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    Campylobacteriosis

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    people. This disease is typically the very common among the foodborne illnesses. Campylobacteriosis is a foodborne illness that is easily contracted, which leads to big outbreaks, but it is often times easily preventable. Nationally Campylobacteriosis has strength in numbers. It is very prevalent because it affects many foods, however with the right precautions it . “Some simple food handling practices can help prevent Campylobacter infections,” (“Campylobacter” Centers for Disease Control and…

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    Transcript for Final Presentation Good afternoon, this is Ashley Bequette. I will be presenting my presentation over disease prevention and health promotion. Introduction Disease prevention and health promotion should be the focus of all health care providers. Disease prevention is defined by Farlex as “Activities designed to protect patients or other members of the public from actual or potential health threats and their harmful consequences” (Farlex, 2009, p. 1). The definition provided by…

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    years. Its origin came from ancient civilization, and particularly in Greek antiquity. Back in the day, people do not have the real knowledge about diseases. They believed that sickness is the punishment of spirits that live in trees, air, earth, and animals. Animals sacrifice to gods were considered as method of treatment. The prevention of diseases was based on plants, and herbs. But they did not know which herb or plant can provide medicinal benefits until they tried it. In another words, if…

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    country. Each year in the unites states, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 people die each year as the direct result of antibiotic resistant infections. According to the centers for disease control and prevention, the inappropriate use of antibiotics and dearth of developing new antibiotics considered as the prime causes of…

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    and Driving." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 02 Oct. 2012. Web. 07 Mar. 2017. "DUI Statistics." BACtrack. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2017. Writer, Milly Dawson Contributing. "White Young Adults More Likely to DUI." White Young Adults More Likely to DUI | Center for Advancing Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Mar. 2017. "Teen Drivers: Get the Facts." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13 Oct. 2016…

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    represented less than 15 percent of the U.S. Population but by 2010, the obesity crisis had hit an unprecedented high. Thirty-six “states had obesity rates of 25 percent or higher, and 12 of those had obesity rates of 30 percent or higher” (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, 2015, para. 1). Today, obesity has fast become a national health crisis, a crisis of vacated immunity when considering approximately two out of three adults are either overweight or obese. Although African Americans…

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    Public Health Agencies

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    Federal, State and Local Public Health Agencies Public Health received national attention when the Institute of Medicine defined it as “organized community efforts aimed at the prevention of disease and the promotion of health” (Salinsky, 2010, p. 5). According to the American Nurses Association (2013) “the health of the population is the cornerstone of public health” (p. 1). Public Health promotes three main functions which consist of assessment of the community’s health status, development…

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    Center for Disease Control The Center for Disease Control, or CDC is the leading national public health agency in the United States. It is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered just outside Atlanta, Georgia. The CDC aims to promote good health by preventing the growth and development of disease, injury and disability. The CDC focuses its efforts on preventable issues, such as infectious disease, foodborne pathogens, environmental health, injury…

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    Staph infections are prevalent in hospitals, even today. Staph infections can lead to death. Healthcare professionals need to be more diligent in infection control processes in order to eliminate hospital-acquired staph infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011 March) state approximately one out of twenty patients gets an infection while receiving medical care. About 41,000 patients with central lines get a bloodstream infection each year. Of those patients, one out…

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    Gonorrhea Essay

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    intercourse, or from a mother to their baby, during childbirth. Contact of infectious exudates from mucous membranes of an infected human creates a passageway from one human to another human and/or partner. Gonorrhea is listed as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is prevalent in young people 15-24 years of age. It causes an infection to the genitals, rectum and throat and moreover, can cause serious and permanent health problems, if gone untreated. Antibiotics are used to treat…

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