23 April 2013
Microscopically thin sections of Albert Einstein’s brain are now on display at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Silver Spring, Md., as part of an installation titled “What Can We Learn from a Brain?
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22 April 2013
On April 25, World Malaria Day 2013 will be celebrated around the world with activities that highlight advances in the field of malaria research, but with a focus on how far we have left to go. The day will be an opportunity to reflect on past accomplishments and reinvigorate ourselves for the monumental task yet ahead of us.Malaria, it seems, has been with us forever. Chinese writing on malaria goes back to 2700 B.C., and Eber’s papyrus describes it in 1550 B.C. 
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There were two envelopes delivered to an off-site mail facility in Washington D.C. addressed to U.S. political leaders that tested positive for the deadly poison ricin, April 16.

Many times these are not singular incidents and often occur in multiples so please ensure our mail handlers remain vigilant and use proper procedures if suspicious email is encountered.Although USPS mail is delivered to the mail room on post, many of you have mail rooms or reception areas who receive FEDEX and UPS deliveries.

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Traumatic brain injury, a problem that has existed presumably as long as human beings have walked the Earth and bumped their heads, is known in the world of today as “the silent epidemic.
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Thousands are killed each year due to distracted driving, and nearly half a million are injured. Yet, many choose not to acknowledge the dangers involved with distracted driving, while others willfully continue to text and talk when driving.?
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Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. Each year, the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy celebrate Earth Day at approximately 200 major commands, installations and organizations in the continental United States and around the world.
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Fort Detrick and Forest Glen Spring Clean Up 2013 is scheduled from April 22 to May 3. All Tenants and Mission Partners are required to participate in Spring Clean Up 2013. Building Managers for Tenants and Mission Partners can call (301) 619-2603 or (301) 619-2503 for more information on Spring Clean Up 2013.
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The Installation Safety Management Office invites all current and future motorcycle riders to attend the 2013 Motorcycle Safety Forum. This important event will be held on May 1, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Fort Detrick Community Activities Center, Building 1529.
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he U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity welcomed Col. Stephen Dalal as its new commander at a change of command ceremony held at Fort Detrick, Md., April 12.
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