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Felix thinking Please note that this page is a work in progress. Finalized entries are dated and posted on the What's New Page, and at the end of each month are returned here for archiving. So, unless an entry has a date it can still undergo metamorphosis! Thanks for your understanding.


January - June July - December


  • September 30, 2019 - 2016 global and national burden of diabetes mellitus attributable to PM2.5 air pollution

    Age-standardised burden of incident diabetes attributable to PM2.5 per 100 000 population (A) and age-standardised DALYs due to incident diabetes attributable to PM2.5 per 100 000 population (B)

    Diabetes and Air Pollution
    Graphic source: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpla/article/PIIS2542-5196(18)30140-2/fulltext

  • September 29, 2019 - September 29th is World Heart Day

    World Heart Day
    Graphic source: https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-J6m6wtCFXdY/Wc3DozvipcI/AAAAAAAAIow/Bvu2TUcijocn5M1lxC92NEHadS43Wrs8ACLcBGAs/s1600/05%2BWorld%2BHeart%2BDay.jpg

    For more information, see Heart Disease and Heart Disease 2

  • September 28, 2019 - Safeguarding Personal Data

    Safeguarding Personal Data
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/friday-research-wrap-61716-68440/attachment/gallup-trust-institutions-safeguard-personal-data-june2016/
  • September 27, 2019 - National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27, 2019

    New HIV Diagnoses in the U.S. and Dependent Areas for the Most-Affected Subpopulations, 2017

    hiv DX
    Graphic source: Source: CDC, HIV in the United States and Dependent Areas, Jan. 2019; https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/overview/data-and-trends/statistics

    HIV Diagnoses in the U.S. and Dependent Areas, 2012-2016

    HIV Dx
    Graphic source: CDC, HIV in the United States and Dependent Areas, Jan. 2019; https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/overview/data-and-trends/statistics

    New HIV Infections by Race and Transmission Group, U.S. 2010 vs. 2016

    HIV Tranmission Groups
    Graphic source: CDC, HIV Incidence: Estimated Annual Infections in the U.S., 2010-2016, Feb. 2019; https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/overview/data-and-trends/statistics

    For more information, see HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men CDC.gov

  • September 26, 2019 - Content Types

    ContentTypes
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/content-marketing-research-reports-videospodcasts-said-effective-but-difficult-68494/attachment/ascend2-effective-difficult-content-types-june2016/
  • September 25, 2019 - You can offset your genetic risk for coronary disease with a healthy lifestyle!

    Genes, Lifestyle and Coronary disease
    Graphic source: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1605086

    For more information, see Genetic Risk, Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle, and Coronary Disease 11/2016

  • September 24, 2019 - Calcification Scores, Genetic Risk and Coronary Disease

    Calcification scores
    Graphic source: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1605086

    Calcification Scores are lower in those with a favorable #lifestyle for each genetic risk category

  • September 24, 2019 - September 24 is World Cancer Research Day

    World Cancer Research Day
    Graphic source: https://twitter.com/theNCI/status/1174484252517425154
  • September 23, 2019 - 12th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (#FPAD2019)

    Fall Prevention Awareness Day
    Graphic source: CDC

    Falls Statistics
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/images/graphics/falls_startling_stats-800x512.jpg

    Slips trips and falls
    Graphic source: http://images.ccohs.ca/products/infographics/lightbox/slips_trips_falls.jpg

  • September 23, 2019 - Happy First Day of Fall!

    Equinox and Solstice
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/everything-you-need-to-know-september-equinox

    For more information, see All you need to know: September equinox

  • September 22, 2019 - What Mobile Apps Do People Use the Most?

    Most Used Apps
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/us-consumers-most-frequently-used-mobile-app-types-66713/attachment/deloitte-us-consumers-most-frequently-used-mobile-app-types-apr2016/
  • September 21, 2019 - How Lifestyle Choices Can Lower or Raise Cancer Risk

    Cancer and Lifestyle factors
    Graphic source: https://www.wcrf.org/dietandcancer/interactive-cancer-risk-matrix

    Cancer and Lifestyle factors
    Graphic source: https://www.wcrf.org/dietandcancer/interactive-cancer-risk-matrix

  • September 20, 2019 - Cancer-causing Viruses

    Cancer-causing viruses
    Graphic source: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/materials/5_viruses_508.pdf
  • September 19, 2019 - Why Visual Content is so Important Online

