lunes, 31 de agosto de 2015

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

Health Matters for Women newsletter from the CDC - US Department of Health and Human Services - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New from CDC

U.S. and State Trends on Teen Births, 1990–2013 (Data Visualization Gallery)
This dashboard assembles all final birth data for women aged 15–19, 15–17, and 18–19 to produce interactive maps and trend lines for the United States and each of the 50 states.
Policies and Practices for Cancer Prevention: Reducing Excessive Alcohol Use
Alcohol use increases the risk of several cancers, including female breast cancer. This publication provides information about alcohol use among young people and adults and potential strategies for reducing excessive alcohol use in your community.
United States Cancer Statistics 2012 Data Released
This Web-based report includes the official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data and cancer mortality statistics for each year and 2008–2012 combined. It is produced by CDC and the National Cancer Institute.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Learn the facts, symptoms, and how to lower your risk for breast cancer. If you are 50 to 74 years old, be sure to have a screening mammogram every two years. If you are 40 to 49 years old, talk to your doctor about when to start and how often to get a screening mammogram. CDC offers free or low-cost mammograms.
Percentage of Adults Aged 65 and Over With Osteoporosis or Low Bone Mass at the Femur Neck or Lumbar Spine: United States, 2005–2010
During 2005–2010, 16.2% of adults aged 65 and over had osteoporosis at the lumbar spine or femur neck. The age-adjusted prevalence of osteoporosis at either skeletal site was higher among women (24.8%) than men (5.6%).
Updated DATING MATTERS®: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention
Dating Matters® is a free, online course available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health. Follow a school administrator throughout his day as he highlights what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it through graphic novel scenarios, interactive exercises, and information gathered from leading experts.
Infant Mortality Statistics From the 2013 Period Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Set
The U.S. infant mortality rate was 5.96 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013, similar to the rate of 5.98 in 2012. This report presents 2013 period infant mortality statistics from the linked birth/infant death data set (linked file) by maternal and infant characteristics.
Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2015–16 Influenza Season
Updated information for the 2015–16 season includes 1) antigenic composition of U.S. seasonal influenza vaccines; 2) information on influenza vaccine products expected to be available; 3) an updated algorithm for determining the appropriate number of doses for children aged 6 months through 8 years; and 4) recommendations for the use of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) and inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV).
Make STEADI Part of Your Medical Practice
Falls are not an inevitable part of aging. There are specific things that you, as their health care provider, can do to reduce their chances of falling.


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