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CDC, states update number of cases of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI)

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:50:00 EDT

CDC today announced the updated number of cases* of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI).

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6.2 Million middle and high school students used tobacco products in 2019

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 10:25:00 EDT

About 6.2 million U.S. middle and high school students were current (past 30-day) users of some type of tobacco product in 2019, according to new National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) data released in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing - Vital Signs HIV

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 16:45:00 EDT

For the duration of today's conference all participants’ lines are in a listen-only mode until the question and answer session.  At this time, if you'd like to ask a question press star 1. Today's call is being recorded.  If you have any objections you may disconnect at this time.  It's my pleasure to introduce Mr. Benjamin Haynes.

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HIV Testing, Treatment, Prevention Not Reaching Enough Americans

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:30:00 EDT

Far too many Americans with HIV are unaware that they have it. Far too few have the virus under control through effective treatment. And far too few Americans are taking the daily pill that prevents HIV.

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CDC Telebriefing — New Vital Signs Report — Test. Treat. Prevent.

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 12:25:00 EDT

According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, far too many Americans with HIV are unaware that they have it. Far too few have the virus under control through effective treatment. And far too few Americans are taking the daily pill that prevents HIV.

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1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults now living with prediabetes

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:40:00 EDT

Nearly 1 in 5 adolescents aged 12-18 years, and 1 in 4 young adults aged 19-34 years, are living with prediabetes, according to a new CDC studyexternal icon published today in JAMAexternal icon Pediatrics.

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CDC investigation update of a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:35:00 EDT

A CDC investigation update of a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o157h7-11-19/index.html.

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CDC Investigation Update of E. coli 0157 H7 Infections Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:20:00 EDT

A CDC investigation notice of a multistate outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o157h7-11-19/index.html

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Decline in Early Childhood Obesity in WIC Families

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:45:00 EDT

In a new study, 41 U.S. states and territories show significant declines in obesity among children, aged 2-4 years, from low-income families enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) between 2010-2016, according to data published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

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CDC Investigation Notice: CDC Investigating Outbreak of <em>E. coli</em> 0157:H7 infections

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:25:00 EDT

A CDC investigation notice of a multistate outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o157h7-11-19/index.html

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8 CDC Health Tips for a Safe and Healthy Holiday

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:10:00 EDT

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what’s important. They are also a time to appreciate – and safeguard – the gift of health.

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CDC Updates EVALI Guidance for Health Care Providers as Flu Activity Increases Nationally

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:55:00 EDT

CDC today released updated guidance for health care providers to help diagnose and treat patients with e-cigarette or vaping lung injury (EVALI).

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CDC, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Injury Associated with Use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:15:00 EDT

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Hits All-Time Low

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:45:00 EDT

Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has reached an all-time low of 13.7% in 2018 — a decline of approximately two-thirds in the more than 50 years since the first Surgeon General’s report warned of the health consequences of smoking. Yet, new data released in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report show that nearly 1 in 7 U.S. adults smoke cigarettes. Many use other tobacco products.

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Transcript of November 13, 2019, AR Threats Report – Tele-briefing

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:50:00 EDT

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More People in the United States Dying from Antibiotic-Resistant Infections than Previously Estimated

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:45:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released its updated Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States (AR Threats Report) indicating that antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States each year.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:10:00 EDT

Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

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CDC Telebriefing: New CDC Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report shows infection prevention is working but continued action is needed to protect all people

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:35:00 EDT

Antibiotic-resistant (AR) bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will give updates on the continued threat of antibiotic resistance in the United States.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping- 11-08

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:05:00 EDT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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Rural Americans are dying more frequently from preventable causes than their urban counterparts

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:05:00 EDT

Potentially preventable deaths from the five leading causes of death occurred more often among people in the most rural counties than in the most urban counties during 2010–2017, according to a new study released today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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CDC, states update number of cases of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products-11-07

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:00:00 EDT

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 11:50:00 EDT

Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

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Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to improve U.S. health

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 10:45:00 EDT

A first-ever CDC analysis provides comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report At least 5 of the top 10 leading causes of death are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): What can be done to reduce negative health outcomes caused by ACEs?

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 10:25:00 EDT

According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, 14 negative long-term social and health outcomes in adults are associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Preventing ACEs could potentially reduce chronic diseases, risky health behaviors, and socioeconomic challenges for adults.

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CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 17:35:00 EST

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef.

