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Childhood Obesity Rates Declining, But The Numbers Are Still Too High
2013-08-08 05:21:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity rates amongst low-income preschoolers decreased in 19 US states and territories between 2008 and 2011, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released earlier this week. California, New York and Florida were among the states where the obesity rate decreased slightly over the three-year period, the CDC said. A total of 43 states and territories were analyzed for the study. Of those, 21 states...

2013-07-31 23:29:39

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, which uses the Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR), integrated VTrckS into their system last month with assistance from Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC). Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated the new decade by introducing a next-generation software tool that took vaccine ordering, tracking and management to the next level. With its Vaccine Tracking...

Stomach Bug Outbreak Affects More Than A Dozen US States
2013-07-31 06:40:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A stomach illness linked to the parasite Cyclospora has been on the rise in more than a dozen states across the US, with more than 370 reported cases since the end of June, according to a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Monday. The CDC was notified on June 28, 2013 of two laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa. Since that date, the CDC has been working with health officials from 15...

2013-07-18 23:00:20

Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Healthcare Georgia Foundation will fund an annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in honor of Marshall Kreuter and Martha Katz. “We are thrilled to receive support...

Unraveling The Largest Fungal Infection Outbreak Associated With Contaminated Steroid Injections
2013-06-26 13:06:04

Elsevier Health Sciences Findings suggest black mold targeting the base of the brain, reports The American Journal of Pathology Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describe pathologic findings from 40 case reports of fungal infection in patients who had been given contaminated epidural, paraspinal, or intra-articular (into joints) steroid injections and correlate these findings with clinical and laboratory data. The report, published in the September...


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