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Dr. Rana Hajjeh, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From cracking down on Medicare fraud to giving paralyzed veterans the ability to walk, over the past several months we've been telling you about the great work of this year's Service to America Medals nominees. The winners were recognized at a gala in Washington last night. Tom Temin spoke with this year's Federal Employee of the Year. Dr. Rana Hajjeh is director of the Division of Bacterial Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She told Tom Temin on the Federal Drive about her work and what's next.

Tags: Rana Hajjeh , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 10:01am EDT
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Green blazes trail to making ambulances safer for EMTs, patients

Working with a public-private team, James D. Green recommended 10 crash safety standards or practices to be used for ambulances and their equipment.

Tags: James Green , National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , CDC , Sammies , Service to America Medals , people , In Depth

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:27pm EDT
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Dr. Robert Tauxe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The most common reason why a foodborne illness might send you to the hospital? A hairy little bacteria known as Salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has collected 40 years of data and, for the first time, published it online as an atlas. Dr. Robert Tauxe is the deputy director of CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases. He told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the web atlas.

Tags: Robert Tauxe , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 10:10am EDT
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Sleeping with the dog or cat carries risks

"Some of these bacteria infections and virus infections that your dog and cat have may not make them sick but may make you very sick," says Deborah Kotz, author of the Daily Dose health blog.

Tags: pets , dogs , cats , sleep , disease , Deborah Kotz , CDC , Colleen Kelleher , Nathan Hager

Monday - 01/17/2011, 08:28am EST

A raw look at the dangers of raw eggs

With over a half billion eggs being recalled, the government is trying to find out what's happening in the henhouse to cause the salmonella outbreak.

Tags: egg recall , Deborah Kotz , U.S. News & World Report , Veronica Robinson ,

Monday - 08/23/2010, 08:30am EDT

Bringing government to the people

Janice Nall, director of the Division of eHealth Marketing at the CDC, says government needs to be where people are getting their information.

Tags: Collaboration Center , technology , social media , Facebook , Twitter , Janice Nall , CDC , Putting Citizens at the Center of Government , text messages

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 06:01am EDT