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Take Care of Your Eyes When You Have Diabetes

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Healthy eyes matter while managing diabetes

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National Diabetes Month Newsletter

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Study shows all daily activity can prolong life

17 Nov 17:08 | U.S. News

That "to do" list of chores and errands could actually provide a variety of health benefits, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. read more »

Everyone can be a flu vaccine advocate!

17 Nov 13:04 | U.S. News

Now is the time to ensure that you & those around you are protected from flu. read more »

Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

17 Nov 12:56 | U.S. News

Just 1 in 10 adults meet the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, according to a new study.read more »

New MMWR Defining Moments Podcast: Dr. Kathy Shands revisits the 1980 Toxic Shock Syndrome outbreak

17 Nov 09:55 | U.S. News

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*New "MMWR" Defining Moments Podcast: Dr. Kathy Shands revisits the 1980 Toxic Shock Syndrome outbreak*

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MMWR Summary for November 17, 2017

16 Nov 13:34 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. 45

16 Nov 13:13 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. SS-23

16 Nov 13:04 | U.S. News

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Spanking linked to increase in children's behavior problems

16 Nov 12:57 | U.S. News

Children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative to children who have never been spanked, according to new findings.read more »

Serious health risks associated with energy drinks

15 Nov 12:29 | U.S. News

A new review of current scientific knowledge on energy drinks finds their advertised short-term benefits can be outweighed by serious health risks -- which include risk-seeking behavior, mental health problems, increased blood pressure, obesity and kidney damage.read more »

Sugary beverage consumption in US declining but remains high among certain groups

14 Nov 15:22 | U.S. News

Consumption of sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) fell for both children and adults between 2003 and 2014, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. But despite this positive trend, the researchers found, consumption remains high among adolescents and young adults.read more »

Diabetes At Work: Fact Sheets Available

14 Nov 14:05 | U.S. News

New Diabetes Fact Sheets Available in English and Spanish

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Register Today: Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Model Expansion Call

14 Nov 13:20 | U.S. News

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Are You Aware? Quick Facts About Kidney Disease

14 Nov 09:07 | U.S. News

tracking kidney disease in the US https://nccd.cdc.gov/CKD/default.aspx

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Alert - Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean

14 Nov 00:00 | U.S. News

Beginning on September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma crossed the Caribbean, followed on September 16 by Hurricane Maria. These storms caused severe damage in a number of countries and territories, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Turks and Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.read more »

Risks for blood clot in a vein may rise with increased TV viewing

13 Nov 17:03 | U.S. News

Risk of blood clots increases with the amount of time spent watching television, even if people get the recommended amount of physical activity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2017.read more »

Readout of First Lady Melania Trump's Visit to China

10 Nov 09:22 | U.S. News

Upon arriving in China, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participated in an arrival ceremony at the airport, followed by a welcome tea, a tour, and a couples dinner at the Forbidden City with President Xi and Madame Peng. On day two, the First Lady and her husband traveled to the Great Hall of the People to take part in an official welcome ceremony. After the ceremony, Mrs. Trump and Madame Peng toured Banchang Primary School to participate in a variety of classes, including Peking opera, astronomy, fashion and design, calligraphy, cooking, and Chinese architecture. The tour ended with a cultural performance by some of the school’s students. Mrs. Trump then participated in a U.S. Embassy meet-and-greet, and ended the day with a state dinner and cultural performance at the Great Hall of the People. On day three of her visit, Mrs. Trump visited the panda exhibit at the Beijing Zoo, then toured the Great Wall. read more »

President Donald J. Trump's Visit to China

10 Nov 09:18 | U.S. News

STRENGTHEN INTERNATIONAL RESOLVE TO DENUCLEARIZE NORTH KOREA: President Donald J. Trump strengthened international resolve to address the security challenges presented by North Korea. · President Trump and President Xi reaffirmed their commitment to achieving the goal of full, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and stated they will not accept the DPRK as a nuclear weapons state. · Both sides together affirmed a commitment to fully implement the DPRK U.N. Security Council resolutions to pressure DPRK to eliminate its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. PROMOTE A FREE AND OPEN INDO-PACIFIC REGION: President Trump advanced high-standard rules so the Indo-Pacific region can continue to develop and prosper. · The United States and China affirmed their commitment to strengthen bilateral cooperation on nuclear security, countering nuclear smuggling, and continuing supread more »

President Donald J. Trump's State Visit to China

10 Nov 09:15 | U.S. News

From November 8th through 10th, China hosted President Donald J. Trump on an official state visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Trump and President Xi had candid and in-depth conversations about United States-China relations, as well as international and regional issues of mutual concern. The two presidents affirmed that the United States-China relationship is shaped by shared interests and a common commitment to addressing global challenges. Both leaders committed to expand areas of cooperation and generate positive outcomes for the benefit of the citizens of both countries. They committed to directly and frankly address areas of differences, with the aim of solving or narrowing them. The two sides also discussed the progress of United States-China relations since the presidential meeting in Florida in April. During their April meeting, the two presidents set up the United States-China Comprehensive Dialogue with four pillars: thread more »

Flu & Older Adults

9 Nov 16:03 | U.S. News

Did you know? Adults ages 65 years & older account for more than half of flu related deaths. read more »

