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Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

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Stop here for news about threatening diseases, traveler's health, immunizations, vaccines, bicycle safety, dog bites, food-borne illnesses, AIDS, STDs, and more. Learn various ways to avoid the flu this season, tips on caring for a child with the flu, and preventing the spread of influenza.

Growth Charts
Ever wonder where they get the information for growth charts at your pediatrician's office? Learn about the research that goes on behnd the scenes. www.cdc.gov/nchs

Hoaxes & Rumors
Check out the hoaxes and rumors section which debunks common myths and corrects common misinformation. www.cdc.gov/doc.do

Access valuable information on the following health and wellness topics:

Birth Defects
Disabilities
Diseases & Conditions
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Environmental Health
Genetics and Genomics
Health Promotion
Injury and Violence
Travelers' Health
Vaccines & Immunizations
Workplace Safety & Health

About the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people -- at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

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