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Later today, NIH will admit first Texas nurse diagnosed with Ebola, to the NIH Clinical Center’s high containment unit at the CDC’s request. The nurse will be enrolled in a clinical protocol and will receive state-of-the-art care. NIH is taking every precaution to ensure the safety of NIH patients, staff, and the public. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1txMEMX

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September 9th is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day, a reminder that all nine months of #pregnancy should be #alcohol-free for the health of your child: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2014/niaaa-03.htm
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Dr. Gordon Hughes, NIDCD Clinical Trials Program Director, appeared as a panelist on this morning’s The Diane Rehm Show to discuss noise pollution. Listen now!

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From the director's blog:

Good morning! We're back and ready to share useful health & science information with you once again!

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Today NIH embarks on a bold new quest to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain!

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We hear all the time that 'FAT IS BAD'. But is all fat created equal? http://directorsblog.nih.gov/brown-fat-white-fat-good-fat-bad-fat/
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This image may resemble a trendy textile from a fashion designer’s spring collection, but it’s actually a microscopic image of lung surfactant, a lipid-protein material that aids in respiration by reducing the amount of energy needed. (From The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, image courtesy of Prajnaparamita Dhar | University of Kansas)
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