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...

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...

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....

U.S. Tuberculosis Cases at All-Time Low; Drug Resistance Remains a Threat

Tuberculosis rates in the United States reached an all-time low in 2006, though progress to eliminate TB continued to slow. Drug-resistant TB, including extensively drug-resistant TB, presents significant challenges to treatment...

Acute Viral Hepatitis Cases Down

The three most common forms of acute viral hepatitis in the United States - hepatitis A, B and C - declined dramatically between 1995 and 2005, with hepatitis A and B at the lowest levels...

CDC Releases Safety Data on Rotavirus Vaccine Reported Intussusception Cases Fall Within Expected Range

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released today new safety data on a recently licensed rotavirus vaccine given to infants that indicate the vaccine does not pose an elevated risk for intussusception...

CDC Media Briefing Preliminary FoodNet Data

Release of "Preliminary FoodNet Data on the Incidence of Infection with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food 10 States, United States, 2006" being published in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...

CDC Disease Detectives Highlight Findings from Recent Investigations

56th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference...

New Report Highlights Growing Foodborne Illness Challenges E. coli

A report released Thuday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a leveling of cases for some foodborne infections after a period of decline. For others, incidences of infection which had declined appear to be returning to earlier levels...

CDC Changes Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment Due to Drug Resistance

Few Treatment Options Remain for One of Nation's Most Common STDs...
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