Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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1600 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA, 30329
Distance: 719 Miles
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Provide information and statistics on:
* Health topics A - Z
* Diseases and conditions including:
- Current disease outbreaks
- Disease prevention
* Health and vaccine information for travelers
* Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender health
* Healthy living
* Emergency preparedness
* Bed Bugs
The National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is an information and referral resource for:
* Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
* Viral hepatitis
* Sexually Transmitted Disease
* School health
Also provides information about Influenza (flu)
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BT-8750.3300International Travel Advisories Definition
Programs that provide information to the public regarding health risks, political instability and other conditions abroad which may affect an individual's decision to travel.
LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
LV-8650Travel Medicine Definition
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and management of health problems of international travelers. Services include pre-travel consultation and evaluation, contingency planning during travel, and post-travel follow-up and care in situations where problems have occurred. Consultations may include advice regarding special itineraries such as cruise ship travel, diving trips, mass gatherings (e.g., pilgrimages) or wilderness/remote regions travel; information about diseases that are endemic in countries to be visited; suggestions for specific medications to include in a travel kit; repellants, mosquito nets and other means of dealing with insects; information regarding drinking water and food safety; and travel insurance coverage and services that may need to be accessed during travel. Some programs may also provide directories of recommended health care facilities and doctors in cities around the world.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
Any of a broad group of malignant neoplasms which are either carcinomas which have their origin in epithelial tissues or sarcomas which develop from connective tissues and those structures which had their origin in mesodermal tissues (the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic and urogenital systems and the linings of body cavities). Cancer is invasive and tends to metastasize to new sites spreading directly into surrounding tissues or through the lymphatic or circulatory systems.
A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar. Principal symptoms are elevated blood sugar, sugar in the urine, excessive urine production and increased food intake. Complications of diabetes if left untreated include low resistance to infections leading to a susceptibility to gangrene, cardiovascular and kidney disorders, disturbances in the electrolyte balance and eye disorders, some of which may lead to blindness.
YF-3000.3520Heart Disease Definition
Any of a number of pathological conditions that affect the heart and the blood vessels of the heart.
YF-3000.7740Sexually Transmitted Disease Definition
Any of a variety of diseases that are acquired as a result of sexual activity with an individual who is infected.
YT-2400LGBTQ2+ Individuals Definition
People who identify as part of the gender and sexually expansive community that includes people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, pansexual, intersex, asexual, bigender, genderqueer, third gender, pangender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, agender or allied, or who are in the process of coming out or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.
People whose permanent places of residence are elsewhere and who are visiting a particular community or traveling through the community on their way to another destination. Included are motorists who are stranded due to a breakdown or other unforeseen problems.