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- Workings of the CDC. // Current Health 2;Apr85, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p14
Headquartered in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control evolved in 1942 from a previously existing agency. Since that time, new diseases and disease control problems have arisen. Today, 4,000 employees work on the identification, prevention andcontrol of infectious and chronic diseases, and...
- Our disease detectives: The CDC. Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Current Health 2;Sep96, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p27
Focuses on the important role played by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Promotion of health and quality of life; Management of emerging diseases; Search for patterns in unexplained deaths and illnesses; Management of a disease outbreak; Estimates on the...
- Cruise ship spas source of disease. // Contractor Magazine;Apr96, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p10
Reports that doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia confirmed that 32 cases of Legionnaires' disease resulted from interaction with whirlpool spas on a cruise ship. Route which the cruise ship traveled; How this information was confirmed.
- Expand outreach effort to inform blacks about AIDS risk in sex action. // Jet;1/30/89, Vol. 75 Issue 17, p17
Report on a new program to be launched by the Centers for Disease Control, aimed at blacks and other minorities.
- New center to open to address soaring black homicide rate. // Jet;7/20/92, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p39
Reports on a new center, The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, which is being established at the Centers for Disease Control to reduce accidents and violence. Comments by US Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Louis Sullivan; Goal of new center; Life expectancy, homicide...
- CDC funds four more state cancer programs. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun92, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p365
Announces that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have approved funds for four more states to develop comprehensive breast and cervical cancer screening and early detection programs, particularly for low-income, minority women. A total of $11 million was awarded to Maryland, Missouri,...
- Survey of graduates of the Epidemic Intelligence Service as an approach to enhancing ethnic... Thacker, Stephen B.; Mayberry, Robert M. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p718
Presents a survey conducted to improve the recruitment, training, and retention of epidemiologists in the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Program of the Centers for Disease Control. Minority graduates of the program and nonminority graduates were surveyed. Background; Methods; Results;...
- CDC Wonder puts demographic data on Web. // Health Management Technology;May1996, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p36
Reports on the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) offer of a general-purpose information and communications system, CDC Wonder, on a CDC World Wide Web site. Importance of this service to healthcare systems; How CDC Wonder came into being; Web address for CDC Wonder; Web users' acquisition of...
- HIV/AIDS resource service. // Association Management;Dec95, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p24
Reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has established a national resource service to meet the needs of organizations involved in developing workplace HIV/AIDS prevention and education programs. Contact information for Business and Labor Resource Service.