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Parents: Autumn Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy
Greet the fall with ways to help keep you and your kids safe and healthy.

Science and Research

National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2006 PDF (9/5/08)
This report presents information about inpatient hospital utilization as well as trend data for selected variables. Twenty-two percent of all procedures performed on males were cardiovascular. The most frequent cardiac procedure performed on males was cardiac catherization. The rate of cardiovascular procedures was also higher for males than for females.

Men Seek Infertility Services (9/5/08)
Many couples struggle with infertility and seek help to become pregnant; however, it is often thought of as only a women’s condition. But a CDC study found that a total of 7.5% of all sexually experienced men reported a visit for help with having a child at some time during their lifetime- this equates to 3.3-4.7 million men. Of men who sought help, 18.1% were diagnosed with a male-related infertility problem, including sperm or semen problems (13.7%) and varicocele (5.9%).

Health and Wellness

Beware of the Air Podcast
This broadcast discusses how homeowners can avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. Dr. Fuyuen Yip discusses sources of carbon monoxide and why exposures are more prevalent during the winter months.

Get Smart with Fruits and Veggies
Learn cost-saving ideas for incorporating more fruits and veggies into your life with these 5 tip sheets.

Work and Play

Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program
Each year an average of 105 fire fighters die in the line of duty. To address this continuing national occupational fatality problem, CDC conducts independent investigations of fire fighter line of duty deaths. This web page provides access to CDC investigation reports and other fire fighter safety resources.

Your Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel
Every year more and more Americans are traveling internationally for vacation, business, volunteerism, and friends and family. Whatever your reason for traveling, the information on this page will help you to be proactive, prepared, and protected when it comes to your health and the health of others while you are traveling.

Family and Friends

Positive Parenting Tips
Discover (or rediscover) positive ways that you can help your child learn and develop.

Protect Yourself and Others during Hurricane Season
Families can cope with hurricanes by preparing in advance and working together as a team.

Help Older Adults Live Better, Longer: Prevent Falls and Traumatic Brain Injury Webcast (Public Health Grand Rounds)
One goal of the September 25, 2008 webcast is to increase the awareness and understanding of the impact falls and fall injuries (especially Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)) have on older adults and on our health care system. Another goal is to promote a national dialogue on using evidence-based interventions in communities across the United States to prevent falls and fall injuries such as TBI among older adults.

Healthiest Nation Alliance (HNA)
Although the United States invests more than any other country in healthcare, our nation is not as healthy as most developed nations. The Healthiest Nation Alliance proposes that our Nation can and must invest more to protect health. Make health the “default choice” for all people and all communities. Join to help America become one of the world’s healthiest nations.


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Content Source: CDC Office of Women's Health
Page last modified: September 15, 2008
Page last reviewed: September 8, 2008