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Health.gov is the official website of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). At ODPHP, we guide the Nation toward better health through disease prevention policies and programs. We accomplish this by setting national public health objectives for improving the health of all Americans and providing guidance on nutrition and physical activity based on the latest scientific evidence. For more information about our disease prevention and health promotion efforts, check out our site: https://health.gov This page is currently highlighting Move Your Way. Move Your Way is the promotional campaign for ODPHP’s Physical Activity Guidelines. The campaign aims to help people live healthier lives through increased physical activity. Learn more about Move Your Way: https://health.gov/moveyourway

Want to learn more about the benefits of physical activity? Check out our Move Your Way site for fact sheets, videos, in...
04/24/2020

Want to learn more about the benefits of physical activity? Check out our Move Your Way site for fact sheets, videos, interactive tools, and more! https://health.gov/moveyourway

04/23/2020
When to Seek Medical Care

It's important to continue monitoring your health and know when to seek treatment immediately. Never avoid emergency rooms or wait to see a doctor if your symptoms are truly serious, even as we practice #PhysicalDistancing to slow the spread of #COVID19. Learn more on when to seek emergency care: https://youtu.be/4ayi8WA_P_4

Everyone should know the signs and symptoms of a medical emergency and the importance of seeking treatment immediately. Learn more: http://www.hhs.gov/corona...

Challenge yourself to fit more physical activity into your day! Check out our MyHealthfinder resource for tips:
04/22/2020
Get Active - MyHealthfinder | health.gov

Challenge yourself to fit more physical activity into your day! Check out our MyHealthfinder resource for tips:

Regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life. Whether you are an experienced athlete or just getting started, physical activity can help you feel your best. Take steps to get moving today.

04/21/2020
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Lots of things count as physical activity! Gardening and yard work are great ways #GetActive, especially while #SocialDistancing.

#Parents: Check out these tips for gardening with your kids from #MoveYourWay pilot organization Chicago Park District.

Dust off the shovel, gloves, watering can & fancy hat and let’s start your backyard garden. Chicago Park District’s Julie Hunefeld shares tips gardening with your kids 👉🌱 https://youtu.be/0ifhCMAGMvQ

For more info. on gardening in our parks, visit Community Gardens in the Parks

#EarthDay2020 #EarthDayChicago

The Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reminds us that getting #ActiveandHealthy a...
04/16/2020

The Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reminds us that getting #ActiveandHealthy at home means getting creative with equipment. #NMHM2020

Looking for creative ways to stay active and healthy in and around the home? Here’s a tip: re-use empty milk jugs as weights! For more resources, visit the NMHM 2020 website: https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/nmhm/

Attention all Health.gov followers: To get the latest public health information about COVID-19, please visit https://www...
04/09/2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Attention all Health.gov followers: To get the latest public health information about COVID-19, please visit https://www.coronavirus.gov.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

How do you stay active when you can’t leave the house? Share your at-home activity tips! And learn what kinds of physica...
04/09/2020
MoveYourWay | health.gov

How do you stay active when you can’t leave the house? Share your at-home activity tips! And learn what kinds of physical activity you need by checking out the Move Your Way microsite: https://health.gov/moveyourway

The Move Your Way tools, videos, and fact sheets on this page have tips that make it easier to get a little more active. And small changes can add up to big health benefits!

03/04/2020

For the next few months, we’ll share news and resources about Move Your Way — our promotional campaign for the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Follow along to learn about this campaign and related resources!

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02/24/2020

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DYK? High blood pressure can increase your risk for serious heart problems like stroke and heart attack. That’s why it’s...
02/23/2020
Get Your Blood Pressure Checked - MyHealthfinder | health.gov

DYK? High blood pressure can increase your risk for serious heart problems like stroke and heart attack. That’s why it’s so important to get your blood pressure checked regularly. Learn more:

One in 3 Americans have high blood pressure. Share this resource to encourage people to get their blood pressure checked regularly starting at age 18.

During American Heart Month, check out our tips for keeping your heart healthy:
02/20/2020
Keep Your Heart Healthy - MyHealthfinder | health.gov

During American Heart Month, check out our tips for keeping your heart healthy:

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to lower your risk for heart disease, like quitting smoking and watching your weight.

