sábado, 4 de marzo de 2017

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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Pregnant? Be Careful with Certain Foods
Listeria is a harmful germ that can hide in many foods. Pregnant women are more likely to get a Listeria infection, which can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, or serious illness and death in their newborns. Find out which foods are more likely to contain Listeria and steps you can take to help prevent an infection.
Surveillance for Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2013
Cancer comprises a diverse mix of diseases occurring in every part of the body and is a leading cause of death in the United States. This report provides, in tabular and graphic form, official federal statistics on cancer incidence and mortality for 2013 and trends for 1999–2013 as reported by CDC and the National Cancer Institute.
Association Between Infant Mortality Attributable to Birth Defects and Payment Source for Delivery — United States, 2011–2013
Birth defects are a leading cause of infant mortality in the United States, accounting for approximately 20% of infant deaths. In order to assess the rate of infant mortality attributable to birth defects (IMBD) by payment source for delivery, CDC utilized U.S. birth/infant death data for 2011–2013 from states that indicated principal payment source on birth certificates.
Prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Sexually Experienced Women of Reproductive Age — United States, 2013–2014
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a clinical syndrome of the female reproductive tract characterized by inflammation of the endometrium, fallopian tubes, or peritoneum. CDC assessed the burden of self-reported PID in a nationally representative sample using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2013–2014 cycle.
Valentine's Day Health
Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate love and can be a reminder to make healthy choices part of your everyday life. Whether you celebrate Valentine's Day on your own or with someone else, take steps to be a healthy valentine.
Lower Your Risk for the Number 1 Killer of Women
Learn about heart disease in women and what you can do to keep a healthy heart.
Prevent Birth Defects: Talk to Your Doctor
Some infections before and during pregnancy can hurt both you and your baby. Talk to your healthcare provider about how to reduce your risk of getting an infection during pregnancy.
Leading Causes of Death in Females
2014 Leading Causes of Death in Females Now Available
Find the most current listing of the leading causes of death in females by age and race/ethnicity.
CDC Celebrates American Heart Month
This February is American Heart Month, a chance to educate yourself and your loved ones about how you can prevent heart disease.
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2017
In October 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to approve the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2017. Changes in the 2017 adult immunization schedule from the previous year’s schedule include new or revised ACIP recommendations for influenza, human papillomavirus, hepatitis B, and meningococcal vaccines.
Lower Your Risk for the Number 1 Killer of Women
Learn about heart disease and women and what you can do to keep a healthy heart.
Prevalence and Clinical Attributes of Congenital Microcephaly — New York, 2013–2015
Congenital Zika virus infection can cause microcephaly and other severe fetal neurological anomalies. To inform microcephaly surveillance efforts and assess ascertainment sources, the New York State Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sought to determine the prevalence of microcephaly in New York during 2013–2015, before known importation of Zika virus infections.
Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance — United States, 2014
Women who undergo assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures such as in vitro fertilization are more likely than women who conceive naturally to deliver multiple-birth infants. This report provides state-specific information on ART procedures performed in 2014 and compares ART birth outcomes that occurred in 2014 (resulting from procedures performed in 2013 and 2014) with outcomes for all infants born in the United States in 2014.
Vital Signs: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Among Adults — United States 2011–2012
The 2016 National Academies of Sciences report “Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability” included a call to action for government agencies to strengthen efforts to collect, analyze, and disseminate population-based data on hearing loss in adults.
Celebrate African American History Month!
This February celebrate African American History Month. Learn about how heart disease, cancer, and stroke impact African Americans and how to improve your health.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7
Coordinated by the Strategic Leadership Council, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on February 7 to increase HIV education, testing, community involvement, and treatment among black communities.

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