Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. For more than 70 years, we’ve put science into action to help children stay healthy so they can grow and learn; to help families, businesses, and communities fight disease and stay strong; and to protect the public’s health.

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Travelers' Health CDC

(8 days ago) WebOfficial U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC Travelers’ Health Branch provides updated travel information, notices, and vaccine requirements to inform international travelers and provide guidance to the clinicians who serve them.

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About Mental Health

(8 days ago) WebWhat is mental health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. 1 Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Although the terms are …

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Women's Health CDC Women's Health

(5 days ago) WebJournal of Women's Health: Report from the CDC. Addressing Racial Disparities in Pregnancy-Related Deaths: An Analysis of Maternal Mortality-Related Federal Legislation, 2017–2021. Surveillance …

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Oral Health Basics

(8 days ago) WebOral health affects our ability to eat, speak, smile, and show emotions. Oral health also affects a person’s self-esteem, school performance, and attendance at work or school. Oral diseases—which range from cavities and gum disease to oral cancer—cause pain and disability for millions of Americans and cost taxpayers billions of dollars

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Healthy Schools CDC

(4 days ago) WebThe Virtual Healthy School (VHS) shows the WSCC model in action. Learn ways to implement the model in your school. The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model is CDC’s …

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Climate Effects on Health CDC

(6 days ago) WebClimate Effects on Health. Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, influences human health and disease in numerous ways. Some existing health threats will intensify and new …

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Global Health Equity

(9 days ago) WebVision. CDC’s vision for global health equity is a world in which everyone can achieve the highest attainable level of health, and no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or any other socially, economically, demographically, or geographically defined circumstance or physical condition.

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Healthier Together: Highlighting 40 years of U.S. and China Public

(1 days ago) WebThe “We Were There” series features personal perspectives from CDC researchers on past and present historically important, CDC-led epidemiologic and laboratory investigations.. This special presentation will celebrate 40 years of public health collaborations between the U.S. and China and will highlight the success of three key …

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Racism and Health Minority Health CDC

(4 days ago) WebRacism is a Serious Threat to the Public’s Health. Racism is a system —consisting of structures, policies, practices, and norms—that assigns value and determines opportunity based on the way people look or the color of their skin. This results in conditions that unfairly advantage some and disadvantage others throughout society. …

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What Is Health Literacy

(1 days ago) WebThese definitions are a change from the health literacy definition used in Healthy People 2010 and Healthy People 2020: “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.”. The new definitions: Emphasize people’s ability

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Strengthening Cholera Response Efforts in Malawi CDC

(6 days ago) WebPhoto: Andrea Martinsen/CDC. Malawi is experiencing the deadliest cholera outbreak in the country’s history with over 50,000 cases and 1,500 deaths since March 2022. Cholera is an acute diarrheal illness caused by drinking water or eating food contaminated with cholera bacteria. With the ongoing rainy season, the resulting wide …

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What is Health Equity

(Just Now) WebHealth equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Achieving this requires ongoing societal efforts to: Address historical and contemporary injustices; Overcome economic, social, and other obstacles to health and health care; and. Eliminate preventable health disparities. [1,2]

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Social Determinants of Health at CDC About CDC

(1 days ago) WebSDOH are one of three priority areas for Healthy People 2030, along with health equity and health literacy.Healthy People 2030 sets data-driven national objectives in five key areas of SDOH: healthcare access and quality, education access and quality, social and community context, economic stability, and neighborhood and built …

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One Health Basics One Health CDC

(7 days ago) WebOne Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary approach — working at the local, regional, national, and global levels — with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection …

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The National Cardiovascular Health Program CDC-RFA-DP-23 …

(3 days ago) Webimprove health and wellness, health care quality, and identify individuals at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with a focus on hypertension and high cholesterol. 1A. Advance the adoption and use of electronic health records (EHR) or health information technology (HIT). 1B. Promote the use of standardized processes or

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Conflict-related violence and mental health among self-settled

(4 days ago) WebLinks with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented …

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Mental Health DASH CDC

(6 days ago) WebAdolescent Mental Health Continues to Worsen. CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011-2021 [PDF – 10 MB] highlights concerning trends about the mental health of U.S. high school students. In 2021, more than 4 in 10 (42%) students felt persistently sad or hopeless and nearly one-third (29%) experienced poor

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CDC Public Health Crisis Cooperative Agreement Mpox …

(9 days ago) WebCDC Public Health Crisis Cooperative Agreement Mpox Funding February 2023 Jurisdiction Base Funding . Population Based Funding Total Funding ; Alabama $150,000 $373,695 $523,695 Arizona $0 $725,760 $725,760 California $0 $3,093,475 $3,093,475

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Dental and MGUS Coverage Updates

(Just Now) WebA health evaluation must show the potential existence of MGUS or there must be symptoms of a plasma cell neoplasm. A plasma cell neoplasm is a disease where there are abnormal changes with plasma cells. Routine screening of all members for MGUS is not medically necessary and will not be covered by the WTC Health Program.

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