Children and Adolescents with Anxiety Disorders
What are anxiety disorders? Children and adolescents with anxiety disorders typically experience intense fear, worry, or uneasiness that can last for long periods of time and significantly affect their lives. If not treated early, anxiety disorders can lead to: * Repeated school... CDC Updates Evaluation Guidelines for Disease and Injury Tracking Systems
CDC Press Release The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today the release of an updated version of the much-requested Guidelines for Evaluating Public Health Surveillance Systems, which was originally published in 1988. Since that time, rapid change in the information technology... Task Force on Community Preventive Services Releases Oral Health Recommendations
CDC Press Release An oral health report issued in July by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services strongly recommends school-based dental sealant programs and community water fluoridation to prevent tooth decay, particularly among low-income families, families without private dental care,... New Report Highlights U.S. Medical Costs of Injuries
CDC Press Release Injuries cost the United States an estimated $117 billion in medical expenses each year suggests a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This estimate represents approximately ten percent of total medical spending and is similar in...
Are You Adopting an Infant at Risk for Future Diabetes?
April 5, 2008, 7:38 pm
Which infants have the highest risk of developing diabetes as they mature? Asians, Native Hawaiians, blacks, Hispanics, and other Pacific Islanders, have significantly higher risks of developing diabetes than whites do. Non-Hispanic whites have nearly an 8.7 percent chance of developing... Meningococcal Disease Travel Warning
February 24, 2009, 1:37 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (One of my favorite web sites, I might add!) issued a warning last Friday (February 20, 2009) on Meningococcal Disease and travel to Africa. I will briefly review their suggestions but highly encourage you to read the entire warning if you are... School Based Health Centers Diagnosing Teenagers
April 3, 2008, 7:14 pm
Living here in rural America I was a bit surprised to learn that currently, about 18,000 U.S. schools have health centers inside their walls. These health centers provide confidential physical and mental health services to students who want them in junior high and high schools. Most of these...
Centers for Disease Control | A*cute
22 Jul 2011. Staying Cool During a Heat Wave. Posted in Uncategorized by acuteconsulting. by Sherria. Many of my friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter sounded off about the heat wave. Some people saw it as an opportunity to make jokes, some were disturbed, and some were just plain pissed off.
Initial Stages Of Shingles
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