health.gov Blog

ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Thursday April 25, 2019 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET | Register Now

Join us on Thursday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn about using laws and policies as levers that can serve as tools for improving public health and reaching Healthy People goals. A leading public health law scholar will provide an overview of the law and policy levers framework and explore the mechanics of how laws and policies can create and sustain environments that promote optimal health for all.…

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all take steps to help prevent alcohol misuse and abuse. Alcohol Awareness Month is the perfect time to get started!

With this and other National Health Observance toolkits offered on healthfinder.gov, we’ve made it easier for you to make a difference.…