ivymax public health

spreading awareness about health to the general public

facts on breast cancer

- breast cancer accounts for 29% of all newly diagnosed cancer cases in women

- survival rate significantly increases the earlier it is detected

- early detection methods such as regular screening mammograms can be used to catch unusual masses earlier and reduce mortality rates

facts on obesity

- more than 1/3 of adults in the U.S. are obese

- obesity can lead to conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke

- obesity can be prevented by getting regular exercise and maintaining a healthy diet

facts on tobacco

- over 20% of deaths in the U.S. can be attributed to tobacco usage

- smoking can cause lung cancer to develop in the smoker and those around him/her

- smoking also increases the likelihood of a heart attack

for more information, visit http://www.sccgov.org