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  • December 31, 2019 - RIP - We lost a lot of people in 2019

    2018 In Memoriam
    Graphic source: https://www.computerworld.com/article/3325212/networking/tech-luminaries-we-lost-in-2018.html

    CELEBRITY DEATHS: 2018'S FALLEN STARS Usmagazine.com

    Notable deaths in 2018

    Gone But Not Forgotten - 2018 Deaths

  • December 31, 2019 - Google's Top Trending Searches of 2018

    Google Trending Searches
    Graphic source: https://www.marketingcharts.com/charts/googles-top-trending-searches-2018/attachment/google-top-trending-searches-of-2018-dec2018
  • December 30, 2019 - Google - Year in Search 2018

  • December 29, 2019 - 2011 - Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Christmas Eve in Sarajevo;Jingle Bells Techno - Synchronized Christmas Light Show to Music

    Generational Christmas Music
    Graphic source: https://www.statista.com/chart/16275/holiday-music-fans-by-age/

  • December 28, 2019 - Shake up Christmas (Train); Last Christmas (Wham)

    The Best Holiday Videos Ever! Yahoo.com

  • December 27, 2019 - The USAF Band Holiday Flash Mob at the National Air and Space Museum 2013; Wonderful Christmas Time (Paul McCartney)

  • December 26, 2019 - The First Noel (Bing Crosby); Happy Xmas (War is over) [John and Yoko Ono]; Mistetoe (Justin Bieber); All I Want For Christmas is You (Mariah Carey)

  • December 25, 2019 - The Digital Story of the Nativity; Social Network Christmas; Band AID 2014 & 1984; Mary's Boy Child (Boney M); Thank God It's Christmas (Queen); Merry Christmas Everyone (Shakin' Stevens); God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Pentatonix)


    Band Aid 30


    Band Aid 1984

  • December 24, 2019 - Queen with David Bowie - Under Pressure (Christmas version) (RIP, David Bowie, 1947 - 2016); I Believe in Father Christmas (RIP, Greg Lake, 1947 - 2016); Snoopy's Christmas vs. Red Baron (The Royal Guardsmen); Christmas Canon (TSO)

  • December 23, 2019 - Holdman Christmas Lights 2010 - Complete Show;"Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" on the Glass Armonica; Carol of the Bells - (Pentatonix); Little Drummer Boy (Pentatonix)

  • December 22, 2019 - Best of Star Wars Music Christmas Lights Show 2014 - Featured on Great Christmas Light Fight!; Star Wars (Uptown Funk) - Christmas Lights; 6 BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAYS EVER!!!; WOW Mind Blowing New Light Show 2016 - Full Aerial Sync Wizards In Winter (The Prestons)

  • December 21, 2019 - December solstice 2019 arrives on December 21 at 11:19 PM on EST

    Sunlight on Earth, on the day of the winter solstice. The north polar region of Earth is in 24-hour darkness, while the south polar region is in 24-hour daylight. Gif via Wikimedia Commons
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/earth/everything-you-need-to-know-december-solstice

    Earth has seasons because our world is tilted on its axis with respect to our orbit around the sun. Image via NASA
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/earth/everything-you-need-to-know-december-solstice

    Image via US Naval Observatory. Day and night sides of Earth at the instant of the December 2017 solstice (2017 December 21 at 16:28 UTC). Note that the north polar region of Earth has 24 hours of night, while the south polar region basks in 24 hours of daylight.
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/earth/everything-you-need-to-know-december-solstice

    For more information, see Solstices & Equinoxes for Boston (Surrounding 10 Years)

  • December 20, 2019 - Little Drummer Boy (Boney M); 2016 Johnson Family Dubstep EDM Christmas Light Show

  • December 19, 2019 - Christmas Lights (Coldplay) & Twisted Sister

    The 50 Best Christmas Movies of All Time @Thrillist

  • December 18, 2019 - Teens Favorite Social Media Platforms

    Teens Social Media
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/snapchat-cements-its-position-as-teens-favorite-social-network-71934/attachment/piperjaffray-teens-favorite-social-platform-oct2016/
  • December 17, 2019 - News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

    News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
    Graphic source: http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/
  • December 16, 2019 - News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

    News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
    Graphic source: http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/
  • December 15, 2019 - News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

    News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
    Graphic source: http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/
  • December 14, 2019 - News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

    News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
    Graphic source: http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/
  • December 13, 2019 - News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016

    News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
    Graphic source: http://www.journalism.org/2016/05/26/news-use-across-social-media-platforms-2016/
  • December 12, 2019 - Effects of Technology on Society

    Technology Effects
    Graphic source:http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/07/26/public-sees-science-and-technology-as-net-positives-for-society/
  • December 11, 2019 - Human Enhancement - The future of gene editing

    Gene Editing
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/07/26/u-s-public-opinion-on-the-future-use-of-gene-editing/
  • December 10, 2019 - Human Enhancement - How Men and Women Think of These Technologies

    Human Enhancement
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/26/key-findings-on-how-americans-view-new-technologies-that-could-enhance-human-abilities/
  • December 9, 2019 - Human Enhancement - Is Extreme Change Appropriate Use of Technology

    Human Enhancement
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/26/key-findings-on-how-americans-view-new-technologies-that-could-enhance-human-abilities/
  • December 8, 2019 - Human Enhancement - What people want and don't want

    Human Enhancement
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/26/key-findings-on-how-americans-view-new-technologies-that-could-enhance-human-abilities/
  • December 7, 2019 - Human Enhancement - What Will and Won't Happen

