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  • Legionnaires' Disease
    Legionnaires' Disease

    Legionnaires' disease (LD) is a serious, and often deadly, lung infection (pneumonia). People usually get it by breathing in water droplets containing Legionella germs. People can also get it if contaminated water accidentally goes into the lungs while drinking. Many people being treated at health care facilities, including long-term care facilities and hospitals, have conditions that put them at greater risk of getting sick and dying from LD.

    6/6/2017 1:01:00 PM
  • Zika Virus
    Zika Virus

    Zika virus infection (Zika) during pregnancy can cause damage to the brain, microcephaly, and congenital Zika syndrome, a pattern of conditions in the baby that includes brain abnormalities, eye defects, hearing loss, and limb defects.

    4/4/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • Arthritis in America
    Arthritis in America

    Managing Symptoms with physical activity and education

    3/7/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • Native Americans with Diabetes
    Native Americans with Diabetes

    Native Americans (American Indians and Alaska Natives) have a greater chance of having diabetes than any other US racial group

    1/10/2017 1:30:00 PM
  • Legionnaires' Disease
    Legionnaires' Disease

    Use water management programs in buildings to prevent deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreaks

    6/7/2016 1:00:00 PM
  • ADHD in Young Children
    ADHD in Young Children

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a biological disorder that causes hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and attention problems. Parents do not cause ADHD, but parents can play a key role in treatment.

    5/3/2016 1:00:00 PM
  • Zika and Pregnancy
    Zika and Pregnancy

    Zika may spread through bites of two types of infected mosquitoes in some US states this spring and summer. Pregnant women should take steps to prevent mosquito bites, including covering up arms and legs and using insect repellent, which is safe to use during pregnancy.

    4/1/2016 1:00:00 PM
  • Adults with Disabilities
    Adults with Disabilities

    CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.

    5/6/2014 1:00:00 PM
  • Hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is a serious virus infection that over time can cause liver damage and even liver cancer. Early treatment can prevent this damage. Too many people with hepatitis C do not know they are infected, so they don't get the medical care they need.

    5/7/2013 1:00:00 PM
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  • Page last updated: July 1, 2015
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