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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Matters for Women[TM] E-Newsletter Update

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Matters for Women[TM] E-Newsletter Update

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New from CDC

Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus Exposure

This interim guidance has been updated by establishing a “low (but not zero) risk” category; adding a “no identifiable risk” category; modifying the recommended public health actions in the high, some, and low (but not zero) risk categories; and adding recommendations for specific groups and settings.

Stroke is the second-leading cause of death for people aged 60 years or older worldwide. Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death and is a leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. Women have a higher lifetime risk for stroke than men because they live longer, on average. Women also are more likely to die from a stroke.
Considerations for Discharging Persons Under Investigation (PUI) for Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola)

The decision to discharge a patient being evaluated as a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for ebola who has not had a negative RT-PCR test for Ebola should be based on clinical and laboratory criteria and on the ability to monitor the PUI after discharge, and made by the medical providers caring for the PUI, along with the local and state health departments.
Women with Disabilities and Breast Cancer Screening

CDC, along with its partners, is working to improve mammography use among women with disabilities. Health promotion campaigns and messages about breast cancer screening that are specifically designed to include women with disabilities may reduce these disparities in mammography use.
CDC Prevention Checklist

Preventive health care can help you stay healthier throughout your life. For many people, certain preventive health care is now free, with no copays or deductibles. Learn about the preventive care that you and your loved ones need and ask your healthcare provider what health care you need to stay healthy.
Mortality in the United States, 2012

These data provide information on mortality patterns among residents of the United States by such variables as sex, race and ethnicity, and cause of death. In 2012, life expectancy was 81.2 years for females and 76.4 for males. Life expectancy for females was consistently higher than that for males. In 2012, the difference in life expectancy between females and males was 4.8 years, the same as in 2011.
Depression and Obesity in the U.S. Adult Household Population, 2005–2010

Forty-three percent of adults with depression were obese, and adults with depression were more likely to be obese than adults without depression. In every age group, women with depression were more likely to be obese than women without depression.
Nation at a Glance: Declining Teen Birth Rates by State

Click on individual states and reporting areas to see teen birth rates for 2012, 2000, and 1991.
2009 Cohort Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Files and User Guide Now Available (Data Release)

This documentation is for the 2009 birth cohort linked birth/infant death data set (linked file). Previous birth cohort linked files were released for data years 1983-91. Beginning with 1995 data, the linked file was released in two different formats -period data and birth cohort data.
Prevent Domestic Violence in Your Community

A key strategy in preventing domestic violence is the promotion of respectful, nonviolent relationships through individual, community, and societal level change. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; enhance prevention efforts in your community.
National Latino AIDS Awareness

Help raise awareness of HIV and AIDS prevention among Hispanics/Latinos living in the United States and its territories. Among Hispanic/Latina, the rate of HIV infection is 4 times as high as that of white females.
Research and Evaluation Agenda for Maternal Health and HIV in Sub-Saharan African

This research and evaluation agenda synthesizes existing knowledge and frames priority research questions that must be answered to improve maternal health in the context of sub-Saharan Africa’s HIV pandemic. The agenda also seeks to provide guidance to researchers, programmers, and policymakers about how to advance research and evaluation relevant for policy, programs, and service delivery in the short-and medium-term.
CDC Global Maternal and Child Health Strategy 2013-2016

The strategy aims to ensure that CDC’s technical and programmatic expertise is leveraged for maximum impact to reduce maternal and child morbidity and mortality. It focuses on women’s health from preconception through postpartum, and children’s health from the perinatal period through the fourth year.
Understanding and Preventing Violence: Summary of Research Activities, Summer 2013

This resource only summarizes CDC’s current research that is supported by cooperative agreements, contracts, and grants. This research fills critical knowledge gaps and strengthens our ability to prevent violence and its consequences. This document does not summarize DVP’s surveillance or programmatic activities that are important complements to research and critical components to preventing violence.
Recommendations for Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding in the Context of Ebola

Use this document to advise breastfeeding women with probable or confirmed Ebola virus disease about the care and feeding of their infant during their infection.
CDC Study Examines Potential for Flight Attendant Radiation Exposure from Solar Storms

The study, which was part of ongoing CDC research to assess potential reproductive risks for flight crews, included steps that can be taken to reduce exposure where the potential may exist.
Almost $500 Million Could be Saved Annually by Making Subsidized Housing Smoke-free

The total cost saved comprises of about $310 million in secondhand smoke-related health care, $134 million in renovation expenses, and $53 million in smoking-attributable fire losses. The range of cost savings for states from prohibiting smoking in public housing alone range from $130,000 in Wyoming to $58 million in New York.
Day of the Girl

October 11 was International Day of the Girl Child, also known as Day of the Girl. Learn about several important issues in the United States and what we can do to promote the health and safety of girls.


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Thumbnail imageQuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–59 Years Who Have Ever Been Tested for HIV,*† by Number of Lifetime Sex Partners and by Sex — National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007–2010
Thumbnail imageQuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥25 Years with Serious Psychological Distress,* by Education Level and Sex — National Health Interview Survey,† United States, 2010–2013
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Matters for Women[TM] E-Newsletter Update

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