Did you know that one in every three children in the United States is overweight or close to it? Why? The reason has a lot to do with overeating and lack of exercise. If you become a health educator, you may help unhealthy children grow into healthy adults.
As a health educator, you’ll promote and improve the health of your community. Whether you work in schools, senior centers, or public health institutions, you’ll find creative ways to educate people about healthy lifestyles.
Health educators study the latest health information and design programs to encourage healthier behavior and practices in their communities.
Health educators are often behind the cautionary ads you see on TV about heart disease, diabetes, and addiction.
Interested in health and helping people from all walks of life. You should have a genuine desire to help the average person make sense of complicated and often-conflicting information.
According to the National Institutes of Health, teenagers whose parents smoke are more than twice as likely to smoke as teenagers whose parents don't.