; Move More; EXERCISE CALORIE CALCULATOR; Physical Activity; Higher aerobic fitness levels are associated with better word production skills in healthy older adults; How to Start Strength Training; Exercise contagion in a global social network; What Does Your Walk Say About You?; Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad for Your Health;
  • Free Software Free File Convert.com; The 17 Best Photoshop Filters & Plugins of 2018;
  • Grants Grant Writing Tips if You�re Not a Grant Writer;
  • Graphing A Brief History of Data Visualization;
  • Healthcare Quality Data Logging in: Using Patient Portals to Access Health Information;June 2018 Report: Logging in - Using Patient Portals to Access Health Information; Everything big data claims to know about you could be wrong - To understand human health and behavior, researchers would do better to study individuals, not groups; ICD-11 for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics (2018); ICD-11 Coding Tool; ICD-11 Update Newsletter; Analysis: Health Data Breach Tally Trends;
  • Healthcare Quality StandardsLeveraging Clinical Data for Public Health and Hypertension Surveillance; World Health Organization Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics First edition (2018) - Executive Summary; Trauma Call Timeline;
  • Health Education Resources Creating Trauma Informed Classrooms; Bad habits that lead to cancer, chronic disease corrected by simple lifestyle intervention - Intervention uses a smartphone app, activity tracker, small financial incentive and personal coach;
  • Infectious Diseases What is antibiotic resistance: everything you need to know; EBOLA RESPONSE - Key technical documents; How a virus can cause joint-crippling arthritis; New section: Keystone Virus: Keystone Virus Makes First Known Jump From Mosquitoes To Humans; Virus found in Florida resident may be widespread throughout the Southeast; Keystone Virus Isolated from a Florida Teenager with Rash and Subjective Fever: Another Endemic Arbovirus in the Southeastern United States?; Keystone Virus Found In Human For First Time; Add Keystone Virus To The List Of Things You Can Catch From Mosquitoes; Keystone virus makes first jump from mosquitoes to humans with confirmed case in Florida teen; Laws That Criminalize Spread Of Infectious Diseases Can Increase Their Stigma;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe; Zika Infectious in Semen Mostly in First Few Weeks RNA detectable for months, but does not appear to be cause for concern; Zika Virus Shedding in Semen of Symptomatic Infected Men; Illnesses on the rise from mosquito, tick, and flea bites; Malaria Surveillance � United States, 2015;Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes; Bedbugs Slideshow: An Informative Look at Bedbugs; What's Under Your Skin? Bugs That Burrow;Treating and Preventing a Head Lice Infestation; Identifying Bugs and Their Bites; TICK-BORNE DISEASES IN THE NEW YORK CITY AREA A Reference Manual for Physicians; The Clinical Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Lyme Disease, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Zoonotic & Vectorborne Diseases;Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections Among Persons Who Inject Drugs � Six Sites, 2005�2016;Ticks; Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections Among Persons Who Inject Drugs � Six Sites, 2005�2016;
  • Kids Health Student Reports for Bullying: Results From the 2015 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey;
  • Maternal Child Health Child Abuse and Neglect: Prevention Strategies; 2018 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old; The WIRED Guide to Crispr; Scientists Upload a Galloping Horse GIF Into Bacteria With Crispr; Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up;Don't Give Your DNA to Giant Genetic Databases; Understanding Child Trauma; Basics of Trauma-Informed Care; Genome-editing tool could increase cancer risk; CRISPR�Cas9 genome editing induces a p53-mediated DNA damage response;
  • Nutrition Resources Adults Over the Age of 45 that Consume Large Amounts of Sugary Drinks May Have Higher Risk of Dying from Heart Disease or Other Cause; What's in a Fat Cell?; Scientist debunks 5 food allergy myths;2 things in food mess up fat cells in just 24 hours; Zero-calorie sweeteners might be just as bad for you as sugar; Infant and Toddler Nutrition; Benefits of Water: Science Proved 5 Great Reasons to Stay Hydrated; New section: Food labeling; Menu Labeling; Food Labeling: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments Final Regulatory Impact Analysis FDA�2011�F�0172; Menu Labeling Requirements;The new global plan to eliminate the most harmful fat in food, explained The WHO wants to ban a food ingredient that causes 500,000 premature deaths worldwide each year; The FDA just ordered food companies to stop using trans fat. Here's what it means for you; Hospital Admissions for Myocardial Infarction and Stroke Before and After the Trans-Fatty Acid Restrictions in New York; Why it took the FDA nearly 40 years to ban trans fats; Occurrence of trans Fatty Acids in Human Tissue; The Scientific Case for Banning Trans Fats; Is eating fat really bad for you? Here's what the science says; Labeling of Foods Derived From Genetically Engineered Plants; G.M.O. Foods Will Soon Require Labels. What Will the Labels Say?; These Foods Aren�t Genetically Modified but They Are �Edited�; Open Season Is Seen in Gene Editing of Animals; National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard - A Proposed Rule by the Agricultural Marketing Service on 05/04/2018; There�s No Such Thing as a Single 'Best' Diet; Sugar or Fat: What�s Worse for Your Waistline?; Trans fat is double trouble for your heart health; Are some calories better than others? Yes, suggests new research; 12 Ways Too Much Sugar Harms Your Body; What Are Antioxidants?;Phytonutrients: Plant-Based Perks; The Effects of Nonnutritive Sweeteners on Cardiometabolic Health;
  • Sleepy kids may struggle with obesity later; Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015�2016; The Science of Obesity Management: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement; Health Problems Related to Obesity; Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: thinking beyond calories; The truth behind the most popular diet trends of the moment;Fracking exposure leads to more fat cells; Obesity Prevalence Among Adults Living in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties � United States, 2016;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - June;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities OpenWHO.org; Environmental Assessment Training Series (EATS);
  • Public Health Data HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis in the U.S. Military Services � 2014�2016;
  • Public Health Data Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, Cocaine, and Psychostimulants � United States, 2015�2016; Percentage of Deaths Associated With Inadequate Physical Activity in the United States; Monthly Variation in Substance Use Initiation among Adolescents;Monthly Variation in Substance Use Initiation Among Full-time College Students; Diagnoses of HIV Infection among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States and 6 Dependent Areas 2011�2016; Diagnoses of HIV Infection among Adults and Adolescents in Metropolitan Statistical Areas� United States and Puerto Rico, 2016 - 5/2018; 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF) NATIONAL SURVEY RESULTS ON DRUG USE, 1975�2017 Volume I Secondary School Students 6/2018;
