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Third Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

June 6, 2019

June 27, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register Now The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) will hold its third meeting on Thursday, June 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. This meeting is open to the public and will take place at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. If you can’t …

Illinois Clamps Down On Nursing Homes In Wake Of KHN-Chicago Tribune Investigation

June 5, 2019

In reaction to an investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Chicago Tribune, the Illinois legislature has passed a new law to impose fines on nursing homes that fail to meet minimum staffing requirements. Click here to read the story by the Chicago Tribune. Read the original investigation: Fatal Shock Avoidable Sepsis Infections Send Thousands …

Meeting Webcast: The Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Healthy People 2030

June 5, 2019

June 26, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET | Register now Register for the next meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will: Continue its deliberations regarding the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Deliberate and prioritize recommendations for implementing …

Join the Conversation: June National Health Observances

June 3, 2019

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 …

Using Education to Improve Birth Outcomes in Georgia

May 30, 2019

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. Access to prenatal care and education can dramatically improve birth and health outcomes for …

A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine

May 30, 2019

Navigating Aging Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here. Join the Navigating Aging Facebook Group. See All Columns Society gives short shrift to older age. This …

Move Your Way during Older Americans Month and All Year Long

May 29, 2019

The benefits of regular physical activity occur throughout life and are essential for healthy aging. However, many older adults are not getting enough activity. In fact, research shows older adults are the least active age group. The great news is that it is never too late to start being active! As we celebrate Older Americans …

Sustaining Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management Programs: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar

May 29, 2019

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. We’ll discuss: Implementation efforts and opportunities to increase the use …

Webinar: Using Law and Policy to Promote Health Equity and Achieve Healthy People Goals

May 28, 2019

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. Program Director Kimberly Libman of ChangeLab Solutions, …

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