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Vital Signs

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

General Vital Signs

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

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HIV Medical Care

Learn Vital Information about HIV Medical Care

Cervical Cancer is Preventable

Learn Vital Information about Cervical Cancer

Motor Vehicle Crash

Learn Vital Information about Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries.

Sodium in Children

Learn Vital Information about Reducing Sodium in Children's Diets.

Fruits and Vegetables

Make sure your kids are getting the fruit and veggies they need.

Opioid Painkiller Prescribing

Learn Vital Information about Opioid Painkiller Prescribing. Learn more.


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

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