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ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

USDA and HHS are seeking written comments from the public on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s work. The Advisory Committee met on July 10 and 11 for their second of five public meetings. During this meeting, committee members presented and discussed the protocols – or plans – for how they will use one of three rigorous, scientific approaches to review the evidence for 40 of the scientific questions on nutrition and health.…

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.

This month’s featured LHI topic is Mental Health. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.…