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  • April 30, 2020 - Live Long - What Really Extends Lifespan?

    Lifestyle Factors
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  • April 29, 2020 - Difference gender perceptions of what causes obesity

    Gender differences regarding obesity
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  • April 28, 2020 - April 28th is World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    World Day for Safety and Health Day
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    Occupational hazards

    For more information, see World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  • April 27, 2020 - U.S. Dietary Guidelines 2015 - 2020

    Dietary Guidelines 2015 - 2020

  • April 26, 2020 - April 26 - May 3, 2020 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW 2019)

    National Infant Immunization week
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    Baby vaccines
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    Infant Immunization Schedule
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    For more information, see NIIW (National Infant Immunization Week)

  • April 25, 2020 - Take Back Drugs Day (#Takebackday)

    Take back drugs
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    Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know

  • April 25, 2020 - April 25th is National DNA Day!

    DNA Day
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    For more information about Genomics, see Genomics and CDC's Celebrate National DNA Day on April 25th!

  • April 25, 2020 - April 25th is World Malaria Day!

    Malaria Life Cycle
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    For more information, see The President's Malaria Initiative Tenth Annual Report to Congress | April 2016

  • April 24, 2020 - U.S. Top 10 Fears in 2018

    Top 10 Fears 2018
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  • April 23, 2020 - U.S. Top 10 Fears in 2016

    Top 10 Fears 2016
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  • April 22, 2020 - April 22nd is Earth Day!

    National Earth Day
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    April 22 is Earth Day
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    Earth from Mercury
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    Global Warming at Different Latitudes By Year Vs 1961-90 Average

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    For more information, see Environmental Health and NASA's There's No Place Like Home and Our Home World From Afar

  • April 21, 2020 - VO2 Max & Cardiovascular Disease Risk

    VO2 Max and CVD Risk
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    VO2 Max and CVD Risk
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  • April 20, 2020 - April 20th is Volunteer Recognition Day!

    Volunteer Recognition Day
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    Health Benefits of Volunteering
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  • April 19, 2020 - April 19th to 25th is National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW)

    National Infertility Awareness Week
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    For more information, see Women's Health

  • April 18, 2020 - April 18th National Transgender HIV Testing Day

    Transgender Testing Day
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    Transgender Testing Day
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    HIV Diagnoses Among Transgender People in the United States by Race/Ethnicity, 2009-2014

    Transgender HIV
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    Find out where you can get tested at: Act Against AIDS

    For more info, see TRANS HIV TESTING TOOLKIT

  • April 17, 2020 - VO2 Max as an indicator of cardiovascular health

    VO2 Max Chart
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  • April 16, 2020 - April 16th is National Stress Awareness Day

    Be calm and stress aware
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    For more information, see Stress information

  • April 15, 2020 - 1st Anniversary of Notre-Dame de Paris fire

    Graphic source: #NotreDameCathedralFire The Burning Spire from @JeanBirnbaum

    NDC Schematic
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    Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris France
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    Notre Dame
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    Notre Dame
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    Notre Dame
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  • April 14, 2020 - April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Child Abuse Prevention Month
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    Child Abuse Prevention Month
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    Child Abuse Prevention Month
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    For more information, see National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: A Technical Package for Policy, Norm, and Programmatic Activities

  • April 13, 2020 - April is STD Awareness Month Treat Me Right

    Top risks factors for getting STD
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    Treat Me Right
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    If partner is infected
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  • April 12, 2020 - April is National Donate Life Month

    April is Donate Life Month
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    For more information, see America National Donate Life Month and Organ Donation Information

  • April 11, 2020 - April 11th is National Pet Day

    National Pet Day
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    Pet Health Benefits
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    Health benefits of owning a pet
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  • April 10, 2020 - April 10th is National Youth HIV &a ,/mp AIDS Awareness Day (#NYHAAD)

    HIV and Youth
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    HIV and youth
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    For more information, see National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day #NYHAAD

  • April 10, 2020 - April 10th is National Siblings Day!

    national siblings day
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  • April 9, 2020 - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    3 types of Distracted
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    Distracted Driving Awareness Month
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  • April 8, 2020 - Public Health Expertise Network of Mentors (PHENOM)

    Public Health Expertise Network of Mentors
    Are you looking for a challenging career? Then join a diverse group of public health professionals who work all over the world, protecting mankind from itself and others and championing the beauty and the gift of Nature that is our environment.

    Who are public health professionals?

    • We are health communicators and educators spreading the word about how to live well and long;
    • We are epidemiologists studying disease while developing strategies to prevent its spread;
    • We are sanitarians ensuring that our food and water will not make us sick;
    • We are health care providers working to ensure that everyone can get the preventive services needed to stay healthy, and that the health services provided meet the standards of medical care;
    • We are policy makers advocating for and developing laws to protect the Public good;
    • We are disaster preparedness experts supporting the important work of first responders;
    • We are professors teaching future practitioners the basic principles needed to develop effective interventions that are evidence-based;
    • We work at all levels of government, and in any organization that share our vision of Public Health; and
    • We are grass roots advocates and coalition builders interested in empowering communities short on resources;
    • But, most of all, we collaborate with anyone and everyone to get the work done;
    • And, we do our best work totally unnoticed, because when the work doesn't get done, you will know it.

    Yes, we are all these things and more! Checkout our online directory of 70 Public Health Professionals.

    The Public Health Expertise Network of Mentors (PHENOM) has been around for over 20 years. Contact anyone of these professionals listed and learn more about what they do and what you can do if you join us, as we all work the field of Public Health!

  • April 7, 2020 - April 7 is World Health Day

    Health for all
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    World Health Day
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    For more information, see Focus on Universal Health Coverage

  • April 6, 2020 - April 6-12 is National Public Health Week

    national public health week

    The first full week of April has been declared National Public Health Week (NPHW) since 1995. It's nice to have one week devoted to celebrating the importance of Public Health. For more information, see Public Health Practice and National Public Health Week

  • April 6, 2020 - April 6th is World Day for Physical Activity

    World Day for Physical activity
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    WD for PA 2020
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  • April 5, 2020 - April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Sexual Assault History
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    Sexual Assault Awareness Month
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    For more information, see Technical Packages for Violence Prevention: Using Evidence-based Strategies in Your Violence Prevention Efforts & Domestic Violence Information

  • April 4, 2020 - April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Alcohol Awareness Month
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    For more information, see Alcohol

  • April 3, 2020 - April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

    Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
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    Testicular Cancer Month
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    For more information, see Testicular Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated in April of each year

  • April 2, 2020 - April is National Minority Health Month: Active and Healthy

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    April is National Minority Health Month
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    For more information, check Minority Health Information

  • April 1, 2020 - National Walking Day! (First Wednesday of April)

    National Walking Day

    Walking Benefits
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    See Walking for your Health
    100 Reasons to Walk

  • January 1, 2020- Happy New Year!

    Happy 2020
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    France fireworks
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  • August 25, 2019 - 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."

    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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