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1 in 4 new prescriptions for blood pressure medications are never filled. Health care professionals can help patients take blood pressure medicines as directed with our Blood Pressure Communications Kit.
By the People: Designing a Better America focuses on humanitarian design solutions in the modern world, examining how design is addressing social, health, economic and environmental challenges faced by communities through the United States.
From 1999 to 2016, more than 200,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids. Prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous. Learn more about prescription opioids to help those at risk for opioid use disorder and overdose in your community.
I started at CDC in 2006, right out of graduate school. I work as a medical illustrator in the Division of Communication Services. As a biomedical artist in school, I was focused on impacting public health, so I couldn’t think of anywhere else I wanted to work except CDC.
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