- Nearly 40 million children are dangerously susceptible to growing measles threat November 23, 2022In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 million children missed their second dose, a joint publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports.
- More than 3 Million Youth Reported Using a Tobacco Product in 2022 November 10, 2022A study released today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 3.08 million (11.3%) U.S. middle and high school students reported current (past 30-day) use of any tobacco product in 2022, which includes 2.51 million (16.5%) high school students and 530,000 (4.5%) […]
- Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain November 9, 2022Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain
- CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on Respiratory Disease Circulation Transcript November 4, 2022UAB and thank you all for joining us today to discuss what we are seeing with respiratory diseases and what people can do to prevent their spread.
- CDC Releases UPDATED Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain November 3, 2022The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing updated and expanded recommendations for clinicians providing pain care for adult outpatients with short- and long-term pain.
- Update on CDC Director and COVID-19 October 31, 2022CDC Director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky experienced mild symptoms from her recent COVID-19 infection, completed a course of Paxlovid, and, after a period of isolation, tested negative for the virus.
- Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer deaths continue downward trend; modest improvements in survival for pancreatic cancer October 27, 2022Overall cancer death rates continued to decline among men, women, children, and adolescents and young adults in every major racial and ethnic group in the United States from 2015 to 2019, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.
- CDC Director Tests Positive For COVID-19 October 22, 2022Last night, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tested positive for COVID-19. She is up to date with her vaccines. Dr. Walensky is experiencing mild symptoms.
- ACIP Immunization Schedule Vote October 20, 2022Today, CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended updates to the 2023 childhood and adult immunization schedules, which includes incorporating additional information for approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccines.
- CDC Allows Novavax Monovalent COVID-19 Boosters for Adults Ages 18 and Older October 19, 2022Today, CDC’s Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., signed a decision memo allowing Novavax monovalent COVID-19 boosters for adults.
The winter Olympics are in full swing. As captivating and inspiring as it may be, make sure you get some more movement than from your bed to the screen! #MondayMotivation #WinterOlympics2018
True friends are a blessing. Show them how much they mean to you with these beautiful greeting card ideas! #SendACardToAFriendDay
Stress is terrible for your mind and heart! Learn to de-stress, relax, and stay healthy and happy! #NationalHeartMonth
Tu B’Shvat is a celebration honoring the the trees and fruits of Israel, and at Friendship, we celebrated it in style! Our senior group made this “4 fruits bark” that tasted just as good as it looks! #TuBshvat
Art is beneficial for everyone. For people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia, therapeutic art programs stimulate their minds, while giving them a sense of accomplishment! #InspireYourHeartWithArtDay
Stay warm this brutal winter by adding sunshine into someone’s life with a simple compliment! #NationalComplimentDay
Anorexia symptoms in elders often go undetected. Unusual eating may be noticed, but it never occurs to family or friends that an eating disorder might be the problem, since these conditions are usually diagnosed in younger people. Recognize the signs! #HealthWeightWeek
Let’s not allow that New Year’s spirit to fade. What did you challenge yourself with for the new year and what is your plan to stick to it? #NewYearsResolutions
There are a lot of wonderful things about winter; the dryness it causes in your skin may not be one of them. Learn how to be able to fully enjoy the season, dry-skin free! #WinterSkinReliefDay