Social & New Media on Chronic Disease
Use the following to stay connected, join the conversation, get and share information on chronic diseases prevention and health promotion.
Dr Ursula Bauer, Director, CDC NCCDPHP & division directors, invites public health professionals to talk about chronic disease prevention & health promotion.
National Healthy Worksite
Supports the National Healthy Worksite Program by creating a national platform to create best-practices for employers to implement and evaluate sustainable employee health and safety programs. All interested organizations and individuals are encouraged to join. This site will also announce future training and technical assistance opportunities.
Infographics (Information Graphics) are visual representations of data, information or knowledge that tell a story through visual communication.
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These are just a few of the hundreds of badges available to post on your website, blog, or social networking site to direct users to CDC information.
Widgets are applications that anyone can display on their website or blog. These widgets are automatically updated to display featured content, so you always have up-to-date, credible health and safety content. A few of the CDC widgets on chronic diseases are:
Just a few of the hundreds of eCards available to send friends, family, students, and coworkers CDC information along with a personal message.
CDC has developed content syndication pages, which are technical applications that allow CDC partners to display CDC health and safety information about chronic diseases on their own Web sites. The content is automatically updated in real-time, so that when CDC updates the information, the changes are automatically made on the other Web site.
A few of the many pages of chronic disease information available:
Email updates allow CDC.gov users to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available. With a subscription profile, you get the updated information on the items of interest to you automatically without having to return to the Web site and check for changes.
A few of the subscription items offered on chronic diseases include:
Arthritis, Cholesterol, Colorectal Cancer, Epilepsy, Healthy Weight, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, and Diabetes
Million Hearts™ is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. A QR code, or Quick Response code, is a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code) that can provide access to a website, document, or other types of information. To interact with a QR code, scan the barcode with the camera on your mobile device. You will need a QR reader or "scanner application" available—often for free—through a mobile application store, like the Apple Store or the Android Market.
RSS, which stands for Really Simple Syndication, is an easy way to receive automatic updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention right on your desktop or browser. Subscribe to RSS updates for ongoing news related to chronic diseases. News and alerts will be delivered directly to your RSS reader when you sign-up.
A few RSS feeds on Chronic diseases:
CDC Smoking and Tobacco Widget Subscribe
Chronic Disease Indicators Subscribe
Preventing Chronic Disease Journal Subscribe
Cancer News Subscribe
Cancer Research Subscribe
Cancer Features Subscribe
The following contain chronic disease information as well as other CDC topics.