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My Family Health Portrait|Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base

The mission of the Public Health Genomics is to integrate advances in human genetics into public health research, policy, and programs

Excessive sunlight and UV radiation exposure can cause most melanomas (skin cancer). Protect your health from UV and other public health frights. Health And Wellness, Health Tips, Radiation Exposure, Environmental Health, How To Protect Yourself, Air Pollution, Health Education, Public Health, How To Stay Healthy

Track or Treat | Tracking | NCEH

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines environmental justice as “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.

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My Family Health Portrait|Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base

The mission of the Public Health Genomics is to integrate advances in human genetics into public health research, policy, and programs

In over Americans died each day from cardiovascular events that Million Hearts® is working to prevent. The new CDC Vital Signs shares how the initiative is working with public health and healthcare professionals to improve their community’s health. Brain System, Gambling Addiction, Stroke Recovery, Healthy Cholesterol Levels, Normal Blood Pressure, Vital Signs, Heart Attack, Health Care, Women's Health

Prevent 1 Million Heart Attacks & Strokes

Heart attacks and strokes can be catastrophic, life-changing events that are all too common. Heart disease and stroke are preventable, yet they remain leading causes of death, disability, and healthcare spending in the US. Alarmingly, many of these events happen to adults ages 35-64—over 800,000 in 2016.

Babies born to mothers with Zika during pregnancy need special monitoring throughout their lives. If you may have been exposed to Zika during your pregnancy, tell your child’s doctor, and track your baby’s development using CDC’s Milestone Tracker app. Milestone App, Baby Born, Health Problems, Mobile App, Mothers, Health Care, Healthy Living, Pregnancy, Track

CDC's Milestone Tracker Mobile App

Download CDC’s free Milestone Tracker app to complete a milestone checklist for your child. Available for iOS and Android in English and Spanish.

Suicide prevention is everyone’s business. Learn how everyone—from government to education, and the private sector to community organizations—can help prevent suicide. Kids Mental Health, Health Class, Mental Health Quotes, Mental Health Problems, Mental Health Awareness, Health Education, Mental Health Conditions, Goal Planning, Medical Information

More than a mental health problem

Suicide is a leading cause of death in the US. Suicide rates increased in nearly every state from 1999 through 2016. Mental health conditions are often seen as the cause of suicide, but suicide is rarely caused by any single factor. In fact, many people who die by suicide are not known to have a diagnosed mental health condition at the time of death.

The US is vulnerable to diseases from mosquito tick and flea bites. Health And Fitness Articles, Health And Nutrition, Health Fitness, Healthy Juices, Healthy Smoothies, Healthy Drinks, Healthy Snacks, Healthy Recipes, Health And Beauty Tips

Illnesses on the rise

Almost everyone has been bitten by a mosquito, tick, or flea. These can be vectors for spreading pathogens (germs).

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. To lower your risk, protect your skin from the sun and avoid indoor tanning. Home Safety, Child Safety, Outdoor Activities, Health And Wellness, Recovery, Healthy Living, Cancer, Arms

Skin Cancer

Learn about symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and the latest statistics.

Everything you need to know about the flu illness, including symptoms, treatment and prevention. Flu Symptoms And Treatment, Chesty Cough, Influenza Virus, Infection Control, Medical Care, Medical Conditions, Fun To Be One, How To Stay Healthy

Sick With Flu? Know What to Do!

Everything you need to know about the flu illness, including symptoms, treatment and prevention.

Rapid data from emergency departments help us to see opioid overdose trends more quickly. Working together, we can find and respond to increases in opioid overdoses to protect our families, friends, and communities from opioid overdose and death. Community Nursing, Trauma Center, Health And Wellness, Women's Health, Emergency Department, Over Dose, Lifestyle Group, Healthy Lifestyle, Counseling

Identifying increases in opioid overdoses

Emergency department (ED) visits for opioid* overdoses rose 30% in all parts of the US from July 2016 through September 2017.

Asthma attacks have gone down, but there are still too many. Healthcare providers, schools, and parents can work together to help keep asthma under control in children. Learn more in CDC’s new Vital Signs report. School Health, Kids Health, School Nurse Office, Natural Asthma Remedies, Bronchitis Remedies, Childhood Asthma, Asthma Relief, Vital Signs, Health And Safety

Asthma in Children

Asthma is a serious disease causing wheezing, difficulty breathing, and coughing. Over a lifetime, it can cause permanent lung damage. About 16% of black children and 7% of white children have asthma.

There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the when recommendations were introduced to place babies on their back for sleep. Infant Mortality, Help Baby Sleep, Baby Co, Shared Rooms, Baby Health, Baby Safe, Breastfeeding Tips, Betta, Parenting Hacks

Safe Sleep for Babies

There have been dramatic improvements in reducing baby deaths during sleep since the 1990s, when recommendations were introduced to place babies on their back for sleep. However, since the late 1990s, declines have slowed.

Triple-negative breast cancer (a cancer that doesn’t respond to hormone therapy) can mean a tough road ahead, but chemotherapy and surgery can be very successful. Survivor Joan Lunden shares her story in her new video. Cancer Screening Tests, Effects Of Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer Survivor, At Home Workouts, Just For You, Surgery, Women Health, Side Effects, Mental Health

Colorectal Cancer Early Detection

Joan Lunden encourages adults ages 50 and over to talk to their doctor to determine the right screening test for colorectal cancer. Comments on this video ar...

Overweight Cancer types associated with overweight and obesity make up of all cancers diagnosed in the US. You can take steps to improve your community’s health. Read CDC’s latest Vital Signs for more information. - Cancers associated with overweight Holistic Nutrition, Health And Wellness, Types Of Cancers, Cancer Types, Nutritional Cleansing, Vital Signs, School Programs, Lose Weight Naturally, Social Work

Cancer and obesity

Cancers associated with overweight & obesity make up 40% of all cancers. Learn more in this issue of Vital Signs.

What’s needed to decrease stroke deaths? Risk factors of stroke. FAST Signs of Stroke Vital Signs, Healthy Mind And Body, Health Pictures, Health App, Medical Information, Health And Beauty Tips, Health Education, Beauty Hacks, Death

New Data on Stroke Deaths

Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke in the US. Stroke death declines have stalled in 3 out of every 4states. 80% of strokes are preventable.

Take steps to prevent food poisoning. Get tips for handling and preparing common foods. Nutrition Classes, Proper Nutrition, Nutrition Education, Healthy Nutrition, Food Safety Tips, Culinary Classes, Healthy Eating Guidelines, Food Wishes, Food Poisoning

Safety Tips for Handling and Preparing Common Foods | Food Safety

Help prevent food poisoning by following safety tips for handling and preparing common foods.

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