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healthfinder.gov healthfinder is your wellness and prevention partner. Visit us at https://healthfinder.gov for the tools you and your loved ones need to get and stay healthy. And, visit https://healthfinder.gov/myhealthfinder for personalized prevention recommendations.

When making decisions about your health, it’s important to know where to get the most reliable information. At https://healthfinder.gov and https://healthfinder.gov/myhealthfinder we connect you with science-based prevention and wellness information you can act on today. We are here to support you, your loved ones, and your community in healthy living. We hope you’ll join us and learn how we can take small steps toward being healthier together.

This week, we’re sharing information and tips for preventing bug bites. Start by taking our weekly challenge!
07/09/2019

This week, we’re sharing information and tips for preventing bug bites. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

07/07/2019
Talk to Your Kids about Sex - healthfinder.gov

Having the “sex talk” with your teen may be difficult, but it’s important. And it’s never too early to start! Check out our tips for starting the conversation: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/parenting/healthy-communication-and-relationships/talk-to-your-kids-about-sex

Teaching children the facts about their bodies, sex, and relationships can help them stay healthy and make good choices as they grow up. Share this resource to help parents talk to their kids about sex.

07/04/2019

The healthfinder team wishes you and your loved ones a safe and happy 4th of July!

This week, we’re sharing information and tips for keeping teens healthy. Start by taking our weekly challenge!
07/02/2019

This week, we’re sharing information and tips for keeping teens healthy. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

06/30/2019
Get Enough Sleep - healthfinder.gov

Getting a good night’s sleep every night is important for performing well at work. When you’re well rested, you’re more likely to make good decisions and avoid getting hurt. Check out our tips for getting enough sleep: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/everyday-healthy-living/mental-health-and-relationship/get-enough-sleep

Getting enough sleep helps keep your mind and body healthy. Most adults need 7 to 8 hours of sleep each night. Share this resource to help people get enough sleep.

National Safety Month is winding down! This week, we’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay safe and healthy i...
06/25/2019

National Safety Month is winding down! This week, we’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay safe and healthy in your workplace. Take our weekly challenge — and share to get others to participate!

06/18/2019

June is National Safety Month! We’re sharing tips and resources to keep older adults safe. Take our weekly challenge — and share to encourage others to do the same!

06/16/2019
myhealthfinder

Men: Use the myhealthfinder tool to get personalized recommendations for preventive services. It’s super quick and easy — check it out! https://healthfinder.gov/myhealthfinder

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.

06/13/2019
Men: Take Charge of Your Health - healthfinder.gov

Most men need to pay more attention to their health. The good news is that you can start taking steps to improve your health today! Check out this resource for information on screening tests, healthy habits, and more: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/everyday-healthy-living/sexual-health/men-take-charge-of-your-health

Compared to women, men are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, and put off medical care. Share this resource to help men to pay more attention to their health.

It’s Men’s Health Week! We’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay healthy. Take our weekly challenge!
06/11/2019

It’s Men’s Health Week! We’re sharing tips and resources to help you stay healthy. Take our weekly challenge!

06/06/2019
Take Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer - healthfinder.gov

Make sure your kids wear sunscreen when they play outside — even on cloudy days. Pick a sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher that protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Learn more: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/everyday-healthy-living/safety/steps-to-prevent-skin-cancer#take-action_2

Share these tips to help people protect their skin from the sun and other sources of UV rays and help prevent skin cancer later in life.

It’s National Safety Month — so we’re sharing tips and resources to help you keep your kids safe when they’re ou...
06/04/2019

It’s National Safety Month — so we’re sharing tips and resources to help you keep your kids safe when they’re outdoors. Take our weekly challenge!

National Osteoporosis Month is coming to a close — so we’re sharing information to help you keep your bones healthy ...
05/29/2019

National Osteoporosis Month is coming to a close — so we’re sharing information to help you keep your bones healthy all year round. Women age 65 or older: Start by taking our weekly challenge!

05/16/2019
Talk with a Doctor If Breast or Ovarian Cancer Runs in Your Family - healthfinder.gov

If your family has a history of breast or ovarian cancer, it’s important to talk with your doctor or nurse about it. You may be at higher risk for developing these and other types of cancer. Use our resource to learn more: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Population/women/health-conditions-and-diseases/talk-with-a-doctor-if-breast-or-ovarian-cancer-runs-in-your-family#the-basics_1

Share this resource to help women talk with their doctors about their risk for breast or ovarian cancer.

It’s National Women’s Health Week — so we’re sharing tips and resources to help women stay healthy. Start by tak...
05/14/2019

It’s National Women’s Health Week — so we’re sharing tips and resources to help women stay healthy. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

05/12/2019
Manage Stress - healthfinder.gov

Did you know? Preventing and managing stress can lower your risk of serious health problems like heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, and depression. Check out our resources and tips on managing stress: https://healthfinder.gov/healthtopics/category/health-conditions-and-diseases/heart-health/manage-stress

Preventing and managing chronic (ongoing) stress can help lower your risk for serious health problems like heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, and depression. Share this resource to help people manage stress.

This week we’re bringing you tips and resources to help you take care of your mental health. Start by taking our weekl...
05/07/2019

This week we’re bringing you tips and resources to help you take care of your mental health. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

This week we’re bringing you tips and resources to help you prevent skin cancer. Start by taking our weekly challenge!
04/30/2019

This week we’re bringing you tips and resources to help you prevent skin cancer. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

04/25/2019
Get Your Child’s Shots on Schedule - healthfinder.gov

It’s World Immunization Week — the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccines! Check out our resource to get the facts: https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/doctor-visits/shotsvaccines/get-your-childs-shots-on-schedule#the-basics_2

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 bringing you the facts about vaccines — along with resources to help you get the shots you need. Sta...
04/23/2019

This week we’re bringing you the facts about vaccines — along with resources to help you get the shots you need. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

04/18/2019
Help Your Child Stay at a Healthy Weight - healthfinder.gov

Be a role model for your kids! When you choose to eat right and be physically active, your child will be more likely to make those choices, too. Learn more about setting your kids up with healthy habits that can last a lifetime:
https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/parenting/nutrition-and-physical-activity/help-your-child-stay-at-a-healthy-weight

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

This week we’re sharing helpful tips and resources for parents. Start by taking our weekly challenge!
04/16/2019

This week we’re sharing helpful tips and resources for parents. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

April is STD Awareness Month! This week we’re sharing tips and resources on healthy relationships and sexual health. S...
04/09/2019

April is STD Awareness Month! This week we’re sharing tips and resources on healthy relationships and sexual health. Start by taking our weekly challenge!

04/04/2019
Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation - healthfinder.gov

If you drink alcohol, it’s important to only drink only in moderation. We’ve got tips to help you limit how much you drink. Check them out! https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/heart-health/drink-alcohol-only-in-moderation#the-basics_1

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.

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! Check out this week’s challenge to reduce the amount of alcohol you’re drinking.
04/02/2019

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! Check out this week’s challenge to reduce the amount of alcohol you’re drinking.

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04/01/2019

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03/28/2019
Take Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes - healthfinder.gov

There are lots of things you can do to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, like eating healthy and getting active. Check out our resource to learn more! https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/diabetes/take-steps-to-prevent-type-2-diabetes#take-action_1

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. Share this resource to help people prevent or delay getting type 2 diabetes.

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