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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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National Report: Michigan Ranks 41st In Protecting Kids From Tobacco

Michigan ranks 41st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released Wednesday by a coalition of public health organizations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

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CDC: 112 Million Annual Incidents Of People Drinking And Driving

Adults drank too much and got behind the wheel about 112 million times in 2010—that is almost 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving each day—according to a CDC Vital Signs study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

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CDC: Insufficient Sleep Associated With Health-risk Behaviors

Almost 70 percent of high school students are not getting the recommended hours of sleep on school nights, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011

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Survey: HPV Vaccine Rates Trail Other Teen Vaccines

Increases in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2011

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Parents, Drivers Can Ensure Kids’ Walk To School Stays Safe

With the start of the school year quickly approaching, physicians from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital are urging parents and drivers to do their part to keep kids safe as they walk to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2011

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CDC: 10 Illnesses In Michigan Linked To Ground Turkey

The federal government says 10 Michigan residents became ill from the same strain of salmonella, which has affected 76 people in 26 states since March.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2011

Childhood Obesity 09/17

Childhood obesity continues to be a concern with 17% of U.S. adolescents listed in that category. During a speech at Wayne State University today [9-17-10], Dr. William Dietz, Director of the Div. of Nutrition, Physical […]

09/17/2010

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