- Firearm Deaths Grow, Disparities Widen May 10, 2022Firearms were involved in 79% of all homicides and 53% of all suicides in 2020.
- CDC Media Briefing — New <em>Vital Signs</em> Report Firearm deaths show historic increase What can be done to prevent firearm homicides and suicides? May 9, 2022Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a 35% increase in the firearm homicide rate, with the rate in 2020 reaching its highest level in over 25 years, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.
- CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Cause May 5, 2022Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the latest regarding the cases of acute hepatitis of unknown cause.
- CDC Recommendation for Masks and Travel May 3, 2022At this time, CDC recommends that everyone aged 2 and older – including passengers and workers – properly wear a well-fitting mask or respirator over the nose and mouth in indoor areas of public transportation (such as airplanes, trains, etc.) and transportation hubs (such as airports, stations, etc.).
- Proactive Statement: MMWR on children with acute hepatitis and adenovirus infection in Alabama April 29, 2022A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, “Acute Hepatitis and Adenovirus Infection Among Children — Alabama, October 2021–February 2022” provides additional clinical and epidemiologic information from an ongoing investigation involving children in Alabama with hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) of unknown cause.
- U.S. Case of Human Avian Influenza A(H5) Virus Reported April 28, 2022A person has tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus (H5 bird flu) in the U.S., as reported by Colorado and confirmed by CDC.
- CDC’s Annual Gathering of Disease Detectives Showcases Findings from the Front Lines of Public Health April 28, 2022CDC will hold its annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference May 2-5, 2022, via a virtual platform that is free and open to the public. This conference highlights CDC’s disease detectives’ outbreak investigations, innovative analyses, and unity in service.
- Transcript for CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19 April 28, 2022CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
- CDC Press Release: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy affect 1 in 7 hospital deliveries April 28, 2022The prevalence of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (HDP) among delivery hospitalizations increased from about 13% in 2017 to 16% in 2019, affecting at least 1 in 7 delivery hospitalizations during this period, according to a CDC report.
- CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19 April 26, 2022The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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