  • Public Health Data Trends in State Suicide Rates � United States, 1999�2016 and Circumstances Contributing to Suicide � 27 States, 2015;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - June, 2018;
  • Public Health Practice So Informative Content Helps. But What Kind of Information?; National Cancer Survivors Day� Social Media Toolkit;
  • Public Health Sites A - C Pollen; What Does It Mean When We Call Addiction a Brain Disorder?; Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Disorders; Common Physical and Mental Health Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders; Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction; This is what love does to your brain �It�s really an addiction.�; Alcohol Awareness Month Organizer's Guide; Drinking more than five pints a week could shorten your life, study finds; Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies; Substance Use Screening and Intervention Implementation Guide: No Amount of Substance Use Is Safe for Adolescents; . Planning and Implementing Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use: A Step-by-Step Guide for Primary Care Practices; A neurobiological link between PTSD and addiction - Remembering a traumatic experience may increase sensitivity to the rewarding effects of drugs; A Visual Guide to Understanding Osteoarthritis; The chemistry of indulgence; Physical Activity for Arthritis; Key Public Health Messages; Teen Depression; HIV Among Asians; False-Positive HIV Test Results; Pharmacotherapies Used to Treat Alcohol, Nicotine, and Opioid Use Disorders; New details suggest how cardio could treat addiction; What Causes Addicts to Relapse?; Human drug addiction behaviors tied to specific impairments in 6 brain networks; Video game addiction; WHO sees gaming addiction as mental condition, opens door for smartphone, social media disorders; Gaming behaviour; Public health implications of excessive use of the Internet and other communication and gaming platforms; Binge drinking during youth may impact future offspring; Risks of cancer and mortality by average lifetime alcohol intake;
  • Public Health Sites D-G Framework for Assessing Health Impacts of Multiple Chemicals and Other Stressors; Eating out increases exposure to toxic phthalates; Drugs World; New section: Opioid Overdose Prevention; SAMHSA - Opioid Overdose Prevention TOOLKIT; Surgeon General�s Advisory on Naloxone and Opioid Overdose; Current Marijuana Use by Industry and Occupation � Colorado, 2014�2015; Need for Multiple Naloxone Doses on the Rise; Multiple Naloxone Administrations Among Emergency Medical Service Providers is Increasing; STEPS OF NALOXONE ADMINISTRATION; 5 Important Considerations for EMS Naloxone Administration; FDA Advisory Committee on the Most Appropriate Dose or Doses of Naloxone to Reverse the Effects of Life-threatening Opioid Overdose in the Community Settings; Trends in Multiple Naloxone Administrations among EMS Personnel; Treatment Information;Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders; Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction; Cannabis Use Tied to Schizophrenia Conversion - Similar links found with amphetamine and opioid abuse; Association between alcohol, cannabis, and other illicit substance abuse and risk of developing schizophrenia: a nationwide population based register study;The True, Deadly Scope of America�s Fentanyl Problem; Learning from the Flint Water Crisis: Protecting the Public�s Health During a Financial Emergency; Public Health Handbook for Communities Under Emergency Management - A Case Study of the Flint Water Crisis: Legal Mapping Tools and Lessons Learned; Developing a Volcano Emergency Plan; Volcanoes; Volcano Preparedness; Indicators of Climate Change in California; Volcanoes are awe-inspiring. Here are 7 things to know about them; Kilauea, Hawaii Eruption 2018; Kilauea�s eruption reminds us that volcanoes are beautiful, dangerous, and closer than we may realize; K2/Spice: An Unpredictable Danger; Mindfulness Exercises; Clorox won�t cut it. Volcanologists explain what it takes to clean up after Kilauea;What You Should Know About Opioids; The Economics of Fracking: Is Fracking Worth the Health and Environmental Risks?; A Visual Guide to Balance Disorders; Synthetic cannabinoids: What are they? What are their effects?; About synthetic cannabinoids; Synthetic Cannabinoids: An Overview for Healthcare Providers; Transgenerational Effects of Di-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (DEHP) on Stress Hormones and Behavior; Gestational Exposure to Bisphenol A Produces Transgenerational Changes in Behaviors and Gene Expression; Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders; The judge in a federal climate change lawsuit wants a science tutorial Here are answers to eight questions the judge wants to address during his climate crash course; Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for people who consume alcohol and use opioids; Hawaii volcano: How many people do volcanoes kill?; Warning signs of opiate addiction; Q&A: How do climate models work?; Injection Wells of Hydraulic Fracking Causing More Earthquakes and Other Damage; Yes, You Can Become Addicted to Marijuana. And the Problem is Growing; Is marijuana addictive?; Social rejection is painful and can lead to violence; Your Guide to Your Gallbladder; Antarctica has lost three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years. Time is running out for the frozen continent;Household Products Database; Perfluoroalkyls; Health Effects of Exposure to Substances and Carcinogens; Has volcanic activity been increasing?;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Surveillance for Viral Hepatitis � United States, 2016; 14 Diseases You Almost Forgot About (Thanks to Vaccines); Resources for Professionals; Learn About Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis; Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD); 5 Signs of Hearing Loss You Shouldn�t Ignore;
  • Public Health Sites M - N 2018 Cigna U.S. Loneliness Index; Americans Are A Lonely Lot, And Young People Bear The Heaviest Burden; Cigna's U.S. Loneliness Index; Guys, We Have A Problem: How American Masculinity Creates Lonely Men; Double Depression; Personal Inventory for Depression and SAD; Self-Assessment Version (PIDS-SA); Automated Online Confidential Self-Assessments; Mood Disorders: How to Recognize and Treat Them;Guide to Personality Disorders; A Visual Guide to Sciatica; Male Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ�)�Patient Version; Risks to mental health: an overview of vulnerabilities and risk factors; Smoking and diabetes linked to brain calcifications; Tips for Traveling When You Have Back Pain; How to Ease Sciatic Nerve Pain; Reasons Your Neck Hurts; Why Does Your Back Hurt?; Back Pain Myths; Prescription Drugs That Cause Depression; Why being left-handed matters for mental health treatment; Left, right and center: mapping emotion in the brain;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea; Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2016; STDs during Pregnancy - CDC Fact Sheet (Detailed); Reported STDs in the United States, 2016 High Burden of STDs Threaten Millions of Americans; Update on investigation of UK case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone acquired abroad; Transmitting HIV Is a Crime in Most States. Is HCV Next?; INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF AMERICA (IDSA) AND HIV MEDICINE ASSOCIATION (HIVMA) POSITION ON THE CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS AND OTHER COMMUNICABLE DISEASES; Basics of Vision and Eye Health; Public health surveillance of multidrug-resistant clones of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Europe: a genomic survey; 6 Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine for Your Child; 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR ACTION A report of the U.S. Surgeon General and of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention; Transforming communities: Key elements for the implementation of comprehensive community-based suicide prevention; Suicide rising across the US More than a mental health concern; Suicide Rates in the United States Continue to Increase; A Visual Guide to Cataracts;
