A Healthy Society: 2020 Goals

Determinants of Health: A Framework for Reaching Healthy People 2020 Goals.  This video demonstrates some of the factors that make some people healthy and others unhealthy. Two examples in this video serve to illustrate determinants of health, as well as interventions which can change determinants of health and lead to a specific health outcome or outcomes. The video then explains the four phases of the intervention life cycle.

This video was created by The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It explores ODPHP’s Healthy People 2020 initiative, and explains a concept known as determinants of health.

For more information, visit http://www.healthypeople.gov

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Pets Celebrate Mardi – Gras

Diesel Del Bosque, right, waits with his dog Zoe for the start of the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux parade along the seawall in Galveston, Texas, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The parade is sponsored by the Galveston Island Humane Society as a way to involve family pets in the spirit of Mardi Gras.
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