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By Joyce Yu, PharmD, ORISE Fellow; and Clydette Powell, MD, MPH, FAAP, Director, Division of Health Care Quality, ODPHP

On October 31, 2018, the National Clinical Care Commission held its inaugural meeting in person at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. The Commission, a newly established federal advisory committee, is charged to evaluate and make recommendations regarding programs of the U.S.…

By: Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health; Director, ODPHP

The evidence is clear: being physically active is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Since 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans has been the go-to resource for policy makers and health professionals, providing evidence-based physical activity recommendations for all Americans.…