The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) plays a vital role in keeping the Nation healthy. We accomplish this by setting national health goals and objectives and supporting programs, services, and education activities that improve the health of all Americans.
This site is coordinated by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) have announced a donation of $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief.
Managing health care with a busy life can have you running in circles. That’s why our integrated care teams work around you to help keep that from happening. Our highly trained doctors collaborate with you and each other to help keep you healthy. And with multiple ways to not only access but personalize your care online, anytime, we do more than work as a team with you in mind -- we work as a team with you at the center.
From the moment you find out you’re pregnant to your child’s first pediatrician appointment, you get compassionate care that puts you (and your baby) first.
Increase water intake 4/5 lit per day Detox water every morning half hour before breakfast Switch cofee / tea to green tea Increase fiber and protien intake Avoid junkfood Avoid White Poison ( Sugar, Salt , Rice ) Never Skip Meals Reduce your food consumption Consume fruit with high water content and less calories Eat […]
Our body contains about 70 percent water and this means that every day, at least 8 to 10 glasses or equal to 2 to 3 liters of water should we drink. Drinking enough water will provide many benefits to our health. It helps get rid of toxins in the body and makes us […]
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Each infant born in Washington can benefit from life-saving interventions thanks to early detection through newborn screening. Learn more: Newborn Screening and Early Hearing-loss Detection Diagnosis Intervention programs.
Health care is conventionally regarded as an important determinant in promoting the general physical and mental health and well-being of people around the world. An example of this was the worldwide eradication of smallpox in 1980, declared by the WHO as the first disease in human history to be completely eliminated by deliberate health care interventions. 
The delivery of modern health care depends on groups of trained professionals and paraprofessionals coming together as interdisciplinary teams.  This includes professionals in medicine , psychology , physiotherapy , nursing , dentistry , midwifery and allied health , plus many others such as public health practitioners , community health workers and assistive personnel , who systematically provide personal and population-based preventive, curative and rehabilitative care services.