June 2020

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

National Health Observances

Help spread the word about National Youth Sports Week and World Hepatitis Day in July. Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. This month’s NHOs help raise awareness about viral hepatitis and the importance of youth sports...

Six Steps to Improve Public Health: Using Tax Policies to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harm in Maryland

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. Resources from the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy project provide evidence-based information and identify priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives and improve health for all.

Register for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Draft Report Meeting

Registration is now open for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Draft Report Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. EDT via webcast. The meeting will include updates on the Committee’s draft conclusion statements posted online, and Committee deliberations and decisions regarding their draft advisory report...