  • Senior Health 2018 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE FACTS AND FIGURES; Walking for Your Health; Walking Safely in Rural Areas; Walking Safely in Urban Areas; Mall Walking; The Emotional Benefits of Exercise - Feel Good with Go4Life; Go4Life members; YOUR HEALTHIEST SELF Physical Wellness Checklist; Exercise Guide: Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging; Yoga and Older Adults; 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey; Gender And Marital Status Comparisons Among Workers; Forgetfulness and Aging: What's Normal?; Improve Your Endurance; Sleep Help for Seniors; Improve Your Strength; Improve Your Balance; Do Exercise and Physical Activity Protect the Brain?;Maintaining a Healthy Weight;Sun Safety;
  • Tick Tock: Your Body Clocks - Understanding Your Daily Rhythms; 10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Your Dreams; How to Get a Good Night's Sleep;Chronotypes in the US � Influence of age and sex; Automated Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (AutoMEQ); Identifying and Managing Sleep Disorders in Primary Care; Sleep and Health; Metabolism and the Circadian Clock Converge; Metabolic Consequences in Humans of Prolonged Sleep Restriction Combined with Circadian Disruption; Alignment of mother and offspring body clock could prevent diseases such as heart disease and obesity; All About Your Body Clock; Body clock linked to mood disorders; Association of disrupted circadian rhythmicity with mood disorders, subjective wellbeing, and cognitive function: a cross-sectional study of 91 105 participants from the UK Biobank; Insomnia; Back, Side or Stomach: Which Sleep Position Is Best for You? How to make sure your spine's in alignment when you sleep; Just two days of night-shift alter the activity of more than 100 blood proteins; Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer; Sleep and obesity; Sleep Disorders; The Risks of Sleeping �Too Much�. Survey of a National Representative Sample of 24671 Adults (INPES Health Barometer); Social jetlag: misalignment of biological and social time; Recommended Amount of Sleep for a Healthy Adult: A Joint Consensus Statement of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society; How Your Sleep Position Affects Your Health; What Is Night Eating Syndrome?; Signs Your Lack of Sleep Is Slowly Killing You (And How to Turn Around); Bad sleep may predict pot and alcohol use; Sleep Help for Seniors;
  • Social Media Americans� complicated feelings about social media in an era of privacy concerns; Bots in the Twittersphere; News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2017; 5 facts about Americans and Facebook; Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: Privacy Concerns Run High; How to Get Your FOMO Under Control;Social Networks Are Great, But They�re a Terrible Place to Get News; Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018;U.S. Teens Have Mixed Feelings About Social Media; Social Media May Harm a Woman's Body Image;Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet; The Top 58 Most Popular Hashtags to Get Likes and Retweets on Twitter;Negative vs. positive social media experiences and depressive symptoms; Social media post types that consumes want to see versus those that marketers post. (e.g. Discounts, posts that teach, entertain, showcase employees.); Kids want parents to obey these 7 technology rules; Analysis of over 800 million tweets reveals how our thought patterns shift throughout the day;
  • Statistical Functions Tips for Analyzing Large Data Sets From the JAMA Surgery Statistical Editors; Top 5: Things you should know about GDPR; Understand the GDPR guidelines for obtaining lawful consent to process data; What Is the GDPR? The EU�s Online Privacy Law: Explained; Shoppers: Transparency About Data Use Would Encourage More Sharing; The C-Word: Scientific Euphemisms Do Not Improve Causal Inference From Observational Data; GDPR compliance deadline is approaching: 10 things to do right away;In the Era of Precision Medicine and Big Data, Who Is Normal?; How to Wrestle Your Data From Data Brokers, Silicon Valley � and Cambridge Analytica. It can be done but it�s not easy; What is GDPR and How Does It Impact Your Business?; GDPR compliant? Here's a handy five-step preparation checklist; Lawful basis for processing; Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); GDPR proves that tech giants can be tamed; What is the GDPR Privacy Law and Why Should You Care?; Here's Why You're Getting a Flood of Privacy Policy Update Emails This Week; General Data Protection Regulation GDPR; Article 29 Working Party Publishes Guidance on Consent Under the GDPR;Turning the Tables � The New European General Data Protection Regulation; 4 tips for developing better data algorithms; Americans� Views About Data Collection and Security; Methods of Comparison, Compared;
  • Statistical Programs ALT Codes for Symbols and Characters; How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information; How to Learn Excel Online: 17 Free and Paid Resources for Excel Training; Excel Online: Tips, Tricks, and Hidden Features You Should Know; Statistics Calculators - Gigacalculator.com;
  • Temperament 13 Free Personality Tests You Can Take Online Today;
  • �I Can�t Stop�: Schools Struggle With Vaping Explosion; Teens Are 'Juuling' At School. Here's What That Means; Electronic Cigarettes (CDC); Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco ACTION STEPS for Clinicians; The FDA is trying to crack down on Juuling, the latest e-cigarette craze In high school bathrooms and on Instagram, Juul e-cigs have gained a cult following; Association of Cigarette, Cigar, and Pipe Use With Mortality Risk in the US Population; Feds Target E-Cig Liquids with Kid-Friendly Packaging Brands resemble juice boxes, cookies, candy; FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children�s juice boxes, candies and cookies; E-Liquids Misleadingly Labeled or Advertised as Food Products; New section: E-Liquids; Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes; Do You Vape? See These Tips on How to Keep E-Liquids Away from Children;HVAC systems spread thirdhand smoke, Old smoke causes new problems; Secondhand Smoke (SHS) Facts; Thirdhand Smoke: State of the Science and a Call for Policy Expansion; Secondhand (and Third-Hand) Smoke May Be Making Your Pet Sick; Adolescent Exposure to Toxic Volatile Organic Chemicals From E-Cigarettes; E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For; U.S. Fire Administration - Electronic Cigarette Fires and Explosions in the United States 2009 - 2016 July 2017 from FEMA.gov 7/2017; 5 Things To Know About Complementary Health Approaches for Quitting Smoking; Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks; Quitting smoking is very good for you. Cutting back, not so much; Even a single cigarette a day can be devastating for your health; Higher formaldehyde risk in e-cigarettes than previously thought; Mission Possible: Protect Yourself From Secondhand Smoke;Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks When Combined