GEAR UP for food safety! Choose and use these kitchen tools every time you prepare food to help prevent food poisoning.
Is your heart older than you? Many people have a heart age that is greater than their actual age because of certain reasons. To learn examples of actual age vs heart age, check out CDC Vital Signs.
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Infographic: Examples of actual age vs. heart age.
CDC researchers found that 1 in 10 pregnant women aged 18-44 years reported consuming alcohol and about 1 in 33 reported binge drinking in the past 30 days. This means that about one third of pregnant women who consume alcohol engage in binge drinking.
Towards a Violence-Free Generation: More than 1 billion children—half of all the children in the world—are victims of violence every year.
HPV vaccination is the best way to prevent many types of cancer. Many adolescents haven’t started the HPV vaccine series.
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Many adolescents still not getting HPV vaccine. KS and MO are among the low vaccination states. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/teens
Infographic: HPV Vaccination Among Adolescents (Credit: CDC Press Release) #HPV #Vaccination
Reducing Sodium: From Menu to Mouth
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Reducing Sodium: From Menu to Mouth - 5 strategies to support sodium reduction in restaurant food
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Get the facts. Get tested. Get involved.
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CDC has NHTD shareables: posters, graphics, infographics and more. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/testingday.html
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Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 - November 30. Learn more about hurricanes and other tropical storms so you can be prepared to keep your family safe.
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Infographic titled Protect All the Skin You’re In. The text on the infographic is reproduced below.
30 Years of Advancing Health Equity. The Heckler Report: A force for Ending Health Disparities in America In recognition of National Minority Health Month and the 30th anniversary of the Heckler report, OMH has released a series of posters. More information and tools around this occasion are found at minorityhealth.hh...
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Do you have a mother, sister, aunt or first cousin who was diagnosed with breast cancer before age 50? Learn more about sharing your story as a CDC Bring Your Brave ad participant.
The NIH Office of Research on Women's Health has launched a new infographic that explains the terms "sex" and "gender" while also illustrating several sex and gender differences between men and women that can have an effect on health.
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See examples of how sex and gender influence health in this #infographic from the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women's Health! #sexinscience
Women and healthcare providers don’t have enough information to answer questions about medications and pregnancy. Treating for Two is CDC’s prescription for this problem. Treating for Two aims to improve the health of women and babies by working to identify the safest treatment options for the management of common conditions before and during pregnancy.
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Quit Tip: Tell your friends & family that today is your quit day. Ask them for support these first few days and weeks. Making a New Year's resolution to #quit #smoking is a great way to start the year off right.
Take simple steps to live a safe and healthy life in 2015! Download this healthy living calendar as a reminder to make health a priority.
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Have you gotten your flu vaccine? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 7-13, 2014. Get vaccinated now!
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Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays. Download this healthy living calendar as a reminder to be inspired to stay in the spirit of good health this holiday season!
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Follow these tips for healthy contact lens wear and care.
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When it comes to wearing contacts, healthy habits mean healthy eyes. Follow these tips to help prevent eye infections.
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Infographic: Dear contact lens wearer - you only have one pair of eyes so take care of them! Great tips for the CDC.
Talk to your family. The holiday season offers many opportunities for families to share a meal and their family health history. This information can help your doctor decide which tests and screenings are recommended to help you know your health risks. Download this healthy living calendar as a reminder to collect your family health history.
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Facts everyone should know about Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and Stalking
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This infographic has things everyone should know about intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
Happy Halloween! Treat yourself to good health, and make your Halloween festivities fun, safe, and healthy. Download this healthy living calendar as a reminder to prepare heart- healthy meals this Halloween and all year long.
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More than 4 million women with limited access to health care received breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services in the first 20 years of the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Between 1991 and 2011, the program found 56,662 breast cancers and 3,206 cervical cancers, according to a recent CDC report.
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23rd anniversary of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP). This is an infographic of services provided by NBCCEDP-funded programs from 1991 to 2011.
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Pregnancy terms have changed. "Term" has been replaced by more specific definitions that communicate the importance of the last few weeks of pregnancy in infant development. Learn why the new term pregnancy definitions are important to ensuring the best outcomes for mom and baby.
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full term is now 39 weeks instead of 42 "Babies born before 39 weeks are at risk for problems with breathing, feeding, and controlling their temperature. They are also more likely to spend time in the neonatal intensive care unit, develop infections, and have a learning disability."
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The HPV vaccine is recommended for preteen boys and girls at age 11 or 12 so they are protected before ever being exposed to the virus. HPV vaccine also produces a higher immune response in preteens than in older adolescents. If your teen hasn't gotten the vaccine yet, talk to their doctor about getting it for them as soon as possible.
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Has your preteen received the #HPV vaccine? Make an appointment with your child’s healthcare professional today to protect your preteen from HPV cancers tomorrow. #cancerprevention http://go.usa.gov/5VkR
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn how you can inspire a healthy lifestyle & protect your daughters from cervical cancer → http://www.cdc.gov/features/preventcancer/index.html
Why does my child need HPV vaccine? This vaccine is for protection from most of the cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV is spreads between people when they have sexual contact with another person. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV each year. HPV infection can cause cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in women and penile cancer in men. HPV can also cause anal cancer, throat cancer, and genital warts in both men and women.
Make the most of your health care visits. Ask questions, and discuss all concerns that you may have regarding your health status. Download this healthy living calendar as a reminder to get your screenings and exams and to schedule all necessary follow-up appointments.