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Travelers' Health CDC

Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela September 30, 2021 Volcanic Eruption in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo September 30, 2021 More

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Promoting Health for Adults CDC

Promoting oral health through community water fluoridation. Promoting healthy sleep. Helping Smokers Quit and Supporting Comprehensive Programs. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States.

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Climate Effects on Health CDC

The health effects of these disruptions include increased respiratory and cardiovascular disease, injuries and premature deaths related to extreme weather events, changes in the prevalence and geographical distribution of food- and water-borne illnesses and other infectious diseases, and threats to mental health. For more information on the

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Racism and Health Health Equity CDC

Racism is a Serious Threat to the Public’s Health. —consisting of structures, policies, practices, and norms—that assigns value and determines opportunity based on the way people look or the color of their skin. This results in conditions that unfairly advantage some and disadvantage others throughout society. —negatively affects the

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Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinics in New Jersey Travelers

PASSPORT HEALTH 132 FRANKLIN CORNER RD LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ 08648 732-345-0029. website. LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ: Mercer County: Patrick Aufiero, MD, PA 2085 Klockner Rd Hamilton, NJ 08690 609-587-4122: Hamilton, NJ: Mercer County: RWJUH @ Hamilton - Occupational & Corporate Health 2 Hamilton Health Place Hamilton, NJ 08690 609-631-6830: Hamilton, NJ

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NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search

As part of an investigation of the health effects of exposure to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD) and in particular to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (1746016) (TCDD), a visit was made to the Givaudan Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey. The NIOSH Dioxin Registry was designed as a compilation of demographic and work history information for all U.S. production workers who have synthesized

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Daily Emergency Department Surveillance System --- Bergen

The health department can use these data to track and characterize the temporal and geographic spread of a known outbreak or demonstrate the absence of cases during the same period (e.g., severe acute respiratory syndrome [SARS] or anthrax). DEDSS was designed to be flexible and readily adaptable as local, state, or federal surveillance needs

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About Mental Health

Why is mental health important for overall health? Mental and physical health are equally important components of overall health. For example, depression increases the risk for many types of physical health problems, particularly long-lasting conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.Similarly, the presence of chronic conditions can increase the risk for mental illness. 2

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Emotional Well-Being Population Health

Experiencing stress, isolation, loss, or systemic social inequities is harmful to the health of Americans. Improving emotional well-being, social connectedness, and resiliency through research-based health promotion and prevention programs is critical to population health.

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Introduction to Public HealthPublic Health 101 SeriesCDC

Public health is “the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private communities, and individuals.” — CEA Winslow. These materials introduce public health core …

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Drinking too much alcohol can harm your health. Learn the

Drinking too much can harm your health. Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 95,000 deaths and 2.8 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) each year in the United States from 2011 – 2015, shortening the lives of those who died by an average of 29 years. 1 Further, excessive drinking was responsible for 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults aged 20-64 years. 2 The economic costs

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Health Disparities Healthy Aging CDC

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or in opportunities to achieve optimal health experienced by socially disadvantaged racial, ethnic, and other population groups, and communities. Health disparities exist in all age groups, including older adults.

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Health Effects of Marijuana Marijuana CDC

CBD is not impairing, meaning it does not cause a “high”. 1. Marijuana is the most commonly used federally illegal drug in the United States, with an estimated 48.2 million people using it in 2019. 2 Marijuana use may have a wide range of health effects on the body and brain.

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Health Information & Privacy CDC

Protected health information or individually identifiable health information includes demographic information collected from an individual and 1) is created or received by a healthcare provider, health plan, employer, or healthcare clearinghouse and 2) relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an

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Oral Health Data Division of Oral Health CDC

The Oral Health Data website contains data for select indicators from the National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS). Data sources include: Water Fluoridation Reporting System (WFRS), Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), State Oral Health Surveys, Indian Health Service (IHS) Oral Health Surveys and ASTDD’s Annual Synopsis of State Oral Health Programs.

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Health Equity Considerations and Racial and Ethnic

Health equity is when all members of society enjoy a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Public health policies and programs centered around the specific needs of communities can promote health equity. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought social and racial injustice and inequity to the forefront of public health.

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Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive

CDC’s Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication are intended to help public health professionals, particularly health communicators, within and outside of CDC ensure their communication products and strategies adapt to the specific cultural, linguistic, environmental, and historical situation of each population or audience of focus.

