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- Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak — United States, 2016
- Mean Age of Mothers is on the Rise: United States, 2000–2014
- Increasing Prevalence of Gastroschisis — 14 States, 1995–2012
- Sleep Duration, Quality of Sleep, and Use of Sleep Medication, by Sex and Family Type, 2013–2014
- Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2000–2014
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Get Your Steps In!
Regular physical activity is an important part of overall health. Learn these tips for getting more steps in throughout the day!
When Marleah was 8 years old, she watched her mother, then 38, go through treatment for breast cancer. Her mother’s experience inspired her to understand and her own risk, and she learned that she has a BRCA2 gene mutation like her mom and aunt. To manage her risk, Marleah currently undergoes surveillance.
Women and Cancer: Examining Breast Cancer-Screening Behaviors and Survival
Dr. Koroukian answers questions about the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCCP) in Ohio and discusses the effectiveness of the program among low-income women enrolled Medicare.
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