7 Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
MayoClinic.com discusses 7 cancer preventing steps: don't use tobacco, eat a variety of healthy foods, stay active and maintain a healthy weight, protect yourself from the sun, get immunized, avoid risky behaviors, and get screened.
Alcohol and Health - Sorting Through The Myths, The Dangers, And The Facts
Are there benefits to drinking alcohol? This article provides studies and facts that are involved in the current debate about alcohol consumption.
American Cancer Society
Find information about specific types of cancer, risk factors, prevention, treatment. The American Cancer Society provides health information you can trust, putting research findings into every-day language and holistic perspective.
Attitudes of Filipino Women Towards Body Weight in Children
This study focuses on identifying what body weights Filipino mothers in Silang, Cavite, consider desirable in children, and what their attitudes are toward children being overweight. A qualitative research design was chosen to assess personal attitudes.
Common Questions About Diet and Cancer
Answers to common questions about diet and cancer put research findings into balanced perspective.
Community Cancer Assessment in Hinkley California, 1988-1993 Updated September 25, 2000
"This study was undertaken in an attempt to substantiate claims of increased cancer prevalence in an area that had experienced industrial practices which were known to be harmful. In a highly publicized case, some residents were awarded settlements from...
Developing Autonomy in Primary School Aged Children with Type 1 Diabetes
"This review considers literature on the self-care
of children with type 1 diabetes and applies it
to the primary school classroom. It reports that
by allowing children to have self-care with their
health at an early age, they develop a healthy
Helping Young People Resist At-Risk Behaviors
Recent research provides new insights on causes of at-risk behaviors and how to provide an environment that encourages and guides youth to channel their energy into productive outlets.
INFO Editorial: Developing Workplace Intelligences - 2003
Health is one of the fundamental needs of humanity. As we consider health issues, particularly in developing countries, we find them to be inextricably linked to educational and financial issues. This issue focuses on health issues. Education is a solution...
Living with Fibromyalgia
What does a diagnosis of fibromyalgia mean? Is there hope that things will get better? Filmmakers Daneen Akers and Stephen Eyer asked these questions when Daneen's mother was diagnosed with fibromyalgia several years ago. After watching their family search...
Students' Intention and School Programs as Predictors Toward Health-risk Behaviors
This study assessed the predictors toward students’ intention on health. This study also investigated the predictors toward reported students’ health-risk behaviors.
The Predictors of Students’ Intention
Being a male...
The American Diabetes Association
"The American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public." This includes helpful resources for kids, teens...
The effects of an adolescent asthma education intervention on knowledge, intention, behavior, self-efficacy, and self-consciousness
Background: Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the bronchial airways. The majority of asthma education interventions target adults and children, while few exist for the adolescent population. Among adolescents, asthma is an important cause of morbidity...
The Eyes Have It - A Quick Look at Children's Vision Problems
Elizabeth Holzhauser and Patti Herring share how teachers can become advocates for healthy vision by being alert to signs of vision problems in students. The authors note that early detection is crucial to a child's healthy development. Presented is a brief...
The Seven-Step Model (7SM) - An Alternative Health Behavior Change Model for the General Public
"The major causes of death in the world are heart attack, stroke, and cancer. The main contributing factors for chronic diseases complications are unhealthy behaviors; so, health behavior change has become imperative in the world today. There are several...
Vision for Learning Part I - A Tool for Educators to Assist in the Detection and Treatment of Vision Difficulties
"This document was created to provide educators with an overview of basic vision difficulties and treatment options. However, it is vitally important to recognise that only a trained practitioner can properly diagnose and treat vision problems...Vision...
Vision for Learning Part II - A Tool for Educators to Assist in the Detection and Treatment of Vision Difficulties
"It is essential
for educators to be aware of the signs and
possible causes of visual difficulties. In fact, the
Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists
(2013d, para. 5) considers teachers to be the
best screeners for vision problems, through