Native Americans with diabetes - Digital Press Kit

Native Americans with diabetes - Digital Press Kit

Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations. Federal data show diabetes-related kidney failure among Native American adults (American Indians/Alaskan Natives) decreased 54 percent between 1996 and 2013.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Media Advisory

What approaches from the Indian Health Service can be applied to other populations to reduce kidney failure and prevent diabetes deaths?

Tips From Former Smokers™: landmark anti-smoking campaign begins sixth year January 9 - Media Advisory

CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign will be back on the air for at least 20 weeks in 2017. The 15- and 30-second ads will run nationally on cable and network television and online, supported by print versions.

CDC Highlights Significant Contributions in the Fight against Zika in 2016 - Press Release

Seventy years after CDC was founded to fight mosquitoes that carried malaria, CDC found itself entrenched in combat with another mosquito-borne illness, Zika virus.

CDC awards nearly $184 million to continue the fight against Zika - Press Release

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today it is awarding nearly $184 million in funding to states, territories, local jurisdictions, and universities to support efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus infection and associated adverse health outcomes, including microcephaly and other serious birth defects.

New data show continuing opioid epidemic in the United States - Press Release

Drug overdose deaths, including opioid overdose deaths, continue to increase in the United States, according to new data published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

CDC Releases Preliminary Estimates of Birth Defects Following Zika Virus Infection in Pregnancy - Press Release

In a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, CDC scientists used preliminary data from the US Zika Pregnancy Registry (USZPR) to estimate that 6 percent of completed pregnancies following Zika virus infection were affected by one or more birth defects potentially related to Zika virus infection during pregnancy.

CDC Issues Zika Virus Guidance for Brownsville, Texas - Media Statement

CDC has issued Zika-related travel and testing guidance for Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, following reports from Texas public health officials of five cases spread locally by mosquitoes. This information suggests that there may be a risk of continued spread of Zika virus and therefore pregnant women are at some risk for Zika virus infection. CDC is designating the city of Brownsville as a Zika cautionary area (yellow area). Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), Cameron...

CDC in 2016: Keeping America Safe From Health Threats New And Old - Press Release

The health threats of 2016 came in all sizes, ranging from drug-resistant superbugs to Zika-carrying mosquitoes to a powerful hurricane. In a digital press kit released today, CDC highlights key agency activities during 2016 and previews what could come in 2017.
CDC Year in Review: Working 24/7/365 - Digital Press Kit

CDC Year in Review: Working 24/7/365 - Digital Press Kit

CDC worked around the clock to keep Americans safe by stopping disease at home and around the world in 2016.
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