January 2020

February National Health Observances: Low Vision, Heart Heath, and Healthy Relationships

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Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. The NHOs in our February roundup help raise awareness about low vision, heart health, and teen dating violence. Below, you’ll find links to resources that will help you spread the word about these NHOs.…

Meet the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board

Today, ODPHP is excited to announce the members of the 2020-2021 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board. This group of academic and medical experts will provide the Council with a solid scientific foundation in youth sports research.

Healthy People 2020 Progress Review Webinar: The Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Sensory and Communication Disorders

February 22, 2018 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Thursday, February 22 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Progress Review webinar featuring 2 Healthy People 2020 topic areas: Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Vision You’ll also learn how the University of Arizona is developing a community‐based health education and support program for adults with hearing loss and their families...

Help Shape Federal Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Programs — Submit Your Comments!

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The National Clinical Care Commission (the Commission or NCCC) is seeking written comments about federal diabetes prevention and treatment programs. The public comment period is open from January 15, 2020 through March 31, 2020. You’re invited to review and comment on a set of questions about diabetes prevention and treatment — including questions about specific recommendations for federal agencies, best practices, and limitations and gaps in federal programs...