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    The Centers for Disease Control: Your Online Resource for Health Related Topics

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is a government agency charged with the task of protecting the health of our nation via health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

    The CDC accomplishes its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and the world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training.

    Students enrolled in health sciences, nursing, nutrition, public health, or health and wellness programs can find information related to health promotion and prevention through the CDC’s website.  Emergency management students can also find information with regards to emergency preparedness and response as it relates to bioterrorism or the impact of natural disasters on public health.

    Publications, tools, and health related information can be found on the CDC’s website, including information related to the following topics:

    • Diseases and Conditions
    • Healthy Living
    • Emergency Preparedness and Response
    • Injury Violence and Safety
    • Environmental Health
    • Workplace Safety and Health
    • Data and Statistics
    • Global Health

    For more information about the CDC and information related to public health, visit www.cdc.gov.

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