News & Announcements

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FDA Issues Final Guidance for Voluntary Sodium Reduction Targets

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken new action to address preventable, chronic diseases and advance health equity for all. The FDA has issued final guidance to set voluntary sodium reduction targets for the producers of foods Americans eat every day. This is a significant step in creating a healthier food supply to help reverse the trend of diet-related chronic diseases and the disproportionate burden experienced by racial and ethnic minority groups.

NIH Announces RFI for Research Opportunities to End Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has posted NOT-OD-21-183 - Request for Information (RFI): Research Opportunities to End Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity. Through this RFI NIH invites input on the approaches they can take to address hunger, food insecurity, and nutrition insecurity through innovative and multidisciplinary research—including implementation science and health outcomes based research...

Healthy Aging Symposium Sessions Now Available on Demand!

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On September 8 and 9, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health hosted the free virtual 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. If you didn’t attend the symposium and want to see what you missed — or you attended and want to rewatch a session — you can! That’s because all the Healthy Aging Symposium sessions, trainings, and resources are available for free on demand. 

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month and Join Us at the Healthy Aging Symposium!

Healthy Aging 2021 Symposium logo

Every September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. In observance of Healthy Aging Month this year, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health are hosting a free virtual Healthy Aging Symposium this week on September 8 and 9. It’s not too late to register!