with Daily Cigarette Use, Heart Attack Risk Rises Five-Fold, Study Finds;The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul; Coalitions: State and Community Interventions User Guide Best Practices for Comprehension Tobacco Control Programs User Guide; Cardiovascular harms from tobacco use and secondhand smoke global gaps in awareness and implications for action; Ban e-cigarette flavourings and misleading adverts to protect young people, say international lung health experts;Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies; Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2017; Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2017; He Started Vaping As A Teen And Now Says Habit Is 'Impossible To Let Go'; FDA Targets JUUL E-Cigs in Crackdown on Underage Sales - Requires company to examine appeal of brand among teens; Youth Tobacco Use: Results from the National Youth Tobacco Survey; Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies; E-Cigarette Flavorings May Harm Blood Vessels - Cell studies show short-term endothelial disruption with exposure;E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For; E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know; How Does Addiction Taste? Flavored Tobacco Products and e-Cigs Are No Safer than Unflavored;Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017;
  • US Government Statistics Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017; Capital Punishment, 2016;Healthy Aging Data; The Whys and Hows of Generations Research; The Whys and Hows of Generations Research; Federal Prosecution of Human-Trafficking Cases, 2015;
  • Useful Sites Flight Radar 24 - Live Air Traffic; CDC Travelers� Health, 2018; Henley & Partners Passport Index; The 10 Essentials - Ten things to have on every hike; How to Pack for an Extended Trip in Just a Carry-On Bag;
  • Web Resources People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security�and they should be. Despite rising spending on IoT security, consumers and businesses are right to worry about how data will be used and protected; Machine learning: A cheat sheet; Digital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression - Study suggests ways to outsmart smart phones; Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Version 1.1 4/2018 National Institute of Standards and Technology; Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies; History of the Internet; 17 internet-connected things that really shouldn't be online; How to Break Your Phone Habit; Evaluating the Association between Artificial Light-at-Night Exposure and Breast and Prostate Cancer Risk in Spain (MCC-Spain Study); Blue Light from Smartphones May Increase Risk of Some Cancers; 2017 Internet Crime Report; Privacy: From principles to practice; How Anonymous Are You?; What is machine learning? Everything you need to know; Net neutrality: A cheat sheet; How to Clear Your Cache, Cookies, and History on Any Device or Browser; Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo; How to Archive Your Data (Virtually) Forever; 3 Problems With USB-C You Need To Know About; Technology that changed us: The 1980s, from MS-DOS to the first GPS satellite; Technology that changed us: The 1990s, from WorldWideWeb to Google; Technology that changed us: The 2000s, from iPhone to Twitter; Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pok�mon Go; iPhone Etiquette 2018: Are You Keeping up with Times?; How to Break Free From Your Phone; USB Type-C Explained: What is USB-C and Why You�ll Want it;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) 11 Characteristics of a Happy and Healthy Relationship;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Moms' Mental Health Matters​ - Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy;
  • Women's Health Issues 45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus;Osteoporosis; Female Genital Mutilation; Female Genital Mutilation Infographics; Preventing murder by addressing domestic violence;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Breast Changes and Conditions; Risk Factors for Breast Cancer at a Young Age; Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer; Greater levels of vitamin D associated with decreasing risk of breast cancer;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Stroke risk factors; Stroke and Women;
  • Writing Many Americans Believe Fake News Is Sowing Confusion; The digital transformation of news media and the rise of online disinformation; Tackling online disinformation: Commission proposes an EU-wide Code of Practice; Standard Eurobarometer 83; What is peer review?; State of Writing; Better online tools give you more ways to check �fake news�; Botometer; Fakey; Hoaxy; Federal plain language guidelines; GDPR vs. ePrivacy: The 3 differences you need to know; The Lost Lingo of New York City�s Soda Jerks; Biggest Fake News Stories of 2017; Top 10 sites to debunk Internet hoaxes; Websites that Post Fake and Satirical Stories; Evaluating Websites: Identifying Fake News Sources Guidance for selecting the best sites for your research needs; Tineye; What is 'fake news,' and how can you spot it? Try our quiz; 4 reasons �fake news� tricks us and what we can do; Writing Journal for a Better and More Productive Self (The How-To Guide);Journaling for Mental Health; The Health Benefits of Journaling; State of the News Media Data and trends about key sectors in the U.S. news media industry; Fakespot; How to Spot Fake Reviews; Hoax-slayer.com; Snopes.com; ReviewMeta; Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News;

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  • Academic Resources How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics; Checking phones in lectures can cost students half a grade in exams; Forget Learning How to Multitask: Boost Productivity 10X More with Focus; How brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators; 13 Powerful Listening Skills to Improve Your Life at Work and at Home; You act most like 'you' in a time crunch, study finds Under time pressure, selfish people act even more selfishly; Genes are key to academic success, study suggests; One in three college freshmen worldwide reports mental health disorder - Students from 19 colleges in eight countries report symptoms consistent with psychological disorder, study says; 3 Types of Procrastinators: Which One Are You?;
  • Annotated Great Books Bibliography Celia Rivenbark's We're Just Like You, Only Prettier: Confessions of a Tarnished Southern Belle; John Berendt's The City of Falling Angels;
  • ;Geographic Variation in Pediatric Cancer Incidence � United States, 2003�2014; National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR); Changes in Cancer Staging: What You Should Know; Trends in Liver Cancer Mortality Among Adults Aged 25 and Over in the United States, 2000�2016; New setion: Multiple Organ; Malignant Mesothelioma; What Complications Can Brain Cancer Cause?; Cancer Types, A to Z; Crunching Numbers: What Cancer Screening Statistics Really Tell Us; Oncolytic Virus Therapy: Using Tumor-Targeting Viruses to Treat Cancer; NCI Map Stories; Frequent skin cancer may be a huge warning sign; WHO's Cancer Page; Immunotherapy to Treat Cancer; Family History and Cancer; Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions; Lifestyle Choices and Cancer Risk; SUMMARY OF STRONG EVIDENCE ON DIET, NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND THE PREVENTION OF CANCER;
  • Chronic Disease Index Chronic diseases driven by metabolic dysfunction - New model suggests natural healing cycle becomes blocked by cellular miscommunication, allowing conditions like cancer, diabetes and some neurological disorders to persist;
