A Timeline of CDC/ATSDR Contributions to Women's Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) have conducted research, implemented programs, and developed strategies to help women live healthier lives. These activities have helped address a variety of health issues, including cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, pregnancy, smoking, violence, workplace safety, and more.
Click on a decade to learn about some of the contributions CDC and ATSDR have made in women’s health. Links to additional information are included in individual entries.