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...

CDC: Big food illness outbreaks deadly but rare

...percentage of all cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.Locally...on foodborne illness, the CDC said it was still investigating...in light of the outbreak, CDC Director Thomas Frieden said...of deaths, Frieden said. CDC "disease detectives" are...

CDC reports more health care workers getting flu shots

...recommended vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.An expert...Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC reported that overall the...shot is pregnant women, the CDC found. Only 50.3 percent...people," he said.The CDC found that those younger...

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...Doug Stutsman By Doug Stutsman By Walter C. Jones By Glynn Moore A new Vital Signs report released Tuesday by the CDC found that nearly seven in 10 middle- and high school students reported seeing advertising for e-cigarettes, most often...

CDC: Half of flu strains don't match shot

...year's flu shot, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Still, getting the...complications from flu, he said.In a CDC Health Advisory issued Wednesday and...protection against drifted viruses," the CDC noted in its advisory.Doctors should...

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...

President tours CDC headquarters

...President Bush visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Thursday...the president toured the CDC's 15-acre headquarters...Cleland, D-Ga. "The CDC, budgetarily, has been...urged Mr. Bush to visit the CDC with them and see why a massive...

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CDC officials hope visitors center will draw a crowd

...replica of a working laboratory will make the CDC an Atlanta tourist destination. Officials...director of the Global Health Odyssey and the CDC Visitor and Education Center, told The...Atlanta-Journal Constitution for a Wednesday story. CDC officials believe the new visitors center...

CDC provides smallpox vaccinations to some workers

ATLANTA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has vaccinated some of its...spokesman said. While the CDC has no evidence that anyone...suspected case of smallpox," CDC spokesman Tom Skinner said...Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, the CDC director. Last week, the...

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'Disease detective' to head CDC

...disease detective" for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was named director of the...1994 after 22 years at the CDC. His appointment was announced...Secretary Donna Shalala. The CDC investigates outbreaks of...Koplan told about 500 CDC employees. Koplan, who...

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