A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management

  title={A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management},
  author={Maurizio Macaluso and Tracie J Wright-Schnapp and Anjani Chandra and Robert Johnson and Catherine Lindsey Satterwhite and Amy L S Pulver and Stuart M. Berman and Richard Y. Wang and Sherry L Farr and Lori A. Pollack},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={93 1},
In 2002, 2 million American women of reproductive age were infertile. Infertility is also common among men. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducts surveillance and research on the causes of infertility, monitors the safety and efficacy of infertility treatment, and sponsors national prevention programs. A CDC-wide working group found that, despite this effort, considerable gaps and opportunities exist in surveillance, research, communication, and program and policy… CONTINUE READING

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