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About Vital Signs

CDC launched a program called CDC Vital Signs, which includes an MMWR Early Release, a fact sheet and website, a media release, and a series of announcements via social media tools.

Vital Signs will be released the first Tuesday of every month. Issues include colorectal and breast cancer screening, obesity, alcohol and tobacco use, HIV testing, seat belt use, cardiovascular disease, teen pregnancy and healthcare-associated infections, asthma, and foodborne disease.

 

CDC Vital Signs

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Opioid Painkiller Prescribing

Learn Vital Information about Opioid Painkiller Prescribing. Learn more.

General Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Norovirus

Norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food are very common.  Talk to your patients about using safe food practices in the home.

Adults with Disabilities

Learn Vital Information about Progress on Physical Activity Among Adults with Disabilities.

Teen Pregnancy

Learn Vital Information about Progress on Teen Pregnancy.

Child Passenger Safety

Learn Vital Information about Progress on Child Passenger Safety.

Alcohol Screening and Counseling

Learn Vital Information about Alcohol Screening and Counseling. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

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General Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Your chances of dying early from heart disease and stroke depend on many factors. Find out what they are.

Your chances of dying early from heart disease and stroke depend on many factors. Find out what they are.

Heart disease and stroke kill nearly 800,000 Americans each year--but they don't have to. Find out why.

Heart disease and stroke kill nearly 800,000 Americans each year--but they don't have to. Find out why.

Black men have the highest risk of dying from preventable heart disease and stroke. Find out more.

Black men have the highest risk of dying from preventable heart disease and stroke. Find out more.

Do you know the ABCs of Heart Health? Aspirin when appropriate Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, Smoking cessation Find out more.

Do you know the ABCs of Heart Health? Aspirin when appropriate Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, Smoking cessation Find out more.

Listeria food poisoning

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on deadly Listeria food poisoning.

At least 90% of people who get Listeria food poisoning are in highly vulnerable groups. Learn more.


Hepatitis C (English and Spanish)

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information about Hepatitis C.

Baby Boomers are 5x more likely to be infected with hepatitis C.

Baby Boomers are 5x more likely to be infected with hepatitis C.

Los nacidos entre 1945-1965 tienen una probilidad 5 veces mayor de Hepatitis C.

Preventing Repeat Teen Births (English and Spanish)

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information about Preventing Repeat Teen Births.

Nearly 1 in 5 teen births is a repeat birth

Nearly 1 in 5 teen births is a repeat birth

Casi 1 de cada 5 bebés de madres adolescentes no es el primero

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) (English and Spanish)

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on stopping infections from lethal CRE germs.

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on stopping infections from lethal CRE germs.

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on stopping infections from lethal CRE germs.

Afiche de la Campana de VitalSigns: Las Erc En El Torrente Sanguineo Pueden Matar Hasta La Mitad De Las Personas Infectadas.

Smoking and mental illness (English and Spanish)

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on smoking and mental illness.

Adults with mental illness are 70% more likely to smoke than adults with no mental illness

Adults with mental illness are 70% more likely to smoke than adults with no mental illness

Afiche de VitalSigns: Los adultos con enfermedades mentales tienen un 70% más de probabilidad de fumar que los adultos sin problemas mentales

Binge Drinking for Females (English and Spanish)

Nearly 14 million US women binge drink, averaging 6 drinks per binge.

Nearly 14 million US women binge drink, averaging 6 drinks per binge.

Nearly 14 million US women binge drink, averaging 6 drinks per binge.

Afiche de los VitalSigns: Atracón de alcohol en mujeres adultas y adolescentes

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General Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Binge Drinking 2012

1 in 6 adults binge drink. CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/BingeDrinking/

1 in 6 adults binge drink. CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/BingeDrinking/

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about binge drinking. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/BingeDrinking

Learn vital information about the amount of sodium we eat

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about the amount of sodium we eat. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

90% of Americans aged 2 and older eat too much sodium. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

44% of the sodium we eat comes from only 10 foods. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

44% of the sodium we eat comes from only 10 foods. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

Increase in deaths linked to C. difficile infections

400% The increase in deaths linked to C. difficile infections between 2000 and 2007. Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

400% The increase in deaths linked to C. difficile infections between 2000 and 2007. Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about stopping C. difficile infections. Read CDC Vital Signs

Child Injury

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about Child Injury. Read CDC Vital Signs

About 1 in 5 child deaths is due to injury. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

About 1 in 5 child deaths is due to injury. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Prescription Drug Overdoses

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on Prescription Drug Overdoses. Read CDC Vital Signs

Methadone contributed to nearly 1 in 3 prescription painkiller deaths in 2009.

Methadone contributed to nearly 1 in 3 prescription painkiller deaths in 2009.

More People Walk to Better Health

Adults need at least 2 1/2 hours a week of physical activity. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on Walking. Read CDC Vital Signs.

Walk for better health.

Adults need at least 2 1/2 hours a week of physical activity. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Getting Blood Pressure Under Control

1 in 2 36 million of the 67 million people who have high blood pressure don't have it under control.

CDC Vital Signs Learn Vital Information on High Blood Pressure. Read CDC Vital Signs.

1 in 2 36 million of the 67 million people who have high blood pressure don't have it under control.

