Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

HSLI Newsletter


Serving Illinois Health Information Professionals

Legislative Update, 07/22/2019

Federal news

Exclusive: FDA enforcement actions plummet under Trump (from Science: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/07/exclusive-fda-enforcement-actions-plummet-under-trump)

From the MLA
Stay apprised on the CASE Act of 2019, which proposes a change to copyright policy, especially with regard to online copyright infringement (https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1122&&blogaid=2621).

Scholarly Communications Slide Decks — prepared by health sciences librarians during the last 3 years (Must be an MLA member to view slides: https://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=1122&&blogaid=2602)

State news

Some health-related articles of interest from the State Journal-Register:

New chlorine rules intended to prevent bacteria like legionella (https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190716/new-chlorine-rules-intended-to-prevent-bacteria-like-legionella)

Marijuana potency gets increased scrutiny after link to psychosis (https://www.sj-r.com/news/20190706/marijuana-potency-gets-increased-scrutiny-after-link-to-psychosis) – mentions a few studies (including one from Lancet) and outlines the Illinois State Medical Society position

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