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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

New from CDC

National Women’s Health Week
National Women’s Health Week starts each year on Mother’s Day to encourage women to make their health a priority. Take these steps to live a safer and healthier life!
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage
Learn about programs to improve the health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander populations in the United States.
Vital Signs: Racial Disparities in Age-Specific Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans — United States, 1999–2015
Trends during 1999–2015 in mortality rates for the leading causes of death were examined by black and white race and age group. Multiple 2014 and 2015 national data sources were analyzed to compare blacks with whites in selected age groups by sociodemographic characteristics, self-reported health behaviors, health-related quality of life indicators, use of health services, and chronic conditions.
Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage Among Adult Populations — United States, 2015
The findings in this report can be used by public health practitioners, adult vaccination providers, and the general public to better understand factors that contribute to low vaccination rates and to modify strategies and interventions to improve vaccination coverage.
HIV & AIDS in the United States Update: New on the Web
New materials available on HIV among different populations.
Skin Cancer Awareness Month
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control offers a number of resources for partners.
Free Health Literacy Trainings at your Service!
Health literacy training is essential for anyone who works on health information with the intent to influence positive behavior changes. The CDC Health Literacy website has training materials produced by CDC and references to reliable training sources outside CDC.
CDC Updates Guidance on Interpretation of Zika Testing Results for Pregnant Women
The CDC issued a Health Alert Notice with updated guidance for healthcare professionals to interpret Zika test results for women who live in, or frequently travel (daily or weekly) to areas with a CDC Zika travel notice.
Prevalence of HPV in Adults Aged 18–69: United States, 2011–2014
This report provides the most recent national estimates of oral HPV prevalence among adults aged 18–69 from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011–2014, as well as prevalence of genital HPV among adults aged 18–59 from NHANES 2013–2014.
Help for Infertility
For many couples, having a child is a shared dream. Fertility problems can shatter that dream. This podcast discusses infertility in the United States.
Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Women Giving Birth — Tennessee and United States, 2009–2014
Recent surveillance data showed increased rates of HCV infection among adolescents and adults who are predominantly white, live in nonurban areas, and have a history of injection drug use.* U.S. birth certificate data were used to analyze trends and geographic variations in rates of HCV infection among women giving birth during 2009–2014.
Trends in Repeat Births and Use of Postpartum Contraception Among Teens — United States, 2004–2015
To expand upon prior research assessing patterns and trends in repeat childbearing and postpartum contraceptive use among teens with a recent live birth (i.e., 2–6 months after delivery) (3), CDC analyzed data from the National Vital Statistics System natality files (2004 and 2015) and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS; 2004–2013).
Updated Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Data Data, Trends and Maps Site!
CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity has made important updates to the Data, Trends and Maps database. Users can now download data to create their own datasets, maps, graphs, and other visuals. The most current data for all indicators has also been added.


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