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National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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For Veterans and the Public

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This Web site provides healthcare resources for Veterans and the public. On the site, you will find information to use to stay healthy. Links to other VA program offices and programs are also provided.

Healthy Living Messages Handouts

Healthy Living Message Handouts may be downloaded to share with others. The messages contain information that is important for living a healthy life.

More VA Health Resources

Office of Public Health
This site includes information for Veterans and health care clinicians for Infection: Don't Pass it On (IDPIO) Campaign, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation.
Women Veterans Health Care
This site contains information about the health care and other needs of eligible women Veterans.
VA National Center for PTSD
Information for Veterans and their families, including fact sheets, videos, and more to help answer your questions about PTSD and related issues.

Federal Government Resources

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines provides science-based guidance to help Americans ages 6 and older improve their health through appropriate physical activity.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025
The guidelines provide authoritative science-based nutrition guidance for Americans ages 2 and older about consuming appropriate calorie levels, making informed food choices, and being physically active to attain and maintain a healthy weight, reduce risk of chronic disease, and promote overall health.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
AHRQ offers the latest evidence-based information for improving your health.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
USPSTF is an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention. It reviews the latest scientific research and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Prevention & Wellness Home Page
Find information and resources on eating right, physical activity, routine health screenings, and more. is a gateway to the Web sites of a number of health activities of the HHS and other Federal agencies.
National Women's Health Information Center of the Office on Women's Health (OWH)
OWH is part of the HHS and works to improve the health and well-being of women and girls in the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats.
Promoting Health For Adults | CDC
A variety of topics on healthy living throughout your life.