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Menu labeling can help restaurant patrons monitor their calorie intake..

Menu labeling can help restaurant patrons monitor their calorie intake.

July 11, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. 27
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Restaurant Menu Labeling Use Among Adults — 17 States, 2012

In 2010, a federal law was passed requiring restaurants with 20 or more establishments to display calorie information on menus and menu boards. Regulations have not been finalized, but some states and local jurisdictions have implemented their own menu labeling policies. To assess fast food and chain restaurant menu-labeling use by state and by demographic subgroup, CDC analyzed responses from adults in 17 states that used the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Menu Labeling optional module in the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey.

MMWR Recommendations and Reports

April 25, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. RR–4
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Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs

This report provides recommendations developed collaboratively by CDC and the Office of Population Affairs of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services outlining how to provide family planning services. Such services include contraceptive services, pregnancy testing and counseling, helping clients achieve pregnancy, basic infertility services, preconception health services, and sexually transmitted disease services. The primary audience for this report is all current or potential providers of family planning services, including those working in services sites that are dedicated to family planning service delivery as well as private and public providers of more comprehensive primary care.

MMWR Surveillance Summaries

July 4, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. SS–6
HIV Infection and Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users — National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 20 U.S. Cities, 2009

The National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS) collects human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence and risk behavior data from three populations at high risk for HIV infection: men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, and heterosexual adults at increased risk for HIV infection. This report summarizes data from the second collection cycle of NHBS in 2009.

MMWR Supplements

April 18, 2014 / Vol. 63 / Supplement / No. 1
Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities — Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014

In 2011, CDC published the first CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report (CHDIR) , which examined health disparities in the United States associated with various characteristics, including race/ethnicity, sex, income, education, disability status, and geography. The 2013 CHDIR included updated most topics from the 2011 CHDIR and presented several new topics. This report complements the CHDIR series by presenting five CDC-sponsored interventions that have been applied to decrease health disparities in the United States.


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