martes, 30 de abril de 2019

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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CDC and ATSDR Announce Funding for Study of Health Effects of PFAS in Drinking Water
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) are soliciting research applications to conduct a multi-site study on the human health effects of exposures to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) through drinking water. Among other things, the study will investigate PFAS differences in sex hormones and sexual maturation in children.
April is STD Awareness Month
Each April, we observe STD Awareness Month to spread the word about what sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are and how they impact people’s lives, as well as to reach communities about why it’s so important to prevent, test for, and treat these infections.
CDC and the National Association for Chronic Disease Directors Release State of Aging and Health In America: Data Brief Series
State of Aging and Health in America: Data Brief Series are topic-specific documents focusing on public health issues related to older adults. These briefs provide public health professionals with the most recent data available on health and aging related conditions, including the importance of brain health, the management of chronic conditions, and care giving burdens, to help identify needs and mitigate the future effects of a growing older population.
Patient Navigation: Helping Those Facing Cancer Find the Way
A new blog discusses the essential role that patient navigators have in a patient’s cancer journey by providing individual guidance to help patients make the best decisions for their care.
When Cancer Runs in the Family
This latest blog explores the importance of sharing your family health history.
Child Abuse Prevention
Children and families thrive when they have access to safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. Learn how to prevent child abuse and neglect before it begins with CDC’s resources!
CDC's Talk to Someone Shines in the Spotlight|
CDC's Talk to Someone: Triple Negative Breast Cancer, a free online and mobile application, was featured in the Working 4 Your Health segment on NBC Washington. Talk to Someone is an interactive conversation with Linda, a virtual coach that provides breast cancer patients with a safe environment to ask questions. 
Preventing Sexual Violence
Sexual violence is a serious public health problem in the United States. Help promote healthy, respectful relationships this month with CDC's resources.
The new CDC MV PICCS widget can help states find effective strategies to reduce injuries, deaths, and costs from motor vehicle crashes.
Association Between Changes in Postpartum Weight and Waist Circumference and Changes in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Women With Recent Gestational Diabetes
This report shows that changes in weight and waist circumference in the postpartum year among women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus are significantly correlated with changes in cardiometabolic risk factors.
Estimated Number of Cases of High-Grade Cervical Lesions Diagnosed Among Women — United States, 2008 and 2016
In this report, CDC analyzed data from the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Impact Monitoring Project to describe rates of high-grade cervical lesions among women aged ≥18 years during 2008–2016.

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Nonfatal observed & modeled assault injury rates among adults aged ≥60 years treated in hospital emergency departments, by sex — US, 2002–2016

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