Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Newsletter: DHHS. Office of Minority Health. Black History Month

Link to HHS.govU.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesThe Office of Minority Health - 1800-444-6472

Towards Health Equity

Provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center
February 26, 2012

Celebrate Black History Month in Good Health

2013 Black History Month Poster February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the fabric of the United States. Black people have helped shape the nation in various ways, influencing every sector of society. But rates of chronic diseases and conditions on average remain significantly higher for African Americans, resulting in poorer quality of life and lower life expectancy. This February and beyond, the Office of Minority Health encourages you to make smart health decisions that will help you live longer, healthier and happier. Visit our website for Black History Month resources you can use year-round.

More Black History Month Resources:

  • View the National African American History Month Presidential Proclamation.
  • Read Secretary Sebelius’ Statement on African-American History Month.
  • Download the OMH Black History Month Poster. [PDF | 1MB]
  • Browse resources from the Knowledge Center’s suggested reading list.
  • View “African-American Health Profile”
  • See more resources on our website

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