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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.

By Cindy Brach, MPP, Senior Health Care Researcher, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Bernard Rosof, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a roadmap to drive the health care system to deliver better value.…

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

Rural communities face unique challenges when it comes to accessing healthy foods. Rates of obesity in both children and adults are significantly higher in rural locations than in urban locations, and people who live in rural areas eat fewer fruits and vegetables than those who live in cities.…

Each month, we highlight a selection of National Health Observances (NHOs) to help raise awareness about important issues that impact health in communities across the United States. This month, we’re talking about breast cancer, health literacy, and health care quality.

To help you spread the word, we’ve pulled together resources you can use to promote these NHOs. …