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    assisting in coming up with requisite core values. The government has entrusted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to disperse and allocate funds appropriately. CDC believes that it is their duty to continue to educate and train employees and also allow growth within the agency. The CDC believes that integrity is held up to the highest regards. CDC believes that to care correctly and prevent the spread of diseases that the data collected must be thoroughly tested and proven to work.…

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    “Cardiovascular (heart) disease (CVD): refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain or stroke” (Mayo clinic, 2014). The United States of America has an estimated life expectancy of 79.56 years at birth; considerably lower than other developed high income countries such as the United Kingdom or Canada (CIA World Factbook, 2014). In fact, it appears one of the major factors that reduces life expectancy and causes death in the US is…

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    that employers use for their wellness programs. Wellness programs are meant to provide employees with ways to reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases and if an individual does have one there are ways to help improve the health of that particular person. 2. This article…

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    the impact of Legionaries’ Disease to public health and its association with the role of a Public Health Inspector/Environmental Health Officer. Legionaries’ Disease is caused by roughly 35 Legionella bacteria species, with symptoms of severe pneumonia and psychological changes. (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 2015) With an increase of the elderly population in North America and the use of statistical data, the predicted trend of Legionaries’ Disease cases is on the rise.…

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    themselves at risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or unplanned pregnancies. b. Many teenagers and adolescents are misled or hold fabricated beliefs concerning STD and teenage pregnancy. By every measure, adolescent sexual behavior is harmful to the well-being of all involved. c. Each year, one in every 20 adolescents and young adults will develop a new STD (Department of Reproductive Health and Research, 2007). d. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010) estimates that…

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is defined by American Psychiatric Association as “A neurodevelopmental syndrome that is defined by deficits in social reciprocity and communication, by unusual restricted, repetitive behaviors.” (2000) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights an increase in people diagnosed with ASD and about 1 in 68 children has been diagnosed with the disorder. (2016) Although generally diagnosed at early ages, it is likely that symptoms will be more visible later…

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    or drug use encounter.” Other factors play into to spreading of the disease such as social,economic, and demographic factors. The geographic role plays the biggest part in the spreading of the disease. Depending on where you live at determines the possibility for you to contract the…

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    vaccination safety has not only been ineffective, but counterproductive (Nyhan). Diseases, such as the measles are very contagious and harmful (“Top 4 Things”). Tragically, public safety in our country has been compromised due to the recent measles outbreak which originated at Disneyland, a place where families and children should be able to feel safe (Gonzalez). Unnecessary…

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    involves recognizing nationwide health concerns and increasing public awareness and understanding of the determinants of health, disease, and disability and the opportunities for progress. This program involves local communities and makes connections with national organizations in order to sum up efforts in a bid to come up with prevention measures against chronic diseases. Cardiovascular health form part of the items of interest which the health communities lay a great deal of emphasis on. This…

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    of Lyme Disease 2015 In August 2015, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published volume 21-8 of its journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIFD) on www.nc.cdc.gov. It contained a study by Dr. Kugeler, “an epidemiologist with the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.” (Dr. Kugeler, CDC, 2015) In this study titled, “Geographic Distribution and Expansion of Human Lyme Disease,…

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