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HHS Financial Report for 2008

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Test Your Health IQ

Man coughing Respiratory Syncytial virus, or RSV, is a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. If infected with RSV, how long do you think you could be contagious?

  1. 1 day
  2. 2 days
  3. More than 3 days
  4. Not at all

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Of Interest: National Folic Acid Awareness Week

Supplement Facts table, highlighting 100% Daily Value of Folic Acid

January 5—11 is National Folic Acid Awareness Week. Folic Acid is a B vitamin used by our bodies to make new cells. Everyone needs folic acid but it is particularly important for women who may become pregnant. If a woman has enough folic acid in her body before she is pregnant, it can help prevent major birth defects of her baby's brain and spine.

Learn more about how much folic acid women should have every day and get answers to some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on folic acid.
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