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The CDC is the abbreviation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here is our latest coverage of CDC news, reports and health advisories.

CDC Issues Unprecedented Travel Warning Over Zika Virus in Miami
The CDC has issued an unprecedented travel warning over the Zika virus in Miami. (2016-08-02)

CDC Reports Some Progress in Fighting Food Poisoning
One in six Americans gets food poisoning every year. A new CDC report says some salmonella infections are down, but obscure pathogens are on the rise. (2015-05-15)

  • Cyclospora Outbreak Increases to 275 Cases in Nine States
    The Cyclospora outbreak has grown to 275 cases in nine states. (2013-07-24)

  • CDC Study Finds Leafy Greens Top Source of Food Poisoning
    A new CDC study has found that leafy greens are the top source of food poisoning. (2013-01-29)

  • U.S. Teen Birthrates Highest in Southern States
    Teen birthrates are dropping according to a new study from the CDC. (2012-04-20)

    Scientists Close in on Universal Flu Shot
    It's a yearly ritual: lining up for an annual flu shot. (2011-07-31)

  • Report: Swimmer's Ear Costs Half Billion in Annual Health Care Costs
    The CDC reports that swimmer's ear leads to about 2. (2011-05-21)

  • Lucky 13 Halloween Safety Guidelines From FDA, CPSC and CDC
    The FDA, CPSC and CDC have released the following "Lucky 13" guidelines for a safe Halloween. (2010-10-23)

  • Video: Is Being Overweight the New Normal?
    A new study says Americans are in denial about CDC findings that more than two-thirds of adults are clinically obese or overweight. (2010-09-14)

  • Beware of Restaurant Salsa and Guacamole
    The CDC has released new research that indicates that nearly 1 out of every 25 restaurant-associated foodborne outbreaks with identified food sources between 1998 and 2008 can be traced back to contaminated salsa or guacamole. (2010-07-12)

  • CDC to Toss Millions of Doses of H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine
    The Washiongton Post reports that 138 million doses of H1N1 swine flu vaccine appear likely to go unusued. (2010-04-01)

    H1N1 Swine Flu Virus Continues to Kill
    WedMD reports that the latest information about the H1N1 virus from the CDC is that it continues to kill and hospitalize people living in the United States. (2010-03-16)

    CDC: Swine Flu Killed as Many as 17,000 Americans, Including 1,800 Children
    Reuters reports that the H1N1 influenza virus killed as many as 17,000 Americans from April 2009 to January 16, 2010. (2010-02-12)

    AC/DC Music Powers Iron Man 2 Soundtrack
    AC/DC's music will be featured in Marvel Studios' Iron Man 2, thanks to a unique collaboration between Marvel Studios and Columbia Records. (2010-01-26)

  • Man With Tuberculosis Flies Despite Being on Do Not Board List
    CBS News is reporting that a passenger ill with tuberculosis was been detained after boarding a flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco. (2010-01-12)

  • CDC Reports Largest U.S. Mumps Outbreak in 3 Years
    The CDC is reporting thet largest U. (2009-11-14)

    U.S. Swine Flu Deaths Rise as Students Return to School and College
    There has also been a big increase in H1N1 swine flu cases as kids returned to schools and colleges. (2009-09-18)

  • Jean Charles de Castelbajac to Launch Diffusion Line
    Vogue reports that Jean Charles de Castelbajac is launching a diffusion line called JCDC. (2009-08-30)

  • CDC: Over 100 Hospitalized in U.S. With Swine Flu
    The CDC says there are now over 2,250 confirmed cases of H1N1 swine flu in the United States with 104 hospitalized cases. (2009-05-09)

  • Swine Flu: 279 Confirmed Cases in 36 States
    The latest news from the CDC on the outbreak of h1n1 or swine flu is that there are 279 cases in 36 states. (2009-05-04)