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CDC, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Injury Associated with use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:40:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

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Investigation Update on Salmonella from Dog Treats

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 14:15:00 EST

A final CDC update regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella illness linked to contact with pig ear dog treats has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/pet-treats-07-19/index.html.

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CDC Celebrating 10 years of Climate and Health Program

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 10:50:00 EST

CDC’s Climate and Health Program is celebrating 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies as they prepare for the continuing health impacts of a changing climate.

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New CDC Report Provides First Analysis of Lung Injury Deaths Associated with Use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:05:00 EST

As of October 22, 2019, 34 deaths in patients with e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) have been reported to CDC. Of the 29 deaths among patients with EVALI analyzed in today’s report, 59% were men and the median age was 45 years. Patients with EVALI who died were older than the overall population of EVALI patients.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Lung Injury Investigation

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:50:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 09:55:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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CDC, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Injury Associated with Use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:00:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated* number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

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CDC-Supported Study Launches to Track Infectious Diseases in Central America & Caribbean

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:45:00 EST

To better understand, detect and respond to emerging infectious disease threats such as dengue, chikungunya, Zika, Chagas disease, and malaria, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is supporting studies to better understand acute febrile illnesses (AFIs) in Belize, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.

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CDC, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Injury Associated with Use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:20:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases, deaths* associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products, and new laboratory testing.

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Clinical Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating Patients with Lung Injury Linked to Use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:55:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released updated interim clinical guidance for U.S. health care providers evaluating and caring for patients with lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 09:15:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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CDC, states update number of cases of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:20:00 EST

As of October 8, 2019, 1,299 confirmed and probable lung injury cases associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products were reported by 49 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Transcript: Vital Signs – Maternal Vaccination

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:10:00 EST

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report Finds Not Enough Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:50:00 EST

According to the latest CDC Vital Signs report, most (65 percent) pregnant women in the U.S. are not vaccinated during pregnancy to protect against flu and whooping cough. CDC recommends that, unless otherwise indicated, all pregnant women get flu vaccine during any trimester of each pregnancy and get Tdap during the early third trimester of each pregnancy.

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Low Rates of Vaccination During Pregnancy Leave Moms, Babies Unprotected

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:50:00 EST

The majority of mothers-to-be in the United States – 65% – have not received two safe and effective vaccines recommended during pregnancy to reduce the risks of influenza (flu) and whooping cough (pertussis) and protect their infants and themselves, according to a new Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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HHS Release: With End of New York Outbreak, United States Keeps Measles Elimination Status

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 13:20:00 EST

With End of New York Outbreak, United States Keeps Measles Elimination Status

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WHO announces 1,000 Ebola survivors

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:55:00 EST

As of October 4, 2019, the number of Ebola survivors from the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) topped 1,000.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Lung Injury Investigation

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 21:40:00 EST

Ongoing Investigation of Lung Injury Reported After Use of E-cigarette or Vaping Products

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CDC, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:30:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping - 10-03-2019

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 11:55:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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HHS Awards $13.5 Million to Accelerate State and Local Planning Efforts for Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 11:00:00 EST

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through CDC, has awarded $13.5 million to conduct state and local planning and kick off community involvement for the proposed federal initiative, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America, which seeks to reduce new HIV infections in America by 90% by 2030.

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Pulmonary Illnesses

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:20:00 EST

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THC Products May Play a Role in Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 12:30:00 EST

The latest findings from the investigation into lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping, suggest THC products play a role in the outbreak.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping - 09-27-2019

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:50:00 EST

CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

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CDC, states update number of cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:30:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable cases of lung injury and deaths associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

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CDC awards funds to learn more about people with sickle cell disease

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 16:40:00 EST

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Survey Results Put Rwanda on Track to Achieve HIV Epidemic Control

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 12:45:00 EST

KIGALI, RWANDA, September, 25, 2019The Government of Rwanda, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ICAP at Columbia University released new data today that demonstrate Rwanda’s remarkable progress toward achieving HIV epidemic control — particularly in attaining high levels of linkage to treatment and viral load suppression among people living with HIV.

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CDC Receives Designation as PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre for Biosafety and Biosecurity

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:20:00 EST

Safe and effective laboratories are a key line of defense in protecting the health, safety and security of Americans and U.S. interests worldwide.

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CDC and ATSDR Award $7 Million to Begin Multi-Site PFAS Study

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:10:00 EST

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United States Gathers 350 Commitments to Combat Antibiotic Resistance, Action Must Continue

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:15:00 EST

The United States will celebrate the success of The AMR Challenge today during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, having received since its inception last year nearly 350 commitments from 33 countries to implement specific actions to combat antibiotic resistance (also antimicrobial resistance or AMR).

