If you’re planning a trip to Europe, there is one item you should include on your “To Do” list before you leave. The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning U. S. citizens to get vaccinated against the measles before traveling to Europe. In 2017, 15
In the February 7 issue of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued revised vaccine schedules for adults consistent with current scientific findings. The CDC made the revisions after recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a national advisory panel
In an effort to combat the growing epidemic of prescription opioid painkiller addiction, abuse and overdose deaths in the United States, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) issued new guidelines urging doctors to stop overprescribing these narcotic painkillers to treat chronic pain because the risks of use greatly
Opioids are powerful pain medicines such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine, and their reputation for overdose and addiction are well known, but the CDC is now warning women who are pregnant or of childbearing age against using opioids for pain control because of the potential risks to unborn children.