An Application Programming Interface, or API, is a set of software instructions and standards that allow machine to machine communication—like when a website uses a widget to share a link on Twitter or Facebook.
Prevalence of tobacco use, flu vaccination coverage, leading causes of death, access to health care and even web site traffic – data on these and other topics has recently been released in “energized form” with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s launch of Data.CDC.gov.
Since the first ‘palooza’ four years ago HHS has liberated more than 400 datasets, participated in a countless number of codeathons, and has seen and helped developers build hundreds of apps, services, and products using health data.
Want to place content from HHS websites onto your own site? The Department offers a slew of resources that allow you to offer high-quality HHS content in the look and feel of your site, without the need to manually update it.
TXT4Tots is a library of short messages focused on nutrition and physical activity for parents and caregivers of children ages 1-5 years. The TXT4Tots library is designed as a resource that can be incorporated into a wide variety of existing programs and platforms.