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 Maternal, Infant, and Child Health.…

ODPHP will be at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual meeting in Orlando, Florida from May 28 through June 1, 2019 to showcase the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition and the Move Your Way Campaign. Come see us in-person or follow us on Twitter using @HHSPrevention and #ACSM19 for live updates from the meeting!

By Cindy Brach, Senior Health Care Researcher, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The Healthy People 2020 initiative includes objectives to improve heart health through prevention, detection, and treatment of risk factors. You can learn how to advance these objectives — as well as objectives related to other topics — by visiting EvidenceNOW Tools for Change, a curated collection of more than 100 tools and resources designed to help primary care practices improve quality by providing evidence-based care.…

We’re excited to roll out a new monthly blog series designed to help health professionals like you add your voice to the national conversation on improving health! Each month, we’ll be featuring select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the Nation. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ll provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs.…