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HHS UNVEILS TWO NEW EFFORTS TO ADVANCE PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 07/31/2008 - 15:28
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in cooperation with departments and agencies across the Federal Government, today announced two new efforts designed to improve state...
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Decline in Adult Smoking Rates Stall

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 07/31/2008 - 15:28
Millions of Nonsmoking Americans Remain Exposed to Secondhand Smoke...
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CDC and Consumer Product Safety Commission Warn of Winter Home Heating Hazards

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 07/31/2008 - 15:28
Dr. Howard Frumkin, director, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry...
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CDC's Advisory Committee Recommends "Shingles" Vaccination

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 07/31/2008 - 15:28
Atlanta The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a federal panel of immunization experts, has recommended people age 60 and older receive a new vaccine to prevent herpes zoster, or shingles, a condition that often leads to debilitating chronic pain...
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CDC Urges Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities to Increase Efforts to Reduce Drug-Resistant Infections

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 07/31/2008 - 15:28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new guidelines outlining strategies to prevent the spread of drug-resistant infections in healthcare settings...
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CDC Recommends Shingles Vaccine

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 05/15/2008 - 06:00
People age 60 and older should be vaccinated against shingles, or herpes zoster, a condition often marked by debilitating chronic pain...
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New CDC Study Finds Arthritis Can be a Barrier for Adults Seeking to Manage Diabetes through Physical Activity

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 05/08/2008 - 06:00
More than half of adults with diagnosed diabetes also have arthritis, a painful condition that can be a barrier to physical activity—an important health strategy for managing diabetes...
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Falls a Leading Cause of Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits for Infants Each Year, CDC Study Shows

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Tue, 05/06/2008 - 06:00
Half of the estimated 328,500 infants 12 months of age or younger who were treated for injuries in hospital emergency departments each year from 2001 to 2004 were injured as a result of a fall, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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National Infant Immunization Week Reminds Parents of the Importance of Immunizations and Encourages them to Look to their Child’s Doctor for Information

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Thu, 04/24/2008 - 06:00
More Than Twenty Percent of Children Not Fully Protected Against Vaccine-Preventable Disease
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CDC Urges Travelers to Israel to Protect Themselves from Measles

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Mon, 04/14/2008 - 06:00
Concern Raised over Americans Traveling to Israel for Passover
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Pregnancy Rate Drops for Women Under Age 25 - April 14, 2008

Centers for Disease Control: Media - Mon, 04/14/2008 - 06:00
Pregnancy rates for females under age 25, including teenagers, in the United States declined in 2004 compared to 1990, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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