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...

New federal rules on produce safety aim to prevent major outbreaks of foodborne illnesses

...linked to produce in recent years. In 2006, E. coli in spinach was linked to several deaths, including a 2-year-old. The CDC later issued a report saying the cause may have been contaminated irrigation water. A 2011 outbreak of listeria linked to cantaloupes...

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...

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...

Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, has been blackmailed

Charlie Sheen says his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday's declaration that he's HIV-positive, he aims to become an inspiration to others.

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...

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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