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FDA’s first youth tobacco prevention campaign, “The Real Cost,” targets at-risk youth aged 12-17 who are open to smoking or already experimenting with cigarettes.

In 2013, HHS continued its work to improve the health and well-being of the American people. Relive the year and explore the work we did through Twitter.

Every HHS priority website includes a useful feature that allows users to submit feedback directly to the Department. We call it our Voice-of-Consumer Tool - or VOC Tool for short.

HHS now has a Departmental Facebook page. This might not seem that remarkable in 2013, but our years of experience on our many other pages have prepared us to showcase digital strategy best practices on this new resource.

HHS and the Department of Education recently launched MentalHealth.gov. The site provides resources for individuals looking for help, and tools so communities across the country can host local conversations on mental health.

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is making good Twitter Chats even better through collaboration.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius launched a Twitter account in March to engage directly with the public.

This week, StopBullying.gov launched a Tumblr page as a way to engage youth from across the country to take a stand against bullying in their schools.

Our job as digital communicators is to present information to our audiences in a way that is engaging, informative, and most importantly, makes sense. That’s not always easy. But infographics can help.

A key component of the Digital Government Strategy asked federal agencies to be more customer-centric in our development of websites and use of technology. Once again, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is leading the charge with Million Hearts™ and new Spanish language material.

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