Tag: CDC

Keep alcohol off the roads
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Research shows that almost 29 Americans die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes every day. Continue reading

By   /  December 22, 2017

Zika spotlight: Frequently asked questions
Information about Zika is plentiful, but can be hard to sift through. For that reason we've distilled it down to some key knowledge points. Continue reading

By   /  August 9, 2017

Zika spotlight: How to prevent the spread
With mosquito season in full swing, we spotlight Zika, educational insights add to preventive efforts to lessening the spread of the virus. Continue reading

By   /  July 28, 2017

Zika spotlight: Past, present, and future
Mosquito season is here and so is the Zika virus. Our spotlight takes look at how this virus went from a “mild” disease to a full blown epidemic. Continue reading

By   /  July 11, 2017

Fentanyl crisis continues
Fentanyl, a lethal opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, is compounding the ongoing prescription drug epidemic in the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  April 26, 2017

DUI rates in the U.S. hit new low
Federal data shows that the percentage of people driving under the influence of alcohol fell to a 13-year low in the United States. Continue reading

By   /  January 27, 2017

2016 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
In response to the alarming number of people misusing prescription drugs, the Drug Enforcement Agency began hosting the “Drug Take Back Day” in 2010. Continue reading

By   /  October 14, 2016

Ten most dangerous jobs in America
Can you guess the 10 most dangerous jobs in America? With a greater potential for risk, keeping these workplaces drug-free is critically important. Continue reading

By   /  September 8, 2016

Fentanyl in the news
The U.S. is experiencing a sharp increase in the abuse of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Continue reading

By   /  June 29, 2016

CDC proposes limitation on prescription opiates
The CDC has proposed new prescribing guidelines for doctors, urging them to try other pain relief methods before opting for opioids. Continue reading

By   /  March 16, 2016