cdc cdc  /ˈsi ˌdi ˈsi/


  • (n) a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)


  1. Great community works

    The CDC Association of Greater Cincinnati, an umbrella group for community development corporations, recognized individual efforts and projects of the past year at a June 13 luncheon:
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. High-Tech Solutions For Hospital Worker Hand Sanitation Issues

    redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hospitals are turning to technology in order to help make sure that doctors, nurses and other staff members remember to keep their hands clean while on the job, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Jim Salter with the Associated Press (AP), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) estimates that one out of ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC

    Title: U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC Category: Health News Created: 6/28/2013 10:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 29, 2013     Source:


  1. "CDC now has a blueprint for perfecting this report and presenting Congress and the American people with a clear picture of what our greatest public health risks are along the Great Lakes," said Stupak, a Michigan Democrat and chairman of a...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Bart Stupak Source: FOXNews

  2. "These data, which are based on new laboratory technology developed by CDC, provide the clearest picture to date of the US HIV epidemic, and unfortunately we are far from winning the battle against this preventable disease," said CDC Director...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Julie Gerberding Source: AFP

  3. "Like people, swine routinely get sick or contract influenza viruses. We currently are testing the Minnesota samples to determine if this is 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza," said Vilsack. "We are working in partnership with CDC as well as our...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Tom Vilsack Source: Xinhua

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