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FDA Adverse Events Reporting System Public Dashboard

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical

https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/Surveillance/AdverseDrugEffects/ucm070093.htm

New user-friendly search tool that improves access to data on adverse events associated with drug and biologic products.  The dashboard enables users to search and organize data by criteria such as drug product, age of patient, type of adverse event and more.  From the Food and Drug Administration

 

Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report 2017, College of William and Mary

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://www.wm.edu/offices/compliance/_documents/campus_safety_report_2017.pdf

The annual report includes campus crime and fire safety statistics.  From the College of William and Mary

 

Financial Well-Being in America

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Financial Crisis/Markets,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Statistics

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/201709_cfpb_financial-well-being-in-America.pdf

Presents findings of a survey on the financial lives of Americans with financial well-being scores for the U.S. adult population overall and selected groups. The survey covered household and family characteristics, savings, and financial skills.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

EPA to Reconsider Certain Coal Ash Rule Provisions

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Energy,Environment,Laws/Regulations,Waste Management

https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-reconsider-certain-coal-ash-rule-provisions

Brief statement about Trump administration plans to reconsider coal ash regulations which had been a major feature of the Obama administration’s efforts to protect the public from the byproducts of coal-burning power plants.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Higher Education: Education Should Address Oversight and Communication Gaps in its Monitoring of the Financial Condition of Schools

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Education-Higher,Govt Finance

http://www.gao.gov/assets/690/686709.pdf

The federal Department of Education is responsible for monitoring the financial condition of postsecondary institutions whose students received $125 billion in federal aid during 2016.  This report examines how DOE oversees the financial condition of colleges and universities, how effective the oversight has been, and how its findings are communicated to the schools and the public.   From the Government Accountability Office

 

 

Early Season Storms One Indicator of Active Atlantic Hurricane Season Ahead

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Weather/Disasters

http://www.noaa.gov/media-release/early-season-storms-one-indicator-of-active-atlantic-hurricane-season-ahead

Update to the prediction for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  Now sees strong possibility of above-normal number of tropical storms with 14-19 named storms and 2-5 major hurricanes.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Health Care Industry

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/CyberTF/Documents/report2017.pdf

Offers recommendations for improving network security in the healthcare industry around six high-level imperatives.  From the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force

(consumer info/protection     health/medical     telecommunications/Internet)

2017 Solar Eclipse—Media Tool Kit

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Science/Technology

https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Eclipse2017presskit.pdf

Includes a NASA science eclipse overview, fast facts, safety information, eclipse terminology, instructions on building a pinhole projector, and more.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

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