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SBA, CDC, NRC offer buyouts

The three agencies have joined a growing number that are offering incentive payments for employees to leave the payroll. Federal News Radio provides a roundup of recent buyout offers.

Tags: pay and benefits , buyouts , retirement , workforce , SBA , Tom Skinner , NRC , Ruben Gomez

Monday - 10/24/2011, 07:27pm EDT

Sleeping with the dog or cat carries risks

"Some of these bacteria infections and virus infections that your dog and cat have may not make them sick but may make you very sick," says Deborah Kotz, author of the Daily Dose health blog.

Tags: pets , dogs , cats , sleep , disease , Deborah Kotz , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Colleen Kelleher , Nathan Hager

Monday - 01/17/2011, 08:28am EST

Report: D.C. water may have high levels of lead

A report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday says the water in more than 15,000 D.C. homes may still be contaminated with dangerous levels of lead.

Tags: Centers for Disease Control , D.C. Water and Sewer Authority , D.C. Water , lead , George Hawkins , Greg Otto , Ari Ashe

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 02:42am EST

Vaccine companies preparing for flu season

Doctors are recommending those in the high risk groups get vaccinated next month, even though flu season doesn't usually arrive until October.

Tags: flu , flu shot , flu vaccines , flu season , H1N1 , FDA , Hank Silverberg

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 02:51pm EDT

Family fears Fort Detrick Area B gave them cancer

Former Frederick residents are gearing up for a town hall meeting Saturday to discuss the possibility that Fort Detrick caused three cases of cancer in their family

Tags: Fort Detrick , Frederick County , cancer , Frederick County Health Department ,

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 11:38am EDT

Tracking H1N1 in Schools

Tags: technology , health IT , H1N1 , swine flu , Department of Education

Wednesday - 11/04/2009, 08:23pm EST


Tags: technology , health IT , swine flu ,

Thursday - 10/01/2009, 02:40pm EDT

Seligman preparing CDC for larger role in health IT

CDC Chief information officer, Jim Seligman, tells host Jason Miller how his agency is playing a growing role in health information technology by investing in health data exchange and bio surveillance.
November 25, 2010
(Encore presentation)

Tags: technology , Jim Seligman , health IT , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Monday - 11/22/2010, 02:32pm EST

SSA in final preparations to jump on nationwide health exchange

If all goes as SSA officials expect, the agency's initial use of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) with MedVirginia will begin to validate Congress's decision to include $19 billion for health IT in the stimulus bill.

Tags: technology , management , Debbie Somers , SSA , HHS , DoD , VA , USDA , DHS , NIH , Indian Health Service , Suss Consulting , health IT , Nationwide Health Information Exchange

Wednesday - 02/18/2009, 07:37pm EST
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