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PUBLIC HEALTH IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES: 

PUBLIC HEALTH IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES A focus on heart disease and stroke and their risk factors

Heart disease + stroke = 36% of the causes of death in the U.S. : 

Heart disease + stroke = 36% of the causes of death in the U.S.

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Leading Causes of Death in the U.S. CDC, National Vital Statistics Reports 52 (3), 9/18/03

Importance of Heart Disease: 

Importance of Heart Disease Chronic diseases—such as heart disease andamp; stroke, cancer, and diabetes—are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. 7 out of every 10 Americans who die each year, die of a chronic disease.

Heart Disease Risk Factors: We know what they are and how to prevent them: 

Heart Disease Risk Factors: We know what they are and how to prevent them Smoking Physical inactivity Poor diet Overweight and obesity Diabetes High cholesterol High blood pressure

Top Risk Factors Linked to Causes of Death in the U.S.: 

Mokdad, Alie et al., 'Actual Causes of Death in the United States, 2000,' JAMA, March 10, 2004, 1238-45 Top Risk Factors Linked to Causes of Death in the U.S.

How Can Your Environment Influence Health? : 

How Can Your Environment Influence Health?

Your Environment Can Influence Your Health Through : 

Your Environment Can Influence Your Health Through Smoking: Tobacco Advertising and Promotions

Tobacco Advertising and Promotions: Yearly Costs Soar to $8 Billion: 

Tobacco Advertising and Promotions: Yearly Costs Soar to $8 Billion $3.5 billion spent on promotional items $530 million spent on free giveaways (such as mini radios wrapped in cigarette packaging) $428 million spent on magazine and newspaper ads More money is spent on tobacco advertisements in one day than on all of tobacco prevention efforts for an entire year

Examples of Tobacco Advertising: 

Examples of Tobacco Advertising

Examples of Tobacco Promotions: 

Examples of Tobacco Promotions

Your Environment Can Influence Your Health Through : 

Your Environment Can Influence Your Health Through Poor Diet: Portion Sizes and Widespread Availability of High Fat Foods

Increasing Portion Sizes and Widespread Availability of High Fat Foods: 

Increasing Portion Sizes and Widespread Availability of High Fat Foods

What About Physical Inactivity? : 

What About Physical Inactivity? Is it a coincidence that obesity among children and teenagers has skyrocketed at the same time that physical activity has decreased and fast foods have become widely available?

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 1985: 

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1985 Source: Mokdad A H, et al. J Am Med Assoc 1999;282:16, 2001;286:10.

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 1990: 

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1990 Source: Mokdad A H, et al. J Am Med Assoc 1999;282:16, 2001;286:10.

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 1995: 

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1995 Source: Mokdad A H, et al. J Am Med Assoc 1999;282:16, 2001;286:10.

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2000: 

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 2000 Source: Mokdad A H, et al. J Am Med Assoc 1999;282:16, 2001;286:10.

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2001: 

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults BRFSS, 2001 Source: Mokdad A H, et al. J Am Med Assoc 1999;282:16, 2001;286:10.

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Big Macs: Increase in Hamburger Obesity, 1992-2002 (coincidence?) 1992 1997 2002

Your Research on Heart Disease Risk Factors : 

Your Research on Heart Disease Risk Factors You will learn more about how smoking, physical inactivity, and poor diet influence the health of teenagers in your schools and communities. In the meantime: Don’t smoke, or stop smoking Choose healthy food and moderate portion sizes Be physically active!

What Would You Do?: 

What Would You Do? If you had one million dollars to use for school or community programs to decrease the risk of heart disease in teenagers, what would you do? Does your solution focus on preventing heart disease before it occurs (promoting healthy behaviors)? Does your solution address social, cultural, economic, and political forces that can influence heart disease?

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