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Gynecologic Print Materials
Posters featuring survivors and facts about gynecologic cancer help raise awareness about gynecologic cancer and related symptoms. They may be used in a variety of settings, such as medical offices or clinical practices, at health fairs, in workplaces, and other community settings.
What Are the Symptoms of Gynecologic Cancers?
Symptoms are not the same for everyone, and each gynecologic cancer (cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers) has its own symptoms. See a doctor if you have any other warning signs that last for two weeks or longer and are not normal for you.
Recall & Advice to Consumers & Retailers | Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 Infections Linked to Flour (Final Update) June 2016 | E. coli
Raw dough and batter are never safe to eat, even if they don’t contain raw eggs. Just tasting a small amount can make you sick with germs like E. coli. Bake or cook dough and batter before eating.
Treating for Two | Medication and Pregnancy | CDC
Wishing a Happy #MothersDay to all moms. Our #TreatingForTwo initiative is committed to helping expectant moms have healthier pregnancies through safer medication use. Explore our resources, and talk with your healthcare provider about treatment options that work best for you.
Infographic: “What Every Young Woman Needs to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer” | Bring Your Brave Campaign
What Every Young Woman Needs to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her life. 11% of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. are younger than 45 years old. Learn about the Bring Your Brave campaign for more information.
Hospital Support for Breastfeeding
Hospitals play a vital role in supporting moms to be able to breastfeed. CDC’s most recent #VitalSigns report shows that hospital support for breastfeeding has improved since 2007. This is good news. Breastfeeding is one of the most effective things a mother can do for her baby’s health, and breastfeeding has benefits for her health, too.
Key Findings: Alcohol use and binge drinking among women of...
CDC researchers found that 1 in 10 pregnant women aged 18-44 years reported consuming alcohol and about 1 in 33 reported binge drinking in the past 30 days. This means that about one third of pregnant women who consume alcohol engage in binge drinking.