    Importance of visuals
    Graphic source: http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/visual-content-marketing-strategy
  • September 18, 2019 - New Cancers and Cancer Deaths

    New and Cancer Deaths
    Graphic source: https://nccd.cdc.gov/USCSDataViz/rdPage.aspx?s_cid=govD_USCS2014_1
  • September 17, 2019 - Comorbid Drug Use

    Comorbid drug use
    Graphic source: https://www.drugabuse.gov/longdesc/table-1-comorbid-substance-use-disorders

    Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders

  • September 16, 2019 - September 16 - 22 is Pollution Prevention Week (3rd Monday of September)

    Waste Management
    Graphic source: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/styles/large/public/2015-04/p2hierarchy_0.jpg?itok=_z0Ys3Y1
  • September 16, 2019 - SepticSmart Week: September 16-20, 2019

    SepticSmart Week
    Graphic source: https://www.epa.gov/septic

    Be Septic Smart
    Graphic source: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2018-05/documents/septicsmart_infographic_052318.pdf

    This annual event focuses on educating homeowners and communities on the proper care and maintenance of their septic systems.

  • September 15, 2019 - Remembering Cassini's Crash into Saturn September 15, 2017

    Grand finale
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/space/cassinis-saturn-plunge-september15-mission-milestone

    Cassini's Final Plunge
    Source: https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/cassini-s-final-saturn-plunge-approaches

    Cassini's Travels at a Glance
    Graphic source: https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/cassini-s-final-saturn-plunge-approaches

    Cassini milestones before the final plunge

  • September 15, 2019 - National Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15 - 21, 2019.

    Passenger Safety
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/passengersafety/index.html

    For more information see Child Passenger Safety

  • September 15, 2019 - September 15 -21 is National Obesity Care Week (NOCW)

    National Obesity Care Week
    Graphic source: https://www.facebook.com/ObesityCareWeek/
  • September 15, 2019 - Rate of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays per 100,000 Population 2015 National rate: 251.3

    Opioid Inpatient Stays
    Map source: https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/faststats/OpioidUseMap?setting=IP
  • September 14, 2019 - Rate of Opioid-Related ED Visits per 100,000 Population 2015 National rate: 209.0

    Opioid ED Visits
    Map source: https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/faststats/OpioidUseMap?setting=ED
  • September 13, 2019 - U.S. Drug Deaths 1999 - 2014

    Drug Deaths, by state
    Graphic created by bcjung from source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/23/health/heroin-opioid-drug-overdose-deaths-visual-guide/
  • September 12, 2019 - Logic model for behavioral health surveillance

    Behavioral Health Surveillance
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2018/17_0459.htm
  • September 11, 2019 - 18th Anniversary of 9/11/2001

    Patriot Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/september-11-2019-patriot-day-and-national-day-of-service-and-remembrance-national-make-your-bed-day-national-hot-cross-bun-day/

    9/11
    Graphic source: USA.gov

    9/11
    Graphic source: http://www.serve.gov/?q=site-page/september-11th-national-day-service-and-remembrance

    9/11/2001
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/2017/09/10/september-11-2017-patriot-day-and-national-day-of-service-and-remembrance-day-national-bossemployee-exchange-day-national-hot-cross-bun-day-national-make-your-bed-day/

    9/11 remembered - http://www.elbeco.com/September_11.aspx

    9/11 we will never forget

    Let us never forget all the innocent lives that were lost on that fateful day, and once again thank all the brave civil servants who died in the line duty. Many thanks to Suzanvitti.org for these wonderful graphics.

    See 9/11 Commission Records of Archives.gov

  • September 10, 2019 - 15 YEARS OF TERROR | A time-lapse map

  • September 9, 2019 - September 9th is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day

    FASD
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/fasd-awareness-day/index.html

    For more information, see International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day NIH.gov

  • September 8, 2019 - September 8 - 14, 2019 is the 45th National Suicide Prevention Week

    Suicide Prevention Week
    Graphic source: http://heartlandfamilyservice.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/600x300NatSuicidePreventinoWeek.jpg

    Suicide
    Graphic source: http://www.suicidology.org/resources/infographics/diagnosable-mental-disorder

    Suicide Warning Signs
    Graphic source: https://twitter.com/TWLOHA/status/1038783782185304064

    Suicide Facebook
    Graphic source: http://www.suicidology.org/resources/infographics/facebook

