Next Public Health Grand Rounds
Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women
Tuesday, January 17, at 1 p.m. ET
Drug overdose is the number one cause of injury death in the U.S. The amount of prescription opioids dispensed in the U.S. nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2103. The recent increase in these overdose deaths are related to the misuse of opioids and heroin. Women are closing the death gap with men as their rates of opioid overdose deaths skyrocket.
In the News - Zika Virus
There’s a CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for That!
Zika is a virus which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Though illness symptoms are usually mild, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.
More CDC Learning Opportunities
Clinicians, get ready for our January session by tuning in to the COCA Call on Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder on November 29th. Free CE is available!
CDC Grand Rounds Previous Sessions
- Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns
- Improving the Lives of People with Sickle Cell Disease
- Changes in Clinical Diagnostics and Tracking Infectious Diseases
- Beyond the Blood Spot: Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease
- Primary Prevention and Public Health Strategies to Prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
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