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Cen·ters for Dis·ease Con·trol and Pre·ven·tion (CDC),

(sen'tĕrz dis-ēz kon-trōl prē-ven'shŭn),
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, which encompasses the Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Center for Prevention Services, Center for Professional Development and Training, and Center for Occupational Safety and Health. Formerly named Center for Disease Control (1970), Communicable Disease Center (1946).
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The premier epidemiologic agency in the world which operates under the US Department of Health and Human Services and is located in Atlanta, Georgia; its mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability; it is nonregulatory and has 11 centers, offices and institutes
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Cen·ters for Dis·ease· Con·trol· and Pre·ven·tion

(CDC) (sen'tĕrz di-zēz' kŏn-trōl' prĕven'shŭn)
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, which encompasses the Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Promotion and Education, Center for Prevention Services, Center for Professional Development and Training, and Center for Occupational Safety and Health. It maintains several coding sets included in HIPAA standards (e.g., ICD-9-CM codes). Formerly named the Center for Disease Control (1970) and the Communicable Disease Center (1946).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cen·ters for Dis·ease Con·trol and Pre·ven·tion

(CDC) (sen'tĕrz di-zēz' kŏn-trōl' prĕ-ven'shŭn)
The U.S. federal facility for disease eradication, epidemiology, and education with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Diana Grigsby-Toussaint and colleagues from the University of Illinois (US) analyzed data collected by the US CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which surveyed 255,171 adult men and women.
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