Starting next week, this account will represent health.gov, a website maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and...
02/20/2020
Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - health.gov

Starting next week, this account will represent health.gov, a website maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. We will continue to highlight MyHealthfinder, along with many other initatives featured on health.gov! Follow our page to keep getting the latest information on disease prevention and health promotion.

Health.gov is your portal for health-related resources and news from the U.S. government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources.

February is American Heart Month! This week we’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay on top of your heart healt...
02/20/2020

February is American Heart Month! This week we’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay on top of your heart health. Follow along — and start by taking this week’s challenge!

Relationship violence is when one person in a relationship is abusive or controlling toward the other person. In some re...
02/16/2020
Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence - MyHealthfinder | health.gov

Relationship violence is when one person in a relationship is abusive or controlling toward the other person. In some relationships, both partners act in abusive or controlling ways. Read more:

While it's not always possible to prevent relationship violence, there are steps people can take. Share this resource to help people protect themselves from relationship violence.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! Here are some ways to get involved:
02/13/2020
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! Here are some ways to get involved:

#1Thing February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, or TDVAM for short. Every February across the United States, teens and those who support them join together for a national effort to raise awareness to teen dating violence. Dating violence is more common than many people think. One in three....

This week we’re sharing information and resources on preventing relationship violence. Follow along and join the convers...
02/11/2020

This week we’re sharing information and resources on preventing relationship violence. Follow along and join the conversation!

02/09/2020
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Fact: You could have HIV and still feel healthy. That’s right —the only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. We’ve got the facts about HIV testing:

This microsite is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

DYK? healthfinder has a new home! From now on, you’ll find all our prevention and wellness resources through the #MyHeal...
02/06/2020
Home of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - health.gov

DYK? healthfinder has a new home! From now on, you’ll find all our prevention and wellness resources through the #MyHealthfinder tool on health.gov. Visit the tool to get personalized recommendations for you and your family! Check out MyHealthfinder today: https://health.gov/myhealthfinder

Health.gov is your portal for health-related resources and news from the U.S. government. Find prevention topics, dietary and physical activity guidelines, and other health resources.

02/06/2020
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Tomorrow is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! 1 in 7 African Americans with HIV don’t know they have it. HIV stigma stops many from taking the first step. Let’s join “Together for Love,” to empower our community to get tested, practice safer sex, learn about prevention options, and seek treatment.

Help stop stigma:

This week we’re sharing information about #HIV. Follow along and start by taking this week’s challenge!
02/04/2020

This week we’re sharing information about #HIV. Follow along and start by taking this week’s challenge!

02/02/2020
Get Your Child the HPV Vaccine - healthfinder.gov

Protect your child from HPV infections by getting the HPV vaccine. All kids need 2 shots of the vaccine at age 11 or 12. Learn more:

All pre-teens need to get the HPV vaccine. These shots protect people from serious diseases, like cancer. Share this resource to encourage parents to vaccinate their pre-teens.

01/30/2020
Get Your Child’s Shots on Schedule - healthfinder.gov

Get your child’s shots on schedule! Check out our resource to learn all about shots that help protect children from serious diseases:

Shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) help protect children from serious diseases. Share this resource to help parents get their children all the shots recommended by age 2.

This week we’re sharing tips forgetting your child’s shots on schedule. Follow along and start by taking this week’s cha...
01/29/2020

This week we’re sharing tips forgetting your child’s shots on schedule. Follow along and start by taking this week’s challenge!

01/26/2020
Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation - healthfinder.gov

Are you cutting back on drinking alcohol as part of Dry January this month? Planning ahead can help you manage situations when you might be tempted to drink. Check out this resource for more tips on drinking in moderation:

For people who choose to drink, it's healthier to have only a moderate (limited) amount. Share this guide to help people learn more about drinking in moderation.

01/23/2020
Talk to Your Kids about Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs - healthfinder.gov

When you talk to your child about the dangers of drugs, don’t forget about drugs that may already be in your home — like prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Knowing the facts will help them make healthy choices. Use our resource for conversation tips:

Knowing the facts about tobacco, alcohol, and drugs can help children make healthy choices. Share this resource to help parents talk to their kids about the dangers.

01/19/2020
Get Your Child the HPV Vaccine - healthfinder.gov

The HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer. Kids age 11 and 12 need 2 doses of the vaccine. Check out our resource to learn more about the HPV vaccine:

All pre-teens need to get the HPV vaccine. These shots protect people from serious diseases, like cancer. Share this resource to encourage parents to vaccinate their pre-teens.

