Biological.Health

Biological.Health - Health Health, Illness, and Disease...

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Health § Health, Illness, and Disease § Nutrition and Eating Behavior §
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Children's Health ± Prevention ± Immunizations ± Prevent health problems and accidents ± Children’s motor, cognitive, and socio-emotional development makes health care needs unique ± Caregivers play important role ± Poverty is a special concern ± 18% of U.S. children live in poverty ± Approximately 11 million preschool children in U.S. are malnourished Health, Illness, and Disease
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Recommended Immunization Schedule of Normal Infants and Children Health, Illness, and Disease 18 mos, 4-6 yrs 15 months 1 year 14-16 years 11-12 years 6 months Age 4 months 2 months Tetanus-diphtheria Diphtheria, Polio Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Influenza TB test Diphtheria, Influenza Diphtheria, Polio, Influenza Immunization Measles, Mumps, Rubella Diphtheria, Polio, Influenza
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A Healthy Start ± The Hawaii Family Support/Healthy Start Program: ± Improve family functioning, reduce risk factors ± Early identification ± Reduce child abuse ± Specialists give services ± Family participation until child is 5 years old Health, Illness, and Disease
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Adolescents' Health ± A Critical Juncture in Health: ± Many factors and lifestyle linked to both poor health habits and early death in the adult years begin during adolescence. ± Families, peers, schools influence health ± Health Services: ± Use private physician services at lower rate than other age groups; lowest use by older males. Health, Illness, and Disease
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Young Adults' Health ± Most have few chronic health problems. ± Know how to stay healthy but adopt unhealthy lifestyles. ± Many college students unrealistic, overly optimistic about future health risks. ± Hidden dangers in peaks of performance and health in early adulthood. Health, Illness, and Disease
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Health and Aging ± Aging brings new health problems ± 17% of 65 to 74 years old have disabilities ± Chronic disorders ± Alzheimer disease and dementia ± Diabetes, arthritis, and asthma ± Osteoporosis: extensive bone loss Health, Illness, and Disease
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Chronic Disorders ± Characterized by slow onset, long duration ± Gender differences ± Fatal chronic disorders affect men more ± Nonfatal chronic disorders affect women more ± Socioeconomic differences ± Poor older adults 3 times more likely than non-poor to be limited by chronic disorder Health, Illness, and Disease
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Health, Illness, and Disease Increasing Disabilities with Age
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Osteoporosis ± Aging disorder involving extensive bone tissue loss ± Related to calcium deficiencies ± Gender differences — 80% of cases women ± Affects 2/3 of women over age 60 ± Common in white, thin, small-framed women ± Diet, exercise, weightlifting can help Health, Illness, and Disease
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