    For more information, see Suicide Prevention Resources

  • September 7, 2019 - Indicators Recommended by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Working Group on Surveillance Indicators for Substance Abuse and Mental Health

    Substance abuse Mental Health Indicators
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2018/17_0459.htm
  • September 6, 2019 - September 6th is National Read a Book Day

    Read a book day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/september-6-2019-national-read-a-book-day-national-lazy-moms-day-national-food-bank-day-national-coffee-ice-cream-day-national-be-late-for-something/
  • September 6, 2019 - September is Menopause Awareness Month

    Menopause Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForWomen/WomensHealthTopics/ucm117978.htm

    September is Menopause Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2b/8b/97/2b8b972ff2d784c17fac11eba2fa4ddd.jpg

    For more information, see FDA.gov's Menopause Page and Women Life Cycles

  • September 5, 2019 - September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    Childhood Obesity
    Graphic source: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/fb/3f/44/fb3f44b428fe10af27366252a10e7c08.jpg

    Childhood Obesity
    Graphic source: http://www.smiles-for-kids.com/blog/59

    Childhood Obesity
    Graphic source: http://www.arhomevisiting.org/Blog/sarah_infographic.jpg

  • September 4, 2019 - September 4th is World Sexual Health Day

    World sexual health day
    Graphic source: http://www.worldsexology.org/news/world-sexual-health-day/ https://twitter.com/sexualhealthday
  • September 3, 2019 - Hurricane Dorian

    Hurricane Dorian
    Graphic source: Windy.com
  • September 3, 2019 - September is Food Safety Education Month

    Food Safety Education Month
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/education-month.html

    For more information, see Food Safety Education Month

  • September 2, 2019 - September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://whatjocraves.files.wordpress.com/2015/09/ovarian-cancer-awareness-month-infograph_draft-2_9-21-15.jpg

    For more information, see Gynecologic Cancers

  • September 1, 2019 - September is National Preparedness Month

    September is National Preparedness Month
    Graphic source:http://www.ci.south-pasadena.ca.us/index.aspx?page=115

    Be Calm Be Prepared

    Personal preparedness

    Get Toolkit

  • August 31, 2019 - Princess Diana Spencer (7/1/1961 - 8/31/1997) (22nd anniversary of her death)

    Diana Spencer

    Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

  • August 31, 2019 - International Overdose Awareness Day

    Overdose Awareness Day

    Overdose Awareness Day
    Graphic source: http://interfaith-works.org/wp-content/uploads/InternationalOverdoseAwarenessDay-Aug31-2016-hpSlider.png

    Overdose awareness day
    Graphic source: https://www.overdoseday.com/

  • August 30, 2019 - Drug Overdose Deaths, Propel Rise in Mortality Rates (1999-2014)

    Drug Overdoses by race, ethnicity, gender
    Graphic source: http://www.itervis.com/death-by-medicine-drug-overdose-deaths/
  • August 30, 2019 - Drugs Involved in U.S. Overdose Deaths, 2016

    Overdose deaths, 2016
    Graphic source: https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates
  • August 29, 2019 - Opioid Painkiller and Heroin Overdose Deaths, by State

    Overdose deaths by state
    Graphic source: https://www.vox.com/2015/10/1/9433099/opioid-painkiller-heroin-epidemic
  • August 28, 2019 - Opioid Painkiller and Heroin Overdose Deaths

    Drug Overdoses
    Graphic source: https://www.vox.com/2015/10/1/9433099/opioid-painkiller-heroin-epidemic
  • August 27, 2019 - Opioid Deaths

    Opioid Overdoses
    Graphic source: CDC

    Graphic source: CDC
  • August 26, 2019 - August 26th is National Women Equality Day

  • August 26, 2019 - August 26th is National WebMistress Day

  • August 25, 2019 - Age-Adjusted Drug Overdose Rates, U.S. 1999-2017 by Gender


    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/factsheets/factsheet_nvss.htm?deliveryName=USCDC_371-DM3215
  • August 25, 2019 - www.bettycjung.net is now 20 Years Old!

    20 years and counting, thanks for visiting over the years!

    Happy 20th birthday!
    Graphic Source: https://www.birthdaywishes.expert/20th-birthday-wishes-quotes-for-their-special-day/
    It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since I published the first webpages that turned into this Web site. Many thanks to the thousands of visitors who contributed millions of hits during the past 20 years, and for all the nice comments along the way. I will continue to strive to make this Web site a worthwhile place to spend your time and find credible public health and health information. Thank you so much!

