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Adopting healthy behaviors such as eating nutritious foods, being physically active, and avoiding tobacco can prevent or control the devastating effects of many diseases. CDC is committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability and ensure a long, productive, healthy life for all people.
5 Al Dia Announcing 5 A Day in Español, offering healthy recipes, great nutrition information, and advice for our Spanish speaking audience!...more
Preventing Chronic Disease The October issue of Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) explores the application of technology to public health and chronic disease. Access the journal at www.cdc.gov/pcd....more
2003 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results The YRBSS monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among young people and adults in the United States. New data available!...more
National Bone Health Campaign Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls.TM Educates and encourages girls aged 9–12 years to establish lifelong, healthy habits that build and maintain strong bones....more