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On Thursday, June 22nd the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) hosted the second installment of the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series, …

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Get health information customized for you. Use our award-winning MyHealthfinder tool to see which screening tests and vaccines you and your loved ones need to stay healthy. Or browse health information on topics including health conditions, doctor visits, and everyday healthy living. Check out MyHealthfinder. Learn tips for getting active

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August National Health Observances: Immunization, Children’s Eye …

Each month we highlight National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health across the United States. To help you spread the word, we also provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs. This month, we’re raising awareness about immunization, children’s eye health, and breastfeeding.

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We’ve Updated the Healthy People 2030 SDOH Literature …

Healthy People 2030 has an increased and overarching focus on social determinants of health (SDOH). In line with this focus, we provide literature summaries that offer a snapshot of the latest research related to SDOH. These summaries explore a range of key factors — such as discrimination, social cohesion, access to health services, and poverty — …

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Leveraging Healthy People 2030 to Address Issues Affecting …

On Thursday, June 22nd the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) hosted the second installment of the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series, Leveraging Healthy People 2030 to Address Issues Affecting Children, Mothers, and Families. In addition to presentations from NCHS and …

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Access to Foods That Support Healthy Dietary Patterns

Improving access to foods that support healthy dietary patterns is one method for addressing health disparities and population health. Several strategies that aim to improve diet by altering food environments are being considered and implemented. 8, 10 Examples of programs to address access to and affordability of healthy foods include: The Gus

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HIV and Other STDs

MyHealthfinder. Health Conditions. HIV and Other STDs. Get Tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. Get Tested for HIV. HIV Testing: Questions for the Doctor. Protect Yourself from Hepatitis B. STD Testing: Conversation Starters. Talk with Your Teen About Preventing STDs.

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Take Good Care Partner Promotion Toolkit health.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) created the Take Good Care campaign to help people get important clinical preventive services. It focuses on Black and Hispanic women ages 45 to 54, who are often in a caregiving role. The campaign encourages them to make preventive

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Physical Activity

Regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Whether you are an experienced athlete or just getting started, physical activity can help you feel your best. Take steps to get moving today. Read more. Losing Weight: Questions for the Doctor. Protect Your Health As You Grow Older.

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White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Join the Effort – Stakeholder Commitments The Biden-Harris Administration has set the goal of ending hunger and increasing healthy eating and physical activity by 2030 so fewer Americans experience diet-related diseases. We want you to join us! Achieving this goal will require everyone working together. As part of the White House Conference on Hunger, …

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Talking with the Doctor

When you play an active role in your health care, you can improve the quality of care you and your family get. Start by asking questions when you visit the doctor or nurse. It’s also important to keep track of your family’s health information. Read more. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Questions for the Doctor.

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Healthy People 2030 Champions

Healthy People 2030 Champions are a diverse array of public and private organizations that impact health outcomes at the national, state, tribal, and local level. Check out all the selected Champions below. Learn more about the Champion program.

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Assessing Healthy People 2020 health.gov

The report “Healthy People 2020: An End of Decade Snapshot” provides an overview of progress made over the decade in meeting the Healthy People 2020 objective targets. This high-level summary covers national progress and progress within population groups — showing variation by race and ethnicity, family income, and other factors

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Physical Activity: We All Can and Must Do More

Any discussion of health promotion or disease prevention strategies must reflect on the importance of physical activity. It is that elemental. Along with maintaining good nutrition and emotional health, incorporating regular physical activity can help to prevent multiple chronic diseases and improve the odds of better outcomes should you become ill from various conditions.

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Join the Conversation: July National Health Observances

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the Nation. And to help you spread the word, we provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs. The NHOs in our July roundup help raise awareness about the benefits of youth sports participation and the burden …

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News & Events health.gov

Just Released: New Healthy People Law and Health Policy Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Report. Laws and policies can help communities increase breastfeeding rates while supporting achievement of ambitious national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020. The newest report, The Role of Law and Policy in Assisting Families to Reach Healthy

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