CDC Reports Binge Drinking Common Among High School Students

Children and adolescents can now be protected against more diseases than ever before, according to the 2007 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules released jointly today by the Centers for Disease Control...

CDC Reports Binge Drinking Common Among High School Students

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced $3.7 million in new grants designed to enhance healthcare information in an effort to improve the detection and response to emerging public health threats...

HHS UNVEILS TWO NEW EFFORTS TO ADVANCE PANDEMIC FLU PREPAREDNESS

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...

Small Changes in 1918 Pandemic Virus Knocks Out Transmission

Small Changes in 1918 Pandemic Virus Knocks Out Transmission Research Provides Clues for Assessing Pandemic Potential of New Influenza Viruses...

NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Nearly half of the more than 1 million Americans estimated to be living with HIV in the United States are African Americans...

CDC Releases New Data on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) from Multiple Communities in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported findings today from the first and largest summary of prevalence data from multiple U.S. communities participating in an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) surveillance project...

CDC Report Provides First State-Specific Data on Persons Living with Heart Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a report that finds a wide range of variation in the prevalence of coronary heart disease (a narrowing of the arteries that feed the heart), heart attack and angina (chest pain that occurs when the heart does not get enough blood). The report provides the first ever information on the percentage of people living with heart disease...

New Report Shows Decline in Stillbirths; Racial Disparities Persist

The rate of fetal deaths, also known as stillbirths, occurring at 20 weeks of gestation or more declined substantially between 1990 and 2003, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

The Changing Face of Women's Health Returns to Atlanta

CDC is holding the 41st annual National Immunization Conference to explore the latest developments in vaccine science, policy, education, and technology....

National Immunization Conference to be held in Kansas City March 5-8, 2007

The Changing Face of Women's Health, an interactive exhibit, has returned to Atlanta. The exhibit explores menopause, society and body image, puberty, osteoporosis, breast health, heart disease...
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