09/01/2009 - Researchers experimenting with various flu strains in ferrets found no evidence that a supervirulent hybrid flu strain could arise but did discover that swine flu outcompetes other flu strains, reports the University of Maryland Newsdesk.
08/27/2009 - International cooperation is necessary to combat the illegal global trade in dangerous counterfeit and substandard pharmaceuticals, panelists argued at an American Enterprise Institute event.
06/28/2009 - When a new approach to psychiatric ward security caused resentment between security and clinical staff, a security training and shadowing program fostered teamwork and improved performance.
05/14/2009 - The U.S. public health sector faces the monumental challenge of administering two separate flu shots per person this coming winter, not to mention as many as three per child, according to a top vaccinologist.
05/11/2009 - Hackers broke into the computer databases of the University of California-Berkeley's health services center, compromising about 160,000 student health records, including 3,400 students from Mills College.
04/30/2009 - Mobile devices can cut costs and improve healthcare, but they also dramatically increase the potential vulnerability of personal patient information. Learn how healthcare providers are adapting technological solutions to their needs.
04/30/2009 - Speaking with ASIS International's CSO Roundtable this morning, a disaster epidemiologist discussed the swine flu scare while advising organizations how they can ready themselves if infections strike their employees.
04/29/2009 - In light of the current flu outbreak, and with the first death in the U.S. now reported, it's worth taking a look at this September 2008 article on pandemic planning by Mario Possamai from the archives of Security Management.