You think you know what will make you healthier, but are you sure? provides credible, accurate information to help you choose to live a healthier life.
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Be Physically Active Each Day
Be Physically Active Each Day
Learn how to make regular physical activity a routine part of your life.

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Eat a Nutritious Diet
Eat a Nutritious Diet
Healthy eating is not a fad - it's a lifestyle. Learn what the experts say you need for a healthy diet.
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Get Preventive Screenings
Get Preventive Screenings
Find out how screenings can protect you and your family from illnesses YOU can prevent.
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Avoid Risky Behaviors
Avoid Risky Behaviors
Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. If you smoke, you can quit. If you don't smoke, don't start!
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The HealthierUS initiative is a national effort to improve people's lives, prevent and reduce the costs of disease, and promote community health and wellness. Deciding to live a healthier life is easy; it's the follow-through that's hard. You've already made a good start by coming to to get the right information on how to improve your health habits. On you will learn how to: Make physical activity a part of your day, eat more healthy foods, protect yourself and your family from illness, and avoid risks to your health and the health of your loved ones. Bad habits are not easily broken. Good ones are not easily won. But you can do it!
Photo - The Department's "A HealthierUS Starts Here" bus tour launch
The Department's "A Healthier US Starts Here" bus tour launched on Friday, April 20 and will travel to the state capitals and many communities and Indian reservations across the 48 continental states. We will visit local events, health fairs and senior centers promoting the value of disease prevention, the 4 pillars important to promote health and wellness, and encouraging seniors to become aware of Medicare’s important prevention benefits.
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New 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines released

The Federal Government has issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. - Read more about the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Find time for fitness by doing activities that you like. - President's Council On Physical Fitness and Sports Logo

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National Football League "Play" NFL video link - Small Step for Adult & Teen

Small Steps make a big difference.  Our small Steps program suggests some little things to make big changes in your life.
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