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CDC is a leader in the fight against antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance has the potential to impact all Americans at every stage of life. Find out what we are doing to help combat and slow this global threat.
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’ve been at CDC for 22 years. Since 2001, I’ve been a health economist with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. I analyze data on the cost of conditions, from ADHD and autism to hemophilia and spina bifida. I also study ways to improve people’s health who have these conditions.
CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. CDC increases the health security of our nation.