  • August 24, 2019 - Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, by type of Opioid, US 2000-2015

    Opioid Deaths, by type
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/data/analysis.html
  • August 23, 2019 - Synthetic Opioids Are Driving Up the Overdose Rate

    Synthetic Opioids
    Graphic source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/upshot/opioids-overdose-deaths-rising-fentanyl.html
  • August 22, 2019 - 21st Century Total Solar Eclipses

    Total Solar Eclipses in North America in the 21st Century
    Map source: https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/22/16179716/total-solar-eclipses-future-unites-states-2024

    For more information about coming eclipses, see Did you miss yesterday's total solar eclipse? Here's your next chance

  • August 21, 2019 - Remembering the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

    Eclipse Across America Poster
    Graphic source: http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov


    Graphic created from: http://gatehouseprojects.com/eclipse/Solar-Eclipse/site/thetimesnews.com

    Great American Eclipse
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/tonight/total-solar-eclipse-on-august-21
    See the tiny black dot crossing the United States in this this animation of the August 21 solar eclipse? It�s only here that you can see a total eclipse of the sun. But everyplace within the much larger gray circle will see a partial eclipse

    NASA solar eclipse
    Graphic source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/total-solar-eclipse-2017-upcoming-celestial-event/story?id=48859509

    August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse Path
    Map source: http://www.today.com/health/solar-eclipse-eye-safety-how-protect-your-vision-t114206

    A record number of Americans watched the 2017 solar eclipse -- and sought science afterward 8/2018

  • August 20, 2019 - August 20th is World Mosquito Day!

    World Mosquito Day
    Graphic source: https://hicare.in/blog/world-mosquito-day/

    Mosquito-borne diseases
    Graphic source:http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kvcr/files/201707/mosquito-borne-disease-hero1.png

    Mosquito-borne diseases
    Graphic source: http://clinical-laboratory.blogspot.com/2016/08/mosquito-borne-diseases.html

    For more information, see Mosquito Bites: Everyone is at Risk! @CDC_NCEZID

  • August 19, 2019 - Today is #NationalAviationDay! @NASAaero

    National Aviation Day
    Graphic source: NASA Aeronautics @NASAaero
  • August 19, 2019 - Contact Lens Health Week 2019: August 19 - 23

    Contact Lens Week
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/contactlenses/index.html

    Contact Lens and Sleeping
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6732a2.htm

    For more information, see Contact Lens Week

  • August 19, 2019 - August 19th is World Humanitarian Day

    World Humanitarian Day
    Graphic source: http://www.un.org/en/events/humanitarianday/multimedia.shtml

    World Humanitarian Day
    Graphic source: http://www.fao.org/un-expo/en/un-days/world-humanitarian-day.html

    For more information, see WHO's World Humanitarian Day
    FAO's World Humanitarian Day

  • August 18, 2019 - Age-adjusted drug overdose death rates, by opioid category: United States, 1999-2017

    Age-adjusted drug overdose death rates, by opioid category: United States, 1999-2017

    OD deaths by opioid types
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db329.htm

  • August 17, 2019 - Drug overdose death rates, by selected age group: United States, 1999-2017

    Drug overdose death rates, by selected age group: United States, 1999-2017

    Selected drug overdoses by  agegroups
    Graphic : https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db329.htm

  • August 16, 2019 - Rates for drug overdose deaths involving fentanyl, by age group: United States, 2011-2016

    Drug Overdoses by agegroup
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_03-508.pdf
  • August 15, 2019 - Number of drug overdose deaths involving fentanyl, by quarter: United States, 2011-2016

    OD deaths
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr68/nvsr68_03-508.pdf
  • August 14, 2019 - Top 10 Drugs in Overdoses (2010-2014)

    Top 10 drugs of Overdose
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr65/nvsr65_10.pdf"
  • August 13, 2019 - Drug Overdose Deaths, 2017

    Age-adjusted drug overdose death rates, by state: United States, 2017

    2017 Drug OD Deaths 2017
    Map source: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db329.htm

  • August 12, 2019 - August 12th is National Vinyl Record Day

    August 12 is Vinyl Record Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/2018/08/11/august-12-2018-national-middle-child-day-national-vinyl-record-day-national-spirit-of-45-day-national-julienne-fries-day/
  • August 11, 2019 - Illustrations Can Get The Point Across Better

