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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it had activated the agency's emergency operations center to help the current investigation into the cases of lung illnesses linked to..
Reuters - Published

What we still don't know about the effects of vaping

According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control, there have been 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung-related illnesses linked to e-cigarettes or vaping products and six..
CBS News - Published

Videos for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping [Video]'We're trying to help people' - says vape shop as NJ Gov. creates task force to combat vaping

'I don't know anybody that has died from vaping the right stuff,' says owner at iVape, as NJ expects to announce vaping restrictions within weeks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published

Make No Mistake, Vaping Can Hurt Your Lungs [Video]Make No Mistake, Vaping Can Hurt Your Lungs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported 450 cases of possible vaping-related lung illnesses. According to Business Insider, six people have died, but experts still can't explain..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

CDC Still Unsure What's Causing Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses [Video]CDC Still Unsure What's Causing Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses

Investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the country. According to Reuters, the health officials still have not ruled out any product on the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Parents speak out about the risks of vaping [Video]Parents speak out about the risks of vaping

Tim and Ruby Johnson are urging that all children be educated about the dangers of vaping after their daughter nearly died from vaping-associated pneumonia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

More Than 120 Cases Of Severe Lung Disease May Be Linked To Vaping [Video]More Than 120 Cases Of Severe Lung Disease May Be Linked To Vaping

15 states have identified over 120 cases of severe lung disease or pulmonary injury that may be linked to vaping. The US Centers for Disease Control it is investigating the trend among people who use..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

U.S. Facing Worst Measles Outbreak Since 1992 [Video]U.S. Facing Worst Measles Outbreak Since 1992

Federal health officials said Monday the United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week. According to Reuters, that raises the total number of cases for the year to 1,203 across 30 states...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

CDC Launches Investigation Into E-Cig Linked Illnesses [Video]CDC Launches Investigation Into E-Cig Linked Illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use. According to Reuters, the investigation began after such cases were reported..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

CDC: Making Naloxone OD Antidote Readily Available Is Helping--A Bit [Video]CDC: Making Naloxone OD Antidote Readily Available Is Helping--A Bit

Gizmodo reports many more people have access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone. Now, the CDC says that may have slightly reduced the number of opioid-related deaths. Between 2012 to 2018, the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

 

CDC revises down number of vaping-related illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state officials have been investigating an outbreak that began materializing in the Midwest in July
CBS News - Published

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition

U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case..
Reuters - Published

CDC urges halt to vaping as it probes possible links to deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking people to stop vaping, as it investigates a fifth death potentially linked to e-cigarettes. The number of cases of severe lung illness possibly..
CBS News - Published

CDC warns against vaping as it investigates at least 5 deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to stop vaping. The warning comes as the CDC is investigating at least five deaths across five states. Carter Evans reports.
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CDC warns consumers to stop smoking e-cigarettes after lung illnesses rise

The Centers for Disease Control is warning people to stop using e-cigarettes, after the number of possible cases of vaping-related lung illnesses has more than doubled in a month. Currently, there are..
CBS News - Published

Fourth death reported from lung illness possibly linked to vaping

A fourth person has died from a lung illness possibly linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating, though health officials have not linked the illness to any..
CBS News - Published

Hundreds more cases of lung disease linked to vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says it's investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses believed to be linked to vaping. CBS News' Dean Reynolds has the story of one..
CBS News - Published

Milwaukee urges residents to stop vaping immediately

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention​ said 193 people in 22 states have contracted severe respiratory illnesses after vaping
CBS News - Published

Milwaukee health officials urge residents to stop smoking e-cigarettes

Amid a nationwide spike in severe lung illnesses, Milwaukee's health department issued an alert telling people to stop using e-cigarettes immediately. There are 16 confirmed cases of chemical pneumonia..
CBS News - Published

Juul CEO: Breathing illness reports are "worrisome"

In a wide-ranging interview only on “CBS This Morning,” the CEO of Juul, the country's top-selling e-cigarette company is responding to the growing number of breathing-illness cases in people who..
CBS News - Published

