Most in US have higher 'heart age,' CDC says

...or more older than their real age, the CDC said in its monthly Vital Signs report...risk of a heart attack or stroke," said CDC Director Thomas Frieden. "But it's also...from heart disease and strokes and the CDC is on a five-year campaign to reduce those...

University Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center. In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors that put them at greater risk of heart disease, the CDC took a first-ever national look at "heart age." Nurses and nurses' aides are among the most likely to get injured on the...

Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...referrals. In an effort to get Americans to focus on preventable risk factors that put them at greater risk of heart disease, the CDC took a first-ever national look at "heart age." After his first health system board meeting, CEO and GRU President Brooks...

Richmond County elementary schools have most weapons incidents

...community involvement to be effective.Corinne Ferdon, the CDC's deputy associate director for science in its violence prevention...school gradually decreased over the past decade. According to the CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 14.9 percent of Georgia...

Dating book says women aren't at fault

...contribute to a rise in hookup culture?A: Where you can really see it is when you look at teen sexuality. If you look at CDC data on teen sexuality, teenagers these days, despite being bombarded with videos and movies and TV that all promote freewheeling...

Ga. teen rests after plague scare

...patient is coughing. Even then, human-to-human transmission is rare and typically requires direct and close contact with the person with pneumonic plague.The CDC reports that the United States has about seven cases of plague annually.

CDC warns of increase in C. diff and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria

...public health in tracking and preventing outbreaks, CDC Director Thomas Frieden said.CDC is asking Congress for $264 million to help implement...of preventing infections and outbreaks, he said. CDC estimated that coordinated care and better antibiotic...

More getting HPV shots in Georgia and US, but CDC says not enough

...Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC."I am frustrated that in 2014 four out...was due to a $443,000 grant from the CDC to work on increasing HPV vaccination rates...While encouraged by the progress, the CDC is urging clinicians to do more."Instead...

Test shows Ga. patient has plague

...has the disease. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testing results have not...symptoms for a few days.The CDC is also investigating the...countries like the U.S.The CDC reports that the United States...annually.In addition to the CDC, the Georgia Department...

CDC sees promise, concern in Ebola fight

...continues to concern officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with progress in one country and...particularly the capital of Guinea, CDC Director Tom Frieden said Monday...responders to the affected areas. The CDC has 170 workers in each of the affected...