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INTERCONNECTIONS CHART

Directions: Find 2 connections between the Center for Disease Controls health priority areas and your health fair topic.
Describe how your health fair topic relates to all the health priority areas (two facts for each category).
YOU MUST CITE YOUR SOURCEBE SPECIFIC (Author, web site address, journal, magazine, etc)
Use the bullets underneath each priority area as subtopics - if you are having difficulty connecting to the
Main Priority Area.
CDC Health Priority Area How is the listed health priority area
connected to your topic? Cite your source
Tobacco use
Nicotine Women who smoke have an increased
Smoking breast cancer risk
Chew, snuff The earlier a women starts smoking the
Cigarette more likely they will develop breast
cancer. The two are directly related.
Source:
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-link
s-smoking-to-breast-cancer-risk
Alcohol and other drug use Women who drink alcohol have an
Drinking increased breast cancer risk
Alcoholism Alcohol increases breast cancer risk
Drug addiction because it damages DNA in cells.
All illegal drugs Women who drink 3 alcoholic
All medication beverages a week have a 15% higher
chance of getting breast cancer.
Source:
http://www.breastcancer.org/risk/factors/alcoh
ol
Behaviors that contribute to unintentional Those with breast cancer can often
injuries and violence develop severe emotional distress or
Car accidents psychiatric disorders.
Reckless behavior Depression has been diagnosed in 11%
Homicide/murder of breast cancer patients which can lead
Self-harm behaviors to self harm.
Gang violence/bullying
Source:
https://www.verywell.com/the-psychological-i
mpact-of-a-breast-cancer-diagnosis-430338
Unhealthy dietary behaviors Reducing salt intake helps prevent
High fat/cholesterol diets breast cancer
High sodium A high sodium diet while one has breast
Eating disorders cancer increases the chances of
Over eating/Binge eating mortality
Source:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/206490
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Inadequate physical activity Women who exercise regularly are less
Sedentary likely to get breast cancer and those who
Inactive do not have a higher chance of
Lack of exercise (exercise) developing the cancer.
Physical activity 150 minutes a week is the recommended
amount of workout time to lower overall
cancer risk.
Source:
http://ww5.komen.org/Breastcancer/Lackofexe
rcise.html
Sexual behaviors that may result in HIV Treatments can prevent a woman from
infection, other sexually transmitted diseases, becoming pregnant
and unintended pregnancies
Breast cancer treatments can have a
HIV/AIDS
negative effect on a fetus
STIs/STDs
Birth defects have not been associated
Premature birth
with breast cancer patients
Birth defects
Source:
http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/det
ailedguide/breast-cancer-after-pregnancy-afte
r