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Sabato, Todd – College Student Journal, 2015
Over three decades since its discovery, HIV/AIDS remains a critical public health challenge. An estimated 1.41 million AIDS cases, and approximately 659,000 AIDS-related deaths, were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through 2013 (Stine, 2013). While 53% of documented AIDS cases in the United States have occurred…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Public Health, Prevention, At Risk Persons
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Wang, Li Hui; Tam, Chick F.; Yang, Hsin Ling; Chen, Yin Chang; Davis, Rebecca; Schwartz, Miriam E. – College Student Journal, 2008
Lutein and zeaxanthin (L/Z) were related to macular health. With respect to increasing life expectancy, age-related macular disease (AMD) has become a concern on public health. The objective was to investigate dietary L/Z intake and its related food preference in populations living in different areas. A three-day dietary record and a supplement…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Public Health, Food
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Sunseri, Albert J.; Kruc, Joan E. – College Student Journal, 1978
The focus of this article is to examine selected approaches to heart health education, to describe a program the Heart Attack Prevention Program of the Chicago Heart Association is designing and implementing in heart health education, and to make recommendations concerning future development of health education programs by other agencies. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Prevention, Preventive Medicine