Get screened for cervical cancer! Talk to your doctor about getting tested and check out our guide for everything you ne...
01/16/2020
Get Screened for Cervical Cancer - healthfinder.gov

Get screened for cervical cancer! Talk to your doctor about getting tested and check out our guide for everything you need to know about cervical cancer screening:

Most deaths from cervical cancer can be prevented if women get regular screening tests (called Pap tests). Share this resource to encourage women to get screened.

This week we’re sharing information about cervical cancer prevention and screening. Follow along and take this week’s ch...
01/14/2020

This week we’re sharing information about cervical cancer prevention and screening. Follow along and take this week’s challenge!

01/12/2020
myhealthfinder

Use our myhealthfinder tool to see which preventive services you or a loved one may need in 2020:

There are 3 ways to incorporate personalized preventive services recommendations (myhealthfinder) into your own website or digital platform: a web badge, a widget that displays results on the hosting website, and a customizable API for developers.

01/09/2020
Get Active - healthfinder.gov

Get active in 2020! Physical activity is good for everyone’s health. It can protect you from serious diseases AND help you feel your best. Learn more from our resource:

Regular physical activity can help people stay healthy and live longer. Share this guide to help people learn about the benefits of physical activity.

Happy 2020! This week we’re sharing tips for healthy living in the new year. Follow along — and start by taking this wee...
01/07/2020

Happy 2020! This week we’re sharing tips for healthy living in the new year. Follow along — and start by taking this week’s challenge!

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01/07/2020

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01/05/2020
Get Active - healthfinder.gov

Do you have any New Year’s resolutions? If your goal is to be more active in 2020, our guide will help you get up and get moving!

Regular physical activity can help people stay healthy and live longer. Share this guide to help people learn about the benefits of physical activity.

01/02/2020
Get Your Medicare Wellness Visit Every Year - healthfinder.gov

Now that it’s a new year, it’s time to start thinking about your yearly checkups! If you have Medicare, you can get a yearly wellness visit. Learn more:

People on Medicare can schedule a yearly wellness visit to help them stay healthy. Share this resource to remind people on Medicare to get their yearly wellness visit.

We’re continuing to share tips this week for staying healthy during the holidays. Take our weekly challenge if you haven...
12/31/2019

We’re continuing to share tips this week for staying healthy during the holidays. Take our weekly challenge if you haven’t already!

12/29/2019
Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation - healthfinder.gov

If you choose to drink alcohol during the holidays, it’s important to have only a moderate (limited) amount. Check out our tips on how to drink only in moderation:

For people who choose to drink, it's healthier to have only a moderate (limited) amount. Share this guide to help people learn more about drinking in moderation.

12/27/2019
Help Your Child Stay at a Healthy Weight - healthfinder.gov

The holidays are a time when the whole family comes together — often over some delicious food! Help your kids find ways to eat healthy and get active during the holidays with our tips:

It's important for children to stay at a healthy weight. Share these tips to help parents teach their children healthy habits.

12/22/2019
Stay Healthy When You Travel - healthfinder.gov

Plan a visit to your doctor before you travel! Learn how your doctor can help you prepare for a safe and healthy trip.

Share this resource to help people stay safe and healthy when they travel outside the United States.

12/19/2019
Stay Healthy When You Travel - healthfinder.gov

Our resource has helpful tips and information that will help you be prepared for your trip, whether you’re traveling in or out of the country. Check it out to learn more!

Share this resource to help people stay safe and healthy when they travel outside the United States.

This week we’re sharing tips for staying safe and healthy while traveling. Follow along — and start by taking this week’...
12/17/2019

This week we’re sharing tips for staying safe and healthy while traveling. Follow along — and start by taking this week’s challenge!

12/15/2019
Test Your Home for Radon: Quick tips - healthfinder.gov

Breathing in radon over time can lead to lung cancer — especially if you smoke. Check out our resource to learn how to test your home and make sure it’s radon free: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/pregnancy/getting-ready-for-your-baby/test-your-home-for-radon-quick-tips

Radon is a natural radioactive gas that you can't see, smell, or taste. Breathing in too much radon can cause lung cancer. Share this resource to encourage people to test their homes for radon.

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