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Avoid Carbon Monoxide poisoning and other dangers after a storm makes landfall

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:55:00 EST

Hurricanes can cause dangerous and destructive high winds, flooding, heavy rain, and storm surges. Carbon monoxide poisoning and driving through floodwaters cause injury and death after storms.

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The CDC Final Investigation Update on Salmonella Infections in Live Poultry

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:05:00 EST

The CDC final investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks has been posted https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyard-flocks-06-18/index.html.

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CDC activates Emergency Operations Center for Hurricane Florence

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:30:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence, including the deployment of resources and personnel, as requested.

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Seven states now report obesity at or above 35 percent

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:10:00 EST

CDC today released new data on self-reported adult obesity prevalence for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

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Gravel Ridge Farm Egg Shells Salmonella

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 19:10:00 EST

CDC advises consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Gravel Ridge Farms cage-free large eggs, which have been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.

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CDC guidance to travelers as influenza season nears

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:30:00 EST

Reports in the news media of airline passengers with influenza are a reminder that the influenza season in the United States is fast approaching, and people who are sick should protect themselves—and others—by not traveling.

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Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:20:00 EST

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference "Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes" presented on September 6, 2018.

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Heart disease and stroke deaths hitting middle age adults in large numbers

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 10:00:00 EST

Despite being largely preventable, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and other related conditions caused 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016, resulting in $32.7 billion in costs and 415,000 deaths, according to the latest CDC’s Vital Signs report.

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Heart Attack Prevention

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:20:00 EST

Heart attacks and strokes are catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Over 800,000 cardiovascular events happened in adults ages 35-64 in 2016. The Million Hearts® initiative has a bold but attainable goal of preventing one million heart attacks and strokes by 2022.

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CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System now includes all 50 states

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:05:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today new state grants for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). A total of $3.2 million in FY 2018 funds will go to the 10 new states to become part of NVDRS: Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming. NVDRS will now receive data on violent deaths from all 50 states; Washington, DC; and Puerto Rico.

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A final CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EST

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Spring Pasta Salad purchased at Hy-Vee grocery stores. This outbreak appears to be over.

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CDC Investigation Update: Salmonella outbreak linked to Honey Smacks

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:00:00 EST

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, which is linked to a Salmonella outbreak and continues to make people sick

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CDC Releases Guideline to Improve Care of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:25:00 EST

The CDC Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children, published today in JAMA Pediatrics, is based on the most comprehensive review of the science on pediatric mTBI to date—covering 25 years of research.

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CDC Releases Guideline to Improve Care of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:25:00 EST

The CDC Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children, published today in JAMA Pediatrics, is based on the most comprehensive review of the science on pediatric mTBI to date—covering 25 years of research.

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NIOSH launches new framework to tackle opioid crisis in the workplace

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:40:00 EST

Opioid use and misuse in the workplace are a definite part of America’s opioid crisis – and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a new plan to fight it.

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CDC Hosts International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:15:00 EST

Presentations include a wide range of health threats in U.S. and internationally

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More US adolescents up to date on HPV vaccination

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:50:00 EST

The number of adolescents who are up to date on HPV vaccination - meaning they started and completed the HPV vaccine series - increased five percentage points from 2016 to 2017, according to results from a national survey published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

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CDC Releases 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:35:00 EST

Of the approximately 4 million babies born in 2015, most (83.2 percent) started out breastfeeding – but many stop earlier than recommended, according to the 2018 Breastfeeding Report Card released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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CDC: 1 in 4 US adults live with a disability

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:45:00 EST

One in 4 U.S. adults – 61 million Americans – have a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a report in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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CDC Releases Graphic Novel on Variant Flu Dangers

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 15:15:00 EST

CDC has released a graphic novel to help young people understand the potential health risks of human influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine and can cause disease in people (known as variant flu infections).

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CDC supporting response to new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu/Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:05:00 EST

CDC has been responding and coordinating with the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since a new outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu province was reported on July 30, 2018.

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The Number of Women with Opioid Use Disorder at Labor and Delivery Quadrupled from 1999-2014

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:50:00 EST

The number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) at labor and delivery more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, according to a new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Zika in Babies in US Territories - Transcript

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:00:00 EST

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Zika in Babies in US Territories

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Babies with Zika-related Health Problems Continue to Need Attention

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:00:00 EST

About 1 in 7 babies now 1 year or older who were born to women with Zika virus infection during pregnancy had one or more health problems possibly caused by exposure to the virus before birth, according to the latest Vital Signs report. Some of these problems were not apparent at birth.

