The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is filled with resources that professionals can use to help patients make healthier food choices and establish healthy eating patterns. Get started by reviewing For Professionals: Recommendations At-A-Glance (also available in Spanish). Then follow the tips below to help your patients get 2017 off to a healthy start!
February 13, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET | Register Now

Register for the second meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

Discuss the development of the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Provide recommendations for the Healthy People 2030 mission, vision, framework, and organizational structure Discuss approaches to improve health status and reduce health risks for the Nation by the year 2030

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process.…

2017 is here, which means many people have probably made New Year’s resolutions to stay fit and eat healthy. As a health care professional, you’re in a great position to help your clients, coworkers, friends, and family stick to their 2017 New Year’s resolutions. Guard Your Health, a health and wellness campaign for Army National Guard Soldiers and their families, has a few tips you can share to help your local community get and stay fit well into the new year.

In December 2016, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a preliminary update to the National Scorecard on Rates of Hospital-Acquired Conditions showing a 21 percent reduction in hospital-acquired conditions – preventable complications during hospital visits – from the years 2010 to 2015. This update shows that nearly 125,000 fewer patients died, more than 3 million adverse events were avoided, and over $28 billion in health care costs were saved.…