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    choose to vaccinate their children, they are protecting their children and the children around them. But when parents choose to not vaccinate their children, it causes us to lose herd immunity(Carlisle). The herd of vaccinated people will prevent the diseases from spreading to those who are too young or unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons(Carlisle). The vaccinated children are also protecting people who do not have an immune system, which they refer to as immunocompromised. Herd…

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    report Brazil had an estimated 440,000–1,300,000 alleged cases of Zika virus disease in 2015. The risk of the Zika virus has recently become a threat in the United States with 1,860 reported cases (Center for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] (June 22, 2016). This paper looks at a comparison of methods to prevent transmission of the Zika virus in both the United States and Brazil. PICO: What measures are being used to control the epidemic of the Zika virus in the United States as compared…

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    for the outbreak in order to prevent further contamination. The main program that tries to prevent food borne outbreaks from occurring is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC. The CDC has two surveillance systems that keep record of the outbreaks, the Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System and the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System (CDC…

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    Violence Analysis and Prevention/Intervention Juvenile Violence When studying any form of crime, we always come back to the offenders and juveniles. The following variety of questions are imposed: “What caused the behavior?”, “What could have been done to help?”, and “How can such behaviors be prevented?”. The path of crime and delinquency is always shaped during one’s upbringing. The childhood and early adolescent phase in one’s life is deemed the most important time the shaping one’s path…

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    Health Organization (WHO) Also, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), which supports and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding by following the BFHI’s Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013). By educating the staff, in these steps are practices that hospitals can implement that have been…

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    Diphtheria, Pertussis, Yellow Fever, Polio, and so many more disease that have been stopped with vaccines. There is a mass of rumors in social media that vaccines are not good for a child. While every parent has the right to decide what is best for the child, I want to make sure that their facts are legitimate. Vaccines can help a child in so many ways including saving their life. Parents should consider having their child vaccinated because vaccinations are safe, they save lives, and they…

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    The strategy used for assessing this research topic will involve gathering data virtually from a secondary source; the national birth record database from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health and Statistics (NCHS). Under this organizational division is the existence of the National Vital Statistics System. This organization is an inter-governmental system, working collaboratively with state health departments and collecting valid information by means of the…

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    This is not always an easy task to accomplish. Prevention starts with education. Patti Tristan lectures often on this subject and has concluded that early education in this topic is crucial to deterrence (P. Tristan, personal communication, September 22, 2015). This concept is accepted among countless amounts of researchers in the criminal justice field. The CDC, or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, agrees that “a key strategy in preventing domestic violence is the…

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    Epidemiology Exercise 1. Briefly describe the natural history of the disease in the outbreak; its progression from onset (exposure) to resolution. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2012b), the natural history of the disease refers to the course of a disease from its onset until resolution or death occurs. For the purpose of this question, I will discuss the natural of history of the disease focusing on patient zero. Other’s exposed had variation in the length of…

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    spending for chronic conditions has increased the United States from $75 billion in 1970, $2.6 trillion in 2010, and is expected to reach $4.8 trillion in 2021. 75% of these costs is because of unhealthy lifestyles that lead to chronic conditions (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2011). General practitioners and insurance companies must focus more on educational resources related to preventative medicine and care to ensure citizens lead healthier lifestyles that will lead to…

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