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Nov 05, 2019, 18:03 ET What young adults need to know about lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products

Nearly 80% of patients with lung injury related to use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products are younger than 35 years old. More than half are under...


Aug 08, 2019, 21:16 ET Nueve consejos de salud de los CDC para que la vuelta a clases sea todo un éxito

Para tener un año escolar fantástico, los niños deben estar sanos. De hecho, los alumnos saludables aprenden más. Los Centros para el Control y la...


Aug 08, 2019, 11:45 ET Nine CDC health hacks for back-to-school success

To have a great school year, kids need to stay healthy. Healthy students are better learners. CDC has tips and resources for parents and schools to...


May 17, 2019, 14:32 ET Ocho recomendaciones de los CDC para trabajar y divertirse en el verano de manera segura y sana

Ya sea que usted esté planificando unas vacaciones en el extranjero, preparándose para disfrutar las vacaciones en casa, o trabajando en exteriores,...


May 17, 2019, 09:30 ET CDC's Eight Tips for Safe and Healthy Summertime Work and Play

Whether you are planning an overseas vacation, getting ready for a staycation, or will be working outdoors, the Centers for Disease Control and...


Jun 07, 2018, 01:00 ET Suicide rates rising across the U.S.

Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Apr 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Boots on the Ground: Reports from CDC's Disease Detectives

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 16-19, 2018...


Mar 21, 2018, 07:30 ET Unique Program Improves Rapid Detection of Deadly Outbreaks in Uganda

An innovative program launched in 2010 in Uganda has dramatically sped the detection of outbreaks of some of the world's most dangerous viruses,...


Feb 06, 2018, 06:04 ET Asthma attacks declining among U.S. children

Children with asthma in the U.S. are having fewer asthma attacks, missed school days, and visits to the hospital, according to a new Vital Signs...


Jan 25, 2018, 01:00 ET More birth defects seen in parts of U.S. with local Zika spread

Birth defects most strongly linked to Zika virus infection during pregnancy have increased in parts of the United States that have had local Zika...


Jan 11, 2018, 01:46 ET About three in ten US veterans use tobacco products

About 3 in 10 U.S. military veterans used some form of tobacco product during 2010–2015, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease...


Jan 10, 2018, 11:57 ET Fighting antibiotic resistance: CDC tool maps progress in every state, but still more to be done

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new data in its Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Investment Map, which shows early...


Jan 09, 2018, 04:30 ET About 3,500 babies in the US are lost to sleep-related deaths each year

There are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies each year, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), accidental suffocation, and...


Dec 19, 2017, 09:17 ET Seasonal flu death estimate increases worldwide

According to new estimates published, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each...


Dec 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Children with Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age

Most children born with microcephaly – small head size for age – and evidence of congenital Zika virus infection face severe health and developmental ...


Dec 05, 2017, 11:54 ET Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives

Infant deaths from critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) decreased more than 33 percent in eight states that mandated screening for CCHD using a...


Nov 28, 2017, 12:00 ET Frequency of HIV Testing and Time from Infection to Diagnosis Improve

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported. According to the...


Nov 22, 2017, 13:34 ET Nearly half of the world's busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world's...


Nov 21, 2017, 12:45 ET People in Four States May Be Drinking Contaminated Raw Milk

For the second time in three months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people who might have consumed contaminated raw milk...


Nov 16, 2017, 13:37 ET Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

Just 1 in 10 adults meet the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, according to a new study published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality...


Nov 16, 2017, 11:08 ET CDC Encourages Safe Antibiotic Prescribing and Use

November 13, 2017, kicked off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week and World Antibiotic Awareness Week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Nov 09, 2017, 12:00 ET One in five US adults still using tobacco products in 2015

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults used some form of tobacco product in 2015, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...


Nov 07, 2017, 12:49 ET Million Hearts® Recognizes the 2017 Hypertension Control Champions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced 24 winners of the 2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge. The Champions,...


Oct 26, 2017, 16:09 ET Getting Ahead of the Next Pandemic: Is the World Ready?

When a deadly mystery illness was detected in Liberia in April 2017, first responders were on the ground within 24 hours. Through the Ministry of...


Oct 24, 2017, 11:39 ET New app helps parents track child's developmental milestones

Is your child's development on track for his or her age? Now you can find out with CDC's new free Milestone Tracker app. The app makes it easy for...