December 2019

January National Health Observances: Glaucoma and cervical cancer

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting people in the United States every day. The NHOs in our January roundup help raise awareness about glaucoma and cervical cancer. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve provided links to resources you can use to promote these NHOs with your networks...

HHS Launches the National Youth Sports Strategy

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the launch of the National Youth Sports Strategy. The Strategy aims to unify U.S. youth sports culture around a shared vision: that one day all youth will have the opportunity, motivation, and access to play sports — regardless of their race, ethnicity, sex, ability, or ZIP code...

Now Accepting Nominations to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board

As previously announced, HHS is reinstating the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board. Eligibility criteria and application information are available in the Federal Register Notice. Self-nominations are accepted. The Science Board is a subcommittee of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (the Council) and is made up of Council members and scholars with expertise in the fields of physical activity, health, sports, and nutrition...