July 2019

Filling Health Care Gaps to Prevent Suicides in Michigan

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From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States — and suicide rates are on the rise in almost every state. But communities and health systems are working together to help intervene...

Participate in the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Process

USDA and HHS are seeking written comments from the public on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s work. The Advisory Committee met on July 10 and 11 for their second of five public meetings. During this meeting, committee members presented and discussed the protocols — or plans — for how they will use one of three rigorous, scientific approaches to review the evidence for 40 of the scientific questions on nutrition and health...