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The Office on Women's Health is leading National Women's Health Week May 10 through 16, 2015. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. Getting active and eating healthy are key to women's health. Helping us spread this important message is National Women’s Health Week ambassador Tory Johnson.
In 2012, Tory was unhappy with her weight and decided she needed to make some changes for a healthier life. She shares her story about getting to and keeping a healthy weight, along with tips for feeling like your best self! Read More
Global Employee Health & Fitness Month is ACTIVE Life's inaugural, week-long initiative that challenges Americans to demonstrate their commitment to establishing a healthy American culture by creating, sharing and logging healthy Moments, Projects and Groups. Read More
Five bold projects will develop new technology to noninvasively image cells of the eye in unprecedented detail. The National Eye Institute (NEI) announced the awards as part of its Audacious Goals Initiative. NEI has committed $3.8 million to the projects in 2015 and up to $17.9 million over the next five years, pending the availability of funds. NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health. Read More
Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can become chronic, life-long infections which can lead to liver cancer. Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and many do not know they are infected. Read More
Today Mental Health America (MHA) kicks off its annual observance of May is Mental Health Month and marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of MHA’s online screening tools. In just one year, almost 350,000 screens have been taken for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—an average of almost 1,000 screens per day. In the coming month, MHA will launch three additional screens for alcohol and substance use, youth (ages 11-17), and parents who are concerned about their children’s mental health. Read More