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04/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Anyone can get food poisoning: 1 in 6 Americans get sick each year. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family. The 4 simple steps to food safety are CLEAN, SEPARATE, COOK, and CHILL. go.usa.gov/ctWdQ
Anyone can get food poisoning 1 in 6 Americans get sick each
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04/21/2017 at 22:46. Facebook
ALS continues to be more common in whites, males, and people between the ages of 60-69. If you missed this week’s CDC Public Health Grand Rounds on ALS, watch the video and earn free continuing education. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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National Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Registry -- Impact, Challenges, and Future Directions

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a rapidly progressive, fatal neurological disease caused by degeneration of mo...

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04/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
“I was able to share my expertise gained from working in a CDC laboratory to support this effort,” says CDC responder Panayotta Delinois. For three weeks in September 2016, Delinois worked in a Florida laboratory performing a job that is critical for CDC’s response to Zika. Delinois stepped in to make sure that standard operating procedures were clearly understood and followed. Read more about...
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04/21/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
About 1 out of 10 people may have a seizure in his or her lifetime. That means seizures are common, and one day you might need to help someone during or after a seizure. Would you know what to do? Get seizure smart with first aid tips from CDC. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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04/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Pandemic flu can happen at any time. Luckily, it isn’t hard to help protect yourself and those around you from infection. Learn more about what you can do to help keep your community healthy by reading our new guides about Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) and planning for pandemic flu at .
Pandemic flu can happen at any time Luckily it isnt hard to
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04/21/2017 . Facebook
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Join us in working to stop abuse and neglect before they start. We all benefit when all kids have safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. Help assure them in your community. Share & learn more: go.usa.gov/csxTu.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Join us in working to
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04/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Interested in public health laboratory science and leadership? CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship prepares early-career laboratory scientists to become future public health laboratory leaders. Apply now for the 2018 class. [ Cdc.gov Link ]
Interested in public health laboratory science and leadership CDCs Laboratory Le
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04/20/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Rotavirus vaccine is the best way you can protect your little one from rotavirus illness. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Rotavirus vaccine is the best way you can protect your little one
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04/20/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Parents, next week is National Infant Immunization Week! Learn why getting your little ones vaccinated on schedule is one of the most important ways you can protect their health. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Parents next week is National Infant Immunization Week Learn why getting your
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04/20/2017 . Facebook
Syphilis is on the rise among women, which has triggered a surge in the rate of cases among babies who were miscarried, stillborn, or born with syphilis (also known as congenital syphilis). To reverse these trends, we must get back to the basics of prevention! Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ].
Syphilis is on the rise among women which has triggered a surge
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04/19/2017 at 20:08. Facebook
CDC’s 2016 Photo Contest winners highlights photographs taken by CDC staff in the field saving lives and protecting people in the United States and around the world.
CDCs 2016 Photo Contest winners highlights photographs taken by CDC staff in
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CDC
04/19/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Measles is so contagious that if one person has it, 90% of the people around him or her will also become infected if they’re not immune. It can cause serious complications and death. Protect your child with measles vaccine, including before traveling abroad. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Measles is so contagious that if one person has it 90 of

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04/19/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
This National Minority Health Month is a great time to remember that a major goal of public health is to reduce health disparities. CDC has sponsored multiple initiatives that address health disparities with the goal of advancing health equity. You can learn more about these initiatives at [ Bit.ly Link ]. What’s being done in your community?
This National Minority Health Month is a great time to remember that
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CDC
CDC
04/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Do you know someone with a new baby? Cronobacter is a rare germ that can cause serious sickness in young babies. It can live in powdered baby formula, baby feeding items, and other places in the environment. Read more about Cronobacter: go.usa.gov/x9Sq4.
Do you know someone with a new baby Cronobacter is a rare
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04/18/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid-related overdose. Learn what CDC is doing to end the opioid epidemic in America. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Every day 91 Americans die from an opioidrelated overdose Learn what CDC

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04/18/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
ALS is a fatal neurological disease with nearly 80% of people dying within 2-5 years of diagnosis. Watch today’s CDC Grand Rounds session on the challenges and future of ALS live now!
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04/18/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Do you know someone affected by cancer? Certain types of cancer affect some groups of people more than others. Learn which groups are at a higher risk and how to lower your risk of getting cancer. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Do you know someone affected by cancer Certain types of cancer affect
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04/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Becky was diagnosed with ALS 5 years ago. 80% of the people who were diagnosed when she was are now gone. Watch the next session of CDC Public Health Grand Rounds live on Facebook today, at 1pm ET and learn more about ALS. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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CDC
04/17/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
ALS patient Becky talks about her diagnosis and the one word that has become a part of her ALS vocabulary. Join us for the next session of CDC Public Health Grand Rounds live on Facebook April 18, at 1pm ET. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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04/17/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
The National ALS Registry is linking interested persons with ALS (PALS) with researchers. PALS who register with the National ALS Registry may choose to receive notifications about ALS epidemiological studies and clinical trials for which they are eligible. Two studies about identification of ALS risk factors and the VA Biorepository Brain Bank ALS Study have begun. PALS who are enrolled in...
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The National ALS Registry is linking interested persons with ALS PALS with
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