February 2022

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and More

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Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In March we’re raising awareness about colorectal cancer, kidney disease, nutrition, and tuberculosis.

Muévete a tu Manera: Using the Move Your Way® Campaign to Reach Spanish Speakers in Southern Nevada

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The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) serves a racially and ethnically diverse population of over 2 million residents in Southern Nevada. SNHD was 1 of 2 lead organizations during the first year of Move Your Way pilot testing and worked with a number of partners to successfully implement the campaign for people in Clark County, NV. When returning as a community pilot organization in 2021, SNHD capitalized on their prior work to help get Spanish-speaking residents moving.

ODPHP Set to Launch New Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is excited to announce the launch of the new Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series. Throughout the decade, these webinars will feature the Leading Health Indicators, Overall Health and Well-Being Measures, and Healthy People 2030 objectives and the newest data released on HP2030.

Preventing and Treating High Blood Pressure Is About More Than Just the Numbers

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The old adage should always apply: Treat the person and not the disease. Preventing, identifying, and treating hypertension should be about much more than just measuring blood pressure and prescribing medicine. Instead, addressing high blood pressure should be an exemplar of comprehensive, person-centered care — promoting greater overall health, well-being, and personal resilience.