A 2011 study reported that 49% of pregnancies in the United States were unintended in 2006 (According to the CDC). The United States has established family planning goals in Healthy People 2020 aimed at improving pregnancy planning, spacing, and preventing unintended pregnancy. An objective is to increase the proportion of pregnancies that are intended to 56%.
The federal government developed Healthy People as a set of national health objectives that are periodically evaluated to measure progress in the nation’s health goals and healthcare services. HP 2020 has a renewed focus on identifying, measuring, tracking, and reducing health disparities through a determinants-of-health approach.This week, please briefly discuss a Healthy People 2020 objective under the topic area of your choice. Go to www.healthypeople.gov and select any one of the…
A photo of an Iovine Brothers bag, carrying zucchini, tomatoes, strawberries, mushrooms, peaches, and more fresh foods. One Healthy People 2020 goal is to "promote health and reduce chronic disease risk through the consumption of healthful diets and achievement and maintenance of healthy body weights." Fresh fruits and vegetables are key parts of a nutritious diet which is very important to remain healthy.
*** cancer prevention logo *** The percentage of girls and boys between the ages of 13 and 17 receiving all three doses of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination fall far short of the Healthy People 2020
These documents show that CA is already exceeding the Healthy People 2020 vaccination goals, that Personal Belief Exemptions are no threat to Public Health and that the real reason for the push against non-medical exemptions is to eliminate them before mandating adult vaccines.