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Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET CDC Announces Weeklong Event to Focus on the Importance of Influenza Vaccination

ATLANTA, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced the designation of the week after...


Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET November 27 - December 3 is National Influenza Vaccination Week ... Time to Get Your Flu Vaccination!

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- THE FOLLOWING ACTUALITIES ARE PROVIDED BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. DR. JULIE...


Nov 08, 2006, 00:00 ET CDC Child Development Campaign Expands to Target More Than 400,000 Child Care Facilities Nationwide

ATLANTA, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with a coalition of national partners, is...


Nov 03, 2006, 00:00 ET CDC Launches 'Get Informed. Get Diagnosed. Get Help.' Campaign

ATLANTA, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today launched a national public education and awareness...


Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Urges Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities to Increase Efforts to Reduce Drug-Resistant Infections

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new guidelines outlining strategies to...


Oct 10, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Awards $5.2 Million to Evaluate Community Strategies to Reduce Impact of Pandemic Influenza

ATLANTA, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced $5.2 million in new cooperative agreements...


Oct 06, 2006, 01:00 ET It's Flu Season. Time to Get Your Influenza or Flu Vaccination!

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- STORY SUMMARY: THE FOLLOWING ACTUALITIES ARE PROVIDED BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND...


Oct 06, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Launches Multi-state Study on Autism; $5.9 Million Awarded to Five Sites

ATLANTA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is initiating a multi-state collaborative study to help...


Oct 04, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Director Joins Nation's Top Health Experts to Urge Americans to Seek Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations This Fall and Winter

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced it expects more influenza vaccine doses...


Sep 28, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Influenza Expert Selected as Federal Employee of the Year

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up in a tiny town in rural Iowa, Nancy Cox dreamed of finding a way to combine her love of science...


Sep 21, 2006, 01:00 ET CDC Recommends Routine, Voluntary HIV Screening in Health Care Settings

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today published new recommendations for health care...


Sep 12, 2006, 01:00 ET People with Disabilities are Less Healthy Than Those Without Disabilities

ATLANTA, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published a report of state-level...


Sep 06, 2006, 01:00 ET More Than 100 Million Doses of Influenza Vaccine Expected to be Available This Year

ATLANTA, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that influenza (flu) vaccine manufacturers...


Oct 04, 2005, 01:00 ET Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Urges High Priority Groups to Get Their Influenza or Flu Vaccination

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- STORY SUMMARY: Influenza season will soon be upon us and now is the time to prepare by getting a...


Feb 17, 2004, 00:00 ET American Youth More Physically Active, Survey Shows

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released today results from a survey that indicate...


Oct 08, 2003, 01:00 ET National VERB Extra Hour for Extra Action Day Reaches Parents and Youth Everywhere

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As parents prepare for the fall and winter months, the youth of America come to the realization that the...


Oct 08, 2003, 01:00 ET Multicultural Quick Success Facts

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- General Market Outreach -- The VERB(TM) campaign publicity has generated nearly 600 million...


Sep 17, 2003, 01:00 ET HHS, Public Health Partners Unveil New Campaign to Promote Awareness of Proper Antibiotic Use

CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services and a consortium of national health organizations today urged...


Aug 01, 2003, 01:00 ET The CDC's VERB Campaign & MTV Team Up to Present 'MADE Activity Days' Program Throughout Summer

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) VERB...


Sep 05, 2001, 01:00 ET Women's Health and Pregnancy to Be Highlighted at CDC National Safe Motherhood Summit

ATLANTA, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A national summit of 300 leaders in women's and maternal health will feature reports on illness and death...