The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. From the food you eat, to the air you breathe, to staying safe wherever you are, CDC′s mission touches all aspects of daily life. CDC researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, economists, communicators, educators, technologists, epidemiologists and many other professionals all contribute their expertise to improving public health. Visit www.cdc.gov to learn more.