    Human Enhancement
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/07/26/key-findings-on-how-americans-view-new-technologies-that-could-enhance-human-abilities/
  • December 6, 2019 - Human Enhancement - Being Wary

    Human Enhancement
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/07/26/u-s-public-wary-of-biomedical-technologies-to-enhance-human-abilities/
  • December 5, 2019 - Social Media Use, by Device

    Social Media Use
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/almost-1-in-5-americans-visit-company-pages-on-facebook-every-day-69544/attachment/temkingroup-us-adults-daily-social-media-usage-aug2016/
  • December 4, 2019 - Content Types That Work Best on Social Media

    Social media content types
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/visual-content-performs-best-on-social-media-marketers-say-69417/attachment/clutch-enterprise-marketers-top-performing-social-content-type-aug2016/
  • December 3, 2019 - Challenges to creating social media content

    Social media content creation
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/smbs-focus-on-creating-relevant-content-for-their-social-channels-69457/attachment/thealternativeboard-smbs-social-content-creation-aug2016/
  • December 2, 2019 - Cyber Monday 2019

    2017 Map of Cybercrime Victims on Cyber Monday

    Cybercrime Cybermap
    Map source: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cyberattacks-most-likely-to-happen-in-these-10-states-on-cyber-monday/

    For more information, see Cyberattacks most likely to happen in these 10 states on Cyber Monday 11/2017

  • December 1, 2019 - December 1 - 7 is National Handwashing Awareness Week

    National Handwashing Awareness Week
    Graphic source: https://sciencewondershop.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/hthmainnew4prina.gif
  • December 1, 2019 - December 1st is World AIDS Day

    30th Anniversary of World AIDS Day
    Graphic source: http://www.who.int/who-campaigns/world-aids-day/world-aids-day-2018

    World Aids Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/wad.html

    For more information, see World AIDS Day

  • November 30, 2019 - November 30th is Remembrance Day for Lost Species

    REMEMBRANCE DAY FOR LOST SPECIES
    Graphic source: http://www.lostspeciesday.org/

    For more information, see Remembrance Day for Lost Species

  • November 29, 2019 - What People Post About on Social Media

    Adults and Social Media
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/heres-what-americans-say-they-most-commonly-post-about-on-social-media-69388/attachment/harrispoll-adults-social-content-posts-july2016/
  • November 28, 2019 - Happy Thanksgiving

    Gozzi Turkeys 2018
    Photo: BCJung, Gozzi Farm Turkeys, CT (11/14/18)

    Gozzi Turkeys 2012
    Photo: BCJung, Gozzi Farm Turkeys, CT (11/16/12)

    Gratitude
    Graphic source: http://thanksgiving-jokes.com/thanksgiving-quotes/

    Gratitude
    Graphic source: http://comments.funmunch.com/gratitude-quotes-1.html

    Gratitude
    Graphic source: http://inspirationboost.com/category/all-quotes/attitude-quotes/page/2

    60 Things To Be Thankful For In Life

  • November 27, 2019 - Thanksgiving is Family Health History Day

    Family Health History Day
    Graphic source: http://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/family-health-history-day.png

    You can create your family health portrait record, for free, at: My Family Health Portrait Site

    For step-by-step instructions, see Family Health Portrait The more you know about your family's health history, the better you can take care of yourself and your kids!

  • November 26, 2019 - November 26th is Anti-Obesity Day

    World Anti-Obesity Day
    Graphic source: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NRdqBw_c7wg/ULMhVdHO7cI/AAAAAAAAA9w/u23KcWgwTtw/s1600/World_Anti_Obesity_Day_Logo.jpg
  • November 25, 2019 - November 25th, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

    Orange the world
    Graphic source: WHO

    Orange the world
    Graphic source: https://www.firstpost.com/world/un-launches-orange-the-world-campaign-for-action-on-violence-against-women-2520774.html

  • For more information, see How will YOU Orange the World?

  • November 25, 2019 - Public Health Thank You Day #PHTYD19

    2019 Public Health Thank You Day
    Graphic: https://www.researchamerica.org/phtyd

    Gratitude is always a good thing because it helps us to keep Life in perspective. We take so many things for granted that we don't appreciate what we have until we don't have it anymore.

    I like Research!America's annual "Public Health Thank You Day" because it puts what is my greatest love, Public Health, on the forefront, even if it's just for one day a year.

    A re-posting of my 2009 blog entry: Here are some of things we can be thankful for, with many thanks to all the Public Health Professionals, at all levels of practice, who have dedicated their careers to protecting the Public's Health in a variety of ways...

    • Waking up this morning from clean bedding that is not contaminated by pathogens;
    • Using a bathroom so human waste is disposed of properly;
    • Being able to drink water from the faucet without getting some disease;
    • Being able to eat breakfast without getting some disease;
    • Dropping off your kids in schools knowing they won't get sick because everyone got their immunizations;
    • Driving to work and not being exposed to harmful emissions from motor vehicles;
    • Going to work and spending the day in an environment that won't make you sick;
    • Going to lunch and eating in a restaurant that's been inspected;
    • Going for a walk and not being exposed to second-hand smoke or rotting garbage;
    • Getting a haircut and knowing those cutting your hair have been licensed;
    • Going to see health care professionals and knowing they are competent because they are licensed to practice;
    • Going to any health care facility and knowing they are licensed;
    • Going to bed and feeling safe because disaster preparedness exists at every level of government.
  • November 24, 2019 - November is Native American Heritage Month (NAHM)

    Native American Heritage Month
    Graphic source: https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx

