During National Preparedness Month we ask you, your family, community and workplace to take action by planning a National PrepareAthon! Day on or around September 30th. We recommend using digital media tools as a way to promote National Preparedness Month, September 1-30th.
The Federal Headlines is a daily compilation of the stories you hear discussed on Federal News Radio each day. It is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com readers more information about the stories heard on the radio. In today's news, Google's Megan Smith is a leading candidate to replace Todd Park, and fewer feds file discrimination complaints with the EEOC.
On this week's Federal Tech Talk, Damon Davis, director of the Health Data Initiative at the HHS Idea Lab, and Sara Zellner, director of Programs at the Health Data Consortium, how public-private partnerships can help address issues like transparency and security in healthcare IT.
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As the federal government plans its exit strategy from the war, now may be the time for it to rethink its role in providing health care to veterans, says a Perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The Department of Defense strives to support the health and well-being of service members and their families, and 5210 tip sheets are a great way to get children and their families thinking about healthy habits in a new way. The tip sheets target the areas of nutrition, physical activity and screen time with a message that's clear and easy to follow.
Many people are not familiar with renter's insurance because, unlike auto or homeowner's insurance, it's not required by law. Many renters mistakenly assume that their landlord's homeowner's insurance covers their personal property. Keep in mind that for those living in military housing, the government will cover only the actual, depreciated value of possessions, not their replacement costs.
Child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop
healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
The 5210 Healthy Military Children strategy uses evidence-based practices to promote healthier lifestyle habits with four daily goals for youth: greater than five servings of fruits and vegetables; less than two hours of screen time; more than one hour of physical activity; and zero sugar-sweetened drinks.
The military's wounded warrior programs provide assistance and advocacy for severely wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. These programs assist service members and their families as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. Read this article for more information on assistance for Wounded Warriors.
Non-medical counseling programs provide confidential, short-term counseling to active duty members, National Guard and reserve service members, and their families. Read more for how confidential face-to-face non-medical counseling can help you.
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