viernes, 30 de diciembre 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

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CDC Year in Review: Working 24/7/365
CDC worked around the clock to keep Americans safe by stopping disease at home and around the world in 2016. Look back at the top health stories in 2016 and what’s to come in 2017.
Study Finds Zika Virus Replicates and Persists in Fetal Brains and Placentas
CDC scientists found Zika virus RNA (genetic material of the virus) persisted in fetal brains and in placentas for more than seven months after the mothers contracted Zika. The researchers also found evidence of the virus replicating in an infant with microcephaly who died two months after birth.
Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths — United States, 2010–2015
In this report, CDC examined overall drug overdose death rates during 2010–2015 and opioid overdose death rates during 2014–2015.
CDC Reports Winnable Battles Results
CDC released the final report on the Winnable Battles program, an effort to make the biggest health impact for the most Americans in the shortest time.
CDC Launches New HIV Treatment Works Materials Featuring Transgender Women
CDC’s Act Against AIDS Initiative launched new HIV Treatment Works materials, featuring transgender women of color sharing their compelling stories about living well with HIV.
Asthma Among Employed Adults, by Industry and Occupation — 21 States, 2013
To assess the industry-specific and occupation-specific proportions of adults with current asthma by state, CDC analyzed data from the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System industry and occupation module, collected from 21 states for participants aged ≥18 years who, at the time of the survey interview, were employed or had been out of work for < 12 months.
CDC Releases ART Summary Data and Resources
CDC has updated the data on the Assisted Reproductive Technology website, including the interactive map of clinic success rates and summary report figures for 2014.
Mortality in the United States, 2015
This report presents 2015 U.S. final mortality data on deaths and death rates by demographic and medical characteristics. These data provide information on mortality patterns among U.S. residents by variables such as sex, race and ethnicity, and cause of death.
Influenza Vaccination Coverage During Pregnancy — Selected Sites, United States, 2005–06 Through 2013–14 Influenza Vaccine Seasons
As part of its case-control surveillance study of medications and birth defects, the Birth Defects Study of the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University has recorded data on vaccinations received during pregnancy since the 2005–06 influenza vaccination season.
Use of a 2-Dose Schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination — Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
This report provides recommendations and guidance regarding use of human papillomavirus vaccines and updates Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices  human papillomavirus vaccination recommendations previously published in 2014 and 2015. This report includes new recommendations for use of a 2-dose schedule for girls and boys who initiate the vaccination series at ages 9 through 14 years.
Teen Birth Rates for Urban and Rural Areas in the United States, 2007–2015
This report describes trends in teen birth rates in urban (metropolitan) and rural (nonmetropolitan) areas in the United States overall and by state from 2007 through 2015 and by race and Hispanic origin for 2015.
Bleeding Disorders in Women
Women with excessive bleeding may experience heavy, hard-to-stop bleeding, especially during or after surgery, dental procedures, and childbirth. Learn about tools that can help determine bleeding disorder risk.
Preventing Sexual Violence
Preventing sexual violence of all types requires a shift in culture and climate. To address this problem, the White House established the Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault in 2014.
Healthy New Year               
Make 2017 your healthiest year yet! Find ways to boost your health and well-being, and be an inspiration!

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