  • How Your Emotions Can Hurt Your Heart - Exercise helps ease depression and protect your heart; Effects of Repeated Binge Drinking on Blood Pressure Levels and Other Cardiovascular Health Metrics in Young Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011‐2014; New section: Metabolic Syndrome; What You Should Know About Metabolic Syndrome; Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Cardiovascular Mortality Among US Counties, 1980�2014; Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes; Environmental toxic metal contaminants and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis;
  • National Stroke Awareness Month 2018: Stroke Can Happen to Anyone at Any Time;You Really Can Die of a Broken Heart - A Cardiologist Explains; Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know; Cut Your Odds of a Stroke;
  • Giant Hogweed in Connecticut; Map of where giant hogweed is located;
  • Consumer Health Dangerous Plants to Avoid Touching; wildfire smoke; 20 Emergency Procedures Everyone Should Know; Protect Your Lungs from Wildfire Smoke;
  • Diabetes and Women; Adverse effect of long work hours on incident diabetes in 7065 Ontario workers followed for 12 years; Air pollution seems to promote diabetes even at officially safeï pollution levels; High Blood Sugar and Diabetes; Diabetes and Inflammation; Diabetic Neuropathy Overview What Is Diabetic Nerve Pain?; Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition; All About Your A1C; The 2016 global and national burden of diabetes mellitus attributable to PM2.5 air pollution; More Women at Risk for T2DM with New Criteria for GD -52% of women with IADPSG-defined gestational diabetes developed type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes;
  • Epidemiology M - Z Evaluating Behavioral Health Surveillance Systems; Birth Defects Surveillance - A Manual for Programme Managers; Public Health Surveillance: Preparing for the Future; Public Health Surveillance: Preparing for the Future; A New Strategy for Public Health Surveillance at CDC: Improving National Surveillance Activities and Outcomes; Public Health Surveillance and Data; The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): Overview of Design and Methodology;
  • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards A Framework for Program Evaluation; 2018 State Report Cards: Making Strides: State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities;
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... 15 ancient civilizations you�ve never heard of; The Timeline of Human Evolution; This Is What Lunar Eclipses Can Teach Us About The Universe; A record number of Americans watched the 2017 solar eclipse -- and sought science afterward; Automated Data Plotter;
  • Favorite Movie SitesWhere to watch free movies online; Bingeclock.com;
  • Favorite Music Sites Training in musical improvisation may teach your brain to think differently; Music lifts well-being for people in palliative care; 55 of the most iconic music videos of all time; How Productivity Music Enhances Focus (With Music Recommendations);
  • Fitness Adding Physical Activity to Your Life; 10 Reasons to Get Moving Today!; Regular Exercise Seems to Boost Mental Health; Physical activity and telomere length in U.S. men and women: An NHANES investigation; Want your skin to look 20 to 30 years younger? Try this; Lack of exercise puts one in four people at risk, WHO says; Updated Physical Activity Resource Guide from California Department of Public Health; More active people for a healthier world - The global action plan on physical activity 2018 - 2030; GLOBAL ACTION PLAN ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 2018-2030; Benefits of Exercise; Sample Workouts: Getting Fit for Life;
  • Free Software 3 security programs that should be on every computer or laptop; 4 ways to keep your anonymity online;
  • Graphing Same Stats, Different Graphs: Generating Datasets with Varied Appearance and Identical Statistics through Simulated Annealing; 10 Health Literacy Tips for Reporting Data;
  • Health Care Information Integrative medicine: Evaluate CAM claims; Emergency 101 - At what point does a fever or stomachache become a medical emergency?; Relaxation Techniques for Health; Healthcare Bluebook search for the fair price for medical services!; Hospice Care; Are There Health Hazards in Your Medicine Cabinet?;
  • Healthcare Quality Data New blockchain ledger will let you sell personal healthcare data;
  • Health Education Resources Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC); 12 Habits of Super-Healthy People;
  • Infectious Diseases Proteins found in semen increase the spread of Ebola virus infection - Penn study suggests that targeting amyloid fibrils could prevent sexual transmission; Avoid Dengue by Preventing Mosquito Bites; New section: Leptospirosis; LEPTOSPIROSIS Fact Sheet for Clinicians; Leptospirosis; Leptospirosis in Israel;
  • Infectious Diseases M - Z Zika; Zika Transmission Map; Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes; Zika-Associated Birth Defects and Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities Possibly; Associated with Congenital Zika Virus Infection � U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States, 2018; US Zika Pregnancy and Infant Registry; Tickborne Diseases of the US Manual; Novel Respiratory Viruses, Including MERS and Influenza A (H7N9); Zika-Associated Birth Defects and Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities Possibly Associated with Congenital Zika Virus Infection � U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States, 2018; Measles Vaccination; Measles (Rubeola)For Healthcare Professionals; Measles Cases and Outbreaks; Sentinel Surveillance for Congenital Rubella Syndrome � India, 2016�2017; MRSA originated in humans � but it frequently jumps to other animals and bounces back to us;
  • Kids Health An aggressor is not necessarily a bully -- and the distinction matters; Red Card KC - raising awareness and stopping bullying;
  • Maternal Child Health ; WHO/CDC/ICBDSR. Birth defects surveillance: a manual for programme managers. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2014; Study raises fears of collateral damage in gene editing; Heritable genome editing: Action needed to secure responsible way forward; Correction of a pathogenic gene mutation in human embryos; What is CRISPR and what does it mean for genetics?; Editing human embryos with CRISPR is moving ahead � now�s the time to work out the ethics; Developmental Milestones; The Foundations of Lifelong Health Are Built in Early Childhood; Socioeconomic Disparities Affect Prefrontal Function in Children; You won�t believe these three unexpected discoveries � and neither did the scientists who made them;
  • Nutrition Resources What getting too little vitamin D does over time; Low vitamin D may raise risk of bladder cancer;Alpha-gal syndrome; What's on my food.org; As we get parched, cognition can easily sputter, dehydration study says; Nitrate-Cured Meats Linked to Manic Episodes Meat sticks, jerky showed biggest association; Sugary Drinks in America: Who's Drinking What and How Much?; Left your bottled water in a hot car? Drink it with caution, some experts say; GMO legislation; Genetically Modified Organisms; Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks � United States, 2009�2015; Food Additives and Child Health; Food Additives and Child Health; TOP 10 FOOD ADDITIVES TO AVOID;50 Things Nutritionists Never Eat�So You Shouldn�t Either; This Is the Worst Diet Advice Nutritionists Have Ever Heard; Omega-3 Content of Frequently Consumed Seafood Products; 4 Big Fat Food Lies: Why You Shouldn�t Believe Them - If you want to lose weight, don't listen to this outdated advice; Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency; Calorie Restriction and Fasting Diets: What Do We Know?;
