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The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health works to achieve health equity. Follow for Spanish resources.
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Minority Health 7h
OMH Director CAPT Felicia Collins with Chairperson Dr. William Wong and members of the OMH Advisory Committee on Minority Health, met today to discuss -related health disparities.
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Sickle Cell Disease Coalition 11h
Next month will host a 4 part webinar series in September to highlight Awareness Month. Make sure to follow the conversation by using the hashtag
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CDC 10h
HPV vaccine is important for protecting adolescents against multiple types of cancers. But do you know which cancers? Pediatrician Dr. Jose Rodriguez explains in this “Can I Ask You a Question” video.
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Dr. Robert R. Redfield 9h
vaccination rates among teenagers increased, but only 1/2 are up to date on the vaccine. Public health programs can work with doctors & their practices to develop better tools to encourage vaccine acceptance & meeting the needs of parents.
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Minority Health 10h
Having an lifestyle helps your body and mind continue to work well as you age. Get active by finding an activity what you love to do and then do it for at least 150 minutes each week. A little goes a long way.
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Minority Health 10h
If your kids are headed to college, take the time to talk to them about practicing important health habits that will help them have a good semester.
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Minority Health 11h
communities in urban neighborhoods are at greater risk of the effects of prolonged heat than rural and suburban residences? Learn more :
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Minority Health 11h
: This week’s OMH FYI newsletter was filled with information about research grants, scholarships and the latest resources and conferences to keep you in the know of what’s happening in . Don’t miss out. Sign up today!
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Minority Health 12h
The vaccine prevents cancers caused by the HPV virus. Learn how you can protect yourself in as little as two doses — and help :
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Minority Health 13h
Military personnel have unique mental health needs that impact their daily lives. Behavioral health professionals with clients from military backgrounds benefit from enrolling in this free program:
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HHS_ViralHep Aug 21
- don't let your kids head to college without talking to them about prevention and . Learn more +
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Secretary Alex Azar Aug 21
. is funding an additional year of vaccine manufacturing for an investigational vaccine that is proving to be a vital tool in the international response to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC.
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CDC Emerging Infections Aug 20
kill more people each year than sharks or hippopotamuses. Only one bite can make you sick. Learn how to protect yourself:
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NHMA Aug 21
Brooke: “It would be nice for my girls to have more research out there that is more targeted towards them and their demographic, their ethnicity” by using this link:
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Francis S. Collins Aug 21
In an exciting next step for ’s , will receive funding to establish the program’s nationwide genetic counseling resource to help participants understand what their genetic test results mean for their health & their families.
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Minority Health Aug 21
Replying to @political_rx @HHSGov
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Harris County Public Health Aug 21
Many factors can influence a mom's journey. Age, income, cultural norms, likelihood to return to work earlier or lack of professional breastfeeding support. We have lactation specialists, nutritionists at WIC and other resources:
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The Nation's Health Aug 21
U.S. Hispanic communities often face barriers to key health factors, such as affordable housing, public transit and green space. explains:
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Minority Health Aug 21
The signs of opioid misuse can be obvious once you know them. Learn about the impact of on the body so you can be prepared and protect your loved ones.
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USBC 🤱🏿🤱🏻🤱🏽🤱🏾🤱🏼 Aug 21
CDC funding for breastfeeding support programs creates a strong start for our nation’s families:
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