New initiative to identify programs that provide effective monitoring and follow-up care for hypertensive disorders during pregnancy and postpartum.
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A new program to create a network of organizations committed to helping women maintain healthy blood pressure levels at every age.
In an effort to get evidenced-based treatment to more Americans with opioid use disorder, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime requirement tied to training, which some practitioners have cited as a barrier to treating more people.
ADM Brett P. Giroir, M.D., HHS Assistant Secretary for Health; Dorothy Fink, M.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health and Director, Office on Women's Health
High Blood Pressure Control IS Possible
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is leading an initiative aimed at reducing new HIV infections by 75% in the next 5 years and 90% in the next 10 years. According to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, that means preventing more than 250,000 new infections over the proposed 10-year timespan.
Join the Office on Women's Health in helping women and girls reach and maintain a healthy weight. Enter our Shape of Health: An Obesity Prevention Game challenge by creating a video game focused on obesity prevention or weight control for women or girls.
Regular moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity helps improve overall health and fitness and reduces risk for many chronic diseases.