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CDC Media Advisory

CDC and Consumer Product Safety Commission Warn of Winter Home Heating Hazards

For Immediate Release: October 26, 2006
Contact: CDC National Center for Health Statistics
Office of Communication, (301) 458-4800


CDC and Consumer Product Safety Commission Warn of Winter Home Heating Hazards


Dr. Howard Frumkin, director, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry
Julie Vallese, director, information & public affairs, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Glenn Hourahan, vice president for research & technology, Air Conditioning Contractors of America


Thursday, October 26, 2006
12 p.m. ET
Brief remarks followed by Q/A.


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Building 19, enter via CDC Parkway

Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC by 11:30 a.m. Media must present photo ID for access.

Media who cannot attend in person can listen and ask questions by toll-free conference line. The briefing will begin promptly; media should dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.

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Passcode: CDC Media

Important Instructions:

If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. To withdraw your question, press *2. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.


Call Tony Masciantonio at Crawford Communications at 678-421-6604 to make arrangements for broadcast feed.


This briefing will also be audio webcast. To listen LIVE online:


A full transcript of this teleconference will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at



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