Alerts and Updates

CDC: Think About the Flu

Physicians should consider influenza as a possible diagnosis when evaluating patients with acute respiratory illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a health advisory to physicians. More...

Visit TMA’s Influenza Resource page for additional information.

Public Health Updates

State Studies Drug Disposal
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) asks physician offices to participate in its survey on the disposal of pharmaceuticals. (Action, July 1, 2010)

Selected Public Health and Science Bills That Passed (PDF) provides a rundown of some of the legislation that passed during the 81st Texas legislative session. The summary focuses on legislation related to science and public health.