  • Attempts to Lose Weight Among Adults in the United States, 2013�2016; Lack of this stuff in fat may cause obesity and diabetes; Calorie Restriction and Fasting Diets: What Do We Know?; Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - August;
  • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities MMWR CEs: Weekly Publications;
  • Public Health Data Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance � United States, 2017; Why is US life expectancy falling behind?; 2017 BRFSS Survey Data and Documentation;
  • Public Health Data Rising Numbers of Deaths Involving Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs, Including Carfentanil, and Increased Usage and Mixing with Non-opioids; Notes from the Field: Overdose Deaths with Carfentanil and Other Fentanyl Analogs Detected � 10 States, July 2016�June 2017; 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF) Volume 2 - NATIONAL SURVEY RESULTS ON DRUG USE 1975-2017 Volume II College Students & Adults Ages 19�55 7/2018; Naloxone Administration Frequency During Emergency Medical Service Events � United States, 2012�2016; Identification of Substance-involved Emergency Department Visits Using Data From the National Hospital Care Survey; Co-occurrence of Physical Health Conditions and Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions Among Adult Inpatient Stays, 2010 Versus 2014; Prevalence of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention Among Sexual and Gender Minority Adults � 25 U.S. States and Guam, 2016; 2018 Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes � United States; Premature death among people with severe mental disorders; Sexual Risk Behavior Differences Among Sexual Minority High School Students � United States, 2015 and 2017; Changing dynamics of the drug overdose epidemic in the United States from 1979 through 2016;
  • Public Health Data Co-occurrence of Physical Health Conditions and Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions Among Adult Inpatient Stays, 2010 Versus 2014;NIOSH Worker Health Charts; 2018 Kids Count Data Book - State Trends in Child Well-Being; More than mass shootings: Gun violence narratives in California news; US Zika Pregnancy and Infant Registry; School Shooting Simulations: At What Point Does Preparation Become More Harmful than Helpful?; The School Shootings That Weren't; Data sources make it difficult to know how many school shootings happen each year; New section: Car-related Fatalities; Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke Fact Sheet; Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles; 2018 U.S. CHILD HOT CAR FATALITIES; Firearm deaths around the world 1990�2016; The State of Mental Health in America 2018; Ascertainment of the Estimated Excess Mortality from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico; Infant Walker�Related Injuries in the United States; Our Kids, Our Future, Solutions to Child Poverty in the U.S.; After Sandy Hook, we said never again. And then we let 1.850 mass shootings happen;
  • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September, 2018;
  • Public Health Practice The CDC Clear Communication Index; Visual Communication Resources; Everyday Words for Public Health Communication; Health Impact in 5 Years; Social determinants of health and well-being among young people - Key findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2009/2010 survey;
  • Public Health Sites A - C HIV Transmission; WHO Calls �Gaming Disorder� Mental Health Condition; Living With HIV/AIDS: Myths and Facts; Living With HIV/AIDS: Myths and Facts; Study examines alcohol's effects on sexual aggression; Teen Depression; Risk-taking, antisocial teens 5 times more likely to die young; Binge Drinking: Predictors, Patterns, and Consequences; Health matters: harmful drinking and alcohol dependence; Sticky Situations for Teen Girls;Crazy Stuff Teens Use to Get High;
  • Public Health Sites D-G New section: Assessment Tools: The Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription medications, and other Substance (TAPS) Tool; Instrument: TAPS Tool; Chart of Evidence-Based Screening Tools and Assessments for Adults and Adolescents; What is kratom?; Your Healthy Home; Treating Opioid Use Disorder With Medications; Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress; Protect your workers from Heat Stress; Inhalant; Protecting Workers from Heat Illness; Adjusting to Work in the Heat: Why Acclimatization Matters; FEMA's Extreme Heat Safety Graphics; Banned from Soap, Is Triclosan in Your Toothpaste?; Cannabis makes the brain �noisy� when it�s at rest; Traveler's diarrhea; Emotionally Unskilled, Unaware, and Uninterested in Learning More: Reactions to Feedback About Deficits in Emotional Intelligence; Statement from FDA warning about significant health risks of contaminated illegal synthetic cannabinoid products that are being encountered by FDA; New section: Tianeptine; Characteristics of Tianeptine Exposures Reported to the National Poison Data System � United States, 2000�2017;Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke; Planet at risk of heading towards �Hothouse Earth� state; What is marijuana?; Our Other Prescription Drug Problem; Dangers of rising benzo prescriptions raise alarms of next drug crisis Doctors are prescribing benzodiazepines, like Xanax and Ativan, at skyrocketing rates. But most don't know about their debilitating, even deadly, effects; The Poisoned Papers; �Poison Papers� Reveal Chemical Industry Secrets; Fentanyl: China�s Deadly Export to the United States; Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods; New drug: Fubinaca; Investigation Into K2 Overdoses in New Haven Reveals Drug Contaminated With Fubinaca; New Haven K2 Contained Powerful Fubinaca Chemical: PD; The drug has been described as putting people in a "zombie-like" state; �Zombie� Outbreak Caused by the Synthetic Cannabinoid AMB-FUBINACA in New York; AMB-FUBINACA; Testing for synthetic drugs; Acute Poisonings from Synthetic Cannabinoids � 50 U.S. Toxicology Investigators Consortium Registry Sites, 2010�2015; USGS Rolls Out Groundbreaking Earthquake Study: The HayWired Earthquake Scenario; The HayWired earthquake scenario�We can outsmart disaster Fact Sheet 2018-3016 (Abstract); The HayWired Earthquake Scenario�We Can Outsmart Disaster; The HayWired Earthquake Scenario Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5013;What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Driving; 11 Things to Get When You Run to the Store for Emergency Hurricane Supplies; World Weather Attribution (WWA) initiative has been conducting real-time attribution analysis of extreme weather events as they happen around the world; Nonstick Chemicals May Disrupt Metabolic Function in Women-Higher PFAS concentrations tied to weight regain, slower metabolism; PFAS Exposure Tied to Weight Gain; Kratom Tea is the Focus of a Florida Lawsuit�and FDA Scrutiny. Here's Why; Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns; No, Kratom Isn't a Safe Natural 'Remedy' for Pain and Opioid Addiction, FDA Says; Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA advisory about deadly risks associated with kratom;Here's What'll Happen When Plate Tectonics Grinds to a Halt; Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice) Unpredictable Danger; Comorbidity: Substance Use and Other Mental Disorders; Preparedness and Safety Messaging for Hurricanes, Flooding, and Similar Disasters; PFAS Exposure Tied to Kidney Disease; Chemicals in Consumer Products May Promote Weight Gain. But There's an Easy Fix; Researchers warn environmental exposure 'threat' to kidneys;Increase in fentanyl -- responsible ; for 44 percent of New York City overdose deaths -- has led to apprehension and caution; Association of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances With Adiposity; Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and the Workplace: Current Position and Need for an Occupational Health Surveillance Protocol; Facing Addiction in America - Surgeon General Spotlight on Opioids - Summary and Full Report; Household cleaners may make children overweight Canadian study shows changes to gut biota come with regular use of disinfectants; BPA exposure in US-approved levels may alter insulin response in non-diabetic adults;
