Many people become infected with #HIV as teens or young adults. School programs can play a vital role in preventing HIV among youth and help the US reach an HIV-free generation. http://1.usa.gov/1hs8X1g
Many are beginning to see the preventative and healing power of ancient practices that originated in the East, such as yoga, acupuncture, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and Chinese herbology. The infographic below highlights the many distinctions between the two approaches.
Surprise! It's National Public Health Week - Health Stew
Epidemiology is a key factor of public health. Public health aims to promote healthier lifestyles and improve quality of life. Epidemiology assists public health by observing and suggesting ways to control health epidemics.
Sexually Transmitted Disease are one of the biggest healthcare challenges faced by the US today, costing the system $17 billion each year. More than 19 million infections are reported each year, with potentially more unreported. One in four college students has an STD, demonstrating a significant lack of proper prevention and safe sex education among young people.
Malaria Is The 'Greatest Success Story In Global Health': Nonprofit
In #SouthSudan, #malaria is still a predominant threat to the communities we work with. That's why our teams are supporting health care facilities with training and supervision, medicine and supplies, and upgrades to clinics. #Medair http://relief.medair.org/en/where-we-help/south-sudan/
There are 20 million new #STD infections each year and half are among youth ages 15-24. School-based programs play an important role in preventing STDs, including HIV, among youth. This infographic outlines the characteristics and outcomes of effective HIV/STD prevention programs. #SchoolHealth #HIVprevention #NYHAAD
CDC estimates that #youth ages 15-24 make up just over one-quarter of the sexually active population, but account for half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted infections that occur in the U.S. each year. This infographic highlights the impact, causes, and consequences of #STDs among young people – and what they can do to protect themselves. #Gonorrhea #Chlamydia #GetTested
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Long-Term Effects of Bullying
I think this is a good example of why bullying is a problem. Look at how many students stay home each day from school because they are afraid of bullying. Bullying is a problem because it stops people from getting an education. -Brian W.