Health Issues in Your Community
For your dropbox assignment, you will visit the CDC website and select an article that addresses a health issue of your interest (for example, H1N1, obesity, diabetes, asthma, teenage pregnancy, etc.). Click here to visit the CDC website.
This is the website in case the link does not work: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/index.html
Write a 3- to 4-page report in a Microsoft Word document, addressing the following questions:
- What public health issue have you selected and why? Provide a brief explanation of the issue.
- How long has the health issue been prevalent in the community?
- What are the factors that have caused the issue to become a public issue? Support your answer with data from your research.
- Are there any social implications of the issue? Why or why not?
- What prevention and intervention measures have been implemented to address this issue in your community?