U.S. Preparedness to Respond to Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Strengthened by CDC/CSTE Partnership

New three-day training course released online today May 15, 2007

More U.S. Households Adopting Smoke-free Home Rules World No Tobacco Day is May 31

Nearly three out of four U.S. households do not allow smoking anywhere and any time in the home, according to a study in this week's issue of CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). This study, which uses data from...

CDC Report Finds Significant Differences in Stroke Prevalence Among U.S. States and Territories

Stroke prevalence varies widely from state to state, with some states and U.S. territories having more than double the stroke prevalence of others, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

CDC Releases New Toolkit to Assist Humanitarian Workers Assess Reproductive Health Needs of Women Refugees

A new resource for health care officials working with women displaced from conflict-affected regions throughout the world was announced today by the CDC.

Telebriefing update on CDC investigation into people potentially exposed to patient with extensively drug-resistant TB

Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director, Dr. Martin Cetron, Director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, and Dr. Ken Castro, Director, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, CDC

CDC Announces Updated Information to help Physicians Recognize and Manage Concussions Early

Multimedia tool kit adds patient evaluation tool to improve early diagnosis...

Severe Weather Can Threaten Summer Fun, Safety and Health

Severe Weather Can Threaten Summer Fun, Safety and Health Seasonal Hazards Include Hurricanes, Extreme Heat and Wildfires, Soaring temperatures, summer storms, and drought conditions can all contribute to extreme weather...

ATSDR Press Release: Marine-Base Housing Contained Drinking Water Contaminated with Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) for Nearly 30 Years Says Federal Health Agency

ATLANTA - Water in the drinking water system for the Tarawa Terrace family housing area at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, affecting possibly 75,000 residents, was contaminated with tetrachloroethylene (PCE), a dry cleaning solvent, during the period November 1957 through February 1987, an analysis by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) concludes
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