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Jun 23, 2008, 01:00 ET Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Result From Senior Falls

ATLANTA, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traumatic brain injuries due to falls caused nearly 8,000 deaths and 56,000 hospitalizations in 2005...


Jun 10, 2008, 01:00 ET New CDC Study First to Present National Outdoor Recreational Injury Estimates

ATLANTA, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 213,000 people were treated each year in emergency departments for outdoor recreational...


Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET CDC Urges Travelers to Israel to Protect Themselves from Measles

ATLANTA, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Americans travel to Israel for the Jewish holiday of Passover, the Centers for Disease Control...


Feb 21, 2008, 00:00 ET Hispanics are Least Likely to Recognize Heart Attack Warning Signs and Take Appropriate Action, CDC Study Reveals

ATLANTA, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming number of Hispanic adults are failing to recognize heart attack warning signs and...


Jan 11, 2008, 00:00 ET Health Groups Release 2008 Immunization Schedules

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Updated immunization recommendations for childhood influenza and adolescent meningococcal...


Aug 22, 2007, 01:00 ET CDC Researchers Find Possible Animal Source for Marburg Virus

ATLANTA, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and their collaborators have for the...


Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET CDC Urges Parents to Protect Preteens With Three Recommended Vaccines

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As children approach their teen years, parents often worry about how to protect them from new risks...


Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET UPDATED: CDC Urges Parents to Protect Preteens with Three Recommended Vaccines

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As children approach their teen years, parents often worry about how to protect them from new risks...


Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET New Study Finds Most Sports- and Recreation-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries Occur in Youth and Teens

ATLANTA, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 135,000 (65 percent) of sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI)...


Feb 21, 2007, 00:00 ET New Report Shows Decline in Stillbirths;

ATLANTA, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rate of fetal deaths, also known as stillbirths, occurring at 20 weeks of gestation or more...


Feb 15, 2007, 00:00 ET CDC Report Provides First State-Specific Data on Persons Living With Heart Disease

ATLANTA, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a report that finds a wide range...


Feb 08, 2007, 00:00 ET CDC Releases New Data on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) From Multiple Communities in the United States

ATLANTA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported findings today from the first and largest...


Jan 04, 2007, 00:00 ET Health Groups Release New Immunization Schedules

ATLANTA, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and adolescents can now be protected against more diseases than ever before, according to...


Dec 29, 2006, 00:00 ET CDC to be Closed Tuesday

ATLANTA, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Bush has issued an Executive Order to close Federal offices on Tuesday, January 2, 2007,...


Dec 12, 2006, 00:00 ET 'State of Childhood Asthma, United States: 1980-2005'

ATLANTA, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on childhood asthma released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows...


Dec 04, 2006, 00:00 ET CDC Awards $11.4 Million to Develop New Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Avian Influenza

ATLANTA, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced $11.4 million in new contracts to four companies...


Nov 30, 2006, 00:00 ET Statement by Dr. Julie Gerberding, CDC Director

ATLANTA, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Dr. Julie Gerberding, CDC Director: More than 25 years into the AIDS...


Nov 21, 2006, 00:00 ET New Report Shows Teen Births Drop to Lowest Level Ever

HYATTSVILLE, Md., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The teen birth rate in the United States fell to its lowest level ever in 2005, according to the...


Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET Falls Have Become the Leading Cause of Injury Deaths for Seniors

ATLANTA, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall-related death rates for men and women 65 years and older increased significantly from 1993 to 2003,...


Nov 15, 2006, 00:00 ET New Report Finds Pain Affects Millions of Americans

ATLANTA, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four U.S. adults say they suffered a day-long bout of pain in the past month, and one in 10 say the pain...