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Alex Azar 4h
Tomorrow morning, the Federal Partners on Bullying Prevention host a summit with to get perspectives on cyberbullying prevention from social media platforms, educators, law enforcement, researchers, and youth and families. Join the conversation using
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HHS.gov 4h
TOMORROW 8/20: Learn more about how cyberbullying impacts youth and families and the strategies that schools and law enforcement are taking to prevent it. Watch live starting at 9:15 am
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HHS.gov 7h
Research shows a link between an upbeat attitude and improved health. As you get ready to start a new week, here's how to stay positive:
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HHS.gov 8h
It can take 24 hours or more for the full effects of a sunburn to appear. If you spent too much time in the sun this weekend, these tips can you help soothe your skin:
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HHS.gov 10h
If you find a tick attached to your skin, there’s no need to panic: Grasp the tick with tweezers, as close to the skin as possible, and pull it straight out. The sooner you remove the tick, the better.
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HHS.gov 12h
Do you know which your child needs before heading ? Get the facts ➡️
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A look at HHS photographer Chris Smith and the great work he does behind the camera. 📸
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HHS.gov Aug 18
Parents and teachers! Check out 's new page dedicated to helping you get ready for back to school:
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HHS.gov Aug 18
When temperatures increases, so should the amount of water you're drinking! Find out how much water you need to stay hydrated:
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HHS.gov Aug 18
Heat exhaustion can happen quickly, especially when temperatures and humidity are high. Know what to do if you see someone with heat exhaustion:
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HHS.gov Aug 18
Never leave infants or children in a parked car: Temperatures inside can rise almost 20 degrees Fahrenheit within the first 10 minutes, even with a window cracked open.
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HHS.gov Aug 18
More than one-third of U.S. adults don't get enough sleep. This weekend, use these strategies to catch up on your 💤:
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HHS.gov Aug 17
Monday 8/20: The Federal Partners on Bullying Prevention are hosting a summit to get perspectives on cyberbullying prevention from social media platforms, educators, law enforcement, researchers, and youth and families. Join the conversation using
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Heather Nauert Aug 11
This week, colleagues led a trip to Eswatini with , , and to meet with faith-based partners, including . Eswatini is close to achieving epidemic control, despite having highest prevalence in the world.
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HHS.gov Aug 17
In 2013, one in five U.S. adults reported a disability. New data from shows that as of 2016, one in four U.S. adults–61 million people–reported any disability.
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HHS.gov Aug 17
: is an autoimmune disease, meaning that part of the body’s own immune system becomes overactive and attacks normal tissues in the body. Find out how psoriasis is diagnosed, and how to get treatment:
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HHS.gov Aug 17
Are you an innovator interested in changing the status quo in the treatment of kidney diseases? wants your input! Submit your feedback on and contribute to the design of future KidneyX prizes:
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HHS.gov Aug 17
Inclusion matters! Teachers and parents: What are you doing to encourage inclusion at school and at home? Share your stories in the comments, learn more about disability inclusion, and this school year:
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HHS.gov Aug 17
In this 📷 from the archive, researcher Emily Emmart works in the 's Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton, Montana. More than 80 years later, NIH researchers continue their work to turn discovery into health:
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HHS.gov Aug 17
“Leaves of three, let it be!” is helpful for identifying poison ivy and oak, but poison sumac usually has clusters of 7-13 leaves. Know what to look for so you can stay safe outdoors:
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