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Current Healthcare ArticlesLarge majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles - May 16, 2013 - Press Release
Four out of five U.S. adults report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their homes and three out of four report having voluntary smoke-free rules in their vehicles, according to a study published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, a publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.CDC to issue first comprehensive report on children’s mental health in the United States - May 16, 2013 - Digital Press Kit
Up to 1 in 5 children in the U.S. have a mental disorder and estimates are increasing. Children’s mental disorders are associated with poor school and health outcomes, and greater demands on the health, education, and juvenile justice and welfare systems. The MMWR Weekly Report Supplement titled, "Mental Health Surveillance Among Children in the United States - 2005-2011," describes estimates of the number of children aged 3-17 years living in the United States with specific mental disorders, using information from different data sources collected in 2005-2011.CDC to issue first comprehensive report on children's mental health in the United States - May 16, 2013 - Media Advisory
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will issue a report today, "Mental Health Surveillance Among Children in the United States - 2005-2011," appearing as a supplement of CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. This is the first CDC report to track the number of U.S. children age 3-17 years who have specific mental disorders or indicators of mental healthCDC study finds fecal contamination in pools - May 16, 2013 - Press Release
A study of public pools done during last summer’s swim season found that feces are frequently introduced into pool water by swimmers. Through the study, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers found germs in samples of pool filter water collected from public pools.Following CDC Protocols Cuts Dialysis Bloodstream Infections in Half - May 13, 2013 - Press Release
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released results of its Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative showing a 32 percent decrease in overall bloodstream infections and a 54 percent decrease in vascular access-related bloodstream infections after CDC prevention guidelines were used. Vascular access-related bloodstream infections are those related to devices used to access the bloodstream for hemodialysis.