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Thanks for sharing this important information on how to keep your home safe during the winter!
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Didn’t get your in the mail? Sign into your account to view your number or print your new card. Remember–you can use your current card to get health care services until Jan. 1, 2020.
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HHS is working to lower the costs of prescription drugs for American patients while preserving drug safety and keeping the patient at the center. Check out some of our work:
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The virus is highly contagious, and symptoms generally appear about 1-2 weeks after a person is infected. Find out how measles spreads, how to stay safe, and what to do if you're sick:
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Exercise isn't just good for your body–physical activity can make people feel better, function better, and sleep better! Here's how you can use exercise to maintain and improve your health:
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If you're trying to keep warm during , take these precautions to stay safe inside your home:
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The best way to prevent the flu: Getting vaccinated! Find out how to keep yourself and your loved ones from getting sick: .
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We look forward to the Twitter chat tomorrow on preventing birth defects.
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As this year's flu season intensifies, remember: It's never too late to fight the ! Getting vaccinated is still the best way to protect you and your family from the flu.
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HHS.gov Jan 21
While most adolescents haven't dated before, 35% of adolescents ages 13-17 have some experience with romantic relationships. If your teen is dating, make sure they know the qualities of a healthy relationship. via
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HHS.gov Jan 21
: If you know someone who's struggling with addiction, it may be hard to figure out how to help. Use these five steps from the as a guide, and share with those in need.
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HHS.gov Jan 21
Staying out in the cold too long can cause serious health problems. Use this guide to treat two major weather health risks: hypothermia and frostbite.
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HHS.gov Jan 21
Whether it’s their first date or heartbreak, there are so many ‘firsts’ to experience when adopting a teen from foster care. Join us, and as we encourage the adoption of teens from foster care–because you don’t have to be perfect to be a !
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HHS.gov Jan 21
Each day life-saving blood transfusions are needed in hospitals and emergency treatment facilities across the 🇺🇸. Have you given blood lately?
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HHS.gov Jan 21
Looking to up the number on your step counter? Try adding new challenges, like walking further, faster, or more frequently.
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HHS.gov Jan 21
In the words of Dr. King, “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” Visit to find local service opportunities for MLK and beyond!
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HHS.gov Jan 21
Today, we honor the remarkable life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.
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Secretary Alex Azar Jan 20
From increased access to treatment, to community grants, to crackdowns on illegal opioid prescriptions, to enhancing or assuring compliance with prescribing guidelines, is working to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.
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Eric D. Hargan Jan 20
Reducing the regulatory burden on our economy has been a top priority for and the administration. reduced the regulatory burden by $12.5 billion in FY 18 and is responsible for over half the administration’s deregulatory burden reduction:
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Secretary Alex Azar Jan 20
Drug price inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index was negative in December 2018 for the first time in almost 50 years — welcome news. We will continue to implement ’s drug pricing blueprint and will not stop until prices come down.
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