Teen Drinking and Driving

CDC Vital Signs. Learn Vital Information about Teen Drinking and Driving. Read CDC Vital Signs.

1 in 10 teens in high school drinks and drives.

1 in 10 teens in high school drinks and drives.

Breast Cancer

Learn Vital Information on breast cancer. Read CDC Vital Signs.

Black women are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women. Learn Why.

Black women are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer than white women. Learn Why.

HIV Among Youth in the US

HIV Among Youth in the US

HIV Among Youth in the US.

HIV Among Youth in the US.

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General Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Prescription Painkiller Overdoses

CDC Vital Signs. Learn Vital Information about Prescription Painkiller Overdoses. Read CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/PainkillerOverdoses/

1 in 20 people, age 12 or older, reported using prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons in the past year. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/PainkillerOverdoses/

1 in 20 people, age 12 or older, reported using prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons in the past year. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/PainkillerOverdoses/

Drinking and Driving

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about Drinking and Driving. Read CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/

112 million times a year, alcohol-impaired drivers put you at risk. Read CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/

1 in 3 crash diver deaths involves a drunk driver. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/

1 in 3 crash deaths involves a drunk driver. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/

Smoking and health

CDC Vital Signs. Learn vital information about smoking and health. Read CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/Adult Smoking/

There is no safe level of smoking. Occasional smoking is still harnful. CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/AdultSmoking/

50% of adults who smoke will die from smoking-related causes. CDC Vital Signs. http://ww.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/AdultSmoking/

50% of adults who smoke will die from smoking-related causes. CDC Vital Signs. Https://cdc.gov/VitalSigns/AdultSmoking/

Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity. Read Vital Signs™…

Breastfeeding helps protect against childhood obesity. Learn How. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 3 mothers stop breastfeeding without hospital support. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 3 mothers stop breastfeeding without hospital support. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Colorectal Cancer

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Colorectal Cancer. Read Vital Signs™

1 in 3 adults has not been screened for colorectal cancer as recommended. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 3 adults has not been screened for colorectal cancer as recommended. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 3 adults has not been screened for colorectal cancer as recommended. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Foodborne Illness

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information on Foodborne Illness. Read Vital Signs™

CDC Vital Signs™ — Make Food Safer to Eat. Clean - Separate - Cook - Chill

1 in 6 people gets food poisoning. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 12 People have Asthma

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Asthma. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Asthma. Read Vital Signs™…

Breathe Easy and Control Your Asthma. Learn more: CDC Vital Signs™

1 in 12 People have Asthma. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 12 People have Asthma. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Teen Pregnancy

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information about Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Read Vital Signs™…

1 in 10 new mothers is a teen. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

2 in 10 new mothers is a teen. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Safe Healthcare

CDC Vital Signs – Learn Vital Information to Get Safe Healthcare. Read Vital Signs…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information to Get Safe Healthcare. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information to Get Safe Healthcare. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information to Get Safe Healthcare. Read Vital Signs…

Get Safe Healthcare – Learn how to prevent infections during hospital and dialysis treatment. Learn more: CDC Vital Signs…

Cardiovascular Health

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information on Cardiovascular Health. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information on Cardiovascular Health. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Every 39 seconds a person dies from heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular disease. Learn more…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information on Cardiovascular Health. Read Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn Vital Information on Cardiovascular Health. Read Vital Signs™…

Seat Belt Use

CDC Vital Signs – Learn vital information on seat belt use. Read Vital Signs…

CDC Vital Signs – Learn vital information on seat belt use. Read Vital Signs…

Every person, every seat, every trip. Seat belts prevent injuries and save lives. Learn more. CDC Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs – Learn vital information on seat belt use. Read Vital Signs…

CDC Vital Signs – Learn vital information on seat belt use. Read Vital Signs…

Seat belts reduce risk of serious injury or death by 50%. CDC Vital Signs — www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

About 50,000 people get infected with HIV

CDC Vital Signs. Learn Vital Information about New Hope for Stopping HIV. Read CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/HIVtesting

Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns About 50,000 people get infected with HIV each year in the US

Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns About 50,000 people get infected with HIV each year in the US

New Hope for Stopping HIV World AIDS Day December 1

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General Vital Signs

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn about the latest public health data. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Access to Health Care

CDC Vital Signs™ – Get vital information on Access to Health Care. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Get vital information on Access to Health Care. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Get vital information on Access to Health Care. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Get vital information on Access to Health Care. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

Binge Drinking

CDC Vital Signs – Get vital information on the dangers of binge drinking. Read CDC Vital Signs…

I choose not to binge drink for myself, family and community. CDC Vital Signs – www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

CDC Vital Signs – Get vital information on the dangers of binge drinking. Read CDC Vital Signs…

CDC Vital Signs – Get vital information on the dangers of binge drinking. Read CDC Vital Signs…

CDC Vital Signs – Get vital information on the dangers of binge drinking. Read CDC Vital Signs…

HIV Testing

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn vital information on HIV Testing. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn vital information on HIV Testing. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

CDC Vital Signs™ – Learn vital information on HIV Testing. Read CDC Vital Signs™…

  • Page last reviewed: April 2, 2013
  • Page last updated: January 3, 2014
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