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Weekly Update for Number of U.S. AFM Cases

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:55:00 EDT

Based on the number of reported cases of AFM in the United States through November 30, 2018, it appears that the number of persons under investigation (PUIs) for AFM has peaked and will continue to decline for the remainder of 2018.

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CDC Director’s Statement on Life of Betty Bumpers

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:20:00 EDT

As First Lady of Arkansas, Mrs. Bumpers was shocked to learn that her state had one of the lowest childhood immunization rates in the Nation. Her “Every Child by ‘74” immunization campaign brought together partners from government, academia, and the private sector. Her state soon had one of the highest immunization rates in the United States.

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Asian Longhorned Tick Spreading Widely in U.S.

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:05:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health, agricultural, and academic experts to understand the possible threat posed by the spread of the Asian longhorned tick.

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CDC Director’s Media Statement on U.S. Life Expectancy

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:20:00 EDT

The latest CDC data show that the U.S. life expectancy has declined over the past few years.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Tahini Produced by Achdut Ltd. - Media Statement

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:55:00 EDT

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled tahini products produced by Achdut Ltd., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord infections.

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CDC Update on Investigation of Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 21:30:00 EDT

CDC and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are now advising that U.S. consumers not eat and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California. This updated recommendation comes as CDC, FDA, health officials in several states, and Canada continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to romaine lettuce.

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CDC Director's Statement: E. coli

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:20:00 EDT

CDC continues to investigate a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157 infections linked to romaine lettuce. We understand this outbreak is of concern to many Americans – especially with so many gathering for meals this Thanksgiving week.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Pork Products Produced by Long Phung Food Products

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:40:00 EDT

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell pork products produced by Long Phung Food Products, which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:00:00 EDT

CDC is advising consumers, restaurants, and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell any romaine lettuce as it investigates an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine.

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CDC Establishes AFM Task Force

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:45:00 EDT

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., announced today the establishment of an Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Task Force (Task Force) to aid in the ongoing investigation to define the cause of, and improve treatment and outcomes for, patients with AFM.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: Recall Information Added for Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:30:00 EDT

CDC has updated its notice of a Salmonella Reading outbreak linked to raw turkey products with recall information for ground turkey that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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CDC Food Safety Alert: Update on Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Ground Beef

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:50:00 EDT

CDC continues to advise consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections.

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Suicide Increasing Among American Workers

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:10:00 EDT

The suicide rate among the US working age population increased 34 percent during 2000-2016.

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Record Number of Tickborne Diseases Reported in U.S. in 2017

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:30:00 EDT

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show tickborne diseases are again on the rise. In 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of tickborne disease to CDC.

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Newest Prediabetes Awareness Campaign by Nation’s Medical Authorities Spreads the Word: 1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes, Learn Your Risk

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:20:00 EDT

On World Diabetes Day 2018, the American Medical Association (AMA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Ad Council continue the fight against type 2 diabetes.

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Transcript for CDC Telebriefing: Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in the U.S. (11/13/2018)

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:55:00 EDT

Transcript for CDC Telebriefing for an update on acute flaccid myelitis, also called AFM, the current outbreak in the United States.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in the U.S.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:35:00 EDT

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States. AFM is a rare, but serious condition that affects the nervous system and causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Products

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:25:00 EDT

An updated CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey products is now available.

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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:55:00 EDT

Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni Infections

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:40:00 EDT

CDC, state partners, and FDA are investigating five illnesses in three states to determine if they are linked to recently recalled Duncan Hines cake mixes.

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Final CDC investigation of Salmonella infections linked to Gravel Ridge Farms

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:05:00 EST

A final CDC investigation update of the multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Gravel Ridge Farms cage-free large eggs has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-09-18/index.html

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Erroneous Media Reports About Chickens and Halloween Costumes

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:35:00 EST

Despite news reports to the contrary, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not warned people against dressing chickens in Halloween costumes.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:35:00 EST

CDC continues to advise consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections.