  • Public Health Sites H-L Tinnitus: What�s That Noise?; Hearing Loss: Triaged Referral; Mortality due to cirrhosis and liver cancer in the United States, 1999-2016: observational study; Immunizing Adult Patients: Standards for Practice; Drought and Public Health in the U.S. Fact Sheet; Drought and Your Health; Managing Asthma; Is Your Immune System Unhealthy? Why Things Can Go Wrong;
  • Public Health Sites M - N Men and Depression; Depression: Recognizing the Physical Signs; How Sex/Gender Influence Health & Disease (A-Z); How SEX and GENDER Influence Health and Disease; Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asians; Key findings on the rise in income inequality within America�s racial and ethnic groups; Forty percent of people have a fictional first memory; Psychotic Disorders;Depression Basics; Treatment for Bipolar Disorder in Adults: A Systematic Review; How What You Eat Affects Your Mental Health; Not All In the Mind - When food allergy meets mental health; Anxiety: 5 Signs That It�s a Problem for You; Anxiety and Complementary Health Approaches; Trends in Human Papillomavirus�Associated Cancers � United States, 1999�2015; It�s Time to Treat Physical and Mental Health With Equal Intent; The 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress NOVEMBER 2015;
  • Public Health Sites O-Z The lowdown on how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases; Corneal Infections Associated with Sleeping in Contact Lenses � Six Cases, United States, 2016�2018; What are Prions: The Charismatic Proteins; New section: Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis) Flesh-eatingï STD allegedly making the rounds; Granuloma Inguinale (Donovanosis); Suicide: Key Facts; Chronic Pain Among Suicide Decedents, 2003 to 2014: Findings From the National Violent Death Reporting System; Pain, Opioids, and Suicide Mortality in the United States;
  • Public Health Software Neighborhood Atlas: The Area Deprivation Index; The Culture of Social Comparison Map;
  • Research Resources on the Net Alarming Error Common in Survey Analyses;
  • Senior Health Subjective Cognitive Decline Among Adults Aged 45 Years � United States, 2015�2016; Estimate your required minimum distributions in retirement; Calculate Your Required Minimum Distribution From IRAs; RMD Rules for Inherited IRAs; Required Minimum Distribution - Calculate your earnings and more; Required Minimum Distribution Worksheets; IRA Required Minimum Distribution Worksheet - PDF; Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs); Required Minimum Distribution - Calculate your earnings and more; Publication 590-B (2017), Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs); RMD Comparison Chart (IRAs vs. Defined Contribution Plans); Retirement Plan and IRA Required Minimum Distributions FAQs; Required Minimum Distributions for IRA Beneficiaries; RMD Calculator; Required Minimum Distribution Calculator; Rules For Calculating Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) During Life; 401(K) AND IRA REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR; Exercise Tips for Travelers; 4 Types of Exercise; Videos of Sample Workouts: Getting Fit for Life; Stay motivated & stay moving! Get motivated with Go4Life tracking tools and connect with us on social media;What's Normal Aging?; Racial and ethnic estimates of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the United States (2015–2060) in adults aged ≥65 years;
  • Circadian Rhythm Disruption & the Link to Cancer Risk; What Happens When You Sleep?; The Comprehensive Guide to Sleep Deprivation: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment; Do Your Children Get Enough Sleep?; How night shifts disrupt metabolism;Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection; The latest on blue light and sleep; Lack of sleep generates social anxiety that infects those around us; This is the No. 1 reason Americans are losing sleep; 4 Sleep Routine Tweaks You Can Make to Transform Your Health and Mood; Circadian Rhythms, Thyroid Hormone and Vision Loss; What Happens When You Sleep?;
  • Social Media Homeland Security subpoenas Twitter for data breach finder's account; 2018 Stats on Internet, Social Media, and Mobile Trends; Scientists on Twitter: Preaching to the choir or singing from the rooftops?; This photo of people taking photos haunts me We�re increasingly living our lives through, not just with, our phones; Digital media use linked to behavioral problems in kids - Teens who frequently use smartphones and multimedia devices are more likely to develop ADHD symptoms; 14% of Americans have changed their mind about an issue because of something they saw on social media; How Teens and Parents Navigate Screen Time and Device Distractions;How To Check If Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked; 7 Twitter Tricks You Should Know About;
  • Statistical FunctionsNew section:California Consumer Privacy Act; AB-375 Privacy: personal information: businesses.(2017-2018); California Consumer Privacy Act: What businesses need to know California recently passed the act, which allows users to control how their data is shared with companies; Alarming Error Common in Survey Analyses; California Consumer Privacy Act: What you need to know to be compliant California's new privacy law, AB 375, might not burden security as much as the GDPR, but details are subject to change; When writing about survey data, 51% might not mean a �majority�; New section: Odds Ratio; Odds Ratios�Current Best Practice and Use; Understanding the t-distribution and its normal approximation; My Data Request;
  • Statistics Calculators - Gigacalculator.com; 43 Handy Excel Shortcuts You Can't Live Without;How to Create an Excel Pivot Table With Medians;
  • Temperament How Your Personality Can Affect Your Health; 10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself; How happy you are may depend on the type of personality;
