FACTS OR FICTION
Perceived To Be True Or Imaginative Creation
The concept of harm reduction was originally a public health intervention aimed at reducing the risk of intravenous drug users from developing HIV from the sharing of unsafe needles which could transmit the disease.
“E-cigarettes are a healthy choice.” & “Nicotine patches and gum are as bad for me as smoking.”
Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body. Cigarette smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death.
One of the top reasons people want to eat right is to be healthy. One of the most difficult things about being a Registered Dietitian is there are so many nutrition myths out there that it makes it difficult to educate the public.
The field of addressing the drug problem has been ‘plagued’ by the misinformation of many kinds. Drug use disorders are the result of a complex interplay of factors that are very much out of the control of the individual, including factors in genetics, mental health, and environment.
More than 1.2 million people die in road traffic crashes every year. As many as 50 million people are injured or disabled by road traffic crashes every year. Half of all crash victims are vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.