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Health § Health, Illness, and Disease § Nutrition and Eating Behavior § Exercise
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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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Alzheimer's Disease Dementia:
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