By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Injury Center
As an A-student and star soccer player, Sarah was used to hard work. However, after she sustained a concussion while playing a varsity soccer game during her freshman year in high school, she found herself challenged in ways she had never expected.
By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
In honor of World Health day the Council is joining a conversation about mental health and depression. The World Health Organization (WHO) established World Health Day as the annual celebration of its founding in 1948. This year, WHO puts the full weight of this global platform behind efforts to diagnose, treat, and prevent one of the world’s most consequential maladies: depression.
By: Nancy E. Roman, President & CEO of the Capital Area Food Bank
That guy in the cool uniform making tacos is Vivek Murthy.
If you don’t know Vivek, it so happens he’s the Surgeon General of the United States, and he has some strong thoughts about food. “What demands attention,” he says unequivocally, “is a fundamental building block of health that many are lacking: food.”
In his mind, good food matters as much to health as new medications, new technologies, expanded insurance or improved quality of care.
By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN)
This spring, the President’s Council is proud to launch a brand new version of the PALA+ program on SuperTracker, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s free online food and activity tracking tool. It furthers the program’s mission to help Americans of all ages and abilities move towards the latest recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
By: HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)
The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee will convene its third public meeting March 23, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET.
You can attend the meeting online via videocast. Register today!