July 2023

ICYMI: The Biden-Harris President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition First Annual Meeting

President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

On June 27, the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition convened in person for its first official meeting, and its newest members were sworn-in by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra. The President’s Council is a federal advisory committee with a mission to improve the nation’s health by educating, engaging, and empowering people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Northeast Business Group on Health: Helping Employers Prioritize Employee Health and Well-Being

Healthy People 2030

Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) is a nonprofit coalition of health care stakeholders centered in and around New York City. NEBGH’s members include private- and public-sector organizations that provide health care benefits to employees — as well as other organizations interested in employee health, like labor unions and major health plans. 

The First Federal Measure of Overall Well-Being Is Here, but What Does It Mean?

Health and Well-Being Matter. ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed, MD.

Healthy People 2030, tracks 8 Overall Health and Well-Being Measures (OHMs). Each represents a global outcome measure intended to assess the trajectory toward the Healthy People 2030 vision. OHM-01, the new well-being measure, is expressed as overall life satisfaction and reflects cumulative contributions of health and non-health factors. Now that the baseline for this measure of overall well-being is established, we can begin to evolve our understanding of it, and others like it and explore their implications more fully.