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It is hard to believe that it has been 18 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 15 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!!!
February 1, 2012 - Betty C. Jung's Web site is a Healthy People Consortium Organization
"The Consortium is a diverse, motivated group of agencies and organizations committed to achieving Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives." http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/consortium/default.aspx
I will continue to add new links to 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!
How Your Emotions Can Hurt Your Heart - Exercise helps ease depression and protect your heart; Effects of Repeated Binge Drinking on Blood Pressure Levels and Other Cardiovascular Health Metrics in Young Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011‐2014; New section: Metabolic Syndrome; What You Should Know About Metabolic Syndrome;
National Stroke Awareness Month 2018: Stroke Can Happen to Anyone at Any Time;You Really Can Die of a Broken Heart - A Cardiologist Explains;
Diabetes and Women; Adverse effect of long work hours on incident diabetes in 7065 Ontario workers followed for 12 years; Air pollution seems to promote diabetes — even at officially ‘safe’ pollution levels; High Blood Sugar and Diabetes; Diabetes and Inflammation; Diabetic Neuropathy Overview
What Is Diabetic Nerve Pain?;
Public Health Data Rising Numbers of Deaths Involving Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs, Including Carfentanil, and Increased Usage and Mixing with Non-opioids; Notes from the Field: Overdose Deaths with Carfentanil and Other Fentanyl Analogs Detected — 10 States, July 2016–June 2017;
Public Health Data Co-occurrence of Physical Health Conditions and Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions Among Adult Inpatient Stays, 2010 Versus 2014;NIOSH Worker Health Charts; 2018 Kids Count Data Book - State Trends in Child Well-Being; More than mass shootings:
Gun violence narratives in California news;
Public Health Practice The CDC Clear Communication Index; Visual Communication Resources; Everyday Words for
Public Health Communication
Public Health Sites A - C HIV Transmission; WHO Calls ‘Gaming Disorder’ Mental Health Condition; Living With HIV/AIDS: Myths and Facts; Living With HIV/AIDS: Myths and Facts; Study examines alcohol's effects on sexual aggression;
Public Health Sites D-G New section: Assessment Tools: The Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription medications, and other Substance (TAPS) Tool; Instrument: TAPS Tool; Chart of Evidence-Based Screening Tools and Assessments for Adults and Adolescents; What is kratom?; Your Healthy Home; Treating Opioid Use Disorder With Medications; Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress; Protect your workers from Heat Stress;
Protecting Workers from Heat Illness; Adjusting to Work in the Heat: Why Acclimatization Matters; FEMA's Extreme Heat Safety Graphics; Banned from Soap, Is Triclosan in Your Toothpaste?; Cannabis makes the brain ‘noisy’ when it’s at rest; Traveler's diarrhea;
Public Health Sites M - N Men and Depression; Depression: Recognizing the Physical Signs; How Sex/Gender Influence Health & Disease (A-Z); How SEX and GENDER Influence Health and Disease; Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asians; Key findings on the rise in income inequality within America’s racial and ethnic groups;
Circadian Rhythm Disruption & the Link to Cancer Risk; What Happens When You Sleep?; The Comprehensive Guide to Sleep Deprivation: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment;
Social Media Homeland Security subpoenas Twitter for data breach finder's account; 2018 Stats on Internet, Social Media, and Mobile Trends; Scientists on Twitter: Preaching to the choir or singing from the rooftops?; This photo of people taking photos haunts me We’re increasingly living our lives through, not just with, our phones;
Statistical FunctionsNew section:California Consumer Privacy Act; AB-375 Privacy: personal information: businesses.(2017-2018); California Consumer Privacy Act: What businesses need to know
California recently passed the act, which allows users to control how their data is shared with companies;
Tobacco Health Systems Change - Starter Toolkit for Clinics; Kids sneak smoking substitute into school - New undetectable JUUL device is more likely to hook kids on nicotine than free adults from cigarettes; #Hookahlife: Social media posts spread misleading information on hookah use; Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting; Vaping May Not Help Smokers Kick the Habit, E-cigarette users no more likely to quit than non-users in study; Are electronic nicotine delivery systems helping cigarette smokers quit? Evidence from a prospective cohort study of U.S. adult smokers, 2015–2016;The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder; E-cigarettes increase cardiovascular risk as much as cigarettes do;
US Government Statistics 10 Things to Know
About CBO; Oversight of the Congressional Budget Office; The 2015 National School Climate Survey - The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth in Our Nation’s Schools; Incomes of whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., 1970 and 2016;
Web Resources Defending Against Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Activity; What Is WPA3, and When Will I Get It On My Wi-Fi?; What is Cryptojacking, and How Can You Protect Yourself?; After 14 years, a new generation of Wi-Fi security is coming. Here’s what to know; Mini-glossary: Cryptocurrency terms you need to know; Microsoft CEO calls on Congress to regulate use of facial recognition, The executive says it’s important that lawmakers create comprehensive standards; FTC Recommends Best Practices for Companies That Use Facial Recognition Technologies; Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy; The Perpetual Line-up - Unregulated Face Recognition in America; Amazon shareholders call for halt of facial recognition sales to police-The tech giant is receiving pressure from nearly 20 groups to end the practice; Are ‘you’ just inside your skin or is your smartphone part of you? Extended Mind Thesis;
Writing Junk Food and Junk News: The Case for “Information Fitness”; Everyday Words for Public Health Communication; Checking the source: how to read a scientific paper; By the Book, Which English Is Better?; Why you shouldn’t say ‘girls are as good as boys at math’; 12 Grammatical Errors Even Smart People Make;
Links to public health pages, SCSU Thesis/Special Project documents and forms, SCSU Public Health Alumni Pages - MPH Accreditation Committee, Scholarship Committee, Service Committee (Mentor, Speaker Programs) pages; MPH Alumni Record - Main, Accomplishments, Presentations, Professional organizations, Programs & Projects, Teaching, Written Works pages