A Concerted Focus on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Will Help Ensure Well-Being

4 days 23 hours ago

The recent White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health renewed national attention and inspired action to end hunger and reduce the prevalence of chronic disease in the United States by 2030 — with emphasis on enhancing equitable opportunities for healthy eating and increased physical activity. Realizing these goals requires a far-reaching, cross-sector mobilization of efforts — what the National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health [PDF - 795 KB] refers to as “a whole-of-government and whole-of-America approach” to these…

 

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Newly released: Vital and Health Statistics Series Report on Health Disparities in Healthy People 2020

1 week 5 days ago

Today, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released a report titled “Examining Progress Toward Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities for Healthy People 2020 Objectives Using Three Measures of Overall Disparity.” This report provides the first-ever assessment of health disparities by race and ethnicity across all Healthy People 2020 objectives using multiple measures of health disparities. The findings provide an indicator for how well the Healthy People initiative did in achieving one of its overarching goals, to "Achieve…

 

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Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry and Healthy People: Repairing Homes to Help Ensure Safety and Independence

2 weeks 3 days ago

This post is part of Healthy People 2020 in Review, a blog series highlighting how organizations across the nation are addressing social determinants of health — and how their efforts have helped us make progress toward Healthy People goals and objectives. The post describes how Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives under the social determinants of health domain Neighborhood and Built Environment. …

 

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Registration for Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health Webinar is Now Open

3 weeks 3 days ago

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is pleased to announce the next webinar in the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series: Healthy People, Healthy Hearts: Healthy People 2030 and Cardiovascular Health. This webinar will take place on Tuesday, December 6 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm ET. To register, please visit the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series Registration page. …

 

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Sacramento Public Library and Healthy People: Prioritizing Health Literacy to Meet Community Members’ Needs

1 month ago

This post is part of Healthy People 2020 in Review, a blog series highlighting how organizations across the nation are addressing social determinants of health — and how their efforts have helped us make progress toward Healthy People goals and objectives. The post describes how Sacramento Public Library, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives under the social determinants of health domain Social and Community Context. …

 

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Help us Celebrate National Youth Sports Week!

1 month ago

It’s National Youth Sports Week! This week is a great time to focus on the importance of youth sports and encourage kids to get active. Kids and teens ages 6 to 17 need at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity every day. As part of their 60 minutes, they need muscle- and bone-strengthening activities on at least 3 days a week. Playing sports is a great way for kids and teens to work towards their 60 minutes because many sports include muscle- and bone-strengthening components, like throwing or jumping. In addition to…

 

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K-State Research and Extension and Healthy People: Helping Kansans Access Nutritious Foods

1 month 1 week ago

This post is part of Healthy People 2020 in Review, a blog series highlighting how organizations across the nation are addressing social determinants of health — and how their efforts have helped us make progress toward Healthy People goals and objectives. The post describes how K-State Research and Extension, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives under the social determinants of health domain Economic Stability. …

 

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Take a Page out of Move Your Way’s Playbook: Actionable Strategies to Promote Physical Activity in Your Community

1 month 2 weeks ago

For 3 years, ODPHP worked with 10 pilot communities to implement, test, and improve the Move Your Way® campaign — the U.S Department of Health and Human Services’ promotional campaign for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Pilot communities held events, started programs, and built partnerships to get people moving. …

 

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Next Steps for the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Appointment

1 month 2 weeks ago

The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) appreciate all the individuals and organizations that submitted nominations to serve on the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee). We recognize the effort that went into each submission and are thankful to our partners for helping to promote this opportunity to a diverse group of qualified candidates. …

 

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Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network and Healthy People: Improving Maternal and Child Health by Empowering Clients

2 months ago

This post is part of Healthy People 2020 in Review, a blog series highlighting how organizations across the nation are addressing social determinants of health — and how their efforts have helped us make progress toward Healthy People goals and objectives. The post describes how Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network, a Healthy People 2030 Champion, contributed to progress toward Healthy People 2020 objectives — as well as Healthy People 2030 objectives in the social determinants of health domain Health Care Access and Quality. …

 

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