CDC Conference Spotlights Environmental Health Effects of Hurricane Katrina

CDC Conference Spotlights Environmental Health Effects of Hurricane Katrina, Hazardous Waste and Climate Change Other Highlights to Include Addresses by...

CDC Meeting Explores Community Strategies to Reduce Impact of Pandemic Influenza

The impact of pandemic influenza extends well beyond health and medical communities into many segments of society. Developing a pandemic influenza vaccine could take several months....

Training for Terrorism-Related Conditions in Hospitals

Teaching hospitals were better trained than other hospitals for bioterrorism, and Joint Commission accredited hospitals had prepared more of their physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and lab staff for such emergencies...

State of Childhood Asthma, United States: 1980-2005

A new report on childhood asthma released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that death rates for asthma among children under age 18 have declined since 1999...

New Studies Shed Light on Circumstances Associated with Violent Deaths

Binge drinking is common among high school students in the United States and is strongly associated with sexual activity, violence, and other risky behaviors, according to a new study...

CDC Reports Binge Drinking Common Among High School Students

New Studies Shed Light on Circumstances Associated with Violent Deaths Findings also include data on suicides, homicides, and homicide-suicides from 2003-2004...

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...
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