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External link Women and Heart Disease: An Atlas of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mortality (Second Edition)
During the past 40 years, public health researchers have documented persistent geographic disparities in heart disease mortality in the United States. However, most of these studies have reported findings only for men. While there is growing awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women, claiming over 372,000 lives in 1995 alone, few studies of heart disease in women have examined geographic disparities. Why is it critical to understand local geographic disparities in the burden of heart disease among women? We contend that health disparities among places reflect underlying inequalities in local social environments that make some communities more health-promoting than others.
External link Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for HPV Vaccine (Interim Version)
This guide will provide you with what you need to know about the genital human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. It is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. There are about 40 types of HPV. About 20 million people in the U.S. are infected, and about 6.2 million more get infected each year.
External linkpdf file HHS Blueprint for Action on Breastfeeding
The Blueprint for Action introduces an action plan for breastfeeding based on education, training, awareness, support and research. The plan includes key recommendations that were refined by the members and reviewers of the Subcommittee on Breastfeeding during their deliberations of science-based findings. Recognizing that breastfeeding rates are influenced by various factors, these recommendations suggest an approach in which all interested stakeholders come together to forge partnerships to promote breastfeeding.
External link Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer Question and Answers http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/AP-Deo
There is no conclusive research linking the use of underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and the subsequent development of breast cancer. Two research studies of underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and breast cancer have been completed and provide conflicting results.



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