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Dengue Fever Has Returned, and It’s Spreading Fast

December 27, 2012 - 11:53pm
#Dengue, aka “Breakbone Fever,” Is Back in the U.S.: http://t.co/Vzl0xKNb #publichealth In the autumn of 1885, people in Austin, Texas, began to feel sick. One after another, they developed a chill and then a soaring fever. They vomited and broke out in rashes. Their most distinctive symptom was agonizing pain behind their eyes and in the bones of their arms and... Link - Trackbacks

CDC year in review: Public health in 2012 - CBS News

December 27, 2012 - 10:43pm
CDC year in review -- a look at public health issues the CDC tackled in 2012 including outbreaks, chronic disease http://t.co/iQYs1hP3 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigated disease, outbreaks in 2012 and unveiled campaigns to prevent disease Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - Have diabetes? Get tips for safe travels

December 27, 2012 - 10:03pm
Don’t let your diabetes stop you from enjoying New Year’s celebrations. Plan ahead to manage your diabetes. http://t.co/7gcvsAhb Summer is here, and so is vacation season. If you have diabetes, make plans to manage your disease while traveling so you can stay healthy and enjoy your trip. Link - Trackbacks

#Flu activity in the U.S. is continuing to increase and further #increases are expected in the coming weeks.

December 27, 2012 - 7:52pm
#Flu activity in the U.S. is continuing to increase and further #increases are expected in the coming weeks. #Flu activity in the U.S. is continuing to increase and further #increases are expected in the coming weeks. Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - Finding Your Adult Vaccination Record

December 27, 2012 - 7:15pm
Got your adult vaccination record? You may need for new job or international travel. See tips on creating one. http://t.co/28sjSGlA An up-to-date vaccination record helps you and your doctors know if you’re protected against vaccine-preventable diseases. Can’t find your records? You’re not alone. The following tips can jumpstart your search! Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - 2013 Student Opportunities in Public Health

December 27, 2012 - 1:40am
Jump Start Your Future! - Learn about CDC Internship Opportunities and apply today! http://t.co/2Xr45GOe Whether you are looking for a summer internship or a year-long fellowship, these programs provide valuable exposure to a wide range of public health opportunities. Jump Start Your Future - Apply Today! Link - Trackbacks

13 ways CDC has been there for America and the world in 2012: http://t.co/cPMGc7mU.

December 22, 2012 - 12:55am
13 ways CDC has been there for America and the world in 2012: http://t.co/cPMGc7mU. 13 ways CDC has been there for America and the world in 2012: http://t.co/cPMGc7mU. Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - It's Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

December 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Planning to cook a Turkey this holiday season? Follow these tips to safely prepare, stuff, and cook your turkey. http://t.co/QFG6zWUF Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, be aware of safety issues when thawing, preparing, stuffing and cooking your turkey. Link - Trackbacks

CDC - Seasonal Influenza (Flu) - Flu and Children with Neurologic Conditions

December 21, 2012 - 10:53pm
Flu season is here. @CDCgov has a new webpage w/info to help protect children with neurologic conditions. http://t.co/WPvnAvVp CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Influenza Flu - A guide for parents to help protect children with neurologic conditions from influenza. Link - Trackbacks

Watch/RT Beatrice’s #CDCTips story as a reminder to avoid triggers & stay committed to being smoke-free this holiday: http://t.co/x5iBnLjC

December 21, 2012 - 8:31pm
Watch/RT Beatrice’s #CDCTips story as a reminder to avoid triggers & stay committed to being smoke-free this holiday: http://t.co/x5iBnLjC Watch/RT Beatrice’s #CDCTips story as a reminder to avoid triggers & stay committed to being smoke-free this holiday: http://t.co/x5iBnLjC Link - Trackbacks

CDC - STD Videos

December 21, 2012 - 7:00pm
Sex comes with risks; your doctor can help lower yours. Watch this new video at http://t.co/NINcG3nU Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Link - Trackbacks

CPSC Home Page | cpsc.gov

December 21, 2012 - 1:00am
Be sure to remove recalled toys & toy jewelry from children. Check out this site for product recalls. http://t.co/MopFZhYi Consumer Product Safety Commission: official Federal Agency website, including recalls, reports, alerts Link - Trackbacks

Faces of Public Health: Thomas Frieden

December 20, 2012 - 11:43pm
.@DrFriedenCDC talks to @RWJF_PubHealth about #publichealth successes in 2012, and what’s ahead for 2013: http://t.co/FYFxL59u As we end the year and head into 2013, NewPublicHealth spoke with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, about public health in 2012—and what’s ahead for 2013. Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - Document Your Family's Health History

December 20, 2012 - 10:53pm
If you are concerned about a disease running in your family, collect your family health history & talk to your doctor. http://t.co/3y24Q4fq Your family's health history could be important for determining your child's health risks. Learn more about how to document your family's health history and share it with your child's doctor. Link - Trackbacks

How The U.S. Stopped Malaria, One Cartoon At A Time : NPR

December 20, 2012 - 9:43pm
.@NPRnews covers CDC origins stopping #malaria in the US & how our labs work 24/7 to help researchers around the globe. http://t.co/VNVWMfMo With publicity campaigns, radio jingles and pinups, the government helped eliminate the parasitic disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is still fighting malaria at home and abroad. Link - Trackbacks

Lead Poisoning - Quick Guide to Healthy Living: healthfinder.gov - Live well. Learn how.

December 20, 2012 - 8:34pm
Effects of lead poisoning may never go away. Learn who is at risk: http://t.co/pP7FaYJP #healthyhome Most lead poisoning comes from homes built before 1978. Take measures to protect your family from this dangerous chemical. Link - Trackbacks

CDC Features - Holiday Food Safety During Pregnancy

December 20, 2012 - 7:14pm
Keep food safety in mind during the holiday season! Protect yourself and family by following these food safety tips.http://t.co/RTMJAE1O Holiday Food Safety During Pregnancy. Learn how to keep you and your unborn baby healthy this holiday season by being food safe. Link - Trackbacks

Smokefree.gov

December 20, 2012 - 7:12pm
Keep food safety in mind during the holiday season! Protect yourself and family by following these food safety tips. http://t.co/APN3h3gG Smokefree.gov can help you or someone you care about quit smoking. The information and professional assistance available on this Web site can help to support your needs as you quit smoking. Created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute. Link - Trackbacks

.@CDC_DrFenton Best wishes as you begin your new appointment. We are deeply grateful for your leadership over the past 7 years.

December 20, 2012 - 5:37pm
.@CDC_DrFenton Best wishes as you begin your new appointment. We are deeply grateful for your leadership over the past 7 years. .@CDC_DrFenton Best wishes as you begin your new appointment. We are deeply grateful for your leadership over the past 7 years. Link - Trackbacks

Our goal is to make every #CDCgrandrounds session informative & accessible. Please send comments or suggestions to grandrounds@cdc.gov.

December 20, 2012 - 2:16am
Our goal is to make every #CDCgrandrounds session informative & accessible. Please send comments or suggestions to grandrounds@cdc.gov. Our goal is to make every #CDCgrandrounds session informative & accessible. Please send comments or suggestions to grandrounds@cdc.gov. Link - Trackbacks