Posts tagged "CDC"

Oct. 28 news: CDC issue Ebola guidance, fetal alcohol syndrome rates, Google recognizes Dr. Salk

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

AJPH collaborates to republish CDC’s MMWR in Brief

AJPH's exciting new collaboration will keep public health practitioners informed with periodic MMWR in brief articles.

Oct. 8 news: Americans live longer, breast cancer, Ebola survivor gives blood

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.

Oct. 3 news: CDC funding, sugar-sweetened beverage tax, Calif. air improves

Check out today's public health news on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.
More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

More than half of Americans not getting flu shots

Less than 50 percent of Americans received flu vaccinations this past flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sept. 16 news: Troops to battle Ebola, pain medication overdoses, parents and whooping cough

Check out the latest in public health for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

Sept. 9 news: Rare respiratory virus, Harvard’s public health school, exercise and ADHD

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

Ebola: More than 1,500 deaths, needs ‘urgent response’

The Ebola outbreak has already claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people, infected more than 3,000 and is “likely to get worse.”
ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

ABC’s Besser lauds work of health communicators

Influenza claims the lives of thousands annually, but two flu-related deaths sparked particular concern among health officials in spring 2009.
In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

In public health, ‘our stories can save lives’

Paul Smith is not a public health expert. But he knows how to tell a story, and that’s why he was chosen to speak at the Eighth National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media this week in Atlanta.
Health leaders: Ebola not threat to US if stopped quickly

Health leaders: Ebola not threat to US if stopped quickly

The Ebola outbreak, which started in West Africa, has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read more about the Ebola's threat to the United States and how the outbreak can be addressed .
APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

APHA releases Ebola resource during global outbreak

The Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of APHA's forthcoming Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM), 20th Edition, is available online as a free download.