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Graphic: CDC's AR Lab Network Uncovers Resistance & Silent Spread

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in U.S. Health departments working with CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Lab Network found more than 220 instances of germs with “unusual” antibiotic resistance genes in the United States last year, according to a CDC Vital Signs report.

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U.S. drug overdose deaths continue to rise An in-depth analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically and increasing across demographic groups.

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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers: Anti-smoking campaign launches seventh year

Monday, April 23, 2018

CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign resumes for 25 weeks on April 23, 2018. The 15- and 30-second ads will air nationally on television, online, and in print advertisements. Markets that have higher rates of cigarette smoking will have additional airings and advertisements for increased awareness.

Information on the Tips is available at cdc.gov/tips. News media can preview or download broadcast quality ads at www.plowsharegroup.com/media_downloads/cdc-media-2018.php.

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