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PLACES: By the People: Designing A Better America

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:55:00 EST

The place-focused “By the People: Designing A Better America” exhibition shows how urban, suburban, and rural design is addressing social, health, economic, and environmental challenges faced by communities in the United States.

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Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Infantis Infections Linked to Raw Chicken Products

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:50:00 EST

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken products is now available: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/infantis-10-18/index.html

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Transcript for CDC Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:30:00 EST

Transcript for CDC Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in the U.S.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:05:00 EST

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States.

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Flu vaccine reduces risk of flu hospitalization among pregnant women

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:05:00 EST

Over the course of six flu seasons, getting a flu shot reduced a pregnant woman’s risk of being hospitalized from flu by an average of 40 percent.

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Multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:50:00 EST

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., which is linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. More information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/newport-10-18/index.html.

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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Deli Ham from Johnston County Hams, Inc.

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:20:00 EST

CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled ready-to-eat deli ham produced by Johnston County Hams, Inc. The ham is linked to a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms Shell Eggs

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 15:10:00 EST

CDC continues to advise 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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Sales of JUUL e-cigarettes skyrocket, posing danger to youth

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:00:00 EST

Sales of JUUL, an e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive, grew more than seven-fold from 2016 to 2017, and held the greatest share of the U.S. e-cigarette market by December 2017.

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CDC honored with two Sammie Award winners

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:20:00 EST

Two CDC scientists – Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp and Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Honein – have won 2018 Service to America Medals. Better known as “Sammies,” the prestigious public health awards recognize the talents and achievements of federal employees.

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The final update on a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 17:00:00 EST

The final update on a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/vibrio/investigations/vibriop-07-18/index.html.

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The CDC final investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Honey Smacks

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 19:20:00 EST

The CDC final investigation update of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Honey Smacks has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/mbandaka-06-18/index.html.

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U.S. Challenges World to Intensify Global Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:25:00 EST

The United States announced today, during the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York, The AMR Challenge—the most ambitious global initiative to date to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance

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Newborn syphilis cases more than double in four years, reaching 20-year high

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:30:00 EST

Reported cases of congenital syphilis – syphilis passed from a mother to her baby during pregnancy or delivery – have more than doubled since 2013, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The data underscore the need for all pregnant women to receive early prenatal care that includes syphilis testing at their first visit and follow-up testing for women at high risk of infection.

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Recalled Ground Beef from Cargill Meat Solutions

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:00:00 EST

CDC advises retailers not to serve or sell recalled ground beef from Cargill Meat Solutions because it may be contaminated with E. coli O26. A food safety alert has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/O26-09-18/index.html.

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U.S. Challenges World to Intensify Global Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:35:00 EST

U.S. challenges world to intensify global fight against antibiotic resistance by committing to the AMR Challenge. A pledge to this initiative means escalating government, civil society, and private industry efforts to save lives from antibiotic resistance—one of the world’s greatest public health threats—by developing new vaccines and drugs, and improving use of and access to current antibiotics; by improving infection prevention and control; by reducing antibiotic resistance in the environment, like water and soil; and by sharing data to stay ahead of antibiotic-resistant germs.

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Death Rates Up for 5 of the 12 Leading Causes of Death

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:05:00 EST

CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics today released Health, United States, 2017 – the 41st annual health of the nation report from the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the President and Congress. This report includes an in-depth special feature that spotlights mortality in America. It examines when, why, and where individuals are dying in the United States.

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U.S. burden of Alzheimer's disease, related dementias to double by 2060

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:45:00 EST

The U.S. burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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CDC provides new funds to battle the opioid overdose epidemic

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:50:00 EST

CDC has awarded $155 million in new funding to states and four U.S. territories to advance the understanding of the opioid overdose epidemic and to scale-up prevention and response activities, including improving the timeliness and quality of surveillance data.

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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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TY - ELEC T1 - CDC Online Newsroom ID - 1231000 PB - Johns Hopkins RSS News Updates UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns Hopkins RSS News Updates/1231000/all/CDC_Online_Newsroom ER -