centers for disease control and prevention


opioid epidemic cdc
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic The US is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The center estimates the total economic burden of opioid misuse in the United States to be […]

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic


Antibiotic resistance cdc
CDC Superbug Report 2019 In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the first report on Antibiotic-resistant “superbug” in the United States. This was a first-ever snapshot of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs on human health. 2013 estimates showed there were more than 2.6 million antibiotic-resistant […]

CDC: Superbug Threat Increases