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Posts Tagged ‘Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’

ANA shapes recommendations for influenza vaccine and dosing for children

ANA shapes recommendations for influenza vaccine and dosing for children

Influenza season ended June 30, but it’s already time to prepare for the 2012-2013 season A concern for the 2012-2013 season is a false sense of security, since the 2011-2012 season was mild.  Nurses should continue to encourage vaccination for themselves, their [Read More]

Unintentional injury rates drop

Unintentional injury rates drop

Death rates from unintentional injuries among children and adolescents from birth to age 19 declined by nearly 30 percent from 2000 to 2009, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, more than 9,000 children [Read More]

Survey reveals growing national impact of asthma

Survey reveals growing national impact of asthma

An estimated 29.1 million adults (12.7 percent) have been diagnosed with asthma in their lifetimes, and 18.7 million (8.2 percent) still had asthma, according to 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report, Asthma’s Impact on the [Read More]

Too much bread, too much sodium

Too much bread, too much sodium

Nearly all Americans consume much more sodium than they should, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most of the sodium comes from common restaurant or grocery store items. A recent Vital Signs report finds that 10 types of foods [Read More]

Recommendations for latent TB

Recommendations for latent TB

Health care providers in the United States have a new way to treat latent tuberculosis infection, according to recently released recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The new recommendations, published Dec. 8, 2011, in CDC’s Morbidity [Read More]

Breast cancer screening

Breast cancer screening

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded a three-year, $900,000 grant to a University of Michigan (U-M) School of Nursing-led multidisciplinary team that will develop methods to increase cancer screening by young breast cancer survivors and their [Read More]

CDC now tracking antibiotic use in hospitals

CDC now tracking antibiotic use in hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals. Before now, CDC was [Read More]

Government gives $600 million to fund preparedness

Government gives $600 million to fund preparedness

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently awarded more than $613 million to strengthen all-hazards emergency preparedness in 50 states, four large metropolitan areas, and eight U.S. territories and Pacific Island-areas. The Centers for Disease Control [Read More]

Number of strokes decreasing somewhat

Number of strokes decreasing somewhat

Stroke is now the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, down from the third place ranking it has held for decades, according to preliminary 2008 death statistics released recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for [Read More]

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Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

Study, resources on OTC pain relievers

A national survey recently found that while nearly all consumers say they feel confident when choosing which [Read More]

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

New! Enhanced communications for ANA members in 2017

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to announce the launch of [Read More]

Supply and demand

Supply and demand

Health care professionals share information, strategies on drug shortages  It is deeply ingrained in RNs to focus [Read More]

ANA’s policy development process – for and by ANA members

Member involvement in the development of professional policies is critical. Your voice can and should be heard in the [Read More]

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Applauding the 2016 Foundation Scholars

Through the generosity of supporters during the last 61 years, the American Nurses Foundation has awarded more than $5 [Read More]

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