    Importance of illustrations
    Graphic source: http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/visual-content-marketing-strategy
  • August 10, 2019 - Top 25 States for Drug Overdoses, 2001-2011

    Drug overdoses 2001-2011
    Graphic source:https://drugabuse.com/featured/decade-of-drug-overdose/
  • August 10, 2019 - The latest NSDUH reports that 11.4 million Americans reported in 2017 that they abused opioids in the past year. Source: SAMHSA

    Opioid Misuse
    Graphic source: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/samhsa-releases-2017-national-drug-survey/#gref
  • August 9, 2019 - SAMHSA reports that 19.7 million Americans reported in 2017 of having a substance use disorder in the past year. (Source: SAMHSA)

    Substance Misuse Past year, 2017
    Graphic source: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/samhsa-releases-2017-national-drug-survey/#gref
  • August 8, 2019 - August 8th is International Cat Day

    International Cat Day
    Graphic source: https://www.petsworld.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Internatinal-Cat-Day.png
  • August 7, 2019 - USA County map of mortalities from mental and substance use disorders, 2014

    Mental Health Deaths, by sex and age
    Graphic source: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/510877151466845702/
  • August 6, 2019 - Deaths from Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, 1980 - 2014

    Mental Health Deaths
    Map source: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/where-you-live-may-determine-how-you-die/
  • August 5, 2019 - Reasons for Sharing Content Online

    Why Share Content
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/why-do-consumers-share-content-online-63914/attachment/adobe-motivations-sharing-content-online-dec2015/
  • August 4, 2019 - Social Network Penetration Forecast, 2014 - 2020

    Social Platforms 2014-2020
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/us-social-network-penetration-forecast-65909/attachment/emarketer-social-platform-penetration-forecast-2014-2020-feb2016/
  • August 3, 2019 - The 10 leading causes of death accounted for 74 percent of all deaths in the United States in 2017

    Causes of Death by Gender
    Graphic source: https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181210lifeexpectdrop.html
  • August 2, 2019 - August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    National Immunization Month
    Graphic source: http://www.chathampublichealth.com/health-information/august-is-national-immunization-awareness-month/

    For immunization information, see Immunization Schedules CDC

  • August 1, 2019 - August 1st is World Lung Cancer Day

    World Lung Cancer Day
    Graphic source: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/b4/ba/d0/b4bad07cef8f6633219a97b6296d0e3f--brest-lung-cancer.jpg

    World Lung Cancer Day
    Graphic source: https://www.iaslc.org/patient-resources/world-lung-cancer-day-2018

    For more information, see Lung Cancer and Smoking

  • August 1, 2019 - Remembering MTV August 1, 1981 (First televised 38 years ago)

    MTV
    Graphic source: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a0eOWP9wxWo/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAABDJ4/0cM36A0hMG8/s0-c-k-no-ns/photo.jpg

  • August 1, 2019 - August is National Wellness Month

    National Wellness Month
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/2018/07/31/new-month-proclamation-national-wellness-month-august/
  • July 31, 2019 - Which Social Media Platform Get Their News From

    Social Media Platform for News
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/which-social-platforms-do-users-feel-are-best-for-keeping-up-with-the-news-65011/attachment/ipsos-best-social-platform-keeping-up-to-date-news-jan2016/
  • July 30. 2019 - Who Has The Most Credible Spokesperson?

    Credible Spokespeople
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/which-sectors-news-sources-and-spokespeople-do-consumers-trust-64994/attachment/edelman-credibility-of-company-spokespeople-jan2016/
  • July 29, 2019 - Industrial Internet of Things: Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain

    Cyber Kill Chain
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-hackers-attacked-ukraines-power-grid-implications-for-industrial-iot-security
  • July 28, 2019 - July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

    World Hepatitis Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/Features/WorldHepatitisDay/index.html

    World Hepatitis Day
    Graphic source: http://www.who.int/campaigns/hepatitis-day/2016/messages/en/
    World Hepatitis Day
    Graphic source: http://www.who.int/campaigns/hepatitis-day/2016/messages/en/

  • July 27, 2019 - June 2019 is the Warmest June on record for the globe, record-low Antarctic sea ice extent

    Hottest June on Record
    Graphic source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/global-climate-201906
  • July 26, 2019 - Industrial Internet of Things: Incident Vectors of Cyberterrorism

    IIoT Cyber-terrorism
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-hackers-attacked-ukraines-power-grid-implications-for-industrial-iot-security
  • July 25, 2019 - Industrial Internet of Things: Sector Targets of Cyberterrorism

