Weekly Update: Smallpox Vaccination, Emergency Preparedness Tools from AHRQ, Food Safety, Seasonal Influenza Vaccine...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Access the new frequently asked questions on who should receive the smallpox vaccine and what are the potential adverse...

Prevent Food Poisoning

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Protect yourself and your family from food poisoning. Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Risk Factors for Congenital Syphilis Transmitted from Mother to Infant — Suzhou, China, 2011–2014

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Summary What is already known about this topic? In China, the incidence of congenital syphilis increased nearly 26-fold from 2000 to...

Heart disease and stroke deaths hitting middle age adults in large numbers | CDC...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Press Release Embargoed Until: Thursday, September 6, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ETContact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 Despite being largely preventable, heart attacks, strokes,...

COVID-19 Guidance for Shared or Congregate Housing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The following guidance was created to help owners, administrators, or operators of shared (also called “congregate”) housing facilities –...

QuickStats: Percentage Distribution of Deaths Involving Injuries from Recreational and Nonrecreational Use of Watercraft,...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). During 2015--2017, there were 1,389 deaths involving injuries from recreational and nonrecreational use of watercraft (an average of 463...

Using Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Cancer Screening in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CONTEXT: The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) provides cancer screening to low-income, un-, and underinsured...

Weekly Update: Podcast, New Infection Control MMWR, Emergency Preparedness, Report from GAO on Pandemic...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This issue highlights the MMWR article, Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care...

Age-Associated Perceptions of Physical Activity Facilitators and Barriers Among Women in Rural Southernmost Illinois

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kristine Zimmermann, MPH; Leslie R. Carnahan, MPH; Nadine R. Peacock, PhD Suggested citation for this article: Zimmermann K, Carnahan LR,...

Helping Community Response

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Prevent opioid overdose deaths and related harms across the United States. Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control...

Upcoming COCA Call/Webinar: Record High US Measles Cases: Patient Vaccination, Clinical Assessment and Management...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In May 2014, the United States recorded the largest number of reported measles cases since 1994 and the number...

Transcript for VitalSigns Teleconference: Preventing 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes | CDC Online...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Press Briefing Transcript Tuesday, September 6, 2018 Please Note: This transcript is not edited and may contain errors. OPERATOR: Welcome and thank...

Brain Injury Awareness Month — March 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Brain Injury Awareness Month, observed each March, was established 3 decades ago to educate the public about the incidence...

Shared and Congregate Housing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Shared and Congregate Housing Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / 2019 Novel Coronavirus...

Notes from the Field: Hurricane Florence–Related Emergency Department Visits — North Carolina, 2018

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, as a Category 1 hurricane. Parts...

Weekly Update: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Food safety, Medical Product Saftey Alert, Seasonal Influenza

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This issue highlights the New Public Service Announcements for the Floods, Recommendations for the Selection and Use of Respirators...

Annual Medical Expenditure and Productivity Loss Among Colorectal, Female Breast, and Prostate Cancer Survivors...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). BACKGROUND: There are limited nationally representative estimates of the annual economic burden among survivors of the three most prevalent...

How and When to Have Your Cholesterol Checked | Features

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Getting your cholesterol levels checked is an important part of staying healthy. High cholesterol increases your risk for heart...

A Content Analysis of Vaping Advertisements on Twitter, November 2014

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Shaina J. Sowles, MPH; Melissa J. Krauss, MPH; Sarah Connolly; Patricia A. Cavazos-Rehg, PhD Suggested citation for this article: Sowles...

CDC guidance to travelers as influenza season nears | CDC Online Newsroom

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Media Statement For Immediate Release: Friday, September 7, 2018Contact: Media Relations,(404) 639-3286 Reports in the news media of airline passengers with influenza...

NEW: COCA Email Updates: June 2 – June 16, 2014

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Email Updates for June 16, 2014 Source of original article: Centers for Disease...

Communication Toolkit for Transportation Partners to Inform Road Travelers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Communication Toolkit for Transportation Partners to Inform Road Travelers Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Emergency Department Visits for Sports- and Recreation-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Children — United...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kelly Sarmiento, MPH1; Karen E. Thomas, MPH2; Jill Daugherty, PhD1; Dana Waltzman, PhD1; Juliet K. Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD1; Alexis B....

Weekly Update: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Medical Product Safety Alert, Food Safety, Infectious Disease,...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This issue highlights the information on the wildfires in Texas and Oklahoma, a FDA recall of ZOLL AED Plus...