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Kentucky Epidemiological Notes and Reports, September 2009, Volume 44, Issue 3

H1N1 Update: KDPH Letter to Clinicians from Aug. 20, 2009

The ongoing pandemic of novel influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) continues in the United States and internationally.

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Sample Size and Statistical Power

The third article in an ongoing series discussing biostatistical and epidemiologic research topics.

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Food Safety Regulations Amended to Improve Health and Safety

Regulations governing the state’s food code have been amended, improving safety and health standards for food storage, preparation and serving.

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Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System

The Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System (KVDRS) addresses the need for accurate surveillance and data analysis by combining data from death certificates, coroner/medical examiner reports, police reports, crime laboratory reports, toxicology reports and child fatality review team reports.

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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day was created in 1987 by the World Health Organization (WHO), in order to draw attention to both the global tobacco epidemic as well as to highlight the health risks involved with its use.

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Last Updated 9/8/2009