    IIoT Cyber-terrorism
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-hackers-attacked-ukraines-power-grid-implications-for-industrial-iot-security
  • July 24, 2019 - Dark Web Services

    Dark Web Services

    Dark Web Service
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/dark-web-trading-which-country-specializes-in-what/

  • July 23, 2019 - Measuring the Good Life

    Good Life Table
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/10/29/measuring-the-good-life-around-the-world/
  • July 22, 2019 - What Employers are Looking For

    Skills employers are looking for
    Graphic source: http://lifehacker.com/the-top-5-job-skills-employers-are-looking-for-1718019990

  • July 21, 2019 - What Matters Most to Patients

    What matters most
    Graphic created by bcjung from http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/health_systems_and_services/debunking_common_myths_about_healthcare_consumerism

  • July 20, 2019 - 50th Anniversary - July 20, 1969

    50th Anniversary First Man on the Moon
    Graphic: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-releases-logo-to-mark-apollos-50th-anniversary

    USPS Man on the Moon stamps
    Graphic source: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-us-postal-service-is-issuing-first-moon-landing-forever-stamps

    Man on the Moon
    Graphic Source: http://justasmalltowngirlinabigcity.blogspot.com/ 2015_07_01_archive.html

    man on the moon stamp
    Graphic Source: http://nasa-appolo-11.blogspot.com/

  • July 19, 2019 - Data Breaches

    Databreaches
    Graphic source: http://www.gemalto.com/brochures-site/download-site/Documents/Gemalto_H1_2015_BLI_Report.pdf

    See the report 2015 First Half Review BREACH LEVEL INDEX

  • July 18, 2019 - Targets of Hospital Hacking

    Hospital Hacking
    Graphic source: https://bobsullivan.net/cybercrime/worried-about-the-wrong-thing-hospital-hacks-show-privacy-hipaa-might-be-dangerous-to-our-health/
  • July 17, 2019 - July 17th is World Emoji Day!

    July 17th is World Emoji Day
    Graphic source: https://vice-images.vice.com/images/content-images-crops/2015/07/17/happy-world-emoji-day-vgtrn-063-body-image-1437149504-size_1000.jpg
  • July 16, 2019 - Remembering John F. Kennedy Jr. Born: November 25, 1960, Washington, D.C. Died: July 16, 1999, Martha's Vineyard, MA

    JFK jr
    Graphic source: https://www.eonline.com/news/1001130/inside-the-heartbreakingly-tragic-final-days-of-john-f-kennedy-jr-family-strife-financial-woes-and-talk-of-divorce
  • July 16, 2019 - Anatomical Illustrations of Steampunk Crab Machines

  • July 15, 2019 - EcoAlert --World's Heat Maps Reveal Persistent Record-Breaking Temperatures

    July 5, 2018 Heat Map
    Graphic source: http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2018/07/ecoalert-worlds-heat-maps-reveal-persistent-record-breaking-temperatures.html
  • July 14, 2019 - National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

    National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://livingresilientlyblog.wordpress.com/2018/07/10/its-national-minority-mental-health/

    For more information, see Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - July

  • July 13, 2019 - Confessions of an E-mail User

    Email users
    Graphic source: http://www.gfi.com/blog/survey-81-of-u-s-employees-check-their-work-mail-outside-work-hours/
  • July 12, 2019 - Watch 25 Years of Arctic Sea Ice Disappear in 1 Minute

  • July 11, 2019 - Smartphone Share of Site Visits

    Smartphone Share
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/smartphone-share-of-site-visits-by-industry-in-2015-66634/attachment/adobe-smartphone-share-site-visits-by-industry-2015-v-2015-mar2016/

  • July 10, 2019 - Biggest Online Time Wasters

    Online Time Wasters
    Graphic source: http://priceonomics.com/which-generation-is-most-distracted-by-their/

  • July 9, 2019 - Daily Smartphone Usage, by Activity May 2016

    Smartphone App Consumption
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/time-spent-with-smartphone-apps-continues-to-rise-which-categories-are-benefiting-67952/attachment/nielsen-smartphone-app-audiences-and-consumption-may2016/

  • July 8, 2019 - America's Growing Smartphone Addiction

    Smartphone Addiction
    Graphic source: https://www.statista.com/chart/3666/frequency-of-smartphone-usage/

  • July 7, 2019 - January-April 2019 Blended Land and Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies in degrees Celsius

    January-April 2019 blended land and sea surface temperature anomalies
    Map source: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201904
  • July 6, 2019 - April 2019 Selected Climate Anomalies and Events Map

    April 2019 anomalies
    Graphic source: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/201904
  • July 5, 2019 - Why American Adults Save Money

    Reasons for saving
    Graphic source: https://www.marketingcharts.com/customer-centric/spending-trends-81481/attachment/yougov-why-american-adults-save-money-dec2017
  • July 4, 2019 - Happy Birthday, America!