    For more information, see National Native American Heritage Month - November and November is National American Indian Heritage Month Library of Congress

  • November 23, 2019 - November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

    Premature Births
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/prematurebirth/index.html

    For more information, see National Prematurity Awareness Month

  • November 22, 2019 - November is National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month

    COPD Month
    Graphic source: http://www.quickmedical.com/images/blog/COPD-in-the-us-large.jpg

    For more information, see Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • November 21, 2019 - Great American Smokeout (Thursday before Thanksgiving)

    2017 Great American Smokeout
    Graphic source: https://www.roswellpark.org/sites/default/files/great-american-smokeout-infographic-web.jpg

    For more information, see Smoking Cessation

  • November 20, 2019 - November is National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month

    COPD Month
    Graphic source: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/copd/

    For more information, see COPD

  • November 19, 2019 - November 19th is World Toilet Day

    World Toilet Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/images/infographics/large/toilet-infographic-large.jpg

    For more information, see WHO - World Toilet Day

  • November 19, 2019 - November 19th is International Men's Day

    International Men's Day
    Graphic source: https://i.imgur.com/OpDDRWr.png

    For more information, see International Men's Day Sparks Conversation About Mental Health

  • November 19, 2019 - November 19th is World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse

    Child Abuse Prevention
    Graphic source: http://www.woman.ch/june09/children/images/19-nov-logo-1.gif

    For more information, see Child Abuse Prevention CDC.gov

  • November 18, 2019 - U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (Get Smart Week) November 18 - 24, 2019 #USAAW

    Be Antibiotics Aware
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/week/index.html

    Get Smart Week
    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/week/index.html

    USAAW is an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use.

  • November 17, 2019 - World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (3rd Sunday in November)

    World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims
    Graphic source: http://www.who.int/roadsafety/remembrance_day/WDR2017.jpg

    For more information, see World Day of Remembrance

  • November 16, 2019 - November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/62/96/a5/6296a57f960e915c01fe1aa1ff2c5b75.jpg

    Lung Cancer Causes
    Graphic source: https://thumbnails-visually.netdna-ssl.com/lung-cancer-causes_52e22a513e024_w1500.jpg

    Lung cancer symptoms
    Graphic source: https://healthsaveblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Early-symptoms-of-Lung-Cancer.jpg

    Lung cancer facts
    Graphic source: http://www.lung-cancer.com/images/lungcancerfacts.jpg

    For more information see Lung Cancer Awareness

  • November 15, 2019 - November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Lung Cancer
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/basic_info/infographic.htm
  • November 14, 2019 - World Diabetes Day

    World Diabetes Day

    Global Diabetes Day
    Graphic source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/diabetes-influenza-a-dangerous-combination_us_5a0909dde4b0cc46c52e6bde

    Diabetes complications
    Graphic source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/diabetes-influenza-a-dangerous-combination_b_5a0909dde4b0cc46c52e6bde

  • November 13, 2019 - Analytic Skills are In High Demand

    Desirable Analytic Skills
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/which-analytics-skills-are-in-the-highest-demand-69376/attachment/econsultancylynchpin-analytics-skills-highest-demand-jul2016/
  • November 12, 2019 - World Pneumonia Day November 12, 2019

    November 12 is World Pneumonia Day
    Graphic source: http://lokmankarki.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/wpd072.jpg

    November 12 is World Pneumonia Day
    Graphic source: http://amediaagency.com/app/uploads/2015/11/Poster.png

  • November 11, 2019 - Veterans Day, 2019

    Veteran's Days
    Graphic source: http://www.appsforpcplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/veterans-day-main.jpg

    Veterans Day - thanks
    Graphic source: http://www.veteransday2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/what-is-veterans-day.jpg
  • November 10, 2019 - College Education Trends

    College Education and Jobs
    Graphic source: http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/07/05/heres-how-bad-job-market-dont-go-college
  • November 9, 2019 - College Education & Employment Trends

    College education and jobs
  • November 8, 2019 - Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes

    2015 Diabetes and Obesity Prevalence
    Map source: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/data/center/slides.html
  • November 7, 2019 - U.S. Diagnosed Diabetes Prevalence, 2015

    2015 Diabetes Prevalence
    Map source: https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/data/center/slides.html
  • November 6, 2019 - Global Diabetes Prevalence, 2015 & 2040

    Global Diabetes
    Map source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/diabetes-genomic-medicine/0/steps/10033
  • November 5, 2019 - It's Election Day!

    Vote!
    Graphic source: http://www.alsberry.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/vote2.jpg

    Susan B. Anthony
    Graphic source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/08/politics/susan-b-anthony-gravesite-voting-stickers-irpt/

  • November 4, 2019 - Drowsy Driving Statistics

    Drowsing driving stats
    Graphic source: https://www.aaafoundation.org/sites/default/files/AAAFoundation-DrowsyDriving-Nov2014.pdf

    Drowsy Driving is like drunk driving
    Graphic source: https://sleepcuresolutions.com/blog/sleep-deprived-driving-is-like-driving-under-the-influence-of-alcohol/

    Drowsy Driving stats
    Graphic source: https://www.10tv.com/article/nhtsa-looks-stop-drowsy-driving-crashes

    See Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Drowsy Drivers, United States, 2009 2013

  • November 3, 2019 - Drowsy Driving Prevention Week November 3 - 10, 2019

    Drowsy Driving
    Graphic source: http://divinelifestyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Drowsy-Driving-How-do-you-know.jpg

    For more information, see Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

  • November 3, 2019 - Daylight Savings Time Ends, Fall Back Today

    Daylight Savings Time Ends
    Graphic source: https://mgtvwjtv.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/daylight-saving-time.jpg

