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LymeX Diagnostics Prize Attracts Over 50 Submissions https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/09/26/innovators-everywhere-lymex-diagnostics-prize-attracts-over-50-submissions.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Steven &amp;amp; Alexandra Cohen Foundation (Cohen Foundation) announced that the LymeX Diagnosti</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness, Public Health and Safety Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:13:00 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/09/26/innovators-everywhere-lymex-diagnostics-prize-attracts-over-50-submissions.html HHS History and the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/09/21/hhs-history-and-the-office-of-climate-change-and-health-equity.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">The idea that HHS has a responsibility to safeguard the public from climate change, including the inequities it exacerbates, is firmly rooted in U.S. </span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness, Public Health and Safety Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:30:00 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/09/21/hhs-history-and-the-office-of-climate-change-and-health-equity.html National Hispanic Heritage Month Blog by Dr. Fátima Coronado https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/09/15/national-hispanic-heritage-month-blog-by-dr-fatima-coronado.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">Every year, the United States recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) from September 15 to October 15, to celebrate the histories, cultures</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness, Public Health and Safety Thu, 15 Sep 2022 15:20:15 -0400 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) /blog/2022/09/15/national-hispanic-heritage-month-blog-by-dr-fatima-coronado.html Office for Human Research Protections Exploratory Workshop: Beyond Altruism – Exploring Payment for Research Participation https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/09/06/ohrp-exploratory-workshop-beyond-altruism-exploring-payment-for-research-participation.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">At the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), we are committed to addressing inequities and advancing equity in health care, which begins</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Research Tue, 06 Sep 2022 10:46:28 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/09/06/ohrp-exploratory-workshop-beyond-altruism-exploring-payment-for-research-participation.html The HHS Office for Civil Rights Celebrates National Recovery Month https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/09/01/ocr-celebrates-national-recovery-month.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">Every September, our country celebrates National Recovery Month to highlight that behavioral health is an essential part of health care.&amp;nbsp; Support</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:57:41 -0400 Office for Civil Rights (OCR) /blog/2022/09/01/ocr-celebrates-national-recovery-month.html Year One of the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/08/30/year-one-of-the-office-of-climate-change-and-health-equity.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">It’s been one year since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE) to protect </span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness, Public Health and Safety Tue, 30 Aug 2022 13:00:00 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/08/30/year-one-of-the-office-of-climate-change-and-health-equity.html 2022 Civic Digital Fellows with HHS InnovationX https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/08/19/2022-civic-digital-fellows-with-hhs-innovationx.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">Almost 100 Civic Digital Fellows joined federal agencies this summer through a competitive fellowship program, which is coordinated by Harvard Univers</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness, Health IT Fri, 19 Aug 2022 08:00:00 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/08/19/2022-civic-digital-fellows-with-hhs-innovationx.html Doing Homework on Vaccines this Back-to-School Season? Here are 10 Ways to Separate Fact from Fiction. https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/08/18/doing-homework-on-vaccines-this-back-to-school-season-here-are-10-ways-to-separate-fact-from-fiction.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">A new school year is an exciting, yet busy time. There are supplies to buy, schedules to plan, and forms to complete. And there are things to do to ke</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Holidays and Observances, Public Health and Safety Thu, 18 Aug 2022 09:31:00 -0400 Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) /blog/2022/08/18/doing-homework-on-vaccines-this-back-to-school-season-here-are-10-ways-to-separate-fact-from-fiction.html I Can’t Wait to End Viral Hepatitis https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/07/28/i-cant-wait-to-end-viral-hepatitis.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">Viral hepatitis is a major public health threat both here in the United States and across the globe. So, this World Hepatitis Day, I join the global e</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Prevention and Wellness Thu, 28 Jul 2022 07:00:21 -0400 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) /blog/2022/07/28/i-cant-wait-to-end-viral-hepatitis.html Celebrating the 32nd Anniversary of the ADA https://www.hhs.gov/blog/2022/07/26/celebrating-the-32nd-anniversary-of-the-ada.html <div class="paragraph-formatter form-group"><div class="paragraph-info form-group"></div> <div class="paragraph-summary form-group"><div class="paragraphs-description paragraphs-collapsed-description"><div class="paragraphs-content-wrapper"><span class="summary-content">On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, affirming the inherent dignity of every person, regardless of disabil</span></div></div></div> </div> Posted in: Americans with Disabilities Act Tue, 26 Jul 2022 15:00:00 -0400 Office for Civil Rights (OCR) /blog/2022/07/26/celebrating-the-32nd-anniversary-of-the-ada.html