1. Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Importance Info
    Categories: General Safety Topics

    Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Importance Info

    The week before Memorial Day (May 20–26, 2019) is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. The goal of this awareness week is to maximize the health benefits of swimming by minimizing the risk of illness and injury. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity every week, including water-based physical activity, can benefit everyone’s health. Each of us plays a role in preventing...
  2. Categories: Child Safety, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    Health IQ: Free App!

    Do you know the minimum SPF needed to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays? Or how many seconds you should wash your hands to kill germs? Test your health IQ to see how your health skills stack up. Choose from three levels of difficulty or be surprised by selecting a Random mix. Each quiz delivers a mix of 10...
  3. Categories: Asthmatic Child, Child Safety, Info News & Press Releases

    Effort aimed at young children and their parents

    Through an innovative public-private partnership, the National Institutes of Health and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) have created a new health educational curriculum — EatPlayGrow: Creative Activities for a Healthy Start — for children ages 2-5 and their parents. The curriculum was launched today at a press conference in New York City attended by George Mensah, M.D., senior advisor...
  4. Categories: Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America

    David J. Sencer CDC Museum open on Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live! New exhibit examines health equality over last 120 years in the United States What The exhibit, Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America, looks back through history at how minority groups have experienced health problems differently, helps us understand why these differences persist, and examines...
  5. Categories: Health Tips & Info News

    Food & Drug Administration - Learn the basics

    Many of today’s important medications are biological products, generally derived from living material from humans, animals, or microorganisms.  These products treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, anemia, low white blood cell counts, inflammatory bowel disease, and various forms of cancer.  Unlike other drugs known as small molecule drugs, biological products are generally highly complex in structure.  This webinar is designed...
  6. Categories: Info News

    The Smithsonian Institution’s first state-of-the-art exhibition about genome science, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code

    New exhibition makes genome accessible to public Unique NIH-Smithsonian collaboration unlocks the present and future of genome science... The Smithsonian Institution’s first state-of-the-art exhibition about genome science, Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code, opens Friday, June 14, 2013, at the National Museum of Natural History in partnership with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a part of the National Institutes of...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Flu & Pandemic

    HIV / AIDS Awareness - National HIV Testing Day is June 27

    National HIV Testing Day (June 27) serves as a reminder of the importance of HIV testing.Use these resources to answer your questions about HIV testing: HIV Testing Locations - Enter your ZIP code to find a testing location near you, including those that offer free HIV tests. Types of HIV Tests - Different HIV tests are used in different situations...
  8. Categories: General Safety Topics & Info News

    Work Your Way to a Healthier Life

    Sitting. Sure, it is relaxing to take a load off once in awhile... but have you ever considered how much sitting you actually do during an average day?
  9. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Exercise is Good Medicine

    We’ve discussed the general health benefits of staying fit and healthy, but general good health isn’t the only thing that it’s good for.
  10. Categories: First Aid Articles

    Stay Fit, Stay Healthy

    It’s no secret that staying in fit physical shape improves your overall shape.

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