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in..
Reuters - Published

CDC reports 153 possible cases of vaping-related illnesses, many involving THC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 153 possible cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping, and many are tied to THC.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Teen blames vaping for collapse of his lungs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced an investigation into 94 cases in which vaping could be to blame for severe lung injuries. Anna Werner talked with one young man who blames..
CBS News - Published

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states.
Reuters - Published

Lawmakers blast Juul over teen vaping "epidemic"

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 1 in 5 high school students and nearly 1 in 20 middle-schoolers vape. Now Congress is looking into the role the country's largest..
CBS News - Published

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria, mother says

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention said vibrio and necrotizing fasciitis are deadly
CBS News - Published

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows

The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.
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CDC confirms 1,044 measles cases so far this year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there have been 1,044 individual cases of measles across 28 states as of June 13. The majority of the cases have been part of an outbreak in the..
CBS News - Published

Study: Obesity rate falling for preschoolers who receive food aid

Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest data available — from 16% in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported
CBS News - Published

Measles cases surpass 1,000 in span of 6 months; medical experts worry about summer travel

The number of measles cases has exceeded 1,000, according to the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
USATODAY.com - Published

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help

While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
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U.S. reports 60 more measles cases from last week

The number of measles cases in the United States have increased by 60 from last week, bringing the total to 764, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.
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'Don’t wash your raw chicken': CDC says doing so can spread germs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says washing chicken can do more harm than good.
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Measles cases surges to more than 700

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that the number of measles cases in the nationwide outbreak has hit 704. The majority of these cases have been seen in children under the..
CBS News - Published

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers..
Reuters - Published

U.S. measles cases at highest since elimination in 2000: CDC

The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest incidence recorded since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control..
Reuters - Published

Feds issue new warning to doctors: Don't skimp too much on opioid pain pills

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said many physicians were guilty of a "misapplication" of 2016 opioid prescribing guidelines.
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71 additional measles cases confirmed as CDC warns record levels nearing

A total of 626 measles cases in 22 states have been confirmed since Jan. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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US flu season is now the longest in a decade

This flu season has been officially going for 21 weeks, according to reports collected through last week and released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Measles cases on the rise in U.S.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been 555 cases of measles in the U.S. this year. That's the second-highest total for any year since 2000, which is when the..
CBS News - Published

Ground beef likely cause of 6-state E. coli outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said no common supplier, distributor or brand of the meat has been identified
CBS News - Published

U.S. CDC says ground beef possible source of E.coli outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday preliminary information suggested ground beef could be responsible for a recent E.coli outbreak that has spread across six states.
Reuters - Published

Superbug fungus outbreak spreads worldwide

A drug-resistant superbug fungus has sickened nearly 600 people across the United States in recent years, including more than 300 patients in New York State, the Centers for Disease Control and..
CBS News - Published

CDC investigates E.coli outbreak in several states

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several other U.S. agencies are investigating an E.coli outbreak in five states, the CDC said https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o103-04-19/map.html..
Reuters - Published

Measles outbreak reported in 5 states as total cases in U.S. near all of 2018

The number of cases of measles this year in the U.S. is nearing the total for all of 2018, with six states reporting outbreaks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
USATODAY.com - Published

20 states report highest level of flu activity even as end of season approaches

With the end of flu season already in sight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is still going strong.
USATODAY.com - Published

Deaths From Drugs and Suicide Reach a Record in the U.S.

A look at an analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and what it means.
NYTimes.com - Published

US measles outbreak raises vaccination awareness

The Center for Disease Control says there have been more than 100 cases of the measles since the beginning of 2019, with more than half concentrated in Washington state. But health officials say the..
USATODAY.com - Published

Children are using an unhealthy amount of toothpaste, CDC warns

Nearly 40 percent of kids ages 3- to 6-years-old use more toothpaste than recommended, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found.
USATODAY.com - Published

Opioid deaths by state: CDC data predicts fatal overdoses

Using data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention comparing overdose deaths in 2017 to 2018, states and the District of Columbia are ranked by largest positive change between the two..
USATODAY.com - Published

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