Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter
The David J. Sencer CDC Museum Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter introduces teens to different public health topics that CDC studies. Each newsletter provides an Introduction, explains CDC’s Work, breaks down the topic using the Public Health Approach, gives you a behind the scenes look at historical items Out of the CDC Museum Collection, and offers a live Teen Talk where teens can learn from CDC experts.
AUDIENCE: The Teen Newsletter presents valid scientific data and public health interventions on topics across field of public health including STDs, drug use, and violence. For this reason, we recommend that parents or guardians assess the appropriateness of sharing the newsletter with younger-aged children.
GLOSSARY: Not sure of a certain word in any of the CDC Museum Public Health Academy Teen Newsletters? Check this glossary for definitions of frequently used terms.
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury—or TBI—caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. This sudden movement can cause the brain to bounce around or twist in the skull, creating chemical changes in the brain and sometimes stretching and damaging brain cells.
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Childhood Vaccine-Preventable Diseases