Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!
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- Arsenic contaminates the groundwater in many parts across the United States—find out whereExternal.
- Drinking water that contains arsenic can raise one’s risk for cancer and other health problems Cdc-pdf[PDF–277KB].
- You can share arsenic resources from CDC and the National Ground Water AssociationExternal to help protect private well owners in your area.
- Only about 1 in 4 people living with HIV currently have their virus under control.
- Treatment helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives and keeps HIV from spreading to others.
- The HIV Treatment Works campaign encourages people living with HIV to get in care, take HIV medications, stay in care, and adhere to treatment.
- According to this month’s Vital Signs, more than 4,000 women in the US die from cervical cancer every year.
- Most cervical cancers can be prevented by screening and HPV vaccination.
- CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women across the US.
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