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Human: Explore the Body in 3D! Mayo Clinic: Diseases and Conditions. World Health Organization: Infectious diseases. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) IDSA : Topics of Interest. Antimicrobial Resistance Antimicrobial resistance refers to microbes' natural ability to evolve genetically to counter antibiotics, antivirals, and other antimicrobial drugs.

IDSA : Topics of Interest

IDSA is working on many fronts to counter the "bad bugs" and save lives. Bioterrorism The bioterrorism section of the website is a collaboration between IDSA and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. These materials are intended to help ID clinicians identify and manage potential threats. Emerging Infections The Emerging Infections Network (EIN) brings clinicians and public health officials together to detect new or unusual clinical events, assist with outbreak investigations, and gather information about clinical aspects of emerging infectious diseases. Global ID The Center for Global Health Policy brings together IDSA and HIVMA members who are dedicated to promoting the effective use of U.S. funding for addressing the global HIV/AIDS and TB epidemics.

Hepatitis C Influenza. Department of Public Health. No Active Alerts The Official Website of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Environmental Protection Agency: A Citizen's Guide to Radon. The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family From Radon U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency: A Citizen's Guide to Radon

EPA/OAR/IED (6609J) EPA 402-K-12-002, May 2012 [Please note, the Spanish version of the Citizen's Guide has not been updated. The last version is dated 2008. There will be a difference between the content of the Spanish and English versions of this publication.] EPA Recommends Test your home for radon — it's easy and inexpensive.Fix your home if your radon level is 4 picocuries per liter, or pCi/L, or higher.Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a risk, and in many cases may be reduced. Radon is estimated to cause thousands of lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year. * Radon is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year, according to EPA's 2003 Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes (EPA 402-R-03-003).

Top of page Overview Radon is a cancer-causing, radioactive gas. You can't see radon. Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. Radon can be found all over the U.S. How to Test Your Home. Mass.gov: Public Health Fact Sheet on Radon. What is radon?

Mass.gov: Public Health Fact Sheet on Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It is produced in the ground through the normal decay of uranium and radium. As it decays, radon produces new radioactive elements called radon daughters or decay products. Radon and radon daughters cannot be detected by human senses because they are colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Where does radon come from? Since it is a gas, radon can also move into any air space, such as basements, crawl spaces, or caves. National Cancer Institute: Radon and Cancer. Cuisines. Hungry Planet: What The World Eats.

Fun and beautiful maps of the world made from signature regional foods by Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves. Food stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves have collaborated on a series of food-based country maps composed of signature national ingredients.

Fun and beautiful maps of the world made from signature regional foods by Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves.

The typography is by Sarit Melmed. "Exploring new places through the food you eat is often a portal to the cultural complexities of that place," Hargreaves wrote in an email. "In this series we have taken many of the iconic foods of countries and continents and turned them into physical maps ... that show how food has traveled the globe—transforming and becoming a part of the cultural identity of that place. " A map of France is made with cheese and bread: Courtesy of Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin South America rendered in citrus: Hargreaves said that while tomatoes might have originated in the Andes in South America, Italy has become "the tomato king," as seen below: Shrimp on the barbie?

Courtesy of Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin In this map, Japan is an island made of seaweed: Sweet Search.