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Advancing Health Equity, Eliminating Health Disparities

Unmet health-related social support needs among people being served by health care systems can contribute to high patient morbidity and poor population health (30,31). However, little is known about the overall impact of screening and referral programs that address unmet health-related social needs on outcomes related to experience of care

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Engaging Employees in Their Health and Wellness

[email protected]Health is an employer-based training program. The ultimate aim of the program is to improve the organizational health of participating employers and certified trainers, with an emphasis on strategies to reduce chronic disease and injury risk to employees and an eye to improving overall worker productivity.

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Durham County Health Department National Prevention

Introducing NPIN’s Social Community. Talk sexual health services with other STD prevention professionals. Join NPIN’s new social community to connect, share, and collaborate.

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Mental Health Adolescent and School Health CDC

Mental health problems in youth often go hand-in-hand with other health and behavioral risks like increased risk of drug use, experiencing violence, and higher risk sexual behaviors than can lead to HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancy. Because many health behaviors and habits are established in adolescence that will carry over into adult years

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COVID-19 in Argentina

Access to travelers' contact information will allow U.S. federal, state, and local health departments and agencies to share appropriate health and public health information necessary to help keep the public safe. After Arrival in the United States. You might have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You might feel well and not have any

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Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults — 2019

Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults — 2019 provide annual estimates of selected health topics for adults aged 18 years and over based on final data from the National Health Interview Survey. Estimates can be grouped by characteristics such as age, race, or sex by clicking on the "Group by" dropdown menu.

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Promoting Health for Children and Adolescents CDC

The health care needs of children with chronic health conditions can be complex and continuous and include both daily management and potential emergencies. Ensuring that students have the health services they need to manage their chronic conditions while at school is important in helping them stay healthy and ready to learn.

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Health Care Access and Use Among Adults with Diabetes

Health services for physical health, mental health, or substance abuse. § Respondents reported disrupted care in the past 3 months. ¶ Respondents were asked, “Has the pandemic affected your ability to access care and medication for diabetes?”

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COVID-19 in Lesotho

Access to travelers' contact information will allow U.S. federal, state, and local health departments and agencies to share appropriate health and public health information necessary to help keep the public safe. After Arrival in the United States. You might have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You might feel well and not have any

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Health Equity DNPAO CDC

Providing health equity resources. What Influences Health Equity? Social Determinants of Health. The conditions in which we are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age are social determinants of health (SDOH). Examples include access to safe and affordable housing, quality education, and quality health care.

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Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking CDC

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General.Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2017 Apr 20].

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School Health Guidelines Healthy Schools CDC

School Health Guidelines At a Glance. Guideline 1: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. Use a Coordinated Approach to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Policies and Practices. Representatives from different segments of the school and community, including parents and students, should work together to maximize

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Health Education in Schools Adolescent and School Health

Health education is effective at addressing adolescent behaviors. Youth behaviors and experiences set the stage for adult health. 1-3 In particular, health behaviors and experiences related to early sexual initiation, violence, and substance use are consistently linked to poor grades and test scores and lower educational attainment. 4-7 In turn, providing health education as early as possible

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Friend Family Health Center National Prevention

Introducing NPIN’s Social Community. Talk sexual health services with other STD prevention professionals. Join NPIN’s new social community to connect, share, and collaborate.

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Brain Health Health Effects Marijuana CDC

Brain Health. Marijuana use directly affects brain function — specifically the parts of the brain responsible for memory, learning, attention, decision-making, coordination, emotions, and reaction time. 1,2.

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Mental health of children and parents —a strong connection

The mental health of children is connected to their parents’ mental health. A recent study external icon found that 1 in 14 children has a caregiver with poor mental health. Fathers and mothers—and other caregivers who have the role of parent—need support, which, in turn, can help them support their children’s mental health.

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Advancing Health Equity, Eliminating Health Disparities

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The mission of PCD is to promote the open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.

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The Value of Mapping the Ebola Outbreak Place and Health

Health officials requested maps showing populations living along the river border between the two countries. With these maps, officials could measure distance and visualize locations with greater detail. Additional maps showed a more expansive view of the Congo River and other area rivers. CDC’s Emergency Operations Center used one of the

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CDC’s One Health Office: What We Do One Health CDC

The Global Health Security Agenda external icon (GHSA) is an effort by nations, international organizations, and civil society to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from infectious disease threats; to promote global health security as an international priority; and to spur progress toward full implementation of the World Health Organization external icon (WHO) …

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GOOD QUESTIONS FOR GOOD HEALTH

of health information involves unfamiliar words and lots of numbers. In addition, short visits with doctors, nurses and pharmacists make it difficult to get answers to all your questions. Finding, understanding, and talking about health information is necessary to make sense of today’s complex healthcare system and maintain good health.

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