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

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Contraceptive Use Among Nonpregnant and Postpartum Women at Risk for Unintended Pregnancy, and Female High School Students, in the Context of Zika Preparedness — United States, 2011–2013 and 2015
This report estimates the prevalence of contraceptive use among nonpregnant and postpartum women at risk for unintended pregnancy and sexually active female high school students living in the 41 states where mosquito-borne transmission might be possible, CDC used 2011–2013 and 2015 survey data from four state-based surveillance systems: the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS, 2011–2013), which surveys adult women; the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS, 2013) and the Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA, 2013), which surveys women with a recent live birth; and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS, 2015), which surveys students in grades 9–12.
Update: Interim Guidance for the Evaluation and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection — United States, August 2016
CDC has updated its interim guidance for U.S. health care providers caring for infants born to mothers with possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy.
Guillain-Barré Syndrome During Ongoing Zika Virus Transmission — Puerto Rico, January 1–July 31, 2016
In February 2016, the Puerto Rico Department of Health implemented the GBS Passive Surveillance System. Fifty-six suspected GBS cases with onset of neurologic signs were identified during January 1–July 31, 2016.
Likely Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus from a Man with No Symptoms of Infection — Maryland, 2016
Based on the report’s findings, it might be appropriate to consider persons who have condomless sex with partners returning from areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission as exposed to Zika virus, regardless of whether the returning traveler reports symptoms of Zika virus infection.
CDC Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
As of May 2016, PRAMS is funded in 51 sites and covers 83% of all live births in the United States. A full list of participating PRAMS states, territories, and tribes are identified on the site.
Seven Things You May Not Know about Women's Health
Lesser-known conditions and diseases affect the health or safety of millions of women or girls each year. Learn about some of them and what you can do. 
CDC's Inside Knowledge Campaign Kicks Off Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month with Targeted Provider Outreach
The Inside Knowledge campaign raises awareness of the five main types of gynecologic cancer: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar.
New Training on E-Cigarettes and Pregnancy for Health Professionals
E-Cigarettes and Pregnancy is a free, online interactive presentation on electronic nicotine delivery systems and their potential health effects during and after pregnancy, and discusses effective tobacco cessation treatments.
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2016–17 Influenza Season
This report updates the 2015–16 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza.
Fentanyl Law Enforcement Submissions and Increases in Synthetic Opioid–Involved Overdose Deaths — 27 States, 2013–2014
This report examined the number of drug products obtained by law enforcement that tested positive for fentanyl (fentanyl submissions) and synthetic opioid–involved deaths other than methadone (synthetic opioid deaths), which include fentanyl deaths and deaths involving other synthetic opioids (e.g., tramadol).
Vital Signs: Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for Prevention
Sepsis is a serious and often fatal clinical syndrome, resulting from infection. Information on patient demographics, risk factors, and infections leading to sepsis is needed to integrate comprehensive sepsis prevention, early recognition, and treatment strategies. To describe characteristics of patients with sepsis, CDC and partners conducted a retrospective chart review in four New York hospitals. Random samples of medical records from adult and pediatric patients with administrative codes for severe sepsis or septic shock were reviewed.
Pregnancy and Whooping Cough
CDC recommends pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine between 27 and 36 weeks of each pregnancy. The goal is to give babies some short-term protection against whooping cough in early life.
CDC Grand Rounds: Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth
This CDC Grand Rounds covers Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) which is a growing problem in the United States. NAS occurs when newborn babies experience withdrawal after being exposed to drugs in the womb. Fortunately, NAS is preventable if an expectant mother receives proper care and treatment.
CDC Helps “Shoot for the Moon”
Dr. Lisa Richardson talks about CDC’s role in the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force in a new blog post.
Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013
To determine if an association between occupation and cardiovascular health metrics (CHM) score exists, CDC analyzed data from the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) industry and occupation module, which was implemented in 21 states. Among all occupational groups, community and social services employees (14.6%), transportation and material moving employees (14.3%), and architecture and engineering employees (11.6%) had the highest adjusted prevalence of meeting two or fewer CHMs.
Incidence of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome — 28 States, 1999–2013
CDC examined state trends in NAS incidence using all-payer, hospital inpatient delivery discharges compiled in the State Inpatient Databases of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) during 1999–2013.
Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013
To assess the prevalence of and changes in cigarette smoking among persons aged ≥18 years in six racial/ethnic populations and 10 select subgroups in the United States,† CDC analyzed self-reported data collected during 2002–2005 and 2010–2013 from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) (2) and compared differences between the two periods.
Talking to Your Family About Your BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation
A person with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation is more likely to get breast, ovarian, and other cancers. This content describes how to talk to your family if you are a woman with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.
Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 17 States, 2013
In 2013, more than 57,000 persons died in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. This report summarizes data from CDC’s National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) regarding violent deaths from 17 U.S. states for 2013.
Prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis — United States, 2012–2013
This report updates the initial Registry findings regarding ALS prevalence for the period October 19, 2010–December 31, 2011 and presents new findings for 2012–2013. The intended audience for this report comprises public health officials, clinicians, and researchers working to better understand ALS etiology and address the needs of persons with ALS and their families.


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