Health Topics

What are some of the health topics taught in the program?

The curriculum contains information about health literacy, hypertension, diabetes, hypoglycemia, obesity, portion control and healthy eating tips, interpreting Rx prescriptions, communicating with a health professional, tobacco use and intervention, cultural competency, oral health, health screenings, and stress management. This curriculum serves as a tool for sharing health messages in your community and will enhance the classroom and lab knowledge being acquired.

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Brittny Fairley, right, checks Dequesia Perry’s blood pressure in their health science class at the Hinds County Career and Technical Center in Raymond, Mississippi, on May 4, 2017. They are members of the Mississippi State University Extension Service 4-H Junior Master Wellness Volunteers group in Hinds County who received training to deliver basic health information and provide supervised basic screenings. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Susan Collins-Smith)
Filed Under: 4-H, Community, Leadership, Junior Master Wellness Volunteer, Health, Rural Health May 9, 2017

RAYMOND, Miss. -- Rocheryl Ware sees members of her 4-H Junior Master Wellness Volunteer group as catalysts that can help change Mississippi's health landscape.

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