Doctors Say The Time For Flu Shots Is Now"If we put it off, we put it off, and we won't get vaccinated."
Officials: Mich.'s Vaccination Rates Are Dropping Doctors and public health officials are warning that immunization rates have dropped in Michigan and are urging parents to get their kids vaccinated.
Great Lakes Health Information Exchange Launches CDC Compliant Immunization Gateway -- First In MichiganThe Great Lakes Health Information Exchange has launched an immunization gateway, the first in Michigan to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's requirements for real-time electronic submissions and acknowledgements as mandated by the Michigan Care Improvement Registry.
Michigan Sees Big Rise In Middle-Aged SuicidesOfficials say Michigan was among states in which suicides within the age group increased significantly.
MarketLab Launches New Guide For Infection Control As Flu Grips U.S.Caledonia-based MarketLab says to prevent infection, SCOPE -- Shield, Clean, Organize, Prevent and Eliminate.
CDC: Teen Drinking And Driving Down 54% Since 1991The percentage of teens in high school who drove when they had been drinking alcohol decreased by 54 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to a Vital Signs study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Your Child's Development MilestonesIf, by the time your baby reaches 8-to-10 weeks of age, he or she has not yet begun to react to loud noises, smile at you and others, follow movement, try to suck his or her fingers or push up when laying on his or her stomach – it’s recommended that you mention it to your physician.
CDC: Child Abuse, Neglect Cost United States $124 BillionThe total lifetime estimated financial costs associated with just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment is approximately $124 billion, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
WSU Researcher's Project Aims To Boost HIV Testing Among African-AmericansA grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, administered by the Michigan Department of Community Health, is helping a Wayne State University researcher's effort to promote HIV testing among African-Americans.
CDC: Binge Drinking A Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought More than 38 million U.S. adults binge drink an average of four times a month and the most drinks they consume on average is eight, according to a new Vital Signs report form the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC: Teen Birth Rate Hit Record Low In 2010 The birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15–19 years hit a record low in 2010, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Now Tracking Antibiotic Use In Hospitals The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.