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Using Education to Improve Birth Outcomes in Georgia

Weekly Updates

05/30/2019 09:19 AM EDT

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

Despite advances in medical research and care, there are significant disparities in maternal health and infant birth and health outcomes.

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05/29/2019 03:12 PM EDT

As we celebrate Older Americans Month this May, it’s important to remember that health care professionals can play a key role in increasing the awareness of the benefits of physical activity and developing strategies for overcoming common barriers for older adults. Learn more about the key guidelines for older adults and check out a few Move Your Way resources that healthcare providers can use to promote physical activity.

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05/29/2019 11:17 AM EDT

June 20, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. ET | Register Now 

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Thursday, June 20 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about the success of diabetes prevention programs (DPPs) and diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) programs.

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05/28/2019 11:27 AM EDT

Thursday June 13, 2019 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET Register Now

Join us on Thursday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn how evidence-based legal and policy approaches can advance health equity and create lasting changes that help every American live a long, healthy life.

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Join the Conversation: June National Health Observances

Health Literacy

06/03/2019 12:18 PM EDT

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the Nation. And to help you spread the word, we provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs.

The NHOs in our June roundup help raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, HIV testing, and more!

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