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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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This year was highlighted by the establishment of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Collaborating Center for Emerging and Remerging Zoonoses.
Henry Falk serves as the Director of the Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention (CCEHIP), which is one of four coordinating centers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In many different communities of gay and bisexual men, safer-sex norms do not appear to be as important as they once were in the '80s," says Ron Valdiserri, MD, a top AIDS expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, every year between 5 and 20 percent of the U.
In a 2001 report on trends in colorectal cancer screening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that in 1999 only 20.
Expanded chlamydia screening has resulted in decreases in prevalence among women in sites monitored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Encephalitis and meningitis develop in 1 out of 150 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In 1999, 16,273 cases of Lyme disease were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
VRG Nutrition Advisor Suzanne Havala, MS, RD, presented a poster session at the National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, held in Washington, DC, and sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been deeply committed to maximizing the success of the REACH 2010 Project.
Moreover, of the 612,078 AIDS cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through June 1997 in the United States, 379,258 have died (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, p.
In 1995, the last year for which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has complete annual data, African Americans accounted for 40 percent of newly reported AIDS cases, compared to 25 percent in 1985.
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