    Fall back
    Graphic source: http://files.ctctcdn.com/9171773f001/1a589a72-dbab-4739-bec2-4ae16f3c6670.gif

    Fall back moving hands
    Graphic source:http://www.zingerbug.com/Comments/glitter_graphics/fall_back_daylight_savings_time_clock_with_moving_hands.gif

  • November 3, 2019 - November 3rd is One Health Day

    One Health Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/one-health-day.html

    One health day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/one-health-day.html

    November 3, 2018, marks the third annual One Health Day, a global campaign to bring attention to the need for a One Health approach to public health. One Health recognizes the connection between human health, animal health, and our environment. (CDC.gov)

    For more information, see One Health Day

  • November 2, 2019 - Prevalence Estimates of Diabetes, 2025

    Diabetes, 2025
    Map source: http://caelushealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/world-diabetes-map-2025.jpg
  • November 1, 2019 - November is National Diabetes Month

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month
    Graphic source: http://www.mrchouston.com/wp-content/uploads /2014/11/National-Diabetes-Month.jpg

    2015 Diabetes Statistics
    Graphic source: http://blog.healthalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Diabetes-Infographic1.jpg

    For more information, see Diabetes Resources on the Internet

  • October 31, 2019 - Michael Jackson's Thriller

  • October 31, 2019 - Happy Halloween!

    Ashburn Pumpkin
  • October 30, 2019 - U.S. Public and the Media

    New Media & the public
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/few-young-americans-very-satisfied-with-the-national-media-69003/attachment/pewknightfoundation-american-engagement-with-the-news-jul2016/
  • October 29, 2019 - October 29th is National Cat Day

    National Cat Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/2018/10/28/october-29-2018-national-cat-day-world-stroke-day-national-hermit-day-national-oatmeal-day/

    National Cat Day
    Graphic source: https://www.shutterfly.com/ideas/national-cat-day/

  • October 29, 2019 - October 29th is World Stroke Day

    World
    Graphic source: https://bestmedicinenews.org/world-stroke-day-2013/

    World Stroke day
    Graphic source: http://nutrition-alert.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/SPOTASTROKE-1024x511.png

  • October 28, 2019 - Young Adults, 1975 vs. 2015

    Young Adults
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/how-the-socioeconomic-characteristics-of-young-adults-have-changed-in-the-past-40-years-68788/attachment/censusbureau-changing-characteristics-young-adults-jul2016/
  • October 27, 2019 - Most Pressing Causes of Mental and Behavioral Health Issues

    Behavioral Health Causes
    Graphic source:https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/558940/It%E2%80%99s%20Time%20to%20Treat%20Physical%20and%20Mental%20Health%20With%20Equal%20Intent.pdf?__hstc=&__hssc=&hsCtaTracking=c7195dc9-8285-402c-93a3-347a50f742ea%7C0057de72-dc81-40db-8ba4-ea9e51c55c15
  • October 26, 2019 - Cell Phone Security Ratings

    Phone security
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-winning-the-enterprise-security-race-samsung-makes-push/

  • October 25, 2019 - Average American Day, 2015

    2015 Average American Day
    Graphic source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/28/americans-are-watching-more-tv-and-working-less-new-federal-data-show/
  • October 24, 2019 - Generational Differences: Consumer Preference
    Generational Differences
    Graphic source: http://a.fastcompany.net/asset_files/-/2016/06/01/millenials.jpg
  • October 23, 2019 - Characteristic Evolution by Generation

    Millenials
    Graphic source: http://c.fastcompany.net/asset_files/-/2016/06/01/millenials-peak.jpg
  • October 22, 2019 - Technological Spying That Should Creep You Out

    Personalization
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/which-in-store-personalization-tactics-are-creepy-and-which-are-cool-68576/attachment/richrelevance-creepy-or-cool-retail-personalization-tactics-jun2016/
  • October 21, 2019 - October 21 - 25, 2019 is National Health Education Week

    National Health Education Week
    Graphic source: https://www.sophe.org/focus-areas/national-health-education-week/
  • October 20, 2019 - October 20-26 is International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    Lead is Toxic
    Graphic source: http://www.who.int/ipcs/lead_campaign/WHO-Lead-Exposure_Adapted-Map-Proof_English.pdf
  • October 20, 2019 - October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week!

    National Teen Driver Safety Week
    Graphic source: https://www.ktsro.org/teen
  • October 19, 2019 - What is Middle Income?

    Middle Income
    Graphic source: http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/middle-class-jobs-gone-soon.html/
  • October 18, 2019 - October 18th (3rd Friday in October) is National Mammography Day

    National Mammography Day
    Graphic source: https://i0.wp.com/nationaldaycalendar.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/National-Mammography-Day-Third-Friday-in-October-1-e1474648588227.jpg
  • October 17, 2019 - Consumer Research Sources

    Consumer Result
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/millennials-rely-on-w-o-m-more-than-other-adults-when-researching-consumer-goods-68531/attachment/salesforce-consumer-goods-research-by-generation-june2016/
  • October 16, 2019 - Who is Online Almost Constantly?

