CDC Expert Commentary

This special series of commentaries, interviews, and slideshows is part of a collaboration between CDC and Medscape. This content is designed to deliver CDC's authoritative guidance directly to Medscape's physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.

Expert Commentaries


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, and the development of public health policies, tools, and information. CDC offers expertise, leadership, and training on topics ranging from common diseases and conditions, emergency preparedness, environmental health and safety, healthy living, traveler's health, and workplace safety and health.