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My Family Health Portrait|Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base

Give your children a gift that can help keep them healthy. Collect and record your family health history using the My Family Health Portrait tool. It’s free and easy to use. Record the family history information you know, save it to your computer, Google Drive, or Dropbox, and share the file with family members so they can add their information.

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

Track or Treat | Tracking | NCEH

Excessive sunlight and UV radiation exposure can cause most melanomas (skin cancer). Protect your health from UV and other public health frights. #TrackOrTreat #CDC #PublicHealth #EnvironmentalHealth #DataScience #Halloween

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My Family Health Portrait|Public Health Genomics Knowledge Base

Give your children a gift that can help keep them healthy. Collect and record your family health history using the My Family Health Portrait tool. It’s free and easy to use. Record the family history information you know, save it to your computer, Google Drive, or Dropbox, and share the file with family members so they can add their information.

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. Recovering From A Stroke, Brain System, Gambling Addiction, Stroke Recovery, Healthy Cholesterol Levels, Normal Blood Pressure, Vital Signs, Heart Attack, How To Stay Healthy

Prevent 1 Million Heart Attacks & Strokes

In 2016, over 1,000 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.

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, Baby Milestones, Health Problems, Mobile App, Mothers, Health Care, Healthy Living, Pregnancy

CDC's Milestone Tracker Mobile App

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.

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

More than a mental health problem

Suicide prevention is everyone’s business. Learn how everyone—from government to education, and the private sector to community organizations—can help prevent suicide.

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. Child Safety, Sun Protection, Outdoor Activities, Recovery, Health And Wellness, Healthy Living, Cancer, Arms

Skin Cancer

Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Lower your risk of skin cancer by staying in the shade, wearing clothing that covers your arms and legs, and wearing sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays.

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

Sick With Flu? Know What to Do!

Flu activity is declining, but there are still likely weeks of flu activity to come as the season continues to wind down. Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. Learn more of what to do if you get sick.

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. Nurse Meaning, Community Nursing, Trauma Center, Emergency Department, Over Dose, Lifestyle Group, Healthy Lifestyle, Counseling, Health And Wellness

Identifying increases in opioid overdoses

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.

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 Nurse Office, School Days, School Health, Kids Health, Natural Asthma Remedies, Bronchitis Remedies, Childhood Asthma, Asthma Relief, Vital Signs

Asthma in Children

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.

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. Help Baby Sleep, Vital Signs, Baby Co, Shared Rooms, Baby Health, Clean Living, Baby Safe, Caregiver, Betta

Safe Sleep for Babies

Create a safe sleep area for baby. Place babies on their back for every sleep. Use a firm sleep surface, such as a mattress in a safety-approved crib. Keep soft bedding such as bumper pads, blankets, pillows, and soft toys out of baby’s sleep area, and room share but not bed share with babies. #VitalSigns

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, Cancer Treatment, Surgery, Women Health, Side Effects, Mental Health, Healthy Living

Colorectal Cancer Early Detection

Are you or someone you love 50 or older? A colorectal cancer screening test could save your life. In this new video, cancer survivor Joan Lunden urges you to talk to your doctor about which screening test is right for you.

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

Cancer types associated with overweight and obesity make up 40% 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.

What’s needed to decrease stroke deaths? Risk factors of stroke. FAST Signs of Stroke Health And Beauty Tips, Health And Wellness, Health Tips, Health Care, Isolation Precautions, First Aid Tips, Fast Signs, Vital Signs, Medical Information

New Data on Stroke Deaths

Time lost is brain lost. Every minute counts when you or someone you know is having a stroke; that’s why it’s important to act F.A.S.T. and call 9-1-1 right away if you think someone might be having a stroke. New CDC #VitalSigns reminds us about the important stroke warning signs.

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 Lion, Food Wishes

Safety Tips for Handling and Preparing Common Foods | Food Safety

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