Posts tagged "CDC"
The Nation's Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

The Nation’s Health: Progress being made on hospital infections, but more work needed

Reducing health care-associated infections remains a challenge, as reported in the March 2015 issue of The Nation's Health newspaper.

Feb. 26 news: Flavored alcoholic beverages and teens, Indiana HIV outbreak, deadly bacteria

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
CDC discusses 'unequal' secondhand smoke risks in Facebook chat

CDC discusses ‘unequal’ secondhand smoke risks in Facebook chat

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.
‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of public health 2015’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

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

Jan. 29 news: Smog standards, lab cameras, polio-like illness

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.
Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles outbreak highlights record number of U.S. cases in 2014

Measles is back and making headlines thanks to a recent and growing outbreak linked to a popular theme park. Find out how this previously "eliminated" disease is making a comeback in the U.S. and how you can protect yourself and others from it.
Flu season intensifies across the US

Flu season intensifies across the US

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports U.S. flu activity is on the rise. Does your state have high or widespread flu activity? Get the latest updates here.
Top 10 stories for 2014 on Public Health Newswire

Top 10 stories for 2014 on Public Health Newswire

Read the top 10 public health news stories from 2014 on Public Health Newswire.
AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

AJPH study: New York ‘water jets’ increase student water consumption

According to new research from the American Journal of Public Health, 'water jets' are helping New York City students drink more water.
It’s not too late: Dec. 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week

It’s not too late: Dec. 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week

Dec. 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, an observance organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to highlight the importance of annual flu immunizations.

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.