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Transcript of CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:40:00 EST

Ongoing Investigation of Lung Injury Reported After Use of E-cigarette or Vaping Products

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Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., on lung injury and deaths associated with e-cigarette or vaping products

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:05:00 EST

Today CDC announced that 530 people have experienced lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products. CDC has received complete sex and age data on 373 cases. Two thirds (67%) of cases are people 18 to 34 years old, and 16% are younger than 18 years old. Of these, three fourths (72%) of the cases are male.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:35:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state partners will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.

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CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., travels to Tanzania

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:20:00 EST

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., travels to Tanzania

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CDC’s NIOSH Debuts Small Business Traveler Safety Web Page

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:30:00 EST

Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has unveiled a new web page that provides valuable information and tools for small business employers and employees to plan for safety and health when traveling abroad.

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Investigation of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:40:00 EST

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to enhance the inter-agency response to the current investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

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CDC, states update number of cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:40:00 EST

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

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New CDC Obesity Prevalence Maps: Nine states report adult obesity at or above 35 percent

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:30:00 EST

In 2018, nine states reported an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35 percent: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia. This comes from  the new obesity prevalence maps released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., on FDA plan to remove non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from market

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:20:00 EST

CDC strongly supports FDA’s announcement today that it intends to finalize an enforcement policy that will clear non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from the market.

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Transcript of September 6, 2019, Telebriefing: Investigation of Pulmonary Disease Among People Who Use E-cigarettes

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:00:00 EST

Transcript of September 6, 2019, Telebriefing: Investigation of Pulmonary Disease Among People Who Use E-cigarettes

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Initial State Findings Point to Clinical Similarities in Illnesses Among People Who Use E-cigarettes or "Vape"

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 12:45:00 EST

Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected.

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Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:25:00 EST

As of August 27, 2019, 215 possible cases of severe pulmonary disease associated with the use of electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, products, have been reported by 25 states and additional pulmonary illnesses are under investigation.

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CDC Telebriefing: Update on Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-cigarettes

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:45:00 EST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state partners will give updates on the investigation into cases of pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes, and discuss initial findings published Friday.

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Continue in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 12:45:00 EST

Black, American Indian, and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women – and this disparity increases with age, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

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CDC Awards New Funds to Stop Drug Overdoses, Deaths

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 10:15:00 EST

As the drug overdose crisis evolves and becomes more complex, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing $301 million in new Overdose Data to Action funds to states and jurisdictions.

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CDC Investigation Update: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry Exceeds 1,000 Cases

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:45:00 EST

CDC has posted an update regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella illness linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks.

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Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., and Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., on federal and state collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses reported after use of e-cigarette products

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:30:00 EST

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Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo reaches 3,000 cases and 2,000 deaths

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:30:00 EST

As the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues, the number of Ebola cases has reached 3,000 and more than 2,000 deaths.

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ATSDR Announced Notice of Funding Opportunity for APPLETREE Program

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:25:00 EST

(ATLANTA) - The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency, is pleased to announce a new notice of funding opportunity (NOFO), for its APPLETREE program.

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CDC Director’s Statement on the first death related to the outbreak of severe lung disease in people who use e-cigarette or “vaping” devices

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:30:00 EST

Statement for Dr. Redfield in reference a death related to vaping.

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Transcript of August 23, 2019, Telebriefing on Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Use of E-cigarettes

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:25:00 EST

Transcript of August 23, 2019, telebriefing on severe pulmonary disease associated with use of e-cigarettes.

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CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-cigarettes

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:45:00 EST

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An Estimated 92% of Cancers Caused by HPV Could be Prevented by Vaccine

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:15:00 EST

During 2012-2016, an average of 43,999 HPV-associated cancers were reported each year, according to a new study published today in CDC’s  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Among the estimated 34,800 cancers probably caused by HPV, 92 percent are attributable to the HPV types that are included in the HPV vaccine and could be prevented if HPV vaccine recommendations were followed, according to the report.

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CDC, FDA, States Continue to Investigate Severe Pulmonary Disease Among People Who Use E-cigarettes

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:10:00 EST

CDC is providing consultation to state health departments about a cluster of pulmonary illnesses possibly related to e-cigarette product use, or “vaping,” primarily among adolescents and young adults.

