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June 26, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET | Register now

Register for the next meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

Continue its deliberations regarding the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Deliberate and prioritize recommendations for implementing Healthy People 2030 Develop recommendations regarding graphics for communicating key Healthy People 2030 elements

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process.…

From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs).

Despite advances in medical research and care, there are significant disparities in maternal health and infant birth and health outcomes. Access to prenatal care and education can dramatically improve birth and health outcomes for moms and their babies, but women who are uninsured (or underinsured) often miss out on these critical services.…

As we celebrate Older Americans Month this May, it's important to remember that health care professionals can play a key role in increasing the awareness of the benefits of physical activity and developing strategies for overcoming common barriers for older adults. Learn more about the key guidelines for older adults and check out a few Move Your Way resources that healthcare providers can use to promote physical activity,