February 2022

Muévete a tu Manera: Using the Move Your Way® Campaign to Reach Spanish Speakers in Southern Nevada

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The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) serves a racially and ethnically diverse population of over 2 million residents in Southern Nevada. SNHD was 1 of 2 lead organizations during the first year of Move Your Way pilot testing and worked with a number of partners to successfully implement the campaign for people in Clark County, NV. When returning as a community pilot organization in 2021, SNHD capitalized on their prior work to help get Spanish-speaking residents moving.

Preventing and Treating High Blood Pressure Is About More Than Just the Numbers

ODPHP Director RADM Paul Reed, MD

The old adage should always apply: Treat the person and not the disease. Preventing, identifying, and treating hypertension should be about much more than just measuring blood pressure and prescribing medicine. Instead, addressing high blood pressure should be an exemplar of comprehensive, person-centered care — promoting greater overall health, well-being, and personal resilience.

Nutrition During Pregnancy to Support a Healthy Mom and Baby

By Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND, nutrition advisor, and Julia Quam, MSPH, RDN, ORISE health policy fellow, of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Good nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy is essential for a healthy mom and baby. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 dedicates a chapter to women who are pregnant and breastfeeding...

Collaborating to Improve Youth Sports Across the United States

NYSS

The benefits of youth sports are wide reaching and go well beyond those associated with physical activity. In addition to helping youth achieve their 60 minutes of daily physical activity, participation in sports can help kids learn the vital skills they need to succeed in life, like teamwork and leadership...