Explain your risk factors and what steps you could take to help control these risks.
WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT: DISEASE RISK ASSESSMENT
Please take at least one assessment on cancer risks. Explain your risk factors and what steps you could take to help control these risks. Then take at least one longevity assessment. Explain what steps you could take to add years to your life. Although a risk factor analysis is not completely accurate in predicting disease, this type of analysis can alert you if you are high at risk for this and other chronic diseases. Several internet sites offer risk screenings.
The link provided below will take you to a brief quiz on cancer prevention:
There is also a good quiz there for CVD risks, as well as many other diseases, if you would like to add to your body of knowledge.
Here are some good links to help with the longevity assessments:
Try whichever one looks interesting to you 🙂
Please be sure that you:
Research this topic both in your textbook and in at least three additional professional sources.
Write a scholarly article in APA format containing at minimum 400 words.
Grading Criteria Points
Submitted paper answering all topics:
Evidence of taking assessments on cancer risks (12)
Evidence of taking longevity assessment (12)
Review of risk factors (12)
Methods to control these risks (12)
Methods to add years to your life (12)
Proper APA format of citations and references and use of scholarly resources (at least 3 in addition to textbook). 20 points
Grammar, spelling, and correct APA format (organization, topic/transition sentences, headings, etc., introduction and conclusion) 20 points
Total: 100 points
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