lunes, 31 de octubre 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

Health Matters for Women

New from CDC

Seven Ways to be Safe and Healthy This Halloween 
Don't let your health get tricked this Halloween! Learn a few ways to stay safe and healthy.
Update: Interim Guidance for Preconception Counseling and Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus for Persons with Possible Zika Virus Exposure — United States, September 2016
CDC has updated its interim guidance for persons with possible Zika virus exposure who are planning to conceive and interim guidance to prevent transmission of Zika virus through sexual contact, now combined into a single document. Guidance for care for pregnant women with possible Zika virus exposure was previously published.
Patterns and Trends in Age-Specific Black-White Differences in Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality – United States, 1999–2014
This report examines age-specific black-white disparities in breast cancer incidence during 1999–2013 and mortality during 2000–2014 in the United States using data from United States Cancer Statistics.
HIV Testing and Outcomes Among Hispanics/Latinos — United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, 2014 
To examine HIV testing services, CDC analyzed 2014 data from the National HIV Prevention Program Monitoring and Evaluation system submitted by 60 CDC-funded health departments and 151 community-based organizations. 
Reported STDs at Unprecedented High in the U.S.
The CDC released its annual snapshot of reported sexually transmitted diseases, noting the total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in 2015 reached the highest number ever.
New Breast Cancer Resources from CDC
CDC is offering a variety of resources for you to use during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all year round. Visit theBreast Cancer Awareness feature to see the latest information and resources to share on your Web site, blog, and social media channels.
Breast Cancer in Young Women
Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. About 10% of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age. Learn what young women can to do lower the risk.
State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults — United States, 2014
In this report, CDC analyzed data from the 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to assess state-specific prevalence estimates of current use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and cigarette and/or smokeless tobacco (any cigarette/smokeless tobacco use) among U.S. adults.
Prevalence of Severe Joint Pain Among Adults with Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis — United States, 2002–2014
To determine the prevalence of severe joint pain (SJP) among adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and the trend in SJP from 2002 to 2014, CDC analyzed data from the National Health Interview Survey.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Learn about infant deaths from SIDS and other causes, and learn how to reduce the risk.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Learn about pregnancy and infant loss and about Harper’s story, a story about a family who lost a child through stillbirth. You can also learn what CDC is doing to understand the preventable causes of stillbirth.
Status of New Vaccine Introduction — Worldwide, September 2016
This report describes the current status of introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b, hepatitis B, pneumococcal conjugate, rotavirus, human papillomavirus, and rubella vaccines, and the second dose of measles vaccine.



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