viernes, 29 de enero de 2016

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

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Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak — United States, 2016
CDC has developed interim guidelines for health care providers in the United States caring for pregnant women during a Zika virus outbreak. These guidelines include recommendations for pregnant women considering travel to an area with Zika virus transmission and recommendations for screening, testing, and management of pregnant returning travelers.
Mean Age of Mothers is on the Rise: United States, 2000–2014
The mean age of mothers has increased from 2000 to 2014 for all birth orders, with age at first birth having the largest increase, up from 24.9 years in 2000 to 26.3 years in 2014.
QuickStats: Birth Rates Among Females Aged 15–19 Years, by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1991 and 2014
From 1991 to 2014, the birth rate for females aged 15–19 years declined 61%, from 61.8 to 24.2 births per 1,000, the lowest rate ever recorded for the United States.
Antidepressant Prescription Claims Among Reproductive-Aged Women With Private Employer-Sponsored Insurance — United States 2008–2013
Approximately 15.4% of this convenience sample of reproductive-aged women with private employer-sponsored insurance filled a prescription for an antidepressant during 2008–2013.
Birth Defects: 1 in 33
A birth defect diagnosis during pregnancy can challenge any family, but remaining hopeful can make a difference.
Maternity Care Practices and Breastfeeding Among Adolescent Mothers Aged 12–19 Years — United States, 2009–2011
Although the maternal and child health advantages associated with longer duration of any and exclusive breastfeeding are well documented, this study determined that among adolescent mothers who initiated breastfeeding, prevalence of any and exclusive breastfeeding was low.
Sleep Duration, Quality of Sleep, and Use of Sleep Medication, by Sex and Family Type, 2013–2014
Within family types, women were more likely than men to frequently have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, and to frequently wake up feeling not well-rested.
QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–64 Years Who Did Not Wake Up Feeling Well Rested on ≥4 Days in the Past Week, by Parental Status, Sex, and Age of Youngest Child — National Health Interview Survey, 2013–2014
During 2013–2014, the percentage of adults who did not wake up feeling well rested on ≥4 days in the past week varied by parental status and the presence of a young child in the family.
Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2000–2014
More persons died from drug overdoses in the United States in 2014 than during any previous year on record. From 2000 to 2014 nearly half a million persons in the United States have died from drug overdoses.
CDC Launches New TIPS Campaign
Meet five real people in CDC's graphic new ads. They share their very personal stories in new, hard-hitting commercials airing across the United States starting January 25.
Increasing Prevalence of Gastroschisis — 14 States, 1995–2012
The prevalence of gastroschisis increased significantly during the study period, and prevalence has continued to increase beyond 2005, the end of the period included in the previous multistate report.
Protect Your Unborn Baby or Newborn from Infections
If you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy, there are simple steps you can take to protect your unborn baby or newborn from infections that cause serious health problems.
Lack of Health Insurance Among Adults Aged 18 to 64 Years: Findings From the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Compared with adults in the high-insured and average-insured state groups, adults in the low-insured state group were more likely to be non-Hispanic black or Hispanic, to have less than a high school education, to be previously married (divorced, widowed, or separated), and to have an annual household income at or below $35,000.
HPV & Cervical Cancer
HPV vaccination can protect children from several types of cancers, including cervical cancer. Get HPV vaccine for your sons and daughters at ages 11-12 to protect them from cancers caused by HPV infections.
First-of-its-Kind PSA Campaign Targets the 86 Million American Adults with Prediabetes
To raise awareness and help people with prediabetes know where they stand and how to prevent type 2 diabetes, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have partnered with the Ad Council to launch the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign about prediabetes.
Prevalence of Excess Sodium Intake in the United States — NHANES, 2009–2012
The majority of persons in the United States in 2009–2012 exceeded recommendations for dietary sodium. Among adults aged ≥19 years, 89% consumed excess sodium.
Folic Acid Can Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
Folic acid is a B vitamin. It is an important part of preconception health, which refers to the health of women and men during their reproductive years.
QuickStats: Percentage of Adults with Activity Limitations, by Age Group and Type of Limitation* — National Health Interview Survey,† United States, 2014
In 2014, the percentages of adults aged ≥18 years with limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) and limitations in instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) increased with age.

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