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2014

October 15, 2014

October 8, 2014

September 30, 2014

September 19, 2014

September 17, 2014

September 16, 2014

September 11, 2014

September 5, 2014

September 3, 2014

September 2, 2014

August 15, 2014

August 1, 2014

July 31, 2014

July 29, 2014

July 14, 2014

June 22, 2014

June 12, 2014

June 9, 2014

May 28, 2014

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May 22, 2014

May 20, 2014

May 19, 2014

May 1, 2014

April 30, 2014

April 22, 2014

April 8, 2014

April 7, 2014

April 3, 2014

April 2, 2014

March 31, 2014

March 25, 2014

March 10, 2014

March 5, 2014

March 3, 2014

February 28, 2014 

February 19, 2014

January 17, 2014

 


2013

December 9, 2013
Putting flu vaccination on the map

December 5, 2013
Supporting people with multiple chronic conditions: a health priority

November 21, 2013
Clinical-community linkages: a step towards better health

November 20, 2013
U.S. colleges and universities deserve an 'A' for going tobacco-free

The burden of diabetes on the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community

November 18, 2013
Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh on faith communities and World AIDS Day

November 11, 2013
U.S. Colleges and Universities Deserve an 'A' for Going Tobacco-Free

November 5, 2013
National Epilepsy Awareness Month: A statement by Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh

October 29, 2013
Improving Your Health Care Experience: A New Model

August 20, 2013
Affordable Care Act: Creating Health Access for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

August 6, 2013
CDC Reports Progress on Childhood Obesity Among Our Youngest Citizens

August 1, 2013
World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 – 7, 2013

July 10, 2013
Better Data Will Lead to Better Care for Those With Multiple Chronic Conditions

May 31, 2013
HHS AND USDA announce the appointment of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

May 23, 2013
Prevention Delivers for Teens in the US

April 30, 2013
Lyfechannel wins the healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge

April 24, 2013
HHS releases blueprint to advance culturally and linguistically appropriate services in health and health care

April 15, 2013
HHS offers moms knowledge, help, and support through a new breastfeeding initiative, It’s Only Natural

March 28, 2013
Medicare dashboard advances ACA goals for chronic conditions

March 25, 2013
HHS grants for Title X Family Planning Program

March 19, 2013
A steadfast commitment to end the tobacco epidemic

January 25, 2013
Help from the Affordable Care Act to quit smoking and live longer

 


2012

 


2011

December 14, 2011
HHS strategic framework on multiple chronic conditions one-year anniversary

November 17, 2011
Joining the ranks of former smokers

November 16, 2011
Federal and state public health leaders encourage stronger tobacco prevention and control policies

November 3, 2011
Improving health disparities research

November 1, 2011
Lung cancer awareness month

October 31, 2011
HHS unveils the nation’s health priorities

October 12, 2011
"The State of Chronic Disease Prevention," testimony to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate (PDF - 103 KB)

October 6, 2011
Health Affairs Forum on disparities on health and health care

October 6, 2011
HHS releases assessment of healthy people 2010 objectives

September 23, 2011
"Examining The Increase in Drug Shortages," testimony to the Subcommittee On Health, Energy & Commerce Committee U.S. House of Representatives (PDF - 56 KB)

August 31, 2011
Statement from Assistant Secretary For Health Dr. Howard Koh on The Death Of Former HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary For Health Research, Statistics And Technology, Dr. Ruth Hanft

August 26, 2011
Updated Blood Collection and Transfusion Statistics Now Available

May 13, 2011
HHS Unveils New Interactive Video to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections

May 2, 2011  
HHS Recognizes Progress Toward Eliminating Healthcare-Associated Infections

March 31, 2011  
HHS Releases New Plan for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health

March 30, 2011
HHS Launches New Consumer-Focused Immunization Website www.vaccines.gov

February 16, 2011
HHS releases new strategic plan to advance vaccine and immunization science and policy for the next decade

February 7, 2011
HHS Official, Dr. Koh, Joins Cambridge Officials to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of First Lady’s Campaign to End Childhood Obesity

January 31, 2011
USDA and HHS Announce New Dietary Guidelines to Help Americans Make Healthier Food Choices and Confront Obesity Epidemic

January 20, 2011
Everyone Can Help Make Breastfeeding Easier, Surgeon General Says in “Call to Action”

January 7, 2011
HHS and EPA announce new scientific assessments and actions on fluoride

 


2010

December 14, 2010
HHS issues new strategic framework on multiple chronic conditions

December 9, 2010
Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Causes Immediate Damage, Says New Surgeon General’s Report

December 2, 2010
HHS Announces the Nation’s New Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Agenda

November 24, 2010
Thanksgiving: A time for families and family health history

November 19, 2010
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, Regarding National Epilepsy Awareness Month

September 28, 2010
HHS awards $27 million for the support of pregnant and parenting teens and women

July 30, 2010
Statement from Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin, Regarding World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1-7, 2010)

July 30, 2010
Statement from Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard Koh, Regarding National Minority Donor Awareness Day

May 27, 2010
HHS Releases National Plan to Improve Health Literacy

May 19, 2010
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, Regarding World Hepatitis Awareness Day
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, Regarding National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

April 26, 2010
HHS Launches Oral Health Initiative

April 22, 2010
New Update on the Status of the USPHS Ready Reserve

April 6, 2010
Statement from Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh, MD, MPH During National Public Health Week

March 10, 2010
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Celebrated on March 10th

March 5, 2010
HHS Secretary Sebelius Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative

January 28, 2010
HHS Secretary and Surgeon General Join First Lady to Announce Plans to Combat Overweight and Obesity and Support Healthy Choices

January 7, 2010
Statement from the Assistant Secretary for Health Recognizing National Blood Donor Month

 


2009

November 19, 2009
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Help is Available for Smokers Who Want to Quit

October 24, 2009
Dr. Jerry Holmberg Recipient of AABB President’s Award

October 15, 2009
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regarding National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (en Español)

September 25, 2009
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regarding National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27, 2009

September 21, 2009
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, on Quality in the Public Health System

August 27, 2009
Statement from Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, on the Passing of Senator Edward Kennedy

July 13, 2009
Dr. Regina Benjamin: Nominee for Surgeon General

June 28, 2009
Office of HIV/AIDS Policy Receives Award for Public Partnership

June 19, 2009
HHS Secretary Sebelius Announces Senate Confirmation of Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh

June 9, 2009
Acting Surgeon General Issues ‘Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes’

March 31, 2009
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Ad Council Launch National Lupus Awareness Campaign

January 13, 2009
Surgeon General’s New Family Health History Tool Is Released, Ready for “21st Century Medicine”

January 6, 2009
Memorandum of Understanding Solidifies Global Health Diplomacy Efforts between the U.S. Public Health Service and SOUTHCOM

January 6, 2009
HHS Issues Action Plan to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections

 


2008

 



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