    Lotsafireworks
    Graphic source: https://giphy.com/gifs/26tOZ42Mg6pbTUPHW/download

    Patriotic cat
    Graphic source: WP FactChecker

    Mickey Happy 4th

    HB America, eagle
    Graphic source: http://www.texasfred.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Happy-Birthday-America-600x407.jpg

    HB America
    Graphic source: http://www.usa4thofjuly.com/happy-birthday-america-pictures.html/happy-birthday-america-pictures-2

    Happy 4th of July
    Graphic source: http://finkorswim.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/statue.jpg

    animated fireworks
    Graphic source: http://www.popsci.com/fireworks-bring-exhileration-joyand-air-pollution

  • July 3, 2019 - Alcohol and July 4th Car Crashes

    July 4th car crashes
    Graphic source: http://www.richlandhealth.org/upload/images/news/buzzed_halfjuly4_v7.jpg
  • July 2, 2019 - July is National Fireworks Safety Month!

    Fireworks Safety Month
    Graphic source: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov/blog/2015/06/26/dont-let-fun-with-fireworks-turn-tragic/
    Firework injuries
    Graphic source: https://safety.smart911.com/top-5-fireworks-safety-tips/

  • July 2, 2019 - Solar eclipse 2019: A RARE total eclipse will blot out the Sun over parts of South America and the Pacific

    Eclipse's path
    Graphic source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_July_2,_2019

    July 2, 2019
    Graphic Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_July_2,_2019

    What is an eclipse
    Graphic source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1146535/Eclipse-2019-totality-how-long-solar-eclipse-last-where-is-path-of-totality

    Solar eclipse 2019: A total eclipse of the Sun will occur on July 2, 2019 (Image: GETTY)

    Total Eclipse July 2, 2019
    Graphic source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1146632/Solar-eclipse-2019-when-is-next-solar-eclipse-UK-next-eclipse-date

    Solar eclipse 2019: The eclipse happens when the Moon blots out the Sun in the sky (Image: GETTY)

    Total Eclipse July 2, 2019
    Graphic source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1146632/Solar-eclipse-2019-when-is-next-solar-eclipse-UK-next-eclipse-date

  • July 1, 2019 - Happy 100th Birthday, Grand Canyon National Park

    Happy 100th birthday, Grand Canyon National Park
    Graphic source: https://www.facebook.com/FOX10Phoenix/photos/happy-birthday-grand-canyon-national-park-100-years-looks-fantastic-on-you-more-/2206935126021689/

  • January 1, 2019- Happy New Year!

    Happy 2019
    Graphic source: http://www.wallpapers13.com/happy-new-year-2019-clock-fireworks-hd-wallpapers-3840x2400/
    France fireworks
    Graphic source: http://giphy.com/gifs/2013-happy-new-year-dgAH5jjyrvTa0
  • August 25, 2019 - www.bettycjung.net is now 20 Years Old!

    20 years and counting, thanks for visiting over the years!

    Happy 20th birthday!
    Graphic Source: https://www.birthdaywishes.expert/20th-birthday-wishes-quotes-for-their-special-day/
    It is hard to believe that it has been 20 years since I published the first webpages that turned into this Web site. Many thanks to the thousands of visitors who contributed millions of hits during the past 20 years, and for all the nice comments along the way. I will continue to strive to make this Web site a worthwhile place to spend your time and find credible public health and health information. Thank you so much!

  • October 17, 2014 - October is Health Literacy Month

    Health Literacy Month
    Graphic source: http://www.healthliteracymonth.org/
    Be a Health Literacy Hero! I am!

    For Health Literacy Month, the Healthliteracymonth.org is accepting stories from any person who or organization that addresses health literacy in their work. There is a listing of those who have submitted their stories.

    Read my story of how I am teaching my students to be saavy about the health information that is found outline!

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