HEROIN/OPIOID ISSUE IN SPOTLIGHT DURING NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK

HEROIN/OPIOID ISSUE IN SPOTLIGHT DURING NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK

Will County's Dr. Kathleen Burke Talks about Naloxone Treatments; the Impact of Prescription Drug Addictions

Will County's Director of Substance Abuse Initiatives Talks about a Constant Battle.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Zika Virus - Transcript

New Vital Signs Report – Possible Zika virus infections in 44 U.S. states: What can healthcare providers do to help protect pregnant women and their babies?

About 1 in 10 U.S. pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection had a fetus or baby with birth defects in 2016 - Press Release

Of the 250 pregnant women who had confirmed Zika infection in 2016, 24 – or about 1 in 10 of them – had a fetus or baby with Zika-related birth defects, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Possible Zika virus infections in 44 U.S. states: What can healthcare providers do to help protect pregnant women and their babies? - Media Advisory

In 2016, about 1 in 10 U.S. pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection had a fetus or baby with Zika-related birth defects, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs.

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives - Press Release

A new CDC study published today in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child’s risk of dying from influenza.

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline - Press Release

Overall cancer death rates continue to decrease in men, women, and children for all major racial and ethnic groups, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2014.

CDC Foundation’s New Business Pulse Focuses on Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Business Pulse: Opioid Overdose Epidemic, launched today by the CDC Foundation, explores how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to protect individuals from the widespread opioid overdose epidemic.
Board of Health Members

Board of Health Members

Here are the members of the Will County Health Department's Board of Health

Led by President James E. Zelko and Vice President Billie Terrell, Ph.D., here is the list of members of the Board of Directors along with their profiles.

Arthritis in America - Digital Press Kit

Arthritis in America - Digital Press Kit

Arthritis limits daily activities of 24 million adults in the United States, making it hard for them to hold a cup, lift a grocery bag, or walk to their car. And, the percentage of adults limited by arthritis continues to get worse and has increased by about 20 percent since 2002.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Why is the Number of US Adults Struggling with Arthritis Continuing to Climb? - Media Advisory

According to the latest CDC Vital Signs, more than 54 million US adults have arthritis – 24 million of whom are limited in performing daily activities.
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