>>>GOOD MORNING. I’M BARBARA REYNOLDS. WE’LL BEGIN IN JUST ONE MINUTE. FOLLOWING A BRIEF VIDEO.>>>On any given day, about 1 in 25 hospital patients have an infection caused by their medical care. Almost half of these patients are 65 or older. There are 5 places where patients are most likely… Continue Reading CDC media briefing on healthcare-associated infections, March 26, 2014

>>Dr. Tim Uyeki: Hello, I’m Dr. Tim Uyeki with the CDC influenza division. This video is intended for general audiences as well as physicians and other healthcare providers. Today I’ll provide answers to several common questions patients have regarding the flu vaccine. I would like to begin with a question;… Continue Reading Answers to Common Questions about the Flu Vaccine

A heater-cooler unit is an important piece of equipment that is necessary for bypass operations. Those are operations that are related to coronary artery bypass or a new heart valve or even a liver transplant. The machine circulates cold water that keeps the heart cold during the operation so that… Continue Reading Important information for heart surgery patients

>>Dr. Alicia Fry: Hello, I’m Dr. Alicia Fry with the CDC influenza division. This video is intended for pregnant women and children as well as their healthcare providers. Today I’ll provide answers to several common questions about flu vaccines. I would like to begin with the question; should I get… Continue Reading Flu Vaccine Information for Pregnant Women and Children

– Cases of some Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) have now reached a collective all-time high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among them is syphilis, a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. It can live inside you for decades, progressing through multiple stages of infection. The… Continue Reading STDs at all-time-high: How did we get here? | Just the FAQs

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SPECIAL ANCHOR MARIA SHRIVER, IS HERE WITH THIS.>>WOW. NICE TO SEE YOU GUYS. ACCORDING TO THE CDC, ACROSS CITIES AND SUBURBS, MORE AND MORE PARENTS ARE USING MARIJUANA. ITS USE AMONG ADULTS IS UP NEARLY 50%. WE VISITED WITH ONE GROUP OF MOMS WHO SMOKE POT EVERY DAY. EVEN AT… Continue Reading ‘Marijuana Moms’ Claim Pot Makes Them Better Parents | TODAY