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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Health Risks Now and Later. Join the conversation. Spread the word. Take action.

Breastfeeding helps protect against childhood obesity. Learn How. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

September is Fruits & Veggies- More Matters Month. Find out how many you should be eating each day.

Adults need at least 2 1/2 hours a week of physical activity. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 3 mothers stop breastfeeding without hospital support. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Get Safe Healthcare – Learn how to prevent infections during hospital and dialysis treatment. Learn more: CDC Vital Signs™…

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About 1 in 5 child deaths is due to injury. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

1 in 6  people gets food poisoning. CDC Vital Signs™:  www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

44% of the sodium we eat comes from only 10 foods. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns

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CDC Vital Signs™ – Every 39 seconds a person dies from heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular disease. Learn more…

1 in 6 adults binge drink. CDC Vital Signs. http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/BingeDrinking/

1 in 3 crash deaths involves a drunk driver. CDC Vital Signs. www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/

Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns About 50,000 people get infected with HIV each year in the US

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1 in 20 people, age 12 or older, reported using prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons in the past year. CDC Vital Signs www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/PainkillerOverdoses/

Methadone contributed to nearly 1 in 3 prescription painkiller deaths in 2009.

Breathe Easy and Control Your Asthma. Learn more: CDC Vital Signs™

50% of adults who smoke will die from smoking-related causes. CDC Vital Signs. Https://cdc.gov/VitalSigns/AdultSmoking/

1 in 3 adults has not been screened for colorectal cancer as recommended. CDC Vital Signs™: www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns

Every person, every seat, every trip. Seat belts prevent injuries and save lives. Learn more. CDC Vital Signs™

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