Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Telework proves its worth, even in the planning stages of an emergency.

    November 12, 2009
  • Fewer schools are offering junk food to your kids. A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the availability of things like soda and candy dramatically dropped from 2006 to…

    October 12, 2009
  • How healthy is your state, your town, or even your neighborhood? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a new tool that will allow health professionals and the public to track environmental issues…

    July 09, 2009
  • CONNECT, a free software that unites private and public health organizations with the federal government, is proving to be a valuable tool in the world of health information technology. Several federal agencies like the DOD,…

    May 20, 2009
  • The Government Printing Office makes it possible to put H1N1 virus information literally into the hands of those who need it most.

    May 04, 2009
  • By Jane Norris FederalNewsRadio The Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization are tracking swine flu cases throughout the United States. But there are other updates coming in from social networking sites like…

    April 30, 2009
  • The World Health Organization has raised its pandemic threat awareness level to 5 out of 6 because of the swine flu. Officials have confirmed at least 93 cases in the United States, most of those…

    April 30, 2009
  • FederalNewsRadio has been telling you about how the swine flu outbreak has been affecting the federal government and federal employees. So, how are agencies like HHS and the CDC coordinating efforts when there is no…

    April 27, 2009
  • The federal government has declared a public health emergency as the number of identified cases of swine flu in the United States is rising. The Centers for Disease Control is preparing for a possible epedemic.…

    April 27, 2009
  • How do federal agencies work together to keep you safe when there’s a public health scare … like the recent peanut butter salmonella outbreak? Doctor Ali S. Kahn works for the Centers for Disease Control…

    February 13, 2009
  • BioSense was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention back in 2003. Late last year, the CDC started reworking and troubleshooting the program. The Government Accountability Office recently looked at whether or not…

    November 25, 2008
  • Flu season is just around the corner. What would happen if it became a pandemic flu? How would medical professionals keep track of the outbreak in other parts of the country? The answer is BioSense.…

    November 17, 2008
  • The House Committee on Science and Technology says management problems at the Centers for Disease Control are partly to blame for some risks faced by victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Congressman Brad Miller of…

    October 28, 2008
  • The House Committee on Science and Technology says management problems at the Centers for Disease Control are partly to blame for some risks faced by victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Congressman Brad Miller of…

    October 28, 2008

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