  • Tobacco Health Systems Change - Starter Toolkit for Clinics; Kids sneak smoking substitute into school - New undetectable JUUL device is more likely to hook kids on nicotine than free adults from cigarettes; #Hookahlife: Social media posts spread misleading information on hookah use; Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting; Vaping May Not Help Smokers Kick the Habit, E-cigarette users no more likely to quit than non-users in study; Are electronic nicotine delivery systems helping cigarette smokers quit? Evidence from a prospective cohort study of U.S. adult smokers, 2015�2016;The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder; E-cigarettes increase cardiovascular risk as much as cigarettes do; Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome; E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A�Report of the Surgeon General; Study casts doubt on effectiveness of e-cigs for smoking cessation; Are electronic nicotine delivery systems helping cigarette smokers quit? Evidence from a prospective cohort study of U.S. adult smokers, 2015�2016; American Thoracic Society Amicus brief; Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels; Flavour chemicals in a sample of non-cigarette tobacco products without explicit flavour names sold in New York City in 2015; Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2011�2017; E-cigarette vapor disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation - Effects similar to those seen in regular smokers and patients with chronic lung disease; Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Early COPD Death - Adult exposure also linked to increased all-cause mortality in never-smokers; Tobacco Atlas; E-cigarettes Shaped Like USB Flash Drives: Information for Parents, Educators, and Health Care; SmokeFreeTeen; About Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes); Vaping Can Damage DNA, Saliva Study Suggests - E-cigarette users showed DNA change linked to acrolein exposure; E-Cig Flavorings May Damage Blood Vessel Lining; Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students � United States, 2014�2017; Where There's Smoke; Request for Investigative and Enforcement Action to Stop Deceptive Advertising Online; Global Issues: Warning Labels; Study: Cold Turkey Best for Cutting Cigarette Nicotine Content - Trial results favor immediate over gradual reduction; E-cigarettes Shaped Like USB Flash Drives: Information for Parents, Educators, and Health Care Providers; Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free; F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers; Prevalence of Cannabis Use in Electronic Cigarettes Among US Youth;
  • US Government Statistics 10 Things to Know About CBO; Oversight of the Congressional Budget Office; The 2015 National School Climate Survey - The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth in Our Nation�s Schools; Incomes of whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., 1970 and 2016; 2018�s States with the Best & Worst School Systems; 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection: School Climate & Safety, new for 2018; The American middle class is stable in size, but losing ground financially to upper-income families; Are you in the American middle class? Find out with our income calculator;
  • Useful Sites 100 Super-Simple Car Repairs You Don�t Need to Go to the Shop For;
  • Webmastering Tools 20 of the Best Free Stock Photo Sites to Use in 2018;
  • Web Resources Defending Against Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Activity; What Is WPA3, and When Will I Get It On My Wi-Fi?; What is Cryptojacking, and How Can You Protect Yourself?; After 14 years, a new generation of Wi-Fi security is coming. Here�s what to know; Mini-glossary: Cryptocurrency terms you need to know; Microsoft CEO calls on Congress to regulate use of facial recognition, The executive says it�s important that lawmakers create comprehensive standards; FTC Recommends Best Practices for Companies That Use Facial Recognition Technologies; Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You�re a White Guy; The Perpetual Line-up - Unregulated Face Recognition in America; Amazon shareholders call for halt of facial recognition sales to police-The tech giant is receiving pressure from nearly 20 groups to end the practice; Are ïou just inside your skin or is your smartphone part of you? Extended Mind Thesis; ADHD may have modest link with teen tech use More than half of teens admit they are heavy screen users; How to Search on Google: 31 Google Advanced Search Tips; Chemists discover how blue light from digital devices speeds blindness; Blue light from smartphones or laptops may be slowly making us blind; New section: Augmented and virtual reality; Augmented and virtual reality mean business: Everything you need to know An executive guide to the technology and market drivers behind the hype in AR, VR, and MR;Augmented and virtual reality; The Plain English Guide to Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning;Internet of Things (IoT): Cheat sheet; Federal Office for Radiation Protection; Is fortnite becoming a relationship wrecker?;
  • Best meditation apps for iOS and Android to relieve stress;The best job search apps for iOS and Android to help you get hired; Apps to Stop Panic and Anxiety; Discover Herbal Products App;StepUp - The Social Pedometer App; Foodswitch App; 10 Anxiety Relief Apps to Take the Edge Off When Stress Hits Hard; 12 mobile apps to organize and simplify your life;
  • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 5) The best job search apps for iOS and Android to help you get hired; 30 Things People Will Say If They Want to Cheat; If you�re wondering why you�ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why - We all do it, and it�s probably doing damage to our friendships; Early family experience affects later romantic relationships;
  • Wellness Resources Part II (6 - 11) This Is the Worst Diet Advice Nutritionists Have Ever Heard; 50 Things Nutritionists Never Eat�So You Shouldn�t Either;
  • Women's Health How SEX and GENDER Influence Health and Disease; How Sex/Gender Influence Health & Disease (A-Z);The waves of feminism, and why people keep fighting over them, explained;
  • Women's Health - Life Cycle Preparing for Menopause - A Woman�s Midlife Change; New section: Stillbirth; Facts about Stillbirth; Stillbirth: A Healthcare Professional�s Role;
  • Women's Health Issues US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health; Primary Prevention and Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome; Opioid Use Disorder Documented at Delivery Hospitalization � United States, 1999�2014; Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women With Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants; A Review of the Literature on Sexual Assault Perpetrator Characteristics and Behaviors; Comparing serial and nonserial sexual offenders: alcohol and street drug consumption, impulsiveness and history of sexual abuse; Sexual Violence;
  • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Triple-Negative Breast Cancer; What is a BRCA test?; Long-Term Heart Risks After Breast Cancer Tx - Risk impact of modern radiotherapy techniques unclear;
  • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke Heart Health for Women; Major cause of heart attacks in women investigated in new study;
  • Writing Junk Food and Junk News: The Case for �Information Fitness�; Everyday Words for Public Health Communication; Checking the source: how to read a scientific paper; By the Book, Which English Is Better?; Why you shouldn�t say �girls are as good as boys at math�; 12 Grammatical Errors Even Smart People Make; Why we're susceptible to fake news, how to defend against it;Tips on writing for email vs. writing for social media;40 Everyday Slang Words That Were Invented Online; See the Top Slang Term from Every U.S. State; 20 Slang Terms From the 1950s No One Uses Anymore; 20 Slang Terms From the 1960s No One Uses Anymore; 20 Slang Terms From the 1970s No One Uses Anymore; 20 Slang Terms From the 1980s No One Uses Anymore; 20 Slang Terms From the 1990s No One Uses Anymore; 40 Slang Terms No One Over 40 Should Ever Use; Weaponized Health Communication: Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify the Vaccine Debate; How Ad Fontes Ranks News Sources - ad fontes media;

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