    Online Constantly
    Graphic source: https://www.marketingcharts.com/charts/percentage-of-us-adults-who-go-online-almost-constantly-in-2019/attachment/pew-share-of-us-adults-online-almost-constantly-sept2019
  • October 15, 2019 - October 15th is Global Handwashing Day

    Global Handwashing Day
    Graphic source: http://snappa.static.pressassociation.io/assets/2015/10/14170829/1444838908-39f3320c3819fc3925878d79cf208eeb-1366x948.jpg
  • October 15, 2019 - October 15th is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

    National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
    Graphic source:https://www.mazzonicenter.org/sites/default/files/infographics-nlaad-2-latinos-hiv-msm.jpg

    National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nlaad.html

    Latino and HIV
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nlaad.html

    Latino MSM and HIV
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nlaad.html

    Latinos and HIV
    Graphic source: NLAAD

    For more information, see National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

  • October 14, 2019 - More Than One-Quarter of US Adults Go Online "Almost Constantly"

    Savings Rate
    Graphic source: http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/retirement-reality-5-charts-you-need-to-see.html/2/
  • October 13, 2019 - International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW): October 13 - 19, 2019

    International Infection Prevention Week
    Graphic source: https://www.picnet.ca/conferences-events/iipw2018/
  • October 12, 2019 - October is ADHD Awareness Month

    ADHD Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/adhdawarenessweek/index.html

    For more information, see Learn More About ADHD and ADHD

  • October 11, 2019 - October 11 is World Obesity Day

    World Obesity Day
    Graphic source: https://benthamsciencepublishers.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/world-obesity-day/

    For more information, see National Protect Your Hearing Month � October 2016 and Hearing

  • October 10, 2019 - October 10th is World Mental Health Day, 2019: Suicide Prevention

    World Mental Health Day
    Graphic Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2019/10/10/default-calendar/world-mental-health-day-2019-focus-on-suicide-prevention

  • October 9, 2019 - October is SIDS Awareness Month

    For more information, see Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) CDC.gov and About SUID (sudden unexpected infant deaths) and SIDS

  • October 8, 2019 - October is National Health Literacy Month

    Health Literacy
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/phpr/infographics/healthliteracy.htm

    health literacy
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    Populations with Below Basic Health Literacy

    Below Basic Health Literacy
    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy/findtraining/onlinecourse.html

    Below Basic Level Definition: Adults at the below basic level have only the most elementary literacy skills. These skills range from being non-literate in English to being able to locate easily identifiable information in short, commonplace prose text. An adult at the below basic literacy level might be able to locate and circle the date of a medical appointment on a hospital appointment slip. (Source: http://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy/findtraining/onlinecourse.html)

  • October 7, 2019 - October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

    Protect your hearing month
    Graphic source: http://swfhealthandwellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/October-is-National-Protect-Your-Hearing-Month.jpg

    Hearing Loss Triage
    https://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/suppl/2018/06/22/bmj.k2219.DC1/ftos250418.wi.pdf

    For more information, see National Protect Your Hearing Month � October 2016 and Hearing

  • October 6, 2019 - October 6 - 12, 2019 is Mental Illness Awareness Week

    Mental Illness Awareness Week
    Graphic source: http://i2.wp.com/img1.dzmind.com/images/mental-illness-awareness-week.png

    Mental Illness
    Graphic source: https://az616578.vo.msecnd.net/files/2016/05/13/6359870722615541791545011302_odyssey.jpg

  • October 5, 2019 - October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

    Bullying - fighting back
    Graphic source: https://www.tonasgraphics.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Bully-Prevention.jpg

    Stop Bullying

    For more information, see Bullying

  • October 4, 2019 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    For more information, see Breast Cancer

  • October 3, 2019 - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    October is Cybersecurity Month
    Graphic source: http://www.lockheedmartin.com/content/dam/lockheed/data/isgs/photo/ISGS-Cyber_Infographic_da.jpg

    See National Cyber Security Awareness Month - Cyber Security is Everyone's Responsibility for what you can do to remain secure in an increasingly connected world.

  • October 2, 2019 - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    Graphic source: USA.gov 10/9/2015 E-mail

    Domestic Violence Stats
    Graphic source: https://naplesshelter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/dvam-oct2016-7.png

    The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) infographic
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/nisvs/infographic.html

    For more information, see Domestic Violence Resources

  • October 1, 2019 - Fungal Disease Awareness Week is October 1 - 5, 2019.

    Fungal Disease Awareness Week
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/awareness-week.html

  • October 1, 2019 - October 1, 2019 is International Day of Older Persons

    Combat Ageism
    Graphic source: http://who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2016/discrimination-ageing-youth/en/

    Older Persons Day
    Graphic source: http://patienttalk.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/International-Day-of-Older-Persons.jpg

    Aging Population
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  • 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
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    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 roffset 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


  • January 1, 2019- Happy New Year!

    Happy 2019
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    France fireworks
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  • August 25, 2019 - www.bettycjung.net is now 20 Years Old!

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

    Happy 20th birthday!
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    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!

  • March 1, 2012 - THANK YOU!!!

    3 million hits, as of 2/2012
  • February 1, 2012 - Betty C. Jung's Web site is a Healthy People Consortium Organization

    I Believe in a Healthier Nation for All Americans - Healthy People 2020
    I have always supported Healthy People's goals and objectives. Now, as a Healthy People Consortium Organization I will continue to do so in a more focused way.

    "The Consortium is a diverse, motivated group of agencies and organizations committed to achieving Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives." http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/consortium/default.aspx

    I will continue to add new links to Healthy People 2020 Webpage and post pertinent updates on my Public Health Blog. For starters, click on "Map-It" graphic for "MAP-IT: A Guide To Using Healthy People 2020 in Your Community." Also, check out: Healthy People 2020 program planning tools, a toolkit for program development!

    Get Healthy People 2020 program planning tools: MAP-IT - Healthy People 2020

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    All statistics to be updated can be found on all the Site Map Pages, the Web Site Statistics Page. This is done monthly, usually near the beginning of each month.

