Health Care

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International Youth Day: How Youth Can Combat the Stigma of Mental Health

Every year, approximately 20 percent of the world’s youth experience a mental health condition.

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Improving Our Nation’s Heart Health: The Importance of Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act revives true access to care.

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A Look at Three Years of Health Profession Training Programs

Many program participants experienced positive training and employment outcomes.

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Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

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Stand Alongside Health for All Men

More than thirty years after the first diagnosis of AIDS in the United States, gay and bisexual men of all races continue to be most severely affected by HIV nationwide.

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My Father’s Story: Taking Control of Your Health

Dr. Askew urges urge men, particularly African-American men and other men of color, to know their heart health status.

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Innovative Approaches to Career Advancement for Low-Income Families

Learn more about the evaluation of promising career pathways programs.

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Let’s Move Child Care Celebrates Third Anniversary!

Let’s Move! Child Care is a voluntary initiative to empower early care and education to instill healthy choices from the start.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Disposing of Those Old Medications in Your Cabinet Could Save Your Life

April 26 is the National Take-Back Initiative - turn in your unwanted prescription medications for safe and proper disposal.

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