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2014-10-21 16:25:28

Ebola strategies offered to families of company workers might work elsewhere ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovative measures have limited the spread of Ebola in a part of Liberia where Firestone Liberia Inc. had established an effective health care infrastructure, according to a report issued today in the October 21 early release issue of CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Similar measures may be helpful in slowing the Ebola epidemic in other parts of...

2014-10-21 08:33:39

The National Blood Clot Alliance will continue its long-standing collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as it has been awarded another five-year CDC Cooperative Agreement to raise public awareness about blood clots. ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Blood Clot Alliance today announced that it has been awarded funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement an education and awareness program...

2014-10-01 12:31:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emails released by freedom-of-information requests reveal a too-close relationship among members of the Centers for Disease Control's Oral Health Division (CDC), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Pew Foundation. It appears they protect fluoridation while dismissing, insulting and marginalizing those who raise valid health concerns, reports New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc (NYSCOF). Attorney Paul...

2014-09-09 16:25:48

More than 40 percent of sodium comes from 10 common types of food ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Using data from CDC's 2009-2010 National...

2014-09-08 12:28:59

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new state awardees for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). CDC's $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths. "More than 55,000 Americans died because of homicide or suicide in 2011. That's an average of more than six people dying a violent death every hour," said Daniel M....

2014-08-14 23:08:08

Chicago colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“CDC”) announced that global telecommunications provider Level 3 Communications has extended its fiber-optic network into CDC’s 603 Discovery Dr. data center in Chicago’s western suburbs. West Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Chicago colocation solutions provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation dba Continuum Data Centers (“CDC”) announced that global telecommunications...

2014-06-24 23:06:38

New technology supports HIV-1 drug resistance surveillance in resource-limited countries. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, has licensed technology from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to bring a rapid and cost-effective PCR-based method of monitoring HIV drug resistance to resource-limited countries. The ATCC® HIV-1 Drug Resistance...

2014-06-24 08:25:18

Campaign returns with new participants who suffered tobacco harms ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign. Beginning July 7, these ads will run nationwide for nine weeks on television, radio, and billboards, online, and in theaters, magazines, and newspapers. The launch of these ads comes as CDC is also releasing new data on how many U.S. adults use some...

CDC Workers Exposed To Anthrax
2014-06-21 07:51:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of those government agencies that is almost universally regarded as entirely competent and worthy of having the complete trust of the American public. This stellar reputation may, in fact, be wholly unwarranted. It was reported Thursday that as many as 86 government scientists, researchers and employees were exposed to the potentially lethal live form of the bacterium...

2014-06-04 23:07:10

The urgent care provider hopes to protect South Floridians from the record number of measles cases predicted for 2014. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care provider, MD Now Urgent Care, has stocked up on the measles vaccine after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an urgent warning predicting a record number of cases for 2014. MD Now will offer the vaccine to both adults and children at all its locations in Palm Beach, Broward, and...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin