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In recognition of National#HispanicHeritageMonth , @FDAOMH  will host a webinar on 9/30 at 1 pm ET on reducing tobacco use in Latinx communities. One CE credit is available for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and CHES. Webinar link:

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Registration is now open for #SIDM2020 . Meet virtually October 19-21 to explore this year’s theme, Transforming Education & Practice to Improve Diagnosis. Register now:

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SAMHSA is committed to providing regular training and technical assistance (TTA) on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field as they deal with #COVID19 . View the updated available TTA resources to assist with the current situation.

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We’re preparing for winter and beyond by building four months worth of stockpiles of #PPE . This means: ➡️ NHS and social care staff have the PPE they need ➡️ Increase in UK production of PPE has created jobs in local communities Find out more 👇

New research finds that crows know what they know and can ponder the content of their own minds, a manifestation of higher intelligence and analytical thought long believed the sole province of humans and a few other higher mammals.

Women are almost 3 times as likely to have been affected by mental health issues during the last 6 months of the #COVID19  pandemic: 27% of women, vs 10% of men, report anxiety, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping & trouble completing everyday tasks.

The @usmayors  is urging Congress to pass a bipartisan relief package to provide emergency financial help to cities of all sizes.

Selfish and combative people don’t actually get ahead at work

Today is #WorldRabiesDay  and in this #APHAscience  blog we find out how APHA is contributing to the UK Government’s commitment to eliminate dog associated human rabies by 2030. #UnitedAgainstRabies 

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Scoops of the Day

A President who pays practically no tax is stiffing Veterans and the military.

After several injuries Brazilian pianist João Carlos Martins lost the ability to move his fingers. Then – after more than two decades of not being able to play – a pair of bionic gloves gave him back his abilities to play the piano.

Reminder McConnell and the republicans have almost $400 million dollars to redecorate and update the west wing in their Covid bill.

Folks when the NYT had one year of taxes in 2016, Hillary saw a bump in the polls. People didn’t like him dodging taxes when they can’t. This is a much bigger story because it’s years of dodging taxes. Bigger impact.

The @nytimes ⁩ Trump tax story is both a blockbuster and, for those who’ve had a close eye on his shady finances over 4 decades, of a piece of what was known/assumed. But make sure at THE VERY LEAST you absorb this tl;dr list of the big points

#CFIArecall Food Recall Warning (E. coli O157) – Provigo brand ground beef products

Outlining a proper process for vaccine approval @ScottGottliebMD  & Mark McClellan@WSJopinion  Yet there's evidence the process may be trumped. That's why we need to companies to follow stricter guidelines, complete the trials, avoid any premature EUA app.

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Scoops of the Week

The Sneaky Dee’s replacement, design by @QuadrangleArch . Somebody decided to get arty here.

Kentucky. You are the 5th poorest state in the union. No matter what McConnell does between now and Election Day he has had 35 YEARS to help your state. He hasn’t. He failed. Vote him out. @AmyMcGrath97 

As someone who is very proud to have worked for the #NHS  for 25 years, can I politely ask every UK citizen to remember one thing today: It’s “Serco” track and trace, NOT “NHS” track and trace. The NHS is the country’s most trusted institution and we should not let Serco trash it

My husband is getting notifications from his place of employment that, in the 6 months since anyone has gone into the office, RATTLESNAKES have taken up residence. And they're happily multiplying.

On Saturday, September 26, the NPS will provide FREE ADMISSION to all national parks for #NationalPublicLandsDay  —the nation's biggest annual celebration of the great outdoors. Learn more at #NPLD  #FindYourPark  #RecreateResponsibly 

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Over two-thirds of the U.S. believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases. Confirming Amy Coney Barrett, who has a judicial record of restricting abortion access, to replace RBG is an enormous step backward for our country and for a person's right to choose.

My boyfriend tells me close my eyes and imagine the New York Times with this headline- BIDEN WINS!

Why did we write a letter to a vaccine company about the need to complete its Phase 3 trial and provide compelling proof of its safety and efficacy? Letter An explanatory thread 1/

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I'll be speaking about Taste The Nation, immigration & American identity today at @WashingtonIdeas  at 8pm EST/5pm PST✨ Watch here:

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