December 2019

January National Health Observances: Glaucoma and cervical cancer

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting people in the United States every day. The NHOs in our January roundup help raise awareness about glaucoma and cervical cancer. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve provided links to resources you can use to promote these NHOs with your networks...

Check Out the New Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Infographic from Healthy People 2020

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 Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity...

HHS Launches the National Youth Sports Strategy

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the launch of the National Youth Sports Strategy. The Strategy aims to unify U.S. youth sports culture around a shared vision: that one day all youth will have the opportunity, motivation, and access to play sports — regardless of their race, ethnicity, sex, ability, or ZIP code...