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:45:00 EST

About 1 in 7 babies had health problems possibly caused by Zika: New data underscore continued need for follow-up care of babies exposed to Zika before birth

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CDC Hosts International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:30:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for Global Health, Inc., will host the 2018 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in Atlanta later this month.

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Contaminated Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad Update

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 11:45:00 EST

CDC continues to advise consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad, which has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections. Read the Food Safety Alert Update: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/sandiego-07-18/index.html

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CDC Final Investigation Update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to pre-cut melon

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:35:00 EST

A CDC final investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to pre-cut melon has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/adelaide-06-18/index.html. This outbreak appears to be over.

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New Data Show Dramatic Progress in Namibia Toward HIV Epidemic Control and Substantial Gaps in Cote d'Ivoire and Cameroon

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:05:00 EST

The Government of the Republic of Namibia, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ICAP at Columbia University (ICAP) released new data today at the 2018 International AIDS Conference demonstrating that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Namibia.

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Statement from CDC Regarding Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Declaration on Official End of Ninth Ebola Outbreak

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:35:00 EST

The U.S. Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) commends the dedicated efforts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Public Health and partners to end the ninth reported outbreak of Ebola in that country since 1976. This good news reinforces the importance of having efficient surveillance systems in place and strong leadership to stop outbreaks at their source and save lives.

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CDC launches the nation’s first vision and eye health surveillance system

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:00:00 EST

CDC has developed the nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS). Launched in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC), the VEHSS is designed to help health care professionals, researchers, policymakers, and state health departments better understand the scope of vision loss, eye disorders, and eye care services in the United States.

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CDC investigation Update of a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact With Live Poultry

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:30:00 EST

A CDC investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks has been posted.

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CDC Investigation Notice: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:40:00 EST

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products.

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CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:40:00 EST

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad, which has been linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.

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CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:35:00 EST

CDC, state and local health officials, and the S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections.

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CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to McDonald’s salads

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:20:00 EST

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of McDonald’s salads.

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CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:45:00 EST

A final CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce has been posted

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New ME/CFS Web Content for Healthcare Providers

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:30:00 EST

The new website notes that anyone can get ME/CFS. While most common in people between 40 and 60 years old, the illness affects children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. More education for doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers is urgently needed, so they are prepared to provide timely diagnosis and appropriate care for patients with ME/CFS.

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Tobacco-Free Policies on the Rise Across US Colleges and Universities

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:00 EST

More than twice as many U.S. college and university campuses were smoke free or tobacco free in 2017 as in 2012, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation (ANRF)

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CDC Investigation Update: Cyclosporiasis

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:00:00 EST

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of pre-packaged Del Monte Fresh Produce vegetable trays containing broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and dill dip.

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CDC Announcement: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:10:00 EST

CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.

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CDC: More obesity in U.S. rural counties than in urban counties

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:50:00 EST

Adults living in non-metropolitan (rural) counties are still more likely to be obese than adults in metro (urban) counties, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in today’s MMWR.

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Fewer U.S. High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:50:00 EST

The 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) paints a promising picture about the drug and sexual behaviors U.S. high school students report, but the findings leave room for concern – especially among groups of young people who report multiple health risks.

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Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Suicide Prevention - Transcript

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:50:00 EST

CDC Vital Signs report on Trends in Suicide Rates and contributing circumstances to suicide.

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Youth tobacco use drops during 2011-2017

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:45:00 EST

Yet 3.6 million middle and high school students still use tobacco products

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Suicide rates rising across the U.S.

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:45:00 EST

Comprehensive prevention goes beyond a focus on mental health concerns

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Suicide Prevention

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:45:00 EST

According to the latest Vital Signs report, suicide increased in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 through 2016.

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1 in 3 swimming-related disease outbreaks occur at hotels

Thu, 17 May 2018 00:45:00 EST

Crypto parasite continues to cause most outbreaks and illnesses linked to pools and water playgrounds

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New Rapid Rabies Test Could Revolutionize Testing and Treatment

Wed, 16 May 2018 13:45:00 EST

Test could save lives and lead to fewer unnecessary rabies shots

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Half of mental health facilities and a third of substance abuse treatment facilities have smoke-free campuses

Thu, 10 May 2018 12:45:00 EST

Opportunity to enhance tobacco cessation treatment in these settings

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Three CDC scientists named as 2018 Service to America Medal Finalists

Thu, 10 May 2018 09:45:00 EST

The Partnership for Public Service has announced its nominees for the 2018 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” CDC has three finalists for these prestigious public health awards that recognize the talents and achievements of federal employees.

