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- Disparities in the Prevalence of Excess Heart Age Among Women with a Recent Live Birthexternal icon
- State-Specific Prevalence of Obesity Among Children Aged 2–4 Years Enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — United States, 2010–2016
- Is Twin Childbearing on the Decline? Twin Births in the United States, 2014–2018
- National Trends in Hepatitis C Infection by Opioid Use Disorder Status Among Pregnant Women at Delivery Hospitalization — United States, 2000–2015
- Percentage of Women Aged ≥50 Years Who Have Had a Hysterectomy, by Race/Ethnicity and Year — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2018
- AMIGAS: Promoting Cervical Cancer Screening among Hispanic Womenexternal icon
- Declines in Births to Females Aged 10–14 in the United States, 2000–2016
Journal of Women’s Health: Report from the CDC
- Overview of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Case Investigation of Cervical Cancer Studyexternal icon
- Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates Through National Provider Partnershipsexternal icon
- Protect Tiny Teeth Toolkit: An Oral Health Communications Resource for Providers of Pregnant Women and New Mothersexternal icon
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: Increasing Access to Screeningexternal icon
Two out of every three caregivers in the United States are women. This means they provide daily or regular support to children, adults, or people with chronic illnesses or disabilities. Women caregivers have a greater risk for poor physical and mental health, including depression and anxiety. The COVID-19 pandemic can add even more stressors to caregiving. Learn how you can manage caring for yourself and others.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States. In observance of American Heart Month, learn more about heart disease and women and what you can do to keep a healthy heart.
Over 700 women die each year in this country from problems related to pregnancy or delivery complications. Every death is a tragedy, especially when we know that two thirds of pregnancy-related deaths could be prevented. CDC’s new Hear Her campaign features compelling stories from women about their experiences during or after pregnancy. They share how pregnancy-related complications or conditions have affected them and how they got help.