Examples of some of the leading causes of death in the U.S. include cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and suicide. Individual behavior, in addition to genetic or environmental factors, may increase risk factors for various groups in the population. Select one of these leading causes of death and discuss your thoughts on the following:
1. How greater emphasis on public safety might reduce the risk for various groups of the population,
2. Ideas on how to increase public awareness about ways to help reduce risks, and
3. The role of public health policies in supporting community health.
In your own words, please post a response to the Discussion Board and comment on other postings. You will be graded on the quality of your postings.
Your assignment will be graded in accordance with the following criteria. Click here to view the grading rubric.