Health Care

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Healthy Men, Healthy Families

Men’s health issues rarely affect only the male. They take their toll on the entire family unit.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

HHS Officials Dr. Howard Koh and Leon Rodriguez speak to community leader Venus Gines from Texas.

Working Across Hispanic Communities to Lift More Families into the Middle Class

More than 40 Hispanic community leaders from across the country attended ACF's National Hispanic Roundtable to discuss better ways to make our human services programs more accessible to eligible Hispanic families and children.

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Your Health is Worth a Shot

Young adults who don’t have appropriate vaccination are at higher risk of catching vaccine-preventable diseases and transmitting them.

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Screenings and the ACA

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men and women in the United States combined.

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Black History Month

ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities —  a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.

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Former Refugee Helps Others Achieve American Dream

The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.

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It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone aged six months and older should get a flu shot in order to decrease their risk of getting sick.

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Health Program Lifts Young Man Out of Poverty

Out of work, no diploma and struggling in poverty just three years ago, Quinton Sanders now has a full-time career in the medical field thanks to the Affordable Care Act's Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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