    • Academic Resources Better sleep makes for better grades, MIT reports; Quitting Facebook could boost exam results;
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    • Annotated Academe Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Biostatistics Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Data Bibliography
    • Annotated Epidemiology Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Great Books Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Health Education Methods Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Internet Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Medical Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Public Health Practice Bibliography
    • Annotated Research Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Public Health Skills Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Statistics Bibliography ;
    • Annotated Wellness Bibliography;
    • APA Information Page ;
    • Awards Index Page ;
    • Biostatistics/Statistics Sites ;
    • Blog Index ;
    • Brief Intro to Epi Lectures
    • The Cancer-Obesity Time Bomb, Malignancies are on the rise in the most obese generation in history; Badder Cancer;
    • Chronic Disease Index ;
    • ;
    • High dose and long-term statin therapy accelerate coronary artery calcification; Plaque Paradox: Statins Increase Calcium in Atheromas Even as They Shrink Them Not all coronary calcium is the same, analysis shows; Do Statins Promote Coronary Calcification? Study Says. Yes, and It Might Be a Good Thing; New section: Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction; Testing for Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction; Electrocardiographic Diagnosis of Life-Threatening STEMI Equivalents - When Every Minute Counts;
    • Chinese Culture Will luxury towers edge out the last of the working-class Chinese in New York’s iconic Chinatown? One of the city’s few remaining neighborhoods for lower-income residents is fighting to preserve a way of life; The Taiping Rebellion; Cantonese Cuisine – Most Popular Chinese Cuisine around the World;
    • Connecticut Data Collaborative; Healthy Connecticut 2020 Creating the State Health Improvement Plan;
    • Consumer Health Information Index ;
    • Consumer Health Medical Scans;
    • Cool Sites Index Page ;
    • Cool Sites A- L 8 Travel Photography Tips from People Who Do It For a Living; A Complete Guide to Travel Photography;
    • Cool Sites M - Z ;
    • Copyright Page ;
    • Prenatal exposure to famine and the development of hyperglycemia and type 2 diabetes in adulthood across consecutive generations: a population-based cohort study of families in Suihua, China; Cigarette Smoking: A Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes;
    • Epidemiology A- L ;
    • Epidemiology M - Z ;
    • Evaluation Resources & Report Cards ;
    • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about... AnyPlaceAmerica.com - Topo Maps, Points of Interests and Places to Visit.; A whole new world: astronomers draw first global map of Titan. Cassini data reveal the geological diversity of Saturn’s largest moon;
    • Favorite Movie Sites Tobacco Use in Top-Grossing Movies — United States, 2010–2018; The Biggest Movie From the Year You Were Born;
    • Favorite Music Sites Enjoyment of pop music classics linked to combination of uncertainty and surprise; Can a song be universal? Apparently so, according to science ;
    • FAQ Page;
    • Fitness Panel Finds Exercise May Lower Cancer Risk, Improve Outcomes;
    • Free Software ;
    • Grants ;
    • Graphing ;
    • Health Care Information Caregiving at Home: A Guide to Community Resources;
    • Healthcare Quality Data ;
    • Healthcare Quality Standards ;
    • Healthcare Quality Issues Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations; Compendium of U.S. Health Systems;
    • Health Education Resources Comprehensive Health Education; HECAT: Module CHE Comprehensive Health Education Curriculum; The Real Cost of Vaping (ELA • Math • Science/Technology/Health • Social Studies Grades 6–12); More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Professionals Resource List;
    • ;
    • Infectious Diseases Cholera 101: Why This Ancient Disease Is Making Headlines In 2019; 2019 AR Threats Report;
    • Infectious Diseases Measles Wipes Your Immune System's 'Memory,' So It Can't Fight Other Infections. Two new studies detail how the measles virus causes "immune amnesia." ; Measles makes your body forget how to fight other diseases. Two new studies highlight the importance of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine; Long-term measles-induced immunomodulation increases overall childhood infectious disease mortality; How Measles Leave the Body Prone to Future Infections;
    • Information Quality ;
    • Kids' Index Page ;
    • Kids Health The Facts About Online Predators Every Parent Should Know; Coolaboo;
    • Kids' Fun Sites ;
    • Koo Sar Net ;
    • Maternal Child Health Child Welfare Financing 101; What men eat and drink may affect their babies’ health; Symptoms of Childhood Trauma We Don't Talk About; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs);
    • Nutrition Resources A New Theory of Obesity/ “Ultraprocessed” foods seem to trigger neural signals that make us want more and more calories, unlike other foods in the Western diet; Energy Drinks: Quick Pick-Me-Up or Health Hazard?; Vitamin D and Health Outcomes Then Came the Randomized Clinical Trials;
    • A New Theory of Obesity/ “Ultraprocessed” foods seem to trigger neural signals that make us want more and more calories, unlike other foods in the Western diet; State of Childhood Obesity;
    • PCH 201 Main Page ;
    • PCH 201 Main Assignments Page ;
    • PCH 201 Resources Page ;
    • PCH 201 Templates and Grids ;
    • PCH 201 Wellness Resources Page ;
    • PHENOM Program Description ;
    • PHENOM Reports ;
    • PHENOM Stats ;
    • Personality - MBTI ;
    • Poll Stats Archives ;
    • Publications ;
    • Public Health Alumni Chapter Statistics ;
    • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January;
    • Public Health Continuing Education Opportunities ;
    • Public Health Data Statistics Portals: PHPartners, National Center for Health Statistics, MedlinePlus; Health Statistics on the Web;
