Runner at the starting blockIt’s the third day of National Public Health Week (NPHW) and today’s theme is “Get Out Ahead.”

According to NPHW, seven in ten deaths in the U.S are related to preventable diseases like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and cancer. So today is all about prevention.

Eat healthy. Start exercising. Stop smoking.

Don’t know where to begin?

Check out the resources on the NPHW “Get Out Ahead” page.

When you’re done, see what’s being done at Hopkins regarding nutrition, childhood obesity and global tobacco control.