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CDC, states investigating severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 17:00:00 EST

CDC is providing consultation to the departments of health in Wisconsin, Illinois, California, Indiana, and Minnesota about a cluster of pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarette product use, or “vaping,” primarily among adolescents and young adults.

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Nine CDC Health Hacks for Back-to-School Success

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 15:00:00 EST

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 help children and teens get fit and stay healthy whether they’re just starting kindergarten or heading off to high school.

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TRANSCRIPT of August 6, 2019, CDC Vital Signs: Naloxone

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:55:00 EST

CDC works 24/7 protecting America’s health, safety and security. Whether disease start at home or abroad, are curable or preventable, chronic or acute, or from human activity or deliberate attack, CDC responds to America’s most pressing health threats. CDC is headquartered in Atlanta and has experts located throughout the United States and the world.

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Still Not Enough Naloxone Where It’s Most Needed

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:45:00 EST

The overdose-reversing drug naloxone saves lives – but only if it’s readily available when an overdose occurs.

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Wide Variation in Naloxone Prescribing

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:55:00 EST

From 2017 to 2018, the number of high-dose opioid prescriptions decreased and naloxone prescriptions increased. However, despite progress, only one naloxone prescription was dispensed for every 70 high-dose opioid prescriptions nationwide.

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CDC Remains Committed One Year into the Fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:45:00 EST

On August 1, 2018, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of Ebola. One year later, the outbreak continues in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, areas where there are outbreaks of violence, armed conflict, and other unprecedented problems that complicate public health response activities and increase the risk of disease spread both within DRC and to neighboring countries. As of July 30, 2019, a total of 2,698 cases, including 140 in healthcare workers, and 1,813 deaths have been reported.

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Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Pig Ear

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 14:25:00 EST

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CDC Investigation Updates: Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Backyard Poultry; Pig Ear Dog Treats

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 16:35:00 EST

CDC has posted updates regarding  two separate multistate Salmonella illness outbreaks, one linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks and one linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.

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CDC supports WHO declaration of “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” for Ebola outbreak in eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:45:00 EST

As cases of Ebola continue to increase in the eastern region of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and travel-associated cases have been reported in neighboring Uganda, CDC fully supports the decision by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” (PHEIC).

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CDC Food Safety Alert: E. coli. Outbreak Linked to Ground Bison

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:25:00 EST

A CDC announcement about a multistate outbreak of E. coli infections linked to ground bison produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc., has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/bison-07-19/index.html.

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CDC Final Investigation Notice: E. coli O26 outbreak linked to flour

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:15:00 EST

The final investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O26 infections linked to flour has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/flour-05-19/index.html.

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TRANSCRIPT of July 9, 2019, CDC Vital Signs: Nationwide Outbreak of Acute Flaccid Myelitis—United States, 2018

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:20:00 EST

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Most US adults favor lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:30:00 EST

Most US adults—including 8 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor requiring cigarette makers to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so that they are less addictive, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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CDC Lab Research Shows Two Treatments Effective Against DRC Ebola Strain

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:20:00 EST

New research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows two investigational Ebola treatments being used in the ongoing outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are effective in laboratory studies.

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CDC Telebriefing-New Vital Signs Report - CDC reports on largest acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) outbreak: doctors should recognize symptoms early and report all suspected cases

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:55:00 EST

In 2018, the third and largest outbreak of AFM occurred in the United States since CDC started surveillance in 2014, with 233 patients in 41 states. These outbreaks have so far followed a seasonal and biennial pattern, with increases in cases in late summer and early fall.

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CDC Urges Doctors to Rapidly Recognize and Report AFM Cases

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:50:00 EST

As the late summer/early fall “season” for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, CDC is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department.

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CDC Update for an Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Papayas Imported from Mexico

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 17:00:00 EST

A CDC update for an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to papayas imported from Mexico has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/uganda-06-19/index.html.

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:20:00 EST

A CDC food safety alert for an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to papayas imported from Mexico has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/uganda-06-19/index.html.

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CDC Press Release: Most Americans Have Never Had an HIV Test, New Data Show

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:05:00 EST

The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 – 64 years be screened at least once in their lifetime, yet less than 40% of people in the U.S. have ever been tested for HIV, according to a CDC report published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

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CDC Press Release: Outbreaks of diarrhea caused by summertime parasite increased from 2009 through 2017

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:50:00 EST

Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (Crypto) in the United States increased an average 13% each year from 2009-2017, according to a report published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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