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Transcript for Vital Signs Teleconference: Vector Borne Diseases

Wed, 02 May 2018 12:55:00 EST

Transcript for Vital Signs Teleconference - Vector Borne Diseases: More than 640,000 cases reported, 2004-2016: Illnesses from tick, mosquito, and flea bites increased from 2004 - 2016

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Mosquito Bites: Everyone is at Risk! - Digital Press Kit

Tue, 01 May 2018 12:45:00 EST

Almost everyone in the world has been bitten by a mosquito. Although most kinds of mosquitoes are just nuisance mosquitoes, some kinds of mosquitoes spread viruses that can cause disease.

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Illnesses from Mosquito, Tick, and Flea Bites Increasing in the US

Tue, 01 May 2018 12:45:00 EST

Cases triple; better tools needed to fight mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Vector Borne Diseases

Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 EST

The number of illnesses from tick, mosquito, and flea bites has more than tripled in the US, with over 640,000 cases reported from 2004 through 2016.

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Autism prevalence slightly higher in CDC’s ADDM Network

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:45:00 EST

About 1 in 59 eight -year-old children in 11 communities across the United States were identified as having autism in 2014, according to a report published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary.

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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers: Anti-smoking campaign launches seventh year - Media Advisory

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:00:00 EST

CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign resumes for 25 weeks on April 23, 2018.

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Annual EIS Conference - Reports From the Front Lines of Public Health - Digital Press Kit

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:00:00 EST

This year, the conference includes several special sessions that will explore critical public health topics, including the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, the need for innovative use of “big data” in public health, the 1918 influenza centenary, and the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic.

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Boots on the Ground: Reports from CDC’s Disease Detectives - Press Release

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:30:00 EST

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 16-19, 2018 in Atlanta.

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67th Annual EIS Conference - Media Advisory

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:45:00 EST

CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) will host the 67th Annual EIS Conference from April 16-19 in Atlanta. During the event, EIS officers—also known as CDC “disease detectives” —will describe the investigations they conducted over the past year.

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Newsroom Category - HIV-AIDS

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:51:00 EST

Digital press kits regarding HIV & AIDS

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Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Antibiotic Resistant Germs - Transcript

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 19:45:00 EST

Transcript of CDC telebriefing

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CDC Telebriefing - New Vital Signs Report: Antibiotic Resistant Germs - Media Advisory

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:45:00 EST

221 instances of dangerous antibiotic resistant germs: What can state and local health departments do to protect the public?

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Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in U.S. - Press Release

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:50:00 EST

Ramped-up CDC strategy helps providers stop spread of new germs, prevents large outbreaks

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U.S. drug overdose deaths continue to rise; increase fueled by synthetic opioids - Press Release

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 12:50:00 EST

An in-depth analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically and increasing across demographic groups.

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World TB Day - Press Release

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:25:00 EST

Latest analysis of tuberculosis trends shows continued decline in the U.S., but progress toward elimination is slowing.

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Unique Program Improves Rapid Detection of Deadly Outbreaks in Uganda - Press Release

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:15:00 EST

Between 2010 and 2017, CDC and Ugandan scientists identified 16 outbreaks of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) in an average of 2.5 days – down from the two-week average detection time over the previous 10 years. The program, the CDC-UVRI Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Surveillance and Laboratory Program, identified five times as many outbreaks between 2010 and 2017 as were documented in the decade before the program began.

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High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol Associated with Noisy Jobs - Press Release

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:25:00 EST

High blood pressure and high cholesterol are more common among workers exposed to loud noise at work according to a CDC study published this month in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

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Telebriefing Transcript: CDC Update on Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil, Vaccination Recommendations - Transcript

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:10:00 EST

CDC Update on Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil, Vaccination Recommendations

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CDC Warns Of Deadly Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil - Media Statement

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:30:00 EST

Travelers to Brazil should get Yellow Fever vaccine

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CDC Update on Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil, Vaccination Recommendations - Media Advisory

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:15:00 EST

CDC will host a media teleconference to discuss a deadly outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil described in the March 16 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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During binges, U.S. adults have 17 billion drinks a year - Press Release

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST

U.S. adults consumed more than 17 billion binge drinks in 2015, or about 470 binge drinks per binge drinker, according to a first-of-its-kind study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Statement To The Media From Acting CDC Director RADM Anne Schuchat, MD - Media Statement

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:30:00 EST

Today marks one month since Commander (CDR) Timothy Cunningham was last seen, and we have not given up hope that he will soon be found.

