martes, 1 de mayo 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

New from CDC

Diabetes and Women
Women with diabetes have more to manage. Stay on track by checking your blood sugar often, eating healthy food, and being active so you can be your healthiest and feel your best.
National Minority Health Month
April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” Learn more and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities.
Mission Possible: Celebrating Women’s Strength and Persistence
Read about women that have demonstrated their strength and persistence to overcome life challenges and achieve awesome accomplishments.
Confronting Opioids
CDC continues to fight the opioid overdose epidemic, working to save lives and prevent negative health effects of this epidemic, such as opioid use disorder, hepatitis and HIV infections, and neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Health Disparities in Cancer
Some groups of people get cancer, or die from cancer, more often than other groups. These differences in health are called health disparities. Learn more about what causes health disparities, what can be done to reduce them and some kinds of health disparities in cancer.
Alzheimer’s Association Releases 2016 State-Specific Dementia Caregiver Fact Sheets 
With support from the CDC, data from the 2016 Caregiver Module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System are presented in fact sheets for each participating state. Learn more about the characteristics of caregivers and the challenges they face helping those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
Heart Disease Death Rates Among Blacks and Whites Aged ≥35 Years — United States, 1968–2015
This report demonstrates the use of data from the National Vital Statistics System to conduct surveillance of heart disease death rates by race and of black-white disparities in heart disease death rates among adults aged ≥35 years for 1968–2015.
Get Ahead of Sepsis
Get Ahead of Sepsis is a national effort to improve sepsis early suspicion and recognition and timely treatment, as well as prevent infections that could lead to sepsis. 
New CDC Infographic on Talking With Your Doctor About Cognitive Symptoms
A new CDC infographic is available for you to download. It focuses on learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and the symptoms you should speak about with your doctor and family.
Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, Cocaine, and Psychostimulants — United States, 2015–2016
In this study, CDC examined age-adjusted death rates for overdoses involving all opioids, opioid subcategories (i.e., prescription opioids, heroin, and synthetic opioids),cocaine, and psychostimulants with abuse potential (psychostimulants) by demographics, urbanization levels, and in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes in Adults by Diabetes Type — United States, 2016
This study used National Health Interview Survey data from 2016 to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults by primary type.
Updated CDC Recommendations for Using Artemether-Lumefantrine for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Pregnant Women in the United States
This policy note reviews the evidence and updates CDC recommendations to include artemether-lumefantrine as a treatment option for uncomplicated malaria during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy and during the first trimester of pregnancy when other treatment options are unavailable.
Sexual Violence Prevention
In the United States, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men have experienced sexual violence involving physical contact at some point in their lives. CDC’s goal is to stop sexual violence before it begins.

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