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  • 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, 2018 - 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 - 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 - Industrial Internet of Things: Operation Dust Storm

    Industrial Dust Storm
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-hackers-attacked-ukraines-power-grid-implications-for-industrial-iot-security
  • 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

    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 - 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

    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 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/
  • June 30, 2019 - Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]

  • June 29, 2019 - National Healthy Homes Month 2019

  • June 28, 2019 - To Scale: The Solar System

  • June 27, 2019 - National HIV Testing Day

    HIV Testing Day
    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/testingday.html

    For more information, see NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY (NHTD) and AIDS/HIV

  • June 26, 2019 - 4th Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage Legal in all 50 States

    Same Sex Marriages
    Graphic source: https://www.nationaljournal.com/media/media/2015/09/10/marriage.jpg

    gay marriage
    Graphic source: http://www.pillinglaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/constitution-gay-marriage-2.jpg

    June 26, 2015 Supreme Court Ruling


  • 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, 2018 - www.bettycjung.net is now 19 Years Old!

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

    Happy 19th birthday!
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    It is hard to believe that it has been 19 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 19 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!

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