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Risk Assessment: Preventing Foodborne Illness

illness  risk  assessment  foodborne 

FDA uses risk assessment to prevent food contamination and illness.

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CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | The Tennessee Department of Health WORKshops on Use of Secondary Data for Community Health Assessment, 2012 - CDC

health  disease  chronic  assessment  community  tennessee  CDC  data  department  workshops  performance improvement  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Community health assessment  assessment of healthcare needs  health information management 

Community health assessment is a core function of public health departments, a standard for accreditation of public health departments, and a core competency for public health professionals. The Tennessee Department of Health developed a statewide initiative to improve the processes for engaging county health departments in assessing their community’s health status through the collection and analysis of secondary data. One aim of the Tennessee Department of Health was to position county public health departments as trusted leaders in providing population data and engaging community stakeholders in assessments.

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CDC

Assessment of Blood Lead Levels Among Children Aged ?5 Years— Zamfara State, Nigeria, June–July 2012

lead  state  children  assessment  years  among  nigeria  blood  levels  zamfara  junejuly 

Muhammed Bashir, MD1, Nasir Umar-Tsafe, MSc1, Kabiru Getso, MBBS1, Ibrahim M. Kaita, MSc1, Abdulsalami Nasidi, PhD2; Nasir Sani-Gwarzo MD2; Patrick Nguku, MD3, Lora Davis, DVM3, Mary Jean Brown ScD4 (Author affiliations at end of text).

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Prevalence Estimates of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in the United States, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2007"2010 - CDC

disease  diabetes  chronic  pregnancy  risk  assessment  states  system  CDC  prevalence  monitoring  estimates  gestational  mellitus  PRAMS  Diabetes Mellitus  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Women’s health  Maternal health 

The true prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is unknown. The objective of this study was 1) to provide the most current GDM prevalence reported on the birth certificate and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) questionnaire and 2) to compare GDM prevalence from PRAMS across 2007–2008 and 2009–2010.

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CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | Association Between Contraceptive Use and Gestational Diabetes: Missouri Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2007"2008 - CDC

disease  diabetes  chronic  pregnancy  risk  assessment  missouri  system  CDC  between  monitoring  epidemiology  gestational  PRAMS  association  contraceptive  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  contraceptive agents 

The efficacy and safety of contraceptives have been questioned for decades; however, whether a relationship exists between hormonal contraceptives and gestational diabetes (GDM) is undetermined. The aim of this study was to investigate whether maternal risk for GDM was influenced by type of contraceptive method used before pregnancy.

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CDC

Assessment of Rabies Exposure Risk in a Group of U.S. AirForce Basic Trainees - Texas, January 2014

US  january  risk  assessment  texas  group  exposure  rabies  airforce  trainees 

Bryant J. Webber, MD1, Karyn J. Ayers, MD, PhD2, Brad S.

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CDC

Assessment of Varicella Surveillance and Outbreak ControlPractices - United States, 2012

assessment  states  surveillance  outbreak  varicella  controlpractices 

Adriana S. Lopez, MHS1, Meredith Lichtenstein, MPH2, D. Scott Schmid, PhD1, Stephanie Bialek, MD1 (Author affiliations at end of text).

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NCI

Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment and Counseling (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  risk  assessment  version  professional  genetics  counseling  cancer genetics 

Expert-reviewed information summary in which cancer risk perception, risk communication, and risk counseling are discussed. The summary also contains information about recording and analyzing a family history of cancer and factors to consider when offering genetic testing.

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CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | Monitoring Progress in Population Health: Trends in Premature Death Rates - CDC

assessment  CDC  surveillance  trends  monitoring  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  population health  premature mortality 

Trends in population health outcomes can be monitored to evaluate the performance of population health systems at the national, state, and local levels. The objective of this study was to compare and contrast 4 measures for assessing progress in population health improvement by using age-adjusted premature death rates as a summary measure of the overall health outcomes in the United States and in all 50 states.

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ATSDR Stories from the Field | CDC Features

assessment  mercury  CDC Features  environmental health  chemical exposure 

Learn how scientists at ATSDR work around the clock to keep you safe.

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