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
Sitting is Killing You: The Truth About Sitting Down (WHOA)
We're in an active, fast-paced industry but spend our days sitting long hours at the computer. Well, that's what I did until I raised my desk. Now, instead of sitting all day, I spend my days standing, stretching, and... I love to put on my head phones, blast some tunes, and dance while working! It's the best! I call my desk, My Dancing Desk. :)
These are all examples of primary prevention. Primary prevention include increased immunization, health programs, exercising, not drinking. These objective is to prevent disease, reduce mortality and identify high risk individuals.
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
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