Pool chemical injuries led to an estimated 4,535 U.S. emergency department visits annually during 2008-2017, according to a report published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Although injuries from pool chemicals are preventable, the number of serious injuries from these chemicals has not changed much in the last 15 years. The thousands of…
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Presentations include a wide range of health threats in U.S. and internationally Press Release For Immediate Release: Monday, August 27, 2018Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for Global Healthexternal icon, Inc., are hosting the 2018 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID) today through Wednesday...
For Immediate Release: Monday, April 22, 2019Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 Almost half of all U.S. worksites offered some type of health promotion or wellness program in 2017, according to a new study published today in the American Journal of Health PromotionExternal. The findings of the report show that worksite health promotion continues to grow in America....
HIV prevention pill is not reaching most who could potentially benefit – especially African Americans and Latinos View High Resolution VersionIn 2015, there were approximately 1.1 million Americans who could potentially benefit from PrEP: 500,000 African Americans, 300,000 Latinos, and 300,000 whites. However, analysis of available data on PrEP prescriptions finds that 7,000 prescriptions were...