jueves, 31 de diciembre de 2015

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Inspiration for a Healthy New Year
Make 2016 your healthiest year yet! Find ways to boost your health, fitness, and well-being, and be an inspiration to others!
2015 in Review
CDC published research, conducted disease surveillance, released recommendations and guidelines, launched several campaigns, developed tools and resources, worked with partners, and continued programs across the country. Learn a few of the contributions CDC made to women's health in 2015.
Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance — United States, 2013
This report provides state-specific information for the United States (including Puerto Rico) on ART procedures performed in 2013 and compares infant outcomes that occurred in 2013 (resulting from ART procedures performed in 2012 and 2013) with outcomes for all infants born in the United States.
Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2000–2014
Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids (opioid pain relievers and heroin).
Coping with Stress
Find out how to manage stress after a traumatic event by following CDC's tips for self-care.

U.S. and State Trends on Teen Births, 1990–2014
This dashboard assembles all final birth data for females 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.
Prevalence of Cholesterol Treatment Eligibility and Medication Use Among Adults — United States, 2005–2012
Overall, 36.7% of U.S. adults or 78.1 million persons aged ≥21 years were on or eligible for cholesterol treatment, among whom 55.5% were taking cholesterol-lowering medication, and 46.6% reported making lifestyle modifications to lower cholesterol.
Mall Walking this Winter
Mall walking is a great way to get moving. And, during the busy holiday season you can use it to get in your recommended physical activity while enjoying the mall's holiday decorations and music.
Prevalence of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes, by Maternal Diabetes Status at First and Second Deliveries, Massachusetts, 1998–2007
We identified 133,633 women with both parity 1 and 2 deliveries. Compared with women who had no diabetes in either pregnancy, women with GDM or CDM during any pregnancy had increased risk for adverse birth outcomes.
HIV Diagnoses Decline Almost 20 Percent, but Progress is Uneven
Annual HIV diagnoses in the United States fell by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014, driven by dramatic and continuing declines over the decade among several populations including heterosexuals, people who inject drugs, and African Americans – with the steepest declines among black women.
QuickStats: Percentage of Persons Who Delayed or Did Not Receive Medical Care During the Preceding Year Because of Cost, by Health Status — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2014
Based on 2014 data, approximately 7% of persons (22.3 million) in the United States delayed medical care during the preceding year because of worry about the cost, and 5% (16.5 million) did not receive needed medical care because they could not afford it.
Latest CDC Act Against AIDS Initiative: Doing It
Doing It is a new national HIV testing and prevention campaign designed to motivate all adults to get tested for HIV and know their status. As part of the Act Against AIDS initiative, Doing Itdelivers the message that HIV testing should be a part of everyone’s regular health routine to keep ourselves and our community healthy.
Mortality in the United States, 2014
In 2014, life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years for the total U.S. population—81.2 years for females and 76.4 years for males (Figure 1), the same as in 2013. Life expectancy for females was consistently higher than life expectancy for males.
2010 Pregnancy Rates Among U.S. Women
The pregnancy rate for women in the United States continued to decline in 2010, to 98.7 per 1,000 women aged 15–44 (Table 1), a record low for the 1976–2010 period.
Descriptive Epidemiology of Objectively Measured Walking Among US Pregnant Women: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005–2006
On average, pregnant women took 5,245.8 steps per day, which included 1,515.0 aerobic steps per day and a peak cadence of 100.9 steps per minute (Table 1).
Invasive Cancer Incidence and Survival — United States, 2012
In 2012, a total of 1,529,078 invasive cancers were diagnosed and reported to central cancer registries in the United States (excluding Nevada), including 767,366 among males and 761,712 among females (Table 1).



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