Latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Stories

2013-05-15 23:33:47

Study Author Dr. Keith Berndtson Establishes Need for Development of New Guidelines for Treating Persistent Infection Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 30,000-40,000 cases of Lyme disease officially recorded each year from 2008-2011 represent only 10% of actual incidences of the disease. “Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the country,” says Dr. Keith Berndtson of...

Prescription Drug Overdoses Continue To Rise
2013-02-21 09:57:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a research letter highlighting the increase in deaths related to drug overdoses. In that report, researchers also explain that 2010 was the 11th consecutive year where a rise in deaths was seen. The analysis by the CDC demonstrated that 38,329 people died due to a drug overdose in the United States in 2010. The continuous rise in deaths...

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