    • Public Health Data ;
    • Public Health Data Nearly All Mass Shooters Since 1966 Have Had 4 Things in Common; Mass Shooter Database;
    • Public Health Documents ;
    • Public Health E-News Table of Contents January - September, 2019;
    • Public Health Program Development Toolkit ;
    • Public Health Practice The Elixir Tragedy, 1937 A mass poisoning of 105 patients treated with an untested medication spurred Congress to empower the US Food and Drug Administration to monitor drug safety; Community Needs Assessment; Worksite Health 101 Program Planning and Implementation; Technology Assessment Design Handbook
    • Public Health Sites A - C Interrupted Memories: Alcohol-Induced Blackouts; Alcohol Use Disorder and Depressive Disorders; Behavioral Interactions Between Stress and Alcohol; Can You Overdose on Happiness? The science and philosophy of deep brain stimulation; Effects of Binge Drinking on the Developing Brain; Even light alcohol consumption increases cancer risk;
    • Public Health Sites D-G How much are you polluting your office air just by existing?; What are the dangers of snorting Adderall?; New section: Fires; Smoke and Fire From Space: Wildfire Images From NASA Satellites; What Can Cause a False Positive Drug Test; New section: Tailings Dams; ‘Sense of Dread’: How a Mining Disaster in Brazil Raised Alarms in Minnesota. Mine-waste dams around the world have drawn new scrutiny after a collapse in Brazil this year killed hundreds; Why (And How) To Resist Drug Use in College; Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate; Marijuana and Vaping: Shadowy Past, Dangerous Present;World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency; The Truth About Climate Change; Scientists declare a climate emergency. Two new reports highlight the severity of our problem; PFAS and Protecting Your Health; What America's Users Spend on Illegal Drugs, 2006–2016; PFAS Chemicals, And You; New section: Cannabidiol; Clinicians’ Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils; Cannabidiol Products Are Everywhere, but Should People Be Using Them?; FDA Says Most CBD Products May Not Be Safe, and Warns 15 Companies to Stop Selling Them; GLOBAL CLIMATE RISK INDEX 2020 Who Suffers Most from #ExtremeWeatherEvents? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2018 and 1999 to 2018;
    • Public Health Sites H-L Alcoholic Liver Disease: Pathogenesis and Current Management;
    • Public Health Sites M - N What are personality disorders and how are they treated? ; Can Science Explain Deja Vu?; Emotional Wellness Toolkit;
    • Public Health Sites O-Z STDs are sexist, and women are the losers. Here's why; Speaking up about stuttering; 4 common myths and facts about stuttering;
    • Public Health Software AnyPlaceAmerica.com - Topo Maps, Points of Interests and Places to Visit;
    • Research Resources on the Net 5 tips for writing about polls;
    • Resources for Health Professionals ;
    • SCSU Page ;
    • Search Engines Index ;
    • Search Engines ;
    • Search Engines - H - Z ;
    • Search Engines - Health ;
    • Senior Health A Well-Aged Mind Maintaining Your Cognitive Health; Tips for older drivers. Vision and hearing checks may help prevent crashes;
    • Site Information ;
    • Better sleep makes for better grades, MIT reports; Healthy Sleep, Also called: Sleep Hygiene; Changing your sleep habits; How Sleep Affects Your Blood Sugar; Why You Keep Dreaming About Being Naked; Daylight Saving Time has long-term effects on health; Seeing Monsters? It Could Be The Nightmare Of Sleep Paralysis;
    • Social Media National Politics on Twitter: Small Share of U.S. Adults Produce Majority of Tweets; Is Social Media a Risk Factor for Mental Health?; Quitting Facebook could boost exam results; Why Instagram Is the Worst Social Media for Mental Health; Instagram is broken. It also broke us; Have smartphones really destroyed a generation? We don’t know; Instagram ranked worst for young people’s mental health; #StatusOfMind. Social media and young people's mental health and wellbeing;
    • Statistical Procedures US senator introduces privacy bill that would jail CEOs for user privacy violations; Sen. Wyden introduces new consumer privacy bill that puts even the EU's GDPR to shame.; Mind Your Own Business Privacy Act; Gather Credible Evidence; Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information. Majorities think their personal data is less secure now, that data collection poses more risks than benefits, and believe it is not possible to go through daily life without being tracked; Guidelines for Developing Data Sharing Agreements to Use State Administrative Data for Early Care and Education Research;
    • Statistical Programs ;
    • Temperament ;
    • US Vaping Illness Count Jumps To 805, Deaths Rise To 13; Characteristics of a Multistate Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping — United States, 2019; What’s really inside vaping cartridges?; Counterfeit 'Dank Vapes' among products linked to lung illnesses. "Dank Vapes" were reportedly used by many patients in Illinois and Wisconsin; Tests show bootleg marijuana vapes tainted with hydrogen cyanide; NBC News commissioned laboratory tests of knock-off marijuana vapes that found a pesticide linked to hydrogen cyanide in 10 out 10 products; Before recent outbreak, vaping was on the rise in U.S., especially among young people; The Vaping Illness Outbreak: What We Know So Far; We’ve Been Fighting The Vaping Crisis Since 1937; Vaping appears to be making hundreds of people sick. Doctors have no idea why; As the Number of Vaping-Related Deaths Climbs, These States Have Implemented E-Cigarette Bans; THC-Containing Products May Play a Big Role in Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses, Officials Say; Many Vaping Illnesses Linked To Black Market 'Dank Vapes' Or Other THC Products; Journey of a Tainted Vape Cartridge: From China’s Labs to Your Lungs; Myclobutanil: Why are some licensed cannabis producers using this banned pesticide?; Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury (VAPI); Vape Pen Lung Disease Has Insiders Eyeing Misuse of New Additives; Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil?; What are the respiratory effects