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2013-04-30 23:01:32

Eclipse Web Media has posted full videos of the keynote, presentations and panel discussions of the 2013 Big Data Week Atlanta Kickoff Event. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Eclipse Web Media has posted the full videos of the Big Data Week 2013 Kickoff Event. The event featured presentations from the New York Times' Steve Lohr, and Datanami's Nicole Hemsoth. The Kickoff Event's keynote was from Marty Cetron, the Director for the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, U.S. Centers...

2013-04-18 18:44:39

Policy update: Time dwindling to meet IDSA goal of 10 new antibiotics by 2020 Despite the desperate need for new antibiotics to combat increasingly deadly resistant bacteria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved only one new systemic antibiotic since the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) launched its 10 x '20 Initiative in 2010 – and that drug was approved two and a half years ago. In a new report, published online today in Clinical Infectious...

One In Five Teenage Mothers Are Likely To Have Another Baby Before Adulthood
2013-04-03 14:03:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that teen girls who have already given birth are more likely to have another baby in their teen years. According to this new report, nearly one in every five children born to an American teen aged 15 to 19 also has an older sibling waiting to greet them at home. Though the national rate of teenage pregnancy has dropped over the past 20 years, the...

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