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Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments - Transcript

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 17:25:00 EDT

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference, titled "Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments"

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2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections - Press Release

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 12:00:00 EDT

A new CDC analysis suggests HIV prevention pill is not reaching most Americans who could benefit – especially people of color.

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Emergency Department Data Show Rapid Increases in Opioid Overdoses - Press Release

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:15:00 EDT

Data from emergency departments (EDs) show that the U.S. opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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How can health departments respond to the 30% increase in Emergency Department visits for suspected opioid overdoses? - Media Advisory

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:00:00 EDT

Emergency Department visits for suspected opioid overdoses increased 30 percent from third quarter 2016 to third quarter 2017 in 16 states that have been hit hard by the opioid overdose epidemic.

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CDC releases report to Congress detailing the impact of traumatic brain injury on children, families - Media Advisory

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:45:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Report to Congress on The Management of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Children, detailing the impact a TBI can have on children and their families.

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Is the U.S. Export Economy at Risk from Global Infectious Outbreaks? - Press Release

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:23:00 EDT

In addition to tragic loss of life, the next global infectious disease outbreak could harm the U.S. export economy and threaten U.S. jobs-even if the disease never reaches our shores.

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CDC update on widespread flu activity - Transcript

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:30:00 EDT

This is a transcript of the February 9, 2018 CDC teleconference on current U.S. flu activity.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Media Advisory

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:00:00 EDT

CDC will provide an update on the current flu season.

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VitalSigns Teleconference: Asthma in Children - Transcript

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:00:00 EDT

VitalSigns Teleconference: Asthma in Children Tramscript

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Asthma attacks declining among U.S. children - Press Release

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:45:00 EDT

Children with asthma in the U.S. are having fewer asthma attacks, missed school days, and visits to the hospital, according to a new Vital Signs report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report | Six million children still affected by asthma: What can be done to reduce asthma attacks in children? - Media Advisory

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:30:00 EDT

Although attacks have gone down since 2001, still more than half of all children with asthma had 1 or more attacks in 2016, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs report.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Transcript

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 19:32:00 EDT

This is a transcript of the February 2, 2018 CDC teleconference on current U.S. flu activity.

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CDC update on widespread flu activity - Media Advisory

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:45:00 EDT

CDC will provide an update on the current flu season.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Transcript

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:45:00 EDT

This is a transcript of the January 26, 2018 CDC teleconference on current U.S. flu activity.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Media Advisory

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:45:00 EDT

CDC will provide an update on current U.S. flu activity.

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More birth defects seen in parts of U.S. with local Zika spread - Press Release

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:00:00 EDT

Findings show need for strong birth-defect surveillance networks.

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Smoking is down, but almost 38 million American adults still smoke - Press Release

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:30:00 EDT

Cigarette smoking remains high among certain groups

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Dramatic increase in ADHD prescriptions filled by reproductive-age women - Press Release

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:00:00 EDT

Study highlights need for clinicians, patients to understand safety of these medications during pregnancy.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Transcript

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:00:00 EDT

This is a transcript of the January 11, 2018 CDC teleconference on current U.S. flu activity.

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VitalSigns Teleconference: Safe Sleep for Babies - Transcript

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:45:00 EDT

This is a transcript of the January 9, 2018 telebriefing about sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies.

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CDC Update on Widespread Flu Activity - Media Advisory

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:49:00 EDT

CDC will provide an update on current U.S. flu activity.

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About three in ten US veterans use tobacco products - Press Release

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:15:00 EDT

About 3 in 10 U.S. military veterans used some form of tobacco product during 2010-2015,...

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Update: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections - Media Statement

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:20:00 EDT

On January 10, 2018, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections (STEC O157:H7) they had identified was linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over.

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Fighting antibiotic resistance: CDC tool maps progress in every state, but still more to be done - Press Release

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:54:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new data in its Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Investment Map, which shows early progress by states to combat AR.

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About 3,500 babies in the US are lost to sleep-related deaths each year - Press Release

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:00:00 EDT

Vital Signs report signals need for more caregivers to follow safe-sleep practices

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CDC Telebriefing: What can healthcare providers and caregivers do to help babies sleep safer? - Media Advisory

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EDT

Every year, there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies. According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, about 1 in 5 mothers reported not placing their baby on his or her back to sleep, and 2 in 5 reported using soft bedding.

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