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Read more about Today, You Can Find Where to Dispose Drugs More Easily
Just a little over one year ago, HHS held the HHS Opioid Code-a-Thon, a challenge competition to develop data-driven solutions to address the opioid overdose epidemic. Today, born from a winning solution at the Code-a-Thon, a new feature on Google Maps will make it easier to find drug disposal sites for unused prescription drugs.
Tagged: Drugs | Opioids
Read more about Rapid Opioid Alert & Response (ROAR) to Address Opioid Epidemic
'HHS Ignite Team continues their work after the program and scales up ROAR to save lives'
Read more about CDC Addresses "Pioneer Gap" with Innovation Fund Investment
In 2010, conversations with more than 70 staff at CDC identified a lack of early stage funding as a top barrier to innovation. To fill this "pioneer gap" the Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS), Office of Technology and Innovation sponsors the Innovation Fund (iFund).
Read more about International Prize Winners Demonstrate Future of Open Science
The finalists of the first international Open Science Prize competition were announced today. The Open Science Prize is a collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health, UK-based Wellcome Trust, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute designed to encourage and recognize the development of new tools, products, and services that use open digital content to help solve pressing public health and biomedical research challenges.
Read more about Challenge Aims to Help You Visually Identify Prescription Pills
You could use your smartphone to take a picture of a mystery pill and almost immediately see what it most likely could be.