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Apr 28, 2016, 13:00 ET Teen birth rates fall nearly 50 percent among Hispanic and black teens, dropping national teen birth rate to an all-time low

Births among Hispanic and black teens have dropped by almost half since 2006, according to a new analysis published by CDC. This mirrors a...


Apr 14, 2016, 13:00 ET Increased use of type of diagnostic test poses challenge to tracking of foodborne illness

 Changes in the tests that diagnose foodborne illness are helping identify infections faster but could soon pose challenges to finding...


Apr 14, 2016, 13:00 ET No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

 Overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease...


Apr 01, 2016, 13:00 ET National Zika Summit Focused on Coordinated U.S. Response

 Today, more than 300 local, state, and federal government officials; health experts; and non-government partners are gathering at the Centers...


Mar 31, 2016, 13:11 ET Los CDC estiman que 1 de cada 68 niños en edad escolar tiene autismo; lo cual no representa ningún cambio desde el estimado anterior

Se estima que 1 de cada 68 niños en edad escolar (14.6 por cada 1000) tiene un trastorno del espectro autista (TEA) identificado, según...


Mar 31, 2016, 13:00 ET CDC estimates 1 in 68 school-aged children have autism; no change from previous estimate

 An estimated 1 in 68 (14.6 per 1,000) school-aged children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a CDC report...


Mar 29, 2016, 15:53 ET Announcing the Healthcare-Associated Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Challenge Champions: Hospital Systems Saving Lives through Innovative Prevention Efforts

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today recognized eight hospitals and healthcare systems as Healthcare-Associated Venous...


Mar 03, 2016, 14:31 ET Las superbacterias amenazan a los pacientes en los hospitales

Estados Unidos está haciendo un mejor trabajo en la prevención de las infecciones asociadas a la atención médica (HAI, por sus...


Mar 03, 2016, 13:34 ET Superbugs threaten hospital patients

America is doing a better job of preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), but more work is needed – especially in fighting...


Feb 02, 2016, 14:20 ET Más de 3 millones de mujeres en los EE. UU. están en riesgo de tener un embarazo expuesto al alcohol

Una cifra estimada de 3.3 millones de mujeres entre los 15 y 44 años tienen riesgo de exponer a su bebé en gestación al alcohol...


Feb 02, 2016, 13:59 ET More than 3 million US women at risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancy

 An estimated 3.3 million women between the ages of 15 and 44 years are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are...


Jan 21, 2016, 11:58 ET First-of-its-Kind PSA Campaign Targets the 86 Million American Adults with Prediabetes

 Losing weight and being healthier are at the top of everyone's New Year's resolutions. But, despite the best intentions, work, kids, and...


Jan 21, 2016, 11:45 ET Novedosa campaña de anuncios de servicio público está dirigida a los 86 millones de adultos estadounidenses con prediabetes

 Bajar de peso y estar más saludable ocupan los primeros lugares en la lista de resoluciones de Año Nuevo de todas las personas....


Jan 20, 2016, 10:07 ET Powerful new ads mark the 5th year of the successful "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign

A brand-new series of emotionally powerful ads kick off the fifth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Tips From Former...


Jan 20, 2016, 09:00 ET Powerful new ads mark the 5th year of the successful "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign

A brand-new series of emotionally powerful ads kick off the fifth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Tips From Former...


Jan 07, 2016, 07:00 ET New Research: Excess Sodium Intake Remains Common in the United States

 Nearly all Americans – regardless of age, race, gender or whether they have high blood pressure (hypertension) – consume more...


Jan 05, 2016, 14:59 ET Los anuncios de cigarrillos electrónicos son vistos por casi 7 de cada 10 estudiantes de escuela secundaria media y superior

Cerca de 7 de cada 10 estudiantes de escuela secundaria media y superior –más de 18 millones de jóvenes– ven publicidad de...


Jan 05, 2016, 14:26 ET E-cigarette ads reach nearly 7 in 10 middle and high-school students

 About 7 in 10 middle and high school students – more than 18 million young people – see e-cigarette advertising in stores, online,...


Dec 28, 2015, 11:41 ET CDC Year in Review: What's Next?

 In a digital press kit released today, CDC reviews the most pressing public health challenges of 2015 and previews plans for 2016. CDC has...


Dec 28, 2015, 11:41 ET CDC Year in Review: What's Next?

 In a digital press kit released today, CDC reviews the most pressing public health challenges of 2015 and previews plans for 2016. CDC has...