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For informational purposes.
Cancer.gov states, “Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues.”
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases advise that “Diabetes is a complex group of diseases with a variety of causes. People with diabetes have high blood glucose, also called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia.”
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "To combat two major obstacles to HIV prevention—stigma associated with the infection and complacency about the epidemic."
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 1/13/2013. CDC Looks Ahead: 13 Public Health Issues in 2013. Retrieved from http://blogs.cdc.gov/cdcworksforyou24-7/2013/01/cdc-looks-ahead-13-public-health-issues-in-2013/
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
"More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese."
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Adult Obesity Facts. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, states “Smoking affects the entire body, increasing the risk of many life-threatening diseases—including lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease.”
According to Vaccine.gov “Vaccines save lives by preventing outbreaks of disease and protecting those who cannot be vaccinated.”
Health related websites on the internet
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Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/