Tag Archives: CDC

Flu Season In Full Swing

Posted on the BHIC Blog. We are in the middle of flu season and it important to be aware that several groups are at at higher risk for influenza complications.  People at elevated risk are: American Indians and Alaska Natives … Continue reading

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Health Information for the New Year from CDC

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. As the New Year begins, resolve to make 2012 the year that you quit smoking. Help is available to help you quit for good this year. Read more at: http://ow.ly/8gN00 [CDC Current … Continue reading

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Many Young Children Overdosing from Medicines at Home

The following was posted on PhPartners New Links  [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2011/p1213_Medicine_overdose.html To inform parents and caregivers about safe medication storage and what to do in case of an emergency, CDC, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Education Foundation, and a coalition of … Continue reading

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New CDC Homepage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled a new look to their website homepage today: http://www.cdc.gov . Take a look and see what you think! There is a place to provide feedback if you wish.

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U.S. Teens Don’t Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

“U.S. high school students still aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers. Vegetable consumption was lowest among Hispanic and black students. Read more at: http://ow.ly/7H8ly . [Health Day … Continue reading

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Public Health Then and Now: Celebrating 50 Years of MMWR at CDC

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The October 7, 2011 Supplement of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) celebrated the 50th anniversary of CDC’s first publication of MMWR on January 13, 1961. Go … Continue reading

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CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6019a5.htm?s_cid=mm6019a5_x The CDC has identified 10 major public health achievements of the first 10 years of the 21st century that include improvements in vaccine preventable and infectious diseases, reductions in deaths from certain chronic diseases, declines in deaths and injuries … Continue reading

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FDA Revamps Recall Food-Safety Awareness Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm2005683.htm The United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world. Nevertheless, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne disease causes approximately 76 million illnesses, … Continue reading

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CDC Launches New Health Literacy Website

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites you to visit Health Literacy: Accurate, Accessible and Actionable Health Information for All, the agency’s new health literacy web site http://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy. The site provides information and tools to improve health literacy … Continue reading

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CDC Releases Cancer Data for 1999-2008

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control is pleased to announce the early release of National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) cancer incidence data for the years 1999–2008 to facilitate cancer control planning. The data are available through CDC WONDER … Continue reading

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