Medical conditions are slow to develop and have multiple risk factors connected to them. What we do know is that sleeping fewer than about eight hours per night on a regular basis seems to increase the risk of developing a number of medical conditions. The study results below show that reducing sleep by just two or three hours per night can have dramatic health consequences. Obesity—Several studies have linked insufficient sleep and weight gain.
ShareCompartir Want to see what CDC and other health communication and social marketing professionals have done to reach their target audiences? On this page are links to numerous CDC campaigns plus other health communication and social marketing materials and interventions.
Seeing what has worked in the past may help you as you develop your health promotion materials and campaigns. No matter the type of relationship, communication can be key to finding the right prevention strategy that works for you and your partner.
HIV Treatment Works — This campaign features people from across the United States who are living with HIV talking about how sticking with care and treatment helps them stay healthy, protect others, and live longer, healthier lives.
On this website, you will find information encouraging people living with HIV to get in care and stay on treatment, as well as resources on how to live well.
Prevention IS Care — A campaign to encourage health care providers who treat patients with HIV to screen their HIV-infected patients for risky transmission behaviors, and reiterate to HIV-infected patients the importance of protecting themselves and others by reducing risky behaviors.
InCDC built on the success of the Tips campaign by launching a new round of advertisements. The Tips campaign raises awareness of the negative health effects caused by smoking, and encourages smokers to quit and nonsmokers to protect themselves and their families from exposure to secondhand smoke.
The campaign feature additional health conditions not included in the first phase of the Tips campaign—such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPDasthma in adults, and smoking-related complications in a person with diabetes.The campaign feature additional health conditions not included in the first phase of the Tips campaign–such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma in adults, and smoking-related complications in a person with diabetes.
Leading and shaping Australia's health system and sporting outcomes through evidence based policy, well targeted programmes and best practice regulation. Obesity. In New York City, obesity is epidemic: more than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight (34%) or obese (22%). Data show that obesity begins early in life: nearly half of all elementary school children and Head Start children are not a healthy weight.
Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice on all types of diabetes.
Learn more about diabetes symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Too many Australians with type 2 diabetes are in a bad relationship with their heart. The Take Diabetes 2 Heart campaign is about inspiring people with diabetes, and the people who love them, to take positive steps to better heart health.
Information relating to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).