Definition of Center for disease control and prevention
1. Noun. A federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases).
Group relationships: Department Of Health And Human Services, Health And Human Services, Hhs, Atlanta, Capital Of Georgia
Generic synonyms: Agency, Authority, Bureau, Federal Agency, Government Agency, Office
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Literary usage of Center for disease control and prevention
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1. Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"—Place CSAP in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or in the Health Resources and Services Administration. —Merge federal substance abuse ..."
2. National Drug Control Strategy (1997) by Barry R. McCaffrey (1997)
"... A Report of the Surgeon General (Rockville, Md.: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, July 1994). 36. ..."
3. Tobacco Policy Making in California 2001-2003: No Longer Finishing First edited by Jeffrey Archer, Simon Bainbridge (2003)
"... National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention; Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., MS-E-45, Atlanta, GA 30333. ..."
4. Toxicity Testing for Assessment of Environmental Agents: Interim Report by National Academies Press (U.S.) (2006)
"US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, GA [online]. ..."
5. Genetics Testing in the New Millennium: Advances, Standards and Implications edited by Constance A. Morella (2001)
"... such as the Food and Drug Administration, Health Care Financing Administration, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, ..."