lunes, 1 de enero de 2018

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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Journal of Women’s Health, Report from the CDC
This new article reports on addressing maternal health during CDC's Ebola response in the United States.
Creating Strength in Numbers to End Violence Against Women & Girls
Read the new blog on violence against women and girls.
Joan Lunden Shares Her Breast Cancer Story in CDC Videos
Nationally recognized news personality Joan Lunden is a survivor of triple-negative breast cancer (a cancer that doesn’t respond to hormone therapy). In two new, short videos, she shares advice on choosing the right treatment and keeping a positive attitude. “Focusing on the little joys each day helped me maintain a positive attitude throughout my battle,” she says.
Disparities in Hospital-Reported Breast Milk Use in Neonatal Intensive Care Units — United States, 2015
Data from CDC’s 2015 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care survey, which does not collect patient-level demographics, were linked to the 2011–2015 U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey to examine use of breast milk in NICUs based on demographic makeup of the hospital’s postal code area.
CDC Releases Updated Hurricane Key Messages
CDC has released an updated version of key messages about the 2017 hurricane season. This update includes additional and updated messages about pregnant and postpartum women.
PRAMS Releases New Data
CDC has released 2015 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. Researchers can request the most recent year of data.      
Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2014
Since 1969, CDC has conducted abortion surveillance to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions in the United States. For 2014, data were received from 49 reporting areas. For trend analysis, abortion data were evaluated from 48 areas that reported data every year during 2005–2014.
Characteristics of Office-based Physician Visits, 2014
This report examines office-based physician visit rates by age and sex. It also examines visit characteristics, including insurance status, reason for visit, and services, by age. Estimates use data from the 2014 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.
Challenges and Opportunities in Identifying, Reviewing, and Preventing Maternal Deaths
In a new report in Obstetrics& Gynecology authors from the CDC Foundation and CDC describe the three major systems of maternal death surveillance in the United States, including differences in purpose and terminology.

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