Women and Infant Health
Recorded Diagnoses of Depression During Delivery Hospitalizations in the United States, 2000–2015
In a new report in Obstetrics and Gynecology, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientists and colleagues describe U.S. rates of depression at delivery hospitalization and how patterns vary by state and characteristics, such as age, race or ethnicity, and type of insurance, from 2000 to 2015.
America's Future Depends on the Health of Mothers and Their Kids
Dr. Michael Warren wrote commentary on National Women's Health Week, which was published by The Hill. Dr. Warren is associate administrator of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration and former president of the AMCHP board of directors.
Work Supports for Reducing Maternal Mortality: The Role of Paid Family and Medical Leave
The Institute for Women's Policy Research and the University of California-Berkeley, in partnership with the African American Policy Forum, present the recording of a webinar exploring the impact that paid leave has on reducing maternal mortality, especially for Black women.
General & Maternal Child Health
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released this week's influenza surveillance report.
Study Suggests E-Cigarette Flavorings May Pose Heart Risk
The Associated Press summarized findings from a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, which found that flavoring in e-cigarettes may increase risk for cardiovascular disease. The study found that vaping and some flavorings, even without nicotine, triggered blood vessel dysfunction that can increase the risk of heart disease.
Child & Adolescent Health
Work Supports for Child Health: The Role of Paid Family and Medical Leave
The Institute for Women's Policy Research and the University of California-Berkeley have released the recording of a webinar exploring the impact that paid leave has on reducing infant mortality and improving child health outcomes.