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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.

Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health

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On December 6, 2022 the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) hosted the fourth installment of the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series, Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health. During this one-hour webinar, presenters provided an overview of four featured Healthy People 2030 cardiovascular disease-related objectives, their connections to one another, and current progress toward meeting their targets. Additionally, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services shared details on their efforts to address adolescent obesity and prevent cardiovascular disease.

Firearm Safety and Public Health

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Firearm-related injuries and deaths in the United States are a public health crisis. HHS remains committed to reducing the number of firearm-related injuries and deaths. As with other public health challenges, that means openly acknowledging the scope of the problem, updating the public on what we’re doing to reduce firearm-related injuries and deaths, and providing the most up-to-date available guidance to help the broader public navigate the crisis.