MMWR Vol. 66 / No. 44

9 Nov 13:10 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. SS-22

9 Nov 13:10 | U.S. News

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Study: Serving water with school lunches could prevent child, adult obesity

8 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Encouraging children to drink plain water with their school lunches could prevent more than half a million youths in the U.S. from becoming overweight or obese, and trim the medical costs and indirect societal costs associated with these problems by more than $13 billion, a new study suggests. read more »

CDC Press Release: Million Hearts® Recognizes the 2017 Hypertension Control Champions

7 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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CDC Press Release: Million Hearts® Recognizes the 2017 Hypertension Control Champions

7 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

November 7, 2017

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Press Releases: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Deliver Remarks at 2017 AAFSW Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad

6 Nov 2017 | US Politics and Govt

Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 6, 2017 Five winners will receive the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad (SOSA) at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Department of State. Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan will deliver remarks to congratulate the winners and highlight their exemplary service. SOSA awards recognize U.S. government employeesread more »

Get Your Flu Vaccine!

3 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Flu can be serious, especially to vulnerable people. read more »

MMWR Launches New Web Trends, Report Metrics, Opioid Page, Free CME, Social Media, & More

3 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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*"MMWR" Launches New Web Trends, Report Metrics, Opioid Page, Free CME, Social Media, & More*

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MMWR News Synopsis for November 2, 2017

2 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. SS-21

2 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. 43

2 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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Biosecurity Competition Winners Announced, New Infographics, Horror Films with Radiation Plot Points, and More

2 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

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APA Stress in America survey: US at 'lowest point we can remember'

1 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Nearly two-thirds of Americans (63 percent) say the future of the nation is a very or somewhat significant source of stress, slightly more than perennial stressors like money (62 percent) and work (61 percent), according to the American Psychological Association's report, Stress in America: The State of Our Nation.read more »

It’s National Diabetes Month. How is Your Diabetes Doing?

1 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Its National Diabetes Month. How is Your Diabetes Doing?

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Alert - Plague in Madagascar

1 Nov 2017 | U.S. News

Although bubonic plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, an unusual outbreak of plague pneumonia is occurring in widespread areas of Madagascar, including in heavily populated cities of Antananarivo (the capital city and its suburbs) and Toamasina.read more »

New study suggests 21 percent increase in childhood peanut allergy since 2010

30 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Parents often worry about peanut allergies because the reaction to peanuts can be very severe. New research suggests that peanut allergy in children has increased 21 percent since 2010, and that nearly 2.5 percent of U.S. children may have an allergy to peanuts.read more »

Dogs may protect against childhood eczema and asthma

29 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Two studies show there may be even more reason to love your dog. The first study shows babies born in a home with a dog during pregnancy receive protection from allergic eczema and a second study shows dogs may provide a protective effect against asthma.read more »

MMWR Vol. 66 / Early Release

27 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

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Alert - Plague in Madagascar

27 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Although bubonic plague occurs nearly every year in Madagascar, an unusual outbreak of plague pneumonia is occurring in widespread areas of Madagascar, including in heavily populated cities of Antananarivo (the capital city and its suburbs) and Toamasina.read more »

MMWR News Synopsis for October 26, 2017

26 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

*MMWR News Synopsis for October 26, 2017*

*Timeliness of Receipt of Early Childhood Vaccinations Among Children of Immigrants Minnesota, 2016*

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. 42

26 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

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MMWR Vol. 66 / No. SS-20

26 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (Oct. 22, 2017)

25 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Sailors, Marines and British soldiers offload equipment from a landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) during a beach onload operation in support of Bold Alligator 2017 (BA17). Improving Navy-Marine Corps amphibious core competencies along with coalition, NATO, allied and partner nations is a necessary investment in the current and future readiness of our forces. BA17 will take place Oct. 18-30, 2017, ashore along the eastern seaboard. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class K.A. DaCosta (Released) 171022-N-LA456-068read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 23, 2017)

25 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Majesta Hagemyer, assigned to Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 3, fills a syringe with influenza vaccine aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during Dawn Blitz 2017. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train and integrate Navy and Marine Corps units by providing a robust training environment where forces plan and execute an amphibious assault, engage in live-fire events, and establish expeditionary advanced bases in a land and maritime threat environment to improve naval amphibious core competencies. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean P. Gallagher (Released) 171023-N-FB203-011read more »

Prozac in ocean water a possible threat to sea life

23 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Oregon shore crabs exhibit risky behavior when they're exposed to the antidepressant Prozac, making it easier for predators to catch them, according to a new study from Portland State University (PSU).read more »

Defining Moments in MMWR History: CDC’s Response to Intentional Release of Anthrax -- 2001

23 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

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* Defining Moments in "MMWR" History: CDCs Response to Intentional Release of Anthrax -- 2001*

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“Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC” Returns for Second Season

23 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC Returns for Second Season

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3 million Americans carry loaded handguns daily: study

23 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded and on their person on a daily basis, and 9 million do so on a monthly basis, new research indicates.read more »

E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses

20 Oct 2017 | U.S. News

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease, according to new research.read more »

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