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Following CDC Protocols Cuts Dialysis Bloodstream Infections in Half in the U.S.

2013 06 Jun

CDC provides tools to help all U.S. dialysis facilities reduce potentially deadly infections On May 13, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released results of its Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative showing a 32 percent decrease in overall bloodstream infections and a 54 percent decrease in vascular... Read more

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One in Five Americans Report Visiting Emergency Room at Least Once in the Past Year

2013 06 Jun

In 2011, 20 percent of U.S. adults reported at least one emergency room visit in the past year, and 7 percent reported two or more visits, according to Health, United States, 2012, the government’s annual, comprehensive report on American’s health.  The 36th annual report is now available at www.cdc.gov/nchs .  The report includes a compilation... Read more