News about U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Google including traditional official data for tracking flu

    By John Ribeiro | 03 November, 2014 22:34

    Finding that aggregate Web searches alone cannot provide an accurate assessment of where flu has struck and its severity, Google has decided to take into account data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its Google Flu Trends model.

  • Obama calls for study on video game violence

    By Grant Gross | 16 January, 2013 21:05

    U.S. President Barack Obama has called on Congress to provide funding for research on violence in video games and possible connections to real-world gun violence as part of a wide-ranging package of policy moves announced Thursday.

 

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