of e-cigarettes?; Expert: Vaping deaths and injuries are ‘very terrifying’; Does vaping prep teens for lifelong addiction?; Vaping Illness Update: FDA Warns Public to Stop Using Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products and Any Vaping Products Obtained Off the Street; Vaping in America, by the Numbers; “Cold Turkey” Works Best for Smoking Cessation; Mice heavily exposed to e-cig vapor develop lung cancer; Vaping Lung Illnesses: Tracking the Outbreak; E-Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction; Is Vaping Dangerous? Here's What Science Says So Far; E-Cigarettes and Vaping-Related Disease; Prevalence of Nicotine Vaping among Adolescents, 2017–2019; Trends in Adolescent Vaping, 2017–2019; Vaping illnesses may lead to repeat hospitalizations. The illness now has a name: EVALI, an acronym for "e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury." What’s Behind the Mysterious Illnesses and Deaths Linked to Vapes and E-Cigs?; Tobacco/Nicotine and Vaping; Study finds e-cig flavors can damage cardiovascular cells; After vaping-related illness, teen now has lungs like 'a 70-year-old's'; Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction; Vaping: What You Need to Know; E-cigarette Use, or Vaping, Practices and Characteristics Among Persons with Associated Lung Injury — Utah, April–October 2019; Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Linked to Choroidal Thinning in Children; Update: Characteristics of Patients in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injuries — United States, October 2019; Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition By Robert N. Proctor; Some Academics Quietly Take Side Jobs Helping Tobacco Companies In Court; Truth Tobacco Industry Documents An archive of 14 million documents created by tobacco companies about their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research and political activities, hosted by the UCSF Library; Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products; Tips for Teens: The Truth about E-cigarettes; Cigarette Smoking: A Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes; E-cigarette vapor linked to cancer in mice; Tobacco/Nicotine and Vaping; e-Cigarette Use Among Youth in the United States, 2019; Vaping illness 'breakthrough' points to vitamin E oil as a cause, CDC says; It's too soon to say that vitamin E is the only cause of the more than 2,000 cases; Breakthrough in CDC vaping illness investigation: Vitamin E acetate linked to THC may be to blame; Risk Factors for E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use–Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) Among Adults Who Use E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products — Illinois, July–October 2019; Vaping Illnesses Are Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, C.D.C. Says; New York State Suspects Vitamin E May Have Played a Role in Vaping Illnesses;Cannasafe: Vapes: What are you actually inhaling?; Vitamin E acetate is a key culprit in the vaping illness outbreak; The Real Cost of Vaping (ELA • Math • Science/Technology/Health • Social Studies Grades 6–12); Quit Vaping; Tobacco Product Use and Cessation Indicators Among Adults — United States, 2018; Analyzing the Health Risks of Vaping; Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Health officials have recommended that people refrain from using e-cigarettes as they investigate a severe lung illness that has killed eight people. Here are some things to consider; Vaping-Induced Lung Injury; Additives result in higher toxins for vape users; Could life insurance go up in smoke for some vapers?;
    • US Government Statistics Criminal Victimization, 2018;
    • Useful Sites AnyPlaceAmerica.com - Topo Maps, Points of Interests and Places to Visit ; 11 Worst Travel Mishaps You Can Actually Avoid; The Most Useful Apps Every Traveler Should Download; 10 Best Identity Theft Protection Tips;
    • Webmastering Tools ;
    • Web Resources For older teens, phone dependence can predict depression; Addictive de-vices: How we can unplug from this 21st century epidemic;Data storage lifespans: How long will media really last?; How Long Do SSDs Really Last?; Electronic Privacy Information Center; Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance;
    • Web site Search Engines ;
    • ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus; Here Are the 9 Best Phone Apps for Vegans; Cancer Care Apps; Best Breast Cancer Apps of 2019; 6 Incredibly Useful Apps for Cancer Patients; Mobile Applications (Apps) and Cancer; 5 of the best smartphone apps for heart disease patients; Best Heart Disease Apps of 2019; Are Birth Control Apps An Effective Form Of Contraception? Experts share how tracking ovulation, periods and fertility with apps like Natural Cycles stacks up against other methods; Contraception Apps and Websites Resource Digest; Drugs.com Medication Guide; Pill Identifier; Best Pregnancy Apps of 2019; 7 Apps To Help You Get Smart About Sexual Health; 7 Best Sleep Apps to Download in 2019, According to Experts; 15 Best Apps for Couples; 10 Alcohol Tracking Apps For iPhone; Best Alcohol Addiction Recovery Apps of 2019; 16 Helpful Apps for Seniors; 5 Best glycemic index apps for Android & iOS;
    • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 6) ;
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    • Women's Health;
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    • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers Doctors petition FDA to add breast cancer warning on cheese; Hair product use and breast cancer risk among African American and White women;
    • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke ;
    • Writing Deepfakes: For now women, not democracy, are the main victims. Deepfakes pose a serious threat to democracy in the long run but women are likely to suffer first, a new study says.; How to Be a Better Blogger;List of Predatory Journals; Teens are terrible at spotting fact vs. fiction online; Young people aren’t skeptical of ‘fake news’; Fake news feels less immoral to share when we've seen it before; We create ‘fake news’ when facts don’t match our biases; Predatory journals: no definition, no defence;

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