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2012-04-17 23:00:24

The death rate due to unintentional injuries decreased by nearly 30% in the past decade according to CDC Vital Signs Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012

CDC Report Highlights Decrease In Children’ Deaths By Unintentional Injury
2012-04-17 06:15:56

A new Vital Signs report from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that 9,000 children died due to unintentional injury in 2009.

70% Of US Smokers Want To Quit, CDC Study Claims
2011-11-14 06:10:36

Approximately one in five Americans are still active cigarette smokers, but nearly 70% of them want to quit, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report has discovered.

Mental Health Issues Affect Half Of America
2011-09-06 09:17:26

Nearly half of all Americans will suffer from some form of mental health problems at some point in their life.

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2010-06-17 06:30:00

More Americans may be exercising, but obesity rates have not changed, according to the latest data by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2009-05-27 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, CDC and Amgen today announced the launch of a three-year campaign to reduce infections among cancer patients.

2008-09-18 18:00:50

People believed to be contagious and non-adherent with orders against travel on U.S. commercial airlines can be placed on Do Not Board list, officials said.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.