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Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use, Best Care

May 15, 1:00pm ET
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Working Together to Eliminate the Threat of Hepatitis B and C

April 2018, Infectious Disease
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Viral hepatitis, a group of infectious diseases, affects millions of people worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B or chronic hepatitis C. Deaths due to viral hepatitis reached 1.34 million in 2015, comparable to the number of deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV. Yet, effective measures such as educational programs for people who inject drugs and ensuring infants born to hepatitis B infected mothers are vaccinated against hepatitis B would dramatically reduce hepatitis B and C infections worldwide.

Global Introduction of New Vaccines

March 2018, Vaccines
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Vaccinations save the lives of 2 to 3 million people every year, including children. Yet 1 child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could have been prevented by a vaccine. Why? Because 1 in 5 children in the world do not have access to the life-saving immunizations that keep children healthy.

Million Hearts® 2022

February 2018, Cardiovascular
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the nation’s leading cause of death for men and women of all races and ethnicities. Learn how to improve heart health with the ABCS, and find out what can be done to prevent a second heart attack.

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