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Recognizing National Immunization Month: Are You Up-to-Date?

Immunization is one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But ‘herd immunity’ only works if most or all of the people in a community are vaccinated. As children head back to school and young adults start college, August is a great time for all of us to make sure our vaccines are up to date.
 

Accepting Applications through Sept. 5: Mirzayan Graduate Fellowship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the January 2014 session of the Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. The program, now in its 16th year, provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.
 

Quench Your Thirst at the Koshland Science Museum

As you explore the sights and sounds of downtown Washington, D.C., sometimes all you need is a cool drink of water. The Koshland Science Museum can be your oasis! Stop in anytime to refill your water bottle free of charge.
 
We want to be a good neighbor and do our part to keep plastic bottles out of landfills. While you’re refilling, pick up a free CD featuring our exhibit Safe Drinking Water Is Essential to explore drinking water issues around the globe.
 

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