The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has recently updated the NIDAMED Web Portal, which includes science-based information for health professionals on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction.
Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic on HealthyPeople.gov.
These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.
Immunizations (also called vaccinations or shots) help prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Immunization isn’t just for kids — adults also need to get vaccinated to stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia.
A hot summer day is the perfect time to fire up the grill and eat outdoors with your family — but as the temperature gets higher, so does your risk for foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1 in 6 Americans suffer from a foodborne illness each year.…
The importance of individualizing glycemic control targets for older patients with diabetes
Risk reduction for serious hypoglycemia
Medication safety efforts, both those that are a part of FDA’s Safe Use Initiative and those external to the FDA, that are relevant and important to older adults living with diabetes
Future areas of research
Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic on HealthyPeople.gov. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.
The Healthy People 2020 team is pleased to announce the release of our health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that — if tackled appropriately — will dramatically reduce the leading causes of death and preventable illnesses.…
Injuries are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, but there are many things people can do to stay safe and prevent injuries. During National Safety Month, spread the word about ways to reduce the risk of injuries and encourage communities, workplaces, families, and individuals to identify and report safety hazards.…