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Now Open: Registration for the Third Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee will hold its third meeting October 24 and 25 in Washington, D.C. The meeting will be available to attend in-person or view by webcast. Register for the third meeting now.

Please note: Registration for in-person attendance closes on Friday, October 18, at 5:00PM EDT.…

By Cindy Brach, MPP, Senior Health Care Researcher, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Bernard Rosof, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a roadmap to drive the health care system to deliver better value.…

From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs).

Rural communities face unique challenges when it comes to accessing healthy foods. Rates of obesity in both children and adults are significantly higher in rural locations than in urban locations, and people who live in rural areas eat fewer fruits and vegetables than those who live in cities.…