Ten Great Public Health Achievements

Ten Great Public Health Achievements — United States, 2001–2010.

Did you know life expectancy in the U.S. increased from 47.3 years in 1900 to 76.8 in 2000?

Additionally, the population saw unprecedented health improvements at every stage of life. ¬†Here’s a list put together by Public Health scientists at the CDC of the top ten public health achievements from 2001-2010.

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  1. Childhood Lead Poison Prevention
  2. Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  3. Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
  4. Tobacco Control
  5. Maternal and Infant Health
  6. Motor Vehicle Safety
  7. Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention
  8. Occupational Safety
  9. Cancer Prevention
  10. Public Health Preparedness and Response

 

 

 

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