September National Health Observances: Healthy Aging, Substance Use Recovery, Food Safety, and more

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting the nation. In September we’re raising awareness about healthy aging, substance use recovery, food safety, and childhood obesity.

 

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