Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic on HealthyPeople.gov. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.
This month’s featured LHI is Oral Health. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.…
Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) happens when a person is infected with TB bacteria, but doesn’t get active TB disease. Since people with LTBI don’t feel sick, they may not know they’re infected. But if they don’t get treatment, they can develop TB disease — and pass it to others. That’s why it’s so important for people who are at increased risk for LTBI to get tested.…
Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.
Fruits & Veggies — More Matters Month in September is a great time to raise awareness about the importance of eating enough fruits and vegetables.…
One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. You can help by promoting strategies to prevent childhood obesity during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September.…
- Check Out the New Clinical Preventive Services Infographic from Healthy People 2020
- Help People Decide Which Colorectal Cancer Test They Prefer
- Developing Healthy, Active, Physically Literate Preschoolers
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