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Mind Your RisksSM and Act FAST to Prevent and Treat Strokes

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 1 pm ET

Brain scanEvery four minutes, an American dies from a stroke. Though we have come a long way in the prevention and treatment of stroke, it is still the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of adult disability. If a stroke occurs, knowing the signs and acting quickly can improve the chance of a full recovery.


In the News - Zika Virus

There’s a CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for That!

The first case of Zika virus has been reported in the continental U.S. Zika is a virus that’s carried by Aedes mosquitoes. Though there is a lot we don’t know about this virus, we do know that there is a link between Zika and birth defects. To learn more about how we can prevent mosquito-borne diseases like Zika, watch our Grand Rounds session, “Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Disease.”


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CDC Grand Rounds Upcoming Sessions

  • June 21, 2016: Filling the Environmental Health Information Gap Byte by Byte
  • July 19, 2016: Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Disease - Encore Presentation
  • August 16, 2016: Primary Prevention and Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
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