• Message to Millions: Sodium

    According to CDC, heart disease and stroke are the two leading causes of death in the United States. The CDC-CMS led Million Hearts Initiative® has issued a message about sodium reduction, which is … [Continue Reading]

    Message to Millions: Sodium
  • How Health and Homelessness are connected—Medically

    How Health and Homelessness are connected—Medically Homelessness exists when people lack safe, stable, and appropriate places to live. People without homes have higher rates of hospitalizations for … [Continue Reading]

    How Health and Homelessness are connected—Medically
  • 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

      Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released updated nutritional guidelines that encourage Americans to adopt a series of … [Continue Reading]

    2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Public Housing is Going Smoke Free

    On December 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a final rule requiring all Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) administering low-income, conventional public housing … [Continue Reading]

    Public Housing is Going Smoke Free
  • Instituting Smoke Free Public Housing

    This proposed rule would require each public housing agency (PHA) administering public housing to implement a smoke-free policy. Specifically, this rule proposes that no later than 18 months from the … [Continue Reading]

    Instituting Smoke Free Public Housing
  • Hypertension Control Message Map

    High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is a dangerous and common condition.  Those who are low-income are more likely to develop high blood pressure compared to high income adults[1].  Public … [Continue Reading]

    Hypertension Control Message Map
  • Cholesterol

    Million Hearts recently released evidence-based protocols for people with high cholesterol levels. High low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, and … [Continue Reading]

  • Upcoming Webinars

    The National Center for Health in Public Housing hosts educational webinars to keep our community health center clinicians and others up to date on the latest issues, trends and developments affecting … [Continue Reading]

    Upcoming Webinars

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January- Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over the age of 30. According to the CDC each year approximately 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer. About 79 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they are infected¹. Read More Here

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