Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

(CDC), agency of the U.S. Public Health Service since 1973, with headquarters in Atlanta; it was established in 1946 as the Communicable Disease Center. The CDC is the federal agency responsible for administering national programs for the prevention and control of communicable and vector-borne diseases and for developing and implementing programs for dealing with environmental health problems. It also directs quarantine activities and conducts epidemiological research, and it provides consultation on an international basis for the control of preventable diseases. The 11 centers, institutes, and offices of the agency include the centers for chronic disease prevention and health promotion, environmental health, health statistics, infectious diseases, injury prevention and control, immunizations, and occupational safety and health.
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Source: National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report a steady increase in the number of AIDS cases among American adolescents and young adults.
Although the studies were not designed to evaluate infection rates, the Company observed that the infection rates in those patients who received ON-Q were well below the expected percentage based on the national Centers for Disease Control (CDC) average.
That extra weight in childhood means they're more likely to be obese as adults, making them susceptible to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, cancer and arthritis, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that the vaccine go only to the very young, the elderly, those with chronic health conditions and medical personnel who work directly with patients.
According to the national Centers for Disease Control, bacterial meningitis can be treated with a number of effective antibiotics, but the therapy must be started early.
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all women of child-bearing age receive 400 micro-grams (0.
Under guidelines set forth by the National Centers for Disease Control aimed at preparing the nation for a possible smallpox event, each state is developing programs for distributing and administering smallpox vaccines to its citizens.
The National Centers for Disease Control have identified an ailment currently afflicting thousands of readers in the District of Columbia as Washington Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Toni Frederick, chief epidemiologist in the Pediatric Spectrum of HIV Disease, a program funded by the national Centers for Disease Control, said two of the cases involve women who were monogamous, didn't think they were at risk and didn't get prenatal screening.
The Stanford plan is continually being modified and updated in accordance with frequent changes from the national Centers for Disease Control and public health organizations, Weiss said.
According to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu season peaks in February across the country and levels of flu are high now.
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