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CDC’s top ten : five for 2013, five for 2014
  • Published Date:
    December 16, 2013
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.). Office of the Associate Director for Communication.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    CDC’s top priority is improving health security at home and around the world. We made important gains in 2013.

    More than 100,000 smokers quit for life because of Tips from Former Smokers.

    Advanced Molecular Detection helped to quickly define and stop an outbreak of listeriosis.

    The National Healthcare Safety Network helped more than 12,000 healthcare facilities reduce infections.

    One million babies were born HIV-free over the past 10 years.

    New resources are available to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.



    These are all things to be proud of, but there’s always more work to do. Here are five areas we’re concentrating on for 2014.

    More than 100,000 smokers quit for life because of Tips from Former Smokers.

    Advanced Molecular Detection helped to quickly define and stop an outbreak of listeriosis.

    The National Healthcare Safety Network helped more than 12,000 healthcare facilities reduce infections.

    One million babies were born HIV-free over the past 10 years.

    New resources are available to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

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