10.6 Discussion

Read the textbook, watch the videos, complete the assignments, and case study, then respond to the prompt. Please write an original post responding to the questions below (at least 100 words), then reply to two or more other students.

What factors influence women of different ages and cultures to adopt healthier lifestyles and engage in preventive action to reduce their risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer? Discuss factors for different age groups beginning with the teen years.

How can women increase their awareness of cardiovascular and cancer threats? Discuss for different cultures and age groups beginning with the teen years.

What can public health agencies and community organizations do to increase women’s awareness of cardiovascular and cancer risk factors?

Substantial differences exist in the incidence and prevalence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases across racial and ethnic groups. Discuss which factors influence these differences and why.

How can academic institutions take a more active role in disease prevention for young women?