Almost Half of Hospitals Experience Crowded Emergency Departments

Between 40 percent and 50 percent of U.S. hospitals experience crowded conditions in the emergency department (ED) with almost two-thirds of metropolitan EDs experiencing crowding at times, according to a new report issued today by CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.

CDC Recommends Routine, Voluntary HIV Screening in Health Care Settings

New recommendations designed to increase early diagnosis of HIV infection as a pathway to improved treatment and prevention

People with Disabilities Are Less Healthy than those without Disabilities

New Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Health of People with Disabilities

CDC Launches Multi-state Study on Autism; $5.9 Million Awarded to Five Sites.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is initiating a multi-state collaborative study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and other developmental disabilities. Approximately 2,700 children, ages 2 to 5, and their parents will be part of this study...

CDC Influenza Expert Selected as Federal Employee of the Year

Growing up in a tiny town in rural Iowa, Nancy Cox dreamed of finding a way to combine her love of science with adventures traveling the world...

CDC Urges Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities to Increase Efforts to Reduce Drug-Resistant Infections

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...

CDC Awards $5.2 Million to Evaluate Community Strategies to Reduce Impact of Pandemic Influenza

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced $5.2 million in new cooperative agreements designed to evaluate the effectiveness of community-level measures that could be used during an influenza pandemic to reduce the spread of infection...

CDC's Advisory Committee Recommends "Shingles" Vaccination

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...

CDC and Consumer Product Safety Commission Warn of Winter Home Heating Hazards

Dr. Howard Frumkin, director, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry...

CDC Launches "Get Informed. Get Diagnosed. Get Help." Campaign

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today launched a national public education and awareness campaign on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)...
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