CDC Health Alerts

CDC Warns Travelers to get Measles Vaccine Before Travel to Europe

If you’re planning a trip to Europe, there is one item you should include on your “To Do” list before you leave. The...
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Adult Vaccine Schedules Updated for 2017

In the February 7 issue of the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued revised vaccine...
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New CDC Guidelines Urge Doctors to Write Fewer Opiate Prescriptions For Chronic Pain Treatment

In an effort to combat the growing epidemic of prescription opioid painkiller addiction, abuse and overdose deaths in the United States, the CDC...
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CDC Warns Against Opioid Use in Women of Childbearing Age

Opioids are powerful pain medicines such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine, and their reputation for overdose and addiction are well known, but...
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