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The United States Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is proud to announce Consuma una alimentación saludable • Manténgase activo Talleres comunitarios , the Spanish-language collection of the Eat Healthy*Be Active Community Workshop Series. Both versions are available for download here.


New research indicates that stress triggers different physical and mental reactions in women and men with heart disease.


The 2014 update of the United States Departments of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27 , has been launched. Containing data for more than 8,600 food items, the database is compiled by scientists at USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC) in Beltsville, Maryland.