Today on World Rabies Day — an observance organized by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control — health organizations worldwide will call attention to preventing the onset of rabies for the 2 billion people at risk.
Seventy years ago, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, made history when it added fluoride to its community water system to prevent tooth decay.
Public health communication is changing, CDC Associate Director for Communication Katherine Lyon Daniel told Public Health Newswire.
Public health may be a “dirty word” to people not in the public health community.
As the MERS outbreak continues CDC released updated guidelines and information for health professionals on Thursday.
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“It doesn’t have to do with how many mosquito bites you have,” Marc Fischer of the CDC said Tuesday of mosquito-borne illnesses such as dengue and chikungunya. “You get bitten, get an infection and it all has to do with how your body responds.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 “Tips from Former Smokers” ad campaign launched today, once again sharing powerful stories to inspire more Americans to quit smoking for good.
Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.
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One in four nonsmokers, or 58 million Americans, is exposed to secondhand smoke. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted a Facebook chat on its "unequal" dangers, led by Brian King, senior scientific advisor for epidemiology in CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health.
In his third annual “state of public health” address for Public Health Newswire, CDC Director Tom Frieden tackles a smorgasbord of pressing health issues. Photo courtesy CDC/ Kathryn Foti