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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Health risks differ among the Hispanic population in the U.S.

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Media Advisory

Embargoed until: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:00 PM ET
Contact: CDC Media Relations
404-639-3286

What

One in 6 people living in the U.S. are Hispanic, and this is expected to grow to 1 in 4 by 2035.  This month’s Vital Signs focuses on Hispanic Health. This is CDC’s first national study of leading causes of death, disease prevalence, risk factors, and access to health services among Hispanics living in the U.S.

Vital Signs is released the first Tuesday of every month.

Who

Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., CDC Director

Ken Dominguez, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Epidemiologist, CDC

When

Tuesday, May 5 at noon ET

Dial In

Media: 888-795-0855 
Non-Media: 800-369-1605
International: 1-630-395-0331
PASSCODE: CDC Media

Important Instructions 
Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

Transcript
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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